in a statement that its products are ready for commercial use and it will acti
vely participate in the commercial deployment and construction of 5G netw
orks in China, and will work closely with industry partners to actively promote the application of 5G.
China is set to become the world’s largest 5G market by 2025, with 460 million 5G users, according to a forecast by the Glo
bal System for Mobile Communications Association, an industry group.
The country’s telecom carriers are expected to spend 900 billion
to 1.5 trillion yuan ($134 billion to $223 billion) in total on 5G network
construction from 2020 to 2025, according to a report from the China Academy of Information and Co
mmunications Technology.China’s Dragon Boat Festival, or Duanwu, is just ar
ound the corner. Also called the Double Fifth Festival, the holiday, which falls on J
une 7 this year, is celebrated on the fifth day of the fifth month of the lunar calendar.
mittee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, laid a floral basket at a monument on Monday marking the departure of the Long March.
At a museum marking the start of the Long March, Xi spoke with nine representati
ves of descendants of Red Army soldiers and relatives of revolutionary martyrs.
The People’s Republic of China was founded at the cost of the blood of numerous revoluti
onary martyrs, Xi said, adding that the CPC and the Red Army, upholding lofty revolutionary id
eals, had brought about incredible achievements after repeatedly surviving desperate situations during the Long March.
Xi called for staying true to the revolutionary martyrs, the P
arty’s original aspiration and mission, its revolutionary ideals and principles, and the
people living near revolutionary sites. Xi’s inspection tour took place a week after the Political Bureau of the CPC
industries develop fast, and new sectors have been emerging, such as unmanned warehousing, facial recognition payments and new online-to-offline groceries.”
Meng also said that a new version of the nationally unified negative list for market access will be rolled out w
ithin the year. Illegal or implicit entry barriers and locally issued negative lists will be canceled, she said.
The Chinese authorities will also establish and refine mechanisms for adjusting the annually released
list when necessary, she said, adding that the list will better cope with the reforms to delegate power, streamline ad
ministration and optimize government services, and will better meet the needs of market entities for broader access.
Wang Yuanhong, deputy head of the Department of Economic Forecas
ting at the State Information Center, said the fast growth of high-tech industries and the
service sector reflects the ongoing upgrading of traditional industries and the optimization of C
in an abundance of caution, we will conduct high visibility patrols around synagog
uesa and other houses of worship,” the Los Angeles Police Department tweeted.
The Chabad of Poway website said the congregation i
s a center for Jewish people of all backgrounds. It was established in 1986.
Chabad offers a wide variety of educational and spiritual opportunities, including Torah
classes and lectures, Shabbaton dinners, and an array of family and social activities, according to the website.
Poway, about 20 miles north of downtown San Diego, is the sa
fest city in the San Diego County and among the safest in the state of California based on FBI c
rime data and population statistics, according to report of The San Diego Union-Tribune, a local daily newspaper.
s have accelerated since 2015 as the government sees them as drivers for the economy’s transition.
As a result, a number of supportive policies have been issue
d to support maker spaces, incubators and companies to speed up innovation.
Roee says that the Chinese innovation and entrepreneurship market has “mind-blowing speed and scale”, which, despite short-
term fluctuations, has a growth trajectory from a long-term perspective and might grow more than tenfold in the next decade.
“Chinese enterprises have advanced consumer-oriented thinking and strong manuf
acturing capabilities, and China’s speed of getting from an idea to a product is unparalleled,” he says.
Dylan Huang, who oversees WeWork Labs’ Greater China operations, says the demand a
mong Chinese startups for all-round support is strong, and the platform will leverage its global re
ources to facilitate exchanges between Chinese partners and their overseas counterparts.
rchased by a joint venture between Partners Group, The Family Office, SDP Investments, and The Carlyle Group for around 9 billion yuan.
“Given the strong presence of leading and fast-growing IT firms in the area, Zhongguancun remai
ns a bright spot for investment opportunities in Beijing,” said Michael Wang, head of capital markets for JLL in Beijing.
“Due to the lack of commercial leasing space in the IT-driven submarket, rapidly expanding
companies are increasingly choosing to purchase entire buildings to meet large office requirements.”
An increasing number of countries have tapped into the convenience of e-visas to attra
ct more tourists from China, the world’s largest source of outbound tourists.
According to tourism insiders, the Japanese embassy in Beijing
said on Thursday during a meeting with local travel agencies that it will launch e-visa services
on May 1, allowing applicants to submit their materials online instead of sending paper documents.
“The embassy said that e-visa services may be available in consulates in other Chinese cities n
ext year,” said Han Zhisu, co-founder and CEO of 666visa.cn, a domestic platform where visa applicants can submit materials.
ange has resulted in lower wind speeds in the region. There h
as been a downward trend for average wind speeds in the cluster si
nce 1960 and especially after 1990. This is in line with the weakening trend of wind speeds made up of cold air from L
ake Baikal in Russia, which penetrates into the region from the northwest
A multilateral tax cooperation mechanism under the Belt and Road Initiative was establ
ished on Thursday in Wuzhen, Zhejiang province. It aims to facili
tate cross-border trade and investment along BRI routes by helping resolve tax disputes.
The nonprofit mechanism, the Belt and Road Initiative Tax Admin
istration Cooperation Mechanism, or BRITACOM, includes tax authorities from 34 countr
ies and regions. Participating parties signed a memorandum of understanding and bec
ome council members on Thursday, including those from Kazakhstan, Uruguay and Nigeria.
tions from across 85 countries and regions worldwide, a noticea
ble rise from the pool of 659 films from the 71 nations and regions last year.
Helmed by US director Rob Minkoff as president, the jury panel consists of six other
members: Chilean director Silvio Gayoqi, Chinese director Cao Baoping, Russian director Sergei De Wattsvoy, Hon
g Kong actress Carina Lau, Iranian director Majid Majidi and British director Simon West.
Starring Shah Rukh Khan and Anushka Sha
rma, the Bollywood movie Zero will be screened as the closing film of the festival.
While the race for the awards is attracting insiders, a special segment titled Film in Panorama will screen 261 new
and classic films in 30 theaters over 15 days, providing a visual feast for film fans in the capital.
Steel Association, urged the industry to be aware of the fact that growth may
outpace demand in the sector.
“China’s steel output grew rapidly in the first quarter of 2019, and crude steel
output from China accounted for more than
half of the world total, a record,” he said, adding the increased output has led to
increased steel inventories.
China’s iron and steel industry reported profits of 470.4 billion yuan ($70 billion)
in 2018, surging 39.3 percent year-on-year, while crude steel out
put grew 6.6 percent to 928.26 million tons, according to the National
Development and Reform Commission.
ALGIERS – Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika announced his resignation on Tuesd
ay, weeks before his presidential term expires on April 28, official APS news agency reported.
The Constitutional Council, however, is due to hold an urgent meeting to validate Bouteflika’s resignation before making it official, APS said.
and the market size of sleeping pills and sleep aids has exceeded 250 billion yuan, according to Frost & Sullivan data.