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Water tanks in drought disaster areas of Guangxi

To solve the water problem, Guangxi launches a campaign to build 3,387 household "water tanks" with a total capacity of 203,220 cubic meters in Tianlin county of Guangxi, which solves the problem of unsafe water for 31,531 people.



CNOOC 981 begins operations in South China Sea

China's first deep-water drilling rig CNOOC 981 started operations in the South China Sea at 9: 38 a.m. on Wednesday, marking "a substantial step" made by the country's deep-sea oil industry. The sixth-generation semi-submersible CNOOC 981 began drilling in a sea area 320 km southeast of Hong Kong at a water depth of 1,500 meters.


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Submarine inventor thinks deep


    Super-moon causes Qiantang River tide


Mechanization to replace manual labor


Pandas trained for harsh life out in the wild


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Lightning strikes C. China's Changsha

Photo taken on May 8, 2012 shows the lightning in Changsha, capital of central China's Hunan Province. A rain storm hit Changsha on Tuesday.


'Supermoon' to shine on Sunday

A "supermoon" will appear in the sky on May 5, when the natural satellite will be at its biggest and brightest this year.

Bird's eye view of red tide near Rizhao, Shandong


Homemade submarine completes maiden dive

A laid-off worker in Wuhan successfully tested his homemade submarine on Tuesday, hoping it could attract attention from the local aquatic product breeding industry, Xinhua News Agency reported.

Annular eclipse to appear on May 21

Annular eclipse will be observed on May 21 in China. China's southeast coast will be on the track of the eclipse, and other area will see the partial solar eclipse. 



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