Beijing takes aim at US for 'chauvinism' and 'bullying', warning that there will be no winner from dispute between world's two largest economies. A war of increasingly strong words has accompanied the ratcheting up of tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars worth of goods. This week, rare earth metals which are vital for building smartphones and other consumer electronics, became the latest battleground, with Beijing hinting that it could block exports of the minerals to the US in retaliation for attacks on Huawei.
Shenzen-based SenseNets is an artificial intelligence company that uses a network of tracking cameras to spot people and log their movements in its database. Unfortunately, the company exposed that information publicly online allowing anyone to access the information in plain text, it emerged this week. Dutch cybersecurity researcher Victor Gevers found the vulnerable database online and tweeted about it.
German photographer Frank Rothe has created an unusual and unique portrait of modern China. Curated and organised over exhibitions in Europe and the USA, many for the Fotografie Forum international in Frankfurt, Germany, where she has been chief curator since Invited as critic to festivals e.
After I got a stamp in my passport and entered China, the colours did not change much. China at this time was a country reminded me somehow on a washed out uniform. A decade later all of that had vanished.
Naked marriage refers to a marriage without buying a car, a house, a wedding ring and even holding a wedding party; the couple just gets married at a registry office. Marriage has always been a cardinal issue for Chinese people since ancient times, and a ceremonious wedding party directly symbolizes the family's high social status. However, the naked marriage has prevailed in China in recent years, and has become the most fashionable wedding style for those who were born after the s.
Back before I had a mortgage payment, I even imagined I might actually go through with it. I sometimes joke with my friends that, although buying a house is a big step forward in life, it also leaves you chained to your desk. Young Chinese are increasingly embracing the so-called naked resignation, in which a worker resigns from their job without a backup plan or even worrying about what comes next.
The comments came after financial markets around the world suffered when Beijing signalled a readiness to strike back at Washington in their escalating trade war by restricting exports of rare-earth elements. Wall Street recorded steep losses on Wednesday as the Dow Jones slumped to the lowest level in almost four months, losing about points to trade at 25, Tariffs have been imposed by Washington on some Chinese goods sold in the US for about a year. They came on top of broader tariffs used by Trump that have hit China and other trading partners such as the EU, Canada and Mexico, on goods including steel and aluminium.
Provoking trade disputes is "naked economic terrorism," a senior Chinese diplomat said on Thursday, ramping up the rhetoric against the United States amid a bitter trade war that is showing no signs of ending soon. Trade tensions between Washington and Beijing escalated sharply earlier this month after the Trump administration accused China of having "reneged" on its previous promises to make structural changes to its economic practices. Speaking to reporters in Beijing, Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Zhang Hanhui said China opposed the use of "big sticks" like trade sanctions, tariffs and protectionism.
It typically bears the characteristics of "no house", "no car", "no ring", and "no ceremony", and is generally recognized as a frugal way of tying the knot under the enormous economic pressure China's younger generation is currently facing. Under the influence of the global financial crisisthe popularity of naked culture has been soaring sharply in China since Because of the high cost of living and intense job competition, it is difficult for these young people, born after the s, to have a car, a house, or savings. A great number of them have been forced to choose a naked marriage due to this harsh reality.