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Worldwide technology park group encourages partnership

Chengdu is building an alliance of world-class scientific and industrial development zones. At a summit attended by representatives from development zones on May 10, Chengdu Hi-Tech Industrial Development Zone and Sophia Antipolis, a leading European technology park, proposed building a confederation of first-class high-tech parks. The proposal won applause, and about 80 representatives from around […]

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Dragon brings Chinese experiment to Earth

California-based SpaceX confirmed on Monday that its reusable Dragon capsule successfully splashed down in the Pacific Ocean, marking the first time a private spacecraft has flown to and from the International Space Station more than once.

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GMO crop approval may open door to biotech seed imports in China

China’s decision to approve the use of two new varieties of genetically modified crops may signal a willingness to allow US agricultural companies to market biotech seeds on the mainland. Last week’s move to accept genetically engineered corn and soybean varieties developed by Dow Chemical Co and Monsanto Co comes after China agreed in May […]

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Biotechnology incubator opens doors in Boston

Chinese investors have begun to shift target industries in the US to the high-tech sector and the trend just took a big step in Boston.

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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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Services, infrastructure are vital to trade growth

The future of China-Cuba business ties will be decided by the fast-growing services sector and trade in infrastructure construction materials, officials and industry experts said.

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