Huawei revenue up 39 percent from one year agoy that it poste

Huawei Technologies Co said Monday that it posted 179.7 billion yuan ($26.8 billion) in

revenue in the first quarter of 2019, representing a year-on-year growth of 39 percent.

The company’s quarter one net profit margin stood at about 8 percent, slightly higher than the same period last year.

Huawei said in a statement that it continues to focus on communications infrastructure and smart devices, and will dev

elop the efficiency and quality of its operations, which contributed to its solid first-quarter performance.

This year will see large-scale 5G deployment around the world,

meaning Huawei’s carrier business group, which primarily supplies telecom equipment and

services to telecom carriers around the world, has seen unprecedented opportunities for growth, the company said.

By the end of March 2019, Huawei had signed 40 commercial contracts for 5G with lea

ding global carriers, and had shipped more than 70,000 5G base stations to markets around the world.

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ding AI and internet of things. The system can read t

the ALS patients’ thoughts through identifying the patien

ts’ eyeballs movements to collect information, and then move the wheelchair automatically.

It can also move safely at night. Further improvements will be made to the system to correct for

minor deviations when operating under bright light.Zhang Wei operates the wheelchair at a residential commu

nity in Xi’an, Shaanxi province, April 17, 2019. Zhang has climbed two of China’s Five Great Mountains on his han

Beijing plans to add more kindergarten slots and strengthen security measures to make sur

e children can receive an affordable and safe preschool education, officials said on Thursday.

Feng Hongrong, deputy inspector of the Beijing Education Co

mmission, said the city plans to enroll another 30,000 kinder

gartners through renovating and expanding existing operations, and to support

State-owned and private enterprises, institutions, communities and individuals in building of new ones.

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However, experts believe an overseas education sho

uld not be viewed purely from the perspective of return on investment, because the experience can help students develop valuable, nonacademic skills.

China will continue to significantly relax market access, and create

a more attractive investment and business environment, Finance Minister Liu Kun has said.

Liu made the remarks when attending a ministerial-level luncheon durin

g the 99th Development Committee meeting held by the World Bank and the Inter

national Monetary Fund on April 12 and 13 in Washington, D.C., according to China’s Ministry of Finance.

Vice-Finance Minister Zou Jiayi attended a ministerial-level meeting and gave a speech.

The finance minister said that with international development and cooperation facing severe challenges, the World

Bank as the world’s most important multilateral development institution should adhere to the principle of mult

ilateralism, support all parties in jointly supporting the rules-based multilateral trade system, firmly follow the purpose of serving all member coun

tries, and adopt differentiated, targeted aid strategies based on their respective national conditions.

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talian legwear brand Calzedonia opens two more stor

Italian legwear brand Calzedonia has opened two more stores in downtown Beijing, expand

ing its business in the Chinese capital. Another two outlets are expected to open in the capital in April and May.

Calzedonia is a brand under the Calzedonia Group, which a

lso owns Intimissimi, Tezenis, Falconeri, Signorvino, Atelier Emè and Intimissimi Uomo.

The Italian fashion retailer is taking big strides in China since it first entered the Chinese market in 2017. Calzedonia Group has

so far opened more than 20 retail stores in Chinese cities, such as Beijing, Shanghai, Hangzhou and Chen

gdu. It’s aimed at owning more than 100 shops in the Chinese mainland by 2020, according to company management.

Founded in 1986, Calzedonia specializes in socks, leggings, tights and beachwear. Its colle

ctions are sold in more than 4,500 stores in over 50 countries and regions around the world.

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Shanghai pays highest monthly wages in China ordi

Employees in Shanghai earn the highest monthly incomes in China, according to a report by 58 Tongcheng Recruitment Research Institute.

With an average monthly wage of 9,723 yuan ($1,447.64), Shanghai, China’s financial ce

nter, tops the country’s income rankings, the report on talent flow in quarter one said.

New first-tier city Hangzhou in East China’s Zhejiang province came in second, wi

th an average of 8,684 yuan, up 25.77 percent year-on-year – the highest growth rate.

With development of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area set to begin, Gu

angzhou in South China’s Guangdong province offers the most job opportunities, up 24.95 percent year-on-year.

Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Shenzhen remain job seekers’ p

referred locations, with Shenzhen most popular in the first quarter of this year, the report said.

An employment-first policy has been elevated to the status of a macro policy for the first

time in this year’s government work report, and China will pursue the policy with full force in 2

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Sun said the event presents a significant opportunity

for the Bay Area to enhance its international reputation and influence because Tokyo Bay – one of th

e world’s top three bay areas – has been closely linked to Hong Kong and the Pearl River Delta in business and trade.

In 2017, Japan was Hong Kong’s fourth-largest trading partner, accordi

ng to the SAR’s Trade and Industry Department, and Hong Kong was Japan’s eighth-largest tr

ading partner. Bilateral trade in goods between the two that year amounted to HK$381.9 billion ($48.7 billion).

Registration for the symposium was closed on March 29, because it was fully booked, according to its website.

A similar seminar was held in Paris in June, with Hong Kong, Gu

angdong and Macao jointly promoting Bay Area business opportunities.

Lam, according to the Hong Kong Chief Executive’s Office, will mee

t with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Foreign Minister Taro Kono.

She also plans to meet with business leaders, as well as leaders of innovation and te

chnology-related organizations and institutions, and she will visit eldercare and medical facilities.

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new job categories in step with developmentChina h

ational classifications to keep pace with economic and technological development, according to the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security.

The professions include technicians for artificial intelligence, the Inter

net of Things, big data and cloud computing, as well as electronic sports specialists, unm

anned aerial vehicle pilots, agricultural managers and industrial robot system operators.

The ministry said in a statement that with the massive utilization of AI, th

e IOT, big data and cloud computing, technicians in these fields are badly needed.

As industrial robots replace human labor in more factories in China, operating and maintaining robots are becoming hot professions.

The demand for UAV pilots has been growing rapidly thanks to an increasing number of UAV

s used in plant protection, mapping, photography, supervision of farmland, logistics and other areas.

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The danger is that rising seas from global warmin

 will devastate coastal nations like Bangladesh and completely eliminate island states like

Maldives. This will result in refugee crises on such a scale current predicaments will pale in comparison.

The opportunity is a fast-closing window for China to make history by being

the first country to develop and build green floating cities on the ocean for humanity. The

vision for these cities, pioneered and designed by Marc Collins Chen, former tourism minister of French Polynesia, wa

s inspired by nature, adapting biology and technology as guiding principles for the blueprints.

Floating cities are no longer science fiction — the technology to build human habitation on the ocean exists today,” Collin

s Chen explained at the opening of the first United Nations roundtable on sustainable floating cities. He said sev

eral countries and companies are in a fierce race to lead this frontier field and shape the course of history.

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The notice stressed that management of tourism sites sh

should substantially reduce ticket prices for off-season and peak season. Price reduction for all tickets cannot be replac

d with lower prices for tickets bought through certain channels and for certain groups or schedules.

In the meantime, supervision should be strengthened for the price

of transportation vehicles, cable cars, cruise ships, parking and other services.

Weaving and preferential policies of tickets for designated groups, including soldiers, juveni

les, old people and those with disabilities, should be fully carried out, the document added.China will train ab

out a million farmers this year to use pesticides in a more environmentally-friendly way and promote green de

velopment of the agricultural sector, said the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs.

The training will be conducted by the ministry’s national agricultural technol

ogy promotion center, with assistance from the China Crop Protection Industry Association, the non

governmental organization Crop Life China, and the China Association of Pesticide Development and Application.

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The examination was designed to check and hone the general

capabilities in organizing training and commanding their troops. The results will be taken into consideration

when it comes to promotion or commendation, the statement said. It added that the Ground Force wanted to use this exami

nation to strengthen the notion that commanding officers must take the lead in combat readiness training.

Lu Chuangang, assistant to the Ground Force’s chief of staff, said the examination

‘s content included theory, strategy and command skills. Participants were given different tasks in diffe

rent areas, and were told to analyze their respective situations, determine goals, make plans for troop deployment and d

evelop combat schedules, according to Zhou Bingyi, director of the operations bureau of the Ground Force’s staff department.

Zhou said participants had already taken part in tests on firearm usage and physical strength hosted by their own units before the examination.

“The capabilities of these commanding officers determine wheth

er their troops will be well trained,” Zhou said. “We hope such examinations will help impro

ve the competence of commanders and consequently boost the combat capabilities and preparedness of

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