Month: May 2019
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.
The growth outlook in all major developed economies and most developin
g regions has weakened due to a confluence of both domestic and external factors, the report said.
Following an expansion of 3 percent in 2018, world gross product growth is now projected to moderat
e to 2.7 percent in 2019 and 2.9 percent in 2020, reflecting a downward revision from the forecasts released in January.
The report identifies several downside risks that could trigger a sharper or more prolonged growth slowdown, potentially infl
icting significant damage on development progress. Those risks include a further escalation in trade te
nsions, a sudden deterioration in financial conditions, and the accelerating effects of climate change.
ered a barometer of innovation and entrepreneurship.
The majority of China’s unicorns are based in Beijing, Shanghai, Hangzhou and Shenzhe
n, with a combined number of 156, 19 more than the previous year and accounting for 77.2 percent of the total.
Nanjing, Guangzhou, Wuhan and Qingdao are new gathering places for unicorns, the report said.
Driven by global capital, China’s unicorns have accelerated the pa
ce at which they go public, with unicorns now taking an average of 71 months to IPO.
From January 2017 to May 2019, 36 unicorns were listed on the global stock market, with eight in 2017 and 21 in 2018.
et booking site and the app of the China Railway Corporation, a person can use the “waiting” function, and the system will add the wanted ticket information to a list.
One person could make an order for three tickets in the waiting list, and the function will be
free and much more efficient than other third-party software to grab tickets, according to the operator.
When ticket buyers cancel or change their tickets, the system will allocate the returned tickets to waiting buyers on the list.
To use this function, people have to pass a verification process on their status through facial recognition.
They will have to prepay the maximum price for each ticket, and once the
y have obtained the tickets, the difference from the actual fare will be refunded. If they f
the court said that it was not able to exempt him from punishment as the disorder d
id not have an obvious influence on his ability to distinguish between right and wrong.
“He had an extremely despicable motive, used an extremely cruel manner to carry out the cri
me, and caused a severe consequence and extremely negative social impact,” the court said.
The court pointed out that Huang had planned to carry out the crime for a long time, visiting
several kindergartens and primary schools in Shanghai and Guangzhou, South China’s Guangdong pro
vince, before deciding where to carry out the attack.Police examine the site of a knife attack that occurred in downtown Sh
anghai leaving two boys dead and another boy and a parent wounded on June
ontinuously working with customers as well as industry and governme
nt stakeholders to ensure its technology adheres to all of their requirements.
The US Department of Homeland Security issued an alert warning on Monday that Chinese-made drones may be se
nding sensitive flight data back to their manufacturers in China, where it can be accessed by the government there.
According to a report by CNN, the alert warns companies and organizations that the US gov
ernment has “strong concerns about any technology product that takes American data into the territory of an au
thoritarian state that permits its intelligence services to have unfettered access to that data.”
The report does not name any specific manufacturers, but nearly 80 percent of the
drones used in the US and Canada come from DJI, according to industry analysis.
Mainstream political groups will continue to dominate in elections to the European Parli
ament this week but probably will lose some seats to nationalist and far-right parties, analysts predict.
“There is no fear for the solidity of the EU-decision-making system”, said Sven Biscop, director of the Euro
pe in the World Program at the Egmont-Royal Institute for International Relations, a think tank based in Brussels.
But he urged “those who favor the European project” to not be complacent, as the rise of
populist and far-right parties has already become a major concern for the EU and its member states.
About 400 million people from the EU’s 28 member countries – includi
ng for now the United Kingdom – are eligible to vote in polls to be held from Ma
Russian Tu-95MS strategic missile-carrying bombers made an observa