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Generic drugs get government boost in China

Generic drugs get government boost in China

File photo: IC China has announced the first 33 generic drugs that will be involved in a drive to ensure the supplies and stabilize the prices of shortage-prone pharmaceutical products. Analysts said the move will reduce the cost of medical treatment and allow medical insurance to offer wider coverage. The […]

Robots from on high

Robots from on high

A bird‘s-eye view of the new robotic-technology museum in Haian, East China‘s Jiangsu Province on Sunday. The museum was built to showcase local companies‘ products. The city has invested 300 million yuan ($42 million) in 20 projects involving robots and intelligent manufacturing in its innovation industrial park. Photo: IC   […]

More Hong Kong companies scheduled to attend 2nd CIIE

More Hong Kong companies scheduled to attend 2nd CIIE

Photo taken on July 26, 2019 shows the Pre-Expo Exhibitors and Buyers Matchmaking Meeting for the second China International Import Expo in Shanghai. Photo: Xinhua The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) will lead 47 Hong Kong companies and institutions to attend the upcoming 2nd China International Import Expo (CIIE), […]

Wiping out poverty from the ‘roof of the world‘

Wiping out poverty from the ‘roof of the world‘

A glimpse of beautiful view in Lunang town in city of Nyingchi, Tibet Autonomous Region on October 2 Photo: IC Known as the “roof of the world,” Tibet Autonomous Region in Southwest China is known for its picturesque plateau landscapes and splendid ethnic cultures. It is also one of the […]

In Nairobi, recycling poo

In Nairobi, recycling poo

Sanergy staff collect used cartridges from portable latrines and replace them with new ones, in the Mukuru slums in Nairobi on August 8. Photo: AFP  “When I started, there was poop in bags everywhere,” said Ricky Ojwang, skillfully navigating a rubbish-strewn canal in Mukuru, a Nairobi slum where he‘s worked […]

Boy fires rifle at ‘freedom festival‘

Boy fires rifle at ‘freedom festival‘

A young boy fires an AR-15 rifle at a shooting range during the “Rod of Iron Freedom Festival” on Saturday in Greeley, Pennsylvania. The two-day event has billed itself as a “second amendment rally and celebration of freedom, faith and family.” Photo: VCG Newspaper headline: Guns blazing RELATED ARTICLES:

Hagibis leaves 14 people dead

Hagibis leaves 14 people dead

Photo taken on Oct. 12, 2019 shows the scene after a tornado hit Chiba Prefecture near Tokyo, Japan. A tornado formed during the course of the Typhoon Hagibis hit Chiba Prefecture near Tokyo on Saturday, injuring five people, according to Chiba‘s prefectural government. The tornado destroyed a house and damaged […]

Contemporary meets tradition

Contemporary meets tradition

Ren Zhe‘s artworks on display Photo: Xu Liuliu/GT   Ren Zhe‘s artworks on display Photo: Xu Liuliu/GT A series of contemporary sculptures are being exhibited at Beijing‘s Imperial Ancestral Temple, where ancient emperors used to pay tribute to their ancestors every year.  The exhibition, which kicked off on Saturday, features […]

Rescuers search for typhoon survivors

Rescuers search for typhoon survivors

A car is trapped on a flooded road in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis in Kakuda, Miyagi Prefecture on Sunday. Japan’s military scrambled to rescue people trapped by flooding after the typhoon ripped across the country, killing at least 14 and leaving more than a dozen people missing. Photo: AFP […]

Facial payment encounters cold welcome

Facial payment encounters cold welcome

A customer uses a facial-payment system supported by Alipay technology at a bookstore in Hangzhou, East China‘s Zhejiang Province, on July 17, 2019. Photo: IC Inside Beijing‘s downtown area, Xiao Ming, a white-collar worker, was paying for his lunch at a Yoshinoya restaurant and was quick to notice a flat […]