Mate X is more practical than Galaxy Fold because the latter is folded inward to lower the risk of br eaking apart while falling down, which is not so useful when breaking-glass insurance is popular. More importantly, the “new” foldable smartphones are hardly of any pr actical use. Of course, one can easily double the display of the foldable smartphone by un folding it so it has the size of an iPad, but that’s all. In plain words, the foldable display enables users to combine a tablet an d a smartphone into one. There might be more uses in the future, but at least notRead More →

ause the camera must not be covered during the folding, while the battery is also thicker. Huawei Mate X looks better, but its display is not protected as well as that of Samsung Fold and faces higher risk of breaking should the phone be dropped. The two share one thing in common, namely a high price — Both are rather expensive. The Samsu ng Fold is priced at $1,980 while the Huawei Mate X is priced at 2,299 euros ($2,606). The high price will quite seriously limit the marketing of the two products and make them the luxuries of rich people only. According to ourRead More →

Sciences, a vaccine producer in Changchun, Jilin province, faked production records and used expired material for the production of rabies vaccines over the past four years. The company was ordered to suspend production, and senior executives were detained and face criminal charges. The company was ordered to pay fines of 9.1 bi llion yuan ($1.3 billion) for violations, one of the heaviest fines imposed on a pharmaceutical company over the past few years. Following the revelations, top officials vowed harsh penalties and reform of the vaccine super vision system to eliminate loopholes. A new law on the management of vaccines was drafted for review. FangRead More →

China and the United States are expected to come to an agreement soon over trade frictions, analysts said, as the negotiating teams a re reported to be discussing the wording of an accord and considering applying the brakes to their tariff standoff. They made the prediction after Chinese and US officials said there had been concrete p rogress on multiple issues in the latest round of trade talks in Washington. During the latest talks, held from Thursday to Sunday in Washington, the seventh round since February of last year, th e two sides focused on the text of an agreement, the Chinese delegation said, accordingRead More →

  WASHINGTON – The Smithsonian’s National Zoo in Washington DC held a housewarming event inside the giant panda house on Saturday to celebrate the completion of a new visitor exhibit.   The celebration featured frozen treats for giant pandas and red pandas, as well as interactive games and activities for visitors.   The new exhibit, according to the zoo, teaches visitors about the ecology, history, reproduction, conservation and c are of giant pandas and enables them to learn about these unique bears and their natural habitat.   It also chronicles “the advances that panda scientists in China and at the Smithsonian have made during the past four decades.”   ”SoRead More →

  systemic financial risks, are the fundamental tasks of financial work, calling for accelerated construction of the fina ncial market infrastructure and advanced efforts to nationalize key information infrastructure in the sector.   He also urged solid statistics in the financial sector and improvement in the warning system and rules on information disclosure and management.   Education and supervision of senior officials of financial institutions and regulators sh ould be enhanced, and more should be done to fight corruption in the financial sector, Xi said.   He called for dynamic supervision of domestic and cross-border capital flow to enable financial watchdogs to fully monitor all flows.   Xi said tasksRead More →

  We find it unconscionable that a Party once trusted on the economy, more than any other, is now recklessly marching the country to the cliff edge of no d eal,” the group said. “No responsible government should knowingly and deliberately inflict the dire consequences of such a destructive exit on individuals, communities and businesses and put at risk the prospect of ending austerity.”   The MPs also rejected what they say May has presented as a “false binary choice” be tween a “bad deal” and a “no deal,” slamming her strategy of “running down the clock” to Brexit.   May said in a statement on Wednesday thatRead More →

  (2 a.m. ET) and close at 2 p.m. (8 a.m. ET) Saturday, but reports soon emerged of widespread delays.   In the megacity of Lagos, CNN visited multiple polling stations, all of which opened hours la ter than planned. Voters said they had lined up for hours before electoral officers arrived with voting materials.   To cast their ballots Saturday, voters were expected to complete an accreditation process in which officials from Nigeria’s Independent National Elec toral Commission take their fingerprints and scan their permanent voting cards.   A nurse told CNN she turned up at a polling station after working a night shift, only to face aRead More →

  who rebel against the system. Permission is needed from a male guardian for many basic activities, including international travel.   Reem and Rawan say they had been planning their escape in secret for two years. They didn’t dare discuss it in case they were overheard, so, instead, they swapped WhatsApp messages, even while alone at night in their shared room.   Before they fled, the Sri Lanka vacation was just like any other. They wore their niqabs to the beach and sat away from the surf while their brothers swam and joked. They cooked the meals, and spent most of their days inside. It was humid. TheirRead More →

  Reem pre-booked the taxi. It was Rawan’s job to retrieve their passports from a bag stored in their parents’ bedroom. Around 2 a.m ., she tip-toed past them as they slept, took the bag with their passports, then snuck back in again to return the bag so as not to raise suspicion.   ”It’s a really great memory, exciting,” Rawan tells CNN, smiling. Of the two sisters, she‘s the more talkative, taking the lead and occasi onally looking to her sister for advice on the right word in English. Reem is more reserved. She’s careful about what she says and who to tr ust. They bothRead More →