Chinese mainland reports 4,988 new local COVID-19 cases

A medical worker takes a swab sample from a man for nucleic acid test in Sanya, south China's Hainan Province, Aug 26, 2022. (GUO CHENG / XINHUA) BEIJING – The Chinese mainland on Monday reported 4,988 locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, the National Health Commission said Tuesday.Altogether 22,859 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified. ALSO […]

China calls for joint efforts to ease Sri Lanka’s debt burden

Mao Ning, spokesperson for China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, takes a question during a press conference on Nov 16, 2022. (PHOTO / FOREIGN MINISTRY, CHINA) BEIJING – China hopes relevant countries and international financial institutions will work with China to play a positive role in helping Sri Lanka overcome the current difficulties.Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson […]

Space rice seeds return from orbit

Crop will help to find sustainable food source for future missions Researcher Zheng Huiqiong handles rice seeds returned from space at the Center for Excellence in Molecular Plant Sciences of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Shanghai on Monday. (PHOTO / XINHUA) Chinese astronauts onboard the Shenzhou XIV spacecraft have returned with the world's first […]

Top court takes aim at monopolies and unfair competition

Top court takes aim at monopolies and unfair competition

Chinese courts have pledged to put greater effort into solving cases concerning monopolies and unfair competition to maintain the healthy development of capital, according to China's top court. The Supreme People's Court has drafted a new judicial interpretation on civil litigation against monopolies, and solicitation of public opinion on it will conclude on Friday. "The […]

Experts see China and Australia spurring low-carbon economy

Wind power equipment bound for Australia is loaded at Lianyungang, Jiangsu province. (WANG CHUN / FOR CHINA DAILY) The low-carbon field is now the new frontier for China-Australia cooperation and innovation, so deepening collaboration between the two countries in related areas will prove win-win and also benefit the world, experts and business leaders said on […]

Scientific samples from China’s space station return to Earth

Scientific samples from China’s space station return to Earth

BEIJING — The third batch of space scientific experimental samples from China's Tiangong space station arrived in Beijing on Monday, following the return of the Shenzhou-14 crew. The returned experimental samples include three cold packs of rice and Arabidopsis, and a bag with four boxes of container-free materials. They were delivered to the Technology and […]

China’s deep space exploration laboratory eyes top global talents

An illustration shows the orbital transfer injection by Chang'e 5's orbiter-reentry capsule combination. (PHOTO PROVIDED TO CHINA DAILY) BEIJING — China's deep space exploration laboratory, which started operation in June this year, is recruiting top talents from around the world, according to the China National Space Administration (CNSA) on Monday. Nearly 100 posts are available […]

Chinese mainland reports 4,247 new local COVID-19 cases

This undated file photo shows a medical worker taking a swab sample from a resident for nucleic acid testing in Chongqing. (PHOTO / XINHUA) BEIJING – The Chinese mainland on Sunday reported 4,247 locally transmitted, confirmed COVID-19 cases, the National Health Commission said Monday. Altogether 25,477 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified. A total of […]