A digital corridor is helping Pakistani young entrepreneurs

China Economic Net Beijing: “Our platform could be said to be the Pakistani version of Pinduoduo. As an e-commerce platform targeting price-sensitive users, groceries and daily necessities are within our scope.” Fahad Raja, co-founder of Pakistani e-commerce platform Deal Kart, introduced himself at the EuroAsia Pakistan Digital Economy Forum held in Beijing this week. “As […]

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France prepares for space wars in ‘AsterX’ European exercise

Newswire Paris: In silent orbit around Earth, a potentially hostile satellite approaches an allied communication node, intentions unknown. French Space Command has determined the move is deliberate, and intelligence shows the enemy spacecraft is equipped with a robotic arm that would allow it to de-orbit the friendly asset. The French-led blue team moves a “patroller” […]

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Space development: Star Wars or Star Trek?

Andrey Kortunov During a recent regular press briefing in Washington, John Kirby, White House National Security Communications Advisor, expressed concerns about Russia allegedly working on new anti-satellite weapons. He did not specify the type of weapons, leading some journalists to suggest that the Biden administration was genuinely concerned about a futuristic nuclear missile being deployed […]

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AI go global: China-Pak coop in smart city construction

Gwadar Pro Islamabad: In the context of the joint construction of the Belt and Road Initiative and the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), Chinese and Pakistani researchers are helping Pakistan build smarter and safer cities through the use of artificial intelligence (AI) technology. At the beginning of year 2022, the CPInS Lab was officially established at […]

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Huawei 2023 Sustainability Forum “Thrive together with Tech” realizing sustainable development

Gwadar Pro Islamabad: In a world increasingly reliant on digital connectivity, Huawei continues to spearhead efforts to bridge the digital divide through its commitment to the ITU’s Partner2Connect Digital Coalition. The tech giant, having joined forces with the coalition in 2022, pledged to bring connectivity to over 120 million people in remote areas across 80 […]

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Pakistan, China ink accord to set up technology transfer center in Pakistan

Staff writer Islamabad: China and Pakistan signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish China-South Asia Technology Transfer Center-Sub Center in Pakistan. Pakistani Ambassador to China Moinul Haque said that the Sub Center would help strengthen bilateral technology transfer, enhance cooperation among enterprises, research institutes, and universities, as well as support cooperation in the pursuit […]

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Don’t let politics dominate scientific research

China Daily Chinese and US flags flutter outside the building of an American company in Beijing. [Photo/Agencies] China and the United States are arguably each other’s No 1 partners in scientific research, with collaborative research between people of both countries being among the most-cited papers across fields. This is what Ohio State University Professor Caroline […]

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One thing is certain in ‘room-temperature superconductor’ controversy

Global Times A South Korean research team recently claimed to have created room-temperature superconductor, and the news quickly spread beyond the scientific community, sparking heated discussions at the societal level in multiple countries. It also triggered a chain reaction in the international capital market, causing stocks related to superconductor technology to soar. The physics community […]

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Xi stresses advancing high-quality development of cybersecurity, informatization work

Newswire Beijing: Chinese President Xi Jinping has stressed the need to thoroughly implement the important guidelines of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee on boosting China’s strength in cyberspace, and to vigorously advance the high-quality development of the work on cybersecurity and informatization. Xi, also general secretary of the CPC Central Committee and […]

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What the congratulations Boeing and Airbus sent to the C919 reflect

Global Times The domestically-manufactured aircraft C919 successfully completed its maiden commercial flight on Sunday, marking its official entry into the civil aviation market. This is a historic moment for China’s aviation manufacturing industry, and a milestone for the entire Chinese high-end manufacturing industry. From the approval of the project in 2007, to the assembly line […]

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Chinese, Pakistani scientists join hands for solutions to citrus diseases and insect pests

China Economic Net Guangzhou: Chinese and Pakistani scientists are collaborating to develop biological control measures to enhance the quality and quantity of citrus fruits in Pakistan. To this end, a research centre was launched in the two countries in 2018 to jointly explore green and sustainable solutions to the growing prevalence of citrus diseases across […]

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Chinese research ship completes deep-sea research mission in waters near Oceania

Xinhua Sanya: China’s scientific research ship Tansuo-1 returned to the city of Sanya in south China’s Hainan Province on Saturday, after completing its first international manned deep-diving scientific research mission in waters surrounding Oceania. The vessel, carrying the deep-sea manned submersible Fendouzhe (Striver), began its mission in October 2022. It traveled for 157 days and […]

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‘Seeds in Space’ project a milestone for China-Pakistan sci-tech cooperation

China Economic Net Islamabad: After six months in China’s spacescraft under the first-ever Sino-Pak ‘Seeds in Space’ project, seven kinds of Pakistani medicinal seeds returned to the earth and their motherland this week. The seeds, three kinds provided by the International Centre for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS), University of Karachi and four by Hamdard […]

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China deploys in-situ deep-sea station for uncrewed research

Xinhua Beijing: Chinese researchers have deployed an in-situ scientific experiment station on the seabed that will enable long-term uncrewed scientific research in the deep sea, the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) said. The researchers aboard the research vessel Tansuo-2 (Discovery 2), carrying the crewed submersible Shenhai Yongshi (Deep Sea Warrior), deployed the station during their […]

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Chinese scientists detect brightest gamma-ray burst to date

Xinhua Beijing: Chinese scientists have detected the brightest gamma-ray burst (GRB) to date through combined observations from both Earth and space, according to the Institute of High Energy Physics (IHEP) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. The combined observations were made on Oct. 9, 2022, by China’s Large High Altitude Air Shower Observatory (LHAASO), the […]

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Aboard the metaverse, business should not lose touch with reality

Anja Engen The metaverse, a $1 trillion annual revenue opportunity, has increasingly attracted businesses seeking to boost growth in virtual spaces. Despite not having an official definition, several businesses have already established their metaverse headquarters. As more companies start operating in these shared virtual environments, several of our daily activities will occur online. For example, […]

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Energy experts for exploring potential of renewable energy through green financing guidelines of CPEC

Gwadar Pro Islamabad: Energy experts this week stressed the need for exploring potential of renewable energy through green financing guidelines of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). The China’s potential in renewable energy generation can potentially drive a massive shift in Pakistan’s energy sector. It could also serve as a viable solution for Pakistan’s energy crisis […]

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