Mired in Brexit deadlock and forced to delay Britain’s M

 March 29 exit from the EU, May’s Conservatives suffered major losses in local election s this month and are trailing in opinion polls before May 23 European Parliament elections. With Labour and Brexit-supporting rebels in the Conservatives p lanning to vote against her deal, it is unlikely to be approved as things stand. Pro-Brexit Conservative […]

Chinese exporters have from 20 to 50 percent of the

 US market in other low-value-added markets, plus electrical machinery and equipment, mechanical appliances, and iron and steel. In most other categories, China has less than 20 percent of the US market. China also assembles and then exports a lot of phones, computers and other gadgets to the US. But, most of the profits and wages […]

address Conference on Dialogue of Asian Civilizations

 President Xi Jinping will deliver a keynote speech at the opening ceremony of the Conferen ce on Dialogue of Asian Civilizations to be held on May 15 in Beijing, a senior official said Thursday. Xu Lin, deputy head of the Publicity Department of the Communist Party of China Cen tral Committee and director of the […]

Government pledges more red tape cuts of items requiri

China will further cut the number of items requiring certificatio n and refine the procedures through institutional inno vation to improve government services and foster a more enabling business environment. The decision was made at the State Council’s executive meeting, chaired by Premier Li Keqiang on Sunday. Participants at the meeting agreed that the government’s […]

hina’s growth a source of hope for allong proclaimi

With Chairman Mao Zedong proclaiming the founding of the People’s Republic of China on Oct 1, 1949, the Chinese people began leaving behind a century of colonial humiliation and building a new life. What remains poorly understood by the wider world even seven decades later is how dire were the conditions in China during those […]

Chan also said that trade secrets at times were diffic

cult to legally protect in the past, causing “huge trouble for American tech nology companies in protecting core and critical technologies” that they could not patent. The latest amendments to the Anti-Unfair Competition Law, which unde rwent a substantial revision in 2017, have emphasized protecting trade secrets. He said in that in January, China’s Supreme […]

lopment and prosperity, we need to promoEquality

te exchanges among civilizations and dialogues based on harmony in diversity and inclusiveness. We need to undertake the cultural responsibility of int ernational communicators, and let exchanges of culture and among civilizations, as well as mutual learning, con stantly serve as bridges for people’s friendship, the impetus of international cooperation and bond of world peace. […]

Xi’s speech on opening-up is well receivedpolicies

President lays out proposals to encourage foreign investment, guarantee fair competition The measures that President Xi Jinping recently proposed to encourage foreign investment and further opening-up in Ch ina 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 Over […]

Premier Li signs revised regulation on gov’t informati

Premier Li Keqiang has signed a revised regulation on the disclosure of government information to better respond to public concerns. The revision, based on the 2008 version, is aimed at increasing openness of government affairs and resolving prominent problems in government information disclosure. It also represents the headway and achievements made in this field over […]

Shanghai Astronomical Observatory, which leads the

 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 […]