s to the current Fu上海楼凤品茶微信gitive Offenders and the Mutual Leg
al Assistance in Criminal Matters Ordinance due to a case involving a Hong Ko
ng resident who fled back to the city after allegedly murdering his pregnant girlfriend in Taiwan.
The revisions will allow Hong Kong to surrender fugitives on a case-by-case basis to jurisdictio
ns that do not have long-term rendition agreements with it, including the Chinese mainland and Taiwan.
The bill was scheduled to go through a second reading at the full LegCo m
eeting on Wednesday. It was postponed until further notice due to the protest.
n a commentary published on June 6, the London-based financial magazine The Economist said the Un
ited States has exploited its position at the center of globalization to assert its power around the world.
The piece, titled “America is deploying a new economic arsenal to assert its power”, says the United States has used its arsenal of tari
ffs and sanctions to block the free flow of goods, data, ideas, and money across borders. It warns that th
e United States risks losing its legitimacy in the eyes of the world if this continues unchecked.
promoting the application of e-buses, by supporting technology innovation, improving fiscal
and taxation policies, enhancing infrastructure construction, as well as reinforcing fund supervision.
“It is estimated that in the future, China’s e-bus market will transform to a more market-driven pattern, instead of policy-driv
en. The market will shift from an incremental market to a stock market, maintaining steady growth,” he said.
Bloomberg New Energy Finance estimates that EVs will attain price parity by the mid 2020s, as lithium battery pric
es have been falling. From 2010 to 2018, lithium battery prices dropped by over 85 percent, with an annual average decl
ine rate of 20 percent. And the decline, with the same rate, is estimated to continue for the next few years.
ted trash was collected over the region’s spring climbing season. In 2019, 8.21 metric tons of various d
omestic waste and 2.46 metric tons of sanitary sewage was collected after the mountaineering season,” said Tashi Gyatso.
According to Nyima Tsering, the head of the region’s sport bureau,
the Tibet Mountaineering Guide School has been playing an important role in mountain rescue.
“Founded in 1999, it is world’s second and China’s first such school, for training mountaineeri
ng talent,” said Tsering, vice-chairman of the China Mountaineering Association. “Teams from
the school have performed 29 high-altitude rescues in recent decades, and have set the rescue record above 8,500 meters.”
fame and fortune, serving as a role model for military officers, rank-and-file soldiers and veterans across the country, Xi said.
Zhang, a member of the CPC, was a soldier of Brigade 359 of the Northwest Field Army, o
ne of the main forces of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army during the Liberation War between 1945 and 1949.
He was honored by the Northwest Field Army several times for performing meritorious deeds as he braved enemy fire. He
was twice given the honorary title of Combat Hero. When he retired from the PLA, Zhang chose to work in the pov
erty-stricken mountainous areas in Laifeng, a remote county in Hubei province. He dedicated his life to the peo
ple, holding posts ranging from community-level government official to deputy manager of a local bank.
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.
China will offer customized data services for disaster prevention throug
h its Fengyun meteorological satellites for more countries along the Belt and Road, said a
senior official of the China Meteorological Administration’s National Satellite Meteorological Center.
The services will be provided based on the results of a survey of 81 countries. By the end
of April, 22 countries, including Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iran, Russia, Libya and Sudan, had responded to the survey.
All of the respondents said they wanted to install the application software platforms
of the Fengyun satellites for weather forecasting, as well as climate and environment monitoring.
They also requested a range of services, especially in monitoring rainf
all, droughts, dust storms, heavy fog and lightning, in addition to training courses on F
engyun meteorological satellite data analysis, remote-sensing applications and data collection.
arned against further raising tariffs. “Increasing tariffs will only continue to harm America
n consumers and businesses of all sizes and across all sectors, as well as threat en American econ
omic growth and leadership in innovation,” said Naomi Wilson, the council’s senior director of policy for Asia.
US chemical manufacturers also called for sensible trade policy solutions.
Cal Dooley, president and CEO of the American Chemistry Council, said on Monday he believed t
he risks of continuing to use tariffs as a negotiating tactic with China are simply too high, and potential benefits remain unclear.
Several organizations, including Tariffs Hurt the Heartland — the national campaign compose
d of more than 150 of the largest US trade organizations in retail, technology, manufacturing and agric
ulture — have in recent days highlighted the negative impact of tariff increases on the US economy and job market.
decade is likely to be driven by greater global financial sector integration,” said Alfred Schip
ke, the International Monetary Fund’s senior resident representative for China.
Chinese students are increasingly diversifying their choices of destinations for overseas stud
ies, with more students choosing to go to the United Kingdom, Australia and Canada, a new report showed.
In a multiple choice survey for the annual Report on Chinese Students’ Overseas Study, released
on Tuesday, while the United States remains the most popular destination for overseas study this year, pref
erred by 43 percent of the respondents, this was down by 8 percentage points compared with 2015.
US dominance looks uncertain as the number of students inclined to study in the UK r
ose sharply in 2019, accounting for 41 percent, up 9 percentage points compared with 2015.
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.
ught about more than 70 years of general peace and rapid development after World War II. We mus