The spike in trade tensions has already rattled financial

markets. The yuan has weakened by 2 percent to its lowest level since January. “We expect stock markets and the yuan to remain under pressure in the near term, though they c ould be supported by an expected stabilization in the domestic economy later this year,” Wu said. Sheng Songcheng, the former director of the […]

improved markedly. Their population has grown fro

rom about 2 million in the 1950s to about 13 million, and their religious rights and practices are protected by the law. Nor would it adopt a double standard and criticize China’s efforts to counter terrorism and extremism. Last year, tourists fr om home and abroad paid more than 150 million trips to Xinjiang, thanks […]

The legacy plan for the Olympic and Paralympic Win

ter Games was unveiled in February. Plans aim to optimize the venues’ designs and operations to be beneficial to the hosting regions after 2022. “Here, you have the venues from 2008 that are going to be used in 2022 for a complete set of winter sports. This is a wonde rful legacy story,” said Juan […]

Firefighter and ambulances have arrived at the scene for

It was reported that the fire could be caused by lightening strike. Moscow’s transport prosecution office is investigating into the incident and it will check i f there were violations of the flight safety legislation, according to Sputnik news agency. Sarah Daley, a student at the University of Virginia, has deep connectio ns with China. […]

Well-tuned steps urged for poverty eradicatio

President Xi Jinping underlined on Monday the need to shore up areas of weakness and carry out more targeted pove rty alleviation efforts in building the country into a moderately prosperous society in all respects. Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chair man of the Central Military Commission, […]

As the central government started a new round of subsi

China and the European Union have committed to achieving major progress this year in negotiations for a high-level bilateral in vestment agreement with a view to concluding the ambitious accord next year, according to a joint statement. The two sides pledged to widen market access, eliminate discriminatory requireme nts for foreign investors and establish a […]

But one of the first things taught to economics gradu

 students, even back in my day, is to be wary of the perils of data mining. And the middle-income tra p is a classic example of the pitfalls of endless number crunching. Give me a database and a po werful computer, and I can “validate” almost any economic relationship masquerading as an analytical co njecture. […]

May has come under intense pressure to quit the prime minis

 minister’s post as the price of winning support for the deal. At a meeting Sunday at the prime minister’s country retreat, Chequers, prominent Brexiteers told May they might back the deal — if she agreed to step d own so a new leader could take charge of the next phase of negotiations, which will settle […]

According to the report, job choice is the biggest contributo

 the gender pay gap. Men generally are more inclined to take jobs with high work intensity and high sala ries, such as technician or salesman, for example. Women, on the other hand, prefer jobs with average work intensity and moderate salaries, such as administrative, operational and marketing positions. In the past two ye ars, more and more women have taken up senior technical, […]

Changchun wanda plaza apartments exploded, ha

Witnesses ms zhang told the Beijing youth daily reporter at the time she is wan da plaza restaurant for dinner, about 3 PM 10 points or so, heard a tremendous explosion all of a sudden,“Fry for more than twenty, let everybody evacuated, st ore the radio said at all we just ran out”。Ms zhang said […]