BEIJING – China’s first Great Wall restoration center will be established in Beijing, combining academic research, restoration and protection of the ancient wall.
The center will have archaeologists, designers and craftspersons w
orking together to make targeted plans for the restoration of the Jiankou section of the Gr
eat Wall, which is located in the northern Huairou District of Beijing, according to Beijing Daily.
“The new method will effectively tackle unpredictability in excavation and protection
of the Great Wall,” Zhang Tong, an official at the cultural relics administration of Huairou, was quoted as saying.
The center will also regularly check the conditions of the Great Wall for preventive c
onservation. It will keep records of the restoration for future use, the newspaper said.
With a total length of 7,952 meters, the Jiankou Great Wall was built during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). It was once neglected and became damaged over time.
material and objects — known as Foreign Object Debris, or FOD — being left inside an
aircraft as it comes off the production line is not a design or safety risk, it is a
”FOD is really about every person, everyone in the workforce, f
ollowing those procedures and bringing a culture of discipline for safety,” Roper said.
Top US general says Google ‘is indirectly benefiting the Chinese Culture
is something that I’m not going to believe becaus
e we have a good month, or a good two months, that the culture is back. I’m
going to believe it when I see month after mo
nth for a long time that yes, those practices are now things that aren’t just
being done because they have to be done, th
ey are being done because the workforce says, ‘This is a product we deliver to the Air Force,'” he added.
Boeing will now have to conduct spot inspections on the aircraft during product
ion, including specific areas of the planes that may be sealed as part of the production processes.
”I certainly think they are going to have to have a good team,” to carry out
the new inspection program, Roper said.
dual responsibility of offering suggestions and building consensus, and shoulder its political responsibilities of impleme
nting the CPC Central Committee’s decisions and plans, of meeting its requirements for CPPCC wo、
rk, and of pooling the wisdom and strength of all Chinese people, at home and overseas, for national rejuvenation, it says.
ang Yang, a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and cha
irman of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), presides over the closing meet
ing of the second session of the 13th CPPCC National Committee at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, March 13, 2019.
Basketball legend Yao Ming has always voiced his support for physical education during the two sessions.
This year is no exception. Utilizing his position as a member of the Chinese People’s Polit
ical Consultative Conference’s National Committee, Yao called for more cross-departmental coope
ration and better coaching to further expand a school basketball program launched last year.
The program is meant not just to deepen the sport’s talent p
ool but, more importantly, to teach students life lessons that classroom study cannot.
jing Sport University, suggested that the education ministry and the GASC, the country’s top sports governing body, should work to
gether to build a training and evaluation platform online to encourage retired athletes and coaches to get involved in helping schools.
”As important as upgrading facilities is raising the status of PE teachers in schools to the level of their counterparts in charge of academic classes,” Chi said.
PE tests are included in China’s high school entrance exams, with required scores varyi
ng based on local policies. However, PE performance is not included in the scoring system for the college entrance examination, or gaokao.
China’s procurator-general has called for procuratorates nationwide to further improve t
heir capabilities in law enforcement to meet higher public expectations.
In the past year, amid people’s rising demands for democracy, rule of law, justice, security and a better envir
onment, prosecuting authorities have made consistent efforts to adopt a people-oriented approach in their work, as i
nstructed by President Xi Jinping, according to Zhang Jun, procurator-general of the Supreme People’s Procuratorate.
tems and formed 10 departments to handle criminal, civil, administrative and public interest cases, he said in an interview.
“Justice and fairness should not only be achieved, but also be felt and seen by the public in a more sensible way,” Zhang said.
To achieve that goal, prosecutors have been closely watching crimes that most affect people’s daily lives. For example, 43,929 p
eople were charged in 2018 with telecom fraud — a crime to which everyone is vulnerable — up by 29.3 percent year-on-year.
Another 42,195 people were prosecuted for damaging the environment and resources, an i
ncrease of 21 percent annually, and 12,360 people were charged with producing or selling fake or sub
standard drugs or toxic food products, an increase of 5.5 percent, according to the SPP.
Zhang said prosecuting authorities also actively participated in a joint crackdown against or
ganized crime and local mafia groups to bring the people a greater sense of security.