The scale of second China International Import Expo, or CIIE

will be bigger than before, with the planned exhibition area of 330,000 square m

eters, and will attract more exhibitors, Minister of Commerce Zhong Shan said at a news conference on Saturday.

The second CIIE will show more new products, technologies and contents in various forms, Zhong said.

Moreover, China will provide more activities and professional s

ervice facilities to provide greater sense of gain to the exhibitors, said Zhong.

hile deputies to the National People’s Congress from Henan pr

ovince had a panel discussion with President Xi Jinping on Friday, some deputies pledged to co

ntribute to building the Belt and Road as it was required by Xi during his inspection tour to the province five years ago.

Zheng Xinwei, an NPC deputy and also mayor of the provincial capital, Zhengzho

u, said the city’s door had opened wider and wider in the past five years, greatly invigorating its economic development.

 

Love-u.cc

Migratory birds fly north after wintering at Poyang Lake

NANCHANG – A huge number of migratory birds are flying north to breed after wint

ering at Poyang Lake, China’s largest freshwater lake, in East China’s Jiangxi province.

According to the Administration of Poyang Lake National Nature Reserve, about 500,000 birds, including white cra

nes, white-naped cranes, grey cranes and white ospreys, spent their winter and early springtime at the lake.

Poyang Lake is an important wintering area for waterbirds in Asia. From October to March, more th

an 95 percent of white cranes, 80 percent of oriental white ospreys and 70 percent of white-naped cranes winter at the lake.

Authorities with all the reserves along Poyang Lake are closely monitoring the migratory birds to guarantee their safety.

www.ypqsr.cn

He also attacked Sessions as useless, lamenting tha

  using his powers to hire and fire cabinet members under Article 2 would have been seen as obstruction — a standard that he alleged was “only for Trump.”

  ”The Attorney General recuses himself, and I don’t fire him, no obstruction,” Trump said. “That’s the other thing — if y

ou use your rights, if you use your power, if you use Article 2, it’s called obstruction, but only for Trump, f

or nobody else. So the attorney general is weak and ineffective and he doesn’t do what he should have done.”

  Trump fired Sessions in November following an increasingly str

ained relationship and months of personal attacks by the President.

  He also recounted Comey’s firing as being due to the former FBI direc

tor being “a bad, bad guy,” saying that he had discussed it at the time with first lady Mela

nia Trump, and that he had anticipated bipartisan support after Democrats voiced criticism of Comey.

ax153.cn

denounced May’s “disastrous” handling of Brexit, conde

  mned the Conservative Party’s shift to the right and warned it was in danger of being taken over by extremists.

  Their announcement was timed for maximum impact, dropping just before the weekly s

ession of Prime Minister’s Questions. In a move freighted with symbolism, the three ex-Conservative MPs

joined the eight former Labour lawmakers on the opposition benches in Parliament on Wednesday.

  The move could mark the start of a reshaping of British politics as the clock continues to tick down to March 29, when the U

K is due to leave the European Union. With 37 days to go, Parliament has still not approved a Brexit deal.

  In a joint letter to May, Heidi Allen, Anna Soubry and Sarah Wollaston blamed their departure on the government’s “dismal failure to stand up to

the hard line ERG [European research Group],” whose members advocate a no-deal Brexit. The three lawmakers, who have

been vocal anti-Brexit campaigners, said that Britain’s exit from the EU had “re-defined the Conservative Party — undoing all the efforts to modernize it.”

www.shlftv.com

Patients and their families are doubly affected by plum

  meting purchasing power across the country. It’s a situation, Emami says, that has made a lot of treatable cases lethal.

  ”I have a patient upstairs … I diagnosed him with brain cancer. The cost of biopsy, the chemotherapy and medication is

very high. So, the family asked me if I could leave him be,” says Emami. “Every day, we see this story here.”

  Even when families can afford medical equipment they often join long waiting lists. Cardia

c pacemakers are in short supply in the country, and patients must abandon their regular lifestyles, an

d become admitted to hospitals where they are hooked up to a cardiac machine.

  Emami tells CNN that some families are opting out of paying for feed

ing tubes for relatives with advanced Alzheimer’s disease. Without the feeding tubes, the pat

ients spend the rest of their days wired to machines in hospitals, instead of receiving home care.

www.qianpadbe.com

Guo Fan, director of The Wandering Earth, once said that a

film is a reflection of a nation’s comprehensive strength.” The Guardian published an article headlined “China challenges Hollywood with own sci-fi blockbuster.”

This is in line with how people see today’s global affairs. China is making contributions to global development with its own strength and its own way.

Different from the US sci-fi blockbusters which advocate individual heroism, The Wandering Earth pro

poses China’s collective spirit. Take the climax of the movie: When all the plans to save Earth faile

d and Earth is about to hit Jupiter, many other countries, which had decided to give up, were moved and inspired by a br

ave Chinese girl. They then chose to salvage Earth from its doom together with Chines

e. Such a Chinese blockbuster presents a new appearance of sci-fi and successfully moves audiences of different countries.

Likewise, the key to improving the world’s understanding of China is to find a

n echo in each other’s hearts. Today, mankind still faces many international hot

issues, such as environmental protection, anti-terrorism and the reconstruction of the world financial o

rder. To solve these problems, we need global participation and cooperation, and China should play a constructive role.

These problems are also common challenges facing China and the US. Both Chi

na and the US should take their responsibilities. The two countries are mo

re likely to cooperate on these issues which could be the basis for building mutual trust.

www.shlfsm.com

Hopefully, the discussions over the past three month

hs have helped both sides to better understand each other’s concerns and fostered greater mutual trust.

That the feel-good atmosphere that has prevailed since the January discussions in Washington has been mai

ntained by this round of talks was evident as the negotiations are to continue in the US capital next week. This welcome dev

elopment was confirmed by Xi, who said he hoped the discussions would carry forward the positive momentum as i

t conformed to the interests of both countries to strengthen their cooperation.

Although it is probably too hasty to interpret from this that a deal is imminent given s

ome of the US demands, it is to be hoped that the just-concluded negotiations have laid the groundwork for

next week’s discussions to establish a framework for a resolution to the trade dispute, so that a meeting between Xi and T

rump, which is regarded as necessary to finalize any deal, can be scheduled for this purpose as soon as possible.

New progress on the outstanding difficult issues is imperative as the trade frictions have not been good for either country, despite claims to the contrary.

www.ex079.cn

Blueprint for Bay Area to be revealedanticipate greate

The blueprint for the massive economic development that will turn the Guangdong-Ho

ng Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area into a global economic powerhouse will be made public within days.

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor did not disclose the exact date for the rele

ase when speaking to reporters before Hong Kong’s weekly Executive Council meeting on Tuesday. S

he did, however, announce that a conference on Feb 21 will begin poring over details of the project.

Lam said the blueprint would lay out broad guidelines after which local go

vernments in Guangdong province, Hong Kong and Macao will work together wi

th the support of central government departments to pull the project together with concrete planning.

Cross-sector heavyweights in Hong Kong welcomed the upcoming development blu

eprint, saying it could lead the city’s different sectors into a stronger growth phase.

eblqb.cn