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seminars, salons, book launches and many others.
One day before the opening of BIBF, the 13th Special Book Award of China was held in Beijing上海夜生活
to honor 15 foreign writers, translators and publishers who have helped spread Chinese culture.
上海夜生活女神会所Romanian translator Ioan Budura was one of the award winners. He said he felt enc
ouraged by the honor and wanted to “continue supporting the communication betwe
en China and Romania” in the future. Romania is also featured as the guest of honor of the fair this year.上海夜生活
A Beijing International Publishing Forum was also held on
Aug 20 to discuss how to improve the quality of publishing content and promotion.
上海夜生活女神会所A Hong Kong pavilion has also been opened at the book fair despite the special administrative region’s recent troubles.
“It is Hong Kong’s ninth visit to BIBF, and we want to exchange Hong
Kong’s creations with people in the publishing business and with readers through this o上海夜生活
pportunity,” said Lee Ka Kui, chairman of Hong Kong Publishing Federation Limited.
Lee admits the recent chaos in Hong Kong has negatively affected publishing th
ere since many retail bookstores have closed and much fewer people attended the H上海夜生活女神会所
ong Kong Book Fair that was held on July 17-23. He hopes violence will cease and communication will continue.
This time, 66 Hong Kong companies brought over 2,000 books and other works. One feature of their pavilion is a cre上海夜生活
ation corner showcasing many STEM books – about science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
“It seems STEM books are quite popular in the world now, and we want to follow that trend,” Lee said.
上海夜生活女神会所The pavilion also contains an artistic and cultural zone exhibiting some Cantonese books.
“I hope we will bring more Chinese mainland writers and books to Hong Kong, and vice versa,” Lee said.
The establishment of a national ethics committee on science and technology will i上海夜生活
mprove supervision and ensure they develop along the right path, experts said.
“There have long been calls to set up a top-level ethics committee to上海夜生活女神会所
enable unified supervision of scientific research,” said Zhai Xiaomei, deputy dir
ector of the National Health Commission’s Expert Committee on Medical Science Ethics.
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d-largest city and its commercial center, having played a vital role in Japan’s economy for ov
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Tourists may be disappointed by being unable to access the i
conic, gull-winged Osaka Castle, which is expected to be used as a backdrop for G20 events.
上海419论坛Some 700 schools in the city will close on the summit days in order to reduce congestion, according to local press reports.
The participants are leaders from 19 countries and the European Union. The 19 countries are A
rgentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy
上海419论坛女神会所, Japan, Mexico, Republic of Korea, Republic of South Africa, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Turkey
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s and representatives of invited guest international organizations
will participate in the summit along with leaders from the G20 members.
The host country of the G20 summit leads the group over the course of one year from Decemb
er through the following November as the G20 presidency. The G20 presidency also organizes relevant ministerial and working group meetings.
Together, the nations of the G20 account for around 80 percent of global economic out
put, nearly 75 percent of all global trade, and about two-thirds of the world’s population.
上海419论坛The G20 was formed in 1999, in the wake of the Asian financial crisis, to unite finance ministe
rs and central bankers from twenty of the world’s largest established and emerging econom
The G20 initially focused largely on broad macroeconomic policy, but it has expanded its ambit. The 2018 summit in Argentina
focused on fair and sustainable development, while the previous summit in Germany drilled down on issues including corruption, money laundering and international tax havens.
Economic and financial coordination remains the centerpiece of each summit’s agenda, but issues such as the
future of work, terrorism and global health are recurring focuses as well. This was increasingly true in the d
ecade following the global financial crisis, when the G20 was able to turn its attention beyond acute economic crisis management.
ies. A decade later, at the height of the global economic crisis, the G20 was elevated to include heads of state and government.上海419论坛女神会所
The Chinese government has completed the compilation of a plan for tourism developme
nt up until 2035 in north China’s Xiongan New Area, according to the Ministry of Culture and Tourism.上海楼凤
The plan has been submitted to the Publicity Department of the Central Com
上海楼凤mittee of the Communist Party of China for approval, the ministry said in a statement.
China announced plans in 2017 to establish the Xiongan New Area, a mi
llennium green city in Hebei Province located about 100 km southwest of Beijing.上海楼凤
The tourism industry will serve Xiongan in carrying out its task
s of relieving functions nonessential to Beijing’s role as the capital and helping coo
上海楼凤女神会所rdinated development of the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region, according to the plan.
The government aims to build the Xiongan New Area into a model fo
r high-quality development of Chinese tourism, an international tourism destination with gre上海楼凤
at influence in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region, and a world-famous tourism city.
Xiongan should be developed into a pilot zone to promote effective integration of culture and tourism, the reform of the tour上海楼凤女神会所
ism management system, and the innovative development of eco-tourism, the statement read.
Olympic Forest Park offers range of activities, abundant wildlife
The most crowded place in Beijing on a typical weekend morning is not the Sanyu上海楼凤
anli Market or the Sanlitun shopping area, but a park near the North Fifth Ring Road.
Entering through the park’s south gate, you’ll typically see a group of people to the left warming up for exercises, cha
tting about their fitness levels, while to the right you may see teams of runners pass, sweating heavily.上海楼凤女神会所
A vacant area just 14 years ago, Olympic Forest Park was built ahead of the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics as a leisure area for athlet
es and coaches away from intense competition at National Stadium, also known as the Bird’s Nest.
China has been working to find ways to make it happen. Even as a “zer
o-sum game” mindset and “winner-takes-all” strategies prevail, China is showing the w上海419论坛女神会所
orld that the real story of business is not black or white, and win-win results can be realized.
上海419论坛As some Western countries move backward by erecting “walls”, China is working hard to bu
ild “bridges” by promoting multilateralism for open and inclusive development, analysts said.
Jin Canrong, a professor of international studies at Renmin Universit上海419论坛女神会所
y of China, wrote in an article that common development, universal security and sha
red governance are key elements of the new type of international relations, while a community with a shared future c
上海419论坛alls for equality, mutual respect, mutual benefit and win-win cooperation among nations.
The Belt and Road Initiative has been a platform for building the commu
nity with a shared future for mankind and also a new path to improve global g上海419论坛女神会所
overnance and increase mutual understanding between different civilizations.
By the end of July, 136 countries and 30 international organizations
had signed cooperation agreements with China on jointly building the Belt and Road.上海419论坛
Miguel Angel Sanchez, general secretary of Colombian Liberal Party, said th
at the strategic purpose of the BRI is to align with China’s development strategy, with par
上海419论坛女神会所ticipating countries achieving high-level, high-quality cooperation so as to improve people’s livelihoods.
It does not mean building an independent bloc with China at its center, but rat
her, it aims to secure common development while respecting cultural diversities, Sanchez added.上海419论坛
China has made it clear that it strives to develop by upholding and maintaining world peace through its development. Xi sai
d on a number of occasions that China will do well only when the world does well, and vice versa.上海419论坛女神会所
Simon J. Gill, United Seychelles Party whip and National Executive Committee mem
ber, said Xi’s strategic vision represents an advanced power as it focuses on people-centered development.
China doesn’t care only about itself, and it adopts a win-win approach that delivers tangi上海419论坛女神会所
ble benefits to countries, Gill said, adding that Seychelles is also a beneficiary of cooperation with China.
t Institute at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, said China
‘s agricultural sector was plagued by inefficient production practices for上海会所品茶微信
many years, while annual output was highly susceptible to changes in climate.
For example, from 1959 to 1961 large parts of the country experienced a severe drought.上海会所
In 1961, the arid conditions reduced the total crop yield by 61 million metric tons, a 30 percent fall from 1958.
Since the early 1980s, the central leadership has attached great significan
上海会所ce to agricultural innovation. In 2015, investment in scientific and technological research reached 55 billion yu
an ($7.8 billion at today’s rates), compared with 720 million yuan in 1978, Du said.
According to the ministry, more than 96 percent of fields dedicated to the cultivation上海会所品茶微信
of major crops, including rice, corn and wheat, are sown with high-yield, resilient species.
上海会所A number of crop-breeding platforms that employ scientifically proven approaches-such as the use of “dwarf-st
erile” wheat, the “super rice” system and hybrid corn breeding-have been established to fast-t
rack improvements in edible crops and ensure the food supply is reliable and safe in the long term.
The wide application of modern farming techniques ha上海会所品茶微信
s also helped farmers to raise yields and reduce damage to the environment.
At present, environmentally friendly methods are used to prevent and control pests on 56.7 mill
ion hectares under cultivation, accounting for 15 percent of the total area affected by such pests.
上海会所Meanwhile, smarter use of pesticides in demonstra
tion areas has reduced the use of chemicals by 20 to 30 percent, the ministry said.
The use of fertilizers has been further contained as a result of a nationwide campaign l上海会所品茶微信
aunched in 2005. It aims to tailor the use of synthesized fertilizers to suit local soil conditions
and improve awareness of the scientific management of fertilizers among farmers.
ources, ownership, and natural and economic conditions. Permanent, basic farmla
上海乌托邦品茶微信nd will be a focus in the survey, which is expected to be unveiled to the public in 2020.
Currently, all 2,873 counties in China have finished the field investigation and quality review for the first round of the survey. Afte
r September, the ministry will work with local natural resource departments to double ch上海乌托邦
eck the results with updated information. The deadline for the final survey result is the end of the year.
According to Wang, data from 326 counties have been reviewed by the natural re上海乌托邦品茶微信
sources department at provincial level and are now under review at the state level.
Zhu Liuhua, deputy director of the State Council’s supervision team on the third national land survey, said the survey is s
upported by advanced remote sensing technology to guarantee the accuracy of the results.
Zhu said satellite remote imaging with resolution higher than one meter has been introd上海乌托邦
uced as the base mapping for the survey, and cloud computing
will help to review the map with pictures being taken at all sites by local professionals.上海乌托邦品茶微信
China’s second national land survey was conducted betwe
en 2007 and 2009. The country’s first national land survey ended in 1996. Accordi
上海乌托邦ng to the second national land survey, China has about 135 million hectares of arable land.
China is on track to achieve its goal of boosting the contribution of scientific and
technological progress in agriculture to more than 60 percent by the end of next year.上海乌托邦
Last year, innovations in the sector, including improved crop strains and more effective, environmentally friendly farm
ing practices, accounted for 58.3 percent of total growth, up more than 10 percent from 2005 and
nearly 5 percent higher than seven years ago, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs.
Port calls often serve as a barometer of China-US ties. Last year, China canceled the vi
sit to Hong Kong of amphibious assault ship USS Wasp after Washington approved a $上海会所
330 million sale of military equipment to Taiwan and sanctioned the Chinese military over a Russian arms deal.
上海会所品茶微信In 2016, aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis and four ships in its strike group were denied port visits to Hong Kong after t
he US criticized China’s activities in the South China Sea. China also denied similar visits by US warships in 2014 and 2007.
Warship port calls to Hong Kong are defense and diplomatic affairs t上海会所
hat require special permission by the central government in Beijing, according to the Basic
Law of the HKSAR. The Hong Kong government is tasked with hosting and carrying out the details of such events.
Port call activities typically consist of diplomatic exchanges, repairs, refueling, restocking of supplies and local tours, sho上海会所品茶微信
pping and other friendly and relaxing activities. The Consulate General of the United States in Hong Kong and Macao is task
ed with submitting requests and other information regarding US naval port calls.
Li Haidong, a professor of US studies at China Foreign Affairs University, said the US Navy has a long track record of port visits上海会所
to Hong Kong given its strategic location, and requests for such visits must be submitted in advance.
“Hong Kong has been in turmoil for months now. Coincidence or n
上海会所品茶微信ot, the US Navy couldn’t have picked a more terrible time for a port call. It feels highly su
spicious and does not take the feelings of the Chinese people into consideration,” Li said.
Xi said the Inner Mongolia autonomous region needs to promote high-
quality development of husbandry and coordinated urban-rural development, a
nd give priority to environmental protection and green development.上海夜生活
Bank of China became the world’s second largest bank in patent applications for inventio
ns in 2018, according to a report co-published by IPRDaily and the incoPat Invention Index Research Center.
上海夜生活女神会所Chinese banks accounted for 43 percent of the top 100 global banks with most patent applications for invention.
Bank of America topped the list with 386 patent applications for inventions made public last
year, followed by Bank of China and China Construction Bank with 345 and 162 applications, respectively.上海夜生活
Six banks on the top 10 list came from China, and the US and Canada h
ad two banks each on the list, based on data between Jan 1 and Dec 31, 2018.
上海夜生活Let’s take a look at the world’s top 10 banks with the most patent applications for inventions.
In response to a lawsuit against its “no outside food and beverage” policy, Sha
nghai Disneyland said on Monday that the rule is “consistent with many other th上海夜生活
eme parks across China” and “guests are welcome to enjoy their own food and beverages outside the park”.
The suit was brought by a law school student in Shanghai after she was tol上海夜生活女神会所
d by park security to either throw away the snacks she had brought in her backpack or
finish them. In order to get into the park, she discarded the snacks, which were wort
h 46.3 yuan ($6.60), following a series of failed attempts to resist, including oral disputes with security and pho上海夜生活
ne calls to the police and to the municipal’s official complaint hotlines, according to news portal thePaper.cn.
The student, surnamed Wang, a junior from East China Univ上海夜生活女神会所
ersity of Political Science and Law, made the trip to the park in late
January and brought the case to the People’s Court of Pudong New Area, where the theme park is located.
ties for the first time surpassed 1 trillion yuan in the half y
ear period, hitting 1.03 trillion yuan and 1.04 trillion yuan, respectively.上海千花网
In 2018, a total of 16 cities achieved a whole-year GDP of more than 1 trillion yuan. Fos
上海千花网女神会所han in Guangdong province and Jinan in Shandong province are expected to join the 1 trillion yuan GDP club this ye
ar, with their GDP reaching 479.52 billion yuan and 479.17 billion yuan in H1, respectively.
Fifteen of the top 100 cities are from East China’s Shandong province, the most among all provincial-level regions. F上海千花网
ollowing it, Jiangsu, Guangdong and Zhejiang provinces have 13, 11 and 8 cities on the list, respectively.
Similar to the same period last year, no cities from Hainan, Qinghai provinces, Ni上海千花网女神会所
ngxia Hui autonomous region, or Tibet autonomous region are on the top 100 list.
China’s central and western cities are leading on GDP growth in H1. More than two-thirds of the 280 cities that have dis上海千花网
closed economic growth outperformed the national GDP growth rate of 6.3 percent in H1 and they are m
ainly from Yunnan, Guizhou, Anhui provinces and Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region.
Among the 13 cities whose real GDP growth rate surpassed 10 percent上海千花网女神会所
in H1, all except Fujian province’s Ningde come from the central and western regions.
Southwest China’s Yunan province, posting t上海千花网he strongest GDP growth in H1 amon
g 31 provincial-level regions, has seven cities registering a GDP growth of 10 percent or above.
The report collected statistics released by 282 cities that have published上海千花网女神会所
their economic semi-annual reports as of Monday. Hong Kong and Macao special ad
ministrative regions and Taiwan were not involved in the statistical analysis.
arrested as unlawful protests continue, violent acts spread over weekend in SAR
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上海419品茶微信In Beijing, Yang Guang, a spokesman for the Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of the State Coun
cil, said radical protesters have repeatedly attacked police officers in the past few days and have com
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上海419品茶微信A very small number of rioters hurled the bombs at police officers at police sta
tions in Cheung Sha Wan, Tsim Sha Tsui and Wan Chai on Sunday night. A police off
icer was hit by one such bomb thrown by a protester in Tsim Sha Tsui, causing burns to his legs.
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rns on 10 percent of his left leg, and first-degree burns on 3 percent of his right leg.
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g, seriously threatened the lives of Hong Kong citizens and challenged Hong Kong’s prosperity and stability, he added. Such
acts must be “resolutely cracked down upon” in accordance with the law, and the affairs of
上海419品茶微信fice firmly supports Hong Kong police enforcing the law and bringing criminals to justice as soon as possible.
The central government’s liaison office in Hong Kong also issued a serious condemnation of violent lawbreakers.