China’s greatest achievements over past two years

Source: Agencies Published: 2017/10/12 12:29:11

Highlights: Pictured are some of China’s latest achievements in transport, aerospace and other fields over the past two years. Photos: VCG, Xinhua

  • China's most advanced stealth fighter jet, J-20, officially began service in the PLA Air Force on September 28, 2017. Photo: VCG

  • China's new bullet train "Fuxing" debuts on the Beijing-Shanghai line on June 26, 2017. Photo: VCG

  • China launches its first domestically-built aircraft carrier on April 26, 2017, in Northeast China's Dalian, Liaoning Province. Photo: VCG

  • Pictured is a Chinese Railway Express cargo train leaving for Prague, the Czech Republic, from Yiwu, East China's Zhejiang Province on September 9, 2017. Photo: VCG

  • By July 9, 2017, China had completed the trial exploration of flammable ice in the South China Sea, which extracted more than 300,000 cubic meters during 60 days of non-stop mining. China began research into flammable ice in 1998 and found deposits in the South China Sea in 2007. A number of breakthroughs were made during the trial exploration, ranging from extraction methods to environmental protection. Photo: VCG

  • The Tianzhou-1 cargo spacecraft successfully completed automated docking with the orbiting Tiangong-2 space lab on April 22, 2017. (Photo: Xinhua/Lu Zhe)

  • Tu Youyou, laureate of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine acknowledges applause after she received her Nobel Prize from King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden during the Nobel Prize Awards Ceremony at Concert Hall on December 10, 2015 in Stockholm, Sweden. Photo: Pascal Le Segretain/WireImage/VCG

  • The world's largest radio telescope, the 500-meter Aperture Spherical Telescope (FAST), was put into use in SW China's Guizhou Province on September 25, 2016. Photo: VCG

  • China’s new manned submersible Shenhai Yongshi, pictured aboard the ship Tansuo-1, returns to port in Sanya on October 3 after completing deep sea tests in the South China Sea. Photo: VCG

  • Pictured are solar panel arrays arranged to resemble giant pandas from above at a solar power station that began operation in Datong, North China's Shanxi Province on August 14, 2017. Photo: VCG

  • Pictured is Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge on June 8, 2017, which is scheduled open to traffic at the end of this year. Photo: VCG

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