Noting that China has the world’s biggest middle-incom

income population, Xi said that China would open up its market continuously and welcome quality products from around the world. China does not pursue a trade surplus intentionally, and it would like to import more com petitive farm products, finished products and services to promote the balance of trade, Xi said. China will promote greater … Read moreNoting that China has the world’s biggest middle-incom

Well-tuned steps urged for poverty eradicatio

President Xi Jinping underlined on Monday the need to shore up areas of weakness and carry out more targeted pove rty alleviation efforts in building the country into a moderately prosperous society in all respects. Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chair man of the Central Military Commission, … Read moreWell-tuned steps urged for poverty eradicatio

He is scheduled to meet with European Council Presi

sident Donald Tusk and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Tuesday at the European Union headquarters in the Belgian capital. The leaders of the two sides will exchange views on China-EU relations and major international and regional issues of common concern. A number of agreements are to be signed after that. This is Li’s fifth … Read moreHe is scheduled to meet with European Council Presi

First, what does “poverty” mean in China today? People

whose annual net income was less than 200 yuan ($30) were defined as living below the p overty line in China in 1985. The line was raised to less than 2,300 yuan by 2011. Second, how are policies designed to help the poorest people? Chinese policies aim to give the poor a roof over their … Read moreFirst, what does “poverty” mean in China today? People

talian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has said he may sig

  a series of memorandums of understanding on Belt and Road infrastructure investments during Xi’s upcoming visit to Italy, Reuters reported. If the y are signed, Italy would be the first one of the Group of Seven industrialized nations to participate in the BRI.   Speaking at a news conference in Beijing on Wednesday, Vice-Foreign Mi nister … Read moretalian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has said he may sig

Mocking O’Rourke’s gestures might seem a frivolous at a time

  of national political angst and with a heavy duty policy debate already under way. But Trump is an expert at trivializing and belittling opponents, to de tract from the gravity of their arguments and to feed the conservative media machine.   His diagnosis of Jeb Bush’s “low energy” four years ago established a narrative about the … Read moreMocking O’Rourke’s gestures might seem a frivolous at a time

To address the increasingly fierce international competitio

in the field of quantum information science, China should initiate the building o f a national laboratory as soon as possible to maintain its competitiveness, according to a top scientist. Pan Jianwei, a quantum information specialist from the Universi ty of Science and Technology of China, made the remark during a news conference at the … Read moreTo address the increasingly fierce international competitio

One in every seven smartphones in the world is produced

d in the city, and one in every eight buses is produced by Zhengzhou Yutong Bus Co, he said. Through such efforts as opening cargo train routes to Europe and encouraging cross-border e-co mmerce, Zhengzhou has helped implement the Belt and Road Initiative and benefited from it, he added. “We truly feel that the Belt … Read moreOne in every seven smartphones in the world is produced

According to the report, job choice is the biggest contributo

 the gender pay gap. Men generally are more inclined to take jobs with high work intensity and high sala ries, such as technician or salesman, for example. Women, on the other hand, prefer jobs with average work intensity and moderate salaries, such as administrative, operational and marketing positions. In the past two ye ars, more and more women have taken up senior technical, … Read moreAccording to the report, job choice is the biggest contributo

Global economic growth entering slowdown growth in

The global economy is projected to grow at 2.6 percent between 2020 and 2035 and enter a low -speed growth period, Economic Daily reported citing the Development Research Center of the State Council. Considering changes in major factors such as technology, urbanization, population and environment, global eco nomic growth is expected to experience a declining … Read moreGlobal economic growth entering slowdown growth in