Sichuan-Tibet Railway: China builds world's most challenging railway


From the Sichuan Basin to the "Roof of the World", the Sichuan-Tibet railway will go over 21 snowcapped mountains, cross 14 major rivers and ascend an accumulated 16,000m, making it the world's most challenging railway construction.



By the Numbers: Government work report

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang delivers a government work report during the opening meeting of the fourth session of ...

2016/3/5 11:24:13

Eight issues in spotlight at the two sessions

Eight issues in spotlight at the two sessions

2016/3/4 19:20:57

Timing the two sessions

This year marks the 18th consecutive time the two sessions are held on March 3 and 5. Originally ...

2016/3/2 14:44:04

Key figures in government work report

Following are highlights of the Chinese government work reportdistributed Thursday morning to the press ahead of the annual ...

2016/3/2 9:32:35

How two sessions spokespersons gear up for journalist questions

The two sessions rarely witness the revelation of shocking State secrets. Nevertheless, the sessions serve as a challenge ...

2016/3/2 9:28:16

Trump's cabinet picks

Donald Trump's White House cabinet is set to replace that appointed by US President Barack Obama in 2017. ...

2016/2/5 9:58:53

Understand the Zika Virus

The spread of the Zika virus across the Americas is becoming increasingly alarming.

2016/1/28 20:34:34

AIIB attracts nations from East, West

The China-initiated Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) started operation on Jan 16 of 2016, with a launch ceremony ...

2016/1/27 13:58:54

Do you dare to eat cancer linked processed meat?

Eating processed meats can lead to bowel cancers, according to a recent study by the World Health Organization ...

2015/12/24 11:03:31

The noblest Nobel laureates

Chinese herbal expert Tu Youyou won the 2015 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine, becoming the first Chinese ...

2015/12/24 11:02:34

Xi and Ma's previous communications

In recent years, both President Xi Jinping and Taiwan leader Ma Ying-jeou have conducted limited and somewhat distanced ...

2015/12/24 11:02:04

Military tech on the civilian market

From smartphone map apps to chess-playing bots, some of the latest technologies used by everyday Chinese were first ...

2015/12/24 11:01:29