market could deter爱上海同城对对碰mine the RMB exchange rate, but if extreme situations arise, the central bank
can exercise some intervention to prevent spillover effects of exchange rate volatilities on neighboring countries.
Yi, the PBOC governor, said the current fiscal policy package is strong enough to counter headwinds, even if
the situation gets a little worse, and “a discussion” could be opened if the scenario turns “tremendously worse”.
Looking forward, the unemployment rate, rather than the GDP growth rate, should receive more atte
ntion. “The Chinese economy is presently doing reasonably well, and I don’t worry too mu
ch about the unemployment problem. So long as people still have jobs, it’s not a concern if growth slows slightly. But this ma
tter deserves to be very closely watched, particularly as now trade tensions escalate rapidly,” Huang said.
If trade tensions start to have “bigger impacts” on the economy, he said
nd force low-end manufacturers to move out more rapidly, it might increase the pres
sure on unemployment. So supporting domestic consumption and encouraging the development of the servi
ces sector, especially labor-intensive services, could help mitigate the pressure, he said.
f the Joint Staff Department of China’s Central Military Commission, said in an afternoon media briefing on behalf of the Chinese delegation that the People’s Lib
eration Army appreciates the US’ willingness to communicate and maintain a stable China-US military relationship.
However, Shao said Shanahan also made some inaccurate claims on China’s military d
evelopment and strategic intentions in his speech, “and the PLA resolutely opposes these accusations”.
Regarding the Taiwan question, the US side has reiterated its
military support to the island based on the so-called Taiwan Relation Act.
“I must stress that Taiwan is an inseparable part of China, and the one-China p
rinciple is the foundation of China-US relations and an international consensus,” Shao said.
ng should be leveraged to improve coordination mechanisms
for economic policies such as finance, currency, employment, industry, and regional develop
ment to ensure the nation’s economic development stays within a reasonable range, the statement said.
The meeting highlighted the importance of strengthening innovative cap
abilities as well as opening-up and cooperation in this regard, and called for improving the serv
ices and environment for opening-up and cooperation so that development is promoted through opening-up, inn
ovation is advanced through reforms and win-win results are achieved through cooperation, it said.
Tough and newly emerging problems should be resolved through deepening reforms, the state
ment said, adding that the capability of dealing with challenges and preventing risks should be intensified.
anies and fund managers entering the market, and assisting in formulating the Futures Law.
“As prices of bulk commodities fluctuated frequently and shar
ply in recent years, the real economy has a huge demand for risk management,” Lu said, str
essing the importance of accelerating the development of the futures market amid uncertainties.
China stepped up efforts to open up the commodity futures mar
ket last year, making three futures contracts available to f
oreign investors so far, including crude oil, iron ore and purified ter
ephthalic acid (PTA), a raw material for making plastics.
ch other’s concerns on the basis of mutual respect and equality, and strived to reach a win-win deal as soon as possible, bec
ause that it would be conducive to the development of not only the two countries but also the whole world.
Little angel, happy children’s day,” reads a note on a wreath laid on the gravestone of Maodou, who died just six days after she was born.
On Saturday, Maodou’s family and staff from the Huzhou Red Cross in East China’s Zhejiang pro
vince presented the wreath and toys at her grave. Her organ donation certificate was given to her fat
her surnamed Mao, who decided to donate the baby’s corneas and kidneys.Maodou, you went away without once
seeing the world. Now the people who have received your corneas will see it for you. I know you would have sup
ported Dad’s decision. And please take care of Mom for me in the afterlife,” Mao whispered in front of the grave.
revenue collected by the US government through hefty tariffs on Chinese imports, has been paid almost entirely by US importers.
“Some of these tariffs have been passed on to US consumers, such as those on washing machines, wh
ile others have been absorbed by importing firms through lower profit margins,” the research said.
Any further increase in tariffs will likely be passed through to consumers, it said.
China and the US, the world’s two largest economies, have been embroi
led in a tit-for-tat trade confrontation over the past few months. Washington threatened to fur
ther escalate a tariff war and increased tensions by tightening restrictions on Chinese companies.
Earlier this month, the US raised tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese imports from 10 percent to 25 percent, and China took coun
termeasures. Then the US administration listed about $300 billion more of Chinese goods for possible tariff hikes.
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.”
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.
ogy to the country and people, and called for propelling the development of cloud computing, big data, artificial intell