The report was based on an experimental survey condu

cted by the China Consumer Association from December to March, which included mor e than 1,700 students from elementary, junior high and senior high school. According to the report, most elementary school students were first exposed t o the internet in third grade, and these 9-year-old students accounted for 32.2 percent of th e total. … Read moreThe report was based on an experimental survey condu

Santarita said a similar concept can also be found in other

Asian countries, citing the Philippines’ compadrazgo and Indonesia’s bapakism as examples. Compadrazgo, a Spanish word that literally translates to “co-fatherhood”, is based on a kinship ritual that is formed after a child gets baptized into the Roman Catholic faith. For the predominantly Catholic and close-knit Philippine society, t he godfather (known as the padrino) is … Read moreSantarita said a similar concept can also be found in other

This is a predicament for soy growers,” American

American Soybean Association President Davie Stephens said on Tuesday. President Donald Trump threatened in a tweet on Sunday to increase tariffs. Stephens, a grower from Clinton, Kentucky, said that US farmers are in a tough situation, and with depressed prices and unsold stocks forecast to double before the 2019 harvest begins in September, farmers urgently … Read moreThis is a predicament for soy growers,” American

Efforts should be made to give people a more solid and

sustained sense of security, Xi said.Beijing blasts US Congress for Taiwan defense bill Xi called for reforms in public security work and said big data should be used as a major engine to promote innovation in the sector. More measures for higher-quality services should be implemented to give the public a substantial sense of fulfillment, … Read moreEfforts should be made to give people a more solid and

The aircraft, a Sukhoi Superjet 100 from Aeroflot Russ

sian Airlines, was bound from Moscow for Murmansk in Russia’s far north. It made an emergency landing at the airport shortly after takeoff with 73 passengers and five crew members aboard. The aircraft circled before making a hard landing back at the airport after the crew issued a mayday alert. As seen in CCTV footage, … Read moreThe aircraft, a Sukhoi Superjet 100 from Aeroflot Russ

Investment spurs BRI countries’ growthTwo-way investment

tween China and economies related to the Belt and Road Initiative ex ceeded $130 billion between 2013 and 2018, injecting new growth momentum into BRI-rela ted countries and contributing to recovery of the global economy, senior Chinese officials said on Monday. China’s direct investment in BRI-related countries grew by 5.2 percent a nnually on average … Read moreInvestment spurs BRI countries’ growthTwo-way investment

Xi shared some of his personal life. He said he has a dee

 interest in philosophy, history, literature, culture, music and sports, and that he first cul tivated many of these interests back in middle school and they have stayed with him ever since. His job is serving the people, and he works hard with a busy schedule, but takes great pleasure in his work, Xi wrote. The … Read moreXi shared some of his personal life. He said he has a dee

Television footage also showed blasts in three hotels

the Cinnamon Grand, Shangri-La and Kingsbury hotels in the capital, which occurred following the church blasts. 2 more explosions hit Sri Lanka A Sri Lankan military spokesman has confirmed two more explosions just outsi de the capital, hours after six nearly simultaneous blasts rocked churches and luxury hotels. The spokesman, Brig. Atapattu, says a 7th … Read moreTelevision footage also showed blasts in three hotels

Most of the ivory was hidden in an abandoned factory

by the smugglers, Sun said. Busts were made in several locations, which were not disclosed. The case is still under investigation. Since early this year, 182 smuggling cases involving endangered species have been investigated, the administration said on Monday. More than 500 tons of endangered animals and animal products were seized, 8.48 t ons of … Read moreMost of the ivory was hidden in an abandoned factory

On Tuesday afternoon, he had talks with Tusk and Jun

ker. A number of cooperative agreements were signed after that. Li flew to Croatia late on Tuesday to begin his first visit to the Central and Eastern Europe an country, which also is the first by a Chinese premie r in the 27 years since the two countries established diplo matic ties. He will also … Read moreOn Tuesday afternoon, he had talks with Tusk and Jun