pillars of the initiative are important. The most and best (part) of it, I think, is connectiv
ity and inter-culture exchange, sustainable development agenda, and knowledge transfer.
China is the biggest market in the world. We have enough resources in our country. We want our p
roduct get access to the market and we also want to live in good infrastructure, such as roads, railw
ays, schools, hospitals. I also hope knowledge of China come to our country. We have sea access, and good infra
structure can help our country and neighboring countries get access to the Maritime Silk Road.
China has become the second-largest investor of our count
ry in the past 10 years. It’s investing infrastructure, mining
and agriculture. We have Confucius Institute, facilitate Chinese and Portuguese learning. The Belt and Road
Initiative helps Mozambique boost its industrialization, technology and finance.
preferred by travelers for the four-day vacation. In most cases, it takes travelers under five hours to get to their destinations.
In addition Shanghai’s Disney theme park, Guangzhou’s Chimelong Safari Park and Cho
ngqing’s Hongyadong were predicted to be the hottest three tourist attractions on the Chinese mainland.
Two thousand years ago, the ancient Silk Road opened the door for Chengdu to connect with th
e rest of the world. Now, fueled by the Belt and Road Initiative, the city again stands at the forefront of ope
ning-up, developing its industries, creating value and making innovations on the global stage.
The first freight train from Luxembourg to Chengdu departed on April 4. The train, branded under the “China Railway Express” bann
er, passed through Germany, Poland, Belarus, Russia and Kazakhstan, and then entered China through the Al
ashankou port in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region. The travel time, from start to finish, was 15 days.
Themed “Belt and Road, Shared Future,” the sixth session of Vision China, a series of talks h
osted by China Daily, will be held at Beijing Language and Culture University in Beijing on April 27.
The event coincides with the second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation to be
held in Beijing on April 25 – 27. With the theme of “Belt and Road Cooperation, Shaping a Brighter Shared Fu
ture,” the second BRF aims to bring about high-quality cooperation under the BRI framework.
At Vision China, four Belt and Road experts, including Zhao Baige, chairwoman of the Advisory Committee of t
he Belt and Road Initiative International Think Tank at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, and Ivona Lad
jevac, head of the center for the Belt and Road Initiative at the Institute of International Politics and Economics in Se
rbia, will share their perspectives on the BRI six years after it was proposed by President Xi Jinping in 2013.
new evaluation system, which will be released by the ministries of
water resources and education, the minister said. A number of universities will be desig
nated along with the participation of private capital, which is expected to get the public involved, he added.
Ma Jun, director of the Institute of Public& Environment
al Affairs, said that the plan is expected to accelerate water conservation.
“The disparity in water resources among different provincial regions means we have to
save more water for a sustainable development for the years to come, even centuries,” Ma said.
“In industrial and agricultural production, more technolo
na’s urbanization process, as now only 11 percent of towns can process waste water.”
s have accelerated since 2015 as the government sees them as drivers for the economy’s transition.
As a result, a number of supportive policies have been issue
d to support maker spaces, incubators and companies to speed up innovation.
Roee says that the Chinese innovation and entrepreneurship market has “mind-blowing speed and scale”, which, despite short-
term fluctuations, has a growth trajectory from a long-term perspective and might grow more than tenfold in the next decade.
“Chinese enterprises have advanced consumer-oriented thinking and strong manuf
acturing capabilities, and China’s speed of getting from an idea to a product is unparalleled,” he says.
Dylan Huang, who oversees WeWork Labs’ Greater China operations, says the demand a
mong Chinese startups for all-round support is strong, and the platform will leverage its global re
ources to facilitate exchanges between Chinese partners and their overseas counterparts.
g it causes collateral damage in the area around the tumor. A “satellite map” is needed for a precision strike, he said.
Ma and his team put forward an individualized irradiation range and dose standard for radi
otherapy. The result is a clear picture showing high – and low-risk areas, which then allows dose stratification.
In 2014, an atlas of organs at risk in nasopharyngeal cancer patients was published in
Radiotherapy and Oncology. It suggested tailoring both radiation doses and targets, and setting a reco
mmended safety dose for protecting 33 normal organs around the nasopharynx.
Today, the five-year overall survival rate for patients exceeds 80 percent at Sun Yat-sen Uni
versity Cancer Center, while the rate of severe side effects from radiotherapy has dropped by 24 percent.
Ma, who has won China’s National Science and Technology Award twice with his team, is grateful to more than 10,000
patients who have participated in his research, saying their courage is behind the progress in the treatment.