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According to him, the total industrial output grew at an annual growth rate of 12.1 percen
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The industrial output of 11 emerging sectors including machin
ery, electronics, information and pharmaceuticals exceeded 100 billion yuan last year, he added.上海龙凤1314
With some of the nation’s leading equipment manufacturers based in the province, Hunan has c
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he province’s major goals in near future is to become a strong manufacturing power.
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al of Hunan, had received recognition as national pilot models of intelligent man
ufacturing, the most among all provincial capitals, according to a local government work report.
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domestic product of 3.64 trillion yuan last year, Hunan was ranked as one of the Top 10 regions in terms of GDP.
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dustry predicted its net profit attributable to shareholders in the first half could reach between 6.5 billion yuan a
nd 7 billion yuan, which would be an increase of 92 percent to 107 percent year-on-year.
said the guideline’s emphasis on health promotion and disease prevention, not just disease treatment, will help people stay heal
thy and ultimately reduce medical expenditures, especially those on drugs and disease care.上海龙凤1314
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nt by strengthening the disease prevention sector, especially training a
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atient education and mental healthcare should be covered by medical insurance programs, she added.上海龙凤1314
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gned with the national health agenda. Herbalife Nutrition has been actively
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Wu Xiaobin, president of BeiGene Ltd, a global biotechnology company focusing on molecul
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ed the Chinese government’s concern over people’s health awareness a
nd its determination to increase the affordability and accessibility of medicines for its people.上海龙凤1314
He pointed to cancer as a top disease concern in Chin
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urvival rate higher than 43.3 percent and 46.6 percent by 2022 and 2030, respectively.上海龙凤1314
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na have largely improved, thanks to efforts by the Chinese government,
Wu said, believing Chinese companies will play a more important role in those areas in the future.
cities, includi上海龙凤1314品茶微信ng Kunming, Ningbo, Xiamen and Guiyang, received less than 7,000 visi
ts per kilometer for each day, below the 7,000-visit bottom line required by the National Deve
lopment and Reform Commission, the nation’s top economic planner, as early as 2015.
More global top companies will participate in and expand their exhibition area du
ring the second China International Import Expo, financial news outlet Yicai reported.
The expo, which will be held in Shanghai again this November, will al
so have thousands of companies taking part for the first time, the report said.
“We will expand our display area from 200 square meters to 300 square meters this year, which shows our confidence in the Chi
nese market,” said Eric Rondolat, CEO of Dutch lighting company Signify, formerly known as Philips Lighting.
major platforms for them to learn about the outside world. They also l
ike to use social networking platforms such as Pinduoduo and WeChat, on which they can bu
y products, socialize with friends, learn about the latest fashion trends and make purchases, Yu said.
“For example, Pinduoduo asks consumers to invite friends to join the platform, to help r
educe prices, which can be a good way of obtaining new customers and retaining them,” he said. “C
onsumers also like purchasing activities that can strengthen connections with friends.”
Sun said that because they face less work pressure and shorter commuting time, small-town youths have more free time com
pared with their peers in big cities. They mainly spend this time online or getting together with friends.
Some 88.7 percent of small-town youths surf the internet, 80.6 percen
t hang out with friends, and 60 percent watch movies, according to Sun’s report.
tinations launch such services for Chinese, more will follow suit,” Dai said.
Industry insiders said that the rapid development of internet technology in C
hina and people’s heavy use of online shopping, mobile payment and banking servic
es have allowed e-visa services to take root quickly in the country.
“Such services, which save the time and trouble of sending passpo
rts and paper documents back and forth, suit the young groups, who usually don’t plan for a trip far ahe
ad of time,” said Li Ailing, founder of lvyouquan.com, which provides tourism information to agencies.
Objectivity and impartiality were emphasized in the latest draft revisions to the Judge
s Law and the Procurators Law submitted to China’s top legislature for review on Saturday.
According to the drafts, judges should adjudicate based on facts and t
he law, guided by objectivity and impartiality. Procurators should do the same.
Procurators must strictly ensure that crimes are punished only under the law, and protect hum
an rights. They must prosecute criminals while protecting the innocent from criminal prosecution, the draft revisions say.
Photos have been released of China’s first domestically manufactured aircraft carrier on its recent fifth sea trial.
The trial tested the carrier’s command and control system and battle performa
nce, with the vessel completing tests of its mooring, power, battle and security system.
Unmanned convenience stores, vending machines, mobile payment…thanks to the latest technology, shopping has become even more effortless.
But shopping experience will go further than that: an eye-catching robot in Xi’an, Northwest China’s Shaanxi province, has hit the streets selling drinks and ice creams.
Powered by 4G networking and artificial intelligence, the human-shaped robot, Mr Doer, offe
rs ice creams and drinks on its own. The robot can also recite adapted poems or even dance to attract customers.
The China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda in Wolong National Nature Res
erve in Sichuan province said on Wednesday it had started rebuilding a fence where a visitor had touched a panda cub.
It was making the fence higher so that visitors cannot reach the pandas
and it asked visitors to keep away from the animals. It asked them to refrain from climb
ing over the fence and from feeding or touching the pandas, said Wang Jisi, an information officer at the center.
On April 7, a woman surnamed Han said in social media that she and som
ebody else had managed to touch a panda cub without the consent of the center.
online news service focusing on China’s mobile payment industry, said to Securities Daily he
expects the run-up of cashless payments will maintain for three to five years until it takes up as much sha
re of consumption as possible, as consumers incrementally wade farther into cashless payments.
Data from PBOC revealed banking financial institutions in 2018 conducted 220.31 billion deals in non-cash paym
ents involving 3,768.67 trillion yuan, a rise of 36.94 percent and 0.23 percent year-on-year respectively.
In the same period non-banking payment institutions, mainly referring to third-party online payment service providers, had 530.61 b
illion deals, surging 85.05 percent, and the transaction volume was 208.07 trillion yuan, up 45.23 percent fro
m the previous year. Mobile payment platforms Alipay and WeChat Pay occupy over 90 percent of market share.
By the end of 2018, a total of 424 commercial banks and 115 payment institutio
ns were connected to a unified clearing platform set up by the Payment and Clearing Association of China, PBOC said.