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The pangolin is in need of a PR campaign

2017-05-26 08:06:00

Do you know what a pangolin is? An instrument, guessed one friend. Term for a baby panda, perhaps? A tropical fruit grown in Indonesia, was another oddly specific response. Full Story

Jiaolong descends over 6 km in Mariana Trench

2017-05-26 07:48:00

Submersible Jiaolong descends to 6,300 meters in the Mariana Trench in the western Pacific Ocean, the site of the oceans' deepest valley. Full Story

For top player Ke, it's a Go no-go

2017-05-26 07:44:00

Despite losing the second game with Google's artificial intelligence program AlphaGo on Thursday, Ke Jie, the 19-year-old No 1 human Go player in the world, earned praise from experts and fans for his incredible performance. Full Story

Xi: Life of scientist worthy of emulation

2017-05-26 07:36:00

President Xi Jinping called on society to learn from renowned geophysicist Huang Danian, who made outstanding contributions in education and scientific research. Full Story

US incursion off Nanshas condemned

2017-05-26 07:33:00

Beijing strongly condemned Washington on Thursday over a US Navy warship sailing close to the Nansha Islands without permission. Full Story

Ten photos from across China: May 19-25

2017-05-26 07:07:00

In this week's Ten Photos, students study hard for the all-important college exam, a breathtaking sunset in Beijing, and used tires recycled for art. Full Story

Shanghai to open 11 B&Bs near Disneyland

2017-05-25 17:09:00

Shanghai's first licensed bed-and-breakfast hotels will open next month just 4 kilometers from Disneyland, which is about to mark its first anniversary, Jiefang Daily reported. Full Story

Mainland welcomes Taiwan entrepreneurs in Belt & Road construction

2017-05-25 16:56:00

Taiwan entrepreneurs are welcomed to participate in the construction of the Belt and Road despite the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) administration's refusal to recognize the 1992 Consensus, a Chinese mainland spokesperson said Thursday. Full Story

CPC expels former Shanghai chief procurator

2017-05-25 16:54:00

Chen Xu, former Party chief and retired procurator-general of Shanghai Municipal People's Procuratorate, has been expelled from the Communist Party of China (CPC) for multiple offenses including superstitious activities and graft. Full Story

Xi hails late Chinese geophysicist Huang Danian, stresses patriotism

2017-05-25 16:52:00

President Xi Jinping has asked society to learn from renowned geophysicist Huang Danian, who made outstanding contributions in education and scientific research. Full Story