ures market will help foreign investors optimize their renminbi-denominated asset portfolios as they can inc orporate investment targets of a wider variety, said Wang Tingting, an associate pro fessor of finance with the Central University of Finance and Economics in Beijing. “Moreover, as foreign investors’ trading helps boost liquidity in the domestic market and makes the price changes mor e consistent with international trends, domestic market participants can also better hedge against risks,” he said. Experts also expect China to open up the stock index futures market to foreign invest ors, as they have large exposure in the A-share market and are therefore in needRead More →

Party,” Farage told reporters in Southampton in southern E ngland where vote tallies from across the southeast region were being collated. “The intelligence I get is that the Brexit party is doing pretty well,” sa id Farage, who headed one of the two Brexit campaigns in the 2016 referendum. While May was forced to delay Brexit after agreeing a deal that the British parliament and much of her party reject ed, the Labour Party has voiced both support for another referendum and a promise to honour the result of the 2016 vote. The impact of such a severe election drubbing for the major parties isRead More →

ork in the poverty-stricken mountainous areas in Laifeng, a remote county in Hubei province. He dedicated his life to the p eople, holding posts ranging from community-level government official to deputy manager of a local bank. His political beliefs as a Party member supported him during the war period and in serving th e people in peacetime, with indifference to fame and wealth, Zhang told Xinhua News Agency. He said he has been fulfilling the oath that he had sworn when joining the Party, and that he doesn’t deserve special recognition for his a chievements, since what he did was negligible compared with those whoRead More →

re reluctant to answer their calls for excluding Huawei from their 5G networks, Ren had an answer: “For every base station site, Huawei can save the Europeans 10,000 euros ($11,192). Instead of following the US, they have communicated with us closely”. Huawei is not ZTE. And is unlikely to become the kind of vulnera ble hostage the latter has been. The US tactic will not work second time around.ice-Premier Han Z heng, who is also a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Ce ntral Committee, meets with representatives of the Hong Kong Federation of Fujian AssociationsRead More →

enced the renminbi’s performance, said Wang Shengzu, co-head of Investment Strategy Group Asia Goldman Sachs. But the currency is unlikely to slip out of a reasonable range, assuming there is no big shock from the trade talks, Wang said. As a sound base for a stable renminbi, “the Chinese economy has shown sig ns of bouncing up, shown by the faster-than-expected growth of industrial output, ret ail sales, and credit in the first quarter, and this means that economic activity is improving with supportive pol icies”, said Wang.Liu Shiyu, China’s former top securities regulator, was under investigation for alleged violations of the law, according toRead More →

international cooperation to jointly tackle these natural disaster risks, protect ecological security and achieve sustainable development,” Bai said. The academy will continue to collaborate with foreign partners to create new platform s and mechanisms to improve disaster management and ecological protection, he added. Mami Mizutori, head of the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, said in a video speech that th e scale and reach of the world’s largest infrastructure initiative will impact billions of people and reshape the ph ysical world, and countries should be mindful of these projects’ impact on the environment and inhabitants. “It is encouraging that the government of China isRead More →

the ideal way to govern their countries.Lee and Mahathir maintained that i n Asia, social order and strong governance are keys to a stable and wealthy society. This type of governance succeeded in fostering rapid growth in Singap ore, Malaysia, South Korea and China. Santarita said strong Asian leaders are effe ctive because they serve their constituents and value mutual respect and discipline. Analysts said the Asian emphasis on community and harmony can help resolve some of the world’s most pressing intern ational issues such as territorial disputes, climate change and sustainable economic development. Santarita cited the current dispute over the South China Sea whichRead More →

old student from Xidian University in Shaanxi province, died from a rare cancer of the soft tissue. Wei was re searching the disease on Baidu and came across an advertisement for treatments that proved ineffective. After Wei’s death, Baidu announced a sweeping restructuring and optimization of its medical business, especially regardi ng its paid listing practices. It also tightened regulations on medical promotion and enforced clear labeling rul es that differentiate advertisements from credible medical information, according to media reports. However, medical advertising remains one of the key sources of income for Baidu, and some are still trying to exploit the s ystem. In April,Read More →

 satellite in 2021, so the (Cambodian) government hoped that someone could learn something abo ut spacecraft. But there is no school in Cambodia that teaches such a thing. So here I am,” Chea said. China has signed an agreement with Cambodia to develop, make and launch the Southeastern Asian nation’s first sat ellite in the next few years. The satellite, Techo 1, will be used for communications. Moreno Pena, on the other hand, has 11 years’ experience at the Bolivarian Agency for Space Activities, Venezuela’s sp ace organization, as an electrical engineer and chief of the spacecraft operation unit. This is the second time heRead More →

Yu came up with the idea of cashing in on the battle against the Asian carp, and in 2011 founded Two Riv ers Fisheries in Wickliffe, just south of where the Mississippi and Ohio rivers meet. Yu has a knack for turning waste into profit. She once developed a business that turne d discarded crab and shrimp shells into glucosamine, a popular supplement used to treat joint pain. In Iceland, where lumpfish were discarded after their roe was removed for caviar, she exported the leftover fish to China. Two Rivers Fisheries began processing and exporting carp in 2013. Las t year, the company processed aboutRead More →