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.
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.
Experts warn it would damage small companies as consumers pay for the hit
亚博体育下载开户软件后花园For the US toy industry, President Donald Trump’s threatened 10 percent tariff on
an additional $300 billion worth of Chinese goods starting from Sept 1 would come during the peak holiday shi亚博体育下载开户软件后花园女神会所
pping month, when many Chinese toy manufacturers send their products to the United States.
亚博体育下载开户软件后花园Though some US toy companies have come up with contingency plans, like lowering their relian
ce on manufacturing in China, many will still make the US consumer pay more if the tariffs hit.
“Hasbro will have no choice but to pass along the increased costs to our US custo亚博体育下载开户软件后花园
mers,” said Brian Goldner, CEO of toy company Hasbro. He said the Pawtucket, Rhode Islandbased company, the
亚博体育下载开户软件后花园女神会所maker of popular products such as Monopoly and GI Joe, was working to reduce its reliance on manufacturers in Chi
na, but he also said it has built up extra inventory, incurring additional storage costs, as it braces for tariffs.
It’s hard to tell whether companies will alleviate the impact of a new tariff before the holiday season arrives, Linda Bolton We亚博体育下载开户软件后花园
iser, a senior research analyst at financial services firm D.A. Davidson Companies, told China Daily.
亚博体育下载开户软件后花园女神会所But she said that they will try to find alternative suppliers, and work with their procurement teams to optimize product mix
and sourcing options. Many also will continue to move manufacturing from China to countries like Vietnam.
“They will do as much as they can to mitigate or offset the impact of the tariffs through all the different measures, but it’s un亚博体育下载开户软件后花园
certain now to what extent they will be able to either partially or fully offset the impact,” Weiser said.
亚博体育下载开户软件后花园女神会所”The good news is that the tariff is only 10 percent, so a product-price increase of 5 percent is neede
d to keep gross profit dollars unchanged. However, the gross margin would decline,” she said.
place our brainpower in future and enable people to learn more about uncerta
亚博体育下载开户软件后花园女神会所inties,” Li said in his keynote speech at the 2019 World Industry Internet Con
ference, which opened in Qingdao, East China’s Shandong province, on Thursday.
“We should also remember AI systems have a non-human mindset and th
亚博体育下载开户软件后花园rough self-learning and practice, they can exceed human thoughts,” Li added.
The two-day conference brought officials, experts and entrepreneurs from six countri
es and regions to discuss the combination of high-end industry and artificial intelligence.
The annual event, regularly held in Qingdao, aims to build a com亚博体育下载开户软件后花园女神会所
munication and cooperation platform to promote coordinated innovation worldwide.
亚博体育下载开户软件后花园Jurgen Robmann, a member of the National Academy of Science and Engineering in G
ermany, said his team is working with Qingdao partners by focusing on digital twins technology.
“Digital twins technology helps people understand how physical machines oper
ate, and how these integrate themselves into industrial processes,” Robmann said.亚博体育下载开户软件后花园女神会所
Yangjiang nuclear power plant’s unit 6 in Guangdong province is ready
for commercial operation with all the debugging work done as of Wednesday, it
s operator China General Nuclear Power Corp said on Wednesday in a statement.
亚博体育下载开户软件后花园女神会所After all six units of Yangjiang nuclear power plant are put into operation, the annual energy output of the plant should re
ach 48 billion kilowatt hours, equivalent to 15.6 million metric tons of coal being burned.
This will reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 38.28 million tons, sulfur dioxide by 370,000 t亚博体育下载开户软件后花园
ons and nitric oxide by 240,000 tons, said CGN, one of China’s biggest nuclear power operators.
亚博体育下载开户软件后花园女神会所”A gradual acceleration of reactors approvals is expected as nuclear energy is absol
utely key to cut the nation’s reliance on fossil fuel power generation,” said Joseph Jacob
elli, an independent energy analyst and Asia-Pacific CEO of clean energy producer Joule Power.
o portray himself as a strong leader who brooks no nonsense so his ruling Liberal Democratic Pa
rty, along with its coalition partner Komeito, can win two-thirds of the seats in the upper house election on S?亚博体育下载开户软件后花园女神会所
unday. To some extent, Japan also intends to show the United States that it will respond aggressively to any moves it con
?亚博体育下载开户软件后花园女神会所siders harmful to the country, so that the US stops coercing Japan to compromise its economic interests.
Yet in so doing Tokyo has adopted the US’ unilateral strategy of using economic sanctions to resolve non-economic issues. This will harm the RO?亚博体育下载开户软件后花园
K as Japan expects, but it will also deal a blow to the regional economy and stability by hindering the progress of the China-Ja
?亚博体育下载开户软件后花园pan-ROK free trade agreement, especially because Seoul is mulling taking countermeasures against Tokyo, which cou
ld worsen the situation, and the US is not expected to sincerely mediate between its two allies.?亚博体育下载开户软件后花园
The trade spat between the two neighbors has its roots in a series of events including the 2018 radar lock-on dispute, the closi
?亚博体育下载开户软件后花园女神会所ng of Japan-funded “comfort women” foundation and the controversy over some ROK officials demanding the Ja
panese emperor’s apology for Japan’s war crimes. And the Abe administration’s displeasure with Seoul’s policies under Presid?亚博体育下载开户软件后花园女神会所
ent Moon Jae-in, as reflected in Moon’s engagement with the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, has boiled over.
But Tokyo’s move to wield the high-tech stick could draw the two countries into a vicious circle of attack and retaliation, in part?亚博体育下载开户软件后花园
icular, because Seoul could respond in kind to what Moon said was an unprecedented emergency. In fact, anti-
?亚博体育下载开户软件后花园女神会所Japan sentiments are raging through the ROK with some shops ceasing to sell Japanese products.
The latest Tokyo-Seoul conflict has not only created new problems for b
ilateral ties but also threatens to weaken the economic and political fabric of East A?亚博体育下载开户软件后花园
sia, which would be detrimental to the further integration of the regional economies, and make it more difficult for the
world to maintain economic stability and prosperity in the face of increasing trade disputes.?亚博体育下载开户软件后花园女神会所
The deteriorating relations between Tokyo and Seoul have caused much worry amon
g US elites, too, because the US’ alliance with the two countries has helped Washington to consolidate its str?亚博体育下载开户软件后花园
ategic foothold in the Asia-Pacific region while Japan’s actions against the ROK could push the latter closer to China on
economic and strategic issues. But despite the souring of relations, Japan and the ROK are not likely to engage in a se?亚博体育下载开户软件后花园女神会所
curity conflict, because the ROK remains highly dependent on the US when it comes to security.
?interests. Olsen chose to place his ad in the “soft” category, sayin
g that he and his campaign “has tried to hit there, where Danes are the most”.亚博体育下载开户软件后花园女神会所
Olsen’s unorthodox campaigning has helped him bolster his profile, as his confessio
亚博体育下载开户软件后花园n gathered over 1,400 likes and tonnes of comments, positive and negative alike.
“Joachim, this is nothing less than brilliant!” one commenter wrote.
Even the Liberal Alliance’s political rivals appreciated the trick.
“The only thing that annoys me is that I wasn’t the first one to get t亚博体育下载开户软件后花园女神会所
his done”, Anders Stjernholm of the green Alternative party admitted.
Others, however, were far less supportive. “Sic
亚博体育下载开户软件后花园k joke for people with a clownish attitude to democracy”, one person said.
41-year-old Joachim Olsen is a former world class shot putter. With ten straight internat
ional finals, Olsen holds the longest string of appearances in finals at Olympic, Wor亚博体育下载开户软件后花园女神会所
ld and European Championships among throwers. He was elected to the Danish Parliament in 2011.
亚博体育下载开户软件后花园US President Donald Trump said Tuesday that his administration would not sell T
urkey F-35 fighter jets because of Ankara’s purchase of Russian S-400 air defense system.
“We are now telling Turkey…we’re not going to sell you the F-35 fighter jets,” Trump told the media in the White House.亚博体育下载开户软件后花园女神会所
He also blamed the Obama administration for refusing t
o sell US Patriot systems, which finally led to Turkey’s S-400 deal with Russia.
亚博体育下载开户软件后花园Pentagon, however, has long rejected the assertion that Turkey pu
rchased the S-400 because it could not get a comparable air defense system.
At 7.5 percent of the vote, the libertarian Liberal Alliance is a junior pa亚博体育下载开户软件后花园女神会所
rty in the government led by the conservative-liberal Venstre party. Its platform is bas
ed upon economic liberalism, tax cuts, and reduction of welfare programmes.
The Trump administration on Monday moved to bar almost all immigrants from appl
ying for asylum at the country’s southern border, requiring them to first pursue safe亚博体育下载开户软件后花园女神会所
haven in a third country through which they had traveled on the way to the United States.
亚博体育下载开户软件后花园The Department of Homeland Security, in a statement issued with the Departme
nt of Justice, said the interim rule would set a “new bar” for immigrants “by
placing further restrictions or limitations on eligibility for aliens who seek asylum in the United States.”
The American Civil Liberties Union called the new rule “patently unlawful” and vowed to file a lawsuit.亚博体育下载开户软件后花园女神会所
The rule would make it all but impossible for applicants seeking p
rotection from persecution unless they first apply for asylum in “third count
亚博体育下载开户软件后花园ry” such as Mexico or Guatemala, through which they traveled en route to the United States.
It was just short of a “nuclear option, close to something like shutti
ng down the border,” said Jessica Vaughan from the Center亚博体育下载开户软件后花园女神会所
for Immigration Studies, which supports increased immigration restrictions.
亚博体育下载开户软件后花园uatemala, which both sends migrants the United States and receives Hondurans and Salvadorans passing through, said on Sunday it wo
uld postpone President Jimmy Morales’ visit to Washington to discuss Guatemala’s potential designati
on as a “safe third country” for asylum seekers, stressing it had no plans to sign such an agreement.亚博体育下载开户软件后花园
The proposed changes, set to become official on Tuesday, represent the latest effort by the Trump administration to c
rack down on immigration, the signature issue that helped propel Trump to the Wh亚博体育下载开户软件后花园女神会所
ite House in the 2016 election and one already figuring prominently in the 2020 campaign.
The change 亚博体育下载开户软件后花园would also place an even higher burden on Mexico, w
hich has been somewhat cooperative with US efforts to slow Central American immigration.
Mexico pushed back on Monday, saying asylum-seekers亚博体育下载开户软件后花园女神会所
rejected by the United States should have to go back to their home countries, not Mexico.
Mexican Foreign Minister Marcel Ebrard said the new US rule would not unila亚博体育下载开户软件后花园女神会所
terally convert Mexico into a designated “safe third country,” a status that would
oblige it to offer asylum to those who entered its territory en route to the United States.
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he 22nd Shanghai International Film Festival concluded with a star-studded ceremony
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event was held from June 15 to 24, during which 522 movies were screened in 47 local cinemas.
The festival witnessed new and enhanced exchanges and connections between the Chi
亚博体育下载开户软件后花园nese film sector and those in countries involved in the Belt and Road Initiative.
Iranian film?Castle of Dreams?was the big winner at the 22nd Shanghai Inte
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The film?Inhale-Exhale, a coproduction of Georgia, Russia and Sweden, won
the Grand Jury Prize, with its leading actress Salome Demuria taking the best actress award.
亚博体育下载开户软件后花园Authorities will guide green development of agriculture through the formulation and revis
ion of national and industrial standards, including those on the use of pesticides and chemical fertilizers, he said.
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Moreover, the ministry will take further action to encourage the development of resource-conservation agriculture, including
亚博体育下载开户软件后花园those that conserve water and land, and will not allow the development of high-pollution industries in rural areas, he said.
Yu made the comments at a news conference at the State Council Information Office while elaborating on a guideline released by the State Council on pr
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ng the development of green agriculture for sustainable growth. Industrial prosperity is a basis for rural rejuvenation, the guideline said.
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he “Shandong Day” event kicked off on June 20 at the ongoing International Horticultural Exhibition in
Beijing, showcasing the picturesque landscapes and abundant cultural resources of East China’s Shandong province.
The three-day event, themed under “Building dreams in the new era, displaying a b
eautiful and new Shandong,” is designed to present the province’s natural environment, tra
ditional culture, arts, and horticultural achievements through a series of activities.
The Shandong Garden, which covers an area of 3,000 square meters, is designed using elements of the maj
estic Mount Tai, traditional Shandong culture, and classical Chinese gardens, all presenting the unique style of Shandong province.
Traditional handicrafts such as Shandong embroidery, Yantai paper-cuts, and egg carvings are also displayed in the garden.
The Beijing horticultural expo, themed “Live Green, Live Better