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brace a fresh new bout of business that capitalizes on its long-cherished advantages in the financial industry and uniq

ue status as the bridge connecting the Chinese mainland and the outside world,” Chen said. 上海千花网

“The story is not about whether the rise of Shenzhen will make Hong Kong’s advantages o

bsolete and abandon the city to its fate. Instead, it is all about Hong Kong and Shenzhen, a pair of cities that ar 上海千花网女神会所

e highly complementary, joining hands to make a bigger cake of shared interest,” he added.

Terence Chong Tai-leung, the executive director of Chinese University o

f Hong Kong’s Lau Chor Tak Institute of Global Economics and Finance, envisions

Hong Kong and Shenzhen striving to build a financial center targeting the Greater Bay Area. 上海千花网女神会所

“While Hong Kong could focus on the equity market, Shenzhen could eye the gold an

 上海千花网d commodities market to cement a comprehensive financial market in the region that can rival New York and Lon

don, thus boosting the financial service industry’s talent flow in the region,” Chong said.

In the innovation and technology sector, Shenzhen also offers many opportu

 上海千花网女神会所nities for Hong Kong entrepreneurs, said Simon Lee Siu-po, senior lecturer at Chi

nese University of Hong Kong’s International Business and Chinese Enterprise Program.

Lee also expected there will be enhanced flow of talent across the border in such areas 上海千花网

as the legal profession, risk management, event management and marketing.

China’s first cloned police dog, an 8-month old Kunming wolfdog named Kun

xun, passed the police dog assessment on Thursday and is now ready for work, Xinhua reported.

 上海千花网女神会所In early March, Kunxun arrived at the Kunming Police Dog Base in Southwest China

‘s Yunnan province, where it participated in a professional police dog training program.

Born on Dec 19, 2018, Kunxun was cloned from Huahuangma, a seven-year-old female Kun

ming wolfdog on duty at the Pu’er police station in Yunnan province. Known for its first-class field work 上海千花网女神会所

abilities, Huahuangma is considered an outstanding canine detective. According to a genetic test by a thir

d-party testing institution, Kunxun’s DNA is 99.9 percent identical to Huahuangma’s.

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上海419品茶微信Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, urged local governments to strengt

hen environmental protection, strive to improve people’s livelihoods and secure high-quality development.

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上海419品茶微信ulsory education, basic medical services and safe housing, while ensuring they have adequate food and clothing.

He required local government officials to identify and assist povert

y-stricken people house-by-house and village-by-village in impoverished areas.上海419

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hat matter to people, such as education, medical services and transportation, should be addressed.

The president called on local governments to advance supply-side structural reforms, accelerate the upgr上海419品茶微信

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上海419品茶微信mpaign themed “Staying true to our founding mission” among all Party members, fight against corruption, prom

ote clean governance, improve work efficiency and resolutely overcome bureaucracy and formalism.

On Wednesday morning, Xi visited the Huanghuatan community in Gulang county, home to上海419

people relocated from environmentally vulnerable and impoverished areas. There he visited Li Yin

gchuan’s new home, with a clean yard and well-equipped kitchen and bathroom facilities.上海419品茶微信

Seeing the changes from a photo of Li’s home before relocation, Xi said he was very ple

ased at the great progress achieved in people’s working and living environments.

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The activities include 上海夜生活bitions, lectures, semin

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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Ahead of the second上海千花网f the bill in the Legis

 the Legislative Council, the protests escalated.

On June 15, Hong Kong leader Lam suspended the bill. The next da上海千花网

y, Lam apologized and offered to “accept all criticism” and “serve the public”.

But the demonstrations did not stop.

上海千花网女神会所Paul Yeung, a Hong Kong-based researcher 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

lic opinion. Thus the protests are continuing, though the bill has been declared “dead”, he said.

Some observers say many y上海千花网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 thinking and simply followed.

Yeung said another factor leading to the situation in Hong Kong is that the government上海千花网女神会所

has failed to respond in a timely manner to young people’s aspirations and sentiments throughout the process.

上海千花网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 r上海千花网

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 p上海千花网女神会所

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.

上海千花网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.上海千花网女神会所

Hong Kong’s leader, the chief executive, is currently elected by a 1,200-member election committee.

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They also agreed to 上海419论坛n bilateral ties and activ

vely promote trilateral cooperation, and speed up negotiations on the Regional Comprehens

ive Economic Partnership and the China-Japan-ROK free trade agreement, to jointly safeguard free trade.上海419论坛品茶微信

“China will continue to resolutely promote all-around open

上海419论坛ing-up, … which will absolutely bring new opportunities for the development of the ROK and J

apan as well as providing broad space for trilateral cooperation,” Wang said at a news conference after the meeting.

According to Wang, they also agreed on the necessity of stren

gthening communication and coordination on macroeconomic policy among the three coun上海419论坛

tries and building an open world economy given the downward pressure faced by the global economy.

China, Japan and the ROK are the world’s second-, third- and

上海419论坛品茶微信11th-largest economies, with their total GDP accounting for about 20 percent of global GDP.

“We believe that, as important manufacturing and innovation countries, China, Japan and the ROK should strengt

hen cooperation in such areas as big data, artificial intelligence and 5G,” Wang said, adding that China’s initiative to ma上海419论坛

ke 2020 the China-Japan-ROK innovation cooperation year was positively responded to by the other two sides.

Kang said at the news conference that it is important to explore and expand cooperation to enable the people of the thr

上海419论坛品茶微信ee countries to earnestly feel the benefits brought by trilateral cooperation.

The meeting also approved a concept paper on “Trilateral +X” cooperation, which a

ims to share successful experiences with other countries and promote common development.上海419论坛

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the China-Japan-ROK cooperation mechan

ism. And there was a two-year gap between this year’s meeting and the previous one in 2016.

Zhuang Rui, a professor of Asia-Pacific economics at the University of International Business and Economics in Beiji上海419论坛品茶微信

ng, said the meeting, which came amid tensions in bilateral ties and the trend of anti-globaliz

ation, helped to boost confidence and expectations for regional development and the global economy.

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President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, visits J

iayu Pass, an ancient fortress at the west end of the Great Wall, on Tuesday during his inspection tour of Gansu prov上海楼凤

上海楼凤President Xi Jinping underlined the need to preserve the finer features of the nation’s c

ulture, and called for extensive interactions between Chinese and foreign cultures as the coun

try promotes inclusive international cooperation in the Belt and Road Initiative.上海楼凤品茶微信

Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, made the comment at a sympos

ium attended by experts and scholars at the Dunhuang Academy in Dunhuang, home of the UNESCO World H

eritage Site Mogao Grottoes, during his inspection tour in Gansu province on Monday.上海楼凤

Xi learned from a local official of the production and performance of

上海楼凤major cultural shows like Silk Road, Flower Rain, a classical Chinese dance drama.

The president stressed the need to step up support in carrying forwar

上海楼凤品茶微信d and promoting China’s traditional culture to preserve “our quintessence”.

Saying that Dunhuang displays the Chinese nation’s confidence in its cu

lture, the president added that only a self-confident civilization can absorb and draw上海楼凤

on the achievements of other civilizations in an inclusive manner while maintaining its own features.

As the nation strives to rejuvenate its culture, it needs to be more inclusive to extensively develop cultural exchanges wit上海楼凤品茶微信

h other countries and actively draw on the outstanding achievements of civilizations around the world, Xi said.

He encouraged cultural experts to tell the stories of Dunhuang and spread the voice of China to上海楼凤

the rest of the world in an effort to promote international cooperation on the BRI.

Dunhuang, an oasis located at a religious and cultural crossroads on the Silk上海楼凤品茶微信

Road, boasts more than 2,000 sculptures and 45,000 square meters of murals in 735 cliff caves.

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Drugs are directly rel上海夜网 health of the gener

eral public. They are a special commodity, and should not be subject to arbitrary price hikes,” he said at the meeting.

Li called for more measures in line with market principles to上海夜网女神会所

adjust prices so the general public can be assured drug prices are stabilizing.

上海夜网Some experts attributed the shortages to price hikes for active pharmace

ut i cal ingredients, saying that more must be done to boost their production.

Shi Lichen, founder of Beijing Dingchen Consultancy, which specializes in research on the pharmaceutical sector, sai上海夜网女神会所

d many active ingredient producers had been closed for various reasons in the last

few years, and many remaining players in the sector had raised prices due to their market dominance.

上海夜网”There must be more punitive measures from the authorities on price manipulation,” he said.

“Meanwhile, it is important for the authorities to encourage pha

rmaceutical businesses to establish their own production lines for active pharmac上海夜网女神会所

eutical ingredients, so that they can better withstand market risks from the supply end.”

The State Council meeting also emphasized the nee

d to expand imports of much-needed medicines to meet public demand.上海夜网

Medical institutions will face tighter drug use supervision so that basic medicines ha

ve priority in both procurement and utilization. The proportion of basic medicines t上海夜网

o total drug stock will be raised at State-run grassroots hospitals, the statement said.

上海夜网女神会所The Cabinet urged efforts to improve early warning systems for medicine shortages, implement a productio

n suspension reporting system, prompt medical institutions to set inventory warni

ng lines and build up reserves of medicines that might encounter severe shortages.上海夜网

It also called for greater government oversight over drug pricing to p

上海夜网女神会所event unreasonable price hikes. Businesses found to have raised prices unreas

onably will be identified publicly or disqualified from the government procurement network.

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The Hong Kong Gene上海后花园r of Commerce, estab

ablished in 1861, is the oldest business organization in Hong Kong. Its views represent one-third the workforce in Hong

Kong, and over half of the blue chip companies on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and the wider business commu上海后花园女神会所

nity.Huawei Technologies Co said it opposed Washington’s decision to add another 46 of its affiliates to an export black

上海后花园list and called on the US government to put an end to unjust treatment to the company.

“It’s clear that this decision, made at this particular time, is politically motivated and has

nothing to do with national security. These actions violate the basic principles of free market competition. The上海后花园女神会所

y are in no one’s interests, including US companies,” Huawei said in a statement.

The comments came after the US Department of Commerce said on Mon

day that it is adding 46 Huawei affiliates to the Entity List, raising the total num上海后花园

ber to more than 100 Huawei entities that are covered by the restrictions. Companies put on the Entity Lis

t are banned from buying US technology without special government approval.

“Attempts to suppress Huawei’s business won’t help the US achieve technological leadership. We call on the US gover上海后花园女神会所

nment to put an end to this unjust treatment and remove Huawei from the Entity List,” the company added.

Washington at first put Huawei on the Entity List in May, banning it from buyin

上海后花园g US technology without special government approval. Later, the US government gave Huawei a temporary lic

ense to purchase some US-made goods to reduce disruptions for its customers until Monday.

The US government also said on Monday that it will give Huawei another 90 days to上海后花园女神会所

buy from American suppliers. The move, an extension of the license through mid-Nove

mber, is expected to allow the Chinese tech giant to serve its existing telecom customers and smartphone users.

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The first National Park 上海乌托邦med “Establish the

e Mechanism of Nature Reserve Areas with National Parks as a M

ajor Component”, opened on Monday in Xining, capital of Qinghai province.上海乌托邦女神会所

In 2017, China devised a national park system aimed at protecting more of the country’s areas of outstanding natural bea

uty. The country’s first pilot national park in the Sanjiangyuan area of Qinghai is set to open in 2020.

上海乌托邦女神会所Xi said the purpose of establishing the national park system is to pr

otect the authenticity and integrity of natural ecosystems, preserve biological diversity, pr

otect ecological buffer zones and leave behind precious natural assets for future generations.上海乌托邦

The system is an important measure taken by China to promote ecological prote

ction, build a beautiful country and pursue harmony between humans and nature, he said.

上海乌托邦女神会所Building China’s ecological civilization should draw on the successful experience of other countr

ies while meeting China’s national conditions, the president said, encouraging the participants of the foru

m to conduct in-depth discussions and brainstorm for a better future for world ecological civilization.上海乌托邦

About 450 representatives from central governmental departments, national park sy

stem pilot provinces, research institutions and international organizations attended.上海乌托邦

The United States should immediately revoke its planned sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan

上海乌托邦女神会所or accept the possible consequences, the Foreign Ministry said on Monday, after US President Donald T

rump was quoted in reports as saying he had given a green light to the $8 billion deal.

Trump said he had approved the deal in New Jersey late last week, Taipei-based Central News Agency reported on Monday.上海乌托邦

Speaking at a news conference in Beijing on Monday, Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Sh

uang said he was aware of the reports, and repeated China’s firm opposition to the planned sale.

上海乌托邦女神会所China has lodged solemn representations several times to the US over the sale, which gravely violat

es the one-China principle and the stipulations in the three China-US joint communiques, Geng said.

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Borrowing costs will get lower for companies in China starting Tuesday through a

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onomic momentum amid the continuing trade friction with the United States.

上海419女神会所Analysts say the interest rate reform will lower financing costs for small a

nd private companies and encourage investment in the manufacturing sector.

The PBOC unveiled the policy over the weekend, saying it would introduce a new reference rate, the loan prime rate-the pr上海419

ice of loans banks offer their best clients-for setting the prices of business and household loans. The earlier re

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The announcement is seen as China’s most significant market-based interest rate reform for over a decade, experts said.上海419女神会所

The PBOC said in a statement that, starting Tuesday, 18 qualified commer

cial banks, including State-owned banks, city and rural commercial banks and foreign banks, will report their lend

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cent one-year benchmark lending rate, which has been unchanged since August 2015.

The statement said commercial banks will be allo上海419

wed to float the lending rates up by certain percentage points above the medium-ter

上海419女神会所m lending facility rate of the central bank. The medium-term lending rate is the cost that commercial banks sho

uld pay for borrowing from the central bank, and it was set at 3.3 percent on Thursday.

Sheng Songcheng, a central bank adviser and former head of the PBOC’s

statistics department, said the reform will help keep lending rates lower.

Moreover, the changes will enable the PBOC to effectively influence Chin上海419女神会所

a’s entire interest rate system by selling or buying financial instruments on the open

market, much like how Western central banks implement monetary policy, Sheng said.

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