Airlines Corp are in preliminary talks to seek compensation from Boe ing for the disruption from the 737 MAX stoppages. At present, the report has not yet been verified. According to a China Eastern representative previously quoted by The Paper, the issue has h ad a limited and controllable effect on the company, and it has had more of an impact on the whole indu stry.Wang Yuan, a popular youth icon, expressed regret and determination to behave himself on his social media acc ount after getting a warning from health authorities for smoking indoors on Tuesday. Photos revealed Wang, 18, was smoking at a BeijingRead More →

entered an anti-counterfeiting alliance initiated by Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba that sees more than 130 brands from hom e and abroad share information and technical support as well as pool their resources to combat piracy. According to Matthew Bassiur, vice-president and head of globa l IP enforcement at Alibaba Group, the company uses algorithms to identify and r emove infringing items before they can even get on the e-commerce platform. Alibaba also issues alerts for products wi th a significant number of customer complaints and investigates its manufacturing, distribution and supply chain. Pfeiffer noted that tackling piracy can be time intensive and costly but theRead More →

 also visible in the quarterly financial results, including an accelerated transition to innovation-based growth. According to Wind Info, sectors like communication, non-banking financials and co mputers topped the earnings growth of all sectors of the A-share market in the first quarter. “The communication sector registered a 310-percent growth in profits in the first quarter, bolstered by the acceleration of 5G infrastructure construction and the rec overy of industry giant ZTE Corp,” said Wang Yi, chief strategist at Shenzhen-based Great Wall Securities. In the future, as large-scale commercial uses of 5G are poised to take place, profitability of related companies will continue to see improvements, heRead More →

communicate with the foreigners to help them improve their ability to speak Chinese, he said. For Chea, the student from Cambodia, studying at the institute has been difficult since the beginning. “I majored in telecommunications in my university, so I knew nothing about spacecraft. For me, all the courses here ar e very difficult. At first I didn’t understand anything of what our teachers were talking about in class,” he said. He said he feels lucky because the Chinese teachers are nice and conside rate. They have been trying their best to make the lectures easier for him to comprehend, he said. “Now I canRead More →

cated to catching Asian carp in western Kentucky. The long-term prospects offered by ex cessive numbers of the species are what Berry and Irwin are relying on to ensure work until they retire. Berry said: “We want a bigger boat. From what we see out there, we confidently think we can catch anywhere from 13,000 to 23,000 kg a day with a purse seine type of net. The schools of fish are massive.” Once a school is located, a skiff encircles it with a purse seine net. The lead line is then pulled in to close the net, preventing fish from escaping. “The way weRead More →

ool of Medicine. He was the first scientist to reveal the function of the PD-L1/PD-1 immune escape pathway in a tumor’s microenvironment. The programmed death ligand-1/programmed death-1 (PD-L1/PD-1) signaling pathway is a key component of tumor immu nosuppression, which can inhibit activation of T lymphocytes and enhance immune tolerance of tumor cel ls, leading to tumor immune escape, according to a study published in January on biomedcentral.com. Chen, along with four other scientists, was awarded the Warren Alpert Foundation Prize for 2017 for the break through in tumor immunology, which made him the third Chinese recipient of the prize. Chen said the research environment in ChinaRead More →

University’s Kellogg College in England, called openin g to more foreign investment a very important development. “Of course this will expose both inward investors and indigenous organ izations to some stark differences in management and doing business between them, which in tu rn requires more globally effective leaders who are les s ethnocentric and more culturally aware,” he said. Sikhumbuzo Zondi, a research assistant at th e Institute for Global Dialogue associated with the University of South Africa, said another important aspect of Xi’s opening address was the desire to invest more resources in scientific innovation and technology. www.shlf777.cnRead More →

 of travel plan changes, as many choose new destinations a short or medi um distance away instead of suburban trips, said Feng Rao, data research center mana ger of Mafengwo, a major online travel service provider and tourist information-sharing platform in China. Travel plans to Sanya, Luoyang and Enshi, three Chinese tourist cities, grew most rapidly — by 15.4 %, 13.6% and 11.6% respectively — due to the extended holiday, according to a report from Mafengwo. With a new railway operating plan put into use from April 10 offeri ng more high-speed train routes, high-speed train trips are easier and more convenient. Take Luoyang inRead More →

ite remote sensing technologies, in protecting its cultural heritage , according to an official with the National Cultural Heritage Administration (NCHA). Chen Peijun, director of the NCHA’s supervision and inspection department, said in an interview with Xinhua that the administration has been using remote sens ing to monitor some of the country’s key cultural heritage sites and stretches of the Great Wall and their nearby areas. Chen said the administration will also explore the use of other technological means such as the internet, cloud computi ng, big data and drones in the administrative and law enforcement work for cultural heritage protection. He said new technologiesRead More →

 International Coordinating Committee for the Safeguarding and Development of the Historic Site of Angkor, also known as ICCAngkor, an international campaign launched by Cambodia and UNESCO in 1993. I t also funded years of excavation and renovation of the Ta Keo Temple at Angkor, which was built about 1,000 years ago. China has no shortage of culturally significant landmarks and traditio ns. In January, the China Cultural Center in Yangon, capital of Myanmar, hosted a two- day exhibition of intangible cultural heritage from Yunnan province. The event showcased 16 intangible cultural herita ge crafts – from bamboo weaving and tin-making techniques to woodcarving and makingRead More →