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technological innovation, the app now is a market leader with over 20 million downloads.W
t propellers stirring in the air and the motor roaring, a flying vehicle successfully carried its inventor Zhao Deli, who was dressed in a black suit complete with a helmet, goggles and elbow and knee protectors, into the air.
0 news media industry executives, journalists, sponsors and suppliers attended the 2019 event. The Guardia
n walked away with the top prize. Besides its accurate, timely and engaging news reporting, the app also
e go-to source for foreigners interested in travel, study or work in China. “One judge particularly enjoyed the intelligent algorithm basis of the newsfe
ed. The China Daily app has enormous scale, is easy to use and is very reader friendly,” said the judging panel.
ickly spread across the country as a way to express people’s gratitude toward the firefighters and wishes for their safety.
In Tongxiang, Zhejiang province, the fire and resc
ue bureau even received a car key, along with a letter. “The car has been maintained, please feel free to use it. I hope the car will be of use in your work,” it said, accor
ding to a Sina Weibo post by the Fire and Rescue Bur
eau of the Ministry of Emergency Management. The letter was signed by “Sichuan citizen”. The officers found the donor, a secondhand
car seller from Sichuan, thanked him and eventually t
alked him into taking back his car, according to the ministry. As the gifts and heartwarming notes have become a trending topic on social media, experts said the enhancement of people’s fire s
afety and prevention awareness will help ease firefi
ghters’ burden and better protect their safety.
bird’s reproductive system was not behaving normally. The eggshell consists of two layers instea
d of one as in normal, healthy bird eggs, indicating
the egg was retained too long inside the abdomen, Bailleul said. This condition occurs in living birds as a result of stress. Unlaid eggs may be coated with a second laye
r, or sometimes more, of shell. This abnorma
lity has also been documented in sauropod dinosaurs, and in fossil and living turtles. In addition, the eggshell was extremely thin, thinner than a sheet of paper, and did not have the proportions of a healthy egg, Bailleul said.
l aviation regulator has temporarily stopped issuing airworthine ss certificates for Boeing 737 Max 8s because of safety concerns, a move an expert said will bring huge economic losses to Boeing.
ng 737 MAX 8s have crashed in the last five months. All 157 pa ssengers and crew members of a 737 MAX 8 operated by Ethiopian Airlines died on Mar 10, includi
ng eight Chinese nationals. In October, the same model of plane, operated by Lion Air, went down over the Java Sea, killing 189.