e hospital was ordered to solve management problems rela
ting to the case, check on the condition of the surviving babies and console the parents.
A deputy director of the health bureau of the Shunde district of F
oshan, Guangdong, was also fired, and others deemed responsible were punished.
No new case has been reported in the hospitals that have treated the affected babies.
The provincial health commission has ordered all t
he medical institutions in the province to check their infection-control procedures.
The viral strain that affected the infants was identified by the commission as Echo 11. It is an intestinal virus to which child
ren, especially infants, are susceptible. It is closely related to a respiratory infection.
ups that have spent years raising money in private rounds at record prices. Many of these com
panies are now looking to follow with their own IPO. Some, like Uber and Lyft, are unprofitable.
Workplace messaging company Slack Technologies Inc plans to hold an investor presentation on Monday in adv
ance of its direct listing next month. Grocery and food delivery platform Postmates, WeWork owner The We Co
mpany and online mattress retailer Casper Sleep are among startups seeking to launch IPOs this year.
“If a venture capital investor wants to burn cash they can do that as long as they want, bu
t once you get to the public markets you have to show profitability or a path to it,” said Jordan Stuart, a po
rtfolio manager at Federated Kaufmann who often purchases companies’ shares during an IPO.
services will aim precisely at those most in need,” she said.Shan Jixiang, former director and curator of the Palace Muse
um, has been hired as Palace Museum Research Institute chief, one month after his retirement.
Wang Xudong, current director of the Palace Museum, on Wednesday handed the offer letter, dated May 6, to Shan.
Xi Huan, vice-president of Beijing Hospital, said major medical institutions need to mak
e more efforts to improve services for the elderly, including the promotion of disease prevention educ
ation and increased follow-up visits for elderly patients who have been discharged from the hospital.
“Big hospitals should provide more help for elderly patients, and more follow-up nursing services after they leave the ho
spital, so they can get timely help if problems occur at home or at community health centers,” he said.
ulture, which has contemporary value and relevance to the modern world, and show it. In this way we can on the one hand
tell the world how and why China is what it is, and on the other have Chinese and other civilizations create benefits for mankind.
It is hoped that the Conference on Dialogue of A
he measures that President Xi Jinping recently proposed to encourage foreign investment and further
opening-up in China are welcome developments that address the international community’s concerns, according to experts.
“The promises made are very positive, and all of them are helpful,” William Overholt, senior
research fellow at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, said of Xi’s keynote speech at t
he opening of the Second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation in Beijing.
Xi brought up a series of reform and opening-up measures, including expanding market access for foreign invest
ment in more areas and working harder to ensure the implementation of opening-up policies.
sian Civilizations will make fresh contributions to the construction of the community of shared future for mankind.
rsity’s Kellogg College in England, called opening to more foreign investment a very important development.
“Of course this will expose both inward investors and indigenous organiza
tions to some stark differences in management and doing business between them, which in tu
rn requires more globally effective leaders who are less ethnocentric and more culturally aware,” he said.
Sikhumbuzo Zondi, a research assistant at the Institute for Global
Dialogue associated with the University of South Africa, said another important aspect of Xi’s
opening address was the desire to invest more resources in scientific innovation and technology.
The aim is to develop technologies and business models that will foster new growth an
d development. To do this, China is committed to spearheading the Belt and Road Science, Technology and In
novation Cooperation Action Plan to advance information and communications technology infras
tructure development with the aim of improving internet connectivity and security, Zondi said.
ancing needs, sustainable development and debt sustainability, according to Finance Minister Liu Kun.
“We will build a high-standard and high-quality financing system to s
upport long-term and sustainable BRI investment while preventing debt risks,” Liu said.
He suggested promoting financing cooperation for projects in
third-party countries, equity investment and attracting more private funding.
Enhancing debt and risk management is a key consideration for deepening BRI financi
ng cooperation, said Yi Gang, governor of the People’s Bank of China, the central bank.
“The debt issue in developing countries should be treated objective
ly. If debt growth is accompanied by infrastructure improvement, enhancement of people’s liveliho
ods and productivity and poverty reduction, it will be beneficial for the sustainability of long-term debt,” Yi said.
tween law enforcement departments, intelligence agencies and
private institutions. In short, it authorizes Australia’s national law enforcement to issu
e mandatory “Technical Assistance Notices”, “Technical Capability Notices” and “Computer Access and Assistance Ord
ers” to all communication providers. Upon receiving the notification and instruction, the communication provider mu
st undertake a number of activities, for example, decrypting specific communications, installing specific softw
are on the network, modifying or replacing services, providing assistance in accessing facilities, and providing sour
ce code, third-party provider profiles, network device encryption schemes, and more.
officers involved this morning who responded swiftly to this incident and put thems
elves in harm’s way, as they do every day, to keep the people of London safe,” Walker said.
The police said the incident was not related with terrorism.
According to media Sky News, police opened fire on a vehicle outside the Ukrainian emb
assy after the driver deliberately rammed into the official car of the country’s ambassador to Britain.
“The ambassador, Natalia Galibarenko, was not at the embassy at the time and no other staff were injured,” said the report of Sky News.
The 16th Chinese Bridge, an annual Chinese proficiency contest for school kids, college
students and adult learners of Chinese, was held at the University of Latvia Friday and Saturday.
This year’s competition, themed One World, One Family, gathered 64 contestants
in total in Latvia, including 14 in the adult group, 24 in the high school group and 24 in the primary school group.
The contestants were required to demonstrate their Chinese language skills by introducing themselves and m
aking speeches on various topics in Chinese, participate in a quiz on Chinese culture and perform in a talent show.
Each division, namely college students, high school students and
primary school students, has three groups of senior, intermediate and junior.
country in very-long-baseline interferometry, the technique the telescope array used for
the black hole image, took the lead in organizing and coordinating Chinese researchers particip
ation in the EHT observations and studies, Shen said. That allowed Shanghai to b
e one of the six cities worldwide involved in the simultaneous news conferences on Wednesday.
No Chinese telescope－including the Five-hundred-meter Ape
rture Spherical Telescope, the world’s largest filled-apertur
e radio telescope, in Guizhou province－was involved in the EHT observations.
Yuan Yefei, a professor in the University of Science and Technology of Chi
na’s astronomy department, also an EHT team member, said the Guizhou telesco
pe did not take part mainly because its wavelength band was not what EHT needed for this observation.
efit from economies of scale and agglomeration, and the coordinated development of those city clusters will help sha
re and build the basic urban foundation, bring stronger competitiveness and improve pe
ople’s lives,” said Chen Yuyu, an economics professor at Peking University’s Guanghua School of Management.
Nine Occupy activists, including three chief organizers, were found guilty for their involve
ment in the 2014 illegal Occupy protests, a Hong Kong court ruled on Tuesday.
University of Hong Kong law professor Benny Tai Yiu-ting and sociologist Chan Kin-man, two of th
e three chief organizers, were convicted of conspiracy to commit public nuisance and inci
tement to commit public nuisance, according to the West Kowloon Magistrates’ Courts.
The other chief organizer, pastor Reverend Chu Yiu-ming, was convicted of conspiracy to commit public nuisance.
Five other defendants, namely legislator from the Civic Party Tanya Chan Suk-chong, legislator and social worker Shiu Ka-C