Tourism workers in HK worried - Thursday, June 15, 2017

An image of Holiday Inn Express in Shanghai on Jan 7, 2015. Forty percent of employees in Hong Kong’s hotels and beverage industries have voiced worries about their career future, according to a recent survey by an industry association. The city recorded a 15 percent slump in arrivals from the Chinese mainland in the first […]

China is expected to more than triple geothermal power consumption by 2020 to 72.1 million tons of coal equivalent from the current level, an expert said Monday. China consumed about 20 million tons of coal equivalent of geothermal resources for heating, power generation and other uses in 2015, said Cao Yaofeng, an academician of the […]

BEIJING – Wang Qishan, chief of the discipline watchdog of the Communist Party of China (CPC), met on Wednesday with Qamar Zaman Chaudhry, chairman of the National Accountability Bureau of Pakistan in Beijing. Wang, secretary of the CPC Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI), said anti-corruption cooperation between China and Pakistan has become an important […]

Bio-engineered corneas made from pigs’eyes may help millions of Chinese patients to see again, ophthalmologists have said.A 14-year-old boy regained his sight after receiving a pig cornea transplant on Feb. 25, according to Yuan Jin of Sun Yat-sen University ophthalmology center, in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou. The boy injured his right eye with […]

Visit a park and travel back in time - Monday, June 12, 2017

Tourists enjoy a fireworks show in a water park in Songcheng Resort in Xianghu Lake, Hangzhou, Zhejiang province. It’s more like a wonderful time-travel experience to the Song Dynasty (960-1279).You are standing in a bustling street with stores such as a blacksmith’s shop to explore. Performers dressed in traditional costumes perform and interact with visitors.You […]

Science academy kicks off H7N9 research - Monday, June 12, 2017

The Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) has started researching how humans can avoid contracting the H7N9 virus.The project, with joint efforts from nine CAS institutes including the Institute of Microbiology and the Institute of Biophysics, focuses on H7N9’s origin, mutations, pathogenesis and interactions with hosts, among other aspects, according to a CAS statement released on […]

File photo provided to chinadaily.com.cnKnown as the “mobile meat grinder”, Yangchuanosaurus will be one of seven dinosaurs featured in the Chinese Dinosaur special stamp collection, according to Commemorative and Special Stamps Issue Plan 2017, China Post.The collection will debut on May 19 and includes seven types of dinosaurs: Yangchuanosaurus, Tsintaosaurus Spinorhinus, Huayangosaurus, Gigantoraptor, Microraptor, Sinosauropteryx […]

China continued to see a deficit in foreign service trade in May, data from the State Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE) showed on Tuesday. The country’s service trade deficit reached 111.7 billion yuan ($18.3 billion) in May, enlarging from 106.1 billion yuan in April, according to SAFE. Last month, the country spent a total of […]

WUHAN — The bodies of the 12 people who died when a landslide destroyed part of a hotel in Central China’s Hubei province have been recovered. The Mirage Hotel in Nanzhang county was devastated at 7:30 pm Friday when around 3,000 cubic meters of debris slid down a slope behind the hotel. The largest falling […]

One young child per day was hospitalized in the United States in 2012 and 2013 because of laundry detergent pods, according to a study published on Monday.Laundry detergent pods began appearing on U.S. store shelves in early 2010, and people have used them in growing numbers ever since, but the convenience has come with risks […]

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