Tag: Beijing

New AI model helps assess brain injury in patients

Beijing: Chinese researchers have built an artificial intelligence (AI) model with medical imaging that would help determine whether patients with severe brain damage might regain consciousness. Severe brain injury can lead to disorders of consciousness (DOC). Some patients can recover from an acute brain injury but others fall into chronic DOC, also known as a […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Chinese rover set to explore far side of Moon

Beijing: China’s space agency has revealed images of the exploration vehicle with which it hopes to reach the far side of the Moon by the end of this year, a feat no country has ever accomplished, the media reported on Thursday. In December, the vehicle will travel aboard the unmanned lunar probe Chang’e 4, which […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Chinese researchers develop new way to make artificial wood

Beijing: Chinese scientists have developed a new strategy for large-scale fabrication of bio-inspired artificial wood that manifests lightweight and high-strength properties with the mechanical strength comparable to that of natural wood. A study published on Friday in the journal Science Advances described the high-performance polymeric materials with wood-like cellular microstructures. A research team led by […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
China tests first experimental superfast aircraft

Beijing: China has successfully developed and tested a cutting-edge hypersonic aircraft that rides its own shock waves, authorities said on Monday. The China Academy of Aerospace Aerodynamics here announced that the first flight-test of its Starry Sky 2-which it calls the nation’s first hypersonic experimental waverider vehicle was conducted last week at an unidentified testing […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Man detonates bomb outside US Embassy in Beijing

Beijing: A man detonated a bomb on a street outside the US Embassy in Beijing on Thursday, rattling the diplomatically sensitive area in the capital. The police identified the man as 26-year-old Jiang Moumou, who set off a device made from fireworks, injuring his hand. He hails from China’s Inner Mongolia region. “There was an […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
New US tariffs go against bilateral agreement: China

Beijing: The imposition of 25 per cent tariffs on certain Chinese products with industrially significant technology announced by the US goes against the consensus reached by both parties during the negotiations held to avoid a trade war, China said on Wednesday. The Chinese Ministry of Commerce acknowledged in a statement that the announcement of the […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
An egg a day may keep heart diseases away

Beijing: If you thought eating eggs is bad for your heart due to their high cholesterol content, think again. A large study has now shown that people who consume an egg every day could significantly reduce their risk of cardiovascular diseases. “The present study finds that there is an association between moderate level of egg […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
US temporarily suspends tariffs on Chinese products

Washington: The US has put on hold its plan to impose sweeping tariffs on Chinese products as it presses forward with negotiations to reduce its trade deficit with Beijing, a top priority of President Donald Trump. US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Sunday that the two countries had made progress as they concluded three […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
BBC sues Chinese company for trademark infringement

Beijing: A Beijing court on Sunday said the BBC had filed a lawsuit against a Chinese company for using its name to promote an English learning app. The lawsuit accused iYuba, a Beijing-based language learning firm, of using BBC’s trademark and content on its apps, websites and social media without any authorisation, reports Xinhua news […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Zuckerberg visits China again, meets students

San Francisco: Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg is on an annual trip to China with the aim to finally enter the world’s largest internet market by users in 2018. In his Facebook post on Saturday, Zuckerberg said he was in China for an annual meeting of the advisory board at Tsinghua School of Economics […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Indonesia renames part of South China Sea

Jakarta: Indonesia will now refer to the northern areas of its exclusive economic zone in the South China Sea as the “North Natuna Sea” in an act of defiance against Beijing’s territorial ambitions in the region, the media reported. At a press conference in Jakarta on Saturday, Deputy Minister for Marine Sovereignty Arif Havas Oegroseno […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
India says Chinese actions have serious security implications

New Delhi: India said on Friday that it has told China that the building of a road by Chinese troops in a border region will have “serious security implications for India” and urged Beijing “not to change the status quo unilaterally”. “India is deeply concerned at the recent Chinese actions and has conveyed to the […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Beijing's first driverless subway line starts test-run

Beijing: Beijing’s first driverless subway line started test runs on Monday, preparing to start service by the end of this year. The Yanfang line will serve the southwestern suburb Fangshan and be the first domestically developed automated subway on the mainland, according to First Engineering Co. Ltd. of China Railway Electrification Bureau Group. The maximum […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Beijing slams US, Japan's remarks on South China Sea

Beijing: China has slammed the “irresponsible remarks” made by top US and Japanese officials on the South China Sea and Taiwan issues during the Shangri-La Dialogue. Stressing that China has indisputable sovereignty over the Nansha islands and their adjacent waters, spokesperson Hua Chunying on Sunday said Beijing has always been committed to peacefully solving disputes […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Chinese PM set to begin Europe tour

Beijing: Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang will begin his Europe tour on Tuesday aimed at enriching Beijing’s ties with the European Union (EU), officials announced on Monday. Li will travel to Germany and Belgium and along with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and European Council President Donald Tusk will preside over the 19th China-EU leaders’ […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021