US sneaker giant Nike and fancy shoemaker Allen Edmonds have joined the chorus of busines s groups calling for the White House to hit the brakes on its move to raise duties on Chinese shoes an d other products, further challenging President Donald Trump’s claim that China is paying for the tariffs. A week after Trump threatened to impose tariffs on the remaining $300 billion of goods imported from Chi na, more than 100 American shoe and sneaker companies, brands and retailers signed an open letter to the president saying the p olicy “would be catastrophic” for consumers, businesses and the US economy. “Your proposalRead More →

policies for residence permits and financial incentives to lure more talent. For example, Zhenjiang in Jiangsu province, promised bonuses of 150,000 and 200,000 yuan for house purchases to gradua tes with master’s and doctoral degrees, respectively, after they work in the city for three years. Haikou, capital of Hainan province, is attracting college students with a monthly rent s ubsidy of 1,500 yuan, with an 18,000-yuan allowance to graduates who decide to buy an apartment there. Employment, especially some groups such as college gradu ates and demobilized military staff, remains a priority to the government. Premier Li Keqiang said at a teleconference on May 13Read More →

championships,” said Guan, also President of the Chinese Taekwondo Federation. “This is the first time I have seen such kind of thing.” Zheng, who had beaten Walkden three times in a row, took a dominant lead of 20-10 in the closin g stages of the women’s over 73km category final, but the referee disqualified Zheng alleging she had committed 10 fouls during the bout. Wakden then secured her third successive world taekwondo title by the referee’s punitive declaration. “Our athlete has worked very hard for this gold medal and it was taken away so easily by the referee. This is very dirty.” Guan said thatRead More →

stration show China had 5,354 museums by the end of 2018, and museums across the country held some 2 6,000 exhibitions in 2018 and received 1.126 billion people, an increase of 30 percent and 16 percent, respectively. The International Council of Museums organized the annual I nternational Museum Day in 1977 to address the changing roles of museums. Museums across the world are reinventing their roles to become more interacti ve, audience focused and active in delivering creativity and knowledge to their communities.School students and adult visitors learn about making prints and carving stamp seals and learn about the appreciation of and technological me thodsRead More →

n April 2018, Shanghai police arrested eight people from Shanlin (Shanghai) Financial In formation Service Co, which was involved in illegal fundraising of more than 60 billion yuan. The company, with a registered capital of 1.2 billion yuan, adopted a physical store and online ma rketing to take public deposits. From October 2013, the company opened over 1,000 physical stores across the nation and trained its employees to sell financial products through advertising and telemarketing wit h the promise of high interest. In 2015, the company opened online financing platforms to raise money. The company’s claimed investment projects were found to have no profit ability,Read More →

artment announced on Wednesday it will add telecommunications eq uipment maker Huawei and its affiliates to the Entity List on Wednesday. Being on the list bars the company from buying US technology without government approval due to security concerns. On the same day, US President Donald Trump signed an executive order that bars US companies fr om using telecom equipment from manufacturers considered a national security risk, without mentioning Huawei by name. Such moves, as well as the increase of tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods earlier this m onth, complicated the prospect of continuing the bilateral trade talks that have been ongoingRead More →

ark central region-the black hole’s shadow-depicted the black hole at the heart of Messier 87, a massive, distant gala xy in the nearby Virgo galaxy cluster. It is 55 million light-years from Earth and has a mass 6.5 billion times that of the sun. It was one example of the role that Tianma has played in international coordinated observations. Its super sensitivity has made its observations useful as a reference by which other parti cipants in the network can adjust their data, according to the Shanghai Astronomical Observatory. “Tianma elevated the image quality of the EAVN, by about 50 percent, making a great co ntributionRead More →

The app and database will help us gather more precise and well-rounded data on the population, distribution, ages, gender ratio, birth and deaths of wild pandas, who live in deep mountains and are hard to track,” said Chen Peng, a researcher with the base who co-authored a paper on “Giant Panda Face Recognition Using Small Database.” “It will definitely help us improve efficiency and effectiveness in conservation and management of the animals,” Chen said. China has carried out four scientific field research project of giant pandas in the wild. The giant panda was scientifically discovered 150 years ago and na med in the city ofRead More →

The root cause for the repeated twists and turns in the China-US trade talks lies, to a grea t extent, in the United States’ serious deviation from, and disdain for, the objective laws of econ omics. The fact that China will never accept its unreasonable demands further complicates the matters for the US. The US administration’s often competing and clashing objectives-though m any of them are understandable-cannot be realized simultaneously. For instance, the U S hopes to revive its industries and boost its real economy while maintaining the huge bubble in its financial market. A dream called sustainable reindustrialization Yet the US expends huge amountsRead More →

um for Asia, that China will grant 5G licenses this year, but didn’t disclose a specific date. “5G, industrial internet and the internet of vehicles are among the country’s top development priorities in the teleco mmunications industry,” Zhang Feng, chief engineer of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, sa id on Friday during the World Telecommunication and Information Society Day. Zhang called for accelerated efforts to set standards in key areas, including 5G, to expedite th e commercialization of this forefront technology and bolster the nation’s core competitiveness. Major Chinese smartphone maker Huawei Technologies Co has already unveiled its first 5G chip and firstRead More →