decades has prompted a huge rise in urbanization, which has see
n large numbers of unattached young people from rural areas move to large cities in sea
rch of work. Their work-dominated lifestyles mean few have friends to share meals with.
To feed this massive market, catering companies have started providi
ng more options tailored to single customers. Meituan-Dianping, a popular food del
ivery company, told the Financial Times that 65 percent of its orders come from unmarried customers.
On food delivery platforms, many restaurants offer meal deals specifically for singletons. Pizza Hut provides 15-centimeter, o
ne-person bases, while stir-fry restaurants offer reduced portions or meal deals consisting of just one or two dishe
s and a bowl of rice, compared with traditional meals that must contain at least three main dishes plus a soup.
onal discussion among the people of
Hong Kong, the city will eventually reach a consensus and any doubts over the issue will be dispelled.
Han, also a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Comm
ittee, hoped that all sectors in Hong Kong will work together to safeguard the image of the city’s rule of law.
The SAR government proposed to amend its Fugitive Offenders Ordinance and Mutual Legal Assista
nce in Criminal Matters Ordinance in March. The proposed amendments will allow Hong Kon
g to surrender fugitive offenders to jurisdictions with which it does not currently have extradition arrangements on
a case-by-case basis, with prior approval from the chief executive before an application is submitted to the courts.
with five suburban districts of Tongzhou, Yanqing, Changping, Huairou and Shunyi upgrading it to yello
w alert later. These areas were hit with strong winds as high as 8-9 grades, with gales reaching 10 grade
at some places. According to forecast, the wind could still be as high as 7-8 grades on Monday.
The gale toppled a wall near Dongzhimen Bridge in downtown Beijing, hitting three pedestrians,
two males and one female. Two of them died at the scene and one at hospital, Dongcheng District said via Sina Weibo.
Food delivery service Meituan said one of its deliverymen was hit and killed by a fallen tree when delivering food.
The speed of wind reached 10-15 meters per second at the Capital International Airport starting from 10 a
m Sunday, with gales as fast as 20-25 meters per second, the airport said. Due to the strong wind, th
e operational ability of the airport dropped and remained low until 7 pm Sunday.
nt with countries that commit to its equipment. And this may po
nt to a reasonable solution as it offers a way out for international partners in the West, which h
ave been caught in the middle of the US-waged campaign against Huawei, to cooperate with the Chinese company.
The security of 5G networks is a technical issue, and it should be addressed as such. Security prin
ciples should be based on verifiable facts and technical data rather than ideology or a vendor’s country of origin.
However, judging by its ill treatment of Huawei since last year, t
he US will continue with its persecution and has no intention of changing its ways.
The victimization of Huawei shows the world’s largest economy no longer wants to uphold the core values that govern free trade
and fair market competition. And it is willing to use its superpower status, so that, by hook or by crook, it can obstruct co
mpetitors that might challenge its competitive edge in science and technology.
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.
lower-income－some growing and others not) developing countries will be of huge importance in red
ucing poverty further. Although these countries face significant headwinds, they could also seize imp
ortant new growth opportunities－especially with the help of digital platforms.
The headwinds are certainly considerable. For starters, advances in digital technolo
gies－robotics, machine learning, sensors, and vision－directly threaten the labor-intensive manu
facturing and assembly upon which lower-income, nonresource-rich economies have traditionally relied.
Moreover, climate change has had its greatest economic impact on the tropical and subtropical regio
ns where most of the lower-income countries are located. The effects of global warming are highly disrup
tive in fragile economies, and, taken together, constitute a major new obstacle to growthle
ospital was ordered to solve management problems relating to the case, check on the condition of the surviving babies and console the parents.
A deputy director of the health bureau of the Shunde district of Fo
shan, Guangdong, was also fired, and others deemed responsible were punished.
No new case has been reported in the hospitals that have treated the affected babies.
The provincial health commission has ordered all the medical institutions in the province to check their infection-control procedures.
The viral strain that affected the infants was identified by the commission as Echo 11. It is an intestinal virus to which chi
ldren, especially infants, are susceptible. It is closely related to a respiratory infection.
f guidance, such roughly generated and lame evaluations cannot objectively reflect the real
conditions of schools, and have severely disrupted education activities, the statement said.
The MOE will therefore continue to regulate such acti
vities in accordance with law and regulations, according to the statement.
The China Earthquake Administration pledged to enhance its earthquake detection c
apability as it rolls out an experimental project in the country’s tremor-plagued southwestern region.
The administration has established over 360 new monitoring stations in the China Seismic Experimental Site, which spans Sichuan
and Yunnan provinces, since construction of the project was launched about one year ago, Zheng Guoguang, vice-m
inister of emergency management and head of the administration, told a news conference on Friday.
arch institute to accelerate the development of new apparatuses for underground detection that could reduce interference from human activity.
“We will also explore carrying out observational experiments
in wells from hundred of meters to 1,000 meters deep, and through scientific drilling that will p
enetrate active earthquake faults to gain more information about underground structures,” he said.
Currently, 13 countries have been involved in the project, includ
ing Russia, Egypt and Algeria, and 17 domestic research teams, including one from U
niversity of Science and Technology of China, have started research on the site, Zheng noted.
The site will “offer research teams with observa
tion equipment, support for outdoor observation and data sharing services”, he said.
Health authorities will redouble their efforts to train nurses in eldercare as the
proportion of older people in the popula