p,” Cyrus Habib, lieutenant governor of Washington, said in an interview with China Daily as he w
as attending the Fifth China-US Governors Forum in Lexington, Kentucky, last week.
China is the state of Washington’s top trading partner, with more than 20 percent of the s
tate’s exports going to China, and around 30 percent of its imports came from China in 2018, according to the US Census Bureau.
“It’s truly something that touches every part of our state,” said Habib. “And that went from the information comm
unication technology sector and manufacturing sector all the way to the agricultural industry and tourism.”
One of the most valuable companies in Washington, and the United States, Mic
rosoft, has a long and deep relationship with China that has led to both business be
More domestic airlines are launching new flights connecting less-densely populated small
er Chinese cities, and those areas are seeing me growth in air traffic than major cities.
Last year, the airports of Quanzhou in Fujian province, Nantong, Changzhou and Xuzhou in Jiangsu province, Jieyang in G
uangdong province and Yichang in Hubei province saw their annual passenger throughput reach 2.5 million, a jum
p of more than 30 percent year-on-year, according to data from the Civil Aviation Administration of China.
In 2018, passenger throughput growth of major cities’ airports was less than 10 percent year-on-year, while the growth rates
of a number of third – and fourth-tier cities’ airports were higher than 20 percent, the data showed.
“It’s key for carriers to seize good flight times. Many domestic ai
rlines would like to launch flights to major cities like Shanghai, Nanjing and Hangzhou, but
wide variety of choices including beef noodles, braised pork rice, du
mplings, hamburgers, pizza, spaghetti, fast food, desserts, beverages and ice cream.
To deal with an overwhelming number of tourists, some fas
t food restaurants have cut customer wait times to less than one minute.
A total of 25 restrooms and a number of baby care rooms have been b
uilt at the site, dotted around gates and major exhibition halls. Nursing rooms come equi
pped with baby chairs and breastfeeding stations as well as sofas and hand-washing sinks.
In addition, tourists could rent wheelchairs and baby carriages with their ID cards and a certain amount of deposit.
What’s more, 30 volunteer service booths and nearly 100 informati
on desks have been set up to answer tourists’ questions and guide them to tour the event.
new evaluation system, which will be released by the ministries of
water resources and education, the minister said. A number of universities will be desig
nated along with the participation of private capital, which is expected to get the public involved, he added.
Ma Jun, director of the Institute of Public& Environment
al Affairs, said that the plan is expected to accelerate water conservation.
“The disparity in water resources among different provincial regions means we have to
save more water for a sustainable development for the years to come, even centuries,” Ma said.
“In industrial and agricultural production, more technolo
na’s urbanization process, as now only 11 percent of towns can process waste water.”
set in Shanghai in the 1930s starring Chow Yunfat, has so far been the most time-consuming restoration work, but Jiang says it’s worth it.
“George Lucas spent many years restoring old Star Wars films he made himself,” Jiang says
. “It’s almost like a remake. We’re also looking to create a classic Chinese production, which needs just as much of our energy.”
Speaking of the future, Pei says there is no end to their work. “People get u
sed to watching TV productions shot in 4K resolution today. However, once 8K be
comes common, viewers might consider 4K shows ‘unwatchable’ again. Today’s work will still need restoration one day.”
lobal creator community giant WeWork officially launched its startup services platform, WeWork Lab
s, in China on April 11 in its bid to expand its presence in the burgeoning innovation and entrepreneurship market.
A pilot of the program was launched in Shanghai in 2018, with three locations serving 46 members.
It involves Tsinghua University, Peking University and Aliyun, where there will be exchange programs, through which busine
ss professionals will be trained and Chinese firms will be helped to expand at home and overseas.
she said. As a fan of music, Tsering was once a singer in a bar and released two singles in Tibetan.
In 2017, she went on a popular talent show called Sing! China and became a sensation in the music industry thanks to her un
ique style of music. Before Tsering, there were no other Tibetan contestants on the show, she said.
“People thought Tibetan singers were all about ethnic music, but I wanted to break that stereotype,” she said.
Liu Hua, with Qinghai’s Ethnic and Religious Affairs Committee, said China’s favorable eth
nic policies not only brought quality education to students in ethnic areas but also changed their lives.
“These graduates are using their wide range of knowledge and ima
ges to influence people around them and generations to come,” Liu said.
lack of skilled workers and the poor educational foundation in the Tibet autonomous region, the government decide
d to offer classes to Tibetan children. In 1985, the first batch of them went inland to study. Since then, an incr
easing number have pursued studies in more developed areas in China.Tsering Lhakyi, born in the 1990s, was ra