Information Industry Development, said Huawei’s chip making arm HiSilicon can help Huawei ensure the s
ustainability of its business to some extent, and its chip stocks “are expected to provide a buffer of six months to a year”.
Huawei said it procured around $70 billion worth of components and services from i
ts 13,000 suppliers worldwide last year, with roughly $11 billion coming from US suppliers.
The US has been voicing the “national security threat” of using Huawei products.
French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday that France will allow Huawe
i to build its 5G network infrastructure while preserving national security, according to Xinhua News Agency.
ong the country’s top development priorities in the telecommuni
cations industry,” Zhang Feng, chief engineer of the Ministry of Industry and Information Te
chnology, said on Friday during the World Telecommunication and Information Society Day.
Zhang called for accelerated efforts to set standards in key areas, including 5G, to expedit
e the commercialization of this forefront technology and bolster the nation’s core competitiveness.
Major Chinese smartphone maker Huawei Technologies Co has a
lready unveiled its first 5G chip and first 5G foldable smartphone, the Mate X, which is
expected to hit the market in June, despite challenges involving the United States.
Also on Friday, shortly after the US said it would ban Huawei from buying US t
echnology without special approval, Huawei’s chipmaking arm, HiSilicon, said
Young people shall work hard in learning the Marxist stance, viewpoints and methods,
mastering scientific and cultural knowledge and professional skills, and improving their humanistic quality.
Fine morality of young people called for
Chinese youth of the new era should be grateful to the Party, the country, the society and the people.
Young people shall nurture and practise core socialist values, and guard against wrong id
eas such as money worship, hedonism, extreme individualism and historical nihilism.
Nurturing young generation is whole Party’s political responsibility
Communist Party of China should shoulder the political responsibility of nurturing
a new generation of capable young people who have a good and all-round moral, intellectual, physical, and aesth
etical grounding in addition to a hardworking spirit, and who are well-prepared to join the socialist cause.
We should listen to young people’s views on social issues and phenome
na, as well as their opinions and advices on the work of the Party and the government.
outcomes belong to the world, Xi said, adding that the second forum sen
ds a clear message to the world: The BRI will have a brighter future as the circle of its
supporters expands, as good partners increase and as the quality of cooperation improves.
Around 5,000 people from some 150 countries and about 90 international organizations attended the forum.
Participants hailed the BRI as a great initiative for economic cooperation, saying it is conducive t
o promoting connectivity and enhancing international cooperation in fields such as trade, investment and sustainable development.Calling Belt and Road con
struction a path to common prosperity, Xi said that early results from the BRI op
en up more space for global economic growth, build a platform for international cooperation and make new co
ntributions to the building of a community with a shared future for mankind.
Under a pilot scheme, the first group of six provinces and cities sold 6.8 billion yuan in bonds
at commercial bank counters to individual buyers between March 22 and early April.
The coupon rates are between 3.01 percent and 3.33 percent, higher than treasury b
onds issued by the central government as well as bank deposits with the same maturity.
Gross local bond issuances hit 1.18 trillion yuan in the first qua
rter, compared with only 219.5 billion yuan in the same period last year.
The total quota for 2019 local government bond issuances is 3.08 trillion yuan, according to the Ministry of Finance.
“About 60 percent of the bonds were issued for ongoing construction, especially
for shantytown renovation projects, railways and roads,” said Hao Lei, head of the ministry’s Budget Department.
While debt financing continues to grow, the government is experiencing sharp declin
es in fiscal revenue growth, especially from tax and land sales, official data showed.
President outlines goals for improving, protecting country’s natural heritage
President Xi Jinping has called for mobilization at the national level and joint particip
ation from the whole of society to move forward with large-scale campaigns to make the homeland greener.
Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Commit
tee, made the remark as he took part in a voluntary tree planting event in Beijing on Monday.
Working alongside students, Xi shoveled soil and emptied water buckets
before planting seven trees in a forest park in the capital’s Tongzhou district.
He underscored the importance of giving play to China’s honored tradition of loving, pla
nting and protecting trees to ensure that national forestation programs yield concrete results continuously.
He noted that this year marks the 40th anniversary of China’s creation of the tree planting festival on March 12 each year. Over
the past 40 years, China’s forest coverage and its net volume of timber have doubled, he said, adding that Chin
a has made the largest contribution to the world’s increase in the area of vegetation in recent times.
was “extremely unlikely” any of the 27 countries would veto a delay.
AP”If one country was to veto an extension and, as a result, impose hardship on us, real problems for the Dutch and Belgians
and French as neighboring countries (to the UK)…they wouldn’t be forgiven for it,” he told Ireland’s RTE radio.
magnitude earthquake at a depth of 17 kilometers was detected at 1:25 pm on Sund
ay in Beijing’s Haidian district, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center.
Two earthquake experts said the minor quake was a normal activity in the earth’s crust caused by chan
ges in crustal stress, and there is no need for the public to panic, according to a report on huanqiu.com.
“It is a normal and isolated event,” said Guo Xun, dean of the Civil Engineering School at the Institute of Disaster Prevention.
“As Beijing is at the junction of the earthquake zones of Shanxi province, the Hebei Plain
and Yanshan Mountain, the city will experience one to two earthquakes at around magnitude-3 degree ev
ery year, according to past experience,” Sun Shihong, a researcher at the China Earthquake Networks Center, added.
Fire departments across China are on high alert each spring, when forests are prone to erupt in flames.
At least eight forest fires have occurred since the start of this year, with the deadliest killing 30 people who were fighting it.
In an attempt to improve the efficiency of firefighting operations and reduce safety risks, fire depa
rtments have begun to adopt machines such as specially modified artillery guns and tanks.
According to China North Industries Group Corp, commonly kn
own as Norinco, eight long-range fire-extinguishing guns designed and built by the com
pany arrived in Guojiaping village in Changzhi, Shanxi province, on Sunday at the request of provincial auth
orities to help quench the fire that had raged on a nearby mountain for several days.
The guns were used on Monday to launch shells containing fire-exti
nguishing agents onto the hill. With their assistance, firefighters were able to put out
the blaze by afternoon, the State-owned defense conglomerate said on Wednesday.
President Xi Jinping called upon civil affairs authorities to focus their efforts on meeting the requirements of poverty red
uction, special groups and matters of public concern in an instruction released on Tuesday.
The remark by Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman of Central Mil
itary Commission, came as the 14th National Conference on Civil Affairs began in Beijing on Tuesday.
Xi said work related to civil affairs is related to the public’s well-being and the hearts a
nd minds of the people, and it is also fundamental work that extends a helping hand to those most in need.
Party committees and governments at various levels should stay committed to a people-cent
ered approach and improve their capacities in civil affairs services at the primary level, he said.
He also urged civil affairs authorities to enhance their Party building, stay comm
itted to advancing reform and innovations, better assume their responsibilities in ensur
feel like an orphan,” he wrote in the letter, referring to special classes established for Tibetan students in schools