Khoo said that they上海千花坊vited to Guangzhou in Janu

uary and it only took four months to reach an official agreement with the CSGKC administrative committee.

Biopharmaceuticals company InnoCare entered the CSGKC last year. Its founder and CEO, Cui Jis上海千花坊女神会所

ong, said the company will set up a production base in the CSGKC. Their first independent patented

上海千花坊new drug will hit the market by 2020 with an estimated sales value of 10 billion yuan.

Meanwhile, a General Electric bio-campus and an oncother

apy medicine manufacturing center of the international pharma company BeiGene wi上海千花坊女神会所

ll finish construction in the CSGKC this year. It will lead a new stage of development for the knowledge city.

Liu Jian, senior vice-president of BeiGene, said that the production center started construction in 2017. It is exp

上海千花坊女神会所ected to begin operating in the third quarter of 2019, with a production capacity of 24,000 liters of biological agent.

The CSGKC is also designated as a State-level pilot zone for the comprehensive reform of IP use and protection by the Sta上海千花坊

te Council. It has attracted the Patent Examination Cooperation Center of the National Intellectual Property Ad

ministration in Guangdong to settle in CSGKC. They are an important partner to build a whole IP chain in the area.上海千花坊女神会所

The center assesses patent invention applications, searches international patents and international preliminary applic

ations under the Patent Cooperation Treaty. It has processed 706,000 patent filings to date.上海千花坊

The center can handle more than 150,000 filings every year, covering machi

上海千花坊女神会所nery, electricity, communication, medicine, chemistry, optoelectronics and materials sectors.

Qiu Jiangwen, deputy director of the center, said it will participate in the Bay Area

‘s IP cooperation mechanism and promote the IP culture through various activities.上海千花坊

The local government is striving to improve the local investm

上海千花坊女神会所ent environment with better policies, infrastructure and public facilities.

Among them, the local government will provide housing and rent subsidies for professionals working in the CSGKC.

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More than half of the in上海千花坊tput in the first fiv

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Liu Bingjiang, head of the Ministry of Ecology and Environment’s air quality management department, said at the same fo上海千花坊品茶微信

rum that it is unfair for companies with high operational costs on environmental protection to compete und

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The authorities will bring in industrial associations to tighten emissions assess

ment on steel producers when granting exemptions from production restrictions, he said.上海千花坊

Those with poor environmental protection records or that scheme to cheat the assessment will be severely punished, he said.

上海千花坊品茶微信Currently, China enforces steel production restrictions in key areas on days forecast to have heavy air pollution, and

roducers with ultra-low carbon emissions are allowed to have lower or no production cuts.

More than 60 steel producers in key areas, with a total crude steel capacity of 260 million上海千花坊

tons, have upgraded to meet ultra-low carbon emission standards, according to Liu.

上海千花坊品茶微信China expects 60 percent (340 million tons) of existing crude steel capacity in key areas

to be made with ultra-low carbon emissions by 2020, according to a ministry guideline released this year.

Li Xinchuang, president of the China Metallurgical Industry Planni

g and Research Institute, said that to achieve low-carbon emissions involves upgrades in上海千花坊

the whole process of steel production, and more attention should be paid to procedures such as raw materials tra

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China’s oil and gas industry saw steady growth in 2018, with expansion reported in both pr上海千花坊

oven reserves and annual output, according to the Ministry of Natural Resources on Monday.

In 2018, national exploration of oil and gas saw a total investment of 63.66 billio

n yuan (about $9.26 billion), up 8.9 percent year on year, the ministry said in a report on its website.上海千花坊品茶微信

Investment in oil and gas exploitation rose 24.7 percent to reach 203.11 billion yuan, according to the ministry.

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he rerun of restored classic上海千花坊acked by

e promotional campaigns on video-streaming sites has borne fruit. For example, the restored version of the 2010 TV histori

上海千花坊cal comedy-drama, Li Wei the Magistrate 3, on Youku has gained surprisingly high views that are mainly from

the fans of actress Zhao Liying, as the show starred their idol long before she joined the A-list.上海千花坊女神会所

During this year’s Spring Festival holiday, iQiyi released 25 restored classical works, like The Kangxi Dyna

上海千花坊sty and garnered massive views. So to tap the huge potential of the summer season, Youku has set up the “HD Clas

sic” section featuring 1,000 restored classic film and TV productions in 1080P resolution.

Yantai, a coastal city in East China’s Shandong province, which is

a popular tourist destination, is trying to regain its past glory as a center for Peking Opera.上海千花坊女神会所

Peking Opera, or jingju, is a traditional Chinese art form, which has a history of more tha

n 200 years. In 2010 UNESCO declared Peking Opera an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

上海千花坊To promote the art form, the local government in Yantai is to launch its first Peking Op

era summer camp from July 19 to 24, hoping to attract young students from around the country.

The summer camp, which is being supported by Jingju Theatre Company of Beijing will have veteran Peking Opera artists c上海千花坊女神会所

oach young students on painting the facial masks for Peking Opera, acting and giving live performances.

The origins of Peking Opera go back to 1790, when four famous Anhui Opera troupes came to Beijing as part of the celeb

上海千花坊rations for the 80th birthday of Emperor Qianlong (1711-99) of the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), and stayed on.

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g. And then the artists from the Hubei and Anhui troupes often performed jointly.

Later, around 1840, Peking Opera began to formally take shape, growing even faster d

uring the reign of the Empress Dowager Cixi (1835-1908), who was a Chinese opera lover.

After that, Peking Opera, which is known for combining various art for

ms, like singing, dancing, acrobatics, and for elaborate costumes and movements, grew f

rom strength to strength. Peking Opera troupes were born in Beijing, Tianjin and Shanghai.

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e medium term,” said Wyant. “Our expectations are high for some reasons. One of

which is the emerging middle class, so there are more opportunities for food safety.”上海千花坊

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According to her, the company has to focus to succeed in China.

“It’s a massive country. It’s rife with opportunities, and it’s got a very aggressive and vibrant customer set, but also a co上海千花坊

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The first is food service, a market that is estimated to exceed 4 trillion y

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d hospitality market has grown at double digits, providing a big opportunity for Ecolab.

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“In China, we’re looking at the end use of water. And we’re leveraging out digital technologies like our 3D TRASARTM platf

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Ecolab and its client Nestlé are frontrunners on this, from setting

up a systematic water management approach for protecting the Taihu basin to ac

hieving the AWS (Alliance for Water Stewardship) standard certification in 15 drinking water factories.

The last focused area, according to Wyant, is healthcare. The comp

any is in talks with some of the leading hospitals on better managing infectious diseases.

“China is the best place to learn how to be agile, how to be fast, how to be m

arket focused, so we think we bring global know-how, global innovation with the w

illingness to invest in local Chinese capabilities and stay relevant,” said Wyant.

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Environmental experts 上海千花坊lcomed the manda

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Chang Jiwen, deputy director of the Institute for Resources and En上海千花坊女神会所

vironment at Development Research Center of the State Council, said Shanghai’s waste so

rting will give reference to Beijing as the public’s awareness has been greatly enhanced due to the implementation.

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garbage to recycling stations every day, since the trash bins had been removed,” he said. “Be

上海千花坊女神会所ijing can follow Shanghai’s suit on mandatory household garbage sorting the same way.”

Jiang Jianguo, a professor at Tsinghua University’s School of Environm

ent, said there are still lots of challenges if Beijing plans to classify residential garbage.

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e said. “How to restrict those through legislation remains a question to consider in the future.”

Beijing has carried out trash sorting since early 1998, when the Dachengxiang commu

nity in Xicheng district became the first neighborhood to classify garbage. At the end of 2011, the city p上海千花坊女神会所

ublished China’s first domestic waste management regulation, which took effect on March 1, 2012.

However, the implementation of trash sorting in Beijing hasn’t gone well in the past decade, since mere encouragement is not en上海千花坊女神会所

ough for citizens to change their habits, said Hao Zhilan, director of the urban construction and environmental p

rotection committee, at the Beijing’s People Congress meeting at the end of May.

The previous regulations didn’t give specific fines for househ

olds, companies or institutions that fail to sort their garbage properly.

Yuan Yiyu, a 20-year-old sophomore at the University of International Business and Econom

ics in Beijing, said she started to learn garbage classification this month since the implementation of t

rash sorting in Shanghai largely drove her passion to learn waste sorting at college.

“I hope to use the garbage classification knowledge more in the future to help better protect our city’s environment,” she said.

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Through Apple’s App Store, Chinese developers’ prod

ducts have entered the global stage and many of them have become successful cases internationally,” Ge said.

上海千花坊女神会所She cited the global success of short video-sharing app TikTok, also known as Douyin in

China, and the apps developed by China’s Palace Museum, as examples of China’s innovative ability.

TikTok has 75 language versions and is liked by users from over 150 countries and regions, while the 11上海千花坊

apps developed by the Palace Museum have been downloaded by over 5 million users across the world.

“In the future, Apple and Chinese developers will enhance their coo

上海千花坊女神会所peration in the education and technology sectors, and hopefully Apple would contribute more to China’s app economy,” she said.

Before coming to Shanghai, Ge led the US company’s wireless technologies software engineering teams for nine ye

ars. Looking back, she admitted it is challenging to transition from a technical management job to run business in China.上海千花坊

“But I am very grateful to have the opportunity to return to China from the US. We hav

e a wonderful team of around 13,000 employees in China. They offer me great help.”

She has worked closely with Apple’s local R&D team and carrier partners to develop new Chin上海千花坊女神会所

a-specific features for iPhone and iPad, including dual-SIM cards function, QR code support and shor

t messaging service fraud prevention. Apple has also enabled the use of a phone number as an Apple ID.

“We want to offer better localized services. That is what I have been constantly pushing forward and what I like most,” Ge said.

上海千花坊女神会所She also hailed the smooth progress of the construction of Apple’s first China data center in Guiyang,

Guizhou province, adding that the company had received tremendous support from the local government.

“Apple’s recent moves demonstrate it no longer views China as a mere mar

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ector-general of the Information Consumption Alliance, a telecom industry association.

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Since the area features two free trade zones in Shang

anghai and Zhejiang, Bank of China will come up with more offshore FTZ businesses in the near future.

上海千花坊Kong Qingwei, chairman of China Pacific Insurance (Group) Co Ltd, said t

he Yangtze River Delta region is a key driver of the group’s annual income and inno

vative development. Of the insurer’s 126 million customers in China, 30 million live in the region, and account for 80

billion yuan, or 25 percent, of the insurer’s 320 billion yuan in total premiums.上海千花坊品茶微信

As Kong understands, there are plenty of opportunities for insurance companies in the integr

ated development of the Yangtze River Delta region, with transportation as a top priority.上海千花坊

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prehensive transportation network connecting railway, subway, ports and even airports ha

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Elderly care is another sector where insurance companies can find big opportunities, said Ko

ng. In early June, CPIC opened an elderly care community in Hangzhou, and is about to launch a new one in Nanjing.

“The idea is to let the senior citizens in Shanghai enjoy quality elderly

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nghai can thus be given to ambitious young entrepreneurs to set up their own businesses,” he said.

The integration of risk prevention schemes for peasants in the Ya

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Peasants’ income can be largely increased via products such

as cost insurance, yield insurance, income insurance or one-stop insurance service.

上海千花坊品茶微信He Haifeng, director of the Institute of Financial Policy, which is a part of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, said the

integrated development of the delta region presents many latent challenges. So, more efforts should be made to ref

orm finance and tax areas, to reduce fees in various fields, and improve the overall business environment.

sabel Ge Mahe sharpens US tech giant’s focus on the Chinese market with new initiatives

Isabel Ge Mahe, vice-president and managing director of Apple in C

hina, started off her career on the technical management side but graduated to bu

siness administration, leveraging both her aptitude and educational qualifications.

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Li reaffirmed that上海千花坊女神会所ergize the Belt

 and Road Initiat上海千花坊女神会所ive with development strategies of various countrie

s based on market rules and business principles to ensure sustainable cooperation.

Chairmen and CEOs from leading global companies including UPS, Volk

swagen, Rio Tinto, Nokia, Schneider Electric, ABB and ArcelorMittal attended the meeting.

The business leaders said they all remain committed to strengthen

ing cooperation with China, and want to expand cooperation with it in such fields as fina

nce, automotives, digital economy, 5G, innovation, infrastructure and manufacturing.

They said they are committed to promoting global infrastru

cture connectivity, jointly upholding free trade and opposing protectionism.

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Nobel laureate Mo Yan and a dozen winners of the presti

gious Luxun and Maodun literature prizes, including Ge Fei, A Lai and Su Tong, together

with a group of renowned Shanxi writers and poets gathered that week to discuss literary depictions of the countryside.

The village has a literary tradition which dates back to the mid-20th century, when a new Chin

ese modern literary genre shanyaodan, a nickname for a potato that’s popular in North China, emerged.

Authors who follow the shanyaodan school of writing such as Zhao Shuli, Ma Feng and Xi

Rong were all living in the Shanxi countryside, where their work centered around rural life there.

Many of Ma’s works in particular were written in Jiajiazhuang, where he witnessed the changes to the village broug

ht about by the agricultural cooperatives during the 1950s after moving to work in Fenyang.

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This facial recognition app tells one panda from another

Having trouble discerning one furry panda from another? A facial recognition app will make it easy for you.

The app is developed by the China Conservation and Research Center for Giant Pandas

along with researchers in Singapore Nanyang Technological university and Sichuan Normal University.

The image analysis research kicked off in 2017. A database now contains about 120,000 images and 10,000 video clips of giant pandas.

Close to 10,000 panda pictures have been analyzed, marked and annotated.

Using the database, researchers are able to carry out automa

tic facial recognition on panda faces to tell one animal from another, the center said.

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