l gazing or days and days of whittling candidates down to the fi nal two,” Brokenshire said in a speech at the Policy Exchange, a center-right think tank. Elder statesman and former chancellor of the exchequer Ken Clarke said on BBC Radio 4’s Today program that the contest ha d become a “shambles”and was “in danger of becoming a rather tragic farce, unless some order is brought into it”. Hopefuls have been seeking high-profile endorsements and unveiling policy proposals ahead of May’s resignation on Friday. Former foreign secretary Boris Johnson, who is seen by many as a fron trunner, got a thumbs-up from United StatesRead More →

other professional measure that relates to safety. Anyone without experience climbing mountains above 8,000 meters, and witho ut adequate capability for independent movement is not allowed on Mount Qomolangma,” he said. Both overseas and domestic climbers must apply as part of a team, not personally, he said. Tibet installed a new ladder in a section of the climbing route in 2017, and provided climb ing ropes as long as 6,000 meters along the path between a section at 6,600 meters and the summit at 8,844 meters. Cleanup efforts on the mountain involve both environmental considerations and climbing sa fety. The work has become routine, saidRead More →

ric and actions regarding the Taiwan question, violated the one- China principle and the three China-US joint communiques,” he said. “This has undermined China’s sovereignty and security, sent a seriously wrong message to Taiwan secessionists, and disrupted regional peace and stability,” Shao said, adding that China must, and will be, reunified. “If anyone tries to separate Taiwan from the mainland, the Chinese military will adamantly protect its territorial integrity at all costs,” he said. As for the South China Sea, Shanahan accused China of undermining fr eedom of navigation and overflight in the region, and militarizing the local islands. www.shlfcc.comRead More →

Astana consensus” on “not allowing differences to become disputes”, their “strategic guidanc e” to their armed forces have ensured peace on their borders. This has prompted bilateral tra de to finally cross its decade-long volume of $70-75 billion. For this year, China-India trade is set to cross $100 billion. Likewise, China’s investments in India have witnessed a sharp upsur ge from $688 million in 2016 to $5.6 billion last year. The United States’ decision to raise tariffs on Chinese, as well as Indian, products is expected n Sino-Indian trade and invest ment partnership. Critics may describe this as China’s tactical move triggered by its intensifyingRead More →

re reluctant to answer their calls for excluding Huawei from their 5G networks, Ren had an answer: “For every base station site, Huawei can save the Europeans 10,000 euros ($11,192). Instead of following the US, they have communicated with us closely”. Huawei is not ZTE. And is unlikely to become the kind of vulnera ble hostage the latter has been. The US tactic will not work second time around.ice-Premier Han Z heng, who is also a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Ce ntral Committee, meets with representatives of the Hong Kong Federation of Fujian AssociationsRead More →

 Commission said that more than 231,000 college students graduated from universities in Beijing last year, but 37.5 percent of employed graduates chose to work outside the capital. A female college student surnamed Zhang said that she chose to w ork in Wuhan, Hubei province, after graduating from Tsinghua University in June, 2018. “The biggest reason driving me away from Beijing was the living cost,” she said. “Tho ugh I can earn 8,000 ($1,160) or even 10,000 yuan a month in Beijing, the rent may cost me 3,000 yuan or more ea ch month, let alone other expenses such as meals, transportation and getting together withRead More →

velopment of the region could play a vital part in leading regional growth, the statement said. It noted that the elevation of the integrated development of the Yangtze River Delta t o the status of a national strategy is a major decision adopted by the CPC Central Committee. Authorities in the four provincial areas must enhance their awareness of integrated development and boost their interaction and cooperation, it added. The meeting also decided to start a thematic education campaign of Party member s on the subject of remaining true to the Party’s original aspirations and keeping their mission firmly in mind. It called for strugglesRead More →

international cooperation to jointly tackle these natural disaster risks, protect ecological security and achieve sustainable development,” Bai said. The academy will continue to collaborate with foreign partners to create new platform s and mechanisms to improve disaster management and ecological protection, he added. Mami Mizutori, head of the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, said in a video speech that th e scale and reach of the world’s largest infrastructure initiative will impact billions of people and reshape the ph ysical world, and countries should be mindful of these projects’ impact on the environment and inhabitants. “It is encouraging that the government of China isRead More →

China will speed up building an integrated platform for e-government servi ces to offer easier access to the online services, according to the Ministry of Justice. The building of the integrated platform aims to standardize go vernment services nationwide, according to an official with the ministry. The country will facilitate information sharing among regions and departments at various levels, the official said. A system will be set up to enable enterprises and individuals to evaluate the government services they received, accord ing to the official, who added that efforts will be made to ensure the smooth operation of the integrated platform. In April, China’s StateRead More →

old student from Xidian University in Shaanxi province, died from a rare cancer of the soft tissue. Wei was re searching the disease on Baidu and came across an advertisement for treatments that proved ineffective. After Wei’s death, Baidu announced a sweeping restructuring and optimization of its medical business, especially regardi ng its paid listing practices. It also tightened regulations on medical promotion and enforced clear labeling rul es that differentiate advertisements from credible medical information, according to media reports. However, medical advertising remains one of the key sources of income for Baidu, and some are still trying to exploit the s ystem. In April,Read More →