Gumarontinib, an oral highly selective mesenchymal-epithelial transition (MET) inhibitor and a Category 1 innovative new chemical drug, for the treatment of adult patients with locally advanced or metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) with MET exon 14 skipping mutation got conditionally approval on March 8, 2023, by the National Medical Products Administration (NMPA) of China.
A light loss assessment report was released by the United Nations Satellite Centre (UNOSAT) to measure the scale of devastation of the cities in Türkiye hit by major earthquakes on 6 February 2022. The night-time light imagery collected by SDGSAT-1 and other satellites were adopted for the assessment.
Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, has stressed the efforts towards self-reliance in science and technology, adding that international cooperation and sharing are needed "more than ever." Xi made the remarks when attending the third group study session of the Political Bureau of the 20th CPC Central Committee on Tuesday afternoon. The session was focused on boosting basic research.
Following two magnitude 7.8 earthquakes that struck southern Türkiye and western Syria on Feb. 6, China GEO Secretariat activated its Collaborated network on Disaster Data Response (CDDR) mechanism to provide high-resolution satellite imagery in support of the disaster response.
Mr. Csaba Kőrösi, president of the 77th session of the UN General Assembly made the remarks when visiting the International Research Center of Big Data for Sustainable Development Goals in Beijing on February 2, 2023 during his four-day tour to China. The Center was founded in 2021 and hosted by the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) to monitor scientific indicators for sustainable development goals (SDGs).
"Research Fronts 2022”, an annual report jointly developed by the Institutes of Science and Development of Chinese Academy of Sciences (CASISD), the National Science Library of Chinese Academy of Sciences, and Clarivate, was released on December 27 at a joint online forum in Beijing.
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