Parliamentary party leaders in the Senate on Aug 13 decided the date when Prime Minister Gius
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The League party had formed a coalition with Conte’s Five Star Movement. 上海419论坛The two coalition partners have been at odds on most issues since they joined forces to run the country last year. Salv
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he White House on Aug 20. Trump and Iohan
nis will discuss shared security challe nges facing the US and Romania and ways to advance trade and energy partnerships.
The visit comes in the 15th year of Romania’s membership of NATO.上海419论坛
Local governments told to provide accurate information to authorities Authorities have found a series of problems上海419论坛女神会所
while carrying out the third national land survey, warning local gover
nments and natural resource departments to fulfill their responsibilities.
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government supervision team, and involved 20 provinces, municipalities and autonomous regions.
In Qinghai province, for example, local natural resources department and sup上海419论坛
ervisory teams were blamed for not taking the field surveys seriously, nor did they urg
e that uncovered problems be corrected in accordance with rules and regulations.
In Yulin, Shaanxi province, entities did not fully carr上海419论坛女神会所
y out the investigation responsibly, resulting in imprecise
outcomes, and county-level authorities deliberately changed and forged mapping data.
“Those cases reflected problems, such as poor quality surveys a上海419论坛nd data accuracy. I hope that will be a w
arning for future work,” said Wang Guanghua, vice-minister of natural resources.
He said the ministry will not tolerate the forging of data.上海419论坛女神会所
The third national land survey was launched in 2017
by the State Council, aiming to thoroughly check the status of the country’s l
and use, collect accurate data, and improve the mechanism of surveys and statistics.
d to $87.27 billion by the end of June, up from $79.32 billion in January. China had the
上海419论坛world’s sixth-largest gold reserves by the end of
2018 with a total of 1,852 metric tons. “In 2019, the major task of foreign exchange management is to enhance mid-and long-term ass
上海419论坛品茶微信et allocation and optimize and adjust invest
ment strategies,” the administration’s report said. The administration also for the first time disclosed the currency composition
of the country’s foreign exchange reserves in the annual report. The reserves denom上海419论坛
inated by the US dollar accounted for 58 perce
nt of the total by the end of 2014, down from 79 percent in 1995. Among global foreign exchange reserves, US dollar-denominated assets m
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percent in 1995, according to the report. “China’s forex reserve currency structure is diversified, even more diversified than the world’s average level,” Wang said. “It is in line
with requirements of China’s economic and trade development, as well as the demand of international payments.”上海419论坛品茶微信
For China, most of the foreign exchange reserves, nearly 60 to 70 percent, are held as sovereign debt from
上海419论坛advanced economies as well as financial and corporate bonds with high credit ratings, experts said.
“Forex reserves will continually play an important role in cushioning deprecia
tion pressure on the renminbi and maintain a balance of international payments,” said Zhao.上海419论坛品茶微信
But it is quite unlikely for the People’s Bank of China, the central bank, to influenc
e the renminbi exchange rate through selling of foreign exchange reserves, even if t
上海419论坛品茶微信he currency may be under depreciation pressure amid global monetary easing, he added.
As of the end of June, China’s foreign exchange reserves stood at $3.12 trillion, up from $3.10 trillion by May, according to central bank data.
mier Sun Chunlan called for sound work regarding employment arra
上海419论坛女神会所ngement, treatment, protection of interests a
nd service for the veterans. The conference awarded 401 model veterans. It also awa
rded 91 organizations and 76 individuals for their
outstanding work in veteran affairs.上海419论坛 A student who once dropped out of Peking University before enrolling in Tsinghu
sity this year achieved Hubei province’s highest score in the national college entrance exam. His admission to Tsinghua University was confir
med by the province’s Tsinghua admission team.上海419论坛女神会所
The student, surnamed of Chang, beat all other Hub
ei science students with a score of 712 from a possible 750. Tsinghua University, one of the top universities in China, p
上海419论坛女神会所lans to enroll 72 Hubei province students, with the college’s benchmark set at 6
83 for science students and 658 for art students, according to ThePaper.cn on Thursday.
Over 384,000 students in 2019 sat the entrance examination in Hubei province, provincial data has shown.上海419论坛
Chang in 2015 was admitted to Peking University, another t
op university in China, with a score of 690, which ranked eighth in Hubei province.
上海419论坛But he dropped out of university when he was a ju
nior before returning to high school to resit the entrance exam this year.
上海419论坛女神会所Chang’s story, as a one-time dropout to his admission to another top university, has br
ought significant attention.The central government’s foreign affairs office in上海419论坛
Hong Kong “sternly denounced” on Thursday the remarks of a United States senator for his
“double standards” in justifying violence in Hong Kong.
Xiamen International Cruise Home Port in East China’s Fujian province has registered a record
of passengers passing through in the first of the year – 185,000, a 36 percent year-on-year increase.
Superstar Gemini, operated by Xiamen port partner Star Cruises上海419论坛女神会所 , has berthed at the port’s Dongdu Internat
ional Cruise Terminal for its 17th operation since May. 上海419论坛Having hosted over 3,500 passengers this year, it is expected
to have 70 operations this year, marking its longes
t cruise season in history. “We’ve seen the cruise tour boom this year because we have deve上海419论坛女神会所
loped a Spring Festival season cruise, and cruise services to Taiwan reopened this May.
le the Belt and Road course is growing popul ar among tourists thanks to the geographical advantage of our port,” said
Yang Lili, deputy general manager of Xiamen International Cruise Home Port Group.上海419论坛女神会所
In early April the reconstruction of Xiamen International Cruises’ berths was completed.
上海419论坛The total length is over 1,400 meters, including a 150,000-ton, two
80,000-ton and a 3,000-ton berths which can simultaneously accommodate three or fou
r medium and large cruise ships – including the world’s largest 225,000-ton cruise ship.上海419论坛女神会所
“After the reconstruction, the entire cruise service has been greatly improved. The fir
上海419论坛st Chinese-funded cruise ship,
Gulangyu, will come into service in September. “A 130,000-ton ship named
Glory will also be brought into o peration in Xiamen, marking a new area of giant cruises,” Yang Lili said.上海419论坛女神会所
The provincial government also rolled out a scheme this May to spur cruise ship growth by 2035, with
the aim of establishing a preliminary layout of harbors and shipping lines.上海419论坛女神会所
It is hoped the move will provide for a sustainable, secure and reliable emergency system.
World-class overseas universities are welcome to run schools in cooperation with Chinese inst
itutions or establish independent educational services of their own in Hainan
province on a pilot basis, acc 上海419论坛女神会所 ording to a circular issued by the Ministry of Education and Hainan’s provincial government recently.
上海419论坛It said the country will target the tropical island for
international education inn ovation, deepen its educational reform in an all-around way and further open th
e sector to make Hainan a vivid example of open a
nd innovative development of the educational sector. 上海419论坛 Hainan, which is developing the country’s newest and largest free trade zone, will be a national pilot area where a ne
w, open system for running schools will be set u
p, in addition to a joint examination an 上海419论坛女神会所d approval mechanism for overseas joint ventures and cooperation projects, the circular said.
It added that as long as risks are controlled, the island province will be encouraged to set up international high scho
ols and kindergartens on a pilot basis to implement international education.
The document also noted that when conditions mature, overseas engineering universities an 上海419论坛
d vocational colleges will be allowed to run pilot schools independently in Hainan, which will also explor
e allowing leading overseas business conglomerates to develop educational services on their own.
上海419论坛女神会所The new policy also gives a green light to overseas institutions to establish independent Sino-
foreign medical and health services in Hainan, according to the circular.
Furthermore, the pilot plan will encourage leading Chinese and foreign institutions of higher learning and scie
ntific research centers to develop a cluster of higher learning institutions and syne 上海419论坛
rgetic platforms which will integrate production, teaching and scientific research in Hainan.
An education innovation consortium – which combines research branches, laboratories and incubation centers that focus 上海419论坛女神会所
on such key areas as ocean economy, tropical agriculture, healthcare, tourism
and cultural innovation – will receive government support, according to the circular.
ed its two-year designed life span. The spacecraft helped to pave the way for China’s future manned space station, according to the agency.
Wang Ya’nan, editor-in-chief of Aerosp
ace Knowledge magazine, said Tiangong II c 上海419论坛ontributed a great deal to China’s efforts to build its own space station as it accommodated astronauts’ sta
y and verified life-support and in-orbit refueli
ng technologies, all of which are essential to running a space station. China plans to start putting together its first manned space station around 2020. It is expected to be fully operational aro上海419论坛女神会所
und 2022 and to operate for about 15 years, a
ccording to the China Academy of Space Technology. In 2024, it would become the world’s only space station if t上海419论坛
he United States-led International Space Station is r
etired that year as planned. The multimodule station, named Tiangong, will be mainly composed of three parts－a core module attached to two s
上海419论坛pace labs－and have a combined weight of more than 90 tons, the academy said.
The scientific communities of China and the United States still have room for exchanges and cooperation despite ongo
ing trade and technology disputes between the two countries, a senior science policy researcher said.上海419论坛
Stability, development, exchanges and global integration will remain C
hina’s top priorities in the coming decade. Hence, it is crucial for China and the US to respect, ratio
上海419论坛女神会所nally perceive and adjust to each other’s national needs, Pan Jiaofeng, president of the Chinese Academy of Sci
ences’ Institutes of Science and Development, told China Daily in an interview.
The scientific communities should also enhance mutual exchanges and integration of standards to jointly tackle glob上海419论坛
al issues including climate change, aging populations, energy and resources, and natural disasters, he said.
In recent years, China has seen substantial development in science and technol
上海419论坛女神会所ogy due to strong government planning and support, bigger investments, greater efforts from tech en
terprises and sweeping reforms tailored to the needs of researchers to unleash their full innovative potential.
China’s budget for research and development increased to 2.18 percent of its GDP l
ast year, reaching a record high of 1.96 trillion yuan ($285 billion), acc上海419论坛女神会所
ording to the National Bureau of Statistics. There also was a 16.9 percent year-on-ye
ar increase last year in patent applications from Chinese innovators, amounting to 4.32 million at home and abroad
Asia and Pacific Department Deputy Director Kennet上海419论坛h Kang, summarized that “China can play an important role and wou
fit from further opening up and other structural reforms that enhance competition.”上海419论坛女神会所 The previously issued policy is sufficient to stabilize growth by 2020, desp
上海419论坛ite the re
cent US tariff hike, according to the fund’s report. “No additional policy ea sing is needed, provided there are no further increases in tariffs or a significant slowdown in growth.”
Only if th
e trade tensions further escalate and threatChina’s Dragon Boat Fes tival, or Duanwu, is just around the corner. Also called the Double Fifth Festival, the hol上海419论坛女神会所
iday, which falls on June 7 this year, is celebrate
d on the fifth day of the fifth month of the lunar calendar.en economic and 上海419论坛financial stability, additional policy easing, such as fiscal expansion, could be used to stabilize the economy, it said.
This is great news for us. While we are at the beginning of 5G’s commercial deployment, the Chinese government’s open
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ao Juntao, president of Ericsson China, as the negative lists ease market access to value-added telecom services.
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“I’m pleased to witness that China is pushing forward its opening-up policy. The continuo
us improvement of the business environment for foreign investors gives us more confidence in the f上海419论坛
uture development of the Chinese economy,” said William Zhao, Total China country chair.
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oil and gas exploration in China. “As our business has a presence across the entire value chain of China’s energy in
dustry, I believe, the company will have access to more opportunities in a fairer business environment,” Zhao said.
China bucked a global trend of foreign direct investment slide by attracting $138.3 billion last year. In the first five mon上海419论坛
ths of this year, the country saw an FDI inflow of $54.6 billion, up 3.7 percent year-on-year.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said last Tuesday at the Summer Davos Forum that China will
remain firmly committed to opening-up and building an open economy of higher standards.上海419论坛女神会所
The country will become more open, transparent and predictable for foreign inves
tment, and its business environment will further improve, according to Li.
mance while being very artistic and entertaining,” said Zhou Xiaoheng, head of Deyang Acrobatic Tro
upe, adding the show embodies the essence
of traditional Chinese culture and enriches tourism in Beijing.上海419论坛品茶微信 The acrobatic programs performed in the theater have won more than 30 awards at home and
abroad, with some shows win ning the Golden Chrysanthemum Award, the highest honor for an acrobatic act in China.
ng to the theater, performances that take place on stage serve as a bridge between traditional Ch inese culture and the world, helping foreign vi
sitors-from national leaders, dignitaries, diplomats, bu siness leaders from multinational companies to tourists-learn more about Beijing and Chinese culture.
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Chaoyang Theatre has entertained and enthralled some 5 million foreign visitors to date,
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Bora Milutinovic, former head coach of the Chinese national soccer team, is one of the many audienc
Tony Award-winning Broadway musical
An American in Paris made its debut in Beijing on July 2 and runs for a week before it heads to other Chinese cities,上海419论坛品茶微信
including Shenyang in Liaoning province and Zhengzhou in Henan province.
Based on the 1951 Academy Award-winning film of the same title and adapted for t
he stage by British contemporary ballet director-choreographer Christopher Wheel上海419论坛
don, the musical opened on Broadway in April 2015 and became a hit worldwide.
The music is based on jazz-influenced symphonic tone poem written by American
composer George Gershwin in 1928. And it tells the story of a complicated romance between a French ballerina Lise, played
by British ballet dancer Leanne Cope, and an American expatriate painter Jerry, played by American dancer and actor Ryan Steele.
e members for whom Chaoyang Theatre holds a special place, having taken his family to see shows there four times.上海419论坛品茶微信
acrobatics shows at the Chaoyang Theatre. Photo provided to China Daily
ding of the People’s Republic of China, which Chan said would attract more people to spread the festivities throughout the city.
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en and deepen Hong Kong resident’s knowledge about the nation, Cheung said on Sunday. With the dual advantages given under “one country, two systems”, Cheung said, Hong Kong
has made great contributions to the countr
y’s development, while the nation’s prosperity has brought benefits to the SAR.上海419论坛女神会所 Also attending the ceremony, He Jing, deputy director of the Liaison Office of the Centra
l People’s Government in the HKSAR, said that a powerful nation will provide more opportunities for Hong Kong.
Apart from the celebrations held by social gro
ups, many citizens opted for other places to celebrate the return of the ci上海419论坛 ty to the motherland－the three barracks of the People’s Liberation Army Hong Kong Garrison in Shek Kong, San Wai
and Ngong Shuen Chau. The barracks are expected to receive some 30,000 Hong Kong residents during the three-day open day event.上海419论坛
the barracks can see combat performances and military demonstr ations, as well as weapons and military equipment including armored scout cars and helicopters.
Unlike the two other barracks, Ngong Shuen Chau－the PLA’s naval base in Hong Kong－open
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“The soldiers are friendly and I am proud of the country,” Zhong said.
An average of 3.9 million people have applied to join each year since 2012 The membership of the 98-year-old Communist Party 女神会所of China has exceeded 90上海419论坛
million, the Organization Department of the CPC Central Committee said on Sunday.
About 34 percent of Party members were born in the 1980s and 1990s, and nearly half hold junior college degrees or above, the de
partment said in a report released ahead of the anniversary of the founding of the CPC on July 1.上海419论坛女神会所
Women comprised 27.2 percent of Party members and people from minority groups 7.3 percent, data from the report showed.
On Monday morning, top SAR government officials and representatives from diff
erent sectors will attend a flag-raising ceremony at Golden Bauhinia Square in Wan Chai. Chief Executive Carr上海419论坛女神会所
ie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor will then officiate at a reception to celebrate the 22nd anniversary of Hong Kong’s return.
economy, Council of Foreign Relations staff members James McBride and
Andrew Chatzky wrote in a backgrounder published r
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上海419论坛observers point out that its membership is more representative of the current internat
lance of power than other blocs formed earlier like the G7, which came into being in 1976.上海419论坛 The G20 initially focused on broad macroeconomic policy, but ha
s expanded its ambit, McBride and Chatzky
wrote. Last year’s summit in Argentina focused on f air and sustainable development, while the previous one in Germany addressed issues including corruption, mon上海419论坛品茶微信
ring, and international tax havens. At the 2016 summit in China, President Xi Jinping and US President Ba rack Obama formally announced their countries’ accession to the Paris 上海419论坛品茶微信Agreement on combating climate change.
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Focusing largely on standards and regulations, both crucial to a firm’s generic value chain, the report found however that when authorities take steps to reduce compliance costs, the competitiveness of SMEs is greatly improved.
It also underlined an important shift which is seeing more and more developing countries setting voluntary sustainability standards (known as VSS, these are set by businesses and NGOs) which govern international trade together with public standards and regulations.
Findings show that while 75 percent of VSS originate in countries belonging to the Organisation for Economic Cooperation
and Development, over a third of new voluntary standards are thought up in developing countries, up from eight percent in 1990.
The outlook also outlined that many regions across the world can increase their export potential “by directing regulatory efforts to boost SME competitiveness.”
In the Middle East and North Africa region for example, researchers found there is large untapped export opportunity in the fresh and processed food sec
tor, while metal and basic manufacturing represent 28.4 percent of Eastern Europe and Central Asia’s unexploited export potential.
In China, ITC estimated that telephone sets have an unrealized export potential of more than $100 billion, while other prod
ucts including automatic data processing machines and parts and accessories for printers also have potential.
held a meeting in Tokyo on May 26-27 to work out policy recommendations for the leaders.