US university, college towns face dual threat – Chinadaily.com.cn

Students move out of a dormitory following a cluster of COVID-19 cases at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on Aug 18. GERRY BROOME/AP Combination of pandemic and remote learning results in hardship Many of the cities and towns that are home to the 4,000 universities and colleges in the United States are worried-and some of them are going broke. Colleg...

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Serving up a treat –

An illustration from the picture book Li Na: Being a Better Me. A book about tennis legend Li Na could be titled Love Story, or maybe All Set and Done. Possibly even Life’s a Racket or Holding Court. The book’s title may pose a challenge but it is nothing compared to the text inside. It is not easy to condense the incredible life story of Li into a picture bo...

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China unveils world’s first self-driving tram – Chinadaily.com.cn

The high-energy super-capacitor tram is pictured at CRRC Zhuzhou Locomotive Co Ltd on Aug 22.[Photo/Xinhua] World’s first self-driving energy-storage tram that can be used in airport mass rapid transit, or MRT system, has rolled off the production line of CRRC Zhuzhou Locomotive Co Ltd. This high-energy super-capacitor tram has seven carriages and can carry max...

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China unveils world’s first self-driving tram – Chinadaily.com.cn

The high-energy super-capacitor tram is pictured at CRRC Zhuzhou Locomotive Co Ltd on Aug 22.[Photo/Xinhua] World’s first self-driving energy-storage tram that can be used in airport mass rapid transit, or MRT system, has rolled off the production line of CRRC Zhuzhou Locomotive Co Ltd. This high-energy super-capacitor tram has seven carriages and can carry max...

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