Given that the US economy is driven by domestic demand, consumption in particular, instead of exports, a high rate of eco
nomic growth will widen the trade deficit, as it would have to import more products than it exports. In such a situa
tion, the implementation of large-scale infrastructure construction projects would further increase the trade deficit.
To make up for the increasing savings gap, the US needs to introduce and use more foreign ca
pital, which will further enlarge the trade deficit. Therefore, the US cannot simultaneously maintain a high g
rowth rate, invest massively in infrastructure, reduce the trade deficit and restrict the inflow of foreign capital.
What is really questionable is that, despite its contempt for over-regulation of the economy, the US administration has been tryi
ng to impose regulations on international trade, even for its trade partners’ domestic economic management.
essure, and psychological experts say that thinking of nothing is a mental
adjustment for people, which is
good for health as it can reduce the risk
of anxiety and depression by 25 percent, according to Workers’ Daily.
If people can’t manage their emotions effectively under high pressure, it will
harm their family life, work and social life, experts say.
The suggestion sparked reaction from netizens, with Sina Weibo user
Happy little witch123 asking, “Is it ok if I
accumulate the daily five minutes and me
ditate a hour on one day?” A WeChat user named yuenyuen said, “I’m not
bragging but I can meditate for a whole day.”
Just 20 days after the opening of a
museum of broken relationships in Taiyuan, capit
al of North China’s Shanxi province, its owner joked that it was turning into a blind date site, thecover.cn reported.
Since it opened to the public on April 25, the museum has received 500 visitors every day, aged between 16 and 25.
gion must focus on the key elements of greater integration and high-quality developmen
t to lead the growth of the whole Yangtze River Economic Belt and East China, the statement said.
The meeting called for better awareness of integrated development and putting the region’s growt
h into the perspective of a unified strategy, as well as the development of a modern economic system.
It also required adequate coordination and implementation to ensure the effective implementation of various tasks in the plan.
The delta region, including Shanghai and Jiangsu, Zhejiang and Anhui provinces, is among the areas with the most robust econ
omic growth, the highest level of opening-up and the strongest capacities in innovation in China.
The total GDP of the delta region reached 21 trillion yuan ($3.06 trillion) in 2018, which
accounted for around one-fourth of the national total, according to Economic Daily.
lliance on international disaster risk reduction, which included around 30 institution
s and universities from countries including Italy, Belgium, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
The alliance will serve as a new platform for international coordinati
on and provide scientific support for disaster relief and sustainable development.
The conference was co-hosted by the Chinese Academy of Sciences, the China Association for Science and Technology, the U
nited Nations Environment Program, the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction and the Alliance of Int
ernational Science Organizations, a group created to connect the scientific communities of BRI participants.
Bai Chunli, president of the academy, said in the conference’s opening ceremony on Saturday that areas along the Si
lk Road are prone to various natural disasters that have resulted in massive loss of life and economic damage.
More efforts are needed to make breakthroughs in core technologies, advance infor
mation infrastructure construction and provide further impetus to the digital transformation of ind
ustries, said a senior official at the Second Digital China Summit, which opened in Fuzhou, Fujian province, on Monday.
Huang Kunming, a member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and head of the Pu
blicity Department of the CPC Central Committee, called for more work to accelerate the research and de
velopment of 5G, as well as promote the building and application of the Beidou Navigation Satellite System.
Huang said achieving breakthroughs in core technologies should be the top pri
ority, with innovation fully pursued and intellectual property rights better protected.
Russia’s Investigative Committee says 41 people died in fiery airliner accident at Moscow airport.
The Russian Superjet 100 was flying from Moscow to Murmansk when a fire broke out on board. Aeroflot Flight SU1492 ret
urned to Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport, making a hard landing, news agency Interfax reported.
“According to our data, more than 10 victims needed medical
care,” Tass news agency quoted a source in the medical services as saying.
Earlier, the regional emergency services reported six victims.
The plane reportedly took off from the Sheremetyevo airport at 18:00 local time (1500 GMT) and
made an emergency landing after circling over the Moscow region for about 40 minutes.
It was “engulfed in flames” before the emergency landing, Tass quoted a source as saying.
rch Institute of Multidisciplinary Science at the Beijing Institute of Technology, was a winner of the Beiji
ng May Fourth Youth Medal, an honor awarded to outstanding young people from all walks of life in the capital.
“As a researcher and an educator, I will focus on combining the pursuit
of science with the country’s interests and people’s needs and try to make greater ach
ievements in the teaching and research of environmental protection and green energy,” Wang said.
Yan Xiaojun, Party secretary of the School of Energy and Power Engineering at Beih
ang University, said Xi’s speech has provided a direction to help young people grow.
“We should trust young teachers, help them develop, and support them to g
row up as a major force for the development of China’s aerospace industry,” he said.
y in development plans and initiatives of various countries and international organizations and in
tensify bilateral and the third-party market cooperation to help more countries raise their level of connectivity, Xi said.
He added that participants agreed that Belt and Road forums are an important platform for multilateral co
operation and should be held on a regular basis.
President calls for countries’ joint efforts in building Belt, Road in forum speech
President Xi Jinping pledged on Friday to take strong measures such as easing market
access for foreign capital and increasing imports to promote the higher-level opening-up of the country.
While delivering the keynote speech at the opening ceremony of the
Second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation in Beijing, Xi said that the p
urpose of building the Belt and Road is to achieve win-win cooperation and common development.
China will increase imports of goods and services on a larger scale, and it will further lower its tariff rates, Xi said.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will send his special envoy Toshihiro Nikai, secretary-general of the rulin
g Liberal Democratic Party, to attend the second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation in Beijing.
In a news conference held by the Japanese embassy in China on Monday, Takeshi Osuga, J
apanese Foreign Ministry spokesman, said Nikai will visit China from April 24 to 29 to attend the forum and give a speech.
In a previous conference at LDP’s headquarters in Tokyo, N
ikai said his party called for increased exchange between Japan and China.
As the Japanese foreign minister Taro Kono just ended a three-day visit to China, Osuga
said the visit was “very positive” and further strengthened bilateral ties between Beijing and Tokyo.
“In the fifth China-Japan High-level Economic Dialogue, China and J
apan achieved agreement to cooperate in such areas as energy conservation and environ
them for the past 20-odd years,” she said.Currently, the zoo is busy preparing for the pandas’