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half of 2019, up from 728.9 million yuan from a year earlier. The compa
ny said the losses are caused by one-off items such as share-based compensation payments.?亚博娱乐官方下载千花网女神会所
Yin Qi, founder and CEO of Megvii, said earlier that “Megvii is dedicated to creating AI innovations that solve soci
?亚博娱乐官方下载千花网etal and industrial challenges. With the help of our investors and customers, we aim to accelerate our development as a tru
sted global leader in AI and the internet of things, empowering humans and enabling industrial progress.”
Andrew Downe, Asia regional head of commodities and global markets at Macquarie Group, which invested in Me?亚博娱乐官方下载千花网女神会所
gvii in its Series D round of financing, said earlier that “Megvii is a global AI technology leader and innovator with cutti
ng-edge technologies, a scalable business model and a proven track record of monetization. We believe the com?亚博娱乐官方下载千花网
mercialization of artificial intelligence is a long-term focus and is of great importance.”
The profits of China’s major industrial firms rose 2.6 percent year-on-
year in July, data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) showed Tuesday.?亚博娱乐官方下载千花网女神会所
This is a drastic rebound compared to the 3.1-percent decline in June.
In the first seven months, the profits of China’s major industrial firms dropped 1.7 percent to 3.5 trillion yuan ($494.03 bi
?亚博娱乐官方下载千花网llion) and the decrease rate was 0.7 percentage points lower than that in the first half year.
Specifically, profits of State-owned industrial firms dropped 8.1 percent from one year earlier to 1.08 billion yuan, whil
e those of private ones gained 7 percent to 884.91 billion yuan year-on-year in the first seven months.?亚博娱乐官方下载千花网
During the period, profits of the mining industry climbed 4.2 percent to 335.44 bill
on yuan, while the manufacturing industry dropped 3.4 percent to 2.88 trillion yuan.?亚博娱乐官方下载千花网女神会所
Profits at 29 of the 41 industrial sectors surveyed rose compared wi
th one year earlier, while 12 sectors saw their profits fall, according to the NBS.
recognition technologies have helped robots enter into
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d officials, company executives and experts on the sidelines of the robotics gathering.
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reading from the industrial sector to healthcare, home services, education and other areas.”
The trend comes as China, the world’s largest market for industrial rob
亚博娱乐官方下载419ots for six consecutive years, sees increasing demand for service robots.
The market size of the country’s robotics sector is expected to hit $8.68 billion this year, accounting for about 30 percent of th
e global robotics market, the Chinese Institute of Electronics forecast in a report. Tha亚博娱乐官方下载419
t figure would mark an average annual growth rate of 20.9 percent from 2014 to 2019.
Specifically, the market for service robots will be valued at $2.2 billion this year and boasts huge growth potential in coming ye
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Qi Ou, founder of ForwardX, a company founded in 2016 that has developed a smart suitcase custom-built to follow its o
wner, said the increasing integration of AI and robotics makes robots smarter, and mo亚博娱乐官方下载419
re efforts are being made to leverage technological progress to enhance people’s lives.
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n implanted with a pair of “eyes” and a “brain” that allow the suitcase to fol
low and predict the path of its owner while avoiding obstacles. It is designed for busy trav
elers who seek a hands-free and stylish travel companion that can make traveling a breeze.
er to the US-led UN Command after the three-year Korean W
ar broke out in 1950. Seoul regained its peacetime command in 1994.亚博娱乐官方下载后花园女神会所
The DPRK lambasted the ROK-US joint military drills as a rehearsal for northward invas
亚博娱乐官方下载后花园ion, test-firing short-range projectiles into the East Sea before and during the drills to protest against it.
During his three-day trip, Biegun was scheduled to meet with senior ROK’s government officials, including Unificat
ion Minister Kim Yeon-chul later in the day and Kim Hyun-chong, a deputy director of the National Security Office (NSO)亚博娱乐官方下载后花园
of the presidential Blue House, on Thursday.People’s Liberation Army medical personnel secure a tourist inj
ured in a Laos bus crash on Monday, one of eight flown from Luang Prabang to Vientiane o
亚博娱乐官方下载后花园女神会所n Tuesday. The PLA was in Laos taking part in Peace Train-2019, a China-Laos joint rescue exerc
The Chinese embassy in Laos and Jiangsu provincial authorities have sent rescue workers to help patients from a bus acc
ident that killed 13 Chinese visitors and injured 31 others in northern Laos on Monday.亚博娱乐官方下载后花园
A tour bus carrying 44 Chinese tourists, most of them senior citizens, skidd
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e tourist town of Luang Prabang, some 180 kilometers north of Vientiane. A tour company
operator said police told him a mechanical failure on the bus may have caused the accident.亚博娱乐官方下载后花园
Two of the tourists were seriously injured. On Tuesday, 8 of the 31 injured tourists were flown to
a hospital in Vientiane under the care of a medical team from the People’s Liberation Army, who wer亚博娱乐官方下载后花园
e in the country for Peace Train-2019, a China-Laos humanitarian and medical joint rescue exercise.
The other injured tourists remained in the hospital or in hotel rooms in Luang Prabang, off亚博娱乐官方下载后花园女神会所
icials said. Two Laotians, a bus driver and an assistant, had minor injuries, they said.
Most of the travelers are from Nanjing, Jiangsu province.The Chinese embassy in Laos and the consulate general in Luang Pra
bang immediately launched an emergency mechanism and fully coordinated
with Lao military police, the local rescue force, Chinese enterprises and volunteers t
o start rescue work,” Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said on Tuesday.
?this important mission” as US President Donald Trump gave him the assignment to resume working-level talks with the DPRK
following the US president’s meeting with top DPRK leader Kim Jong-un in late June.亚博娱乐官方下载夜生活
Kim and Trump held an impromptu meeting at the inter-Korean border village of Panmunjom on June 30, agre
亚博娱乐官方下载夜生活品茶微信eing to restart a working-level dialogue to implement the Singapore agreement, sign
ed by the two leaders during their first-ever summit in Singapore in June last year.
The two leaders met again in late February in the Vietnamese capital of Hanoi, but the second DPRK-U亚博娱乐官方下载夜生活
S summit ended without any agreement. Under the Singapore deal, Kim and Trump agr
eed to the complete denuclearization of and the peace settlement in the peninsula.亚博娱乐官方下载夜生活
Lee, the ROK’s nuclear envoy, told reporters that he had a productive dialogue
with Biegun as they discussed how to rapidly resume talks between Pyongyang an
亚博娱乐官方下载夜生活品茶微信d Washington and make substantive progress in the negotiation for the denuclearization.
He noted that Biegun visited Seoul at a proper time when
efforts were necessary to restart the DPRK-US working-level talks.亚博娱乐官方下载夜生活
Biegun arrived here from Japan Tuesday evening, right after th
e end of the ROK-US joint military exercises.亚博娱乐官方下载夜生活
The combined forces of ROK and the United States st
aged the command post computer-simulated military drills for about two wee亚博娱乐官方下载夜生活品茶微信
ks to verify the ROK’s military’s initial operational capability (IOC) for the transf
er of wartime operational control of the ROK’s troops from Washington to Seoul.
hina’s southern island province of Hainan said it will ban the
sale of gasoline-fueled vehicles by 2030, in a bid to safeguard its environment.亚博娱乐官方下载419论坛
All its vehicles used for sanitation, tourist transport and urban-rural p
亚博娱乐官方下载419论坛assenger transit will be replaced by new energy vehicles by 2025, according to its plan.
Local authorities said they will further improve electric charging
networks in the next three to five years to meet the needs of new energy vehicles.亚博娱乐官方下载419论坛品茶微信
Taiyuan, capital of North China’s Shanxi province, had its gasoline t
axis replaced by electric ones by 2016. Buses in Shenzhen, South China’s Guangdong pro
vince, have been electric since 2017, and its taxis are expected to be electrified as well this year.亚博娱乐官方下载419论坛
The Beijing municipal government is offering subsidies of up to 73,800 yuan ($10,416) per
亚博娱乐官方下载419论坛vehicle if taxi owners will buy electric ones, according to a document released in July.
At a forum in July, BAIC Group Chairman Xu Heyi said all taxis in Beijing will become electric within three years. BA
IC owns Beijing Electric Vehicle Co, which is the largest electric carmaker in the country.亚博娱乐官方下载419论坛品茶微信
A representative at BJEV said that as the subsidies are cut, the number of
private owners may fall somewhat but the proportion of electric vehicles used such as
亚博娱乐官方下载419论坛taxis and ride-hailing vehicles will rise as they are cheaper to use than gasoline ones.
Carmakers have long stepped up their efforts in new energy vehicles. BAI
C and Changan said in 2017 that they will phase out conventional fuel-powered cars by 2025.亚博娱乐官方下载419论坛品茶微信
Volkswagen plans to produce around 11 million electric cars in China by 2028. This is more than half of its global target of 22 million.
?developers have become limited, aiming to prevent too much capital flows into the property market.
Yan Yuejin, director of that Shanghai-based E-house China Research a?亚博娱乐官方下载419
nd Development Institution, added that property developer bellwethers are proac
tively paying off their debts and controlling risks, instead of pursuing aggressive expansion.?亚博娱乐官方下载419品茶微信
He regarded it as a positive sign that the market is on a track of more st
?亚博娱乐官方下载419eady development and predicted the trend will continue in the second half of this year.
Sunac China Holdings Ltd, one of China’s five major property developers, expected the tightenin
g regulation to cause a gradual drop in land prices from the current relatively high level back to a reas?亚博娱乐官方下载419
onable one. It will also further intensify the differentiation and the integration of the real estate industry.
“Sales and home prices will both be impacted, since people will not be hurried to buy a house,” Sunac Chairman S?亚博娱乐官方下载419品茶微信
un Hongbin told the media when announcing the company’s interim results on Thursday in Hong Kong.
Sunac reported net profit of 10.29 billion yuan for the first half of 2019, up 61.7 percent compared with th
?亚博娱乐官方下载419e same period one year earlier. Revenue increased 64.9 percent to 76.84 billion yuan year-on-year.
Sun said the company will continue to strictly control land investment in the seco
nd half so as to decrease the gearing ratio at the end of 2019 and maintain its long-term downward trend.?亚博娱乐官方下载419品茶微信
Sunac replenished its land bank from January to April when the land market was at a momentary low level. After land pri
ces rebounded in May, the company stopped acquiring land through land auctions.?亚博娱乐官方下载419
The developer now owns a total of 213 million square meters, of wh
ich more than 83 percent were located in first-tier and second-tier cities.
?亚博娱乐官方下载419品茶微信The purchase of land in the first half made the company’s gearing ratio go up. The company said control of the gearing ra
tio will be one of the most important tasks for the management board from now on.
Covering 608 hectares, the park is home to 208 different wild animal species, including the yellow-bellie
d weasel and hedgehogs, along with numerous types of birds. Tourists visit the venue throughout the year.亚博娱乐官方下载419
According to the Olympic Park Management Committee, protecting the ecos
亚博娱乐官方下载419女神会所ystem is the top priority, and the park is designed to act as Beijing’s “green lung”－a
n area for leisure and entertainment that meets the increasing demand from local residents for green space.
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in Beijing rose to 67 percent and carbon sequestration－a process by which carb
on dioxide is removed from the atmosphere and held in solid or liquid form－reached 4,763 metric tons per ye
亚博娱乐官方下载419女神会所ar. The park releases 5,208 tons of oxygen annually, according to the management committee.
As dusk falls at the park, young men play basketball on outdoor courts, retirees dance in large grou
ps and families use the walkways to exercise. Lovers often sit along the trails, listening to guitar players.亚博娱乐官方下载419
Since 2014, Zhang Yu, 40, an illustrator at a nature and geographical magazine in Beijing for young readers, has spent more than
亚博娱乐官方下载419女神会所100 nights in the park during summer and autumn, searching with a flashlight for signs of hedgehogs.
He even considered bringing a tent to the park late at night to ensure he had sufficient time to track the creatures.
According to Zhang, untended land in the park provides the perfect hab亚博娱乐官方下载419
itat for hedgehogs, and they usually rest and sleep on the edges of grassy areas.
Wang Zhou, 60, from Beijing, who has been a keen bird watcher since 1996, said, “W
亚博娱乐官方下载419女神会所e are lucky to have Olympic Forest Park as one of the areas to observe birds’ behavior.”
Wang, who worked in finance before retiring, said she used to watch birds to ease the pressure of work.
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enly appeared, I felt a sense of satisfaction and my spirits quickly rose,” she said.
Wang has also watched birds at other parks in Beijing, such as the Old Summer Palace and the Temple of Heaven.亚博娱乐官方下载419女神会所
“Compared with other places, Olympic Forest Park has bushy shrubs an
d untrimmed plants, providing a better environment for wildlife,” she said.
aw an overall 0.6 percent monthly growth and 10.1 percent yearly growth in newly built h
ouse prices,” said Yan Yuejin, director of the Shanghai-based E-house China Research and Development I?亚博娱乐官方下载千花坊女神会所
nstitution. “Both figures indicated a slowing upward trend in house prices, as the ef
?亚博娱乐官方下载千花坊fort to stabilize house prices, market expectations and market order has paid off.”
Yan noted that Pingdingshan in Henan province was the city with the biggest monthly growth
in new property prices in July, as the city’s average price for new housing grew 1.6 percent.?亚博娱乐官方下载千花坊女神会所
“The housing policies were relatively loose in cities such as Pingdingshan,” he said.
“With Pingdingshan topping the list, other smaller cities also saw mild growth in
?亚博娱乐官方下载千花坊house prices. The local government needs to strengthen regulations in these cities.”
For pre-owned property, in July, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Shenzhen all saw a growth in prices respectively by 0.4 pe
rcent, 0.4 percent and 0.7 percent compared to June. The 31 smaller cities saw similar trends as the average price r?亚博娱乐官方下载千花坊女神会所
ose by 0.4 percent month-on-month, up 0.1 percentage point from the month earlier.
Yan said July was the peak season for the housing rental market. As rent?亚博娱乐官方下载千花坊
went up during summer, the prices of pre-owned property tended to go up as well.
“A total of 70 cities saw an average 0.4 percent monthly growth in pre-?亚博娱乐官方下载千花坊女神会所
owned property prices,” Yan said. “But the growth rate was smaller compared t
o the same period last year, thanks to the tightened regulation since May.”?亚博娱乐官方下载千花坊
“The local governments have been aiming to stabilize land prices, house prices and market expectations, implementing a
long-term mechanism for real estate regulation in July to sustain the stable dev?亚博娱乐官方下载千花坊女神会所
elopment of the property market,” said Liu Jianwei, a senior statistician at the NBS.
on improper and illegal patent agents. The campaign will run from April to November during 2019-20.
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s,” Lei Xiaoyun, director of the IP utilization and promotion department at NIPA told Xinhua News Agency.
The campaign aims to strengthen supervision of patent agents, so as to optimize the innovation and business environ亚博娱乐官方下载后花园
ment in the country, she said.
With the application of the campaign, NIPA will ha
ve a diversified supervision system in a bid to promote its supervision efficiency, she added.亚博娱乐官方下载后花园
Tsinghua University, one of the top universities in China, welcom
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tional students from 51 countries and more than 60 students from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan.
Around 20 percent of the new students are from impoverished regions and 10 percent of students are from ethnic m亚博娱乐官方下载后花园
inority groups, according to the university. The youngest student in this year’s fresh
men class is only 15, and eight students celebrated their 18th birthday on their first day at Tsinghua.亚博娱乐官方下载后花园品茶微信
The class of 2019 includes some already famous names, such as Go w
orld champion Ke Jie, who will study at the School of Economics and Management亚博娱乐官方下载后花园
and Yang Chenyu, who has achieved the highest score nationwide at this year’s nation
al college entrance exam, or gaokao. He got 730 out of a possible 750 at this year’s exam in June.亚博娱乐官方下载后花园品茶微信
The university has also added more than 3,000 signs, posters and pamphlets in both Chin
ese and English to help international students better fit in.hinese and foreign
undergraduate students register at Tsinghua University Comprehensive Gymnasium on Aug
oor residents out of poverty, with an annual average of 13.73 milli
on people casting off poverty, more than the entire population of Greece.亚博娱乐官方下载龙凤419品茶微信
— The country still had 16.6 million rural people living below the national poverty line at the end
of 2018, with more than half of them living in the country’s less-developed western region.亚博娱乐官方下载龙凤419
— In 2018, the annual per capita disposable income of rural res
idents in poverty-hit regions stood at 10,371 yuan (about $1,475), double its 2012 level.
亚博娱乐官方下载龙凤419品茶微信 Continued income growth boosted consumption, with the per capita rural consump
tion in poor areas reaching 8,956 yuan last year, representing an average annual increase of 11.4 percent.
— China also offered experience and assistance to other countrie亚博娱乐官方下载龙凤419
s in their poverty-reduction efforts. By the end of October 2015, the country had provided 400 bil
lion yuan of assistance to 166 countries and international organizations, dispatched over 600,000 assistan
亚博娱乐官方下载龙凤419ce personnel and offered medical assistance to 69 countries, according to the National Bureau of Statistics.
Shanghai will promote the development of regional headquar
ters of multinational corporations in the municipality, local authorities said Tuesday.亚博娱乐官方下载龙凤419品茶微信
“Shanghai is home to more than 700 regional headquarters o
f multinational corporations, and it has long been the city with the most regional headquarters and
亚博娱乐官方下载龙凤419foreign-funded research and development (R&D) centers of such enterprises in the Chinese mainland,” s
aid Yang Chao, deputy director of Shanghai Municipal Committee of Commerce.
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atch the asset-light strategy of the companies. We hope to attract more regional headquarters to settle in
the city and to expand their functions as well as speed up upgrading via the new policies,” said Yang.亚博娱乐官方下载龙凤419
The requirement for the total assets of parent companies of regional he
adquarters has been adjusted to 200 million U.S. dollars, according to the policies.