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China engineers designing “biggest civilian drone” for courier companies

May 31, 2018

BEIJING - Chinese engineers soon will have a world-record-holding product to offer to express delivery companies - the largest civilian drone. Engineers at Beihang Unmanned Aircraft System Technology, a part of Beihang University in Beijing, are designing a drone that will be able to fly 1,500 km carrying one metric tonne of cargo.

India’s Q4 2018 GDP growth exceptional at 7.7%

June 1, 2018

NEW DELHI - The acceleration in India’s Q4 GDP was exceptionally sharp at 7.7%, with growth predominantly boosted by Government consumption and public infrastructure spending. Investment clocked growth of 14.4% y/y in Q4 FY2018, due to a step-up in public infrastructure spending. This was also reflected in the construction GVA (gross value-added), which printed growth of 11.5% y/y during the quarter (vs 6.6% y/y in Q3 FY2018).

China-U.S. economic, trade consensuses “meet interests of the people”

May 22, 2018

BEIJING - The consensus reached during economic and trade consultations between China and the United States met the interests of the people of the two countries and whole world, Chinese Vice Premier Liu He said yesterday. Liu, just returned from the United States, referred to the talks as "positive, pragmatic, and productive" with some important consensuses reached, the State newsagency, Xinhua, reported.