CAAS Green Super Rice Program supports improved rice yields in Asia and Africa The Green Super Rice Program of the CAAS Institute has sent molecular-bred rice varieties to 18 countries and regions in Africa and Asia, with a cumulative planting area of over 6 million hectares, benefiting over 1.6 million farmers. Currently, 58 postgraduate students from 15 countries are pursuing master’s or doctoral degrees in Chinese research […]

Huawei supports construction of Uganda’s first 5G digital cement plant Chinese IT giant Huawei recently announced the country’s first 5G digital cement factory project in the capital Kampala, together with Ugandan telecom operator MTN, HIMA Cement, and other cooperating partners. This is the first time 5G technology has been commercialized in the manufacturing industry in Uganda. The project builds a 5G network in a cement […]

89 authors discuss genetic evidence for a palaeolithic origin of grapevine in Western Asia and the Caucasus A joint study conducted by 89 Chinese and overseas scientists has shown that domestication of different wild grape ecotypes occurred concurrently about 11,000 years ago in Western Asia and the Caucasus, which yielded table and wine grapevines. The findings were published by the journal Science on Friday and chosen as the cover story. Western […]

Golden Dragon Bus Co. increases EV bus fleet in Norway and Denmark to over 150 Made-in-China new energy buses race towards overseas markets Source: Xinhua Editor: huaxia 2023-03-06 17:04:00 XIAMEN, March 6 (Xinhua) — In the workshop of Xiamen Golden Dragon Bus Co., Ltd., a leading bus maker in China, workers have been busy at the final assembly line, installing windshields and debugging the systems on new energy buses. […]

China and Brazil install joint “low-carbon and hydrogen metallurgy” laboratory The laboratory is located at Zhongnan University with a donation of $5.81 million in funds from Vale.  Vale is a global mining giant with the world’s largest reserves of high-grade iron ore products and a unique advantage in supporting the low-carbon development of the steel industry. Zhongnan University has a long history in mining engineering […]

Chinese-led team reviews “physics root”, an ethnomedicine

Extracts of “Physics root” (Veronicastrum Heist. ex Fabr. (Plantaginaceae)) are used in China and many other Asian and African countries in the treatment of ascites edema, blood stasis, pain relief, chronic nephritis, injury, fever, cough, headache, arthritis, dysentery, rheumatism, pleural effusion, liver damage, and other disorders. Gang-wan HU of the CAS Key Laboratory of Plant Germplasm Enhancement and […]

Science museum in Ethiopia opened, aided by China Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has inaugurated a China-aided state-of-the-art science museum in Addis Ababa. The science museum, which is a major part of China-aided Addis Ababa Riverside Green Development Project Phase II, has two buildings consisting of a research center and a uniquely designed place to preserve ancient and modern technology in different […]

Huawei and Austrian Dronetech develop “digital sky” for smart farming Chinese tech giant Huawei will deepen its partnership with leading Austrian drone maker Dronetech in 5G-powered smart farming. Their collaboration is entering a second phase called “Digital Sky.”Huawei will provide cloud computing services on top of 5G to support real-time artificial intelligence (AI) analysis. Meanwhile, Dronetech’s drones, equipped with high-resolution cameras and sensors, […]

Chinese companies build wind farms and solar fields in Jordan China’s Three Gorges International Corporation (CTGI) has built and acquired a wind farm in Shobak, Jordan. which was put into operation in 2021 with an installed capacity of 45 MW. The project could power around 30,000 Jordanian households within a year. In addition CGTI operates another wind farm and a solar power plant in Jordan. The three […]

High-level S&T meeting between China and Japan on zero CO2 emissions

The “2021-22 China-Japan High-Level Researchers Exchange Meeting (Decarbonization and Growth),” jointly organized by the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST), the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) and Tsinghua University, took place on September 21 in Beijing. Nearly 30 researchers and business representatives from China and Japan participated in the activity, which focused on “virtually […]

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