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Indonesia: Amnesty International condemns bomb attacks

Indonesia: Amnesty International condemns bomb attacks

Amnesty International Indonesia today condemns in the strongest terms the 13 May bombings in three areas in Surabaya, the church areas in East Java. At least 10 people died and more than 41 were injured in Sunday’s bomb attacks. The deliberate targeting and killing of women, men and children going about their daily lives can […]

Looking and Painting through Windows

Looking and Painting through Windows

Born in Beirut, Lebanon, in 1973, Bilal Bassal is an artist currently living and working in Paris. After studying drawing and painting at Arts Fine of Institute in Lebanon, he moved to France. In 2000, he held his first solo exhibition in Beirut. In 2002 he took part at the 12th Space International Print Biennial […]

Magazine N, April 2018

Magazine N, April 2018

Drone delivery makes post services easier in China’s remote regions

Drone delivery makes post services easier in China’s remote regions

By Liu Xuxia from People’s Daily   A drone delivering parcels to a remote mountainous village in southwest China’s Guizhou province has caught the eyes of Chinese media. The over-one-meter-wide drone has six propellers, and it is the only drone in this post office used for transporting parcels for villages that are hard to access. […]

China to export largest tunneling machine to Bangladesh

China to export largest tunneling machine to Bangladesh

By Zhu Dongjun from People’s Daily   China’s largest self-developed tunneling machine will be exported to Bangladesh to assist with a river tunneling project, breaking the export monopoly of ultra-large tunneling equipment once held by developed countries. The machine, with a diameter of 12.12 meters and length of 94 meters, weighs 2,200 tons. It will […]

China moves faster in smart city construction: report

China moves faster in smart city construction: report

By Bai Yang from People’s Daily China’s Wuxi, Yinchuan and Hangzhou have emerged in a global smart city performance ranking in 2017, with Wuxi ranking the 17th on the list, according to a recent study by a UK-based market researcher Juniper Research. The index ranks the top 20 global smart cities by looking at the […]

Mandarin included in more and more countries’ college entrance exams

Mandarin included in more and more countries’ college entrance exams

    By Li Yingyan from People’s Daily Thanks to China’s increasing global influence, Mandarin has been introduced as a subject in more and more countries’ college entrance examinations as an elective foreign language. Russia’s Federal Service for Supervision in Education and Science has finished technical preparation works and is planning to include Mandarin in […]

Magazine N, March 2018

Magazine N, March 2018

China kicks off annual political season to discuss new missions

China kicks off annual political season to discuss new missions

China’s annual political season is underway with the commencement of the “two sessions” as the first session of the 13th National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) convened on last Saturday, and the first session of the 13th National People’s Congress (NPC) which begins on Monday. The annual sessions of the top […]

Long March rocket ready for first sea launch

Long March rocket ready for first sea launch

China is planning its first sea launch of satellites by the Long March-11 rocket in 2018. The rock-et, a solid propellant carrier developed by China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC), succeeded in lifting six small satellites into orbit in January. For missions with a low inclination orbit, a sea launch near the equator would […]

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