Chinese Alligators May Never Get Home but Could Thrive

One hundred and twenty artificially bred Chinese alligators will be released into the wild this coming June, raising the total number of released alligators to 228 since 2002. Despite the great leap in numbers, a long way lies ahead before these animals get back to the wetlands along the Yangtze River where their ancestors inhabited. The Chinese alligato...

County Abundant in Tourism Resources

Photo taken on April 19, 2019 shows flower fields in Chuancang village of Taiyang township, Huoshan county, East China's Anhui province. Surrounded by Dabie Mountains, the county has taken a slew of measures to boost tourism. Tourists visit Mozitan Reservoir in Huoshan county, East China's Anhui province by boat on April 19, 2019. Surrounded by Dabie Mou...

Wuhu Hosts Nat'l Robot Forum

More than 40 experts and business people gathered in Wuhu, East Chinas Anhui province from April 19 to 20 to exchange views on hot topics concerning the robot industry and seek further development of the industry. Co-sponsored by robot-China.com and the government of the city, the China Robot Industrial Development Forum 2019 brought together over 400 ...

Draft Laws for Ethical Science Handed up

Proposals would tighten oversight of bioresearch, including clinical trials China will improve its oversight of human related scientific research and medical tests under draft laws and amendments submitted to China's top legislature for review on Saturday. Medical and scientific research related to human genes and embryos might present risks to health o...

Seeding Epic Growth with Nuts

ChaCha Food sows overseas success with Thai plant, and accent on healthy snacks Chinese snacks are becoming popular among consumers outside the mainland, and ChaCha Food Co Ltd, a Chinese producer of roasted seeds and nuts, is all set to benefit from the trend, particularly in the United States and Indonesia. In fact, the US is the biggest overseas mark...

Anhui's GDP in the First Quarter Increased by 7.7% to 706.57 Billion Yuan

Reporters learned from the press conference of Anhui Provincial Government that the total output of Anhui Province in the first quarter was 706.57 billion yuan, an increase of 7.7% over the same period last year in terms of comparable prices. In terms of sub-industries, the added value of the primary industry was 35.2 billion yuan, an increase of 2.8%; th...

Xi Sends Reply Letter to U.S. High School Students

BEIJING, April 21 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping has sent a reply letter to a group of U.S. high school students, encouraging them to make contributions to promoting friendship between the Chinese and American peoples. The group of over 40 students from Niles North High School in Illinois state, the United States, have written in Chinese to Xi,...

Jiuhua Mountain Added to Global Geoparks Network

Jiuhua Mountain (Photo/Chizhou Daily) UNESCO experts assess Jiuhua Mountain as a geopark. (Photo/Chizhou Daily) Jiuhua Mountain (Photo/Chizhou Daily) UNESCOs Executive Board on Wednesday included Jiuhua Mountain in East Chinas Anhui province into the Global Geoparks Network (GGN). The Executive Board approved the designation of eight new sites dem...

Pet Funerals on the Rise

On a table in the mourning room, Yang Siwei carefully wiped the blood off the body of Dumbo, a 9-year-old toy poodle. The pet owner, Chen Tingting, stood beside the table to bid farewell to her deceased furry friend that was hit by a car two days ago. Yang, a pet undertaker in east China's Anhui Province, helps pet owners like Chen to prepare funerals f...

Latest Geoparks will Highlight Conservation

Two Chinese sites added recently to the UNESCO Global Geopark List will feature conservation with sustainable development. Yimeng Mountain in Shandong province and Jiuhua Mountain in Anhui province have been put on the UNESCO Global Geopark List, according to UNESCO's website on Wednesday, bringing the number of Chinese sites on the list to 39. UNESCO G...

Hefei among Most Attractive Chinese Cities for Expats

For two years in a row, Hefei, capital of East Chinas Anhui province, has been chosen as one of the most attractive cities for expats, according to a survey released on April 14 in Shenzhen, South Chinas Guangdong province. Zhao Jianguo, head of the State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs, announced the results of the annual survey Amazing Ch...

Xi Focus: Xi Delivers Resolve, Confidence at "Critical Stage" of Poverty Alleviation

Chinese President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, talks with villagers, primary-level officials, cadres in charge of poverty alleviation work and village doctors in Huaxi Village of Shizhu Tujia Autonomous County, southwest China's Chongqing, April 15, 20...

International Flavor to Kite Competition in East China

(ECNS) -- The 2019 International Kite Competition has been held in Fuyang, Anhui Province. Nearly a thousand kites of various colors and shapes traversed the sky. Giant goldfish and octopus kites added exotic culture to the event. The activity attracted 200 kite enthusiasts from 15 countries and regions and strengthened international exchanges.

5 Chinese Sites Receive UNESCO Global Geopark Label

Three Chinese existing geoparks and two new ones appeared in the list of the 11 designated sites in Asia, Europe, and South America which receive the Global Geopark Label of United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the Paris-based UN body announced on Wednesday. "UNESCO's Executive Board today approved the designation of ...