HONG KONG, Oct. 31 (Xinhua) -- In face of the uncertain global economic outlook and fierce competition from nearby regions, Hong Kong must make the best use of its maritime "software" such as maritime legal services, ship finance and marine insurance to enhance its role as an international maritime center, Hong Kong's justice secretary said on Saturday. … [Read more...] about Hong Kong must capitalize on its edge to enhance role of int’l maritime hub: HKSAR official
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Pei Yuanhu, president of an investment group based in Shanghai, said his company will build an industrial park that will integrate the business of healthcare, wine and tourism in Ningxia, Shanghai and Japan. The industrial park in Ningxia will focus on vineyard plantation, wine talents and tourism, while the park in Shanghai will emphasize wine transaction and the park in Japan will concentrate on wine culture research, he said in a speech during the expo. … [Read more...] about Countries raising a glass to top crop
Chen Yin, vice-mayor of Shanghai, said the city has attached great importance to epidemic control and has taken a series of measures to ensure the safety of the expo amid the COVID-19 pandemic, including an over-arching epidemic prevention plan, 23 special programs, six contingency response plans in case of an outbreak, and 13 technical protocols and manuals. … [Read more...] about Import expo ready to open in Shanghai
On Jan 9, an expert team from the National Health Commission (NHC) made public a new type of coronavirus, initially identifying it as the cause of the viral pneumonia in Wuhan. China informed the WHO about the epidemic, sharing with the WHO initial progress in determining the cause of the viral pneumonia. The WHO released a statement, saying that the preliminary identification of a novel coronavirus in such a short period of time was a notable achievement. … [Read more...] about Does China provide inaccurate information about COVID-19?
China will also shoulder more international responsibilities. One of them, as President Xi Jinping declared while addressing the recent United Nations General Assembly session, is to peak China's carbon emission before 2030 and become carbon neutral by 2060. This is a challenging task because accelerated urbanization means more energy consumption in the near future. … [Read more...] about New strategy to promote sustainable growth