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Boeing may reimburse airlines for 737 MAX grounding

Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg said on Wednesday that the aircraft manufacturer

上海千花坊is having “ongoing conversations” with airlines about possible reimbursements following the worldwide grounding of 737 MAX jets.

The airlines haven’t disclosed how much they are seeking from Boeing, but some analysts peg industrywide losses at about $1 billion. In an interview with Axios, Muilenb上海千花坊

urg didn’t say how Boeing would compensate airlines, but it could be cash, a discount on future orders or additional pilot training and services.

Airlines seeking compensation include Air China, China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Norwegian Air, Turkish Air, Ryanair, Flydubai and United Airlines.上海千花坊品茶微信

“Reimbursement isn’t a technical problem,” John Cochran, president of Eaglemark, an aviation con

sulting firm and professor emeritus of Aerospace Engineering at Auburn University, told China Daily USA. “It’s a matter of first imp

ression. Some of what Boeing proposes to do may be contractual and it’s certainly sound public relations. Boeing wants to keep its customers happy.”上海千花坊

The 10,000-member pilots union for Southwest Airlines said this month it will ask B

oeing  for compensation to cover legal costs and lost income for pilots due to the 737 MAX grounding.

上海千花坊品茶微信The union hasn’t said how much pilots have lost, but it could be as much as $9 million a month, the Dallas Morning News reported.

Southwest has 34 MAX jets in its fleet. The airline said it plans to resume MAX flights on Sept

2, but the union said “there is no accurate estimate of when the MAX will return to service.”

上海千花坊品茶微信Airlines have used other planes when possible to replace grounded MAX jets, but some flights have been canceled. The airlines appa

rently seek compensation for lost revenue as well as storage and the cost of preparing the MAX to return to c

ommercial service when the US Federal Aviation Administration and other regulators say it’s safe to fly.

Boeing MAX jets were grounded worldwide following crashes March 10 in Ethiopi

a and October 29, 2018, in Indonesia that killed a total of 346 passengers and crew.

Preliminary investigations suggest the aircraft’s Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System (MCAS), an automated anti-stall device, apparently fo

rced the noses of Lion Air and Ethiopian Airlines flights down and into a fatal plunge when it erroneously deter

mined the planes were about to stall. To avoid a stall, MCAS points the nose of the plane down to gain air speed.

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he mainly served as deputy manager and manager of Kweic

Moutai Group, vice-chairman and chairman of Kweichow Moutai Group.

 上海千花坊He was replaced by Li Baofang as the chairman of Moutai group in May 2018. One year

later, he was dismissed from the Guizhou Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference.

According to the SPP, the prosecutors informed his litigation rights and listened ca

refully to his lawyer’s statement of defense during the interrogation to protect his legitimate rights. 上海千花坊

Shanghai has unveiled its first dedicated artificial intelligence incubator as part of its push to make AI a cornerstone of its industrial transformation.

Launched in Shanghai’s Wujiaochang, an area home to multiple leading research houses such as Fudan University and Tongji Univ

 上海千花坊女神会所ersity, the first 3,000 square-meter AI Space serves as an accelerator to turn abstract AI ideas into prototypes and potentially into tangible products.

Backed by the Shanghai Commission of Economy and Informatization, the facility will provide working space, data bases, techni

cal support, financing and resources match-making with application scenarios. Such a model will be duplicated across the city in due time. 上海千花坊女神会所

Five AI startups have signed memoranda of understanding with the first AI space, covering areas from the combination of AI and medical care, education and big data.

The incubator was launched earlier this week on the same occasion when the city announce

d the setup of a series of awards, dubbed SAIL, dedicated to an AI-themed contest, whose results will be an 上海千花坊

nounced ahead of the 2019 World Artificial Intelligence Conference in August.

 上海千花坊女神会所”The SAIL awards are not only an influential part of the WAIC competition, but an important carrier in the integration of industries, universities, rese

arches and application in the field of AI,” said Zhang Ying, chief engineer of the Shanghai Commission of Economy and Informatization.

With four subcategories, the SAIL awards are expected to facilitate the development of AI and accelerate its transformation from concepts to reality.

Official statistics showed that the city is already home to 1,000 companies with AI as its core bu 上海千花坊女神会所

siness. According to a plan issued last year by municipal authorities, Shanghai is looking to lead the pack by bec

oming a global AI hub, with plans to expand the scale of its industry to more than 100 billion yuan ($14.4 billion) by

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In the next few years, the Nanshan park will speed up con

construction of the Tsinghua Shenzhen International Graduate School, SUSTech Institute of Microe

上海419论坛lectronics, Pengcheng Laboratory, Shenzhen Bay Laboratory and Nobel Laureate Laboratory.

The park will also dismantle old factories to add 3.5 million sq meters of floor space for industrial development.

Shenzhen’s first united headquarters building will also be located in the Na

nshan park to house 15 high-tech firms, 12 of which will be listed companies.上海419论坛

The zone’s Pingshan park, occupying 51.6 square kilometers, is the largest among the five parks across the city. It is divided into the

southern and northern areas. The northern area features a new-energy industry headquarters while the sout

上海419论坛hern area, where Shenzhen Technology University is located, is focused on education, intelligent manufacturing and innovative services.

In 2019, the Pingshan park will provide an additional 50,000 sq km of land for industrial development through urban rejuvenation and upgrading old industrial parks.

Shenzhen National High-Tech Zone, inaugurated in 1996, was transformed from Shenzhen Science and Technology Park, which was set up in 1985.

It is China’s second-largest national high-tech zone in terms of area and ranks No 2 in GDP amon上海419论坛

g the 157 national high-tech parks, following Zhongguancun in Beijing, according to the Ministry of Science and Technology.

It yielded 24.4 billion yuan ($3.87 billion) of GDP and 4.3 billion yuan of tax revenue per square kilometer in 2018, the biggest among

all its counterparts in the country. It accounted for 15 percent of the city’s total patent applications and yie

上海419论坛女神会所lded nearly 12 percent of the city’s total industrial output value last year. One-sixth of Shenzhen’s national-level high-tech enterprises are based in the zone

One of Britain’s leading economists said Chinese consumers will be the driving force of future global economic growth.

Jim O’Neill, chair of the international think tank Chatham House and former chief economist at Goldman Sachs, made the remarks in a speech on Wednesday at the c上海419论坛女神会所

elebration of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China and the second China-UK Economic and Trade Forum in London.

“What happens to the Chinese consumers is more important to China’s future,” O’Neill said.上海419论坛女神会所

“If China continues with 8 percent nominal GDP growth, which I believe is 5 percent real (GDP growth), and 3 percent pric

es (meaning inflation), and if the Chinese consumers become the 50 percent of that total, the change from the next year to the next decade is so

mewhere between $11 to $12 trillion, which is equivalent to create another China,” he said.

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Seeing trains rushing by with plenty of unused space ha

has long been a sore point for freight train operators and managers, because low utiliza

tion of the cargo capacity raises running costs and makes the service less appealing to potential customers.上海千花坊女神会所

“The system collects and incorporates the operational information of all the freight trains involv

ed in the China Express Railway into one holistic platform,” Ma said.上海千花坊

The inland port cooperates with major rail service providers and customs in Kazakhstan, Russia and Germany, as well as major ticket-booking portals for ferries and railways across large parts of Europe.上海千花坊

“At present, no other trade hub in China is able to amass such a huge trove of data as we do with our system,” Ma said.

According to the port area authorities, during a recent trial of the system freight trains r

eturning from the West were carrying goods at an average 80 percent of their full capacity.上海千花坊女神会所

Between 2016 and the middle of this month, more than 2,400 trains had hauled goods acro

ss the port area, via about 20 routes of the China Express Railway, and made their way to 25 cities in 18 countries.

上海千花坊In addition to improving the efficiency and connectivity of the China Railway Ser

vice, the port area is also expected to provide a major boost for the regional economy.

One of the most popular commodities heading west from Xinjiang is a tomato-based sauce, accord上海千花坊女神会所

ing to Zheng Weiguo, vice-manager of Urumqi International Land Port Multimodal Transport Co.

“Last year, about 50,000 metric tons of the tomato-based sauce were exported to Russia alone,” he said. Behi上海千花坊女神会所

nd him, heavy trucks loaded with multicolored containers were revving up to transfer goods onto an approaching freight train.

It can take as long as 50 days for the sauce to reach its farthest destination, Naples in Italy, by sea, setting off from Tianjin Port in North China.

“The express train services have cut the journey time to about 12 days, allowing Chinese agricultu

ral goods to overtake their global competitors,” said Liu Shaohua, deputy director of the port area.

“We have already received positive feedback from wholesale buyers overseas, who have praised the rail service for its speed and low rate of da

mage (to goods). In the future, we plan to further boost confidence in products made in Xinjiang, and expand avenues fo

r overseas sales through the real-time monitoring system and the sophisticated freight rail network.”

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bition showcases how the artist originally utilized penc上海夜生活il and Chinese ink to create pictograms, through which he told us his world and memories.

In addition, Picasso’s engagement with the then Chinese art community is another focus of the exhibi上海夜生活

上海夜生活tion, where the original manuscript of a telegram penned by poet and scholar Guo Moruo to congratulat

e the artist on his 80th birthday on behalf of the PRC government in 1961, is on display.

Four original engravings by the artist courtesy of Chinese collector Jiang Xingdao, foun上海夜生活

der of Beijing Xuyuan Culture & Art Development Co, Ltd, are also included in the exhibition.

ritain’s Conservative Party leadership contest frontrunner Boris Johnson has backtracked on his prev

上海夜生活ious comments made on Brexit negotiations, saying there is only a “millio

n-to-one” chance that the United Kingdom will leave the European Union without a deal.

Just a day after he stoked concern by promising in a radio interview to leave the EU on Oct 31 “come wh

at may, do or die” with a no-deal Brexit, Johnson stated he did not believe that was where Britain would “end up”.

In a Conservative party hustings on Wednesday evening, Johnson said: “It’s absolutely vital that we prepare for a no-deal outcome if we’re going to get the deal that we need.

“上海夜生活女神会所I don’t think that’s where we’re going to end up — I think it’s a million to one against — but it’s vital that we prepare.”

The EU has said it will not return to Prime Minister Theresa May’s withdrawal deal, rejected three

times by UK Parliament, and experts are sceptical a new prime minister can secure any changes to the

controversial Northern Ireland backstop hated by Eurosceptic MPs by the end of October.

Both men vying to be the next prime minster, Johnson and Jeremy Hunt, have said they would back a no-

deal Brexit departure from the EU, if a new withdrawal agreement with Brussels couldn’t be reached.上海夜生活女神会所

Johnson said there was a new feeling of “common sense breaking out” among members of Parliament

in favor of passing a deal. He played down the idea that he would prorogue – or susp

end – Parliament in order to secure a departure on Oct 31, but did not entirely rule it out.

上海夜生活女神会所The exhibition, co-hosted by the Cervantes Institute and the Picasso Museum

in Malaga, where the artist was born, will move to Shanghai after running in Beijing.

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OSAKA, Japan上海419女神会所- Chinese President Xi Jinping met with German Chancellor Angela Me

rkel here Friday, with both sides calling for upholding multilateralism.

During a meeting on the sidelines of a summit of the Group of 20 major economies i

n the Japanese city of Osaka, the two leanping shakes hands with German Chancellor Angela

While the direction of denuclearizing the peninsula shou上海419品茶微信ld be upheld, Xi said, the DPRK’s legitimate concerns should be addressed as well.

Xi made a state visit to the DPRK last week. During the visit, he and DPRK top leader K

imn上海419-Jong-un agreed to push for the political settlement of the nuclear issue on the Korean Peninsula to promote regional stability.

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in Osaka, Japan, June 28, 2019.ders also agreed to discuss cooperatio上海419品茶微信n within the framework of the Belt and Road Initiative and

strive for 上海419 conclusion of the negotiations on the China-European Union bilateral investment treaty next year.

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tical settlement of the nuclear issue on the Korean Peninsula, President Xi Jinping said on Thursday. 上海419

Xi made the remark while meeting with Republic of Korea President Moon Jae-in in Osaka, Japan.

The Chinese president said the United States and the Democratic People’s Re

public 上海419 of Korea both need to be flexible in order to make headway in their dialogue.

S President Donald Trump and the DPRK’s top leader Kim Jong-un walk together during their summit in Singapore, JuneRecalling the visit, Xi said the overriding

y address the legitimate concerns of respecti上海419品茶微信arties by following a phased approach with synchronized steps, Xi said.

He urged the ROK to work with China to step up efforts to push for negotiations between the DPRK and the US.

Moon highly commended Xi’s visit to the DPRK, saying the visit has made significant contributions to bu

ilding the momentum of dialogue on the peninsula issue, as well as promoting peace and stability on the peninsula.

Seoul remains committed to improving relations with Pyongyang and stands ready to strengthen cooperation with Beijing on the issue, Moon said.

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Africa and China shou上海千花坊女神会所qual and peac

aceful developm上海千花坊女神会所ent model, not based on the mentality that one’s gain is anot

her’s loss, he said, adding that they should seek mutual benefit and win-win results.

Cooperation between Africa and China enjoys full vitality, and its strength lies in the abil

ity to take concrete and effective actions, Senegal’s Foreign Minister Amadou Ba said.

Soybean crops in China are expected to exceed 8.6 million hectares this year, makin

g for the fourth year of consecutive growth, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said on Wednesday.

Monitoring by the ministry showed soybean planting during both spring and summer this year ha

s increased across China, with a greater increase in Northeast China, the primary soybean pro

duction area, Pan Wenbo, chief for farming supervision at the ministry, said at a news conference.

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Among developing c上海后花园女神会所aken the lead

d in demographi上海后花园女神会所c turnaround. It took just 46 years-from 1949 to 1995-to lift its people’

s average life expectancy from 40 years to 70.8 years, an accomplishment all the more admirable because China is still a de

veloping economy. As such, China has set a fine example for human development.

As a leading developing country, China has notably closed the gap with developed countries in terms of people’s life

expectancy and health. In fact, by 2015, Chinese people’s average life expectancy at birth had increased to 76.34 years.

Compared with the mortality rate, however, the changes in China’s fertility rate have been astoundingly rapid. China became a low fertility country toward the end

of last century with its total fertility rate dropping below the replacement the level in 1992 from 5.81, about 2.8 times of rep

lacement level, in 1970. China has had a fertility rate of about 1.6, equivalent to developed countries’ average, for quite a while.

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With the rapid develo上海千花网女神会所tificial intelligen

nce and other tec上海千花网女神会所hnologies, some traditional professions will be replaced by new ones and universities n

eed to update their specializations so as to meet the changing demands of the workplace.

If anything, the national college entrance examination can be compared to a way station in a person’s life journey. It is hard to do a great job in gaokao, but it is even

harder to equip oneself well enough, whether at college or not, for what will unfold in the next section of the journey.

The growing number of gaokao examinees has resulted in an intensified scr

amble to squeeze through the doors into university, with accompanying pressure of being a winner or lo

ser in that competition. Yet the changing nature of work means that for some, vocational education may be the bes

t way station that better serves their interests and offers the path to a rewarding career.

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The Ancient City of 上海龙凤品茶微信ancial center

 for the whole of 上海龙凤品茶微信China from the 19th century to the early 20th century and the birthplace of China’s banking industry.

According to UNESCO Pingyao, founded in the 14th century and located in central Shanxi province, is a globally important anci

ent city which includes three sections: the entire area within the walls of Ping Yao, Shuanglin Temple 6 kilo

meters southwest of the county seat and Zhenguo Temple. UNESCO says the remarkably preserved site retains the his

toric form of the county-level cities of the Han people in Central China from the 14th to 20th century.

The issue of the commemorative coins is not only in recognition of Pingyao’s

past economic prosperity, but also celebrates the bright development prospects for the con

temporary Pingyao, according to the Management Committee of the Ancient City of Pingyao.

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