currency on Oct 1, 2016. The yuan makes up 10.9 pe

rcent of the IMF’s special drawing rights currency basket, behind the dollar and euro.上海乌托邦品茶微信

Adjusting reserve levels can allow a central back to avoid wild fluctuations in its curren

上海乌托邦cy by affecting the exchange rate and increasing demand for the country’s own currency, boosting its value.

When other university students enjoy summer vacation, one 20-year old woman is

busying herself with an unusual online career in Changsha, Central China’s Hunan province.上海乌托邦

Taught to be independent in 18 by her mother, Wei Shufen, a performance major fa

scinated with the process of eating, started producing web videos on food as a freshman.

上海乌托邦品茶微信Cooperating with classmates skilled at video shooting and editing, Wei develop

ed series with 2 million fans, eventually receiving some commercial video production orders.

A meatball video titled “I like to eat hot pot” attracted tens of t

housands of people to visit a store on Taobao, China’s largest e-commerce platform.上海乌托邦品茶微信

Financially independent as a sophomore, Wei is optimistic about

her new identity as an anchor on Taobao and expects a brighter future.

上海乌托邦Orange alert issued as powerful Lekima churns its way toward Zhejiang province

A strong typhoon is forecast to either hit the coastal areas of East China’s Zhejiang province or

move northward along the coast on Saturday, according to China National Meteorological Center.上海乌托邦品茶微信

As of 5 pm on Thursday, Typhoon Lekima was 630 kilometers from southeast Wenli

ng city, Zhejiang province, with wind speeds reaching 208 kilometers per hour at its center.

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ones also helped capture photos of the shoreline at night t

上海乌托邦o spot the outlets by the difference in sewage temperature.

These pictures will be analyzed by experts from the ministry to loc

ate suspected sewage outlets before they take on-site trips to map out all of them.上海乌托邦品茶微信

Early this year, the Ministry of Ecology and Environment and the National Development and Reform Commission rele

上海乌托邦ased a circular on Yangtze restoration, vowing to comprehensively improve water quality by 2020.

Chinese courts have seen a rapid growth in cases in the first six months of this year and

the legal process and rulings in most disputes could be followed online, China’s top court said.上海乌托邦品茶微信

Statistics of the Supreme People’s Court stipulate that courts across t

he country saw 14.89 million cases filed from January to June, up 14.5 percent year-on-year.

The number of c上海乌托邦ases filed in courts in Guangdong, Henan an

d Jiangsu provinces during the period all exceeded 1 million, it said.

Of civil disputes, those caused by contracts, marriage, employment and intellectual property were more frequent in c

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Meanwhile, disputes related to house demolition and social insur上海乌托邦

ance made up the most cases against governmental departments, it added.

As for improving the efficiency of case hearings, Li Liang, an official from the top c

上海乌托邦品茶微信ourt, said Chinese courts have also paid more attention to transparency in handling disputes.

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ech players. The good news is that the niche market pursued by Chinese space startups is a huge one, given China’s strong domestic demands

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onfident to see at least a couple of them rise to be credible contenders in the international space game.

上海乌托邦Editor‘s note: China Radio International recently published a commentary on its website exposing t

he hypocrisy of US government’s criticism of the human rights situation in other countries. Excerpts below:

The United States has long used human rights as a means of putting pressure on other co上海乌托邦品茶微信

untries. Whenever it is unhappy with some country, it will publish a human rights report of that country.

上海乌托邦However, it should reflect on its own human rights situation before criticizing other c

ountries. For many nonwhite Americans, the “American Dream” is actually an “Am

erican nightmare” as white supremacy and incitement to hatred have become so rampant in the country.上海乌托邦品茶微信

Data from Mapping Police Violence show that there are hundreds of police shootings of African-Americans in the US each year, many fatal.

上海乌托邦In international politics, US politicians turn a blind eye to their own country’s bad human rights record, while issuing irres

ponsible comments about human rights in other countries. Recently they even attacked China’s policies in the Xin

jiang Uygur and Tibet autonomous regions, accusing China of restricting religious freedom.

Are US politicians sure that they are not blaming themselves? Their words are like jokes that aren’t funny.上海乌托邦品茶微信

How can US politicians blame other countries? They should look at their own problems first.

上海乌托邦The US has widening social gaps, worsening sec

urity conditions, worse gender inequality and racial discrimination.

It is time the US cured its own diseases first.上海乌托邦

For all its self-promotion that it is a defender of human rights, the US

上海乌托邦品茶微信is unable, or unwilling, to address the issue of racial discrimination.Until it can talk of i

ts own human rights situation with a clear conscience, it is in no position to criticize other countries.

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growing market in the Greater Bay Area requires an airport cluster to meet the incre

asing demands on traveling, business, leisure amenities and so on,” said Che 上海乌托邦品茶微信

ung-kwok Law, director of Aviation Policy and Research Center of the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

 上海乌托邦A collective economic powerhouse in the making, the Greater Bay Area currently has a population of 70 million and a co

mbined GDP of 1.6 trillion U.S. dollars. Under the Outline Development Plan, five main airport

s and a batch of feeder airports in the Greater Bay Area constitute the airport cluster. 上海乌托邦品茶微信

Last year, Hong Kong International Airport and its counterpa

rt in Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Zhuhai and the Macao SAR handled more than 200 milli

 上海乌托邦on passengers and over 8.3 million tonnes of cargo and air mail. In the next few years, the passenger growth rate in the G

reater Bay Area is expected to reach 7 percent, twice as many as that of the global average rate, Law forecast.

According to statistics, the Hong Kong International Airport connects to more than 220 destina 上海乌托邦品茶微信

ions by over 120 airlines. Known as the third busiest airport in terms of passenger, cargo and airc

 上海乌托邦品茶微信raft movements in the Chinese mainland, Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport serves more than 75 a

irlines flying to around 210 destinations worldwide. Shenzhen International Airport, Macao Inter

national Airport and Zhuhai Airport are also developing rapidly for expansion and routes exploration. 上海乌托邦

Apart from the rich market as a key factor, the Greater Bay Area also see other adv

 上海乌托邦品茶微信antages, diversified routes covering China and the world, completed infrastructure, well-run airlines such as C

hina Southern Airlines and Hong Kong’s flagship carrier Cathay Pacific, superior

services in the Greater Bay Area are all ready to serve a fast-growing appetite for aviation development, said Law. 上海乌托邦

Different development, positive interaction

To develop a world-class airport cluster, airports are require 上海乌托邦品茶微信

d to pursue differential development and positive interaction in the Greater Bay Area.

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ery, very important” for Beijing to “move immediately, quickly” on agricultural purchases, ev

en though he said there is “no timeline” and urged quality, not speed, for the negotiations.上海乌托邦

The immediate question of what comes next, however, may easily produce another round of foot-dragging.

上海乌托邦品茶微信Washington hopes to “pick up where we left off”, according to both US President Donald Trump and Kudlow. Beijing, on the o

ther hand, wants all tariffs to be removed as a precondition for a deal, which was not where the negotiations left off.

But then its perceptions of goodwill are no doubt fragile given the timing of substantial distractive factors in overall bilat上海乌托邦

eral relations, such as the disturbances in Hong Kong and US arms sales to Taiwan.

上海乌托邦品茶微信All in all, it is to be hoped the two sides can engineer a deal, but whether they can or not remai

ns to be seen. It will require realism and pragmatism from both.Zhang Ronghua, 89, and his gra

ndson Zhang Guoqing are the only inheritors of traditional oil-paper umbrella making in Xiangyang village. Xia上海乌托邦品茶微信

ngyang village has an over 400-year history of making handcrafted oiled paper umbrellas with bamboo stands. Made of oile

上海乌托邦d paper and bamboo frame, oil-paper umbrella is a traditional Chinese handicraft. The craftsmanship includes more than 80 procedures of so

phisticated techniques. Other than its utility, oil-paper umbrella is also indispensable in local traditional weddings.

Over the past 5,000 years, history has recorded the rise and fall of kingdoms and dynasties. One hundred and fifty years ago, the West c上海乌托邦品茶微信

onquered the world but failed to conquer the hearts of Chinese. Now, Uncle Sam is seeking unilateralism by abandoning world or

上海乌托邦品茶微信ders since World War II, but they encountered resistance all over the world, especially from China,” said Wang Y

aoheng, one of 12 contestants in the annual English Speech Contest held by the College of Liberal Arts & Law of

Dalian Minzu University on June 28. He made no secret of his admiration of Chinese culture.上海乌托邦

“After being informed of the speech contest, I was very excited about it. As a Chinese youth, I long for an opportunity to exp

ress my love for the culture of our motherland. In addition, this is also a fight back to those who turn a deaf ear to bo上海乌托邦品茶微信

th affairs at home and abroad. I want to tell them that we college students are not a “spoi

led generation, we are not the kind of know-nothing-but-pleasure” generation, Wang said.

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ree on such issues as a timetable for lowering tariffs and rules on an arbitration mechanism to settle trade dis

putes. Not to mention reducing the widespre2ad bureaucracy that has long held back the continent’s growth and in上海乌托邦

tegration. Some have cautioned that it will take about a decade for AfCFTA to produce positive effects.

上海乌托邦女神会所he building of the Sichuan-Tibet railway is picking up steam, with construction work on nine new s

tations on the Lhasa-Nyingchi section in the Tibet autonomous region to begin soon, according to railway authorities.

The Office of the Leading Group of Railway Construction and Oper

ation in Lhasa, Tibet’s regional capital, said last week that the nine stations will be built b上海乌托邦

y China Railway Construction Group and China Railway Construction Engineering Group, which won the bidd

上海乌托邦ing for the project, but the exact date that work will commence has yet to be determined.

An earlier report by Lhasa Radio and TV Station on one of its WeChat accounts said wo

rk on the stations was expected to begin this month and will be completed by the end of next year.上海乌托邦女神会所

The laying of track on the 435.48-kilometer Lhasa-Nyingchi section, one of the eas

上海乌托邦ier parts of the Sichuan-Tibet railway, began in October, following four years of work to prepare for it. Trains tr

aveling at 160 kilometers per hour are expected to begin running on that section by 2021.

As the largest trading partner of Africa, China has always supported the continent establishing an integrated ma上海乌托邦女神会所

rket, and stands ready to support the AfCFTA by helping African countries to deal with the many challenges that still remain.

A potential area for cooperation is poor infrastructure, which has long been considered the bane of Africans doing bu

siness within Africa. The Belt and Road Initiative has already seen China invest heavily in infrastructure c上海乌托邦

ooperation projects in Africa that include ports, power plants as well as highway and railway networks.

上海乌托邦女神会所The new trade zone will attract more Chinese investment for all the benefits that

it produces, and thus open a new chapter for China-Africa trade and economic cooperation.

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Known as the Chicago of China and located alongside the Yangtze River, Wuhan, capital

of Central China’s Hubei province, has been a business hub throughout the nation’s modern history. 上海乌托邦女神会所

In recent years, the city’s Hankoubei area has represented the “Wuhan model”, showing th

 上海乌托邦e world how China’s inland regions have found innovative ways to develop their economies.

Since the start of the Age of Exploration in the early 15th century, global

trade has been focused on oceans, and the coastal regions in eastern China have emerged rap 上海乌托邦女神会所

idly over the past century. However, the vast inland regions of China were left behind because of their geographic di

 上海乌托邦sadvantages, and lack of transportation and communications channels and platforms.

This situation has been changing in recent years, as the nation is shifting its attention t

o its inland regions, to open them up and integrate them into the world economy. 上海乌托邦女神会所

With the proposal of the Belt and Road Initiative, China’s international trade is entering an “inland age”.

Hankoubei’s Wuhan model shows how inland regions can open up 上海乌托邦

The local government of Wuhan is making efforts to build the Hankoubei area into the nation’s biggest domestic trade center.

 上海乌托邦女神会所The area is located between the largest railway station in Asia, the largest airport in Central China and the largest deep-water port in Central China.

In September 2016, the Hankoubei International Commodity Trade Center was listed as a national pilot market for fore

ign trade by on-the-scene purchasing, the only such market in Central and western China. 上海乌托邦女神会所

During the first Wuhan International Commodity Fair of Friendship City, taking place from Nov 14

-16, more than 100 overseas mayors, officials and entrepreneurs visited Hankoubei, where hun 上海乌托邦

dreds of kinds of goods from more than 20 countries and regions around the world were exhibited. More than 100 i

nternational buyers were attracted to the event, and about 40 agreements were reached.

 上海乌托邦女神会所Since its opening-up in 2009, the area has aimed to become a commodity distribution center

for not only Chinese inland regions but the outside world. The Hankoubei wholesale market has gener

ated an annual trade volume of more than 150 billion yuan ($22.9 billion) over the last three years.

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be further strengthened. And the two sides should expedite their efforts to promote youth exchanges and people-to-people engagement in o

rder to deepen mutual understanding. It is good to see that the two governments have decided to take the 2019 China-Japan Youth Exc上海乌托邦

上海乌托邦hange Promotion Year as an opportunity to initiate senior-level cultural exchanges to bring the two peoples closer.

As for security, the two countries should constructively manage and control their conflicts and dive

rgences through talks, strengthen dialogue in diplomacy and security, and build a constructive bila上海乌托邦品茶微信

teral security relationship. In fact, the series of exchanges, meetings, dialogues and negotiations held between the two countries, their defense m

inistries and militaries since last year is conducive to building constructive security relations.

上海乌托邦品茶微信It is necessary for the two sides to abide by the consensuses they have reached and properly handle sensitiv

e issues. Amicable Sino-Japanese ties have obvious spillover effects. And the two sides have enough reasons to strengthen e

xchanges, coordination and cooperation on international and regional issues to jointly cope with global and regional ch

allenges, and contribute to global governance to make it more equitable and rational. Only in this way can the two si上海乌托邦

des base their relationship on coordination, not competition, and create a brighter future for themselves.

The two sides may encounter some practical difficulties and problems in forging a peaceful, friendly region in the ne上海乌托邦品茶微信

w era. But they should always keep the bigger picture in mind and refer to the consensuses they have reached to resolve th

上海乌托邦eir disputes and differences. After all, a peaceful, cooperative and friendly East China Sea is in the interest of both sides.

The continuous improvement of China-Japan ties is subject to not only external factors, but also how some key, sensitive issu

es are handled. And it would take concrete cooperation projects, if not acute challenges, to test the reliability of Sin上海乌托邦品茶微信

o-Japanese ties in the new era, although both sides’ moves reflect their overlapping strategic benefits, at least for now.

The author is a researcher of law at the Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences. The views don’t necessarily represent those of China Daily.

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bition are the unmanned 57 mm auto-cannon module AU-220M for land and naval platforms, POST-ZM signals intelligence station, Sosna missile system o

 上海乌托邦n the tracked BMP-3 chassis, Typhoon-K armored vehicle with Kornet-EM ATGM, military robot system Paladin, new 125 mm

tank ammunition, Korsar UAV and new firearms, including several modifications of the Udav pistol.

“Russia confidently continues to occupy second place in the world by the volume of arms exports,” Chemezov told China Daily. 上海乌托邦女神会所

In 2018, Russian delivered $13.7 billion of arms exports, and garnered $50 billion of export contracts, according to Rosoboronexport, Russia’s defense product export company. Some of these n

umbers were achieved via active marketing through such platforms as the Army Forum, according to Chemezov.

 上海乌托邦At the forum, Russia also demonstrated its most advanced Korsar short-range reconnaissance drone f

or the first time. It has a maximum takeoff weight of 200 kilograms and a flight range of 120 km. Th

e Korsar can develop a speed of 120-150 km/h at an altitude of up to 5,100 meters. Its flight duration is 10 hours.

Russia’s Krylov State Scientific Center displays at the Army-2019 a new concept of an aircraft carrier that will outshine the 上海乌托邦女神会所

United Kingdom’s Queen Elizabeth ship by its operational characteristics, Tass News Agency reported.

“An aircraft carrier with a conventional propulsion unit is the distinctive feat

ure of the version offered to the navy,” said Center Scientific Head Valery Polovinkin. 上海乌托邦女神会所

The aircraft carrier conceptual project is considered as an alternative to the c

urrent plans of designing a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier from 2023, he said. 上海乌托邦女神会所

“Such an aircraft carrier will be four-six times cheaper than its nuclear-powered version,” Polovinkin said.

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 Yifu, as Daily some problems persist, such as inadequate mechanisms f researcher with the Suning Institute of Finance, told Securitie上海乌托邦

 

or applying tax-cut bonuses and a lack of sufficient supervision for irregularities.上海乌托邦上海品茶 

Authorities should have a deep understanding of the important role for tax cut

上海乌托邦 s and fee reductions in stimulating market entities and promoting high-quality econ

omic development, while improving policies and measures to enhance governance and manage emerging issues, said Fu.

hina on Thursday urged the United States to cease its

上海乌托邦 wrong practices and resolve existing problems through dialogue and cooperation on an equal footing with China.

This came as 96 percent of 314 business representatives stated their opposition to the US’ propos

ed tariffs on $300 billion worth of Chinese goods. They testified during hearings in Washington, which concluded on Tuesday.上海乌托邦上海品茶

Gao Feng, spokesman of the Ministry of Commer上海乌托邦ce, said the US side should listen carefully to the voices of the industry and end its wrong practices.

The US side should address problems through equal dialogue and cooperation with China, which is in the interest of the two sides and the rest of the world,上海乌托邦 Gao said at a regular news conference.

He said that China also urges the US to immediately lift the measures that contain

and sanction Chinese companies, in order to promote the steady and healthy development of China-US economic and trade relations.上海乌托邦上海品茶

China and the US have been locked in a trade dispute for months, exchanging hefty tariffs on each other’s imports.

After reaching an impasse, negotiators agreed on Monday to resume their cons

上海乌托邦ultations. Top leaders of the two countries are expected to meet during the G20 summit in Japan.

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