Are Killer Robots Going to Be Killer of Human Civilization?

As early as 2013, the United Nations has been calling for a global moratorium on lethal autonomous robotics, weapons systems that can select and kill targets without a human being directly issuing a command. But according to Time Magazine, China and the US are fighting a major battle over killer robots and the future of AI, simultaneously working on the technology while trying to use international law as a limit against their competitors. Being more and more intimidating, the issue of AI killer robots has raised huge concerns during the related yearly UN meeting in Geneva. In August this year,…


Nano Technology for Korean Di Qi Ren Red Ginseng Powder

According to the report of Zhongwai News Agency in South Korea, the famous Korean ginseng brand “Di Qi Ren (Human of Earth Energy)” is entering Shanghai duty-free shops in China this year. Mr.YIN Zhongyuan, the representative of the company, introduced the ginseng products, saying that there are about 32 effective components in Ginsenoside, the main ingredient of Korean red ginseng. The continuous research results of the scholars have not only explained the chemical structure of the ginseng, but also proved its pharmacological activeness. In particular, Korean red ginseng has excellent effects in anti-cancer, anti-oxidation and cholesterol lowering. But “Di Qi…


A Brief Look into Professor Dr. Johann Günther’s New Book „Changes in a Generation”

How to reflect on the last decades? Professor Dr. Johann Günther’s new book „Changes in a Generation” (German original: “Veränderungen in einer Generation“, Freya, 2019) is offering the reader a wide range of answers with essays by 35 authors from 15 countries in different fields, including science, culture, business and politics. Writers, artists, philosophers, musicians, theologians, journalists, managers and technicians all had their say in the book. But it was not just the professional backgrounds that gave the colorful picture and unique touch for this retrospective book, Professor Güntherstressed, it was the authors with different cultural backgrounds who opened the…


Macron and his G7 in Biarritz

This year’ G7 Summit, held from 24 to 26 August in Biarritz, France, ended in rare harmony. The Group of 7 (G7) was established in 1975 with countries including France, the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, Japan, Italy and Canada. G7 expanded in 1998 by Russia’s inclusion to the G8. On March 25, 2014, the other members expelled Russia due to the annexation of Crimea and returned to the format of the G7. Now, EU is also considered part of the summit. As world powers, G7 member states represent 45% of the global economy. What’s more important, they share…


The First Chinese Girl with SEAD Scholarship

As one of the world’s top dance academies, SEAD (Salzburg Experimental Academy of Dance) opened its heart to a girl from China this summer, offering her a full scholarship as an award to her excellent dancing. This is the first scholarship ever offered to a Chinese dancer. Miss Chen Xianjing, a 14-year-old girl from Nanshan District Student Ballet of Shenzhen, was the lucky one. Salzburg Experimental Academy of Dance in Austria has a wide range of students from more than 30 countries around the world. As a high-niveaued academy, only 20 international students are invited each year, among them are…


China-Arab States Expo will be Held on 5-8 Sept. in Ningxia, China

The 4th China-Arab States Expo and the 3rd China-Arab Economic Summit will be held on 5-8 September 2019 in Ningxia, China, noting that the summit will be held on 5 and 6 September 2019, according to Union of Arab Chambers. China-Arab States Expo is an international expo at the national-level jointly sponsored by Ministry of Commerce of China, China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) and Government of Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region. Since 2010, three sessions of China-Arab Economic Trade Cooperation Forum and three sessions of China-Arab States Expo were held, producing broad and profound impact on the…


Game Changer: Dr. Lansky on 5G

5G is the latest generation of cellular mobile communications, with features including high data rates, latency reduction, power savings, low cost, high system capacity and large-scale device connectivity. Artificial intelligence concepts such as the Internet of Things, virtual reality and augmented reality are all crucial in a 5G environment. An example is the 5G optimized autonomous vehicle technology. There is no doubt that the future of mobile technology belongs to 5G. A 5G network that enjoys higher data rates will not only serve mobile phones, but will also become a provider of home and office networks, competing with cable Internet…


Silver Award for DDA from China by the ADA International Design Competition

On 28, June, 2019, designers from more than 140 countries gathered in Como, Italy, to participate in the ADA International Design Awards ceremony. DDA, a Chinese design company based in Shenzhen, won the ADA International Design Competition Silver Award with its design work “Wyndham Grand Foshan”.  This is another appearance of DDA design works on the international stage. Mr. LUO Dan, chairman of DDA International Hotel Design Limited, and Ms. XIE Yanfei, general manager, attended the award ceremony. A’ Design Award is the largest annual design competition in the world. Recognized by ICOGRADA, European Design Association BEDA, it awards the best design products,…


Is BRI a Threat to the EU?

On 6. June, LGP (Lansky, Ganzger+Partner), a very well-known law firm with its headquarter in Vienna, Austria, held a panel discussion on the topic of “ One Belt –One Road and the Western Balkans”.  And I was there. Ambassadors from China, Eritrea, Kazakhstan, Croatia, Mongolia, Montenegro, North Macedonia, the Russian Federation, as well as the representatives of the EU, the OSCE and the Austrian ministries attended the afternoon activity which turned out to be a well-discussed, insightful and significantly meaningful event. The panelists include Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Austria Mr. LI Xiaosi, former Ambassador of the…


Guterres’ Message on World Environment Day

On 5. June, 2019, UN Secretary-General António Guterres gave a message to the world about the issue of environmental protection: The theme for this years’ World Environment Day is air pollution.  All around the world — from megacities to small villages –people are breathing dirty air.  An estimated nine out of ten people worldwide are exposed to air pollutants that exceed World Health Organization air quality guidelines.  This is lowering life expectancy and damaging economies across the planet. To improve air quality, we must know our enemy.  Deaths and illnesses from air pollution are caused by tiny particles that penetrate our defences…