• Overseas documentary producers and overseas students visit Xiong an New District


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  • China Review——Communist Party of China and China's development miracle


  • China Review——Technology innovation in the new era


  • China Review——What China's development miracle brings to the world?


  • China Review——The bright future of China's development


  • Dennis Normyle

  • Lionel Vairon

  • Han Woo-duck

  • Rita Fatiguso

  • Andrei Kirilov

  • Si Thu Tun

  • Brian Salter

  • Graham Allison

  • William C. Kirby

  • Thorsten Jelinek

  • The 3rd Plenary Session of 11th Central Committee of CPC

    The conference of 1978 marked the beginning of the "Reform and Opening-Up" policy,which made a decisive strategic choice for the transfer of the party and state work centering to economic construction.

  • Cradle of China's rural reform

    The All-round Contract System, which was initiated 40 years ago in a small village called Xiaogang, freed people’s minds and awoke the sleeping land. And it raised the curtain of China's rural reform.

  • China’s first joint venture

    Beijing Air Catering Co.,Ltd. was established on April 10, 1980. It was the first China-foreign joint venture company in the country.

  • China’s first Special Economic Zone

    On August 26, 1980, the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress gave approval to the establishment of a special economic zone in Shenzhen.

  • China’s first color TV production line

    In 1980, China’s first color TV production line was built and put into trial production at the state-owned Tianjin Radio Factory.

  • China’s first individual industrial and commercial business license

    On December 11, 1980, Zhang Huamei, a 19-year old Wenzhou girl and button seller, received China's first individual industrial and commercial business license – No.10101 from the Administration of Industry and Commerce in Wenzhou.

  • The first CCTV Spring Festival gala

    The first CCTV Spring Festival gala made its first debut on the New Year's eve of 1983, when people were sitting together to enjoy the reunion and to wait for the New Year.

  • China’s first stock

    On 18 November 1984, Shanghai Feilo Acoustics Co. was founded and issued 10,000 shares at 50 yuan per share. And that’s the first publicly issued stock in China since 1949.

  • China’s first patent application number

    Hu Guohua, an engineer from the former 207 Institute of Ministry of Aerospace Industry earned the name of “the First Chinese Patent Man” by obtaining China’s first patent application number.

  • Fall of New China’s first land auction hammer

    On December 1, 1987, a public auction of land use rights was held in Shenzhen. It was the first land auction after the establishment of the New China.

  • The first KFC restaurant in China

    On November 12, 1987, the American fast food chain KFC launched its first China outlet in the bustling area of Beijing's Qianmen Street.

  • First high-tech industrial development pilot zone

    On May 10, 1988, with the approval of the State Council, the first high-tech industrial development pilot zone in China, the Beijing New Technology Industry Development Pilot Zone, was established.

  • First expressway opened to traffic

    On October 31, 1988, China’s first expressway, Shanghai-Jiading Expressway, opened to traffic. As of the end of 2017, China’s expressway covered 136,000 kilometers, ranking first in the world.

  • First stock exchange

    China’s first exchange stock, Shanghai Stock Exchange was established on November 26th, 1990, and began its operation in mid-December. Shenzhen Stock Exchange was open for trade on July 3rd, 1991.

  • First Internet company

    What the billboard shows is China’s first Internet service provider InfoHighWay. In spite of the failure of InfoHighWay, many other Internet companies thrived, which have made tremendous changes in China.

  • First e-commerce deal

    On April 7, 1998, Beijing Haixing Kaizhuo Computer Co. and Shanxi Huaxing Import and Export Co. conducted the first electronic transaction via China Electronic Commerce Center e-commerce system.

  • First navigation satellite

    On October 31, 2000, China's first self-developed navigation satellite, the Beidou Navigation Experiment Satellite, was launched at Xichang Satellite Launch Center.

  • China's accession into the WTO

    On November 10, 2001, the Fourth Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organization (WTO) reviewed and adopted China's decision to join the WTO in Doha, Qatar, by consensus.

  • First manned spaceflight

    At 9 a.m. on October 15, 2003, China's first manned spacecraft Shenzhou-V was successfully launched, which made astronaut Yang Liwei the first Chinese in space.

  • First D-series high-speed train

    On December 22, 2007, Hexie, China's first domestically-produced train with a top speed of 300 kilometers per hour, was completed.

  • First Olympics held in China

    In August 2008, the 29th Olympic Games was held in Beijing. Beijing, the host city of 2022 Winter Olympics, has formally begun to prepare for the event after taking over the Olympic flag.

  • The Shanghai World Expo

    The Shanghai World Expo 2010 was held from May 1 to Oct 31.

  • The first aircraft carrier

    The first aircraft carrier, Liaoning, commissioned into the People's Liberation Army Navy, was formally on active service in Dalian at 10 am on Sep. 25, 2012.

  • Submersible reached a depth over 7000 meters for the first time

    China’s manned deep-sea submersible Jiaolong created a new record of reaching 7020 meters beneath the sea in the Mariana Trench test area of the Western Pacific on June 24, 2012, successfully attempt the world’s first 7000-meter dive.

  • First free trade zone

    Shanghai Free Trade Pilot Zone, which is also the first free trade pilot zone in China’s mainland, has been formally established on Sep. 29th, 2013.

  • The share of the tertiary industry added value exceeded that of the secondary industry for the first time

    The proportion of added value of the tertiary sector in China exceeded that of the secondary industry for the first time in 2013, with the rate of 46.1%.

  • The first trade of Shanghai-Hong Kong stock connect

    Launching ceremonies of Shanghai-Hong Kong stock connect program are held in Shanghai and Hong Kong at the same time on Nov. 17, 2014. They closed their first deal with Inner Mongolia Yili Industrial Group Co., Ltd and Cheung Kong.

  • The first World Internet Conference

    The first World Internet Conference kicked off in Wuzhen, Zhejiang province on Nov. 19, 2014.

  • The first Innovative and Entrepreneurial Week

    From October 19-23, 2015, The National Entrepreneurship and Innovation Week was held throughout the country, with the main venue located in Zhongguancun Technology Park in Beijing.

  • The first National Big Data comprehensive Pilot Zone

    The National Big Data Comprehensive Pilot Zone in Guizhou, the first National Big Data comprehensive Pilot Zone of China, was officially founded on March 2, 2016.

  • The first supercomputer with domestic processor chips

    The first Chinese-design Supercomputer Sunway TaihuLight with domestic processor chips won the Supercomputing Champion on June 20, 2016, and has been declared the world fastest.

  • The quantum science satellite Mozi

    China successfully launched the world's first quantum science satellite Mozi on August 16,2016.

  • G20 Hangzhou Summit

    The 11th G20 summit was held in east China's Hangzhou city on Sept. 4-5, 2016.

  • RMB in the SDR basket

    The IMF approved the yuan as the fifth elite currency on October 1, 2016, to join the special drawing rights basket, which is a foreign exchange reserve asset that includes the US dollar, euro, yen and the British pound.

  • First test flight of C919

    The C919, China's first homegrown large passenger plane, made its debut flight on May 5, 2017 in Shanghai, a breakthrough in the country's innovation and manufacturing drive and a change to the landscape of the global civil aviation market.

  • Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation

    The Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation is held in Beijing on May 14-15, 2017.

  • China’s First Internet Court established in Hangzhou

    China’s First Internet Court established in Hangzhou on August 18, 2017.

  • Top Chinese companies to set up branches in Xiongan New Area

    A total of 48 companies will set up branches in Xiongan New Area, its management committee said on September 28, 2017. China announced plans in April to establish the Xiongan New Area, a new economic zone about 100 kms southwest of Beijing.

  • The world's first cloned monkeys using somatic cells

    The two cloned macaques, named Zhong Zhong and Hua Hua, were produced at the non-human-primate research facility under the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) at the end of 2017.

  • First guidelines to allow autonomous vehicle testing on public roads

    Local authorities in Beijing released China's first guideline on road tests of autonomous motor vehicles on December 19, 2017, taking the lead in filling the legislative blank about road tests of driverless cars.

  • Hainan, free trade port with Chinese characteristics

    China on April 14, 2018 unveiled guidelines on supporting the southern island province of Hainan to deepen reform and opening up, with details on turning it into a pilot free trade zone and creating a "free trade port with Chinese characteristics."