‘Alien’ star provides potential clue about evolution of universe

BY CHINA DAILY Chinese and Japanese scientists have discovered a “chemically peculiar” star in the Milky Way that proves our home galaxy might have grown by shredding and consuming smaller galaxies around it. Scientists believe the technique used for the discovery could help identify more “alien” stars that did not originate in our home galaxy. This allows scientists to better understand the formation and evolution … Continue reading ‘Alien’ star provides potential clue about evolution of universe

China’s cuddly ambassadors

BY SILVI WRITER   China and Japan are expected to reach a broad agreement on panda leasing during Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s visit to Beijing this week, bilateral sources close to the matter said. The agreement would come amid a marked improvement in Sino-Japanese relations. This year marks the 40th anniversary of the signing and enactment of the Treaty of Peace and Friendship between … Continue reading China’s cuddly ambassadors

China, Japan to boost infrastructure collaboration, but Abe is UNLIKELY to ‘endorse’ Belt & Road

BY WANG XIAOZHU   China and Japan are set to hammer out details on collaboration on infrastructure projects in third countries, in a bid to avoid excessive competition and benefit enterprises from both countries, as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrives in Beijing on Thursday for a historical visit. But despite of encouraging Japanese business to cooperate with Chinese counterparts, it’s unlikely Abe will formally “endorse” … Continue reading China, Japan to boost infrastructure collaboration, but Abe is UNLIKELY to ‘endorse’ Belt & Road

China-Japan relations: What can happen in 13 days?

BY WANG XIAOZHU   In a rare move, China’s Foreign Ministry announced Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s upcoming visit on Saturday, 13 days before his arrival on Oct 25. Normally Beijing would announce incoming visits of foreign political leaders less than a week, sometimes only two or three days even, before their arrivals. Exceptions had been made before, when Beijing saw the visit as exceptionally … Continue reading China-Japan relations: What can happen in 13 days?