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good global vision, political foresight, and understanding of international relations,” he said. “She has ac
complished a lot in the past eight years, thus, moving to lead ECB won’t be difficult for her.”上海龙凤419品茶微信
Wei, also a member of the Academic Committee of the International Mo
上海龙凤419netary Institute of Renmin University of China, said that he also appreciates Lagarde’s ef
forts in making the Chinese currency RMB part of the IMF Special Drawing Rights basket on Oct 1, 2016. It made the R
MB the fifth currency in the basket, joining the US dollar, euro, Japanese yen and British pound.上海龙凤419品茶微信
Edward Tse, founder and CEO of management consultancy Gao Feng Advisory, said that Lagarde’s comp
上海龙凤419rehensive experiences in multilateral institutions would make her a qualified ECB head.
He said that an important part of leading the ECB is balancing the p
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imes are more important than technical skills. And, in the ECB, there are already many economists to assist her.
“The most important part of leading the ECB is political sensitivity and political coord
上海龙凤419品茶微信ination capacity,” he said. “So EU leaders’ choice of Lagarde is very reasonable.”
He added that the EU’s economy lacks vitality, so whoever is ECB head will find it hard to change the situation.
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The European Union on Wednesday lowered its forecasts for economic growth next year fo
上海龙凤419品茶微信r both the 19-country eurozone as well as other countries within the bloc, partly due to the United Kingdom’s i
mpending exit from the bloc as well as current trade tensions around the world. Eurozone growth is expected to pick up f
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Tse said that EU’s economy has entered a structural downturn, and in many countries, ma
king short-term adjustments cannot help them achieve rapid economic development.上海龙凤419品茶微信
“Up till now, EU countries haven’t found the means for quic
k economic growth yet, which is different from the situation in China and t
he US, where innovation acts as the main driver for economic development,” he said.
Major convenience stores in Japan announced on Tuesday that the
y will stop selling pornographic magazines in an effort to create a “comfortable enviro上海夜生活
nment” before the country plays host to international sports events, such as the 2020 Olympics.
上海夜生活品茶微信7-Eleven Japan Co, Lawson Inc and FamilyMart Co, the top three convenience store chain operators, have all dec
ided to end the sale of adult publications and manga comics by the end of August, citing concerns over har
ming the country’s image before the 2019 Rugby World Cup and next year’s Tokyo Olympics.上海夜生活
The companies said they hope the decision will create a more w
上海夜生活品茶微信elcoming environment for women and children and will avoid giving off a bad impression o
f the country as Japan prepares for a flood of foreign visitors during the sports events.
“In the past, 7-Eleven was mostly used by male customers to buy beverages and fast foo上海夜生活
d, and our product assortment was designed accordingly,” the chain told Reuters.
上海夜生活”However, as the role and usage of 7-Eleven stores has changed in recent years, 7-Eleven beca
me an important shopping destination for families, children and elder people as well.上海夜生活品茶微信
“We also considered the increasing number of foreign custom
ers during the upcoming Rugby World Cup and the Olympics,” the chain said.
The move will not have a major economic impact on the chain, as adult magazines account for less than上海夜生活
1 percent of total sales at the roughly 20,000 7-Eleven stores across Japan, a spokesperson said.
According to Lawson, the company had already stopped selling such magazines at outlets in Okinaw上海夜生活品茶微信、
a in November 2017 and has now decided to expand the ban to about 14,000 of its stores nationwide.
FamilyMart reported that 2,000 of its 16,000 franchises had already stopped selling adult magazines.
perspective to paint a picture of the waters, mountain ranges, folk customs and rituals in
China, using a large-scale orchestra,” says Zhou Long. “It’s like a musical map of China.”上海品茶微信
Elements of folk music used in the concerto include traditional M
上海品茶微信女神会所ongolian khoomei, a unique type of throat-singing, the contrabassoon, the piccolo and the T
ibetan “Bon’e ri” music form, used in rituals, that is mimicked by the trombone and English horn.
According to Zhou Long, various techniques have been used in his composition to mimic the tone of traditi上海品茶微信
onal Chinese instruments. “It is an important way for me to showcase the cultural spirit of China,” he says.
Shui Lan, a conductor who has played Zhou’s compositions several times, praises Zhou’s work as being colorful and full of imagination.
上海品茶微信女神会所”Sometimes I would ask instrumentalists to think about Debussy t
o help them understand Zhou’s music, and they immediately get it,” he says.
“This concerto is grand and magnificent, but with details that are intricat上海品茶微信
e and precise,” he adds. “Zhou Long worked very closely together with us. He would sit at di
上海品茶微信女神会所fferent locations in the music hall to experience the acoustic balance and make adjustments.”
Zhou Long attributed his knowledge of folk music to his experience of studying at the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing上海品茶微信
during the 1980s when he collected many folk songs from remote areas each summer.
上海品茶微信”These traditional elements of Chinese culture and folk music are fundamental and inseparable parts of my composition. We
sterners expect Chinese composers to express their own culture through music,” Zhou says.上海品茶微信女神会所
“Cultural nourishment is necessary for a composer. A distinctive cultura
l label is a must for modern composers to reach new heights in their artistic achievements,” he adds.上海品茶微信
Tang Xiaofan contributed to the story.
The event encompasses an impressive compendium of modern art上海品茶微信女神会所
work, a result of one couple’s lifelong passion for the genre, Zhang Kun reports in Shanghai.
The Long Museum in Shanghai is currently presenting a showcase of modern Chine
se art in celebration of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China.
The mysteries of the ocean are explored in the multimedia art show O
cean by Naked, which is ongoing at the Shanghai World Financial Center in Shanghai.
The show is an immersive experience that allows visitors to
feel like they are rising from 6,500 meters under the sea to 423 meters in the sky.
A former cosmetics factory, the Sanlu Plant in Beijing has been repurposed to house, dev
elop and protect the future of China’s intangible cultural heritage, Yang Feiyue reports.上海419女神会所
A former factory and Beijing landmark has been transfo
上海419女神会所rmed into an intangible cultural heritage park in the capital’s downtown.
Several modern-looking buildings and a big lawn at its heart easily set Yongyuan apart from its hutong surroundings.
Yongyuan park sits on Xingfu Street in Beijing’s Dongcheng district where the Sanlu P上海419
lant, a well-known cosmetics manufacturer back in the ’80s and ’90s, once stood.
上海419女神会所The Sanlu Plant’s Dabao skincare brand was a household name nationwide, and the plant develope
d more than 100 products in markets such as hair care and fragrances. It contributed over 100 mil
lion yuan ($14.57 million) to the economy in the 1990s, making it Beijing’s number one taxpayer.上海419
In 2003, the plant’s cosmetics production line was transferred
out of the city, leaving the land at the center of the capital open for new use.
The Sanlu Plant began its search for a tenant and in 2018, Hong上海419
Kong-listed Beijing Capital Land came in and decided to develop its cultural operations.上海419女神会所
“The proprietor sympathizes with the concept of the cultural and creative indu
stries, and intangible cultural heritage,” says Li Yue, general manager with the inta
ngible cultural heritage platform, which Beijing Capital Land established last year.
was last seen at have found no trace of the girl and efforts have shifted mainly to the sea.
A statement issued on Thursday evening by authorities in the province’s Xiangshan上海会所品茶微信
county, said the search force had increased from 300 to 500 people, including police, fishermen and local residents.
上海会所The search area has expanded from 3.7 kilometers to 37 km with the help of drones, rescue dogs and speedboats.
The search will continue over the weekend, authorities said.
Zhang Zixin’s grandmother said that the couple had been living in a motel next to her fruit store for two weeks before aski上海会所品茶微信
ng to rent a room. The offer was made in late June, soon after the couple saw the girl. The couple canceled their flig
hts to leave after the grandparents agreed to the rental of 500 yuan ($73) per month, the grandmother said.
The girl had been living with her grandparents for years after her parents separated and each left to work in bigger cities.上海会所
The girl’s father was in close contact with the couple as they took his daughter on the road, re
上海会所品茶微信ceiving videos and photos every day till Sunday afternoon. He called the police on Monday morning.
China’s State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) has released a draft revision of reg
ulations on the blacklist of defaulters in commercial activities on its website for public opinions.上海会所
The draft revision was introduced to improve market regulation based on a well-established business credit system, according to the SAMR.
上海会所品茶微信Under the revised blacklist regulation system, supervision of market activities associated with d
rugs, food, special purpose equipment and other areas vital to people’s life and health will be prioritized.
The blacklist will be expanded from enterprises to self-employed bus
iness-people, social organizations, individuals who hold direct accountability for the wr上海会所品茶微信
ongdoings in the blacklisted entities, and other market participants, according to the draft revision.
The revised version also specifies 36 wrongdoings which businesses and individuals should not conduct to avoid being blacklisted.上海会所
China’s market regulator put an interim version of the regulations into effect on April 1, 2016.
上海会所品茶微信The draft revision is open to public opinions until Aug 10.
After the case sparked national attention, the mother fell under suspicion when she returned to Chun’an to sign divorce pape
rs on Monday. The mother, who gave birth to the girl at the age of 17 and hasn’t seen her daughter in years, said sh
e knew nothing of the girl’s disappearance till Wednesday, when a relative told her about it.上海会所
One of the suspects, surnamed Liang, had a son and daughter back in
his hometown, but rarely visited or contacted them. The brother of the w
上海会所品茶微信oman, surnamed Xie, said the couple had been living together for over a decade but never married.
Based on Liang’s social media postings, the pair had traveled to 21 cities since March.
Graduates trained in cooking the crustaceans earn double the average
Almost China’s national snack, people’s strong love for crawfish h上海419论坛女神会所
as meant graduates who specialize in the dish can earn twice as much as others with college degrees.
上海419论坛Thirty-five graduates who studied how to cook crawfish-also called crayfish-for two years, ob
tained vocational degrees from Qianjiang Crayfish School in Hubei province recently.上海419论坛
Twenty-nine of them have already secured jobs with average monthly salaries of more than 1
上海419论坛0,000 yuan ($1,457) due to the large demand for crawfish chefs, said Wang Zhongqiu, a teacher at the vocational college. He ad
ded that the other six graduates decided to open their own crawfish restaurant.
According to a report by Mycos, an educational research compa上海419论坛女神会所
ny, the average monthly salary for college graduates in China was 4,624 yuan in 2018.
上海419论坛It is quite common for crawfish chefs with more than three years’ experience to earn 30,000-50,000 yuan a month and the scho
ol plans to enroll another 200 students in crawfish-related majors this year, Wang said.
The school first introduced three majors related to the cooking, marketing and management of crawfish in 2017 and be上海419论坛女神会所
came the first and only college nurturing talent for the crawfish industry, he said.
上海419论坛”Apart from the three majors, it plans to open a new major in crawfish breeding. From raising baby crawfish, transporting the
m to the restaurant and finally bring the dishes to the table, we want to cultivate talent in all crawfish-related areas.”
Despite the good pay, the work is onerous. Chefs have to work o上海419论坛女神会所
vertime and some have to cook hundreds of kilograms of crawfish each day, Wang said.
上海419论坛女神会所The peak season for crawfish is from March to November, so they will earn much less during the slow season, he added.
Huang Yu, 21, is a graduate from the crawfish school. He has ope
ned a crawfish restaurant with his family in Yichang, Hubei province, his hometown.
against Iran on F上海后花园品茶微信riday in retaliation for the downing of a US surveillan
ce drone, but called off the attacks at the last minute, The New York Times reported.
上海后花园女神会所The newspaper cited an official from the United States, who was not authorized to discuss the operation publi
cly and spoke on condition of anonymity, and said the targets would have included radars and missile batteries.
上海后花园Strikes were set to take place just before dawn on Friday to minimize r
isk to the Iranian military or to civilians. “Planes were in the air and ships were in p
osition, but no missiles fired, when the order to stand down came,” the official said.上海后花园女神会所
It was unclear if attacks on Iran might go ahead later, the newspaper rep
上海后花园orted, nor was it known whether Trump had changed his mind or whether his adm
inistration had become concerned about logistics or strategy. The White House declined requests for comment.上海后花园
Shenzhen in South China’s Guangdong province released 39 measures to further deepen
the reform and innovation of the Qianhai and Shekou Area of the China (Guangdong) Pilot Free Trade Zone on July 8.上海后花园女神会所
The measures cover four aspects: creating a sound investment environment, improving trade facilit
上海后花园ation, promoting financial innovation to serve the real economy, and advancing trials in the field of human resources.
To create a sound investment environment and attract more foreign investme
nt, the Qianhai and Shekou Area is allowed to introduce innovative tax services in line with international st上海后花园女神会所
andards. Wholly foreign-owned construction enterprises in the area, when undertaking Sino-foreign joint construction projects in the province, w
ill be free of restrictions on the proportion of Chinese and foreign investment.上海后花园
The Qianhai and Shekou Area will be granted the administrative authority to register free import and export tech
上海后花园女神会所nology contracts, as well as the record management of imported cosmetics with no special purposes. The ap
plication of single-window platforms for international trade throughout the city, in which cross-border traders can su
bmit regulatory documents at one location, will be promoted in the area to improve trade facilitation.上海后花园
Financial institutions in the Qianhai and Shekou Area are permitted to handle renminbi derivatives and other busine
上海后花园女神会所sses for overseas agencies in accordance with relevant regulations under the premise of legal compliance and
controllable risks. The area is also encouraged to carry out pilot work in securitizing intellectual property rights.
is one of them. “If we want to build cultural confidence, and want to
make our voice heard by the world, we have got to change,” Liu said. Her opinions were th上海千花坊女神会所
ose of reformists. She might reflect her own experience of pervasive prejudice and hope to change the status quo. But on th
上海千花坊e whole, most students showed great interest in and confidence over the future of traditional Chinese culture.
The students’ enthusiasm deeply impressed Professor Guo, the judge of the contest. “The co上海千花坊女神会所
ntest this year shows a big difference from previous ones. The contestants now are more interested in wor
ld affairs and the role China should play in the international community. They have broader perspectives and are more pa
上海千花坊女神会所ssionate in dealing with common challenges the whole universe is facing, and their views are more diversified,” Guo said.
Professor He, director of the College of Liberal Arts & Law, said that the competition was not just a test of studen上海千花坊
ts’ English capability, but also an expression of students’ patriotism and global horizon. Keeping track of both wo
上海千花坊女神会所rld and Chinese affairs and maintaining an open mind without losing interest in traditional Chinese culture in th
e era of globalization are priorities in higher education, especially for liberal arts students.
The contestants’ passion for traditional Chinese culture is the epitome of all college students’ reflection on Chinese culture上海千花坊女神会所
in China. They grew up in a prosperous and dynamic society with unlimited potential built by the older ge
上海千花坊nerations. Soon or later, they will take over their causes and reshape this great country based on their perspectives and v
alues, and their speeches can be regarded as their declaration of building a better China in the future.
About the author:上海千花坊女神会所
Guo Jiulin is professor at Dalian Minzu University and the dean of the Chinese Language and Literature Department.
上海千花坊A visitor tours an exhibition showing the Chinese Ballad Singers Association’s ach
ievements in the past 70 years since the founding of the People’s Republic of China in上海千花坊女神会所
Beijing, July 10, 2019. More than 2,000 pictures and 400 quyi articles are on display at the exhibition
ed their reverence to traditional Chinese culture and great pride for the social and economic achievements made by Chinese people in the past
several decades. The recognition of Chinese cultural identity among young students from different ethnic gr上海会所
oups reached a record high against the background of the global trade war and unilateralism triggered by the US.
上海会所Contestant Shi Jia expressed her worries over Chinese cultural identity in the new era and ap
pealed for revitalization of tradition. “Abandoning Chinese cultural identity is very dangerous. Only if we ke上海会所品茶微信
ep our cultural identity, then we know who we are, and our nation will survive,” she said.
上海会所Contestant Lin Wanlu was adamant in her criticism of a pro-western a
ttitude in China. She advocated that Chinese should first try their best to dig out and di
gest their own culture, and then extend the wisdom of Chinese traditional culture as a treasure to the world.
上海会所品茶微信”After over 100 years of humiliation by the west, many Chinese still cannot step out of the sh
adow that Chinese culture is inferior to that of the west. This is eroding our cultural self-confidence. Now
it is time for us to speak out and tell Chinese stories both past and present to the whole world,” she said.上海会所品茶微信
“Chinese culture seeks a balance between yin and yang. We believe that only in this way could people build a harmonious wor
上海会所品茶微信ld. Chinese kung fu shares more of a reputation abroad than other Chinese cultural elements, like Beijing Opera, pa
per-cutting, painting, etc,” said Liu Biqi, a contestant who is a member of the Mongolian ethnic group.
However, as to the role of Chinese traditional culture in the modern era, students’ views varied.上海会所品茶微信
Some believe that Chinese culture is still as vibrant as it used to be, while others see that Chinese culture needs to remember its traditions.
上海会所Tong Fei, a contestant, said that the absence of filial piety among members of the younger generation has become a crue
l reality. For instance, the notion of “raising children for old age” is no longer accepted. Increasingly, more people no lon上海会所品茶微信
ger believe that it is practical to wait for their children to take care of them in their old age.
more of Chinese culture to the world, while others h
ave insisted the film should be based on the truth and not tamper with the past.上海品茶微信
These doubts and arguments may offer vivid examples of cultural differences between the East and the West. Still, one thi
上海品茶微信女神会所ng is certain — we should respect cultural diversity, and abide by the principle of equality among all cultures.
n recent years, China has become one of the world’s largest movie markets, and it is alwa
ys aiming to reach new audiences worldwide. From the mega-hit Kung Fu Panda series to the latest Mulan, Wes上海品茶微信
tern filmmakers have shown their great interest in bringing traditional Chinese culture and folklore to the big screen.
But for their Chinese counterparts, the question of how to produce
上海品茶微信女神会所a blockbuster, something based on our own culture that could also strike a sy
mpathetic chord among international audiences, deserves further consideration.
he 10th edition of the China Acrobatic Exhibition, formerly k上海品茶微信女神会所
nown as the National Acrobatics Competition, is set for July 17 to 28 in Nanning, south Ch
上海品茶微信ina’s Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, according to authorities on Wednesday.
For the first time, acrobatic dramas will be showcased in the ex
hibition this year, while in the past the entries were only acrobatics and magic tricks.上海品茶微信女神会所
Initiated in 1984 as a government-run event, the National Acrobatics Competition
has been held nine times and will be held under the title of China Acrobatic Exhibition from this year.
上海品茶微信The 9th National Acrobatics Competition was held in 2013 in Chongqing, southwest China, w
ith the participation of more than 700 performers with over 40 troupes.
This year’s event is co-sponsored by the Ministry of Cultur上海品茶微信女神会所
e and Tourism and the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Regional People’s Government.