Asia and Pacific Department Deputy Director Kenneth Kang, summarized that “China can play an important role and wou
fit from further opening up and other structural reforms that enhance competition.” The previously issued policy is sufficient to stabilize growth by 2020, desp
ite the re
cent US tariff hike, according to the fund’s report. “No additional policy ea sing is needed, provided there are no further increases in tariffs or a significant slowdown in growth.”
Only if th
e trade tensions further escalate and threatChina’s Dragon Boat Fes tival, or Duanwu, is just around the corner. Also called the Double Fifth Festival, the hol
iday, which falls on June 7 this year, is celebrate
d on the fifth day of the fifth month of the lunar calendar.en economic and financial stability, additional policy easing, such as fiscal expansion, could be used to stabilize the economy, it said.
China officially launched the “no-waste city” pilot program in 16 area
s on Monday as it steps up efforts to recycle its
increasing waste stockpile. The pilot program covers the entirety of 11 cities, including Shenzhen, Guangdong pr
and Weihai, Shandong province, and sections of the other five cities. The central government has made arrangements to offer support to
the pilot areas in policy, technology and funding, s
aid Zhuang Guotai, vice-mi nister of ecology and environment, at the launch ceremony in Shenzhen on Monday.
He said an expert committee has been establishe
d to guide the pilot program and evaluate progress, and seven groups have been put in place to offer technical support.
in fact a type of aluminum alloy that can be used to imitate the shape
of traditional Chinese architecture at a low cost
. It is an example of how modern technology is app lied at the exhibition,” Li Liang, a designer of the pavilion, was quoted by Beijing Daily as saying.
g rainwater collection devices on the roofs and tanks beneath the pavilio n, a mini ecological circulation has been created by gathering rainwater to irrigate the terraced fields.
nyan, who came with her family from Jiangxi province for a visit, said that although she didn’t know much about design, she felt the building was “very cool”.
“We saw its shiny roof upon entry to the park and we were immediately attracted,” said the 33-year-old. “The Ch
ion is not only beautiful outside, but also inside. My mother is very happy to see flowers from so many pro vinces and regions of the country, and all are well-trimmed and placed in the pavilion’s exhibition halls.”
favorite city to work and live in for the sixth year in a row, followed by Beijing, Hefei, Hangzhou, Shenzhen, S
Qingdao, Tianjin, Xi’an and Wuhan. The campaign also looked at cities with the most potential to attract expats, naming X
iamen, Nanjing, Urumqi, Guangzhou, Xuzhou
, Haikou, Kunming, Jinan, Dalian and Chengdu. In recent years, China has implemented a work permit system for foreigners to come to Chi
na and a visa system for expats. This has promote
d the government affairs, policies, work and living environment of Chinese cities, allowing more expats to live and work better in China.
ey has been conducted for nine years, starting in 2010. The A mazing China 2018 poll took place from November to December. Results were anal
yzed from 239 signed votes from top expert panels, 2,815 votes from foreign experts, and 94,849 votes from internet users.
A special 3D printer worked next to a display cabinet filled with a variety of imitations of bo
dy parts at a funeral parlour in Guangzho
u, capital of southern China’s Guangdong province. The city’s funeral service center is trying to introduce the new technology to help restore remains damaged in accidents.
nt the deceased to leave with dignity,” said Yu Jiaqi (pseudonym), an embalming expert at the funeral parlor. Previously, the restoration was carried out manually, using plasticine, plaster and clay. A facial repair usually took 15 to 30 days.
Yu said n
ot only the long wait but the sometimes barely satisfactory restoration prolonged the pain for family and loved ones. “The materials can easily deform. We have been looking for better ways to restore the original form of the deceased,” she said.
n, deputy head of the funeral service center, said 3D printing only takes 10 da ys for a much more lifelike and accurate face, and the texture is stronger and feels more like real skin.