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Praising Tianjin’s efforts and achievements in intelligent sc
ience and technology, Liu Chuanzhi, board cha
irman of Legend Holdings Co Ltd, pred icted the city will make a qualitative leap in two to three years by combining intelligent technologies with manufacturing.
Liu, also f
ounder of Chinese computer giant Lenovo, said his company, like Tianjin, considers intelligent technology a new imp etus. Lenovo is working on many intellige
nt applications and has invested in many high-tech ma nufacturing enterprises. It uses various artificial intelligence-driven algorithms and machine learning to ana
lyze the data of its supply chain system, using it to optimize Lenovo’s new intelligen
t spare parts supply chain. Liu Qingfeng, chairman and CEO of iFlytek, said the company has developed a series o
f products driven by AI applications, based on small samples over the past year.
The company’s latest technological breakthrough is for the first tim
e its machine has surpassed humans in English reading comprehension, Liu said.
He said that he believes AI in 2019 has entered the year of large-scale application.
China officially launched the “no-waste city” pilot program in 16 area
s on Monday as it steps up efforts to recycle its
increasing waste stockpile. The pilot program covers the entirety of 11 cities, including Shenzhen, Guangdong pr
and Weihai, Shandong province, and sections of the other five cities. The central government has made arrangements to offer support to
the pilot areas in policy, technology and funding, s
aid Zhuang Guotai, vice-mi nister of ecology and environment, at the launch ceremony in Shenzhen on Monday.
He said an expert committee has been establishe
d to guide the pilot program and evaluate progress, and seven groups have been put in place to offer technical support.
favorite city to work and live in for the sixth year in a row, followed by Beijing, Hefei, Hangzhou, Shenzhen, S
Qingdao, Tianjin, Xi’an and Wuhan. The campaign also looked at cities with the most potential to attract expats, naming X
iamen, Nanjing, Urumqi, Guangzhou, Xuzhou
, Haikou, Kunming, Jinan, Dalian and Chengdu. In recent years, China has implemented a work permit system for foreigners to come to Chi
na and a visa system for expats. This has promote
d the government affairs, policies, work and living environment of Chinese cities, allowing more expats to live and work better in China.
ey has been conducted for nine years, starting in 2010. The A mazing China 2018 poll took place from November to December. Results were anal
yzed from 239 signed votes from top expert panels, 2,815 votes from foreign experts, and 94,849 votes from internet users.