Exchanges in international energy, shipping, commodities and carbon trading will be established in Hainan. The island will also focus on developing modern service industries such as tourism, the Internet, healthcare, finance and hosting conferences and exhibitions.
BANJUL -- China has offered 400 short term study packages to the Gambia government as part of bilateral education exchange between the two countries, Gambia's information minister, Demba A. Jawo said on Wednesday at a press conference.
A microchip that stores all the names collected before April 27 of this year would be installed on the mission, "and your name will go along for the ride," according to a NASA online statement.
"The biggest electric-vehicle manufacturer in the world isn't Tesla, but ... BYD," the magazine said. "The company began as a battery manufacturer - and that expertise led it to electric cars and trucks, which depend on battery cost and performance."
Yu Haiyan, former vice-governor of Gansu province, was also accused of bribery by the Chongqing Municipal People's Procuratorate No 1 Branch.
The spacecraft has a thick carbon-composite shield of 4.5 inches (11.43 centimeters) to withstand the sun's heat which can reach nearly 2,500 degrees Fahrenheit (1371 degrees Celsius).
Beck said that since China has targeted a reduction of coal consumption as a percentage of primary energy to below 65 percent by 2017 and replace it with gas, "there was a role for Canada to play that we can get our gas to China."
Air pollution in northern China is usually worse in the winter, but this past winter saw unprecedented improvement. Largely due to the policy decision to shift to natural gas for heating and many industrial uses, the average concentration in Beijing of the most hazardous small particulate matter, PM2.5, fell in January by 70 percent year-on-year to 34 micrograms per cubic meter, the Beijing Environmental Protection Bureau said in a statement. It was the first time the figure was under the national standard safe level of 35, the bureau said. However, recent weeks have seen many days of high air pollution, although coming weeks are forecast to be clear.