oor residents out of poverty, with an annual average of 13.73 milli
on people casting off poverty, more than the entire population of Greece.上海龙凤419品茶微信
— The country still had 16.6 million rural people living below the national poverty line at the end
of 2018, with more than half of them living in the country’s less-developed western region.上海龙凤419
— In 2018, the annual per capita disposable income of rural res
idents in poverty-hit regions stood at 10,371 yuan (about $1,475), double its 2012 level.
上海龙凤419品茶微信 Continued income growth boosted consumption, with the per capita rural consump
tion in poor areas reaching 8,956 yuan last year, representing an average annual increase of 11.4 percent.
— China also offered experience and assistance to other countrie上海龙凤419
s in their poverty-reduction efforts. By the end of October 2015, the country had provided 400 bil
lion yuan of assistance to 166 countries and international organizations, dispatched over 600,000 assistan
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Shanghai will promote the development of regional headquar
ters of multinational corporations in the municipality, local authorities said Tuesday.上海龙凤419品茶微信
“Shanghai is home to more than 700 regional headquarters o
f multinational corporations, and it has long been the city with the most regional headquarters and
上海龙凤419foreign-funded research and development (R&D) centers of such enterprises in the Chinese mainland,” s
aid Yang Chao, deputy director of Shanghai Municipal Committee of Commerce.
“The previous criteria for verifying regional headquarters of multinational corporations do not m上海龙凤419品茶微信
atch the asset-light strategy of the companies. We hope to attract more regional headquarters to settle in
the city and to expand their functions as well as speed up upgrading via the new policies,” said Yang.上海龙凤419
The requirement for the total assets of parent companies of regional he
adquarters has been adjusted to 200 million U.S. dollars, according to the policies.
ce then. A memorial square was set up in Yan’an in honor of Zhang, an
d hundreds of visitors from all walks of life come to honor him every day.上海龙凤419
Hou Xiuzhen, 74, always volunteers to tell visitors stories about Zhang and those hard times during wars.
Hou’s father-in-law was in the CPC’s army and took part in the production campaigns in Yan’an in
上海龙凤419品茶微信the 1940s. The military and civilians were encouraged to reclaim farmland from the uncultivated land to
become self-reliant, not only by establishing their own the grain supply, but in other areas of life as well.
“‘Serving the people’ was a motto of my father-in-law and has significantly influe上海龙凤419
nced his offspring,” Hou said. Before her retirement, Hou was an avid tree planter in the local reforestation drive.
“Mass line is the Party’s fundamental political and organizational line,” said Gu Sha上海龙凤419品茶微信
ojie, an associate professor with China Executive Leadership Academy in Yan’an.
上海龙凤419″People have different needs at different times. ‘Serving the people’ is to
put into practice the Party’s mass line in all aspects of governance,” Gu added.
Passing on spirit
As the revolutionary base of the CPC, Yan’an receives more than 300,000 CPC me上海龙凤419
mbers every year to receive education. “Serving the people” is a must-have course.
“Zhang Side is a model who represents the image of the CPC, solving people’s pro上海龙凤419品茶微信
blems and bringing Party members and the masses closer,” said Tan Huwa, an expert with Yan’an University.
“In the new era, ‘serving the people’ embodies the victory in the war against p
overty and in building a moderately prosperous society in all respects,” Tan said.上海龙凤419品茶微信
Zhang Yangang is the Party secretary of Xinhu village, Shaanxi province. The grassroots official knew about Zhang Sid
e’s good deeds when he was a child, which inspired him to change the poor and backward village.
Tang Yuqing, 19, a college student in Beijing, says she watches ballet, dr
上海龙凤419ama or musicals about five times a month. Each ticket costs her from 100 to 300 yuan. Her f
avorites include French musical Mozart-L’opera Rock and the play adapted from Eileen Chang’s novel The Golden Cangue.上海龙凤419
“Watching live performances gives a more immersive experience than TV or the internet. Observing the details of ons
tage performances is fun. And it makes me feel relaxed by becoming part of the audience atmosphere,” she says, adding t
上海龙凤419hat she thinks it’s a waste not to visit a theater when Beijing provides much more resources than her hometown.
Tang also says part of the reason for students like her who enjoy shows
is that they have more free time and are yet to shoulder the pressures of life.上海龙凤419
Wu Di, 22, who studies anthropology in London, says she now watches musicals about twice a month. Each ticket costs ab
out 20 to 30 pounds ($24 to $36) on discount. At first she used to follow actors or scripts that she liked when sel
上海龙凤419女神会所ecting plays. Now, her interest has grown and she has watched nearly 20 plays i
n the city, including Les Miserables, The Phantom Of the Opera and Notre-Dame de Paris.
“It’s kind of local life to watch live performances, when over 100 plays will be performe上海龙凤419
d every night,” she says. “The songs are pleasing to hear. The stage is beautifully decorated. The stories convey somet
hing good about humanity. It’s also a social activity for me and my friends to watch and discuss together.”
上海龙凤419女神会所She says she often gets information through advertisements on the subway and Sina Weibo.
According to the report, in 2017, males were about 39 percent of the audience. Its proportion grew 5 percentage points last year.上海龙凤419
Song Yuran, 24, an animation designer in Beijing, spent two weeks in London last year to watch plays, with tickets costing ab
上海龙凤419女神会所out 8,000 yuan. One of the plays, Hamilton, inspired him. “The body moves and eye contact between the actors
and the audience, as well as the emotions aroused at the theater, were unforgettable.”
He adds: “At another play, an actress was singing alone onstage. At th
e crux of that song, a beam of light came across her and hit the audience.”
held by the Tokyo National Museum, with 85 percent of the
上海龙凤419品茶微信exhibits on display in Japan for the first time, says Zeniya Masami, executive director of the museum.
Zhou Ming, deputy director of Art Exhibitions China, says he b
elieves the exhibition would arouse a new enthusiasm among the Japanese people for t上海龙凤419
he culture of the Three Kingdoms and help them gain a deeper understanding of the period’s history.
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amid the chaos of the Eastern Han Dynasty (25-220). The events of this time, along with tales about the rise and fa
ll of the era’s various warlords, were recorded and later became popular legends.上海龙凤419
They provided the inspiration for numerous works of poetry, literature and painting, leading to
the formation of a rich and colorful “Three Kingdoms culture” that still resonates to this day.上海龙凤419
Up until now, the stories of the Three Kingdoms have been contin
uously developed in various forms in Japan, including novels, comics, puppet shows and
games, with many characters of the Three Kingdoms familiar to the Japanese people.
A project launched by Beijing Normal University invites foreign filmmakers to visit the country
and use film to focus on activities that foster understanding and create bonds, Xing Wen reports.上海龙凤419
The documentaries zoom in on those who make a difference. The Looking China Youth
Film Project, organized by the Beijing Normal University, shows ordinary peop上海龙凤419
le doing extraordinary things or the bond between humans and nature. Their passions are documented by d
omestic and international filmmakers who portray the inspirational activities of their subjects.上海龙凤419品茶微信
Ge Yuxiu’s story puts both beauty and danger in the frame. Crouching, waiting, ready to shoo
t, his military training comes in handy but the shot he takes will be with a camera. Wearing a brown wide-brim上海龙凤419品茶微信
med hat, a khaki vest and faded overalls, Ge is camouflaged in the high grass. At one with nature. He recognizes the
high-pitched chorus of wild birds and insects such as bush crickets and katydids. The wind rustles a scattering of pla
nts on the flat, monotonous and desolated land in Northwest China’s Qinghai province.
cent in the second quarter of 2019, down from 6.4 percent in the first qua
rter but still within the government’s annual targeted range of 6-6.5 percent.上海龙凤419品茶微信
Despite the moderating GDP growth, activities rebounded visibly in June, with almost all the growth indicators beating expe
上海龙凤419ctations, a sign that effects of the government’s policies are filtering through, which will be more evident in
the second half, said Mao Shengyong, spokesman of the National Bureau of Statistics.
UBS economist Wang Tao expected the People’s Bank of China (PBO上海龙凤419品茶微信
C), the country’s central bank, to further ease liquidity to ensure continued credit reb
上海龙凤419ound in H2 and cut the reserve requirement ratio (RRR) by 100 basis points without adjusting the benchmark rates.
Cheng Shi, the chief economist with ICBC International Holdings Ltd, echoed Wang’s view and said followi
ng the possible rate cut of the Fed, the PBOC is lik上海龙凤419品茶微信
ely to lower the interest rates of open market operations or the medium-term lending facility.
上海龙凤419The PBOC adopted targeted RRR reduction twice this year to support priv
ate as well as micro and small enterprises. The latest RRR cut, announce
d in May and being conducted in three phases, unleashed a total of 280 billion yuan of liquidity into the market.
The government is expected to continue the proactive fiscal policy, w上海龙凤419品茶微信
ith more support for weak links such as public services and infrastructure.
上海龙凤419Meng Wei, a spokeswoman of the National Development and Reform Commission, said the government would p
ush forward the construction of major projects and boost investment in the private sector.
The growth of infrastructure investment is expected to rebound to “m上海龙凤419品茶微信
id-high single digits” in H2 from 4.1 percent in H1, said Wang Tao, the UBS economist.
The government could also ease the criteria for the issuance of sp上海龙凤419品茶微信
ecial local government bonds, and allow them to fund local infrastructure projects along with
major national projects, said Lian Ping, chief economist with the Bank of Communications.
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
olitical interests among eurozone members, so political skills are essential and somet上海龙凤419品茶微信
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
rom 1.2 percent this year to 1.4 percent in 2020, down from a previous estimate of 1.5 percent.上海龙凤419
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.
traditional Chinese上海龙凤419medicine promotion kicked off at the New Zealand Parliament Building on Thursday.
Four 上海龙凤419traditional Chinese medicine practitioners from Beijing, China diagnosed and treated local people.
Raymond Huo, chairman of New Zealand Parliamentary Justice Select Committee, said that the cultural experience of tra上海龙凤419
ditional Chinese medicine is in line with the theme of the 2019 China-New Zealand Year of Tourism.
上海龙凤419″In the global arena, traditional Chinese medicine is attracting more and more people. Legislation management is the guarante
e for the overseas development of traditional Chinese medicine. The EU, the United States and Australia are trying the l
egislations of traditional Chinese medicine, Chinese herbal medicine and acupuncture. The New Zealand Par
上海龙凤419品茶微信liament has included traditional medicine in the legislative plan as early as 2010,” said Huo.
“The main reason for the current delay on the progress of overseas traditional Chinese medicine legislation is that we have limi
ted knowledge or understanding of traditional Chinese medicine, and there is a long way to go for i
nternational exchange and popularization of traditional Chinese medicine,” he added.上海龙凤419品茶微信
Wang Xiaofeng, director general of the Department of Internation
al Cooperation of the National Administration of Traditional Chinese medicine of China, bel
上海龙凤419品茶微信ieved this event will promote the cultural exchange between China and New Zealand, so that more New Ze
alanders can understand traditional Chinese medicine and experience traditional Chinese medicine.
hina’s metro syst上海龙凤419品茶微信em has seen burgeoning growth over the past decades, with up close to 4,600 kilometers built since
the country’s first subway line opened in Beijing back in 1969, according to the 21st Century Business Herald.
Currently, 33 Chinese cities have subways, of which 21 entered the rail transit era in the last 10 years, the newspaper said.
Shanghai led all other Chinese cities with operating mileage of 669 kilometers as of Jun
e 6 this year, followed by Beijing and Guangzhou, with 617 kilometers and 473 kilometers.
Shenzhen’s 285 kilometers of operating mileage won its fourth spot, bu
t the figure lagged far behind the first three, while narrowing the gap with cities such as W
uhan, Chengdu and Chongqing, the newspaper added by compiling relevant data.
As a whole, 13 out of the 33 cities ran lines exceeding 100 kilometers in the same period.
standing of the pros and cons of rural reconstruction through their work were also invited to hold a dialogue with the writers, which resonated so strongly with the
villagers that some of them surrounded the speakers afterward hoping to expand their discussions.
He Wei, assistant professor at the school of architecture at the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing, w
ho has been leading several projects in the countryside, thinks a major problem is the conflicting demands between the elite class
of city dwellers, who tend to seek spiritual comfort in village life, and the villagers themselves who naturally want to i
mprove their quality of life. However, many of the rural traditions have been lost during the process.
“Once they leave the countryside, it’s hard for people to come back and settle, both in person and spiritually,” he says.