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

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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

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

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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

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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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Adjusting reserve levels can allow a central back to avoid wild fluctuations in its curren

上海乌托邦cy by affecting the exchange rate and increasing demand for the country’s own currency, boosting its value.

When other university students enjoy summer vacation, one 20-year old woman is

busying herself with an unusual online career in Changsha, Central China’s Hunan province.上海乌托邦

Taught to be independent in 18 by her mother, Wei Shufen, a performance major fa

scinated with the process of eating, started producing web videos on food as a freshman.

上海乌托邦品茶微信Cooperating with classmates skilled at video shooting and editing, Wei develop

ed series with 2 million fans, eventually receiving some commercial video production orders.

A meatball video titled “I like to eat hot pot” attracted tens of t

housands of people to visit a store on Taobao, China’s largest e-commerce platform.上海乌托邦品茶微信

Financially independent as a sophomore, Wei is optimistic about

her new identity as an anchor on Taobao and expects a brighter future.

上海乌托邦Orange alert issued as powerful Lekima churns its way toward Zhejiang province

A strong typhoon is forecast to either hit the coastal areas of East China’s Zhejiang province or

move northward along the coast on Saturday, according to China National Meteorological Center.上海乌托邦品茶微信

As of 5 pm on Thursday, Typhoon Lekima was 630 kilometers from southeast Wenli

ng city, Zhejiang province, with wind speeds reaching 208 kilometers per hour at its center.

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enness has helped build comprehensive partnerships both with developing and developed economies. Besides, the AIIB has

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h them including the World Bank, ADB and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.上海乌托邦

The governance structure and decision-making process of the AIIB are based on multilateralism.

上海乌托邦品茶微信And despite China theoretically having a veto on significant issues by virtue of being the largest (ab

out 30 percent) shareholder, it has never used it even once-and would never use it without reason.

China has helped establish the AIIB to facilitate global development and regional con上海乌托邦

nectivity. And through the AIIB, China has been promoting constructive reforms in the global fin

上海乌托邦品茶微信ncial system and development institutions, without having any intention to replace them.

And fourth, the AIIB blueprint focuses on cautiously but professionally advancing development in a

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ational finance and it would be irresponsible to carry out random “social experiments” in global development.

上海乌托邦品茶微信The AIIB has prudently weighed the different and diverse requests from both developed and developing member econ

omies before taking any decisions so that the future of the projects are not jeopardized.

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ed its governance capability in accordance with global norms, built an institutional cult

上海乌托邦ure, and formed dozens of professional teams. In the process, the bank has accumulated abundant expe

riences in investing in and maintaining sustainable infrastructure facilities. No wonder it has received the high

est credit ratings from the world’s three biggest rating agencies-Standard& Poor’s, Moody’s and Fitch.上海乌托邦

上海乌托邦品茶微信The author is an associate professor at the School of Government, and director of the Center for BRICS Cooperation Stud

ies at Beijing Normal University. The views don’t necessarily represent those of China Daily.

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White House economic上海乌托邦udlow stated it is “v

ery, very important” for Beijing to “move immediately, quickly” on agricultural purchases, ev

en though he said there is “no timeline” and urged quality, not speed, for the negotiations.上海乌托邦

The immediate question of what comes next, however, may easily produce another round of foot-dragging.

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ther hand, wants all tariffs to be removed as a precondition for a deal, which was not where the negotiations left off.

But then its perceptions of goodwill are no doubt fragile given the timing of substantial distractive factors in overall bilat上海乌托邦

eral relations, such as the disturbances in Hong Kong and US arms sales to Taiwan.

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ns to be seen. It will require realism and pragmatism from both.Zhang Ronghua, 89, and his gra

ndson Zhang Guoqing are the only inheritors of traditional oil-paper umbrella making in Xiangyang village. Xia上海乌托邦品茶微信

ngyang village has an over 400-year history of making handcrafted oiled paper umbrellas with bamboo stands. Made of oile

上海乌托邦d paper and bamboo frame, oil-paper umbrella is a traditional Chinese handicraft. The craftsmanship includes more than 80 procedures of so

phisticated techniques. Other than its utility, oil-paper umbrella is also indispensable in local traditional weddings.

Over the past 5,000 years, history has recorded the rise and fall of kingdoms and dynasties. One hundred and fifty years ago, the West c上海乌托邦品茶微信

onquered the world but failed to conquer the hearts of Chinese. Now, Uncle Sam is seeking unilateralism by abandoning world or

上海乌托邦品茶微信ders since World War II, but they encountered resistance all over the world, especially from China,” said Wang Y

aoheng, one of 12 contestants in the annual English Speech Contest held by the College of Liberal Arts & Law of

Dalian Minzu University on June 28. He made no secret of his admiration of Chinese culture.上海乌托邦

“After being informed of the speech contest, I was very excited about it. As a Chinese youth, I long for an opportunity to exp

ress my love for the culture of our motherland. In addition, this is also a fight back to those who turn a deaf ear to bo上海乌托邦品茶微信

th affairs at home and abroad. I want to tell them that we college students are not a “spoi

led generation, we are not the kind of know-nothing-but-pleasure” generation, Wang said.

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With the summer vacation fast approaching, a number of coming-of-age dramas are fl

ooding to TV channels and streaming sites in a bid to grab youngsters’ attention.上海乌托邦品茶微信

So far, the biggest hits include Unrequited Love, a 24-episode series about an ordinary girl who has a secret crush on a top student.

上海乌托邦Adapted from the namesake best-selling novel written by Liu Wanhui, perhaps better known by her pseu

donym, Bayue Chang’an, Unrequited Love has garnered a score of 8.6 points out of 10 on the streaming site Tencent Video.

Put Your Head on My Shoulder is another example that reflects the rising popularity of youth-oriented romance dramas.上海乌托邦品茶微信

Adapted from a best-selling novel written by Zhao Qianqian, the heartwarming story chronicles the chaos caused when a bumbl

上海乌托邦ing young graduate confused about her future and a genius physics student end up accidentally living together.

The drama has recently obtained an 8 points out of 10 score on Douban, making it the highest-ranked in its genre on the site.

 series Blowing in the Wind about a university mountaineering club has just been released on livestreaming site Youku.

Thai actor Chanon Santinatornkul, 23, who is known for the 2017 Thai film Bad Genius, leads the cast of the TV series.上海乌托邦品茶微信

Santinatornkul showed up at a fan meeting in Beijing on July 2

, sharing his stories of filmingBlowing in the Wind, together with director Li Bingqiang.

Li says that the young actors are all trained to climb mountains before shooting.上海乌托邦品茶微信

“And even though the temperature was nearly 40 C when we f

ilmed, all the actors worked very hard to overcome the hot weather,” says Li.

a national television station in Thailand, is broadcasting Romance of the Three Kingdoms, a 1994 hit historical drama, on i

ts 2HD channel in prime time. The 84-episode show, which started on Monday, will run on weekdays this summer.

The rerun is part of the celebrations on the Thailand side to mark

the 44th anniversary of the establishment of China-Thailand diplomatic ties.

The 1994 show, dubbed into Thai by MVTV 25 years ago, was a runaway success in the country and many chara

cters in the show, like Liu Bei, Cao Cao and Zhuge Liang, have become household names in Thailand.

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Though progress has been made in tax and fee cuts, Fu

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or applying tax-cut bonuses and a lack of sufficient supervision for irregularities.上海乌托邦上海品茶 

Authorities should have a deep understanding of the important role for tax cut

上海乌托邦 s and fee reductions in stimulating market entities and promoting high-quality econ

omic development, while improving policies and measures to enhance governance and manage emerging issues, said Fu.

hina on Thursday urged the United States to cease its

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This came as 96 percent of 314 business representatives stated their opposition to the US’ propos

ed tariffs on $300 billion worth of Chinese goods. They testified during hearings in Washington, which concluded on Tuesday.上海乌托邦上海品茶

Gao Feng, spokesman of the Ministry of Commer上海乌托邦ce, said the US side should listen carefully to the voices of the industry and end its wrong practices.

The US side should address problems through equal dialogue and cooperation with China, which is in the interest of the two sides and the rest of the world,上海乌托邦 Gao said at a regular news conference.

He said that China also urges the US to immediately lift the measures that contain

and sanction Chinese companies, in order to promote the steady and healthy development of China-US economic and trade relations.上海乌托邦上海品茶

China and the US have been locked in a trade dispute for months, exchanging hefty tariffs on each other’s imports.

After reaching an impasse, negotiators agreed on Monday to resume their cons

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The meeting, known as the Thin上海乌托邦女神会所is the res

esearch and p上海乌托邦女神会所olicy advice network for G20 countries. More than 400 think tank experts from the 20 countries sent a message in Tokyo that political lea

ders must adhere to the principles of multilateralism despite currents of anti-globalism and economic uncertainty.

Naoyuki Yoshino, chairman of T20 Japan and dean of the Asian Develop

ment Bank Institute, said the recommendations of the policy experts were based on theo

retical and empirical analysis, ensuring that G20 leaders received the most accurate advice.

“The G20 countries have taken steps closer to the new global goal of a sustaina

ble, inclusive and resilient society with the Paris Agreement and 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Devel

opment but still face challenges on the way ahead,” Yoshino said in the T20 Japan statement.

He said T20 Japan, through the work of its 10 policy task forces, had produced innovative

and evidence-based recommendations to guide the way forward for the global community.

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Companies are also introducing low-price options to

 attract the young consumer group. In late May, Qunar teamed up with 33 domestic and foreign carriers, including Air China, Chi

na Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Hainan Airlines, United Airlines and All Nippon Airways, to l

aunch discounted prices for students on more than 3,000 routes, along with the concept of student flight tickets.

Students who have registered successfully with their identific

tion documents on the platform will be able to book cheaper tickets. For instance, a one-way

flight ticket from Guangzhou to Beijing can be as cheap as 460 yuan ($66.7), which is about half of the price tag – 8

62 yuan – for a second-class seat on a high-speed train. Qunar said such low-price flight tickets compared with high-spee

d trains may change the travel habits of college students and create user stickiness.

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Designed and built by the China Academy of Launch

 Vehicle Technology, the Long March 11 is the only solid-fuel carrier

ocket in the Long March family, the pillar of the country’s space programs.

he Chinese economy has stayed on a trajectory of stable growth, and the country’s economic fundamentals will rem

ain positive in the long run, President Xi Jinping said in a written interview with Russian media.

On the eve of his state visit to Russia, Xi told TASS Russian News Agency and the Rossiyskaya Gazeta newspaper on Tues

day that China has all the necessary conditions, capability and confidence to deal with any risks or challenges.

Despite a slowdown in global growth and trade, the Chinese economy has h

ad a strong start this year with key economic indicators remaining in a proper range, he said.

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hipmakers including Intel, Qualcomm, Xilinx and Broad

roadcom will not supply Huawei until further notice, the report said.

However, blocking components to Huawei could also disrupt the businesses of American ch

ip heavyweights like Micron Technology and slow down the rollout of 5G wireless networks, Blo

omberg said, which in turn could hurt US companies that rely on the Chinese market.

In a Reuters report on Sunday, it said that Google has also suspended business with Huawei requiring the transfer of hard

ware, software and technical services, except those with open-source licenses publicly available.

Google China replied via email that the company is “complying with the order and reviewing the implications”, The Beijing News said.

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