Kenya’s special envoy to South Sudan Kalonzo Musyoka is in the east-central African co
untry to follow up on implementation of the September 2018 peace agreement.上海龙凤
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South Sudan’s presidency said in a statement that the consultative meeting bet
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agreement is meant to ensure the formation of a transitional government of national unity by Nov 12.
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Speaking at the opening ceremony of the 13th technical committee meeting of cease-fire monitoring body in Juba on Mo
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onths as the moves toward peace gather momentum, a great deal of work still needs to be done.
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able location. The sites are used for screening, training and integrating of troops and rebels into one force.
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ldings had been vacated by the South Sudan Army and the National Security Service.
He said out of the 83 buildings identified by the cease-fire monitoring body as being occupied, 47 have been vacated.
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ptember 2018 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to officially end the conflict.The agree
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h Sudan, and endorsed by the Intergovernmental Authority on Development, gave the p
arties eight months to unify a national army and resolve internal boundaries.
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Center will buy Asian carp at a guaranteed price, with part of this coming from a government subsidy.
All fish at the center will be sold by auction to buyers in the US or overseas. S
ales will be overseen by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources.
Kentucky provided a secured $734,000 fixed-assets loan to help the center begin oper
ating. Additional incentives will be awarded every year based on performance.
The center needs to reach certain goals: to remove 2.26 million kg of Asian
carp from Kentucky waters this year and increase that amount gradually to just ov
er 9 million kg annually by 2024. If those goals are met, the loan will be waived.
The entire program will cost Kentucky about $4 million.
From facial reco上海龙凤女神会所gnition to real-time baggage tracking, Beijing Daxing International Airpor
t has embraced the latest smart technologies to improve passenger experience, an official a
t the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) said at a news conference on Thursday.
Self-service check-in kiosks and baggage drop machines will have 86 percent and 76 percent coverage, respec
tively, at the new Beijing airport, said Zhang Rui, vice-director of the Airport Department of the CAAC.
Smart technologies have been deployed in security check lanes for a fast and smooth passage, he said.
Passengers can enjoy a completely paperless, self-service boar
ding experience, from entry into the terminal building to the boarding gate, Zhang said.
will allow pr上海龙凤品茶微信ivate citizens to stay at the International Space Station (ISS) for mo
nth-long getaways at a cost of about $35,000 per night, the US space agency said on Friday.
The shift reverses a long-standing prohibition against tourists and private interests at the orbiting research lab, and refle
cts a broader push to expand commercial activities at the ISS and in space more generally.
It paves the way for private citizens to travel to the ISS aboard rocket-
and-capsule launch systems being developed by Boeing Co and Elon Musk’s SpaceX. The tw
o companies are set to ferry astronauts to the ISS from US soil for the first time in nearly a decade.
NASA will allow up to two private trips to the station pe
r year, each lasting up to 30 days, NASA said. The first mission could be as early as 2020.
ded over Brexit, most agree that it will shape the future of the United Kingdom for generations to come.
Pro-Europeans fear Brexit will undermine London’s position as one of the world’s top two financial capitals and weake
n the West as it grapples with Donald Trump’s unpredictable US presidency and growing assertiveness from Russia and China.
The Liberal Democrats, who campaigned under the slogan “Bollocks to Brexit”, oppose Brexit and want a second referendum to stop it.
The loss of Britain for the EU is the biggest blow yet to more than 60
years of efforts to forge European unity after two world wars, though the 27 other me
mbers of the bloc have shown surprising unity during the tortuous negotiations.
aker, said its shipments to Huawei have not been affected by the US
ban on the latter’s access to US components, Reuters reported on Thursday.
On Monday, the US Department of Commerce issued a 90-day
temporary license, effective until Aug 19, allowing “specific limited engagement in tra
nsactions involving the export, reexport, and transfer of items” to Huawei.
Some analysts said the US moves against Huawei will lead to strong support for the
unlisted Chinese firm as Huawei is working hard to offset the fallout of the restrictions.
Xiang Ligang, director-general of telecom industry association Information Consu
mption Alliance, said TSMC’s commitment to continue shipping products is of strate
id the main reason behind this is the real estate market in some cities is at risk of going out of control, and the land market shows signs of overheating.
China’s house prices continued to stabilize despite slight increa
ses in April, according to the National Bureau of Statistics. Sixty-seven out of the 70 major Chi
nese cities saw an increase in the number of newly built homes that were sold in April.
On a month-on-month basis, new home prices in Dalian and Nanning rose 0.7 percent and 0.9 percent, re
spectively. On a year-on-year basis, new house prices in these cities grew 13.2 percent and 11.5 percent, respectively.
Although excluded from the 70 major Chinese cities surveyed by the N
ational Bureau of Statistics, Foshan and Suzhou also saw a surge in home prices in April.
tains, deserts, oceans and a lack of accurate meteorological information. The number o
f meteorological disasters in the regions is more than double the global average, the administration said.
Wei Caiying, deputy general-director of the National Satellite Meteoro
logical Center, said that real-time disaster monitoring by meteorological satellites coul
d provide these countries with a scientific basis for disaster prevention and reduction.
“Weather-related disasters such as typhoons pose a threat to life and property. T
racking their path could help local authorities decide how to proceed with evacuations,” she said.
In addition to real-time monitoring, the China Meteorological Administration set up the Emergency Support Mechanism for int
ernational users of Fengyun satellites last April, which covers disaster prevention and mitigation.
foreign company not only jeopardizes fairness and justice in world trade, it
also poses a tangible threat to the security of 5G networks.
As Huawei said in a statement, “If the US restricts Huawei, it will not make the US safer, nor will
it make the US stronger. It will only force the US to use inferior and expensive alternative equipment.”
Inferior equipment that might be exploited by criminals and terrorists.
That the order is politically motivated rather than for security purposes can be seen from the fact that i
t is merely the latest in a series of moves by Washington targeting Huawei－one of which was particularly despicable.
It has also tried to rally its allies to its cause, most recently at a conference in Prague on May 2-3. But i
t has been unable to persuade them that it is not simply being malicious in pursuit of putting America first.
ith China retaliating in kind to the United States hiking the existing “punitive” tariffs on Chinese go