China delivers 108 regional airliners to 18 countries in 12 years

A Chinese aircraft manufacturer has delivered 108 Modern Ark (MA) aircraft to China and 17 other countries in the past 12 years, injecting new impetus to the development of regional aviation, Xinhua News Agency reported on Sept. 27. The MA series aircraft are regional airliners produced by China’s Xi’an Aircraft Industrial Corporation under the Aviation … Continue reading China delivers 108 regional airliners to 18 countries in 12 years

Western China transported 7.6 billion cubic meters of natural gas to Hong Kong

Workers check the pipeline at a compressor station along the West-to-east Gas Pipeline. (Du Yanfei/People’s Daily Online) By Aug. 11, 2019, China had transported a total of around 7.6 billion cubic meters of natural gas to its Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) via a project which ships natural gas from west to east, meeting … Continue reading Western China transported 7.6 billion cubic meters of natural gas to Hong Kong

Trade between China, North Korea down 52 percent in January

Trade between China and North Korea reached $215.97 million in January, down 52.1 percent year-on-year, data released by the General Administration of Customs showed Friday. China’s trade with North Korea in January dropped to its lowest level since at least June 2014 as the country kept up pressure on its isolated neighbor in line with … Continue reading Trade between China, North Korea down 52 percent in January

China’s actual use of FDI grows steadily in first 10 months

By Luo Shanshan (People’s Daily) China witnessed steady growth in actual use of foreign direct investment (FDI) in the first 10 months of 2018, with 701.16 billion yuan (about $101 billion) used during the period, up 3.3 percent year-on-year, according to a regular press conference held on Nov.15 by China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOC). From … Continue reading China’s actual use of FDI grows steadily in first 10 months

China has huge potential for combustible ice resources: experts

China has for the first time succeeded in mining flammable ice at sea, after nearly two decades of research and exploration, the country’s Ministry of Land and Resources announced on May 18. Experts also pointed out that these are only a small portion of China’s huge reserves. Trial mining of combustible ice in the Shenhu … Continue reading China has huge potential for combustible ice resources: experts

Nearly 70 percent of Chinese primary and secondary school students own smartphones

(Photo/Chinanews.com) A report on parent-child relationships in China, the United States (US), Japan, and the Republic of Korea (ROK) showed that 68.1 percent of Chinese primary and secondary school students own smartphones, the second largest ratio among the four countries, with ROK taking the lead, China Youth Daily reported on Oct. 30. The report, released … Continue reading Nearly 70 percent of Chinese primary and secondary school students own smartphones

All 38 delegations arrive in Beijing for CPC congress

Delegates of Hunan Province to the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) arrive in Beijing, capital of China, Oct. 16, 2017. The congress will start on Oct. 18 in Beijing.Photo: Xinhua Delegates of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region to the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) arrive at … Continue reading All 38 delegations arrive in Beijing for CPC congress

Shanghai elderly face soaring care cost, insufficient facilities

Shanghai had about 4.58 million people aged over 60 by the end of 2016. This accounted for 31.6 per cent of the city’s population, official statistics say. The information was disclosed in a newly released book compiled under the leadership of the Shanghai Civil Affairs Bureau, detailing how Shanghai tackled the issue of elderly care … Continue reading Shanghai elderly face soaring care cost, insufficient facilities

Nearly 70 percent of Chinese primary and secondary school students own smartphones

(Photo/Chinanews.com) A report on parent-child relationships in China, the United States (US), Japan, and the Republic of Korea (ROK) showed that 68.1 percent of Chinese primary and secondary school students own smartphones, the second largest ratio among the four countries, with ROK taking the lead, China Youth Daily reported on Oct. 30. The report, released … Continue reading Nearly 70 percent of Chinese primary and secondary school students own smartphones