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The IMD2018 world-class competitiveness is the US, the 13th in China, 25th in Japan

The IMD2018 world-class competitiveness lucking celebrated the 30th time in the present year. On May 24, 2018, the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) in Switzerland announced the 2018 "World Competitiveness Ranking" for 63 major countries / regions. In Top 3, the US, which retreated to 4th place last year, became the leader, Hong Kong second place and Singapore third place. China has advanced to 25th place (2016), 18th place (2017), and this year is 13th place. The IMD world competitiveness ranking began in 1989 (Showa 64), Japan was ranked first in the first time and the US was third. Japan in 2018 remains sluggish at 25th (201st in 26th). The US overtakes Hong Kong at first place among world's most competitive economies (IMD) The fourth industrial revolution (Industry 4.0) and the digital economy are progressing. Please see JAPAN (Competitiveness Ranking) for the analysis (4 items) of Japan (25th place) and the ranking of 5 years. Although the economy (15th) is rising slightly, the infrastructure (15th place) such as sluggishness of government (41st) and private (36th), competitive energy infrastructure (15th) remains low. Japanese disease "that can not correspond to the 4th industrial revolution (digital economy) can be seen through. It is obvious that we can not deal with the digital economy and innovation in the excessive cooperative unionist social structure of the high growth era (1980s). The following is "ranking Top 15", but in the United States the economy and infrastructure (energy, communication, education, etc.) are ranked first. China's "efficiency of government" is low (46th). Competitiveness Ranking (IMD) Competitiveness Analysis and Transition in 63 Countries / Regions IMD World Competitiveness Rankings 2018 Results (IMD World Competitiveness Center)

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India

Expansion of 490 trillion yen in promotion of gender equality in the Asia-Pacific region (McKinsey)

The McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) will estimate that the regional total production (GDP) will expand by 4,500 billion dollars (about 490 trillion yen) by 2025 if gender equality advances in the Asia- Announced in the report. (Downloadable on pdf) The power of parity: Advancing women's equality in Asia Pacific (MGI) Although it is said that MGI "There is no doubt that it is the most dynamic region in the world" about the Asia Pacific region, many countries Of women are widely inequitably treated in workplaces and societies compared to men. In Japan with a declining birthrate and an aging population, GDP (compared to 2014) will increase 6%, and the amount will increase by 325 billion dollars (about 35.5 trillion yen). It is said that China will expand to 2.6 trillion dollars (about 284 trillion yen), India to 770 billion dollars (about 84 trillion yen), Australia to 225 billion dollars (about 24.6 trillion yen), South Korea to 160 billion dollars (about 17.5 trillion yen) It is. In the gender inequality index of each country in the Asia-Pacific region, it is pointed out that Japan, Korea, India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal and Sri Lanka are extremely inequality (red) in "work inequality". In "inequality in political field", except for New Zealand, Australia and the Philippines, China, South Korea, and Japan are extremely inequality (red), including in Japan. Gender disparities and inequalities are largely in rela- tions and social systems in developing countries (in developed countries) globally. At least Japan (114th place / WEF) and Korea (118th place / WEF), which are called developed countries, are preparing for gender equality, but they are dragging "bad traditions and social norms, customs, customs as a series of works" I will. (CNN) Gender disparity index 2017 Japan 114th (Global Gender Gap Report 2017) (Nobuyuki Kokai) Economic scale of Asia-Pacific, promotion of gender equality, expansion by 490 trillion yen

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China

The electric shocking visit is international recognition and impression manipulation of Kim Hyeon

From March 25 to 28 days, North Korean gold Seion, Workers' Party Chairman blitz to visit China, to the fact that a meeting with Xi Jinping Jintao, the world had a major impact. After his inauguration as the first leader, he went to China with his wife, Mrs. Li Sorucu and his party vice chairman Choi Long Hai, Lee Soo Young, Kim Ye Hee, as the first foreign visit to China and the first foreign government leaders it is in talks with 習近 TairaSo secretary and Jintao of China. Foreign policy by the first Kim Rae and his wife will also be noticed. "It is possible to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula, which is the history of President Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong-il's general secretary," on the condition that the US and South Korea take steps in a step-by-step manner, expressing his intention to strengthen cooperation with China did. I am referring to the US-North Korean summit meeting and also giving a message to President Trump. In the speech of the Great Hall of the People warm as in the "real brothers, our visit proposed and readily agreed to thank the 習近 TairaSo secretary comrade and Peng Liyuan Ms. was arranged in a short period of time.'s first foreign trip destination is the capital of China thing is quite natural It is my sublime obligation to connect goodwill in the morning like an important life "" It is as pleasing as yours is that the international prestige of a brotherly neighboring country, China is rising day by day " I am talking. Of China Xi Jinping Jintao, and hospitality at equal to or higher than that of treatment and regardless of "official state guest" is also in the informal visit. "Diplomatic strategy selected by North Korea" at the scene where deepening international isolation in nuclear and missile development, economic sanctions have been strengthened. China and North Korea are neighbors whose interests are consistent outside "nuclear". Before the inter-Korean summit talks and the US-North Korea summit meeting, it is noteworthy that they chose to direct "international recognition of the Kim Jong-Il system" and "strengthen influence of China". Recording films produced by the Choson Central Television (KCTV) include the speech of the People's Daughter Hall, the state of hospitality and the exchange of gifts, and the state of the tour to the Chinese Academy of Science. Impression Although it is an operation directive, it is also an interesting image that can not be seen much. Lee Snowman's "First Lady Diplomacy" directing soft mood has also been drawing attention. Grading score of North Korea's first 'First Lady Diplomacy' (Toyo Keizai) Kim Yorian Related News (Google News Search)

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A huge ice wall on the handkerchief lying on the border between China and Russia

Recordable cold waves are attacking a wide range such as the United States, Canada, Japan, China, Russia. In Lake Hanka (Russian: озеро Ханка, Chinese: Xingkai Lake) on the border between China and Russia, a huge "ice wall" appeared for several tens of kilometers. Initially it was 3 to 4 m high, but as time goes on, it rises to over 20 m in the high place. On December 30, 2017, "China's icy walls are made on the lake by intense cold waves" reported by China's national broadcast, China Central Television Station (CCTV). Frozen Niagara 2017 (Google Image Search List) Frozen Niagara Falls According to Chinese scientists, there seems to have never been done before, according to Chinese scientists . The weather station manager (Xu Zhong) in Hanka Lake said that the area has a temperature that is well below the freezing temperature of 20 degrees in this area for about a week and the "ice wall" with sustained strong cold air and the flow of water under the lake surface It is presumed that it was formed. The huge ice wall that lasts a long time looks like a "Great Wall" of ice. Tourists and parents and children are coming out to witness the beautiful scene produced by the mighty nature, rare sight. Latitude is also close to Hokkaido, from Sapporo is closer than Tokyo (^ ^)

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Rice, North Korea reexamination of terrorism support country and eliminate Dandong Bank of China

On 2 November, US Presidential Aide H. R · McMaster (national security affairs official) declared that North Korea's re-designation of terrorism support countries is "an option under consideration." In addition, US Treasury Secretary Steven Muhnsin announced that China's Dandong Bank (Tango, Liaoning Province) was excluded from the US financial system on the ground that North Korea is helping to finance money by avoiding financial sanctions Did. Rice, north re-designation of terrorism support nation "under consideration" also announced elimination of China · Dandong Bank (AFPBB News) In June, the US government warned that there are plans to shut out other companies from the financial system It was finally carried out just before President Trump started departing for Asian tour. Since most of the dollar-denominated trade settlement is done through the US financial system, banks in each country will become difficult to operate if they are blocked. Dandong city with Dandong Bank (Bank of Dandong) is the border town bordered by North Korea across the Yakusho River. It is said that Korean people live in more than 200,000 people, is the largest logistics center in the middle and middle trade, more than 70% pass through here. This movie was filmed by passengers to a pleasure boat (Chinese registered) sailing on the Yellow River river (with English / Chinese subtitles). It seems he is renting binoculars to see North Korea (^ ^) US Government, North Korea sanctions added to Chinese banks - block from the financial system (6/30 Bloomberg)

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Innovation

Chinese "competitiveness of popular establishment / mass creation" and Japan

On 18th October, the National Congress of the Communist Party of China will be held and the party convention will be held until October 24, which will also determine the basic policy of China over the next five years.習近 made a speech at the beginning tournament flat Jintao, China has stated that greeted the "stand on the stage in the center of the world" should be "a new era". Opening of the Communist Party of China Congress "The time has come to be at the center of the world stage" and a master's seat (BBC News) Japan is a major indicator of national economic and financial indicators, exceeding that of China and India. The same goes for the competitiveness of the whole country. However, that situation may change in the future. There is an interesting article (10/21 Forbes) that it is because human resources will eventually become the source of maintaining the advantage in terms of competition in the world economy. China and India are already beyond Japan in two important indicators of competitiveness. The World Economic Forum (WEF) "2017 - 2018 International Competitiveness Ranking" clarifies. Japan is superior to China and India by competitiveness (10/21 Forbes Japan) While Japan was 73th in 'Capacity to acquire human resources', India ranked 19th, which is significantly higher than that, while China 23 It is a place. In addition, "Power to secure human resources" is Japan: 44th place, India: 24th place, China: 34th place. "There are two points as to why China and India can attract and maintain more talented people than Japan, one of which is" high liquidity of human resources ", Mr. Mourducouta (Panos Mourdoukoutas) is. Human resources move towards places where there is growth and opportunity. In the past few decades, the Japanese economy has been sluggish, and China and India have achieved rapid growth. Secondly, China and India in each situation, China has invested heavily in acquiring excellent talent for foreigners to improve the level of university in recent years. As a result, the ranking of Chinese universities in world ranking has risen. In addition, there are companies that have expanded their presence in international markets, such as Alibaba, Tencent and Lenovo. Regarding Japan, "While calling by the government, companies are unable to attract and utilize foreign talents, which means that foreign companies are not ready to provide" careers "for work . And socio-economic circumstances and talented individuals are able to extend and improve their career, and lack cultural thinking. " In China, we want to increase the level to a higher level by expanding the development promotion strategy based on novation, "Public founding · Manufacturer's innovation (entrepreneurial entrepreneurship / innovation by all people)". Also known as "Silicon Valley in China", there is an interesting article in Shenzhen (Shenzhen) City that developed at an unprecedented speed in history. Series "The city that continues to change" Shenzhen (Taiwa Masakazu / DIAMOND online) Interesting article Switzerland has ranked No. 1 in international competitiveness for nine consecutive years in the world, 9th in Japan

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The A-shaped glass floor observation bridge in the world's longest all-important district

A glass observation bridge (the sky corridor) which has the longest cantilever in the world (only one end is fixed) in the height of about 120 meters from the deep canyon in Chongqing, China is a tourist I am calling excitement and fear (^ ^) Looking down from the glass floor of the observation bridge about 80 meters in length in the horizontal direction towards the horizontal direction from the cliffs of Okutoshi in the scenic spot of Million District And the unbelievable scenery spreads out. It seems that the number of people who can pass at once is limited to 30 people. The height of the cliff is about 300 meters, and the observation bridge of the glass floor is supported by a thick cable. As this type, it is certified as Guinness world record as the longest in the world. It seems to be scary when there is wind (^^) Many Sheng (Shigeo Million Sheng District) has an outdoor-centered park that makes use of nature (such as stone forests) as an economic development zone. There are also campgrounds and playground equipment in the park, a suspension bridge and swings etc to experience the height of the cliff and the thrill are also installed (^ ^) In the glass bridge last June, "The longest Zhangjiajie Great Valley glass bridge in the world The performance of "Safety confirmation" became a hot topic, although it was limited to 8,000 a day, actual demand seems to be about 10 times this time. We suspended business on September 2, only 12 days later, and resumed business as "September 30" 10,000 people per day ". 80 rice 悬 悬 现 </s> </s> </s> </s> </s> </s> </s> </s> </s> </s> </s> </s> </s> </s> </s> </s> </s> </s> </s> </s> </s> </s> </s> </s> </s> </s> </s> </s> </s> (CHINA NEWS) 千 盛 Oku Koroen (Google Image Search)

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Cute Planet Exploration Droid 3DCG Animation Planet Unknown

At the end of the 21st century, mankind was faced with the depletion of earth resources. Two autonomous exploration droids were sent out to explore the possibility of planetary habitation. Short animation, the story of the unknown planet (Planet Unknown) is easy to understand today, especially the cute movement and gesture of the two exploration droids that will help each other, the sounds that they emit, the sound effect etc are also made fun (^ ^) It reminds me of the main character Woolly of the movie "WALL · E / Wally". Shawn Wang who is CG generalist living in Shanghai produced. This Planet Unknown is a graduation production movie of the China Communication University of China. The idea of ​​planetary exploration is also inspired by 2014 SF movie Christopher Nolan director Interstellar, and two of the artificial intelligence robots TARS and CASE that appeared. It is also influenced by NASA's Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) and the movie 'WALL · E / Wally'. I won the Best Short Animation Award at the Burbank International Film Festival 2016. Also, it is officially selected at numerous film festivals. PlanetUnknownFilm.com (Official Website) ShawnWangVFX.com (Website) Planet Unknown from Shawn Wang on Vimeo.

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Zhangjiajie Great Valley Glass Bridge, Closed with Excessive Visitors

It was opened on August 20th in the Great Canyon of Zhangjiajie in Hunan Province, China, located at the highest place in the world (300m), the longest (430m) "Glass Bridge" closed on September 2 It was done. The number of visitors per day was limited to 8,000 people, but the actual demand was about 10 times as much as it was. The operating company declared "There is no problem" as to whether there is a crack or damage in the structural part of the bridge. We have said that there was no accident since opening. In a statement posted on the Chinese version of Twitter's (Wybo), he stated that the release was suspended due to imminent necessity for improvement and renewal of the structure of the bridge. During the interruption period, we will improve not only related facilities including parking lot but also sales reservation system and customer service. The timing of reopening is unknown. Wulingyuan Scenic Area in Zhangjiajie City is also known as the location of the movie "Avatar" and has been registered as a World Heritage Site in 1992. The longest Zhangjiajie Great Valley glass bridge in the world is completed on June 12. After that "safety test" which hits the glass with a hammer was carried out extensively. An angry-filled post is also given to the management company apologized to the reserved tourists. YouTube is a video released on August 20 (open). Safety check with the world's longest Zhangjiajie Great Valley Glass Bridge Blocked the glass bridge released last month, China (9/3 CNN) the longest glass bridge in the world with over visitors, closed 2 weeks after the opening China (9/4 AFPBB News)

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Safety confirm with the world's longest Zhangjiajie Great Valley glass bridge

In Zhangjiajie City, Hunan Province, China, the world's longest suspension bridge, the floor of which was made of glass, was completed on June 12, and a safety test was held on June 25. The glass bridge of the Zhangjiajie Great Valley is 430 m long and is installed at a height of about 300 m from the bottom of the valley. At the same time a bridge with 800 people can ride is conspicuous in nature-rich landscapes, but the main feature of this bridge is that it is glazed. Glass material is fitted in the middle part of the bridge, and the valley bottom is completely visible from the bridge. In China, pictures with cracks on glass-enclosed promenade were posted on the Internet, and voices calling for anxiety were coming up. Therefore, volunteers and staff gathered to resolve anxiety carried out a test to hit the glass panel with a hammer. The impact cracked the panel, but several piles were stacked, and the floor did not break. In addition, we checked by passing through the car. Skyscrapers, slides, observation decks and the like glazed around something all over the world seems to be prevalent, but there seems to be no room for enjoying the scenery where stones are forested for people with afraid of high altitude (^ ^) July It seems to be open to the public. Wulingyuan Scenic Area in Zhangjiajie city, Hunan province, also known as the location of the movie "Avatar", is registered as a World Heritage Site in 1992. Zhangjiajie Great Valley glass dunes completed (6/13 Xinhua Xinhua news) Altitude 1080 m, cracked in the glazed aerial promenade China (10/7, 2015 AFPBB News)

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Shanghai Disney's TRON (TRON Lightcycle Power Run)

It is scheduled to open on June 16, 2016. If you open as planned, it will be the 12th opening as Disney Park. Shanghai Disneyland (Website) EN / 简体 中文 Shanghai The Japanese name of the main castle of Disneyland is "Magical Castle of the Fair". The height is 60 meters and it is the largest in Disney history. It is not the castle of a certain princess, but the world's first setting of a castle where all the princess gather. I love theme parks since I was in elementary school, and there is a Disney land strategy guide (tdrnavi.jp) operated by KABOSU (Kabosu) who dominated Disney (other than cruise) to the world. Regarding Shanghai Disneyland (SHDL), we also summarize attractions, Disney hotels, ticket information etc. based on official announcement. Shanghai Disney land strategy guide 2016 (tdrnavi.jp) Shanghai Disney land recommendation attraction ranking 2016 (tdrnavi.jp) In the world's first attraction attracting attention as TRON Lightcycle type, the world of the movie "TRON: Legacy" You can run through a motorbike roller coaster. On the course running outdoors, a large-scale roof that changes color is installed, and an innovative production that the roof shines according to the ride run is introduced. This TRON Light Cycle Power Run video is released. Visiting http://www.InsideTheMagic.net for more from Shanghai Disneyland! Take a first full ride on the new Read more

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Dr. Stephen Hawking accounts for Weibo (Weibo)

Stephen Hawking (January 8, 1942 -) is a British theoretical physicist. Dr. Hawking has announced a video message for "Global Goals (Sustainable Development Goals)" to end poverty, protect the environment and build a more just world at the 70th anniversary of the United Nations (Photo) Global Goals Message from Professor Stephen Hawking (YouTube) I think that "China" with the world's largest population is important for achieving the "sustainable development goal", but provided by Shin Nomi I got an account of a mini blog New Wea Miho (Weibo) (Weibo). Weibo in China has started over in 2009 and currently has more than 500 million users. The first post welcomed the friends of China! I went to China last time in 2006, it was already long ago, in that time, in Beijing the international of physics I attended the conference, it was a different experience than normal ". According to China International Radio (CRI), only 30 minutes after doctor made blog, account number of subscribers reached 140,000 people. As of now, 594,595 people are doing "Like!" You can understand the height of interest (^ ^) History 蒂 金 金 __ _ Stephen Hawking (Official Website) Dr. Hawking Acquisition of account at Weibo in China (Sputnik Japan)

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