The China-Laos railway, a strategic project under the Belt and Road Initiative, is progressing steadily with work on Vientiane station commencing on July 3 in the Laotian capital, despite COVID-19 challenges.
Foreign trade volume by railway through Manzhouli, the largest land port on the China-Russia border, exceeded 10 million metric tons in the first half of this year, up 6.4 percent year-on-year, according to official figures.
China's first COVID-19 vaccine development lab and the only bio-safety level P3 sub-atmospheric pressure and ultra-clean production workshop in Central China was launched in Wuhan of Central China's Hubei province on July 1.
The Shanghai-Suzhou-Nantong Yangtze River Bridge, with a main span of 1,092 meters, opened to traffic on July 1. It is the world's first highway-railway dual-use cable-stayed bridge with a span of more than 1,000 meters.
As the 110kV power supply line went into service, State Grid Corporation of China (State Grid)'s series of rural power grid renovation and upgrading projects between 2018 and 2020 in Northwest China's Qinghai province recently came to a close.
China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) announced on June 29 that the HZ26-6-1 well in the Huizhou 26-6 in the eastern part of the South China Sea, with a total depth of 4,276 meters, is estimated to be capable of producing about 2,020 barrels of crude oil and 15.36 million cubic feet (430,000 cubic meters) of natural gas per day on average.
The last satellite in the BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) was launched on June 23, 2020, marking the completion of the BeiDou network.
A medical complex comprising a COVID-19 vaccine development lab and a vaccine production department was completed in Wuhan, Hubei province, on July 1. It is expected to produce about 100 million doses of vaccine per year.
The final satellite to complete the third-generation network of China's Beidou Navigation Satellite System has flown into its orbit and is in good condition, according to China Aerospace Science and Technology Corp.
A new railway has been completed in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region.
The payload of the last satellite of the BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS), which was launched on June 23, began service at the 110.5°E orbital position on June 30 after five orbital transfers and three acquisitions.
The blind review of the phase 1 and 2 clinical trials of COVID-19 inactivated vaccine, which was also a periodical unblinding event, was held in Beijing and Henan province on June 28.