?in new games as it rode Peacekeeper Elite and other titles like Honor of Kings to reignite growth in a business that co
ntributed 30 percent of its revenue. The company said it released 10 games in the second quarter.亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」419论坛女神会所
“Although we thought our recently revised estimates would be low enough, second quarter of 2019 topline growth on
亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」419论坛ce again missed both our and the Street’s expectations,” said Alicia Yap, an analyst of Citigroup Global Markets Asia, wh
ich maintained a Buy Rating on Tencent shares after the results were published.
“We expect gaming revenue to re-accelerate starting from the second q亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」419论坛女神会所
uarter onward,” David Dai, a Hong Kong-based analyst at research and broke
rage firm Bernstein, told Bloomberg News, adding this would also drive a surge in overall revenues.
Tencent’s performance is actually in line with the bigger picture for other digital outfits.亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」419论坛
Digital ad spending in the world’s second-largest economy is
expected to hit $79.82 billion in 2019, growing 22 percent from the year before, said eM亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」419论坛女神会所
arketer. But the figure represents a reduction from the 28 percent growth seen last year.
The slower growth in economy combined with the prolific ad inventory at rival Bytedan
亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」419论坛ce will weigh on marketing demand and ads, said a research note from Citic Securities.
“But given Tencent’s abundant share in online traffic (over
40 percent) and relatively low monetization rate of the ad亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」419论坛女神会所
business in China, the current stalemate wouldn’t last too long,” the Citic report said.
On a positive note, the new revenue category of “FinTech and Business Services” set up this ye
ar that includes payment and cloud services churned out 22.9 billion yuan, up 37 percent on co亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」419论坛
mparable business last year. The sector was fueled by rapid growth in commercial payment volumes.
“We have learned from our industry contacts that Te亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」419论坛女神会所
ncent’s WeChat Pay has enhanced efforts to improve profitability
by phasing out/reducing subsidies,” Nomura Securities said in its own research note.
Bureau of Statistics indicated the infrastructure investment growth rate, year-to-y
ear, retreated to 3.8 percent in the first seven months, compared with 4.1 percent in the first six months.亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」419品茶微信
Economists have said they think the policy stance likely will be loosened again in Augus
亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」419t to support economic growth. As a result, growth is expected to be stronger in the next two months.
“In the current environment, we believe economic growth is likely to be strong only when there is clear policy support, like
in the first quarter and in June,” said Song Yu, chief China economist at Beijing Gao Hua Securities.亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」419品茶微信
Goldman Sachs research showed on Friday that by the end of June, the official general government sp
亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」419ending balance recorded a deficit of 1.6 percent of GDP, the largest half-year deficit since 2011. The gr
eater than expected half-year deficit is from the combined effects of tax and fee cuts and more public spending.
Despite some fiscal challenges and rising debt levels, the government will continue to step up fiscal suppo亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」419
rt, as needed, to ensure the economy doesn’t slow more than policymakers can tolerate in the near
term, said Wang Shengzu, co-head of Investment Strategy Group Asia at Goldman Sachs.亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」419品茶微信
Enthusiasm for new game titles to keep company in pink of health, say experts
Enthusiasm for new game titles and the development of industrial software
亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」419are the key factors that will determine the future financial health of tech giant T
encent Holdings Ltd following the release of the company’s second quarter earnings.亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」419品茶微信
Shares of the Hong Kong-listed fell 2.82 percent, or HK$9.6 ($1.22), to settle on Thursday at
HK$330.4, after it reported its core gaming business rebounded in the three months ending in June.
Net profit jumped 35 percent year-on-year to 24.14 billion yuan ($3.4 billion) in the t亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」419
hree months to June, while revenue rose 21 percent to 88.8 billion yuan in the same period.
The company experienced a slowdown in the online advertising sec亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」419
tor. The segment accounts for 18 percent of Tencent’s overall revenue.
“Our assumption is that the macro environment will remain difficult for the rest of the year and that the situation of the亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」419品茶微信
heavy supply of advertising inventory will continue for the rest of the year and potentially into next y
ear,” Tencent Chief Strategy Officer James Mitchell said in an earnings call late on Wednesday.
on improper and illegal patent agents. The campaign will run from April to November during 2019-20.
ent agents and agencies play a key role in transforming innovative results into patent亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」后花园品茶微信
s,” Lei Xiaoyun, director of the IP utilization and promotion department at NIPA told Xinhua News Agency.
The campaign aims to strengthen supervision of patent agents, so as to optimize the innovation and business environ亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」后花园
ment in the country, she said.
With the application of the campaign, NIPA will ha
ve a diversified supervision system in a bid to promote its supervision efficiency, she added.亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」后花园
Tsinghua University, one of the top universities in China, welcom
亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」后花园品茶微信ed more than 3,800 new undergraduate students on Thursday, including more than 300 interna
tional students from 51 countries and more than 60 students from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan.
Around 20 percent of the new students are from impoverished regions and 10 percent of students are from ethnic m亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」后花园
inority groups, according to the university. The youngest student in this year’s fresh
men class is only 15, and eight students celebrated their 18th birthday on their first day at Tsinghua.亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」后花园品茶微信
The class of 2019 includes some already famous names, such as Go w
orld champion Ke Jie, who will study at the School of Economics and Management亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」后花园
and Yang Chenyu, who has achieved the highest score nationwide at this year’s nation
al college entrance exam, or gaokao. He got 730 out of a possible 750 at this year’s exam in June.亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」后花园品茶微信
The university has also added more than 3,000 signs, posters and pamphlets in both Chin
ese and English to help international students better fit in.hinese and foreign
undergraduate students register at Tsinghua University Comprehensive Gymnasium on Aug
to cause serious injuries or death to others are punishable
by life imprisonment under the Aviation Security Ordinance.亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」会所品茶微信
The former leader of Hong Kong said he believes most people in the city are against such illegal acts.
“It is also important for the silent majority to speak up, so we have enough weight of public亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」会所
opinion to stop these people from repeating these totally senseless and brutal activities,” Leung stressed.
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Hong Kong International Airport is one of the world’s busiest airports, which handles about 73 million travelers each year.
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g called on players in these industries, especially owners of small- and medium-sized enterprises, to speak out
against violence and obstruction at the airport, as their businesses could be heavily affected.亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」会所品茶微信
Leung pointed out that radicals are not representatives of the majority in Hong Kong, as most people are peaceful and rational.
亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」会所He hoped the violence at the airport won’t affect the be
nign interaction between people in Hong Kong and the mainland.
Meng Fankun, a seventeen-year-old Tsinghua University admit traveled nearly 1,000 kilometers by bicycle from his h亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」会所品茶微信
ometown in Linquan county, East China’s Anhui province, to Beijing, finally arriving after 12 days.
On Aug 1, Meng and his father set out from Linquan to Beijing and rode all the way to亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」会所
the university to register. The journey was over 800 km, and passed through Hen
an, Shandong, Hebei provinces and other places, with the capital city as final destination.亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」会所品茶微信
During the trip, Meng even got a suntan.
“My dad and I stayed at affordable inns at night. I made plans before we left, s
o the bad weather, bicycle problems and traffic were all expected,” Meng said.
Chinese e-commerce platform JD released its financial results for the second quarter ende
d June 30 on Tuesday, announcing both its income and profit hit a record high for the same period.亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」乌托邦女神会所
“JD delivered robust growth in the second quarter across our key metrics of revenue, profitabili
亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」乌托邦ty, cash flow and customer base,” Sidney Huang Xuande, chief financial officer of JD, said during a conference call.
The Nasdaq–listed company’s net revenue for the Q2 reached 150.3 billion yuan ($21.9 billion), increasing by 22.9 pe
cent from the same period last year, which created a new quarterly record, according to the company’s financial report.亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」乌托邦女神会所
It achieved a net service revenue of 16.8 billion yuan in Q2, a rise of 42 percent from the same period last year.
亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」乌托邦The company’s ordinary shareholders enjoyed a net income of 618.8 million yuan i
n Q2, while they suffered a net loss of 2,212.5 million yuan for the same period last year.
It reported 14 consecutive profitable quarters as the non-GAAP net income attributable to ordinary shareholders climbed亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」乌托邦女神会所
to 3,558.9 million yuan in Q2, a 644 percent jump from 478.1 million yuan in Q2 of last year.
亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」乌托邦Its operating cash flow for the 12 months ended June 30 gr
ew to 31.8 billion yuan from 16.4 billion yuan for the 12 months ended June 30, 2018.
In addition, the company’s annual active customer accounts increased to 321.3 million in the 12 months ended June 30.亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」乌托邦女神会所
Many of JD’s businesses have begun to meet the break-even or even profit in the past few years, Rich
ard Liu Qiangdong, chairman and CEO of JD, said during a conference call, highlighting JD Logistics began to br
eak even after suffering a loss of 2.8 billion yuan last year, according to report by Paper.cn.
Picture yourself going home after work on an autonomous aeria
l vehicle – a combination of drone and small helicopter – rather than being stuck in traffic.亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」夜网
That may soon become a reality as a Guangzhou-based company has announced it is
亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」夜网品茶微信cooperating with the local government to build a low-altitude aviation transportation network for AAVs.
Generally used to transport goods, “the network will shuttle passengers in a safe, fast, environmentally friendly, cost-efficien
t and intelligent way,” said Hu Huazhi, founder and chairman of technology company Ehang.亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」夜网
The company, in cooperation with the Guangzhou government, will open the service to the public in 2021.
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e company has finished the development of an application to allow passengers to pre-order the flying service.
“Passengers are allowed to pick up the drones at a designated亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」夜网
station downtown, with charges being almost the same as taking a taxi,” Hu said.
亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」夜网品茶微信He said the company is working with the local government to build more landing stations in the city in the following years.
Ehang, based in Guangzhou, has selected the city as its pilo
t city for the establishment of a low-altitude aviation transportation network.亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」夜网
As part of the pilot program, Ehang will help the local government set up a command-and-control center to ensure that m
ultiple AAVs flying simultaneously can remain safe yet efficient. It will also help the city build the basic infrastru亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」夜网品茶微信
cture to support urban air mobility, including by designing safety rules and market entry thresholds.
park to takee over Hennessy Road, a major thoroughfare in the heart of the shopping district in Causeway Bay, bloc
king traffic and disturbing tourists. In hit-and-run tactics, they also went to Wan Chai, taking similar actions.亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」419品茶微信
Those protesters face the risk of arrest because they deviated from the planned rally’s location.
Under Hong Kong’s Public Order Ordinance, participating in an unlawful assembl
亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」419y is punishable by five years’ imprisonment, and rioting carries a maximum penalty of 10 years.
Also on Sunday, demonstrators continued to occupy the Hong Kong International Airport arrivals hall for a third day.
In a separate development, the city’s major airline, Cathy Pacific, confirmed on Sat亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」419品茶微信
urday that a Hong Kong pilot charged with rioting for taking part in a recent protest has been grounded.
亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」419On Friday, the embattled airline received a warning from the Civil Aviation Administration of China, the national aviat
ion regulator, over the possible safety risk the pilot posed and queries from passengers and the public.
The airline also confirmed that two of its employees had been dismissed for misconduct.亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」419品茶微信
In Beijing, the Foreign Ministry urged the United Kingdom to stop interfering in China’s inte
rnal affairs and to refrain from making random, inflammatory accusations regarding Hong Kong.
亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」419品茶微信The refutation came after the British Foreign Office said that new Foreign Secret
ary Dominic Raab spoke by telephone on Friday with Lam about the situation in Hong Kong.
“I’d like to point out that Hong Kong today is a special administrative
region of the People’s Republic of China. Long gone are the days when it was under B亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」419品茶微信
ritish colonial rule,” Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said on Saturday.
Experts warn it would damage small companies as consumers pay for the hit
亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」后花园For the US toy industry, President Donald Trump’s threatened 10 percent tariff on
an additional $300 billion worth of Chinese goods starting from Sept 1 would come during the peak holiday shi亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」后花园女神会所
pping month, when many Chinese toy manufacturers send their products to the United States.
亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」后花园Though some US toy companies have come up with contingency plans, like lowering their relian
ce on manufacturing in China, many will still make the US consumer pay more if the tariffs hit.
“Hasbro will have no choice but to pass along the increased costs to our US custo亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」后花园
mers,” said Brian Goldner, CEO of toy company Hasbro. He said the Pawtucket, Rhode Islandbased company, the
亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」后花园女神会所maker of popular products such as Monopoly and GI Joe, was working to reduce its reliance on manufacturers in Chi
na, but he also said it has built up extra inventory, incurring additional storage costs, as it braces for tariffs.
It’s hard to tell whether companies will alleviate the impact of a new tariff before the holiday season arrives, Linda Bolton We亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」后花园
iser, a senior research analyst at financial services firm D.A. Davidson Companies, told China Daily.
亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」后花园女神会所But she said that they will try to find alternative suppliers, and work with their procurement teams to optimize product mix
and sourcing options. Many also will continue to move manufacturing from China to countries like Vietnam.
“They will do as much as they can to mitigate or offset the impact of the tariffs through all the different measures, but it’s un亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」后花园
certain now to what extent they will be able to either partially or fully offset the impact,” Weiser said.
亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」后花园女神会所”The good news is that the tariff is only 10 percent, so a product-price increase of 5 percent is neede
d to keep gross profit dollars unchanged. However, the gross margin would decline,” she said.
bookstore opened in Xiong’an New Area, Hebei province. Driven by the adv
antages of 5G networking, book lovers can enter after having their face or their identity c亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」419品茶微信
ard scanned, and obtain their favorite books any time, because technology has made 24-hour unstaffed service feasible.
亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」419In Sanlitun, the heart of Beijing’s nightlife hub, at 11 pm on a sum
mer night, among the bustling crowds one store stands out. It is Sanlian Taofen Sa
nlitun Bookstore, a 24-hour bookstore that has become a landmark since it opened last year.亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」419
The shop used to be a bar in a street reputed for its late-night carousing.
亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」419品茶微信The night China Daily visited the shop, and alley that connects the north
ern and southern ends of Sanlitun Village was teeming with people, while in the 700-squ
are-meter bookstore with about 20,000 books, a couple of young people were sitting next to their laptops open.亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」419
“We come here quite often,” says one of them, who lives nearby. “It’s th
e place I use most for finishing work each day. This is the only quiet place I can find arou
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Another of those in the shop, Zhao Xiaohan of Xiamen, Fujian province, who was on holi
day in Beijing, says: “I accidentally found this place while I was looking for a perch after a long day of trave亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」419品茶微信
l. It’s a relaxing place, but many young people come in here after dinner time because it’s the summer holidays.”
亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」419In addition to stocking the latest titles and best-sellers, Sanlian Taofen sells books in ancien
t Chinese and many works in English. To attract customers in an area that is popular with tourists it al
so sells souvenirs and ornaments representative of traditional Chinese culture.亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」419品茶微信
Another tourist in the shop, who says she is from Moscow, was astounded by the shop’s ran
亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」419ge of offerings. “I’ve never seen a bookstore like this. It’s got everything related to books you could ever want. Befo
re I came in I wasn’t even sure it was still open. I’ve never come across anything like this in Russia.”
A shop assistant says the design of the shop, on two floors, is inspired by?Travelers a亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」419品茶微信
mong Mountains and Streams, an ink-wash painting by Fan Kuan of the Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127).
?relics with the help of digital renderings of the murals, full-scale replicas of important c
aves and movie-like presentations that employ the imaging technology of the academy.亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」千花网女神会所
“We are heading in the right direction,” Wu said, adding that the efforts should be expan
亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」千花网ded beyond the Mogao Caves to cover other grottoes and cultural heritage offerings.
“The idea is to tap these resources, under the right conditions, for the people to enjoy at any time and in any place.”
Conservation of Buddhist artworks at the Mogao Caves is encouraging similar efforts at home and abroad亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」千花网女神会所
Editor’s note: As the People’s Republic of China prepares to celebrate its 70th anniversary on Oct 1, China Daily is feat
uring a series of stories on the role regions have played in the country’s development and where they are today.
亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」千花网When asked in front of foreign visitors what it takes to sustain the love for his jo
b after three decades, mural restorer Yang Tao said it is all about having “peace of mind”.
“You need to be in a state of tranquility, to guide a stable hand to mend the lines and reconnect the dots,” said Ya亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」千花网女神会所
ng, 52, who works at the Mogao Caves near the major Silk Road hub of Dunhuang, Gansu province.
The UNESCO World Heritage Site is home to some of the best examples in the wo
亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」千花网rld of Buddhist murals, sculptures and writings located in nearly 500 grottoes. They c
over a large expanse of Chinese history, including the golden age of the Tang Dynasty (618-907).
Yang’s approach to repairing and preserving the iconic works of art for future genera亚博app怎么下载「国际领导品牌」千花网女神会所
tions reflects the serious conservation efforts undertaken in Dunhuang in recent decades.