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and system, scale and structure, innovation and development of the country’s n
?压博娱乐登入开户419论坛品茶微信ational defense and strength of air operations after military reform and restructuring.
It will comprehensively demonstrate China’s achievements in buildin
g its national defense, highlight an “open and confident” military image and manifest co?压博娱乐登入开户419论坛
mbat capabilities, Cai said. It will focus on displaying the capabilities of joint operations
and training that have incorporated information technology and are systematic and cooperative, he said.
?压博娱乐登入开户419论坛Cai said the parade is not aimed at any country, region or situation but is meant to show China’s confidence and dete
rmination to safeguard national sovereignty and security and defend world peace and stability.
The military parade, followed by a mass pageant with themed floats, will be a grand c?压博娱乐登入开户419论坛
elebration on Oct 1 attended by Party and State leaders and members of the pub
lic, said Wang Xiaohui, executive deputy head of the Publicity Department of the CPC Central Committee.
?压博娱乐登入开户419论坛品茶微信That evening, they will also join a gathering featuring a gala and fireworks show.
A series of other activities dedicated to the 70th anniversary will also take place in the coming weeks.
At an event in Beijing’s Great Hall of People, Xi will present the Meda
ls of the Republic, Medals of Friendship and national titles of honor to outstanding peopl?压博娱乐登入开户419论坛
e who have made great contributions to the PRC’s establishment and development.
Other activities include presenting flower baskets at the Monument to the People’s Heroes on Sept 30 for Martyrs’ Day and an ex
?压博娱乐登入开户419论坛品茶微信hibition during September showcasing major achievements over the past 70 years.
The CPC Central Committee, the State Council and the Central Military Commission will als
o jointly issue medals in commemoration of the 70th anniversary as part of the celebration activities.
Given his strength and ability, I believe Lin could still play in the NBA or in Europe, but he wished to find a team that
压博娱乐登入开户品茶微信can make him the player he wants to become,” said Ducks chairman Qin Xiaowen.
“Lin chose Beijing Shougang, which shows his trust in our club. It’s also our great pleasure.
“He is a role for all Chinese players fighting to realize their NBA dreams. His life exp压博娱乐登入开户品茶微信女神会所
erience and great spirit will encourage all of us. His persistence matches the spirit of Beijing Shougang.
压博娱乐登入开户品茶微信”We believe his arrival will improve the team’s performance and brin
g more energy to the CBA.He will also bring excitement to the city of Beijing.”
Lin was a member of the Toronto Raptors team that won the NBA championsh压博娱乐登入开户品茶微信女神会所
ip last season but he was often benched during the postseason, playing a total of 51
seconds during Toronto’s six-game Finals victory over the Golden State Warriors.压博娱乐登入开户品茶微信
He became an unrestricted free agent on July 1 and struggled to find a team with which to try to re-create the “Linsanity” cr
aze he sparked during a torrid early-season scoring binge with the New York Knicks in 2012.
After recovering from a serious right knee injury prior to the 2017-18 season, Lin had just fo压博娱乐登入开户品茶微信
ur starts in 74 appearances for Atlanta and Toronto last season, averaging 9.6 points, 3.1 assists and 2.4 reb
压博娱乐登入开户品茶微信女神会所ounds in 19.4 minutes per game while shooting 44 percent from the field and 29.4 percent from 3-point terr
itory.eremy Lin shares a light moment with fans during a commercial activity in Beijing on Sunday. Lin is repo
rtedly set to sign a contract with the CBA’s Beijing Ducks. Photo provided to China Daily压博娱乐登入开户品茶微信
He broke down in tears during an emotional appearance in
Taiwan last month when he described feeling abandoned by the NBA.
压博娱乐登入开户品茶微信女神会所”Every year it gets harder,” Lin said at the time. “In English there’s a saying that once you hit rock bottom, the only way to
go is up－but rock bottom just seems to keep getting more and more rock bottom for me.”
ntar Worldpanel China, said the quality and good prices of Costco’s food products are a major
attraction to Chinese consumers, as the demand for such products has grown. The retailer could bol压博娱乐登入开户乌托邦品茶微信
ster its fresh food offerings to increase their customer retention rate here, Yu said.
压博娱乐登入开户乌托邦”As Chinese consumers put more stress on healthy products and higher living standar
ds, the retail industry’s growth has remained robust in China and the momentum will continue,” he said.
Wang Caidi, 57-year-old retiree in Shanghai, left the store with avocados, cheese, m压博娱乐登入开户乌托邦品茶微信
ilk and a pizza. She said quality foods enticed her to travel the 40 kilometers to the store.
“The products are of good value. I may come here one month later when it is less crowded,” she said.
压博娱乐登入开户乌托邦Membership at Costco Shanghai has been available since July 1, with an annual membership
card priced at 299 yuan ($42). The company put its Chinese membership at over 120,000.
The store, with a shopping area of 14,000 square met压博娱乐登入开户乌托邦
ers, is located in suburban Minhang district, nearly 30 km from the city’s center.
Richard Zhang, Costco’s senior vice-president for Asia, said on A
压博娱乐登入开户乌托邦品茶微信ug 20 that the location was influenced by the presence of seven international schools i
n the area, indicating a large group of middle class consumers who are Costco’s targets.
He also said that the market has matured sufficiently for Chinese consumers to be “ready to pa压博娱乐登入开户乌托邦
y for a membership card”. Little effort was spent on educating the market about membership.
Costco is the world’s largest membership-only re
压博娱乐登入开户乌托邦品茶微信tailer. Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, has opened 26 membership-based Sam’s Club stores in Ch
ina. The latest opened in June in northern Shanghai, only 10 km from the Costco outlet.
commerce giant pump primes Juhuasuan to cash in on abundant opportunities
Times are changing fast at e-commerce behemoth Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. While st压博娱乐登入开户夜生活女神会所
ore-openings from a range of global brands like Burberry to Ferragamo were
压博娱乐登入开户夜生活the norm earlier, they have since been replaced by deals, bargains and growth in lower-tier cities.
Against flattened economic growth and brutally aggressive competition, Alibaba is no
w giving unprecedented priority to Juhuasuan, its group-buying and flash-sale platfor压博娱乐登入开户夜生活女神会所
m, repositioning it as the top destination for consumers from smaller cities and townships.
压博娱乐登入开户夜生活The internet giant said recently that it will host a Super Bargain Day from Sept 1, halving prices for 1 million me
rchandise and giving out cash dividends, coupons and other perks. Unlike the
more reputable Nov 11 annual sales event, the 10-day event is targeted at good-quality budget items.压博娱乐登入开户夜生活女神会所
“We see massive growth in lower-tier cities this year via the Juhuasuan platform. This is the
压博娱乐登入开户夜生活engine fueling future growth and a bluesea market－meaning opportunities abound for each and e
very industry player to take a share,” said Liu Bo, general manager of Juhuasuan.
Media publications and industry analysts often categorize C压博娱乐登入开户夜生活女神会所
hinese cities into tiers, defining them based on population, gross domestic prod
压博娱乐登入开户夜生活uct and other criteria. Tier-one cities normally refer to super metropolises like Beijing and Shanghai.
Alibaba’s strategy to penetrate into lower-tier markets has reaped some early gains. In the
quarter ending June 30, over 70 percent of increased annual active consumers came from less dev压博娱乐登入开户夜生活女神会所
eloped markets. The company attributed the achievement to initiatives to cater to a b
roader user base, such as “using simpler interfaces for first-time or less-frequent users”.压博娱乐登入开户夜生活
Realizing the potential, Juhuasuan has announced a slew of plans to rev up services. On the
supply side, the platform aims to help manufacturers digitize their factories through consumer ana压博娱乐登入开户夜生活女神会所
lytics and the internet of things technology. Liu said he hopes such efforts will foster
brands, create 1 million sought-after items and nurture 10,000 digital plants.
压博娱乐登入开户后花园ear, and its nighttime revenue now accounts for about 20 percent of the total, Zhang said.
She added that running a 24-hour business is not easy, an压博娱乐登入开户后花园女神会所
d many bookstores in China had tried and failed at this. But as the authorities have started to p
压博娱乐登入开户后花园romote nighttime business activities, this offers a good opportunity to develop such bookstores.
“Bookstores are the spiritual landmarks of cities and are indispensable to citizens. To make 2
4-hour bookstores universal requires the joint efforts of society, and will take time,” she said, adding that she h压博娱乐登入开户后花园女神会所
opes more cities in China will cater to people who want to read in bookstores at night.
In recent years, nighttime tourism has developed much faster than other se
压博娱乐登入开户后花园ctors, and many cities have launched nocturnal projects. For example, Xi’an, capi
tal of Shaanxi province, has launched more night fairs, cultural performances and entertainment outlets.
Xu Xiaolei, chief brand officer for China Youth Travel Service压博娱乐登入开户后花园, said that in the past, the tourism
industry placed the emphasis on daytime activities and “undervalued” nighttime operations. But con
压博娱乐登入开户后花园女神会所sumers are now demanding high-quality nighttime activities, with nearly half of the company’s customers asking
for such itineraries to be arranged, whether they are traveling in China or abroad.
“I think it is especially good that the Chinese authorities have rolled out meas压博娱乐登入开户后花园
ures to boost after-dusk activities, which is a response to people demanding higher-quality lives,” he said.
Xu added that Chinese cities are “too similar” in promoting nighttime ac压博娱乐登入开户后花园女神会所
tivities. Most of the time, night travel is still about tasting local food in “snack streets”.
“Every city should think about developing unique tourism resources that would enabl压博娱乐登入开户后花园
e it to stand out from others,” he said. “Many people the world over would like to see a Broadway musical while vis
iting New York, but performances in China are mostly high-priced and out of reach for most.”压博娱乐登入开户后花园女神会所
The historic water town of Wuzhen has been transformed by Xu’s company from a shabby
destination, with 30 to 40 percent of consumption now taking place at night, Xu said.
China is willing to work with the internation
al community to create an age of virtual intelligence and share outcomes压博娱乐登入开户419品茶微信
of greater breakthroughs in smart technology, President Xi Jinping said on Monday.
压博娱乐登入开户419Modern information technology, represented by the internet, big data and artificial int
elligence, is witnessing rapid changes, Xi said in a congratulatory letter to the 2019 Sm
art China Expo, which opened in Chongqing on Monday and runs through Thursday.压博娱乐登入开户419
A new round of scientific and technological revolution and industrial transformation is developing with strong mo
压博娱乐登入开户419品茶微信mentum, and the fast growth of smart technology is having significant and far-reach
ing influence on economic development, social progress and global governance, Xi said.
The president emphasized that China attaches great importance to the deve压博娱乐登入开户419
lopment of smart technology and industrial digitalization, and advocates for for
ward-looking, in-depth integration of the digital economy and the real economy.压博娱乐登入开户419
The annual Smart China Expo, begun last year, aims to showcase new products, technologies, business formats and mod
压博娱乐登入开户419es of smart technology through conferences, exhibitions, summits and competitions.
This year’s expo attracted over 1,800 participants and 843 companies from 28 countries a
nd regions, including 13 Nobel Prize laureates, four Turing Award winners, Fortune 500压博娱乐登入开户419品茶微信
business leaders and tech giants including Intel, Tencent, Baidu, Alibaba and Xiaomi.
“Smart technology is developing very fast in China,” Vice-Premier Liu He said at the opening ceremony.压博娱乐登入开户419
“It has become a new, important economic growth point, with preliminary statistics showing that the total industrial sc
压博娱乐登入开户419ale of AI-related industries in China surpassed 500 billion yuan ($71.4 billion) in 2018.”
As the gateway to Southwest China and a major industrial base, Chongqin压博娱乐登入开户419品茶微信
g, on the upper reaches of the Yangtze River, has established one of the world’s larg
est IT industrial clusters and one of China’s biggest auto manufacturing bases.
?defense industry is to increase national defence capabilities in every way, the KCNA reported.
On Saturday morning, the DPRK fired two short-range ballistic missiles off its eastern coa?压博娱乐登入开户会所品茶微信
st in South Hamgyong Province, according to South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff.
?压博娱乐登入开户会所Saturday’s test marked the seventh missile launch by the DPRK sinc
e July 25 and the ninth this year, which came after the end of a joint annual military exercise
s between South Korea and the United States earlier this week.ver since radical demo?压博娱乐登入开户会所
nstrations broke out, Hong Kong’s economy has been severely affected, with finance, trade, tourism, and resta
urants suffering the most. Hong Kong needs to stop the violence and restore the economy right now.
?压博娱乐登入开户会所品茶微信Married men outnumber women when it comes to having a supportive att
itude toward stay-at-home fathers, showed a recent survey by the China Youth Daily.
Of the 1,987 married people surveyed, 52.4 percent of male?压博娱乐登入开户会所
respondents are supportive of men being a full-time ca
regiver of children, whereas the figure among women was slightly lower, standing at 45.8 percent.?压博娱乐登入开户会所
“The fact that dads are willing to be more involved in their children’s lives shows that the traditional mentality of ‘career husb
and and domestic wife’ is changing,” Zhang Baoyi, a professor on sociology at the Tianjin Academy of Social Sciences, tol
?压博娱乐登入开户会所品茶微信d the newspaper, adding that society is accepting diverse values and ways of parenting.
However, more mothers remain the one juggling their children while trying to stick to hou
sehold duties. Close to 36 percent of respondents said mothers are the primary caregiver, an?压博娱乐登入开户会所
d the proportion of fathers playing the role is only 16.7 percent, according to the poll.
The survey suggested that the stereotyped image of husbands being the bre?压博娱乐登入开户会所品茶微信
adwinner prevents fathers from doing so as nearly 60 percent expressed such concerns.
“To embrace the practice, we need to recognize the contributions and val?压博娱乐登入开户会所品茶微信
ues of homemakers,” said Zhang, believing the stereotype will change as society evolves.
Among the respondents, 45.7 percent were men, and 89.2 percent had children.
?participants involved in a project, so all culprits get their due punishment,” he said.
Zhai said ethical issues in science and technology were important because the development of h压博娱乐登入开户夜网女神会所
ighly risky technologies such as brain science and artificial intelligence could affect the future of humanity.
“For example, the latest biological technologies such as gene editing can produc
压博娱乐登入开户夜网女神会所e cross-generational effects and unpredictable results for our offspring,” she said. “We must be cautious about givin
g a certain scientist the right to make such alterations at will in the name of curing a serious disease.
“Ethical standards do not impede the development of science and technology. Rat压博娱乐登入开户夜网
her, they ensure the development is on the right path for the benefit of humankind.”
Qin Chuan, president of the Chinese Association for Laboratory Animal Sciences, said improved ethical supervisio
n was necessary to ensure the welfare of laboratory animals used in research on new drugs.压博娱乐登入开户夜网女神会所
“But it is important for the development of science and technology for
压博娱乐登入开户夜网the public good not to impose unnecessarily stringent ethical standards,” she said.
For example, scientists would, in principle, use lower-level animals for scienti
fic experiments, but in some research involving the study of the brain, mice migh压博娱乐登入开户夜网女神会所
t not be suitable and higher-level mammals would been to be used for effective research, she said.
Xiao Keyan, a doctorate in aquatic plant ecology and former associate prof
压博娱乐登入开户夜网essor at Wuhan University, is thriving in aquatic plant industry after quitting his job.
Xiao rented some land in a village after resigning from the university and began growing aquat
ic plants, according to Chutian Metropolis Daily on Monday, a newspaper in Hubei province.压博娱乐登入开户夜网女神会所
One of his plants has brought him huge economic returns. He got 50
,000 yuan ($7,082) for selling aquatic grass in 2 mu (0.13 hectare), he said.
?the Legislative Council, the protests escalated.
On June 15, Hong Kong leader Lam suspended the bill. The next da压博娱乐登入开户千花网
y, Lam apologized and offered to “accept all criticism” and “serve the public”.
But the demonstrations did not stop.
压博娱乐登入开户千花网女神会所Paul Yeung, a Hong Kong-based researcher and commentator on public policy, said the protests against the extradi
tion bill have morphed into demonstrations against the local government’s manner of responding to pub
lic opinion. Thus the protests are continuing, though the bill has been declared “dead”, he said.
Some observers say many y压博娱乐登入开户千花网oung people who took to the streets were merely affected b
y peer influence, instigated by a small number of radicals, and lost their critical thinking and simply followed.
Yeung said another factor leading to the situation in Hong Kong is that the government压博娱乐登入开户千花网女神会所
has failed to respond in a timely manner to young people’s aspirations and sentiments throughout the process.
压博娱乐登入开户千花网He said channels that the Hong Kong government is to establ
ish to communicate with local people can help break the city’s current deadlock.
But he said it will be a difficult task, given the tense social atmosphere. “It is imperative to restore peace and r压博娱乐登入开户千花网
ationality to society, with both sides showing a willingness to compromise before dialogue,” he added.
Hong Kong was a British colony for more than 150 years, and p压博娱乐登入开户千花网女神会所
art of it, Hong Kong Island, was ceded to the United Kingdom after a war in 18
42. In 1898, China also leased the rest of Hong Kong－the New Territories－to the British for 99 years.
压博娱乐登入开户千花网Hong Kong returned to China in 1997, under the principle of “one country
, two systems”, which means Hong Kong is part of China and enjoys a high degree of a
utonomy, except in foreign and defense affairs, as stipulated by Hong Kong’s Basic Law.压博娱乐登入开户千花网女神会所
Hong Kong’s leader, the chief executive, is currently elected by a 1,200-member election committee.
President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist Party of Ch
ina Central Committee, works at an afforestation program in Gulang county, Gansu压博娱乐登入开户419品茶微信
province. He learned about the latest developments in desertification control during the inspection tou
压博娱乐登入开户419President Xi Jinping underscored the importance of ecological conservation in the nati
on’s drive for high-quality development during his inspection tour of Gansu province on Wednesday.
Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, visited a new community on Wed压博娱乐登入开户419
nesday in Gulang county, which is home to people moved from rural mountainous areas due to ecological conc
erns, and he talked with the villagers about their livelihoods and the progress in poverty relief.
The president also inspected an afforestation program in a desert area of the pro压博娱乐登入开户419品茶微信
vince, where he learned of the latest developments in desertification control and environmental protection.
Thanks to local people’s consistent efforts, more than 14,400 hectares of desert
in Gulang have been afforested since 1981, China Central Television reported.
When Xi visited a horse ranch in Shandan county on Tuesday, a vast grassland on the north side of the Qilian Mount压博娱乐登入开户419
ains, he was briefed by local government officials about the progress of ecological restoration in the area.
The Qilian Mountains are a vital ecological shield in western China, Xi said.压博娱乐登入开户419品茶微信
He expressed satisfaction with the effectiveness of the restorat
ion work, and urged the local government to keep making efforts in this regard.
The Qilian Mountains are on the border of Gansu and Qinghai provinces. The 1.98-million-hecta
re nature reserve was designated a national protected site in 1988, but hundreds of mi
nes in the area and construction projects have continued to take a toll on the environment.