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 … Read moreMired in Brexit deadlock and forced to delay Britain’s M

he scholars suggested that authorities such as th

 National Health Commission should monitor all gene-editing centers and IVF clinics in China to ensure trials are in line with regulations. A national registry dedicated to clinical trials involving cell technologies should be established to pro mote greater transparency, they said, so that before a trial begins scientists would need to pass an ethics review … Read morehe scholars suggested that authorities such as th

Not only are there missing links on the causality chai

 between long-term structural factors and actual economic performance, it is also unclear how long those factors would take to constrain GDP growth to a part cular level. In fact, 20 years ago, the same long-term factors were used to warn of a possible fall in Chinese GDP growth. Because of the complexity of China’s growth … Read moreNot only are there missing links on the causality chai

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 … Read moreGovernment pledges more red tape cuts of items requiri

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 … Read morehina’s growth a source of hope for allong proclaimi

Medical experts said bills for patients requiring 29

of the 55 rare disease medicines available on the Chinese mainland have been partly or fully covered by the country’s medical insurance system. The average medical bill for rare disease patients is 200,000 yuan ($ 29,700) a year and more than 40 percent of patients have received no medical tre atment due to the high … Read moreMedical experts said bills for patients requiring 29

China’s first aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, and latest nuc

More than 60 countries will send delegations to join multinational naval events marking the anniv ersary, and over 30 countries of them will send major navy leaders to participate, according to Qiu. Nearly 20 foreign vessels of various capabilities, including destroyers, frigates and landing ships, will join Chinese vessels in the naval parade, sh owing … Read moreChina’s first aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, and latest nuc

AI major now available at universitiesigence-powered

Universities in China will welcome the first group o f undergraduate students majoring in artificial intelligence in September. According to a list issued by the Ministry of Education, 35 universities received approval to establish th e four-year undergraduate AI-related majors amid the country’s drive to build a strong AI talent pool. They include many prestigious … Read moreAI major now available at universitiesigence-powered

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mbassy in 2012, it was to avoid answering the sexual allegations against him in Sweden, which had sought his extraditi on for questioning. He also sought refuge because of fears he would ultimately be extradited to the US Swedish prosecutors opened an investigation into Assange af ter two women accused him of sexual offenses during … Read moreWhen he took up residence inside the Ecuadorian Em

be slashed to 13 percent; the rate in the transportation

 construction, and other industries will be lowered from 10 to 9 percent, while the lowest bracket rate will remain unchanged at 6 percent. In order to reduce tax burdens for all industries, the government also adopted supporting measures, such as increased tax deductions for producer and consumer services. Gao Peiyong, vice-president of the Chinese Academy … Read morebe slashed to 13 percent; the rate in the transportation