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President, Duterte pledge efforts on code of conduct, sign deals on cooperation
?5～10元微信红包扫雷群419品茶微信President Xi Jinping said on Thursday that China and the Philippines should commit t
hemselves to push forward the Code of Conduct in the South China Sea so it can be finished as early as possible.
Xi made the remark when meeting with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who is on?5～10元微信红包扫雷群419
a five-day visit to China that started on Wednesday, at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing.
Xi described the code of conduct as a creative way to set rules for the resolution
?5～10元微信红包扫雷群419of the South China Sea issue. He called on the two countries to make joint efforts to put aside differences and exc
lude external disturbances in order to focus on cooperation and development to safeguard regional peace and stability.
He underlined the need for both countries to take bigger s
teps in the joint exploration of the oil and gas resources in the South China Sea.?5～10元微信红包扫雷群419品茶微信
The two countries announced on Thursday the establishment of an
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on the joint exploration for oil and gas in the South China Sea to strive for substantial progress at an early date.
?5～10元微信红包扫雷群419They also concluded six agreements, which involve areas such as cust
oms, higher education, science and technology and economic and social development.
On the bilateral relationship, Xi told Duterte he stands ready to work
with him to guide the sound development of Sino-Philippine relations to bring benefits to the?5～10元微信红包扫雷群419品茶微信
two nations and two peoples, and also to add positive energy to regional peace and stability.
He called on the two countries to strengthen synergy between the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative and the Philip
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eas of infrastructure construction, industrial parks, telecommunications and energy.?5～10元微信红包扫雷群419品茶微信
Duterte said he supports the peaceful resolution of the South
China Sea issue through cooperation instead of confrontation.
ption in China’s lower-tier cities to triple to $6.9 trillion by 2030. Th
e investment bank also found that consumers in smaller cities?5～10元微信红包扫雷群龙凤女神会所
are catching up with tier-one and tier-two markets in valuing quality over price.
?5～10元微信红包扫雷群龙凤”In this context, even as social network seems to be the missing piece of the puzzle for Ali
baba, the vast consumer market is not necessarily a zero-sum game,” Cao said, a
dding that various players can expand the pie together using respective growth strategies.
Traditional?5～10元微信红包扫雷群龙凤 Chinese culture is highlighted in the new textbooks on Chinese, hist
ory and ideology and politics for senior high school students in the coming semester.
?5～10元微信红包扫雷群龙凤女神会所”The new Chinese textbooks boast a selection of 67 classic works of ancient poetry
and prose that account for 49.3 percent of all articles,” said Wen Rumei, editor-in-chief of the new Chinese te
xtbooks, at a press conference held by the Ministry of Education (MOE) on Tuesday.?5～10元微信红包扫雷群龙凤
Besides content on politics, the economy, society and the rule of law, the ideology and
politics textbooks also attach importance to traditional Chinese culture.?5～10元微信红包扫雷群龙凤
“The textbooks offer a systematic exposition on traditional Chinese culture, ranging f
rom its origin, features and contemporary values to representative personages and i?5～10元微信红包扫雷群龙凤
mportant ideologies,” said Zhang Yibin, editor-in-chief of the ideology and politics textbooks.
?5～10元微信红包扫雷群龙凤女神会所The history textbooks will help students grasp the laws of history, pursu
e core socialist values and learn fine traditional Chinese culture, said Zhang Haipeng, edit
or-in-chief of the history textbooks.The quintessence of traditional Chinese culture can be found in the history?5～10元微信红包扫雷群龙凤
textbooks, including more than 100 great names in history, more than 80 classic works c
overing philosophy, technology, literature and law, over 50 major inventions as wel?5～10元微信红包扫雷群龙凤女神会所
l as over 40 works of calligraphy art, painting, music, dance and sculpture, Zhang said.
?percent of consumption in China occurs at night. In the past three years
, the country’s nighttime consumption has grown by 17 percent on average.5～10元微信红包扫雷群千花网女神会所
Authorities nationwide recently unveiled plans to “light up” cities after dusk. In Beijing, a series of policies were rolled
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ating hours of several subway lines every Friday, Saturday and Sunday, and later closi
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This month, Shanghai announced a list of cultural activities and tour routes, with 10
5 scenic spots, art galleries, museums and memorials across the city extending their
5～10元微信红包扫雷群千花网business hours, or presenting special late-night shows or night-tour programs.
Convenience store chain Bianlifeng, which was established in Dece
mber 2016, has already benefited from 24-hour operation at all its more than 800 outlets.5～10元微信红包扫雷群千花网
Zhou Zhou, director of the company’s daily distribution operation
s, said nighttime consumption has great potential, and all Bianlifeng outlets have
5～10元微信红包扫雷群千花网女神会所performed well after dusk. He cited a store near the Third North Ring Road in Bei
jing, whose post-10 pm sales account for about 30 percent of those for the entire day.
“In areas such as Zhongguancun, where there are many internet enterprises, convenie5～10元微信红包扫雷群千花网
nce stores act as late-night canteens for company employees who frequently work late,”
he said. “In some stores, the number of consumers at about midnight will account for 255～10元微信红包扫雷群千花网女神会所
percent of the peak in the daytime. A majority of them are born after the 1990s.”
However, Zhou said that while nighttime consumption in the bustling business district is strong, in s5～10元微信红包扫雷群千花网
ome communities, people are still not aware of the benefits of buying after dark.
Jiang said China has obvious advantages in developing it5～10元微信红包扫雷群千花网女神会所
s nighttime economy, with high security levels in cities at nig
ht and a large number of consumers. But such development is still in the early stages.
entanyl-related substances since it put the new list into use, such as o
?5～10元微信红包扫雷群会所verseeing delivery firms to make sure parcels are sent using
real names and asking customs to ramp up probes of suspicious international deliveries, Geng said.?5～10元微信红包扫雷群会所
“The data provided by the US Drug Enforcement Administration shows that after Chi
?5～10元微信红包扫雷群会所品茶微信na announced the listing of all fentanyl-related substances as controlled narcotics, US Cu
stoms and Border Protection reported only four cases of trafficking of the substances from China in th
e second quarter,” Geng said. “This shows that the measures China has taken are indeed effective.”?5～10元微信红包扫雷群会所
The number of people killed by fentanyl in the US, however, is still high, Geng said. “This speaks volumes ab
out the US opioid crisis arising from many factors, and that the root cause is not China.”
?5～10元微信红包扫雷群会所品茶微信he six newly established free trade zones in China will further facilitate high-level openi
ng-up and boost high-quality development through deeper reforms, the Ministry of Commerce said Monday.
The FTZs in this latest batch are located in Shandong, Jiangs?5～10元微信红包扫雷群会所
u, Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, Hebei, Yunnan and Heilongjiang.
Till now, 18 FTZs have sprung up across the country. Wang Shouwen, vi
?5～10元微信红包扫雷群会所品茶微信ce-minister of commerce, said the move shows the government’s resolve
to achieve high-level opening-up and support an opening world economy.
In order to better serve the overall strategy, the six FTZs will tap into their geographical advantages to deepen trade and eco?5～10元微信红包扫雷群会所
nomic cooperation with neighboring countries and regions, Wang said at a news conference.
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r trade, logistics and labor cooperation and to boost opening-up in the borde?5～10元微信红包扫雷群会所品茶微信
r areas, Wang said. The Heilongjiang FTZ will step up collaboration with Russia by facilitating t
he movement of people across the border and encouraging companies to expand overseas, he said.
?the protest route one hour before the protest started at 1 pm to avoid being inflicted again, a
fter the rail operator was criticized for offering free and exclusive ride home for the protesters.5～10元微信红包扫雷群乌托邦品茶微信
In calling for understanding from the passengers, MTR operations director Adi Lau
5～10元微信红包扫雷群乌托邦Tin-shing said in an open letter on Saturday that the decision to shut down part of
the Kwun Tong line prior to the protest was made after careful considerations of recent situations.
The MTR Corporation decided to suspend railway services on the active section and close some s5～10元微信红包扫雷群乌托邦品茶微信
tations in consideration of the safety of colleagues, passengers, and railway facilities, said Lau.
Recently, some radicals sabotaged CCTV cameras in MTR stations, interfer
5～10元微信红包扫雷群乌托邦ed with gate access, and even damaged station facilities and sprayed graffiti. They also t
hreatened the personal safety of those who tried to dissuade them. These inciden
ts have caused many frontline colleagues to feel that their personal safety was at risk, said Lau.5～10元微信红包扫雷群乌托邦
Lau hoped that the public of Hong Kong can step forward to raise thei
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ks, the MTR has tried many different ways to maintain a safe and orderly rail operation and the company welc
omes any suggestions to better cope with the current situation, Lau said.French President Emmanuel Mac5～10元微信红包扫雷群乌托邦
ron, US President Donald Trump, Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Ge
rman Chancellor Angela Merkel , Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Italy’s acting Prime Minister Giuseppe Co5～10元微信红包扫雷群乌托邦
nte and European Council President Donald Tusk attend a G7 working session on “International Economy and Trade,
and International Security Agenda” during the G7 summit in Biarritz, France, Aug5～10元微信红包扫雷群乌托邦品茶微信
BIARRITZ, France – French President Emmanuel Macron and US President Donald Trump said on Sunday that the mem
bers of the Group of Seven (G7) will each act on its own over the thorny issue of the Iranian nuclear deal.5～10元微信红包扫雷群乌托邦
“There is no formal mandate at G7. We will continue to act, each in his own role,” Macron told reporters at the G7 su
mmit. “G7 is an informal club. We do not give formal mandate to this one or that one.”5～10元微信红包扫雷群乌托邦品茶微信
Earlier in the day, Macron told French television LCI, “we agreed on what we wanted to say jointly on Iran”. “Everyone wan
ts to avoid a conflict, US President Donald Trump was extremely clear on that point,” he said.
China firmly opposes the United States’ new threat to impose additional tariffs on about $550 billio
n worth of Chinese imports, a spokesperson of the Ministry of Commerce said on Saturday.In a brief statem5～10元微信红包扫雷群419品茶微信
ent, the ministry said the US act is unilateral, trade protectionism, and using maximum pressure.It violates the con
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mines the multilateral trading system and normal international trade order, and Washington will eat the bitter fruit
s of its own action, the ministry said.”Such unilateral and bullying acts of trade protectionism and extreme pres5～10元微信红包扫雷群419品茶微信
sure run counter to the consensus of the heads of state of China and the United States, and run counter to the principles of
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ediately stop its wrongful deeds, otherwise it will “bear all the consequences.”The ministry warned the US a5～10元微信红包扫雷群419
dministration not to misjudge the situation, nor to underestimate the determination of the Chinese peo
5～10元微信红包扫雷群419品茶微信ple.”China strongly urges the United States not to misjudge the situation, or underestimate the determination of the Chi
nese people. It must immediately stop its erroneous practices, or bear all the consequences,” the spokesperson sa
id.ow dare it? That was the message from the United States leader, who, announ5～10元微信红包扫雷群419
cing extra tariffs on $550 billion worth of Chinese imports, declared that China “should not” have put tariffs on a furth
er $75 billion of US products.Since China’s tariffs were in retaliation to the US’ tariffs on $300 billion of Chinese5～10元微信红包扫雷群419品茶微信
imports, clearly what he described as a “politically motivated” move has put his nose out of joint.
?the 12th China-Northeast Asia Expo, which opened Friday in Changchun, capital of Jilin province.
Calling Northeast Asia one of the world’s most dynamic regions for development, Xi said f5～10元微信红包扫雷群夜网
avorable conditions for strengthening regional cooperation there have been accumulating.
5～10元微信红包扫雷群夜网The biennial event, launched in 2005, has long facilitated cooperati
on among Northeast Asian economies. This year’s expo runs through Tuesday.
The expo‘s theme emphasizes enhancing mutual trust and cooperation to create beautiful prospects for the region, refl5～10元微信红包扫雷群夜网女神会所
ecting the common aspiration to pursue regional prosperity and development, Xi said.
The Czech Republic also will hold a theme day during the expo to promote commerc5～10元微信红包扫雷群夜网
ial connections between China and partners involved in the Belt and Road, particularly with Central and East
5～10元微信红包扫雷群夜网女神会所ern European Countries, said Zhang Kaiming, deputy secretary-general of the Jilin provincial government.
“Diversified regional cooperation has not only led to economic prosperity and sustainable
development, but also has significantly contributed to regional solidarity and stability,” said Zhang Wei, vice-5～10元微信红包扫雷群夜网
president of Beijing-based Chinese Academy of International Trade and Economic Cooperation.
The six-nation Northeast Asia region－China, Russia, Mongolia, the Democratic People’s R5～10元微信红包扫雷群夜网女神会所
epublic of Korea, the Republic of Korea and Japan－represents a market with a population of 1.7 billion and more t
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Bilateral trade between China and Russia rose 4.7 percent year-on-year to $61.13 billion between January and July, while FD
I inflows from Japan and the Republic of Korea to China jumped 69.7 percent and 12.6 pe5～10元微信红包扫雷群夜网女神会所
rcent year-on-year during the period, respectively, the Ministry of Commerce said.
ha, Foreign Minister of the Republic of Korea (ROK), who is here to at
tend the ninth meeting of foreign ministers of China, Japan and the ROK, in Beijing, capital of China, Aug5～10元微信红包扫雷群后花园
On the Korean Peninsula nuclear issue, Li said China, the ROK and Japan
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butions to a political resolution of the issue, denuclearization on the peninsula and lasting peace in the region.
Both Kang and Kono spoke positively of the results of the foreign ministers’ meeting an5～10元微信红包扫雷群后花园
d expressed expectations for the success of the China-ROK-Japan leaders’ meeting to be held before year’s end.
Kang said the ROK-China relationship is developing with good mo5～10元微信红包扫雷群后花园女神会所
mentum and her country is fully confident of their future cooperation.
5～10元微信红包扫雷群后花园Kono said his country is willing to work with China and push forward the lo
ng-term, healthy and stable development of Sino-Japanese relations.ctresses of
China’s Korean ethnic group perform at the 12th China-Northeast Asia Expo in Changchun5～10元微信红包扫雷群后花园女神会所
?Northeast China’s Jilin province, Aug 23, 2019. The five-day expo themed on “enhancing mutual trust and coope
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ith the Danish general election looming on 5 June, libertarian politician Joachim Olsen has found a clever way of winning his f
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Online banners by the Liberal Alliance seen by Pornhub users now feature the smiling 41-year old politician with the cap
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“We must be where the Danes are,” Joachim Olsen explained in an interview with the Danish daily Politiken.
Pornhub allows targeted ads based on the public’s interests. Olsen chose to place his ad in t
he “soft” category, saying that he and his campaign “has tried to hit there, where Danes are the most”.
?but the yuan’s share of global foreign exchange transactions is only 4 percent, ranking eighth i
n the world and lagging far behind major reserve currencies such as the dollar, euro, pound and the yen.5～10元微信红包扫雷群会所品茶微信
Thus Shenzhen needs to ease restrictions properly on capital account flow on a trial basis and, if it proves successful, expl
5～10元微信红包扫雷群会所ore reasonable methods and measures for supervision, while developing more yuan-denominated inv
estment instruments and stocks with the help of Hong Kong’s built-in advantages. This will promote the in
5～10元微信红包扫雷群会所ternationalization of the yuan and give other countries and regions more choices in terms of international currencies, as we
ll as better safeguard the stability of the global financial market and the security of China‘s foreign exchange re
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As such, Shenzhen, with the support of a new round of policies f
rom the central government, will expedite its development and become the leading city in5～10元微信红包扫雷群会所品茶微信
the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area and help build a brighter future for the area.
The author is dean of the Hainan University Belt and Road R
5～10元微信红包扫雷群会所esearch Institute. The views don’t necessarily represent those of China Daily.
The donation of a dead body or its organs is prohibited if the deceased h
as not previously formally consented. But that could change as lawmakers seek legal so5～10元微信红包扫雷群会所
lutions to ease the country’s severe shortage of organ donors and cadavers for research.
A proposed revision to the draft civil code made public on Thursday would li5～10元微信红包扫雷群会所品茶微信
ft the restriction by giving close relatives the right to decide on donation issues on be
half of their departed loved ones, as long as the deceased had not previously rejected that option.5～10元微信红包扫雷群会所
A revised draft of the code’s section on personal rights said spouses, adult c
hildren and parents of the deceased must all agree on donating a departed relative
5～10元微信红包扫雷群会所品茶微信’s body or organs for it to be legal. It has been submitted to the bimonthly session of the Nation
al People’s Congress Standing Committee, the top legislature, which opened Thursday, for a second review.
?participants involved in a project, so all culprits get their due punishment,” he said.
Zhai said ethical issues in science and technology were important because the development of h5～10元微信红包扫雷群夜网女神会所
ighly risky technologies such as brain science and artificial intelligence could affect the future of humanity.
“For example, the latest biological technologies such as gene editing can produc
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g a certain scientist the right to make such alterations at will in the name of curing a serious disease.
“Ethical standards do not impede the development of science and technology. Rat5～10元微信红包扫雷群夜网
her, they ensure the development is on the right path for the benefit of humankind.”
Qin Chuan, president of the Chinese Association for Laboratory Animal Sciences, said improved ethical supervisio
n was necessary to ensure the welfare of laboratory animals used in research on new drugs.5～10元微信红包扫雷群夜网女神会所
“But it is important for the development of science and technology for
5～10元微信红包扫雷群夜网the public good not to impose unnecessarily stringent ethical standards,” she said.
For example, scientists would, in principle, use lower-level animals for scienti
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t not be suitable and higher-level mammals would been to be used for effective research, she said.
Xiao Keyan, a doctorate in aquatic plant ecology and former associate prof
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Xiao rented some land in a village after resigning from the university and began growing aquat
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One of his plants has brought him huge economic returns. He got 50
,000 yuan ($7,082) for selling aquatic grass in 2 mu (0.13 hectare), he said.