essure, and psychological experts say that thinking of nothing is a mental adjustment for people, which is good for health as it can reduce the risk of anxiety and depression by 25 percent, according to Workers’ Daily. If people can’t manage their emotions effectively under high pressure, it will harm their family life, work and social life, experts say. The suggestion sparked reaction from netizens, with Sina Weibo user Happy little witch123 asking, “Is it ok if I accumulate the daily five minutes and me ditate a hour on one day?” A WeChat user named yuenyuen said, “I’m not bragging but I can meditate forRead More →

en he visited a museum of broken relationships in Chengdu, capita l of Southwest China’s Sichuan province, with two friends in January. They tho ught it would be a good thing for Taiyuan to have a place for people to bury souvenirs from a failed relationship. They acted fast and opened the museum after three months’ preparation. The world’s first museum of broken relationships was founded in Croatia in 2006 by two artists, who ended their four-year relationship and got the idea of setting up a museum to house their leftover personal items. China has several museums of broken relationships now, in Nanjing, Chen gdu,Read More →

 March 29 exit from the EU, May’s Conservatives suffered major losses in local election s this month and are trailing in opinion polls before May 23 European Parliament elections. With Labour and Brexit-supporting rebels in the Conservatives p lanning to vote against her deal, it is unlikely to be approved as things stand. Pro-Brexit Conservative lawmakers were unimpressed with May’s failure to set a firm date to quit. One, who declined to be na med, described it as “yet further procrastination which is causing appalling damage to the Conservative Party.” Another, Andrew Bridgen, said May was “an increasingly beleaguered and isolated prim e minister whoRead More →

nt with countries that commit to its equipment. And this may po nt to a reasonable solution as it offers a way out for international partners in the West, which h ave been caught in the middle of the US-waged campaign against Huawei, to cooperate with the Chinese company. The security of 5G networks is a technical issue, and it should be addressed as such. Security prin ciples should be based on verifiable facts and technical data rather than ideology or a vendor’s country of origin. However, judging by its ill treatment of Huawei since last year, t he US will continue with its persecutionRead More →

I hope all Asian countries will respect and trust each other, co-exist in harmony, expand cross-border, cross-time-and-space as well as cross-civ ilization exchanges, and jointly maintain the peaceful time that is more valuable than gold. Asian people expect Asia of common prosperity I hope all Asian countries will jointly promote economic globalization that is open, inclusiv e, balanced, and beneficial to all, and work together to eliminate poverty and backwardness in some countries. Asian people expect open, integrated Asia Civilizations will lose vitality if countries go back to isolation and cut themselves off from the rest of the world. Mutual respect, equal treatment among civilizationsRead More →

 government on Tuesday to consider the costs it would bear through raising tariffs. He reiterated that China will never capitulate under any external pressure and hopes the US meets China halfway. The US has no need to “worry about” China’s affairs, Geng said at a daily news conference. The country has made progress i improving its foreign investment environment and has become a popular investment destination, he sa id, citing the expansion of US-based Exxon Mobil Corp and Tesla Inc in the market last year. Geng stressed that China welcomes foreign companies to increase investment in the market and will co ntinue to establish aRead More →

s are a weapon it can employ to bring China to its knees and extract one-sided concessions, apparently ignorant to the fac t that China is not what it was in the late 1800s and early 1900s when the country was forced into signing humil iating treaties, which resulted in the opening of trading ports and paying of indemnities to Western powers. Perhaps the blame for the breakdown in the talks should be laid at the door of the mind-set o f the West, which sees only winners and losers, rather than a holistic whole in which all benefit from each other. That Eastern viewpointRead More →

e online users double from 5.7 million in 2017 to 15.3 million in 2018. Insiders say as Chinese parents increase their spending on education, online education gets more recog nition and China’s internationalization progresses, online course users will keep growing, The Beijing News reports. The report echoes their opinion. Data from the report shows that the penetration rate of online education rose from 0.8 percen t in 2015 to 9.1 percent in 2018, up 11 folds within four years. It’s projected that the penetration rate will reach 12 percent in 2019. New users go for top brand Data from the report shows the market shareRead More →

tablish a policy framework for applying a fairly low RRR for small and medium-sized banks in a bid to lower financing costs for MSEs. Home prices in 70 major Chinese cities continued to stabilize despite slight increases in April, official data showed Thursday. New home prices in four first-tier cities — Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen and Guangzhou — increased 0.6 percent month on month in April, up from the 0.2-percent increase in March, said the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) in a statement. New home prices climbed 0.8 percent in 31 second-tier cities, and rose 0.5 percent in 35 third-tier cities. As for resold homes, pricesRead More →

le in driving China’s economic and social development. “We need to upgrade our internet services. This is a key measure t o boost consumption and meet the needs of our massive cellphone users,” Premier Li said. Participants at the meeting agreed that upgrading and expanding the cap acity of internet infrastructure should be an important area in boosting effective inves tment. By the end of this year, fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) ports relative to all broadband ports will be raised to more th an 90 percent, 1,000M broadband will be extended to more than 300 cities, and base stations for mobile internet will be upg raded withRead More →