perty, unlike men, women showed stronger preference to those that were close to premium education resources and transport infrastructure.
The changing trend has to some extent affected the marketing strategy of some property developers. Liu Ce, research direc
tor of Kaisa Group Holdings Ltd, a Hong Kong listed property developer, said the look of the property, inc
luding interior design and views, was becoming an important factor, while location and price were less decisive.
“The gender gap in the workplace is shrinking. Thus more women are financially capable of buying properties on th
eir own, especially those living in first and second-tier cities,” said Pan Helin, an economic commentator.
He said as the divorce ratio remained relatively high, owning property provided a sense of security for women.
“Growing salaries of women professionals have changed their perceptions about marriage,” he added. “More
women have come to realize the importance of having their own place and gaining independence.”
Chinese firms are expected to play bigger roles than sponsorship at the the upcoming 2019 Beijing International Horticultural Exhibition.
The expo has finished its sponsorship work, signing contracts worth about 1 billion yuan ($148.8 million) with 25 Chinese f
irms, including Air China and China Mengniu Dairy Company Limited, a record high sum for similar events in the field.
The firms will not only sponsor, but also serve the expo with
products, services and technologies, according to a consultant for the event.
Artificial intelligence firm Baidu will build a high-tech ecology experience pavillon to highlight the importance of environme
ntal protection, while China Telecom will showcase the country’s development in 5G technology.
Slated to kick off on April 29, the 162-day expo is poised to impress an expected 16 million visitors from hom
e and abroad, with a huge collection of plants, flowers and eye-catching pavilions, as well as ideas for green development.
Prisons last year, 93 percent of inmates in the US are men. The nation’s incarceration rate peaked at 1,000 inma
tes per 100,000 adults during the three-year period between 2006 and 2008; the number was 310 in 1980.
When men are confined to jail or prison, or when a criminal record trails
them following their release, they may become less attractive candidates for marriage.
A 2018 study conducted by the University of Nicosia in Cyprus, based on an
analysis of 13,429 responses on Reddit, a popular social media website in the US, shows that th
e most frequent reasons that men indicated for being single included poor looks, low self-esteem and confidence, low
effort, not interested in relationships, no available women and poor flirting skills.
“To be honest, sometimes I do get lonely, but it’s never strong enough to make me think I wish I had someone,” said Martin W
est, a 34-year-old self-employed small business owner in New York. “I do enjoy relationships, but being single has some perks th
at a relationship can’t give you – so much disposable income, so much freedom in every aspect, no conflict or drama.”
rket. Last year, it acquired Fishtrip, a Taiwan province-based bed-and-breakfast b
ooking platform. The move added about 300,000 quality overseas properties to its listings.
The company set up a small team in Japan in 2016. It also teamed u
p with Rakuten Lifull Stay, an e-commerce company in Japan in 2017, with an aim to boo
st its presence in Japan to take advantage of the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics.
According to a report by the State Information Center, the market for home-sharing services is expanding rapi
dly in China, with the sector’s revenue expected to reach 50 billion yuan ($7.4 billion) by 2020.
“The short-term home rentals and homestay services are wide-rangi
ng now to satisfy the needs of various kinds of tourists. Typically, customers hire such servi
ces for get-togethers, reunions, team-building activities and to improve parent-child bon
ding and communication,” said Lai Zhen, an analyst at market research firm iResearch.
According to the Japanese Times website on the 30th, the nuclear fuel facility in Donghai Village, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan,
sounded the “radioactive material leakage” alarm on the afternoon of the same day, and nine staff members were bei
ng inspected to determine whether they had been exposed to nuclear pollution.
According to Taiwan’s Toshimori News Cloud, the Japan Release Association was q
uoted as saying that nine staff members were present when the fuel manuf
acturing equipment of Japan Atomic Power Research and Development Agency (JARDA) in Do
nghai Village, Ibaraki Prefecture, was operating. Ibaraki County said the incident did not affect the surrounding environment.
After the news came out, the Ibaraki county government said that the ob
servation stations near the Institute had not detected any changes in radiation val
ues and had no impact on the surrounding environment, but the details remain to be investigated.
Ibaraki Prefecture is located in the northern part of Kanto region, Japan, east of the Pac
ific Ocean, north of Fukushima Prefecture. Donghai Village’s nuclear fuel facility is about 134 kil
ometers away from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, where a leak occurred in 2011.
According to Xinhua News Agency, there are many radiation monitoring sites in Ibaraki becau
se of its nuclear power plant. Just as we keep an eye on weather forecasts, nearby residents check radiation data almost every day.
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According to a CNN reported previously, a former star
bucks CEO Howard schultz, 27, said he was seriously considered in 2020
as a “centrist independent” running for President.He aired on 27, on the CBS tele
vision program “60 minutes”, said “we are living in one of the most vulnerable period”.
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ot only the President, in fact, not qualified to be President, the two parties didn’t do things that the Am
erican people need, but also every day to participate in the political retaliation.”Schultz said.