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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”.
Before the symposium, Xi visited the grottoes and inspected the w
ork of cultural relics protection and research. During his visit, Xi spoke with tourists. 上海楼凤
Digging of the Mogao Grottoes began in 366. They symbolize the great achievement
上海楼凤女神会所s of China’s Buddhist art from the fourth century to the 14th century. They also showcase the cultural int
egration and mutual learning among the diverse civilizations along the ancient Silk Road.
Fan Jinshi, an archaeologist who began working in Dunhuang in 1963 at the age of 25 and is now hon 上海楼凤
orary president of the Dunhuang Academy, said she attended the symposium and was excited at Xi’
s placing so much importance on the protection of cultural relics, China Central Television reported. 上海楼凤
Xi mentioned many times in his remarks the need to increase support for the protection o
上海楼凤女神会所f cultural relics, Fan said, adding that he also suggested employing high technology in protecting cultural relics.
In a written instruction to a national meeting on cultural relics protection in April 2016, Xi called cultural relics “a val
uable legacy from our ancestors”, and stressed that conservation will benefit future generations. 上海楼凤
On Tuesday, Xi laid a floral basket at a monument in memory of the revolutionary martyrs of the West Route Ar
my of the Chinese Workers’ and Peasants’ Red Army in Gaotai county, and paid t 上海楼凤
ribute to those who sacrificed their lives in the battles against the Kuomintang from 1936 to 1937.
上海楼凤女神会所He also visited Jiayu Pass, the first frontier fortress at the wes
t end of the Great Wall during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). He listened to an introd
uction of the Great Wall and the passes in Hexi Corridor, part of the ancient Silk Road.
e Mechanism of Nature Reserve Areas with National Parks as a M
ajor Component”, opened on Monday in Xining, capital of Qinghai province.上海乌托邦女神会所
In 2017, China devised a national park system aimed at protecting more of the country’s areas of outstanding natural bea
uty. The country’s first pilot national park in the Sanjiangyuan area of Qinghai is set to open in 2020.
上海乌托邦女神会所Xi said the purpose of establishing the national park system is to pr
otect the authenticity and integrity of natural ecosystems, preserve biological diversity, pr
otect ecological buffer zones and leave behind precious natural assets for future generations.上海乌托邦
The system is an important measure taken by China to promote ecological prote
ction, build a beautiful country and pursue harmony between humans and nature, he said.
上海乌托邦女神会所Building China’s ecological civilization should draw on the successful experience of other countr
ies while meeting China’s national conditions, the president said, encouraging the participants of the foru
m to conduct in-depth discussions and brainstorm for a better future for world ecological civilization.上海乌托邦
About 450 representatives from central governmental departments, national park sy
stem pilot provinces, research institutions and international organizations attended.上海乌托邦
The United States should immediately revoke its planned sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan
上海乌托邦女神会所or accept the possible consequences, the Foreign Ministry said on Monday, after US President Donald T
rump was quoted in reports as saying he had given a green light to the $8 billion deal.
Trump said he had approved the deal in New Jersey late last week, Taipei-based Central News Agency reported on Monday.上海乌托邦
Speaking at a news conference in Beijing on Monday, Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Sh
uang said he was aware of the reports, and repeated China’s firm opposition to the planned sale.
上海乌托邦女神会所China has lodged solemn representations several times to the US over the sale, which gravely violat
es the one-China principle and the stipulations in the three China-US joint communiques, Geng said.
Chinese President Xi Jinping delivers a keynote speech and calls for bui
lding a community of shared future for mankind and achieving shared and win-win dev
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President’s Thought on Diplomacy has opened new vistas, achieved fresh progress
上海419品茶微信Editor’s note: Xi Jinping Thought on Diplomacy is the fundamental guideline for China’s diplomati
c work in the new era. China Daily is publishing a series of stories to examine how Xi’s proposals have
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When Brenda Kazule returned to Zambia after completing her master’s degree at the Institute of South-South Cooperation and
上海419品茶微信Development at Peking University in June last year, she had a thick book in her unwieldy luggage.
Kazule, a traditional-affairs officer from Muchinga province, said the book — Xi Jinping: The Governance of China — is import
ant to her because it gave her insights about China’s development as well as the governing of the world’s most popu上海419
lous country by the Communist Party of China, and she wanted to share it with her colleagues.
Since Xi Jinping was elected as general secretary of the CPC Central Committee in November 2012 and p上海419品茶微信
resident of China in March 2013, the country’s diplomacy has opened new prospects and achieved new progress.
上海419The book is a collection of several dozen speeches and essays by Xi on a variety of topics. It interprets the concepts and prin
ciples of the top CPC leadership’s governance and also helps foreign people better understand China’s development
path, its domestic and foreign policies and responses to international concerns about the country.上海419品茶微信
Kazule said what impressed her most about the book was the cou
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ure for mankind.f poverty alleviation efforts aim to solve a problem in China, the vision of building a community with a sh
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mon development and prosperity — as in a global village, where all countries have a common destiny, she said.
aoshan District People’s Court in Qingdao for abusing his position and molesting the girl during nap time in
January, the court said in a statement. He will be deported after he has served his sentence.上海楼凤女神会所
Video footage showed the 35-year-old entering a classroom at about 2 pm on Jan 25, and
putting his hands under the girl’s quilt for about one minute while the caretaker visited the bathroom, acc
上海楼凤ording to a statement released by RYB Education, a preschool education provider headquartered in Beijing.
Earlier last month, another incident involving foreign teachers caused outrage, when 16 foreign nationals－se
ven teachers from the Xuzhou branch of EF Education First and nine stu上海楼凤女神会所
dents from nearby schools－were among 19 people detained in Xuzhou, Jiangsu pro
vince, during an anti-narcotics crackdown, according to the local public security bureau.上海楼凤
EF Education First, an international company that specializes in language train
上海楼凤ing, issued a statement saying that it forbids employees to possess or use narcotics or controlled substances, and th
e contracts of the teachers would be terminated if they were found to have been involved in illegal drug use.
The incidents triggered a flood of posts on social media platforms, with some dema上海楼凤女神会所
nding that the establishments be closed, while others called for the teachers to be deported.
But even if that happens, more foreign teachers will follow in their wake because the soaring de上海楼凤
mand for English-language teachers means that finding a job is little more than a formality for many foreigners.
Last year, 300 million people in China were learning English, according to the Chinese Acad
上海楼凤女神会所emy of Social Sciences, which noted that there were 50,000 English-language teaching estab
lishments in the country and the market was worth as much as 500 billion yuan ($71 billion).
However, according to the State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs, of the 400,000 foreign nationals wo上海楼凤
rking in China’s education sector in 2017, more than 60 percent were reported to be illegally employed.
According to a regulation issued by SAFEA, all foreign teachers mu上海楼凤女神会所
st hold a valid work visa, be a native speaker with a bachelor’s degree or higher and have at le
ast two years’ related teaching experience. In addition, they must not have a criminal record.
mmittee of the National People’s Congress, said some US po
liticians have glorified violent crimes in Hong Kong as protests for human rights and freedom, wh上海乌托邦
ile smearing as violent suppression Hong Kong police efforts at law enforcement and maintaining social order.
上海乌托邦女神会所Move expected to energize Greater Bay Area, enrich practice of ‘one country, two systems’
China will support Shenzhen, adjacent to Hong Kong, in building a demonstration pi
lot zone for socialism with Chinese characteristics, under a guideline issued on Su上海乌托邦
nday by the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China and the State Council.
It will help better develop the Guangdong-Hong Kon
上海乌托邦g-Macao Greater Bay Area and enrich the practice of the “one country, two systems” principle, the gui
deline said, adding that it will be a good way to explore a new path in building a great modern socialist country in
an all-around way and providing strong support for realizing the Chinese dream of great national rejuvenation.上海乌托邦女神会所
The guideline said that by 2025 Shenzhen will rank among the
top cities in the world in economic strength and quality of development, with inten上海乌托邦
sive research and development investment and world-class industrial innovation capacity.
It will be built into a modern, international and innovative city by then, with its cultural power greatly enhanced and it上海乌托邦女神会所
s public service level and ecological environment quality reaching an international advanced level, it said.
By 2035, Shenzhen will become a national model of high-quality develo
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mple for China to build itself into a powerful modern socialist country, the guideline said.上海乌托邦女神会所
By midcentury, Shenzhen will become a global benchmark city in
its competitiveness, innovation and outstanding influence, it added.
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),”
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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.
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.
Russian President Vladimir Putin shakes hands with French President Emmanuel M
acron during a meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan, on June 2上海419品茶微信
Putin will visit France, Finland; the G7 Summit will be held in France; the Italian Senate will
debate a no-confidence motion in government; the president of Romania will meet his US counterpart.上海419
These are the international events under the spotlight for the week starting August 19.
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9 to discuss with his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron, bilateral partnership.
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lk about Ukraine and discuss prospects for work within the Normandy Four.
The Normandy Four consists of Russian, Ukrainian, French a
上海419品茶微信nd German senior representatives and aims to resolve the Ukrainian crisis.
On Aug 21, Putin will also pay a working visit to Finland at the invitation of Finnish President Sauli Niinisto.
Besides bilateral cooperation, the leaders will discus
s international and regional issues, including Russia’s relations with th上海419品茶微信
e European Union in the context of Finland’s current presidency of the EU Council.
Leaders of the G7 group of industrialized nations gather in Biarritz for their 45th summit on August 24-26.
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nt of Canada, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States.
Under its presidency of the G7, France has set a number of goals and priorities tha
上海419品茶微信t will be addressed at the summit, including the fight against security threats and terro
rism, protection of the planet through climate finance and the promotion of gender equality.
ce and the blockade of Hong Kong International Airport by some radical demonstra
tors, Abdulaziz Alshaabani, a Saudi Arabian expert on Chinese affairs, said such radical acts seriously unde上海夜生活
rmined the rule of law, hindered economic development and harmed the interests of Hong Kong’s people.
If the violence further escalates, Hong Kong’s prosperity and stability will suffer a severe blo
上海夜生活品茶微信w, undermining its well-deserved international image and status, the Saudi expert said.
Wilson Lee Flores, a columnist at The Philippine Star, said the continued chaos in Hong Kong, apparently created by an
ti-government protesters and encouraged by foreign influences, must be quickly stopped.上海夜生活
Strong measures should be taken as the chaos is not only bad for Hong Kong’s economy and tourism, but also disad
vantageous for the prosperity of the East Asian region as Hong Kong is an important financial and trade center, he said.上海夜生活品茶微信
China’s Mission to the European Union said on Wednesday that
what is happening in Hong Kong is now devolving into extreme violence.
上海夜生活It said in an online statement that any attempt to lump together the
rigorously lawful exercise of duties by Hong Kong police with the extreme and violent offe
nses by radicals is absolutely misleading and incorrect, and China is firmly opposed to such attempts.上海夜生活品茶微信
China’s diplomatic mission in Geneva also lashed out at the United Nati
ons human rights office on Wednesday, accusing its spokesman of making a “wro
上海夜生活ngful statement” about protests in Hong Kong that “sends the wrong signal to the violent criminal offenders”.
The Office of the Commissioner of the Foreign Ministry in the HKSAR said on Wednesday that the words and deeds of som上海夜生活品茶微信
e lawmakers from the United States have shown them to be the “black hands” behind the violent radicals in Hong Kong, ref
erring to a comment from US legislators including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
A British explorer is claiming to be the first person to walk the length of the Yangtze River in China after enduring fr
eezing temperatures, blistering heat, and altitudes of more than 5,000 meters during his epic trek.上海龙凤品茶微信
Ash Dykes, from Old Colwyn in North Wales, finished the 6,437-kilometer jo
上海龙凤urney on Monday after he was delayed by a couple of days because of Typhoon Lekima.
The 28-year-old said he felt great after crossing the finish line in
Shanghai, where he was greeted by family, media, and Chinese supporters.上海龙凤品茶微信
“As soon as I was on the final stretch, people started to join and we sort of ran to the finish and popped the champagne,” Dykes said.
The expedition took two years to plan and 352 days to complete.
At the start of the trek, the source of the Yangtze River was difficult to上海龙凤
reach and four members of his team left the expedition before it began because of al
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ter with the locals or, if I was in my tent, I wouldn’t get food out. We had to stay alert and focus.”
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ring with the World Wide Fund for Nature, Green Development Foundation, and Water to Go.