elated business units and programs in Shanghai, including its computer vision research arm YouTu Lab, cybersecurity speci
alist Tencent Keen Security Lab and several medical AI projects, said Chairman Pony Ma.?亚博体育下载开户软件后花园
“We are in full swing to help Shanghai build itself into a global capital of espo
rts, and support the digital transformation of the municipal governmen
?亚博体育下载开户软件后花园女神会所t by constructing a financial risk pre-warning platform and a smart market supervision platform,” Ma said.
Shanghai’s AI ambitions were first outlined in a municipal plan issued in November 2017, when municipal auth
orities pledged to expand the scale of the industry to more than 100 billion yuan ($14.2 billion) by 2020.
The goal was then taken up a notch thanks to the decision by the central governm?亚博体育下载开户软件后花园
ent in May to build the nation’s first pilot zone for the innovation and application of AI in Shanghai.
When electric car and reusable rocket entrepreneur Elon Musk made a sp
?亚博体育下载开户软件后花园lash recently by announcing that his startup Neuralink had made breakthroughs in a b
rain-computer interface (BCI) – enabling a monkey to control a computer with its b
rain – a Chinese startup was already racing to take the lead in commercializing the technology.?亚博体育下载开户软件后花园女神会所
BrainCo, founded by Harvard University graduate Han Bicheng, developed a technology that can detect and translate hu
man brain signals into computer commands by using advanced sensors and complex algorithms.
Unlike the invasive brain-computer interface technique used by Mu?亚博体育下载开户软件后花园
sk’s Neuralink, which requires implants, BrainCo has come up with a noninvasive
technique, picking up brain signals through electrical sensors placed on a person’s scalp.
The company is already applying the technology in education by helping students enhance their concentration.?亚博体育下载开户软件后花园女神会所
Yu Lei, chief operating officer of BrainCo, said the company’s Focus 1 device, which was launched over six months ago, has been
used in hundreds of schools in 15 countries and regions to help around 50,000 students.
medium-sized enterprises in August showed that business outlook improved and inves
tment appetite resumed modestly, which signaled a stronger domestic demand.亚博体育下载开户软件千花网
“We see tax cuts for manufacturers and the central bank’s renewed guidance to increase le
亚博体育下载开户软件千花网女神会所nding to the manufacturing sector, privately owned enterprises and SMEs helping to partly offset headwinds fro
m falling industrial profits and US-China trade uncertainty in the second half of the year,” they said in the research note.
China Mobile, the world‘s largest telecom carrier by mobile subscribers, official亚博体育下载开户软件千花网
ly launched its first self-branded 5G smartphone on Friday, signaling that St
ate-owned telecom operators are ready to popularize the use of 5G handsets in the country.
亚博体育下载开户软件千花网女神会所Pioneer X1, priced at 4,988 yuan ($698.3), is t
he first self-branded 5G model unveiled by China’s telecom operators. C
hina Mobile said the model is available for pre-orders in both online and offline retail stores.亚博体育下载开户软件千花网
China Mobile Pioneer X1 comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 chipset, which means it packs the Snapdragon X50 m
odem. The phone boasts a 6.47-inch display with a waterdrop notch. The display houses an on-screen fingerprint
亚博体育下载开户软件千花网女神会所scanner. Housed inside the waterdrop notch is a powerful 20-megapixel camera.
China Mobile said in a statement that it will continue working with industrial partners to
make more than 100 5G terminal devices for consumer and enterprise-oriented markets.亚博体育下载开户软件千花网
Shanghai is on course to build itself into an artificial intelligence nexus w
ith global influence by fostering research and development platforms, industrial cl
亚博体育下载开户软件千花网女神会所usters and pilot projects, the city’s Party secretary Li Qiang said on Thursday.
Speaking at the opening ceremony of the second World Artificial
Intelligence Conference in Shanghai, Li stressed the importance of “op
enness”, “innovation” and ‘inclusiveness” in achieving the long-term AI ambitions of the metropolis.
Macron has threatened to block the new trade deal between the European Union and several
亚博体育下载开户软件龙凤419女神会所South American countries reached in June unless Bolsonaro takes serious steps to protect the Amazon.
On Twitter, Bolsonaro described the G7 plan as an attack on his country’s sovereignty.亚博体育下载开户软件龙凤419
On Monday morning, US President Donald Trump was the only G7 leader that did not show up at a G7 session on clim
亚博体育下载开户软件龙凤419ate, oceans and biodiversity. At the afternoon news conference, Trump called himself an environmentalist. He said his ab
sence was due to his bilateral meetings with leaders from Germany and India. But both C
hancellor Angela Merkel and Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended the environment session.亚博体育下载开户软件龙凤419女神会所
Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from the Par
is climate accord has been regarded as a major setback for the global cause.
Iran also became a major subject of the G7 summit. Iranian Forei亚博体育下载开户软件龙凤419
gn Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif made a surprise visit to Biarritz to meet Mac
ron, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian and British and German officials.
At the news conference on Monday, Macron said he had informed Trump of his plan to invite Zarif for the visit.
Trump said he is open to meeting Iranian President Hassan亚博体育下载开户软件龙凤419女神会所
Rouhani under the right circumstances. Tensions between the US and Iran
have escalated after Trump pulled the US out from the 2015 nuclear deal and reimposed sanctions on Iran.
亚博体育下载开户软件龙凤419Rouhani said on Tuesday that a meeting with Trump would be just a photo op and “that is not
possible”, adding that the US president first must lift sanctions imposed on Teheran.
China, Russia, France, Germany, the United Kingdom and Iran have all hoped to salvage the deal.
The 2019 Chinese Classic Recitation Conference came to a close on Au
亚博体育下载开户软件夜网g 23 in Jinan, Shandong province, after attracting more than 40 participating grou
ps staged yinsong performances, a traditional, melodic recitation of Chinese ancient literary works.亚博体育下载开户软件夜网女神会所
This year, over 3,000 domestic applicants as well as foreigners from the Un
ited Arab Emirates and Bangladesh registered to take part in the preliminary selection
亚博体育下载开户软件夜网of the event, uploading their yinsong videos to win an opportunity to perform at the two-day event.
These videos have since gained more than 50 million online views. Launched by th
e China Confucius Foundation in 2017, the annual event aims to pass down the time-honored cultural heritage, which h亚博体育下载开户软件夜网女神会所
as survived for around 3,000 years, and promote the beauty of Chinese language and traditional Chinese culture.
The Foundation will also launch a charity project to bring Chinese classics to the libraries
of schools in remote areas, giving impoverished students closer access to cultural treasures.亚博体育下载开户软件夜网
An exhibition titled “Leonardo da Vinci and His Circle” will open at the
Art Museum of the Central Academy of Fine Arts on Sept 12 as part of the global com
亚博体育下载开户软件夜网女神会所memoration of the 500th anniversary of Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci’s death.
Da Vinci was a genius driven by insatiable curiosity that led him to explore ideas in science, math, arc
hitecture, design, engineering, geology, cartography, sculpting, drawing and, of course, painting.
His surviving body亚博体育下载开户软件夜网 of work as a painter is remarkably slim. Fewer than 20 artworks can be comfortably attributed to him, alt
hough two of them — “Mona Lisa” and “The Last Supper” — are among the most famous in the world.
亚博体育下载开户软件夜网The exhibition, which runs till Dec 8, will display not only valuable original artworks by Da
Vinci, but also the works by his students and followers. The show is expected to enable visitors to have a m亚博体育下载开户软件夜网女神会所
ore thorough and deeper understanding of his art and influence on later generations.
unced it had issued 5.05 billion shares and raised about 12.57 billion yu
an, posting a record for the year on the amount of financing from an IPO on C亚博体育下载开户软件千花坊女神会所
hina’s A-share markets, and ranking among the top 30 in the amount raised in its history.
亚博体育下载开户软件千花坊The new shares make up around one-tenth of the company’s total. It was issued thr
ough a combination of strategic placement and through issuances both offline and online.
The eight strategic investors in the company acquired about 50 pe亚博体育下载开户软件千花坊女神会所
rcent of the new shares. They include central State-owned companies or their subs
亚博体育下载开户软件千花坊idiaries, national-level investment funds or their subsidiaries, and Chinese Depositary Receipt funds, the company sai
d. CDRs are certificates that are traded on mainland bourses and are exchangeable with shares listed overseas.
The strategic investors all showed willingness of long-term investment, which is good f亚博体育下载开户软件千花坊女神会所
or the stock market as it eases the pressure from large-scale issuance. In addition, it is also beneficial
for the long-term stability of the company’s stock price, according to CGN Power.
The company’s share price jumped despite the electricity sector in the exchange clo亚博体育下载开户软件千花坊
sing 0.54 percent lower and the Shenzhen Component Index settling 1 percent lower on Monday.
CGN Power tops China’s nuclear power industry either by capacity in operation o
亚博体育下载开户软件千花坊女神会所r those under construction. It is the only nuclear energy development platform of its par
ent company China General Nuclear Power Group, a State-owned energy giant based in Shenzhen.
By June 30, 2019, CGN Power managed 24 nuclear power u亚博体育下载开户软件千花坊
nits that are already in operation, with a total installed capacity of 27.14 mi
llion kilowatts. Four other units are being built with an installed capacity of 4.6 million KW.
The company went public in Hong Kong in late 2014. Its board approved its mainlan亚博体育下载开户软件千花坊女神会所
d IPO plan in February 2018, followed by approval from the Chinese regulators in July.
tax is to strengthen taxpayers’ awareness of water conservation, curb the ove
rexploitation of groundwater, and force high water-consuming enterprises to save?亚博体育下载开户软件会所
water and improve water use efficiency, said Xu Guoqiao, an official with the Ministry of Finance.
?亚博体育下载开户软件会所品茶微信”For individuals, the tax burden will not increase,” Xu said.
A total of 530 projects involving 816.9 billion yuan ($115.7 billion) of investment were signed during the 2019 Smart China
Expo that kicked off on Aug 26 in Southwest China’s Chongqing municipality.?亚博体育下载开户软件会所
Among the projects, 89 were signed at the expo and 441 were signed ou
tside the venue of the expo. The projects cover areas including 5G technology, integrated
?亚博体育下载开户软件会所品茶微信circuits, artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things. The contracts involve par
tners from different places in China and countries including Britain, Germany, and Singapore.
The four-day expo has attracted representatives including heads of in?亚博体育下载开户软件会所
ternational organizations, academics, and high-level enterprise officials from ne
arly 60 countries and regions, and more than 800 domestic and foreign enterprises.?亚博体育下载开户软件会所品茶微信
Themed “Smart technology: empowering the economy, enriching l
?亚博体育下载开户软件会所ife”, the expo consists of various conferences, exhibition, contests, and forums.
It is organized by the Ministry of Science and Technology, the Ministry of Industry and In
formation Technology, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, the Chinese Academy of En?亚博体育下载开户软件会所品茶微信
gineering, China Association for Science and Technology and the government of Chongqing.
riters in Norway, and was the winner of the International Ibsen Aw
ard in 2010. His works have been translated into more than 40 languages.亚博体育下载开户软件后花园
A Summer’s Day?was created in 1999 and is recognized as one of Fosse’s r
epresentative works. According to Wang Wei, director of the Chinese production, the p
亚博体育下载开户软件后花园女神会所lay is about “how people are alienated from each other, unable to really understand each other.”
“I hope audiences can feel for the characters, catch the subtle emotions and communication,” he said.
The play takes place as an older woman (played by Tian Shui) looks back at her life,亚博体育下载开户软件后花园
recalling with a friend (played by Wen Yang) the fateful day when a couple visited.
The Shanghai Dramatic Art Center first introduced Fosse’s works in 2014, when five plays by the Norwegi
亚博体育下载开户软件后花园an author were presented by five companies from Russia, Iran, India, Italy and China, respectively, d
uring the ACT, an annual festival of contemporary theater hosted by the art center.
Russia’s deputy UN envoy on Thursday appealed to European countries to heed the United Stat亚博体育下载开户软件后花园女神会所
es’ recent withdrawal from a Cold War arms control treaty and warned of a possible new arms race.
At a Security Council meeting, Dmitry Polyanskiy, Russia’s acting permanent representative to the United Nations, called
亚博体育下载开户软件后花园on the Europeans to act to prevent the deployment of US intermediate-range missiles on their continent.
After exiting from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty on Aug. 2, the United States recently conduc
ted a flight test of a ground-launched cruise missile, which the treaty would have prohibited.亚博体育下载开户软件后花园女神会所
Recalling a failed push by Russia at the United Nations to support the I
NF Treaty last year, Polyanskiy said: “Are you (European member states) happy today
亚博体育下载开户软件后花园that in December you preferred to press the red button? Do you really not understand that yo
u are returning to a situation where missiles are targeting European cities from different sides?”
He warned that the demise of the INF Treaty would not just undermi亚博体育下载开户软件后花园女神会所
ne parts of the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, but would also lead to a new arms race.
?developers have become limited, aiming to prevent too much capital flows into the property market.
Yan Yuejin, director of that Shanghai-based E-house China Research a?亚博体育下载开户软件419
nd Development Institution, added that property developer bellwethers are proac
tively paying off their debts and controlling risks, instead of pursuing aggressive expansion.?亚博体育下载开户软件419品茶微信
He regarded it as a positive sign that the market is on a track of more st
?亚博体育下载开户软件419eady development and predicted the trend will continue in the second half of this year.
Sunac China Holdings Ltd, one of China’s five major property developers, expected the tightenin
g regulation to cause a gradual drop in land prices from the current relatively high level back to a reas?亚博体育下载开户软件419
onable one. It will also further intensify the differentiation and the integration of the real estate industry.
“Sales and home prices will both be impacted, since people will not be hurried to buy a house,” Sunac Chairman S?亚博体育下载开户软件419品茶微信
un Hongbin told the media when announcing the company’s interim results on Thursday in Hong Kong.
Sunac reported net profit of 10.29 billion yuan for the first half of 2019, up 61.7 percent compared with th
?亚博体育下载开户软件419e same period one year earlier. Revenue increased 64.9 percent to 76.84 billion yuan year-on-year.
Sun said the company will continue to strictly control land investment in the seco
nd half so as to decrease the gearing ratio at the end of 2019 and maintain its long-term downward trend.?亚博体育下载开户软件419品茶微信
Sunac replenished its land bank from January to April when the land market was at a momentary low level. After land pri
ces rebounded in May, the company stopped acquiring land through land auctions.?亚博体育下载开户软件419
The developer now owns a total of 213 million square meters, of wh
ich more than 83 percent were located in first-tier and second-tier cities.
?亚博体育下载开户软件419品茶微信The purchase of land in the first half made the company’s gearing ratio go up. The company said control of the gearing ra
tio will be one of the most important tasks for the management board from now on.
?is it’s none of our business. It’s no more our business surely how Hong Kong is governed
than how Saudi Arabia is governed. In the latter case, we accept that,” he argued.亚博体育下载开户软件龙凤419
Last week, Liu Xiaoming, the Chinese ambassador to the UK, said in a press con
ference in London that no foreign country should interfere in Hong Kong affairs.
亚博体育下载开户软件龙凤419女神会所Liu also said the Western media have inescapable r
esponsibility for the current situation in Hong Kong, as selective reporti
ng and distortion have resulted in the prevalence of wrong information and have misled the public.亚博体育下载开户软件龙凤419
Galloway echoed Liu’s view, adding: “This is part of a spectrum of attacks which ar
e designed to slow China’s advance, weaken China’s internal cohesion, with亚博体育下载开户软件龙凤419
a view to stopping China from becoming the most important economy and country in the world.”
On Aug 12, the protesters marched into the Hong Kong International Airport and brought the pre亚博体育下载开户软件龙凤419
mises to a standstill. The Hong Kong police’s handling of the situation was widely criticized by the Wes
亚博体育下载开户软件龙凤419tern media, but Galloway argued that was not honestly dealt with by the Western press.
“What, in fact, is an example of light-handed police, is portrayed in the West
ern media as tyrannical, dictatorial policing. And that’s simply, objectively, not true.亚博体育下载开户软件龙凤419女神会所
“If this was England, still more if it was in France, if Charles d
e Gaulle Airport was seized by protesters and had to be c
losed… they would be cleared violently within the first hours of such a protest,” he added.亚博体育下载开户软件龙凤419
Martin Jacques, one of Britain’s best-known Sinologists, recently expressed his views on the
subject of Hong Kong, saying the period since 1997 was being criticized by the British that Ch亚博体育下载开户软件龙凤419女神会所
ina was not being true to democracy. Jacques called it pure “British hypocrisy”.
ion system for cosmetic surgeries, with which users can have simula
tion effects for some cosmetic surgeries such as double eyelid operation.?亚博体育下载开户软件419
The size of the cosmetic surgery market in China exceeded 220 bill
ion yuan in 2018, with huge potential to tap compared with developed countries, accor
?亚博体育下载开户软件419品茶微信ding to Zhu Meiru, deputy secretary-general of Chinese Association of Plastics and Aesthetics
The industry is estimated to develop with compound yearly growth of 22.7 percent throughout t
he next three years in China, and in 2020, the market size will be more than 400 billion yuan, she said.?亚博体育下载开户软件419
Dolls are no longer exclusively for children. Jiang Fan, a 22-year-old college graduate in Shanghai, became captivated by Moll
y dolls two years ago. Now, she has a collection of more than 70, and the number is climbing.?亚博体育下载开户软件419品茶微信
These tiny toys, commonly known as blind box figures, come in sealed packaging and collectors have no idea which specific f
igure from a series they are buying. Many series even feature rare special figures or lucky-draw figures.
?亚博体育下载开户软件419品茶微信”It’s kind of like buying trading cards, except you don’t get a piec
e of cardboard, you get a cool toy,” Jiang said. “The sense of uncertainty intrigues me!”
Molly dolls are little dolls with curly yellow hair, big turquoise eyes and pouting lips. Each one costs 59 yuan ($8.5), which?亚博体育下载开户软件419
means Jiang has to pay at least 708 yuan for an entire series of 12 figures. “My purse really hurts,” she joked.
Jiang is not the only “big kid “who is fascinated with the dolls. In April this year, the biennial?亚博体育下载开户软件419品茶微信
Shanghai Toy Show attracted more than 100,000 fans of designer toys, just like Jiang.
The sponsor of the toy expo is Pop Mart, a leading designer toy company i
n China. Founded in 2010, the company sells eight categories of lifestyle commodities. But it pu?亚博体育下载开户软件419
t an emphasis on designer toys in 2017, after the company detected the enormous potential of th
?亚博体育下载开户软件419品茶微信e new market and launched Molly, due to the global popularity of Sonny Angel, another famous designer toy brand.
The company sold about 4 million Molly dolls in 2018 and expects to replicate the sales volume this y
ear, Wang Ning, founder of Pop Mart, said in a speech at the China Central Academy of Fine Arts in April.