Measuring 500 meters in diameter, the world’s largest radio telescope yesterday began searching for signals from stars and galaxies and, perhaps, extraterrestrial life. Nestled in a natural basin within a stunning landscape of lush green karst formations in southern China’s Guizhou Province, the Aperture Spherical Telescope took five years and US$180 million to complete.
Britain’s Prince William, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Prince George and Princess Charlotte arrive at Victoria International Airport for the start of their royal tour to Canada in Victoria, British Columbia, on Saturday. The eight-day trip marks the first overseas jaunt for 1-year-old Charlotte.
CHINA’S first privately funded oceanic research vessel “Zhang Jian” returned to Shanghai yesterday after its maiden...
China's e-commerce giant Alibaba Group said that four of its employees at the security department had been sacked for cheating during an internal sale of mooncakes. On September 12, Alibaba put the company's surplus mooncakes on sale on the company's internal site at cost price for all employees, and a temporary page was developed for that purpose. Four of its security department employees had written computer programs to help them snap up 124 more boxes of mooncakes than the number allowed by the company. They shortly were all sacked. What's your take on the punishment?
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