meras as the “eyes” and two 7 megapixel cameras as its “ears”. With sens
ors at the top of its head and mouth, the robot can also detect wind velocity, carbon dioxide le上海龙凤1314
vels, humidity, temperature and other data about the natural environment of the green house.
上海龙凤1314女神会所The farm robot has been successfully tested for compatibility with the 5G mobile communicatio
n technology, which allows the data to be analyzed by computers enabled by AI in the control room more efficiently.
“Currently, the robot can inspect farms automatically and collect dat上海龙凤1314
a samples used to power various applications. It can determine plants’ health condition and deci
de if pest control measures are warranted,” said Chen Li, deputy director of marketing at Newland.上海龙凤1314
Washington should face the matter of deficit squarely: former vice-premier
The “real” trade imbalance between the world’s two largest economies has long been overstated b
上海龙凤1314女神会所y 20 percent. Better data would give a more balanced picture of Sino-US trade and reflect the gains th
at both sides derive from their economic relationship, said former Chinese Vice-Premier Zeng Peiyan.
There has always been divergence between Chinese and US figures on the bilateral trade gap due to the different met
hods used. Current methods omit trade in services from the trade balance, overlooking China’s role in processing tr上海龙凤1314女神会所
ade, and thus overestimating the trade deficit, Zeng told a seminar in Hong Kong on Tuesday.
The two-day event, themed “US-China Trade and Economic Relatio
ns: What Now, What Next”, invited former government officials, industry re上海龙凤1314
presentatives and academics from home and abroad to share their insights on the year-old Sino-US trade friction, w
hich has become the single most important factor in the global economy and markets.
上海龙凤1314女神会所According to Chen, the robot is still a prototype and on the basis of that the two sides hope to step u
p investments to develop versatile robots that can even pick fruit with a bionic hand in the future.
“Based on the mass agricultural data and images we have acquired, we hope to build an optimized plant growth model to ach
ieve automatic control of the growth environment and early warning of pests and diseases,” Chen added.上海龙凤1314女神会所
China is now the world’s largest market for industrial robots. As labo
r costs continue rising, the demand for robots will be stronger in the nation, said Wang Tia
nmiao, president of the Smart Manufacturing Research Institute at Beihang University.
aterials to the US, Gao Feng, the ministry’s spokesman, said China
has been the world’s largest supplier of rare earth materials and has always been keen to m
eet the demand of its trade partners on this material to promote the rare earth industry.
The ministry made the remarks after the Trump administration starting May 10 raised tariffs on Chinese goods and rest
ricted Huawei’s business operations, which has harmed the interests of companies and financial markets on both sides.
“While satisfying domestic demand, China is always willing to fulfill other coun
tries’ rightful needs for rare earth materials,” he said. “But if any country plans to use the rare earth materials that Ch
ina exports to make products that will suppress China’s development, it is not acceptable.”
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. She spent the summer of 2018 teach
ing English in Hebei province and has a younger sister who was adopted from China in 2009. Both experiences left
her with positive impressions of Chinese people and long-lasting friendships.
Those connections led to Daley being honored by the Chinese embassy
in the United States during an award ceremony in Washington on Saturday, after she sha
red her stories with the world through an event hosted by the embassy and China Daily.
Firms from China and the UK are ideal partners in many countries along t
he Belt and Road Initiative, a China-Britain Business Council official said in Beijing.
“The UK has taken a very positive view on seizing these opportunit
ies for UK businesses, particularly our banks, our large consultancy firms and our infr
astructure companies,” said Jeff Astle, managing director of China operations at the council.
British expertise in areas of financial services, banking, legal services, consulting services around engineering pro
vides a broad range of opportunities for UK firms to collaborate with Chinese firms in other countries, Astle said.
“We benefit from many English legal jurisdictions in many
of these countries, the English language and our businesses have long history and experiences in these coun
tries. That means we are a great ideal partner for Chinese firms in many of these Belt and Road counties,” said Astle.
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, made the remark while presiding over the fourth meeting of t
he Central Committee for Financial and Economic Affairs. Xi is head of the committee.
The meeting stressed the importance of achieving targets for poverty alleviation across the boar
d and focusing efforts on areas of extreme poverty, according to a statement released after the meeting.
It is important to tackle the remaining difficulties faced by people still confronting hard
ships in terms of their access to education, medical care, quality housing and safe drinking water after ens
uring that their basic needs for food and clothing have been met, the statement said.
It added that solving prominent environmental pollution probl
ems must be prioritized to ensure periodical targets can be achieved before 2020.
question whether the US is really trying to improve the DPRK-US relationship and it is wondering whe
ther its previous steps to promote engagement with Washington were the right thing to do.
In what was the most comprehensive review of Pyongyang’s recent i
nteraction with Washington, the DPRK leader put the ball decisively back in Was
hington’s court after the US president floated the idea of a third summit on Thursday.
Washington maintains unabated zeal for a deal of some sort, because ot
herwise the engagement with Pyongyang since last year
would be regarded as failure. So, more likely than not, it will try to find a way to keep the possibility of a summit alive.
But the “correct manner” Pyongyang demands is Washington forsaking its “max
imum pressure” and demonstrating sufficient goodwill by relieving, or completely rollin
g back, sanctions, putting an end to the state of war, or, even better, offering economic incentives.
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 balanced investment protection framework, according to a joint statem
ent issued after the China-EU leaders’ meeting held in Brussels, Belgium, on Tuesday.
Premier Li Keqiang, European Council President Donald Tusk and Eur
opean Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker co-chaired the annual meeting and reach
ed consensus on a wide range of issues, including bilateral ties, global challenges and governance.
They committed to building an economic relationship based on openness, nondiscrim
ination and fair competition, ensuring a level playing field, transparency and mutual benefit, the statement added.
Two-way trade between the EU and China reached more than $682 billion last year. The E
U is China’s biggest trading partner, and China is the EU’s second-largest trading partner.
Zeng Niaoniao, a qipao designer in the post-95s generation, started her business when she was a sophomore in 2015, and now runs stores both online and off.
Last year, the turnover from her online store reached 12 million yuan ($1.78 million)
The 24-year-old designer has a track record on improving qipao, displaying her work at the 2018 Shan
g Fashion Week and attracting Chinese pop idol Yang Chaoyue to wear her design for an advertising photoshoot.
Zeng said her wish was to see people wearing her designs to stroll around town, and sh
e wanted to bring more improved qipao with new designs to young Chinese girls.
May’s offer to quit fails to break Britain’s Brexit stalemate
LONDON – British Prime Minister Theresa May failed to sway hardline opponents of her European Union divorce de
al on Wednesday with an offer to quit, but parliament’s bid to agree an alternative fell short, leaving the Brexit process as deadlocked as ever.
May told her Conservative lawmakers she would step down if her Brexit deal was finally passe
d by parliament at the third attempt, in a last-ditch bid to win over many of her party’s eurosceptic rebels.
a series of memorandums of understanding on Belt and Road infrastructure investments during Xi’s upcoming visit to Italy, Reuters reported. If the
y are signed, Italy would be the first one of the Group of Seven industrialized nations to participate in the BRI.
Speaking at a news conference in Beijing on Wednesday, Vice-Foreign Mi
nister Wang Chao said the country appreciates Italy’s active involvement in the BRI.
”We believe the signing of relevant cooperation documents conforms to the common interests of both countries,” Wa
ng said, adding that Belt and Road cooperation aims to generate mutually beneficial and win-win results.
Regarding skepticism about the BRI, Wang said practice will prove that the initia
tive will have positive effects on countries’ economic development and bilateral cooperation.
He added that the infrastructure investment of Chinese companies in Europe is purely business practice and will ab
ide by market rules and business principles on the basis of equality, mutual benefit and transparency.
in the field of quantum information science, China should initiate the building o