cts and technologies at the expo, according to the report. Signi
fy, for instance, will showcase its latest lighting technologies and further development of Li
Fi (a technology which uses visible light to transfer data), as well as new applications for the Interact IoT lighting platform.
CSSC Cruise Technology Development Co Ltd, the cruise business arm of the China State Shipbuilding Co
td, aims to promote joint ventures and cooperation with the core cruise supporting enterpr
ises in Italy and Germany, to build a local supporting and ecological system around the cruise industry.
“It is expected that there will be signing activities and showcases of the latest technologies and products about cruise,” said Gu Peng
cheng, deputy director of the company’s Strategic Planning Department, in the report.
The second CIIE will have seven categories in the business exhibition, namely sci-tech l
ife, motoring, equipment, medical equipment and healthcare products, quality
China will issue a white paper about its stance on economic and trade talks with the United States Sunday morning.
The white paper, titled China’s Position on the China-US Economic and Trade Consultat
ions, will be released at 10 am on June 2 by the State Council Information Office, which will also hold a press conference.
China has raised additional tariffs to a maximum 25 percent on part of the $60 billion worth of US pr
oducts, effective June 1, according to a statement by the Customs Tariff Commission of the State Council.
The rates of additional tariffs on some of the products will be increased to 25 percent, 20 percent, and 10 percent, re
spectively. The 5 percent additional tariffs applied to some products remained unchanged.
The move came after the US’ latest tax increase on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods from 10 percent to 25 percent.
obile consumption environment. Automobile plate lotteries and bidding indicators in Guan
gzhou and Shenzhen will be broadened, and no other cities in Guangdong province may introd
uce automobile purchase restriction regulations. The government will strengthen the supervision of automobile sales, the maintenance and acc
essories industry, and establish a public notice system for automobile sales. Meanwhile, the used car consumer mar
ket will be improved and procedures for used car transactions will be simplified.
The Implementation Plan clearly states its aim to stabilize housing co
nsumption. The province will expand the supply of rental housing and the coverage of perma
nent residents in public rental housing, and housing provident fund systems.
The province will promote the upgrading of rural consumption in building rural tourism brands and improving infrastru
cture such as rural networks, communications, h
ydropower, logistics and highways. It will also vigorously encourage new modes of cons
umption, including accelerating the development of new information consumer products such as 5G-base
China and Niger should enhance Belt and Road cooperation and implemen
t major projects in areas such as infrastructure, energy and agriculture, President Xi Jinp
ing said on Tuesday. Xi made the remark while meeting with Niger’s President Mahamadou Issoufou at the Gre
at Hall of the People in Beijing. Issoufou is paying a state visit to China from Sunday to Thursday.
Witnessed by the two leaders, China and Niger signed a number of cooperation documents after their talks. Xi appre
ciated Issoufou’s efforts in promoting the China-Niger and China-Africa friendship over the past few years. Not
ing that China and Niger are good friends, partners and brothers, Xi said that the two countries have enhanced mu
tual political trust and have achieved fruitful outcomes in practical cooperation in several areas.
China would like to work with Niger to jointly implement the outcomes of the Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Afri
ca Cooperation, strengthen strategic cooperation and bring more benefits to the people of both countries.
her telescopes have diameters of 20 meters at most. Tianma can receive more signals than all of them combined,” Shen said.
Tianma has also played an indispensable role in determining orbits for China’s moon an
d deep space explorations. It will also determine orbits for the country’s first Mars exploration in 2020, Shen said.
The government is tackling illegal disposal of lead-acid fuel cells, w
hich has resulted in pollution and higher health risks. Hou Liqiang reports from Pizhou, Jiangsu.
China is the world’s largest manufacturer of lead-acid batteries, which are widely us
ed to power electric bikes and supply the ignition spark for conventional automobiles.
However, spent batteries, which are officially designated as hazardous waste, are often dispose
d of illegally, squandering large amounts of valuable lead and causing pollution that is costly to remedy.
maintain its monetary hegemony and thus ensure its financial sector offers higher pay and retur
n on investment compared with the real economy sectors, which helps it to maintain its advantage in at
tracting talents and capital. This in turn prompts the authorities to introduce more favorable policies and regulations for
the enterprises based in the US, which is essentially a combination of representative democracy and market eco
nomy. Under such circumstances, how can the US promote sustainable reindustrialization?
Besides, reindustrialization is not possible without rebuilding or strengthening infrastructure facilities. And
although the US leader has been claiming to implement a trillion-dollar infrastructure plan－and even made it on
e of the pillars of his “Make America Great Again” campaign－not much has come of it.
mittees, many of them are loosely organized and incapable of ethical inspection
s to ensure people’s lives and health in cases of highly risky clinical trials, he said.
Zhai of the Chinese Academy of MedicalUber Technologies Inc’s conservative initial public offerin
g could not keep its shares from sinking in their trading debut on Friday, fueling debate on Wall Street over whether the outcome of
the most anticipated listing since Facebook Inc would weigh on other Silicon Valley unicorns.
Uber considered going public for at least four years. Yet the
ride-hailing company picked a week for its IPO plagued by market turbulence fueled
Sciences said existing regulations for oversight of the life sciences co
me from various government departments and don’t sufficiently deter violations.
“Higher-level legislation is needed to establish law to hold violators criminally accountable and deter any similar behavior,” she said.
Chinese President Xi Jinping congratulated Thai King
Maha Vajiralongkorn on being crowned officially on Saturday.
On behalf of the Chinese government and people, and in his own name, Xi express
ed in a message sincere congratulations and good wishes to the king and the Thai people.
The king is an old friend of the Chinese people and has been attending to and supp
orting the cause of friendship between the two countries for long, Xi said in the message.
“I attach great importance to the development of China-Thailand rel
ations and stand ready to make joint efforts with you to carry forward the traditional C
hina-Thailand friendship, deepen cooperation in building the Belt and Road jointly, and push forward the comp
rehensive strategic cooperative partnership between the two countries to make bigger headway,” Xi said.
The Chinese president wished the Kingdom of Thailand flourishing and prosperity, and the people happiness and good health.
terrorist cells and the soil that breeds them. Countries with different political and so