Chinese researchers make DNA storage breakthroughs

Chinese researchers have recently made technical breakthroughs in DNA storage, achieving the integration of DNA synthesis and sequencing and miniaturization of instruments. The research team from the Southeast University in Nanjing, East China's Jiangsu province, has successfully encoded the motto…

Projects gather steam in big push

Specialists laud efforts to sustain growth, expand investment China's push to implement major projects has accelerated recently, signaling the country's key step to foster sustained steady growth and expand effective investment amid downward pressure, said experts. Experts projected more steps…

Iraqi PM says failed assassins identified

BAGHDAD-Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi said on Sunday that the perpetrators of the assassination attempt at his residence in the capital Baghdad have been identified. "We will pursue those who committed the crime. We know them well, and we will…

Global COVID-19 cases surpass 250 mln: Johns Hopkins University

NEW YORK -- Global COVID-19 cases surpassed 250 million on Monday, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. The global case count amounted to 250,015,789, with 5,052,148 deaths worldwide, as of 8:21 am local time (1321 GMT), showed the data.…

China committed to multilateralism: diplomat

GENEVA - China will continue to firmly follow the path of multilateralism, safeguard the international system with the United Nations (UN) at its core, and actively contribute its wisdom and strength to the cause of international peace and development, a…

Europe once again COVID-19 epicenter: WHO

COPENHAGEN - Hans Kluge, the World Health Organization's (WHO) regional director for Europe, called on Thursday for an end to "complacency" as the latest COVID-19 statistics revealed that "Europe is back at the epicenter of the pandemic - where we…

Shanghai pledges to open up further and bolster talent acquisition

Gong said the city will constantly welcome foreign investment, protect the legal rights and interests of foreign invested enterprises and provide better services for them. One of the measures taken will accelerate the opening-up of regulations and standards in Pudong…

China's power supply back to normal: State Grid

BEIJING -- The State Grid Corporation of China on Sunday said that the supply and demand of power in areas operated by the company have returned to normal. The thermal coal inventory in the company's operating area has rebounded to…

Beijing announces special rules for snow clearing during epidemic

The Beijing government announced a special snow clearing requirement during the COVID-19 epidemic, stating snow piles and drifts should not be transported outside of communities which are under control at present. During the recent COVID-19 outbreak, several residential communities where…