Getting the elderly to eat well

2012-10-15 08:18:05

The world's largest food maker, Nestl, and the organizing committee of the National Community Care Campaign launched the Elderly Care - Health Project on Sept 18 in Beijing. The program aims to take a step forward in nutrition and health education for the elderly in China. It is expected to reach 1 million middle-aged and senior people and eventually benefit 10 million homes housing the elderly.

China launches two satellites

2012-10-14 14:30:33

China successfully launched two satellites, Practice-9 A/B, into space at 11:25 am Beijing Time Sunday, the launch center said.

Astronomers find 'diamond planet'

2012-10-13 02:17:46

Scientists on Thursday reported the existence of a "diamond planet" twice the size of Earth, and eight times its mass, zooming around a nearby star.

Lenovo surpasses HP to lead PC market

2012-10-11 17:10:20

China's IT giant Lenovo has surpassed US-based Hewlett-Packard, or HP, as the world's largest PC maker in market share, an internationally recognized research firm report shows.

Huawei, ZTE hit back at 'biased' US market report

2012-10-11 08:04:57

The US congressional report against Huawei and ZTE is based on rumors and aimed at impeding competition from China, according to the companies.

Online sales boost mobile phone companies

2012-10-11 08:03:31

The explosive growth of China's e-commerce industry has led mobile phone sellers, both at home and abroad, to shift their attention to online channels, and analysts say the change may signal a revolution in the mobile phone industry.

China’s grand plans for lunar exploration

2012-10-11 12:06:50

A lunar probe scheduled to be sent to the moon in 2017 by China will bring back enough samples from the surface of the moon for research by various institutes, according to Ouyang Ziyuan, chief scientist for China’s lunar exploration project.

China considers more Mars probes before 2030

2012-10-10 22:47:15

China is planning a three-phase probe to collect samples from the Mars by 2030, the chief scientist of the country's lunar orbiter project said Wednesday.

China builds highly accurate navigation system

2012-10-10 20:59:28

China is building a highly accurate navigation system, the Ministry of Science and Technology said.

China tests world's fastest alpine railway

2012-10-08 14:06:23

China on Monday showcased the world's first alpine high-speed rail line, which threads through the country's three northeastern provinces.

Supercomputer super stars

2012-10-07 11:44:32

If a Chinese supercomputer pops up in the credits at the end of a Hollywood film, don't be surprised, for China's Tianhe-1A is being used by a company in Tianjin to help create an animated film for DreamWorks.

Apple begins production of smaller iPad

2012-10-04 05:03:32

Mass production of a smaller and cheaper version of Apple's iPad tablet computer has started, U. S. media reported on Wednesday.