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I learned from free online courses,” Yang said.
Since 2013, he has been studying basic economi上海会所女神会所cs and finance on XuetangX, China
‘s first and biggest massive open online course platform, launched by Tsinghua University.
By April, the platform was hosting nearly 2,140 classes provided by top u
niversities from around the world and had more than 26 million registered users.
In recent years, China has embraced new technologies, such as artificial intelligence and big data, to provide lifelo
ng, equitable and personalized educational opportunities for its 518,900 schools and 276 million students at all le
vels－the world’s largest education sector, according to the Ministry of Education.
In a congratulatory letter to the International Conference on Artificial Intelligence a
nd Education in Beijing last month, President Xi Jinping said China is fully using the advantages of AI and has dee
pened its integration to facilitate reforms and changes in the education sector.
Despite a general decline, great difficulties still exist for China to bring
down the percentage of smokers to 20 percent by 2030, China CDC said in a statement.
The survey, released ahead of World No Tobacco Day, which falls on Friday, showed increasing public support for tobacco
control. More than 90 percent of those surveyed said they support a total ban on tobacco in the workplace, and mo
re than 95 percent said they support banning smoking in hospitals, middle and primary schools and public tr
ansportation. Nearly 80 percent said they hope to see a ban on tobacco in restaurants.
The survey showed adult smokers generally lack the willingness to quit, with only 16 percent planning to quit within the year.
Zhi Xiuyi, vice-president of the Chinese Association on Tobacco Control, said Chin
a faces severe challenges in tobacco control to protect people’s health, despite the progress ma
of overall water consumption, reducing agricultural, industrial and urban use and technological innovation. In the meantime, two measu
res will deepen reform in establishing the water price and cultivate a competitive service ma
rket. The plan encourages private capital to join and expand financing channels.
China has a water shortage, the commission said on its website
. Each year, the country faces a shortfall of 50 billion cu m of fresh water. In the mea
ntime, public awareness of conserving water and preventing waste has to be improved.
In 2017, water consumption per $10,000 in GDP was 500 cu m, 66.6 perce
nt more than the average number for developed economies, the commission said.
China’s water resource per capita is only one-third of the world’s aver
age, according to the Zhongshang Industrial Research Institute’s website chnci.com. Regi
onal disparity has made it worse. Southwestern and southern parts of the country have rich