China, 6 Mideast countries affirm ties – World – Chinadaily.com.cn

State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi speaks while attending the China-GCC ministerial meeting via video link on Monday. [Photo/Xinhua] Vaccine development noted at ministers meeting with Gulf Cooperation Council Working together on vaccines has become a highlight of the anti-pandemic cooperation between China and Gulf Cooperation Council countries, State Coun...

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Sweden halts 5G spectrum auctions as local court grants relief to Huawei – Chinadaily.com.cn

The stand of Huawei Technologies Co at the 2020 China Hi-Tech Forum in Shenzhen, Guangdong province. [Photo byXuan Hui/For China Daily] The Swedish Post and Telecom Authority has halted 5G spectrum auctions after a local court allowed Huawei Technologies Co to appeal the decision to exclude the Chinese tech giant from the nation’s 5G mobile network. Analysts said th...

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Research icebreaker sets sail for Antarctica –

China’s research icebreaker Xuelong 2, or Snow Dragon 2, leaves port in Shanghai on Tuesday for the country’s 37th Antarctic expedition. [Photo/Xinhua] China’s Xuelong 2 research icebreaker set sail on Tuesday from its home port in Shanghai on the country’s 37th Antarctic expedition, the Ministry of Natural Resources said. Carrying 116 people, the ...

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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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