Xi urges reform to prioritize solving practical issues

Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, called for efforts to make reform focus on solving practical issues on Thursday.

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    Wang Xing, chairman and CEO of Meituan-Dianping, and Qiu Xuexue, one of the company's delivery workers, strike a gong at the company's listing ceremony in Hong Kong on Thursday.

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    "Don't do this to us, they're hurting us," Thomas Sargent, the 2011 Nobel Prize winner in economics, said at the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road Forum, amid the ongoing China-US trade war.

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    China sees institutional barriers restricting consumption expansion and upgrading, and some key market developments could not meet diversified consumer demand, Xinhua reported citing a guideline released by the State Council recently.

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    The Hong Kong section has 26 km of underground tunnels, and high-speed trains will cover the distance between the West Kowloon Station and Shenzhen's Futian Station in only 14 minutes.

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    Shanghai, as one of the birthplaces of China's chip industry, is stepping up efforts in independent innovation and research to develop AI chips, said Shi Guanghui, vice-mayor of the city.

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    Every year, thousands of Indians and Nepalese make pilgrimages to Mount Kailash, in the Tibet autonomous region."The locals consider it a glorious job, as every trip they get to walk around the mountain, making their own pilgrimage.

  • Noodle maker's revamp is a recipe for success

    Noodle maker's revamp is a recipe for success

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    Mo Huanjing, a nanny who set a fire causing the death of a mother and three children, was executed Friday morning, according to the People's Procuratorate of Zhejiang.

  • Young buyers cuddle up to designer toys

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    At 5 am on Sept 7, Kong Xiaoyu, together with hundreds of other young people, formed a long line that snaked from the street to an underground exhibition hall-four hours before the Beijing Toy Show was due to open.

  • Algae and grapes are China's new weapons against desertification

    Algae and grapes are China's new weapons against desertification

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    After successfully cultivating grapes in the desert, China is combating desertification by adopting advanced scientific methods to boost sustainable farming in the region, a senior official maintained.

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    A new lip balm brand jointly produced by Maxam and White Rabbit was sold out within 2 minutes after officially going on sale online at 10 am on September 20, 2018, reports Chinanews.com on Thursday.

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    Chinese military using domestic software to prevent espionage

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    The Chinese military is requiring its personnel to install monitoring software that helps analyze their social media patterns and tests their political sensibilities, a move the software developer said helps soldiers to use internet in a more rational way.

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    Shanghai eyes chip potential

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    Shanghai, as one of the birthplaces of China's chip industry, is stepping up efforts in independent innovation and research to develop AI chips, said Shi Guanghui, vice-mayor of the city.

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    A recent study by Chinese scientists for the first time revealed the safest random numbers in the world, which cannot be detected or hacked even by the most advanced computers and has a broad application in areas such as cryptography.

  • Quitting junk food produces similar withdrawal symptoms as drug addiction: study

    Quitting junk food produces similar withdrawal symptoms as drug addiction: study

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    Quitting junk food is producing similar withdrawal-type symptoms suffered by addicts when they attempt to quit using drugs, a new U.S.UM researchers did not focus on the method used to change their eating behavior, such as participants quitting "cold turkey" or gradually phasing out junk food.

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    Sep 21,2018

    For small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to use digital technologies for internationalization, they must be connected to ICT (information and communication technology) and transport infrastructure, the head of the International Trade Centre (ITC) said on Thursday,"Most of the potential benefits of changes in the ecosystem will be inaccessible if SMEs are not connected to physical and digital infrastructure," says the report.

  • Scientists identify earliest known animal 558 mln years ago

    Scientists identify earliest known animal 558 mln years ago

    Sep 21,2018

    A study published on Thursday in the journal Science revealed the earliest confirmed animal in the geological record that lived 558 million years ago.Dickinsonia fossils hold the key between the old world dominated by bacteria and the world of large animals that emerged 540 million years ago during the "Cambrian explosion."

  • This history of Mid-Autumn Festival: what you should know

    This history of Mid-Autumn Festival: what you should know

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    As one of the most important traditional Chinese festivals, the Mid-Autumn Festival falls on the 15th day of the eighth lunar month, September 24 this year.

  • Ningxia and the Belt and Road

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    Sep 21,2018

    In 1983, a beautiful golden silver kettle was unearthed at a tomb in a suburb of Guyuan City, northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region. Its pattern shows the Trojan War, a famous battle in Ancient Greece. Along with it, many Persian silver coins and Roman Empire's gold coins were discovered.

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    Palace Museum to help restore ancient Syrian relics

    Sep 21,2018

    The Palace Museum signed an agreement with the Syrian Ministry of Culture to restore Syrian relics, a move hailed by Chinese historians as a significant step to preserve cultural heritage for the world.

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    Sep 21,2018

    Chinese Ambassador to Lebanon Wang Kejian presented to Lebanese caretaker Culture Minister Ghattas Khoury Wednesday the design plans for a new conservatory in Lebanon, a statement issued by Khoury's office said.

  • Harvest festival helps boost farmers' pride

    Sep 21,2018

    People compete in a run during a sports meet for farmers in Jing'an county, Jiangxi province, on Thursday. Thirty-eight delegations from 10 villages competed in 17 events.

  • Grassroots officials laud new harvest festival

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    Sep 20,2018

    Huang Guoping, director-general of an aquaculture cooperative in Jiujiang, Jiangxi province, said farmers who are more confident are spotting opportunities they hardly noticed in the past.

  • Giant panda cub meets public in Guangzhou

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  • Mining company accused of damaging panda habitat

    Mining company accused of damaging panda habitat

    Sep 20,2018

    A court in Southwest China's Sichuan Province recently accepted a case accusing a company's mining operations of damaging a giant panda habitat in a national reserve.

  • AI to bring giant panda Basi back to life as cultural symbol

    AI to bring giant panda Basi back to life as cultural symbol

    Sep 14,2018

    A project has been launched to employ artificial intelligence alongside images and video material to bring back to life the giant panda Basi, the world's oldest captive panda that died at the age of 37 in 2017.

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    Japan-born panda cub to make public debut

    Sep 12,2018

    A female giant panda cub born at a zoo in Japan will make her first public appearance Thursday at the Japanese Zoo, according to a source with the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in southwest China's Sichuan Province.

  • Rare brown panda to become father

    Rare brown panda to become father

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    Qizai, a nine-year-old giant panda of the rare Qinling subspecies, is set to be a dad soon.

  • Rare brown and white giant panda seen in Xi'an

    Rare brown and white giant panda seen in Xi'an

    Sep 12,2018

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