overseas last year, a year-on-year increase of 62.5 percent, making it the nation’s leadi ng whole-vehicle exporter for three years in a row,” said Chen Hong, Party secretary and chairman at SAIC Motor. Anheuser-Busch (AB) InBev, the world’s largest brewer by production volume, will add m ore premium brands and install solar panels in nine of its Chinese breweries by the end of this year. In addition to creating diversified product and brand portfolios in China – the comp any’s second-largest market after the United States – AB InBev plans to further develop a premium segment in Chin a, which currently accounts for less thanRead More →

l level. Because in that fashion, by building these relationsh ips now, hopefully we get a more stable relationship nationally going forward China’s National Supercomputing Center in the South China ci ty of Shenzhen on Friday launched a testbed for artificial intelligence experiments. The AI testbed, named Tai, provides the basic environment of AI chi ps and systems for the research, development and application tests of AI inventions. Tai is capable of dealing with large-scale and complex scenarios. Scientists have built an EB-level intelligent data management and analysis system for high-energy physics, as well as si mulation of AI scenarios in real business situations andRead More →

September. The two countries should continue to understand, trust an d support each other on issues related to core interests and major concerns, Xi sa id, adding that the two sides should share more experiences on governance and development. Xi called on the two nat ions to enhance connections under the frameworks of the Belt and Road Initiative and FOCAC. China will continue to support Niger to fight terrorism and safeguard regional peace and stabilit y, Xi said. China would like to help Niger improve its people’s livelihood through such measures as m edical assistance and via exchanges in areas including culture, youth, women andRead More →

mittee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, laid a floral basket at a monument on Monday marking the departure of the Long March. At a museum marking the start of the Long March, Xi spoke with nine representati ves of descendants of Red Army soldiers and relatives of revolutionary martyrs. The People’s Republic of China was founded at the cost of the blood of numerous revoluti onary martyrs, Xi said, adding that the CPC and the Red Army, upholding lofty revolutionary id eals, had brought about incredible achievements after repeatedly surviving desperate situations during the Long March. Xi called for staying true to theRead More →

 industries develop fast, and new sectors have been emerging, such as unmanned warehousing, facial recognition payments and new online-to-offline groceries.” Meng also said that a new version of the nationally unified negative list for market access will be rolled out w ithin the year. Illegal or implicit entry barriers and locally issued negative lists will be canceled, she said. The Chinese authorities will also establish and refine mechanisms for adjusting the annually released list when necessary, she said, adding that the list will better cope with the reforms to delegate power, streamline ad ministration and optimize government services, and will better meet the needs ofRead More →

China has formally arrested two Canadians who have been detained in December last year on suspicion of endangering national security, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang said Thursday. Michael Kovrig, a former Canadian diplomat, has been arrested by Chinese authorities in accordance with the law on susp icion of prying into state secrets and intelligence for overseas forces, Lu said at a regular news conference. Michael Spavor, a Canadian businessman based in China, has also been arrested on suspicion of ste aling and illegally providing state secrets to overseas forces, Lu added.Teenagers’ first exposure to elec tronic gadgets and online games tends to be at a youngerRead More →

 those living in poverty who remain – 560,000 people – will be moved to new homes this year, according to Sun Zhig ang, secretary of the Guizhou Provincial Committee of the Communist Party of China. Sun made the remark in Beij ing in March while attending the annual plenary session of the National People’s Congress, the country top legislature. Guizhou has aimed high in its poverty fight in a bid to help reach the natio n’s goal of lifting all people out of poverty by 2020. This year, a total of 1.1 million residen ts are expected to escape poverty, Guizhou Governor Shen Yiqin saidRead More →

 of programs and compliance oversight to ensure that the required funds of investment programs are in place on time. The approval mechanism for government-invested pro grams will be further standardized, and major programs must go through procedures suc h as evaluations by intermediary service institutions, the public and experts, as well as risk assessment. Government investment funds must prioritize investments into areas where the market cannot effectively allocate res ources, such social services, public infrastructure and environment protection, the regulation said. It also calls for equal treatment of various types of investment entities, adding that authorities should not set up biased conditions. The premier saidRead More →

A college admissions cheating scheme in the United States has triggered widespread discussio n among Chinese netizens during the four-day May Day holiday after it was reported that a w ealthy family paid $6.5 million to assure their daughter’s admission to Stanford University. Billionaire Zhao Tao, 52, president and co-founder of Shandong Buchang Pharmaceuticals, a company that spec ializes in traditional Chinese medicine to fight cardiovascular disease, reportedly funneled money to William Ric k Singer, the admissions consultant who is at the center of the explosive case brought by US federal prosecutors. The executive’s daughter, Zhao Yusi, also known as Molly Zhao, got a spotRead More →

ial fish, but the ease of catching large quantities makes up for this, both men said. Irwin has turned down a job in Alaska for the summer. Catching carp in Kentucky is a much easier, he said. “Here, the weather is warmer, the climate is better and I get to sleep in my own bed at t he end of the day,” he said, adding that the earnings are comparable to what he would get in Alaska. Irwin and Berry make a good living catching Asian carp, which are so abundant in rivers and lakes that they have become a serious ecological pr oblem forRead More →