PARIS (Reuters) - China reported an outbreak of the highly contagious H5N8 bird flu virus among swans at a zoo in the city of Wuhan, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Thursday, citing a report from the Chinese agriculture ministry. Reuters, 2 months ago
In the pitch dark of the African night, a herd of cape buffaloes gather at the watering hole for a drink, taking care to stay by the edge to avoid the crocodiles lurking in the depths. In Gangiova, a village in Romania, a doctor places her stethoscope to the chest of a newborn baby, listening intently for the beating of his tiny heart. These are just some of the moments that have been picked by the judges for the Sony World Photography Awards. For the 2017 competition, photographers ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
China and France have signed agreements for cooperation on nuclear energy and science.The agreements were signed during French Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve's three-day official visit to Beijing, starting February 21.During talks with Prime Minister ...Business Standard, 1 month ago
By Clare Jim HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinese real estate developers surveyed by Reuters mostly plan to increase their land investments in 2017 as they shrug off record prices and government tightening measures while seeking to expand their market share. The 10 ...Sify, 1 month ago
Chinese scientists have developed a new rice variety with genome-wide breeding chip technology which is likely to be the first disease and insect resistant high-yield rice in China. The new rice variety will be cultivated in northeast Helongjiang Province in ...Business Standard, 1 month ago
BEIJING: China's top three real estate developers made combined sales of more than 1 trillion yuan ($144 billion) in 2016, helped by soaring home prices in big cities, according to a ranking released by a private research agency on Friday. China's booming ...Sify, 2 months ago Corrected: China's top three property developers make $144 billion in sales in '16 Sify, 2 months ago
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