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nounced plans to raise their basic old-age pensions, cnr.cn reported.
上海后花园Fifteen regions, including Hebei, Inner Mongolia, Jiangxi,
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In Central China’s Henan province, the minimal basic pension sta
ndard for rural and urban residents will be increased to 103 yuan ($14.98) from 98, said Li Ha
ilong, deputy head of the provincial human resources and social security department.上海后花园
It is estimated the local government would provide additional funding of over 900 million yuan
to the pension scheme, which will benefit more than 15 million elderly rural and urban residents, Li said.上海后花园品茶微信
Regional plans to reduce enterprises’ social insurance premium rate are also being gradually implemented across the country.
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unemployment insurance and employment injury insurance have been cut by over 128 billion yuan.
After companies’ social insurance premium rates were reduce
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peration, said Gao Ying, personnel administration manager from an electronics company in Jiangxi.
A recent State Council executive meeting decided to fully implement trans
上海后花园ferring State assets to social security funds this year. More beneficial policies are ex
pected to be launched in the second half of 2019, as the country continues to advance social security reform.
A new natural gas network in the Xinjiang Uygur auton上海后花园品茶微信
omous region is making life for residents like Hazret Mamut much more convenient.
“I used to go to the gas station to change the fuel tank when it was empty, which used to take 10 minutes of riding an electric sco上海后花园品茶微信
oter,” Hazret recalled. But now, he only needs to turn the knob of the stove and the flame is lit.
“Using natural gas costs less than 20 yuan ($2.90) every month for cooking,” Hazret added.上海后花园
Such convenience in Hazret’s life is due to a natural gas p
roject conducted by PetroChina, one of China’s major oil companies.
Since the natural gas pipeline was put into operation in May in Wushi county in Aksu prefecture, Hazret’s home, a natural ga
s network covering all prefectures in southern Xinjiang has been established.
zation strategy and will lead a team of teachers to make the univers
ity as international as possible, with the target of ensuring that international students and sc上海后花园
holars do not encounter language or cultural barriers at the university as of next year, Beijing Youth Daily reported.
上海后花园Zupko was quoted as saying a world-class university should be inclusive of different cultures, which was key to Tsinghua hiring him.
He illustrates the university’s continued internationalization efforts
. This strategy at many universities on the Chinese mainland has helped them to achieve better上海后花园女神会所
standings globally, as internationalization is an important factor in university rankings.
上海后花园In the latest QS World University Rankings published by higher education analyst QS Qu
acquarelli Symonds in London, six mainland universities made it into the world’s top 100.
Tsinghua is China’s highest-ranked university on the list, rising from 17th place last year to 16th. Peking University ros上海后花园
e eight places to 22nd, with both achieving the best rankings since the list was first published in 2004.
Fudan University in Shanghai ranked third among mainland 女神会所universities, up four place上海后花园
s year-on-year and 31 places since 2015. Zhejiang University’s rankings rose 14 places to 54th.
QS ranked 1,000 universities from 82 countries and regions. They are measured on academic standing, grad
上海后花园女神会所uate employability, student-to-staff ratio, research impact and internationalization.
Last year, more than 16,000 faculty and students went abroad for visits and exchanges, and
over 3,700 international students from 128 countries were studying at Tsinghua, he said.上海后花园
It is not the only university pursuing a more globalized education, with neighboring Peking University also rec
ently announcing its Global Excellence Strategy, which aims to enhance international exchanges and co
o上海后花园女神会所peration, overcome development barriers, gather high-quality resources and stimulate collegial progress.
The strategy features six development concepts: creativity, leade
rship, openness, uniqueness, diversity and shaping, the university said.
In his speech to celebrate Tsinghua’s 108th anniversary, Qiu Yon上海后花园
g, the institution’s president, said it is embracing the vision of being a global uni
versity, as well as promoting and representing the development of higher education in China.
上海后花园女神会所The university continues to further implement its global strategy, which strives to
enhance the competence of its students worldwide, conduct high-end research for the benefit of both China an
d the world, promote international exchanges and cooperation, and strengthen its global impact, he said.
A more open Tsinghua will embrace the world, and the university has signed cooperatio上海后花园女神会所
n agreements with 285 universities and research institutes in 50 countries, Qiu added.
d in demographi上海后花园女神会所c turnaround. It took just 46 years－from 1949 to 1995－to lift its people’
s average life expectancy from 40 years to 70.8 years, an accomplishment all the more admirable because China is still a de
veloping economy. As such, China has set a fine example for human development.
As a leading developing country, China has notably closed the gap with developed countries in terms of people’s life
expectancy and health. In fact, by 2015, Chinese people’s average life expectancy at birth had increased to 76.34 years.
Compared with the mortality rate, however, the changes in China’s fertility rate have been astoundingly rapid. China became a low fertility country toward the end
of last century with its total fertility rate dropping below the replacement the level in 1992 from 5.81, about 2.8 times of rep
lacement level, in 1970. China has had a fertility rate of about 1.6, equivalent to developed countries’ average, for quite a while.
The app and database will help us gather more precise and well-rounded data on the population, distri
bution, ages, gender ratio, birth and deaths of wild pandas, who live in deep mountains and are hard to tr
ack,” said Chen Peng, a researcher with the base who co-authored a paper on “Giant Panda Face Recognition Using Small Database.”
“It will definitely help us improve efficiency and effectiveness in conservation and management of the animals,” Chen said.
China has carried out four scientific field research project of giant pandas in the wild.
The giant panda was scientifically discovered 150 years ago and n
amed in the city of Ya’an, Sichuan. It remains one of the world’s most endangered species.
The number of captive pandas was 548 globally as of November last y
ear. Fewer than 2,000 pandas live in the wild, mostly in the provinces of Sichuan and Shaanxi.