Category «China Watch»

China looking to build ‘iron man’ suits that let soldiers fly: experts

An individual jetpack system is on display at Super Warrior 2019 Military Individual Exoskeleton System Challenge in Beijing. Photo: Renminlujun Soldiers of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) could one day get their own “iron man” suits that feature heavy firepower, special armor and flying capability, military experts said on Wednesday as the PLA is …

China’s second aircraft carrier prepares for commissioning ceremony: report

China’s first domestically made aircraft carrier docks at the Dalian Shipyard in Northeast China’s Liaoning Province on October 22, 2019 after it returned from its eighth sea trial. Photo: IC China’s second aircraft carrier, the first domestically built, appears to be preparing for a possible commissioning ceremony since it returned from its eighth sea trial, …

China develops flying wing-designed stealth transport drone

Model of the FL-2 long range multipurpose high-subsonic transport drone on display at a military-civilian equipment and technology expo in Xi’an, Northwest China’s Shaanxi Province, in 2019. Photo: screenshot of WeChat account of Ordnance Industry Science Technology A Chinese company recently showcased an in-development stealth transport drone that features a hybrid of conventional and flying …

5.2-magnitude quake hits South China: CENC

People from Yulin, South China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region flee into the streets during a 5.2-magnitude earthquake jolting the region at 10:55 pm on Saturday. Photo: Screeshot from video by Pear Video No casualties were reported after a 5.2-magnitude earthquake jolted Beiliu, South China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region at 10:55 pm on Saturday, which caused …

Shandong becomes top tourist destination during ‘Golden Week’ holiday

Mount Taishan East China’s Jiangsu Province saw revenues of more than 63 billion yuan ($8.8 billion) during the recent weeklong National Day holidays, while its neighbor Shandong Province welcomed the largest number of visitors. Jiangsu came top among the 25 provincial regions that revealed their incomes over the Chinese “Golden Week,” according to the China …

Chinese firm uses cutting-edge tech for construction project

Longchang Tunnel in Southwest China’s Guizhou Province during construction in 2018 Photo: IC A state-owned company is saving manpower and ensuring construction safety and quality through the use of pioneering technology in the mechanical construction of a tunnel in Southwest China’s Guizhou Province. Longchang Tunnel, part of the Guihuang Expressway in the city of Fuquan, …

Chinese netizens welcome HK police officer to Beijing for 70th anniversary

Hong Kong police sergeant Lau Chak-kei, who is invited to participate in the celebrations of the 70th anniversary for the founding of the People’s Republic of China, has an interview with the Global Times on Sunday at the Hong Kong International Airport before leaving for Beijing. Photo: Screenshot from video by Global Times Hong Kong …