Uygurs in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region. Which in itself is a worrying development since it may be the start of the US using the domestic affa irs of other countries as a pretext to stifle the growth of foreign competitors to US companies. Washington, of course, is trying to put the US on the high moral ground while embedding its trade frictions with other countries into its political agenda and using its economic policy for its foreign policy aims. In this way, it is hoping to achieve the colonization of the global business world, allegedly under the banners of human rights, freedom and democracy.Read More →

importance for economic development and social stability. To better secure the employment of graduates, government at all levels issued policies to redu ce discriminatory practices these new graduates may encounter when hunting for a job. For example, the Ministry of Human Resource and Social Security said in February that employees are not allowed to def ine positions based on gender or to ask for a female job-seekers’ marital status, to protect women’ rights in the job market. Also, the Ministry of Education required colleges to reinforce campus recruitment activ ities, prohibiting discriminatory information concerning gender, nationality and college levels. According to the ministry, the numberRead More →

Different from the first several batches of tariffs that focused more on industrial and agricultural products, the most rece nt 25 percent tariffs on Chinese imports target mostly consumer products, including sneakers, clothing and furniture. Trump has, on his Twitter account, asserted that “there is no reason for the U.S. Consumer to pay the Tariffs”. The open letter, however, said “there should be no misunderstanding” that US consumers pay for tariffs on products that are imported. “As an industry that faces a $3 billion duty bill every year, we can assure you that any incr ease in the cost of importing shoes has a directRead More →

Chinese drone manufacturer DJI said safety is at the core of everything the company does, and the security of its techn ology has been independently verified by the United States government and leading US businesses. The company’s statement came in response to an alert warning issued by the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS). “We provide all our customers full and complete control over how thei r data is collected, stored and transmitted. For government and critical infrastructure cust omers that require additional assurances, we provide drones that do not transfer data to DJI or via the inte rnet, and our customers can enable allRead More →

n emerging trend that will benefit animal protection work in the long run. The survey, released last week, found that more than 90 perce nt of Chinese travelers who had participated in an overseas wildlife tour said they would take into account whether their activities negatively affected the animals before making future tour decisions. “Wildlife-friendly travel plays a crucial role in the healthy growth of wildlife tourism. The research shows the responsibility that Chinese travelers would like to take, which is very enc ouraging,” said Zhao Zhonghua, chief representative of the World Animal Protection China office. The research was based on 2,206 questionnaires and jointlyRead More →

nced that when conditions are right, artificial means will be used to make rain. Chen Lijuan, the chief weather forecaster of the National Climate Center, sai d rain is on the way to the northeast and will arrive next week. That should alleviate the drought, but dry conditions will continue to make things worse in Yunnan, she said. Zhou Wenyi, a 26-year-old from Kunming, Yunnan province, said that the weather is very strange this year. “The climate of Yunnan is kind of like the southeastern Asian countr ies, where April and May are the two hottest periods before the rainy season arrives. The hig hestRead More →

China in 2018 had 202 unicorns valued at a combined total of $744.6 billion, according to a Greatwall Strategy Consultants report. A unicorn is a privately held startup valued at more than $1 billion. Seven of the companies are considered super unicorns – companies valued at more than $10 billion, the report said. They are Ant Financial ($150 billion), Bytedance ($75 billion), Didi Chuxing ($60 bi llion), Kuaishou ($20 billion), JD Digits ($20 billion), Cainiao ($20 billion) and Bitmain ($14.5 billion). China’s unicorns come from 22 industries, with e-commerce, smart logis tics, new entertainment, artificial intelligence, and new energy and smart vehicles the top fiveRead More →

angements with 20 jurisdictions. The Chinese mainland, Macao and Taiwan are not among them. The revision was triggered by a murder case in which a Hong Kong ma n, Chan Tong-kai, allegedly killed his pregnant girlfriend in Taiwan and then fled back to the c ty. The Taiwan authorities are unable to prosecute him as the two sides have no fugitive transfer arrangements. During the meeting, Han also hailed the contribution of the Hong Kong Federation of Fujian Associations in pro moting exchanges and cooperation between Hong Kong and the mainland, as well as its efforts in maintaining Hong Kong’s prosperity and stability. He hopedRead More →

den was announced as the winner and Zheng refused to acknowledge the Briton’s victory before sensationally collapsing on the podium and leaving the competition area in tears. “I have been doing this sport for 16 years, but this is the first time I have realized that a taekwondo match could be played like this. Zheng, competing in her fifth world championships, said on hea ring the British national anthem playing, she felt too weak to stand on the podium. “I felt very guilty for not winning the gold for my coach, my teammates and my country. We h ave been working so hard for thisRead More →

Having trouble discerning one furry panda from another? A facial recognition app will make it easy for you. The app is developed by the China Conservation and Research Center for Giant Pandas along with researchers in Singapore Nanyang Technological university and Sichuan Normal University. The image analysis research kicked off in 2017. A database now contains about 120,000 images and 10,000 video clips of giant pandas. Close to 10,000 panda pictures have been analyzed, marked and annotated. Using the database, researchers are able to carry out automa tic facial recognition on panda faces to tell one animal from another, the center said. sh419ll.comRead More →