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s hands with residents of a community at Songshan
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i Jinping made an inspection tour to North China’s Inner Mongolia autonomous region on Monday. At a local community in Songshan district of Chifeng city, Xi, also general secretary of the Com
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Later, he visited the Chifeng Museum, where he w
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The Gesar epic tradition was listed as a World Intangible Cultural Heritage in 2009.
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th possible support measures to be rolled out in the second half, will help bolster full-year growth.
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tput growth dropped to 6 percent, down from 6.5 percent in the first quarter.
Fixed-asset investment growth was 5.8 percent in the first six months, compared with 6.3 percent in the first quarter, the NBS said.
Mao Shengyong, a spokesman for the NBS, said that “growth remained on tr
ack despite increasing external uncertainties and new downward growth pressure”.
“The 6.3 percent growth in the first half is in line with our expectations
and our full-year forecast of 6.2 percent growth,” said World Bank Country Director for China
Martin Raiser. In fact the data suggest “some stabilization of domestic demand, which is welcome”, Raiser added.
tial sale of arms worth $2.2 billion to Taiwan, the US State Department
has not only further strained cross-Straits r
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worker for “Taiwan independence” before stepping down as the head of the executive body.
To send a clear message against secessionism to the Tsai administr
ation and give a strong warning to separatist forces on the island, the mainland has he
ld military exercises in the Taiwan Straits and sent warplanes and warships around the island.
To better preserve the grasslands and reduce environmental degradation caused by grazing
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A mechanism for livestock compensation has also
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cal government has combined this goal with poverty alleviation. They offer positions of “e
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“I used to be a herder. I moved out from my pasture because I learned lives
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After relocation, Dorje Tsering and his family now receive an annual sub
sidy of 2,100 yuan ($300) each, paid for by the county government. The family also mak
es money by picking
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University, said, “Although the DMZ meeting has created significant momentum that will help restart a change on the Korean Peninsula, as sanctions will remain in place, chances are
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ange in the short-term trajectory of denuclearizing the peninsula.” One of the most encouraging signs that emerged from the meeting between President Xi Jinpi
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The fact is, as a global leader in 5G, Hu 上海419品茶微信awei is too big to fail. After the US administration banned American companies from selling chips to Huawei an
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Hopefully, the Xi-Trump meeting and the likely resumption of trade talks between China and the U
S will prompt Washington to adopt a consistent and the right approach toward Chinese high-tech co
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For example, with research and development centers and manufacturing bases in China, Er
icsson and Nokia have won big contracts in the just launched bid for 5G network devices. These companies hav
e been supplying to markets and serving telecom operators and enterprises across the globe, by capi
talizing on China’s skilled workforce, world-class infrastructure and complete industrial chain.
Yet, if the US does not lift the ban, such companies would have to endure higher production co
sts. They could even be forced to transfer their businesses out of China, although both Ericsson and Nokia cl
aim they can operate production bases in other countries despite the higher costs, due to the flexible supply chain.
An increasing number of small and medium-sized enterprises are stepping outside of
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The UAE delegation will comprise some 75 SMEs from a broad range of sectors: agriproducts, trade and retail, innovation, technology, hospitality, industries and manufacturing. These will cover a total exhibition area of 800 square meters, said Rahma Alshamsi, UAE consul general in Guangzhou.
A number of countries – including Bulgaria, Mexico, Brazil, the Philippines, Laos and Myanmar – have shown great interest in co-hosting the fair in the future and will hold talks with the organizers during the event, He said.
Meanwhile, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization, which co-hosted the fair last year, has agreed to take the role for the next five years starting from this year. He said the move would give impetus to the consistent development of SMEs across the globe.
Zhang Linhe, head of the business unit in the Ofice of Japan External Organization in Gua
ngzhou, told the briefing that 29 companies from a variety of industries – including food, beauty products, fashion and
metalware – would join the Japanese delegation. Zhang said 17 of these are new to the event.
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eady written an award-winning memoir detailing
her struggle with post-tra matic stress disorder, depression and anorexia in the wake of sexual assault and rape.
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tobiography, Pothoven wrote that she had nothing left to live for.
At 16, she app roached the Levenseinde, or “end-of-life,” clinic in The Hague to inquire about euthanasia, but, according to an
last year with local newspaper the Gelderlander, her request was rejected.
Last week, after years of battling mental illness, Pothoven announced on Instagram that she had begun refusing all food
“After ye ars of fighting, the fighting has finished. I have now stopped eating and dri nking for a while, and after many conversations and reviews it has been decided that I will be released because
my suffering is unbearable,” Pothoven wrote in a post, which has since been removed.
ndreds of security guards daily during peak seasons. In October, when it had a record number of travelers, the ad
ministrators decided to seek help from local universities for international volunteers, Liu said.
, spanning a total of 60 square kilometers in the heart of Hangzhou, is ne ar to one of China’s oldest Buddhist temples and is surrounded by lush green hills.
During the recent holiday, it was one of the mo
st popular tourist spots amo ng millions of domestic travelers, along with the Great Wall and the Forbidden City.
“It’s not only about giving tourists directi
ons to the toilet or preventing people from smoking,” said Bela Nitesh Parm ar from India, one of the students selected from among more than 50 candidate
s for the volunteer program. “The more I help others, the more confidence and positive energ
y I earn for myself,” said the sophomore at Zhejiang University of Technology.