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Ash Dykes, from Old Colwyn in North Wales, finished the 6,437-kilometer jo

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“As soon as I was on the final stretch, people started to join and we sort of ran to the finish and popped the champagne,” Dykes said.

The expedition took two years to plan and 352 days to complete.

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reach and four members of his team left the expedition before it began because of al

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ter with the locals or, if I was in my tent, I wouldn’t get food out. We had to stay alert and focus.”

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ring with the World Wide Fund for Nature, Green Development Foundation, and Water to Go.

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The Sino-Singapore Int上海龙凤Joint Research Instit

tute was established by SSGKC to strengthen Chinese and Singaporean cooperation in academic fields.

The South China University of Technology in Guangzhou and Singa上海龙凤女神会所

pore’s Nanyang Technological University, founding members of the institution, will draw on their resources and e

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With the technological advantages of the two founding universities, the in

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medical materials, artificial intelligence, green and smart architecture, food nutrition and safety .

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research results into industrial products and bring about economic benefits.

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“The institute is an open platform that explores an advanced model for int

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“In addition to the South China University of Technology and Nanyang Techn

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The Sino-Singapore Int上海龙凤Joint Research Instit

tute was established by SSGKC to strengthen Chinese and Singaporean cooperation in academic fields.

The South China University of Technology in Guangzhou and Singa上海龙凤女神会所

pore’s Nanyang Technological University, founding members of the institution, will draw on their resources and e

上海龙凤女神会所xperience in leading roles internationally to further develop its innovation and high-tech industries.

With the technological advantages of the two founding universities, the in

stitute has launched the first phase of projects in pollution control, new energy, bio上海龙凤

medical materials, artificial intelligence, green and smart architecture, food nutrition and safety .

上海龙凤女神会所Yu Long, director of the institute, said that the institute aims to transform high-tech

research results into industrial products and bring about economic benefits.

To date, the institute has launched 24 industrial projects and 16 of them are collaborative projects between China and Singapore.上海龙凤

“The institute is an open platform that explores an advanced model for int

上海龙凤女神会所ernational cooperation, which is a win-win for industrial transformation,” Yu said.

“In addition to the South China University of Technology and Nanyang Techn

ological University, we will invite suitable international universities to join us in the future.”上海龙凤

Designated as a national experimental zone for conducting comprehensive reforms on intellectual property right use an

上海龙凤d protection by the State Council, SSGKC will welcome an important partner, the Patent Examination Coo

peration Center of the State Intellectual Property Office in Guangdong, in February.上海龙凤女神会所

The office is currently operating in the Guangzhou Development District.

上海龙凤The center performs patent invention application assessment, carries out international patent search and inter

ational preliminary examinations of applications under the Patent Cooperation Treaty.上海龙凤女神会所

This provides technical and legal consultation services to companies regarding patent applications and protection.

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Boeing MAX jets were grounded worldwide follow

lowing crashes March 10 in Ethiopia and October 29, 2018, in Indonesia that killed a total of 346 passengers and crew.

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There are about 400 MAX jets in service worldwide, including about 97 in China. Wall Street analysts expect Boeing to spend abo

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Earlier this month, Muilenburg said he expected some MAX jets to return to commercial service by

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US Federal Aviation Administration has not said when its review of the updated software will be completed.

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NASA estimated the cost of a flight would be around

million per seat. In addition, NASA will charge visito上海龙凤女神会所rs for food, storage and communication once at the station.

“If you look at the pricing and you add it up, back of a napkin, it would be roughly $35,000 a

night, per astronaut,” NASA’s Chief Financial Officer Jeff DeWit told a news conference in New York.

“But it won’t come with any Hilton or Marriott points,” DeWit deadpanned.

NASA’s Russian counterpart Roscosmos has already allowed a number of private citizens at the station.

NASA officials also said opening the door to private enterprise gives the

agency more room to focus on the Trump administration’s goal of returning to the m

oon by 2024, which could be fueled in part by revenue generated from new commercial services and paying astronauts.

Arrangements for the trip were being left to Boeing and SpaceX, NASA said.

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It is one of the oldest festivals, not only in China but also

hroughout the world, with a history of more than 2,000 years. In 2006, the traditional festival was listed as part of China’s

national intangible cultural heritage. In 2008, it was recognized as a public holiday in the Chinese mainland.

The Dragon Boat Festival commemorates the death of Qu Yuan, a Chu state

official and poet who lived during the Warring States Period (475-221 BC) before the reu

nification of China under the Qin Dynasty (221-206 BC). He was exiled after opposing his king’s decision to ally wit

h the neighboring state of Qin, and when Chu was finally conquered by Qin, he

committed suicide by drowning in the Miluo River on the fifth day of the fifth lunar month.

The Chu people, who admired Qu Yuan for his loyalty and integrity, th

rew rice dumplings into the river to feed the fish so they would not eat the body of their po

et hero. People then started dragon boat racing to scare off the fish.

Since then, the fifth day of the fifth month on the lunar calendar is cel

brated as the Dragon Boat Festival. The following are some customs for the festival.

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Minister General Wei Fenghe speaks at the Shangri-La Dialo

The People’s Liberation Army will adamantly support regional and world peace, but will not be

“bullied or preyed upon” by foreign powers into giving up national sovereignty and legitimate int

erests, State Councilor and Defense Minister General Wei Fenghe said on Sunday in Singapore.

Experts said Wei’s speech at the Shangri-La Dialogue, a key defense summ

it, marked a milestone in Chinese military diplomacy as Wei showcased the PLA’s confide

nce, positions on key issues and its sincerity and willingness to exchange and cooperate with other countries.

It is the first time in eight years that a Chinese defense minister has participated in the event.

Building a community with a shared future for mankind is the right path forward an

d the trend of the times amid growing uncertainty and instability around the world, he said.

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Habib also applauded China’s interest in Washington’s agric

ricultural products such as apples and cherries, and specifically mentioned

tourists and students from China.

With the current trade disputes between China and the US, however, Habib is seeing some frustration in his state.

“I’m of course frustrated at the effects of some of the Chinese-im

posed tariffs on our exporters – that’s a huge problem first for our growers, and companies in our

aerospace supply chain, and definitely our fish and seafood – they’ve been affected by Chinese tariffs,” said Habib.

With the Trump administration gradually imposi

ng 25 percent tariffs on $250 billion worth of Chinese imports over the past year, China has already retaliated with

tariffs on $110 billion worth of US products, and has planned a tariff hike on $60 billion worth of US goods on June

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n the 2014 EU Parliament election, what was then Fara

ge’s UK Independence Party won with 26.8 percent, followed by Labour on 24.7 percent and the Conse

rvatives on 23.3 percent. The Greens won 7.7 percent in 2014 and the Liberal Democrats 6.7 percent. Turnout was 35.6 percent.

Greater access to China’s financial sector will encourage global investors and dispel the gloom clouding the g

lobal economy amid Beijing’s trade tensions with Washington, according to senior officials and economists.

Chinese financial regulators are preparing a comprehensive opening-up, with more new measures in the pipeline. Foreig

n institutions with advanced performance in risk management, credit rating, consumer finance, endowments and

health insurance are especially welcome, senior officials stressed over the weekend.

The opening measures will offset part of the negative impacts of trade friction on economic re

covery, and enable China to reach its GDP growth target of above 6 percent this year, they said.

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Universities were urged to strengthen regulation of indepen

 independent enrollment of students with special talents.

Independent enrollment was added as an admission alternative a decade ago to allow some key uni

versities to enroll students they choose fit. Tests of academic competence and interviews are usually required.

However, the rise of fraud cases in independent enrollment in re

cent years has tainted the practice’s reputation and caught the authorities’ attention.

Huawei Technologies Co is securing support from some key suppliers and custome

rs amid the announced United States government restrictions on the Chinese telecom giant.

Panasonic Corp said on its China website on Thursday that it is continui

ng to supply components to Huawei despite reports that it will cut cooperation.

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