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icense from the US government for US materials and technology exports. In practice, such approval is rarely granted.
Chinese companies previously added to the list include high-tech giant Huawei Technolo上海夜生活品茶微信
gies Co and five other tech firms in the fields of chips and supercomputing.
上海夜生活Experts said the new US move is just part of its concerted efforts to hi
nder China’s fast-growing nuclear industry, but such attempts will be in vain.
“The restriction on CGN is another attempt to curb China’s development, similar to that against Huawei,” said Hu Chi
, a researcher at the State-Owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission.上海夜生活品茶微信
“However, China has homegrown nuclear power technologies and is able to design and manufacture most of the comp
onents and devices domestically, while among the few imported items, very few are from the US.”
上海夜生活China could always turn to other countries for similar impor
ts or invest more in domestic research and development to avoid US imports, altho
ugh existing nuclear power projects that use US technologies are likely to be affected, he said.上海夜生活品茶微信
CGN, one of China’s largest nuclear energy companies, said the US
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In October, the US government announced a new policy fram
ework for civil nuclear cooperation with China which imposes significant restrictions on U上海夜生活品茶微信
S exports of commercial nuclear technology, equipment and material to China.
In 2016, the US Department of Justice accused CGN of leading a conspiracy to steal US energy sector secrets.上海夜生活
A senior nuclear energy expert at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, who ask
ed to remain anonymous, said the restriction may have some influence on CGN’s H上海夜生活品茶微信
ualong One project at the Bradwell nuclear power station in the United Kingdo
m, but it generally will have little impact on the company and China’s nuclear power industry.
Radicals breached ‘bottom line’ of law, spokeswoman says
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The Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in the Hong Kong Special Administrativ上海419品茶微信
e Region and the State Council’s Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office responded to the violence at the airport.
Two mainland residents were illegally detained and beaten on Tuesday night by radical protesters who occupied and crip上海419
led the airport. The two are a Global Times reporter and a Shenzhen resident who was accused of being an undercover pol
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“The atrocity has totally gone beyond the bottom line of a civilized society,
which is no different from terrorists’ acts,” the Liaison Office statement said.
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ious nationalities and ages, severely hurt others’ rights and damaged Hong Kong’s international reputation.
“This time the protesters have torn down their deceptive masks of ‘peace, rationality and nonviolence'”, the statement said.上海419品茶微信
The liaison office pledged that it will continue to stand behind relevant authoritie
s to safeguard the personal safety and legitimate rights of mainland residents in Hong Kong.
situation in Hong Kong, especially when mounting evidence shows US meddling in China’s dom
estic affairs,” he said. “US warships visiting now would inevitably send a very dangerous message in su上海千花坊女神会所
pport of the rioters, which is detrimental to the city’s peace and stability.”
China has repeatedly accused the US of interfering in Hong Kong affairs and urged it to stop. While the US has denied th
上海千花坊e accusations, US politicians and media have frequently slandered efforts by Beijing and
the Hong Kong police to maintain social order and voiced their support for the protesters.
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hoping to turn Hong Kong into another source of leverage it can use to pressure China.
China highly values Sino-US ties, but this relationship must be built on the bedrock of the US respecting China’s sovereignty.”上海千花坊
Yuan Zheng, director of US foreign relations research at the Institute of American Studies under the Chinese Aca
demy of Social Sciences, said the US has been a major external force fueling the current turmoi
l in Hong Kong by funding and training protestors, as well as whitewashing their violent actions.上海千花坊女神会所
“Denying port visits means China is very displeased with the deep US involvement in its domestic affairs,” Yuan said.
上海千花坊China’s consumer trend index, released by global market consultancy Nie
lsen to measure consumer confidence, remained high in the second quarter of this year.
Maintaining a reading of 115 from Q1, an index reading of above 100 indicates consumers are optimist上海千花坊女神会所
ic regarding local job prospects, personal finance and willingness to spend, a Nielsen report showed.
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the stability of employment, the financial sector, foreign trade, foreign and dom
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ogenous power of its economy has kept growing,” Justin Sargent, president of Nielsen China, said.
criminal actions of the demonstrators that are denying democracy and freedom to law-abiding Hong Kong residents.
And although Washington has repeatedly denied playing any role in the violent demonstrations in Hong Kong, the ill-inten上海后花园
tioned remarks from these prominent US political figures belies both those denials, since they have incited
上海后花园Hong Kong residents to engage in confrontation with both the SAR government and the central government.
If the increasing violent acts employed by the Hong Kong demonstrators are still being categorized as p上海后花园女神会所
eaceful calls for democracy by these US politicians and others, what happened in Hong Kong in the pa
st weeks has shown people around the world the ugly and violent side of Western-style democracy.
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They have repeatedly occupied public spaces to stage illegal demonstrations, they have blocked roads and h
ijacked subway carriages so that people cannot go to work, they have attacked police officers, police stations and pol
上海后花园女神会所ice family quarters, even passers-by, and they have stormed the airport forcing it to shut down three times so far this month.
The Hong Kong police have done what they are supposed to do, which is enforce the law, fight crimes and uphold social order.
Yet by turning a blind eye to the iron-clad evidence of what is happening in the SAR, some polit上海后花园
icians in the US have criticized the Hong Kong police claiming they have used excessive force. One only has to re
call the police actions in Ferguson in the US and in Paris, France, to see how restrained the Hong Kong police have bee上海后花园女神会所
n. But using a double standard in this way has become typical US behavior. Anti-China forces in the West should not un
derestimate China’s determination to safeguard stability and prosperity in Hong Kong. Nor should they un上海后花园
derestimate China’s capability to defend its territorial sovereignty and security.
Meanwhile, the agitators and insurrectionists in Hong Kong should discard an
y illusion they may have that they will get away with their illegal acts and crimes. And th上海后花园女神会所
e SAR government will continue to enforce the law in the city and bring any lawbreakers to justice.
The move has impressed many in the neighborhood. A female reside
nt surnamed Wen, owner of a snack counter opposite the square, has witnessed s上海后花园
everal conflicts in the past and said she’s very happy the seniors have solved the problem.
上海后花园女神会所Before the new technology was put into use, some dancers worried whether wearing a headset is harmful to their ears or
whether they could all hear the same music at the same time. They found this wasn’t a problem at all.
Originally a small team with a few dozen people when it was founded nine years ago, the Nanning上海后花园
Dream Team is now a large square dance group with 121 members. Members are from Guangxi, Sh
andong, Chongqing and other places and are all retirees above 50, with the oldest 82 years old.
Their daily hour-long square dances are held from 8-9 pm.上海后花园女神会所
Besides their regular evening dancing, the dancers also enter will provincial dance competitions in Guangxi and travel together.
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ith their headsets to support them, thinking it is a practice worth expanding nationwide.
he average income of tourism employees in Hong Kong has slumped by nearly上海后花园女神会所
80 percent year-on-year over the past two months, while more than 10 percent of to
urism employees had zero income, a joint survey by three tourism trade unions in the city found.上海后花园
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nday. A total of 1,012 workers in Hong Kong’s tourism sector completed the survey questionnaire.上海后花园女神会所
Respondents said that compared with the same period last year, on average, the number of tour groups they received d
ropped more than 70 percent and their earnings were down by about 75 percent since this June. Among them, 40 percent sa
w a fall of more than 90 percent in income and more than 10 percent had no income at all.
ves the interests of the two and the region, experts sai
d, as Beijing and Tokyo resumed strategic talks after a seven-year hiatus. 上海千花坊
Le Yucheng, China’s vice-minister of foreign affairs, and his Japanese
上海千花坊女神会所counterpart, Takeo Akiba, was held at the Karuizawa mountain resort in Japan’s Nagano prefecture.
They had what was described as candid exchanges about bilateral and regional issues and said they would push
forward the consensus reached between President Xi Jinping and Japanese Prime Minister Shinz 上海千花坊
o Abe at the Group of 20 Summit in Osaka in June, a Foreign Ministry statement issued after the dialogue said.
“Both China and Japan advocated building a relationship that meets the requirements of the new era,” it said.
上海千花坊女神会所The resumption of the China-Japan strategic dialogue is a key sign that Beijing a
nd Tokyo have pushed forward their bilateral relations on the right track and forged closer ties, said Lu Hao, a rese
archer at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences’ Institute of Japanese Studies.
Official exchanges and communication mechanisms, includ 上海千花坊
ing the strategic dialogue, were suspended after the two countries becam
e mired in a dispute over China’s uninhabited Diaoyu Islands in the East China Sea.
上海千花坊女神会所Lu said the strategic dialogue mechanism plays a vital role for the two neighbors, especially as they are both fa
cing unprecedented conditions and a rapidly changing global environment.
“The dialogue not only focuses on improving bilateral ties but also touches on
some of the important regional and international issues of common interest,” Lu said, 上海千花坊女神会所
adding that boosting mutual understanding and cooperation between China and Japan, the w
orld’s second-and third-largest economies, helps promote regional stability and prosperity. 上海千花坊
On Friday, while meeting with Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono, Le, the
上海千花坊女神会所vice-minister, said China and Japan should keep up the positive momentum broug
ht by the improved ties and enhance short-term goals while strengthening long-term ones.
for Herbert Smith Freehills. The London-headquartered law firm has also been work
ing with Hiswara Bunjamin and Tandjung in Indonesia in a similar fashion for the last 15 years.上海夜网女神会所
Gavin Guo, international partner of Kewei, said that they had submitted an application for the joint operation to the Shang
上海夜网hai Municipal Bureau of Justice earlier this year and it took them three months to get the green light.
According to Guo, the joint operation of law firms is different from a joint ven
ture and does not include equity options. The two law firms are still independent e上海夜网女神会所
ntities but share administrative resources and provide one-stop legal services to clients.
Such joint operation models are attractive for multinational companies with operat上海夜网
ions in China and outbound Chinese companies, said Guo. Before this, companies need to go to a foreign la
上海夜网女神会所w firm and a Chinese law firm separately for legal services. This can be avoided as communication with both the l
aw firms can be completed in the same office and will incur only a single charge, he said.上海夜网
“Given the current global economic and political uncertainties and trade friction, governments are tightening their scru
上海夜网tiny and regulation in areas like foreign direct investment. The joint operation model will play a big role in te
rms of transaction habits, disputes resolution and even company strategies,” he said.
The first joint operation was set up by the Chicago-headquartered Baker McKenzie and Beijing Fenxun Partners in April 201上海夜网女神会所
5. In an action plan rolled out in April 2018, the Shanghai Municipal Bureau of Justice said it will study the possibility of pro
moting the joint operation model to the rest of the city to further improve the business environment.上海夜网
Domestic enterprises accelerate pace of innovation amid friction between China, US
The structure of China’s foreign trade will continue to improve with more flexibility in the second half of this year du上海夜网女神会所
e to its institutional, industrial and market advantages, officials and experts said on Thursday.
Li Kuiwen, a spokesman for the General Administration of Customs’ Department of Statis上海夜网
tics, said China has not only increased its market share with major economies such as the European Union th
is year, but its trade volume with emerging markets has also notably surged.上海夜网女神会所
Li’s remark came after the administration announced earlier on Thursday that China’s foreign trade grew 4.2 p
ercent year-on-year in the first seven months of the year to 17.41 trillion yuan ($2.47 trillion).
reviously announced standards,” Hufbauer said. “Trump is toying with the idea of countervailing currency interve
上海后花园ntion－selling dollars to buy yuan－but that seems unlikely. The Fed is not likely to go along, and the Exchange Stab
ilization Fund controlled by the Treasury does not have the big bucks needed to move currency markets.”
In July, the IMF said the US dollar was overvalued by 6 percent to 12 percent based on near-ter上海后花园女神会所
m economic fundamentals, while China’s yuan was seen as broadly in line with fundamentals.
上海后花园Some estimate that a 10 percent appreciation of the dollar, relative to a trade-weighted current basket, reduces US
exports by about 1 percent of gross domestic product, or about $200 billion annually,” he said.
Usha Haley, the W. Frank Barton Distinguished Chair in International Business a上海后花园女神会所
nd a professor of management at Wichita State University, concurred that China did not manipulate its currency.
“A counter-argument to Trump would be China has just responded to these new rounds of tariffs,” she told China Daily.
上海后花园”The first rule of successful negotiations should be understanding
the other party and its interest, and it appears neither side understands the other.
“When elephants fight, the grass gets trampled,” she said. “In this case, the trade上海后花园女神会所
dispute between China and the US is hurting both parties and the global economy.”
In a statement on Monday, PBOC Governor Yi Gang said: “As a responsible big country, China will abide by the spirit of th
上海后花园e G20 Leaders Summit on the exchange-rate issue, adhere to the market-determined exchange-rate sys
tem, not engage in competitive devaluation, not use the exchange rate for competitive purposes and not use the
exchange rate as a tool to deal with external disturbances such as trade disputes.”上海后花园女神会所
Currency manipulation is based on two assumptions: First, that a nation
can lower the international value of its money by acquiring foreign currency r
eserves, and second, that a weaker currency gives a nation an unfair trade advantage.
stand up to stop such farce and safeguard international economic order.This pict
上海419论坛女神会所ure released from DPRK’s official Korean Central News Agency on August 11, 2019, shows DPRK top leader Kim J
ong Un (seated) supervising the test-fire of a new weapon at an undisclosed location.
Kim expressed “great satisfaction” over the testing firings, which verif上海419论坛
ied that the new weapon system performs as designed, according to the KCNA report.
上海419论坛This was the DPRK’s fifth launch of projectiles since July 25th.
China Shouguang vegetable price index, a barometer of the cou
ntry’s vegetable market, rose 6.21 percent to 108.41 points on Sunday.
The closely-watched vegetable price index was published daily by the city of Shouguang, Shan上海419论坛女神会所
dong province, China’s major vegetable production base and its vegetable distribution and price-setting center.
上海419论坛The index was approved by the Ministry of Commerce in 2010 and first published on Apri
l 20, 2011 to offer more timely and accurate reference for vegetable growers and traders.
Chinese residents saw their per capita disposable income surge by nearly 60 times上海419论坛女神会所
during the past seven decades thanks to the country’s steady economic expansion.
上海419论坛The per capita disposable income stood at about 49.7 yuan in 1949, and
topped 28,200 yuan ($4,030) in 2018, registering a growth of over 59 times f
actoring in inflation, a report from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) showed.上海419论坛
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tion spending. Chinese residents’ per capita consumption spen女神会所ding surged from 88.2 y上海419论坛
uan in 1956 to 19,853 yuan in 2018, growing 28.5 times in real terms, NBS data showed.
Kim Jong Un, top leader of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), has guided the test-fire of an
other new weapon, the official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported Sunday.上海419论坛女神会所
When inspecting the new weapon at a launching site on Saturday, Kim sa
id that the new weapon, which was developed to suit the “terrain condition” of the coun
try, has “advantageous tactical character different to the existing weapon systems,” it said.
The Xiangzhou district government of Zhuhai special economic zone in S
上海千花网outh China’s Guangdong province published a special notice recently, requiring all gove
rnment departments, organizations and units in the district to establish no more than one WeChat working group.上海千花网
Furthermore, “no work assignments and work related content are allowed to be pub
上海千花网lished or forwarded on the WeChat working group after work,” the notice said.
“The move aims to help reduce the daily work burden on grassroots level officials and employees,” it said.上海千花网女神会所
Xiangzhou district has taken the lead in Guangdong, the window of China’s reform a
nd opening-up, to have issued such a notice that requires “one unit, one WeChat group” in its district.
上海千花网The move has drawn much attention from the pu
blic, and the district has quickly hit the media spotlight at home and abroad.
Chen Hongqiang, a local grassroots official, said he is in favor of the notice.上海千花网
“One WeChat group in one unit, and no work assignments and related content are allowed to be published in the
WeChat group after work – that is good news for the mass grassroots officials,” he said.上海千花网女神会所
“That would certainly help reduce the burden of the grassroots officials who have to frequently work overtime,” he said.
上海千花网Chen said he was really frustrated in previous years when he was sometimes called back to his unit to work overtime or d
uring weekends.Xiangzhou is not alone. The General Office of the Communist Party of China Central C上海千花网女神会所
ommittee released a circular in March, requiring more effort be made to solve problems
arising from too much formality in order to reduce the burdens on grassroots-level officials.