The US side has conducted a series of negative rheto

ric and actions regarding the Taiwan question, violated the one- China principle and the three China-US joint communiques,” he said. “This has undermined China’s sovereignty and security, sent a seriously wrong message to Taiwan secessionists, and disrupted regional peace and stability,” Shao said, adding that China must, and will be, reunified. “If anyone tries to separate Taiwan from the mainland, the Chinese military will adamantly protect its territorial integrity at all costs,” he said. As for the South China Sea, Shanahan accused China of undermining fr eedom of navigation and overflight in the region, and militarizing the local islands. www.shlfcc.com

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Wu Hongwei, a researcher of China-Russia relation

s at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, said bilateral cooperation plays a prominent role in guaranteeing world peace and security at a time when the global situation is clouded by tensions and turmoil. The two countries share the same position in promoting a more stable and multipolar world, Wu said, adding that they ha ve sent such signals through supporting and coordinating with each other on international occasions. China would rather rely on market-oriented forces to determine the renminbi’s value than defend its currency by di pping into its $3 trillion foreign exchange reserves amid trade disagreements, analysts said. …

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Accelerating the opening up of China’s commodity futu

ures market will help foreign investors optimize their renminbi-denominated asset portfolios as they can inc orporate investment targets of a wider variety, said Wang Tingting, an associate pro fessor of finance with the Central University of Finance and Economics in Beijing. “Moreover, as foreign investors’ trading helps boost liquidity in the domestic market and makes the price changes mor e consistent with international trends, domestic market participants can also better hedge against risks,” he said. Experts also expect China to open up the stock index futures market to foreign invest ors, as they have large exposure in the A-share market …

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The US’ monetary hegemony is itself a big impedim

ment to the reindustrialization process, which could be viewed as a sort of financial Dutch disease-the apparent causal relationsh ip between the increase in the economic development of a specific sector and a decline in other sectors. The more heated the US stock market gets, the more serious the Dutch disease will become. And, ironically, the US leader is k een on strengthening the stock market to showcase his political and economic track record. Besides, the US administration cannot launch large-scale infrastructure construction projects, significantly red uce the trade deficit with China and deny Chinese investors access to its market …

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With its key role in the national economy, the integrated dev

velopment of the region could play a vital part in leading regional growth, the statement said. It noted that the elevation of the integrated development of the Yangtze River Delta t o the status of a national strategy is a major decision adopted by the CPC Central Committee. Authorities in the four provincial areas must enhance their awareness of integrated development and boost their interaction and cooperation, it added. The meeting also decided to start a thematic education campaign of Party member s on the subject of remaining true to the Party’s original aspirations and keeping their mission firmly in …

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As a result, it is paramount to use new technologies and

international cooperation to jointly tackle these natural disaster risks, protect ecological security and achieve sustainable development,” Bai said. The academy will continue to collaborate with foreign partners to create new platform s and mechanisms to improve disaster management and ecological protection, he added. Mami Mizutori, head of the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, said in a video speech that th e scale and reach of the world’s largest infrastructure initiative will impact billions of people and reshape the ph ysical world, and countries should be mindful of these projects’ impact on the environment and inhabitants. “It is encouraging that …

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ime Minister Mahathir Mohamad’s championing of Asian value

the ideal way to govern their countries.Lee and Mahathir maintained that i n Asia, social order and strong governance are keys to a stable and wealthy society. This type of governance succeeded in fostering rapid growth in Singap ore, Malaysia, South Korea and China. Santarita said strong Asian leaders are effe ctive because they serve their constituents and value mutual respect and discipline. Analysts said the Asian emphasis on community and harmony can help resolve some of the world’s most pressing intern ational issues such as territorial disputes, climate change and sustainable economic development. Santarita cited the current dispute over …

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hina to improve online government servicesintegrated

China will speed up building an integrated platform for e-government servi ces to offer easier access to the online services, according to the Ministry of Justice. The building of the integrated platform aims to standardize go vernment services nationwide, according to an official with the ministry. The country will facilitate information sharing among regions and departments at various levels, the official said. A system will be set up to enable enterprises and individuals to evaluate the government services they received, accord ing to the official, who added that efforts will be made to ensure the smooth operation of the integrated …

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Baidu came under fire in 2016 when Wei Zexi, a 21-year

old student from Xidian University in Shaanxi province, died from a rare cancer of the soft tissue. Wei was re searching the disease on Baidu and came across an advertisement for treatments that proved ineffective. After Wei’s death, Baidu announced a sweeping restructuring and optimization of its medical business, especially regardi ng its paid listing practices. It also tightened regulations on medical promotion and enforced clear labeling rul es that differentiate advertisements from credible medical information, according to media reports. However, medical advertising remains one of the key sources of income for Baidu, and some are still trying to exploit …

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Cambodia is working with China to launch our first

 satellite in 2021, so the (Cambodian) government hoped that someone could learn something abo ut spacecraft. But there is no school in Cambodia that teaches such a thing. So here I am,” Chea said. China has signed an agreement with Cambodia to develop, make and launch the Southeastern Asian nation’s first sat ellite in the next few years. The satellite, Techo 1, will be used for communications. Moreno Pena, on the other hand, has 11 years’ experience at the Bolivarian Agency for Space Activities, Venezuela’s sp ace organization, as an electrical engineer and chief of the spacecraft operation unit. This …

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