cturers in key regions, and in 80 percent of the sector nationwide by the end of 2025, under a guideline pub lished by the Ministry of Ecology and Environment on Sunday. The guideline was drafted by the ministry and four other central gove rnment bodies, including the National Development and Reform Commission, the country’s economic planner. The guideline sets different limits for various procedures in steel produ ction. The hourly density of particulate matter in emissions should be below 10 mill igrams per cubic meter in all procedures. As for sulfur dioxide and nitric oxide discharges, the limit can dif fer. The hourly concentration ofRead More →

p to Greece is available for students to savor local history. Scholars specializing in Greek studies, archaeologists and artists offer professional guidance. To ensure that they get the moChina’s burgeoning e-commerce sector received a “fresh” boost from the longer-than-usual May Day holidays, with millennials and high-quality brands being the growth boosters. Data from leading online food delivery platform Eleme showed that food orders by people born after 1995 rose by 112.4 percent during the holidays, compared with the same period a year ago. st out of the study tours, students are asked to do relevant reading before the trip and then write a paper orRead More →

chengxiang recently wrote a WeChat article saying he often encountered patients who fell for the fake adverti sements, wasted money and treatment time and thus missed the opportunity to be cured. The netizen also strongly opposed Li’s nomination shortly after the announce ment, saying in an article that Li was morally unqualified because of Baidu’s insufficient regulation of adver tising. The article went viral on social media but was removed over complains of libel by Baidu. Li would not be the first controversial engineer to become an acade mician, which carries perks such as stipends and medical se rvices. In 2011, the public was outragedRead More →

Baidu CEO Robin Li Yanhong’s recent nomination for the country’s highest academic title in engineering has triggered heated debate, with some netizens claiming Li was unqualified bec ause of his search engine’s insufficient regulation of fraudulent medical advertising. Li was one of 531 candidates, including 114 entrepreneurs, who might become academicians of the Chinese Academy of Engi neering at the end of the year, according to a statement released by the academy on April 30. Other nominees include e-commerce giant Alibaba’s technology chief Wang Jian, car maker BYD founder Wang Chuanfu, and Microsoft computer engineer Harry Shum. The candidates wil l be subject to aRead More →

innocence. But that is probably being too simplistic as we live in a complex world. Indeed, New Zealand is about as far away as you can get from the violence we see alm ost daily in other war-torn places. That is not to say New Zealand has been immune to violence. The quiet seaside town of Aramoana, near Dunedin, saw 13 people gunned down in No vember 1990 when a local resident went berserk after an argument with his next-door neighbor. Five years lat er, in April 1995, across the Tasman Sea in Australia, there was the Port Arthur massacre on the island state ofRead More →

got on the first flight,” said Gulshad Ali from Auckland, New Zeal and. “We just came here to support the family and friends and people who’ve been affected.” Ali said she didn’t know the Mustafas but extended her sympathies to them. Calls of Allahu Akbar could be heard in surrounding streets as guests were led through Islamic prayers.Mourners attend a fu neral for victims of the twin mosque attacks at the Memorial Park cemetery in Christchurch on March 20, 2019. Mourners then emerged from the tent, carrying open wooden bo xes on their shoulders to the burial site where 50 graves have been dug. GuestsRead More →

  birth in office, and then by taking her three-month old daughter Neve to the United Nations, where Ardern was pho tographed playing with the baby alongside partner Clarke Gayford. Neve looked on as her mother addressed the assem bly while Gayford, whom the couple say is the main caregiver for their daughter, held the baby.   Speaking to CNN after her address, Ardern said she wanted to “normalize” the ide a of being a working mother, and described New Zealand as “incredibly progressive.”   Since coming to power, Ardern has presented an image in stark contrast to leaders of many large Western nations. As co untries, includingRead More →

product aimed at this market. But even it may not have anticipated the tremendous response. The moment Starbucks launched its limited-edition “cat-paw cup”, it sparked a frenzy among Chinese consumers who own pet cats. In scenes reminiscent of the pre-launch serpentine queues for snob-value smartphones, cat-owners stayed up all nig ht in queues in front of Starbucks stores across Chinese cities a day before the cup’s formal sales launch on Feb 26. Some female pet-owners, exasperated by the seemingly never-ending wait, got into cat-figh ts, while others indulged in slanging matches on learning the cups were in short supply. The craze and high demand wereRead More →

billion cu m of gas shipment last year, a year-on-year increase of 31.7 percent, it has only 26 gas stora ge sites with just 8 billion cu m in storage as of 2018, contributing 3 percent of the country’s total gas consumption. Analysts believe insufficient infrastructure, including underground gas storage an d natural gas pipelines, is standing in the way of a more open and liberalized domestic gas sector in the country. Li Li, research director at energy consulting company ICIS China, also suggested that the government should encourage the construction of gas storage ta nks to prevent future gas shortages during cold snaps, consideringRead More →

  possession of firearms and police are still trying to understand their involvement, said New Zealand Police Com missioner Mike Bush. On Friday night local time police tweeted that the pair remain in custody.   Police said a fourth person was arrested Friday but “that was not related to these events.”   Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said that at least one of those arreste d is Australian. He said the shooting was the work of an “extremist right-wing, violent terrorist.”   Police said they do not believe there are any other suspects but added that it was still an open investigation.   None of the four people arrested hadRead More →