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Photo taken on March 10, 2019 shows the manned submersible Shenhai Yongshi (Deep Sea Warrior) at
a port of Sanya, south China’s Hainan Province. China’s science ship Tansuo-1 loaded with the mann
ed submersible Shenhai Yongshi (Deep Sea Warrior) returned to its home harbor in Sanya, South China’s Hainan pro
vince, on Sunday, after finis/hing its first expedition in the Indian Ocean. HAIKOU – China’s science ship Tansuo-1 loa
ded with the manned submersible Shenhai Yongshi (Deep Sea Warrior) returned to its home harbor in Sanya, Sou
th China’s Hainan province, on Sunday, after finishing its first expedition in the Indian Ocean.
The manned submersible can reach a depth of 4,500 meters. The 121-day expedition trip organized by the Chinese Acade
my of Sciences began Nov. 10, 2018. Scientists from 10 Chinese and foreign research institutes were invited to joi
n the deep-sea research trip.The ship traveled 17,000 nautical miles on the expedition during which
scientists surveyed five deep-sea hydrothermal areas and collected a trove of samples for ecological environment research.
ongoing trade issues, which require the two countries to meet halfway, Zhong Shan, China’s minister of commerce, said on Tuesday.
The 90-day talks between the two countries have reached a breakthrough, said Zhong.
“The two parties agreed to extend the negotiation, and during the extension, both sides
will not implement the planned tariff hike. We should cherish the hard earned achievement,” he added.
hina has slashed the average time for customs clearance by over half in 2018, far surpassing the government’s previous g
oal to cut the average time by one third, according to Ni Yuefeng, head of the General Administration of Customs.
“The robust growth of China’s booming cross-border e-commerce has posed chal
lenges to customs supervision,” Ni said on Tuesday, during an interview from the sidelines of the two sessions.
To meet the new challenges, Chinese customs used the artificial intelligence technologies to help ease the clearance pr
ocedures. “In the next step, we will strengthen the supervision and improve the services,” Ni said.
foreign investors’ rights regarding issues such as intellectual property rights protection a
nd technology transfer that are of common concern to foreign investors, according to Zhang.
Investments from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan regions are distinctive
in a way that they are not foreign investment, but are not entirely equivalent to domestic c
apital, and in practice, they are managed with reference to foreign investments, Zhang said.
With the new foreign investment law in place, relevant legal appli
cation arrangements will not be changed, and legal systems regarding investment from Hon
g Kong, Macao and Taiwan will be continuously revised and improved in coherence to the needs of the practice, and
will further provide a more open and easy business environment for investors from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan, he said.
BEIJING — One more of China’s most wanted graft fugitives has returned to China and turned h
erself in 17 years after fleeing overseas, China’s top anti-graft authority announced Saturday.
Li Jianxiong, a former real estate transaction official at Nan
hai district of Foshan city in Guangdong province, is suspected of graft crime.
The procuratorate in Nanhai district started investigating his cas
e in July 2002, two months after he fled. Li was listed on an Interpol Red Notice in May 2003.
Through work by an office in charge of fugitives and asset recovery under the central anti-
corruption coordination group, he turned himself in Friday.
China’s workplace safety record has improved, with the number of accidents and fataliti
es both dropping in the first two months, data from the Ministry of Emergency Management showed.
The number of workplace safety accidents fell 6.1 percent yea
r-on-year during the January-February period, while related fatalities went down 16.8 per
cent, Sun Huashan, vice minister of emergency management, said at a press conference on Friday.