China to collect samples from Mars by 2030: Xinhua
China is planning to collect samples from the surface of Mars by 2030, according to the chief scientist of the country's lunar orbiter project, state media reported Wednesday.
Chinese firm in iPad row threatens to sue Apple in US
A debt-laden Chinese computer firm embroiled in a copyright row with Apple over the iPad name on Friday threatened to sue the technology giant in the United States for $2 billion.
Data from savvy cabbies to help improve online mapping
China starts stockpiling rare earths: report
China has started stockpiling rare earths for strategic reserves, a state-backed newspaper said Thursday, in a move that may raise more worries over Beijing's control of the coveted resources.
China web users top 500 million
China's online population -- the largest in the world -- has topped half a billion, the state Xinhua news agency reported Thursday, citing a senior official.
Chinese scientists call for ban on bear farming
China's satellite navigation system live
China's home-grown satellite navigation system launched a limited positioning service Tuesday, the official Xinhua news agency said, as the country seeks to break its dependence on foreign technology.
Cyber attacks hit Japan diplomatic missions
Computers at several of Japan's overseas diplomatic missions have been hit by cyber attacks, a report said Wednesday, just a day after it was revealed the country's parliament had been targeted.
China post office offers letters from space
China's post office is hoping to boost business by allowing customers to send letters postmarked from space.
Pentagon: Chinese government waging cyberattacks
(AP)—The Pentagon for the first time used its annual report on China to directly assert that Beijing's government and military have conducted computer-based attacks against the U.S., including efforts to steal information ...
China announces shakeup of rare earths industry
(AP) -- China plans to tighten control over rare earths producers and restrict output in a five-year development strategy, the Cabinet said Wednesday, amid concern abroad about plans to reduce exports of the exotic minerals ...
'Super bus' could cure Beijing traffic woes
China's capital Beijing, recently named along with Mexico City as having the worst traffic jams in the world, is looking for solutions. One could be the elevated "super bus". ...
Sandstorms blanket Beijing in yellow dust
Beijingers woke up Saturday to find the Chinese capital blanketed in yellow dust, as a sandstorm caused by a severe drought in the north and in Mongolia swept into the city.
China's online population rises to 450 million
China said Thursday the number of Internet users in what is already the world's largest online market had jumped to 450 million -- more than a third of the country's 1.3-billion-strong population.