Samsung likely to permanently halt Galaxy Note 7 sales: report

Monday, September 25, 2017

A man passes by a Samsung’s store in Nanjing, East China’s Jiangsu province, Oct 10, 2016. SEOUL – Samsung Electronics Co Ltd will likely stop selling its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones permanently following the latest halt of sales and production, South Korea’s Hankyoreh newspaper reported on Tuesday citing unnamed sources.The paper said Samsung would likely […]

Human tests start on collagen complex to repair spinal cord injury

Monday, September 25, 2017

Chinese scientists and doctors began a landmark clinical trial in which they use a collagen complex and stem cells to repair damaged human spinal cord. Six patients have signed up for the trial and the first surgery was completed on Friday, said a statement from the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) on Saturday. The research […]

Wolf-sized otter fossil discovered in SW China

Sunday, September 24, 2017

KUNMING – Fossils of a newly discovered otter species dating back about 6 million years have been found in southwest China’s Yunnan Province. The well-preserved fossil has a nearly complete cranium and mandible and a partial skeleton. The otter, named Siamogale melilutra, weighed about 50 kilograms, around the same as a wolf, and measured up […]

Sigrid Kaag named new UN coordinator for Lebanon

Saturday, September 23, 2017

UNITED NATIONS – Sigrid Kaag, who has led the joint mission to eliminate Syria’s chemical weapons, was named new UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon Monday. UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric announced the appointment by the UN chief Ban Ki-moon at a regular briefing here. Kaag will succeed Derek Plumbly of the United Kingdom, who has led […]

Village awaits return of Buddha statue with monk inside

Saturday, September 23, 2017

A Buddha statue is displayed at the Natural History Museum in Budapest March 4, 2015.The fading banner hanging across the gate posts of Puzhao Temple reads “We hope that the statue of Patriach Zhanggong will come home soon.”The statue, which contains the body of a Buddhist monk and is the heartof Yangchun village in Southern […]

China incentivizes local govts on reforms

Friday, September 22, 2017

BEIJING — Local governments will receive incentives and fiscal support for implementing reforms and policies to support growth, officials announced at a State Council Information Office press conference Friday. Currently, there are 24 incentive measures, focusing on sectors including capacity cuts, private investment and social welfare. Li Pumin, secretary general of the National Development and […]

China begins deep-sea probe in South China Sea

Friday, September 22, 2017

Chinese scientists embarked on a deep-sea mission in the South China Sea on Tuesday, the beginning of the second stage of China’s 38th oceanic expedition. China’s manned submersible Jiaolong with her crew of scientists arrived in the location aboard the mother ship Xiangyanghong 09 on Tuesday. The submersible is expected to conduct its first South […]

Changyu expanding on the global stage

Thursday, September 21, 2017

China’s biggest wine producer-Changyu Wine Group Co Ltd-said it plans to sign with distributors in about 15 European countries, to sell its globally competitive wine products in large-scale local supermarkets.China DailyChangyu said it had signed cooperation agreements with distributors from Germany and the Netherlands.That was after the Yantai, Shandong province-based winemaker put its products onto […]

Overseas Chinese commemorate WWII victory

Thursday, September 21, 2017

China’s commemorations of World War Two kicks off in Los Angeles for a performance of “Yellow River Cantata”. China’s commemorations of World War Two are not limited to Chinese soil, as a great assembly came together in Los Angeles for a performance of “Yellow River Cantata”. The epic piece was performed at Walt Disney Concert […]

China witnesses surge in tourist numbers

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Twin daughters and their mother enjoy a smog-free holiday in Sanya, Hainan province. BEIJING — China witnessed a surge in tourist numbers on Friday, the first day of the week-long Lunar New Year holiday, official data showed on Saturday. The number of tourists jumped 10.4 percent year on year to 50.5 million. Tourist-generated income climbed […]

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