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Jiaolong brings up seamount sample

Jiaolong, China’s manned submersible on Saturday retrieved a basalt sample from the Zhenbei Seamount in the South China Sea which scientists say could shed light on the formation and evolution of seamounts in the area.

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‘Resilient’ growth tops Q1 forecasts

China’s economy got off to a strong start in the first quarter, with GDP expanding at a higher-than-expected 6.9 percent year-on-year. The result, analysts said, has laid a solid foundation for the country to achieve its growth target of at least 6.5 percent this year.

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Xi thanks Clinton for role in ties

In a meeting on Monday with former US President Bill Clinton, Chinese President Xi Jinping thanked Clinton for his efforts in furthering relations between their two nations – both during and after his tenure.  Xi noted the William J. Clinton Foundation’s charitable works in China as well as Clinton’s efforts to reduce poverty and help […]

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