Xi stresses improving innovation capabilities for key, core technologies

President Xi Jinping has stressed improving innovation capabilities for key and core technologies to offer a strong technological guarantee for China’s development. Key and core technologies are crucial to a country and bear major significance for promoting China’s high-quality economic development and maintaining national security, Xi, also head of the Central Committee for Financial and […]

China built up salt lake resources and environmental science database

The Salt Lake Resources and Environmental Science Database, completed by the Qinghai Salt Lake Research Institute of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, has been approved by the Ministry of Science and Technology after 6 years’ hard work. This is the largest data sharing system for salt lake resources and environmental science in China. Salt Lake […]

China launches two satellites for Pakistan

China launched two satellites for Pakistan on a Long March-2C rocket from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China at 11:56 a.m. Monday. The PRSS-1 is China’s first optical remote sensing satellite sold to Pakistan and the 17th satellite developed by the China Academy of Space Technology (CAST) for an overseas buyer. A scientific […]

Smartphone maker Xiaomi debuts on Hong Kong stocks

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi debuted on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange Monday, the first company which adopts a weighted voting rights with dual-class shares after Hong Kong’s major listing regime reform in 25 years. “We would like to thank the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and the Hong Kong Securities Regulatory Commission,” Lei Jun, founder and […]

China Telecom gains Xbox One exclusivity

China Telecom will be the exclusive carrier of Microsoft Corp’s video game console Xbox One, the first of its kind to launch in the Chinese mainland this autumn, the Chinese operator announced on Thursday. The console will be sold in China Telecom’s sales outlets from September, the state-owned telecom firm announced at a press conference. […]

China vows heavier penalties for Internet rumormongers

China will redouble its efforts to rid cyberspace of rumors and slanderous content and dish out heavier punishments for Internet rumormongers, a government statement said on Tuesday. The joint statement issued by the Ministry of Public Security, Ministry of Industry and Information Technology and the State Internet Information Office said the move aims to “protect […]

China launches 6th Arctic expedition

Scientists onboard the icebreaker Xuelong, “Snow Dragon”, have begun China’s 6th Arctic expedition. They spent about three hours on the first research site in the Bering Sea on Friday night. A 200-kg CDT (conductivity, depth and temperature) instrument was put more than 3,000 meters below the surface to survey the sea water. During the following […]

China, Brazil sign deal to purchase 60 aircraft from Brazilian Embraer company

Two Chinese companies on Thursday signed a deal here with Brazil’s Embraer, a leading aircraft manufacturer, to buy 60 more E190 planes from the Brazilian firm. According to the newly signed deal, Tianjin Airlines and the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) Leasing will buy twenty E190 aircraft from Embraer each, while Tianjin Airlines […]

1st official Apple store to open in Chongqing

1st official Apple store to open in Chongqing

With the creation of the new slogan tailored to Chongqing by Apple, “Share in Chongqing’s abundance”, the largest official Apple store in southwest of China is counting down the days till opening. Early in the morning, the external wall curtain hiding the interior of the Apple store, located in Beicheng Paradise Street (北城天街), Chongqing, was […]

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