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pplication software platforms of the Fengyun satellites for weather forecasting, as well as climate and environment monitoring.
They also requested a range of services, especial
ly in monitoring rainfall, droughts, dust stor ms, heavy fog and lightning, in addition to training courses on Fengyun meteoro
logical satellite data ana lysis, remote-sensing applications and data collection.
Many countries along the Belt and Road have high mountains, deserts, oc
nd a lack of accurate meteorological information. The number of me teorological disasters in the regions is more than double the global average, the administration said.
Wei Caiying, deputy general-director of the National Satellite Meteorol
enter, said that real-time disaster monitoring by meteorological satellites co uld provide these countries with a scientific basis for disaster prevention and reduction.
te exchanges among civilizations and dialogues based on harmony in
diversity and inclusiveness. We need to undertake
the cultural responsibility of int ernational communicators, and let exchanges of culture and among civilizat
ions, as well as mutual learning, con stantly serve as bridges for people’s friendship, the impetus of international cooperati
on and bond of world peace. Second, we should become builders of world peace and development. The wheel of humanities’ development is uns
toppable. Peace, reconciliation and harmony are historical trends. Equality, mutual tru
st and win-win cooperation are hi storical necessities. Yet, as international conventions are attacked and multilateral mechanisms are cha
llenged, the anti-globalization tendency rises, and unilateralism and trade protectionis
move 100 million rural residents, mostly migrant workers, to cities by 2020.
Under the plan, cities with a population under 3 million should remove all limits on
hukou — hous ehold re
gistration — and cities with populations between 3 million and 5 million should relax restrictio ns on new migrants. Having
hukou in a city generally confers more social benefits on residents. Megacities including Beijing and Shanghai
should improve the points system to qu alify for household registration, allowing more people to settle in those cities.
“In the future, the main driving force of China’s urbanization will be conferring the benefits of urban
ip on rural migrant workers,” said Xu Lin, former director of the NDRC’s development plan ning department. “In this process, it is key to offering new migrants treatment equal to that of city residents.”
China has made steady progress in urbaniza
tion, as permanent urban residents amounted to 831 million at the end of 2018, up by 17.9 million from the previous year, according to the National Bureau of Statistics.
poverty-reduction workshop, where over 40 women from poor families found jobs. They draw on their fine craftsmanship and hand
made items such as wallets, insoles and pillowc
ases, which sell at places as far away as Beijing and Shanghai. In December 2018, Shangyan and Yangcao were removed from the list of poverty-strike
ges with eight other villages of Huanghua Township, which means poverty had dropped to 3 percent and below, with all impoverished population included in the national basic medical insurance scheme.
about a year after she was diagnosed with lymph cancer by a Beijing-based hospital in May 2017. Even during chemotherapy, she often thought about poverty relief work, and after five months treatment, she returned to her office.
ntainous Guyuan City, where Huanghua Township is located, is one of the sites whe re the Workers’ and Peasants’ Red Army of the Communist Party of China arrived during the epic Long
March from 1934 to 1936, which had seen a large number of officers and soldiers killed or injured.
construction, and other industries will be lowered from 10 to 9 percent, while the lowest bracket rate will remain unchanged at 6 percent.
In order to reduce tax burdens for all industrie
s, the government also adopted supporting measures, such as increased tax deductions for producer and consumer services.
Gao Peiyong, vice-president of the Chinese
Academy of Social Sciences, told China Securities Journal that VAT reduction will trigger a domino effect through deduction mechanism, ultimately benefiting economic and social development.
st day of rate reduction saw industries involved in oil, electricity, natural gas, iPhones and automobiles all cutting their price.
According to data compiled by Chinanews, the maximum retail prices of gasoline and diesel fell 225 ($33.49) and 200 yuan
respectively; railway sector dropped or canceled some freight fees, expecting to give up 6 billion yuan to enterprises. Prices for iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max declined as much as 500 yuan,
and iPhone XR, iPhone 8 and iPhone 7 also had their price fall by 300 yuan.