China joins global initiative to distribute coronavirus vaccines BEIJING. KAZINFORM - China said Friday that it has joined an international framework designed to guarantee equitable global access to potential vaccines for the new coronavirus, becoming the biggest economy to support the initiative to date, Kyodo News reports.
Robotics takes center stage at this year's CIFTIS BEIJING. KAZINFORM Robots of various hues and shapes dot the landscape at the ongoing China International Fair for Trade in Services in Beijing, as Chinese tech companies showcase their latest cutting-edge technologies at the nation's first major offline international trade event since the COVID-19 outbreak.
China Focus: AI robots tackling COVID-19 pandemic meet global consumers BEIJING. KAZINFORM Robots with unique functions like disinfection, delivery and rehabilitation assistance are exhibiting their talents to global consumers at the ongoing 2020 China International Fair for Trade in Services (CIFTIS), which kicked off Friday in Beijing.
Iran to open commercial office in China TEHRAN. KAZINFORM - A member of the board of directors of the Iranian Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture said Iran is to open a commercial office in China with the aim of focusing on the collaboration of big governmental companies, Kazinform has learnt from IRNA.
Students set record as gaokao begins BEIJING. KAZINFORM With parents, teachers and friends lining up outside test centers to cheer them on, a record 10.71 million students around China began taking the all-important national college entrance exam, or gaokao, amid the COVID-19 pandemic on Tuesday, after it had been delayed by a month due to the outbreak.
Beijing reports no new virus cases for 1st time in about 4 weeks BEIJING. KAZINFORM Municipal authorities in China's capital Beijing on Tuesday reported no new cases of the novel coronavirus for the first time in around four weeks since the detection early last month of a virus cluster at the city's biggest wholesale market.
Novel coronavirus has existed worldwide before emerging in China: Oxford University expert LONDON. KAZINFORM The novel coronavirus has existed worldwide and broke out whenever and wherever favorable conditions occurred rather than starting in China, an Oxford University expert has told The Telegraph.
China's FAST telescope detects extragalactic neutral hydrogen for dark matter study BEIJING. KAZINFORM In a significant astronomical breakthrough, scientists have detected the neutral hydrogen line emission from extragalactic galaxies for the first time with the help of the world's largest radio telescope, which could help enrich the understanding of dark matter.