The supply of high-end talent, government investmen

t in culture and education, attractiveness for foreign investment and consumption scale are also indicators under consideration. Shanghai has the highest infrastructure and cultural environment indexes, and the financi al hub’s talent, technological innovation and financing indexes are in the top three of the country. Although Beijing’s soft environment index ranked first among all Chinese … Read moreThe supply of high-end talent, government investmen

Disaster-proofing the world’s largest infrastructure ini

nitiative is a challenge, but achievable,” she said, adding that at the heart of this challenge lies great potenti al for innovation and creativity, such as new disaster risk prediction and analysis, and disaster-resilient infrastructures. Huang Runqiu, vice-minister of the Ministry of Ecology and Environment, said dis aster risk reduction of natural hazards along the … Read moreDisaster-proofing the world’s largest infrastructure ini

Austrian pianist set to showcase Beethoveno showcase Bee

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 … Read moreAustrian pianist set to showcase Beethoveno showcase Bee

Govt should accelerate tax cuts to invigorate economy, pre

Premier Li Keqiang urged government departments to speed up the implement ation of tax reductions to invigorate the country’s economy, amid rising uncertainties about growth on Friday. Li was speaking with entrepreneurs from the manufacturing, constructio n and service sectors at the Zhongnanhai leadership compound in Beijing. The businesspeople said they have received benefits from … Read moreGovt should accelerate tax cuts to invigorate economy, pre

Balancing growth with structural reformting perform

After a disappointing performance in 2018, China’s economy appears to be stabiliz ing. In the first quarter of 2019, GDP growth, at 6.4 percent year-on-year, matched that of the previous quarter. But grow th in industrial production exceeded expectations, expanding by 6.5 percent year-on-year (and by 8.5 percent in Mar ch). Even exports growth was … Read moreBalancing growth with structural reformting perform

US policy has done a disservice to the international com

munity’s efforts to advance the Middle East peace process and the remarks by the president’s son-in-law and a dviser Jared Kushner indicating that an upcoming US peace plan does not include a two-state solution with the Palestinians sh ows the US is hoping to undermine the international consensus built on that premise. Given its complex … Read moreUS policy has done a disservice to the international com

teps aimed at helping further develop countryside opt

hina will undertake key measures to further integrate the country’s rural and urban areas and encourage the transfer and free flow of people and resources throughout the nation. Measures include relaxing hukou (household registration) barri ers, reforming zoning regulations for rural and residential land, marketing collective land in rural areas for development purposes and increasing … Read moreteps aimed at helping further develop countryside opt

Boosting rural areas will help solve dilemmas of ove

rcrowding and rampant construction plaguing cities, and the development of cities will also offer unique ways to bring about rural revitalization,” Chen said. “As restrictions on hukou will gradually be removed, cities need to be well-prepared to offer accommodation and employment opportunities, and allow children of migrant workers to have equal access to education,” Chen … Read moreBoosting rural areas will help solve dilemmas of ove

Firefighter and ambulances have arrived at the scene for

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. … Read moreFirefighter and ambulances have arrived at the scene for

A few lucky ones managed to jump outside the net, whil

When the flurry subsided, Berry began to pull the net up and pick carp from it one by one. Repeating this process one or two times, they had enough carp to deliver to the nearby Kentucky Fish Center owned by An gie Yu, who also operates Two Rivers Fisheries, the largest Asian carp processor and … Read moreA few lucky ones managed to jump outside the net, whil