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110-year-old Beijing Zoo may partially relocate: Urban planner

[2016-03-10 12:42]

Parts of the Beijing Zoo may be relocated to improve the living conditions of the animals, an official says on the sidelines of the legislative sessions.

Bidding to start on new polar research ship construction

[2016-03-10 11:02]

Bidding for construction of China's second polar research ship will start by the end of April and the vessel will boast stronger icebreaking capabilities.

Menstrual blood cells needed

[2016-03-10 08:07]

A hospital in Zhejiang province is looking for 100 volunteers to donate menstrual blood to a research team studying stem cells, its lead researcher said.

PLA Navy buoyed by 3 new landing ships and wave of upgrades

[2016-03-10 08:07]

The People's Liberation Army Navy has commissioned three new landing ships with designs it said will improve amphibious capabilities.

Manufacturing hub seeks ways to maintain growth

[2016-03-10 08:07]

Wuxi, a city in Jiangsu province that has thrived on traditional manufacturing industries for decades, is looking to upgrade its industrial structure for more sustainable growth, said the city's top leader.

Experts confident in growth objective

[2016-03-10 08:07]

China is confident it will achieve its 6.5-to-7 percent annual growth objective because its economic fundamentals are sound and supply-side reform is well-planned, China's top think tank researchers said.

Hope continues for positive development in cross-Straits ties

[2016-03-10 08:07]

Cross-Straits relations may be affected after the island's new leader takes office in May, Li Yihu, head of Peking University's Taiwan Institute and a deputy to the National People's Congress, said on Wednesday.

Cross-Straits rail still on the table

[2016-03-10 08:07]

The response from Taiwan will be a key factor in the implementation of infrastructure projects across the Taiwan Straits proposed in the 13th Five-Year Plan (2016-20), a top cross-Straits negotiator has said.