Tag Archives: China

Russia Warns US Against Unilateral Strike On North Korea

MOSCOW, (APP/AFP) – Russia on Monday warned Washington against launching a unilateral strike on North Korea, after US Vice President Mike Pence said the era of “strategic patience” with Pyongyang was over. “This is a very risky path,” Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said at

New Air Route Links Central China City With Moscow

CHANGSHA, (APP/Xinhua): A direct flight opened Thursday between Changsha, capital of central China’s Hunan Province, and Moscow. The flight is operated by Moscow-based I-Fly Airlines. The Airbus 330-300 aircraft will fly between the two cities every Thursday with a travel time of 8.5 hours. On Thursday, the inaugural

Chinese Firm Invests In Argentine Gold Mine

JINAN, (APP/Xinhua): China’s Shandong Gold Mining will pay 960 million U.S. dollars to Barrick Gold Corp. for a 50 percent stake in its Veladero gold mine in Argentina. The agreement was inked Thursday in Jinan, capital of Shandong Province in east China. This is the first cooperation

Chinese Scientists Pioneer New Method To Absorb Oil Spills

HEFEI, (APP/Xinhua): Chinese scientists have found that graphene- wrapped sponges provide an effective and fast way to absorb spilled crude oil when heated with an applied electric current. A research team led by Yu Shuhong, a professor at the University of Science and Technology of

Record Financial Institutions Operate In Tibet

LHASA, (APP/Xinhua): A record 15 financial institutions had opened offices in Tibet Autonomous Region, southwest China, by the end of 2016, the region’s banking regulatory commission said Friday. According to official data, the 15 institutions’ total assets balance was 523.3 billion yuan (75.9 billion U.S.

New Easy To Use Military Drone To Soar On Market

BEIJING (China) April 7 (APP): China is the largest exporter of military drones today, and it is ready to place a new model on the international market. The TYW-1, developed by Beihang University in Beijing, one of China’s top institutes for science and technology, is

Peking University Announces To Open Oxford Campus Next Year

BEIJING (China) (APP): The first Chinese university to own an overseas branch school, Peking University will open its Oxford campus in 2018. The unprecedented expansion has drawn attention from foreign universities and media outlets, with many predicting that the move will promote Chinese academic influence around