in installing solar panels that cover about 50,000 square meters.
As AB InBev’s biggest Budweiser brewing and bottling facility in the world, the Foshan
rewery in Guangdong province delivers 20 percent of its global production volume.
AB InBev has teamed up with the United Nations Environment
Programme in Foshan to advance the 2025 Sustainability Goals in China.
With China the host country, the 48th World Environment Day o
n June 5 had a Chinese slogan that said “Take action to save the blue sky”.
Regarding the company’s plan to upgrade power supply systems in n
ine of its Chinese breweries by the end of this year, Craps said that the breweries’ solar p
anels cover a combined floor area of 410,000 square meters, equal to the size of 57 football pitches.
As the liaison to the Canadian Consulate in Hunan province, Haase helps to promote Chinese culture in Canada. Now his foc
us has shifted to education. Haase believes that human development is inseparable from education. As an in
ternational student, he strongly encourages all students to visit the world outside.
Talking about his future work plans, Haase hopes to invite m
ore Canadian students to come to China and come to Hunan to introduce them to the real China.
An 85-year-old man from Huainan, East China’s Anhui province, will sit the national
college entrance examination on June 7 this year, together with other 10 million applicants.
Yao Keliang, a retired coalmine mechanic, took the examination in 2012 and 2
014 to fulfill his dream of studying at university, becoming the oldest person to take the test at the time.
portant stabilizing factor, he said. China’s research and devel
opment spending ranks second in the world, acc
ounting for around 2.18 percent of its GDP, while emerging strategic industries, th
e sharing economy and other new growth engines are also seeing continuous expansion.
The strong leadership of the Communist Party of China and the solid material and technological foundation built through dec
ades of rapid development in the era of reform and opening-up will also help shore up economic growth, he said.
He added that China also has enormous resilience, potential and flexi
bility in development, deep experience in ma
croeconomic regulation and ample space for policy adjustments.
on to look into the future amid urban life, and the other is to look back
on rural history – it’s our past,” he says, adding that this contradiction – resisting urban
ization while at the same time embracing progress – has driven the emergence of modern thought and di
scourse, which has become the internal motivation for change in art, literature and philosophy.
Ethnic Tibetan writer A Lai, famous for his novel Settling Dust, which was also published und
er the title Red Poppies, says many of the writers today still depict rural life as they imagine it, rather than ob
serving and reflecting on it by honestly facing the challenges posed by globalization.
“We should be aware that many of the problems facing Chinese farmers and villagers today are universal,” he says.
inese-imposed tariffs on our exporters – that’s a huge problem first for our growers, and companies in ou
r aerospace supply chain, and definitely our fish and seafood – they’ve been affected by Chinese tariffs,” said Habib.
With the Trump administration gradually imposing 25 percent tariffs
on $250 billion worth of Chinese imports over the past year, China has already retaliated with t
ariffs on $110 billion worth of US products, and has planned a tariff hike on $60 billion worth of US goods on June 1.
“Because of the tariff discussion going on in Washi
ngton DC, a lot of the farm community is being hurt,” said Bob Holde
n, former Missouri governor who co-founded the United States Heartland China Association.
s of working together to tackle impending oil crisis, he may also seek Xi’s endorsement for his anti-terrorism po
licy, which was Modi’s winning narrative during Indian’s recently held 17th general elections.
he World Bank maintained its prediction for Chinese economic growth at 6.2 percent in 2019, despite increasing global unce
rtainties, because the world’s second-largest economy has remained resilient, an updated report said on Friday.
“In an external environment that has become less
favorable due to slowing global growth and risin
g trade tensions, China’s economy will need to rely increasingly on domestic demand to susta
in rapid growth,” according to the May’s edition of the World Bank’s China Economic Update.
increase from 10.5 percent to 15.7 percent over the same period last year.
Huawei’s smartphone sales grew in all regions and the company did
particularly well in the European market, with sales up 69 percent.
Apple ranked third on the list with sales declining to 44.56 million and market
share down to 11.9 percent in the first quarter of 2019.
China’s smartphone vendors OPPO and Vivo ranked fourth and fifth, respectively, on th
e list released by Gartner, indicating a
2.7 percent decline in global smartphone sales in the first quarter of this year.
According to another market research firm IDC, shipments by Huawei increased by 50 percent to 59.1 million uni
ts in the first quarter of this year, replacing Apple to grab the second spot again since the second quarter of last year.
na will adhere to the principle of fair and free trade in its management of rare-earth ex
ports, but “the Chinese people will be unhappy” if the country’s exported rare-earth metals are used against China.
Since the start of the China-US trade friction more than a year ago, Washington has taken many measures, includin
g taking advantage of its edge in high-end chip making, to stymie Chinese high-tech firms, the NDRC said.
The NDRC added that in its latest move to dampen China’s industrial development, the US governme
nt has used an executive order to effectively ban products of Chinese tech giant Huawei from being use
d in the US, which has been widely seen as unreasonable and unfair. Having been increasingly used in high-tech ind
ustries, rare-earth metals are critical in making products from advanced weaponry to chips and hybrid cars.
he subject of remaining true to the Party’s original aspirations and keeping its mission firmly in mind.