popcorn,” said Liu Yueming, a technician in the promotion of scientific cultivation i
n the province. “It felt like the surface temperature was as high as 60 C. It’s a catastrophe.”
He said that some springs in a village called Haikou had drie
d up and the villagers didn’t have enough drinking water. “The village has 29 small water res
ervoirs, however, 14 of them have been used up so far. The drought is beyond imagination.”
“The villagers are doing everything they can to have enough drinki
ng water and then to also save as much as possible for their crops,” he added.
The region is also at greater risk of forest fires because of the high temperatures and low humidity.
The Yunnan Meteorological Bureau warned the public on May 13 about more dry
th Huawei and some features of 5G are very suitable for the rollout of the superfast techn
ology in Europe. For instance, 5G capacity is 20 times that of 4G, and its power consumption 10 times l
ess. “We also use materials that will not corrode for decades, and these characteristics are very suitable for Europe.”
Ren said the US technologies are still worth learning in both their depth and width. Many small US companies have super-precision products.
“But in our business (5G), Huawei is at the forefront, though when
it comes to comparison between countries, we are still far behind the United States,”Ren added.
“We will not go through an extreme shortage of supplies. We have made sound preparati
ons,” Ren said, adding that the company’s employees are working overtime to prepare for such situations.
China plans to promote the applications of digital technologies in rural areas to boost local development.
As a step towards rural modernization and transformation, digital rural development play
s a crucial role in rural revitalization and building a digital China, according to the guideline jointly issue
d by the general offices of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and the State Council.
The country has vowed to achieve initial development of buildin
g digital villages by 2020, with 4G internet accessible to more than 98 percent of the adm
inistrative villages and the digital economy growing rapidly in rural regions, the guideline said.
With the upgrading of internet technology, 2025 will see a n
otable narrowing of the urban-rural digital gap, the establishment of various ent
repreneurial and innovation centers in rural areas, and an intellectual rural logistics system.
public offering at $17 per share on Nasdaq Stock Exchanges, CNBC reported on Friday.
This price is at the top of its expected range from $15 to $17 in a regulatory filing, indicating the value of the company at about $4.2 billion.
Luckin Coffee raised $150 million in the most recent Series B+ round of financing, lifting the B
eijing-based company’s valuation to about $2.9 billion, the company announced on April 18.
With the aid of new technology, Luckin Coffee provides customers convenient service with innovative business model.
“The old way is people looking for coffee. With us coffee finds the people,” Luckin Coffee’s Co-founder Eric Guo told CNBC.
As a representative of China’s new retail based on mobile app, Luckin Coffee, founded in 2017, has expanded at a rapid pace.
ization, and the issue of occupational diseases, which has been accumu
lating over the decades of extensive growth, is gradually starting to show,” Li said.
A key task of the campaign is to complete a survey of the threat of dust pois
oning, covering industries including mining, metallurgy and building materials by the end
of 2020, and to hold companies accountable for preventing the hazard, a commission document said.
The campaign also aims to have employers who generate large amounts of dust suspend their businesses and over
haul working conditions, and will ask local authorities to shut down those that cannot improve.
The campaign aims for more rigorous inspections of high-dust employers and to punish those who violate laws and regula
tions. It will also urge employers to sign contracts with their employees and join occupational injury insurance.
duals look in real life without the posing, the filters, the photoshopping and the professional hair and make-up,” Martz said.
Pan, the Renmin University researcher, also believes that pi
ctures shared frequently on social media impose peer pressure on women.
“If people around you look thin on WeChat Moments, you are inevi
tably anxious to fit the general profile of having the ‘right look’,” she said.
Articles have also gone viral in summer on WeChat Moments, with sensational headlines such as “Good-looking girls never
weigh more than 50 kilograms” or “If you don’t lose weight in May, you will cry out loud in June”.
Shen Zijiao, a psychological consultant at Beijing Normal University, said: “Women don’t know what kind of beauty is best for th
em; they just thumb through their phone screens and get the notions of ‘being slender’ consciously or uncons
ciously. They always worry if their bodies are inconsistent with the so-called perfect body shape.”
Austrian pianist Rudolf Buchbinder, one of the best Beethoven interpreters of all time, will perform
all five Ludwig van Beethoven’s piano concertos during his upcoming China tour with the German orch
estra, Staatskapelle Dresden, which kicks off on May 15 at the Guangzhou Xinghai Concert Hall.
He will also perform with the German orchestra in Changsha, Hunan province, on May 18
and 19, and conclude the tour at the National Centre for the Performing Arts in Beijing on May 21 and 22.
“Beethoven was the most romantic of composers. The more I play Beethoven’s works, the more musical freedom I get,” says Buch
binder, in an email interview with China Daily before the China tour. He adds that he has performed the com
plete cycle of Beethoven’s piano concertos with Staatskapelle Dresden for many times all around the world.
will impact various industries and stimulate the emergence of many new products, services and industries.
China Daily’s app was named the “Highly Commended” news app of the year at the newsawards 2019 in London on Wednesday.
The result was announced at the gala dinner held at the Royal Lancaster London. Ch
ina Daily beat two other nominees – The Independent and the Belfast Telegraph – to win the honor.
The China Daily app offers “a powerful mix of technology and innovation, with great clarity on audience needs,” said the judges.
The automotive sector will most likely be one of the first industries to rely
on 5G, connecting vehicles to other vehicles, roadsides, traffic lights, buildings and the inter
net to process data across cars or in the cloud, according to the report.
As 5G technology has integrated various industries and technologies, the number of 5G Stand
ards-Essential Patents applications surged to more than 60,000 globally by the end of April, the report said.
ct “regular sales” of “defense articles” to Taiwan and back its participation in international organizations.
“We urge the US side to keep its promise, abide by the one-China policy a
nd the three joint communiques, and block the bill’s progress,” Geng said.
He urged the US to “appropriately handle the Taiwan question to avoid serious da
mage to Sino-US cooperation in key areas, and the peace and security of the region”.
Experts said the bill will further damage Sino-US relations, and the confr
ontational approach taken by the US against China will damage regional peace and security.
Yuan Zheng, director of US foreign relations research at the Institute of American Studies under the Chinese Academy of
Social Sciences, said the recent passage of US naval vessels through the Taiwan Straits, arms sales and
political support to Taiwan are meant to help Taiwan separatists and pressure Beijing.
was disestablished in the latest government reshuffle and quara