/ Oct 21, 2017

First joint France-China satellite to study oceans

France and China's space agencies unveiled their first joint satellite in Beijing Friday, which will be used to improve forecasting of ocean storms and cyclones. The satellite, named CFOSAT (China-France Oceanography Satellite), is due to be launched next year by China and will primarily be ...

Newest viral craze in China: Virtual clapping for Xi

/ Oct 21, 2017

Newest viral craze in China: Virtual clapping for Xi

Ordinary young Chinese may not have paid close attention to Xi Jinping's 3½-hour speech on Wednesday, but they are happy to "applaud" the president in the newest viral phenomenon to sweep China's internet. Tencent, the internet giant behind the WeChat messaging app, rolled out a ...