China’s Chang’e-5 probe is preparing for a soft landing on the moon to undertake the country’s first collection of samples from an extraterrestrial body, Xinhua reported.
China’s digital economy reached 35.8 trillion yuan (5.45 trillion U.S. dollars) in 2019, accounting for 36.2 percent of the country’s total GDP, according to a report released by the Chinese Academy of Cyberspace Studies.
China has launched antennas to maintain communication with spacecraft that will participate in missions to explore the Moon and Mars, TASS reports citing China Daily.
At a regular press conference on 19 November, the official representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the PRC Zhao Lijian noted that the stabilization and growth of the Chinese economy will undoubtedly have a positive impact on the world economy and give impetus to its recovery.
On 19 November, in Beijing, President of the People’s Republic of China Xi Jinping took part in a video conference between leaders of industrial and trade circles in the framework of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC). At this event, he released a keynote speech on the topic "Formation of a new development structure and the implementation of mutual benefit and win-win".
Five Chinese COVID-19 vaccine candidates are in Phase III clinical trials in foreign countries including the United Arab Emirates, Brazil, Pakistan and Peru, Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said on Wednesday.
The signing of an agreement on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) is a "victory for multilateralism and free trade." This statement was made by Li Keqiang, attending the 4th meeting of the leaders of the countries participating in RCEP, held by videoconference.
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday called for new roles and new missions for Shanghai’s Pudong as the country celebrates the 30th anniversary of the area’s development and opening-up, Xinhua reported.