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National Health Commission should monitor all gene-editing centers and IVF clinics in China to ensure trials are in line with regulations.
A national registry dedicated to clinical trials involving cell technologies should be established to pro
mote greater transparency, they said, so that before a trial begins scientists would need to pass an
ethics review and provide a list of names of all participating scientists and institutions.
Universities and research institutes should strengthen education and
training in bioethics and scientific and medical professionalism, covering research sci
entists and students of science, medicine and the humanities at all levels, they said.
In addition, more efforts should be undertaken to eliminate prejudice against people wi
th disabilities, which exists in the minds of some scholars, they said. Following the gene-edited baby incid
ent, government departments have vowed to improve supervision, and new regulations are being made or revised.
public remarks made by Xi from September 2013 to July 2018.
Since Xi proposed the BRI in 2013, he has spoken abo
ut the initiative on many occasions. The discourses have provided guidance for the country to develop international cooperation, i
global economic governance and promote the building of a community with a shared future for mankind. Russia – There is no alternative to the peaceful solution of nuclear and
ues on the Korean Peninsula, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday, follow ing a meeting with top leader of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Jong-un.
, for its part, is ready to continue cooperation to reduce tensions on the peninsu a, and to strengthen security in Northeast Asia as a whole, said Putin at a reception in honor of Kim.
Putin said he was convinced that with active participation of the international community and all inte
rested states, the goal of ensuring lasting peace, stability and prosperity on the Korean Peninsula can be achieved.
nal proportions. But nothing can obliterate the tangible benefits the development initiative has brought. In less than six
years, the nascent Belt and Road are already
changing development landscapes in multiple places and dime nsions. Thanks to the initiative, East Africa has seen its first expressway, the Maldives its first cross-sea bridge, Belar
us its own c
ar-manufacturing enterprise, and landlocked Kazakhstan finally has access to the sea. And while China-Cambodia trade may not look to be in perfect balan
ce at this point, Belt and Road cooperat
ion between the two neighbors is laying a solid fo undation for the latter’s future progress. Take the Sihanoukville Special Economic Zone for instance. An exem
t under the framework of the Belt and Road Initiative, it is expected to host 300 enterprises, create 100,0 00 industrial jobs, and serve as a resident-friendly new community housing 200,000 people.
A slew of new policies aimed at encouraging consumption
in key sectors will be unveiled soon, China Se
curities Journal reported. rcent year-on-year to 9.78 trillion yuan ($1.46 trillion) in the January-M
arch period, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). In March alone, retail sales went up 8.7 pe
rcent to 3.1
7 trillion yuan, quickening from the 8.2-percent rise seen in the first two months. In recent years, the government has, on the one hand, frequently intro
duced policies to promote opening-up, increase import and improve consumer welfare. On
the other hand, it has reduced and scrapp
ed import tariffs on some consumer goo ds. This has played an active role in consumption, Lian Ping, chief economist at Bank of Comm
unication said, adding that consumption still is the key driver for economic growth.