d in demographi上海后花园女神会所c turnaround. It took just 46 years－from 1949 to 1995－to lift its people’
s average life expectancy from 40 years to 70.8 years, an accomplishment all the more admirable because China is still a de
veloping economy. As such, China has set a fine example for human development.
As a leading developing country, China has notably closed the gap with developed countries in terms of people’s life
expectancy and health. In fact, by 2015, Chinese people’s average life expectancy at birth had increased to 76.34 years.
Compared with the mortality rate, however, the changes in China’s fertility rate have been astoundingly rapid. China became a low fertility country toward the end
of last century with its total fertility rate dropping below the replacement the level in 1992 from 5.81, about 2.8 times of rep
lacement level, in 1970. China has had a fertility rate of about 1.6, equivalent to developed countries’ average, for quite a while.
out of our expectations, and it was maintained because of
countercyclical policies,” said Zhang Xiaojing, a senior economist with the CASS.
But the deleveraging process should continue, and more measur
es will be introduced to ease the debt burden, es
pecially for the private sector, said Lian Weiliang, deputy head of the National Development and Reform Commission.
One of the key measures is to further promote the debt-to-equity s
wap program, to inject more social funds into indebted companies through holding the com
panies’ shares, the NDRC official said. “We will choose more qualified private companies to join this program.”
Large crowds gathered in Trafalgar Square in central London on Tuesday to protest against US Presiden
t Donald Trump’s state visit to the United Kingdom.
Trump and his entourage arrived in the UK on Monday and spent the d
ay on ceremonial duties, before the political aspect of his visit began on Tuesday with a m
eeting with outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May, who is resigning at the end of this week.
Just down the road from her Downing Street office where that meeting took place, thousands of protestors assembled f
or a demonstration against Trump’s visit, which included speeches from various people including Labour Party lea
der Jeremy Corbyn, who declined an invitation to dine with Trump during his visit. Also nearby in Parliament Square, the
famous Trump Baby Blimp, created for his visit to the UK last year, was once again flying.
ie and the trust they shared allowed him to capture, in hundreds of photographs and four music video
s, the artist’s transformation into Ziggy Stardust and the ’70s most intriguing and otherworldly ro
ck star,” writes Jasen Emmons, director of curatorial affairs at MoPOP, of the exhibition.
The exhibition opens with a quote from Bowie: “Mick sees me the way I see myself.”
It was what Bowie said to his manager when he reviewed the photos that Rock had taken for him.
Under one photo, shot in a dressing room in Scotland in 1973, a line explains Bowi
e’s creation of Ziggy Stardust, which was heavily influenced by two classical forms of Japanese theater: Kabuki and N
oh. After a six-city tour in Japan in 1973, Bowie began using a special Noh theater makeup palette, which he applied himself.
fruitful bilateral ties over the past 45 years, as well as the deepened friendship between the two peoples. Malaysia looks forward to
sustained prosperity and development of the countries’ relations to benefit the two peoples, he said.
Premier Li Keqiang and Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad also exchanged con
gratulations on the Friday anniversary. They vowed to expand practical cooperation.Beijing opened its first
bicycle-only road at 7 am Friday morning, and our reporter Cao Zinan became one of the first cyclists to try it out.
Follow Cao in this video, and get a glimpse of the 6.5-kilometer-long bikeway in northern Beijing.
ocal kindergarten had used to ask children whether they we
re involved in gangs went viral on the internet. The local educational bureau said that the rese
arch was meant to stop bullies in kindergartens instead of finding gangster members.
Over 90 percent of Hong Kong college students responding to a survey said they were optimistic about the country’s fut
ure, and more than 80 percent said they would like to work on the mainland according to a report released Wednesday.
The HKUYA Student Exchange Network published the report based on a survey they carrie
d out between February and March on Hong Kong college students’ employment intentions for the mainland.
Nearly 75 percent of respondents said the major reas
on for them to work on the mainland is a plethora of job opportunities.
this year was 1.68, down from 1.91 in the first quarter of 2018. Although the figure was above 1, the balance line, it was the first decline since the beginning of 2018.
About 8.34 million new college graduates and 2 million migrant workers are expected to enter the job market this year. Added to the list of job seekers woul
d be those who lose their jobs because of the industrial structural transformation and special type of job see
kers such as veterans. This means at least 12 million urban jobs have to be created this year.
Still, the employment pressure this year is not overbearing for two re
asons. First, the number of job seekers has not increased considerably from last year.
In fact, the number and ratio of China’s working-age people have both d
eclined for the seventh consecutive year. Over the past seven years, China’s working-age
icy tools to offset short-term downside pressure, while the financial risks are under control as the country’s debt level has shown signs of stabilizing, Zhang said.
China’s overall debt-to-GDP ratio had dropped to 249.4 percent
by the end of 2018, 1.5 percentage points lower than a year earlier, according to the PBOC.
If trade tensions escalate further, more opening-up policies in the sectors of medical
care and education will help boost global investors’ confidence in the Chinese economy, Zhang added.
By hiking the tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods from 10 percent t
o 25 percent just when it seemed the China-US trade talks would achieve a bre
akthrough, the United States has not only intensified the trade dispute but also ensured both sides take a knock.
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”.
The app and database will help us gather more precise and well-rounded data on the population, distri