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The Sino-Singapore Guangzhou Knowledge City is expected to at

tract a further influx of dynamic investment and professionals – thanks to closer coop

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Officials said SSGKC’s importance continues to grow, and the iconic project for Sino上海夜生活

-Singaporean collaboration since 2010 will soon be elevated to the status of a State-level bilateral project.

上海夜生活女神会所Situated at the heart of Pearl River Delta Region and in a massive greenfield site in the s

outhern city of Guangzhou, SSGKC is widely seen as a model and catalyst for the economic transformation and the ind

ustrial upgrade of the province as a global producer of cheaper goods to high-end and cutting-edge production.上海夜生活

At a total site area of 123 square kilometers, it is being developed in a series of phases over the 15-20 years starting from 2010.

上海夜生活女神会所The officials added that both the Chinese and Singaporean governments have agreed

to deepen their collaboration in terms of scientific innovation, intellectual property rights, financial se

rvices, personnel exchanges, industrial development and community management.上海夜生活

Part of their collaborative efforts, the Sino-Singapore Knowledge Forum, was held in Singapore for the first time on Friday.

上海夜生活女神会所The event was a strategic and SSGKC-hosted summit promoting di

alogue between government officials, academics and entrepreneurs from Guangdong and Sing

apore on hot-button topics concerning the practices of bilateral collaboration.上海夜生活女神会所

On the same day in Singapore, memorandums of understanding and strategic cooperation agreements were signe

d at the annual meeting of the Singapore-Guangdong Collaboration Council, an official body co-chaired by Ma上海夜生活

Xingrui, governor of Guangdong and Ong Ye Kung, education minister of Singapore.

上海夜生活女神会所The new projects, which cover several sectors including artificial intelligence, smart trave

l and training, will give a powerful boost to the development of SSGKC, local officials said.

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he exhibition also r上海419论坛e classic stories from the

e Romance of the Three Kingdoms, such as the battle of Chibi and the battle of borrowing

arrows with thatched boats, depicting ancient Chinese military commanders’ wisdom.

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another first-grade relic, draws visitors’ attention with its broad branches and leaves, which unfurl in all directions and are decorat

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On one side of the exhibition wall, a large snake spear model, measuring more than 3 meters in length, is mounted. Accor

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Adding a little local flavor, the exhibition also displays the original manuscript of the Three Kingdoms m

上海419论坛anga comic by Japanese cartoonist Mitsuteru Yokoyama, a drawing for die-hard fans of the cartoon art form.

Dressed in a T-shirt embroidered with a map of the Three Kingdoms, Torahiko Hara, a fan

who works at Sony Digital Entertainment, says he was interested in the exhibition because of his love for Yokoy上海419论坛品茶微信

ama’s cartoons, adding that, since visiting it, he now understands more about the ancient history behind them.

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bits on display in Japan for the first time, says Zeniya Masami, executive director of the museum.

Zhou Ming, deputy director of Art Exhibitions China, says he believes the exhi上海419论坛

bition would arouse a new enthusiasm among the Japanese people for the c

ulture of the Three Kingdoms and help them gain a deeper understanding of the period’s history.

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round 1,800 years ago amid the chaos of the Eastern Han Dynasty (25-220). The events of this time, alo

ng with tales about the rise and fall of the era’s various warlords, were recorded and later became popular legends.上海419论坛

They provided the inspiration for numerous works of poetry, literature and painting, leadin

g to the formation of a rich and colorful “Three Kingdoms culture” that still resonates to this day.

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novels, comics, puppet shows and games, with many characters of the Three Kingdoms familiar to the Japanese people.

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A 2015 report by Brookin上海千花网olars Stuart Butler an

 Jonathan Grabinsky stated that while racial segregation has been declining over the last

50 years in the larger metropolitan areas, there are exceptions to this rule, one of which is Washington. It s上海千花网

aid “there remains a stark, persistent, white-black racial divide” from the rate of poverty to the level of education.

上海千花网Rice can also compare notes with her current colleagues, such as Derek

Hyra, an associate professor at the American University, where Rice is now a disting上海千花网女神会所

uished visiting research fellow in its School of International Service. I cherish my chat with Hyra on the racial issue two y

上海千花网ears ago in Washington and learned a lot from his book, Race, Class, and Politics in the Cappuccino City.

Rice may call me biased if I share my observations on the racial issue after living and working in

Washington for five years. But fellow journalists have covered extensively the racial segregation in Washington.上海千花网女神会所

Responding to Washington’s latest threat to impose additional tariffs on another $325

billion of Chinese exports, the Chinese Foreign Ministry called on Washin上海千花网

gton to show “determination and perseverance” and work with Beijing to find a way out of the current impasse.

上海千花网女神会所Washington says the two sides still have a long way to go before they can conclude a trade deal, but a

s the Foreign Ministry spokesperson said, “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.”

The question that the two sides now have to answer is what that first step is to be to get the stalled trade negotiations moving again.上海千花网

In recent remarks on the trade talks, US officials claim Washington is not in a hurry, and a quality deal is all that matters.

Aaron Wiener, a veteran reporter at the Washington City Paper, descr

上海千花网女神会所ibed Washington as the sixth most segregated city. “DC remains wildly segregated, with an ove

rwhelming white majority west of Rock Creek Park and an overwhelming black majority east of the Anacostia River … DC

‘s racial divide is evident to anyone who’s spent time in the city. It shows up in every facet of District life, including vot上海千花网女神会所

ing patterns, home purchase, and school choice,” Wiener wrote in an article.

Senator Bernie Sanders, during his campaign for the 2020 US presidential election, made it a priority to repair the US上海千花网

public education system and end school segregation and racial discrimination against students.

Rice would do better to devote time to such campaigns and fix the racial p上海千花网女神会所

roblems rather than distracting public attention by making a fuss over Zhao’s tweet.

The author is chief of China Daily EU Bureau based in Brussels.

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Which shows Western,上海419论坛S, politicians and

media accuse China of violating human rights in Xinjiang not because they care for the people of the region but because they want to use hu

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上海419论坛Just as Deng Xiaoping said, some Western countries use issues su

ch as human rights to criticize China, but what they’re really after is China’s sovereignty. In pa

rticular, the US, given its grim human rights record, has no right to criticize China.上海419论坛

If governments and people across the world want to safeguard huma

n rights and promote the global cause of human rights, they should abandon their biases ag

ainst each other, respect cultural diversities and realize that human rights are really ab上海419论坛

out making people’s lives better, which is exactly what the central government has been doing in Xinjiang.

of the State Council, China’s Cabinet, on Wednesday, it was decided t上海419论坛

hat 10 percent of the shares of domestic large-and medium-sized State-owned e

nterprises will be transferred to the social security fund. Beijing News comments:上海419论坛女神会所

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mmon practice of developed countries to supplement social security fund with State-controlled capital.上海419论坛

After the money is transferred, the SOEs will enjoy the rights and profits

as financial investors, while the social security fund will be strengthened.

Before the move, the social security fund mainly rel

ied on enterprises and fees paid by individuals plus financial subsidies.上海419论坛女神会所

Especially, in the past round of SOE reform, many retirees were allo

wed to get their pensions without ever paying for them, which means the whole society sub上海419论坛女神会所

sidized the SOEs. Now the SOEs are flourishing and it is time they render some help back to society.

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er, progress in achieving this goal has been rather slow. According to a national audit report, at the end of March this

year, only 113.2 billion yuan ($16.42 billion) of 23 SOEs had been transferred to the social security fund, which account

s for less than 10 percent of the planned total. Only four provinces had started the job.上海419论坛女神会所

There are vested interests behind this. For example, certain local government

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good global vision, political foresight, and understanding of international relations,” he said. “She has ac

complished a lot in the past eight years, thus, moving to lead ECB won’t be difficult for her.”上海龙凤419品茶微信

Wei, also a member of the Academic Committee of the International Mo

上海龙凤419netary Institute of Renmin University of China, said that he also appreciates Lagarde’s ef

forts in making the Chinese currency RMB part of the IMF Special Drawing Rights basket on Oct 1, 2016. It made the R

MB the fifth currency in the basket, joining the US dollar, euro, Japanese yen and British pound.上海龙凤419品茶微信

Edward Tse, founder and CEO of management consultancy Gao Feng Advisory, said that Lagarde’s comp

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He said that an important part of leading the ECB is balancing the p

olitical interests among eurozone members, so political skills are essential and somet上海龙凤419品茶微信

imes are more important than technical skills. And, in the ECB, there are already many economists to assist her.

“The most important part of leading the ECB is political sensitivity and political coord

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The European Union on Wednesday lowered its forecasts for economic growth next year fo

上海龙凤419品茶微信r both the 19-country eurozone as well as other countries within the bloc, partly due to the United Kingdom’s i

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rom 1.2 percent this year to 1.4 percent in 2020, down from a previous estimate of 1.5 percent.上海龙凤419

Tse said that EU’s economy has entered a structural downturn, and in many countries, ma

king short-term adjustments cannot help them achieve rapid economic development.上海龙凤419品茶微信

“Up till now, EU countries haven’t found the means for quic

k economic growth yet, which is different from the situation in China and t

he US, where innovation acts as the main driver for economic development,” he said.

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Rice from China has been successfully planted in the deserts of Dubai, United Arab Emirates, a

nd its yield has hit a record high, leading to an agricultural breakthrough in the city.上海后花园品茶微信

The seawater rice yield reached 629 kilograms per mu (0.06 hectare), a result observed by experts from China and Dubai on J

u上海后花园ne 6. This yield is on par with the advanced level of international rice planting in desert areas and saline-alkali soil.

The sea rice project, launched by the Wuhan Haidao International Agricultural Development Co of Hubei province last O

ctober, broke the record for Dubai desert rice planting in terms of planting area and rice yield. This achi上海后花园

evement was praised by the ruler of Dubai and the Consulate-General of the People’s Republic of China in Dubai.

上海后花园Invited by Dubai, experts from the company provided all te

chnological services for seawater rice planting in Dubai’s deserts and deve

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Dubai has quite special agricultural, ecological and climate conditi

上海后花园ons. In other words, disadvantages — including low temperatures at night for the seeding stage

, high temperatures and dry winds in the earing period and low rainfall. The favorable period for rice growth is also quite

short. Any small mistake in cultivation may lead to failure, the Wuhan company said.上海后花园品茶微信

Barren soil, insects, bird strikes and shortage of water

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company said, adding pesticides and inorganic nitrogenous fertilizers were not allowed in the project area.

上海后花园品茶微信In recent years, many domestic and international companies tried to plant rice in Dubai wi

thout satisfying results due to existing obstacles, said company investor Xie Xiaoqing.

But the experts finally succeeded by applying creative s上海后花园

eeding methods, scientific water management and strict growth process control.

The success of the project has presented the technological progress of Chinese agric上海后花园品茶微信

ulture to the world and benefited people across the globe, and will help in prom

oting both international cooperation and the sharing of agricultural technology, she added.

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As the museum’s reput上海千花坊 more visitors ca

with many from other localities outside Lanzhou. The rising number of visitors also gave her good financial returns.

“A ticket to the museum costs 36 yuan ($5), and if you book online in advance, you can get a disc上海千花坊品茶微信

ount of 6 yuan,” she said. Despite not being free, the lure of the museum has proved to be enduring. It curre

上海千花坊ntly receives up to 100 visitors every day on average, making it the latest “must-visit site” in Lanzhou.

But breakup museums did not originate in China. In 2006, an artist couple in Croatia came up

with the idea after breaking up and established the world’s first breakup museum. The idea drew many上海千花坊品茶微信

followers, and similar museums sprang up around the world. Many in China also jumped on the bandwagon.

“I think it is a quite new, creative form of economy,” said Dou Xuecheng, a professor wit

上海千花坊h Gansu Agricultural University. “Traditionally in China, love and relationships are not to be expressed or d

isplayed in public, but as our society becomes more diverse, the attitudes of young people are changing.”

Dou said that the museum is a reflection that more people are after spiritual satisfaction.上海千花坊品茶微信

“But such forms of the economy can be short-lived,” Dou said. “

The organizers need to strengthen the content and services in the museums to prolong their life.”上海千花坊

Li Fangfang said that currently, the most important thing is to keep the museum rolling financially.

上海千花坊品茶微信”Even though we have many visitors, we also face high rent and labor costs,” she said. “B

ut we will definitely enhance our services according to the demands of our customers in the future.”

Contemporary Amperex Technology Co Ltd (CATL), China’s largest autom上海千花坊

otive lithium-ion battery maker, forecast a 120 percent to 150 percent annual profit gr

owth in the first half of 2019 amid a booming new energy vehicle (NEV) market.上海千花坊品茶微信

Net profit in the Jan-June period rose to between 2 billion yuan ($290 million) and 2.28

billion yuan, CATL said in a filing to the Shenzhen Stock Exchange on Saturday.

CATL said the strong profit growth came after it attracted more customers, strengthene、

d cost control and the NEV market boom resulted in a bigger demand for its lithium-ion batteries.

Despite sluggish sales of gasoline-powered vehicles, China’s NEV market has experienced a boom.

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Liu Bingjiang, head of the Ministry of Ecology and Environment’s air quality management department, said at the same fo上海千花坊品茶微信

rum that it is unfair for companies with high operational costs on environmental protection to compete und

上海千花坊er the same market conditions against those investing little into environmental protection.

The authorities will bring in industrial associations to tighten emissions assess

ment on steel producers when granting exemptions from production restrictions, he said.上海千花坊

Those with poor environmental protection records or that scheme to cheat the assessment will be severely punished, he said.

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roducers with ultra-low carbon emissions are allowed to have lower or no production cuts.

More than 60 steel producers in key areas, with a total crude steel capacity of 260 million上海千花坊

tons, have upgraded to meet ultra-low carbon emission standards, according to Liu.

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to be made with ultra-low carbon emissions by 2020, according to a ministry guideline released this year.

Li Xinchuang, president of the China Metallurgical Industry Planni

g and Research Institute, said that to achieve low-carbon emissions involves upgrades in上海千花坊

the whole process of steel production, and more attention should be paid to procedures such as raw materials tra

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China’s oil and gas industry saw steady growth in 2018, with expansion reported in both pr上海千花坊

oven reserves and annual output, according to the Ministry of Natural Resources on Monday.

In 2018, national exploration of oil and gas saw a total investment of 63.66 billio

n yuan (about $9.26 billion), up 8.9 percent year on year, the ministry said in a report on its website.上海千花坊品茶微信

Investment in oil and gas exploitation rose 24.7 percent to reach 203.11 billion yuan, according to the ministry.

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Qian Depei, dean of the School of Data and Computer Science of Sun Y

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Jason Juang shapes HP’s new strategy in gaming PC market to boost sales in China

上海乌托邦Jason Juang, managing director of HP China, clearly remembers details of his first visit to the Chinese mainland 26 years ago.

The Shanghai airport was small and shabby. Even a short shower was enough to flood it.

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o the Chinese mainland to share his marketing knowledge and experiences with the local staff

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ang said he is amazed by its unbelievable transformation from nothing to top.

“We knew it (the transformation) would happen, but never expected it to come at such a stunning speed,” said Juang.

上海乌托邦品茶微信The 56-year-old senior executive has spent most of his career with H

P, starting from a front-line sales professional to his current position at the helm of the compa

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Now riding the gaming and esports boom in China, Juang wants to injec

t a fresh and strong momentum into the 80-year-old US company’s business in the coun

上海乌托邦try. He wants to bring state-of-the-art, tailor-made products to China and encourage local innovation.

“With 619 million e-gamers, China is now the world’s largest gaming marke

t. Such a sprawling size has triggered changes in what consumers want,” Juang said.

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Guangdong province, an economic powerhouse in South China, is accelerating development of 5G, with 8,949

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The province’s 5G industrial output is expected to reach more than 300 billion yuan ($43.6 billio

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“As part of booming technologies, the 5G will be used more in the internet of things

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In Guangzhou’s Huangpu district, 5G has already been implemented in commercial secto

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The district is expected to build 5,000 5G bases by the end of 2019, according to sources with the district government.

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will unveil a smart big-screen product in August, marking Huawei’s officially entrance into the TV sector.

“We hope to leverage our years of innovation in smartphon

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In addition to the entertainment features of traditional TVs, Honor’s smart-screen product w

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According to Zhao, the new product also will have big potential for industrial use, given its stro

ng computing, telecommunication and interaction capabilities, but Zhao did not provide details.

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