n Yongsheng county in Yunnan province, Pingjiang county in Hunan province and Fenxi county in Shanxi province.
Players can earn credits through selling the virtual produ 阿拉爱上海
cts they have grown or by viewing advertisements embedded in the game.
Those credits can then be used as discount coupons in the market section of the game to pu
阿拉爱上海rchase real goods, such as rice and fruits, produced by local farmers in those counties.
All of the advertising revenue and the income from selling products
through the outlet will be used to support poverty alleviation work in these counties. 阿拉爱上海
All of the virtual products in the game represent real local specialties produced in
阿拉爱上海the pilot counties. Photos and descriptions for these products are also available.
Players can share the link to these local specialties with three friends a
nd form a group to purchase these products and help poor farmers. Players can also view a real-ti 阿拉爱上海
me report about how much they have contributed to help these counties fight poverty. 阿拉爱上海
As China’s fight against poverty enters a new phase that focuses on targeted, precise solut
ions, the government has been seeking innovative ways to make the efforts more effective. 阿拉爱上海
In 2018, China lifted 13.8 million people in rural areas out of poverty, with the number of impov
erished rural residents dropping from 98.9 million in late 2012 to 16.6 million by the end of last year. 阿拉爱上海
China has vowed to eradicate absolute poverty by the end of 2020.
Pork prices to continue rising in latter half of year as swine fever woes persist
The supply of meat can satisfy domestic demand in the latt 阿拉爱上海
er half of the year as the decrease in pork production continues due to A
frican swine fever outbreaks, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said on Wednesday.
阿拉爱上海Tang Ke, chief of the market and economic information department at the ministry, said at a new
s conference that pork prices in China have kept rising since March, and at an accelerated pace recently.
The average wholesale price of pork－the most commonly consumed meat in C
hina－reached 21.6 yuan a kilogram ($3.10) in June, an increase of 4.7 percent compare
d with that in May and a rise of nearly 30 percent compared with June last year, he said.
th investors have started to realize the importance of not putting all their eggs in one basket, said Zi Yu
an, head of investment platforms and solutions at UBS Securities. One solution is to hold dif
ferent currencies to avoid the possible risk of the exchange rate fluctuation of one single currency.
“They are looking at more overseas markets. Different markets sometimes are litt
le connected. For example, the Chinese stock market was really disheartening last year. But if an investor all
ocated his assets in the US stock market or other markets with high yield bonds, the loss in the Chinese stock m
arket will be offset and the stability of the entire investment portfolio will be further consolidated,” he said.
China’s civil servant law, newly revised in December 2018, took effect Saturday.
The revised law clarifies systems of civil servant promotion and asses
sment, and includes statutes to improve rewards and benefits such as pension schemes.
It also tightens supervision over civil servants, keeping its statutes in
line with the supervision law and disciplinary rules of the Communist Party of China.
The revised law bans civil servants from working as leaders of industry regulators or administrati
ve departments in charge of supervising businesses run by their spouses, children or in-laws.
The civil servant law first took effect in 2006.
President Xi Jinping’s upcoming visit to Russia reflects close cooperation between China and Russia,
which is important to maintain the stability of the international community amid rising uncertainties, analysts said.
Xi will make a state visit to Russia from June 5 to 7 and attend the 23rd St. Petersburg
International Economic Forum, Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang announced on Wednesday.
The trip is part of the annual exchange of visits between the two countries’
heads of state, after Russian President Vladimir Putin attended the Second Belt and Road Fo
rum for International Cooperation in Beijing in April and had talks with Xi on the sidelines.
resident’s message calls for tackling legal, security, governance challenges
President Xi Jinping called on Sunday for strengthened cooperation among countries to explor
e opportunities of digital, internet-based intelligent development and to properly address leg
al, security and governance challenges arising from big data industry development.
He made the remarks in a congratulatory letter to the China Intern
ational Big Data Industry Expo 2019, which kicked off in Guiyang, Guizhou province.
The new generation of information technology, represented by the
internet, big data and artificial intelligence, is booming at present and has significant and
profound influence on various countries’ economic development, social progress and people’s lives, Xi said in the letter.
ong the country’s top development priorities in the telecommuni
cations industry,” Zhang Feng, chief engineer of the Ministry of Industry and Information Te
chnology, said on Friday during the World Telecommunication and Information Society Day.
Zhang called for accelerated efforts to set standards in key areas, including 5G, to expedit
e the commercialization of this forefront technology and bolster the nation’s core competitiveness.
Major Chinese smartphone maker Huawei Technologies Co has a
lready unveiled its first 5G chip and first 5G foldable smartphone, the Mate X, which is
expected to hit the market in June, despite challenges involving the United States.
Also on Friday, shortly after the US said it would ban Huawei from buying US t
echnology without special approval, Huawei’s chipmaking arm, HiSilicon, said
Scientists from China and other countries involved in the Belt
and Road Initiative will work together to enhance scientific and technological coop
eration in disaster prevention and mitigation, according to a joint declaration.
The collaboration aims to make areas along the initiative safer, more sustainable a
nd disaster-proof, according to the declaration published during the two-day International Conference on Silk-r
oad Disaster Risk Reduction and Development, which concluded in Beijing on Sunday.
Sunday marked China’s 11th National Disaster Prevention and Reduct
ion Day, an annual event which began in 2009 after a devastating earthquake hit Sic
huan and neighboring provinces on May 12, 2008, leaving over 87,000 dead or missing.
hina voiced deep disappointment late on Wednesday about Washington’s plan to raise tariffs on Chinese imports on Fr
iday, saying that it will take necessary counter-measures if the US tariffs increase takes effect.
The planned tariffs increase on $200 billion worth of Chinese
imports from 10 percent to 25 percent was filed by the Office of the US Trade Representative, and
the filing appeared on Wednesday in the Federal Register, the Associated Press reported.
In response, an unnamed spokesman for the Ministry of Commerce said in a statement on the ministry’s website that escal
ating trade friction does not serve the interests of people in the two countries and the world.
Major US trade bodies have urged the Trump administration to avoid further escalating tensions by suddenly incr
easing tariffs on Friday, while experts said it’s sensible for China to continue negotiations in a measured way.
going reform measures have made its financial market increasingly appealing to overse
as investors,” the administration said on Monday in a statement on its website.
“The administration will continue to support the opening-up of financ
ial markets, meet demand from overseas investors to expand investment in the ma
rkets and attract global long-term capital to enter China’s financial markets,” it said.
Given the stable performance of the yuan and expectations of balanced capital flows, China’s fore
ign exchange reserves remained stable in April, reaching $3.095 trillion by the end of last month, co
mpared with $3.099 trillion by March, according to data released by the administration on Tuesday.
China is willing to see the accelerated development of the onshore capital market, said analysts, allowing direct fi
nancing to play a more significant role in allocating savings and investment, and better serve the economy.
hina will undertake key measures to further integrate the country’s rural and urban areas