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Officials from the academy previously said the new satellite series will weigh 3.5 metric tons and will be launched by China 上海乌托邦品茶微信

‘s Long March 2D carrier rocket at Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in Northwest China.

 上海乌托邦The first of them will be tasked with assessing overall design and reliability in space, they said.

China launched its first recoverable satellite in 1975, becoming the third nation to do so after the United States and the for

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enabled Chinese scientists to carry out hundreds of space-based tests and experiments.

The most recent mission by a Chinese recoverable satellite took place in April 2016 when the

 上海乌托邦Shi­jian 10 carried out scientific experiments during a 12-day space journey before returning to Earth.

In another development, i-Space, a private rocket maker in Beijing, announced on F 上海乌托邦

riday that it had recently conducted a successful ignition test of its JD-1, a reusable liquid-propelled rocket engine.

The company called the 200-second test a milestone in the development of JD-1, which is set to lift i-Space’s SQX-2 carrier rocket. 上海乌托邦品茶微信

SQX-2 is at the research and design stage and is scheduled to make its maiden flight in 2021, i-Space said.

While teaching children-girls in most cases-to better protect themselves against sexual assault, more efforts should be m

ade by society to tell boys to respect and care for the opposite sex, according to experts. 上海乌托邦品茶微信

Lin Zi, a psychologist, suggested that “readable” teaching materi

al be introduced for boys to tell them to better respect and protect girls and to unders

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She said some boys are confused about this situation, as their family members rarely discuss this with them.

Lin, vice-chairwoman of the Shanghai Psychological Counseling Association and founder 上海乌托邦品茶微信

of a psychological consultancy, is helping with the review of a sex educat

ion manual for children ages 10 to 14 launched by the China Children and Teenagers’ Fund.

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minatory, transparent, foreseeable and stable trade and investment environment, Wang said.

he Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in the Hong Kong SAR said in a stateme

nt: “Such savage acts were an outright provocation and trampling of the city’s rule of上海乌托邦品茶微信

law, which has gravely sabotaged Hong Kong’s social stability and cannot be tolerated.”

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with the violence in accordance with the law, safeguarding the rule of law and social o

rder and maintaining the city’s prosperity and stability in concert with sectors of the Hong Kong community.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Office of the Commissioner of the Ministry

of Foreign Affairs in the Hong Kong SAR joined the condemnation of violent protesters and blasted the “double standard” of forei

gn governments for using human rights and freedom as an excuse to intervene in Hong Kong’s internal affairs.

Responding to remarks by the United States, United Kingdom and the European

Union on the violent protest, a statement from the office urged them to stop interfering in China’s sovereignty and security and Hong Kong’s prosperity and stability.

Deploring the “selective ignorance” of foreign governments, the office que

stioned foreign governments’ hidden agenda for condoning violent criminals in the city.

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Herd instinct is the human nature to follow the crowd and act collectively – and market expectation always does not change smoothly but t

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On June 20, the latest meeting of the Fed’s policy-setting Federal Open Market Committee shrugged off the market’s high expectation of rate cuts and gave no clear policy signal confirming a cut.

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uce a drastic reversal in investor sentiment and asset price fluctuations, if the Fed’s moves miss expectation.

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ormalization, which does not necessarily point to the beginning of a rate cut cycle. Also, the Fed h

as removed the word “patient” from the latest FOMC meeting statement but did not confirm a rate-cut stance.

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r uncertainties over the China-US trade dispute are removed, because the pre-emptive move may enc

ourage the US Administration to escalate the trade dispute, which will in turn pose a dilemma to the Fed.

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ance’s rail netw上海乌托邦品茶微信ork has been severely disrupted, as a wave of strikes against President Emmanuel Macron’s labour reforms gets under way.

The start of the strike has been dubbed “Black Tuesday”, but the action will spread over three months, affecting two days in every five.

Staff at state railway SNCF are leading the strike, but the energy and waste collection sectors are also affected.

The unrest presents Mr Macron’s biggest challenge since his election last May.

How is the strike taking hold?
With the four main rail unions observing the strike, servic

es have been severely curtailed. Some 77% of SNCF drivers are on strike, and 48% of all staff.

Only one in eight high-speed TGVs are scheduled and only one in five regional trains.

Commuter lines into Paris have also been slashed and bus services have been hugely ove

rcrowded. Some stations were crammed for the few trains available, others were deserted.

The website that measures car traffic around the capital recorded about 420km (260 miles) of jams at rush hour.

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Liu told Regan that China has made its position very cl

lear that if the US treats the Chinese negotiating team with respect and shows the willingness to talk wit

hout using outside pressure, there is a high possibility that there could be a productive trade deal.

“Otherwise, I think we might be facing a prolonged period of problems for both sides,” she said.

Regan, at the close of their 15-minute talk, said again, “No one wan

ts trade wars. But we have to think long hard about the right next steps.”

Liu, however, did counter an assertion by Regan that China’s government controls its entire economy.

“Everybody thinks that China’s economy is state-owned, state-controlled, every

thing is state, state, state. Let me tell you that is not the true picture,” Liu said. “We are a

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By late April, China had been hit by 129 African swine

 fever outbreaks, affecting all 31 provinces, municipalities and autonomous regions on the mainland, since the country’s first reported outbr

eak in Shenyang, Liaoning province, in August, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs.

This resulted in more than 1 million pigs being slaughtered to prevent and control the disease, which is deadly to pigs but does no

t affect people. The ministry has called for intensified research and development to expedite the availability of va

ccines for disease prevention and control, but admitted difficulties due to the complex nature of the virus.

China is the world’s largest producer and consumer of pork, with an annual produc

tion of 700 million pigs. Pork accounts for 62 percent of meat consumption in China, and su

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Technology teams from Shanghai universities start

businesses in Suzhou, Zhejiang province. Things like this happen a lot now,” Wang said.

“And plans to build data infrastructure, such as cloud computi

ng and data centers, have been made in the integrated development of the region.”

The report also surveyed AI education in China, which has started at all levels. More tha

n 30 universities have opened schools on AI, and 75 established AI majors or interdisciplinary majors with AI.

China’s first high school textbook on AI was published by East China Normal Universit

y last year, and 40 high schools nationwide have participated in a pilot program on teaching AI to their students.

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At 65 meters in diameter, the radio telescope Tianma-or

 heavenly horse-located in the suburban Songjiang district, is the largest omnibearing movable telescope in Asia an

d is ranked third in the world in comprehensive performance. It began providing celestial observations in 2012.

While Tianma was not directly involved in the observations that led to the black hole image, its ability to see other phenome

na in the universe on certain wavelengths, contributed to the precise calibration of the final data for the image, s

cientists in Shanghai said. Tianma is part of the East Asia Very Long Baseline Interferometry Network, or EAVN.

Shen Zhiqiang, head of the Chinese Academy of Sciences’ S

hanghai Astronomical Observatory and a member of the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) inter

national team that assembled the black hole image-more than 200 astronomers worldwide linked via a g

lobe-spanning array of eight ground-based radio telescopes-said that the equipme

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n 2018, the handling capacity of the Port of Dunkerqu

 reached 51.6 million tons, with ore and container freight volumes breaking records. Aut

horities said that the port’s investment budget for 2019 would reach 48 million euros.

Situated at the heart of a triangle between Brussels, London, and P

aris, the Port of Dunkerque is the third largest port in France after Port Le Havre and Port Marseille.

The port has 18 professional terminals and a logistics park with storage facilities for food, hydrocarbons, chemicals and cereals.

Public security authorities have destroyed over 200 cross-re

gional criminal networks and more than 400 peer-to-peer lending platforms suspected of i

llegal fundraising between the beginning of 2018 and the first quarter of 2019, according to the Ministry of Public Security.

They have also filed 19,000 illegal fundraising cases involving 410 billion yuan ($59 billion), the ministry said in a news release.

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Uber has also weathered controversies including revelati

ions of a culture of sexism and bullying at Uber and US Department of Justice investigations. After a series of embarrassments, Kalanick was forced to res

ign in 2017 by a group of investors. Uber then hired Khosrowshahi to lead the company.

Uber has said it has the potential to grow not just in the cab hailing business, but also as a “sup

erapp” to provide logistic services, such as grocery and food delivery, organizing freight tra

nsportation, and even financial services, much like Grab, its Southeast Asian counterpart.

But market experts have struggled to find value in a company that has consistently posted los

ses, and warned that it may never be profitable. “The business is unprofitable, new entrants can enter the ma

rket, there is potential regulatory risk, and it is very price sensitive. What is there to like about this opportunity?” Ro

bert Johnson, professor of finance at Heider College of Business, Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska said.

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