Major Projects

China's FAST telescope finds two pulsars during trial operation

China's National Astronomical Observatories announces on Tuesday that China-based FAST, the world's largest single-dish radio telescope has identified two pulsars.

China's new manned submersible completes deep sea testing

China's new manned submersible, on board the ship Tansuo-1, returned to port in Sanya, Hainan Province on Tuesday, after completing deep sea testing in the South China Sea.

China's remotely operated vehicle completes deep sea test

China's first domestic remotely operated vehicle (ROV) that can dive into a depth of 6,000 meters under water completed Saturday its maid deep sea test.

China's first homemade large passenger jet C919 completes 2nd test flight

​China's large passenger aircraft, the C919, completed its second test flight after two hours and 46 minutes in the air Thursday.
 

China's bullet trains bump speed, Beijing to Shanghai in 4.5 hours

The speed of China's new-generation bullet trains is increased significantly to 350 km/h as of Thursday.

China's ice breaker to try Arctic rim expedition

China's ice breaker Xuelong (Snow Dragon) will set sail on the country's eighth Arctic expedition Thursday, to attempt China's first circumnavigation of the Arctic rim, according to the Polar Research Institute of China.
 

New China-Europe freight train links China's Jiangxi, Uzbekistan

A new China-Europe freight train running between eastern China's Jiangxi Province and Uzbekistan has been launched. The train departed from Ganzhou city on Friday, and is expected to arrive in Tashkent 12 days later.

World's longest sea bridge to have electric vehicle charging stations

​Electric vehicle charging stations will be built on an artificial island off the world's longest sea bridge, authorities said Saturday.

Major milestone in longest man-made sea crossing mega-project

The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge mega-project sees a new milestone on July 7, 2017, with the breakthrough of the world's longest underwater tunnel. Once open to traffic, later this year, travel times between Hong Kong and Zhuhai will be cut from 3 and a half hours to just 30 minutes.

China to build world's most challenging railway

The Sichuan-Tibet Railway will be the second railway into Tibet Autonomous Region after the Qinghai-Tibet Railway. The line will go through the southeast of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau.

China's major ultra-high voltage transmission lines in smooth operation

Currently there are about 30,000 kilometers of ultra-high voltage power transmission lines under construction and in operation in China.

China's quantum satellite achieves "spooky action" at record distance

A team of Chinese scientists have realized the satellite-based distribution of entangled photon pairs over 1,200 kilometers. The photon pairs were demonstrated to be still entangled after travelling long distances.

CGN launches London companies to support UK nuclear power projects

China General Nuclear Power Corporation (CGN) launched two new companies in London on Wednesday, and moved a third to a new site, to support its nuclear power projects in the UK.

Chinese bridges start a new construction era

Almost 10 thousand new bridges are built every year across China, linking previously isolated cities and villages.

China delivers batch of ocean farming facilities to Norway

China Shipping Industry Corp, one of China's major shipbuilders, delivered an intelligent offshore ocean farming facility to Norway in Qingdao on Wednesday.

China’s BeiDou navigation system to expand to Belt, Road nations by 2018

Developers involved with the BeiDou Satellite Navigation system are preparing to make the next step forward in turning the Chinese-produced system into a major global player.

Musical instrument crafts help poor county shake off poverty

Thanks to hard work by locals, Lankao's economy has been boosted by the upgrading of farming methods, but also the manufacture of high quality musical instruments.

High-speed railway network changes lives of many

The past five years have seen an astonishing expansion in China's high-speed railway system. More than 12 thousand kilometers of line have been built making China top the world in terms of high-speed railway length.

China announces future space exploration programs at GLEX 2017

China has announced some of its future space exploration programs at the ongoing 2017 Global Space Exploration Conference (GLEX).

Construction underway for cosmic-ray observatory in China

To better study high-energy cosmic rays, construction is underway on a large cosmic-ray observatory on Mt. Haizi near the city of Daocheng, southwest China's Sichuan province.

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