anagement include controlling the number of climbers, limiting the climbing seas on, setting high requirements and maintaining the high-traffic climbing routes. “Seasonally, since 2017, we have only allowed climbers on Mount Q omolangma in spring due to favorable weather conditions of the northern slope,” Trinley said. “Controlling the number of climbers is another key measure to ensure both mountaineering safety and ecological protection,” he said. In 2019, the north face routes had a total of 362 people, including 142 foreign climbers from 33 countries, 12 domestic climbers and 208 Nepali Sherpa mountaineering guides, the association said. Within the last few years, the overall number ofRead More →

China welcomes the United States’ willingness to develop a stable mi litary-to-military relationship, but will remain steadfast in safeguarding national sove reignty and security, a senior Chinese military official said on Saturday in Singapore. In a keynote speech at the annual Shangri-La Dialogue on Saturday morning, acting US Defen se Secretary Patrick Shanahan said that China and the US can still have a cooperative relati onship. Although competition does exist between the two countries, it does not always mean conflict, he added. Shanahan also noted some “destabilizing activities” in Asia and emphasized the US’s military presence and commitment in the region. He called for moreRead More →

President Xi Jinping’s upcoming visit to Russia reflects close cooperation between China and Russia, which is impo rtant to maintain the stability of the international community amid rising uncertainties, analysts said. Xi will make a state visit to Russia from June 5 to 7 and attend the 23rd St. Petersburg Inter national Economic Forum, Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang announced on Wednesday. The trip is part of the annual exchange of visits between the two countries’ heads of state, after Russian President Vladimir Putin attended the Second Belt and Road For um for International Cooperation in Beijing in April and had talks with Xi onRead More →

nment late last week ordered its tech companies to cut ties with China’s Huawei and put a number of Chinese comp anies on an export blacklist , which makes it almost impossible for listed companies to purchase US-made goods. Gao Feng, ministry spokesman, said China will provide consumers in various countries with quality, reliable and diverse products. The Chinese government is confident it will protect the legitimate rights and interests of Chinese companies, he said Thursday at a news conference. The misuse of the state power by the US to suppress Chinese companies not only seriously undermines the commercial cooper ation between companies on bothRead More →

 company from doing business in the US will not make the US more secure or stronger. “Instead, this will only serve to limit the US to inferior, yet more expensive alternatives, leav ing it lagging behind in 5G deployment and eventually harming the interests of US companies and consumers.” The company said it is ready and willing to engage with the US government to come up with effective measures to ensure product security. In response to the ban on Huawei buying parts from US companies, the company said such a deci sion will “do significant economic harm to the US companies with which Huawei doesRead More →

China’s health authorities are advising people to meditate for five minutes a day with the recent launch of a health knowledge promotion project. The project has been jointly initiated by the disease prevention and cont ol and promotion centers under the National Hea lth Commission, China Health Education Center and All-China Journalists Association. They advise a “5125” healthy living concept, suggesting people meditate f ive minutes every day, do physical exercise for one hour every day, master one sport, join one exercise community, take in at least 12 types of food every day and 25 types of food every week. www.gzbbhk.comRead More →

The MSCI announced Feb 28 to increase the weight of China A shares in the MSCI Indexes by increasing the inclusion factor from 5 per cent to 20 percent in three steps after an extensive global consultation with a large number of inte rnational institutional investors, who provided overwhelming support to this proposal. hina will bolster the integrated development of the Yangtze River Delta with measures to a dvance innovation-driven development and upgrade its industry chains, the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee decided at a meeting on Monday. Xi Jinping, general secretary of the CPC Central Committee, presided over theRead More →

 Canada, and that was when his “flying motorbike” fantasy became more of a reality. Despite his enthusiasm, Zhao’s road to success was by no means smooth. He experienced c ountless failures while trying to make the manned aircraft airborne during 1,559 flight tests. Zhao eve n had to sell his apartment and borrow money from friends in order to continue his project. He named the drone Jindouyun, or “Magic Cloud”, which was a flying cloud used by fictional superhero Monkey King, a character from the Chinese classic Journey to the West. He claims the lithium-battery-powered scooter can spend up to 30 minutes in the air,Read More →

ese government has launched a series of measures to continually reduce burdens for taxpayers, an d the annual plan for 2019 is to cut 2 trillion yuan ($300 billion) in taxes and fees. “Effects have been seen recently. In the first two months, 182.85 billion yuan in taxes and fees were furth er reduced,” Wang said. “The Chinese tax authority will do all it can to achieve the target.” “International tax cooperation is not and has never been easy. But we do need a multilateral approach,” said Vitor Gasp ar, director of the Fiscal Affairs Department at the International Monetary Fund. “BRITACOM has a roleRead More →

The female turtle died after an artificial insemination procedure at the Suzhou Zoo in Jiangsu province on Saturday. Though Chinese and foreign experts confir med that it was healthy before the surgery, the animal went into a coma and never woke up. The operation went well, according to the zoo. The f emale turtle was more than 90 years old and had gone through four such procedures. The experts harvested the turtle’s ovarian tissue and stored it in liquid nitr ogen for future research. They are working on the carcass to determine the cause of death. The turtle came from Changsha Zoo in Hunan provinceRead More →