Monthly Archives: February 2016

Jade haul offers clues to ancient puzzle

Pieces found during dig at Hubei tomb complex show influence from past masters, experts say, Lei Xiaoxun, Zhou Lihua and Liu Kun report.

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Drone industry faces unclear flying conditions

Chinese makers of drones for civilian use are entering a critical phase in their evolution, Zhou Mo reports.

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Coming to neighborhoods soon: Police in the sky

A company that has made model aircraft for years has moved on to producing much more serious stuff, unmanned aerial vehicles for use in law enforcement.

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Renminbi can stave off currency attack

The billionaire hedge fund manager George Soros declared an “open currency war” this year, saying he was short selling Asian currencies. Soros is unlikely to achieve victory in challenging the Chinese renminbi. Despite China’s economic downturn since last year and its volatile stock market, as well as the renminbi’s depreciation against the U.S. dollar, it […]

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Flying beasts may become farmers’ best friends

Li Caisheng was born in the countryside and is well aware of the ins and outs of spraying pesticides on farmland and the complications that go with it.

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Multinationals exude confidence in country

Despite China’s cooling economy, the enthusiasm of the world’s top 500 companies for setting up new business in the country shows no signs of abating.

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