Degree holders turn their backs on mega cities for better lifestyle choices
The population of college graduates is projected to reach a record high this year, turning an
already tough job market into a pressure cooker and intensifying the scramble for talent nationwide.
To many new graduates, mega cities such as Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou, Guangdong province, are less attractive beca
use of their high cost of living and greater peer pressure in the job market. And so the graduates are looking elsewhere.
The trend is changing the employment landscape in China, but it’s good news for sec
ond- and third-tier cities. The mega cities’ loss could be their gain in the brain drain game.
ary as chairman of the China Securities Regulatory Commission, a position he kept for three years before being replaced by Yi Huiman.
The central commission said in the statement that Liu is cooperating with the probe.
hina’s housing regulator has warned four Chinese cities over price rises in the past three months, the Economic Observer reported.
Local governments of Foshan, Suzhou, Dalian and Nanning were urged by the Ministr
y of Housing and Urban-Rural Development to stabilize land and housing prices as well as market expectations.
This came a month after six other cities were also warned over similar reasons on April 19.
essure, and psychological experts say that thinking of nothing is a mental
adjustment for people, which is
good for health as it can reduce the risk
of anxiety and depression by 25 percent, according to Workers’ Daily.
If people can’t manage their emotions effectively under high pressure, it will
harm their family life, work and social life, experts say.
The suggestion sparked reaction from netizens, with Sina Weibo user
Happy little witch123 asking, “Is it ok if I
accumulate the daily five minutes and me
ditate a hour on one day?” A WeChat user named yuenyuen said, “I’m not
bragging but I can meditate for a whole day.”
Just 20 days after the opening of a
museum of broken relationships in Taiyuan, capit
al of North China’s Shanxi province, its owner joked that it was turning into a blind date site, thecover.cn reported.
Since it opened to the public on April 25, the museum has received 500 visitors every day, aged between 16 and 25.
More efforts are needed to make breakthroughs in core technologies, advance infor
mation infrastructure construction and provide further impetus to the digital transformation of ind
ustries, said a senior official at the Second Digital China Summit, which opened in Fuzhou, Fujian province, on Monday.
Huang Kunming, a member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and head of the Pu
blicity Department of the CPC Central Committee, called for more work to accelerate the research and de
velopment of 5G, as well as promote the building and application of the Beidou Navigation Satellite System.
Huang said achieving breakthroughs in core technologies should be the top pri
ority, with innovation fully pursued and intellectual property rights better protected.
Russia’s Investigative Committee says 41 people died in fiery airliner accident at Moscow airport.
The Russian Superjet 100 was flying from Moscow to Murmansk when a fire broke out on board. Aeroflot Flight SU1492 ret
urned to Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport, making a hard landing, news agency Interfax reported.
“According to our data, more than 10 victims needed medical
care,” Tass news agency quoted a source in the medical services as saying.
Earlier, the regional emergency services reported six victims.
The plane reportedly took off from the Sheremetyevo airport at 18:00 local time (1500 GMT) and
made an emergency landing after circling over the Moscow region for about 40 minutes.
It was “engulfed in flames” before the emergency landing, Tass quoted a source as saying.
powerplants, human performance, weather, airports and other ar
eas,” the agency said, adding that it expects to brief the media later in the day.
The plane, chartered from Miami Air International, was attemp
ting to land at about 9:40 pm local time amid thunder and lightning when it slid off the runway and
came to rest in the shallow water of the river, authorities and passengers said.
The military base is on the western bank of the St. Johns River about 8
miles (12.87 km) south of central Jacksonville, about 350 miles (563.27 km) north of Miami.
Miami Air International is a charter airline operating a fleet of the Boeing 737-800, diffe
rent from the 737 MAX 8 aircraft that has been grounded following two fatal crashes involving that plane.
Representatives of the airline did not immediately reply to requests for comment.
will be held later this month following the proposal of President Xi Jinping, demonstrates China’s deep thinking and resp
onsibility for promoting the development of civilization in Asia and the world. The conference will have great and
far-reaching significance to the construction of a community of shared future for mankind.
The history of humanity is one of the coexistence and joint development of multiple civilizations. In his article on excha
nges among civilizations and mutual learning, published by the Qiushi journal on May 1, Xi wrote that “civiliz
ation becomes colorful because of exchanges, and abundant because of mutual learning”. He urged nations to “seek wisd
om, absorb nutrition from different civilizations, provide the people with spiritual support and comfort for thei
r soul, and join hands to resolve common challenges of various kinds confronting human beings”.
rch Institute of Multidisciplinary Science at the Beijing Institute of Technology, was a winner of the Beiji
ng May Fourth Youth Medal, an honor awarded to outstanding young people from all walks of life in the capital.
“As a researcher and an educator, I will focus on combining the pursuit
of science with the country’s interests and people’s needs and try to make greater ach
ievements in the teaching and research of environmental protection and green energy,” Wang said.
Yan Xiaojun, Party secretary of the School of Energy and Power Engineering at Beih
ang University, said Xi’s speech has provided a direction to help young people grow.
“We should trust young teachers, help them develop, and support them to g
row up as a major force for the development of China’s aerospace industry,” he said.
Of the dead in the blasts, there are 35 foreigners, the police confirmed. Hospital sources
had earlier said nine foreigners were among those killed while 13 others have been injured.
Airline says flights continue despite curfew
SriLankan Airlines is telling passengers boo
ked on flights out of the country that they will be able to fly despite the curfew imposed.
The carrier says in a statement that travelers on all airlines operating out of Bandaranai
ke International Airport can access the airport by showing their tickets and passports at checkpoints.
The airline says security has been tightened at the airp
ort, and it advises passengers to arrive four hours before their scheduled flights.
Both Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Mi
nister Ranil Wickremesinghe have condemned the attacks and appealed for calm.
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said t
he tri-forces and the police are conducting a thorough probe into the explosions.
In a special statement, the police urged the publi
c to stay indoors and not gather at the explosion sites which had been sealed off.
nternational relations scholars of his generation think of the US