for more than 60 years and stayed true to his original aspirations. As a s oldier, Zhang defended the country; as a civilian, he works for the people’s well-being, Xi said. Zhang lives a life of simplicity, purity and indifference to fame and fortune, serving as a role model for military officers, rank-and-file soldiers and veterans across the country, Xi said. Zhang, a member of the CPC, was a soldier of Brigade 359 of the Northwest Field Ar my, one of the main forces of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army during the Liberation War between 1945 and 1949. He was honored by the Northwest FieldRead More →

ries boasting the concept, which originated in Japan, have sprung up in many cities includi ng Shanghai, Xi’an, capital of Shaanxi province, and Shenzhen and Guangzhou, both in Guangdong province. Kong Yanling is a big fan of singles-friendly restaurants. The 25-year-old unattached Xi’an res ident remembers passing a Korean-style chicken restaurant a few years ago and deciding to drop in. However, the waitress at the door told her the restaurant only served large, shared platters. Kong took the hint and left. She has also found herself dining with strangers involuntarily when waiters have asked if she minded other people sharing her table. “I don’t mindRead More →

ry’s e-commerce growth. Rural online retail sales reached 357 billion yuan (51.6 billion US dollars) in the first three months of this year, up 19.5 percent year on year and faster than the national average growth. As tours to Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region have become increasingly popular among tourists from home and abroad, local authorities have announced a plan recently to launch as many as 100 special trains for tourists from May to October. The local railway authorities will step up cooperation with other parts of the country to boost Xinjiang’s tourism development, according to Huang Tingfaen, deputy general manager of Xi njiang Railway TourismRead More →

ed globally from 2013 to 2018, among which around 74,000 were published by Chinese researche rs and 52,000 by their US counterparts, and the US dominated in fields such as citation impact, number of p atents, and the scale of companies and funds, the report said, adding that China lacks basic theoretical research. The report was compiled by the Research Center for AI Develo pment, which was established last year by the Ministry of Science and Technology. “China and the United States are the two main pillars of the world’s AI r esearch network, and the most cooperation on AI research happened between the twoRead More →

nuchin’s comments on Wednesday that he is hopeful that both countries can “go back to the table”. Lu told a Foreign Ministry news briefing that China has reiterated that it s door is always open, but negotiations must be meaningful and conducted with sincerity. “A mutually beneficial deal must be based on mutual respect, equality and win-win outcomes,” he said. The US, out of political purposes, has used its state power to groundlessly suppress Chinese te ch firms, which has severely affected the global development and cooperation in science and technology, he said. It has also damaged the interests of businesses of relevant countri esRead More →

and his reviews of digital appliances have won him more than 124,000 fans on social media. He had never eaten hotpot alone before. However, he happened to be in Beijing on business and when he heard the restaurant offered stuffed toys as co mpanions for solo diners he decided to visit and produce a vlog so his fans would know how it felt. Knowing that a large number of unattached people often spend festivals alone, Pu hoped his vlog would help them enjoy their solitude. Even though he was the only solo diner in the restaurant, Pu said he didn’t feel at all awk wardRead More →

 decades has prompted a huge rise in urbanization, which has see n large numbers of unattached young people from rural areas move to large cities in sea rch of work. Their work-dominated lifestyles mean few have friends to share meals with. To feed this massive market, catering companies have started providi ng more options tailored to single customers. Meituan-Dianping, a popular food del ivery company, told the Financial Times that 65 percent of its orders come from unmarried customers. On food delivery platforms, many restaurants offer meal deals specifically for singletons. Pizza Hut provides 15-centimeter, o ne-person bases, while stir-fry restaurants offer reduced portions orRead More →

President Xi Jinping encouraged the Chinese people to be prepared for a new Long March to ward national rejuvenation during a visit to a revolutionary base in Jiangxi province on Monday. “We came here to the starting point of the Long March to exper ience the situation of the Red Army’s departure during those years. Now there is a new Long March, and we should make a new start,” Xi said at a memorial park in Yudu county, Ganzhou. The Long March covered over 12,500 kilometers from October 1934 to October 1936. It was a military maneuver carried out by the Red Army and ledRead More →

 Co and learned about the company’s production of rare earths and the development of the rare earth industry in Ganzhou. On the heels of the United States government announcement it will ban unauthorized exports of US technology to Hua wei, by Monday, a number of major US tech giants, including Google, had reportedly stopped supplies. Amid the escalating tit-for-tat trade blows between the world’s tw o largest economies, the US putting Huawei, the face of Chinese hi-tech progress, on its Ent ity List is no doubt a calculated blow to hit China and Huawei where it hurts. “America will probably use its ability to withRead More →

 Kong affairs, the Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of the State Counc il, and the Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in the Hong Kong SAR, have also expressed their support for the proposed amendments to Hong Kong’s extradition law. A new United Nations report concludes that high trade tensions and policy uncertainty are damaging global economic growth prospects. A further escalation of the trade dispute between the US and China threatens both short- and mediu m-term global growth prospects, according to the United Nations World Economic Situation and Pro spects (WESP) mid-2019 report released Tuesday at UN headquarters in New York. TheRead More →