play an active facilitating role, and create better conditions for and inject greater momentum into the development of bilateral relations.
n Senate warmly welcomes Xi for his visit, Casellati said, notin g that the Italian and Chinese peoples have always trusted each other and maintained pr
endship, with close ties in such fields as economy and trade, and culture. The Senate speaker said she agrees with Xi on his remarks about the traditional friendly exchanges betwe
en the two countries dating back over 2,000 ye
ars, published in leading Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera ahead of his visit. China and Italy are major countries that boast a rich culture, she said, adding that Italy is willing to boost communication and co
with the Chinese side in such fields as culture, art, language, heritage protection, tourism, science and tec hnology, and innovation, and encourage their youths to increase exchanges and mutual understanding.
hina will take a solid step toward becoming a high-income country this year, creatin
g more space to deepen reform and expand open
ing-up, economists said on Friday. A more balanced growth pattern will help the world’s s
est economy pass the “middle-income t rap”, with consumption and high-tech manufacturing leading growth, they said at a B
eijing seminar leading up to the 2019 China Development Forum, which starts on Saturday.
ecades of rapid GDP growth, China’s economy has entered a new era of moderately slowing expansion and a transition to a high-quality growth model. T
hat has pushed economists to reconsider some long-term issues, such as whether the economy would cool down sh
arply before a considerable rise in wealth, esp
ecially after a period of fast growth. “The key method to ensure China’s role as a high-income country is to
adjust industrial structures and promote productivity,” said Zhu Min, an influ
ential Chinese economist and former deputy managing director at the International Monetary Fund.
plant business owner Lee Won-jeong in 2017 bought the site from Kim, but kept him on as manager. Lee is based in Busan, in the south of the country, and claims he was unaware of the problems at the site.
Lee says that after the sale, Kim deposited
more than 80 times the amount of g arbage permitted at the site, including household waste, construction materials, and discarded polymer.
The manager of the site had a permit to dump 2,0
00 tons of waste, the site holds more than 80 times that now. As the trash mountain decomposed, gas built up under the surface. In December last year, fires began to appear.
Lee says that when he learned of Kim’s misco
nduct he fired him. Kim has since disappeared and CNN was unable to reach him for comment. Kwon Hyun-soo, the Uiseong county environmental supervisor, says local authorities ar
e using their own resources to tackle the trash but the
flaming mountain is too big for them to resolve. ”The waste is mostly from outside of our region. It’s too much for us to take care of the issue at the local level,” says Kwon.
technologies to support farmers to practice sustainable agricultural production.
“The combining chance of advanced breeding
technologies that makes the seeds smarter and more productive, together with modern crop protection products that are friendlier to the envir
onment, coupled with biological technolog
ies that really helps explore the power of microorganisms in the soil, w ith digital tools as integrators, you bring all of these together.”
In June 2018, Bayer completed its acquisition o
f Monsanto, a US seeds and agrochemic als company, and became the world’s largest supplier of seeds and agricultural chemicals.
“We are a leader of agriculture,” Madrazo said, “when you look
at our new,
integrated company there are three specific aspects that excite us: First one is our top innovation ability; Second one is leading the digital transformation in agriculture; and the third one is we have a re
al opportunity to shape sustainability for the benefit of farmers, consumers and our planet.”
production plant and a hydrogen liquefaction plant started to extend the company’s operations along the value chain, rang
ing from hydrogen production and liquefac
tion, to hydrogen storage, transport, testing, refueling and applications. The Baoding Great Wall Holdings Group Co Ltd, the indirect controlling shareholder of Great Wall Motor, said it pla
ns to acq
uire all the shares of Shanghai Fuel Cell Vehicle Powertrain Co Ltd soon. That would enable Great Wall M otor to develop and deploy cost-competitive fuel cells for a variety of applications, according to the company.
Great Wall Motor has already established an intern
ationally competitive R&D team of 240 technology experts. With four R&D centers in Baoding, Shanghai, Munich in Germany and Yokohama in Japan, Hu said that Great Wall
make full use of world-class professionals to promote the R&D and marketization of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles. The company is set to play a leading role in technological innovation in the fuel cell vehicle sector in China, he said.
back to whoever sent you here,” she says, citing that the deal doesn’t have a
single Republican in favor of the proposal and “the k
ey to good legislation is to tailor something that you write so that it can pass,
and you can get a step ahead.” When a girl urges her to vote yes anyway, Feinstein replies, “I may do that … but it’s not a good resolution.”
In a statement Friday night about the confrontati
on, Feinstein said she “always welcomes the oppo rtunity to hear from Californians who feel passionately about this issue and it remains a top priority of mine.”
”Unfortunately, it was a brief meeting but I want the children to know they were heard loud and clear. I have been and rem
itted to doing everything I can to enact real, meaningful climate change legislation,” Feinstein said. ”We had a spirited discussion and I presented the group with my draft resolution
that provides specific responses to the climate change crisis, which I plan to introduce soon.”
ersation at times grew heated, especially when Feinstein dismissed the group’s request due to their tone and their youth.