So far, up to 14,000 students in the district have tak

n skating and skiing lessons, said Zheng Shiyong, deputy director of Yanqing district’s education commission.

“We will continue supporting and encouraging more people to participate in winter

sports,” he said, adding that around 17,000 students will experience winter activities by the end of this year.

Some professional winter sports activities have also been designed into the distr

ict’s education plans, with more professional instruction to students, according to Zheng.

The district’s education authorities also cooperated with its sports bu

reau to make winter ice and snow sports available to all residents in the area.

“We will have 110,000 people participating in winter ice and snow acti

vities by 2022 in Yanqing,” said Ma Zhiyong, deputy director of the sports bureau.

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My reaction (to the share price) is if we build and bu

ild well, shareholders will be rewarded. We’re certainly not measu

ring our success over a day, it really is over the years,” Khosrowshahi told Reuters.

The IPO was a watershed moment for the decade-old com

pany, which was started after its founders struggled to find a cab on a snowy night.

Khosrowshahi was accompanied by a team of Uber officials at the NYSE to celebrate. Co-founder and former CEO Tra

vis Kalanick, who resigned in 2017 under pressure from investors, was also seen on the trading floor.

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The company’s road to IPO was marred by several hurdles includ

ing increased regulation in several countries and fights with its drivers over wages.

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Instead of saying we don’t have regulations for pet bo

arding businesses, I would say we do have them, but there are still gaps in our current reg

ulatory policies,” said Kong Jing, a consultant with the Chinese Pet Products Association.

Small pots with succulent plants have become a craze for Chinese but horticulture sector is facing a manpower shortage

Cheng Yajing is a gardener with “magical power” to make plants grow faster in a greenhouse at the Beijing Botanical Ga

rden, also a playground of succulent plants such as cactus, vines and potted juicy leaves.

“I’ve just finished trimming and fertilizing them,” says Cheng, as she walks through the gree

nhouse covering a total area of 1,000 square meters and spells out names of various plants.

“We have developed a series of industry regulations, but it is relatively hard to supervise their execu

tion, as the process often requires cooperation of multiple departments. Moreover, detailed gui

delines in certain areas, such as whether a pet boarder is qualified, are still lacking,” Kong said.

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The new visa-free policy will play a very active

 role in promoting regional economic construction in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Grea

ter Bay Area and advancing cooperation between Guangdong and the neighboring Hong Kon

g and Macao special administrative regions in the following years,” Lin said.Zhang Yimin, deputy director gener

al of the Guangdong Department of Culture and Tourism, said the 144-hour visa-free policy will help make Guan

gdong, window of the country’s reform and opening-up, one of the major destinations for tourists from around the word.

The entry and exit and customs departments have now estab

lished special channels in airports, rail, land and water ports and are preparing to hel

p foreign travelers through the procedures for 144-hour visa-free stays in Guangdong, he added.

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Huawei revenue up 39 percent from one year agoy that it poste

Huawei Technologies Co said Monday that it posted 179.7 billion yuan ($26.8 billion) in

revenue in the first quarter of 2019, representing a year-on-year growth of 39 percent.

The company’s quarter one net profit margin stood at about 8 percent, slightly higher than the same period last year.

Huawei said in a statement that it continues to focus on communications infrastructure and smart devices, and will dev

elop the efficiency and quality of its operations, which contributed to its solid first-quarter performance.

This year will see large-scale 5G deployment around the world,

meaning Huawei’s carrier business group, which primarily supplies telecom equipment and

services to telecom carriers around the world, has seen unprecedented opportunities for growth, the company said.

By the end of March 2019, Huawei had signed 40 commercial contracts for 5G with lea

ding global carriers, and had shipped more than 70,000 5G base stations to markets around the world.

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ding AI and internet of things. The system can read t

the ALS patients’ thoughts through identifying the patien

ts’ eyeballs movements to collect information, and then move the wheelchair automatically.

It can also move safely at night. Further improvements will be made to the system to correct for

minor deviations when operating under bright light.Zhang Wei operates the wheelchair at a residential commu

nity in Xi’an, Shaanxi province, April 17, 2019. Zhang has climbed two of China’s Five Great Mountains on his han

Beijing plans to add more kindergarten slots and strengthen security measures to make sur

e children can receive an affordable and safe preschool education, officials said on Thursday.

Feng Hongrong, deputy inspector of the Beijing Education Co

mmission, said the city plans to enroll another 30,000 kinder

gartners through renovating and expanding existing operations, and to support

State-owned and private enterprises, institutions, communities and individuals in building of new ones.

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Revolutionary leader Sun Yat-sen once suggested that

an underwater tunnel should be built to connect the railways in Nanjing

, but his dream was not realized for about 100 years. In 1929, Sun’s casket was transpor

ted to Pukou district along the Tientsin-Pukow Railway before being ferried to downtown Nanjing.

In 1930, John Alexander Low Waddell, a 76-year-old Canadian who was a

traffic consultant to the Chinese government, said the Yangtze in Nanjing was too deep and

was flowing too fast to construct a bridge, according to the Academy of Sociology.

The government launched large-scale investigations in 1936 and 1946 before dropping the pla

n. In 1956, the State Council, China’s Cabinet, proposed constructing the Nanjing Yangtze River Bridge.

To test the bridge’s load-bearing capacity, Xu Shiyou, who comma

nded the Nanjing Military Region, ordered an armored regim

ent to drive 118 amphibious tanks on the newly built structure at 8 am on Sept 25, 1969.

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talian legwear brand Calzedonia opens two more stor

Italian legwear brand Calzedonia has opened two more stores in downtown Beijing, expand

ing its business in the Chinese capital. Another two outlets are expected to open in the capital in April and May.

Calzedonia is a brand under the Calzedonia Group, which a

lso owns Intimissimi, Tezenis, Falconeri, Signorvino, Atelier Emè and Intimissimi Uomo.

The Italian fashion retailer is taking big strides in China since it first entered the Chinese market in 2017. Calzedonia Group has

so far opened more than 20 retail stores in Chinese cities, such as Beijing, Shanghai, Hangzhou and Chen

gdu. It’s aimed at owning more than 100 shops in the Chinese mainland by 2020, according to company management.

Founded in 1986, Calzedonia specializes in socks, leggings, tights and beachwear. Its colle

ctions are sold in more than 4,500 stores in over 50 countries and regions around the world.

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But while less than 1 percent of the treasures was ex

xhibited in 2012, that number was expanded by 5 percent last y

ear, and plans are for 8 percent to be available for viewing by the end of this year.

While many of Shan’s predecessors shunned the limelight, Shan did not. He gave hundreds lectures across the nation on the

museum and collected more than $100 million in donations to support its development and restoration of relics, he said.

He helped promote documentaries and shows featuring the museum and oversaw development of more than 11,000 kin

ds of cultural souvenirs that had annual sales of over 1.5 billion yuan ($223 million), as well as digital apps and video games.

Criticism of Shan was sparse, though some grumbled

that the light show at the museum for the Lantern Festival was a little on the flamboyant side.

Both the Palace Museum and Mogao Caves were listed as UNESCO World Heritage sites in 1987, among the first in China.

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DePaulo said the increase in the number of singl

households has implications for all aspects of society, and more things will need to change as the single population continues to grow.

For example, she cited how food is sold.

“Supermarkets can’t just offer big family-sized packages of things,” she said, and prices on th

ings also need to be fair so “single people should not be charged more per person than couples are”.

“The way we value other people also has to change,” DePaulo added.

Like most fathers, I have kept up the habit of buying cartoon books for my baby

girl, who is now one year old, to encourage her to develop an interest in the outside world.

However, as I opened a new box of books last week, I thought I had placed the wrong order. O

n the cover of the first book the boldly colored headline jumped out: Quantum Physics. The second book I picked

up was titled Quarks. The third one, Aerospace Engineering, looked a little more practical at first glance. However, it w

as only after much closer examination of the cover that I found two much smaller words prefixing each of the headlines: Baby Loves.

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