Category Archives: Life

At global fair, entrepreneurs and academics fete innovation

Chengdu is becoming a byword in China and worldwide for entrepreneurship and technological innovation.

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Already soggy southern China warned to brace for new floods

As a heat wave in northern China continues, more rain is expected along the Yangtze River, which flooded for the first time this year on Saturday.

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The DC pandas are doing just fine, zoo says

Panda followers on social media were reassured on Wednesday that a mother and cub at the National Zoo are doing just fine.

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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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Ivory carvers want craft preserved

The trade in illegally sourced material will be banned by the end of the year, resulting in job losses and the death of ancient expertise, as Yang Wanli reports.

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City’s fortunes inextricably linked to those of giant pandas

Chengdu, already a top draw card for visitors from around the world with its giant pandas, expects even more tourists to flood in as panda and other tourism facilities continue to be upgraded.

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