China’s 1st single-layer graphene of 15 inches thick made in Chongqing

China’s 1st single-layer graphene of 15 inches thick made in Chongqing

A researcher uses a microscope to analyse a touch-screen product made from the 15-inch single-layer graphene in the Chongqing Institute of Green and Intelligent Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, in southwest China’s Chongqing, Jan. 24, 2013. Chongqing Institute recently announced that it successfully made the first single-layer graphene of 15 inches thick which has marked […]

Police urged to improve service for Spring Festival travellers

Police urged to improve service for Spring Festival travellers

Police officers at all levels were urged to improve their work style and offer better services for travellers during the upcoming Spring Festival travel rush. Huang Ming, vice minister of public security, made the remarks during a televised conference on traffic management for the Spring Festival travel rush, which starts on Jan. 26. The Spring […]

Chinese leaders watch Peking Opera for New Year

Chinese leaders watch Peking Opera for New Year

Top Chinese leaders including Xi Jinping, general secretary of Communist Party of China Central Committee, on Sunday watched Peking Opera at the National Center for the Performing Arts in a gala to celebrate the New Year. Vice Premier Li Keqiang and other leaders including Zhang Dejiang, Yu Zhengsheng, Liu Yunshan, Wang Qishan and Zhang Gaoli […]

Beijing-Guangzhou high-speed railway to open on Dec. 26

Beijing-Guangzhou high-speed railway to open on Dec. 26

A bullet train from Beijing, capital of China, enters the Zhengzhou East Railway Station in Zhengzhou, capital of central China’s Henan Province, Dec. 25, 2012. According to an announcement of the Ministry of Railways, the Beijing-Guangzhou high-speed railway, which links Beijing and the capital of south China’s Guangdong Province, will open on Dec. 26 and […]

China successfully launches Turkish satellite

China successfully launches Turkish satellite

A Turkish Earth observation satellite was successfully sent into space from northwest China early on Wednesday morning, marking the completion of this year’s space launches. A statement released by the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China’s Gobi Desert said the Turkish satellite, the GK-2, was launched at 12:13 a.m. and was delivered into its […]

Xi addresses central economic work conference

Xi addresses central economic work conference

Photo released on Dec. 16, 2012 shows Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and chairman of the CPC Central Military Commission, addressing the central economic work conference in Beijing, capital of China. The two-day meeting was held here from Dec. 15 to Dec. 16. Wen Jiabao, Li Keqiang, […]

International community considers response to N. Korea

International community considers response to N. Korea

It is still not clear if the satellite North Korea placed into orbit Wednesday is properly functioning. Meanwhile, the international community is still contemplating what action to take against the isolated and impoverished state, which conducted the launch in defiance of previous United Nations resolutions. South Korea has announced no immediate additional measures against the […]

North Korea reconsidering launch date for rocket

North Korea reconsidering launch date for rocket

North Korea says it is considering readjusting the timing of the launch of a long-range rocket originally scheduled to take off between December 10 and 22. The official KCNA state news agency said Saturday its technicians are “carefully contemplating ways to readjust the timing of launching” the rocket, because a series of problems arose in […]

China’s insurance builds AIDS care safety net

China’s insurance builds AIDS care safety net

After living with AIDS for eight years, it has become routine for Yuxuan, pseudonym of a 33-year-old man in east China’s Jinan City, to pick up antiviral infection drugs from a nearby disease control center every month. “The prescription drugs are all free. I only pay for the blood test that I need once a […]

Chinese navy conducts rescue drills in western Pacific Ocean

Chinese navy conducts rescue drills in western Pacific Ocean

A fleet of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy on Saturday morning carried out search and rescue drills, together with a helicopter, in the western Pacific Ocean, according to a Navy officer onboard. Four Navy warships, namely Hangzhou, Ningbo, Zhoushan and Maanshan as well as a ship-borne helicopter participated in the drills, separately in two […]