China launches its longest-ever crewed mission for space station construction

China on Saturday launched the crewed spaceship Shenzhou-13, sending three astronauts to its space station core module Tianhe for a six-month mission. The spacecraft, atop a Long March-2F carrier rocket, was launched from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest…

Guarding relics easier than keeping staff

The Yulin Caves in Guazhou, Gansu province, have been under State protection since 1961. PHOTO/XINHUA Despite more visitors and better research and infrastructure, some problems at Yulin Caves still hard to solve In Northwest China's Gobi Desert today, there's little…