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October 24, 2016
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Global News

Russia and Syria's recent announcement of an 8 hour halt to their bombardment of eastern Aleppo was greeted with “too little, too late” by State Department Deputy Spokesperson Mark Toner. The United Nations has said that an eight-hour pause is not long enough to allow effective humanitarian aid to reach the besieged city of approximately 275,000 civilians that has been targeted by unprecedented numbers of airstrikes for months, resulting in the deaths of hundreds of civilians.

 

The United States has responded to a series of missile attacks aimed at U.S. Navy ships sailing in international waters off the coast of Yemen. Missiles from an area in Yemen controlled by Houthi rebels were launched toward these ships on October 9, 12, and 15. On October 13, the U.S. targeted three radar sites along the coast, and sent cruise missiles from the U.S. destroyer Nitze to degrade the ability of the sites to track and target ships in the future.

 

 

Domestic News
Chinese civil affairs authorties have pledged to provide seniors with better nursing services by mobilizing idle social resources, according to an official circular. The circular,issued by the Ministry of Civil Affairs and another 10 ministries,asked authorities to transform abandoned factories,hospitals,public buildings and training centres of state-owned enterprises into nursing institutions for the elderly.The move aims to provide more nursing facilities and ensure seniors are able to access nursing services as close to their homes as possible,it said.It also called for enhanced reform to further stream line administrative approval and delegate more power to lower governments,and applications to run such institutions should be approved in a timely manner.China’s population is aging.In2015,about 222 million of the country’s 1.3 billion citizens were 60 or older.That number is expected to grow at an alarming rate over the next few decades.

Beijing-China aims to achieve"marked progress”in agricultural modernization by 2020,according to a five-year plan released by the State Council Thursday.The country will strive to ensure food security,improve the quality and efficiency of farm produce supply,and enhance the sector’s international competitiveness by 2020, the plan said. It also targets all-round moderate prosperity for rural residents ,and a beautiful countryside.Modern agriculture should be established in the country’s eastern coastal developed regions,major cities’ suburbs, state farms and several demonstration areas,according to the plan.The plan specified tasks to promote innovation,coordination,green development,opening up and farmers’ welfare.Fourteen key projects will be carried out to attain the plan’s goals. They include projects to cultivate high-standard farmland, intergrate various sub-industries and ensure farm produce quality.Fiscal and financial support will be given to the agricultural sector,while better land policies and farm produce market regulations will be introduced, the plan said.

 

XTU News

On October 17th, alumnus Xu Longhua had given us a speech about” the tendency of College students’ development and entrepreneur.” Xu Longhua shared his college life and entrepreneurial experience with us and came up with some suggestion for us: find the correct direction,develop the consciousness of entrepreneur,and conclude the reasons of failure.Then he answered some questions asked by the students and put forward his opinion.

From October seventeenth to nineteenth,the automation and environmental specialty were inspected by the experts from the educational authentication center of China.Nine specialists attended it.The leader of this group is liu zhihua who is from the Da lian University of technology.

                                                  Edited by kirk(曹彬) From 2015 Translation class

 
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