million per seat. In addition, NASA will charge visito上海龙凤女神会所rs for food, storage and communication once at the station.
“If you look at the pricing and you add it up, back of a napkin, it would be roughly $35,000 a
night, per astronaut,” NASA’s Chief Financial Officer Jeff DeWit told a news conference in New York.
“But it won’t come with any Hilton or Marriott points,” DeWit deadpanned.
NASA’s Russian counterpart Roscosmos has already allowed a number of private citizens at the station.
NASA officials also said opening the door to private enterprise gives the
agency more room to focus on the Trump administration’s goal of returning to the m
oon by 2024, which could be fueled in part by revenue generated from new commercial services and paying astronauts.
Arrangements for the trip were being left to Boeing and SpaceX, NASA said.
also learned to do acupuncture and cupping therapy. He said that he likes to study the philosophy contained in Chin
ese medicine, the balance of yin and yang and the five elements, which is also helpful for practicing tai chi.
Haase has been to many cities in China, including Beijing, Xi’an, Shanghai and Harbin. He found that every city in China has its ow
n characteristics. Haase’s hometown Victoria and Changsha have a longstanding friendship. He has made m
any local friends in Changsha, where also met his tai chi teachers, Chinese medicine teachers and his wife.
Haase thinks the most attractive aspect of Chinese culture is Chinese philosophy and Taoism. He has adapted the slow-pace
d lifestyle described in the Tao Te Ching, a book written by Lao Zi, the founder of Taoism. “The pace of life for mod
ern people is too fast. I think everyone should learn from the Tao Te Ching,” he said.
ge’s UK Independence Party won with 26.8 percent, followed by Labour on 24.7 percent and the Conse
rvatives on 23.3 percent. The Greens won 7.7 percent in 2014 and the Liberal Democrats 6.7 percent. Turnout was 35.6 percent.
Greater access to China’s financial sector will encourage global investors and dispel the gloom clouding the g
lobal economy amid Beijing’s trade tensions with Washington, according to senior officials and economists.
Chinese financial regulators are preparing a comprehensive opening-up, with more new measures in the pipeline. Foreig
n institutions with advanced performance in risk management, credit rating, consumer finance, endowments and
health insurance are especially welcome, senior officials stressed over the weekend.
The opening measures will offset part of the negative impacts of trade friction on economic re
covery, and enable China to reach its GDP growth target of above 6 percent this year, they said.
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
ogy to the country and people, and called for propelling the development of cloud computing, big data, artificial intell
igence and the industrial internet in a bid to advance the building of a digital China and a smart society.
He also said more work is needed to promote the integration and sharing of infor
mation resources between urban and rural areas to narrow digital gaps and unleash the vitality of digital sectors.
Zhuang Rongwen, head of the Cyberspace Administration of China, said enterprises are being encouraged to ramp up inve
stments and make breakthroughs in core technologies, and to make full use of international innovative resources.
Zhuang also called for speeding up the commercialization of 5G a
nd the deployment of the Internet Protocol version 6 network, as well as pushing forw
ard the digital economy so as to cultivate new driving forces and promote high-quality development.
cy and will not allow any forces to use its territory to conduct any anti-China activities.
China’s State Council made public a decree Tuesday to prompt the integrated platform building for e-gov
ernment services to optimize the business environment and make government services more easily available.
The decree clarifies the goal and overall structure of the integrated
platform for e-government services, aiming to standardize the services nationwide, facil
itate information sharing and coordinate services among regions and departments at various levels.
The two leaders witnessed the signing of bilateral cooperation documents after the meeting.
China is now Nepal’s biggest source of foreign in
vestment, second-largest trade partner and second-largest source of foreign tourists.
Ahead of the First Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperat
ion, China and Nepal signed a memorandum on Belt and Road cooperation in May 2017.
tiative for a very long time, Astle has identified many opportunities provided by the BRI and
some great projects are already successfully being implemented with Chinese partners.
The world’s only medicine treating spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is entering the Chinese market, it was announced Sunday.
The drug is registered under the name Spinraza in the United States and European Union.
Available in more than 40 countries and regions, Spinraza is expected to bring new
hope for those who living with SMA, a genetic disorder that affects muscle control, in China.
SMA affects between one in 6,000 and one in 10,000 in China, a
nd about 95 percent of the patients die 18 months after birth, doctors said.
quarter, compared with 6.1 percent in the first two months, the National Bureau of Statistics reported.
As favorable policies are implemented at all levels of government in the sec
ond quarter, manufacturers will start seeing concrete financial benefits and industrial out
put is expected to at least maintain a steady expansion from April to June, said Qin H
ailin, a senior industrial economy researcher at the China Center for Information Industry Development.
At the news conference, ministry officials also denied market rumors that China’s telecom carrie
rs are slowing down their investments in 5G, the fifth-generation mobile communication technology.
They said 5G is recognized as a fundamental digital infrastructu
re for societal and economic development, but it will take time to build a nationwide 5G netw
ork. China’s plan is to roll out the superfast technology step by step, the officials said.
An inferno that destroyed the spire and a large portion of the wooden roof structure of the 12th-century Notre Dame Cathedral in Pa
ris on Monday reinforced a cautionary message to Chinese authorities about the need to better protect vulnerable heritage sites.
The National Cultural Heritage Administration held a staff meeting on Tuesday night at wh
ich officials discussed the Paris fire and six major fires that have taken place at Chinese cultural heritage sites this year.
“The fire at Notre Dame in Paris rang the warning bell for us,” Song Xi
nchao, deputy director of the administration, said in an interview on Tuesday.
“The safety of cultural heritage sites is a red line that can never be crossed. It’s a global issue,” he said.
The six fires were in Sichuan, Fujian, Jiangxi, and Zhejiang provinces, officials said.
On Jan 6, a hall at Yunyan Temple in Jiangyou, Sichuan province, burned down. On
Feb 2, a wooden family temple from the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) in Nanchang, Jiangxi, was destroyed by fire.
More than 70 British legislators have urged the government to make sure WikiLeaks found