ironmental protection measures the company takes in production. Only when a company has independent intellectual property rights and core technology will it make competitive products and succeed amid fierce competition, Xi said. Noting that technological innovation is the lifeblood of enterprises, Xi encourag ed the company to focus on technological innovation and master more core technologies. Rare earth is a non-renewable important strategic resource, Xi said, addin g that more efforts are needed to upgrade the technology for its exploitation and applic ation, increase its added value, and protect the environment, to achieve green and sustainable development. qianpbd.comRead More →

ago that small numbers of nationalists and far-right politicians won seats, signaling the challenges since faced by ruling parties acr oss the EU, said Cui Hongjian, director of the department for European studies at the China Institute of International Studies. Mainstream European political groups have tried hard to curb their rise and haven’t coped well with problems raised by the populist and far-right parties, Cui said. Clemens von Goetze, Germany’s ambassador to China, said at a news conference in Beijing on Saturday that he hopes mainstream political groups that support the integration of EU will win the elections. He said, mainstream groups in Germany areRead More →

China has formally arrested two Canadians who have been detained in December last year on suspicion of endangering national security, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang said Thursday. Michael Kovrig, a former Canadian diplomat, has been arrested by Chinese authorities in accordance with the law on susp icion of prying into state secrets and intelligence for overseas forces, Lu said at a regular news conference. Michael Spavor, a Canadian businessman based in China, has also been arrested on suspicion of ste aling and illegally providing state secrets to overseas forces, Lu added.Teenagers’ first exposure to elec tronic gadgets and online games tends to be at a youngerRead More →

on to defend its due interests and legitimate rights in international trade and economic cooperation, according to analysts. The US has totally ignored the fact that China has been eager to resolve trade and economic issues through high-level official ta lks and pledged to further expand market access for global businesses, said Liang Ming, a senior resea rcher at the Chinese Academy of International Trade and Economic Cooperation. China has emphasized that the US should not use the tariff method. That is not just for China’s benefit; it is the rational choice a ny country would make when facing unreasonable requests in trade, said DongRead More →

ons in February for the clinical application of new biomedical technolog ies, stipulating that clinical research that involves human trials, including gene editing, stem cells, organ tra nsplants between species and assisted reproductive technologies, must secure the approval of the commission in advance. Under the draft, which is yet to be adopted, violators may face punishments including fines, revocation of business permits or criminal charges. The commission this year will complete its revision of an existing r egulation on ethical inspection of human-related biomedical research that was adopted in 2016. Authorities are also considering establishing a national ethics committee that supervises life science technologies andRead More →

 flying a remote-controlled model aircraft, which intrigued him and brought back his fantasy. He immediately bought a model aircraft for himself. Ho wever, due to his lack of basic knowledge in operating it, he broke the aircraft that same day. “I tried very hard to fix it but failed,” he said, adding that he was then d etermined to make himself an expert. He began to study online and made friends with many dieh ard fans. After half a year, he was able to make modifications on model aircrafts. With drones becoming mainstream in China, Zhao decided to s et up his own company inRead More →

ouths who traveled rose by 101 percent year-on-year, compared with 50 per cent among peers in bigger cities, according to major online travel agency Ctrip. Ruan Tianying, deputy general manager of Western-style food chain Houcaller, said t hat with fastgrowing urbanization in China, lower-tier cities definitely offer great potential. Houcaller, founded in Xiamen, Fujian province, in 1993, plans to operate about 400 store s in 100 Chinese cities, with more than two-thirds of them located in lower-tier centers by the end of this year. Ruan said consumption per capita at Houcaller outlets is about 60 yuan, and about 80 percent of its more than 30Read More →

 of programs and compliance oversight to ensure that the required funds of investment programs are in place on time. The approval mechanism for government-invested pro grams will be further standardized, and major programs must go through procedures suc h as evaluations by intermediary service institutions, the public and experts, as well as risk assessment. Government investment funds must prioritize investments into areas where the market cannot effectively allocate res ources, such social services, public infrastructure and environment protection, the regulation said. It also calls for equal treatment of various types of investment entities, adding that authorities should not set up biased conditions. The premier saidRead More →

A college admissions cheating scheme in the United States has triggered widespread discussio n among Chinese netizens during the four-day May Day holiday after it was reported that a w ealthy family paid $6.5 million to assure their daughter’s admission to Stanford University. Billionaire Zhao Tao, 52, president and co-founder of Shandong Buchang Pharmaceuticals, a company that spec ializes in traditional Chinese medicine to fight cardiovascular disease, reportedly funneled money to William Ric k Singer, the admissions consultant who is at the center of the explosive case brought by US federal prosecutors. The executive’s daughter, Zhao Yusi, also known as Molly Zhao, got a spotRead More →

ial fish, but the ease of catching large quantities makes up for this, both men said. Irwin has turned down a job in Alaska for the summer. Catching carp in Kentucky is a much easier, he said. “Here, the weather is warmer, the climate is better and I get to sleep in my own bed at t he end of the day,” he said, adding that the earnings are comparable to what he would get in Alaska. Irwin and Berry make a good living catching Asian carp, which are so abundant in rivers and lakes that they have become a serious ecological pr oblem forRead More →