• Around China August 11, 2020

    Path to riches in 'granary of east Tibet' in SW China

    A crucial staple turning into a plant of fortune in Tibet, China. With modern technology, highland barley has been turned into a profitable business that helped locals rise above poverty in Lhorong, a county known as "the granary of east Tibet."

  • Sci-Tech August 10, 2020

    5G empowers aquaculture in E China

    Aquafarming is common in coastal areas. But, in Yantai, east China, 5G technology is being used to improve the aquaculture.

  • Around China August 7, 2020

    Greenhouse planting helps villagers shake off poverty in China's Tibet

    Years ago, severe geographical conditions and inconvenient transport made vegetables expensive in Banbar County, SW China's Tibet. However, greenhouse planting has benefitted locals by supplying fruits and vegetables and bringing better-off life.

  • Around China August 5, 2020

    Small tea leaves' big role in poverty alleviation

    White tea industry has helped lift villagers out of poverty in Anji, east China. Through pairing-up assistance between east and west regions, the small tea leaves are playing a big role in cutting poverty in other parts of the country.

  • Around China August 4, 2020

    Founding of people's army

    China's People's Liberation Army was founded in the Nanchang Uprising on Aug. 1, 1927. More than 90 years have passed, the historical event is still marked by many, including Chinese President Xi Jinping. Here's why it is important.

  • Sci-Tech August 3, 2020

    Chinese university builds world's longest 3D-printed bridge

    A Chinese university has built the world's longest 3D-printed bridge. With a length of 28.1 meters, it is modeled on Zhaozhou Bridge, a 1,400-year-old stone arch structure in Hebei Province.

  • Society July 30, 2020

    Cinemas reopen across China after unprecedented closure

    Since last week, cinemas in low-risk regions of China have reopened for business. This means that after six months in the dark, the country's movie theaters can finally accept customers again, and China's film market can begin where it left off.

  • Sci-Tech July 30, 2020

    Tianwen-1: China's exploration of Mars

    On July 23, China's first Mars probe, Tianwen-1, was successfully launched from Wenchang Spacecraft Launch Site. "Tianwen-1" Mars exploration mission is another major space exploration project of China after the "Chang'e series" lunar exploration mission.

  • Around China July 30, 2020

    Vineyards change lives of villagers in SW China's Tibet

    Grape plantation and wine-making have changed the lives of villagers in Mangkam county of Chamdo prefecture in southwest China's Tibet autonomous region. Since 2010, the local government has encouraged villagers to plant grapes. After years of mechanized operation and standardized production management, now Mangkam has cultivated 780 hectares of grape farms with an annual production reaches 7,200 tonnes. So far, 9,210 villagers have been living on grape plantation.

  • Around China July 29, 2020

    Three Gorges Dam reduces flow of water from the Yangtze by up to 37%

    The Yangtze River's third flood peak of the year has passed through the southwestern mega-city of Chongqing. Many residents along the river were evacuated ahead of its arrival. Officials say the Three Gorges Dam effectively retained more than a third of the peak flood water.

  • Economy July 27, 2020

    China Int'l Import Expo set to inject impetus into global economy

    Preparations for the third China International Import Expo (CIIE) are in full swing. The expo will take place in Shanghai from Nov. 5 to 10. So far, more than 90 percent of the 360,000-square-meter exhibition space has been booked. The expo is a great platform for the world's businesses to tap into the Chinese market as the country commits to further opening-up.​

  • Sci-Tech July 23, 2020

    China successfully launches first Mars mission

    China launched a Mars probe on Thursday, aiming to complete orbiting, landing and roving in one mission, and taking the first step in its planetary exploration of the solar system.

  • Economy July 23, 2020

    China invests 1.05 bln yuan into construction of Xiongan New Area

    China's top economic planner has allocated 1.05 billion yuan (about 148.6 million U.S. dollars) for the development of the Xiongan New Area, which is located about 100 km southwest of Beijing.

  • Around China July 23, 2020

    China's ARJ21 regional aircraft serves 1M passengers

    China's independently developed ARJ21 regional aircraft has served 1 million passengers as of July 20, said its developer the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC) Tuesday.

  • Around China July 22, 2020

    New railway laid to quicken Xinjiang's exchanges with Qinghai and beyond

    The laying of railway tracks for a new line linking northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region with Qinghai Province and beyond was completed Tuesday, paving the way for accelerating development in the country's western region.

  • Around China July 22, 2020

    Fighting poverty through e-commerce

    Filming videos, livestreaming, mobile payment... E-commerce has become an emerging business in rural China. Chinese President Xi Jinping has also hailed the role of e-commerce in poverty alleviation.

  • Sci-Tech July 20, 2020

    China prepares to launch Long March-5 rocket for Mars mission

    The fourth Long March-5 rocket, to be used to launch China's first Mars exploration mission, was vertically transported to the launching area at the Wenchang Space Launch Center in south China's Hainan Province on Friday.

  • Around China July 15, 2020

    Tourism brings fortune to internet-famous town in Tibet, China

    Zhaxigang village in Nyingchi city, southwest China's Tibet autonomous region is located along National Highway 318. It has become a must-see tourist attraction in recent years.

  • Around China July 15, 2020

    Xiongan high-speed railway station being constructed in Hebei, China

    The architectural concrete surface of Xiongan high-speed railway station was completed recently in Xiongan New Area, north China's Hebei province.

  • Belt & Road July 13, 2020

    An emissary on ancient Maritime Silk Road

    In early 15th century, Zheng He, a famous Chinese navigator, made seven voyages to the Western Seas, reaching Southeast Asia and Africa. Chinese President Xi Jinping commends the epic journey, which has promoted peace and friendly exchanges between China and countries along the ancient Maritime Silk Road.

  • Around China July 13, 2020

    Nature at its finest: Gorgeous grasslands in N China

    Some of the most beautiful grasslands in China are found in Inner Mongolia autonomous region! There you will find dream landscapes featuring pale blue skies above the endless sea of green.

  • Politics July 10, 2020

    Safeguarding national security, restoring prosperity and stability in Hong Kong

    On June 30, 2020, the Law of the People's Republic of China on Safeguarding National Security in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region was adopted.

  • Around China July 7, 2020

    Beating poverty in Tibet, China: Pu Tsering's New Ranch

    Yaks and pasture offer a lifeline to herdsmen living above an altitude of 4,700 meters in Naqu City, in China's Tibet. Watch how a poverty-alleviation program has changed the lives of local herdsmen

  • Culture July 3, 2020

    The Central Axis of Beijing: The cultural charm of balance and harmony

    The Central Axis is a north-south line that runs through the center of Beijing. This 7.8-kilometer axis was formed 800 years ago during the Yuan Dynasty.

  • CPC July 2, 2020

    How does the Communist Party of China stay fresh and current?

    From less than 60 members in 1921 to more than 90 million today, what attracts new members to China's ruling party, and how has it stayed ahead of the times?

  • Around China June 29, 2020

    Amazing view of China's picturesque Lijiang River

    Hailed as one of the most beautiful rivers on the earth, Lijiang River, where clean water flows between the scenic karst mountains, winds through four counties in the city of Guilin in south China's Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region.

  • Sci-Tech June 24, 2020

    BeiDou: Navigating into the future

    ​China launched the last satellite of the BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) on Tuesday, marking the completion of the whole system.

  • Sci-Tech June 23, 2020

    China launches last BeiDou satellite

    ​ China launched the last satellite of the BeiDou Navigation Satellite System on Tuesday, marking the completion of the deployment of China's own global navigation system.

  • Culture June 19, 2020

    Terracotta Warriors exhibition goes online for Australians

    The Chinese Cultural Center (CCC) Sydney launches an online exhibition allowing Australians to explore the World Heritage listed treasures from their homes and learn about the first emperor of China, Qin Shi Huang.

  • Society June 15, 2020

    Pairing-up support helps relocated villagers rise above poverty

    This impoverished region in Ningxia, China was once labeled as "most uninhabitable" for humans. With pairing-up support from an eastern province, villagers were relocated to the plains, rose above poverty, and embraced better lives. The poverty alleviation effort in Minning was shared by Chinese President Xi Jinping.

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