Guangzhou all w阿拉爱上海女神会所ill build subways covering more than 1,000 k
ilometers, and Shenzhen, Wuhan and Chengdu plan to reach 800 kilometers.
However, the financial situation in operating these urban rail networks was not satisfactory. While
over 600 billion yuan ($86.69 billion) invested into the sector in more than 30 cities last year, o
nly a few cities managed to break even, according to the 21st Century Business Herald.
Data from 28 cities showed that the ratio of revenue and expenditure stood at 78 percent in
2018 after increasing 8 percentage points from the previous year. Only four cities — Hangzhou, Qin
gdao, Shenzhen and Beijing — achieved balance last year, and the rest of 24 cities operated at loss.
China’s civil servant law, newly revised in December 2018, took effect Saturday.
The revised law clarifies systems of civil servant promotion and asses
sment, and includes statutes to improve rewards and benefits such as pension schemes.
It also tightens supervision over civil servants, keeping its statutes in
line with the supervision law and disciplinary rules of the Communist Party of China.
The revised law bans civil servants from working as leaders of industry regulators or administrati
ve departments in charge of supervising businesses run by their spouses, children or in-laws.
The civil servant law first took effect in 2006.
For the first time in the history of Peking Opera, four women recently performed a
piece in the China National Peking Opera Company production, Stories of the Red Army.
The Peking Opera performance was one of the 51 productions showcased at the 12th China Art Festival in Shanghai.
Two performances took place at Shanghai’s Majestic Theater on May 27 and 28.
For the show, the CNPOC brought together three stories based on events during the Red Army’s epi
c Long March (1934-36), to create the modern Peking Opera, which premiered in Beijing on Aug 1, 2018.
“They are stories about the resilience and bravery of the Red Army during the Long March,” says Song Chen, head of the CNPOC.
China would like to have a shared planning process with Brazil to achieve coordinated development, President Xi Jin
ping said on Friday during a meeting with Brazilian Vice-President Hamilton Mourao at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.
Calling the two countries highly complementary, Xi said China welcomes Brazil’s participation in the building of the Belt and Road.
He said China supports the prosperity and development of B
razil and believes that China-Brazil cooperation will produce great outcomes.
Xi asked Mourao to extend his sincere greetings to Brazil’s P
resident Jair Bolsonaro, who took office in January. Ch
ina appreciates the efforts made by the new government to promote the comprehensive strategic partnership, he said.
President Xi Jinping inspected a company that manufactures high-tech magnetic m
aterials as he kicked off an inspection trip to East China’s Jiangxi province on Monday.
Xi learned about the business operations of the JL MAG Rare-Earth Co Ltd, based in Ganzhou, which speciali
zes in rare earth permanent magnetic materials, as well as the development of the rare earth sector in the city.
Ren Zhengfei, founder and CEO of Huawei, said on Tuesday that the US governm
ent’s 90-day extension “doesn’t mean much”, adding that the company was ready to deal with the ban.
Ren’s comments came after the US Commerce Department said on Monday that it gave Hu
awei a 90-day license to purchase US technologies to maintain existing networks and provide software upd
ates to existing Huawei handsets. That marks a delay of the ban on US technology exports to Huawei.
Transformation of traditional industries speeding up, riding wave of high tech
The Chinese economy is poised for more vigorous growth after gathering new strength through upgrad
es in traditional industries and accelerating the growth of high-tech industries and emerging sectors.
The country will further expand market access with a nationally unified, annually released and timely adjusted negative list for m
ore market vitality, according to the National Development and Reform Commission, China’s top economic regulator.
Meng Wei, spokeswoman of the commission, said at a media conference on Fri
day that China has made steady progress in cultivating new momentum and promoting t
hina attaches great importance to innovative development, and it
considers new generation artificial intelligence as the driving force for scientific and technolo
gical development, industrial optimization and upgrading as well as major productivity improvements while it s
trives to achieve high-quality development, President Xi Jinping said on Thursday.
Xi made the remark in a congratulatory letter to the World Intelligence Congress, which opened in Tianjin.
The president noted that AI is having a significant and far-reaching impact on economic development, social progress and gl
obal governance. He expressed hope that participants at this third congress strengthen exchanges, enhance con
sensus and step up cooperation to promote the healthy development of new-generation AI.
China said late on Monday that it will increase tariffs on the bulk o
$60 billion of US imports to three categories of rates between 10 percent and 25 percent.
For the rest of the US imports, the duty rate remains at 5 percent, acc
ording to a statement released by the Customs Tariff Commission of the State Council.
The tariffs will hit around 5,000 products such as food, chem
icals and auto parts, and are due to take effect on June 1, the commission said.
In a separate statement on Monday, the commission said i
t will be open to tariff exemption applications for part of qualified US imports.
This is China’s latest response to the additional US tariffs on $200
billion of Chinese goods, which were implemented on Friday morning.
Scientists from China and other countries involved in the Belt
and Road Initiative will work together to enhance scientific and technological coop
eration in disaster prevention and mitigation, according to a joint declaration.
The collaboration aims to make areas along the initiative safer, more sustainable a
nd disaster-proof, according to the declaration published during the two-day International Conference on Silk-r
oad Disaster Risk Reduction and Development, which concluded in Beijing on Sunday.
Sunday marked China’s 11th National Disaster Prevention and Reduct
ion Day, an annual event which began in 2009 after a devastating earthquake hit Sic
huan and neighboring provinces on May 12, 2008, leaving over 87,000 dead or missing.
various social conflicts, and said efforts must be made to address legitimate and lawful concerns to safeguard public int