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China First Lunar Rover December Launchc
2013-11-26 10:27:46

According to a report from China’s state-run media agency Xinhua, the world’s most populous nation will launch a rocket in early December carrying its first lunar rover.

China Launches Tianlian I-03 Satellite
2012-07-28 05:31:20

China just keeps on keeping on with its space program, sending off its Tianlian I-03 satellite into orbit on Thursday.

Chinese Astronauts Complete First Attempted Manual Docking
2012-06-25 04:19:07

A trio of Chinese astronauts manually docked the Shenzhou-9 spacecraft to an orbiting laboratory module on Sunday, achieving success in the first such attempt in the history of that nation's space program.

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2012-06-12 06:44:37

China announced on Monday that its Jiaolong deep-sea submersible is now ready to attempt the country’s first 23,000 feet (7,000 meters) manned dive.

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2011-07-26 10:31:35

A Chinese submersible has completed the country’s deepest manned dive in international waters of the northeastern Pacific Ocean.

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2010-10-10 08:10:00

Scientists and explorers from China are seeking international help to launch a widespread hunt for the country’s answers to Sasquatch, known as the "Yeren," or "wild man".

2010-07-19 22:21:00

BEIJING, July 19 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Xinhua Sports & Entertainment Limited ("XSEL" or "the Company") (Nasdaq: XSEL), a leading media group in China, announced today that it filed its annual report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2009 with the U.S.

2010-07-14 02:56:00

BEIJING, July 14 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Xinhua Sports & Entertainment Limited (Nasdaq: XSEL), announced today that it has entered into an agreement (the "Amendment") to restructure the terms of its secured convertible loan facility with affiliates of Patriarch Partners LLC ("Patriarch"), a global investment firm based in New York.

2010-05-19 04:45:00

BEIJING, May 19 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Xinhua Sports & Entertainment Limited ("XSEL" or the "Company"; Nasdaq: XSEL), a leading media group in China, has entered into an agreement to sell the entirety of its equity interest in two of its print advertising companies, Beijing JinGuan XinCheng Advertising Co., Ltd and Beijing Jingshijinguan Co., Ltd, to an independent, non-affiliated purchaser. "This transaction will provide the Company with significant capital which we believe...


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