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According to Gong, however, the school was established to meet the demands of the booming crayfish industry in Qianjiang.
The crayfish industry, comprising breeding, cooking, processing and exporting the crustaceans, is the city’s leading sector.
It employs an estimated 130,000-150,000 people, accounting for more than half of the local workforce, Gong said.
Washington should admit that every country ha
s a justified right to develop and most countries c
an make their own choices independently, a Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Monday.
”More and more people have shown an increasingly just at
titude toward Chinese technology companies’ participation in 5G network construction. The
United States should not feel uneasy about this,” ministry spokesman Lu Kang told a news conference in Beijing.
the compulsory hijab were defiant. “By creating fear and putting people in prison or forcing th
em to leave the country and live in exile, or threatening them, they cannot stop the compulsory hijab
protest in Iran,” New York-based Iranian activist Masih Alinejad, who has previously been represented by Sotoudeh, told CNN.
In January, Sotoudeh’s husband, who is also a human rights lawyer, was convicted of security-related charges and sent
nced to six years in jail. He has appealed while waiting to serve his prison sentence.The inventor of the world
wide web has called for global efforts to tackle state-sponsored hacking, criminal behavior and abusive language on t
he internet, in an open letter marking the 30th anniversary of the revolutionary technology.
Tim Berners-Lee acknowledged that “many people feel afraid and unsure if the we
b is really a force for good,” in a letter published for his World Wide Web Foundation on Monday.
”While the web has created opportunity, given marginalize
d groups a voice, and made our daily lives easier, it has also created opportunity for scam
mers, given a voice to those who spread hatred, and made all kinds of crime easier to commit,” the letter added.
Zhong Shan, Minister of Commerce; Wang Shouwen, Vice-Minister of Commerce and Deputy China Internatio
nal Trade Representative, and Vice-Minister of Commerce Qian Keming, answered questions on China’s domestic market and all-round opening-up at
a press conference during the second session of the 13th National People’s Congress on March 9, 2019.
China’s total social consumption in 2018 reached 38.1 trillion yuan, up 9 percent ye
ar-on-year, Minister of Commerce Zhong Shan said on Saturday during a media conference.
Consumption contributed 76.2 percent of last year’s economic growth, Zhong said.H
ope is rising for the Sino-US trade talks as both negotiation teams are trying their best to turn the consensus reac
hed between both countries’ leaders into reality, according to the Ministry of Commerce on Saturday.
Tariff hikes do no help any parties, Wang Shouwen, vice-minister of commerce, told a press conference during the two sessions on Saturday.
A mutually beneficial agreement between China an
d the United States will meet both countries’ interest and also the whole world’s expectation, Wang added.
at 18.39 trillion yuan ($2.74 trillion), well below the official ceiling of 21 trillion yuan. The loc
al debt ratio of 76.6 percent is also much lower than the international warning line of 100 percent to 120 percent.
The government has said there will be no major changes in the government debt ratio in the years
to come versus the level in 2017, and, more important, it has vowed to increase the transparency of government debts.
Hopefully, this will help root out the exaggerated fears about a syste
mic financial meltdown, so that doomsayers will no longer have an excuse to cry wol
f.n 2018, the average monthly salary of Chinese women was 6,497 yuan, which was 78.3 percent of that of men, an incr
ease of 8.7 percentage points over the previous year, according to a report on China’s gender gap in workplaces, relea
sed by online recruitment website zhipin.com on Wednesday. The report said that jobs, industries and seniority we
re the top three contributing factors of the gender pay gap, while education could help narrow it.