-than-expected box office market. The National Radio and Television Administration said box -office revenue hit 31.17 billion yuan in the first half of 2019 in China, down 2.7 percent year-on-year. 上海品茶微信女神会所 To Athanasopoulos, Chinese audiences’ increasing demand for blockbusters and higher-re  上海品茶微信solution screens is part of the reason why premium film screenings are welcome. “We saw strong demand in blockbusters, not only those (from) Hollywood but also Ch inese-language films, which are increasingly welcomed by Chinese audiences.” 上海品茶微信女神会所 Athanasopoulos was talking about the science-fiction hit The Wandering Earth during the Spring Festiv  上海品茶微信al holiday. IMAX China’s bet on the film garnered earnings of over 300 million yuanRead More →

ertaken to brin上海品茶微信女神会所g the Party closer to the people and officials were urged to maintain discipline and moral integrity. The Party also required its members to have a solid understanding of the Party’s Constitution, Party regulations and major policy addresses, as well as to adhere to Party standards of behavior. All the measures aim to help the CPC curb undesirable practices such as complacency, formality and bureaucracy. He Yiting, vice-president of the Party School of the CPC Central C ommittee, said the courage to carry out self-reform is a big advantage of the CPC. “It is easier to launch a revolution against others than againstRead More →

ertaken to brin上海品茶微信女神会所g the Party closer to the people and officials were urged to maintain discipline and moral integrity. The Party also required its members to have a solid understanding of the Party’s Constitution, Party regulations and major policy addresses, as well as to adhere to Party standards of behavior. All the measures aim to help the CPC curb undesirable practices such as complacency, formality and bureaucracy. He Yiting, vice-president of the Party School of the CPC Central C ommittee, said the courage to carry out self-reform is a big advantage of the CPC. “It is easier to launch a revolution against others than againstRead More →

experience tr上海品茶微信ansformative technologies. Only then will they be able to tackle the challenges of the ‘Intelligent Age’.” A futuristic vibe permeates the entire campus. One can witness Xi aoyi, a teaching aid program, answer students’ questions, while Xiaohuang, a self-dr iving cart, delivers packages to teachers, and Wukong, a service robot, attends to visitors’ needs. AI has also been integrated into 36 classes, from classical Chinese literature to biology. Li said the classes are meant to s toke the students’ curiosity and familiarize them with AI technologies and equipment. The school also provides intermediate classes on programming languages and web and上海品茶微信 app design, and advancedRead More →

icy tools to offset short-term downside pressure, while the financial risks are under control as the country’s debt level has shown signs of stabilizing, Zhang said. China’s overall debt-to-GDP ratio had dropped to 249.4 percent by the end of 2018, 1.5 percentage points lower than a year earlier, according to the PBOC. If trade tensions escalate further, more opening-up policies in the sectors of medical care and education will help boost global investors’ confidence in the Chinese economy, Zhang added. By hiking the tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods from 10 percent t o 25 percent just when it seemed the China-US trade talksRead More →

ments in areas such as education, health, climate change adaptation and sustainable infrastructure. The growth outlook in all major developed economies and most developin g regions has weakened due to a confluence of both domestic and external factors, the report said. Following an expansion of 3 percent in 2018, world gross product growth is now projected to moderat e to 2.7 percent in 2019 and 2.9 percent in 2020, reflecting a downward revision from the forecasts released in January. The report identifies several downside risks that could trigger a sharper or more prolonged growth slowdown, potentially infl icting significant damage on development progress. Those risksRead More →

 March 29 exit from the EU, May’s Conservatives suffered major losses in local election s this month and are trailing in opinion polls before May 23 European Parliament elections. With Labour and Brexit-supporting rebels in the Conservatives p lanning to vote against her deal, it is unlikely to be approved as things stand. Pro-Brexit Conservative lawmakers were unimpressed with May’s failure to set a firm date to quit. One, who declined to be na med, described it as “yet further procrastination which is causing appalling damage to the Conservative Party.” Another, Andrew Bridgen, said May was “an increasingly beleaguered and isolated prim e minister whoRead More →

 between long-term structural factors and actual economic performance, it is also unclear how long those factors would take to constrain GDP growth to a part cular level. In fact, 20 years ago, the same long-term factors were used to warn of a possible fall in Chinese GDP growth. Because of the complexity of China’s growth trajectory, many economists seem to base their assessments of potenti al on performance. After every drop in China’s GDP growth since the second quarter of 2012-when growth fell be low 8 percent-economists have emerged to declare that performance was in line with potential. Difficult to determine potential growth rate ToRead More →

China will further cut the number of items requiring certificatio n and refine the procedures through institutional inno vation to improve government services and foster a more enabling business environment. The decision was made at the State Council’s executive meeting, chaired by Premier Li Keqiang on Sunday. Participants at the meeting agreed that the government’s efforts in recent years to repeal unwarranted certification requ irements and deepen the reform of government functions have produced notable results. “These are crucial steps benefiting both companies and individuals ,” Li said. “At a time when the economy still faces uncertainties, removing these unjustified cer tification requirements will helpRead More →

With Chairman Mao Zedong proclaiming the founding of the People’s Republic of China on Oct 1, 1949, the Chinese people began leaving behind a century of colonial humiliation and building a new life. What remains poorly understood by the wider world even seven decades later is how dire were the conditions in China during those days. While China sustained its triumph, Chinese people’s living stan dard 70 years ago was barely 5 percent relative to their counterparts in the United States. It was a dire starting point. Transitions that raised China’s living standard In the late 1970s, Deng Xiaoping introduced “reform and opening-up” policies andRead More →