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.
smartphones that run on the system, and
future versions of the company’s handsets will not be
able to use services from Google, including the Google Play Store, Gmail and YouTube apps, which are
not covered by the open-source license and require a commercial agreement with Google, Reuters report said.
Android’s official account replied on Twitter Monday that while th
ey are complying with all US government requirements, “services like Google Play and
security from Google Play Protect will keep functioning on your existing Huawei device.”
heavenly horse－located in the suburban Songjiang district, is the largest omnibearing movable telescope in Asia an
d is ranked third in the world in comprehensive performance. It began providing celestial observations in 2012.
While Tianma was not directly involved in the observations that led to the black hole image, its ability to see other phenome
na in the universe on certain wavelengths, contributed to the precise calibration of the final data for the image, s
cientists in Shanghai said. Tianma is part of the East Asia Very Long Baseline Interferometry Network, or EAVN.
Shen Zhiqiang, head of the Chinese Academy of Sciences’ S
hanghai Astronomical Observatory and a member of the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) inter
national team that assembled the black hole image－more than 200 astronomers worldwide linked via a g
lobe-spanning array of eight ground-based radio telescopes－said that the equipme
A shares, in the final step as part of the November 2019 Semi-Annual Index Review, according to the report.
About 109 companies will be added and three removed from the MSCI China A Onshore Index, whic
h will take place as of the close of May 28, and the three largest additions to this index would be the
Wens Foodstuff Group A, Contemporary A and Shenzhen Mindray A, the MSCI said.
In addition, the MSCI China A Onshore Small Cap Index will see 503 stocks added and 49 cut, with most of the new addi
tions coming from newly eligible ChiNext stocks, according to an official statement of MSCI.
MSCI also updated the list of China A Mid Cap securities that may potentially be adde
d to the MSCI China and the MSCI Emerging Markets Indexes as part of the third step of th
e in trying to forecast earthquakes, it may very well happen in China,” said Tappo
nnier, also foreign associate member of the United States’ National Academy of Sciences.
Four leading ethics scholars in China are urging government authorities to intensify their supervision over scientific research to re
duce the chances of unethical use of biomedical technologies involving gene editing and stem cells.
The appeal, published in the journal Nature on Wednesday, referen
ced a major ethical scandal in November, when a Chinese scientist announced he had pro
duced the world’s first twin human babies whose genes were altered to make them immune to HIV.
According to the administration, the country is stricken by an average 20 earthquakes abo
ve magnitude 5 every year. There is an earthquake above magnitude 8 every decade. Since the turn of
the new millennium, more than 91,800 people have been killed by earthquakes in the country.
ity in nursing services,” Jiao said. “We will release a detailed standard for evaluating nursing services for the disab
led elderly population, including psychological needs, so the services will aim precisely at those most in need,” she said.
Xi Huan, vice-president of Beijing Hospital, said major medical institutions need to m
ake more efforts to improve services for the elderly, including the promotion of disease prevention edu
cation and increased follow-up visits for elderly patients who have been discharged from the hospital.
“Big hospitals should provide more help for elderly patients, and more follow-up nursing services after they leave the ho
spital, so they can get timely help if problems occur at home or at community health centers,” he said.
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.
As landmarks of the International Horticultural Exhibition 2019 Beijing China, the China Pavilion and the Inter
national Pavilion are attracting large numbers of visitors thanks to their unique designs and functions.
Covering an area of 5 square kilometers, the expo is being held in the capital’s Yanqing district.
Following the ancient wisdom of the Chinese people, the China Pavilion takes the shape of a green b
uilding that can “breathe” and has “life”, as described on the exhibition’s official website.
Core portions of the pavilion are composed of terraced fields. Fun
ctions of both irrigation and insulation are at play, and th
e fields help reduce energy consumption of the building while also offering heating or cooling functions.
nergy of all parties, Belt and Road cooperation will definitely become deep and concrete, steady and extensive,” the report said.
“The Belt and Road will become a road of peace, prosperity, opening up, green development, innovatio
n, connected civilizations, and clean government. It wi
ll make economic globalization become more open, inclusive, balanced and beneficial to all.”
China will improve its oversight of human related scientific research and medic
al tests under draft laws and amendments submitted to China’s top legislature for review on Saturday.
Medical and scientific research related to human genes and embryos mi
ght present risks to health or violate ethics, and they must be strictly regulated therefore, said She
n Chunyao, senior legislator of the Constitution and Law Committee of the National People’s Congress.
A new item has been added to the country’s draft civil law, requiring that all
medical and scientific research related to human genes and embryos must f
ollow strict rules, laws and regulations, and should not pose a threat to people’s health or violate moral or ethical codes.
have improved the company’s stocking and inventory processes.