Vargas double takes hosts Chile into Copa America final

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Chile’s Eduardo Vargas (11) celebrates his second goal against Peru during their Copa America 2015 semi-final soccer match at the National Stadium in Santiago, Chile, June 29, 2015. SANTIAGO – Chile qualified for the Copa America final on Monday after two goals from Eduardo Vargas gave them a 2-1 win over Peru in an action-packed […]

Dressing of the Qin Terracotta Warriors

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Kneeling Archer Kneeling ArcherHe is one kind of an armored infantryman. The statue was unearthed from the center of the archer formation, which is located northeast of Pit 2.The pose of both hands evidences that this figure originally held one crossbow. Altogether, 160 kneeling archers were found in Pit 2.Colorful Qin Terracotta Figures exhibition in […]

Stocks see biggest two-month rally on back of stimulus buzz

Monday, September 4, 2017

An investor looks through stock information at a brokerage house in Haikou, Hainan province, Jan 19, 2016. [Asianewsphoto by Shi Yan]Chinese stocks on Tuesday rallied with the biggest gain in two months as the weaker-than-expected economic data sparked fresh expectation for further government stimulus policies.The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index gained 3.22 percent to close at […]

Chinese manufacturing hub on front lines of robot revolution

Sunday, September 3, 2017

GUANGZHOU – In Dongguan City, a dark, cobweb-filled workshop shows no signs of the activity it saw a year ago, when 650 workers polished mobile phone cases moving along 10 conveyor belts.Today, the tasks are performed in the room next door by 60 robot arms. The mechanical limbs produce fewer duds and never get bored. […]

Yang Jiang followed her heart

Sunday, September 3, 2017

Yang Jiang (left), her husband, Qian Zhongshu, and their daughter, Qian Yuan, in 1981. Photos provided to China DailyYang Jiang will long be remembered for her witty writing and popular translations, but her independent outlook may be her greatest legacy, Yang Yang reports.Among all the apartments in the 19 three-story buildings near Yuyuantan Park in […]

ECOWAS calls for free movement of agricultural products

Saturday, September 2, 2017

ACCRA – Members of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) should remove roadblocks that hamper the free movement of agricultural products in the subregion, a senior official said here Tuesday.Marc Atouga, ECOWAS commissioner for agriculture, environment and water resources, made the call on the sidelines of a three-day conference, aimed at identifying and […]

Baidu hopes big data can improve care for patients

Saturday, September 2, 2017

Baidu’s logo shown on its website on May 9, 2016.Search engine plans to use artificial intelligence and supercomputers to boost efficiency, equity Teaming up with healthcare professionals, China’s internet search giant Baidu has launched “Medical Brain” to help patients and doctors by improving the equity and efficiency of the nation’s healthcare system. It’s an application […]

Taylor Swift named one of ‘World’s Greatest Leaders’

Friday, September 1, 2017

Taylor Swift arrives on the red carpet for the 56th Grammy Awards at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Jan 26, 2014. US pop star Taylor Swifthas landed a spot among powerful businessmen and politicians in a poll of the World’s Greatest Leaders.The ‘Shake It Off’ hitmaker, is the highest-placed woman on the 2015 […]

Ink painter Jia holds show in Xiamen

Friday, September 1, 2017

A landscape of Mountains and clouds. Ink painter Jia Youfu is holding a one-man show at Poly International’s art space in Xiamen.In his career spanning more than five decades, Jia has carried forward Chinese painting traditions inherited from predecessors such as Huang Binhong and Li Keran.He brings a modern touch to the landscapes in his […]

UK and China to use graphene for rapid hepatitis testing

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Scientists in the United Kingdom and China are teaming up to develop a quick and cheap way to test for three forms of viral hepatitis, using sensors made of graphene, a highly conductive and incredibly strong two-dimensional material made of carbon.Hepatitis is a major global public health challenge – around 400 million people carry the […]

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