Anti-drone weapon passes its shooting test

2014-11-04 07:24:20

The Low Altitude Sentinel system can shoot down small aircraft within a 2-km radius within five seconds of detecting its target.

Running turns into commercial carnival

2014-11-04 07:14:52

Partly due to commercialization, running, a traditional sport and solitary activity, is increasingly turning into public carnivals in a kaleidoscope of themes.

Chinese culture scoring points abroad with mahjong

2014-11-03 16:34:04

A joke in Sichuan province says passengers aboard any plane descending upon the capital, Chengdu, will hear clicks and clacks.

Tibetan culture to take center stage

2014-11-03 13:33:33

Vancouver kicked off Tibetan Culture Week with a grand opening ceremony at the downtown Fairmont Hotel on Sunday.

Volunteers aim high for APEC

2014-11-03 08:18:48

Volunteers greet VIPs arriving at Beijing Capital International Airport on Saturday for the upcoming Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit. The volunteers will be on hand to help guests until November 13.

Monitors improve Tianjin air quality

2014-11-03 08:14:35

Every working day at 8 am, Zang Cuifeng takes to the streets of Zhujiangli community, in Hexi district, Tianjian, except when it rains heavily.

Lunar orbiter's wealth of data to be studied

2014-11-03 07:56:08

The head of China's lunar probe program has called for a thorough analysis of data collected from the test lunar orbiter, which returned on Saturday, to speed up work on Chang'e-5 and its 2017 lunar mission.

Body snatchers face prosecution

2014-11-03 07:56:04

Two officials in Guangdong province and a man from the Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region have been prosecuted for body snatching as they traded corpses for cremation to complete quotas in accordance with burial reform.

Foreign TV shows online will need permission

2014-11-03 02:38:23

China's TV watchdog released tougher regulations for foreign TV shows available on online streaming sites, raising concerns among Chinese fans and the online video industry.

Mass Ebola outbreak 'is unlikely'

2014-11-03 02:35:24

China's risk of a mass Ebola outbreak is quite slim, given the nation's capacity for epidemic detection and control, said a high-ranking public health official.

China, US to meet on WMD nonproliferation

2014-11-02 20:42:15

The two sides will sit down for the first joint work group meeting on the nonproliferation of weapons of mass destruction in Beijing on Monday.

China holds int'l quantum conference

2014-11-02 20:39:02

The 2014 International Conference on Quantum Communication, Measurement and Computing (QCMC), opened on Sunday in Hefei, capital of east China's Anhui province, attracting more than 400 scholars worldwide.