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despite the security concerns it faces in some markets. Huawei has repeatedly said the
security llegations it faces are groundless and not supported by any factual evidence.
The city competition for talents in China heats up, as an incre
asing number of cities offer favorable housing policies to attract residents.
Ningbo in East China’s Zhejiang province is one of the most recent entrants to join in. L
ast Sunday, the city published its latest policy interpretation for talent attraction.
Fresh undergraduates and postgraduates moving to Ningbo for employment are given a one-off living sub
sidy of 10,000 yuan ($1,490) and 30,000 yuan, respectively. The city also offers a 200,000 to 600,000 yuan home purchase sub
sidy and a maximum of 8 million yuan in household settlement subsidies for eligible high-end talents.
Hohhot, the northern city in China’s Inner Mongolia autonomous region, offers qualified graduate
s 50 percent off for home purchases and two years of free accommodation in certain districts of the city to lure skilled personnel.
showed their innovative ideas, hoping to gain acc
ess to potential investors, mentors and business partners through the platform.
Wang Zhigang, minister of Science and Technology, said China
will further open up and strengthen international coop
eration in technological fields to promote a favorable environment for global talent.
The two-day event, with an exhibition area of 70,000 square meters, attracted more
than 4,000 professional organizations, training agencies, universities, tec
hnology enterprises and human resource agencies from 52 countries and regions across the world.
About 110,000 visitors were at the conference.China uses high-tech measures for cultural heritage protection
tional classifications in 1999. It included 1,838 jobs. From 2004 to 2009, China listed 120 new jobs in 12 batches.
In 2010, China started revising the reference book by adding new jobs, and finally published the latest edition of the reference
book in 2015. In the past four years, as new industries bred many new jobs, China renewed the listing of occupations.
The ministry said the regular releases of new job classifications could help boost employmen
t, reform vocational education and training, and assist with policymaking in the labor market.
National flags flew at half-staff in Xichang, capital of the Liangshan Yi autonomous prefecture in Sichuan pro
vince, on Thursday, a day of mourning for the 30 lives lost battling a raging forest fire.
The State Council, China’s Cabinet, declared Thursday a day to honor the 30 people who w
ere confirmed on Monday to have died in the blaze — 27 members of the Xichang fire department, a local fore
stry official, a forestry staff member and a villager. They ranged in age from 19 to 49 years old.
A 50-year-old forestry official, who was missing in the wildfire, was reported on Thursday afternoon to have been killed.
should substantially reduce ticket prices for off-season and peak season. Price reduction for all tickets cannot be replac
d with lower prices for tickets bought through certain channels and for certain groups or schedules.
In the meantime, supervision should be strengthened for the price
of transportation vehicles, cable cars, cruise ships, parking and other services.
Weaving and preferential policies of tickets for designated groups, including soldiers, juveni
les, old people and those with disabilities, should be fully carried out, the document added.China will train ab
out a million farmers this year to use pesticides in a more environmentally-friendly way and promote green de
velopment of the agricultural sector, said the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs.
The training will be conducted by the ministry’s national agricultural technol
ogy promotion center, with assistance from the China Crop Protection Industry Association, the non
governmental organization Crop Life China, and the China Association of Pesticide Development and Application.