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technological innovation, the app now is a market leader with over 20 million downloads.W
t propellers stirring in the air and the motor roaring, a flying vehicle successfully carried its inventor Zhao Deli, who was dressed in a black suit complete with a helmet, goggles and elbow and knee protectors, into the air.
0 news media industry executives, journalists, sponsors and suppliers attended the 2019 event. The Guardia
n walked away with the top prize. Besides its accurate, timely and engaging news reporting, the app also
e go-to source for foreigners interested in travel, study or work in China. “One judge particularly enjoyed the intelligent algorithm basis of the newsfe
ed. The China Daily app has enormous scale, is easy to use and is very reader friendly,” said the judging panel.
favorite city to work and live in for the sixth year in a row, followed by Beijing, Hefei, Hangzhou, Shenzhen, S
Qingdao, Tianjin, Xi’an and Wuhan. The campaign also looked at cities with the most potential to attract expats, naming X
iamen, Nanjing, Urumqi, Guangzhou, Xuzhou
, Haikou, Kunming, Jinan, Dalian and Chengdu. In recent years, China has implemented a work permit system for foreigners to come to Chi
na and a visa system for expats. This has promote
d the government affairs, policies, work and living environment of Chinese cities, allowing more expats to live and work better in China.
ey has been conducted for nine years, starting in 2010. The A mazing China 2018 poll took place from November to December. Results were anal
yzed from 239 signed votes from top expert panels, 2,815 votes from foreign experts, and 94,849 votes from internet users.
of subforums, such as the ASEAN-China Governors/Mayors Dialogue, the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road Island Economy subforum, the South China Sea subfo
rum, the Roundtable Discussion for Oversea
s Chinese Business Leaders and Chinese think tanks, Wang said. “These diplo matic platforms serve as new bridges to promote practical industrial cooperation between BRI countries.”
Activities at the Boao forum this year will highlight la
nd and sea interconnectivity between BRI count ries. Invitations will be sent to overseas participants to share in building a pilot free trade zone in Hainan.
Hong Kong youth groups will be invited to Hain
an to see space satellite launch facilities, deep-sea science and technology, seed breeding and other fields. Invitations will be extended to young people from ASEAN countries, Lan
cang-Mekong river nations and BRI countri
es to promote people-to-people understanding, Wang said. “Hainan will ensure that the Boao Forum for Asia continues to promote greater coope
ration in healthcare, tourism, education, technology, tropical agriculture and the seed industry,” Wang said.
bird’s reproductive system was not behaving normally. The eggshell consists of two layers instea
d of one as in normal, healthy bird eggs, indicating
the egg was retained too long inside the abdomen, Bailleul said. This condition occurs in living birds as a result of stress. Unlaid eggs may be coated with a second laye
r, or sometimes more, of shell. This abnorma
lity has also been documented in sauropod dinosaurs, and in fossil and living turtles. In addition, the eggshell was extremely thin, thinner than a sheet of paper, and did not have the proportions of a healthy egg, Bailleul said.
l aviation regulator has temporarily stopped issuing airworthine ss certificates for Boeing 737 Max 8s because of safety concerns, a move an expert said will bring huge economic losses to Boeing.
ng 737 MAX 8s have crashed in the last five months. All 157 pa ssengers and crew members of a 737 MAX 8 operated by Ethiopian Airlines died on Mar 10, includi
ng eight Chinese nationals. In October, the same model of plane, operated by Lion Air, went down over the Java Sea, killing 189.