Also, the Uygur ethnic group came into being through a long proces
上海千花坊女神会所s of migration and integration. Islam is neither an indigenous nor the sole belief syste
m of the Uygur people. What’s more, in Xinjiang, different cultures and religions coexist, and ethnic cultures ha
ve been fostered and developed in the embrace of Chinese civilization, the white paper added.上海千花坊
The paper also stated that at the turn of the 20th century, as “Pan-Turkism” and “Pan-Islamism” made inroads into Xinjiang, se
上海千花坊paratists in and outside China politicized the geographical concept and manipulated its meaning, inc
iting all ethnic groups speaking Turkic languages and using Islam to create
the theocratic state of “East Turkistan”. The advocacy of this so-called state has beco上海千花坊女神会所
me a political tool and program for separatists and anti-China forces attempting to split China.
The surge in religious extremism around the world has caused a rise in religi
上海千花坊女神会所ous extremism in Xinjiang and has resulted in an increasing number of incidents of terr
or and violence. “Xinjiang’s fight against terrorism and extremism is a battle for justice and civilization against evi
l and barbaric forces. As such it deserves support, respect and understanding,” it said.上海千花坊
In 1949, the People’s Republic of China was founded and Xinjiang was pea
上海千花坊女神会所cefully liberated. In 1955, the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region was established.
Under the leadership of the Communist Party of China, people of all ethnic groups in Xinjiang strive together with people fro
m all over the country, and the region is now in the best development stage in its history with the economy in the re上海千花坊
gion developing sustainably, the social environment harmonious and stable, people’s lives c上海千花坊女神会所
ontinuously improving, religions developing soundly and people unifying, the document said.
ouraged many Chinese companies from (investing in) the industries. The STAR Market, however, has th
上海会所品茶微信e potential to correct this resource misallocation and therefore notably enhance productivity,” Xue said.
“By pushing forward development of the STAR Market, we aim to promote reform of the whole capital
market, nurturing more high-tech innovative enterprises and furthering economic upgrading,” said 上海会所品茶微信
Pi Liuyi, deputy director of the China Securities Regulatory Commission’s Department of Market Supervision.
上海会所品茶微信The Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region has never been a state called “East Turkistan” so th
e separatist forces’ attempts to incite the Uygurs seeking independence in the name of “East Tu
rkistan” is just a political move to split China, according to a white paper released on Sunday. 上海会所品茶微信
The State Council Information Office issued the white paper on historical matters concerning Xinjiang.
上海会所品茶微信In more recent times, hostile forces in and outside of China, especially separatists, religious extremists and ter
rorists, have tried to split China and break it apart by distorting history and facts, according to the white paper.
Xinjiang was formally included into Chinese territory during the Han Dynasty (206 BC-AD 220) a 上海会所品茶微信
nd the central government of all dynasties maintained jurisdiction over the region. The region ha
s long been an inseparable part of Chinese territory. Never has it been “East Turkistan”, it said.
上海会所品茶微信The main ancestors of the Uygurs were the Ouigour people
who lived on the Mongolian Plateau during the Sui (581-618) and Tang
(581-907) dynasties, and they joined other ethnic groups to resist the oppression and slavery of the Turks.
said another cut in the reserve requirement ratio — which wi
上海乌托邦ll reduce funds banks keep in vaults and boost lending — may be conducted later this year.
“As the United States Federal Reserve will probably gradually cut interest r
ates and domestic inflationary pressure may ease, China’s monetary policy options are exp上海乌托邦品茶微信
ected to further broaden,” said Cheng Shi, chief economist of ICBC International.
上海乌托邦To support financial reforms, the People’s Bank of China — the cent
ral bank — may refrain from broad-based easing but adopt more structural tools in the
coming months, such as targeted reserve cuts to boost lending to small businesses, Cheng said.上海乌托邦品茶微信
On the fiscal side, policies facilitating debt financing of infrastructure projects may be stepped up, he added.
The country has set a 2.15-trillion-yuan ($312.4 billion) spe
cial local government bond issuance quota to help finance infrastructure projects.
Iris Pang, director of ING in China, said policymakers may even
上海乌托邦roughly double the fiscal stimulus for infrastructure projects to 4 trillion yuan.
This will offset the expected reduction in exports and related supply-chain reloc上海乌托邦
ation activities, securing the GDP growth rate for the second half at 6.3 percent.
JPMorgan’s Zhu said the economy may slow a bit in the second half but ma
nage to grow by 6.2 percent for the full year, as increased infrastructure investment and stab上海乌托邦
le consumption will counter the drag from exports and manufacturing investment.
Xue Yi, a finance professor at the University of International Business and Economics in Beijing
, said the debut of the Nasdaq-style tech-heavy STAR Market will also lend support to the economy.
On Monday, the first 25 companies are due to debut on the Shanghai Stock Exchange’s STAR Market.上海乌托邦
“In the second half, the much-anticipated new board is expected to raise public interest i
n the whole capital market and usher in more funds, thus reducing financing costs for listed firms,” Xue
said, adding that much more of the new board’s boost to the economy will unfold in the long run.
Three men have been fined for smoking in the Palace Museum, said Beijing police Saturday.
上海千花坊Instead of shouting slogans of defiance, songs glorifying the spirit of Hong Kong and value
s cherished by its people were played during Saturday’s peaceful rally. The crowd hu 上海千花坊女神会所
mmed along when the well-known tune of Under the Lion Rock and Pearl of the Orient were played.
上海千花坊The signboards and banners — hoisted high along with the nationa
l flag and the Hong Kong SAR flag — read “Safeguard Hong Kong” and “Say No to Violence.”
Sponsored by more than 70 community leaders, the rally is joined by well-known politicians, academics, celebrities, and representatives 上海千花坊女神会所
of ethnic minority groups in the city. Among them are former commissioner of police Tang King-shing, former Le
上海千花坊gislative Council president Jasper Tsang Yok-sing and former secretary for food and health Ko Wing-man.
Some of them would later take the forum and make the plea for peace and mutual respect.
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esidents in Tamar Park on Saturday afternoon to show their support and gratitude to the city’s police force.
上海千花坊They were gathering for a rally, organized by more than 7
0 community leaders in Hong Kong’s administrative and business center, to express support to the 上海千花坊
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eople of all ages and walks of life. They mostly dressed in light-colored clothes, white or blue, and wore no
face masks or helmets — in contrary to those radical protesters who wanted to hide their identities from the police.
Beijing police launched an investigation into the incident and its official social media 上海千花坊
account on July 20 said that the three smokers’ behavior violated principles of public conduct.
All three have confessed and apologized to the public. 上海千花坊女神会所
They are aged around 20 years old and traveled to Beijing for a summer holiday, according to Beijing police.
上海千花坊The Palace Museum is a historical and cultural heritage site that should be protect
ed by the public, with all visitors abiding by the rules to maintain social order, said police.
Having posted a video of their smoking online, each was fined 200 yuan for disturbing public order. 上海千花坊女神会所
The video was shot in an open-air area in the museum and shows a man asking who dares to
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The video enraged Chinese netizens, with one saying he doesn’t want the 600-year-old Palace Museum to be burned like No
tre-Dame and another saying the men should be banned from tourist attractions.
ilities including an international conference center, sports center, neighb
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The construction of a smart industry park started in Sino-Singapore Guangzh
ou Knowledge City (SSGKC) on Thursday. The knowledge city was elevated to a national-level project last month.上海千花坊
The Sino-Singapore Guangzhou Knowledge City is getting bolde
r in its reforms and experimentation, following an official upgrade centering on its ambit
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According to a framework agreement signed by the Chinese and Singaporean governm
ents on Monday, the iconic Sino-Singaporean collaboration project based in Guangzhou, capital of South China’s Gu上海千花坊
angdong province, was officially elevated to the status of a State-level bilateral project.
上海千花坊品茶微信Involving a total investment of 1.4 billion yuan ($203.34 million) and scheduled to be co
mpleted in 2020, the China-Singapore International Smart Industry Park will focus
on the development of technology related to the internet of things, big data and cloud ecology.上海千花坊
It is designed to empower companies developing applications in the smart home, transport, office, healthcare and city ind
上海千花坊ustries, according to the administration of Huangpu district, Guangzhou, where the project is located.
Infrastructure projects including eight railways, five expressways and seven urban express
ways are under construction and a new metro line is scheduled for operation in late September.上海千花坊
An intercity light rail is also slated to be put into service next year. By then, travel time from th
e CSGKC to other cities in the Bay Area is expected to be reduced to within an hour.
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to the airport, railway stations and the port of Guangzhou are planned.
The park will accommodate innovation incubators, offices, commerc上海千花坊
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上海千花坊品茶微信The park will also include a Siemens green city digitalization center and a Sino-Singapore research institute.
Covering an area of 21.2 square kilometers, SSGKC has attr
acted 1,382 companies with a total registered capital of 129.4 billion yuan.上海千花坊品茶微信
The knowledge city is the only national-level pilot zone for intellectual property use and protection reform.
which provides support to Guangdong province and the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area. It is an impo
rtant platform to deepen cooperation between China and Singapore,” noted Heng Swee Keat, Singa 上海会所品茶微信
pore’s deputy prime minister and finance minister, when he and his team visited CSGKC in May.
上海会所With joint effort, the CSGKC maintains growth and embodies
ecological protection. The combination will attract professionals, he added.
Greeting Heng’s delegation, Zhang Shuofu, Party secretary of Guangzhou, said th 上海会所品茶微信
at the two sides will deepen cooperation in scientific innovation, emergin
上海会所g industries, education, culture and ecological environment. They will also promote the collaboration of indust
ries and smart cities, to build the CSGKC into a highland of knowledge innovation.
Designated as a major innovation platform in the Bay Area, the CSGKC has gained much development in nine years. 上海会所品茶微信
According to official statistics, the CSGKC has attracted 1,524 companies with registered capital totaling 133.4 billion yuan
($19.39 billion). It also completed investments in fixed assets worth 106.2 billion yuan. 上海会所
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上海会所品茶微信cturer Greatoo Intelligent Equipment, biopharmaceuticals company BeiGene and other big names.
Collectively, they have launched 165 projects – 48 of w
hich are under construction – with a total investment of 77 billion yuan. 上海会所品茶微信
Cooperation with international companies is boosting the development of the biomedicine industry in the CSGKC.
Earlier this month, the CSGKC administrative committee signed an agreement with Tessa Therapeutics in Sin 上海会所
gapore for the latter to set up its China pharmaceuticals headquarters. The agree
上海会所品茶微信ment focuses on the research and development, production and sales of innovative immunotherapy.
Tessa will invest $120 million in the project. They will set up teams to launch clinical tests and strengthen the biomedic 上海会所品茶微信
al innovation chain in Guangzhou, according to Andrew Khoo, co-founder and CEO of Tessa.
he river running through our village suddenly turned black. I only knew that I wasn’t allowed to swim in it anymore,” she recalled.
“I later found out that this was caused by factories disch
上海夜网女神会所arging sewage into the waters. But back then, the villagers, including my
parents, thought that such a practice was normal. I even played with trash, collected it and burned it for fun.” 上海夜网
Zhou worked as a civil servant in Shanghai after getting a bachelor’s degree in Chinese literature from Fudan Univ
ersity. While working this job, she had the chance to embark on her first overseas trip to Tasmania, Australia. 上海夜网女神会所
There, when faced with pristine scenes of n
ature, she finally understood the magnitude of the pollution problem at home. 上海夜网
“It was in Tasmania where I learned that leaves should not be cover
上海夜网ed in dust, that the sky should be blue, that the water should be clear,” she said.
The trip sparked something within her, and she resigned from her job as soon as she returned, joining a
n environmental protection organization to protect bar-headed geese at the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. 上海夜网女神会所
Two years later, in 2013, Zhou followed her husband to the United States, where he was accepte
上海夜网d into Harvard Medical School. There, she continued to work at various nonprofit organizations.
Eager to learn more about how environmental protection organizations operate, Zhou applied for a master’s degree program at
Harvard Kennedy School in 2015. In her application letter, Zhou expressed that she was determined to re 上海夜网女神会所
turn to Shanghai after graduation to create an organization aimed at helping people live in an e
nvironmentally friendly way. She went on to study at the institution on a full scholarship.
上海夜网女神会所Despite friends advising her to begin her career in the United States after graduation, Zhou made good on her promise
and returned to Shanghai in 2016. However, she was sidetracked from her original plan and ended up doing bus
iness related to organic food. It was only when she attempted to sell her organ
ic produce in a residential neighborhood in 2018 that she was reminded of her initial calling. 上海夜网女神会所
While chatting with the head of the neighborhood committee, she learned that in Ma
rch that year the Shanghai municipal government released a plan to implement household waste sorting.
of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign, the same school Zhang was attending, would be the first person to be sentenced to death in a federal cou
rthouse in Illinois since 2006, if the jury reaches a unanimous verdict that he should be executed by lethal injection.上海后花园品茶微信
US District Court Judge James Shadid read instructions to the jury on Wednesd
上海后花园ay morning after the prosecution and defense made their closing arguments.
“The law leaves this decision exclusively to you, the jury,” Shadid said. “Whichever sentence you choose, death or life im上海后花园
prisonment without the possibility of release, the court is required to impose that sentence.”
上海后花园品茶微信Zhang’s mother, father, boyfriend and brother were in the main courtroom Wednesday m
orning, but after some deliberation in the judge’s chambers, her mother didn’t return.
The same 12 jurors took under 90 minutes on June 24 to unanimo上海后花园
usly find Christensen guilty of all three counts against him, namely kidnapping resulting in th
上海后花园e death of the 26-year-old Zhang, and two counts of making false statements to the FBI.
Christensen’s defense lawyers admitted to the court that in June 2017, he
raped Zhang and beat her to death with a bat. Christensen hasn’t said what he did with the bod上海后花园品茶微信
y. Investigators have not been able to find Zhang’s body, despite an intensive search.
In his closing argument, federal prosecutor James Nels上海后花园
on argued that “justice must be done” and asked, “Is this a minimum-sentence case?”
He acknowledged the grief of Christensen’s family would have if he were sen上海后花园品茶微信
tenced to death, but said the “source of that pain sits in that chair”, referring to Christensen.
He described the impact on Zhang’s family, as they placed great hope in her.
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“Everyone in this room felt the weight of Yingying Zhang’s murder,” US Attorney Eug上海后花园品茶微信
ene Miller said. “There will be only one sentence in this case — the death penalty.”
on’t even bring clothes. I would simply have the rental platform deliver the garments to my hotel befo
re the trip. I’d then return them without having to go through all the hassle of doing laundry,” she says.上海品茶微信女神会所
“I think women just need different clothes instead of new clothes. I don’t need a closet that is larger than necessary to p
上海品茶微信rove myself. My professional achievements are my most glittering accessories,” she adds.
She is so proud of adopting this approach that she openly admits to her friends that she rents cloth
es instead of buying them. She has even recommended clothing rental services to many of her peers.上海品茶微信女神会所
Consumers like Shen, who are open to renting fashion items, are driving the sharing econo
上海品茶微信my within the fashion industry, which has been slow to jump on the bandwagon, says Clement Tang, CEO of Le To
e China, an online clothing rental company that originated in San Francisco in 2012.
According to the State Information Center, China’s sharing economy was worth 2.94 trilli上海品茶微信女神会所
on yuan by 2018, an increase of 41 percent year-on-year, and more than 760 mill
ion Chinese-over half the country’s population-have paid for shared services or products.
上海品茶微信The center also estimated that the annual growth rate in the sharing economy in China would remain steady at around 30 percent over the next three years.
A consumer survey by consultancy firm Mintel found that transportation remains the most popular上海品茶微信女神会所
segment in the sharing economy. Among the 3,000 consumers polled by the consultancy, 91 percent said the
y have paid to share car rides or bicycles. In contrast, clothing is the second least popular category, above mothe上海品茶微信
r care and baby products, with only 9 percent of the interviewees saying they pay for such services.
Rachel Botsman, the author of What’s Mine is Yours: The Rise of Collaborative Consumption, noted in o上海品茶微信女神会所
ne of her TED talks that the rise of the sharing economy in other fields has provided a basis for the deva
luation of ownership in fashion, where there has long been “a stigma behind rental”.上海品茶微信
According to its website, TED is “a nonpartisan nonprofit (organi
zation) devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks”.上海品茶微信女神会所
“Clothing rental could be the next big revolution for the fashion industry, after the rise of fast fashion and e-commerce,” says Tang.
ed to find that her role was intensely criticized online. Her charac
ter was accused of being stupid. Some people even equated her with the role. In reality, of c上海会所品茶微信
ourse, it showed her ability to win over audiences with the integrity of her performance.
上海会所”As an actress, I cannot shape a perfect role. The script is there, and I have to show the role’s stupidity according to the script,” says Yang.
Another highlight of her career was the fantasy drama, Ashes of上海会所品茶微信
Love, which aired in 2018. It topped TV ratings for 34 consecutive days.
上海会所But success can take a toll. Yang lost 9 kilograms while shooting, but the end result made the sacrifice worthwhile, she says.
Yang cares deeply about audiences and welcomes critical suggestions. “I don’t like hearing praise all the time, since that makes it hard to pro
gress. I like to listen to different people and improve my acting based on their suggestions.”上海会所品茶微信
With 20 years of acting under her belt, Yang allows herself a modicum of confidence. “I used to feel tense and was afraid the director might be dissatisfied with
上海会所my acting. But now, I can discuss the character and my acting with the director if I have a different understanding of the role.”
Yang also says she used to care a little too much about what others thought
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“Sometimes, it seems two people are fighting inside my heart, but I always tell myself to discover my true feelings.”
Gu Ying, formerly a professional paraglider, is now a wild
life photographer. Gu has spent much time shooting wild animals in Hoh Xil Nat上海会所
onal Nature Reserve, in northwestern China’s Qinghai province, since 2016. “My responsibility and obli
gations are to record wild animals in a real, comprehensive way, and to reveal the actual living conditions of the an
上海会所品茶微信imals to the public. I hope the public will learn about the wild animals, and then help protect them,” says Gu.
Becoming a Photographer
Both of Gu Ying’s parents served in China’s air force. Under their infl
uence, Gu developed a yearning to fly when she was young. One day, in 2003, paragliding c上海会所
aught her attention, while she was hiking. The sport evoked her childhood dream of flying.
Gu took some paragliding courses, and she later became a profe
ssional paraglider. She practiced paragliding for half a year before she won the gold medal in a n上海会所品茶微信
ational paragliding competition. She became a member of China’s national paragliding team in 2004. She wo
n gold medals in national paragliding competitions three times over the next five years. Unfortunately, she had an accid
ent while she was practicing in 2009; she fractured the second lumbar vertebra, and she was confined to bed for the ne
xt three months. She had to suspend her paragliding career for at least one year.
Chen Xinyu contributed to the story.