f their aircraft, Boeing said they have “full confidence” in the safety of the 737 MAX, in a statement tweeted from their official account on Tuesday.
Boeing said they “understand” the decisions made by customers, but reiterated that “safety” remains their “number one” priority.
”The United States Federal Aviation Administration is not mandating any further action at this ti
me, and based on the information currently available, we do not have any basis to issue new guidance to operators,” the statement also
said.hile there is no evidence of a link between the incidents in Ethiopia and Indonesia, similarities between the tw
o have prompted some airlines to take extra safety precautions while both crash investigations are ongoing.
”Given in both air crashes, the aircrafts were newly deli
vered Boeing 737 MAX 8, and both accidents occurred during the take-off, they share certain simil
arities,” the Chinese aviation administration said in a statement Monday. It added that it would contact Boei
ng and the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to confirm “flight safety” issues before allowing the planes to fly again.
lt of stricter capital controls and regulations from the mainland. The Chinese govern
ment implemented the controls to better “regulate and manage outbound investment flows,” David Bit
ner, Cushman & Wakefield’s head of capital market research, said in an interview Thursday.
“I think Chinese investments are generally refocusing their interests into other types of i
nvestments, such as infrastructure (and) R&D (research-and-development) facilities. However, when it com
es to commercial real estate, I think the interest will remain as opportunities arise,” Selma Hepp, vice-president of b
usiness intelligence at real estate brokerage Pacific Union International Inc, wrote in an email.
al estate this year to focus on industrial properties, infrastructure and R&D facilities.
second-deadliest and second-largest in history, topped only by one in West Africa in 2014, when the disease killed more than 11,000 people, according to the WHO.
Last week, the WHO put the number of Ebola cases in DRC at 913 — with 848 cases confirmed and 65 probable. It said 574 people had died.
Ebola first appeared in 1976 and is one of the world’s most virulent diseases.
It is transmitted through direct contact with blood or other bodily fluids of infect
ed people, causing fever, severe headaches and in some cases hemorrhaging.
UK Prime Minister Theresa May is braced for what could be her big
gest policy climbdown yet, after insisting for years that “no deal for Britain is better tha
n a bad deal” and that her country would leave the European Union on March 29, 2019.
That road map is at stake this Tuesday, when lawmakers vote for a second time on her withdrawal agreeme
nt to take Britain out of the EU. If that agreement is defeated, they will be asked the following day whether or not th
e UK should leave without a deal — an option May said should be kept for negotiating purposes.
sic NBA games will be offered to nearly 700 million consumers acr
oss Alibaba’s platforms, including leading B2C marketplace Tmall, social commerce des
tination Taobao, video-streaming platform Youku and browser and content platform UC.
The original programming will cover a wide range of popular basketball and cultural topics, including game predi
ctions, fashion, sneakers, and memorabilia. The content will be available throughout the regular season, NBA
All-Star, the NBA Playoffs and The Finals, bringing the latest NBA trends and news through various interactive fo
rmats, such as short videos and livestreaming by celebrities and influencers.
The NBA and Alibaba will also provide business partners with r
obust marketing solutions to promote their products and brands across Alibaba’s platforms.
More than 40 years ago China and the United States engaged in “ping pong diplomacy”, ea
sing the tensions between the two countries ever since the founding of New China in 1949.
With the People’s Republic of China retaining its rightful seat in the Un
ited Nations Security Council in 1971 and its international status continuously imp
roving, it had become apparent that the US policy to contain New China would be fruitless.
The US, on the other hand, was mired in the Vietnam War, which was sapping its national po
wer. So the US administration realized it should establish friendly relations with China in order to end the w
ar. Against this background, on Jan 1, 1979, the two countries formally established diplomatic relations.
But even before it established diplomatic relations with the US, China launched reform and opening-up in late 1978. As the leade
r of the Western world, the US played the dominant role in the global economy, as well as the technology, invest
ment, finance and other fields, with which China had to integrate to ensure its economic development.