Chinese officials and experts have urged politicians in the United States to stop using the situat
ion in Hong Kong as a bargaining chip for negotiations or as leverage for fueling competition with Beijing.上海乌托邦品茶微信
Senior politicians such as US Vice-President Mike Pence and House Speaker Nancy Pel
osi have spoken out on or pushed legislation concerning the recent violent protests in the city.上海乌托邦品茶微信
Pence angered China on Monday by telling the Detroit Economic Club that “for the Un
ited States to make a deal with China”, Beijing needs to “respect the integrity of Hong Kong’s laws”.
上海乌托邦”Our administration will continue to urge Beijing to act in a humanitarian manner,” Pence added.
In response, the Foreign Ministry’s Commissioner’s Office in the Hong Kong Special A
dministrative Region said on Tuesday that China resolutely opposes any country attempting to “take Hong Kong’s s上海乌托邦
tability and prosperity as well as the well-being of more than 7 million Hong Kong residents as a bargaining chip”.
“Do not daydream about China making a deal using its territorial sovereignty and national reunification,” an unnamed spokesperson上海乌托邦品茶微信
said in a statement, calling for a halt to intervention in China’s domestic affairs, including Hong Kong affairs.
On Aug 6, Pelosi said in a written statement that “the extraordinary outpourin
上海乌托邦品茶微信g of courage from the people of Hong Kong stands in stark contrast to a cowardly government”, and she reite
rated her call for suspending “future sales of munitions and crowd control equipment to the Hong Kong police force”.
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
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In April, Tianjin ranked among the Ministry of Science and Te
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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
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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.
d Cross Society of China arrived in Kabul again, marking the beginning of the project’s second phase. It is expected that an add
itional 150 Afghan children with congenital heart disease will be selected after screening in Ka 上海千花网品茶微信
bul and then sent to hospitals in China for treatment, said Liu Xuanguo, vice-president of the CRCF.
In addition to Afghanistan, the foundation has provided h 上海千花网
umanitarian assistance to 26 countries in Asia and Africa in recent years. Among the pro
上海千花网jects, it has established emergency centers in Pakistan, provided free diagnosis and treatment to children with co
ngenital heart disease in Afghanistan and Mongolia, built a blood dialysis center in B
angladesh, constructed mobile hospitals for Syria and Iraq and donated rescue vehicles in Cambodia and Laos, he said. 上海千花网
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ing the proposal of the Belt and Road Initiative (in 2013),”
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initiative. Although much smaller in scale compared with international assistance delivered by the Chinese gov
ernment, China Red Cross humanitarian assistance has played a very important role in promoting frie
上海千花网ndship between China and these countries, and emotional connectivity between different peoples.”
For example, a foundation project that has provided free treatment in Chinese hospitals over the past two years to 100 Mo
ngolian children under age 14 with congenital heart disease has won high praise from the Mongolian government a 上海千花网
nd was recognized as one of the best humanitarian assistance projects in the country last year, Liu said.
In June, another Chinese medical team arrived in Ulaanbaatar, the capital of Mongolia, to screen around 100 of the m
ost urgent cases of congenital heart disease for free treatment in Hohhot, the capital of 上海千花网品茶微信
the Inner Mongolia autonomous region, and in Wuxi, Jiangsu province.
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cooperation with the Pakistani Red Crescent Society has also won the praise of locals, Liu said.
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Cross Society of China had been to the center in Gwadar since its establishment in Sep
tember 2017. Large numbers of Chinese employees work there to assist with various projects.
, Aksu prefectures as well as Kizilsu Kirgiz autonomous prefecture in the south, relig
ious extremism has long had a widespread presence. These regions have frequently fallen victim to acts of te上海419论坛女神会所
rrorism, in which large numbers of people were involved with even more having been
affected. The scale of the problem posed a serious challenge to China’s efforts to fight terrorism and extremism.
上海419论坛Extremist forces spread by exploiting people’s religious beliefs through
Xinjiang’s large religious population through deliberate distortion of religious do
trines. They also incited people to overthrow secular governments and establish上海419论坛女神会所
theocratic states. Social and economic development in the region has also suffered as a result, the white paper said.
Addressing both the symptoms and root causes by integrating preventative measures and a forceful response, Xinji
ang has established vocational education and training centers, which offer trainees lessons on standard spo上海419论坛
ken and written Chinese, different laws and vocational skills in accordance with the law, it said.
The white paper said there was no intention to deprive or li
上海419论坛mit the trainees’ right to use and develop the languages of their own ethnic group.
Education and training are not measures to limit or circumscribe freedom of the person as described by some. Rather, it is an
important measure to help trainees break free from ideas of terrorism and religious extremism.上海419论坛女神会所
It is ultimately an attempt to help the trainees to emancipate their minds, improve themselves and th
eir future prospects, the white paper said.
上海419论坛China will have to take necessary countermeasures in response to
the United States government’s proposal to slap an additional 10 percent tariff on $
300 billion worth of Chinese goods, the State Council’s Customs Tariff Commission said.上海419论坛女神会所
Washington’s planned move seriously violates the consensuses reached betwe
en the two countries’ top leaders in previous meetings, and deviates from the right track of
resolving differences through consultations, the commission said in a statement on Thursday.
of the Chinese economy and effectively promoted the country’s long-term stable development.
The Nielsen report also found consumers’ personal financial situation and willingness to spend have been robust.上海千花网
In Q2, the sub-index for personal finance increased from 70 in Q1 to 71, hitting a historical high, and local j
上海千花网品茶微信ob prospects and willingness to spend came in at 77 and 61 respectively, the report said.
Sargent said the Chinese government’s efforts to further cut tax an
d lower fees have reduced the cost of enterprises and enhanced their vitality.上海千花网
The consumer trend index for different regions in China remained stable, reaching 124 in the eastern region while the
northern and southern regions achieved steady growth in the past three quarters, the report showed.上海千花网品茶微信
In addition, indices for first, second and third-tier cities all have increased steadily in the past four quarters, part
icularly in the past six months, driven by better personal finance and rising willingness to spend, the report said.
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t, costs and income all performed well. Among them, prices were basically stable, and the supply and de
mand of the whole market balanced, boosting residents’ willingness to spend,” Sargent analyzed.
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ode, which gradually released the potential of service consumption demand.
The report also showed 68 percent of Chinese consumers prefer domestic brands, and even for the 62 percent of co
nsumers who would buy foreign brands, domestic brands are still their first choice.上海千花网品茶微信
Cost performance is the main reason why consumers choose domest
ic products, but for them, quality also weighs in higher than price.
Global Times journalist Fu Guohao was discharged from a Hong Kong hospital on Wednesday, ha
ving been detained and assaulted by protestors at Hong Kong International Airport for almost an hour la上海419女神会所
te on Tuesday during a sit-in that shut down the airport’s operations for almost two days.
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said he did not suffer serious injuries, coming away with just some bruising to his face.
Fu thanked the public for their care and concern, saying he still loves Hong Kong.
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at the airport started on Friday and led the airport to halt operations for two days.
Wearing a yellow press jacket, Fu’s hands and legs were bound while he上海419
was assaulted by a group of protestors who didn’t believe him to be journalist.
Fu was taken away by ambulance early Wednesday morning.
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also detained and assaulted for hours by protestors who had doubts about his identity.
ome journalists tried but were unable to rescue the man, with protestors accusing those journalists of being undercover agents.
上海419The protestors demanded that the journalists produce identity documents to prove that they were reporters.
The man was later rescued after riot police arrived at the airport.
Shortly after Fu was detained and assaulted, Global Times editor-in-chief Hu
Xijin confirmed on his Sina Weibo account that Fu works for the media organization.上海419女神会所
Hu said the protesters’ actions were “shameless” and “cowardly”.
Hu urged protesters, whom he called “mobs”, to respect journalists.上海419
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rnalists, then you tell me, should we stop calling you mobs, but ‘terrorists’?” Hu asked.
In a letter to Hu, the Hong Kong Association of Media Veterans condemned what happened to Fu at the airport.上海419女神会所
The association, with a membership of more than 1,000 media prof
essionals, said Fu has shown the world how to be a professional reporter.
The Hong Kong International Airport started to resume operation on Wednesday
after the city’s aviation hub was completely crippled for about two days by protesters.上海楼凤
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Dozens of protesters are still sitting outside one of the exits of the arri
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Earlier on Wednesday, the High Court in Hong Kong is
sued an interim injunction order to ban unlawful obstruction of airport operations.
The order, requested by the Airport Authority, prohibits an
y person from unlawfully and willfully obstructing and interfering with proper use of th上海楼凤
e airport, according to a statement issued by the Airport Authority at about 8:30 am.
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est or public order event in the airport other than in the area designated by the airport authority.
The interim injunction expressly provides that nothing in the interim injunction shall be construed as authori
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Sealed copies of the interim injunction order were posted at the airport at around 2:30 pm.
Starting from 2 pm Wednesday, the airport began to require all passe上海楼凤品茶微信
ngers to show their identity documents and flight information before entering the airport.
Some protesters have been holding unauthorized public assemblies at the airport since Aug 9 and seriously o
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ernational Airport handled an average of 200,000 travelers each day in 2018.
Abe as fruitful, Kono said Japan is expecting a state visit by Xi next spring and is will
ing to work with China “in various fields and face global challenges shoulder to shoulder”.上海千花网品茶微信
Zhou Yongsheng, a professor and deputy director of the Japanese Studies Center at Ch
ina Foreign Affairs University, said, “As Sino-Japanese relations have shown signs o
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m competition to collaboration under the guidance of the strategic dialogue mechanism. Promo
ting Sino-Japanese ties will benefit the peace and prosperity of Asia and improve global governance.”上海千花网
Noriyoshi Ehara, chief economist of Japan’s Institute for Inte
rnational Trade and Investment, said one perspective aris
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IMF report shows a pattern of stability that undercuts US charge against China
China’s stance that it did not manipulate its currency is based on solid ground, and the country’s f上海千花网品茶微信
irm resolve to refrain from competitive devaluation and to promote the coordination of int
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inese yuan had been broadly in line with sound economic fundamentals for the medium term and th
at Chinese monetary authorities had barely intervened in the foreign exchange market.上海千花网品茶微信
The report, released on Friday in Washington, was seen as supporting Ch
ina’s objection to being labeled “a currency manipulator” by the United State
s Treasury Department on Aug 5, according to officials and experts from home and abroad.
make another check on prisoners who are on suicide watch.
Online media registration for the second China International Import Expo opened on Friday.上海乌托邦女神会所
The registration system at media.ciie.org will be accessible until September 30.
When registering for a media pass, foreign journalists who will be travelling to China to cover the event need to spe
上海乌托邦cify their outlet in the “foreign media organizations” listing under the media organization category, and select the “for
eigners for temporary stay in China” option when entering their personal information.
After signing up online, the system will generate a confirmation letter f上海乌托邦
or foreign journalists to apply for a J-2 visa at Chinese embassies, consulates or visa age
上海乌托邦女神会所ncies authorized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China in their countries.
Resident foreign journalists in China will also need to register in the system, and selec
t the “foreigners for permanent stay in China” option when filling out their information.上海乌托邦
Epstein was housed in the Special Housing Unit, even as guards are requir
上海乌托邦女神会所ed to remove prisoners on suicide watch from the unit, according to a Twitter post by Preet Bharara, a former US
Attorney for the Southern District of New York. The SHU separates inmates such as accused sex of
fenders deemed likely to be harmed by other prisoners from the general population.上海乌托邦
Epstein had been confined to the correctional center while he appealed a district judge’s refusal to let him
live under 24-hour guard in his opulent townhouse on Manhattan’s Upper East Side
arly warnings. Also, residents－especially those living in old communities, construction si
上海夜网tes, tourist attractions and places easily affected by geographic hazards－should be transported to safe shelters.
Zhejiang’s flood control authority issued an emergency notice on Thursday to raise the typhoon r
esponse to Level 3. In Taizhou, one of the province’s coastal cities, nearly all fishing boats docked at the port.上海夜网
In Xiangshan of Ningbo, a traditional fishing hub in Zhejiang, over 2,700 fishing boats have ret
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Shanghai’s flood control department also issued an emergency notice to lower the wa
ter level in rivers and check drainage networks, pumping stations and related facilities.上海夜网
The notice reminded all districts to check underground spaces including garages, shopping malls, constru
ction sites, and entrances and exits of rail stations to reinforce advertising billboards, air condition
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Jiangsu has issued warnings to brace for strong winds, rainstorms and temperature drops since Friday.
The provincial meteorological administration said large-sca上海夜网
le indoor and outdoor activities should be suspended and precarious buildings sho
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Yutu 2’s scientific missions include surveying terrain, detecting minerals
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d is in good condition after traveling 271 meters, according to China National Space Administration.
In a statement sent to China Daily on Thursday, the administration said the rover, China’s second m上海夜网女神会所
ovable robot on the moon after Yutu, was switched to dormant mode at around 5:50 pm on Wed
nesday after receiving signals from ground control. Yutu 2 is part of the Chang’e 4 robotic probe.