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service provider Neuron Mobility signed an agreement with Sino-Singapore Guangzhou Knowledge City Investment and Dev
上海品茶微信女神会所elopment Co, a joint venture operator, to set up
a smart urban mobility innovation center in the knowle dge city to support its research and development activities as well as global operations.
The innovation center project also involv
es a third partner, Ascendas Onehub GKC, wh上海品茶微信 ich runs about 600,000 square meters of residential and commercial floor space in SSGKC.
g to the agreement, Neuron plans to launch the pilot project in SSG KC to test out transportation solutions to the “last mile” problem in China.
The so-called last mile issue refers to a commo
n concern of metro commuters, afte上海品茶微信女神会所 r they get out of a subway exit and face walking the last stretch to their offices.
上海品茶微信Also on the same site, the SSGKC Administrative Committee signed an importa
nt agreement with the SSGKC Investment and Development Co to carry out a three-year training program.
This aims to learn from Singapore’s advanced experience and successful practi上海品茶微信女神会所
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Dynamic, high-value city
“SSGKC has developed into a knowledge economy center driven by innovation with glob上海品茶微信
al competitiveness and a desirable place to work and live,” a leading official of the city said.
上海品茶微信女神会所Located in the core area of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, SSGKC is 25 kilometers from Gua
ngzhou Baiyun International Airport and almost 35 km from downtown Guangzhou, Guangdong’s capital.
Besides the completion of a subway network linking SSGKC to th上海品茶微信
e rest of Guangzhou by the end of this year, in the future the area will also be connected to othe
r cities and provinces by eight rail lines, five roads and seven urban expressways.上海品茶微信女神会所
“We have favorable locations, a strong research institute, a State-leve
l pilot zone for IP protection and improved transportation network and efficient op上海品茶微信
erations, which ensure SSGKC will be an ideal destination for investment,” the official added.
上海品茶微信女神会所SSGKC is designed to cover a total greenfield area of 123 sq km. But ab
out half of the area has been earmarked for urban use, during the 15 to 20 year devel
opment period from the 2010 ground-breaking ceremony, while the other half will be preserved as green spaces.
preparatory work has been done in advance of the G20 meeting between the two leaders,” Lach
上海品茶微信man said. “The most that I am expecting from
this meeting is an ag reement to continue talking and agreeing to a schedule for future meetings.”
“If that proves to be the case, markets could be disappointed,” he said.
Douglas Paal, vice-president for studies at the Carnegie Endowment for International Pe 上海品茶微信女神会所
ace, told Xinhua that if there is agree
ment to keep talking, “Wall Street should be happy.” “But I think Trump is more invested in the talks failing and helping with the 2020 elect 上海品茶微信
ons, than in having to defend any agreement under Democrats’ attacks,” Paal said.
上海品茶微信女神会所The shared accommodation boom is sweeping across China, with transaction volume r
ising 37.5 percent year-on-year to 16.5 billion yuan ($2.4 billion) in 2018, a new report said on Tuesday. The report, released by the State Information Center, shows the country’s main shared accommodation platforms offered 3.5 million housing units in nearly 500 cities last year.
Chengdu, Sichuan province topped all other cities in terms of the number of active
users, followed by Beijing, Shanghai, Chongqing and Xi’an in Shaanxi province. 上海品茶微信女神会所 According to the report, second- and third-tier cities are accelerating the push to embrace shared accommodation services that offer short-term low-cost lodging.
Lijiang in Yunnan province, Qinhuangdao in Hebei province and Guilin in Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region have seen signi 上海品茶微信女神会所
ficant jumps in the number of short-term lodging platforms’ stayed nights, rising 650, 600 and 300 percent in 2018 respectively.
The report noted an increasing number of young people prefer to start a business in platforms that offer shared accommo
dation, as 70 percent of major shared accommodation platforms hosts were born in the 1980s and 1990s.
Specifically, more females prefer to be a host on those platforms, occupying 60 percent of the total on main shared accommodation platforms.
Vacationing with pets is a new trend in the market, the report said. More than 40 percent of sh
ared accommodation users have pets, among which 66.7 percent prefer taking pets on vacation.
The report came as the nation’s sharing economy marches into a new stage, where quality matters more than expansion speed. The report said the an
nual growth rate of the shared accommodation market is expected to remain around 50 percent over the next three years.
n-technical initiatives in China, the latest of which is going to open later this summer – the company’s first design and development accelerator in China.
上海品茶微信The center, to be based in Shanghai, will provide technical support to developers who work on
Apple software. Through the facility, Apple w
ill present lectures, seminars, experiments, speeches and tra ining. It will also organize regular networking events to help the developer community in China and its上海品茶微信
neighborhood to improve the design, quality and performance of their products.
ming Shanghai facility will be in line with Apple’s recent thrust in China. S ince 2017, it has set up four research and development centers in China – one eac
h in Beijing, Shenzhen, Shanghai, and Suzhou – entailing a combined investment of 3.5 billion yuan ($509 m上海品茶微信
and employment for over 1,000 people dedicated to innovation in hardware, software and services. “We are continuing to grow the scale of these centers in China and welcome more talented professionals to join us,” Ge said.上海品茶微信女神会所
aking the helm of Apple Inc’s China business two years ago, Ge has been committed to building a vibrant local ecosystem. Her impressive tec
hnical record and understanding of local culture – Ge is fluent in Chinese – come in handy.
Born in Shenyang, Liaoning, a province in Northeast China, she armed herself with higher education and上海品茶微信
corporate job experience in the United States. She got a MBA from the University of California, Be
上海品茶微信女神会所rkeley and acquired master’s in electrical engineering from Simon Fraser University in British Columbia.
Ge returned to China in 2017, and was impressed immediately by the nation’s r
apid adoption of digitalization and the innovative prowess of local software developers.
“Chinese software developers have grown to be a very admirable community of innovators and they上海品茶微信
are leading the world in terms of app downloads and revenue,” she said in an interview with China Daily.
Now, over 2.2 million Chinese developers are active on Apple’s App Store which was上海品茶微信女神会所
launched in 2010. Their combined global sales on the platform have exceeded 200 billion yuan.
The number continues to grow as the California-based company s
teps up investments in China, the world’s largest consumer electronics market.
promoting the application of e-buses, by supporting technology innovation, improving fiscal
and taxation policies, enhancing infrastru
cture construction, as well as reinforcing fund supervision. “It is estimated that in the future, China’s e-bus market will transform to a more market-driven pattern, instead of policy-driv
en. The market will shift from an increm
ental market to a stock market, maintaining steady growth,” he said. Bloomberg New Energy Finance estimates that EVs will attain price parity by the mid
2020s, as lithium battery pric es have been falling. From 2010 to 2018, lithium b
attery prices dropped by over 85 percent, with an annual average decl ine rate of 20 percent. And the decline, with the same rate, is estimated to continue for the next few years.