the two-way eight-lane tunnel will be the largest and widest in the worl d upon completion. Its tunnel will be 1.2 meters longer and two lanes wider than the HZMB. Yang said the immersed tunnel used the steel shell tube, the first of its kind in China, and there were many other new struct ures and technologies, which brought lots of challenges, such as lack of technical standards in the country. He said the tunnel will have 32 tubes and each tube will have about 10,000 tons of steel, 165 met ers long and with a displacement of about 80,000 tons. Each tube has moreRead More →

China has released 11.25 million spectra of celestial objects acquired by the Large Sky Area Multi-Object Fiber Spectroscopic Telescope (LAMOST) to astrono mers worldwide, according to the National Astronomical Observatories of China (NAOC) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences Friday. As the world’s largest spectral survey telescope, LAMOST mark s the world’s first spectral survey project to obtain more than 10 million spectra. Spectra are key for astronomers to read celestial bodies’ chemical compositions, densities, atmospheres and magnetism. Among the released spectra, there are 9.37 million high-quality spec tra, which is twice the total number of other astronomic surveys internationally. Th ere are also 6.36Read More →

Deloitte Industry 4.0 Readiness Report. The research surveyed more than 2,000 global executives and public sector leade rs in 19 countries, including about 130 from China, about how they are prepared to embrace the revolution. According to the report, the revolution-which features the booming new technologies and th e combination of them-has a big opportunity to positively change the world, but has also posed great challenges. To thrive in the future, Hook believes businesses should strengthen cross-border cooperation and pri oritize diversity and inclusiveness in corporate cultures-all to maximize the ideas and angles to tackle the challenges. A key part of achieving diversity is toRead More →

 Boeing 737 MAX 8s were delivered, and went down just minutes after taking off, within five months of each other, they have some degre e of similarity,” the administration said in its statement. The administration grounded all Chinese Boeing 737 MAX 8 jets on March 11. “With China suspending the airworthiness certificate for the Boeing 737 MAX 8, domesti c airlines are unable to purchase this model,” Li said, adding that it will undoubtedly cause great economic losses to Boeing. As of the end of January, the Boeing 737 MAX family had 5,011 orders worldwide, of which 3 50 had been delivered. More than 420Read More →

 took the examination, was quoted by China National Radio as saying that it had broade ned his horizons and enabled him to gain a higher strategic perspective that can be used in planning future operations. “It also reminded me of the necessity that as a commander, I not only need to take into consideration joint o perations by various services in the PLA but also to think about joint campaigns with foreign militaries,” he said. In June, the Ground Force organized a test for commanders of its 13 group armies – its la rgest combat units. Since the start of this year, the Ground ForceRead More →

logical environment, allowing the villagers to make a living from the mount ains,” said Ruan, who introduced the medicinal herb to the forest after a thorough investigation. Oaks in the village have rough, thick barks, rich in water and nutrients, making it easier for the dendrobium to attach to the trees and absorb more nutrients. Since 2013, the company has planted dendrobium on the tree trunks of more than 267 hectares of oak forest. For a long time, however, transportation difficulties meant the landloc ked village could not capitalize on its unique ecological advantage. Growing dend robium officinale was something villagers, including 44-year-old Chen Jian,Read More →

e sold at a market price of more than 15,000 yuan per kilogram. In the markets of Hunan an d Fujian provinces, some products are still short in supply and sell for more than 20,000 yuan per kg. Now, the company is gradually entering markets in Beijing and the Yangtze River Delta and Pearl River Delta regions. Besides offering considerable economic benefits without felling trees, the dendrobium industry has also accelerated poverty alleviation in Zhegui. Poverty-stricken villagers are encouraged to work at the dendrobium base and buy shares in the company. With an average annual income of over 30,000 yuan, a total of 1,691 residentsRead More →

 resource endowment, with trade cooperation being the cornerstone of their relationship. Belt and Road projects have already helped expand the shipping trade in the Mediterranean region, creating unprecedented development opportunities for Italy’s major ports. And now that Beijing and Rome have signed a MoU on the Belt and Road Initiative, the two sides can establish better con nectivity in order to promote globalization and free trade. The MoU also suggests that even developed coun tries have started to accept the BRI as a connectivity and economic development initiative. The MoU could also be an antidote to the rising wave of unilateralism and trade protectionism inRead More →

hnology and brand advantages, it has become one of the main destinations for Chinese ente rprises’ overseas investment in recent years, with the scale of investment gradually increasing. The establishment of the China-Italy Government Committee and dialogue mechanisms such as regul ar meetings between the Chinese premier and Italian prime minister has provided a solid institutional foundation for cooperation bet ween the two countries. And frequent high-level interactions between the two sides have deepened their economic ties. But there is still enough room to expand Sino-Italian economic relations. In terms of trade, th e industrial structures of China and Italy are highly complementary, and theRead More →

 top legislature recently passed the Foreign Investment Law, which says China will gradually shorten the negative list fo r foreign investors to increase inbound foreign investment. This, together with Italy’s policy to welcome Chin ese investment, is expected to help the two countries take more measures to boost investment cooperation. Sino-Italian friendly exchanges have a long tradition, and the prospects for deeper bilateral cooperation are bright. This ye ar marks the 15th anniversary of the establishment of the Sino-Italian comprehensive strategic partnership, and in 2 020 the two countries will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the establishment of their diplomatic relations. Therefore, the two sidesRead More →