Washington has more to lose from its protectionist moves, say analysts
Water still swirled through most of the hard-hit city of Kurashiki, despite ebbing floods that opened the route to a hospital where nearly 100 patients and staff were stranded on Sunday.
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We could soon be unrolling our e-books and television screens, or receiving live traffic updates across our car windshields, thanks to a breakthrough by researchers in China and the United Kingdom.
Wang, also a counselor to the State Council, China's Cabinet, said this transition will need new key performance indicators.
Wang was diagnosed as an asymptomatic patient on Friday.
We are also seizing more business opportunities with our partners in promising areas. For example, we have established a joint venture with CITIC Asset Management to establish a joint venture－Beijing CITIC-Schneider Smart Building Tech Ltd－to expand the market for smart buildings and comprehensive energy services.
We are now at a critical moment in the fight against the pneumonia epidemic caused by the novel coronavirus. The battle to contain the epidemic's adverse impact on China's economy has also started. Unlike the SARS episodes in 2003, the government is likely to use monetary policy as a priority in the campaign to limit the economic shocks.
We will strengthen the protection of lawful rights and interests of foreign investors. All companies registered in China, be it domestic or foreign-invested, will be treated as equals. The lawful rights and interests of all types of companies will be safeguarded. Strengthening the protection of intellectual property rights (IPR) is the consistent position of the Chinese government. The draft of the revised Patent Law has been submitted to the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress for deliberation. Under the revised law, a mechanism of punitive compensation will be established to significantly raise the amount of statutory compensation, making the cost of gross IPR infringements and counterfeiting too much to bear. The Foreign Investment Law contains clear-cut provisions stipulating that no administrative means shall be used for forced technology transfer. Such commitments will be backed up by concrete actions. All violators of the law will be seriously dealt with. We will also improve the working mechanisms for handling complaints filed by foreign-invested enterprises to smooth the channels of communication between the government and foreign investors and build them into an effective platform for the protection of the lawful rights and interests of foreign-invested enterprises.
We are all regular people doing normal jobs. That proves that as long as we dedicate ourselves to our work, we can qualify to attend, and take part in, grand ceremonies.