port Hainan in developing the whole island into a pilot free trade zone, the 12th and the largest in the country, to gradually explore and steadily promote the establishment of a free trade port with Chinese characteristics. The Haikou Jiangdong New District covers 298 square kilometers o n the east coast of Haikou, and will have two parts: a 106-sq-km ecological region boasting a key n ational wetland natural reserve, and a 192-sq-km area that will serve both industrial and urban purposes. The provincial government said Haikou should pay great attenti on to ensure that environmental quality is advanced in an all-round way while developingRead More →

with high export exposure to the impacted economies . A more protracted period of weak international trade activity could also harm investment pr ospects and adversely affect productivity growth in the medium term.” The report indicated that the entire global economy is experiencing a broad-based growth slowdown amid unresolved tra de tensions, high international policy uncertainty and softening business confidence. The forecast for weaker global growth casts a shadow over efforts to im plement the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which has set universal go als for eliminating poverty, promoting prosperity and social well-being while protecting the environment. www.chengduyidong.cnRead More →

 because of multiple measures, including improved legislation, intensified law enforcement and more international coopera tion, according to the Report on the Latest Development in IPR Protection and Business Environment in China. Law enforcement authorities in China handled 215,000 cases involvin g counterfeit products last year, including 77,000 cases involving patent infr ingement, said Gan Lin, vice-minister of the State Administration for Market Regulation. Courts across China concluded nearly 320,000 IPR cases of various type s last year, an increase of 41.6 percent over the prev ious year. More than 5,600 criminal suspects involved in IPR infringement were arrested last year, Jin said. gzbbcn.comRead More →

“Products that just scratch the surface, like simple tours of famous universities, have fallen out of favor with the market,” Zhang says. Language training, NASA’s space camp, computer programming, homes tays, wild animal care and desert and museum experiences are among the most popular options. “Certain volunteering and public-welfare routes have seen a particularly fast increase in bookings,” Zhang says. During the recent winter vacation in February, study-t rip bookings surged by 80 percent compared with the same period of last year. Domestic trips cost roughly 4,500 yuan ($663) per capita on ave rage, while expenditures hit 21,000 yuan for outbound experiences, the agency reports.Read More →

Ballard County and has been set up to use the carp acquired by the fish center. Twelve tracts of land inside the park are for sale. On opening day, eight tracts were already claimed, with most of the investors coming from China. Jiang Chenguang, an internet businessman from the Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, launched the United Fisheries Group to process carp into fish balls and fish cakes for export to China. Two Rivers Foods will process smoked fish, and has already shipped a smoker to the site. A business called Lakeside City has been formed to process carp into salted fish, while Eco Fish, whichRead More →

 The suspect of Saturday’s synagogue shooting in San Diego, C alifornia, has been identified as 19-year-old John Earnest, authorities said. The suspect has no prior contact with law enforcement, said San Diego Sheriff Bill Gore. Authorities are aware of an online manifesto that Earnest wrote, and are looking into digital evidence and checking the authenticity of the document, according to Gore. “We are serving search warrants for the suspect’s home, car and the Ch abad of Poway,” he said, adding that officials are checking Earnest’s possible involvement in the arson and vandalism of mosque in Escondido, a city northeast of downtown San Diego. shlf999.cnRead More →

 Mi Store in the eastern European country occupies 200 square meters, offering some 300 products, including smartphones, cameras, speakers, headsets, smart watches, selfie sticks, electri c scooters, smart robotic vacuum cleaners and even casual backpack. “With opening of the flagship store in the country, we are pleased to announce that the Mi fans can purchase the first Xiaomi phones offi cially in Romania,” said Zhang Guoren, Xiaomi authorized representative in Romania. Xiaomi is currently the fourth largest smartph one producer in the world and Romanians have long been familiar with its products.  China’s former world number one Ding Junhui took a 6-3 lead over AnthonyRead More →

 that rejecting May’s deal could see Brexit delayed indefinitely. The promises moved some previously resistant Brexit-backers to support the deal. Former Forei gn Secretary Boris Johnson — a likely contender to replace May as Conservative Party leader — twe eted that rejecting it risked “being forced to accept an even worse version of Brexit or losing Brexit altogether.” But the Democratic Unionist Party in Northern Ireland, with 10 seats in the House of Commons, has refused to back the agreement because it treats Northern Ireland differently from the rest of the UK. Parliament voted on the legally binding, 585-page withdrawal agreement that May agreed uponRead More →

The top court on Wednesday ruled in favor of a French global automotive supplier in a patent dispute with two Chinese car accessory companies amid the country’s intensified efforts to protect intellectual property rights. It was also the first public hearing by the Intellectual Property Court of the Supreme People’s Court since the special court was set up on Jan 1. Valeo Systemes d’Essuyage, one of the world’s leading auto component providers, sued X iamen Lukasi Car Accessories Co and Xiamen Fuke Wiper Co, two companies based in Fujian pro vince, claiming infringement of Valeo’s patent on a connector for windshield wipers. An IP courtRead More →

Linshui county of Guang’an, Sichuan province, a transport truck carrying 150  pigs, nine of them dead, was seized at a toll station. It was the second case in March after an outbreak that killed 20 pigs on a breeding farm in the Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region was confirmed on March 7. The next step, Yu said, is to maintain the momentum of the ongoing disease preven tion and control measures and strengthen oversight over the slaughtering sector. On Friday, the ministry launched checks on slaughterhouses nationwide and ordered them to carry out self-inspections. Yu stressed the need to secure supplies of live pigs and porkRead More →