Passengers can now book flights departing from Beijing
Daxing International Airport, according to a report by Beijing Youth Daily.上海419论坛
Compared to those departing from Beijing Capital Internat
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generally priced lower because of route charges and services included in the tickets, the report said.
On the ticket booking platform of Qunar, an online travel company, tickets are available上海419论坛女神会所
for flights from the new airport to Shanghai, Guangzhou, Chengdu and Kunming from Sept 30.
In addition, international routes, including to London, He
上海419论坛lsinki, Casablanca, Fukuoka and Kathmandu, can be booked and the prices are gen
erally cheaper than those taking off from the Beijing Capital International Airport.
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Beijing Capital International Airport, will serve as a second international airport for Beijing.
Located 46 kilometers south of downtown Beijing, it will be the world’s largest s
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At 7:30 pm on July 15, 1971, United States President Richard Nixon
spoke to the nation from a television studio in Burbank, California.上海419论坛
“I have requested this time tonight to announce a major development in our efforts to build a lasting peace in the wo
rld,” he began, before reading an announcement that was also being made in Beijing.上海419论坛女神会所
It said that Premier Zhou Enlai and Henry Kissinger, Nixon’s assis
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owing that Nixon wanted to visit China, Zhou, on behalf of the Chinese government, had invited him to come to the co
untry at an “appropriate date” before May 1972. Nixon had accepted the invitation “with pleasure”.上海419论坛女神会所
Nixon said, “The meeting between the leaders of China and the United States is to seek the normalization of relations bet
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More than two years of complex, subtle and deter
mined diplomatic efforts and negotiations preceded the announcement.上海419论坛女神会所
Nixon wrote in his memoirs, published in 1978: “Despite the almost miraculous secrecy we had been able to maintain, the C
hina initiative was actually one of the most publicly prepared surprises in history.”
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a place where they can get in touch with their dreams.”上海419论坛品茶微信
Another 24-hour bookshop in Beijing that allows customers to get in touch with their dreams, and with the past, too, is China Boo
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ing in which the shop is located in a restored part of the Di’anmen Gate of old Beijing, dates back to the 15th century.上海419论坛
On July 20, four years to the day when the shop opened, half of about a dozen desks in its reading-for
-free zones were occupied. Outside, the din of the nearby Shichahai areas and hutong were dying
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One shop assistant and one guard were on duty, their shifts due to end at 8 am the following day, and they seemed happy to
offer assistance to customers. In these shops that help can go beyond locating books, because apart from having cafes, a上海419论坛
nd selling gift items, some are turning into venues for all kinds of social activities.
In Page One Qianmen there are occasional mini concerts in the evening.上海419论坛品茶微信
“For 24-hour bookstores, the operating challenges run into the second half of the night, says Zhang Lei, also known as San S
hi, a veteran bookstore planner and critic. “The solutions include running multiple businesses.上海419论坛
“Midnight bookstores are like large study areas, a third space in addition to the home a
nd the workplace. People actually do a lot of things in bookshops; they go there with relatives, meet friends in them a
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Zhang is skeptical about the chances of unstaffed bookshops, because one of the things that 24-hour bookshops have goin
g for them in the relentless battle against online bookselling is that they bring people together, he says.
“If you ask me, bookshops with no people seem a bit vulnerable.”
ween January and July, with bilateral trade volume up 10.8 percent year
上海419on-year to 2.72 trillion yuan, followed by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, up
11.3 percent to 2.35 trillion yuan, and the United States, down 8.1 percent to 2.1 trillion yuan.
To offset the negative impact caused by the Sino-US trade dispute, potential for trade cooperation between China and economie上海419品茶微信
s participating in the Belt and Road Initiative such as ASEAN, Russia and Italy has been further unleashed this yea
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Chen said the trade dispute between China and the US has prompted Chinese ente
rprises to accelerate their pace of innovation to break external restrictions in many fi上海419品茶微信
elds such as semiconductors and new materials, as well as expand their global presence at a notable pace.
Yan Min, a division head at the State Information Center’s Department of Economic Forecasting, said China’s div
上海419ersified trade development — exploring new markets and generating fresh demand — has become a driving forc
e for its foreign trade expansion and created room for the country to maintain stable trade growth.
New measures to stabilize trade can help ease the burdens of Chinese exporters and enh上海419品茶微信
ance their capabilities to address external uncertainties and boost their confidence, Yan said.
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e first seven months, while imports grew 1.3 percent to 7.93 trillion yuan. Its trade s
urplus widened by 47.4 percent year-on-year to 1.55 trillion yuan during the same period.
China’s trade with BRI economies totaled 5.03 trillion yuan, up 10.2 percent year-on-year, about 6 pe上海419品茶微信
rcentage points higher than the overall pace, accounting for 28.9 percent of China’s total trade volume.
also includes profiles of many fictional animals, in a bid to stoke the imagination.
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arded with questions about the decorations featuring sacred animals, according to
Bao Fang, one of the book’s editors from CITIC Press. “Children always want to know everything about these animals: W
上海龙凤419ho are friendly and which are vicious. Perhaps the book can help parents answer these questions.”
A kaleidoscope of mythical species are presented, including the auspicious unicorn called qilin; a
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Zhang Jinshuo, chief curator of popular science at the National Zoological Museu
m of China, points out that, in recent years, translated works from the West have often been the favored res
上海龙凤419ource. The new book, he says, offers an opportunity for readers to appreciate a record of domestic natural history.
“The paintings’ exquisite details bring the creatures to life,” Zhang says. “They show a colorful world of natural history.”
If it rains heavily on this Wednesday night, some elderly Chinese will say it is because Zhin上海龙凤419女神会所
u, or the Weaving Maid, is crying on the day she met her husband Niulang, or the Cowherd, on the Milky Way.
Most Chinese remember being told this romantic tragedy when they were children on Qixi, or the Seventh Night Fe
上海龙凤419stival, which falls on the seventh day of the seventh lunar month. This year it falls on Wednesday, August 7.Folklore Story
As the story goes, once there was a cowherd, Niulang, who lived with his elder brother and sister-in-law. But she disl
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The cow, however, was a former god who had violated imperial rules and was sent to earth in bovine form.
One day the cow led Niulang to a lake where fairies took a bath on ear
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The two fell in love at first sight and were soon married. They had a son and dau
ghter and their happy life was held up as an example for hundreds of years in China.
Yet in the eyes of the Jade Emperor, the Supreme Deity in Taoism, marriage betwee上海龙凤419女神会所
n a mortal and fairy was strictly forbidden. He ordered the heaven troop to catch Zhinu back.
Niulang grew desperate when he discovered Zhinu had been taken back to heave
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He adds that if things like the somewhat vague portrayal of some a
nimals through error and imagination “are viewed in the bigger picture of history上海龙凤419女神会所
and society, it will still greatly help us to have a clearer view of our own cultural traditions”.
side world, boosting Chinese businesses’ need for returning talents. They will n
eed more overseas returnees as the country‘s economy keeps growing and as it further o上海后花园女神会所
pens the economy. More talents, meanwhile, will move back,” he said.
To enhance competitiveness, a number of Chinese cities have jumped into a fierce “war” f上海后花园
or talents with attractive financial support, favorable hukou (household registration) policies and other subsidies.
上海后花园女神会所Shenzhen in Guangdong province, for example, has started its “peacock project”
to attract overseas returnees since 2011, and is granting rewards of 3 million yuan ($432,000) to high-end o
verseas talents in industries that are facing an acute shortage of skilled workers.上海后花园
In June, Guangdong announced a policy to reduce taxes for overseas talents and the much-needed
skilled workers planning to move into the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area.上海后花园
“The Chinese immigrants overseas and students overseas are the em
上海后花园女神会所erging power of China’s future economic development,” said Wang Huiyao, fo
under and director of the Center for China and Globalization, a nongovernment think tank in Beijing. “The ta
lent war is getting more and more fierce. In Silicon Valley, international talents count for 50 percent of its total tale上海后花园
nt pool, but in Zhongguancun (China’s technology hub in Beijing), the ratio is only 1 percent.”
About 53 percent of the surveyed respondents mo
上海后花园女神会所ved back for opportunities to progress and develop their careers i
n key emerging sectors that face talent shortages, such as the biopharmaceutical industry.
However, better payment was not the sole reason for the s上海后花园
hift, the report said. “Being close to family is of paramount im
portance to professionals who want to return to their families as Asia is aging rapidly.”
上海后花园女神会所The survey found that 71 percent of the Chinese overseas returnee respondents regarded family as
the prime motive for moving back to the home country, a rapid increase from the 41 percent seen in a similar
Hays survey in 2013, despite the fact that they may not receive a pay increase at home.
w enjoy forest coverage of about 60 percent.
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ntent dropped by 90 percent from 2000 to 2016. In Hainan province, Hainan gibbons－a critically endangered spe
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According to the plan, top local government officials will be responsible for the protection work.
Moreover, all commercial logging of natural forests will be prohibite
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The forestry department will strengthen the restoration of some degraded natural forests a
nd speed up the work to build a surveillance system for protection and restoration work.上海419论坛品茶微信
“A strict management system will also be established. Anyone who conducts illegal activity that damages natural forests or threa
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Li said the government will take the lead in implementing the plan and encourage participation from the public. He said the prot
ection and restoration work aim to bring prosperity to the people through eco-friendly development.上海419论坛品茶微信
“The plan is expected to drive China’s natural forest protection work to a new stage,” Li said
Hubei province has completed an aerial survey of all sewage outlets that disch
上海419论坛arge into the area along the Yangtze River and its tributaries that flow through the province.
It was the first time that the province carried out such a full-scale survey, whic
h also serves as important groundwork for a national campaign, launched this February, to comb the b上海419论坛品茶微信
anks of the Yangtze River and map all such outlets along the country’s longest waterway.
The Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region experienced a travel boom
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Urumqi, Ili Kazak autonomous prefecture and Changji Hui autonomous pre
fecture were the three hottest destinations for travelers in the past half year. Yea
-on-year, Urumqi saw a 56 percent increase in travelers, Ili Kazak saw 81 per-cent, and Changji Hui 46 percent.上海419
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hile the top three sources of overseas visitors were Kazakhstan, Russia and Mongolia.
上海419品茶微信According to the report, tourism will maintain high-speed growth of 40 percent in the next half year thanks to sta
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d to be the slack season for Xinjiang because of the rather low temperatures and heavy snow.
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上海419品茶微信Scenic spots also saw an increase in travelers during the winter. Zha
ng said that the region offers diversified entertainment to travelers during the season.
Nuclear Power Group, a leading Chinese nuclear power equipment producer, said huge market d
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Both Zheng and He believe nuclear power will play a larger role in China’s green ene
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Zheng said nuclear energy is the only form of energy that can provide carbon-free and lar
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He said nuclear energy could also be a disrupter for energy services in
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The institute is also working on application of digital technologies within the whole life cycle of a nuclear power pl
ant, combined with artificial intelligence, to maintain and ensure safety and reliability.
上海419论坛品茶微信Shanghai, Sanya and Beijing are the top-ranked leisure cities in Ch
ina, according to a report jointly published by the National Academy of Economic Strategy an
d Tourism Research Center of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences on Monday.上海419论坛
The evaluation for the ranking covers 290 cities in the country foc
used on several aspects, including city image, eco environment, leisure lives and tourism.上海419论坛品茶微信
According to the report, Zhuhai ranked fourth on the top 10 list, followed by Shenzhen, Qingdao, Xiamen, Hangzhou, Xi’a
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re environment, eastern cities show less competition compared to those in northern and central regions.
government and wishes it to put into action what it said,” Yao said.
上海千花网But Liang from Huawei highlighted that the sales of some crucial US
technologies, including the Android operating system, have still not been resumed.上海千花网
“In the second half, Huawei’s overseas smartphone business will still meet some challenges,” Liang said, adding that if Hu
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But if not, Huawei also has the capability to build its own operating system and relevant ecosystem, the senior executive added.上海千花网
Huawei said it will invest 120 billion yuan in research and development this year.
According to him, Huawei’s overseas smartphone business was ind
上海千花网女神会所eed affected by the US government restrictions, but recently, the business has rebounded b
ack to 80 percent of its performance before Huawei was put on the trade blacklist.
Huawei’s consumer business group accounted for 55 percent of the compan上海千花网
y’s total half-year revenue, with its domestic smartphone businesses gaining strong momentum in China.
上海千花网女神会所Jia Mo, an analyst at market research company Canalys, said the US governm
ent’s ban on Huawei has caused uncertainty overseas, but “in China, it has kept its foot on the accelerator”.
Huawei took a record 38 percent of China’s smartphone market in上海千花网
the second quarter of 2019, signifying the highest market share of any vendor in eight
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Huawei’s global mix has shifted back toward China, with 64 percent of
its smartphone shipments in the second quarter going to its home market.
ctions like sandwich, pasta, salad, juice and coffee. Now, it has more than 75 stores in 10 major cities nationwide.
上海千花坊女神会所Similar to Wagas in concept, Woods Cafe opened its fifth branch in Beijing last month. The restaurant tries to make its healthi
er offerings tastier and appealing by tweaking its recipes (crispier bread for sandwiches; tangier sauces).上海千花坊
Established in 2002, Element Fresh is a 30-outlet restaurant chain that provides fresh and healthy low-fat food. It said it wil
l continue to open new restaurants to cater to growing appetite for healthier food in Chinese cities.
上海千花坊Most of such restaurants are known to prepare their low-fat, low-sugar
and high-fiber foods by boiling or steaming, and then using cold dressings with sauce. S
uch foods are usually associated with bodybuilding, special diets, and clean eating.上海千花坊女神会所
The Meituan Dianping report said that just one popular dish can drive the r
apid growth in the number of customers and lead to the success of a restaurant. Besi
上海千花坊des, simpler menus would be easier for restaurants to standardize the taste of various dishes, and dominate the market.
Between big restaurants and niche or exclusive restaurants, 63.3 percent of Chine
se consumers would choose the latter. And nearly 95 percent of the respondents of a survey, on which the repor上海千花坊女神会所
t is based, said they would go to a restaurant just because of one kind of special delicious dish.
上海千花坊China’s overall consumer food service sector netted $700 billion in
sales revenue last year, the highest worldwide, followed by the United States, Japan and In
dia, according to data from market research provider Euromonitor International.
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hina is foreseen to hit $812 billion, up 12 percent over the expected value
this year and still top other countries, indicating considerable growth potential, Euromonitor found.