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The typhoon also halted ferry services between Xiamen and Kinmen in Taiwan, and between

Pingtan and Taiwan’s Taichung. A total of 124 flights have been canceled at Xiamen airport.上海夜生活女神会所

South China’s Guangdong province launched a level-IV emergency response, the

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ment issued a notice requesting fishing vessels in related waters to return to harbor for shelter.

The Guangdong Power Grid Corporation has deployed more than 300 power generatio上海夜生活

n vehicles and over 400 sets of satellite communication equipment for emergency repair.

China firmly opposes the United States’ new threat to impose additional tariffs on about $550 billion

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In a brief statement, the ministry said the US act is unilateral, trade protectionism, and using maximum pressure.

It violates the consensus reached between the top leaders of the two co上海夜生活女神会所

untries, severely undermines the multilateral trading system and normal internat

ional trade order, and Washington will eat the bitter fruits of its own action, the ministry said.

“Such unilateral and bullying acts of trade protectionism and extreme pressure ru上海夜生活

n counter to the consensus of the heads of state of China and the United States, and run

counter to the principles of mutual respect, equality and mutual benefit,” the spokesperson said.上海夜生活女神会所

The ministry urged Washington to immediately stop its wrongful deeds, otherwise it will “bear all the consequences.”

The ministry warned the US administration not to misj

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“China strongly urges the United States not to misjudge the situation, or underestimate the determination of the C

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irl does homework in an air-raid shelter at People’s Square in Chongqing, Southwest Chin

a, Aug 24, 2019. The air-raid shelters, once used to protect Chongqing residents from air attac

ks during wartime, have turned out to be an ideal place to escape from the scorching heat.

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Kim also said an imp 上海会所mission of the DPRK

 defense industry is to increase national defence capabilities in every way, the KCNA reported.

On Saturday morning, the DPRK fired two short-range ballistic missiles off its eastern coa 上海会所品茶微信

st in South Hamgyong Province, according to South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff.

 上海会所Saturday’s test marked the seventh missile launch by the DPRK sinc

e July 25 and the ninth this year, which came after the end of a joint annual military exercise

s between South Korea and the United States earlier this week.ver since radical demo 上海会所

nstrations broke out, Hong Kong’s economy has been severely affected, with finance, trade, tourism, and resta

urants suffering the most. Hong Kong needs to stop the violence and restore the economy right now.

 上海会所品茶微信Married men outnumber women when it comes to having a supportive att

itude toward stay-at-home fathers, showed a recent survey by the China Youth Daily.

Of the 1,987 married people surveyed, 52.4 percent of male 上海会所

respondents are supportive of men being a full-time ca

regiver of children, whereas the figure among women was slightly lower, standing at 45.8 percent. 上海会所

“The fact that dads are willing to be more involved in their children’s lives shows that the traditional mentality of ‘career husb

and and domestic wife’ is changing,” Zhang Baoyi, a professor on sociology at the Tianjin Academy of Social Sciences, tol

 上海会所品茶微信d the newspaper, adding that society is accepting diverse values and ways of parenting.

However, more mothers remain the one juggling their children while trying to stick to hou

sehold duties. Close to 36 percent of respondents said mothers are the primary caregiver, an 上海会所

d the proportion of fathers playing the role is only 16.7 percent, according to the poll.

The survey suggested that the stereotyped image of husbands being the bre 上海会所品茶微信

adwinner prevents fathers from doing so as nearly 60 percent expressed such concerns.

“To embrace the practice, we need to recognize the contributions and val 上海会所品茶微信

ues of homemakers,” said Zhang, believing the stereotype will change as society evolves.

Among the respondents, 45.7 percent were men, and 89.2 percent had children.

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China will link the personal mortgage loan rate to a new lending rate reference, starting fr

om Oct 8, to make it more flexible and market-driven, the central bank said in a statement on Sunday.上海419论坛

For purchasing the first house, individual borrowers of new mortgage loan will pay an intere

上海419论坛品茶微信st rate of no less than 4.85 percent – it is the five-year loan prime rate, or LPR, th

e new reference of bank lending reported by the People’s Bank of China, the central bank, on Aug 20.

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entage point above the LPR, which will be 5.45 percent, said the statement.

The existing mortgage loans, with the contracts signed earlier than Oct 8, will keep the old interest rates unchanged, it added.

上海419论坛品茶微信”That is almost at the same level of the current lowest person

al mortgage loan rate,” a spokesman with the PBOC said. “Compare with the si

tuation before the reform, the interest expense will be basically unchanged for borrowers.”上海419论坛

Liu Guoqiang, a vice-governor of the PBOC, said at a press

上海419论坛品茶微信conference last week that even under the new interest ra

te scheme, the rate for mortgage loans will not be lower, as the government will not ease the

real estate control policy nor “use real estate as a tool to stimulate short-term economic growth”.上海419论坛

The new method to set mortgage loan rate is part of the market-driven reform of the cou

ntry’s overall interest rate system, which made a remarkable progress on Au上海419论坛品茶微信

g 17. It decided to use the LPR, the price of loans banks offer to their best clients, as a new

reference for bank loans, instead of the existing one-year benchmark lending rate.

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Regarding Britain’s co 上海乌托邦the detention, Geng

 said the incident is purely China’s domestic affairs since the man is not a British citizen but a Hong Kong resident.

On Wednesday, the All-China Journalists Association made a statemen 上海乌托邦

t on the random blockade and malicious obstruction of Chen Xiaoqian by a small num

 上海乌托邦品茶微信ber of Hong Kong reporters on Tuesday afternoon. Chen, who works for Guangdong Radio and Television Station, was co

nducting an on-site interview at the Hong Kong Police Headquarters’ news conference.

The association condemned the Hong Kong reporters’ interference in Chen’s professional duties. 上海乌托邦

The “contraction” trend is becoming increasingly prominent in the United States’ foreign policy thanks to its “Am

erica first” approach. Once the major provider of global public goods, the US is becoming a penny-pinching country focu

 上海乌托邦sed solely on its national interests and thus weakening its international leadership.

Yet despite the contraction of its diplomacy, the US has gone on th

e offensive on particular issues, trade being the most prominent. Launching tra 上海乌托邦

de wars against nearly all major economies such as China, the European Union and Japan, the White House is

using the trade brawls to appeal to the US leader’s base even though tariff-slapping at will, and 上海乌托邦品茶微信

without any reason, goes against established trade practices and the World Trade Organization’s rules.

 上海乌托邦Besides, the US administration has shown an inclination toward revisionism on the Taiwan question, with a number of pro-Taiwan of

ficials holding key decision-making positions in the US. The US leader’s phone call to Taiwan leader Tsai Ingwe

n and his statement to substantially improve “US-Taiwan relations”, together with the US’ other provocativ

e moves including sailing aircraft carriers through the Taiwan Straits and endorsing laws such as the Taiwan Tr 上海乌托邦品茶微信

vel Act and Asia Reassurance Initiative Act of 2018 are all aimed at checking the Chinese mainland’s rise.

Since the US could try to ratchet up tensions across the Straits and

some separatist elements on the island could deman 上海乌托邦d “Taiwan independence” in a bid to r

estrain the mainland, Beijing should be fully prepared to deal with any eventuality.

China could play a key role in “re-globalization” 上海乌托邦

By listing China as a strategic competitor in its National Security Strategy report, released in December 2017, the US admini

stration has dealt a serious blow to Sino-US relations. Equally importantly, the report 上海乌托邦品茶微信

also reflects the US elites’ ideological bias against China as well as their anxiety over China’s rise

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ing gap between increased spending and the slower expansion of income, some local governments, especially at the co

unty level, are facing fiscal pressure. But the central government will transfer more funds to local go 上海龙凤1314女神会所

vernments to ensure stable fiscal spending and further implement tax and fee cuts, the ministry said.

 上海龙凤1314By the end of July, local governments had issued 2.55 trillion yuan in new b

onds for the year, accounting for 82.8 percent of the annual quota of 3.08 trillion yuan.

A quota of 2.15 trillion yuan for local governments’ special bonds-mainly meant to s 上海龙凤1314

upport infrastructure projects-had been 65 percent used up by the end of July, the Ministry of Finance said.

Market speculation is that there will be additional bond quota space to bolster fiscal spending in coming months. But a seni 上海龙凤1314女神会所

or official at the Financial Department of the Ministry of Finance said in an interview this week: “It is unlik

 上海龙凤1314ely that the government will raise the quota for local government bonds, or for the special bonds.”

Local government special bonds are seen as an important measur

e to support infrastructure investment, and they also are not included in local 上海龙凤1314

budgeted debt. The annual quota was set by the Government Work Report in March.

About 1.55 trillion yuan in local government special bonds had been iss 上海龙凤1314女神会所

ued in the first half, the Ministry of Finance said. The remaining 600 billion yuan

issuance must be finished by September-a State Council requirement to speed financing for key projects.

China should have an expansionary and much stronger fiscal policy in order to inc 上海龙凤1314

rease public spending and prevent a further slowing of economic growth, said Yu Yo

ngding, a senior economist at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. Yu spoke at a recent forum.

The fiscal deficit ratio, which may surpass the government target of 2.8 per 上海龙凤1314女神会所

cent of GDP this year, should be compensated by issuing more central government

bonds, said Yu, who also suggested the central bank lower interest rates for the bond issuance.

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ue to their cost advantage and rapidly growing domestic demand driven by income growth form the basis of their expan

上海会所ding scales. But the greatest factor driving Chinese enterprises’ continuous development is innovation.

Reform will promote innovation. Innovation will generate new demand and prompt Chinese enterprises to impr

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hange their long-term dependence on low-end products, the Chinese companies, with the government’s active h

elp, have invested more in research and development to facilitate their qualitative growth and expansion.上海会所

Last year, China’s total investment in R&D accounted for 2.18 percent of GDP, equivalent to the average of OECD countries, with the average R&D intensity o

上海会所f high-tech enterprises and A-share listed companies being about 3 percent and 4.87 percent.

Higher R&D investment has increased the enterprises’ capacity for independent innovation and competition advantage.

In particular, since the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China in November 2012, which for上海会所

mulated the innovation-driven development strategy and five new development concepts, Chinese en

上海会所品茶微信terprises have increased R&D investment and achieved remarkable breakthroughs in core technologies. In

fields as important as aviation, railways and 5G technology, Chinese enterprises have even taken a leading position.

Huawei is a good example of an innovation-driven high-tech Chinese company.上海会所

For years Huawei’s R&D intensity has been above 14 percent. In actual terms, Huawei’s R&D investment las

上海会所品茶微信t year was 101.5 billion yuan ($14.77 billion)-the fifth-highest in the world and more than that of Microsoft, Apple an

d Intel. Also, by the end of last year, Huawei had more than 87,800 global patents. No wonder Huawei’s R&D in

vestment and abundant innovation have placed Huawei at 61 on the 2019 Fortune Global 500 list.上海会所品茶微信

And despite Washington preventing US companies from selling components to Hua

wei in the first half of this year, the company’s mobile phone shipment grew continuously.

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applying or trying to apply modern information technology to improve production and ope

rations. The Internet Plus strategy has helped expedite the integration of enterprises and the inte上海会所品茶微信

net. And many enterprises have achieved rapid growth by making use of innovative business models thanks to IT.

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n May, a medical team 上海千花网zed by the Re

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

“Most of the programs have been carried out since 2017, follow

ing the proposal of the Belt and Road Initiative (in 2013),”

Liu said. “Humanitarian assistance is badly needed in many countries involved in the 上海千花网品茶微信

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.

In neighboring Pakistan, an emergency center established by the foundation in Gwadar in 上海千花网

cooperation with the Pakistani Red Crescent Society has also won the praise of locals, Liu said.

As of the end of April, three medical assistance teams sent by the Red 上海千花网品茶微信

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.

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Port calls often serve as a barometer of China-US ties. Last year, China canceled the vi

sit to Hong Kong of amphibious assault ship USS Wasp after Washington approved a $上海会所

330 million sale of military equipment to Taiwan and sanctioned the Chinese military over a Russian arms deal.

上海会所品茶微信In 2016, aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis and four ships in its strike group were denied port visits to Hong Kong after t

he US criticized China’s activities in the South China Sea. China also denied similar visits by US warships in 2014 and 2007.

Warship port calls to Hong Kong are defense and diplomatic affairs t上海会所

hat require special permission by the central government in Beijing, according to the Basic

Law of the HKSAR. The Hong Kong government is tasked with hosting and carrying out the details of such events.

Port call activities typically consist of diplomatic exchanges, repairs, refueling, restocking of supplies and local tours, sho上海会所品茶微信

pping and other friendly and relaxing activities. The Consulate General of the United States in Hong Kong and Macao is task

ed with submitting requests and other information regarding US naval port calls.

Li Haidong, a professor of US studies at China Foreign Affairs University, said the US Navy has a long track record of port visits上海会所

to Hong Kong given its strategic location, and requests for such visits must be submitted in advance.

“Hong Kong has been in turmoil for months now. Coincidence or n

上海会所品茶微信ot, the US Navy couldn’t have picked a more terrible time for a port call. It feels highly su

spicious and does not take the feelings of the Chinese people into consideration,” Li said.

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etailed view of a floral a上海后花园ing “Flowertime” eve

The Flowertime festival is a biennial initiative launched in 2013 by the City of Brussels and the ASBL (non-profit organi

zation) Tapis de Fleurs de Bruxelles. Themed “A World of Floral Emotions”, more than 30 top florists fro上海后花园

m 13 countries decorated rooms of Brussels City Hall, a UNESCO masterpiece of Gothic architecture.

上海后花园女神会所Brussels famous Grand Place hosted the occasion with a stunning flower arch com

posed of 500 fuchsias. This year, the artistic direction is once again in the hands of the world-famous Floraliën, and th

e renowned Manneken Pis have been dressed up by the floral artist Geoffroy Mottart.上海后花园

Foreign government officials and experts slammed the violence perpetrated by rad

ical protesters in China’s Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and voiced supp上海后花园

ort for the legitimate actions taken by the HKSAR government and local police to restore order.

上海后花园女神会所Mohammad Faisal, a spokesman for Pakistan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said Hong Kong affairs are completely China

‘s internal affairs, and Pakistan understands the actions taken by the Chinese central government and the HK

SAR government to uphold national sovereignty and maintain the city’s prosperity and stability.上海后花园

Helen Sham-Ho, a former Australian politician, said the current chaotic situation in Hong Kong is damaging its pros

perity, adding that there is no doubt that the priority is to regain order and police have the right to uphold law and order.

Michael Borchmann, a law expert and former government official from German上海后花园女神会所

y, said that the purpose of the ongoing protests in Hong Kong is to stir up chaos and turmoil in the city, and is

not a response to the draft extradition bill, Nouvelles d’Europe cited him as saying.

Borchmann said it is true that freedom of speech and freedom of assembly are prot上海后花园女神会所

ected by law in Hong Kong, but this doesn’t give people the right to use violence to i

mpose on the freedoms of others. Criticism of China by some voices in the Western media was irrelevant, he added.

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Serving the people: 上海夜网mission alivectures in front

Party motto inspired by young soldier keeps educating members in new era

XI’AN-Serving the people wholeheartedly-this is

the motto of the Communist Party of China (CPC), the world’s largest ruling party. 上海夜网

In an education campaign themed “stay true to our founding mission”, which has been carried out nationwide since May, all CPC

members and officials are required to bear in mind the phrase and act accordingly. 上海夜网女神会所

The expression “serving the people” originated from a speech by late Chinese leader Ma

o Zedong in September 1944 in memory of a soldier, Zhang Side, renowned for

his lofty morality for serving the people wholeheartedly and sacrificing for the benefit of the people. 上海夜网

The speech has had a profound impact on the history of the CPC, and “serv

 上海夜网女神会所ing the people wholeheartedly” became the fundamental purpose of the Party.

Seventy-five years on, Zhang’s stories have been eulogized by generations of Chinese, and his spirit has been passed on.

Role modelBorn in an impoverished peasant family in Sichuan province in 1915, Zhang joined the New Fourth Army in 上海夜网

1933 and the CPC four years later. Throughout the Long March, Zhang fought bravely in battles and was injured seve

ral times. He also worked very hard while in Yan’an, a revolutionary base of the CPC in the 1940s.

On Sept 5, 1944, Zhang was working in a kiln with several soldiers when suddenly, the kiln coll 上海夜网女神会所

apsed. Zhang pushed a soldier out of the kiln, resulting in him being buried. He died at the age of 29.

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