But since challenges co-exist with opportunities, Chin

  should maintain regular communication with its EU partners, seek mutual benefits and use innovative mechanisms to realize better cooperation.   Tian Dewen, deputy director general of the Institute of European Studies of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences   Sino-EU cooperation has great potential   As one of the world’s three largest economies and a strong driving force of multilateralism, the EU is an important cooperation partner of China in fields such as free trade, international issues and global governance.   Xi’s visit to the three EU member states shows a great potential for China-EU coope ration is still to be tapped. The EU’s wish …

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But China should realize that some EU countries have

 become increasingly cautious about deepening cooperation with China because of its rapid developm ent; in fact, a few EU countries have decided to implement tougher measures for foreign trade. The European Commission even put forward a 10-point policy package on China on March 11, which the European Council discussed on March 21. But the fact that the Commission sees China as a “cooperation partner”, “negotiating partner”, “eco nomic competitor” as well as a “systemic rival” means it wants to build on the partnership of strategic cooperation with China. The EU’s attempt to coordinate the concerns of its different members and …

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Huawei’s rotating head addresses UK security concerns

Huawei’s rotating Chairman Guo Ping addressed UK’s securit y concerns after the Chinese telecommunications company was criticized in a report on Thursday. Huawei’s performance in the past 30 years has proven it has the best security record in the industry, Guo said at a press conference in Beijing on Friday. The results from authorized professional test and evaluation companies in the US, UK and Finland show 9 out of 12 profes sional capabilities of Huawei’s products have reached the top level and the other three are above average. Huawei accepted the strictest and toughest tests from UK’s monitoring institution and …

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Since 2015, more than 100 foreign experts and students

 from countries involved in the BRI have visited Hainan annually to study agricultural technology, including Nanf an’s breeding program, which is “playing the role of Silicon Valley for the country’s seed industry”, Wang said. Hainan’s climate and biological resources have made Nanfan an important nation al center of seed propagation. Every winter, more than 7,000 domestic agricultural scientists and workers are busy at the Nanfan centers. More than 70 percent of the country’s 7,000 crop varieties have been culti vated in the tropical island province, which is building a global resources center, National Business Daily reported. “With good stress resistance …

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onfidence to tackle technology challenges risings better

Chinese business leaders are more confident and prepared in addressing the challenges brought by new technologies than those in many other countries, said Cindy Hook, CEO of Deloitte Asia-Pacific, a global consultancy firm, on Thursday. While many business leaders in the rest of the world take a protective approach to using technologies, Ch ina’s leaders would like to “disrupt their sectors” and facilitate real changes, Hook said on the sidelines of the Boao Forum for Asia. “Chinese enterprises are looking at the technologies available-whet her it’s artificial intelligence, big data or the like-to actually come up with whole-new busi ness …

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hina urges UK to stop interfering in Hong Kong’s affairs

China on Thursday urged the United Kingdom to respect China’s sovereignty and stop interfering in Hong Kong’s affairs. Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang made the remarks after the UK government released its latest six-monthly report on Hong Kong. “We urge the UK to face the reality that Hong Kong has returned to China for 22 years, respect China’s s overeignty, stop releasing relevant reports, and stop interfering in Hong Kong’s affairs,” Geng said at a press briefing. It is undeniable that the “one country, two systems” practice has achieved widely-acknowledged success, he said. “Hong Kong’s affairs have been entirely China’s …

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Liu, the spokesman, said the ministry dispatched a team co

nsisting of 49 experts from institutes affiliated with the ministry and universities , including Tsinghua University, to the site to help with the environmental aftermath from the explosion. He also said the team has cut off the access of three rivers to Guanhe River, which empties into the sea, to prevent the pollution from spreading. The three rivers inside the chemical industry park wer e found contaminated soon after the blast. On Wednesday, an excessive amount of pollutants was still de tected in two water bodies in the chemical park — the Xinfeng River and Xinnong River. According to the …

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After a two-hour hearing on Wednesday, the top court up

held the original ruling, and said the two companies should stop their infringement immediately. The Shanghai IP Court will further calculate the exact amou nt of compensation that the two Chinese companies should pay to Valeo, accor ding to the verdict. During the first trial, Valeo had requested compensation of 6 million yuan ($893,000). Wednesday’s trial is of great significance as it shows China’s growing efforts in protecting IPR, the top court said in a release. “It shows the country’s strong determination in fighting infringement, and intensif ied judicial protection for IPR and innovation-driven development,” said Ma Yide, an intel …

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Ground Force tests proficiency of top officersts exam will imp

More than 200 major generals of the People’s Liberation Army Ground Force simultaneously took part in a recent examin ation held across the nation, marking the Ground Force’s first large-scale test of its high-ranking commanders. The examination was arranged by the Ground Force headquarters and was held earlier this month in seven loca tions – Beijing, Fuzhou, Nanning, Lanzhou, Jinan, Urumqi and Lhasa. The largest test site was at the Ground Force Acade my of Armored Forces in Beijing with 52 examinees, according to a statement from the Ground Force. Experts from PLA National Defense University and inspecto rs from …

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Xie Zenggang, commander of the 83rd Group Army who t

 took the examination, was quoted by China National Radio as saying that it had broade ned his horizons and enabled him to gain a higher strategic perspective that can be used in planning future operations. “It also reminded me of the necessity that as a commander, I not only need to take into consideration joint o perations by various services in the PLA but also to think about joint campaigns with foreign militaries,” he said. In June, the Ground Force organized a test for commanders of its 13 group armies – its la rgest combat units. Since the start of …

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