On Taobao, women buy over half of men’s clothes, 60 percent of condiments, 70-80 pe
澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园女神会所rcent of children’s living goods and school supplies, and 65 percent goods of public benefit.
Women’s repayment speed and integrity to pay loans are meanwhile consid
ered 27 percent higher than men on MYbank, an online bank under Ant Financial, said Ma.澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园
Artificial intelligence will significantly affect manufacturing, and m
澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园ost companies have already begun or plan to deploy artificial intelligence, said Philip T
sai, chairman of Deloitte China, at a forum of the 2019 Smart China Expo on Monday.
According to a Deloitte survey of companies, 41 percent of respondents believ澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园女神会所
d that artificial intelligence would have a considerable impact on enterprises, and 12 percent believed it w
澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园ould even lead to a thorough transformation. Fifty-two percent of surveyed c
ompanies had begun to deploy artificial intelligence, and 35 percent planned for arrangements.
Integration between the real economy and digital technol澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园
ogy will play the leading role of value creation in the next stage, Tsai said.
澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园China is predicted to spend 2.8 trillion yuan ($391 bil
lion) in the digital transformation this year, and the figure is expected to s
urge to 3.2 trillion yuan in 2020 and 3.7 trillion yuan in 2021. Manufacturing (220.5 billion yuan),澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园女神会所
governments (193.4 billion yuan) and financial services (145.5 billion yuan) are the
澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园top three sectors in spending for the digital transformation in 2019, according to Deloitte.
Tsai also shared scenarios of the real economy combined with digital tech
nology, like accurate forecasts of customer demand, customized production and delivery, AI-based pre-s
ales and after-sales service, equipment and product financial services supported by t澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园女神会所
he internet of things, as well as a charging model that better meets customer needs.
s of the number of listed companies, invention patents granted, traffic and location, public resources (including qualit
y education, medical resources and urban rail transit) and absolute purchasing power. However, these cities need澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园
to do more when it comes to the ratio of housing price to income as well as housing supply, the report said.
澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园A Shantou University freshman trekked more than 1,300 kilometers from her hometow
n in Central China’s Hunan province to the university in South China’s Guangdong province.澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园女神会所
Nineteen-year old Lu Yue, together with her father and younger sister, arrived at Shantou University on Wednesday mo
rning after a 26 day-long trek. She will study marketing at the university’s School of Business.
The trek is actually the result of an agreement between Lu Yue and her father, Lu Qingfeng. Before this year’s coll澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园女神会所
ege entrance exam, Lu Qingfeng proposed to his daughter that if she got admitted to a university, wherever it was, they
澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园would trek to the university. Lu Yue agreed and later her younger sister decided to join them.
A workout enthusiast himself, Lu Qingfeng pays much attent
ion to his daughters’ physical exercise. He has been running for nearly 10 years.澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园女神会所
Regular exercise gives his daughters stronger bodies than their peers, as well as their sunny and optimistic dispositions.
Lu Qingfeng planned a “red route” for their trek, featuring visits to sit澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园
es with a revolutionary legacy, including Yiyang Martyrs’ Memorial Park, the former ho
mes of Mao Zedong, Peng Dehuai and Liu Shaoqi, Hengshan Mountain and Jinggang Mountain.澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园女神会所
To cultivate Lu Yue’s ability to deal with people and things, Lu Qing
澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园feng had Lu Ye make arrangements for meals and lodging throughout their travel.
The trio walked about 30 km on average per day. Lu Yue’s skin sunt
anned when she finally reached their destination, but she didn’t seem to care.澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园女神会所
“The journey has taught me many things that cannot be learned from books an
d made me more independent. I think this is the true meaning of the trek,” she said.
The Flowertime festival is a biennial initiative launched in 2013 by the City of Brussels and the ASBL (non-profit organi
zation) Tapis de Fleurs de Bruxelles. Themed “A World of Floral Emotions”, more than 30 top florists fro澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园
m 13 countries decorated rooms of Brussels City Hall, a UNESCO masterpiece of Gothic architecture.
澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园女神会所Brussels famous Grand Place hosted the occasion with a stunning flower arch com
posed of 500 fuchsias. This year, the artistic direction is once again in the hands of the world-famous Florali?n, and th
e renowned Manneken Pis have been dressed up by the floral artist Geoffroy Mottart.澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园
Foreign government officials and experts slammed the violence perpetrated by rad
ical protesters in China’s Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and voiced supp澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园
ort for the legitimate actions taken by the HKSAR government and local police to restore order.
澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园女神会所Mohammad Faisal, a spokesman for Pakistan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said Hong Kong affairs are completely China
‘s internal affairs, and Pakistan understands the actions taken by the Chinese central government and the HK
SAR government to uphold national sovereignty and maintain the city’s prosperity and stability.澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园
Helen Sham-Ho, a former Australian politician, said the current chaotic situation in Hong Kong is damaging its pros
perity, adding that there is no doubt that the priority is to regain order and police have the right to uphold law and order.
Michael Borchmann, a law expert and former government official from German澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园女神会所
y, said that the purpose of the ongoing protests in Hong Kong is to stir up chaos and turmoil in the city, and is
not a response to the draft extradition bill, Nouvelles d’Europe cited him as saying.
Borchmann said it is true that freedom of speech and freedom of assembly are prot澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园女神会所
ected by law in Hong Kong, but this doesn’t give people the right to use violence to i
mpose on the freedoms of others. Criticism of China by some voices in the Western media was irrelevant, he added.
?to assess exchange rates, not the US Treasury Department,” said Z
hu Jun, director of the International Department of the People’s Bank of China, the central ba澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园
nk, at the China Finance 40 Forum on Saturday. The CF40 is a nongovernmental, nonprofit think tank.
澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园女神会所The IMF has long been committed to promoting international financial stability
and currency cooperation, redressing the imbalances of international payments, Zhu said.
Citing previous market performance, Zhu said the yuan has depreciated against the dollar fo澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园
llowing Washington’s renewed threat of tariff hikes on Chinese goods. Similarly, the yuan fluctuations earlier this m
onth were a natural market reaction, resulting from trade tensions that have been escalated by the US, she said.
澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园The yuan weakened to above 7 per dollar for the first time in more than a decade last week,
after Washington’s threat to slap 10 percent tariffs on an additional $300 billion of Chinese goods starting Sept 1.澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园女神会所
Shortly after the yuan fell beyond the psychological threshold, the US Treasury Departme
nt declared that China was manipulating its currency to achieve unfair trade advantage.澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园
Zhu said that despite the trade tensions over the past year and a hal
f, China has never used exchange rates to respond to external disruptions.
The IMF report, referring to last year’s performance of the yuan, also said that even澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园女神会所
though the Chinese currency depreciated against the dollar fairly rapidly
from mid-June to early August, it was “broadly stable” against a basket of benchmark currencies.澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园
Moreover, the Chinese monetary authorities took measures, including reintroducing a countercyclical adjus
tment factor, to resist depreciation pressure during that period, according to the report, which is based on the IMF’s latest
澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园女神会所Article IV consultation with China, a review of the Chinese economy that concluded on July 31.
The IMF report released last week suggests that the US labeling simply doesn’t hold water, said Yu Yongding, a se
nior economist at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and a consultant for the CF40 forum.澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园女神会所
The IMF report provides evidence that, rather than artificially depreci
ating the yuan for trade advantage, as the US administration alleged, China has shown a
pattern of commitment to keeping the yuan generally in equilibrium at an adaptive
level, said Liu Chunsheng, an associate professor at Central University of Finance and Economics in Beijing.
fficers and soldiers from China and Kyrgyzstan hold discussions and exchan
ges at a training base in Northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region on Au澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园女神会所
he China-Kyrgyzstan “Cooperation-2019” joint counterterrorism exercise was launch
澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园ed on Tuesday at a training base in Northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region.
The exercise is the first joint exercise conducted by security forces of the two countri
es and will last about 10 days, according to a statement from the People’s Armed Police Force of China.澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园
About 150 officers and soldiers from a commando unit of the force’s Xinjiang division
and a special warfare brigade under the National Guard of Kyrgyzstan, are taking part in counterterrorism drills at
澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园女神会所a training base of the Xinjiang division in Urumqi, the region’s capital. They are expected to hone their capabilities in a w
ide range of fields such as joint command, basic technical training and joint tactical operations, the statement said.
“The exercise is intended to deepen security cooperation between the two co
untries, enhance the counterterrorism capability of the security forces and expan澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园
d the two forces’ cooperation,” Lieutenant General Yang Guangyue, deputy commander-in-chief of the Peop
le’s Armed Police Force, said at the exercise’s opening ceremony in Urumqi. He added that it does not target any third party.
澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园女神会所Zhou Zhen, commander of the Chinese troops in the exercise, was quoted in the statement as saying th
at his soldiers are specialized in counterterrorism operations in mountainous regions, so they
would be focused on joint tactics in mountain tasks with their Kyrgyz counterparts.
The People’s Armed Police Force has been gearing up its exchange and collaborat澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园
ion with security forces in other nations in regards to counterterrorism activities.
It held an international counterterrorism forum in Beijing in June to boost communication and coopera
澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园女神会所tion in the fight against terrorism. It was the third time the Chinese force had organized such a forum since 2016.
In addition, the force has also hosted two international contests for snipers since that year.
?relations at the National Retail Federation, a leading opponen
澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园t of tariffs in the US, said tariffs imposed over the past year haven’t worked, and there is no evid
ence the equivalent of another tax increase on US businesses and consumers will yield new results.
“We are disappointed the administration is doubling-down on a flawed tariff strategy that澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园女神会所
is already slowing US economic growth, creating uncertainty and discouraging investment,” French sa
id, adding that additional tariffs “will only threaten US jobs and raise costs for American families on everyday goods”.
澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园”Although the result of Sino-US trade talks and its impact on China’s economy is not entirely predictable at this stage, in gene
ral we are positive about China’s commitment to its opening-up policy and are optimistic about China’s economy and b
usiness environment,” said Eric Liu, managing partner of Shanghai-based Zhao Sheng Law Firm.澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园女神会所
hina’s financial services sector is seeing acceleration of opening-up, which will likely attr
act big names in the global securities industry, gradually reshaping the local securities landscape, experts said.
澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园During the 2019 World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting of the New Champ
ions in Dalian, also known as the Summer Davos Forum, Premier Li Keqiang said that China will allow full foreign o
wnership of securities firms, futures business and life insurance companies by 2020.澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园女神会所
With that, the limit on foreign ownership in the financial services sector wi
ll be lifted one year in advance, compared to the former plan announced in mid-2018.
澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园In late March, the China Securities Regulatory Commission approved the establishment of JP
Morgan Securities (China) Co Ltd and Nomura Orient International Securities Co Ltd, which are joint-ve
nture securities firms with the foreign company taking the controlling 51-percent sta澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园女神会所
ke. UBS Securities was the first to get such approval in China at the end of last year.
uotai Junan Securities, said the trash-sorting program has created a social consensus on sup
澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园porting businesses related to environmental protection, and that will help the industry grow in the long term.
“The upgrade of waste treatment facilities will push the growth, and new technologies in waste processing will receive mor
A new exhibition at the Palace Museum provides a panoramic view澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园
of the role played by jade in 5,000 years of Chinese culture, Wang Kaihao reports.
In 1748, the 37-year-old Emperor Qianlong of the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) wrote an ode extolling the exquisite beauty of a
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Nevertheless, the question of age kept bothering him. In 1778, he wro
te another poem suggesting that these “Han objects” might belong to an earlier time.澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园
But, as we know today, these objects are far older than the emperor could have realized.
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ever, modern-day visitors to the Forbidden City in Beijing, which is also known
as the Palace Museum, can experience a panoramic view of the brillia澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园
nt jade civilization of Liangzhu Culture, which was based in what is today’s Hangzhou, Zhejiang province.
澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园On July 6, the Archaeological Ruins of Liangzhu City in Hangzhou were inscrib
ed onto the UNESCO World Heritage list, which recognizes the significanc
e of the site as an indicator of the early stages of Chinese civilization. The city was in澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园品茶微信
habited for a millennium from 3300 to 2300 BC, according to archaeological research.
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ute of Cultural Relics and Archaeology, speaks to the media about a major highlight of the ongoi
ng exhibition at the Palace Museum, a 5,300-year jade article from Liangzhu Culture, called
Another Chinese company, China National Petroleum, grabbed th
e fourth spot with revenue of $392.98 billion in 2018, followed by State Grid with $387.06 billion.澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园女神会所
With revenue of $69.85 billion, JD.com continues to lead Chinese internet companies, reaching the 139th spot on the list.
澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园Alibaba Group Holding, whose revenue reached $56.15 billion, was the company with the fastest growth rate, jumping 118 spots to 182.
Gree Electric Appliances Inc and Xiaomi Corp were newcomers to this ye澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园
ar’s list, and 9-year old Xiaomi was the youngest company among the Global 500.
Three Chinese companies were included in the top 10 of the Fortune Global 500, and are mainly involved in natural resources.澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园女神会所
hinese civil aviation authorities issued an airworthiness directive on Saturday and urged gro
澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园女神会所unding of all flights of GA8 and GA8-TC 320 aircraft registered in China, the Beijing News reported.
The directive made reference to a fatal accident which took place on July 14 when a GA8, dubbed the Airvan 8, cras
hed during a skydiving trip near Umea in northern Sweden. Nine people were killed in the accident.澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园
Investigations have turned up the possibility the aircraft suffered a structural failure at an altitude of 4,000 meters.
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e accident, although the root cause of the crash has not yet been determined.
It is under such circumstances that the Civil Aviation Administration of China has dec澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园
ided to ground operation of all affected aircraft registered in China, preemptively.
澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园女神会所The directive was put into effect on July 20.
According to an earlier report, the GA8 single-engine aircraft, built in Australia by GippsAero, is
typically used for skydiving, tourism, air patrols, medical evacuations and humanitarian missions in re澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园
mote locations and can take up to eight passengers, according to Mahindra Aerospace’s website.
As GA8’s sole Chinese agency, Jinggongair signed an order for 10 planes last year with its Australian manufacturer.澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园女神会所
The company has opened air sightseeing tour routes in scenic spots such as Badalin
g section of the Great Wall and Putuoshan Scenic Area, with GA8s running the routes.
nounced plans to raise their basic old-age pensions, cnr.cn reported.
澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园Fifteen regions, including Hebei, Inner Mongolia, Jiangxi,
Shaanxi and Jiangsu澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园品茶微信, 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.澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园
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.澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园品茶微信
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澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园品茶微信
peration, said Gao Ying, personnel administration manager from an electronics company in Jiangxi.
A recent State Council executive meeting decided to fully implement trans
澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园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澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园品茶微信
omous region is making life for residents like Hazret Mamut much more convenient.
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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.澳门真人线上亚博担保网后花园
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.