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BEIJING (China Daily/ANN) – China’s counter-tariffs will obviously hurt US companies exporting to China, and hopefully that will bring some common sense back into the White House.
BEIJING (China Dailt/ ANN) - Kindergartens will no longer be allowed to teach young children primary-school-level lessons, the Ministry of Education announced on Friday. The rule is designed to ensure that children are not overburdened in their formative years, it said.
Banned subjects include primary-school-level Chinese language, mathematics and English coursework. The rule will prevent kindergartens from forcing grade school academic education on children too early, the ministry said.
BEIJING (China Daily/ ANN) - US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin will tackle some thorny bilateral and regional issues on Monday in a summit that experts say might halt a further worsening of their relationship but won’t make any breakthrough. Trump and Putin plan to meet one-on-one at the start of their first formal summit in Helsinki, Finland, on Monday afternoon, before allowing their aides to participate.
BEIJING (China Daily/ ANN) - The research and development of carrier rockets is a major sign of a space-faring nation’s capability and had been long dominated by government-backed giants around the world.
However, in the wake of emerging business opportunities, the United States and China have realized that it is necessary to introduce new players to stimulate innovation and competition and to fill in market gaps left by established contractors.
BEIJING (China Daily/ ANN) - China may remove more items from its recently announced negative list amid efforts to further open up its market to foreign investors, a stance that will help consolidate the global multilateral governance system, senior experts and officials said.
“China has a firm stance to promote globalization amid protectionism threats,” said Yuan Feng, head of the foreign investment department of the National Development and Reform Commission. “Recent efforts to ease or cancel existing restrictions on foreign investment in many fields demonstrate our determined willingness to continue promotion of opening-up.”
BEIJING (China Daily/ ANN) - While the upper reach of Yangtze River basin will continue to be plagued by torrential rain in the following three days, people in the middle and lower reaches of the basin will be tortured by high temperature of more than 35 C in the coming week, forecaster said.
Since the flood season started on May 1, precipitation in Sichuan, suited in the upper reaches of Yangtze, has been 40 percent above the average, according to local flood control authorities. It seems that the flood control situation in the province remains grim.