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Yet, has its
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conomy, including industrial production. Instead, the US leader’s decision to impose a
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Also, the US is vulnerable to suffering greater damage if there is t
urmoil in the financial sector since the US economy depends more heavily on it than China.
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n June, faces increasing threat of recession. Could anything other than waning co上海夜生活
nfidence in the economy have prompted the US Federal Reserve to sharply cut interest rates?
More importantly, the US should learn something from China. From being an impoverished and backward agricultural c
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on the most important items, the intention
of this show is to present a panorama. “We selected whole sets of jade found in cemeteries and put them on display at the same time,” h
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Axe-shaped artifacts called yue-common symbols of power-were found in Liangzhu. Whe
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e corner of the axe looks like the earliest example of a “logo” marked on a Chinese product.
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e commonly praised for their elegance. Threads of tubular jade pieces,
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ore than 133,000 hectares of farmland have been
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ologies to enable the crop to play a more important role in the local economy, Yang said.
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n hectares, a year-on-year rise of more than 667,000 hectares, which would be the fourth consecutive year of gro
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ncourage planting of the crop. The policies will include increasing subsidies to farm
ers and developing new soybean species over the next few years to raise domestic production.
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ear and to 10 million hectares by 2022, with per-hectare production and quality also being boosted.
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lying on imports, with more than 80 percent of such produce coming from countries such as Brazil and the United States.
In comparison, China is almost self-sufficient in rice, wheat and corn – the nation’s
three major crops – with domestic production meeting more than 98 percent of total demand.
Last year, China’s soybean imports reached 88 million metric ton
s, more than twice the level in 2009, but a decline of about 8 percent compared with the previo
us year – the first fall since 2011 – due to outbreaks of African swine fever. This led to declining demand for soybean me
al, a major byproduct used for pig feed, along with a slump in imports from the US due to increased tariffs on soybe
ans imposed by Beijing, according to the General Administration of Customs.
Imports from Brazil exceeded 66 million tons last year, accounting for 75 percent of the total, fo
llowed by those from the US, which fell by more than 16 million tons, a drop of about 50 percent year-on-year.
Amid rising domestic production, soybean imports have continued to fall this year. A total of 31.7 million tons were impo
rted in the first five months, a year-on-year fall of 12.2 percent, according to the ministry. Imports from the US fell ye
ar-on-year by 70.6 percent in the first four months to 4.3 million tons, the ministry said.
Trump, a Republican who has made cracking down on illegal imm
igration a centerpiece of his administra
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r and concerns about children being separated from adults by border officials.上海夜生活
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ng on the subject on Friday at the US House of Representatives, some Democra ts said they feared the forthcoming arrests could result in more immigrant children being separated from their families.上海夜生活品茶微信
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s of “crowding, the prolonged detention, some of the hygiene that the children are supposed to have.”
Costello said it would be “impossible” to meet required standards under “the conditions that we saw there.”
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Allen, Texas, on Friday along with journalists, who have generally been denied access to detained immigrants.
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or covered with thin aluminum blankets. A few toys lay about, and some watched television.
The Trump administration has increased pressure on the govern上海夜生活
ments of Mexico and several Central American countries to stem the flow of migrants reaching the US border.
Trump is to meet with Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales at the White House on Monday for talks on immigrati
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ich could prevent many from applying in the United States, according to officials in both governments.
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cially those involved in expedited hearings, do not receive proper notice of their court dates.
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d this week to stop the arrests going ahead, asking a court to prevent the deportation of
asylum-seeking families who missed their court dates until they at least get a hearing.
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A rescue operation was still underway Thursday after a strong tornado hit a city in North
east China’s Liaoning province Wednesday, leaving six people dead, 190 injured and 9,900 affected.
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ck the city of Kaiyuan around 5:15 pm Wednesday, the publicity department of the city government said.
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The rescuers, working in 10 teams, are racing against time to search for trapped people,
treat the injured, settle down the affected and restore electricity supply and road traffic.
An industrial park in the city’s west and its neighboring residential quarters were the worst-hit. 上海夜生活女神会所
On Thursday morning, rescuers were seen clearing debris and searching for potentially trapp
ed workers in the industrial park where more than a dozen factory buildings were damaged.
Shenzhen National High-Tech Zone plans to add an additional 2,000 high-tech enterprises to its premise
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e, totaling 159.48 sq km and comprising five industrial parks in Nanshan, Pingshan, Longgang, Bao’an and L onghua districts, will house more than 60 percent of Shenzhen’s total high-tech enterprises, meeting attendees were told.
Aiming to become a world-class high-tech park, the zone will cultivate a first-class ecosystem chain for facilitating the developm
ent of innovative businesses by bui上海夜生活 lding key infrastructures, labs, test bases, innovation incubators, research institutes and service agencies.
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In the next few years, the Nanshan park will speed up construction of t
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anshan park to house 15 high-tech firms, 12 of which will be listed companies.
The zone’s Pingshan park, occupying 51.6 square kilometers, is the largest among the five parks across the city. It is divided into the southern and nort
hern areas. The northern area features a new-energy industry headquarters while the southern area, where Shenzhen T
上海夜生活女神会所echnology University is located, is focused on education, intelligent manufacturing and innovative services.
In 2019, the Pingshan park will provide an additional 50,000 sq km of land for indust
rial development through urban rejuvenation and upgrading old industrial parks.
Shenzhen National High-Tech Zone, inaugurated in 1996, was transformed from Shenzhen Science and Technology Park, which was set up in 1985.
ineering, said the commercialization of 5G will reshape how software is applied to different industries, with cloud computing expected to play a bigger role in boost
上海夜生活女神会所ing efficiency in corporate governance and factory production. International cooper
ation is needed to better adapt to such a trend. Bill McDermott, CEO of German software and cloud giant SAP, called the Chinese market “the jew上海夜生活
el in the crown” for the company in an earlier interview and said the company is doubling down on its presence here.
“I will no
t be surprised if China becomes our largest market by 2025, with local companies scrambli上海夜生活 ng to upgrade their corporate management methods and factories with digital technologies,” McDermott said.
The technology giant delivered its best results in the country in 2018 and promised in January to pour more resourc
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or small and medium-sized enterprises and building up the local talent and infrastructure in China. Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Carrie Lam Ch
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s imposed greater downside risks for Hong Kong’s economy, and the governmen t should devote its energy to taking precautionary measures as well as making appropriate responses, Lam said.
Looking back at the past 22 years, Hong Kong has experienced some changes, ups and downs in the politi上海夜生活女神会所
cal, economic and social areas. Yet, Hong Kong has, generally speaking, remained stable and prosperous, she said.
Backed by the motherland and open to the world, Hong Kong has continued to leverag
e its unique advantages under the “one country, two systems” principle, said the chief executive.
Lam made the remarks at a reception to celebrate the 22nd anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to the motherland and the establishment of the HKSAR.
Every year, July 1 is an opportunity to look back on the past and look forward to a new year ahead for the SAR, she said.
“Serving over 7 million people in Hong Kong, we also have much to do in the future to improve people’s livelihoods,” said Lam.
That requires Hong Kong society to make plans together and work in concert, Lam said.
She also took note of the problems the city is currently facing, including the unstable
external environment and the unsolved trade conflicts between China and the United States.
border e-commerce for the first time, in order to panoramically present the Chinese industrial business chain.
The exhibition includes four main areas – an importer area, exporter area, integrat
ed service provider area and international area. Chen Haiquan, head of Guangdong Asia-Pacific E-commerce Research Institute, said cross-border e-commerce is considered an important engine of China’s innovation-driven development.
he ongoing 13th China International SME Fair, w
hich is being held from Oct 10 to 27 in Guang zhou, has organized four industrial exhibitions for visitors and professional buyers both from home and abroad.
Energy Conservation ExhibitionDate and Location: Oct 10-13; Poly World Trade Center Expo Energy-saving and emission-reduction projects are endowed with even higher and
new requirements in 2016, the beginning of China’s 13th Five-Year Plan (2016-20). The E nergy Conservation Exhibition, held annually, is the largest and most influential gala of its kind in Guangdong province. This year’s event provided 280 international-standard booths in an area of more than 5,600 square meters.
Textile and Apparel Exhibition Date and Location: Oct 10-13; Poly World Trade Center Expo Along with the advan
cement of science and technology, and the flourishing development of internet plus industries, traditional garment com panies have in recent years grown more interested in a new and vibrant sector – smart clothing. This year’s Textile and Apparel Ex
hibition set up a specific exhibition area for smart clothing, in a bid to help integrate both the up – and downstream of the industrial chain.
Smart Building Materials and Home Decorations Fair Date and Location: Oct 16-20; Guangzhou International Sourcing Center To help companies start and expand export trade globally, thi
s year’s Smart Building Materials and Home Decorations Fair will gather worldwide purchasing resources and work with professional financi
al institutions to provide a one-stop integrated export service, which includes customs clearance, foreign exchange and tax reimbursement, as well as sea, air and land logistics.
Intelligent Manufacturing and Equipment Exhibition Date and Location: Oct 24-27; Guangzhou International Sourcing Center This year’s Intelligent Manufacturing and Equipment Exhibition set up 600 international-standard booths in an area of 17,500 square meters. It is expected to attra
ct 300 exhibitors and over 60,000 professional visitors. There are 66 medical service institutions in the area, including two top level public hospitals.
It has also become one of few Chinese industries that can lead the world.
According to a related leaders summit held on Oct 11, the volume of China’s cross-border e-commerce transactions reached 5.4 trillion yuan in 2015, up 28.6 perc
ent year-on-year. As of June this year, the volume reached 2.6 trillion yuan, up 30 percent over the same period last year.
US states continue to value trade relations with China, despite ongoing tensions at the i
nternational level, and they hope tension
s will be resolved through negotiations. “I’m very optimistic on the China-US trade relationship,” Cyrus Habib, lieutena
nt governor of Washington, said in an inter view with China Daily as he was attending the Fifth China-US Governors Forum in Lexingt
on, Kentucky, last week. China is the state of Washington’s top trading partner, with more than 20 percent of the state’s expor
ts going to China, and around 30 percent of its imports came from China in 2018, accordin
g to the US Census Bureau. “It’s truly something that touches every part of our state,” said Habib. “And that went from the i
nformation communication technology sector and manufacturing sector all the way to the agricultural industry and tourism.”