raduate department, said China has trained hundreds of foreign space engineers since the mid-1990s.
However, those training sessions were mostly occasional, often accompanied a satellite export deal, and were mainly focu
sed on ground-based control and applications of satellites rather than their design and production, the director said.
“However, in recent years, along with the expansion in our cooperation in the space indu
stry with other countries, many of our foreign partners voiced their hopes that we could hold some sort of syst
ematic training programs to help them create their own spacecraft designers and technicians,” he said.
Therefore, he said, “We decided to open a two-year postgraduate prog
ram and then sent the message to countries having space cooperation with China.”
showed that 160 million Chinese people have travel plans during the upcoming four-day May
Day holiday. Thailand, Japan, Vietnam, Taiwan and Indonesia are the top destinations outside the mainland.
Malaysia, which receives around 10 million Chinese tourists annua
lly, began to issue e-visas for Chinese in 2017. “The number of visa stickers on passports of Chinese
nationals dropped by 70 percent in the first year after the service was introduced, showing its high popularity,” said Han.
Since last year, countries including Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Turkey, Thailand and Sr
i Lanka have started to accept visa application documents online and issue e-visas, either a bar code or QR code.
“When more countries that are mainstream travel destinations launch such services for Chinese, more will follow suit,” Dai said.
ology, according to the notice jointly issued by six ministries including the National Health Comm
ission, the Ministry of Education and the State Administration for Market Regulation.
The notice also said that authorities would crack down on activities that deceive the p
ublic and damage their interests in the name of using Chinese medical technology to treat myopia.
Hu Ailian, vice-director of the Beijing Institute of Ophthalmology at Beijing Tongren Hospital, said tha
t myopia can’t be cured at the current stage but children and teenagers could prevent, control or slow its progressio
n by using their eyes properly, increasing outdoor time, and avoiding looking at close objects for long time.
Once parents find their children have problems with eyesight, they should send them to ophthalmic medical institutions for e
xamination, listen to doctors’ suggestions and receive vision correction, Hu added.
ad conditions. Test results under different road conditions are supposed to reflec
t the adaptability and technical mobility of the autonomous driving technology.
Expected to be one of the most important autonomous vehicle mark
ets by accounting group KPMG early this year, China has conducted road tests in a raft of its m
unicipalities and provinces, including Beijing, Shanghai, Chongqing and Guangdong.
As China’s center of scientific and technological innovation, Beijing has been a pioneer in developing self-driving technology.
The country’s first self-driving road test report notes that the capital is scheduled to scale up tests. It cites a plan that aims to have te
st areas of 500 square kilometers and 2,000 km of open roads for testing intelligent-connected vehicles by 2022.
Data show that since February 2018, Beijing has opened 44 roads, totaling 123 km for road tests.
As of the end of 2018, the capital had 54 registered autonom
ous-driving vehicles, accounting for more than 50 percent of the total nationwide.
and learning how to care for themselves instead of depending on a partner, they are practicing healthier lifestyles.
“For example, unmarried men used to dramatically be less healthy th
an married men, but recently they have come close to closing the gap,” she said.
DePaulo said that in the US, there’s also a lot of research showin
g that single people are more social than married people.
“They participate more in the events in their cities and
towns, and do more to stay in touch with, and ex
change help with, their parents, siblings, friends, colleagues and neighbors,” she added.
The internet also allows single people to stay connected wi
th others even when they are home alone, DePaulo said.