2022 Winter Olympics likely to be held without spectators in attendance — IIHF chief Fasel ST. PETERSBURG. KAZINFORM The 2022 Winter Olympic Games in China's Beijing are likely to be held without spectators in attendance, President of the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) Rene Fasel said on Thursday.
Sinopec builds world's largest disinfectant production base QIANJIANG. KAZINFORM - Sinopec Jianghan Salt Chemical Hubei Co., Ltd. (the «Company»), a subsidiary of China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (HKG: 0386, «Sinopec»), has completed a trial run of its new 12,000 tons/year concentrated bleaching powder batch feeder on July 23. At present, the Company's annual disinfectant production capacity exceeds 100,000 tons, making it the world's largest disinfectant production base, TASS reports.
China Focus: Scientists rule out man-made origin of COVID-19 BEIJING. KAZINFORM The SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, can only be the product of multi-step natural selection; hence, SARS-CoV-2 is unlikely to have had evolved in a market in a big city and even less likely to have been created in a laboratory, says a scientific article published Friday.
China and Russia to launch 6 lunar missions in 2021-2025 to build international Moon base BEIJING. KAZINFORM China and Russia are planning to launch six missions within the preparatory stage of building an international Moon base, Pei Zhaoyu, deputy director of the Lunar Exploration and Space Program Center of the China National Space Administration (CNSA), said during the GLEX-2021 conference on Wednesday.
Casualties rise after tornadoes tear through Wuhan, Suzhou WUHAN. KAZINFORM The death toll in a tornado that hit Wuhan, the capital of central China's Hubei Province, on Friday, has risen to eight, while 230 others were injured, according to a press conference by the city government Saturday afternoon.