China launches first quantum computing global developer platform

China launched its first quantum-computing global developer platform at the 2022 Quantum Computing Industry Empowerment Conference held Sunday in Hefei, Anhui Province....

Retail sales hit 2.1 trillion yuan in 2021

Retail sales of consumer goods reached 2.1 trillion yuan ($331.8 billion) in Anhui province in 2021, up...

Culture Insider: Little New Year

Little New Year (Chinese: Xiaonian), usually a week before the lunar New Year, falls on Jan 25 this year. It is also known as the Festival of the Kitchen God, the deity who oversees the moral character of each household....

China's long-haul quantum distribution sets new record

Chinese scientists have implemented twin-field quantum key distribution (QKD) through an 833-km optical fiber, setting a new world record in the relevant field....

Anhui exports 136 mln COVID-19 test kits in 2021

East China’s Anhui province exported 136 million COVID-19 test kits to 54 countries and regions around the globe in 2021, up 126 percent from a year earlier, statistics from Hefei Customs showed....

Small kids dream big on ice rink

On hearing the whistle, eight kids decked out in protective gear dashed out on the ice rink, propelling a puck skillfully over the ice with hockey sticks in hand....

China sets out 5-year path for tourism

The State Council announced a development plan for the tourism sector during the 14th Five-Year Plan period (2021-2025) in a circular on Thursday....

The 5th Session of the 13th Anhui Provincial People's Congress closes

The 5th Session of the 13th Anhui Provincial People's Congress held its closing meeting in Hefei, capital of East China’s Anhui province, on Thursday....

Man collects 300 precious stones that resemble the appearance of prized giant pandas

A man from east China’s Anhui Province has collected 300 stones that bear an uncanny resemblance to giant pandas, having also categorized...

Guideline set to regulate nation's platform economy

China published a slew of directives on regulating and guiding the healthy and sustainable development of the platform economy on Wednesday....

The 5th Session of the 12th CPPCC Anhui Provincial Committee closes

The 5th Session of the 12th Anhui Provincial Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) held its closing meeting...

China cuts benchmark lending rate LPR

On Thursday, China cut the market-based benchmark lending rate, in line with market expectations as authorities stepped up monetary support to shore up the economy....

24 Solar Terms: 6 things you must know about Major Cold

Major Cold is the last solar term in winter and also the last solar term in the annual lunar calendar. In this period, snow, rain and icy cold...

Robots in service for COVID-19 control during Spring Festival travel rush in Anhui

Air sterilizing robot Xiao Chuang, body temperature measuring robot Da Bai and ground cleaning and disinfecting robot...