?development among the eastern, central and western regions to shrink the gap, and also sho
?亚博体育怎么提现千花坊女神会所uld balance the development between the northern and southern regions, the expert said.ed deve
A fourth prototype of China’s large passenger jet C919 c
ompleted its maiden flight at an airport in Shanghai on Thursday morning.
?亚博体育怎么提现千花坊The domestic jet took off at around 5:32 am from Shanghai Pu
dong International Airport, and the flight lasted around 1 hour and 25 minutes.
The fourth prototype is mainly undertaking tests covering the avionics syst?亚博体育怎么提现千花坊
em, taking-off and landing performance, automatic flight system and performance in icy conditions.
?亚博体育怎么提现千花坊女神会所So far, four C919 prototypes have completed their maiden flights, while two more prototypes are scheduled to have t
heir first flight later in the second half of 2019, according to the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China.
Project will benefit industries such as logistics, materials and manufacturing
The State-owned space conglomerate China Aerospace Science and Technology Corp is working with the eastern coastal p?亚博体育怎么提现千花坊
rovince of Shandong to start construction of a port for sea-based space launches before the end of this year.
The Beijing-based space giant said on Tuesday that during a recent visit by Ling Wen, deputy governor of Shandong, to t
?亚博体育怎么提现千花坊女神会所he company’s headquarters, a strategic cooperation framework agreement was signed by the China Academy of Launch V
ehicle Technology, city government of Yantai, and Shenzhen-headquartered China International Marine Containers G
roup to jointly build an eastern coastal space port in Haiyang, a city administered by Yantai.?亚博体育怎么提现千花坊
The move aims to support future sea-based launches and boost the development of space-related businesses in Shandong.
?亚博体育怎么提现千花坊女神会所The project will make use of Yantai’s unique location, existing ha
rbors and local space research and marine engineering facilities. Upon completion, th
e port will consist of support facilities for sea-based space missions and four research and production centers for ca
rrier rockets, satellite equipment, sea-launch platforms as well as satellite data and applications.
tions to a source of inspiration just like a person. When users type a word, Xiaoice could draw vastly diverging pictures in response to that word.
亚博体育怎么提现千花坊”We don’t know what surprises Xiaoice will bring us, and the unpredictability is the charm that attracts us,” Xu said.
This is not the first time that Xiaoice has created something. Started
as a chatting robot in 2014, Xiaoice has already been “talking” with more than 100 million亚博体育怎么提现千花坊女神会所
users, published two collections of poetry and released and composed dozens of songs.
亚博体育怎么提现千花坊All these endeavors have helped accumulate more than 5 million followers on a Ch
inese micro blog, as Microsoft continues to experiment with how AI can use emotional intelligence to se
rve as a companion for people and how AI can be used to imbue machines with “creativity”.亚博体育怎么提现千花坊
Elsewhere in the world, researchers and industry participants are
also experimenting with AI. In 2017, US singer Taryn Southern unveiled Breaking F
亚博体育怎么提现千花坊ree, a song composed and produced by an AI system developed by US startup Amper Music.
Last year, an AI-generated painting of Edmond Belamy became the firs
t of its kind to be auctioned at Christie’s. The artwork, created by computer algorithms de亚博体育怎么提现千花坊女神会所
亚博体育怎么提现千花坊veloped by French AI company Obvious, was sold for more than $430,000.
Just like Xiaoice’s paintings, such AI-generated work is based on
machine-learning models of artificial neural networks that resemble the human brain and ne亚博体育怎么提现千花坊
rvous system, which can study input materials and produce output in their own right.
亚博体育怎么提现千花坊女神会所When it comes to AI painting, a neural network that goes by the acronym GAN plays a ke
y role. GAN, which stands for generative adversarial network, creates the image pixel
by pixel. Like any other artist or designer, it produces both broad strokes and fine details in layers.亚博体育怎么提现千花坊女神会所
But as pioneering AI-generated works appear around the world, the tech companies and art critics are also addressing the fundamental question of
亚博体育怎么提现千花坊whether the images, poems or songs produced by their networks can be called art at all.
Qiu Zhijie, an artist and professor at China’s Central Academy of Fine Arts, said the answ
er depends on how originality in art is defined when machines are involved in creation.亚博体育怎么提现千花坊女神会所
“When nobody can tell the difference between paintings genera
ted by AI and those of humans, then we can regard AI’s work as original,” Qiu said.亚博体育怎么提现千花坊
Apparently, Xiaoice has already passed the test. In May, works produced by the drawing bot under the name Xiao Yubing were
亚博体育怎么提现千花坊女神会所submitted to the exhibition of postgraduates’ work at China’s Central Academy of Fine Arts. When Xiao Yubing
‘s paintings were presented beside those of humans, nobody realized they were generated by AI.
nghai-Tibet Plateau. The public knows little about most of the species. I am a Chinese wildli
fe photographer. I think I have a responsibility to shoot the species in Hoh Xil,” says Gu.亚博体育怎么提现千花坊女神会所
She arrived in Hoh Xil to shoot Tibetan antelopes for the first time in Ju
亚博体育怎么提现千花坊ne 2016. “I once went to the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau three times in two months to shoot the an
telopes. I once stayed in the depopulated zone in Hoh Xil for 40-plus days. I put up a tent where the antelopes li
ved, and I installed the photographic equipment in the tent. Every day, I entered the tent at 5:30 am, and I left the te亚博体育怎么提现千花坊女神会所
nt at 9 pm. I could only eat some canned congee, as fragrant food would attract nearby bears,” says Gu.
She is planning to make a documentary that reflects the natural ecology of Hoh Xil and Sanjiangyuan. “Th
亚博体育怎么提现千花坊ere are few images about the animals and plants in the depopulated zone. I need to spend mu
ch time shooting the species. I hope more people will gain a more comprehensive understanding of Hoh Xil a
nd Sanjiangyuan through my photos and videos,” says Gu. She provides her photos and videos to experts, to he亚博体育怎么提现千花坊女神会所
lp?them conduct their research. Experts at the Northwest Institute of Plateau Biology, under the Chinese Ac
ademy of Sciences, spoke highly of Gu’s images of the migration of the
Tibetan antelopes. Experts cannot say for certain why the antelopes migrate every ye亚博体育怎么提现千花坊
ar, but they can study the reasons why the antelopes migrate through Gu’s photos and videos.
亚博体育怎么提现千花坊女神会所Gu serves as deputy secretary-general of the Hoh Xil Wildlife Conservation Association. She
has given lectures, in China and abroad, on photography and ecological protection. She also gives lect
ures attended by biology teachers from primary and middle schools, and she shares her experiences in Hoh Xil wi亚博体育怎么提现千花坊
th those teachers. The teachers share Gu’s concept of ecological protection with their students, and they help the students cul
tivate an interest in nature and the awareness of protecting the biological diversity on earth.亚博体育怎么提现千花坊女神会所
“Wildlife photography does not merely mean shooting beautiful photos, but also promoti
ng the species on earth to more people, so the public will pay attention to the species, and help protect the envi亚博体育怎么提现千花坊女神会所
ronment and the biological diversity on earth. We should respect all life on earth,” says Gu.
To explore further the challenges and huge opportunities in this area, the Novartis Fou
ndation and Microsoft are co-chairing a new Broadband Commission working group that will m亚博体育怎么提现千花坊
ake recommendations regarding how AI can safely improve health and strengthen healthcare systems. In a sim
亚博体育怎么提现千花坊品茶微信ilar vein, health-advocacy organization PATH is working with the Tanzanian government to test machine-lea
rning applications that promise to predict demand for vaccines more accurately and optimize their delivery.亚博体育怎么提现千花坊
Digital health tools that inform and empower patients can also play a crucial role in p
reventing disease. Simple, existing, cost-effective technology, such as mobile phones and broadband, can ma亚博体育怎么提现千花坊品茶微信
ke a huge difference in raising awareness of the causes and early symptoms of diseases. PATH and the No
亚博体育怎么提现千花坊vartis Foundation, for example, are collaborating on the Communities for Healthy Hearts program in Vietnam, w
hich uses digital technology to improve and accelerate control of hypertension－the leading cause of heart disease.
Finally, digital technology can help to deliver healthcare to people in remote or und亚博体育怎么提现千花坊品茶微信
erserved areas, thereby tackling one of the greatest obstacles to reducing disease. Using
mobile phones, WhatsApp, and text messages can improve the quality and accessibility of care for millions of people. In this re亚博体育怎么提现千花坊品茶微信
gard, the Novartis Foundation and PATH have introduced telemedicine in Ghana, which connects rural inhabitants wi
th trained healthcare professionals, and digital dashboards that enable better, faster malaria care.亚博体育怎么提现千花坊品茶微信
Digital data must be made part of health systems
Digital data and technology must be fully integrated into national health systems, and should become as essential as hos
pital beds. Too many digital health pilot programs over the past decade have been uncoordinated and focused on sing亚博体育怎么提现千花坊
le issues. Leadership from national governments is therefore critical to ensuring a coherent approach.
Fortunately, global and country-led efforts are starting to move in this direction. Earlier this year, for example, the D亚博体育怎么提现千花坊品茶微信
emocratic Republic of the Congo established its first digital health agency, with the aspiration of improving ma
nagement of the healthcare system, providing better care, and making services more accessible.
We can solve the global health crisis and achieve universal coverage, but only by making
digital tools central to all countries’ health systems. No single organization can achieve this on its own: we
need the public, private and social sectors to work together. In fact, the goal must be to make these new technologies s
o widespread that we no longer need to refer to “digital” health, because that is what all health systems will be.
Ann Aerts is head of the Novartis Foundation, and Steve Davis is president and CEO of the Seattle-based intern
ational nonprofit organization PATH. Project Syndicate
The views don’t necessarily reflect those of China Daily.
l cars, plug-in hybrid vehicles, and fuel-cell commercial cars.
Since 2018, with an updated policy, the authorities have been rolling out lists of specific亚博体育怎么提现千花坊
NEVs and small engine vehicles regularly for them to get tax cuts or exemptions.
亚博体育怎么提现千花坊Cui said the extended tax exemption to more NEVs this time will especi
ally better support the development of commercial NEVs, whose owners are m
ore sensitive to prices and taxes, because they usually own a large number of such vehicles.亚博体育怎么提现千花坊女神会所
Inclusion into the newest tax exemption list also endorses the quality and technical
亚博体育怎么提现千花坊capabilities of such NEVs, which will help the manufactures to build brand image and attract customers, he said.
Qiu Kaijun, an industry observer and founder of Evobserver, an influential social med亚博体育怎么提现千花坊女神会所
ia platform in the NEV industry, said the vehicle and vessel tax cut measures are part of the authorities’ bro
ader efforts to boost the development of the NEV industry, as they aim to encourage purchases of NEVs, although t亚博体育怎么提现千花坊
he effects are not as influential as other incentives including financial subsidies and rebates of purchase tax.
The NEV industry in China has been developing very fast in recent years, as the co亚博体育怎么提现千花坊
untry pushes forward with efforts to build a globally competitive automobile industry.
亚博体育怎么提现千花坊女神会所There are two main points that Chinese audiences are unhappy with. First, in the trailer there are shots of Fujian, which is ab
out 3,000 kilometers away from historical home of Mulan in history. Second, the heroine Mulan, starring Cr
ystal Liu, wears heavy makeup that is appealing to Westerners’ eyes, not Chinese eyes.亚博体育怎么提现千花坊
Perhaps the criticism is unfair as Disney has designed the movie to please Western audiences, who c
亚博体育怎么提现千花坊女神会所are more about the story than the historical facts. That’s why Chinese audiences should not expect the f
ilm to have accurate Chinese elements even though the story is Chinese and almost all the leading actors are Chinese or
at least ethnic Chinese. It shows Chinese elements through the eyes of Westerners.
In 2018, NEV sales in China maintained robust growth of 61.7 percent
year-on-year, although the broader auto market sales contracted 2.8 percent year-on-y
ear, according to statistics from the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers.
For the January-May period this year, China’s NEV production and s
ales reached 480,000 units and 464,000 units, up 46 percent and 41.5 percent y
ear-on-year, respectively, according to Xin Guobin, vice-minister of industry and information technology.
China had 340 million motor vehicles by the end of June this year, while the number of NEVs had reached 3.44 mi
llion, according to figures released by the Ministry of Public Security on Wednesday.
nnovative compan亚博体育怎么提现千花坊ies and attached much importance to IP protection,” Li said.
亚博体育怎么提现千花坊BeiGene, a Chinese biotechnology company, is building its state-of-the-art manufacturing site in SSGKC.
The company was founded by Wang Xiaodong and John Oyler in 2010. Wang has served as a membe亚博体育怎么提现千花坊女神会所
r of the National Academy of Sciences in the US and a foreign associate of the Chinese Academy of Sciences.
“Hopeful ly, some innovative medicines will be soon produced in the new plant in SS亚博体育怎么提现千花坊
GKC and be distributed to the world in the future,” said a senior executive of BeiGene.
亚博体育怎么提现千花坊女神会所”We believe our location in SSGKC could help us achieve greater influence because it could radiate to the surrounding mar
kets such as China’s Hong Kong and Macao as well as Southeast Asian countries,” the executive said.
Herman Lee, vice-president for market and business development at Guangzhou CanSemi Technology Inc, said the upg
rade of SSGKC is very encouraging for his company, and could help it further enrich its talent pool.亚博体育怎么提现千花坊女神会所
The company will invest a total of 7 billion yuan in facilities in SSG
KC that will produce 12-inch wafers, of which the first phase is expected to be put into use in亚博体育怎么提现千花坊女神会所
the fourth quarter of 2019 with a monthly production capacity of 20,000 wafers.
“As we know, SSGKC will enjoy the same treatment as the free trade zone in terms of market access, investment promotions and t
亚博体育怎么提现千花坊女神会所alent attraction after its upgrade. Meanwhile, many administrative services could be fulfilled inside the district, w
hich could further improve efficiency, meaning more money for the companies involved,” Lee said.
e man as Wang Zhenhua, chairman of the board of Seazen – a real estate deve
loper based in Shanghai and listed in both Shanghai and Hong Kong. It reported th亚博体育怎么提现千花坊
at the alleged crime happened in a five-star hotel in Shanghai on Saturday, leaving the girl with lacerations on her vagina.
Beijing will push forward its waste sorting legislation soon, and the newly revised regul亚博体育怎么提现千花坊品茶微信
ation will clarify an individual’s responsibility to sort domestic waste, a senior official said.
A municipal regulation in Shanghai covering domestic waste management had taken effect on Monday and required every household and institution to sort亚博体育怎么提现千花坊
their trash into four categories: recyclable waste, hazardous waste, household food waste and residual waste.
Sun Xinjun, director of Beijing Municipal Commission of Urban Management, said Beijing will follow suit soon without giving a possible date.
“If the garbage is not sorted, the resident may face a fine of up to 200 yuan ($30),” he said亚博体育怎么提现千花坊品茶微信
, adding that the penalty will be no less than Shanghai’s garbage classification punishment.
Different from the four categories of separating trash in Shanghai, Beijing will use four other garbage classification sta
亚博体育怎么提现千花坊品茶微信dards: recyclables, kitchen waste, hazardous waste and other waste, according to Sun.
Some departments and public institutions in the capital hav
e already implemented waste management. Beijing produces nearly 26,000 metric tons of do亚博体育怎么提现千花坊
mestic waste every day, and 29 garbage disposal terminal facilities are already operating at their full capacity.
In 2018, Beijing collected 9.3 million tons of household waste.亚博体育怎么提现千花坊品茶微信
The girl, who hails from Shanghai’s neighboring Jiangsu province, made a phone call to her
mother, who was in Jiangsu, about the incident. The mother contacted Shanghai police, it reported.
The 9-year-old and another 12-year-old girl were brought to the hotel by Zhou, a friend of the 9-year-old’s mother. Zhou tol
d the mother that she took the girl to Shanghai to visit Disneyland, according to the report.
The report said Wang paid Zhou 10,000 yuan ($1,400) in cash after committing the alleged molestation.
for the EU to revi亚博体育怎么提现千花坊女神会所se up the nearer-term target – although
doing so has far less support as doubts remain over how to pay for the economic shift to low-
亚博体育怎么提现千花坊carbon technology in big employment sectors such as transport, farming and building.
To achieve net-zero emissions, the bloc would have to invest an additional 175 billion to 290 billio
亚博体育怎么提现千花坊女神会所n euros ($198 billion-327 billion) per year in clean energy technology, according to an EU projection.
On the eve of the summit, Greenpeace activists projected the image of a bomb-sh
aped earth ready to explode on the facade of the building, warning “time was running out”.
“With people on the streets demanding action and warnings from scientists that the window to respond is closing fast, our gove亚博体育怎么提现千花坊
rnments had a chance to lead from the front,” Greenpeace EU climate policy adviser Sebastian Mang said.
Statistics from a property research institution showed that Hangzhou, with a total lan亚博体育怎么提现千花坊
d revenue of 142.3 billion yuan ($20.71 billion), has become the “king of land revenue” during the first six months of this year.
According to data from the China Index Academy, a Beijing-based property research institution, the tot
al land transaction fees in 300 major Chinese cities was 2.25 trillion yuan in the first half, a 16 percent year-on-year increase.
亚博体育怎么提现千花坊女神会所The combined income from leasing land in Hangzhou surpassed 140 billion yuan, ranking the top na
tionwide. It was followed by Wuhan, Beijing, Tianjin, Shanghai and Chongqing, whose land income all exceeded 60 billion yuan.
During the first months of this year, the combined value of land transaction in the top 10 cities was 764.5 billion yuan, up 16 percent year-on-year.亚博体育怎么提现千花坊女神会所
Foshan in Guangzhou province, Changzhou in Jiangsu province and Shaoxing in Zhejiang province all entered the top 20 cities ranking.
In terms of planning construction areas, Wuhan, with 24.75 million square meters, took the top spo
, followed by Tianjin (19.78 sq m) and Xi’an (19.24 sq m). During the first half, the combined pla亚博体育怎么提现千花坊女神会所
nning areas of land transaction in the top 10 cities was 178.15 million square meters, up 9 percent year-on-year.
When it comes to land purchases, Country Garden, a Hong Kong-listed proper
ty developer, topped the list with 98.1 billion yuan, followed by Vanke and Sunac China.
The enthusiasm of property developers grew as the land market showed signs of rebound since March, the academy said. Durin
g the first six month, the value of land purchased by Beijing-based Sunac China increased by 5.8-fold to 68 billion yuan.
tee steady business growth. In the future, we will increase investment in AI applications in the finance and manu
facturing sector, enhance our AI technology, such as machine learning, natural language processing and deep learning, consolidate customer rela
tionships, as well as cultivate the new generation of AI talent for China,” He from SAS China said.
Since World War II, globalization came in two stages. From 1945 to roughly 1975, the United States, Western Europe, and Japan
achieved steady economic growth, with the benefits of that growth spread widely throughout the population. In F
rance, this period is called “30 glorious years” and in Germany it is known as the “economic miracle”.
The second stage of globalization started in the late 1970s and has continued until today with a process of reform and open
ing-up not only in China but in countries of the former Soviet Union and in India.
This has been great for the world. China alone has lifted more than 850 million peopl
e out of dire poverty. But it has also increased competition faced by workers and companies.
The partial globalization of 1945-1975 worked great for average workers in the West. For much of this period, a young perso
n could get a high-paying and apparently secure job in a factory that would allow him to live a middle-income lifestyle.
It’s very hard to believe now, but in 1980, the US city with the highest average wage was Flint, Michigan, followed closely by Detroi
t. Other leading cities in terms of wages were Chicago, Houston, Milwaukee, Youngstown and Cleveland – all
of which were centers of industry and manufacturing. At that time, San Jose, the center of then quite small Silicon V
alley was fourth, San Francisco sixth, and capital Washington was eighth. New York City did not make the top 10.
Many people in the US and Western Europe look back nostalgically on those 30 years aft
er WWII when artificial limits on global competition protected extremely high-paying manufacturing jo
bs. It is very sad to see only empty, rusting factories where thousands of people used to work.
It’s tempting to use tariffs or other protectionist measures to try to
retain the companies that provide these high-paying manufacturing jobs. But, most o
ften the protections just lead to unproductive companies, declining innovation, and slowing GDP growth.