State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi (center), Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono (right) and Republic of Korea Foreign
上海乌托邦Minister Kang Kyung-wha attend a ceremony marking the launch of a picture album featuring the three c
ountries after the ninth meeting of the countries’ foreign ministers on Wednesday in Beijing.
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e, making their cooperation the cornerstone of Northeast Asia’s prosperity and stability.
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Yi, Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono and ROK Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha du
ring the ninth meeting of the three countries’ foreign ministers in Beijing on Wednesday.
They also agreed to maintain bilateral ties and actively promote tril上海乌托邦
ateral cooperation, and speed up negotiations on the Regional Comprehensive Econ
omic Partnership and the China-Japan-ROK free trade agreement, to jointly safeguard free trade.
上海乌托邦”China will continue to resolutely promote all-around openin
g-up, … which will absolutely bring new opportunities for the development of the ROK and Japan a
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According to Wang, they also agreed on the necessity of strengthen
ing communication and coordination on macroeconomic policy among the three cou上海乌托邦
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“We believe that, as important manufacturing and innovation countries, China, Japan and the上海乌托邦
ROK should strengthen cooperation in such areas as big d
ata, artificial intelligence and 5G,” Wang said, adding that China’s initiative to make 2020 the China
-Japan-ROK innovation cooperation year was positively responded to by the other two sides.
Chinese on-demand video streaming platform iQiyi Inc reported a 15 percent year-on-year increase in revenu
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Unaudited results show the company’s second-quarter revenue reached 7.1 billion yuan ($1 billion). The report also n
oted iQiyi’s net loss expanded to 2.3 billion yuan from 2.1 billion during the same period in 2018.上海乌托邦
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cent year-over-year, driven by our strong content slate during the quarter. As our IP-centered diversification strateg上海乌托邦女神会所
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etization. We believe our long-term growth landscape remains intact, and we will conti上海乌托邦
nue to invest in our original content and technology which serve as the dual engines to drive future growth.”
Online advertising service revenue was 2.2 billion yuan in the second quarter, down 16 percent ye上海乌托邦女神会所
ar-on-year mainly due to the challenging macroeconomic environment in China, content launch dela
ys and slower-than-expected recovery of its in-feed advertising, the company explained.
Former CE calls for swift punishment of rioters to protect city’s image, business status
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Leung made the remarks after anti-government radical protesters held and assaulte
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ng Kong must bear upon them. So that what happened at the airport in the past two days will not repeat itself.”
implemented 53 projects to improve expressway service areas, upgraded service facilities a
上海乌托邦Launched by the China Commission of Promo the Undertakings of Chinese Disabled Pers
ons earlier this year, the program has seen 2,000 installations completed in a number of provinces including Jiangsu, Yu
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t 16 stations on national and provincial highways, and added 1,118 tourist signs, the department said.
Xinjiang has invested 10.5 billion yuan ($1.52 billion) in highway construction in the first five months of this year. The region pla 上海乌托邦
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A reported chlorine leak in a swimming club in Beijing sent dozens to hospital on Friday.
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Older residential buildings make life tough for those with limited mobility
上海乌托邦China plans to install more than 20,000 elevators by the end of this year to promote accessibility for the disabled and s
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The program came as the country marks the seventh anniversary of a landmark regulation introduced by the central
government to boost physical accessibility in new facilities and buildings.
across a wide range of fintech businesses, including banking, insurance, wealth management and payme
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entum given the shortage of skills and the overwhelming demand for experienced professionals.
上海乌托邦”For those already in the fintech industry, China offers great potent
ial. And for those in banking and financial services – or with relevant technology skill
s – now is a good time to consider what your career could be in the fintech industry,” Lance said.上海乌托邦品茶微信
According to Hays, large-scale commercial banks are accelerating the establishment of fintech subsidiaries across
上海乌托邦the country. It said the roles in demand in the banking sector include data security, data scientists, user experi
ence and user interface engineers, and full stack developers for mobile and web applications.
“Fintech offers career opportunities to people with experience in almost every area of ba上海乌托邦品茶微信
nking and financial services, as well as experts in artificial intelligence, biometrics, cloud and big data,” Lance said.
上海乌托邦Global fintech funding rose to $111.8 billion in 2018, up 120 percent from $50.8 billion in 2017, fueled by mega mergers
and acquisitions and buyout deals, according to a report from global auditing and consulting firm KPMG.
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e said. “Fintech also provides opportunities for those in related technology fields.”
上海乌托邦There is high demand from fintech startups for high-caliber talents with expertise in digita
l payment systems, digital asset management, blockchain and cryptocurrency, said the 2019 Hays Asia
Salary Guide. Hays expected qualified fintech candidates to command higher salaries in 2019.上海乌托邦品茶微信
Fintech is already a fast-growing industry in China. Statistics from Beijing-ba
上海乌托邦sed market consultancy Analysys showed the market scale of China’s fintech industry rea
ched 115 trillion yuan ($16.7 trillion) in 2018.This figure is expected to surpass 157 trillion yuan in 2020.
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bition are the unmanned 57 mm auto-cannon module AU-220M for land and naval platforms, POST-ZM signals intelligence station, Sosna missile system o
上海乌托邦n the tracked BMP-3 chassis, Typhoon-K armored vehicle with Kornet-EM ATGM, military robot system Paladin, new 125 mm
tank ammunition, Korsar UAV and new firearms, including several modifications of the Udav pistol.
“Russia confidently continues to occupy second place in the world by the volume of arms exports,” Chemezov told China Daily. 上海乌托邦女神会所
In 2018, Russian delivered $13.7 billion of arms exports, and garnered $50 billion of export contracts, according to Rosoboronexport, Russia’s defense product export company. Some of these n
umbers were achieved via active marketing through such platforms as the Army Forum, according to Chemezov.
上海乌托邦At the forum, Russia also demonstrated its most advanced Korsar short-range reconnaissance drone f
or the first time. It has a maximum takeoff weight of 200 kilograms and a flight range of 120 km. Th
e Korsar can develop a speed of 120-150 km/h at an altitude of up to 5,100 meters. Its flight duration is 10 hours.
Russia’s Krylov State Scientific Center displays at the Army-2019 a new concept of an aircraft carrier that will outshine the 上海乌托邦女神会所
United Kingdom’s Queen Elizabeth ship by its operational characteristics, Tass News Agency reported.
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ure of the version offered to the navy,” said Center Scientific Head Valery Polovinkin. 上海乌托邦女神会所
The aircraft carrier conceptual project is considered as an alternative to the c
urrent plans of designing a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier from 2023, he said. 上海乌托邦女神会所
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spect in a drug-t上海乌托邦女神会所rafficking ring, was accused of organizing the gang’s members to traffic more than 100 kil
ograms of heroin into China, said Yan Qiwei, head of the narcotics control department in Guangxi.
Vietnamese police uncovered a major cross-border drug-trafficking case in February last yea
r, and seized 100.8 kg of heroin, which the suspects were planning to traffic into China from Laos via a b
order crossing in Vietnam. Khoi escaped to China, Yan said, but was detained in Huizhou, Guangdong, in October.
In order to curb drug smuggling from the Golden Triangle, China has tightened manageme
nt in border areas and strengthened law enforcement cooperation with Laos, Myanmar and Th
ailand on intelligence sharing and the control of chemicals used in the production of drugs.
attract the young consumer group. In late May, Qunar teamed up with 33 domestic and foreign carriers, including Air China, Chi
na Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Hainan Airlines, United Airlines and All Nippon Airways, to l
aunch discounted prices for students on more than 3,000 routes, along with the concept of student flight tickets.
Students who have registered successfully with their identific
tion documents on the platform will be able to book cheaper tickets. For instance, a one-way
flight ticket from Guangzhou to Beijing can be as cheap as 460 yuan ($66.7), which is about half of the price tag – 8
62 yuan – for a second-class seat on a high-speed train. Qunar said such low-price flight tickets compared with high-spee
d trains may change the travel habits of college students and create user stickiness.