19th CPC National Congress: China’s focus on cultural development paying dividends

At the 19th CPC National Congress, it was revealed that China is making significant strides with its initiatives to promote cultural activities. Sun Zhijun, deputy director of the Publicity Department of the CPC Central Committee, said the industry is worth about 450 billion US dollars, and accounts for about 4 percent of China’s economy. Book […]

Building an Assistant for Children on the Autism Spectrum | Builders Innovate on AWS

Learn more about Builders Innovate on AWS at – http://amzn.to/2ytshbm Calvin Larson is a teenager with severe autism. He relies on his parents to help him move through his day. He’s comfortable with routine, but if the times he eats or carries out household activities slip at all, he can become uncomfortable or even anxious. […]

Building Drones with Smarts | Builders Innovate on AWS

Learn more about Builders Innovate on AWS at – http://amzn.to/2zkCJio It’s one thing to control a drone, it’s another to use that drone for predictive maintenance and future proofing. Neeraj Kumar conducted an experiment using the latest IoT technology to track the three-dimensional movements and activity of a flying drone, and use machine learning to […]

Xi hails past five years as ‘truly remarkable’

Xi Jinping, General Secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, on Wednesday hailed the five years since the 18th CPC National Congress as “truly remarkable” for both the Party and the country’s course of development. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP […]

Vox Pop: What do Chinese people think of China’s development in the past 5 years?

The 19th National Congress of the CPC convenes in Beijing on Wednesday. It will review the Party’s work over the last five years and put forward proposals and plans for the coming years. CGTN took to the streets of Beijing and asked locals how their lives have been in the past five years and what […]

How China is balancing its regional development

In a country where gaps exist between rich and poor, city and countryside, and one region and another, the challenge in promoting development is to make sure that it is balanced, coordinated, sustainable and healthy. The Chinese system is uniquely suited to achieving such development. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on […]

Do business schools develop leadership? Not often. | Amanda Nimon-Peters | TEDxHultAshridge

Dr. Amanda Nimon-Peters is a behavioural scientist. In this provocative and challenging talk, she suggests that business schools typically do not develop their students to be stronger leaders because they do not specifically target leadership behaviour development as an outcome. A former dean at Hult International Business School in Dubai, she is now the head […]

How can we attempt to fight terrorism? | Ilana Axelrod | TEDxYouth@CIB

In a segregatory and xenophobic environment, society way too often stereotypes and misrepresents Muslims as “terrorists”, invalidating their identity as well as denying the real problem: Hatred. Terrorism does not have a specific look, shape or size. Therefore, it is urgent that we stop contributing to structuralized xenophobia, white supremacy and fear of diversity, and […]

Validating teaching as a profession | Zachary Leonard | TEDxABQED

In the face of low teacher morale, severe teacher shortages, and other challenges facing educators today, Zachary proposes a new model to transform the culture of the teaching profession. Known as the 60/40 model, he showcases a structural change that both catalyzes progress and increases teacher engagement based on his work as a STEM professional […]

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