?the Legislative Council, the protests escalated.
On June 15, Hong Kong leader Lam suspe
nded the bill. The next daldsports,ldsportsapp千花网 y, Lam apologized and offered to “accept all criticism” and “serve the public”.
But the demonstrations did not stop.
ldsports,ldsportsapp千花网女神会所Paul Yeung, a Hong Kong-based resear
cher and commentator on public policy, said the protests against the extradi tion bill have morphed into demonstrations against the local government’s manner of responding to pub
ion. Thus the protests are continuing, though the bill has been declared “dead”, he said. Some observers say many yldsports,ldsportsapp千花网oung people who took to the streets were merely affected b
y peer influence, instigated by a small number of radicals, and lost their critical thinkin
g and simply followed. Yeung said another factor leading to the situation in Hong Kong is that the governmentldsports,ldsportsapp千花网女神会所
has failed to respond in a timely manner to young people’s aspirations and sentiments throughout the process.
ldsports,ldsportsapp千花网He said channels that the Hong Kong government is to establ
ish to communicate with local people can help break the city’s current deadlock.
But he said it will be a difficult task, given the tense social atmosphere. “It is imperative to restore peace and rldsports,ldsportsapp千花网
ationality to society, with both sides showing a willingness to compromise before dialogue,” he added.
Hong Kong was a British colony for more than 150 years, and pldsports,ldsportsapp千花网女神会所
art of it, Hong Kong Island, was ceded to the United Kingdom after a war in 18
42. In 1898, China also leased the rest of Hong Kong－the New Territories－to the British for 99 years.
ldsports,ldsportsapp千花网Hong Kong returned to China in 1997, under the principle of “one country
, two systems”, which means Hong Kong is part of China and enjoys a high degree of a
utonomy, except in foreign and defense affairs, as stipulated by Hong Kong’s Basic Law.ldsports,ldsportsapp千花网女神会所
Hong Kong’s leader, the chief executive, is currently elected by a 1,200-member election committee.
?citizens. Even many Americans disagree strongly with US politicians. The v
iolence part of Hong Kong protesters is what an
average American would frown upon.ldsports,ldsportsapp千花网 There was a “China is not an enemy” open letter to the US president recently in The Wa
ldsports,ldsportsapp千花网shington Post by a group from the academ
ic, foreign policy, military and business communities, overwhelmingly from the US, including a former US ambassador to China and professors from Yale, MIT and Harvard.
The letter reads in part: “US opposition will not
prevent the continued expansion of the Chinese economy, a greater global marldsports,ldsportsapp千花网女神会所 ket share for Chinese companies and an increase in China’s role in world affairs…. We do not believe Beijing is an ec
nomic enemy or an existential national security th
reat that must be confronted in every sphere.”ldsports,ldsportsapp千花网 It is imperative for the protesters to heal the wound now and clearly stay
away from the rioters. Identify the right crowd and recognize one incontrovertible fact－t
hat Hong Kong is part of China. Upholding the “one country, two systems” principle is the first step towardldsports,ldsportsapp千花网女神会所
restoring the rule of law in Hong Kong. Please do not become the ones you hated most. If Hong Kong becomes hell, you are
contributing to it, for, as the open letter mentioned earlier also says, “Efforts to isolate
China will simply weaken those Chinese intent on developing a more humane and tolerant society.”ldsports,ldsportsapp千花网
The wrong crowd cannot represent you, and you are the most unique if you avoid the crowd and turn back now.
The auction of a prominent dragon-shaped building in Pangu Plaza in Beijing bega
ldsports,ldsportsapp千花网n with a starting price of more than 5.18 billion yuan ($734 million) on Monday.
The auction, organized by the Beijing No 3 Intermediate People’s Court, is fo
r the 44-story No 5 building of the plaza near the National Stadium－also known as the Bldsports,ldsportsapp千花网女神会所
ird’s Nest－on the capital’s north-south axis in Chaoyang district. It will end at 10 am on Tuesday.
Since the court put the building-related information on e-commer
ce platform Taobao in July, the auction has been viewed about 120,000 times.ldsports,ldsportsapp千花网女神会所
But as of press time, just two people have registered to participate in the bidding.
According to the auction rules disclosed by the court, every participant should pay 1 billion yuan as a security deposit, a
nd the price will increase by 5 million yuan each time another participant joins.
Abe as fruitful, Kono said Japan is expecting a state visit by Xi next spring and is will
ing to work with China “in various fields and face
global challenges shoulder to shoulder”.ldsports,ldsportsapp千花网品茶微信 Zhou Yongsheng, a professor and deputy director of the Japanese Studies Center at Ch
ina Foreign Affairs University, said, “As Sino-Jap
anese relations have shown signs o ldsports,ldsportsapp千花网f warming in recent years, both countries should cherish the momentum and build new relations featuring a shift fro
m competition to collaboration under the guidanc
e of the strategic dialogue mechanism. Promo ting Sino-Japanese ties will benefit the peace and prosperity of Asia and improve global governance.”ldsports,ldsportsapp千花网
Noriyoshi Ehara, chief economist of Japan’s Institute for Inte
Trade and Investment, said one perspective aris ldsports,ldsportsapp千花网品茶微信es because there is “little understanding of China among Japanese people”.
“Nowadays, more Chinese people have come to know Japan through tourism and education, but that is not the case for Japa
nese people. A majority of them know little about China,” Ehara said. “This will limitldsports,ldsportsapp千花网
further development of bilateral ties. So it is crucial to boost people-to-people exchanges.”
IMF report shows a pattern of stability that undercuts US charge against China? China’s stance that it did not manipulate its currency is based on solid ground, and the country’s fldsports,ldsportsapp千花网品茶微信
irm resolve to refrain from competitive devaluation and to promote the coordination of int
ernational currency policy has contributed to global financial stability, officials and analysts said.
The latest report by the International Monetary Fund said that in 2018 the exchange rate of the Chldsports,ldsportsapp千花网
inese yuan had been broadly in line with sound economic fundamentals for the medium term and th
at Chinese monetary authorities had barely intervened in the foreign exchange market.ldsports,ldsportsapp千花网品茶微信
The report, released on Friday in Washington, was seen as supporting Ch
ina’s objection to being labeled “a currency manipulator” by the United State
s Treasury Department on Aug 5, according to officials and experts from home and abroad.
iday — the annual East Asia Summit foreign ministers’ meeting, which brings together dignitaries of 18 countries — all 10 ASEAN m
ldsports,ldsportsapp千花网品茶微信embers, China, Japan, ROK, the United States,
Australia, New Zealand, Russia and India. At the gathering, Wang called on parties involved to secure the multilatera
l trading system with the World Trade Organi
zation at its center, and said unldsports,ldsportsapp千花网 ilaterally imposed sanctions or additional tariffs are not helpful to resolving of trade issues.
Thai Foreign Minister Don Pra-mudwinai said tha
t bolstering free trade was mentioned throughout the discussions. ldsports,ldsportsapp千花网品茶微信After the conclusion of an important meeting of the Commu
nist Party of China Central Committee, the parti
cipants said China seeks to make its fiscal policy more eff ective and maintain “reasonably ample” liquidity. And instead of resorting to a stimulus in the real estate market, Chldsports,ldsportsapp千花网
ina will lay emphasis on “proactive fiscal policy and prudent monetary policy”.
It is a challenging balancing act, but the right stance at the right time.
ldsports,ldsportsapp千花网品茶微信Meanwhile, White House pledged to impose an additional 10 percent tariff on Chin
ese imports to the US, which caused US stocks to tank 280 points. The White House needs a scapegoat as the Fed cuts can
not offset Trump’s tweet policies, US growth is slowing and a slowdown is looming in 2020.
The CPC Central Committee seeks to avoid targeted but costly stimulus policldsports,ldsportsapp千花网
ies, which could exacerbate new risks of asset bubbles over time, while ensuring adequate fiscal support. Since in
frastructure investment remains relatively soft by historical standards, fiscal easing on investment is likely in the s
ldsports,ldsportsapp千花网品茶微信econd half of the year. And it could be tilted toward small enterprises and startups.
This year’s growth to be within range Moreover, fiscal easing is likely to be coupled with monetary support, including cuts in the banks’ reserve rldsports,ldsportsapp千花网
equirement ratio. Although the fiscal easing tilt could cause downward pressure on Chinese bond yields and co
rporate spreads in the near future, the big picture suggests stabilization and resilience.
ldsports,ldsportsapp千花网品茶微信In the second quarter, the Chinese economy grew 6.2 percent compared with 6.4 percent in the
first quarter, but that was hardly surprising in view of the global challenges. China’s econ
omic growth is within the target range of 6 percent to 6.5 percent set by tldsports,ldsportsapp千花网品茶微信
he government. Indeed, a growth rate of 6.2 percent for the whole of 2019 rema
ins achievable even if growth stabilizes around 6 percent to 6.2 percent in the second half.
ce biogas, but when it started in 2017, about 30 to 40 percent of the waste it received con
her waste such as plastic bottles, construction trash and paper, which nee ded to be removed first to avoid lower efficiency during the anaerobic procedure.ldsports,ldsportsapp千花网品茶微信
ity of the kitchen waste rose significantly in 2018 when S hanghai announced an action plan for trash sorting, and now after the implemen
ldsports,ldsportsapp千花网tation of the regulation, 99 percent of the waste it
receives meets the minimum quality level, said Hua. The expansion of Liming Resources is just one exa
mple of th
e acceleration of the capacity building taking place in Shanghai.ldsports,ldsportsapp千花网 A biological kitchen waste treatment center is due t
o open by the end of July on Chongming Island, Shanghai, that will use kit
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The center is operated by Shanghai Yuanshi Environment and will work as a biotechnology demonstration area.ldsports,ldsportsapp千花网品茶微信
“If our technology meets market requirements, we hope it can be applied in other distr
icts in Shanghai,” said Na Chenning, co-founder of Shanghai Yuanshi Environment, adding that the profit
ldsports,ldsportsapp千花网品茶微信from processing 1 ton of kitchen waste through this technology is about 700 to 800 yuan.
Apart from waste treatment, many startups are eyeing opportunities in other parts of the long value chain.
Yang Fei, a lecturer of economics at Zhejiang University of Science and Technldsports,ldsportsapp千花网
ology, said the compulsory trash sorting will make once valueless trash profitable.
ldsports,ldsportsapp千花网品茶微信According to the National Bureau of Statistics, China pro
duced 215 million tons of domestic waste in 2017, up nearly 60 percent from 2001.
The State Council plans to reach a recycling rate of at least 35 percent of domestic waste in the 46 major cities by 2020.
?promoted to chief of the ministry’s information department, according to the ministry’s latest website update.
s of some category 1 vaccines, which are provided free of charge?ldsports,ldsportsapp千花网女神会所 by the government, have become more frequent in China recently, CCTV reported.
hen’s Center for Disease Control and Prevention announced in early July that th e city was experiencing a serious shortage of DPT (diphtheria-pertussis-tetanus) vaccines, which fell 175,000 do
rt of demand. Supplies also couldn’t meet the demand for other category 1 vaccines, including those for l?ldsports,ldsportsapp千花网 eprosy, Japanese encephalitis (JE) and epidemi
c cerebrospinal meningitis group A and C. A similar situation has troubled South China’s Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region.?ldsports,ldsportsapp千花网女神会所
According to Guangxi’s Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the area was in short supp
ly of five category 1 vaccines: leprosy, MMR (measles-mumps-rubella), DTP, hepatitis A and JE. The lepr
?ldsports,ldsportsapp千花网osy vaccine supply faced the largest gap with its demand, with a supply rate of less than 20 percent.
Previously a diplomat focused on European affairs, Hua has se
rved as a leading press official and one of the department’s deputy heads since 2012.?ldsports,ldsportsapp千花网女神会所
The department, also home to the ministry spokespersons’ office
, releases information about China’s diplomatic efforts, manages media reporting on majo?ldsports,ldsportsapp千花网
r diplomatic events, conducts public diplomacy and serves foreign media based in China.
Known as the country’s fifth foreign ministry spokeswoman, Hua has won widespread praise fro
?ldsports,ldsportsapp千花网女神会所m readers and netizens for her professional performance and personal charm.
Born in 1970 in Huaian, Jiangsu province, Hua graduated from Na?ldsports,ldsportsapp千花网
njing University and used to serve in the ministry’s department of European Affa
?ldsports,ldsportsapp千花网女神会所irs, the Chinese Embassy in Singapore and the country’s mission to the European Union.
perty applications and protection, SSGKC will provide comprehensive services to protect t
he achievements of companies and facilitate t
heir patent applications. Meanwhile, it plans to build an Inter?ldsports,ldsportsapp千花网 national IP Exchange Center for the Belt and Road Initiative, the local government said.
?ldsports,ldsportsapp千花网品茶微信”One of the main reasons that overseas resources a
nd companies are choosing to cooperate with the knowledge city or settle down here is that SSGKC is relentless in its efforts to be as good as its global counterparts in terms of IP prote
id Yu Long, president of Sino-Singapore International Joint Research Institute.?ldsports,ldsportsapp千花网 More than 80 IP-related organizations and institutes are located in SSGKC, includi
?ldsports,ldsportsapp千花网品茶微信ng the IP C
ourt of Guangzhou, one of the patent examination centers of the China National Intellectual Property Admin istration and the first overseas representative office of the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore.
Li Lietao, co-founder and board chairman of Lion TCR Pte, a renowned clinical-stage biotechnology company in Asia, said?ldsports,ldsportsapp千花网
?ldsports,ldsportsapp千花网his decision to move the company from Singapore to SSGKC two years ago has been proven wise.
He said he was attracted by the familiar planning of SSGKC, which, initially
based on the planning idea of Liu Thai-Ker, former master planner of Singapore, has been?ldsports,ldsportsapp千花网品茶微信
developed into a naturally harmonious community on the 123-square-kilometer plot.
?ldsports,ldsportsapp千花网Upgraded bilateral project to play an important role in bay area
“The government has rendered significant amount of suppor
t to innovative companies and attached much importance to IP protection,” Li said.?ldsports,ldsportsapp千花网品茶微信
BeiGene, a Chinese biotechnology company, is building its state-of-the-art manufacturing site in SSGKC.
?ldsports,ldsportsapp千花网The company was founded by Wang Xiaodong and John Oyler in 2010. Wang has served as a member of the National Aca
demy of Sciences in the US and a foreign associate of the Chinese Academy of Sciences.
“Hopeful ly, some innovative medicines will be soon produced in the new plant in SSG?ldsports,ldsportsapp千花网品茶微信
KC and be distributed to the world in the future,” said a senior executive of BeiGene.
ade has a special place in Chinese culture. Ancient bone and bronze inscriptions tell us that jade was offered as trib
ute to the gods. The Liangzhu site has yielded mo
re than forty various types of jade vessels. But items bearing the anldsports,ldsportsapp千花网 imal-god image have only been found in the finest tombs. Perhaps it was priests who were buried there.
ldsports,ldsportsapp千花网女神会所The god is wearing a distinctive headdres
s with lines radiating outwards. Similar symbol ism is also evident in the seven-thousand-year-old Hemudu culture. Are the two somehow connected?
?England — Rafael Nadal was up near the Centre Court net when Nick Kyrgios smacked a
booming forehand directly at theldsports,ldsportsapp千花网 guy’s midsection — right at him, on purpose — and earned a lengthy staredown in return.
ldsports,ldsportsapp千花网Kyrgios didn’t apologize, at the time or at his news conference — for that or for be
chair umpire or for spending time at a local pub the night before the match. Rarely does Kyrgios offer regrets, for much of anything. Instead, h
e tends to double down. He is nothing if not fascinating. He is talented, too. And yet it waldsports,ldsportsapp千花网女神会所
s Nadal who emerged from all of the tumult Thursday at Wimbledon to beat Kyrgios 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (5), 7-6 (3) in a sec
ldsports,ldsportsapp千花网ond-round match boasting plenty of dramatics, a dose of animosity and delightful play by both men.
“I’m always willing to go out there and try and put on a show. I know peo
ple that bought a ticket today probably had a great day,” said Kyrgios, a 24-year-old Auldsports,ldsportsapp千花网
stralian who is ranked 43rd. “At times today, I was looking around: This is Wimbledon, playing Rafa. … But I’ll p
ldsports,ldsportsapp千花网女神会所robably wake up tomorrow (and) there will be something negative about it, for sure.”
Kyrgios is capable of being as entertaining and befuddling a pl
ayer as there is and showed why throughout this 3-hour-plus contest that overshadowed evldsports,ldsportsapp千花网
erything else going on around the grass-court Grand Slam tournament on Day 4.
Defending champion Angelique Kerber was upset by Lauren Davis, a
ldsports,ldsportsapp千花网女神会所n American who lost in qualifying but got into the main draw when someone else withdrew. Se
ven-time champion Serena Williams needed a comeback to win in three sets against an 18-year-old qualifier.
China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs presented Fujian province to the world at an event onldsports,ldsportsapp千花网女神会所
Friday in Beijing co-organized by the ministry and the People’s Government of Fujian province.
The event was held in the ministry’s South Building and was the
med China in the New Era: Eco-friendly Fujian, Gateway for the Maritime Silk Road.
Fujian province, birthplace of ancient Maritime Silk Road, bears an important role as the core of the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road.
The symbols inscribed on the Cong also appear on other Neolithic relics. This raises the quest
ion of how, at the dawn of history, ancient cultures interacted with one another across China’s vast territory.
Gazing at us from 5,000 years ago, these eyes seem to be summoning us back to the ancient past.
e small and medium-sized enterprises, many of which are family businesses and contribute the greater part of the country’s GDP.
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uality of its food, such as apples and milk, w
hich are already available on the Chinese m arket. We believe that Chinese consumers will be more open for new tastes of Polish food in the near future,” Skoczek said.
He said the CISMEF is an international event which features the highest level, largest scale and most wid
e-ranging influence in the Asia-Pacific region and speciall
y serves SMEs. Over the past 13 years, 16 countries and international organizations in Asia, Europe, Oceania, America (Northldsports,ldsportsapp千花网 America and South America) and Africa have been invited to host the exhibition, with its international influence growing year by year.
The 14th CISMEF will feature South Africa and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNI
DO). With an exhibition area of more than 1,000 squ
are meters, South Africa will appear with more than 70 characteristic enterprisldsports,ldsportsapp千花网女神会所 es in industries such as agriculture, and services, to promote and present distinctive local products, industrial investment environment and cultural customs. UNIDO will set up
a special promotion area in the International Hall to popularize the knowledge of industry, and provide technical support and projects needed by SMEs.ldsports,ldsportsapp千花网
Currently, 31 countries, regions and organizati
ons have confirmed their participation and booked 1,028 booths, including South Africa, UNIDO, Egypt (first time), Malaysia, Thailand, Cambodia, Myanmar, Greece, the UAE, the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation, Japan, Poland, Sri Lanka, Russia, Sou
th Korea, Vietnam, Bulgaria, Iran, Nigeria, Germany, Indonesia, the USA, Spain, Australia, Qatar, Brazil, New Zealand, Israel, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macao.
ldsports,ldsportsapp千花网女神会所Responding to the national strategy of opening up, the fair will host several international pavilions featuring the Belt and R
oad; China-Africa Cooperation Mechanism and the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area; Africa pavilion; Central and Eastern Euro
pe pavilion; Middle East pavilion and Hong Kong; and the Macao & Taiwan pavilion will be set up to present distinctive products and ldsports,ldsportsapp千花网女神会所quality services.
A wide range of practical events, such as the second Asia-Europe SME Financing Seminar, SME Cross-border M
atchmaking Seminar and Business Promotion of Overseas Exhibition Groups and Purchase Presentation, will be held conc
urrently to build a capital, technology and intelligence networking platform for Chinese and foreign SMEs.
With 6,000 standard booths and an exhibition area of 150,000 square meters, the 14th CISMEF is hosted by the Ministry of Industry and Info
rmation Technology of the People's Republic of China, the State Administration for Industry & Commerce, the People
's Government of Guangdong Province, the Department of Small Business Development of South Africa and UNIDO.
e prototype of how business should be run. Car company executives were seen as the most capable manage
?ldsports,ldsportsapp千花网品茶微信rs. In 1953, president Eisenhower chose Charles Wilson, known as “engine Charlie,
” to be his Secretary of Defense. Then, in 1961, president Kennedy chose Ford president Robert McNamara for the same position. (Of course, McNamara’s incredible mismanagement of the war in Vietnam reduced any confidence that car company executives were especially competent.)
By the late 1960s, the “big three “car companies in the US – General Motors, Ford, an
d Chrysler – formed a virtual oligopoly and turned lazy.?ldsports,ldsportsapp千花网 I remember American cars my father bought in these years often overheating and breaking down by the side of the road. Dad would have to stay by the car with my m
other and sisters while I walked a long way to find a service station and arrange a tow. (This was long before mobile phones.)?ldsports,ldsportsapp千花网品茶微信
erican consumers were ready for more competitive Japanese-made cars, which had consistently high er quality, to enter the market. My father switched to Japanese cars in the 1970s, and never bought another American-made car.?ldsports,ldsportsapp千花网
American car companies saw their profits fa
ll and were not able to pay their workers t he very high wages made possible by a closed, non-competitive market. The US government responded by
?ldsports,ldsportsapp千花网品茶微信imposing quotas on the import of Japanese cars and by pushing Japan to rapidly raise the value of the yen.
Obviously, there was a conflict. American consumers benefitted from the cheaper, better cars while workers at the big three saw their jobs become less secure and the
ir wages fall. Fortunately, the protection was only partial and temporary, so the competition eventually forced US carmakers to improve.
Competition is at the heart of the current disputes over globalization and technology. On net, the spread of econo?ldsports,ldsportsapp千花网品茶微信
mic opportunities around the world has been a great boon. Many products are more widely and cheaply available than ever before.
Many countries, including China and India, have greatly reduced poverty and given opportunities to their people that would have been undreamed of by earlier ge?ldsports,ldsportsapp千花网
nerations. American and Western European companies and consumers have greatly benefitted.
But nobody really likes competition against themselves. Most people like some degree of stability and protection. A worker w
ho has put in 20 or 30 years in an industry will definitely feel that it is unfair to have to move to a much lower-pa
ying service job. A company facing new competitors will try to convince its home government to stop the competition.
Americans saw many benefits from the second globalization period. As Japanese and, later Chinese, manufacturers began to export t
o the US, many consumer goods became a lot cheaper in US stores. Many American companies made good profits by exporting t
o the newly open markets or by outsourcing manufacturing to cheaper and/or better factories outside the US.