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In Afghanistan, for e上海后花园he number of childre

dren with congenital heart disease registered with local Red Crescent societies ex

ceeds 7,000. In Iraq, it is estimated that more than 10 million people need humanitarian assistance, he said.上海后花园女神会所

“We will intensify efforts and try our best to deliver more inter

national humanitarian assistance to help more people,” Liu said.

The State Council has decided to establish a steering group上海后花园

to resolve late wage payments for migrant workers and protect their legal rights.

According to a circular released on Aug 15, the group will play a role in major policy implementation, work coo

上海后花园女神会所rdination, policy research, and supervision on regulations and laws regarding payment of migrant workers.

Led by Vice-Premier Hu Chunhua, the group will be composed of six

deputy group leaders and members from State Council departments and bureaus.上海后花园

The office of the working group is to be located at the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security, which will

be in charge of the regular work, and meetings will be convened from time to time as needed.上海后花园女神会所

Beijing has unveiled a three-year action plan to further reform and expa

nd the city’s service industry, the municipal commerce bureau said on Aug 15.上海后花园

The plan came up with 190 specific measures to open wider in eight fields in the service sector, including science and te

chnology, internet information, finance, education, cultural tourism, health care and professional services.上海后花园女神会所

New measures will be taken in the professional service field to strengt

hen international cooperation of professional service organizations such as law firms.

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So I followed that advic上海千花坊rt because of th

the empty patriotism associated with the US flag. Now my stomach turns when I see it flown alongside calls to “liberate” Ho

ng Kong — do they want the “liberation” Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya, Honduras and Haiti got? — so I can’t im上海千花坊

agine how Chinese people must feel seeing it only a few years after the city’s long-delayed return.

Not all flags are created equal. There’s a reason the flag of Nazi Germany is only flown by the most hateful people on the planet; t上海千花坊品茶微信

hat symbol has been rightfully shunned. Yet an equally noxious banner gets unfurled by myopic protesters — let’s not f

orget the millions of Indians killed in the Bengal famine engineered under British rule — and no one bats an eye.上海千花坊

Without a real reckoning with the past, this kind of ignorant spectacle is doomed to repeat

itself. I can’t be the only one who wants the sad, sordid cycle to end once and for all.上海千花坊品茶微信

The author is a copy editor with chinadaily.com.cn.

The opinions expressed here are those of the writer and do not represent the views of China Daily and China Daily website.

The list of top 100 cities in China with strongest GDP in the first half of this year more or less remained the same as last yea上海千花坊

r, despite Xinyang city in Henan province, ranked 102 last year, moving in to the top 100 this year while Jiaozuo f

rom the same province dropping out, according to a report by 21st Century Business Herald.

上海千花坊品茶微信The overall GDP of the top 20 cities in H1 reached 16.16 trillion yuan ($2.29 trillion), contributing 35.84 percent to th

e nation’s GDP, 1.2 percentage points higher than that of the same period last year, the report, based on economic st

atistics collected by a data journalism lab under 21st Century Business Herald, said.

Six cities witnessed their GDP exceeding 1 trillion yuan上海千花坊品茶微信

in first half, with Shanghai leading the list with a GDP of 1.64 trillion yuan, followe

d by Beijing (1.52 trillion yuan), Shenzhen (1.21 trillion yuan) and Guangzhou (1.18 trillion yuan).

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China’s pilot free tr上海乌托邦es saw FDI inflow up

percent year-on-year during the seven-month period, accounting for 14.2 percent of the total FDI.

Western China registered the fastest growth of FDI compared with oth上海乌托邦

er regions, with the figure up 25.2 percent year-on-year to reach 39.94 billion yuan.

Foreign investment from Germany and the Republic of Korea climbed quickly in the firs上海乌托邦女神会所

t seven months, posting growth of 72.4 percent and 69.7 percent year-on-year, respectively.

MOC data showed that FDI from the European Union rose 18.3 percent compared with the same period last year.上海乌托邦

FDI from countries participating in the Belt and Road Initiative grew 5 percent in the first seven months of 2019.

There’s been a whole lot of controversy over flags lately.

上海乌托邦女神会所This shouldn’t be surprising — they’re designed to be symbols, after all. B

ut their recent treatment by protesters in Hong Kong shows flagrant mis

understanding of the city’s past. Many demonstrators have taken to waving the colonial flag used for the territory before its r

eturn to China in 1997, and some go a step further, flaunting Great Britain’s current Union Jack or the flag of the Uni

ted States to show their desire for Western-style government or even intervention by those countries.上海乌托邦

Meanwhile, the flag of the People’s Republic of China and its national emblem h

ave been desecrated in a series of attacks as violence in the city escalates. Militants have shown their di上海乌托邦女神会所

ssatisfaction with a proposed extradition amendment by vandalizing these objects, inflaming tensions in a city al

ready reaching its boiling point. Never mind that the amendment was suspended weeks ago; who needs coherence when th上海乌托邦

ere’s stuff to destroy? This isn’t just a destructive, counter-productive approach to enacting change, though — i

t’s an attitude that beggars belief for anyone who knows the history of these nations.上海乌托邦女神会所

Just in case there’s any genuine confusion, I can provide a couple quick reminders.

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Days before that, the c上海4195G unstaffed smar

bookstore opened in Xiong’an New Area, Hebei province. Driven by the adv

antages of 5G networking, book lovers can enter after having their face or their identity c上海419品茶微信

ard scanned, and obtain their favorite books any time, because technology has made 24-hour unstaffed service feasible.

上海419In Sanlitun, the heart of Beijing’s nightlife hub, at 11 pm on a sum

mer night, among the bustling crowds one store stands out. It is Sanlian Taofen Sa

nlitun Bookstore, a 24-hour bookstore that has become a landmark since it opened last year.上海419

The shop used to be a bar in a street reputed for its late-night carousing.

上海419品茶微信The night China Daily visited the shop, and alley that connects the north

ern and southern ends of Sanlitun Village was teeming with people, while in the 700-squ

are-meter bookstore with about 20,000 books, a couple of young people were sitting next to their laptops open.上海419

“We come here quite often,” says one of them, who lives nearby. “It’s th

e place I use most for finishing work each day. This is the only quiet place I can find arou

上海419品茶微信nd here where I do not need to worry about closing time, and you have the air conditioning in summer, too.”

Another of those in the shop, Zhao Xiaohan of Xiamen, Fujian province, who was on holi

day in Beijing, says: “I accidentally found this place while I was looking for a perch after a long day of trave上海419品茶微信

l. It’s a relaxing place, but many young people come in here after dinner time because it’s the summer holidays.”

上海419In addition to stocking the latest titles and best-sellers, Sanlian Taofen sells books in ancien

t Chinese and many works in English. To attract customers in an area that is popular with tourists it al

so sells souvenirs and ornaments representative of traditional Chinese culture.上海419品茶微信

Another tourist in the shop, who says she is from Moscow, was astounded by the shop’s ran

上海419ge of offerings. “I’ve never seen a bookstore like this. It’s got everything related to books you could ever want. Befo

re I came in I wasn’t even sure it was still open. I’ve never come across anything like this in Russia.”

A shop assistant says the design of the shop, on two floors, is inspired by Travelers a上海419品茶微信

mong Mountains and Streams, an ink-wash painting by Fan Kuan of the Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127).

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The municipality roll上海龙凤419uideline to boost the

Shanghai will encourage more cultural and tourism sites to launch nighttime activiti

上海龙凤419es and upgrade the overall service capacity for the nighttime economy, said the city’s authorities.

A village in Yongjia county of Wenzhou was flooded as torrential dow

npour burst a nearby barrier lake, leaving 18 dead and 14 missing on Saturday.上海龙凤419品茶微信

The Shanzao village was submerged by the flood early Saturday morning after T

上海龙凤419yphoon Lekima made landfall at about 1:45 am on Saturday in Wenling of Zhejiang.

The mountain torrential flood, with its highest water level rising above 10 meters within 10 minutes, inundated the vi

llage, besieging 120 villagers who found out it was too late to retreat to higher safety places, the Yongjia government said.上海龙凤419

Over 300 people were involved in the search and rescue mission at the village on Saturday.

Che Jun, Zhejiang’s Party secretary, rushed to the Shanzao village Saturday afternoon to check the damage and casualties.

上海龙凤品茶微信419In Hangzhou, capital of Zhejiang, trees along the scenic West La

ke were blow down by the howling gale at noon, crumbling road lamp poles.

In nearby Shanghai, the local meteorological observatory issued an orange alert on Typhoon Lekima Satur

day afternoon, with heavy downpours expected in its urban area within the next six hours.上海龙凤419

The Shanghai Disney Resort, including Shanghai Disneyland, was closed on Saturday for safety reasons.

It is the first time that Shanghai Disneyland has closed do

上海龙凤品茶微信419wn due to inclement weather conditions since its opening in June 2016.

People who had tickets for Shanghai Disneyland for Saturday can visit the park on any

other day within the next six months (by February 10, 2020), according to the resort.

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Liang said since the tr上海千花坊ade dispute started, China

 has become the third largest trading partner of US.

“The first half of this year, only US imports increased; but its export上海千花坊女神会所

s have declined by 1 percent year-on-year. Its foreign trade growth entirely relies on its i

mports,” he said. “However, China’s exports in the first half of this year were still on the rise.”上海千花坊

Mei Xinyu, a researcher at the International Trade and Economic Cooperation Institute of the Ministry of Com

merce, said the intensified trade dispute will only further expose a downfall within the US economy.上海千花坊

India’s top lender seeks fresh growth opportunities to boost bilateral trade, investments

Amid a wave of closures of various Indians banks’ China operations, India’s larg

est lender said it will not only stay committed to serving the mainland market but seek fresh growth oppo上海千花坊女神会所

rtunities, to boost both bilateral trade and the growing Chinese investments in Indian startups.

上海千花坊”The deepening of reforms and opening-up in China’s financial services sector, and

the rise of the AIIB(Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank) and the NDB (New Development Bank) are en

上海千花坊couraging signs in China. Despite slowing economic growth, China remains a key destination for foreign banks. Pr

ospects for bilateral trade growth are bright, so we are looking at trade finance,” said Venkat Nageswar, deputy ma

naging director in charge of international operations of the State Bank of India.上海千花坊女神会所

He argued the $300 billion Chinese exports were mainly daily consumption products. As the tariffs are enforced, it will s

timulate inflation in the US, which has been increasing in recent years faster than the consumer price index.

上海千花坊Zhou Mi, a researcher at the Chinese Academy of International Trade and Econ

omic Cooperation, said imposing tariffs will only put on more risk on the supply side of US’ industry chain.

“China is a developing country while the US is a post-industrialized country. A large part of their materials to make con上海千花坊女神会所

sumer goods and industrial products depends on imports,” Zhou said, adding that tariffs will only leave the US with two ch

oices—buying from China with a higher cost, or buying from other countries with uncertain quantity and quality.

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If the problem of unau上海会所horized corporate

es cannot be solved thoroughly, enterprises may pay fees doubtfully and even be forced to p

ay, lowering their expectations over tax and fee cut policies and dampening the policy impact,” said G上海会所品茶微信

an, citing that tax and fee cuts are the key measures to counter economic downside pressure.

The notice also ordered the establishment of a working system to efficiently deal with denouncements of una上海会所品茶微信

uthorized charges and conduct punishments accordingly, and to cancel every unfounded governmental re

上海会所quirement for enterprises to accept services provided by third parties, Gan said.

In the first six months, China’s newly introduced tax and fee cuts have saved busines

ses 1.17 trillion yuan ($166 billion), partially completing its annual plan to cut nearly 2 trilli上海会所品茶微信

on yuan worth of tax and fees on enterprises, said data from the State Taxation Administration.

In recent years, the country has stepped up efforts to tackle unauthorized fees le

上海会所vied on businesses, with the State Administration for Market Regulation havin

g detected and dealt with 620 million yuan worth of illegitimate corporate fees in its inspection last year.

“Incorporating the payment of various types of fees, such as labor union fees and city clean上海会所品茶微信

ing fees, onto the online taxation platform has helped to slash arbitrary charging by local taxation offi

cials in recent years,” said a representative of a Nantong, Jiangsu province-based textile manufacturer.
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上海会所ngsu province has taken the lead in eliminating illegitimate charges, he added.

Liu Chunsheng, an associate professor at the Central University of Financ

e and Economics, said the situation of illegitimate charging may differ markedly in上海会所品茶微信

different places and called for unified rules to regulate local taxation officials’ behavior.

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Xinjiang Uygur sees big in上海419flux of visitorsmelons at

The Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region experienced a travel boom

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ntinue through the rest of 2019, according to a recent report by the region’s government.

The report said that in the first half of 2019, the region received abou上海419

t 76 million visits, up 46 per-cent year-on-year. Revenue generated by tourism exc

上海419品茶微信eeded 115 billion yuan ($16 billion), registering an increase of about 48 percent over the same period last year.

Urumqi, Ili Kazak autonomous prefecture and Changji Hui autonomous pre

fecture were the three hottest destinations for travelers in the past half year. Yea

-on-year, Urumqi saw a 56 percent increase in travelers, Ili Kazak saw 81 per-cent, and Changji Hui 46 percent.上海419

Domestic travelers accounted for 98 percent of those visiting the region, w

hile the top three sources of overseas visitors were Kazakhstan, Russia and Mongolia.

上海419品茶微信According to the report, tourism will maintain high-speed growth of 40 percent in the next half year thanks to sta

ble public security, enhanced infrastructure construction and flourishing winter tourism.上海419

Zhang Xiaoyu, general secretary of the Xinjiang Tourism Association, said that winter use

d to be the slack season for Xinjiang because of the rather low temperatures and heavy snow.

上海419品茶微信”Numerous scenic spots were shut down when winter came, but they grew

to be new attractions to travelers thanks to the popularity of winter tourism,” he said.

In February, 351 attractions were available to travelers, much上海419

more than the 69 that opened around that time last year, according to the report.

上海419品茶微信Scenic spots also saw an increase in travelers during the winter. Zha

ng said that the region offers diversified entertainment to travelers during the season.

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“We have implemented 上海夜生活inute work shift sch

edule,” Kang said. “We place ice blocks in the tunnel to prevent workers from getting sick b

上海夜生活ecause of the high temperature, and we also use fans and oxygen transfer stations inside the tunnel.”

With a length of 2,416 kilometers, the Sichuan-Tibet Railway conne

cts Southwest China’s Sichuan province with the Tibet autonomous region. It is the se上海夜生活

cond railway linking Tibet with the rest of the world, along with the Qinghai-Tibet Railway.

上海夜生活女神会所A guideline on supporting the innovation of institutions and mechanisms for talent devel

opment in southern China’s Hainan province has been released by Chinese authorities.

Jointly issued by the Organization Department of the Communist Par

ty of China Central Committee, the National Development and Reform Commission, the上海夜生活

Ministry of Education and four other authorities, the guideline stresses support for the island’s innovation of the traini

上海夜生活女神会所ng, introduction and utilization of talent to provide a solid guarantee for its deeper reform and opening-up in all areas.

It calls for efforts to establish a more inclusive mechanism to introduce talent, further imp

rove the mechanism for the evaluation and stimulation of talent and enhance the services for talent.上海夜生活

The guideline aims to help train and cultivate ranks of talent in 10 to 15 years who are well-structured, competent, vigoro

us and commensurate with Hainan’s bid to become a free trade port with Chinese characteristics.

上海夜生活女神会所Hainan was approved in April 2018 to build a pilot free trade zone and e

xplore the establishment of a free trade port with Chinese characteristics.

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Online tools will allo上海龙凤419ring on environment

hina has established an online platform for the sharing of environmental informatio

上海龙凤419n among member states of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization. It will facilitate environmental exchanges, and mor

e seminars and training will be organized, a senior Chinese official said in a recent interview with China Daily.

In addition to presenting the major environmental laws and regu上海龙凤419品茶微信

lations of SCO member states, the platform-presented in Chinese, Russian and Engl

上海龙凤419ish-also includes timely updates of environmental news, said Zhou Guomei, acting director-general of the China Ce

nter for Shanghai Cooperation Organization Environmental Cooperation.

A Chinese language compilation of Indian environmental laws and regulations is also expected to be published soon, she said.上海龙凤419品茶微信

“This helps SCO countries to know each other’s environmental r

equirements and lays a very good foundation for environmental cooperation,” she said.

上海龙凤419According to the center, which was established in June 2014 to promote e

nvironmental protection in SCO states, the online platform will also include enviro

nmental practices, information about conferences and events, experts’ points of view and environmental data.上海龙凤419品茶微信

Under the SCO framework, China has held 13 training programs and seminars on environm

ental themes, including green economic development, solid waste disposal and water pollution control, drawi

上海龙凤419ng more than 200 officials, experts and entrepreneurs from SCO member states, Zhou said.

“These events have greatly promoted the sharing of policies and experience on environ

mental protection, as well as exchanges of environmental protection technologies,” she said.上海龙凤419品茶微信

Zhou said China will continue to strengthen environmental exchanges by holding

one or two seminars and training sessions under the SCO framework to exchange information on laws and regula

上海龙凤419tions, policies and standards and share experiences on controlling pollution of the air, water, soil and solid waste.

She said the Chinese government will continue the Green Silk Road Envoy Pro

gram and offer 1,500 training opportunities for environmental officials from p上海龙凤419品茶微信

laces involved in the Belt and Road Initiative, which will also benefit many officials from SCO states.

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