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Infections during pregnancy may be twice as likely to cause autism: study
China2017-02-24 11:40February 27 2017 03:16:45

Infections during pregnancy may be twice as likely to cause autism: study

A Columbia University study released on Wednesday said women who had infections early in pregnancy may be twice likely to have a child with autism.

Ancient giant penguin lived alongside dinosaurs: study
China2017-02-24 11:40February 27 2017 03:16:45

Ancient giant penguin lived alongside dinosaurs: study

Penguins are much older than previously thought and their evolution probably dates back to dinosaur times, according to a study of a giant ancient penguin fossil found in New Zealand.

German researchers produce new solar cell with record efficiency
China2017-02-24 11:40February 27 2017 03:16:45

German researchers produce new solar cell with record efficiency

German solar energy researchers have developed a new type of multicrystalline photovoltaic (PV) cell with a record efficiency of 21.9 percent.

Infectious diseases kill 18,000 Chinese in 2016
China2017-02-24 11:40February 27 2017 03:16:45

Infectious diseases kill 18,000 Chinese in 2016

Infectious diseases killed 18,237 people on the Chinese mainland in 2016, according to official data revealed Thursday.

Cooperation results in significantly improved air quality
China2017-02-24 11:40February 27 2017 03:16:45

Cooperation results in significantly improved air quality

Joint cooperation on environmental protection in the past three years between Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei province has resulted in significantly improved air quality in the region.

'Poverty belt' around Beijing to disappear
China2017-02-24 11:40February 27 2017 03:16:45

'Poverty belt' around Beijing to disappear

Zhao Xingquan, from a Hebei village just across the border from the suburbs of Beijing, spent his happiest and busiest Spring Festival this year.

Agricultural wholesalers boosted by relocation out of Beijing
China2017-02-24 11:40February 27 2017 03:16:45

Agricultural wholesalers boosted by relocation out of Beijing

Agreements on 10 relocation and investment projects, worth 31.2 billion yuan ($4.5 billion), were signed at a financial capital matchmaking symposium between 200 Beijing-based companies and 30 development zones in Tianjin and Hebei province.

Young Chinese need to plan for retirement, says insurer
China2017-02-24 11:38February 27 2017 03:16:45

Young Chinese need to plan for retirement, says insurer

The return expectations of many Chinese investors have dropped while property investment remains a priority among younger investors in terms of financial planning, a survey showed on Thursday.

CRRC to supply Iranian city with 100 subway cars
China2017-02-24 11:37February 27 2017 03:16:45

CRRC to supply Iranian city with 100 subway cars

CRRC Changchun Railway Vehicles Co will supply 100 subway cars for Metro Line 2 in Mashhad, the second-biggest city in Iran in May, the company told China Daily on Thursday.

More reforms in pipeline for SOEs
China2017-02-24 11:37February 27 2017 03:16:45

More reforms in pipeline for SOEs

China will prioritize and accelerate the restructuring of steel, coal and power businesses in its major State-owned enterprises to improve operational efficiency and enhance the profitability of State assets.

Aircraft leasing firms take off
China2017-02-24 11:37February 27 2017 03:16:45

Aircraft leasing firms take off

Chinese aircraft leasing firms are becoming game changers in the trillion-dollar industry as it consolidates on the back of growth in the global travel market.

Airbus bullish on demand for widebody planes
China2017-02-24 11:37February 27 2017 03:16:45

Airbus bullish on demand for widebody planes

Air China and Sichuan Airlines will be the first batch of mainland customers to take delivery this year of the A350-a new widebody aircraft produced by Airbus Group SE.

'Uber for bikes' comes to Cambridge thanks to Chinese company
China2017-02-24 11:05February 27 2017 03:16:45

'Uber for bikes' comes to Cambridge thanks to Chinese company

Didi-backed Ofo, China's largest bike-sharing operator, doesn't have docks, so users can just drop and ride whenever they like.

Former IMF president given jail term for misappropriation of funds
China2017-02-24 10:44February 27 2017 03:16:45

Former IMF president given jail term for misappropriation of funds

Former International Monetary Fund (IMF) president Rodrigo Rato was on Thursday found guilty of the misappropriation of funds and given a four-and-a-half year prison sentence.

Fair set to see 10% rise in buyers
China2017-02-24 10:44February 27 2017 03:16:45

Fair set to see 10% rise in buyers

The East China Fair is set to draw about 10 percent more buyers this year amid signs of a recovery in Shanghai’s fo-reign trade, fair organizers said yesterday.

Steps will boost role of private investment
China2017-02-24 10:44February 27 2017 03:16:45

Steps will boost role of private investment

China will widen market access to medical care, education, care for the elderly, culture, sports and other social sectors with new policies to enable a bigger role for private investment.

Online shopkeeping effort falls on stony ground
China2017-02-24 10:44February 27 2017 03:16:45

Online shopkeeping effort falls on stony ground

I had never expected that I would one day try my hand at running a store on social networking app WeChat.

Travel card provides convenience for local commuters
China2017-02-24 10:43February 27 2017 03:16:45

Travel card provides convenience for local commuters

A new travel card will enable passengers to use all metro systems throughout Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei province by the end of this year.

Demand up as March 1 bike plate cut-off nears
China2017-02-24 10:43February 27 2017 03:16:45

Demand up as March 1 bike plate cut-off nears

City traffic police said yesterday that they have put on extra staff to meet surging demand for new scooter and moped plates before their temporary ones expire on March 1.

Virus caused outbreak at kindergarten
China2017-02-24 10:43February 27 2017 03:16:45

Virus caused outbreak at kindergarten

Tests have confirmed norovirus was the cause of 90 children from a kindergarten in Minhang District becoming ill on Tuesday night, the Children’s Hospital of Fudan University said yesterday.

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