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A Hong Kong man's passion for high-speed rail

GLOBALink | A Hong Kong man’s passion for high-speed rail

Impressed by the development of high-speed rail, a retired Hong Kong businessman spent two and a half years and more than 77,000 U.S. dollars building a model of the control system of high-speed railway. China’s total railway mileage reached 146,300 km by the end of last year, with 37,900 km of high-speed rail, data from …

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China's first nuclear power unit using Hualong One, a domestically designed third-generation reactor, entered commercial operations, paving the way for mass construction and export.

GLOBALink | How China produces first domestic nuclear reactor’s steam generator

China’s first nuclear power unit using Hualong One, a domestically designed third-generation reactor, entered commercial operations, paving the way for mass construction and export. The steam generator is among the 411 core components domesticated for Hualong One. While they were mostly imported from countries like France and the United States before 2007, China’s first patented …

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Roche CEO Severin Schwan said China's role as a provider of medicines and an innovation hub is increasingly important

GLOBALink | China gaining steam as medicines provider, innovation hub: Roche CEO

The chief executive of Swiss pharma giant Roche said China’s role as a provider of medicines and an innovation hub is increasingly important as the company reported solid 2020 results on Thursday and expects sales growth in the low to mid-single digit range this year. CEO Severin Schwan told Xinhua in an interview following the …

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Cambodian PM welcomes 1st batch of Chinese COVID-19 vaccines

GLOBALink | Cambodian PM welcomes 1st batch of Chinese COVID-19 vaccines

A special plane carrying the first batch of China-donated Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccines arrived in Cambodia on Sunday, which was welcomed by Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen at the capital’s airport. Hun Sen has expressed his profound gratitude to China for the provision of the Sinopharm vaccines to Cambodia, saying that the donation truly reflected …

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President Xi Jinping visits villagers of Huawu Village, Xinren Miao Township of Qianxi County, Bijie, southwest China's Guizhou Province, Feb. 3, 2021.(Xinhua/Li Xueren)

For 9 years, Xi spends time with ordinary people before Chinese New Year

Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, started visiting southwest China’s Guizhou Province on Wednesday, about one week before the Spring Festival, or the Chinese Lunar New Year. For nine years in a row, Xi has made it a tradition to visit ordinary people, especially the disadvantaged groups, ahead of …

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Starting formal operations on Jan. 11, 2020, FAST, located in a deep and round karst depression in southwest China's Guizhou Province, is believed to be the world's most sensitive radio telescope.

FAST telescope unites worldwide scientists to explore universe

Li Di never doubts China’s FAST will provide faster access to epoch-making discoveries for human beings.“Unexpected discoveries will be made with the help of some equipment that has achieved a leap in observation capability,” said the chief scientist of the Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope (FAST).Starting formal operations on Jan. 11, 2020, FAST, located in …

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