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is not just about economic funding.The environment now is one where there is a mass flow of students and lecturers – a mass flow of kn
owledge – and the UK has to engage in that so Chinese students are among the top academic performers and contribute gre上海乌托邦品茶微信
atly to scholarly exchange and academic research and development within the UK education sectors,” he says.
上海乌托邦Looking ahead to the future of China-UK partnership in higher education, he hopes that both sides c
an bring together a cross-section of education, science and industry experts together to share insi
ghts, provide thoughtful leadership and organize discussions with the purpose of researching and co上海乌托邦
mmunicating the impact and implications of the future on education, and to debate and take action.
“The key to success is about ensuring mutual benefit, shared objectives and working together to resolve global challenges,” he says.
上海乌托邦品茶微信tudents enrolled in the global engagement program launched
by Shanghai Jiao Tong University on June 26 will be engaged in tackling typical issues
faced by countries involved in China and the Belt and Road Initiative. According to the statement of the univer上海乌托邦
sity organizers, over 10 countries and regions will be involved in the program that includes 13 projects.
上海乌托邦The projects cover research and surveys on specific themes before com
ing up with solutions to problems related to the environment, medicine and civil engineering.
Ten of the projects will be carried out during the summer, while the remaining thre上海乌托邦品茶微信
e will be held in winter, from December to January next year. Each project will last between two and four weeks.
上海乌托邦More than 200 students are expected to join the program, according to the university.
“Every project is challenging as most of the students have never set foot in these areas,” says Cao Yongk
ang, director of the International Research Center for Architectural Heritage Conservation at the university.上海乌托邦品茶微信
“The program will definitely motivate them to realize their social responsi
bility in the new era and inspire them to solve the common problems of humankind.”上海乌托邦
Cao will lead one of the teams in investigations of villages in Zhejiang province’s Lishui city.
This project will involve setting up furniture and facilities that are
urgently needed by residents. The team will later visit villages in the Italian Alps to explore ne上海乌托邦品茶微信
w development models for locals, and compare the practices for these two countries.
“The project is designed for those majoring in architecture, city planning, sociology, and other上海乌托邦品茶微信
related subjects, and will equip them with a comprehensive understanding of rural revitalization,” says Cao.
conomies, jumping from 22nd in 2017 to the 17th last year, according to the Global Innovation Index 2018, published by Cornell U
niversity, the World Intellectual Property Organization and INSEAD, a global business graduate school. 上海乌托邦品茶微信
Pan said these achievements are manifestations of China’s growing technol
上海乌托邦ogical capability, fueled by the desire to use innovations to push socioeconomic progress.
This, however, has led to some Western countries, such as the US, fearing that China’s scientific and te
chnological rise will challenge their global position. “This sentiment is understandable, but misguided,” he said.
“China is still a developing country, lacking a base and accumulation of innovation capability compared with the US, as w 上海乌托邦品茶微信
ell as drastically different national conditions,” Pan said. “This means we cannot follow the deve
上海乌托邦lopmental path that the West expects us to take, and we have to forge our own path one step at a time.
“But now the US is treating China like a developed country capable of challenging its global dominance, it is holding China to sta
ndards that we cannot meet for the time being, and it makes accusations against us if we don’t,” he said.
As of late May, the US Department of Commerce had placed more t 上海乌托邦品茶微信
han 140 entities from the Chinese mainland on its Entity List, a ledger of firms legally pro
上海乌托邦hibited to trade with the US, on the basis of an alleged threat to US national security and interests.
In June, five entities were added to the list: Chinese supercomputer manufacturers and institutions including Sug
on, Higon and the Wuxi Jiangnan Institute of Computing Technology, the chipmaker for China’s most powerful sup
ercomputer, Sunway TaihuLight, which also ranked as the third most powerful globally. 上海乌托邦
The United States also is targeting Chinese scholars and students b
y closing their labs or denying visas to visit the US over alleged spying dangers. In May, Emo
上海乌托邦品茶微信ry University in Atlanta fired neuroscientists Li Xiaojiang and his wife, Li Shihua, both US citizens who had worked
at Emory for more than two decades, accusing them of hiding funding and ties to institutions in China.
“These actions are antithetical to the US’ immigrant roots and inte 上海乌托邦
rests, and will impede global scientific exchange and progress,” Pan said.
about 10,000 years ago and millet in North China about 8,000 years ago, and thus also benefited the rest of world.
“Through the proj上海乌托邦ect, we fill a void for a pivotal period in Chinese history,” Zhao said. “And it’
上海乌托邦品茶微信s also a big contribution to the world because Chinese civilization is a crucial segment in human history.”
Shen Jiliang, an official with the Ministry of Education in charge of textb
ooks, said the new academic achievements will be soon included in school syllabuses.上海乌托邦
The 4,000-year-old Shimao Site, city ruins found in Shenmu, Sha
上海乌托邦品茶微信anxi province, had never appeared in any ancient historical record before being un
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with Taosi, and they are now treated as one important origin of Chinese civilization.
上海乌托邦Shen said such new discoveries will be added to high school textbooks.
“History education concerns our nurturing of national pride and cultural confidence,” he said.
The series If Treasures Could Talk was a hit across China, inspiring many young view上海乌托邦品茶微信
ers to learn more about their country’s past. Today, we present to you the Liangzhu Jade Cong King.
上海乌托邦Peering at us from the murky dawn of human existence, the eyes engraved on th
e Liangzhu Jade Cong King hint at our ancient ancestors’ loves, fears and their beliefs.
Five thousand years ago, an advanced culture flourished in the Lake Taihu area of eastern Ch上海乌托邦品茶微信
ina. There were towns, tombs, altars, villages, barracks, irrigation works and jade workshops.
Excavation of the site began in 1936. In the course of the following eighty years, the most important find it has yielded is this Jade Cong.上海乌托邦品茶微信
A Cong is a tubular vessel contained within a rectangular body. This one, weighing 6.5 kilos, an
d with a height of 8.9 centimeters and a diameter of 17.6 centimeters, is known as the “Jade Cong King”.
April, despite the continuing downward trend of the automotive market, Securities Daily reported on Wednesday.
From January to April, the country’s NEVs market experienced strong gro
wth of sales and production, recording a year-on-year increase of 59.8 percent and 58.5 p
ercent, respectively, according to China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM).
China sold 97,000 NEVs last month, an increase of 18.1 percent year-on
-year, while the output reached 102,000, up 25 percent compared with a year earlier.
Pure electric vehicles saw a rise in both sales and output by 9.6 percent and 28.2 percent, respectively, to 71,000 units and 82,000 u
nits in April. Besides, about 26,000 plug-in hybrid vehicles were sold during the same period, surging by 50.9 p
ercent from a year earlier, and the output increased 13.6 percent to 20,000 units.
ions of a culture of sexism and bullying at Uber and US Department of Justice investigations. After a series of embarrassments, Kalanick was forced to res
ign in 2017 by a group of investors. Uber then hired Khosrowshahi to lead the company.
Uber has said it has the potential to grow not just in the cab hailing business, but also as a “sup
erapp” to provide logistic services, such as grocery and food delivery, organizing freight tra
nsportation, and even financial services, much like Grab, its Southeast Asian counterpart.
But market experts have struggled to find value in a company that has consistently posted los
ses, and warned that it may never be profitable. “The business is unprofitable, new entrants can enter the ma
rket, there is potential regulatory risk, and it is very price sensitive. What is there to like about this opportunity?” Ro
bert Johnson, professor of finance at Heider College of Business, Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska said.
No need for dogs, cats to go through quarantine if they meet set conditions
Pets owners no longer need to be separated from their beloved dogs or cats when they ar
rive in China from overseas if they meet certain conditions, under a regulation that took effect on May 1.
Dogs or cats with valid electronic chips arriving from 19 designated c
ountries or regions no longer have to undergo weeklong quarantines if they pass on-site inspe
ctions at ports of entry, according to the regulation released by the General Administration of Customs earlier this year.
The designated countries and regions are New Zealand, Australia, Fiji, French Polynesia, Hawaii and Guam of the Unite
d States, Jamaica, Iceland, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Liechtenstein, Cyprus, Portugal, Sweden, Switzerland, J
apan and Singapore, as well as China’s Hong Kong and Macao special administrative regions.