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The Sino-Singapore Guangzhou Knowledge City is expected to at

tract a further influx of dynamic investment and professionals – thanks to closer coop

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Officials said SSGKC’s importance continues to grow, and the iconic project for Sino上海夜生活

-Singaporean collaboration since 2010 will soon be elevated to the status of a State-level bilateral project.

上海夜生活女神会所Situated at the heart of Pearl River Delta Region and in a massive greenfield site in the s

outhern city of Guangzhou, SSGKC is widely seen as a model and catalyst for the economic transformation and the ind

ustrial upgrade of the province as a global producer of cheaper goods to high-end and cutting-edge production.上海夜生活

At a total site area of 123 square kilometers, it is being developed in a series of phases over the 15-20 years starting from 2010.

上海夜生活女神会所The officials added that both the Chinese and Singaporean governments have agreed

to deepen their collaboration in terms of scientific innovation, intellectual property rights, financial se

rvices, personnel exchanges, industrial development and community management.上海夜生活

Part of their collaborative efforts, the Sino-Singapore Knowledge Forum, was held in Singapore for the first time on Friday.

上海夜生活女神会所The event was a strategic and SSGKC-hosted summit promoting di

alogue between government officials, academics and entrepreneurs from Guangdong and Sing

apore on hot-button topics concerning the practices of bilateral collaboration.上海夜生活女神会所

On the same day in Singapore, memorandums of understanding and strategic cooperation agreements were signe

d at the annual meeting of the Singapore-Guangdong Collaboration Council, an official body co-chaired by Ma上海夜生活

Xingrui, governor of Guangdong and Ong Ye Kung, education minister of Singapore.

上海夜生活女神会所The new projects, which cover several sectors including artificial intelligence, smart trave

l and training, will give a powerful boost to the development of SSGKC, local officials said.

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last year, the Bund, Shanghai’s famous waterfront, was given a dramatic face-lift when it was illum

上海夜网女神会所inated along with three bridges and more than 40 buildings in the financial and tourist districts.

Dutch lighting specialist Signify, formerly known as Philips Lighting, was responsible for the illumination. The com

pany said it is the largest, single, architectural lighting project in Signify’s 127-year history and illustrates the co上海夜网

mpany’s leadership in unlocking the potential of connected lighting to transform cities.

“The upgraded lighting system helps demonstrate Shanghai’s cultural heritage in a more vivid

way, creating impressive night scenes in an energy efficient way,” said Eric Rondolat, CEO of Signify.

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uros ($7.21 billion) in sales last year, Signify is rated by multiple market agencies including the D

ow Jones Sustainability Index as the top player in conventional lighting, LED and connected lighting.上海夜网

Rondolat said Signify is committed to helping Chinese cities to develop more eco-friendly business and tourist landm

上海夜网女神会所arks by using connected LED lighting to lower energy use and reduce operating costs. The new lighting is expe

cted to save the city 50-70 percent of its annual lighting costs compared to areas using conventional lighting.

Some of Signify’s exhibits during the last CIIE underscored its ambition to help adva上海夜网女神会所

nce China’s smart city initiative, such as Li-Fi lighting, horticultural products for

city farms, a newly launched internet of things platform and the Philips Hue, a smart lighting system for homes.

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A 2015 report by Brookin上海千花网olars Stuart Butler an

 Jonathan Grabinsky stated that while racial segregation has been declining over the last

50 years in the larger metropolitan areas, there are exceptions to this rule, one of which is Washington. It s上海千花网

aid “there remains a stark, persistent, white-black racial divide” from the rate of poverty to the level of education.

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Hyra, an associate professor at the American University, where Rice is now a disting上海千花网女神会所

uished visiting research fellow in its School of International Service. I cherish my chat with Hyra on the racial issue two y

上海千花网ears ago in Washington and learned a lot from his book, Race, Class, and Politics in the Cappuccino City.

Rice may call me biased if I share my observations on the racial issue after living and working in

Washington for five years. But fellow journalists have covered extensively the racial segregation in Washington.上海千花网女神会所

Responding to Washington’s latest threat to impose additional tariffs on another $325

billion of Chinese exports, the Chinese Foreign Ministry called on Washin上海千花网

gton to show “determination and perseverance” and work with Beijing to find a way out of the current impasse.

上海千花网女神会所Washington says the two sides still have a long way to go before they can conclude a trade deal, but a

s the Foreign Ministry spokesperson said, “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.”

The question that the two sides now have to answer is what that first step is to be to get the stalled trade negotiations moving again.上海千花网

In recent remarks on the trade talks, US officials claim Washington is not in a hurry, and a quality deal is all that matters.

Aaron Wiener, a veteran reporter at the Washington City Paper, descr

上海千花网女神会所ibed Washington as the sixth most segregated city. “DC remains wildly segregated, with an ove

rwhelming white majority west of Rock Creek Park and an overwhelming black majority east of the Anacostia River … DC

‘s racial divide is evident to anyone who’s spent time in the city. It shows up in every facet of District life, including vot上海千花网女神会所

ing patterns, home purchase, and school choice,” Wiener wrote in an article.

Senator Bernie Sanders, during his campaign for the 2020 US presidential election, made it a priority to repair the US上海千花网

public education system and end school segregation and racial discrimination against students.

Rice would do better to devote time to such campaigns and fix the racial p上海千花网女神会所

roblems rather than distracting public attention by making a fuss over Zhao’s tweet.

The author is chief of China Daily EU Bureau based in Brussels.

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Qin Fei, general manage上海夜生活ivo’s telecom research i

nstitute, said the company’s 5G smartphone will hit the st

reets in August and the testing speed of its model has reached one gigabit per second.上海夜生活品茶微信

Xiang Ligang, director-general of the Information Con

上海夜生活sumption Alliance, said this year will only see a very small number of 5G smart

phones sold, but companies are all trying to have the first-mover advantage to appeal to consumers.

According to a report by market research company Counterpoint, global 5G smartphone ship上海夜生活品茶微信

ments are expected to reach 108.2 million units in 2021, up an estimated 255 percent year-on-year.

Wigmakers in Juancheng county, East China’s Shandong province, are

making great strides toward the high-end market after several years’ stable development.上海夜生活

Juancheng is a small county with a history of 2,200 years in Sha

上海夜生活品茶微信ndong province, and has a history of more than 40 years in the hair-processing industry.

Hair-processing is one of the pillar industries for Juancheng, whi

ch is known for hair products, and also an important raw material distribution ce上海夜生活

nter and processing and export base for wig products. Currently, Juancheng has a pop

ulation of 900,000, among which 75,000, or nearly one-in-12 work in the hair-processing industry.

上海夜生活品茶微信According to Juancheng’s official website, 220 hair-processing enterprises have been set up in this county, pro

cessing more than 15 million units of wig products annually. In 2017, the hair-processing

industry achieved 1.09 billion yuan in import and export, accounting for 74.67 percent of the total.上海夜生活

In the peak season, there were nearly 2,000 small and micro businesses engaged in wig produc

tion, a man surnamed Liu from a local wig company told Chinese financial news outlet Yicai.

上海夜生活品茶微信Wigs, made from human hair or synthetic fiber, are becoming i

ncreasingly popular, not only in the entertainment industry but also in daily life.

China’s wig producers have high regional concentration, and mainly focus on Henan and Shandong provinces, accor

ding to Northeast Securities. In 2017, Henan’s export in wig products was $1.61 billion, accounting for 50.7 percent, w

hile in Shandong, exports reached $768 million yuan, accounting for 24.16 percent.

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The author is a profe上海千花坊e-dean of the School

With the Office of the United States Trade Representative threatening to impose new tariff

s on $4 billion worth of European Union goods, the trade conflict between the US and the EU has inten上海千花坊品茶微信

sified. And if the US makes good the threat it issued on July 1, the additional tariffs would cover $25 billion of EU go

上海千花坊ods-in April the US had decided to impose additional tariffs on $21 billion of EU products. In addition, the US adm

inistration launched a Section 301 investigation against the digital service tax of France on July 10.

Washington’s move seems to have roots in the 15-year-old dispute over the su上海千花坊

sidies given to Boeing by the US and to Airbus by the EU. The US is using tariffs t

上海千花坊品茶微信o exert pressure on the EU to reduce subsidies to Airbus so Boeing can maintain its competitiveness in the global ma

rket and the jobs in the US plane manufacturing industry could be protected.

The US is wielding tariff as weapon also to increase its bargaining chips in the negotiations over “three zeros”-zero ta上海千花坊

riff, zero tariff barriers and zero subsidy-for non-auto industrial products.

Since the US and the EU have wide differences over auto and agri上海千花坊品茶微信

cultural products, the negotiations remain mired in uncertainty, although Washington com

pelled Brussels to continue the talks by threatening to impose fresh tariffs on EU goods in April.上海千花坊

As US President Donald Trump prepares to launch his re-election campaign, he is trying to mitigate US farmers’ sufferings, as the

votes from the agricultural belts helped him win the 2016 presidential election. The US administration has pro上海千花坊品茶微信

vided numerous subsidies for farmers to help offset their losses due to the US’ trade disputes with China, the EU and othe

r economies, but subsidies alone cannot solve the farmers’ problems. So Washington has put some EU agricu

ltural products on the tariff list in an effort to protect its agricultural products market.

However, the fact that the EU has agreed to resume negotiations on subsidies to the plane ma

nufacturing industry does not mean it will not take countermeasures if the US does impose mo

re tariffs on EU goods. In April, when the US levied additional tariffs on $21 billion of EU go

ods, Brussels responded by imposing tariffs on€20 billion ($22.43 billion) of US products.

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Most importantly, farmers,上海419iaries of the toile

Most importantly, farmers,上海419iaries of the toile

et revolution, should be encouraged to actively participate in the program and freely voice thei

r concerns. As the toilet revolution is aimed at increasing farmers’ well-being, their opinions about the prog上海419

ram, especially after it is completed, should be given due importance by the local governments.

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nd the facilities can be sustainably maintained. Since the aim of the toilet revolution is not just to accomplish a task assign

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resenting results that appear impressive but lack substance. Instead, they should a

ttempt to fundamentally improve farmers’ living conditions so they can lead a better life.上海419品茶微信

Jiang Wenlai, a professor at the Institute of Agricultural Resources and Regional Planning, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences

上海419There is a need to pay more attention to sustainability

The toilet revolution has not only improved farmers’ quality of life,

but also brought them some unexpected benefits. For instance, thanks to the significant impr上海419品茶微信

ovement in the living conditions in rural areas, partly due to the toilet revolution, young people living in the city ten

d to spend more time with their parents or grandparents in the countryside. As such, farmers will gra上海419

dually recognize the program’s many benefits and their enthusiasm for the toilet revolution will likely increase.

Also, certain villages’ experiences of the nationwide toilet modernization campaign could be applied elsewhere. For i上海419品茶微信

nstance, the model of integrating toilet renovation with domestic wastewater treatment adopted by Laiwu, Sha

ndong province, not only turns waste into productive commodity, but also significantly lowers the cost of the toilet ren

ovation. This model could be applied to areas with similar conditions and socioeconomic development level.上海419

Moreover, there is a need to pay more attention to the effects and sustainability of the

toilet revolution. To this end, a third-party monitoring and evaluation system sho上海419品茶微信

uld be established to assess the results and ensure the program is properly operated in the long run.

Yu Fawen, a research fellow at the Institute of Rural Development, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

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ormance computing. We are able to drive the value of high-performance

computing throughout different countries, not just for one or two countries only,” he said.上海乌托邦品茶微信

Qian Depei, dean of the School of Data and Computer Science of Sun Y

上海乌托邦at-sen University, pointed out that though China has gained momentum in the number of supe

rcomputers globally, there are still many challenges ahead, especially in the E-level supercomputer.上海乌托邦品茶微信

Jason Juang shapes HP’s new strategy in gaming PC market to boost sales in China

上海乌托邦Jason Juang, managing director of HP China, clearly remembers details of his first visit to the Chinese mainland 26 years ago.

The Shanghai airport was small and shabby. Even a short shower was enough to flood it.

In 1993, as an employee of the US tech giant HP Inc, Juang was sent t上海乌托邦

o the Chinese mainland to share his marketing knowledge and experiences with the local staff

上海乌托邦品茶微信. Back then, computers were a luxury for many Chinese companies, let alone individual consumers.

Within less than three decades, however, China has become the world’s largest market for

electronics. Having witnessed ups and downs of the country’s electronics market for over 20 years, Ju上海乌托邦

ang said he is amazed by its unbelievable transformation from nothing to top.

“We knew it (the transformation) would happen, but never expected it to come at such a stunning speed,” said Juang.

上海乌托邦品茶微信The 56-year-old senior executive has spent most of his career with H

P, starting from a front-line sales professional to his current position at the helm of the compa

ny’s China business. His down-to-earth working style has had an impact on how HP China works.上海乌托邦品茶微信

Now riding the gaming and esports boom in China, Juang wants to injec

t a fresh and strong momentum into the 80-year-old US company’s business in the coun

上海乌托邦try. He wants to bring state-of-the-art, tailor-made products to China and encourage local innovation.

“With 619 million e-gamers, China is now the world’s largest gaming marke

t. Such a sprawling size has triggered changes in what consumers want,” Juang said.

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Guangdong province, an economic powerhouse in South China, is accelerating development of 5G, with 8,949

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Sunday in the provincial capital of Guangzhou, Guangdong‘s 5G companies — Hu

上海419论坛品茶微信awei Technologies and ZTE Corporation — occupy up to 75 percent of the nation’s 5G market.

The province’s 5G industrial output is expected to reach more than 300 billion yuan ($43.6 billio

n) by 2020, according to an action plan on development of the province’s 5G industry.上海419论坛

“As part of booming technologies, the 5G will be used more in the internet of things

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In Guangzhou’s Huangpu district, 5G has already been implemented in commercial secto

rs, such as smart parking areas, automatic driving tests and bus operations.上海419论坛品茶微信

The district is expected to build 5,000 5G bases by the end of 2019, according to sources with the district government.

Honor, one of the two signature smartphone brands from Huawei Technologies Co, announced on Monday that it上海419论坛

will unveil a smart big-screen product in August, marking Huawei’s officially entrance into the TV sector.

“We hope to leverage our years of innovation in smartphon

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In addition to the entertainment features of traditional TVs, Honor’s smart-screen product w

ill function as a center for information sharing for families and a center for multi-device interaction.

“We never meant to blaze off a bloody road in the fiercely competitive market. Instead, we aim to bring new value,” Zhao said.上海419论坛品茶微信

According to Zhao, the new product also will have big potential for industrial use, given its stro

ng computing, telecommunication and interaction capabilities, but Zhao did not provide details.

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While Australia has experienced falls in the real estate market, severe drought, stagnant wage gro

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he newly-elected Morrison government should help keep Australia’s economy on track, Deloitte Ac

cess Economics Partner Chris Richardson said in the firm’s latest Business Outlook for the month of June.上海419品茶微信

“Overall global growth looks set to stay in the slow lane through the rest o

f 2019 and through 2020 as well, though the extent of that slowdown looks to be co

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rise, as China’s stimulus means a surge in the demand for and prices of Australian coal and iron ore.”

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nt meant unemployment of “around 5.0 percent,” but now it thinks unemployment can go a lit上海419

tle under 4.5 percent before wages start to party. Australia can go stronger-for-longer before inflation revs up,” he said.

上海419品茶微信”But getting unemployment under 4.5 percent is more than the RBA can do by itself, so official ra

tes are headed to 0.75 percent or 0.5 percent pretty fast, and things get more complicated after that.”

“We may be in for a phase in which Australia joins much of the world in having interest rates very low for some time. Th上海419品茶微信

at change of tack by the RBA is keeping the Australian dollar under control despite sky-high commodity prices.”

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Zhejiang province’s expo上海千花网emained steady in

Zhejiang province’s expo上海千花网emained steady in

 the first five months of the year despite headwinds from the China-US trade dispute, and the prov

ince’s export growth in the first half is expected to reach 9 percent year-on-year, said its governor on Friday.上海千花网品茶微信

Yuan Jiajun, governor of Zhejiang province, said at a news conference that despite Sino-US t

上海千花网品茶微信rade disagreements, the growth rate of the province’s exports in the first five months rose 8.4 percent, and t

hat the province’s two-way trade in 2018 totaled 2.85 trillion yuan ($414.8 billion), of which exports comprised 2.1 tril

lion yuan. Zhejiang’s total exports last year accounted for 12.9 percent of the national total, ranking third nationwide.上海千花网品茶微信

“Trade conflicts between China and the United States have jeopardized China’s trade environment. T

herefore, we are taking active measures to ensure both the growth rate and the national proportion of

上海千花网Zhejiang’s imports and exports to contribute to national economic development,” Yuan said.

Last June, the provincial government launched an online sup

ervision system that stores the information of enterprises’ export orders, he said.上海千花网品茶微信

Enterprises submit their export order information into the system so that the government is able to monitor ente

上海千花网rprises’ export situations to make forecasts and provide support for those enterprises.

Currently, over 40,000 exporters in Zhejiang have been registered in the monitoring syste

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vernment to take supportive measures when necessary to ensure healthy growth.

上海千花网In addition to boosting exports, the government is taking steps to foster new growth engines.

“Traditional trade may be hurt by the tough external environment, and therefor

e we have put emphasis on new trade sources such as crossborder e-commerce,” he said.上海千花网品茶微信

In 2018, the import and export value of Zhejiang’s cross-border e-com上海千花网

merce totaled 27.6 billion yuan, up 44.3 percent year-on-year, said Hangzhou Customs.

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