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 →

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 →

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 →

software giant Oracle has begun laying off employees at its China Development Center, the 21st Century Business Herald reported on Tuesday. The first round of downsizing affects over 900 employees, with Oracle offering a severance package of “N+6”, which mea ns those laid off receive their monthly salary multiplied by the number of years they worked plus six months’ pay. At a full staff meeting, Oracle China said that it was a very difficult decision made in the face of a rapidly changing business envir onment and a strategic necessity to make timely adjustments to existing R&D systems and business models. Oracle also vowed toRead More →

 lines alone, this collaborative approach allows the voice-over performer to see the emotional cha nges acted by others, prompting a natural reaction from an individual performer, according to Date. “I heard that some foreign fans are learning Japanese so that they can understand the original version. We’re very proud of that,” says Date. He adds that he hopes Chinese animators will continue to take inspiration from th eir own culture and similarly encourage overseas audiences to learn Chinese. Currently codirecting the anime series Magmell of the Sea Blue, a Sino-Japanese animated ser es adapted from a Chinese comic book story of the same title, DateRead 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 →

 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 →

 was about ground operations, such as telemetry, tracking and command of spacecraft. “I want to study satellites. I want to learn and work on communications satellites operating in low Earth orbit, because no w we have a communications satellite in geosynchronous orbit, and remote-sensing satellites in low Earth orbit,” he said. “I want to learn how to combine these technologies and do some research here in Beijing, s o when I come back to my country I can help to develop our own satellite technology,” he added. Each of Venezuela’s three satellites-one communication and two r emote-sensing satellites-was designed, built and launched by China. TheRead More →