Monthly Archives: May 2017

Navy’s reforms aim for strength, modernity

President Xi Jinping on Wednesday urged the Navy to accelerate reforms and strive to become a strong and modern force.

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Li urges action on urban housing

By the end of 2017, China will secure full delivery of 18 million new homes for rundown urban areas as part of a three-year program.

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Greenwich, Connecticut, Hangzhou now ‘sisters’

When China was considering cities to host leaders of the world’s 20 major economies at last year’s G20 Summit, it chose Hangzhou in Zhejiang province. And when Hangzhou was looking for an American city to study in setting up a global financial center for the country’s fledgling hedge fund industry, officials selected Greenwich, Connecticut.

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LeEco to lay off 325 workers in US branch

Chinese technology company LeEco announced on Tuesday that it will lay off approximately 325 people in the US, two days after its founder Jia Yueting stepped down as CEO of its publicly traded arm Leshi on Sunday.

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AlphaGo 1, human 0 in first of 3 games

Google’s artificial intelligence program AlphaGo is one step closer to omnipotence in the ancient game of Go on Tuesday after it prevailed in the first of three matches against Ke Jie, a 19-year-old Chinese prodigy who is the world’s No 1 human player.

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Han treasures bring ancient kings to life

A burial suit made of thousands of pieces of jade laced together with gold thread and designed to protect and glorify a king in his afterlife will go on display in New York City.

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