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7 'firsts' in China's sci-tech achievements in 2012-17

[2017-06-15 08:42]

China has become the world leader in many aspects of science and technology development over the past five years, shifting from "copied in China" to "created in China". Here's a look at some of the leading achievements.

Fire engulfs London tower block, at least 12 dead

[2017-06-14 11:07]

People died in a massive fire that raced through a high-rise apartment building in west London early Wednesday, London's fire commissioner said, though she could not say how many. At least 30 people were sent to hospitals.

Top 10 most valuable global brands

[2017-06-15 06:46]

Chinese tech giant Tencent has been ranked inside the top 10 most valuable brands in the world for the first time.

Seven best water escapes during China's summer heat

[2017-06-15 07:10]

For anyone who is looking to escape the climbing summer heat and sometimes choking air in the hustle and bustle of the city, here is a travel list to take shelter in the country's best mountain streams.

Top five luxury destinations help boost China to the top

[2017-06-14 06:44]

The latest report by Boston Consulting Group has revealed China remains the biggest driver in the world's luxury market, despite the country's economic slowdown.

China's 2018 World Cup hope dims after Syria draw

[2017-06-14 06:45]

China's flickering hope to reach the 2018 World Cup was dimmed after they conceded a last minute goal and tied Syria 2-2 in Asian qualifiers here on Tuesday.

China achieves major milestone in mining of combustible ice

[2017-06-14 08:20]

The mining of combustible ice, a natural gas hydrate, is underway in the Shenhu area of the South China Sea on June 9, 2017. The yield of combustible ice reached 210,000 cubic meters as of June 10, the 31st day of the successful trial extraction of natural gas hydrate.

Nanjing overpass an impressive sight from the air

[2017-06-14 08:01]

A bird's-eye view of Saihongqiao Overpass in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, on June 11, 2017. The overpass, with total length of 10 kilometers, height of 23 meters and width of 39 meters, has 23 bridges interlaced off and on ramps.

Typhoon Merbok slashes its way into S China

[2017-06-13 07:57]

Guangdong province is taking preventive measures to minimize losses from a looming typhoon.

Top 10 world economies in digital competitiveness

[2017-06-13 06:47]

The IMD World Competitiveness Center in Lausanne, Switzerland, released a new report on the digital competitiveness of economies on May 31.

From farm to table and Wisconsin to China

[2017-06-13 07:18]

The US state's motto is 'Forward', and that's what it is doing with its exports to China, including ginseng, cranberries and cheese.

Yummy 3D-printed pancakes a hit at Beijing high-tech expo

[2017-06-12 10:27]

Two visitors hold up 3D printed pancakes of cartoon characters at the 20th China Beijing International High-tech Expo in Beijing on June 9.

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