Just a few minutes ago, the Louvre received the most saddening news. The architect behind the pyramid of Louvre Museum, the Chinese architecture we just mentioned a few days ago, Mr I.M. Pei, one of the greatest architectural mas ters in the world, died on May 16. He was 102. You may have gone to heaven, but you and your works will be forever rem embered by the world,” read the Louvre’s official Sina Weibo account this morning. “Mr Pei’s outstanding architectural designs made greatly important contributions to t he history of architecture. As a Chinese-American, Mr. Pei was devoted to promote mutual und erstandingRead More →

hina’s financial center Shanghai boasts the best business environment in the country, according to a report on China’s urban busi ness environment index jointly released by the China Strategic Culture Promotion Association, the C hina Economic Media Association, WANB Institute and YICAI Research Institute. With an index of 86.73, Shanghai topped the list of Chinese cities with best business environment, followed by the capi tal city Beijing at 84.63, and then Shenzhen, in South China‘s Guangdong province, at 84.48. The report evaluates Chinese cities according to five “soft environment” indexes — technological innovation, finan cing, talent, culture and life — and two “hard environment” indexes,Read More →

d compensation, as its latency period can be decades. By the time patients seek medical h elp they might find their employers long closed, or they may realize they haven’t signed a labor con tract and therefore can’t provide documents often needed for the diagnosis. Also, a large number of migrant workers have not joined occupational injury insurance progra ms, increasing their financial challenges in treating the lifelong disease, according to the commission. The commission is working with other ministries and departments to improve policies and provide better insurance to such patients, Li said. In 2018, the commission asked health authorities in all provinces toRead More →

ed bicycle handlebars in accordance with ergonomics to avoid sports injuries, said Xu Weiyao, deputy g eneral manager of the business department of HL Corp (Shenzhen), a company producing bicycle parts. Policymakers in Southwest China’s Guizhou province are trying to i mprove education programs to empower children with knowledge and skills to combat poverty. The province is determined that no child should be allowed to drop out of school due to his or her family’s financial difficulties. Local educators believe that particular attention should be paid to boosting poverty-stricken students’ confidence in their capability to lift their families out of poverty, and helping them viewRead More →

Zhang Xin, associate professor at the School of Psychological and Cognitive Science at Peking Uni versity in Beijing, believes “fat talk” may be a way of expressing that “we all share feelings of insecu rity”.In China, “fat” has become a word that women will do almost anything to avoid being associated with. This is not surpris ing, given that being slim as a beauty ideal has become the subject of countless newspaper stories, TV comm ercials and movies, resulting in the almost universal correlation between a slim figure and beauty. “Women are more likely than men to enjoy chatting with their peers about weight concernsRead More →

questioned the safety and effectiveness of the procedure following the announcement by He Jiankui, 35, who was a n associate professor at Southern University of Science and Technology in Shenzhen, Guangdong province. The university terminated He’s employment contract following the incident. A team of investigators said he deli berately evaded oversight to conduct the research in pursuit of fame and profit and may face criminal charges. “In our view, China is at a crossroads,” the four scholars said in the Nature commentary. “The government must make substantial changes to protect others from the potential effects of reckless human experimentation.” shlf11.cnRead More →

More domestic airlines are launching new flights connecting less-densely populated small er Chinese cities, and those areas are seeing me growth in air traffic than major cities. Last year, the airports of Quanzhou in Fujian province, Nantong, Changzhou and Xuzhou in Jiangsu province, Jieyang in G uangdong province and Yichang in Hubei province saw their annual passenger throughput reach 2.5 million, a jum p of more than 30 percent year-on-year, according to data from the Civil Aviation Administration of China. In 2018, passenger throughput growth of major cities’ airports was less than 10 percent year-on-year, while the growth rates of a number of third –Read More →

reness regarding cancer treatment, diagnosis and drugs among Chinese people, and that the government also is investing more in healthcare infrastructure at the same time. “These factors might drive the cancer drug market and cancer treatment development positively in China in the future,” The upcoming May Day holiday is expected to see an av erage of 2.2 million inbound and outbound trips made by Chinese and foreign tourists per day, up 5.9 percent year on year, according to the National Immigration Administration (NIA) Friday. This year’s holiday, from May 1 to 4, is a day longer than previous years and suitable for outbound long-distance trips,Read More →

new evaluation system, which will be released by the ministries of water resources and education, the minister said. A number of universities will be desig nated along with the participation of private capital, which is expected to get the public involved, he added. Ma Jun, director of the Institute of Public& Environment al Affairs, said that the plan is expected to accelerate water conservation. “The disparity in water resources among different provincial regions means we have to save more water for a sustainable development for the years to come, even centuries,” Ma said. “In industrial and agricultural production, more technolo gies can help save suchRead More →

er and October of 2013, Chinese President Xi Jinping raised the initiative of jointly building the Silk Road Eco omic Belt and the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road (hereinafter referred to as the Belt and Road, or B&R). The Chine se government then set up the Leading Group for Promoting the Belt and Road Initiative with an admini strative office under the National Development and Reform Commission. In March 2015, the Chinese government publis hed the “Vision and Actions on Jointly Building Silk Road Economic Belt and 21st Century Maritime Silk Road”. In May 2017, the first Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation wasRead More →