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2-4 Cloned native pigs may curb threat of African swine fever

A team around Wu Shenglong in Taicang, Jiangsu province, has achieved somatic cell cloning of pigs, resulting in five pigs native to China. Somatic cell cloning preserves 100 % of the parent’s genetic material and thus reduces the threat of African swine fever on pig...

20-3 China extends freight train connections to Milan

Wuhan Asia-Europe Logistics Co. has launched a new extended route for freight service, from Wuhan, Hubei Province, via China's Alataw Pass and Germany's Duisburg, arriving in Milan within 21 or 22 days  The first X8015 train was loaded with electronic products,...

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New Chinese International Travel Health Certificate

March 9 (China News) - On March 7, State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi announced the launch of the Chinese version of the "International Travel Health Certificate" at a press conference of foreign ministers, putting forward a practical "solution" to promote...

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1-3 China launches hydrogen-powered truck

On March 1, a 100 kW hydrogen fuel-cell powered heavy-duty truck was launched by Beiben Trucks Group Co. in Baotou in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. Beiben is a Chinese heavy-duty truck producer. The vehicle's hydrogen storage cylinders use...

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27-2 China claims over 300 satellites in orbit

Among them are Beidou navigation satellites, remote sensing satellites for meteorological and marine monitoring, and communication satellites. China started the construction of a high-throughput broadband satellite communication system in 2020, with the APSTAR-6D...

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5-3 China announces massive tax cuts on R&D cost

According to Prmier LI Keqiang’s talk at the 13. National People’s Congress on March 5, innovation will continue to be a key priority for China, with further efforts to boost the role of enterprises through tax deductions and bringing them together with research...

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