Alibaba launches AI agricultural program that wants pigs to run 200km

“We want to sell a pig that has run 200 kilometers instead of one that weighs 200 kilograms,” said Hu Xiaoming, president of Alibaba Cloud, a subsidiary of China’s e-commerce giant Alibaba Group on June 7. At the Computing Conference 2018: Shanghai Summit on the same day, the company officially launched the ET Agricultural Brain, … Continue reading Alibaba launches AI agricultural program that wants pigs to run 200km

Top 10 national news of year selected by People’s Daily

1. Successful 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China The 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) was held in Beijing from October 18 to 24. It was a meeting of great importance during a decisive stage in building a moderately prosperous society in all respects and at a critical … Continue reading Top 10 national news of year selected by People’s Daily

10 major events in China to watch out for in 2018

1. Celebrating the 40th anniversary of reform and opening up President Xi Jinping placed emphasis on his speech on next year’s 40th anniversary of reform and opening on September 3, 2017, at the opening ceremony of the BRICS Business Forum. The 3rd Plenary Session of the 11th Central Committee of Communist Party of China (CPC) … Continue reading 10 major events in China to watch out for in 2018

Over 160,000 buyers to shop the world at first CIIE in Shanghai

The first China International Import Expo (CIIE) is about to kick off soon, and more than 160,000 buyers are ready to shop the world. Beijing will send a trade delegation comprising 14,354 individuals and 4,741 enterprises and organizations to the expo. They will mainly focus on the products, technologies, and services that are in accord … Continue reading Over 160,000 buyers to shop the world at first CIIE in Shanghai

Natural forest coverage reaches 200 million hectares in China (People’s Daily Online)    16:13, October 11, 2018 The coverage of natural forests in China has grown by 150 million mu (1 hectare is 15 mu), or 10 million hectares to nearly 200 million hectares thanks to the protection efforts over the last 20 years, cctv.com reported … Continue reading

Over half of NW China’s glaciers could vanish in 50 years

Owing to climate change and human activities, Urumqi Glacier No.1 in Xinjiang, northwest China, a river source located in the Tianshan Mountains, is melting at fast rate after the peak in 1993. It is estimated that Urumqi Glacier No.1 will disappear in 50 years and more than 60 per cent of smaller glaciers around will … Continue reading Over half of NW China’s glaciers could vanish in 50 years