China on Thursday successfully refueled its Tiangong-2 space lab in orbit, proving it has mastered the last crucial piece of technology to fulfill the country's space station ambition.

Tech & Sci

2017-04-27 20:26 GMT+8

Workers from Beijing's urban management authorities began dismantling illegally-built extensions to residential buildings on Cuiwei Street, western Beijing's Haidian district on Wednesday. The move comes as part of efforts by the Beijing municipal government to beautify the city's urban environment and ensure law and order in public security. In 2017, 16,000 illegally-built houses covering an area of about 40 square kilometers are set to be demolished.
China launched its first domestically constructed aircraft carrier, the Type 001A, on Wednesday morning at the Dalian shipyard in northeast China's Liaoning Province. The new carrier was transferred from a dry dock into the water at a launch ceremony that started at about 9:00 a.m. at the shipyard of the China Shipbuilding Industry Corp (CSIC).
101-year-old Indian athlete Man Kaur has won the 100-meter sprint at the World Masters Games in Auckland. This is her 17th gold medal after finishing the race with a time of one minute, 14 seconds. Kaur started her athletic career at the tender age of 93, and was the only athlete to compete in the 100-year-and-over age category. New Zealand media has called her a "miracle".