Monthly archives: May, 2019

90% of high school students in Jiangsu myopic

A medical staff member introduces eye’s structure and cause of myopia in Donglin primary school in Donglin Township of Huzhou City, east China’s Zhejiang Province, Septemper 4, 2018. Classes are being taken to popularize the knowledge of protecting eyes as China aims at curbing the rise in nearsightedness-or myopia-among children and teenagers. Photo: Xinhua Myopia …

US tech firms’ market shares a trump card for China

Now may be the time to worry about the tech-heavy NASDAQ as US President Donald Trump steps up his trade war by targeting Chinese technology companies such as Huawei. The US-China trade war started with tariffs but quickly moved to talk about the so-called theft of intellectual property and national security concerns. It is believed …

Senior aviation executives have confidence in China

Senior executives from the aviation industry have shown confidence in the Chinese market, which still has big potential.  “We have been in China for 40 years, and we will be here for the next 20 and 30 years and even longer. And we will continue to cooperate with the government and the local partners,” Steven …

Xinjiang officer patrols border, serves village in fight against terrorism

Zhang Zhenwei and his wife and child pose for a family picture. Photo: Courtesy of Zhang Zhenwei Four years after being transferred to the border public security bureau in Yingawati township of Aksu Prefecture, Northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, Zhang Zhenwei can still remember his days on patrol. “Some terrorists, who were found trying to sneak …

Relocation of southwestern Tibetan township gives villagers new opportunities on life

○ Special geographical conditions have hindered economic development of Guiwu village ○ Relocation to Shangri-La has helped people in Guiwu pull themselves out of poverty ○ Wider employment opportunities and better infrastructure supported by government have created better lives for Guiwu people Children play in the kindergarten at the resettlement site in Shangri-La county, Southwest …

China’s top legislator meets Nigerien president

China’s top legislator Li Zhanshu met with visiting Nigerien President Mahamadou Issoufou on Wednesday, exchanging views on pushing forward the relationship between the two countries. Li, chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (NPC), said China stands ready to work with Niger to implement the important consensus made by the two heads …

Beijing to start compulsory garbage sorting: official

A parade float depicts the happy faces of various trash bins in Baoshan district, East China’s Shanghai Municipality on Wednesday. Each of the bins is supposed to receive a different type of garbage to promote better sorting of recyclable materials. Photo: IC Beijing will roll out a compulsory garbage sorting mechanism in public areas, including …

E. China demonstration area to benefit SCO countries

A demonstration area under construction in Qingdao, East China’s Shandong Province, is offering better prospects for cooperation between China and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO). The demonstration area has great strategic significance and can improve trade between the SCO countries and intensify mutual trust and benefits, said SCO Secretary-General Vladimir Norov at the recently concluded …