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Primordial worm-like creature was forerunner to most animals – including us

A worm-like creature smaller than a grain of rice that burrowed on the seafloor in search of meals like dead organic matter about 555 million years ago may be the evolutionary forerunner of most animals living today - including people.
Source: Reuters | 2020/3/28 4:53:40

Unity can ease medical supply shortages in the world

As #COVID-19 spreads across the world, nations should together devise an emergency coordination mechanism to remove transportation barriers to solve the shortage of medical supplies in countries that need them most.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/16 20:58:40

Herding an economic revival tentatively, cautiously

It is heartening to see that the ferocious spread of the coronavirus has been effectively contained in China, which has been evidenced by the single-digit daily new infections in the worst-hit city of Wuhan. Other provinces and cities in the country have largely been cleared of the disease.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/15 21:30:20

US must provide accurate COVID-19 information

Lacking transparency and an efficient response to the spread of novel coronavirus pneumonia (COVID-19), the US government has blinded global markets. Amid an epidemic that is sprawling worldwide, certainty is what the world needs most.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/2 22:26:42

Billion-year-old Chinese seaweed is oldest green plant fossil

Scientists have spotted in rocks from northern China what may be the oldest fossils of a green plant ever found, tiny seaweed that carpeted areas of the seafloor roughly a billion years ago and were part of a primordial revolution among life on Earth.
Source: Reuters | 2020/2/29 9:58:40

Shake it, baby!

NASA's robotic InSight lander has for the first time established that Mars is seismically active, but do not call the shaking, rattling and rolling taking place on the Red Planet earthquakes. The proper term, fittingly, is marsquakes.
Source: Reuters | 2020/2/29 9:53:40

Robots, clocks and computers: How Ancient Greeks got there first

A humanoid figure dressed as a maid holds a jug in its right hand and, as hidden gears click and whirr, lifts it and pours wine into a cup a bystander has placed into the palm of its left.
Source: Reuters | 2020/2/21 20:48:40

Record Antarctic temperatures spark fresh concern

As Antarctica became the latest place on Earth to smash its high temperature record, new studies are alerting humanity to the risks of continuing to warm the continent that is home to enough frozen water to lift global sea levels dozens of meters.
Source: AFP | 2020/2/21 20:43:40

Fearmongering against China more dangerous to global economy than coronavirus

After weeks of attempting to sow chaos and spread fear about the outbreak of the deadly novel coronavirus in China, some media outlets and individuals have shifted focus to another battlefield - the Chinese economy. The shift comes as Chinese officials have moved swiftly to minimize the potential blow to growth from the epidemic.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/11 23:33:47

China, India can cooperate to repair economic woes amid virus outbreak

India on Saturday adopted harsh measures barring foreigners who have been to China since January 15 from entering the country via air, land or sea, according to a report by the Times of India.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/10 21:21:23

Rubio errs again in slamming China-US trade deal

Marco Rubio, the US senator behind the anti-China legislation on Xinjiang and Hong Kong, has lately taken another wrong step with his op-ed piece in The New York Times on Friday where he criticized, on unreasonable grounds, the financial services section of the phase one trade deal signed between China and the US.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/21 23:06:26

China, US need to implement trade deal, meet each other halfway

The phase one China-US economic and trade agreement marks an important first step toward a final settlement of the two countries' trade disputes. They need to continue to meet each other halfway and implement the agreement well.
Source: Xinhua – Global Times | 2020/1/21 20:38:40

'China collapse' theories fail to accurately rate country's stable economy

The future status of the steadily expanding Chinese economy has long been the subject of speculation.
Source: Global Times - Xinhua | 2020/1/21 20:13:40

Can Davos meeting cool brewing world technology war?

The easing of the trade war does not offer sufficient relief to concerns over a potential China-US technology war.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/20 21:54:42

China does not need to rely on the US to ensure domestic pork supply

Could US agricultural imports curb inflation in China? Probably not. China's shortage of pigs is a fact, which means the country's pork imports will expand further. But Brazil, instead of the US, is likely to become the biggest beneficiary of China's expansion of pork imports.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/10 20:21:49

China's economic policy does not depend on US actions

This year's annual tone-setting economic conference of China's senior policymakers is likely to be held earlier than usual, which may signal that China will set its next year's economic policy goals and agendas at its own pace regardless of the dynamic in bilateral trade talks.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/9 22:30:55

The sun dawns again on China's photovoltaic sector

China is taking the lead in photovoltaic development globally with an internationally competitive and complete industrial chain.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/8 20:13:39

Southwest China's GDP growth rate leads the country

China's mountainous southwestern region has seen rapid economic growth in recent years through both a shift of the manufacturing center from the eastern part of the country to the middle and western parts, and southwestern provinces' distinct economic development plans based on their resource advantages.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/27 15:13:40