the protest route one hour before the protest started at 1 pm to avoid being inflicted again, a
fter the rail operator was criticized for offering free and exclusive ride home for the protesters.上海乌托邦品茶微信
In calling for understanding from the passengers, MTR operations director Adi Lau
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the Kwun Tong line prior to the protest was made after careful considerations of recent situations.
The MTR Corporation decided to suspend railway services on the active section and close some s上海乌托邦品茶微信
tations in consideration of the safety of colleagues, passengers, and railway facilities, said Lau.
Recently, some radicals sabotaged CCTV cameras in MTR stations, interfer
上海乌托邦ed with gate access, and even damaged station facilities and sprayed graffiti. They also t
hreatened the personal safety of those who tried to dissuade them. These inciden
ts have caused many frontline colleagues to feel that their personal safety was at risk, said Lau.上海乌托邦
Lau hoped that the public of Hong Kong can step forward to raise thei
上海乌托邦品茶微信r voice against vandalism and safety threats targeting the MTR stations. In the past few wee
ks, the MTR has tried many different ways to maintain a safe and orderly rail operation and the company welc
omes any suggestions to better cope with the current situation, Lau said.French President Emmanuel Mac上海乌托邦
ron, US President Donald Trump, Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Ge
rman Chancellor Angela Merkel , Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Italy’s acting Prime Minister Giuseppe Co上海乌托邦
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BIARRITZ, France – French President Emmanuel Macron and US President Donald Trump said on Sunday that the mem
bers of the Group of Seven (G7) will each act on its own over the thorny issue of the Iranian nuclear deal.上海乌托邦
“There is no formal mandate at G7. We will continue to act, each in his own role,” Macron told reporters at the G7 su
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Earlier in the day, Macron told French television LCI, “we agreed on what we wanted to say jointly on Iran”. “Everyone wan
ts to avoid a conflict, US President Donald Trump was extremely clear on that point,” he said.
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上海后花园A Shantou University freshman trekked more than 1,300 kilometers from her hometow
n in Central China’s Hunan province to the university in South China’s Guangdong province.上海后花园女神会所
Nineteen-year old Lu Yue, together with her father and younger sister, arrived at Shantou University on Wednesday mo
rning after a 26 day-long trek. She will study marketing at the university’s School of Business.
The trek is actually the result of an agreement between Lu Yue and her father, Lu Qingfeng. Before this year’s coll上海后花园女神会所
ege entrance exam, Lu Qingfeng proposed to his daughter that if she got admitted to a university, wherever it was, they
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A workout enthusiast himself, Lu Qingfeng pays much attent
ion to his daughters’ physical exercise. He has been running for nearly 10 years.上海后花园女神会所
Regular exercise gives his daughters stronger bodies than their peers, as well as their sunny and optimistic dispositions.
Lu Qingfeng planned a “red route” for their trek, featuring visits to sit上海后花园
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The trio walked about 30 km on average per day. Lu Yue’s skin sunt
anned when she finally reached their destination, but she didn’t seem to care.上海后花园女神会所
“The journey has taught me many things that cannot be learned from books an
d made me more independent. I think this is the true meaning of the trek,” she said.
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.
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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.
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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.
said the incident is purely China’s domestic affairs since the man is not a British citizen but a Hong Kong resident.
On Wednesday, the All-China Journalists Association made a statemen 上海乌托邦
t on the random blockade and malicious obstruction of Chen Xiaoqian by a small num
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nducting an on-site interview at the Hong Kong Police Headquarters’ news conference.
The association condemned the Hong Kong reporters’ interference in Chen’s professional duties. 上海乌托邦
The “contraction” trend is becoming increasingly prominent in the United States’ foreign policy thanks to its “Am
erica first” approach. Once the major provider of global public goods, the US is becoming a penny-pinching country focu
上海乌托邦sed solely on its national interests and thus weakening its international leadership.
Yet despite the contraction of its diplomacy, the US has gone on th
e offensive on particular issues, trade being the most prominent. Launching tra 上海乌托邦
de wars against nearly all major economies such as China, the European Union and Japan, the White House is
using the trade brawls to appeal to the US leader’s base even though tariff-slapping at will, and 上海乌托邦品茶微信
without any reason, goes against established trade practices and the World Trade Organization’s rules.
上海乌托邦Besides, the US administration has shown an inclination toward revisionism on the Taiwan question, with a number of pro-Taiwan of
ficials holding key decision-making positions in the US. The US leader’s phone call to Taiwan leader Tsai Ingwe
n and his statement to substantially improve “US-Taiwan relations”, together with the US’ other provocativ
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vel Act and Asia Reassurance Initiative Act of 2018 are all aimed at checking the Chinese mainland’s rise.
Since the US could try to ratchet up tensions across the Straits and
some separatist elements on the island could deman 上海乌托邦d “Taiwan independence” in a bid to r
estrain the mainland, Beijing should be fully prepared to deal with any eventuality.
China could play a key role in “re-globalization” 上海乌托邦
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also reflects the US elites’ ideological bias against China as well as their anxiety over China’s rise
President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, visits J
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上海楼凤President Xi Jinping underlined the need to preserve the finer features of the nation’s c
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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
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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
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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
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Road, boasts more than 2,000 sculptures and 45,000 square meters of murals in 735 cliff caves.
ll improve the mechanism of the loan prime rate－the price of loans banks offer to their best clients－and use the mech
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e market a greater say in setting prices and to lower the real interest rate for companies.
上海千花坊”The rate reform will help reduce borrowing cost for companies so that they can expand investment and
production. It will also help improve corporate profitability,” said Yu Ke, an analyst at Guoyuan Securities.
The central authorities’ decision to support the development of Shenzhen also boosted the pric上海千花坊女神会所
es of technology companies on Monday as Shenzhen is the home of many high-tech and innovative firms.
The guideline also said that it will explore the registration-based initial p
上海千花坊ublic offering system on the startup board in Shenzhen and will support the city in car
rying out foreign exchange reform and accelerate the internationalization of the renminbi.
Ma Tao, an analyst at Caitong Securities, said that investment opportunities could emerge from technology sectors includ上海千花坊
ing 5G, artificial intelligence and life science as the guideline from the central authorities will help strengthen Sh
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An index that tracks major securities brokerages also soared by 6.9 p
ercent on Monday as investors believed that a market rally will benefit securities firms.
上海千花坊The securities regulator has expanded the number of stocks qualified for the margin
trading and short selling business of the securities brokerage and has relaxed margin financing rules. The deci
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Many young people in Hong Kong seem to have misunderstandings about the Chinese mainland and the United States.
No matter how noble an individual goal is, the collective outcome could be exactly the opposite of what each individual wa
nted. When I taught social decision theories, my students often could not believe thei上海千花坊女神会所
r eyes that collective decisions are necessarily dictatorial, even under very minimal assumptions. That is an implic
ation of the Arrow’s impossibility theorem developed by Nobel laureate Kenneth Arrow.
In addition to the favorable policies, the city launched fast-track medical services for foreign experts through a WeChat account.
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ter, said she was supported by a medical service plan after a recent car accident.
She was grateful for the speedy help and told the foreign experts affairs authorities s
上海楼凤he would work until retirement and help promote Tianjin’s scheme to other foreign experts around China.
In April, Tianjin ranked among the Ministry of Science and Te
chnology’s Top 10 Amazing Cities for attracting foreign experts for the eighth time.上海楼凤女神会所
Northeastern province to ban release of some animals to safeguard ecosystem
A revised draft of Heilongjiang’s Wild Animals Protection Regulation, presented to the Standing Committee of t
上海楼凤he provincial People’s Congress recently, aims to strengthen protection of wildlife habitats and food chains.
It said those transporting and selling wildlife and related products should follow laws and provide relevant certificates.
The regulation would ban the unauthorized release of aquatic animals into the上海楼凤
wild and the releasing of animals that may interfere with residents’ normal lives and harm the ecosystem.
The regulation would also ban the release of wild animal species that are not nat
上海楼凤女神会所urally found in Heilongjiang or come from outside the northeastern province or overseas.
Organizers and participants in tourism, animal viewing, photography and video activities
should not interfere with the growth and reproduction of wild animals or destroy the habitats of wild animals.上海楼凤
Those violating the rules could face fines of up to 10,000 yuan ($1,420).
Wildlife expert Zhang Wei, a professor at Northeast Forestry University, in Harbin, the provincial capital, said the current regulat
ion, in force since 1996, was unable to meet the practical demands of wildlife protection. The new version, fol上海楼凤女神会所
lowing the basic principles of the Law on Protection of Wildlife, was significant and necessary.
mmittee of the National People’s Congress, said some US po
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ile smearing as violent suppression Hong Kong police efforts at law enforcement and maintaining social order.
上海乌托邦女神会所Move expected to energize Greater Bay Area, enrich practice of ‘one country, two systems’
China will support Shenzhen, adjacent to Hong Kong, in building a demonstration pi
lot zone for socialism with Chinese characteristics, under a guideline issued on Su上海乌托邦
nday by the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China and the State Council.
It will help better develop the Guangdong-Hong Kon
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deline said, adding that it will be a good way to explore a new path in building a great modern socialist country in
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The guideline said that by 2025 Shenzhen will rank among the
top cities in the world in economic strength and quality of development, with inten上海乌托邦
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s public service level and ecological environment quality reaching an international advanced level, it said.
By 2035, Shenzhen will become a national model of high-quality develo
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By midcentury, Shenzhen will become a global benchmark city in
its competitiveness, innovation and outstanding influence, it added.
ed to present high-quality performances through effort and composure. Working staff mem
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Zhang Weiyu, from Changzhou Technician College in Jiangsu province, who will join the Industrial Mechanic Mil上海夜网
lwright project, said he felt honored and will strive to show his best performance.
The State Council has decided to establish a steering group
to resolve late wage payments for migrant workers and protect their legal rights.上海夜网
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“Two years ago, my schoolmate Song Biao won the championship for the project in WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017, g
iving great inspiration to my life,” he said. “I’m getting prepared and I think it’s time for me to show up.”上海夜网
Feng Weiyuan, president of Guangdong Machinery Technician College, said that during the competitions strong support wi
ll be given to candidates, ranging from weather information and accommodation to skills consultancy.上海夜网
He said that the college sent about five groups of teachers and students to
Russia from May to July, getting them familiar with the climate, lifestyle and culture t
here, to help adjust the college’s campaign or plans for the WorldSkills competitions.上海夜网品茶微信
“As to the approaching games in Kazan, we’ve prepared three different outfits
for our candidates, interpreters and skills consultants in case the weather changes,” he
said. “Also, we will prepare Chinese-style food like soups and porridge for the candidates.”上海夜网
It’s the fifth competition that China has participated in the delegation group, with 63 c
andidates joining the competitions, among whom 54 are male and nine are female.上海夜网品茶微信
In 2020, the 46th WorldSkills will be held in Shanghai.
t Institute at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, said China
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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.
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of major crops, including rice, corn and wheat, are sown with high-yield, resilient species.
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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.
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tion areas has reduced the use of chemicals by 20 to 30 percent, the ministry said.
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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.