China sincere about improving ties with Vatican: FM
China on Monday said that it was sincere about improving relations with the Vatican and had made relentless efforts to do so.
Shenzhen GDP up 9 pct, ranks fourth in mainland cities
The GDP in south China's Shenzhen hit 1.95 trillion yuan (284 billion U.S. dollars) in 2016, up 9 percent year on year.
Trump promises "massive cuts" on taxes, regulations
Trump on Monday told a group of business executives that the administration will cut taxes and regulations massively.
Smokers take more risks, Swedish study suggests
Smoking can increase proneness to risk-taking and alter the brain's reward system, according to a study published on Monday.
UC Berkeley launches lab to work on real-time intelligence
UC Berkeley launched a lab to work on data-intensive computer systems providing on real-time intelligence with secure execution.
Scientists create first "stable" semisynthetic organism
U.S. scientists on Monday announced the development of the "first" stable semisynthetic organism.
Russia bombs IS targets in Syria amid Astana talks
Six Tu-22M3 long-range bombers of Russia have successfully destroyed Islamic State (IS) targets in Syria.
Sydney named world's second most expensive city for housing
Sydney has been named the second most expensive city for housing in the world on Tuesday, only behind Hong Kong.