Sustainable transport center plans win approval

Representatives from China and abroad have expressed great interest in the nation's establishment of a global innovation and knowledge center for sustainable transportation, saying that it will be an important platform serving China's international communication in the sector.On Thursday, as…

Inaugural smart offshore oilfield up and running

The country's first offshore "smart" oilfield, Qinhuangdao 32-6 smart oilfield, has entered service, its operator China National Offshore Oil Corp said on Thursday.The smart offshore oilfield will help make offshore oil and gas production in the country more digital and…

Coca-Cola highlights efforts to protect biodiversity at COP 15

Contributing to climate change efforts and biodiversity conservation have been the priority of the ongoing work for global beverage leader the Coca-Cola Co in China, as it has operated more than 50 water stewardship programs in the country, said its…

China Railway Construction to ramp up infrastructure in Africa

More projects by the SOE in pipeline to improve local livelihoods amid COVIDWith sport stadiums, highways and other projects completed and being operated in Papua New Guinea, Qatar and the Federated States of Micronesia in the third quarter, China Railway…

China's smart home devices shipments to grow by 14.6% in 2021: report

BEIJING -- Shipments of smart home devices in China are expected to grow 14.6 percent year on year to reach around 230 million units in 2021, according to an industry report.Over the next five years, the compound annual growth rate…

5 killed, over 30 injured in clashes in Lebanese capital

BEIRUT - The Lebanese Red Cross announced on Thursday that five people were killed in armed clashes in capital Beirut and more than 30 others were injured, Elnashra news website reported.Beirut's southern suburb witnessed earlier in the day armed clashes…

Cheap food era over, consumers warned

The owner of the biggest poultry supplier in the United Kingdom has told consumers to get ready for a "reset" of pricing, as an ever-greater amount of increased production costs will inevitably result in higher food prices in the shops.In…

Cut consumption for a better future

A critical shortage of coal in India could cripple the nascent recovery of the Indian economy by disabling a number of sectors, especially manufacturing. Until Tata Power, a private power distribution company, sent text messages to its consumers recently, people…

Pedri signs new five-year contract with FC Barcelona

MADRID - FC Barcelona on Thursday confirmed that the club's teenage star Pedri has agreed a contract extension until the end of June 2026 with a release clause of one billion euros.The club published the news on its official website,…

Sharpshooter Ovechkin takes another step to greatness

WASHINGTON-Alex Ovechkin moved a couple of steps closer to Wayne Gretzky's goals record, Hendrix Lapierre scored the first of his NHL career and the Washington Capitals made their season opener a great one for scoring instead of fighting.The fisticuffs never…