Unit 731 was a top-secret biological and chemical warfare research base set up in 1935 in Harbin by the Japanese military. It was the nerve center of Japan's biological warfare in China and Southeast Asia during World War II.
"I began the modeling course from the second class after quitting tai chi," said Feng Yishun, 78, the oldest student in the classroom. "I had been learning tai chi for two years and acquired the basic techniques, so I wanted to try something different.
"After what happened in Philadelphia, the Cincinnati Art Museum and our staff have reached an agreement to take active actions in improving our security protocol and procedures to ensure the safety of our artifacts," said Qi Gaoquan, deputy director of the Bureau of Cultural Relics of Shaanxi province, who traveled to the museum for an inspection before the exhibition opens.
The showdown will be the latest between elite human Go players and AlphaGo, which defeated South Korean Go master Lee Se-dol 4-1 in a match in March 2016 before racking up 60 straight wins against human players from China, South Korea and Japan－including Ke－in fast-paced online matches as of January. The upcoming match will be in a different format.
As part of Saudi Arabia's social and economic reform program under Vision 2030, spearheaded by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the Ministry of Culture and Information announced a landmark decision in December to allow commercial cinemas to operate in the Kingdom from early 2018.
The tomb group is believed to be the main part of an 1,500-square-meter cave site found last September in Zheka village, Wenshan Zhuang and Miao autonomous prefecture in Yunnan, according to the provincial institute of cultural relics and archaeology.
"I feel honored to represent humans in taking on AI opponents again. AlphaGo has proved its undisputed prowess in the game, but I will never give up any chance to win," said Ke, who holds multiple world titles. "I will maintain a do-or-die state of mind to try to beat it."
The consensus in the US was that a richer China would be a peaceful China, and an enormous market for US products and services. This point of view still predominates, despite the current shenanigans.