Cross-border e-commerce packages are transported to Kazakhstan from Horgos, Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, June 3, 2021. Market observers attribute this trend to more and more Chinese vendors selling their products globally through cross-border e-commerce platforms. As a new form of foreign trade, cross-border e-commerce has emerged as a key pathway to mitigate the impact of the pandemic on foreign trade. In November, the country approved the establishment of comprehensive pilot zones for cross-border e-commerce in another 33 cities and regions. "Cross-border e-commerce platforms have become an efficient and convenient way for traditional manufacturing enterprises to expand their overseas footprint.
The visit, the new Pakistani prime minister's first to China since taking office in April, is a continuation of the sound momentum of close high-level exchanges between the two countries, Wang said at a regular news briefing in Beijing. Shehbaz will be among the first foreign leaders to visit China since the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China successfully concluded on Saturday. "This shows the special friendship and strategic mutual trust between our two countries," Wang said. During the visit, President Xi Jinping will meet with Shehbaz and Premier Li will hold talks with him, Wang said. Pakistani statistics show that its exports to China exceeded $1.605 billion in the first five months of 2022, a year-on-year increase of 5.42 percent.5 months ago China Daily
Police in Shanghai released details of a case on Sunday involving four people who are under criminal investigation for having resold large quantities of antigen test reagents at a higher price since mid-December. In a case in Kunming, Yunnan province, local police detained six people involved in reselling antigen test reagents and seized 11,400 sets of reagents on Dec 22. In another development, police in Shenyang, Liaoning province, busted a group of speculators reselling febrifuge and antigen test reagents on Dec 17. They rounded up two suspects and seized 23,000 antigen test reagents and 13 bottles of Ibuprofen suspension. The clinic where the man bought the drugs has also been placed under investigation by the local healthcare department.3 months ago China Daily
"People's health awareness and literacy, and their knowledge on personal protection measures have also increased," Li said. Li said the downgrade represents a proactive and realistic move to adjust to the latest virus circumstances. The downgrade will help concentrate resources to protect vulnerable groups and help people's lives return to normal while ensuring their other medical needs are met. COVID-19 was designated a category A disease — the top tier — in January 2020, when the original strain of the virus had more severe health impacts. Liang Wannian, head of the commission's virus response expert panel, said the downgrade was a step toward exiting the pandemic.3 months ago China Daily
[Photo/Xinhua]Breakthroughs made in research to trace origins of Chinese civilizationThe fourth national census of cultural relics in China will be organized this year by the National Cultural Heritage Administration, it was announced at a national conference on cultural relics in Beijing on Thursday. Hu said the nation will give priority to protecting cultural relics with the utmost care. A number of major protection programs, covering world cultural heritage, grottoes, stone carvings and ancient buildings will be carried out. The collection management system in museums will be upgraded to standardize the ranking and categorization of cultural relics. "We need to allow the achievements of cultural relic protection to better serve economic and social development, enliven cultural heritage, promote the creative transformation and development of such studies, and endeavor to write a new chapter in cultural heritage development," said Hu.2 months ago China Daily
Since March 2020, travelers to the Chinese mainland have been required to quarantine, typically for up to 21 days, at designated hotels. It will also start granting exit and entry permits to those traveling to and from the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. Meanwhile, relaxed international travel rules increased the volume of flight searches and triggered a rush for ticket bookings. According to online travel agency Tongcheng Travel, international flight ticket bookings were 2.5 times higher by 9 am on Tuesday. Hotel reservations for Hong Kong, Macao, Dubai, Kuala Lumpur and Pattaya also significantly increased.3 months ago China Daily
This Champions League has been very cruel to us." "I don't think Barca was expecting us to be so bold," Bayern coach Julian Nagelsmann said. We have to disconnect from the Champions League, face the reality. Barcelona, which couldn't manage a single shot on target, has won only one of its last seven Champions League matches. "It was a tough match to play knowing that we were already eliminated before the match started," Barca defender Marcos Alonso said.5 months ago China Daily
In 2021, nearly 1,500 US-based Chinese scientists left American institutions for Chinese institutions. They mostly work in mathematics and physical sciences, life science, and engineering and computer science, according to the report by Asian American Scholar Forum. The initiative has caused a chilling effect on Chinese researchers in the US. "Those computer science and engineering faculties are more likely to get funding from the industry, so this will affect open science," said Lin. The US world leadership in science and technology, since the 1920s, has benefited from immigrants, especially Chinese students and researchers, said Xie.5 months ago China Daily