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issued an emergen上海夜生活女神会所cy order on Thursday prohibiting US operators from flying in Iran-controlled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and the Gulf of Oman due to heightened tensions. The order came hours after United Airlines suspended flights between New Jersey’s Newar k airport and the Indian financial capital of Mumbai, which fly through Iranian airspace. Russia accused the US on Friday of deliberately stoking dangerous tensions aro und Iran and pushing the situation to the brink of war, the RIA news agency reported. Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov called on Washington to weigh the possible consequenc es of conflict with Iran and said a reportRead More →

cers in China,” said Zhi, who is also a professor specializing in   lung diseases at Xuanwu Hospital, Capital Medical University, in Beijing. In the capital, the percentage of smokers decreased to 22.3 percent from 23.4 percent in 2014-a decrease of 200,000 smo kers over the past five years-Beijing Municipal Health Commission said on Thursday. Following the adoption of a revised tobacco control regulation in June, 2015, which bans smoking in all indoor public space s and workplaces, legal violations involving smoking in public places such as hospitals and restaurants in Beijing ha ve significantly decreased, Gao Xiaojun, spokesman of the commission, said at aRead More →

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 →

hinese scientists have developed two possible vaccines for the A frican swine fever virus, the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences announced on Friday. The research was led by Harbin Veterinary Research Insti tute, in Harbin, Heilongjiang province, which is affiliated to the academy. Researchers have determined the minimum amount required to produce adequate immunization, and have proved they are safe when used in large quantity and repetitively, the academy said, adding more research and tests are ne eded before the vaccines can be submitted to authorities for inspection and approval. Currently there is no effective vaccine for African swine fever, althoug h research and developmentRead More →

chers in the academy managed to isolate an African swine fever virus at a farm hit by an African swine fever outbreak last year in Jiamusi, Heilongjiang province. Sub sequent research was conducted, including on the infectiousness and transmission of the virus. The Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences will also focus efforts over the next few years on other areas to help fight African swine fever, including tech nologies that can quickly test for the virus and kill it with high efficiency, according to a plan released by the aca demy.China has published the most research papers on artificial intelligence around the world, while AIRead 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 →

rsday as mobile network operators prepare to switch on 5G network in parts of the United Kingdom, Xinhua reported. Also in Saturday’s call, Wang Yi urged the US to observe the one-China policy and the three joi nt communiques between the two countries, and handle Taiwan-related issues carefully and properly. The US House of Representatives passed a resolution reaffirmin g the US commitment to Taiwan and the Taiwan Assurance Act of 2019 earlier this month. Wang noted that China has expressed its firm opposition to the US recent negative remarks and actions related to Taiwan. galerialamanai.cnRead More →

d with their body shape are those who might be susceptible to obesity or other risks, studies indicate the vast majority of wo men who engage in “fat talk” can be ranked “average” and “healthy” when it comes to their weight. Zhang Ran, 28, a senior consultant in the Beijing office of multinational professio nal services company Ernst & Young, said she was a “fat talker” when she was a college student. “I felt comfortable when I discovered I was not the only one who was un happy about my body shape. But then I began to understand that it has nothing to do withRead More →

organ Stanley China, said this age group will be a main driver of the consumption upgrade in the next decade, with consum ption in third- and fourth-tier cities expected to reach 45 trillion yuan in 2030, compared with 15 trillion yuan in 2017. There were estimated to be about 112 million small-town youths in China last year, according to mobile internet industry consultancy iiMedia Research. Chen Ke, a senior partner with global consultancy Roland Berger, said that with lower housing prices in third- and fourth-tier c ities, small-town youths have sizable disposable income and are more willing to spend a larger proportion of th eirRead More →