lso rose 10.6 percent year-on-year in the first half of 2019. The stable growth of oil and gas outp
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CNPC pledged to focus further on high-quality development of its overseas oil and gas operations. 爱上海
hina’s accomplished shipbuilding output in the first half of this year stood at 19.66 million deadweight tonnes, up 4.2 per
爱上海品茶微信cent year on year, according to the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology.
The impact of China-US trade frictions on China’s cross-border capita 爱上海
l flows has been generally controllable, the country’s forex regulator said Thursday.
The conclusion was made after comparing the situation in May 爱上海
-June with that in H1 2018, Wang Chunying, chief economist and spokesperson for the St
爱上海品茶微信ate Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE), told a press conference.
China’s forex market sentiment and participants’ behavior were more rational and stable, according to Wang.
“After the economic and trade frictions escalated in May this year, the depreciation rate and depreciation exp 爱上海
ectation of the yuan against the US dollar were lower than that in the second half of 2018,” Wang said.
Over the same period, China received 51.8 percent of global new orders and hel
爱上海品茶微信d 42.9 percent of the existing orders, cementing the country’s leading role in the sector.
In 2018, China took 43.9 percent of global new orders and held 42.8 percent of the existing ones. 爱上海
Given a lackluster global economy, however, the shipbuilding industry still faces grim circumstances.
Intelligent ships and intelligent manufacturing are the dri
爱上海品茶微信vers for the high-quality development of China’s shipbuilding industry, said
Xin Guobin, vice minister of industry and information technology, at a meeting this year.
ther professional measure that relates to safety. Anyone without experience climbing mountains above 8,000 meters, and w
ithout adequate capability for independent movement is not allowed on Mount Qomolangma,” he said.
Both overseas and domestic climbers must apply as part of a team, not personally, he said.
Tibet installed a new ladder in a section of the climbing route in 2017, and provided c
limbing ropes as long as 6,000 meters along the path between a section at 6,600 meters and the summit at 8,844 meters.
Cleanup efforts on the mountain involve both environmental considerations and climbing safety. T
he work has become routine, said Tashi Gyatso, the deputy secretary of the regional government.
countries should be mindful of these projects’ impact on the environment and inhabitants.
“It is encouraging that the government of China is taking proactive measures to ensure tha
t the development of the Belt and Road Initiative is risk-informed and sustainable,” she added.
“Disaster-proofing the world’s largest infrastructure initiative is a challenge, but achi
evable,” she said, adding that at the heart of this challenge lies great potential for innovation and creativity, suc
h as new disaster risk prediction and analysis, and disaster-resilient infrastructures.
Huang Runqiu, vice-minister of the Ministry of Ecology and Environment, said disas
ter risk reduction of natural hazards along the initiative is crucial for its success and sustainability.
Regions at the heart of the initiative, such as the Tianshan-Pamir Plateau, the H
imalayas, eastern parts of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau and South Asia, are facing serious
disaster threats due to tectonic movements, fragile ecosystems and extreme weather, he said.
stage of preparation for the Games,” said Chen Jining, mayor of Beijing and executive president of the 2022 Winter Olympics Organizi
ng Committee. “We will endeavor to deliver a fantastic, extraordinary and excellent Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.”
The 1,000-day countdown — launched near the iconic Bird’s Nest and the W
ater Cube, both 2008 venues — underlined Beijing’s focus on sustainability in pre
paring a second time for an Olympic extravaganza by reusing existing resources built for the Summer Games.
According to the 2022 Winter Olympics organizing committee, 11 of the 13 ve
nues needed in Beijing’s downtown, where all ice sports will be staged, will use existing faci
lities built for 2008. Repurposing projects, such as transforming the Water Cube (which hosted swimming in 2008) in
to a curling arena by filling the pool with steel structures and making ice on the surface, are well underway.
ng between 7 am and 11 am and to those entering the city from outside Beijing between 5 pm and 10 pm. Violators will be fined 100 yuan.
Also part of support measures for visitors to the event, construction of 11 temporary parking lots was completed earlier this mo
nth. The parking lots, with a total area of 106.04 hectares, can accommodate more than 20,000 vehicles.Tan Choon Ho
ng, a Malaysian man of Chinese descent, is deputy project manager of the Penang STP2 Project Management Office unde
r China Communication Construction (M) SDN BHD. His wife tells us how the company stimulates the develo
pment of the local economy, enriches the lives of local residents and makes overseas Chinese proud.
Every year, about 5,000 people with potentially deadly head and neck cancer come to S
un Yat-sen University Cancer Center, the world’s busiest medical facility treating the disease.
Ma Jun, a specialist in nasopharyngeal cancer who has worked at the
hospital in Guangdong province for 34 years, says every patient has a heart-wrenching story.
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.