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utside the Great Hall of the People in BeijinPresident Xi Jinping held talks with Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al

Nahyan, crown prince of Abu Dhabi of the United Arab Emirates at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Monday. 上海419

Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor on Monday sternly denounced t

 上海419he violence carried out in the city on Sunday, saying violence would never be a solution but to breed more violence.

Such violent acts are vicious, have caused city-wide indignation and should be punished, Lam stressed. 上海419品茶微信

Lam met with the media alongside principal government officials on Monday aftern

 上海419oonfollowing targeted violenceat the Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in Sai Wan,

Hong Kong Island, and at passengers in a metro station in Yuen Long, New Territories.

The vandalization to the Liaison Office, including besieging the office an 上海419品茶微信

d defacing the Nation Emblem mounted at the office entrance, is a blatant defiance to

 上海419the nation’s sovereignty and an open challenge to the “one country, two systems” principle, Lam said.

Such acts have left a great harm to the special administrative region 上海419品茶微信

which is governed by the principle of “one country, two systems”, Lam added.

Meanwhile, the Chief Executive also condemned the “astonishing a

 上海419nd outrageous” attacks in Yuen Long. On late Sunday night, attackers in white shi

rts, some wearing masks, assaulted passengers at the Yuen Long metro station with bamboo sticks. 上海419

The SAR government bears zero tolerance to any kind of violence carried out at any time, anywhere and towards an

 上海419品茶微信people. “We thus call on all citizens to safeguard the city’s law and order and never resort to violence”, Lam concluded.

Hong Kong’s Commissioner of Police Lo Wai-chung pledged that the police inve

stigation will begin immediately and pursuethe offenders at all costs to bring them justice

Despite external instabilities and domestic downside risks, the C 上海419品茶微信

hinese economy is likely to record a steady full-year GDP growth of 6.2 percent or higher in 2

019, with policy measures at the ready to combat any challenges, economists said. 上海419品茶微信

China announced 11 measures on Saturday to further open up the financial sector in the latest move to help bolster and stabilize growth.

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The government will 上海千花坊ch a batch of public faci

ilities including an international conference center, sports center, neighb

上海千花坊品茶微信orhood center, library and museum that meet international standards.

The construction of a smart industry park started in Sino-Singapore Guangzh

ou Knowledge City (SSGKC) on Thursday. The knowledge city was elevated to a national-level project last month.上海千花坊

The Sino-Singapore Guangzhou Knowledge City is getting bolde

r in its reforms and experimentation, following an official upgrade centering on its ambit

上海千花坊品茶微信ions to be a world-class knowledge city, an outstanding source of innovation in the region and a global talent magnet.

According to a framework agreement signed by the Chinese and Singaporean governm

ents on Monday, the iconic Sino-Singaporean collaboration project based in Guangzhou, capital of South China’s Gu上海千花坊

angdong province, was officially elevated to the status of a State-level bilateral project.

上海千花坊品茶微信Involving a total investment of 1.4 billion yuan ($203.34 million) and scheduled to be co

mpleted in 2020, the China-Singapore International Smart Industry Park will focus

on the development of technology related to the internet of things, big data and cloud ecology.上海千花坊

It is designed to empower companies developing applications in the smart home, transport, office, healthcare and city ind

上海千花坊ustries, according to the administration of Huangpu district, Guangzhou, where the project is located.

Infrastructure projects including eight railways, five expressways and seven urban express

ways are under construction and a new metro line is scheduled for operation in late September.上海千花坊

An intercity light rail is also slated to be put into service next year. By then, travel time from th

e CSGKC to other cities in the Bay Area is expected to be reduced to within an hour.

上海千花坊品茶微信In addition, a high-speed rail station and convenient traffic routes

to the airport, railway stations and the port of Guangzhou are planned.

The park will accommodate innovation incubators, offices, commerc上海千花坊

ial facilities and residential apartments, with green-building technologies to be used widely.

上海千花坊品茶微信The park will also include a Siemens green city digitalization center and a Sino-Singapore research institute.

Covering an area of 21.2 square kilometers, SSGKC has attr

acted 1,382 companies with a total registered capital of 129.4 billion yuan.上海千花坊品茶微信

The knowledge city is the only national-level pilot zone for intellectual property use and protection reform.

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Prosecutors said Christens上海后花园choked and stabbe

 Zhang before beating her to death with a bat and decapitating her. Christensen has never revealed what he did with Zhang’s remains.

FBI investigators testified they found her blood and DNA inside Christens

en’s Champaign apartment, where the former PhD candidate said he raped, beat and deca上海后花园

pitated her, according to a statement he made to his then-girlfriend as they attended a memorial vigil for Zhang. C

上海后花园品茶微信hristensen was unaware his girlfriend was cooperating with the FBI and wearing a wire.

The defense tried to cast doubt on the recording, noting that he also

claimed he had 12 other victims, a claim the FBI hasn’t been able to corroborate.

That tape was played for jurors multiple times during trial and extensively during the government’s closing statements Wednesday.上海后花园品茶微信

Prosecutors, in seeking the death penalty, presented aggravating

上海后花园factors such as Zhang’s killing was pre-meditated, that she died during the co

mmission of another crime – kidnapping, and she was particularly vulnerable because of her small size and lim

ited English-speaking ability.A double rainbow, which some see as symbolizing a friendly bridge connecting China and Ru上海后花园品茶微信

ssia, stretches across the Heilongjiang River, known as the Amur River in Heihe, Northeast China’s Heilongjiang province, on Se

上海后花园Workers on Thursday broke ground on a cableway spanning Heilongjiang Ri

ver, which forms the China-Russia border, in hopes of advancing tourism in the region.

It is the first cross-border cableway between the two countri上海后花园品茶微信

es. On completion, the cableway will link up Heihe, a city in Northeast China’s Heilon

gjiang province, and the Russian city of Blagoveshchensk across the Heilongjiang River, also known as Amur River.

上海后花园品茶微信As China’s opening-up gains further steam, exchanges between the two

cities have been increasing. Border crossing, however, has remained stubbornly slow.

The cableway, with a budget of 570 million yuan ($83 million), w上海后花园

ill be 972 meters in length and will follow two-way traffic, with cable coaches capable of ca

rrying 80 people each. The cableway is designed to have a transporting capacity of 6 million people annually.

上海后花园品茶微信”A cableway will be a safe and convenient shortcut for tourists to cro

ss the Heilongjiang River,” said Qin Enting, secretary of the Heihe Municipal Co

mmittee of the Communist Party of China. “Riders will also get a glimpse of the unique views of both cities.”

It is expected that the cableway will be finished and become operational in the first quarter of上海后花园品茶微信

2021. Completion of the project will boost tourism in the region and there will be 10 percent increase in the nu

mber of tourists to Heihe, according to estimates by the relevant departments of Heihe city.

Also, the time for a single-way border crossing will be shortened to less than 10 minutes.

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Xi urges local legislatu上海419 to heed people’s needs

General Secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee Xi Jinpin

g, also Chinese president and chairman of the Central Military Commission, addresses a meeting highli上海419

ghting Party building in central Party and state institutions in Beijing, capital of Chin

上海419品茶微信President Xi Jinping has instructed local people’s congresses and their standing committees to improve legislation

and supervision in a creative way to better contribute to China’s economic and social development as well as reforms.上海419

Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committe上海419

e and chairman of the Central Military Commission, made the remark in a recent instruction.

上海419品茶微信Xi said that the local legislatures and their standing committees have performed their du

ties in a responsible way and made important contributions to reform and development over the past four decades.

Faced with the present situations and tasks in the new era, th上海419

ey should creatively carry out their work based on local conditions, he said.

上海419Xi urged local people’s congresses and their standing committees to ensure deputies play their roles better.

The local legislatures and their standing committees should maintain close ties with the people and observe their needs, X

said, asking them to guarantee people’s rights and interests under the rule of law.上海419品茶微信

The instruction was delivered on Thursday at a symposium held in Beijing marking t

he 40th anniversary of establishing standing committees at local people’s congresses.上海419

Li Zhanshu, a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and chairman of the N上海419品茶微信

ational People’s Congress Standing Committee, attended the symposium and delivered a speech.

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Christensen, 上海后花园 graduate student at the Universit

 of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign, the same school Zhang was attending, would be the first person to be sentenced to death in a federal cou

rthouse in Illinois since 2006, if the jury reaches a unanimous verdict that he should be executed by lethal injection.上海后花园品茶微信

US District Court Judge James Shadid read instructions to the jury on Wednesd

上海后花园ay morning after the prosecution and defense made their closing arguments.

“The law leaves this decision exclusively to you, the jury,” Shadid said. “Whichever sentence you choose, death or life im上海后花园

prisonment without the possibility of release, the court is required to impose that sentence.”

上海后花园品茶微信Zhang’s mother, father, boyfriend and brother were in the main courtroom Wednesday m

orning, but after some deliberation in the judge’s chambers, her mother didn’t return.

The same 12 jurors took under 90 minutes on June 24 to unanimo上海后花园

usly find Christensen guilty of all three counts against him, namely kidnapping resulting in th

上海后花园e death of the 26-year-old Zhang, and two counts of making false statements to the FBI.

Christensen’s defense lawyers admitted to the court that in June 2017, he

raped Zhang and beat her to death with a bat. Christensen hasn’t said what he did with the bod上海后花园品茶微信

y. Investigators have not been able to find Zhang’s body, despite an intensive search.

In his closing argument, federal prosecutor James Nels上海后花园

on argued that “justice must be done” and asked, “Is this a minimum-sentence case?”

He acknowledged the grief of Christensen’s family would have if he were sen上海后花园品茶微信

tenced to death, but said the “source of that pain sits in that chair”, referring to Christensen.

He described the impact on Zhang’s family, as they placed great hope in her.

上海后花园”That’s why Yingying fought so hard. She had so much to live for,” Nelson said.

“Everyone in this room felt the weight of Yingying Zhang’s murder,” US Attorney Eug上海后花园品茶微信

ene Miller said. “There will be only one sentence in this case — the death penalty.”

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Concerned about the上海龙凤1314nancial fallout after

aggressive recruitment efforts have been made by UK universities to attract non-European students.

Meanwhile, favorable policies were announced by the UK’s Department for Education上海龙凤1314

, such as allowing international students to stay up to one year after their study visas expire.

上海龙凤1314女神会所According to the 2019 survey conducted by higher education marketing company QS, which covered more

than 75,000 students and 71 universities from around the world, 77 percent of prospective inte上海龙凤1314

rnational students claim that extending the post-study leave period for the UK’s visa offer to one year would incr

上海龙凤1314女神会所ease the likelihood of them studying in the UK. And 54 percent of students stated that feeling welcome as an inte

rnational student is one of the five important factors they consider when choosing a university.

However, Zerzan says the major reason for the UK being one of the fav上海龙凤1314

orite destinations for Chinese overseas students is that British education has a trad

ition of innovation by linking academic foundations with the needs of industry. This helps to instill in its grad上海龙凤1314女神会所

uates a need for continuous learning, an innovative and entrepreneurial approach to life as well as

strong practical and relevant skills that are appreciated by employers globally.

Zerzan adds that many foreign universities aim to recruit Ch上海龙凤1314

inese students for short-term financial gains, which might result in a mismatc

h in partners, poorer research output and possible frustrations on both sides.上海龙凤1314女神会所

And he also points out that international student mobility is not just about economic funding.

“The environment now is one where there is a mass flow of students上海龙凤1314

and lecturers – a mass flow of knowledge – and the UK has to engage in that so Chinese stud

ents are among the top academic performers and contribute greatly to scholarly ex上海龙凤1314女神会所

change and academic research and development within the UK education sectors,” he says.

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And he also points out上海乌托邦nal student mobility

 is not just about economic funding.The environment now is one where there is a mass flow of students and lecturers – a mass flow of kn

owledge – and the UK has to engage in that so Chinese students are among the top academic performers and contribute gre上海乌托邦品茶微信

atly to scholarly exchange and academic research and development within the UK education sectors,” he says.

上海乌托邦Looking ahead to the future of China-UK partnership in higher education, he hopes that both sides c

an bring together a cross-section of education, science and industry experts together to share insi

ghts, provide thoughtful leadership and organize discussions with the purpose of researching and co上海乌托邦

mmunicating the impact and implications of the future on education, and to debate and take action.

“The key to success is about ensuring mutual benefit, shared objectives and working together to resolve global challenges,” he says.

上海乌托邦品茶微信tudents enrolled in the global engagement program launched

by Shanghai Jiao Tong University on June 26 will be engaged in tackling typical issues

faced by countries involved in China and the Belt and Road Initiative. According to the statement of the univer上海乌托邦

sity organizers, over 10 countries and regions will be involved in the program that includes 13 projects.

上海乌托邦The projects cover research and surveys on specific themes before com

ing up with solutions to problems related to the environment, medicine and civil engineering.

Ten of the projects will be carried out during the summer, while the remaining thre上海乌托邦品茶微信

e will be held in winter, from December to January next year. Each project will last between two and four weeks.

上海乌托邦More than 200 students are expected to join the program, according to the university.

“Every project is challenging as most of the students have never set foot in these areas,” says Cao Yongk

ang, director of the International Research Center for Architectural Heritage Conservation at the university.上海乌托邦品茶微信

“The program will definitely motivate them to realize their social responsi

bility in the new era and inspire them to solve the common problems of humankind.”上海乌托邦

Cao will lead one of the teams in investigations of villages in Zhejiang province’s Lishui city.

This project will involve setting up furniture and facilities that are

urgently needed by residents. The team will later visit villages in the Italian Alps to explore ne上海乌托邦品茶微信

w development models for locals, and compare the practices for these two countries.

“The project is designed for those majoring in architecture, city planning, sociology, and other上海乌托邦品茶微信

related subjects, and will equip them with a comprehensive understanding of rural revitalization,” says Cao.

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Twenty-three provincial-lev上海后花园in China have anno

nounced plans to raise their basic old-age pensions, cnr.cn reported.

上海后花园Fifteen regions, including Hebei, Inner Mongolia, Jiangxi,

Shaanxi and Jiangsu上海后花园品茶微信, have promised to pay the raised pension to retirees before the end of July.

In Central China’s Henan province, the minimal basic pension sta

ndard for rural and urban residents will be increased to 103 yuan ($14.98) from 98, said Li Ha

ilong, deputy head of the provincial human resources and social security department.上海后花园

It is estimated the local government would provide additional funding of over 900 million yuan

to the pension scheme, which will benefit more than 15 million elderly rural and urban residents, Li said.上海后花园品茶微信

Regional plans to reduce enterprises’ social insurance premium rate are also being gradually implemented across the country.

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unemployment insurance and employment injury insurance have been cut by over 128 billion yuan.

After companies’ social insurance premium rates were reduce

d to 16 percent from 20 percent, the savings can be invested into production, expansion and o上海后花园品茶微信

peration, said Gao Ying, personnel administration manager from an electronics company in Jiangxi.

A recent State Council executive meeting decided to fully implement trans

上海后花园ferring State assets to social security funds this year. More beneficial policies are ex

pected to be launched in the second half of 2019, as the country continues to advance social security reform.

A new natural gas network in the Xinjiang Uygur auton上海后花园品茶微信

omous region is making life for residents like Hazret Mamut much more convenient.

“I used to go to the gas station to change the fuel tank when it was empty, which used to take 10 minutes of riding an electric sco上海后花园品茶微信

oter,” Hazret recalled. But now, he only needs to turn the knob of the stove and the flame is lit.

“Using natural gas costs less than 20 yuan ($2.90) every month for cooking,” Hazret added.上海后花园

Such convenience in Hazret’s life is due to a natural gas p

roject conducted by PetroChina, one of China’s major oil companies.

Since the natural gas pipeline was put into operation in May in Wushi county in Aksu prefecture, Hazret’s home, a natural ga

s network covering all prefectures in southern Xinjiang has been established.

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But this latest effort is n上海夜网use of the politics

Trump announced on Twitter last month that the sweep would mark the beginning of a push to deport

millions of people who are in the country illegally, a near-impossibility given t上海夜网女神会所

he limited resources of ICE, which makes the arrests and carries out deportation orders.

上海夜网Then he abruptly canceled the operation after a phone call with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a

California Democrat, while lawmakers worked to pass a $4.6 billion border aid pac

kage. Plus, details had leaked, and authorities worried about the safety of ICE officers.上海夜网女神会所

The agency said in a statement that it would not discuss specifics about enforcement operations.

“As always, ICE prioritizes the arrest and removal of unlawfully present aliens who pose a thr

上海夜网eat to national security, public safety and border security,” according to the statement.

Trump started hinting anew in recent days that more remo上海夜网

vals were coming. He said last weekend they would be starting “fairly soon.”

上海夜网女神会所The administration has been straining to manage a border crisis, an

d some officials believe flashy shows of force in deporting families would deter oth

ers migrants from coming. But others have criticized any move that draws resources a上海夜网

way from the border at a time when the Border Patrol is detaining four times the num

上海夜网女神会所ber of people it can hold. Also, a watchdog report found filthy, potentially dangerous conditions at some stations.

Democratic Rep. Pramila Jayapal of Washington state, co-chair o

f the Congressional Progressive Caucus and a former immigrant advocate, accused the adm上海夜网

inistration of showing a “willingness to be cruel at every turn. It sickens me that

上海夜网女神会所this is this is the United States of America. We are so much better than this.”

House Minority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy, a Californ

ia Republican, blamed Pelosi for the raids, saying she had done “noth上海夜网

ing” since they were delayed. “It is the speaker who caused this problem,” he said.

He said Trump would have postponed the raids again if he saw progress in House.

Some activists said they were gearing up for operations to start Sunday and planned to protest. Organiz上海夜网女神会所

ers estimated a rally planned for Saturday in Chicago would draw around 10,000 people.

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ollision of thought: Colleg 娱乐地图view cultural China

“Over the past 5,000 years, history has recorded the rise and fall of kingd

oms and dynasties. One hundred and fifty years ago, the West conquered the world but 娱乐地图女神会所

failed to conquer the hearts of Chinese. Now, Uncle Sam is seeking unilateralism by abandoning world ord

 娱乐地图女神会所ers since World War II, but they encountered resistance all over the world, especially from China,” said Wang Yao

heng, one of 12 contestants in the annual English Speech Contest held by the College of Liberal Arts & Law of Da

lian Minzu University on June 28. He made no secret of his admiration of Chinese culture. 娱乐地图女神会所

“After being informed of the speech contest, I was very excited about it. As a Chinese youth, I long for

an opportunity to express my love for the culture of our motherland. In addition, this is also a figh 娱乐地图

t back to those who turn a deaf ear to both affairs at home and abroad. I want to tell them that we college students are no

t a “spoiled generation, we are not the kind of know-nothing-but-pleasure” generation, Wang said. 娱乐地图女神会所

The contestants were ethnically diverse, and expressed their reverence to traditional Chinese culture and great pride

 娱乐地图for the social and economic achievements made by Chinese people in the past several decades. The recognition o

f Chinese cultural identity among young students from different ethnic groups reache

d a record high against the background of the global trade war and unilateralism triggered by the US. 娱乐地图

However, as to the role of Chinese traditional culture in the modern era, students’ views varied.

Some believe that Chinese culture is still as vibrant as it used t 娱乐地图女神会所

o be, while others see that Chinese culture needs to remember its traditions.

Tong Fei, a contestant, said that the absence of filial piety among members of the younger generation has become a crue 娱乐地图

l reality. For instance, the notion of “raising children for old age” is no longer accepted. Increasingly, more people no lo

nger believe that it is practical to wait for their children to take care of them in their old age. 娱乐地图女神会所

Contestant Shi Jia expressed her worries over Chinese cultural identity in the new era an

d appealed for revitalization of tradition. “Abandoning Chinese cultural identity is very dangerous. Only if we ke

ep our cultural identity, then we know who we are, and our nation will survive,” she said.

Contestant Lin Wanlu was adamant in her criticism of a pro-western attitude in C

hina. She advocated that Chinese should first try their best to dig out and digest

their own culture, and then extend the wisdom of Chinese traditional culture as a treasure to the world.

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