essure, and psychological experts say that thinking of nothing is a mental
adjustment for people, which is
good for health as it can reduce the risk
of anxiety and depression by 25 percent, according to Workers’ Daily.
If people can’t manage their emotions effectively under high pressure, it will
harm their family life, work and social life, experts say.
The suggestion sparked reaction from netizens, with Sina Weibo user
Happy little witch123 asking, “Is it ok if I
accumulate the daily five minutes and me
ditate a hour on one day?” A WeChat user named yuenyuen said, “I’m not
bragging but I can meditate for a whole day.”
Just 20 days after the opening of a
museum of broken relationships in Taiyuan, capit
al of North China’s Shanxi province, its owner joked that it was turning into a blind date site, thecover.cn reported.
Since it opened to the public on April 25, the museum has received 500 visitors every day, aged between 16 and 25.
ospital was ordered to solve management problems relating 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 Fo
shan, 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 the 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 chi
ldren, especially infants, are susceptible. It is closely related to a respiratory infection.
f guidance, such roughly generated and lame evaluations cannot objectively reflect the real
conditions of schools, and have severely disrupted education activities, the statement said.
The MOE will therefore continue to regulate such acti
vities in accordance with law and regulations, according to the statement.
The China Earthquake Administration pledged to enhance its earthquake detection c
apability as it rolls out an experimental project in the country’s tremor-plagued southwestern region.
The administration has established over 360 new monitoring stations in the China Seismic Experimental Site, which spans Sichuan
and Yunnan provinces, since construction of the project was launched about one year ago, Zheng Guoguang, vice-m
inister of emergency management and head of the administration, told a news conference on Friday.
arch institute to accelerate the development of new apparatuses for underground detection that could reduce interference from human activity.
“We will also explore carrying out observational experiments
in wells from hundred of meters to 1,000 meters deep, and through scientific drilling that will p
enetrate active earthquake faults to gain more information about underground structures,” he said.
Currently, 13 countries have been involved in the project, includ
ing Russia, Egypt and Algeria, and 17 domestic research teams, including one from U
niversity of Science and Technology of China, have started research on the site, Zheng noted.
The site will “offer research teams with observa
tion equipment, support for outdoor observation and data sharing services”, he said.
ent. External critics of China don’t appreciate that Chinese themselves realize there
are issues to be addressed. They are doing so. These developments should be encouraged.”
President Xi Jinping, who spoke at the Second Belt and Road Foru
m for International Cooperation in Beijing recen
tly, listed areas in which China will improve the environment for foreign investment.
The president said the nation will work hard to create a business environ
ment that respects the value of intellectual prop
erty, will improve the legal system for IPR protection at all levels, will strengthen law enforcement and pr
otection for the legitimate rights and interests of foreign IP owners and will bar the
forced transfer of technology, improve protection of trade secrets and crack down on infringement.
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.
nternational relations scholars of his generation think of the US
as an example of the value of “freedom, democracy, fairness and human rights”.
“But those words are no longer applicable to describe the US today,” he said.
Wang said that for him, cancellation of the visa is nothing m
ore than a short-term absence from US academic activities, and “it is the US’ loss, not ours”.
He also said the decision would not affect the Chinese think tank he leads in continuing aca
demic exchanges with the US, and he suggests that China should not take countermeasures over such matters.
“No matter how petty the US becomes, China should still stick to its open attitude rather compete for who’s worse,” he said.
The China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative is not a geopolitical tool or a debt trap for particip
ating countries, but a platform for cooperation, State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Friday.
Wang made the remark at a press conference ahead of the second Belt and Road F
orum on International Cooperation, which will be held in Beijing next week.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will send his special envoy Toshihiro Nikai, secretary-general of the rulin
g Liberal Democratic Party, to attend the second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation in Beijing.
In a news conference held by the Japanese embassy in China on Monday, Takeshi Osuga, J
apanese Foreign Ministry spokesman, said Nikai will visit China from April 24 to 29 to attend the forum and give a speech.
In a previous conference at LDP’s headquarters in Tokyo, N
ikai said his party called for increased exchange between Japan and China.
As the Japanese foreign minister Taro Kono just ended a three-day visit to China, Osuga
said the visit was “very positive” and further strengthened bilateral ties between Beijing and Tokyo.
“In the fifth China-Japan High-level Economic Dialogue, China and J
apan achieved agreement to cooperate in such areas as energy conservation and environ
onable salary system to motivate their employees to give full play to their creativity and pro
ductivity, instead of forcing the workers to work long hours without adequate remuneration.
Chinese internet firms should learn from the managerial experiences of their foreign counterparts such
as Google and Facebook to incentivize their staff if they want them to work overtime and improve their productivity.
Huang Wei, a lawyer at Zhejiang Shenggang Law FirmWorkers’ rights and interests must not be compromised
The average leisure an average Chinese person enjoys is 2.27 h
ours a day compared with about 5 hours in developed countries suc
h as the United States, according to a research conducted by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences.
Due to the “996” schedule in some high-tech and internet companies, the workers have even less leisure time, which affects not only t
heir daily life but also their health. Worse, many workers don’t even get paid for the extra work they do.
nt the album to the public,” Yang says.Yang was talking a couple of weeks before Record Store Day, an eve