fever outbreaks, affecting all 31 provinces, municipalities and autonomous regions on the mainland, since the country’s first reported outbr
eak in Shenyang, Liaoning province, in August, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs.
This resulted in more than 1 million pigs being slaughtered to prevent and control the disease, which is deadly to pigs but does no
t affect people. The ministry has called for intensified research and development to expedite the availability of va
ccines for disease prevention and control, but admitted difficulties due to the complex nature of the virus.
China is the world’s largest producer and consumer of pork, with an annual produc
tion of 700 million pigs. Pork accounts for 62 percent of meat consumption in China, and su
The tariff increases that the United States has placed on Chinese goods affect not only the interests of Chinese companies and consumers, but also their US cou
nterparts and threaten the security of global industrial and supply chains, according to a senior Chinese industrial official.
“We once again urge the US to stop unreasonably suppressing Chin
ese companies. Chinese companies deserve to invest and operate in a fair and just en
vironment in the US and the world,” Vice-Minister of Industry and Information Technology Wang Zhijun said.
Concerning the US decision to further increase tariffs on Chinese imports, Wang s
aid during a recent interview with news media that the total impact is “controllable”.
The nearly $200 billion of Chinese goods hit by additional US tariffs on May 10 acco
unted for 41.8 percent of China’s US exports in 2018, or 8 percent of its total exports.
onomy is accelerating restructuring reform and shifting from an export-dominated growth model to a more services-driven model, they added.
“The United States escalated trade tensions, but it cannot solve any problem. This causes volatility and sluggishness in global financial markets an
d hurts the global economy,” said Guo Shuqing, the People’s Bank of China’s Party secretary and also head of the China Banking and In
surance Regulatory Commission. His keynote speech was delivered by a commission spokesman at a forum on Saturday.
Impact on the Chinese economy will be very limited, said Guo. “Chinese fi
nancial markets, although they were excessively affected by trade tensions last year, are un
likely to be hit more dramatically going forward, as financial resilience is strengthening.”
The huge domestic consumer market in China will digest most of the un
salable exports, and many of China’s exports will also shift to other foreign markets. The US will con
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
hina rolled off the production line a prototype magnetic-levitation train with a designed maxim
um speed of 600 kilometers per hour in Qingdao on Thursday, filling the gap in travel speed bet
ween aviation and high-speed rail passenger transport in the country, according to its manufacturer.
Launched in July 2016, the train is designed and manufactured in CRRC Qingdao Sifan
g Co Ltd in the eastern coastal city of Qingdao, Shandong province. The company is a wholly owned su
bsidiary of Beijing-headquartered China Railway Rolling Stock Corp, the largest rolling stock manufacturer in the world.
The debut of the country’s first high-speed maglev train testing protot
ype marks a major breakthrough for the nation in the high-speed maglev transit system.
standing up in panic, Zhou attacked him again, piercing Xie’s neck several times. Xie then fell down to
the ground but Zhou didn’t stop. He rushed to Xie, pressed down on his body, and stabbed him
again and again until Xie died. Zhou then rose, holding his arms and assuming a triumphant gesture.
Zhou was later arrested and confessed that he had bought the dagger online in advance.
Since losing their only child, Xie Zhonghua and his wife stop
ped going to work and have seen their health deteriorate. So far, they haven’t received an ap
ology from Zhou or his family.The average life expectancy of Chinese people rose 42 years, from 35 years in 1949 to 77 yea
rs in 2018, according to a statistics communique recently released by the National Health Commission.
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”.
nd for decades and witnessed local farmers’ continuous battles against sandstorms.
“It didn’t just feel like a black storm, it was as if the whole desert was approachi
ng,” recalls Liu Conghui, a writer who was born, and still lives, near the farm Wang once worked.
As the menacing sandstorms made the area increasingly inhospitable, Liu’s whole community planned to up sticks.
To restore the local ecosystem, the Chinese government launched
a 10.7 billion yuan ($1.6 billion) project in 2001. A set of measures were adopted such as sav
ing water, converting farmland into grassland, providing treatment for dry riverways and building dams. In addition to t
hose measures, industrial and agricultural use of water in cities and counties along the river was limited.
Over the past two decades, Xinjiang has infused 7.7 billion cubic meters of water into
the dry trunk stream of the lower reaches of the Tarim River in 19 rounds of water diversion.
Co and learned about the company’s production of rare earths and the development of the rare earth industry in Ganzhou.
On the heels of the United States government announcement it will ban unauthorized exports of US technology to Hua
wei, by Monday, a number of major US tech giants, including Google, had reportedly stopped supplies.
Amid the escalating tit-for-tat trade blows between the world’s tw
o largest economies, the US putting Huawei, the face of Chinese hi-tech progress, on its Ent
ity List is no doubt a calculated blow to hit China and Huawei where it hurts. “America will probably use its ability to with
hold components from Huawei as a bargaining chip in a future trade deal with China,” The Economist reckons.
Ren on Tuesday expressed continued willingness to collaborate with US partners in the future.