its poor performance in recent polls in three key Indian states. One key factor that apparently sealed the fate of the BJP was prevailing anger among upper castes. So the first thing the prime minister did was to grant 10 percent job reservation to the less well-off among the upper castes. The BJP projected the move as a “game changer” which it claimed would win it the support of a certain section of society bu t now finds itself on the back foot as the Congress came out with a proposal promising “minimum income guarantee” fo r every poor villager if the party was votedRead More →

ina has seen progress in its effort to revitalize traditional crafts and turn them int o targeted measures for poverty alleviation, according to the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. The ministry said it has organized extensive training for inheritors of traditional c rafts and supported setting up relevant workstations in collaboration with different departments. The ministry has set up 57 workshops for intangible cultural heritage and provided training for 2,500 people in poverty-stricken areas , including a county in southwest China’s Guizhou Province that is home to the ethnic Miao people. The campaign has also raised the awareness of provincial-level authorities. A total of 26Read More →

The water quality of Baiyangdian Lake in Xiongan New Area in north China’s Hebei Province has been significantly im proved in 2018, according to the ecology and environment bureau of the new area on Sunday. The concentration of the major pollutants total phosphorus and ammon ia nitrogen in Baiyangdian Lake saw a year-on-year decrease of 35.16 percent and 45.45 percent respectively last year. To protect the environment of Baiyangdian Lake, Xiongan New Area started to deal with a sewage reservoir that is only 2.5 km away from the lake and posed a threat to the water quality in 2018. A total of 126,000 tonnes ofRead More →

will rise by $30 if Apple moves its final assembly lines to the United States. If Apple manufactu res components and assembles them in the country, the cost will go up by $100 with the investment, labor and logistics involved. What’s more, the relocation to the United States would also see rising prices of many supplier items produced outside the U nited States, including semi-conductors, processors, memory, displays, batteries, the plastic and metal enclosures. “Our industry involves highly customized products. It requires both strong research and development ability and ind ustry scale. So, moving the supply chain would be a long shot,” said Meng WuRead More →

NEW YORK – Residents’ opposition, labor shortage, and technology transfer difficulties are the three main reasons why manuf acturing companies like Foxconn could not move back to the United States easily, industry insiders and analysts have said. Being built on a vast 2,800 acres of land in the US State of Wisconsin, the Foxconn plant project is dubbed by US President Donald Trum p as the “eighth wonder of the world” for the scale of investment, the number of new jobs it promises to brin g in, and the hundreds of upstream and downstream manufacturing companies that potentially would follow suit. The company, which makesRead More →

ancient China, while blending western and modern musical elements. Hand cymbals, resembli ng those in Peking Opera, were seamlessly merged with a Baroque violin ensemble, and the sound of bird chirping echoed the hymns of human beings, creating dialogue between mankind and nature. Various non-musical objects, as a signature style of Tan, were used to imitate cer tain sounds. For example, the orchestra repeatedly turned pages of their scores to create the sound of wind. Singaporean conductor Kahchun Wong led the orchestra for the first time. He turned himself into a Shaman in the ritual with rich body languages, adding to a sense of immersiveRead More →

chodrama composed of four major sections, i.e. Dramatic Presentation, Interactive E xperiences, Volunteer Interpretation and Hui Diji’s Heart Forum, based on real stories and psycho-social counseling cases. All performances will be presented in Chinese with English subtitles. The event is part of the second annual Creative China Festival (CCF), which is co-organized b y Beijing Contemporary Art Foundation (BCAF) and Creative China Center in New York. The current CCF has been open from September 2018 to March 2019 in New York, Bo ston, Washington D.C., Los Angeles, San Francisco, Pittsburgh, San Diego, and Seattle. The CCF aims to nurture innovative creators and foster in-depth collaRead More →

  In the 21th century the world cannot be imagined without very close relationship between China and Europe. Better ec onomic relations with China not only benefits China but also Europe, said Victor Ponta, former president of the Socialist and D emocratic Party and former Prime Minister of Romania in an interview with People’s Daily Online.Ponta is in Beijing to attend the 5th China-Europe High-level Political Parties Forum held from May 17-18. He believes these forums are very useful initiatives fr om both the Chinese side and European side. “I think political decisions should be taken into joint consideration by the Europea n political parties andRead More →

China entertainment network news recently, has been the mother of Xiong Dai lin’s personal accounts Tucao self Filipino maid, frankly dangerous. After giving birth to tw ins last year, Xiong Dailin hired a Filipino servant to help with the housework and take care of her two childr en. She said that the Filipino servant was always diligent and careful, but recently became careless and prov ocative. She resigned more than a month ago and returned home. Unexpectedly, a month later, Xiong Dailin’s family suddenly received a tele phone and letter from the financial company to collect debts from Filipino commissioners, which seemed to owe othRead More →

According to the official micro-blog of Longqiao Branch of Suzhou Public Security Bureau, a malignant case happened in Fuli To wn of Longqiao District on January 24, 2019. Victims Yang Mouwei (female, 9 years o ld) and Yang Moutian (male, 5 years old) died after rescue. Victims Chen Mounan (femal e, 32 years old, mother of Yang Mouwei and Yang Moutian) were being treated and th eir lives were not in danger. After interrthe murder. At pr ang (male, 33 years old, Fuli Town, Longqiao District) confessed that many yea rs ago, he and the victim’s family had a sense of contradiction and hatred forRead More →