2 FINLESS PORPOISES RELOCATED, ‘MARRIED’ TO OPTIMIZE POPULATION DIVERSITY

Two male finless porpoises were transported from Hubei province to Anhui province on Nov. 8. The porpoises will be “married” to local females after they adapt to their new environment. It is hoped that they will boost the genetic viability of the existing population in Anqing, Anhui province. The porpoises, which previously lived in a … Continue reading 2 FINLESS PORPOISES RELOCATED, ‘MARRIED’ TO OPTIMIZE POPULATION DIVERSITY

China to take measures to guarantee employment for 8.2 million graduates this year

China will see 8.2 million college and university graduates in 2018, which means more than 15 million people will join the workforce, the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security said on Friday, China News reported. Ministry spokesperson Lu Aihong told a press briefing that the employment of these graduates is closely related to the … Continue reading China to take measures to guarantee employment for 8.2 million graduates this year

Total fertility rate in China hits over 1.7 in 2016: watchdog

(Chinanews.com/Liu Mengxuan) The number of newborns in 2016 hit 18.46 million and the total fertility rate reached over 1.7 as the country’s two-child policy took effect, according to a statistics bulletin released by China’s National Health and Family Planning Commission on Aug. 21, China News reported. Statistics shows that 18.46 million babies were born in … Continue reading Total fertility rate in China hits over 1.7 in 2016: watchdog

Chinese economy experiences profound structural changes over past 7 decades: report

A worker operates a robot in a company producing electric mechanical products in Langfang, Hebei province. (Photo/Xinhua) Since 1949, China has gone through profound changes in its industry and demand structures and substantially promoted its economy, according to a report issued by the country’s National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) earlier this month. The added-value of … Continue reading Chinese economy experiences profound structural changes over past 7 decades: report

Growth of Chinese students studying in U.S. falls for 7th consecutive year

The growth of Chinese students studying in the U.S. has been decreasing for seven consecutive years, said a recent report issued by a U.S. organization. The report said that the number of F-1 (for academic purposes) and M-1 (for nonacademic or vocational purposes) international students was down by 0.5 percent during the 2017-2018 school year … Continue reading Growth of Chinese students studying in U.S. falls for 7th consecutive year

BRICS Bank to finance 2 infrastructure projects in China and India

The New Development Bank (NDB) of the BRICS countries is set to finance two more projects in energy and road construction, in China and India, to the tune of $640 million, according to Kundapur Vaman Kamath, head of the bank. The first agenda item is to build a wind power project, the Putian Pinghai Bay … Continue reading BRICS Bank to finance 2 infrastructure projects in China and India

China’s 2-seat FC-1 Xiaolong trainer completes maiden flight

The two-seat FC-1 Xiaolong trainer, China’s latest model of the FC-1 Xiaolong line, completed its maiden flight in Chengdu, Sichuan province on April 27. Developed on the basis of the single-seat FC-1 Xiaolong aircraft, the new model is a lightweight multi-role combat jet that can be used in both battle and training. It is also … Continue reading China’s 2-seat FC-1 Xiaolong trainer completes maiden flight

AIRLINE PASSENGERS PREVENTING FROM BOARDING PLANE WITH SAMSUNG NOTE 7 PHONES

Two passengers were found carrying two still-in-the-box Samsung Note 7 phones during a routine security check at Tianjin Binhai International Airport on Oct. 29. This is the first time passengers have been found with the phone after Chinese authorities banned the model from airplanes. Due to many cases of spontaneous combustion, the Civil Aviation Administration … Continue reading AIRLINE PASSENGERS PREVENTING FROM BOARDING PLANE WITH SAMSUNG NOTE 7 PHONES