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China launches Yaogan XIX remote-sensing satellite

China launches Yaogan XIX remote-sensing satellite

The Yaogan XIX remote-sensing satellite is launched on the back of a Long March 4C carrier rocket from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in Taiyuan, capital of north China’s Shanxi…

ADB provides 3 mln USD to Cambodia for flood relief

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is providing emergency humanitarian assistance of 3 million U.S. dollars to help Cambodia recover from devastating floods that have affected 1.7 million people and caused…

Xi Jinping urges Iran to seek positive results in Geneva talks

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday urged Iran to seek positive results in the upcoming talks over its nuclear program in Geneva. The previous round of talks in Geneva earlier…

Vice premier Wang Yang urges better business environment

Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang said at a meeting on Tuesday that China will speed up construction of a modern market system. During the meeting with Chairman and Chief Executive…

British Nobel Prize-winning writer dies

British Nobel Prize-winning writer Doris Lessing died Sunday morning in London at the age of 94, said her publisher. According to a statement by Harper Collins, she “passed away peacefully”…

Shanghai liquid ammonia leak caused by detached pipe cap

Shanghai liquid ammonia leak caused by detached pipe cap

An initial investigation showed that the liquid ammonia leak that killed 15 in Shanghai on Saturday was caused by a detached pipe cap, local authorities said Sunday. A cap on…

China unveils five-year plan to treat water, soil losses

The Ministry of Water Resources announced on Thursday a plan to treat water and soil loss problems over the next five years. The plan, which covers 279 counties across 20…

Chinese to salvage Flying Tigers plane

A salvage team on Thursday started to retrieve an airplane sunk under a lake in southwest China’s Yunnan Province that was flown by the Flying Tigers during World War II.…

Typhoon Utor kills 1 in south China

Typhoon Utor kills 1 in south China

Typhoon Utor tore through south China Wednesday, bringing high winds and torrential rains, as well as killing one person and leaving five others missing. Disaster relief authorities in the city…

Xinjiang’s foreign trade growth dips

Foreign trade growth in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region has been slipping since June, according to statistics released by customs authorities in the regional capital of Urumqi. The region’s…