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 →

Sure, there are exceptions to this, but by and large human bein Museums provide culture and inspire learning in the youth and popu lation of a country, and lead to an increased sense of wonder and desire to explore. For purely selfish reasons, corporations and businessmen should strive to support museums and other cultural de stinations, in hopes that generations of future workers are more creative and able to do good work. gs tend to look up to things that are difficult or costly to access. A better option is to charge fees for regular visitors but provide free ticket s as prizes for high-achievingRead More →

 British Prime Minister Theresa May will set out a timetable for her departure in early June after the latest attempt to get her Br exit deal approved by parliament, the chairman of a powerful Conservative committee said on Thursday. Three years after Britain voted to leave the European Union, there is littl e clarity over when, how and even whether Brexit will happen, prompting some in her party to c all for a new approach to the country’s biggest policy shift in more than 40 years. May has promised to step down after her Brexit deal is approved by lawma kers. But many in herRead More →

ted the interests of WTO members, especially developing-nation members, and undermined the authority and efficacy of the WTO. As a consequence, the organization is facing an unprecedented crisis. China suggested necessary reforms of the WTO be made so as to overcome the crisis, strengthen its auth ority and efficacy, and enlarge its relevance in terms of global economic governance. It also proposed strengthening the inclusiveness of the multilateral trading system, said an official with the De partment of WTO Affairs at the Ministry of Commerce, in an online statement late on Tuesday. The unnamed official stressed the need to resolve several urgent issues threatening theRead More →

 in the 19th century and by Western Europe, Japan, and South Korea in the years after World War II. China is no longer a poor country. It can no longer compete by using l ow-wage labor. Fortunately, it has now developed world-class companies that are incr easingly developing new products and services that can compete successfully in many foreign markets. Now that it has reached middle-income status, China’s economic strategy will focus on creating a highly competitive dom estic market that forces companies to produce high-value goods so they can pay high wages to highly skilled people. Because of its long experience in manufacturing, muchRead More →

enter around both nations’ legitimate desires to protect some current l ow-skilled jobs, or at least to allow an easier transition to new jobs and industries. US administration’s economic policy has rightly focused on the need to retain jobs for working-class people in the US. And, Ch ina’s companies that export to the US also largely now employ less-skilled working-class people. However, neither the US nor China can expect to keep, much less get back, low-wage, low-skilled manufacturing jobs. Many people have the impression that Chinese goods are dominant in US markets. That is true only in a few highly compe titive, low-profit sectors. AccordingRead More →

itoring stations in the China Seismic Experimental Site, which spans Sichuan and Yunnan pro vinces, since construction of the project was launched about one year ago, Zheng Guoguang, vic e-minister of emergency management and head of the administration, told a news conference on Friday. The area previously had about 1,000 monitoring stations. China is the only country that lists forecasting earthquakes as a government responsibility. Considering our limited knowledge about earthquakes, the forecasting work has to be based on observation. However, the we ak signals from underground are often disrupted by electromagnetic interference, he said. He said that in cooperation with the government of Shenzhen,Read 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 →

xperience what is it like in real satellite development projects,” Cui said. “We will ask the students to set up a project team to simulate research and development of an imaginary satellite, and e ach of them will be designated a role ranging from chief designer to subsystem manager,” Cui added. “We also offer opportunities to the students to visit satellite research-related institu tes and satellite users to see satellites’ assembly, testing and experiments,” Cui said. “They will be able to get personal understanding of spacecraft research and development and obtain some know-how.” He said space training providers in other countries will not take foreignRead 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 →