Three cities most likely to achieve innovation breakthroughs in future –

Wang Xueying, associate researcher at the Shanghai Institute for Science of Science, introduces the report at the forum. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn] Scientists predicted that Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen are most likely to achieve major innovation breakthroughs in the research fields they are working on in the next 15 years, according to a report released at t...

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Second small quake reported in Sichuan –

A magnitude 4.7 earthquake shakes Beichuan Qiang autonomous county in Sichuan province at 11:03 am on Oct 22, 2020. [Photo/CENC] A magnitude 4.7 earthquake shook Beichuan Qiang autonomous county in Sichuan province at 11:03 am on Thursday, originating at a depth of 20 kilometers, theChinaEarthquakeNetworks Center reported. Nineteen firefighters in three trucks from Mianya...

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Fashion extravaganza set to launch in Ningbo – Chinadaily.com.cn

The 2020 Ningbo Fashion Festival 24th Ningbo International Fashion Fair is set for Thursday to Saturday in Zhejiang province. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn] The 2020 Ningbo Fashion Festival 24th Ningbo International Fashion Fair is set to run Thursday to Saturday in Zhajiang province. The event, sponsored by the China National Textile and Apparel Council, the Ningb...

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China Mobile launches new plan to help rural schools – Chinadaily.com.cn

China Mobile unveiled a new plan to promote education in impoverished mountainous areas. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn] China Mobile unveiled a new plan to promote education in impoverished mountainous areas, as the State-owned company steps up its push to deliver on corporate social responsibility. China Mobile said it has partnered with the Ministry of Education,...

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Title holders Bayern crush Atletico in Champions League –

Bayern Munich’s Kingsley Coman scores their fourth goal during theChampions League Group A match between Bayern Munich and Atletico Madrid at Allianz Arena, Munich, Germany, Oct 21, 2020. [Photo/Agencies] BERLIN – Bayern Munich started its title defence with a 4-0 triumph over Atletico Madrid after Kingsley Coman provided a brace in Group A of the Champions Le...

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Cartier upbeat on China’s luxury comeback, planning new stores – Chinadaily.com.cn

Consumers line at a Cartier store in Shanghai in September. [WANG GANG/FOR CHINA DAILY] French luxury brand Cartier said the tremendous resilience that China has shown so far this year is a positive sign for the growth of the luxury sector going forward, and it has given the company more confidence in China. The designer brand said it is seeking ideal locations to open po...

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More minors under 16 committing crimes –

The number of offenders younger than 16 has been rising in China in recent years, a Supreme People’s Procuratorate official said in an interview published on its website on Monday night. Data on the handling of juvenile crime cases showed offenders had become younger over the past two years, said Dong Guiwen, director of the top prosecuting organ’s case managemen...

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Revamp of central SOEs to gain speed – Chinadaily.com.cn

Aviation Industry Corp of China Ltd, or AVIC, exported the Xinzhou-600 aircraft, China’s first new-generation homegrown short-haul passenger plane to an African country late last month. [Photo/AVIC] Govt to focus on improving efficiency of resource allocation, says SASAC China will speed up the strategic reorganization of its centrally-administered State-owned enter...

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Aussie students tackle final school exams under strict COVID-19 conditions – World – Chinadaily.com.cn

SYDNEY – Roughly 70,000 students in the Australian State of New South Wales (NSW) commenced their Higher School Certificate (HSC) examinations under strict COVID-19 regulations on Tuesday. All school leavers in the state have been required to sit the exam, which represents the culmination of 13 years of schooling and is notoriously high-pressure. Despite this year witn...

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East China’s Zhejiang sees robust foreign trade – Chinadaily.com.cn

Container ship HMM Oslo is docked at the Daxie port in Ningbo, Zhejiang province, on May 19. [Photo/China Daily] HANGZHOU — The foreign trade volume of eastern China’s Zhejiang province rose 8.6 percent year-on-year to 2.44 trillion yuan ($364 billion) in the first three quarters of this year, according to Hangzhou Customs on Monday. Statistics show that in th...

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