Much work’ awaits new Sino-US trade talksnited Stat

hina and the United States will hold their eighth round of high-level economic and trade cons ultations in Beijing on Friday, with “much work” remaining to be done, the Ministry of Commerce said. Ministry spokesman Gao Feng said on Thursday that the two nations have made some progre ss through recent phone discussions between Vice-Premier … Read moreMuch work’ awaits new Sino-US trade talksnited Stat

He said the European equivalent of the US agency deleg

gates more authority to a manufacturer’s employees when certifying the safety of Airbus. Elwell said the FAA conducts strict oversight of all manufacturers. Senator Ed Markey demanded a “yes” or “no” answer from Elwell on whether two safety options that airlines could decline to bu y should have been mandatory on the Max aircraft. Elwell … Read moreHe said the European equivalent of the US agency deleg

Over the years, FAA has increasingly shifted toward wor

king with industry to meet shared safety goals,” he said. “FAA now delegates more of its aircr aft certification to approved manufacturers through its congressionally authorized Organization Desig nation Authorization program or ODA. However, my office has identified weaknesses with FAA oversight of ODA.” Senators questioned the safety of Boeing’s anti-stall system, called the Maneuvering … Read moreOver the years, FAA has increasingly shifted toward wor

The government gave itself the option of bringing May’s dea

back to parliament on Friday, although speaker John Bercow repeated his warning that he would not allow a third vote unless the motion had changed substantially since its last defeat. May, who voted to remain in the EU in the 2016 referendum, had already promised to step down before the next election, due in 2022. … Read moreThe government gave itself the option of bringing May’s dea

She would also become the fourth Conservative prime min

ister in a row to have fallen foul of divisions over Europe within her centuries-old party, following David Cameron, John Major and Margaret Thatcher. Most voters think the Brexit negotiation has been handled badly and there may now be a slight majority for staying in the EU, rec ent polls suggest. Many Conservative MPs say … Read moreShe would also become the fourth Conservative prime min

Dinosaur-era bird fossil found with unlaid egg dating back abo

A group of scientists in Gansu province have discovered a fossilized b ird dating back about 110 million years and the first ever to have an unlaid egg in its abdomen. The fossil represents a new species, Avimaia schweitzerae, belonging to a group called the Enantiornithes, which was a bundant around the world and coexisted … Read moreDinosaur-era bird fossil found with unlaid egg dating back abo

It is advisable to pursue an innovation-driven, well-coordi

inated and inter-connected, and fair and inclusive approach and forge a growth model of vitality, a cooperation model of openness and win-win results, and a developm ent model of balance and common benefits, so that people from across the world could share the benefits of economic globalization, Xi said. This year marks the 70th anniversary … Read moreIt is advisable to pursue an innovation-driven, well-coordi

hina and France reaffirmed their commitment to jointly add

ddress climate change, the loss of biodiversity and environmental protection in a joint statement issued on Tues day, after visiting President Xi Jinping met with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron. The two countries stressed that public and private funds should be directed to invest more to fight climate change and for biodiv ersity protection, and … Read morehina and France reaffirmed their commitment to jointly add

percent of minors have internet accessChina had 169 million min

netizens in 2018 and the internet penetration rate was 93.7 percent, according to a report published on Tuesday. The report was jointly published by the youth rights and interests protection departme nt of the Communist Youth League of China Central Committee and the China Internet Network Information Center. Minor netizens covered by the report are … Read morepercent of minors have internet accessChina had 169 million min

lawmakers seize Brexit agenda in bid to break deadlock

LONDON – British lawmakers seized a measure of control over the stalled Brexit process from Prime Minister Theresa May‘s foundering governmeng up a seri es of votes that could dramatically alter the course of the UK’s departure from the European Union. The move came after May conceded that Parliament would defeat her twice-rejected divorce deal … Read morelawmakers seize Brexit agenda in bid to break deadlock