Showing posts with label China. Show all posts
Showing posts with label China. Show all posts

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

US trade war could cost global economy $430 billion, IMF warns

US trade war could cost global economy $430 billion
The risk of current trade tensions escalating further is the greatest near-term threat to global growth, said the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in its latest World Economic Outlook report.

Saturday, July 14, 2018

Blast in Sichuan - Illegal constructions : Suspects detained after chemical plant blast in SW China

Blast in Sichuan
Several suspects have been detained over an explosion in southwest China's Sichuan Province, local authorities said at a news briefing Friday.

Friday, July 13, 2018

Trash wars: US drowning in its own waste, blaming China for rejecting ‘recycled commodities’

US drowning in its own waste, blaming China for rejecting ‘recycled commodities’
Hundreds of tons of waste that Americans believed they were recycling is now piling up in processing plants or being dumped into landfills, as China’s decision to stop buying garbage for environmental reasons begins to bite.

Thursday, July 12, 2018

China: 580,000 evacuated, as typhoon hits land

580,000 evacuated, as typhoon hits land
A total of 580,000 people have been evacuated as typhoon Maria stormed into southeastern China on Wednesday, paralyzing railway and air transportation in some areas, authorities said.

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Typhoon Maria slams Japan, heads to Taiwan, China

Typhoon Maria pummeled Japan's southwestern islands Tuesday and is headed toward Taiwan, forecasters said.

Friday, July 06, 2018

China Imposes Retaliatory Duties on 800 Goods from US

China Imposes Retaliatory Duties
The Chinese authorities have imposed 25% duties on imports from the United States worth about $34 bln a year, according to a statement by the Main Customs Administration of the People's Republic of China.

Sunday, July 01, 2018

71st joint patrol on Mekong River completed

Mekong River delta
The 71st joint patrol on the Mekong River with law enforcement from China, Laos, Myanmar and Thailand was completed on Friday.

Sunday, June 10, 2018

China Plus: New generation of high-speed train world's longest

bullet train
China has built a new generation of its Fuxing bullet train that is over 400 meters long, making it the longest train of its kind in the world, reports Beijing Youth Daily.

Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Onze morts, 25 personnes piégées par une explosion dans une mine en Chine

Onze morts, 25 personnes piégées par une explosion dans une mine en Chine
Onze personnes ont été tuées et neuf autres ont été blessés dans l'explosion d'un camion transportant des explosifs à proximité de l'entrée d'une mine de fer dans le nord-est de la Chine, a rapporté mardi la télévision d'Etat chinoise CCTV.

Friday, June 01, 2018

China sets up new laboratory for FAST telescope

FAST telescope
A new laboratory focusing on China's Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope (FAST) has opened, according to Science and Technology Daily.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

China places seismometers in Indian Ocean

Ocean-bottom seismometers
China recently placed multiple ocean seismometers in the Indian Ocean where no ocean-bottom seismographic observation was available in the Junhui hydrothermal field, a specialist said.

Saturday, May 26, 2018

China to build high precision PNT system with BeiDou

China is planning to finish building a high precision national comprehensive positioning, navigation, and timing (PNT) system on the basis of BeiDou system by 2035.

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Remote sensing observation to help sustainable development along Mekong

Mekong River
China will coordinate with countries from Asia and Oceania to conduct satellite remote sensing observation along the Mekong River, according to the website of Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).

Friday, May 18, 2018

China releases 85,000 sturgeons to restore rare species

China releases 85,000 sturgeons to restore rare species
China on Thursday released around 85,000 endangered sturgeon in the upper reaches of the Yangtze River in a bid to help restore the wild population.

Monday, May 14, 2018

China's largest salt lake hits record size during dry season

Qinghai Lake
The area of Qinghai Lake, China's largest salt lake, reached 4,432.69 square km during the dry season, an expansion of 7.31 square km compared with last year.

Saturday, May 12, 2018

Alaska state poised to sell natural gas to China

Alaska state poised to sell natural gas to China
The Alaska Gas Development Corp. (AGDC), a major energy developer in the US northwestern state of Alaska, is moving steadily toward a December deadline for agreements to sell liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Chinese buyers, an Alaska news outlet reported Friday.

Thursday, May 03, 2018

Scientists find Roman ruins using orbiting eye

orbiting eye
Chinese scientists recently discovered 10 new archaeological sites in Tunisia dating to ancient Rome using Chinese space-based remote sensing technology.

Saturday, April 28, 2018

Ultra-thin glass produced in China breaks world record

Ultra-thin glass produced in China
Ultra-thin glass produced at Bengbu Glass Industry Design Research Institute for use in electronic touch screens has set a new world record for its thinness, reports People's Daily.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

One of the world's longest gas pipelines from Russia to China almost complete

The construction of the 3,000km Power of Siberia gas pipeline or the eastern route, which is aimed to deliver Russian gas to China, will be completed by the end of the year.

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Beidou satellites show importance of indigenous core technology

Beidou satellites
A leading Chinese expert has stressed that China's home-grown Beidou Navigation Satellite System demonstrates the necessity for the country to grasp a core technology that is entirely self-developed, after a US ban on a leading Chinese smartphone maker.

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