Ryu Hyun-jinKorean major leaguer Ryu Hyun-jin finished second in the 2019 National League Cy Young Award voting on Wednesday.Ryu may have fared badly in the vote — he came in with just one of 30 first-place votes — but still makes history as the first Asian pitcher in the major league to earn a first-place vote for the Cy Young Award.With 29 first-place votes, Jacob deGrom of the New York Mets won the National League’s Cy Young Award. With a win, deGrom took the title for the second straight season. In the overall standing, deGrom finished well ahead of Ryu with a total of 207 points. Ryu finished second with 88 points. Looking at deGrom’s 2019 season, he’s picked up 11 wins and eight losses with a 2.43 ERA. Although he’s picked up less wins and has a higher ERA than Ryu, deGrom led the National League in terms of number of innings pitched, at 204, and strikeouts, at 255.Ryu pitched 182 and two-thirds of an inning and picked up 14 wins and five … [Read more...] about Ryu Hyun-jin very nearly wins Cy Young Award
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Video PlayerClose BEIJING, May 20 (Xinhua) -- China's Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope (FAST), the world's largest single-dish radio telescope, will have with a new receiver installed to boost its efficiency in surveying the sky. The 19-beam L-band receiver, first of its kind worldwide, is expected to be put into use in early June and it will increase FAST's survey speed by five to six times, according to Friday's Science and Technology Daily. The receiver was jointly developed by scientists from China and Australia. It weighs 1.2 tonnes and cost over 20 million yuan (about 3.14 million U.S. dollars). Jin Chengjin, chief engineer of FAST's receiver system, said the new receiver has the highest sensitivity and will greatly improve FAST's efficiency in searching for new pulsars and spectral lines. Located in a natural, deep round karst depression in Guizhou Province, southwest China, FAST is believed to be the world's most sensitive radio telescope. Its tasks … [Read more...] about China’s FAST telescope to get new receiver
Video PlayerClose DUBAI, March 13 (Xinhua) -- The Canton Fair-Dubai Road Show 2019 has been held in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), aiming to introduce the Canton Fair as an international trade platform to UAE's enterprises and promote closer cooperation between China and the UAE. Canton Fair, with a history of 62 years, serves as an international trade platform which can help Chinese and UAE's companies find more cooperation opportunities, and also boost the trade relations between the two countries. Each year, Canton Fair is attended by nearly 200,000 international buyers from more than 200 countries and regions, according to Chinese data. Jin Lei, Economic and Commercial Counsellor of the Consulate General of China in Dubai, hailed the partnership between China and the UAE under the Belt and Road Initiative, adding that the Canton Fair welcomes buyers from the UAE and will be the "fast track" for local companies to explore Chinese market. Mohammed Ali Al Kamali, deputy CEO … [Read more...] about Canton Fair-Dubai road show held in Dubai
Video PlayerClose SEOUL, Nov. 14 (Xinhua) -- South Korea will reconsider the termination of the military intelligence-sharing pact with Japan, called the General Security of Military Information Agreement (GSOMIA), if Japan scraps export curbs, Seoul's defense ministry said Thursday. Choi Hyun-soo, defense ministry spokesperson, told a press briefing that there has been no change in South Korea's position that the country will review various measures, including the GSOMIA, if Japan withdraws its unfair, retaliatory measures, and if friendly relations between Seoul and Tokyo are restored. Asked about U.S. officials recently calling for the renewal of the Seoul-Tokyo military accord, the spokesperson said the calls were seen as an emphasis for the importance of cooperation among the friendly countries. The comments came ahead of the scheduled termination on Nov. 23 of the GSOMIA, which was signed in November 2016 by South Korea and Japan to share military intelligence on the nuclear … [Read more...] about S.Korea to reconsider GSOMIA if Japan scraps export curbs: defense ministry
The awards season have already began with various film awards. Last night (19th March), 'Zee Cine Awards 2019' were held and currently (20th March) TV's 'Indian Telly Awards 2019' are currently going on. Popular TV stars have started arriving and are gracing the red carpet. The awards night will reportedly be hosted by Meiyang Chang and Karan Tacker. 'Indian Telly Awards' are one of the most-awaited awards functions of TV industry and many A-listers of small-screen are expected to attend the same. The awards night has just started and popular celebs including Parth Samthaan-Erica Fernandes, Surbhi Chandna, Randeep Rai, Jennifer Winget, Harshad Chopda among others have already arrived. Take a look at some pictures from the 'Indian Telly Awards 2019' below (SWIPE LEFT): View this post on Instagram ????|•Once Again @officialsurbhic @harshad_chopda ???????????? . . . #Ishqbaaaz #ShivikaForever #OldisGold #ishqbaaaz #annika #shivaay #surbhichandna #nakuulmehta … [Read more...] about PICS: Parth-Erica, Surbhi, Jennifer, Harshad Chopda & other TV celebs arrive for ‘Indian Telly Awards 2019’!