Industry specialists said they believe that the technology will benefit anti-counterfeiting efforts in e-commercial businesses. The invention won 200 million yuan ($31.75 million) in financing for commercial application from an investment company based in Zhenjiang, Jiangsu province.
Announcing a new policy push in January, European Commission Vice-President Jyrki Katainen said Brussels is mulling the imposition of a tax, curbs on throwaway items like plastic bags, quality standards and new rules at ports, among other restrictions.
Before it was upgraded to a province in 1988, about 80 percent of its grain and animal husbandry products was supplied from outside. But it is now becoming the country's biggest fruit and vegetable producer in the winter, contributing 4.8 million metric tons of vegetables to the domestic market last year.
Anne-Marie Slaughter, director of Policy Planning for the US Department of State from 2009 to 2011, was probably the only US pundit who pointed out that "it is illegal under international law", although her tweet on Saturday also voiced support for the strike.
It is not hard to conclude that having nuclear weapons and massive conventional arsenals is a major reason that the US has not dared to strike or invade DPRK so far.