Longest Sea Bridge Spans Pearl Delta

The major work of the world’s longest sea bridge was completed Sunday as scheduled, after its lighting system was installed and tested, authorities said. It took six years preparation and eight years to build the 55-kilometer-long bridge linking Hong Kong, Zhuhai and Macao. Major work on the bridge consisted of a 22.9-kilometer-long main bridge, a […]

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Chinese to Launch New Space Rocket

China’s Kuaizhou-11 solid-fuelled carrier rocket is scheduled to launch for the first time, in the first half of 2018, according to the rocket’s developer and producer China Aerospace Science and Industry Corp (CASIC). The preparation work for the launch has been completed, and the rocket will send six satellites into space in its first mission, […]

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Betting the Future on Shenzhen

With the establishment of the Shenzhen Geim Graphene Research Center in early December, the southern Chinese city is now home to the laboratories of six Nobel laureates. Thanks to favorable policy and industrial environment, a fair market mechanism and abundant talent, an increasing number of global scientists, Nobel Prize winners in particular, have chosen Shenzhen […]

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Google, Microsoft View AI as Something to Embrace

The rapid advancement of artificial intelligence (AI) in recent years has stoked fear that the technology will one day take control of human destiny. However, experts believe humans are still able to be the masters of their own fate by making the machines they have invented work for their benefit. Given its extensive application in […]

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Chinese HPV Vaccine Goes to Clinical Testing

A second-generation HPV vaccine has been approved by China Food and Drug Administration for clinical testing. It is the world’s second second-generation human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine to reach the clinical test stage, following one developed by Merck & Co., Inc (MSD), which also obtained permission for clinical testing in China. The research is led […]

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“Made in China 2025” Investment Strategy

China will step up financial support for major projects of its “Made in China 2025” strategy, a blueprint for upgrading the country’s manufacturing sector. Sectors that boost manufacturing innovation, including the Internet of Things, smart appliances and high-end consumer electronics, are the major priority for funding, according to the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology […]

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China: A New Era to Dawn

China has sent a clear signal that it will put quality and efficiency of growth first as it enters a new development era. Since the reform and opening up, the Chinese economy has expanded much faster than the rest of the world, partly due to China’s three-step development strategy aiming to quadruple the 1980 gross […]

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China’s AT200 Cargo Drone Maiden Flight

China’s heaviest cargo unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) completed its maiden flight in northwest China’s Shaanxi Province Thursday. The AT200 drone, jointly developed by several research institutes and companies, made a successful 26-minute maiden flight, according the Institute of Engineering Thermophysics. With a maximum take-off weight of around 3.4 tonnes and a payload of 1.5 tonnes, […]

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