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rvingly opening to the outside world to increase its resilience to risks
and shoulder its responsibility as a major country,” said Wang Xiaosong, a researc?2019微信红包接龙群二维码千花坊
h fellow with the National Academy of Development and Strategy under Renmin University of China.
?2019微信红包接龙群二维码千花坊Covestro, a global chemicals giant that has been in China for nearly 20 years, is plannin
g to upgrade its China headquarters in Shanghai to its Asia-Pacific headquarters.
Holly Lei, president of Covestro China, said after the move, the?2019微信红包接龙群二维码千花坊
company could better coordinate global resources to grow together with China.
?2019微信红包接龙群二维码千花坊China is Covestro’s biggest single market and Shanghai is hom
e to its largest plant while housing its Asia-Pacific innovation center, said Lei.
Covestro is not alone in terms of expanding its business ambitions in the world’s second-largest economy.?2019微信红包接龙群二维码千花坊
French carmaker PSA Peugeot Citroen plans to set up a regional procurement center in Sha
nghai. German chemicals giant BASF has increased investment to upgrade its innovation center in Shan
ghai after investing in a $10 billion production facility in Zhanjiang. The city is also home?2019微信红包接龙群二维码千花坊女神会所
to Tesla’s gigafactory, which is under construction with an investment of over 50 billion yuan ($7.1 billion).
Investments from the European Union, Singapore, Japan and countries included in t?2019微信红包接龙群二维码千花坊
he Belt and Road Initiative all grew at double-digit rates in the first half and the investm
ent structure is being optimized, said Hua Yuan, director of the municipal commission of commerce.
The high-tech service industry reported an actual use of foreign investment of $1.7 bil?2019微信红包接龙群二维码千花坊女神会所
lion in the first six months, posting a hefty annual growth of 29.6 percent, said Hua.
A series of opening-up measures in multiple fields and industries and the impro
ving business environment has ramped up foreign investment interests in China.
gical tale and excellent word-of-mouth, the film – the first Chinese animated film made in the IMAX for
mat – is proving to have long legs at the box office, eclipsing all other movies released in the same period.2019微信红包接龙群二维码后花园
With a total box office of 4.1 billion yuan ($582 million) and counting,?Ne Zhais the highest-grossing animated feature e
ver in China, and the fourth-largest theatrical release in the country’s box office history.
2019微信红包接龙群二维码后花园女神会所Many industry pundits believe the film, whose screening period has been extended throug
h Sep 26, is sure to outpace?Avengers: Endgameto be the third-highest earner at the Chinese box office.
An international forum on fossil protection was held Sunday in northeast China’s Heilo2019微信红包接龙群二维码后花园
ngjiang province, attracting over 180 paleontologists worldwide, according to the organizer.
The paleontologists from more than ten countries including Russia, Japan and Fr
2019微信红包接龙群二维码后花园女神会所ance exchanged views on fossil protection, tourism featuring geological cult
ures, the study of the Cretaceous-Paleogene (K-Pg) boundary and other issues in Jiayin county in the province.
The county is home to the first K-Pg boundary layer discovered in China, which
marks the period when the extinction of dinosaurs and other species occurred about 66 million years ago.2019微信红包接龙群二维码后花园
Paleontologists have made great achievements in the study of paleontological fossil in the county in past
years, said Volker Mosbrugger, an academician of the German Academy of Sciences, adding that the forum p2019微信红包接龙群二维码后花园
romoted the development of paleontological study and the tourism in the county.
The four-day forum was hosted by Paleontological Society of2019微信红包接龙群二维码后花园女神会所
China, during which seminars, field research and other events will be held.
ten the same ones I would ask. That’s what we do with the show. We go straight to heart of the matter and take on very central question
s – like why are we are, how did we get here and what should we be doing? And the answer is that we don’t fully k2019微信红包接龙群二维码夜生活女神会所
now, but we have a vague idea. I can talk about the edge of our knowledge and that raises the questions that we all ask.
2019微信红包接龙群二维码夜生活The important thing about science is that it shouldn’t be separated from other aspects of human endeavor.
I think science can be described as a human reaction to nature, and that’s the motivating factor. There’s only one intere
sting question really, in my view, which is: What does it mean to be small, fragile and finite – to live a small, fragile a2019微信红包接龙群二维码夜生活女神会所
nd finite life in an infinite universe? That, ultimately, is the only question that I’m interested in.
Physics is like a rule book for the building blocks we encounter, compar
tmentalizing why and how things happen, and establishing reason and fact. But probability seems like the devil’s advoca2019微信红包接龙群二维码夜生活
te; it comes along and stirs it all up in ways that are unknowable and unanswerable. Isn’t the very random natu
re of our existence here what makes our presence on Earth an ecstatic one to celebrate?2019微信红包接龙群二维码夜生活女神会所
There’s a sequence where I say exactly that in the show. Why is the Earth the way it is?
It’s a very complex mixture of the simple laws of nature and chance, and separating the tw2019微信红包接龙群二维码夜生活
o is important if you’re trying to think about our place in the universe. You have to understand there’s a lo
2019微信红包接龙群二维码夜生活女神会所t of chance involved, which we can’t make sense of. It’s just like blind chance. For example, the asteroid that wiped out the d
inosaurs – had that flicked one speck of dust a different way in relation to the solar system, we might not have happen
ed. We wouldn’t be here. About one billion other things might not have happened, either. (laughs)2019微信红包接龙群二维码夜生活
So you can’t define a human being through the laws of nature, but you can extract from
the laws of nature a framework that allows you to think. You’re not allowed to stray outside it. For exa2019微信红包接龙群二维码夜生活
mple, we do know we are very small. But there’s nothing we can do about that. I struggle with that sometimes.
2019微信红包接龙群二维码夜生活女神会所One of your BBC programs begins with a lovely moment where you examine the beauty of a snowflake.
The inspiration for that came from the 17th century and an incredible work called The Six-C
ornered Snowflake by (Johannes) Kepler. It is absolutely brilliant. It’s considered the first book to e2019微信红包接龙群二维码夜生活
ver describe the structure of crystals or snowflakes, and I would recommend it to anyone and everyone.
A courtier is charged by his king to bring the most valuable gift he can find that is close to2019微信红包接龙群二维码夜生活
nothing. So the courtier considers some water, some dust and then the snowflake. “I’ll give you the most val
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nius, with the most amazing mind. Every single question he asks about the universe so long ago is correct.
ent year-on-year to 16.25 million units, far better than second placed HP Inc which grew only 3.2 percent.
Revenue from Lenovo’s mobile business group recorded a 9 percent f2019微信红包接龙群二维码会所
all, but its smartphone shipments grew 30 percent in the North America market.
2019微信红包接龙群二维码会所品茶微信The company said it will focus on emerging markets for smartphone business growth this year.
Xiang Ligang, director-general of the Information Consumption Alli
ance, a telecom industry association, said the strong results show that Lenovo2019微信红包接龙群二维码会所
is outperforming rivals in the PC sector, despite global geopolitical uncertainty.
Amid China-US trade frictions, Lenovo said the company i
s positioned better than most given a globally balanced re2019微信红包接龙群二维码会所品茶微信
venue mix, its footprint across 180 markets, and a more flexible majority-owned manufacturing base.
2019微信红包接龙群二维码会所But the company also warned that it will have to raise product prices if US tariffs increase.
Increases seen mainly in urban areas with relatively loose housing policies
Housing prices in 70 major Chinese cities remained stable in July, while the pre-owne2019微信红包接龙群二维码会所品茶微信
d property market saw mild heat due to the peak season for rental business, experts said.
According to the housing price data of 70 major Chinese cities released by the National Bureau of Statistics on Thursd2019微信红包接龙群二维码会所
ay, house prices for newly built property in the first-tier cities of Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Shenzhen saw 0.3
percent growth in July compared to the month before, mainly powered by price rises in Beijing and Guangzhou.2019微信红包接龙群二维码会所品茶微信
Among the 70 cities listed by the NBS, 31 second-tier cities saw 0.7 percent mo
nthly growth in newly built property, down 0.1 percentage point from a month earlier.
Bureau of Statistics indicated the infrastructure investment growth rate, year-to-y
ear, retreated to 3.8 percent in the first seven months, compared with 4.1 percent in the first six months.2019微信红包接龙群二维码419品茶微信
Economists have said they think the policy stance likely will be loosened again in Augus
2019微信红包接龙群二维码419t to support economic growth. As a result, growth is expected to be stronger in the next two months.
“In the current environment, we believe economic growth is likely to be strong only when there is clear policy support, like
in the first quarter and in June,” said Song Yu, chief China economist at Beijing Gao Hua Securities.2019微信红包接龙群二维码419品茶微信
Goldman Sachs research showed on Friday that by the end of June, the official general government sp
2019微信红包接龙群二维码419ending balance recorded a deficit of 1.6 percent of GDP, the largest half-year deficit since 2011. The gr
eater than expected half-year deficit is from the combined effects of tax and fee cuts and more public spending.
Despite some fiscal challenges and rising debt levels, the government will continue to step up fiscal suppo2019微信红包接龙群二维码419
rt, as needed, to ensure the economy doesn’t slow more than policymakers can tolerate in the near
term, said Wang Shengzu, co-head of Investment Strategy Group Asia at Goldman Sachs.2019微信红包接龙群二维码419品茶微信
Enthusiasm for new game titles to keep company in pink of health, say experts
Enthusiasm for new game titles and the development of industrial software
2019微信红包接龙群二维码419are the key factors that will determine the future financial health of tech giant T
encent Holdings Ltd following the release of the company’s second quarter earnings.2019微信红包接龙群二维码419品茶微信
Shares of the Hong Kong-listed fell 2.82 percent, or HK$9.6 ($1.22), to settle on Thursday at
HK$330.4, after it reported its core gaming business rebounded in the three months ending in June.
Net profit jumped 35 percent year-on-year to 24.14 billion yuan ($3.4 billion) in the t2019微信红包接龙群二维码419
hree months to June, while revenue rose 21 percent to 88.8 billion yuan in the same period.
The company experienced a slowdown in the online advertising sec2019微信红包接龙群二维码419
tor. The segment accounts for 18 percent of Tencent’s overall revenue.
“Our assumption is that the macro environment will remain difficult for the rest of the year and that the situation of the2019微信红包接龙群二维码419品茶微信
heavy supply of advertising inventory will continue for the rest of the year and potentially into next y
ear,” Tencent Chief Strategy Officer James Mitchell said in an earnings call late on Wednesday.
Tickets are now available for flights at Beijing Daxing In
ternational Airport, which is scheduled to begin operations before Sept 30.?2019微信红包接龙群二维码419
On various travel websites, passengers can book tickets from the new
airport to many domestic destinations such as Shanghai, Xiamen in Fujian province, Gua
ngzhou in Guangdong province, Chengdu in Sichuan province and Kunming in Yunnan province.?2019微信红包接龙群二维码419
Compared to the flights departing from Beijing Capital International Airport, which is l
?2019微信红包接龙群二维码419品茶微信ocated in the northeastern part of the city, the prices at the new airport are generally cheaper, industry observers said.
Flights to Guangzhou from Daxing airport, for instance, cost less than 1,300 yuan ($
185) for economy class while the lowest price at the Capital airport is nearly 1,800 yuan.
Before the winter season starts in November, domestic flights will be carried out solely by China United Airl?2019微信红包接龙群二维码419品茶微信
ines, a wholly-owned subsidiary of China Eastern, which is also the first airline to transfer its operations to Da
xing airport from its current headquarters at Beijing Nanyuan Airport, the company said.?2019微信红包接龙群二维码419
So far, most of the booked trips will be made during the weeklong National Day holiday from Oct 1 to 7, according to the company.
The airline will operate over 130 flights daily from the new air?2019微信红包接龙群二维码419品茶微信
port, which will serve a network of over 80 routes and 70 domestic destinations.
Over 20 international routes operated by Finn Air, British Airways, Polish A
irlines and Malaysia Airlines can also be booked, including flights to London; Helsinki; Cas?2019微信红包接龙群二维码419
ablanca, Morocco; Fukuoka, Japan; and Kathmandu, Nepal, according to travel website Qunar.
Huang Lei, who works for an investment managemen?2019微信红包接龙群二维码419品茶微信
t firm in Beijing and lives near the South Third Ring Road in Daxi
ng district, has long been looking forward to the opening of the phoenix-shaped airport.
newly-built Beijing Daxing International Airport begins
operation at the end of September, the report said.?2019微信红包接龙群二维码千花坊女神会所
5G technology development will be led by typical application
?2019微信红包接龙群二维码千花坊s including 5G+8K HD video, 5G+ telemedicine and 5G+ auto
pilot, while 5G infrastructure construction in relative areas will also be strengthened.
Having selected 34 different light poles in different regions, a beta-test of 5G base stati?2019微信红包接龙群二维码千花坊女神会所
on construction using urban light poles has also been carried out, and the construc
tion of 5G base stations on 15 light poles has now entered the final implementation stage in Beijing.?2019微信红包接龙群二维码千花坊
About 20,000 5G base stations were built nationwide in China
by the end of June, with 90 percent of these base stations in Beijing, Shanghai, Guan?2019微信红包接龙群二维码千花坊女神会所
gzhou and Shenzhen, according to a report by business news portal 21jingji.com.
5G technology is expected to create more than 8 million job opp?2019微信红包接龙群二维码千花坊
ortunities and 2.9 trillion yuan ($412 million) in economic ad
ded value by 2030, the China Academy of Information and Communications Technology said.
?2019微信红包接龙群二维码千花坊女神会所The academy also projected the 5G industry will make a direct contribution to about 6 percent of the country’s GDP by 2030.
The number of internet users has surged to 830 million in 2018
from 620,000 in 1997, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).?2019微信红包接龙群二维码千花坊
On Tuesday, the NBS released a report on China’s achievements on ec
onomic and social development since the People’s Republic of China was founded 70 years ago.?2019微信红包接龙群二维码千花坊
Telecommunication industry has been developing fast in 70 years. In 2018, the traffic consumption of mobile internet rea
ched 71.1 billion GB, 56.1 times of the amount in 2013. At the end of 2018, 368 million peo?2019微信红包接龙群二维码千花坊女神会所
ple accessed internet through optical fiber and 1.17 billion people accessed it through 4G.
Picture yourself going home after work on an autonomous aeria
l vehicle – a combination of drone and small helicopter – rather than being stuck in traffic.2019微信红包接龙群二维码夜网
That may soon become a reality as a Guangzhou-based company has announced it is
2019微信红包接龙群二维码夜网品茶微信cooperating with the local government to build a low-altitude aviation transportation network for AAVs.
Generally used to transport goods, “the network will shuttle passengers in a safe, fast, environmentally friendly, cost-efficien
t and intelligent way,” said Hu Huazhi, founder and chairman of technology company Ehang.2019微信红包接龙群二维码夜网
The company, in cooperation with the Guangzhou government, will open the service to the public in 2021.
2019微信红包接龙群二维码夜网品茶微信”We will launch pilot routes above the city roads this year,” Hu said. According to Hu, th
e company has finished the development of an application to allow passengers to pre-order the flying service.
“Passengers are allowed to pick up the drones at a designated2019微信红包接龙群二维码夜网
station downtown, with charges being almost the same as taking a taxi,” Hu said.
2019微信红包接龙群二维码夜网品茶微信He said the company is working with the local government to build more landing stations in the city in the following years.
Ehang, based in Guangzhou, has selected the city as its pilo
t city for the establishment of a low-altitude aviation transportation network.2019微信红包接龙群二维码夜网
As part of the pilot program, Ehang will help the local government set up a command-and-control center to ensure that m
ultiple AAVs flying simultaneously can remain safe yet efficient. It will also help the city build the basic infrastru2019微信红包接龙群二维码夜网品茶微信
cture to support urban air mobility, including by designing safety rules and market entry thresholds.
Shanghai’s highest bookstore opened at 52nd floor of Shanghai Tower, China’s tallest skyscraper.
The 2,200-square-meter place named Duoyun Bookstore is 239 meters above the ground. Book lovers2019微信红包接龙群二维码千花坊品茶微信
can enjoy reading beside clouds and have a bird’s-eye view of both sides of the Huangpu River.
hile it’s commonplace for Chinese square dancing to be accompanied by loud music, one group of older dancers in N2019微信红包接龙群二维码千花坊
anning has decided to turn off the loudspeakers without turning down their fun.
Tired of noise complaints, the Nanning Dream Team ditched the speakers and added individual headsets to make sure they2019微信红包接龙群二维码千花坊品茶微信
can still enjoy dancing in the community, but in what to neighbors must be a more civilized way.
In a city square in Nanning, South China’s Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, nearly 100 seniors concentrated on
following the moves of their dance leader while wearing headsets to listen to the music.2019微信红包接龙群二维码千花坊
Many passersby did a double take when they saw the dance team go through a rout
2019微信红包接龙群二维码千花坊品茶微信ine, seemingly without any audible music blaring from loudspeakers.
When asked why they dance in this way, they said they had no other choice
.– The area where they dance is between two close residential buildings, so noise e
choed and disturbed nearby residents. Surrounding merchants and residents used to complain about the noise they m2019微信红包接龙群二维码千花坊
ade. Some even splashed water or threw items from the upstairs floors of buildings close by.
The team leader, surnamed Yang, said the dancers didn’t want to annoy2019微信红包接龙群二维码千花坊品茶微信
the neighbors, and that’s why she suggested the group dance with headsets.
This perfect solution has ended complaints, simply via a small tran2019微信红包接龙群二维码千花坊
smitter which can set channels and transmit the signals, creating the music all the dancers listen to simultaneously.
“I bought the device at my own expense, while our dancers pay for their own head2019微信红包接龙群二维码千花坊品茶微信
sets,” Yang said. “Dancers can adjust the volume of their wireless headset and select stereo mode, which is ve
ry beneficial for us to enjoy dancing and not disturb others anymore. What a win-win solution!”
In order to maximize the display of?Gaia?and the “moon persp
ective”, a 200-meter stretch of Yuanmingyuan Road was decorated like the surface of the m2019微信红包接龙群二维码乌托邦
oon. Covering an area of around 1,000 square meters, it also features a number of exhibition spaces.
“We have long been conveying the spirit of mankind’s constant desire for exploration. We now hope to let people experi2019微信红包接龙群二维码乌托邦品茶微信
ence it offline, so that they can appreciate the advances in human technology,” says Tony Qiu, general manag
er of Discovery Group for China and South Korea. “We are offering audiences the chance to re-imagine the future.”
When visitors enter the “Discovery station”, they first have to go through an artistic recreation of the u2019微信红包接龙群二维码乌托邦
niverse before they arrive at the “moon walk” area-a simulated lunar environment featuring a rover and astronauts.
The “first step” area simulates the landing environment for the lunar spacecra2019微信红包接龙群二维码乌托邦品茶微信
ft, where visitors have the chance to leave their own footprint on the surface of the moon.
An “information station” presents documentaries about space to help evoke the spirit2019微信红包接龙群二维码乌托邦
of exploration. Finally, at the “best observation point”, the audience can look up and see?Gaia.
Several space-themed Discovery films pay tribute to NASA’s 60th anniversary and the moon la2019微信红包接龙群二维码乌托邦品茶微信
ndings.?Above And Beyond: Nasa’s Journey To Tomorrow, and?Apollo: The Forgotten Films?and the po
pular series How The Universe Works were produced to mark this year’s anniversary.
2019微信红包接龙群二维码乌托邦Simon Robinson, global chief financial officer and president of Asia Pacific, Discove
ry Group, says Chinese people have been fascinated with the moon since ancient times.
“We are presenting people with the opportunity to experience things, rather than j2019微信红包接龙群二维码乌托邦品茶微信
ust watch them on television,” he says. Discovery hopes to develop more location-based
entertainment projects in China, Robinson adds, following the success of the Discovery Adventures Mogansha
n Park, a theme park for outdoor exploration, which opened in Zhejiang province in 2016.