promoting a new type of international relationship and building a community with a shared future for mankind, Xi said.
Mourao extended President Bolsonaro’s greetings and bes
t wishes, and delivered a letter from the Brazilian president to Xi.
The new Brazilian administration led by Bolsonaro attache
s great importance to relations with China, Mourao said.
Brazil speaks highly of China’s important contributions to promoti
ng global economic growth and considers China to be a reliable and stable partner, he said.
Brazil would like to connect the country’s investment partners plans with the Belt and
Road Initiative and expand cooperation with China in areas including trade, techno
Jia Mo, an analyst at Singapore-based market research company Canalys, said the delayed prod
uct releases in certain markets will harm Huawei‘s smartphone business, but Huawei is working on its ow
n mobile operating system, which can help relieve some pressure in the domestic market.
On Thursday, in response to media reports that UK chip firm Arm Holdings told its staff to suspend dealin
gs with Huawei, Ren Zhengfei, CEO of Huawei, said in an interview with Chinese financial media website Caixin that his co
mpany has acquired a permanent licensing of the ARM architecture, the basis for Huawei to design its chips.
Arm China also said in a reply to China Daily that “we are in active com
munication to find appropriate solutions that comply with current laws and regulations”.
ries boasting the concept, which originated in Japan, have sprung up in many cities includi
ng Shanghai, Xi’an, capital of Shaanxi province, and Shenzhen and Guangzhou, both in Guangdong province.
Kong Yanling is a big fan of singles-friendly restaurants. The 25-year-old unattached Xi’an res
ident remembers passing a Korean-style chicken restaurant a few years ago and deciding to drop in.
However, the waitress at the door told her the restaurant only served large, shared platters. Kong took the hint and left.
She has also found herself dining with strangers involuntarily when waiters have asked if she minded other people sharing her table.
“I don’t mind eating alone, but sometimes things like that really bugged me. I am ve
ry happy to see more singles-friendly restaurants appearing so there is more choice when eating out,” she said.
alaya Expedition Co, by Thursday morning, 12 climbers from the company and 21 mou
ntaineering guides successfully reached the summit of the mountain from the northern slope.
Tsering Samdrub, general manger of the company, said with significa
nt training long for 43 days, 12 Chinese climbers made it to the summit.
“The weather on Thursday was so nice. Thanks to this, the climbers were all in very good
condition,” said Tsering Samdrub, commander-in-chief of ongoing spring climbing.
“Hampered by weather factors this year, the final climbing period to the summit was later than the previous year, and clim
bers from different countries all take this opportunity to complete their climbing,” said Samdrub.
Samdrub also said more than 200 climbers are huddled together, which has led to one-two hour postponements of climbing times.
fever outbreaks, affecting all 31 provinces, municipalities and autonomous regions on the mainland, since the country’s first reported outb
reak in Shenyang, Liaoning province, in August, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs.
This resulted in more than 1 million pigs being slaughtered to prevent and control the disease, which is deadly to pigs but does no
t affect people. The ministry has called for intensified research and development to expedite the availability of v
accines for disease prevention and control, but admitted difficulties due to the complex nature of the virus.
China is the world’s largest producer and consumer of pork, with an a
nnual production of 700 million pigs. Pork accounts for 62 percent of meat con
sumption in China, and sustained outbreaks of African swine fever will cause devastating consequences to the pi
g industry and endanger China’s food security, the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences said.
A public letter titled “We, the Huawei people” from telecom giant Huawei detailing its employee
s’ personal stories of solidarity and resilience amid restrictions from the United States, went viral on Chinese social media on Friday.
The letter was published by Xinsheng Shequ, Huawei’s official employee community platform, on i
ts Sina Weibo account on Thursday. As of Friday afternoon, the letter has received more than 190 million reads.
Chinese netizens have flooded the comment sections of Huawei’s social media platf
orms as well as news outlets that have reported on the letter, many leaving the message: “Huawei, fight on.”
The letter is a collection of short stories submitted by anonymous
Huawei employees depicting how their lives have subtly changed after the US last week put H
uawei and its affiliates on an “Entity List”, which restricts the sale or transfer of US technologies to the company.
Meeting in Nanchang eyes achieving new advances in development of country’s central region
President Xi Jinping stressed the significance of owning indep
endent intellectual property rights and core technology while visiting a producer of rare
earth, which he hailed as an “important strategic resource”, in Ganzhou, Jiangxi province, on Monday.
Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party of Chin
a Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, visited the JL MAG Ra
re-Earth Co immediately after he arrived in Jiangxi for the three-day inspection tour.
At the company, Xi learned about its production and operation, the r
are earth industry’s development in Ganzhou, the development and application of the co
rom about 2 million in the 1950s to about 13 million, and their religious rights and practices are protected by the law.
Nor would it adopt a double standard and criticize China’s efforts to counter terrorism and extremism. Last year, tourists fr
om home and abroad paid more than 150 million trips to Xinjiang, thanks to the improved security situation in
the region. That Xinjiang has not witnessed any violent or terrorist incidents in recent years proves the effect
iveness of the joint efforts of the government and local people in maintaining regional peace and stability.
Xinjiang is undoubtedly in its best development stage in histo
ry. Facts speak louder than words, but still they cannot wake up persons pretending to be asleep.
The targeting of Hikvision is just par for the course for the curren
t US administration, which is obsessed with impeding China’s development.
Kong affairs, the Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of the State Counc
il, and the Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in the Hong Kong SAR, have also
expressed their support for the proposed amendments to Hong Kong’s extradition law.
A new United Nations report concludes that high trade tensions
and policy uncertainty are damaging global economic growth prospects.
A further escalation of the trade dispute between the US and China threatens both short- and mediu
m-term global growth prospects, according to the United Nations World Economic Situation and Pro
spects (WESP) mid-2019 report released Tuesday at UN headquarters in New York.
The report said that global merchandise trade-volume growth has slo
wed more sharply than expected, particularly in late 2018 and early
ments in areas such as education, health, climate change adaptation and sustainable infrastructure.