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  • JAC VW to Release 3 NEV Models in March

    Published on:Jan 12, 2018Source: Xinhuanet
    It is reported that JAC Volkswagen (JAC VW), the joint venture of Anhui Jianghuai Automobile Group Corp., Ltd. (JAC) and Volkswagen, will release 3 models of new energy vehicles (NEVs) to China’s market before March of 2018 and may sell them to overseas markets in future. Reportedly, JAC has set its 2020 annual sales target of 1 million units and made planning to put autonomous vehicles to market for sale in 2019. Besides, JAC aims to sell 300,000 NEVs in 2020, accounting for 30% of overall annual sales, which is 10 times of its 2017 sales expectation. Mean...[Read]
  • Chinese Vice Premier Stresses Green Development in Yangtze River Economic Belt

    Published on:Jan 12, 2018Source: Xinhuanet
    Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli highlighted environmental conservation and green development in promoting high-quality growth of the Yangtze River Economic Belt. "It is overwhelmingly important to protect and restore the environment in the Yangtze River area. We must comprehensively advance water pollution control, ecological restoration and water resource protection," Zhang told a meeting on Wednesday in Hefei, east China's Anhui Province, after a two-day tour there. Zhang called for more efforts to strengthen water transportation, supply-side structural r...[Read]
  • Sino-French Nuclear Fusion Research Center Opens in Anhui

    Published on:Jan 12, 2018Source: Xinhuanet
    China and France jointly opened a research center of nuclear fusion Thursday in Hefei, capital of East China’s Anhui province, as part of their efforts to coordinate in areas of fusion science and experimental physics. The facility was set up under an agreement between the Ministry of Science and Technology of China and the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA). The Institute of Plasma Physics, an arm of the Anhui-based Hefei Institutes of Physical Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences, is among the major members of the center. The r...[Read]
  • 'Wi-Fi Router' in West Zhou Dynasty Goes Viral Online

    Published on:Jan 08, 2018Source: Xinhuanet
    An article about a router-like artifact in ancient China recently went viral online, Chinanews.com reported on Wednesday. This unique bronze ware features five round columns standing on a square base at an equal distance between each other, strongly resembling a Wi-Fi router with five tentacles in the eyes of modern people. Some net users even nicknamed it the “West Zhou Dynasty router.” This 31-centimeter-high piece unearthed in 1959 can be dated back to the West Zhou Dynasty, over 3,000 years ago. The national-level cultural relic and national treasure i...[Read]
  • Life and death in the house of hope

    Published on:May 17, 2016Source: China Daily
    A ramshackle building in the backstreets of the capital of Anhui province is a home for some of China's sickest children. Zhao Xu reports from Hefei. Standing solitarily in the corner of an open alleyway corridor, amid empty cupboards and discarded mineral water bottles, is a children's tricycle. The electric-blue bike added a heart-lifting jolt of color to a place otherwise shrouded in drabness. While the wheels had clearly been collecting dust for a long time, a small wooden plank where the seat once was, fastened by plastic string indicated that bike was still in active use. ...[Read]