- China to develop aerospace as strategic emerging industry
China will continue to exert great efforts to boost aerospace as a strategic emerging industry in the next five years, a senior aerospace official said.
- Director of China CDC criticizes misleading accounts
During a forum held on Saturday, Gao proposed upgrading immunization procedures or mixing doses using different technologies as ways to further improve vaccine effectiveness.
- Smart irrigation saves water in demonstration area
A dozen sprinklers start working after Shi Changsuo presses a button on a remote control in his hand, and in less than a day his 4,000 square meters of farmland is irrigated.
- Four satellites planned to start space-based network
The southernmost province of Hainan plans to launch four satellites around the end of this year, thus beginning construction of the island's first space-based network, according to a project official.
- 400,000-kW offshore wind farm comes onstream in China's Yangtze River Delta
An offshore wind power project with an installed capacity of 400,000 kW started operations on Monday in the Yangtze River Delta region in East China, an economic powerhouse of the country.
- County in E China gears up to build international land port
As a train whistle blew, a China-Europe freight train left an international land port hub in Xiangtang township, Nanchang county, east China's Jiangxi province, bringing 96 containers of Jiangxi-produced commodities, including all-in-one desktops, tapes and printer cartridges, to Moscow, Russia.
- Wuhan airport opens record new air routes
Wuhan, once the hardest hit Chinese city by the coronavirus, has opened air routes to 11 new domestic destinations so far this year, the city's airport said Monday.
- Dark tea vitalizes rural life in Hunan village
Farmers were busy picking tea leaves in Tianzhuang village, Anhua county, Hunan province, this month. Chatting and laughing, they looked small among the lush, terraced fields, submerged in green.
- Chinese premier stresses consolidating stable growth momentum
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has stressed efforts to consolidate stable economic growth momentum and maintain the continuity, stability and sustainability of the country's macro policies.
- Columns for digital publications launched to celebrate CPC centenary
Special columns for digital publications were launched Sunday on 19 websites to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Communist Party of China (CPC).
- China hosts int'l conference on CPC and human rights progress in China
More than 100 participants attended an international conference on human rights in Changchun, capital of Northeast China's Jilin province, on Thursday.
- Chinese vice premier stresses importance of national afforestation
Chinese Vice Premier Han Zheng on Thursday called for the advancement of the national afforestation and greening cause to further boost the construction of an ecological civilization and address climate change.
- Emissions goal to 'very likely' be achieved
China is "very likely" to hit its carbon emissions peak goal before 2030, paving the way for the country to become carbon neutral before 2060, experts said during an online seminar hosted by Tsinghua University in Beijing on Thursday.
- Vocational programs help poor find jobs
Wang Junguo, from a formerly poverty-stricken county in Dazhou, Sichuan province, has become a manager of a shipping company in Zhoushan, an island city in Zhejiang province, and is earning more than 7,000 yuan ($1,080) a month.
- Foreign investment approvals eased
The removal and streamlining of approval procedures for certain foreign-invested projects will attract and assist overseas companies while benefiting overall investment this year, experts and industry insiders said.
- Construction of radioactive waste disposal lab underway
China is building a massive underground laboratory to research disposal technologies for high-level radioactive waste, the most dangerous byproduct of nuclear technology and applications. This is meant to pave the way for a repository that can handle the disposal of at least a century's worth of such materials for tens of thousands of years, the lab's chief designer told China Daily in an exclusive interview.
- China seeks environmental cooperation with Mongolia
Premier Li Keqiang underlined the need for China and Mongolia to bolster cooperation in environmental protection and the prevention and control of desertification, in a phone conversation with his Mongolian counterpart Luvsannamsrai Oyun-Erdene on Wednesday.
- Engineer answers nation's call in desert
Why relinquish the prestige of teaching at one of France's top engineering schools to toil in the unforgiving desert mountains of the Beishan region in Gansu province? That was the question Chen Liang grappled with when he chose to embark on one of China's most ambitious projects.
- Party head of Ruili fired over dereliction of duty in COVID-19 fight
Gong Yunzun, Party chief of Ruili in Yunnan province, was removed from his post due to dereliction of duty in the fight against COVID-19, according to information released on Thursday on the website of the Communist Party of China Yunnan Commission for Discipline Inspection and Yunnan Provincial Supervisory Commission.
- Community cop found dignity in daily tasks
Police officer Liu An never reached the heights he dreamed of when he joined the police force, but instead became a man who left his mark through kindness and diligence.
- China to develop support mechanism for covering outpatient medical bills
China will establish a general support mechanism for covering outpatient medical bills under the employee basic medical insurance and broaden the use of funds in individual accounts, to ease people's medical burden, a State Council executive meeting chaired by Premier Li Keqiang decided on Wednesday.
- Chinese lawmakers submit 8,993 proposals to legislative session
Deputies to the fourth session of the 13th National People's Congress (NPC), China's national legislature, submitted a total of 8,993 proposals during the annual session earlier this March, according to data made public on Tuesday.
- Environment inspections to be broadened
For the first time, teams conducting central environmental inspection tours will include current officials from government departments other than the Ministry of Ecology and Environment, including the National Energy Administration.
- China's poverty identification a dynamic process: Official
Poverty identification in China has been a dynamic process, which helps ensure its preciseness, an official said Tuesday.
- China to gradually raise retirement age
China will take small steps to raise the statutory age for retirement, says the country's recently published Outline of the 14th Five-Year Plan (2021-2025) for National Economic and Social Development and the Long-Range Objectives Through the Year 2035.
- China to consolidate foundation for seed industry
On an early morning, when the sun just rose above the horizon, 66-year-old scholar Hua Zetian slipped into the green rice field of Nanfan Scientific and Research Breeding Base, south China's Hainan Province, holding a test log in one of his hand, and a walking stick in the other. He stayed in the field all morning.
- The expressway that kicked off China's transport dreams
Over the past decades, China's relentless efforts to improve its transportation system has resulted in it becoming the home to the world's largest expressway network spanning 160,000 km, Wang Songbo, deputy director of the comprehensive planning department of the Ministry of Transport, announced during an event in Shanghai on Tuesday.
- Crackdown on excess wrapping in parcel delivery industry to start soon
The courier industry regulator will launch a yearlong campaign this month to crack down on inappropriate packaging and promote more environmentally friendly package wrapping.
- Lone doctor dedicated to treating people on remote island for 13 years
Wang Hui, 36, the only doctor at a health center on a remote island in east China's Shandong province, has been safeguarding the health of the local people for 13 years.
- Grain production target announced
China will maintain its annual grain production at no less than 650 million metric tons in the next five years, with food security having been outlined in the country's five-year plan for the first time, food authorities revealed on Friday.