Mark Gu Chen

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A Literally Immortal Jellyfish Could Teach Scientists How to Live Forever

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Biology

Is it possible to kill cancer by 'overfeeding' it?

Oxidative stress is a phenomenon that occurs at a cellular level, and which can drive previously healthy cells to deteriorate and eventually die. …

Immunotherapy

Affordable housing development opens for Hangzhou's migrant workers

An affordable housing development targeting the city's population of migrant workers has opened in Hangzhou, in east China's Zhejiang Province. …

Housing

Hong Kong’s electric dream a step closer as China’s demands drive carmakers across the border

Hong Kong wants to lure new business to the city by turning itself into a production hub for electric vehicle manufacturers – at the expense of its …

Hong Kong

Chinese and Indigenous Australians share a long, 'untold history' that's been captured through art

This year marks 200 years since the first Chinese migrant arrived in Australia back in 1818, yet the historical connections between Chinese and …

Australia

‘Monstrous, senseless and cruel’: a family denied the death penalty

A life for a life. ...

Death Penalty

Thanks to the US ban, ZTE can’t even fix a broken urinal

A ban on buying US parts has pushed Chinese telecoms equipment maker ZTE to the brink of collapse – and now it can't even fix a US-made urinal. ...

ZTE

Xiaomi’s new $261 electric bicycle prepares to turn the ebike industry on its head

The Chinese company Xiaomi has an impressive line of affordable products, ranging from consumer electronics to sofas. They are no strangers to personal electric vehicles either, having produced a very popular electric bicycle as well as an equally popular electric scooter.<p>And now they are doubling …

Electric Bikes

The Mysterious ‘Jumping Gene’ That Appears 500,000 Times in Human DNA

Its segments make up 17 percent of our genome, but scientists are only just starting to understand what it does.<p>For years, Miguel Ramalho-Santos tried to convince researchers in his lab to study a segment of DNA he personally thought was quite extraordinary: LINE1. It’s repeated half a million …

Biology

Russian community in Beijing excited as country overcomes controversy to host the 2018 FIFA World Cup

The Russian community in Beijing supports their team from afar. Photo: VCG<p>Alexander Glibaci Photo: Katrin Büchenbacher/GT<p>Anna Guskova Photo: Katrin …

FIFA World Cup

When it comes to making electric cars, there’s China and everyone else

The global electric car market is pretty straightforward: China is racing ahead, and everyone else is still getting off the starting line.<p>China accounts for half the world’s production and sales of electric cars, according to the research non-profit International Council on Clean Transportation …

Electric Vehicles

List of Xiaomi's cornerstone investors contains only Chinese firms

Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi’s cornerstone investor list has been released ahead of its Hong Kong IPO. The roll contains only Chinese …

Bank of China

China, Japan and S Korea moving toward closer cooperation

Hot on the heels of the trilateral summit among the leaders of China, Japan and South Korea last month came a report from Japan’s Kyodo News that the …

North Korea

China urges U.S. to be more rational on trade issue

China on Tuesday urged the United States to be more rational concerning the ongoing trade issue and to stop undermining the interests of others as …

China

Reforestation in China heralds the return of rare animals

If you plant it, they will come. China is pursuing an ambitious project, underway for decades, to increase the amount of land covered by forests to …

Biodiversity

How China's Alibaba Is Winning Over Hong Kong And Taiwan -- Startup By Startup

Nearly 400 startups showed this month at Asia’s biggest annual tech show in Taipei, up more than 100 from last year. Anchoring their showroom at 2018 Computex Taipei was the Alibaba Entrepreneurs Fund, part of the China-based Alibaba e-commerce empire. The fund’s management carved out a mini …

Hong Kong

Can China innovate?

China's innovation path does not follow the Western one and it doesn't have to.<p>There has been a lot of global interest surrounding Chinese innovation in recent times, thanks partly to the rapid ascent of uniquely Chinese digital platforms, models and culture. China's Shenzhen is arguably the global …

Innovation

More experienced overseas Chinese professionals returning to China: LinkedIn

More experienced overseas-trained Chinese professionals are returning to China as the country's tech-oriented economic transition offers abundant …

China

Hangzhou's proposed amendment to smoking ban triggers controversy

A draft amendment to anti-smoking regulations in Hangzhou, the capital of Zhejiang Province, has triggered controversy between experts calling for …

China

For Startups, The 'Copy To China' Tactic Has Ended. 'Copy From China' Is Beginning

Venture capitalists are familiar with the “Copy-to-[Insert Country]” model. It goes like this – find inspiration in business models or trends that have exhibited strong momentum in the U.S., and then fund comparable companies in China. Examples of this strategy include our investments in the “Gilt …

China

Policeman piggybacks elderly man struggling to cross a busy road in China

You're in the middle of a busy intersection and you spot an elderly man struggling to cross before the light changes.<p>He's wobbling on his two walking …

Old Age

The $1.4 Trillion U.S. ‘Surplus’ That Trump’s Not Talking About

The U.S. has a surplus of $20 billion with China and $1.4 trillion with the rest of the world.<p>That’s not a normal trade balance, of course, where the …

Economy

China auto sales rise 7.9 percent in May as electrics surge

BEIJING (AP) — China's auto sales rose 7.9 percent in May from a year earlier as purchases of electric and gasoline-electric hybrid vehicles more than doubled to 102,000, an industry group reported Tuesday.<p>Sales of SUVs, sedans and minivans rose to 1.9 million, according to the China Association of …

General Motors

Chinese Investors Grow Wary of Australia as Tensions Rise

Chinese investors are turning cautious on Australia as a survey showed the No. 2 economy’s state-owned enterprises pulled back on deals for the first …

China

China Praises Summit Between President Trump and Kim Jong Un For 'Creating a New History'

China’s foreign ministry embraced the historic summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un Tuesday, expressing support …

North Korea

Lavender field in Beijing suburb attracts visitors

China

China Hails U.S.-North Korea Summit, Calls for More Dialogue

<i>* Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi says security concerns of both sides can only be resolved through dialogue</i><p><i>* In joint statement, U.S. and North</i> …

North Korea

China open to enhancing international cooperation in autonomous driving: Premier Li

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang visits a start-up incubator of Sany Group in Changsha, capital of central China's Hunan Province, June 12, 2018. The visit …

China

Chinese villages to get internet access by 2020

Beijing, June 10 (IANS) China is planning to provide internet access to almost all of its poor villages in the next three years as part of efforts to …

China

'The week that changed the world': How China prepared for Nixon

<b>After a false start, the meeting between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is back on track for 12 June in Singapore. It will be one of the most important encounters between former enemies, with echoes of President Nixon's 1972 visit to China.</b><b>There are many similarities. China at</b> …

China