Xinjiang opens cotton-picking season with mass use of machinery

The annual cotton picking season started in Northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in late September, with the increasing use of machineries. Some places have realized total mechanization in cotton harvest.  In the Aksu prefecture of southern Xinjiang, small-scale cotton picking has begun, and the mass harvest is expected to start soon, the Global Times […]

At least nine provinces in China launch booster shots for key groups

As the winter comes and the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics approaches, China is accelerating the inoculation of booster shots for key groups, with at least nine provinces and regions having started the campaign to further consolidate the nation’s epidemic prevention and control achievements, and to improve the protection efficacy for people at high risk of […]

Chinese researchers make a breakthrough in quantum communication

Chinese researchers have made a crucial breakthrough in quantum communication, boosting the future development of secure satellite-based long-distance and global quantum communication networks.  The research team comprising Chen Xianfeng from Shanghai Jiaotong University and Li Yuanhua from Jiangxi Normal University constructed a 15-user quantum secure direct communication (QSDC) network. The network enabled the direct transmission […]

Xi: Innovation, big data to aid 2030 Agenda

Stakeholders urged to take advantage of intl research center, step up cooperation President Xi Jinping called on Monday on the international community to take advantage of scientific innovation and big data to overcome key obstacles in fulfilling the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. Xi made the remark in a congratulatory letter to the inauguration ceremony […]

China develops anti-coronavirus UVC sterilization device

A new UVC sterilization device developed by Chinese companies shows a 99.99 percent inactivation rate against novel coronavirus, Science and Technology Daily reported Wednesday. The HGC-UVC sterilization device has passed the test of the Hubei Provincial Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and is among the first batch of UVC sterilization module products approved […]

Wang Yi Meets with U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman

On the afternoon of July 26, 2021, State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman in Tianjin. Noting severe difficulties and challenges in China-U.S. relations, Wang Yi said, it requires serious consideration for the U.S. side to make correct choices as to whether the bilateral ties will head to confrontation or improvement. Your visit to China […]

Foreign investments into China are accelerating despite global economic tensions and restrictions

Global economic decoupling from China or, as some call it, reshoring, is not happening. Despite economic and financial tensions and a plethora of foreign restrictions on the transfer of technology to China, China continues to attract record amounts both of foreign direct investment and inflows of portfolio investment into listed onshore Chinese equities and Chinese […]