The app and database will help us gather more precise and well-rounded data on the population, distri
bution, ages, gender ratio, birth and deaths of wild pandas, who live in deep mountains and are hard to tr
ack,” said Chen Peng, a researcher with the base who co-authored a paper on “Giant Panda Face Recognition Using Small Database.”
“It will definitely help us improve efficiency and effectiveness in conservation and management of the animals,” Chen said.
China has carried out four scientific field research project of giant pandas in the wild.
The giant panda was scientifically discovered 150 years ago and n
amed in the city of Ya’an, Sichuan. It remains one of the world’s most endangered species.
The number of captive pandas was 548 globally as of November last y
ear. Fewer than 2,000 pandas live in the wild, mostly in the provinces of Sichuan and Shaanxi.
th rate of more than 9 percent three years in a row, the Chinese film market is extreme
ly open and inclusive with outstanding movies from around the world, fine works of Hollyw
ood in particular, being screened in China even before they are shown in other countries.
This shows China’s decision to open up its film market in the trough in 1995 was absolutely right. Since then the quota for Hollywo
od movies has been significantly raised from the initial 10 films a year. The opening up of the Chinese movie ma
rket proves that the more open and inclusive a film market is, the higher the number of good films it will generate o
wing to the active and beneficial exchanges with the world’s most advanced filmmaking countries.
The remarkable performance of about a dozen Chinese movies in recent
years makes it clear that well-made films that showcase Chinese culture and touch Chin
ese people’s hearts could not only become smash hits but also help spread Chinese culture. Which g
cult to legally protect in the past, causing “huge trouble for American tech
nology companies in protecting core and critical technologies” that they could not patent.
The latest amendments to the Anti-Unfair Competition Law, which unde
rwent a substantial revision in 2017, have emphasized protecting trade secrets.
He said in that in January, China’s Supreme People’s Cour
t set up an IPR court to handle complex appeals on patent litigation.
Chan said “all these measures” have led to progress for 59 percent of t
he US companies operating in China in protecting trademarks and brands in the pa
st five years, according to the American Chamber of Commerce in China.
ton-based Institute for China-American Studies, specifically praised the new Foreign Investm
ent Law－passed in March by China’s national legislature and effective in 2020－which he said is “a far
sighted piece of legislation” that “will firmly usher in a new round of reform and opening-up”.
“Strong measures to deal with political, regulatory and administrative noncompliance are envisaged. A robust wor
king mechanism to promptly address foreign businesses’ complaints is also envisaged,” said Gupta, who believes the p
rovisions are a big step in assuring foreign businesses that the playing field is leveled in China.
“It is the predictability, transparency and nondiscrimination bent of the law which, in my view, will lead to a significant inw
ard flow of foreign capital in key services and advanced manufacturing sectors,” he said.
of opposition leader Juan Guaido outside the aviation military base La Carlota, located in Altamira in the east of Caracas.
He called on civilians and military to act against the government and urged Maduro to step down.
Venezuela’s Communication and Information Minister Jorge Rodriguez said on Tues
day that the government is deactivating a small group of soldiers who attempted a coup d’etat.
“At the moment we are facing and deactivating a small group of traitor military
personnel who positioned themselves in the Altamira to attempt a coup d’etat,” Rodriguez said.
“The FANB (National Bolivarian Armed Forces) stand firm in defense of the National C
onstitution and its legitimate authorities,” said Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino Lopez in his Twitter account.
delegations, which was preceded by a one-on-one meeting between Putin and Kim.
Kim arrived here in his train on Wednesday for his first meeting with Putin.
The meeting came at a time when tensions were growing between the DPRK and t
he United States.At the end of 2018, Australia became another “surveillance state” with the passing of the T
elecommunications and Other Legislation Amendment Bill or the Assistance and Access Bill 2018.
Last week, the DPRK test-fired a new tactical guided weapon and requested Washi
ngton to exclude U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo from future negotiations.
In response, Pompeo swept aside Pyongyang’s demand ab
out replacing him by someone “more careful and mature” to deal with the talks.
service consumption accounting for 47.7 percent, up 1.4 percentage points year-on-year
. Meanwhile, sluggish auto consumption dragged the whole consumption growth.
The continuous decline of auto consumption has become
a key for stabilizing this year’s consumption, said Liu Xiaoguang, a resear
cher at the National Academy of Development and Strategy at Renmin University of China.
Mao Shengyong, spokesperson for the National Bureau of Statistics, recently said t
hat based on March data, auto production fell, however, the drop was narrowing.
The National Development and Reform Commission was reportedly considering a sl
ew of new measure to boost spending on automobiles, home appliances and consum
er electronics products. It has sent a draft plan to encourage consumption in the three sectors.
with the island by officially acknowledging that military personnel have been posted in the Taipei office of the American Institute in Taiwan since 2005.
US weapons manufacturer Raytheon was also granted a $9 million contract to upgrade Taiwan’s Patriot missile defense system.
Senior Colonel Liang Fang, a professor at PLA National Defense Universit
y, said the recent drill will test and enhance the PLA’s joint operating capabilities.
“It will increase the PLA’s ability to protect national sovereignty, and warn thos
e who are trying to undermine it to abandon their illusions,” she said. “Similar drills
will be more common in the future, with increasingly sophisticated equipment and training methods.”
Xiu Chunping, a researcher at the Chinese Academy of Social
Sciences’ Institute of Taiwan Studies, said the recent drill serves to warn the US and separati
ssing $682 billion, and it is only natural that the two sides should seek to consolidate their trade and economic cooperation since it provides a solid foundati
on for strengthening their overall relationship, and they have everything to gain from building on the current g
ood momentum in their relations and docking their respective development strategies.
At the 21st China-EU Leaders’ Meeting in Brussels on Tuesday, Premier Li Keqiang is expected to underscore China’s resolve to deepen st
rategic mutual trust and cooperation with the EU, including on the Belt and Road Initiative that China has prop
osed as a means for improving global connectivity and shared development.
This year, Italy and Luxembourg signed memorandums of under
standing with China to jointly advance the construction of the Belt and Road, bringing to 22 the total num
ber of European countries that have signed cooperative agreements with China on the initiative.
It is not all hunky-dory of course, as two major powers, the two sides do differ on some issues, a
nd there are some disputes between them. However, their common interests far outweigh their differences.
arks the 16th anniversary of the death of the singer and actor due to depression.