lowing crashes March 10 in Ethiopia and October 29, 2018, in Indonesia that killed a total of 346 passengers and crew. 上海龙凤Preliminary investigations suggest the aircraft’s Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System (MCAS), an autom ated anti-stall device, apparently forced the noses of Lion Air and Ethiopian Airlines flights down and into a fat al plunge when it erroneously determined the planes were about to stall. To avoid a stall, MCAS points the nose of the plane down to gain air speed.上海龙凤 There are about 400 MAX jets in service worldwide, including about 97 in China. Wall Street analysts expect Boeing to spend abo 上海龙凤ut $1 billionRead More →

hroughout the world, with a history of more than 2,000 years. In 2006, the traditional festival was listed as part of China’s national intangible cultural heritage. In 2008, it was recognized as a public holiday in the Chinese mainland. The Dragon Boat Festival commemorates the death of Qu Yuan, a Chu state official and poet who lived during the Warring States Period (475-221 BC) before the reu nification of China under the Qin Dynasty (221-206 BC). He was exiled after opposing his king’s decision to ally wit h the neighboring state of Qin, and when Chu was finally conquered by Qin, he committed suicide byRead More →

Foot on pedal, 10-y上海龙凤女神会所ar-old Murtaja Qureiris is about to lead the group of a round 30 children. In video footage obtained by CNN, he is wearing rolled up denim jean s and black flip-flops on his feet, and grinning at the camera recor ding the event. It may look like a regular bike ride, but the group is staging a protest. Moments after they set off, Qureiris gets lost in the sea of boys, strug gling to keep up as he lifts a megaphone and presses it against his lips. “The people demand human rights!” he shouts. As a boy, Qureiris participated in demonstrations likeRead More →

t it expects its second-generation Model 3 production line at its Shanghai plant to cost 50 percent less per unit than its factory in Fremont, California. CEO Elon Musk also said in April that the gigafactory in Shanghai expects to produce 1,000 and 2,000 vehicles a week But China CDC says more efforts still needed to hit nation’s reduction target Smoking has been declining on the Chinese mainland, but m ore efforts are needed for effective tobacco control, according to a survey released on Thursday. Last year, 26.6 percent of the population 15 years old or above across the mainland were smokers, according to theRead More →

ge’s UK Independence Party won with 26.8 percent, followed by Labour on 24.7 percent and the Conse rvatives on 23.3 percent. The Greens won 7.7 percent in 2014 and the Liberal Democrats 6.7 percent. Turnout was 35.6 percent. Greater access to China’s financial sector will encourage global investors and dispel the gloom clouding the g lobal economy amid Beijing’s trade tensions with Washington, according to senior officials and economists. Chinese financial regulators are preparing a comprehensive opening-up, with more new measures in the pipeline. Foreig n institutions with advanced performance in risk management, credit rating, consumer finance, endowments and health insurance are especially welcome, senior officials stressedRead More →

en he visited a museum of broken relationships in Chengdu, capita l of Southwest China’s Sichuan province, with two friends in January. They tho ught it would be a good thing for Taiyuan to have a place for people to bury souvenirs from a failed relationship. They acted fast and opened the museum after three months’ preparation. The world’s first museum of broken relationships was founded in Croatia in 2006 by two artists, who ended their four-year relationship and got the idea of setting up a museum to house their leftover personal items. China has several museums of broken relationships now, in Nanjing, Chen gdu,Read More →

started to implement a “negative list” program that allows foreign co mpanies to have 100 percent ownership in investments in all areas of the economy, excep t for a small number of areas, such as telecoms and defense, that are explicitly prohibited. Also, foreign investment has been simplified by creating a one-stop regulatory shop and a single application process. These new policies will lead to greater competition within China, forcing C hina’s companies to become more efficient and to produce higher quality products. The Chinese government has also recently announced tax cuts and financial regulations desi gned to help private companies. This will hasten theRead More →

Chinese economy can reach its indicative growth target of 6-6.5 percent in 2019. Lower growth rate may mean more room for adjustment Most Chinese economists seem quite comfortable with this targeted range. One explanati on is that China’s potential growth rate is 6-6.5 percent, and a target should be set accordingly. Another is that a lower growth rate would give the economy more room for structural adjustment. From 1978 to 2008, China averaged an impressive 9.5 percent annual g rowth rate. Then the global financial crisis struck, causing growth to plummet from 9.7 p ercent in the third quarter of 2008 to 6.6 percent inRead More →

 an independent choice based on the objective need of the country’s reform and development. This is helpful in promoting high-quality growth, meeting the people’s need s for a better life and promoting peace, stability and development of the world, he said. China also hopes that other countries will create a good investment environment, treat Chinese enterpris es, students and scholars equally and create a friendly environment for their normal international exchange activities, Xi said. Xi pledged to take stronger measures to promote international cooperation in protecting intellectual pro perty, which he said is not only crucial to protecting the legal rights of companies but alsoRead More →

President Xi Jinping called on Wednesday for exchanges and cooperation between Chinese and foreign think tanks for more high-quality research results to push Belt and Road construction to a higher level. Xi made the remark in a congratulatory letter to the i naugural meeting of the Belt and Road Studies Network held in Beijing on Wednesday. The launch of the think tank network took place ahead of the Second Belt and Road Fo rum for International Cooperation being held from Thursday to Saturday in the capital. Xi said in the letter that the development of history, the prosper ity of civilizations and the progress ofRead More →