the EU can’t easily be predicted.
The difficulty for the EU is that, long or short, any delay comes with complications. And this is where opinions in European capitals start to diverge.
If the UK hasn’t left the EU by May 22, it might h
ave to take part in elections to the European Parli amentary elections, which begin the following day. Not doing so could be a breach of the UK’s obligations as a
tate.And if that happens, there is a real concern in Brussels that hardline Euroskeptics could stand for elect ion, in protest at Britain not yet having yet Brexited. They might find a receptive public, and in turn, join interesting new fr
iends in the
European Parliament. Sound far fetched? An EU source recently told CNN of worries in Brussels that far-right figures like To mmy Robinson could end up as Members of the European Parliament, with all the associated attention that brings.
So a short
delay is the preferred option of many in Brussels, especially in the Parliament. But that brings its own set of issues. Fi rst, there is no guarantee that by the end of it, the UK Parliament would have given a thumbs up to May’s deal. In reality, it cou
ld just mean a delay to a no-deal Brexit that almost everyone claims they want to avoid, but still remains the default legal position.
our exhibitions,” he said.
The CCTV cameras also are used to safeguard the museum’s precious relics. More than 1.86 milli
on of them are housed at the museum, which log
ged 17.5 million visits from the public in 2018, topping all museums worldwide. “How can we make sure no single visitor who might have evil ideas threatens these treasures?” Shan sa
id. “After a
dopting the internet of things, we can instantly detect any motion involving the artifacts to prevent such threats.” Such a networked system also will be used to facilitate management of inventory and closely supervise transportation and exhibition of cultural relics.
logies can assist the museum staff in other ways, too, said Wang Tao, a member of Huawei’s board of directors. The company will use algorithms to more efficiently draft tailored plans for restorin
g cultural rel
ics after information on similar pieces and files on each collection are included in a database. “We can thus combine old craftsmen’s experience and artificial intelligence,” Wang said.
The 5G network also will be used to improve remote consultation through webcams, which will facilitate conver
sations with overseas scholars to jointly find the best answers for restoration and preservation issues, he said.
and we will introduce more products tailored to the preferences of local consumers. In Indonesia, the penetration rate of yogurt is low and there are not many brands available, so there is a huge market potential,” Yu said.
Li Shengli, a professor at China Agricultu
ral University, said leading Chinese dairy firms Yili Group and Mengniu Dairy, which are both among the top 10 global dairy producers, are expec
ted to increase their sales by 30 billion yuan ($4.46
billion) to 50 billion yuan in the next five years or so, and could join the top five global dairy producers, bolstered by strong demand in China.Strengthening the safeguarding and utilization of cultural relics and inh
f intangible cultural heritages were mentioned in this year’s Government Work Report. This year’s two sessions witnessed a heated discussion among many NPC deputies
members about the issue of protecting, utilizing and developing cultural heritage. In terms of how to realize the target and boost cultural self-confiden
ce based on China’s national condition, many NPC deputies and CPPCC members shared their opinions.
Gao Yun, an NPC deputy and secretary of the Huangpu district committee of the CPC, said that
we should establish the system of classified protection and proper use of historical buildings, formulate
the law of protection of historical buildings, and establish the system of property redemption of buildings.
city of Bengaluru, says the BJP “has done a lot of good work” but he is uneasy about its religious underpinnings.
”Any time that (situation) happens it is chaotic for the system, and I feel one thing Cong
ress stands for is secularism, which the BJP does not,” he said. Modi’s rise has left many Indian liberals worried about an increase in religious intolerance at the expense of Muslim
s and other
minorities. In contrast to the Congress Party’s secular stance, the BJP is strongly aligned with conse rvative Hindu nationalists — the more extreme of whom want India governed in accordance with strict Hindu beliefs.
Kutty, 22, was born in the southern city of Chennai, grew up in New Delhi and now studies dance therapy in Mumbai. She is concerned about the next leader’s approach to governing a diverse country.
”In a c
ountry that has different religions and cultures, Modi as a leader, his party bein g in power, means that a huge population is ignored and sidelined,” Kutty told CNN.
a voice to all the nation’s many minorities.
”I am Hindu, I come from a privileg
ed background, so for people like me, no matter which part y comes to power, we aren’t going to face the brunt of it. The most affected are the minorities and
If a certain party comes to power, these people will face huge problems. ”They are the people I want to keep in mind when I choose a party.”
For Aastha Kulshrestha, a 23-year-old law stude
nt from New Delhi, her expectation of the n ext government is that it should not pit one group or religion against the other. “It is a great impe
diment to the growth of the nation, a nation that
is democratic, socialist and a republic,” she told CNN. ”If you want to make a change… you vote”oung voters could have a huge influence on the
outcome. For some, casting their ballot is an exciting “coming of age” moment. But many are disenchanted.
John Simte, 22, a law student in Bengaluru, says he is “thrilled to be a part of the world’s la
rgest democratic project.” He admits a “deep sense of apathy” amongst his peers but is nonetheless optimistic.
material and objects — known as Foreign Object Debris, or FOD — being left inside an
aircraft as it comes off the production line is not a design or safety risk, it is a
”FOD is really about every person, everyone in the workforce, f
ollowing those procedures and bringing a culture of discipline for safety,” Roper said.
general says Google ‘is indirectly benefiting the Chinese Culture is something that I’m not going to believe becaus
e we have a good month, or a good two months, that the culture is back. I’m
going to believe it when I see month after mo
nth for a lon
g time that yes, those practices are now things that aren’t just being done because they have to be done, th
ey are being done because the workforce says, ‘This is a product we deliver to the Air Force,'” he added.
Boeing will now have to conduct spot inspectio
ns on the aircraft during product ion, including specific areas of the planes that may be sealed as part of the production processes.
”I certainly think they are going to have to have a good team,” to carry out
the new inspection program, Roper said.