April 2019 archive

investment in environment-friendly urban mas

 transit. According to NBS preliminary estimates, the share of consumption of clean energy such as natural gas, hydropo wer, nuclear power and wind power in total energy consumption in the first quarter was 1.5 percentage points hi gher than that of the same period last year. Energy consumption per unit of GDP went down by …

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The annual report estimates that total electricity cons

umption in 2019 is expected to grow 5.8 percent. Demand for coal is expected to hit 3.95 billion tons, with the power sector still playing a significant role in the consumption of coal. Consumption of oil is predicted to reach 620 million tons, up 1.6 percent year-on-year, while the growth rate for natural gas consumption …

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Hospital in Boao has business license revoked over ille

Hainan provincial health authorities have revoked Boao Yinfeng Healthcare International H ospital’s business license, for illegally administering HPV 9-valent vaccines, according to a statement Sunday. Located in the Boao Lecheng International Medical Tourism Pilot Zone, the hospit al has since January last year vaccinated 37 customers with HPV 9-valent, charging each 9,000 yuan. They did …

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hinese prize for quantum research announced

A total of 12 million yuan ($1.78 million) of cash will be granted to 12 international scientists for their groundbreaking academic contributions to the fields of quantum computation and quantum com munications, according to a press release by the newly founded Micius Quantum Foundation on Friday. With a combined donation of 100 million yuan from …

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Consensus to lead to common prosperityries pose f

President says gathering sets stage for more Belt and Road progress, cooperation More than $64 billion in deals were signed during the Second Belt a nd Road Forum for International Cooperation, President Xi Jinping told members of the me dia from home and abroad in Beijing after the three-day event concluded on Saturday. In addition, …

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Noting that China has the world’s biggest middle-incom

income population, Xi said that China would open up its market continuously and welcome quality products from around the world. China does not pursue a trade surplus intentionally, and it would like to import more com petitive farm products, finished products and services to promote the balance of trade, Xi said. China will promote greater …

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Oh Ei Sun, a senior fellow at the Singapore Institut

e of International Affairs, noted Xi’s emphasis on high-quality development, free t rade and people-to-people bonds, “all of which are sorely needed around the world”. “The shift toward high-quality development is a natural extension of what China has been doing for the past few ye ars. Now that the BRI is five years old, it’s …

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Those wounded were taken to Palomar Medical Cent

 in Escondido. Their conditions have not been disclosed so far. A spokesperson for Palomar Medical Center confirmed they received four patients, declining to give any more details. The synagogue was hosting a Passover holiday celebratio n at 11 a.m. on Saturday, according to a post on its Facebook page. A large group of congregants had …

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ent Xi Jinping speaks at the opening ceremony of the

hina will increase imports of goods and services on a larger scale. China will further lower its tariff rates. China not to adopt beggar-thy-neighbor currency devaluation China will continue to improve the exchange rate formation mechanism of its curren cy, the renminbi, and keep the exchange rate generally stable on a reasonable and balanced level. …

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Also, the UNOOSA just signed a framework agreeme

 with China, allowing UN member states to participate in its scientific missions for the exploration of the solar system. It will bri ng scientists from all over the world to work together, which will bring a lot of innovation,” she added. The meteorological satellite jointly designed and constructed by Chinese and French scientists has already …

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