The Hong Kong Gene上海后花园r of Commerce, estab

ablished in 1861, is the oldest business organization in Hong Kong. Its views represent one-third the workforce in Hong

Kong, and over half of the blue chip companies on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and the wider business commu上海后花园女神会所

nity.Huawei Technologies Co said it opposed Washington’s decision to add another 46 of its affiliates to an export black

上海后花园list and called on the US government to put an end to unjust treatment to the company.

“It’s clear that this decision, made at this particular time, is politically motivated and has

nothing to do with national security. These actions violate the basic principles of free market competition. The上海后花园女神会所

y are in no one’s interests, including US companies,” Huawei said in a statement.

The comments came after the US Department of Commerce said on Mon

day that it is adding 46 Huawei affiliates to the Entity List, raising the total num上海后花园

ber to more than 100 Huawei entities that are covered by the restrictions. Companies put on the Entity Lis

t are banned from buying US technology without special government approval.

“Attempts to suppress Huawei’s business won’t help the US achieve technological leadership. We call on the US gover上海后花园女神会所

nment to put an end to this unjust treatment and remove Huawei from the Entity List,” the company added.

Washington at first put Huawei on the Entity List in May, banning it from buyin

上海后花园g US technology without special government approval. Later, the US government gave Huawei a temporary lic

ense to purchase some US-made goods to reduce disruptions for its customers until Monday.

The US government also said on Monday that it will give Huawei another 90 days to上海后花园女神会所

buy from American suppliers. The move, an extension of the license through mid-Nove

mber, is expected to allow the Chinese tech giant to serve its existing telecom customers and smartphone users.

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The riots have become 上海会所iolent. The police ha

But this is also an exact description of the rising violence between two bitterly distrustful religious communities that I witn

essed on the streets of my native Belfast in British-ruled Northern Ireland exactly-uncannily-half a century ago as a te上海会所

enager in that unforgettable, agonizing August of 1969. The lessons I learned then would serve the people of the H

上海会所品茶微信ong Kong Special Administrative Region well today before they bring an unimaginable disaster upon themselves.

Violent protests against authorities never bring peace. They only bring war, destruction

and suffering-almost always on a scale that none of the demonstrators could have imagined when they took to the上海会所

streets. Prosperity never follows violent protests. At best, there is mass unemployment and despair as local bu

sinesses and national investment flee the territory-a process which could continue for decades. You do not build fac上海会所品茶微信

tories and hire workers when those factories could be razed in one of the endless clashes.

The “freedom” the demonstrators in Hong Kong have been demanding is illusory. It is fool’s gold. It is the mythical pot o

上海会所f gold at the end of the rainbow. This kind of “freedom” will never benefit the people of Hong Kong. At best it could be gra

nted, but at the cost of a serious decline in investment from both the Chinese mainland and other regions of Asia.

Hong Kong’s enormous advantage for decades, including the past two decades under Chinese a上海会所品茶微信

utonomous rule, has been that it is considered a secure, predictable and safe place to do business wit

h the mainland and with the wider region. But that no longer seems true. The longer the protests rage and the wi上海会所

der and more serious they become, the more that incalculable advantage will be eroded.

When I was a young boy, Belfast was still the largest ship building center on earth. In the late上海会所品茶微信

1960s, the British government invested in two gigantic gantry cranes called Goliath and Samson-at the time the

largest such pieces of machinery in the world-to build super oil tankers. They still stand today as tourist attr

上海会所actions, looming 32 and 35 floors high over the city. But they were never used industrially. Not once. The N

orthern Irish Civil War (known with masterly understatement as “The Troubles”) saw to that.

The great shipyard that at its peak employed 35,000 workers became an indust上海会所品茶微信

rial wasteland peopled only by ghosts. Even after peace finally returned to Northern Ir

eland, after 30 years of civil strife, the great complex on Queen’s Island never recovered, never revived.

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Led by Vice-Premier Hu上海楼凤the group will be

 composed of six deputy group leaders and members from State Council departments and bureaus.

The office of the working group is to be located at the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security, which will上海楼凤女神会所

be in charge of the regular work, and meetings will be convened from time to time as needed.

Beijing has unveiled a three-year action plan to further reform and expa上海楼凤

nd the city’s service industry, the municipal commerce bureau said on Aug 15.

上海楼凤The plan came up with 190 specific measures to open wider in eight fields in the service sector, including science and tech

nology, internet information, finance, education, cultural tourism, health care and professional services.

New measures will be taken in the professional service field to stre上海楼凤女神会所

ngthen international cooperation of professional service organizations such as law firms.

By easing restrictions and allowing wider market access for overseas investors, Beijing

has seen a growing number of new foreign businesses settled, including Toyota Fina上海楼凤

ncial Services and BMW’s new subsidiary for digital solutions, said Yan Ligang, head of the bureau.

The city’s actual use of foreign capital was $8.59 billion in the first half of 2019, with 755 fo

上海楼凤女神会所reign — funded enterprises set up. The added value of the service industry made up 82.8 percent of the city’s GDP.

The growth rate of the government’s fiscal income slipped to 3.1 percent in the year’s first seven months, the slowest in four years.

But moderation in fiscal income will not weaken authorities’ capacity for expa上海楼凤

nsion of fiscal spending in the second half to back economic growth, economists said.

On Friday, the Ministry of Finance reported 12.56 trillion yuan ($1.78 tr

illion) in fiscal revenue in the first seven months, representing a year-on-year g上海楼凤女神会所

rowth rate of 3.1 percent. That’s down from a 3.4 percent growth rate in the first half of the year.

Fiscal spending grew 9.9 percent from a year earlier to 13.8 trillion yuan i

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n May, a medical team 上海千花网zed by the Re

d Cross Society of China arrived in Kabul again, marking the beginning of the project’s second phase. It is expected that an add

itional 150 Afghan children with congenital heart disease will be selected after screening in Ka 上海千花网品茶微信

bul and then sent to hospitals in China for treatment, said Liu Xuanguo, vice-president of the CRCF.

In addition to Afghanistan, the foundation has provided h 上海千花网

umanitarian assistance to 26 countries in Asia and Africa in recent years. Among the pro

 上海千花网jects, it has established emergency centers in Pakistan, provided free diagnosis and treatment to children with co

ngenital heart disease in Afghanistan and Mongolia, built a blood dialysis center in B

angladesh, constructed mobile hospitals for Syria and Iraq and donated rescue vehicles in Cambodia and Laos, he said. 上海千花网

“Most of the programs have been carried out since 2017, follow

ing the proposal of the Belt and Road Initiative (in 2013),”

Liu said. “Humanitarian assistance is badly needed in many countries involved in the 上海千花网品茶微信

initiative. Although much smaller in scale compared with international assistance delivered by the Chinese gov

ernment, China Red Cross humanitarian assistance has played a very important role in promoting frie

 上海千花网ndship between China and these countries, and emotional connectivity between different peoples.”

For example, a foundation project that has provided free treatment in Chinese hospitals over the past two years to 100 Mo

ngolian children under age 14 with congenital heart disease has won high praise from the Mongolian government a 上海千花网

nd was recognized as one of the best humanitarian assistance projects in the country last year, Liu said.

In June, another Chinese medical team arrived in Ulaanbaatar, the capital of Mongolia, to screen around 100 of the m

ost urgent cases of congenital heart disease for free treatment in Hohhot, the capital of 上海千花网品茶微信

the Inner Mongolia autonomous region, and in Wuxi, Jiangsu province.

In neighboring Pakistan, an emergency center established by the foundation in Gwadar in 上海千花网

cooperation with the Pakistani Red Crescent Society has also won the praise of locals, Liu said.

As of the end of April, three medical assistance teams sent by the Red 上海千花网品茶微信

Cross Society of China had been to the center in Gwadar since its establishment in Sep

tember 2017. Large numbers of Chinese employees work there to assist with various projects.

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Wang Yiming, vice-pr上海会所t of the State Council’s

s Development Research Center, said the US tariffs targeting Chinese imports will not

only harm the interests of US consumers, but also drag down the US economy.上海会所

In addition, tariffs will seriously dampen the confidence of the international marke

t and create new uncertainties to the world economy, Wang said at a seminar in Beijing.上海会所品茶微信

New measures ease foreign companies’ market access, help inspire greater investor confidence

上海会所Despite the Sino-US trade dispute, China has attracted a great deal of f

oreign direct investment from diversified sources in the first seven months of 2019, layi

ng a solid footing for the second half, experts and company leaders said on Tuesday.

The remarks came after the Ministry of Commerce said on Tuesday that FDI in the Chi上海会所品茶微信

nese mainland rose 7.3 percent year-on-year to 533.14 billion yuan ($75.5 billion) between January and July, res

ponding positively to the government’s opening-up and liberalizing measures.

上海会所New growth momentum has been created by plans to establish six new pilot free trade

zones and releasing two shortened negative lists for foreign investment to allow access to more industrial sectors, said

Lu Ming, vice-dean at the Academy of China Council for the Promotion of International Trade.上海会所

The newly revised negative lists, which took effect July 30, ease foreign market acce

ss in agriculture, mining and manufacturing. The service sector has also s上海会所品茶微信

een substantial opening-up in transportation, infrastructure, culture and value-added telecommunications.

Xue Rongjiu, deputy director of the China Society for WTO Studies, said the new measures are key for driving FDI growth.上海会所

Foreign investors are optimistic on the long-term development of the economy an

d industry because the country advocates multilateralism, deepens reform and expands opening-up, in pa

rticular for companies from e上海会所品茶微信conomies involved in the Belt and Road Initiative, he said.

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advice for enhancing上海夜生活quality development

Xi said the Inner Mongolia autonomous region needs to promote high-

quality development of husbandry and coordinated urban-rural development, a

nd give priority to environmental protection and green development.上海夜生活

Bank of China became the world’s second largest bank in patent applications for inventio

ns in 2018, according to a report co-published by IPRDaily and the incoPat Invention Index Research Center.

上海夜生活女神会所Chinese banks accounted for 43 percent of the top 100 global banks with most patent applications for invention.

Bank of America topped the list with 386 patent applications for inventions made public last

year, followed by Bank of China and China Construction Bank with 345 and 162 applications, respectively.上海夜生活

Six banks on the top 10 list came from China, and the US and Canada h

ad two banks each on the list, based on data between Jan 1 and Dec 31, 2018.

上海夜生活Let’s take a look at the world’s top 10 banks with the most patent applications for inventions.

In response to a lawsuit against its “no outside food and beverage” policy, Sha

nghai Disneyland said on Monday that the rule is “consistent with many other th上海夜生活

eme parks across China” and “guests are welcome to enjoy their own food and beverages outside the park”.

The suit was brought by a law school student in Shanghai after she was tol上海夜生活女神会所

d by park security to either throw away the snacks she had brought in her backpack or

finish them. In order to get into the park, she discarded the snacks, which were wort

h 46.3 yuan ($6.60), following a series of failed attempts to resist, including oral disputes with security and pho上海夜生活

ne calls to the police and to the municipal’s official complaint hotlines, according to news portal thePaper.cn.

The student, surnamed Wang, a junior from East China Univ上海夜生活女神会所

ersity of Political Science and Law, made the trip to the park in late

January and brought the case to the People’s Court of Pudong New Area, where the theme park is located.

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Resident of HK angrily reb上海会所esterssident angrily

Lekima, the ninth typhoon of this year, made a second l

anding around 8:50 pm Sunday along the coastline in East China’s Shandong. 上海会所品茶微信

A deadly typhoon has killed at least 32 people in East China’s Zhejiang

上海会所province as of 1:30 pm on Sunday, with another 16 missing, local authorities said.

Most of the deaths occurred in Yongjia county, administered by Wenzhou city, where torrential downpours caused a land上海会所品茶微信

slide that blocked rivers. The barrier lake bursted and flooded people away. Twenty-three died and nine went missing there.

Three were killed in Lin’an, with four missing, while six died in Leqing, and three went missing in Linhai.上海会所

Nearly 1.08 million people have been evacuated to safe places, and close to 5 million

people in Zhejiang were affected, said the provincial flood control headquarters.

Lekima, the ninth typhoon of this year, landed around 1:45 am Saturday in Zhejiang, bringing heavy rainstorms and triggering flash floods.

上海会所In Zhejiang, the typhoon damaged more than 173,000 hectares of crops and 34,000 houses. Direct economic loss a

mounts to 14.57 billion yuan (about $2.1 billion), the headquarters said. Rescue operation is underway.

Lekima is moving northwards and will churn up the east coast of Shandong Province on Sunday.上海会所品茶微信

It is expected to make a second landing along the coastline in Shandong late Sunday, b

ringing strong wind and heavy downpours, the National Meteorological Center warned on Sunday.

上海会所Shandong air traffic management bureau said the typhoon will greatly affect tr

affic in airports of the area. A total of 47 flights have been adjusted.

In Shanghai, the local meteorological observatory issued an orange alert on Typhoon Lek上海会所品茶微信

ima Saturday afternoon, with heavy downpours expected in its urban area within the next six hours.

The Shanghai Disney Resort, including Shanghai Disneyland, was closed on Saturday for safety reasons.

上海会所It is the first time that Shanghai Disneyland has closed

down due to inclement weather conditions since its opening in June 2016.

People who had tickets for Shanghai Disneyland for Saturday can visit the park on a上海会所

ny other day within the next six months (by February 10, 2020), according to the resort.

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According to park autho上海后花园experts and professi

ionals evaluated the night zoo project and believed that the current operation could guarantee the health and safety of anim

上海后花园als. The park also selected suitable animals for display. For example, they only picked seven out of nine species from

the monkey section as they are more active during night. Also, the giant panda exhibition area will not open at night.上海后花园女神会所

“We have adjusted the light system for the night zoo, with brighter lighting on the roads, water areas, and toilets to secure

上海后花园visitors’ safety while using diffuse lights to simulate a natural moonlight effect in the animals’ living areas,” Zhong added.

“I came to the night zoo because of curiosity about the animals’ behavior during the

nighttime,” said Liu Yufei, a 20-year-old student who visited the night zoo on opening day.上海后花园女神会所

“Since I have class in the daytime, the night zoo provides me a new way to spend the

上海后花园night. There are also fewer tourists at night, and the summer weather is comfortable,” Liu said.

“But the transportation is an issue,” she added.

The night zoo opened six animal-themed exhibition areas, three featu

red performances, animal-themed restaurants, and souvenirs stores.上海后花园

It also launched the “Night Animal Tour” and animal shows at Sea Lion Theater and International Circus Theater.

Zhang Caiyun, another tourist who brought her 6-year-old son to the zoo, said: “the colorful lights and the animal tou上海后花园女神会所

r are more attractive than the daytime activities and I don’t have to worry about my son getting sunburned at night.”

“The closing of the drive-through area is the only regret. It will be a u上海后花园

nique experience to visit rare animals through the dark by tour bus,” Zhang said.

Having prepared for about three years for the night project, the park will evaluate its operation to adjust the layout of the上海后花园女神会所

animals, types of exhibitions, and the night facilities after operating for a while, according to park authorities.

On the same day that the zoo opened, the city also issued a list of cultural and tourist sites that are opening at night. More

than 100 spots were listed, according to Shanghai Municipal Administration of Culture and Tourism.

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Grassroots officials c上海千花网ulesngzhou and

The Xiangzhou district government of Zhuhai special economic zone in S

上海千花网outh China’s Guangdong province published a special notice recently, requiring all gove

rnment departments, organizations and units in the district to establish no more than one WeChat working group.上海千花网

Furthermore, “no work assignments and work related content are allowed to be pub

上海千花网lished or forwarded on the WeChat working group after work,” the notice said.

“The move aims to help reduce the daily work burden on grassroots level officials and employees,” it said.上海千花网女神会所

Xiangzhou district has taken the lead in Guangdong, the window of China’s reform a

nd opening-up, to have issued such a notice that requires “one unit, one WeChat group” in its district.

上海千花网The move has drawn much attention from the pu

blic, and the district has quickly hit the media spotlight at home and abroad.

Chen Hongqiang, a local grassroots official, said he is in favor of the notice.上海千花网

“One WeChat group in one unit, and no work assignments and related content are allowed to be published in the

WeChat group after work – that is good news for the mass grassroots officials,” he said.上海千花网女神会所

“That would certainly help reduce the burden of the grassroots officials who have to frequently work overtime,” he said.

上海千花网Chen said he was really frustrated in previous years when he was sometimes called back to his unit to work overtime or d

uring weekends.Xiangzhou is not alone. The General Office of the Communist Party of China Central C上海千花网女神会所

ommittee released a circular in March, requiring more effort be made to solve problems

arising from too much formality in order to reduce the burdens on grassroots-level officials.

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Resident foreign jou上海千花坊ts in China will also need

 to register in the system, and select the “foreigners for permanent stay in China” option when filling out their information.

Journalists from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan, have to select “Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan med上海千花坊女神会所

ia organizations” in the media category and input their specific region in the personal information field.

上海千花坊The time and place for the pickup of media passes will be up

dated on the official website of the expo (www.ciie.org) later.

Last year, around 4,100 journalists from 65 countries and regions covered the inaugural expo上海千花坊

S electric car maker Tesla Inc plans to raise prices in China from

September due to exchange rate uncertainty, according to Reuters on Wednesday.上海千花坊

The change will take effect before Tesla rolls out its first Chin

上海千花坊女神会所ese-made Model 3 vehicles, electric vehicle news website Electrek reported.

The price increase covers all Tesla models currently in the market, and even the Model 3 to be produced at the Gigaf

actory in Shanghai at the end of this year, said a sales representative in a report by The Paper on Thursday.上海千花坊

A person in charge of Tesla China told The Paper that everybody should rely on the company’s official website for specific p

rice information and did not respond to the detailed reasons for the price increase.

上海千花坊女神会所On Tesla China’s official website, there was no change in prices by Friday.

Last month, Tesla just marked down the prices of its Model 3 series, with the highest reduction up to 33,100 yu

an ($4,700). China-made Model 3 vehicles still maintain a starting price of 328,000 yuan.

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