id the main reason behind this is the real estate market in some cities is at risk of going out of control, and the land market shows signs of overheating. China’s house prices continued to stabilize despite slight increa ses in April, according to the National Bureau of Statistics. Sixty-seven out of the 70 major Chi nese cities saw an increase in the number of newly built homes that were sold in April. On a month-on-month basis, new home prices in Dalian and Nanning rose 0.7 percent and 0.9 percent, re spectively. On a year-on-year basis, new house prices in these cities grew 13.2 percentRead More →

 features the voices of action superstar Jackie Chan and Constance W u, who is best known for the 2018 US romcom Crazy Rich Asians. South Korean producer Hongjoo Ahn, the creator of The Nub Job franchise and a speaker at the festiva l’s master class, reveals that he is currently working on two animated films with strong connections to China. One is Mean Margaret, a China-US production based on the novel of the same name by American writer Tor Seidler. The other is Songhua, an original sto ry inspired by the annual ice festival in Harbin, the capital of Heilongjiang province. “We have been workingRead More →

raduate department, said China has trained hundreds of foreign space engineers since the mid-1990s. However, those training sessions were mostly occasional, often accompanied a satellite export deal, and were mainly focu sed on ground-based control and applications of satellites rather than their design and production, the director said. “However, in recent years, along with the expansion in our cooperation in the space indu stry with other countries, many of our foreign partners voiced their hopes that we could hold some sort of syst ematic training programs to help them create their own spacecraft designers and technicians,” he said. Therefore, he said, “We decided to openRead More →

tionally unified social security card, can be used as a recognized form of ID and contains functions such as information reco rds, self-service enquiries, medical insurance settlements and payments, and financial payments. Each electronic social security card corresponds with an actual social security card. Therefore, card holders can get t hings done by scanning the QR code of the e-card even if they forget to bring the actual social security card. The first electronic social security card was issued in Qingdao, East China’s Shandong pro vince, in April 2018, and the e-card has been rapidly growing in popularity because it is easy to obtain andRead More →

Zhonghao Overseas Construction Engineering Co, a Beijing-based private company established in 2001, has been drill ing wells in countries involved in the Belt and Road Initiative, including in Algeria, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria and Uganda. Tian Chao, president of the company, said those projects have provid ed jobs for local people, solved their water problems and helped balance foreign exchange. “The projects are platforms for more influential good things that we can do for those countries,” he said. The company said it has drilled about 10,000 wells in 275 projects in those countries, with a total c ontract value of $510 million. The wells ensure thatRead More →

showed that 160 million Chinese people have travel plans during the upcoming four-day May Day holiday. Thailand, Japan, Vietnam, Taiwan and Indonesia are the top destinations outside the mainland. Malaysia, which receives around 10 million Chinese tourists annua lly, began to issue e-visas for Chinese in 2017. “The number of visa stickers on passports of Chinese nationals dropped by 70 percent in the first year after the service was introduced, showing its high popularity,” said Han. Since last year, countries including Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Turkey, Thailand and Sr i Lanka have started to accept visa application documents online and issue e-visas, either a barRead More →

The first batch of enterprises to participate in the secon d China International Import Expo, or CIIE, has been published as the 200-day count down begins, according to China International Import Expo Bureau on Thursday. The planned Enterprise and Business Exhibition area will be 300,000 square meter s and divided into five parts — equipment, consumption, healthcare, food, and trade in service. There will be seven display areas on science-tech life, automobile, equipment, medical eq uipment and healthcare products, quality life, trade in service and food and agricultural products. The science-tech life display area will show case AR and VR, and technologies companies such asRead More →

sses the Jialing River with a cable-stayed main span that is 312 meters, connecting the Jiangbei and the Yuzhon g Districts. It’s the world’s longest single plane cable-stayed bridge by the length of main span with one tower. Both are double deck structures carrying four lanes of traffic on their upper decks and two rail lines on their lower decks. Tien-yow Jeme Civil Engineering Prize awards civil engineering projects that have made great achievements on technological innovation and technological application. The Twin River Bridges are sceneries by themselves while look ing separately and complement each other nicely when looking together, according to its review onRead More →

ology, according to the notice jointly issued by six ministries including the National Health Comm ission, the Ministry of Education and the State Administration for Market Regulation. The notice also said that authorities would crack down on activities that deceive the p ublic and damage their interests in the name of using Chinese medical technology to treat myopia. Hu Ailian, vice-director of the Beijing Institute of Ophthalmology at Beijing Tongren Hospital, said tha t myopia can’t be cured at the current stage but children and teenagers could prevent, control or slow its progressio n by using their eyes properly, increasing outdoor time, and avoiding lookingRead More →

ad conditions. Test results under different road conditions are supposed to reflec t the adaptability and technical mobility of the autonomous driving technology. Expected to be one of the most important autonomous vehicle mark ets by accounting group KPMG early this year, China has conducted road tests in a raft of its m unicipalities and provinces, including Beijing, Shanghai, Chongqing and Guangdong. As China’s center of scientific and technological innovation, Beijing has been a pioneer in developing self-driving technology. The country’s first self-driving road test report notes that the capital is scheduled to scale up tests. It cites a plan that aims to have teRead More →