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chinadaily.com.cn 2022-06-16 13:52


>China adds 6.5m master's graduates over 10 years


China saw more than 600,000 new graduates with doctoral degrees and 6.5 million new graduates with master's degrees in the last 10 years, providing invaluable support for the country's development, the Ministry of Education said on Tuesday. Apart from making steady progress in developing academic degree programs, China has stepped up its efforts in professional degree programs, Hong Dayong, head of the ministry's Department of Degree Management and Postgraduate Education, said at a news conference.

Recipients of professional master's degrees accounted for 35 percent of all new master's degree recipients in 2012, while the ratio rose to 58 percent in 2021. The ratio for professional doctoral degree recipients increased from 5.8 percent to 9 percent during the same period.


>China aims for climate-resilient society by 2035

A new project that combines solar and wind power generation with fish farming is established off the coast in Taidong, East China's Jiangsu province, June 11, 2022. [Photo/Xinhua]

China will seek to build a climate-resilient society by 2035 with significant improvements in its ability to adapt to climate change, according to the national climate change adaptation strategy jointly released by 17 departments including the Ministry of Ecology and Environment. By 2035, the country's climate change monitoring and early warning capability will reach an advanced level globally, while the climate risk management and prevention system will have matured. China will also take measures to prevent and control major climate-related disaster risks in an effective manner, and further improve the technical and standard system for adapting to climate change.


>China harvests over 80% of wheat

A harvester collects wheat in the fields of Zhuwangkong village in Weifang, Shandong province on May 31, 2022. [Photo by Wang Jilin/For chinadaily.com.cn]

China has harvested 84.1 percent of its wheat as of Tuesday, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs. The country has reaped 256 million mu (17.07 million hectares) of wheat, over 98 percent of which was machine harvested.

The harvest in Central China's Henan province and East China's Jiangsu province has concluded, while the season in Shaanxi province is coming to a close.

China is carrying out its summer harvest, mostly focused on winter wheat and rapeseed. Traditionally, the summer harvest spans from May to late June, with grain output in the period taking up about a quarter of the annual total.


>China mulls recognition of 18 new professions

Tourists prepare food at a rural homestay in Binzhou, Shandong province. [PHOTO BY CHU BAORUI/FOR CHINA DAILY]

China's human resources authority is considering adding 18 new professions to reflect the country's occupational development and boost graduate employment and entrepreneurship. The new professions, announced Tuesday to solicit opinions from the public, include robotics engineering technicians, data security engineers, digital solution designers, carbon sequestration assessors and energy efficiency and carbon neutrality consultants, according to a statement on the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security’s website.

The new professions reflect the country's digitalization and carbon neutrality trends.


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