China assigns emission reduction tasks

2011-12-20 20:18:27

China's environment minister, entrusted by the State Council, or Cabinet, signed agreements on emission reduction targets with provincial-level governments and major state-owned enterprises.

1st Chinese injection approved by US FDA

2011-12-20 15:09:36

A China-produced antineoplastic injection has been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), becoming the country's first injection category to acquire the approval.

China launches satellite for Nigeria

2011-12-20 07:19:47

China successfully sent a Nigerian communication satellite into orbit with its Long March-3B carrier rocket from southwest Xichang Satellite Launch Center at 00:41 Beijing Time Tuesday.

Geographic services, technology improved

2011-12-19 21:39:04

Access to and usage of Chinese geographic data have both improved with the establishment of three key platforms, according to a conference held by the National Administration of Surveying, Mapping and Geoinformation (NASMG) on Monday.

China to launch mapping satellite for civil use

2011-12-19 20:50:33

China will launch its first-ever high-resolution geological mapping satellite for civil purposes next January, according to official sources.

WHO warns of misleading tobacco research

2011-12-19 19:52:21

Research indicating that some cigarettes are less harmful is tobacco industry hype meant to mislead the public, a World Health Organization official warned on Monday as a heated debate rages in China over the credibility of tobacco science.

New way to detect liver cancer earlier

2011-12-19 19:48:10

A simple test using just one milliliter of a patient's blood can tell whether the patient has liver cancer -- even if the tumor is less than two centimeters in diameter, new medical research in Shanghai shows.

Chronicle of China's progress on manned space missions

2011-12-19 16:52:06

Following a successful docking mission between an orbiter and spacecraft, China is moving closer toward the goal of operating a permanent space station.

Hu praises space docking

2011-12-17 09:13:39

President Hu Jintao promoted independent innovation in a speech he gave at a rally on Friday to celebrate the country's first successful space-docking mission.

Most avid internet users are found in the BRICs

2011-12-16 13:28:48

Consumers in fast-growth markets are hungry for greater access to the Internet and once they have it, find it quickly begins to change their lives.

China celebrates space docking success

2011-12-16 11:00:26

China held Friday a rally to celebrate the success of the country's first mission of space docking between the target orbiter Tiangong-1 and the Shenzhou-8 spacecraft.

4 Chinese awarded 'Green Talents' in Germany

2011-12-16 09:27:21

Four Chinese young researchers were awarded the renowned "Green Talents" sustainability prize on Thursday in Berlin.