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Chinese supercomputer ranks first in Asia

[2009-11-19 15:36]

A Chinese supercomputer, the "Tianhe-1," was ranked first in Asia and fifth in the world among the world's top 500 supercomputers by the Supercomputer Conference in Portland, Oregon, reported Wednesday.

China has thirteen air police forces

[2009-11-19 15:25]

China has established 13 air police forces on the mainland, reported.

CIC buys 20% stake in HK clean energy firm

[2009-11-19 14:13]

China Investment Corporation would spend 5.5 billion HK dollars (US$709.69 million) to buy about 20 percent stake in a Hong Kong-based new energy company, said a report Thursday.

PWC economist: China to grow strongly

[2009-11-19 11:49]

China should have a gradual exchange rate adjustment process, which will be potentially desirable for everyone, said John Hawksworth, head of macroeconomics of PriceWaterhouseCoopers.

Jan-Oct SOEs profits down 10.6% year-on-year

[2009-11-19 11:14]

Profits at China's state-owned firms in the first 10 months were down 10.6 percent from a year earlier, a milder rate of decline than the 17.6 percent drop in the first three quarters.

1.5M per day getting H1N1 flu vaccine in China

[2009-11-19 10:56]

Chinese health minister said Wednesday his country is vaccinating 1.5 million people a day against A/H1N1 flu, part of a effort to reach nearly 7 percent of inhabitants of the world's most populous country by year's end.

Defense Minister to visit DPRK soon

[2009-11-19 10:33]

Chinese Defense Minister Liang Guanglie will visit the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Nov 22. Hu invites DPRK leader to visit China

China impressed with Obama but feeling proud

[2009-11-19 08:15]

It was a simple question: What would you ask United States President Barack Obama if you had the opportunity?

US debt rise not a sign of new strategy

[2009-11-19 08:00]

Despite worries about the value of its foreign assets, China increased its holdings in United States Treasury securities in September by $1.8 billion.

Common interests push bilateral relations high

[2009-11-19 07:47]

Washington and Beijing are more likely than ever to become equal partners, as they realized they share many common interests, experts said.

Optimism high as CCTV ad slots are snapped up

[2009-11-19 07:34]

Chinese entrepreneurs yesterday sent a strong signal that they have put the global economic downturn behind them when they swarmed the China Central Television (CCTV) building to splurge tens of billions of yuan on the network's prime-time advertising slots for next year.

Nation vows to topple illegal timber trade

[2009-11-19 07:30]

The top forestry administrator of China, the world's biggest importer of timber, has urged nations to step up their fight against illegal logging.

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