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pplication software platforms of the Fengyun satellites for weather forecasting, as well as climate and environment monitoring.
They also requested a range of services, especial
ly in monitoring rainfall, droughts, dust stor ms, heavy fog and lightning, in addition to training courses on Fengyun meteoro
logical satellite data ana lysis, remote-sensing applications and data collection.
Many countries along the Belt and Road have high mountains, deserts, oc
nd a lack of accurate meteorological information. The number of me teorological disasters in the regions is more than double the global average, the administration said.
Wei Caiying, deputy general-director of the National Satellite Meteorol
enter, said that real-time disaster monitoring by meteorological satellites co uld provide these countries with a scientific basis for disaster prevention and reduction.
National Health Commission should monitor all gene-editing centers and IVF clinics in China to ensure trials are in line with regulations.
A national registry dedicated to clinical trials involving cell technologies should be established to pro
mote greater transparency, they said, so that before a trial begins scientists would need to pass an
ethics review and provide a list of names of all participating scientists and institutions.
Universities and research institutes should strengthen education and
training in bioethics and scientific and medical professionalism, covering research sci
entists and students of science, medicine and the humanities at all levels, they said.
In addition, more efforts should be undertaken to eliminate prejudice against people wi
th disabilities, which exists in the minds of some scholars, they said. Following the gene-edited baby incid
ent, government departments have vowed to improve supervision, and new regulations are being made or revised.
future for mankind in his speech at the headquarters of the United Nation
s in September 2015, and in his report for the 19
th National Congress of the Communist Part y of China in October 2017, Xi has pledged on different occasions to build a peaceful, safe, prosperous, open, incl
and beautiful world to let the sunshine of a community of shared future for mankind illuminate the world. The world, which is going through a phase of adjustment that features huge development and fundamental changes, faces
great and u
nfamiliar turbulent situations — the overall trends of peace and development are irreversible, while ins tability and uncertainty are prominent. Some problems and challenges are unpreced
ented, and the interna tional community faces crucial choices concerning the future of the world and the fate of humanity.
te exchanges among civilizations and dialogues based on harmony in
diversity and inclusiveness. We need to undertake
the cultural responsibility of int ernational communicators, and let exchanges of culture and among civilizat
ions, as well as mutual learning, con stantly serve as bridges for people’s friendship, the impetus of international cooperati
on and bond of world peace. Second, we should become builders of world peace and development. The wheel of humanities’ development is uns
toppable. Peace, reconciliation and harmony are historical trends. Equality, mutual tru
st and win-win cooperation are hi storical necessities. Yet, as international conventions are attacked and multilateral mechanisms are cha
llenged, the anti-globalization tendency rises, and unilateralism and trade protectionis
A slew of new policies aimed at encouraging consumption
in key sectors will be unveiled soon, China Se
curities Journal reported. rcent year-on-year to 9.78 trillion yuan ($1.46 trillion) in the January-M
arch period, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). In March alone, retail sales went up 8.7 pe
rcent to 3.1
7 trillion yuan, quickening from the 8.2-percent rise seen in the first two months. In recent years, the government has, on the one hand, frequently intro
duced policies to promote opening-up, increase import and improve consumer welfare. On
the other hand, it has reduced and scrapp
ed import tariffs on some consumer goo ds. This has played an active role in consumption, Lian Ping, chief economist at Bank of Comm
unication said, adding that consumption still is the key driver for economic growth.