access to some components and technologies. “We have been developing backup products for years in anticipat ion. … Such efforts can ensure the strategic safety of most of the company’s products an d a continuous supply of most products,” said HiSilicon President He Tingbo in an internal letter. Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said at a news conferen ce on Friday that the development and utilization of 5G depends on global cooperation, and inte rference by the US undermines the principle of fair competition and shows a lack of respect for other countries. HiSilicon, which was founded in 2004, has designed chipsets like Ki rin,Read More →

ns and international organizations supported the declaration. It recommended a ctions including data-sharing, investing in disaster risk reduction technologies and inf rastructure, and jointly enhancing disaster preparedness and response protocols. The conference also saw the launch of a scientific alliance on international disaster risk reduction, which included aro und 30 institutions and universities from countries including Italy, Belgium, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. The alliance will serve as a new platform for international coordinati on and provide scientific support for disaster relief and sustainable development. The conference was co-hosted by the Chinese Academy of Sciences, the Chi na Association for Science and Technology, the UnitedRead 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 →

orters, referring to Barr’s congressional testimony.Justice Depart ment spokeswoman Kerri Kupec called Pelosi’s allegation “reckless, irresponsible and false.” The exchange came shortly after House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler thre atened to hold Barr in contempt of Congress if he does not provide a full, unredacted copy of Mu eller’s findings. That could potentially lead to fines or imprisonment for the top US law enforcement official. Barr released Mueller’s report on April 18, with some parts blacked out to protect sensitive information. Pelosi and other leaders in the House, which is controlled by Democra ts, previously had cautioned against launching the impeachment process, whic hRead More →

Designated traffic lanes will be set aside on Beijing-Chongli Expressway for smooth traffic flow during the upcoming 2019 Bei jing International Horticultural Exhibition, the capital’s transport authorities said on Monday, Beijing News reported. The expo, which will kick off on April 29 and run until Oct 7, is expected to attract 16 million visitors from home and abroad. The special lanes will be put in use on weekends and national holidays (Labor Day, Dragon Boat Festival, Mid-Autumn Festival and National Day) during the ho rticultural exhibition, according to Beijing Municipal Commission of Transportation. While the special lanes are in use, only public transport vehicles, largeRead More →

eituan Dianping, China’s leading on-demand online service provider, is the youngest among China’s 10 most powerful businesspeople, according to the list. Dong Mingzhu, chairwoman of Gree Electric Appliances, a major home appliances maker based in Zhuhai, Guangdong province, is the only woman entrepreneur on the top 10 ranking, placing seventh. Xu Jiayin (Hui Ka Yan), chairman of China’s property developer Evergrande Gro up, and Lei Jun, founder of smartphone maker Xiaomi Group, also made the top 10. The China Consumers Association said Wednesday that financial servi ces in automobile sales should be clearly priced and forced transactions eliminated. The association held a discussion Wednesday morningRead More →

ve been nominated for a Tiantan Award-actor-director Chen Jianbin’s new comedy drama The Eleventh Chapter, and the sci-fi blockbuster The Wandering Earth. After drawing in box-office receipts totaling a whopping 4.6 billio n yuan ($685 million)-or 24 percent of Chinese box-office takings during the first qua rter-The Wandering Earth is now regarded as a game-changer for its role in reviving the fortunes of the Chinese sci-fi genre. As the longest film among all the nominated movies, Turkish master Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s 188-minute The Wild Pear Tree will be screened for the first time in Chi na. A Fortunate Man, the latest directorial epic by DanishRead More →

dumping of solid waste, especially hazardous waste, along the Yangtze River, will be continued, he said. Wang, of the NPC committee, also called for more government support to encourage in vestment from both State-owned and private companies into the hazardous waste treatment sector. Facilities for hazardous waste disposal should be mandatory at all ind ustrial parks. And while they should be included into planning for new parks, the constr uction of such facilities should begin as soon as possible in parks with inadequate facilities, he suggested. Land should b e set aside so that it could be used to increase processing capacity to meet potentialRead More →

irworthiness, after looking into the matter, the administration decided to suspend Boe ing 737 MAX 8 airworthiness certifications immediately,” the Civil Aviation Administration of China said in a sta tement unveiled on Tuesday, adding that the ongoing investigation had not ruled out design flaws in the aircraft. “A certificate is granted by the country’s regulator after an aircraft has been inspected and meets the requirements for safe operation,” said Li Xiaojin, a professor of aviation economics at Civil Aviatio n University in Tianjin, “It’s a long process to determine whether an aircraft is airworthy.” It took Boeing 15 months to get an airworthiness certificate forRead More →

This year crucial for realizing five-year plan on development of the armed forces President Xi Jinping urged the military on Tuesday to make all-out efforts to ensure its goals for 2020 are fully realized in a timely manner. Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman of the Central Milit ary Commission, told national legislators from the People’s Liberation Army and the People’s Armed Police Forc e that this year is crucial to fulfilling the armed forces’ 13th five-year development plan, from 2016 to 2020. He asked all military personnel to understand the significance and urgency of the plan’sRead More →