logy and innovation, he said, adding that Brazil welc

Mourao expressed gratitude for China’s support for Brazil’s hosting of the meeting of BRICS leaders. Brazil would like to enhance coordination with China under multilateral frameworks including BR ICS, the WTO and the G20 to maintain multilateralism and the global trading system. Beijing on Friday slammed some politicians in Washington for fabricating rumors and stirring u p ideological opposition by linking Chinese technology company Huawei with the Chinese government. Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang made the remarks after Unit ed States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thur sday that Huawei is deeply tied not only to the Chinese …

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iners developing a taste for table-for-one tren

A growing number of people are eating alone, whether at home or in restaurants, and overturning traditional etiquette. Zhang Yangfei reports. In China, food has always played a major role in promoting social cohesion. Communal eating is not on ly familybased and deeply rooted in the nation’s cultural heritage, but is also regarded as an indicator of society’s health and stability. Given that background, it is little wonder that eating alone, publicly or privately, has long been considered taboo. However, in recent years things have started to change as a r esult of demographic shifts and the growing influence of …

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In Shanghai, Mi Jia Kao Cai Fan, a restaurant that serves a tra

 traditional local cuisine-rice with salted pork and greens, the Cai Fan in the name-has ga ined a good reputation for its traditional flavors and its striking interior design. Instead of rows of tables that can seat four or more people, the restaurant has just one long table divided into individual booths by boards. When seated, diners face a small curtain-covered window, wh ere the food is served anonymously. Each booth contains coat hangers and charging sockets. “I wanted to let our customers know that a single person also needs to eat well, so I designed things this wa y to …

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Gas leak in cargo ship kills 8 in East China

Eight people died after carbon dioxide leaked in a cargo ship at Longyan Port in East China’s Shandong province Saturday afternoon. Local authorities of the city of Rongcheng said the accident hap pened around 4 pm in a Fujian-registered ship. The cause is under investigation. talian soccer wizard Marcello Lippi has returned as head coach of China’s national soccer team. But wi ll the magic come with him? Will he bring what’s needed to take Team China into the 2022 World Cup? The challenge is daunting. The Chinese Football Association’s announcement on Friday provided no details of Li ppi’s contract. …

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He cautioned that the government should have a clear

outlook on the long-term and complex characteristics of all unfavor able factors both at home and abroad, and should prepare for all possible difficulties. The most important thing for China is to focus on its own issues, X i said, adding that joint efforts are needed to push forward reform and development. Xi required governments in the central region to promote the high-quality development o f the manufacturing sector and speed up the application of digital, internet and intelligent technologies in all areas. More efforts are needed to promote independent innovation capabilities in key are as, speed up developing core …

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Ministry: Foreign firms won’t disregard own interests

Enterprises in any country will not disregard their own interests and blindly follow other cou ntries’ “political command”, Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said on Thursday, after comp anies confirmed cooperation with Chinese telecommunications equipment maker Huawei will continue. Panasonic made a “solemn statement” on Thursday that it is supplying Huawei normally, rebukin g reports that it will cut parts of the component supply. British Telecom, parent group of telecom oper ator EE, said on Wednesday Huawei will continue to supply their 5G radio network infrastructure, Xinhua reported. China hopes that the US can take a serious attitude about going …

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tariffs by the US on solar imports, as well as the country’s anti

dumping and anti-subsidy measures, have largely reduced China’s export to the country. Photovoltaic modules export to India also slumped 24.4 percent to 1.81 GW in the first quarter, as the Indian government ordere d that all photovoltaic modules for government and central public utilities projects should be 100 percent India-made. China’s top five photovoltaic modules exporters in value in the first quarter were Jinko Solar, J A Solar, Trina Solar, Canadian Solar, and Longi, taking up 12.8, 8.6, 8.3, 7.4, and 6.7 percent, resp ectively, of total export value. Export volume of the top 12 exporters took up 65 percent …

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numbers exceed the “national line” ofpercent in the first qu

Of China’s 31 provinces, municipalities and autonomous regions that h ave released their GDP figures for the first quarter, South China’s Guangdong pro vince takes the top spot with 2.39 trillion yuan ($345.94 billion), The Paper reported. Besides Guangdong, four other provinces exceeded the one trillion yuan mark: Jiangsu (2.29 trillion yuan), Shandong (2.02 trillion yuan), Zhejiang (1.31 trillion yuan), and Henan (1.16 trillion yuan). A total of 13 regions witnessed their GDP top more than 700 billion yuan in the first quar ter, among which seven came from the eastern region, four from central area and one from western. …

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Central Committee decided to launch a campaign on th

he subject of remaining true to the Party’s original aspirations and keeping its mission firmly in mind. On Monday afternoon, Xi also visited the home of Sun Guanfa, a 71-year-old veter an who is also a descendant of a Red Army martyr, at Tantou village, Zishan township. Hearing that Sun’s family members had no difficulties in employment and education, Xi said as long as the people follow th e Party’s leadership, China will definitely achieve great rejuvenation and the people will enjoy a better life. “The Communist Party is dedicated to making the people happy, and the CPC Central Committee …

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hina’s ‘big three’ State-run airlines ask Boeing for compen

Air China, the country’s leading carrier, has formally requested compensation from Boeing Co for th e grounding of its 15 737 MAX aircraft and delayed deliveries of future planes, the company said Wednesday. China Southern Airlines, another of China’s “big three” State-run carriers, has also officially asked the US aircraft-maker for compensation involving its 24 gro unded MAX aircraft and postponed deliveries of such planes, CCTV reported the same day. Shanghai-based China Eastern Airlines had already sought compensa tion from Boeing for incurring considerable losses after the grounding of the 737 MAX aircr aft following two major crashes, according to …

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