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BEIJING, Jan. 3 (Xinhua) -- The following are the highlights of China's major technology news from the past week:


China sent a new remote sensing satellite into space from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China on Dec. 27, 2020.

The satellite, Yaogan-33, was launched aboard a Long March-4C rocket and entered the planned orbit successfully. It was the 357th flight mission of the Long March carrier rocket series.


A total of seven airlines have put China's ARJ21 regional jetliner into commercial operation, according to the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC).

As of now, a total of 43 ARJ21 airplanes have been delivered to customers, said COMAC, developer of ARJ21 and C919 single-aisle passenger aircraft.

These ARJ21 regional jetliners have served on 108 air routes and carried 1.53 million passengers, COMAC said.


The China Urban Digital Economy Forum, which recently concluded in Shanghai, saw representatives from governments and related enterprises jointly focus on the country's digital development and its future application in people's lives and the economy.

From travel records to help fight the COVID-19 epidemic to QR codes on parcels that are scanned before delivery, as well as online courses taken by Chinese students at home, more and more digital technologies are becoming integral parts of life in China. Enditem

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