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China’s Yutu 2 lunar rover has entered its eighth period of dormancy on the moon’s far side and is in上海千花坊
good condition after traveling 271 meters, according to China National Space Administration.
上海千花坊女神会所In a statement sent to China Daily on Thursday, the administration said the rover, China’s second
movable robot on the moon after Yutu, was switched to dormant mode at around 5:50 pm on W
ednesday after receiving signals from ground control. Yutu 2 is part of the Chang’e 4 robotic probe.上海千花坊
Before its dormancy, the machine had traveled 271 meters on the lunar surface, more than dou
上海千花坊女神会所ble the distance covered by Yutu, which reached the moon in December 2013 and worked there until July 2016.
The administration said that on the lunar day that just ended, Yutu 2 and Chang’e 4’s lander, wh
ich has also entered a dormancy period, obtained a great deal of scientific data.上海千花坊
A lunar day equals 14 days on Earth, and a lunar night is the same length. During the lunar
night, the temperature falls below minus 180 C, and there is no sunlight to provide power to the probe.
上海千花坊女神会所Chang’e 4 was lifted atop a Long March 3B rocket in early December at the Xi
chang Satellite Launch Center in Sichuan province to make the country’s fourth
lunar exploration and the world’s first expedition to the moon’s far side, which never faces Earth.上海千花坊
The probe made a soft landing on the far side on Jan 3 and then released Yutu
2, the world’s seventh moon rover, and also the first to get to the far side and survey th上海千花坊女神会所
e South Pole-Aitken basin, the largest and deepest known basin in the solar system.
development among the eastern, central and western regions to shrink the gap, and also sho
上海千花坊女神会所uld balance the development between the northern and southern regions, the expert said.ed deve
A fourth prototype of China’s large passenger jet C919 c
ompleted its maiden flight at an airport in Shanghai on Thursday morning.
上海千花坊The domestic jet took off at around 5:32 am from Shanghai Pu
dong International Airport, and the flight lasted around 1 hour and 25 minutes.
The fourth prototype is mainly undertaking tests covering the avionics syst 上海千花坊
em, taking-off and landing performance, automatic flight system and performance in icy conditions.
上海千花坊女神会所So far, four C919 prototypes have completed their maiden flights, while two more prototypes are scheduled to have t
heir first flight later in the second half of 2019, according to the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China.
Project will benefit industries such as logistics, materials and manufacturing
The State-owned space conglomerate China Aerospace Science and Technology Corp is working with the eastern coastal p 上海千花坊
rovince of Shandong to start construction of a port for sea-based space launches before the end of this year.
The Beijing-based space giant said on Tuesday that during a recent visit by Ling Wen, deputy governor of Shandong, to t
上海千花坊女神会所he company’s headquarters, a strategic cooperation framework agreement was signed by the China Academy of Launch V
ehicle Technology, city government of Yantai, and Shenzhen-headquartered China International Marine Containers G
roup to jointly build an eastern coastal space port in Haiyang, a city administered by Yantai. 上海千花坊
The move aims to support future sea-based launches and boost the development of space-related businesses in Shandong.
上海千花坊女神会所The project will make use of Yantai’s unique location, existing ha
rbors and local space research and marine engineering facilities. Upon completion, th
e port will consist of support facilities for sea-based space missions and four research and production centers for ca
rrier rockets, satellite equipment, sea-launch platforms as well as satellite data and applications.
ldren and teenagers get at least 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity each day.
上海千花坊女神会所In China, about 11 percent of students meet this standard, even though 90 percent are reported to take physical educ
ation classes daily, according to Chen Peijie, president of Shanghai University of Sport.
“The problem is that exercises on most campuses tend to be extremely light and ineffective,” he said. “Thus, it’s crucial to lau
上海千花坊nch more competitive sports events to motivate students to get more intense workouts every day.”
Insufficient exercise is tied to higher risks of obesity and being overweight, a looming threat to the health of young Chinese.上海千花坊女神会所
“Research shows that the rate of being overweight for children aged 6 to 18 jumped from 1.1 percent in 1985 to 20.4 perce
nt in 2014,” Chen said. “The obesity rate also increased from 0.5 percent to 7.6 percent during the same period.”
上海千花坊Since students spend the majority of their waking hours at schools, Chen suggeste
d physical education classes devote more time to offering moderate to vigorous activities.
Low levels of physical activity have also contributed to the epidemic of myopia among上海千花坊女神会所
Chinese students, an issue that has been highlighted by the central leadership as a critical disease in recent years.
上海千花坊More than half the young children and teenagers in China are nearsighted, according to a survey jointly released by the
Ministry of Education, Ministry of Finance and the National Health Commission this year.
According to a health promotion guideline issued by the State Council earlier this mo上海千花坊女神会所
nth, the rate of nearsightedness will be decreased by 0.5 percentage points each year as of 2022.
上海千花坊New economy sectors are set to be a strong anchor of China’s gro
wth, as the expansion momentum of these sectors dictated by technological advances and cha
nges in lifestyle is unlikely to be impeded by external uncertainties, analysts said on Monday.
They commented after the National Bureau of Statistics released figures on Sunday上海千花坊
showing that the output of new industries and new forms and models of business grew by 12.2 percent year-on-y
ear in nominal terms last year, 2.5 percentage points higher than nominal GDP growth.上海千花坊女神会所
These new economy sectors fostered by technological applications and advances－such as advanc
ed manufacturing, new energy, internet plus and high-tech services－contributed 16.1 pe
rcent to China’s GDP last year, up from 15.8 percent in 2017, according to the NBS.
and 4 high-resolution Earth-observation satellites as well as the weather
上海千花坊女神会所satellite Fengyun 3C－that are available for duties under the charter,” Guo said.
Over the past two weeks, China’s satellites took photographs of flood-stricken region
s in India. China provided those images, together with previously taken pictures of the same places, to the In 上海千花坊
dian Space Research Organization to assist with the neighboring nation’s recent flood relief efforts.
上海千花坊Vivek Singh, a spokesman for the space research group, told Xinhua on Thursday that India appreciated China’s
help in the disaster-relief efforts and that such mutual assistance was a good example of international cooperation.
上海千花坊As of Sunday, the death toll in India’s flood-hit states had risen to more than 200. At least 11 million people have been directly affected.
The International Charter on Space and Major Disasters is a worldwide collaboration platform, throug
h which satellite data are made available for the benefit of disaster management. It has 61 contributing satellites operated by 17 c 上海千花坊女神会所
harter members, including the European Space Agency and United States Geological Survey.
上海千花坊China signed the charter in May 2007 and first called for assistance under the charter in July of that year when deva
stating floods ravaged central and eastern parts of the country, according to the China National Space Administration.
To date, China has invoked the charter 24 times and obtained a significant amount of satellite d 上海千花坊女神会所
ata for post-disaster relief efforts, according to information published on the charter’s website.
上海千花坊女神会所The most recent time China activated the charter was in June last year when it asked for as
sistance to monitor a serious forest fire in the Inner Mongolia autonomous region.
forces to interfere in China’s internal affairs, Hua said. She reiterated that any such interference is intolerable.
上海千花坊女神会所Hua’s statements came on the same day thousands of black-clad prot
esters occupied the arrival hall at Hong Kong International Airport, the world’s eighth-bus上海千花坊
iest airport, to stage a massive sit-in protest against the now-suspended extradition amendment bill. Aside from cha
上海千花坊nting slogans attacking the SAR government, protesters also distributed flyers inside the airport.
Hong Kong is at a risk for another violent protest on Saturday. A planned rally, in response to attacks at Yuen Long metro st
ation on July 21, when white-clad people assaulted commuters and passersby indiscriminately, was rejected by上海千花坊女神会所
the city’s police. However, there is concern that protesters will gather anyway.
Ireland had changed its travel status for Hong Kong to advise a “high degree of caution”, while Singapore, Japan and South
上海千花坊Korea called on its citizens to avoid areas where public gatherings are taking place and to follow local authorities’ advice.
The HKSAR’s Chief Secretary for Administration Matthew Cheung Kin-chung warned against taking part in the Saturday r
ally, as those joining in might be arrested for illegal assembly, punishable by heavy fines and imprisonme上海千花坊
nt. “Whether there will be a procession or not, we cannot rule out the possibility of a large number of people turni
ng up.… But we sincerely wish that the participants would never resort to violence when expressing their discont
上海千花坊女神会所ent and pay due respect to the public order and people’s life in Yuen Long,” Cheung said.
Different sectors also appealed to the public, especially to young
people, not to participate in any illegal assembly and never turn to violence.上海千花坊
Many principals of middle schools and university h
eads signed statements calling for students to avoid the Yuen Long protest.
The Chinese General Chamber of Commerce called on all se上海千花坊女神会所
ctors to clearly draw the line with violent protesters to protect the rule of law.
According to the Public Order Ordinance, any person who convenes,
holds, organizes, forms or collects an illegal assembly, or assists or is concerned in doi
ng so, will face the maximum penalty of a HK$5,000 ($640) fine and imprisonment for five years.
ilities including an international conference center, sports center, neighb
上海千花坊品茶微信orhood center, library and museum that meet international standards.
The construction of a smart industry park started in Sino-Singapore Guangzh
ou Knowledge City (SSGKC) on Thursday. The knowledge city was elevated to a national-level project last month.上海千花坊
The Sino-Singapore Guangzhou Knowledge City is getting bolde
r in its reforms and experimentation, following an official upgrade centering on its ambit
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According to a framework agreement signed by the Chinese and Singaporean governm
ents on Monday, the iconic Sino-Singaporean collaboration project based in Guangzhou, capital of South China’s Gu上海千花坊
angdong province, was officially elevated to the status of a State-level bilateral project.
上海千花坊品茶微信Involving a total investment of 1.4 billion yuan ($203.34 million) and scheduled to be co
mpleted in 2020, the China-Singapore International Smart Industry Park will focus
on the development of technology related to the internet of things, big data and cloud ecology.上海千花坊
It is designed to empower companies developing applications in the smart home, transport, office, healthcare and city ind
上海千花坊ustries, according to the administration of Huangpu district, Guangzhou, where the project is located.
Infrastructure projects including eight railways, five expressways and seven urban express
ways are under construction and a new metro line is scheduled for operation in late September.上海千花坊
An intercity light rail is also slated to be put into service next year. By then, travel time from th
e CSGKC to other cities in the Bay Area is expected to be reduced to within an hour.
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to the airport, railway stations and the port of Guangzhou are planned.
The park will accommodate innovation incubators, offices, commerc上海千花坊
ial facilities and residential apartments, with green-building technologies to be used widely.
上海千花坊品茶微信The park will also include a Siemens green city digitalization center and a Sino-Singapore research institute.
Covering an area of 21.2 square kilometers, SSGKC has attr
acted 1,382 companies with a total registered capital of 129.4 billion yuan.上海千花坊品茶微信
The knowledge city is the only national-level pilot zone for intellectual property use and protection reform.
With Tuesday’s victory, von der Leyen has become the first Germ
an commission president since Walter Hallstein served in that post from 1958 to 1967.上海千花坊女神会所
Juncker, also from the EPP, offered his congratulations on Twitter, saying: “This job is a
上海千花坊huge responsibility and a challenge. I am sure you will make a great President.”
European Council President Donald Tusk said in a tweet: “Congratulations [email protected] Congratulations Europe.”
Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel, who will succeed Tusk on Dec 1, said on Twitter that h上海千花坊
e looked forward to cooperating closely with the institutions for the future of Europe. “Let’s work togeth
er in the interest of all Europeans,” Michel said. The post included a photo of him shaking hands with von der Leyen.
上海千花坊女神会所Von der Leyen, a mother of seven, had the backing of her own EPP as well as the cent
er-left Socialists and Democrats and the liberal Renew Europe party, the three major pol
itical forces in the European Parliament. But many of the members also vowed to vote against her.上海千花坊
The Greens and some left-wing and right-wing parties were the most vocal in opposing her nomination.
Ska Keller, co-leader of the Greens, offered her congratulations after the announcement of the vote result. But in a tweet af
上海千花坊女神会所ter von der Leyen’s opening speech in the morning, Keller said: “Nice speech by @vonderleye
n. But beyond nice words, nothing concrete on #climate, #searescue, #ruleoflaw, #leadcandidates. How exactly is she pla
nning to put the words into action? Concrete proposals would have been good.”上海千花坊
During the morning speeches, many members of the European Parliament delivered scath
ing remarks about von der Leyen, challenging her in everything from clim
上海千花坊女神会所ate change and defense to Brexit and the divide between Eastern and Western Europe.
Monika Vana, an Austrian MEP of the Greens, blasted von der Leyen’s argument for more military spending. “A majori
ty of the EU citizens do not see defense as a priority; they see health, environmental issues上海千花坊女神会所
and education as a priority. That’s what this majority of citizens wants,” she said.
ceed 4 trillion yuan, making it the second largest in the world. The annual revenue of the food service
and hospitality market has grown at double digits, providing a big opportunity for Ecolab.上海千花坊
And the second is around water management. This is where Ecolab brings things like the total water management capability.
上海千花坊品茶微信”In China, we’re looking at the end use of water. And we’re leveraging out digital technologies like our 3D TRASARTM platfo
rm, where we bring digitally connected devices into industrial cooling, boiler environments, and can reduce w上海千花坊
ater usage by up to 30 percent. Besides, we’re also introducing international standards on water management into the Chi
na market, in a bid to upgrade the framework and bring corporate water management to the next level,” said Wyant.上海千花坊品茶微信
Ecolab and its client Nestlé are frontrunners on this, from settin
上海千花坊g up a systematic water management approach for protecting the Taihu basin to achie
ving the AWS (Alliance for Water Stewardship) standard certification in 15 drinking water factories.
The last focused area, according to Wyant, is healthcare. The co
mpany is in talks with some of the leading hospitals on better managing infectious diseases.上海千花坊品茶微信
“China is the best place to learn how to be agile, how to be fast, how to be market focused, so we think we bring global know-
how, global innovation with the willingness to invest in local Chinese capabilities and stay relevant,” said Wyant.上海千花坊品茶微信
Apple Inc said it has supported more than 5 million jobs in China through its local companies,
research and development centers, local suppliers and third-party mobile application developers on its App Store.
The United States tech giant said that it derived about 20 percent of its global revenue from China in 2018, up $7 billion from a year ago.
It has set up nine companies in China, with 71 branches nationwide. It also had 51 retail stores acro
ss the country by the end of 2018, Apple added in its latest China corporate social responsibility report.
The Wall Street Journal reported earlier that Apple will manufacture its new Mac Pro com
puter in China, shifting production of its only major device assembled in the US to China
Moutai Group, vice-chairman and chairman of Kweichow Moutai Group.
上海千花坊He was replaced by Li Baofang as the chairman of Moutai group in May 2018. One year
later, he was dismissed from the Guizhou Committee of the Chi
nese People’s Political Consultative Conference.
According to the SPP, the prosecutors informed his litigation rights and listened ca
refully to his lawyer’s statement of defense during the interrogation to protect his legitimate rights. 上海千花坊
Shanghai has unveiled its first dedicated artificial intelligence incu
bator as part of its push to make AI a cornerstone of its industrial transformation.
Launched in Shanghai’s Wujiaochang, an area home to multiple leading research houses such as Fudan University and Tongji Univ
上海千花坊女神会所ersity, the first 3,000 square-meter AI Space serves as an accelerator to turn abstract AI ideas into prototypes and potentially into tangible products.
Backed by the Shanghai Commission of Economy and Informatization, the facility will provide working space, data bases, techni
cal support, financing and resources match-making with application scenarios. Such a model will be duplicated across the city in due time. 上海千花坊女神会所
Five AI startups have signed memoranda of understanding with the first AI space, covering areas from the combination of AI and medical care, education and big data.
The incubator was launched earlier this week on the same occasion when the city announce
d the setup of a series of awards, dubbed SAIL, dedicated to an AI-themed contest, whose results will be an 上海千花坊
nounced ahead of the 2019 World Artificial Intelligence Conference in August.
上海千花坊女神会所”The SAIL awards are not only an influential part of the WAIC competition, but an important carrier in the integration of industries, universities, rese
arches and application in the field of AI,” said Zhang Ying, chief engineer of the Shanghai Commission of Economy and Informatization.
With four subcategories, the SAIL awards are expected to facilitate the development of AI and accelerate its transformation from concepts to reality.
Official statistics showed that the city is already home to 1,000 companies with AI as its core bu 上海千花坊女神会所
siness. According to a plan issued last year by municipal authorities, Shanghai is looking to lead the pack by bec
oming a global AI hub, with plans to expand the scale of its industry to more than 100 billion yuan ($14.4 billion) by
Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg said on Wednesday that the aircraft manufacturer
上海千花坊is having “ongoing conversations” with airlines about possible reimbursements following the worldwide grounding of 737 MAX jets.
The airlines haven’t disclosed how much they are seeking from Boeing, but some analysts peg industrywide losses at about $1 billion. In an interview with Axios, Muilenb上海千花坊
urg didn’t say how Boeing would compensate airlines, but it could be cash, a discount on future orders or additional pilot training and services.
Airlines seeking compensation include Air China, China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Norwegian Air, Turkish Air, Ryanair, Flydubai and United Airlines.上海千花坊品茶微信
“Reimbursement isn’t a technical problem,” John Cochran, president of Eaglemark, an aviation con
sulting firm and professor emeritus of Aerospace Engineering at Auburn University, told China Daily USA. “It’s a matter of first imp
ression. Some of what Boeing proposes to do may be contractual and it’s certainly sound public relations. Boeing wants to keep its customers happy.”上海千花坊
The 10,000-member pilots union for Southwest Airlines said this month it will ask B
oeing for compensation to cover legal costs and lost income for pilots due to the 737 MAX grounding.
上海千花坊品茶微信The union hasn’t said how much pilots have lost, but it could be as much as $9 million a month, the Dallas Morning News reported.
Southwest has 34 MAX jets in its fleet. The airline said it plans to resume MAX flights on Sept
2, but the union said “there is no accurate estimate of when the MAX will return to service.”
上海千花坊品茶微信Airlines have used other planes when possible to replace grounded MAX jets, but some flights have been canceled. The airlines appa
rently seek compensation for lost revenue as well as storage and the cost of preparing the MAX to return to c
ommercial service when the US Federal Aviation Administration and other regulators say it’s safe to fly.
Boeing MAX jets were grounded worldwide following crashes March 10 in Ethiopi
a and October 29, 2018, in Indonesia that killed a total of 346 passengers and crew.
Preliminary investigations suggest the aircraft’s Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System (MCAS), an automated anti-stall device, apparently fo
rced the noses of Lion Air and Ethiopian Airlines flights down and into a fatal plunge when it erroneously deter
mined the planes were about to stall. To avoid a stall, MCAS points the nose of the plane down to gain air speed.