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Chinese President Xi Jinping delivers a keynote speech and calls for bui
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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
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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
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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
ared future for mankind paints a picture of the whole world working together for com上海419品茶微信
mon development and prosperity — as in a global village, where all countries have a common destiny, she said.
President Xi Jinping has encouraged residents of a mountainous township in Fujian provi
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mmission, made the remark in a letter replying to residents of the township of Xiadang, in the province’s Shouning county.
上海419In a letter to Xi, the villagers wrote they had shaken off poverty and e
xpressed their gratitude to the CPC Central Committee and the general secretary.
Xi’s letter, published on Tuesday, recalled the three arduous
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Xi worked in Fujian between 1985 and 2002. He made his first trip to the township to lea
rn about poverty alleviation and provide instructions on the work on July 19, 1989, when he was Par
ty secretary of Ningde. The township was once among the most remote and poorest areas in Ningde. 上海419
It took him a three-hour car ride and a two-hour walk in scorching sum
mer heat to reach the township, which had no paved roads at the time, according to
Xinhua News Agency. He made another two trips to township, later that year and in 1996. 上海419品茶微信
Xi expressed his delight after learning that the township had shaken off poverty, and he offered hearty congratulations to villagers.
After 30 years of unremitting efforts, Xiadang has shifted from being almost inaccessible to being easily reached and has 上海419
been transformed inside and out, with residents having an increasing sense of gains and happiness, Xi said.
It has been a vivid example of the truth of such sayings as, “A slow sp
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Xi said he hopes the villagers will forge ahead with a persistent spirit, enhance their confi
dence and make sustained and arduous efforts to consolidate the outcomes of poverty reduction.
He also encouraged them to explore a path of rural vitalization with the characteristics of eastern Fujian during the process. 上海419品茶微信
The letter to Xi was written by six Party members on behalf of all villagers in the township.
Xinhua contributed to this story.
President Xi Jinping called on Wednesday for better a
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ades of vested interests and institutional ailments hindering development.
Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Cen
tral Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, spoke while pre上海419品茶微信
siding over the ninth meeting of the Central Committee for Deepening Overall Reform.
Xi, head of the committee, said deepening reform is a major indicator that the P
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culties, strengthen weak areas and ensure policy implementation, according to a statement released after the meeting.
The meeting reviewed and passed a numb
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tee on ethics in science and technology and a guideline to step up protection of intellectual property rights.
Establishment of the national committee on ethics of science and technology will promote
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ology, the statement said. The meeting highlighted the importance of more standardized governance, more detaile
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In stepping up intellectual property rights protection, the country will refine prote
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The meeting also passed a guideline on accelerating the development o
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h positive energy, content management, social coordination, the rule of law and technological management.
President Xi Jinping holds a welcoming ceremony for Sheikh Mohammed
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utside the Great Hall of the People in BeijinPresident Xi Jinping held talks with Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al
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Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor on Monday sternly denounced t
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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.
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d defacing the Nation Emblem mounted at the office entrance, is a blatant defiance to
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Meanwhile, the Chief Executive also condemned the “astonishing a
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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.
ocation after following the monk’s instructions. When the monk died a few days later, man
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While dramatic night shots like this particular image of the highway account for a con
上海419女神会所siderable portion of his works, Siegemund says that night shoots take place out of necessity.
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上海419女神会所re work. I like being able to choose what photography projects I want to embark on.”
he fifth China Children’s Book Expo (CCBE), taking place in Beijing’s Cultural Palace of
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This year marks the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China. In response to a call from the Com
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Hosted by the Xicheng district government in Beijing and the Publishers Association of China, the expo focuses on the in
ternational exchange of children’s books. It gathers works from major publishing houses abroad and in China, th上海419
rough a variety of activities, to open up the world of literature and illustrations to children.
上海419女神会所Siegemund adds that he expects himself to be working in the architecture field for th
e foreseeable future. Shanghai, too, will also remain his home for the coming decade.
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is kind of attitude is good and will help the country forge a better future. You can build your dreams here.”
For those who are concerned about China’s economic well-being, the first half-year fig
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ies, especially given the ongoing trade conflict with the United States and weakening global demand.
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This, together with lukewarm trade readings released on Friday — exports fell 1.3 percent in June from a year earlier and imports dropped 7.3 percent — sugge
sts economic conditions are still severe and, with external uncertainties on the rise, the economy “is under new dow
上海419女神会所nward pressure”, as NBS spokesman Mao Shengyong said at a news conference.
But again, this is really a question of do you see the glass half empty or half full, given that
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For example, retail sales, a major gauge of consumption, surged 9.8 percent, much higher than the expected 8.5 percen
t and also the highest since March 2018. Many analysts attribute the progress to the central government’s ef
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uance of 2.15 trillion yuan of special bonds by local governments for infrastructure construction.
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d a 5.8-percent rise in January-June fixed asset investment, all indicate that the fund
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sales, factory output and fixed-asset investment were announced, the market quickly cast its vot
上海419女神会所e of confidence in the Chinese economy. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index ended 0.4 percent up on Monday a
fter casting off losses that had pushed it down as much as 1.5 percent in the morning ahead of the data release.
The pilot plan also includes construction of a higher education cluster and synergetic platform which integrates production, teach
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stration of Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region officially issued the Construction Plan of the
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The plan shows that Guangxi will strive to establish a regional leading financial industrial structure a
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In the future, Nanning will fully build Nanning Core Area, striving to take the lead in achievi
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e development of the Internet Plus model. This will help foster new drivers of g
rowth, deliver better services, boost consumption and expand employment,” Li said.
A 52-year-old man from Southwest China’s Sichuan province will sit f
or the national college entrance examination, or gaokao, on Friday for the 23rd time.
Liang Shi, who was born in 1967 in Wengong township, Rensh
ou county, Sichuan province, took the gaokao for the
first time in 1983 and also in the two following years, as his teacher parents insisted.
Liang, the fourth child in his family, said he realized his parents wi
shed their five children would study in university, but n
ne of them did. The family’s situation could not support his further studies and Liang started to work.
in 2002 when it should have been closed. But the city’s detritus has kept on arriving each day in hundreds of trucks.
“About 2,000 tons of garbage is dumped at Ghazipur each day,” a Delhi municipal official said on condition of anonymity.
In 2018, a section of the hill collapsed in heavy rains killing two people. Dumping was banne
d after the deaths, but the measure lasted only a few days because authorities could not find an alternative.
Fires, sparked by methane gas coming from the dump, regularly break out and take days to extinguish.
Shambhavi Shukla, senior researcher at the Center for Science and Environment in New D
elhi, said methane belching from the garbage can become even more deadly when mixed with atmosphere.
Leachate, a black toxic liquid, oozes from the dump into a local canal.
nternational Children’s Day since he became president in 2013, showing his care for
their growth and his hope for them to carry on endeavors to realize the nation’s dreams.
International Children’s Day falls on June 1 every year.
In May 2013, while inspecting a school devastated by an earthquake in Sichuan province, Xi told
students to turn their trauma into a source of strength, urging them to be strong, brave and united.
When visiting a primary school in Beijing’s Haidian district in 2014, Xi spoke of the ne
ed to guide children to set high goals and create conditions for them to grow into adulthood.
On June 1, 2015, when speaking to members of the Young Pioneers of China in Beijing,
Xi called on all Chinese children to learn to be people of integrity, knowledge and responsibility