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In the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, nine cities on the Chinese main

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The nine cities are Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Foshan, Dongguan, Huiz

hou, Zhongshan, Zhuhai, Jiangmen and Zhaoqing in South China‘s Guangdong province. 上海419论坛女神会所

Guangdong, one of China’s economic powerhouses, realized a 6.5 percent GDP growth to hit 5.05 trillion yuan in the first six months of 2019.

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on yuan and 1.18 trillion yuan in GDP in, with a 7.4 percent and 7.1 percent climb from the same period last year.

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nomic structure, Shenzhen and Guangzhou transformed their growth momentum, said the news portal.

 上海419论坛In the first half of 2019, Shenzhen’s industrial added value increased 7.4 percent year-on-year, whil

e the added value in the advanced manufacturing industry and the high-tech manufacturing industry jumped 10.3 p

ercent and 11 percent, respectively, which accounted for 71.2 percent and 66.7 percent of the industrial added value. 上海419论坛女神会所

Moreover, the city’s computers, communications and other electronic equipment manufacturing industries inc

 上海419论坛女神会所reased 11.1 percent; electrical machinery and equipment manufacturing industries were up 4.8 per

cent; the special equipment manufacturing industry climbed 6.5 percent; ordinary machinery m

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Shenzhen’s exports of high-tech electromechanical products reached 581.57

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as 85.01 billion yuan, which shows high-tech products exports are six times the exports of labor-intensive products.

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At the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping, Colombian President Ivan Duque Marq

 上海419论坛女神会所uez will pay a state visit to China from July 28 to 31, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday.

President Xi Jinping sent a congratulatory letter to the 7th Kubuqi International Desert F

orum, which opened Saturday in the city of Ordos in North China’s Inner Mongolia autonomous region. 上海419论坛

Xi called for concerted efforts from the international community to en

 上海419论坛女神会所hance international cooperation on combating desertification, promote global en

vironmental governance, and ensure full implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

China has placed great emphasis on building an ecological civilization and ma

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Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello said on Wednesday that he’s resigning, eff

ective Aug 2, amid public anger over obscenity-laced online chats involving him and his aides.

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o, a territory with 3.2 million US citizens that is still recovering from a catastrophic hurricane two years ago.

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ich Rossello and other male administration members made vulgar, sexist and inappropriate comments.

Duque’s visit will be the most important bilateral exchange between China and Colo

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Xi will hold a welcoming ceremony and a banquet for Duque, hold talks with Du

que, and jointly attend the signing ceremony for the cooperation documents. 上海419论坛女神会所

The two countries are negotiating to sign a number of cooperation agreements in the fiel

ds of education, justice, agriculture, agricultural imports, e-commerce and finance.

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g province, which dates from 5,300 to 4,500 years ago, archaeologists unearthed a hug

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ers, and the city’s walls are 40 to 60 meters thick. The discovery was made possible with remote sensing technology.

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“It hardly would have been possible for a tribe or a league of tribes to mobilize so many

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Division of labor, hierarchical social classes and inequality in wealth were also observed when studying the Taosi Site (from

4,300 to 4,100 years ago) in Xiangfen county, Shanxi province, and several other key sites of “huge city ruins”, he said.上海419论坛女神会所

The relics are from what is believed to have been the capital of Emperor Ya

o, a legendary ancient ruler. Some markings were discovered that are believed to be a pro

上海419论坛女神会所totype of written characters, but they appear to have been used exclusively within a small group of ruling elites.

“Around 5,000 years ago, some regions along the Yangtze River, the Yellow River and the western bank

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tes, he said, “controlled certain territory, but had economic, political and cultural connections with each other”.

上海419论坛女神会所During the time of the Erlitou Site (3,750 to 3,550 years ago), in Luoyang, Henan province, China entered what is often called the age of dynasties, Wang said.

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the surrounding areas,” he said. “It created a foundation for a united country with multiethnic groups.”

Speaking of how to define “civilization”, Zhao Hui, a professor at Peking University

上海419论坛女神会所who is in charge of the project, said traditional criteria in Western academia, which emphasize the ap

pearance of written characters and metallurgy, have not strictly been used in this project.

Liangzhu and several other early civilizations in China, h上海419论坛女神会所

owever, are known for their highly developed techniques in making jade articles.

上海419论坛女神会所”Some characters of human development are common,” Zhao said. “The

difference also shows there are some unique characters in early Chinese civilization.”

He said Chinese civilization also absorbed influences from other civilizations. Archaeological discoveries sho

w wheat cultivation, breeding of cattle and sheep, and bronze-making technology in China originated in We

stern and Central Asia and were later adopted and acquired local characteristics.

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mance while being very artistic and entertaining,” said Zhou Xiaoheng, head of Deyang Acrobatic Tro

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The acrobatic programs performed in the theater have won more than 30 awards at home and abroad, with some shows win

ning the Golden Chrysanthemum Award, the highest honor for an acrobatic act in China.

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inese culture and the world, helping foreign visitors-from national leaders, dignitaries, diplomats, bu

siness leaders from multinational companies to tourists-learn more about Beijing and Chinese culture.

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Chaoyang Theatre has entertained and enthralled some 5 million foreign visitors to date,

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Bora Milutinovic, former head coach of the Chinese national soccer team, is one of the many audienc

Tony Award-winning Broadway musical An American in Paris made its debut in Beijing

on July 2 and runs for a week before it heads to other Chinese cities,上海419论坛品茶微信

including Shenyang in Liaoning province and Zhengzhou in Henan province.

Based on the 1951 Academy Award-winning film of the same title and adapted for t

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don, the musical opened on Broadway in April 2015 and became a hit worldwide.

The music is based on jazz-influenced symphonic tone poem written by American

composer George Gershwin in 1928. And it tells the story of a complicated romance between a French ballerina Lise, played

by British ballet dancer Leanne Cope, and an American expatriate painter Jerry, played by American dancer and actor Ryan Steele.

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acrobatics shows at the Chaoyang Theatre. Photo provided to China Daily

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Strolling down the century-old Central Pedestrian Street in H

arbin, tourists cannot miss the Russian restaurant or the remarkable story of its owner.

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ter as the “ice city” in China’s northernmost Heilongjiang province sees more visitors.

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The World Trade Organization has said global trade growth increased by only 3 percent in 2018, and is

set to decline to 2.6 percent in 2019. Besides, the G20 leaders in Osaka said growth remains low an

上海419论坛品茶微信d risks remain tilted to the downside, and most importantly, trade and geopolitical tensions have intensified.

To overcome such challenges, Xi said China would pursue a free, fair and nondiscriminatory trade policy, and play a piv

otal role in achieving strong, sustainable, balanced and inclusive global growth, and overcoming downside risks.

On the other hand, Xi’s speech set the direction for cooperation on global economic governance. As a rules-based trade syste上海419论坛品茶微信

m, the WTO remains the cornerstone of global trade even though there is a need to reform the WTO so it ca

n enhance its effectiveness through digitalization and application of emerging technologies.

Another major diplomatic achievement of Xi was his meeting with US Pre上海419论坛品茶微信

sident Donald Trump, which attracted wide global attention. The two leaders set bilate

ral ties on the track by agreeing to resume the trade talks, thereby preventing trade tensions from risin

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In the next few years, the Nanshan park will speed up con

construction of the Tsinghua Shenzhen International Graduate School, SUSTech Institute of Microe

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The park will also dismantle old factories to add 3.5 million sq meters of floor space for industrial development.

Shenzhen’s first united headquarters building will also be located in the Na

nshan park to house 15 high-tech firms, 12 of which will be listed companies.上海419论坛

The zone’s Pingshan park, occupying 51.6 square kilometers, is the largest among the five parks across the city. It is divided into the

southern and northern areas. The northern area features a new-energy industry headquarters while the sout

上海419论坛hern area, where Shenzhen Technology University is located, is focused on education, intelligent manufacturing and innovative services.

In 2019, the Pingshan park will provide an additional 50,000 sq km of land for industrial development through urban rejuvenation and upgrading old industrial parks.

Shenzhen National High-Tech Zone, inaugurated in 1996, was transformed from Shenzhen Science and Technology Park, which was set up in 1985.

It is China’s second-largest national high-tech zone in terms of area and ranks No 2 in GDP amon上海419论坛

g the 157 national high-tech parks, following Zhongguancun in Beijing, according to the Ministry of Science and Technology.

It yielded 24.4 billion yuan ($3.87 billion) of GDP and 4.3 billion yuan of tax revenue per square kilometer in 2018, the biggest among

all its counterparts in the country. It accounted for 15 percent of the city’s total patent applications and yie

上海419论坛女神会所lded nearly 12 percent of the city’s total industrial output value last year. One-sixth of Shenzhen’s national-level high-tech enterprises are based in the zone

One of Britain’s leading economists said Chinese consumers will be the driving force of future global economic growth.

Jim O’Neill, chair of the international think tank Chatham House and former chief economist at Goldman Sachs, made the remarks in a speech on Wednesday at the c上海419论坛女神会所

elebration of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China and the second China-UK Economic and Trade Forum in London.

“What happens to the Chinese consumers is more important to China’s future,” O’Neill said.上海419论坛女神会所

“If China continues with 8 percent nominal GDP growth, which I believe is 5 percent real (GDP growth), and 3 percent pric

es (meaning inflation), and if the Chinese consumers become the 50 percent of that total, the change from the next year to the next decade is so

mewhere between $11 to $12 trillion, which is equivalent to create another China,” he said.

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 economy, Council of Foreign Relations staff members James McBride and

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The G20 initially focused on broad macroeconomic policy, but ha

s expanded its ambit, McBride and Chatzky wrote. Last year’s summit in Argentina focused on f

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ey laundering, and international tax havens. At the 2016 summit in China, President Xi Jinping and US President Ba

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Focusing largely on standards and regulations, both crucial to a firm’s generic value chain, the report found however that when authorities take steps to reduce compliance costs, the competitiveness of SMEs is greatly improved.

It also underlined an important shift which is seeing more and more developing countries setting voluntary sustainability standards (known as VSS, these are set by businesses and NGOs) which govern international trade together with public standards and regulations.

Findings show that while 75 percent of VSS originate in countries belonging to the Organisation for Economic Cooperation

and Development, over a third of new voluntary standards are thought up in developing countries, up from eight percent in 1990.

The outlook also outlined that many regions across the world can increase their export potential “by directing regulatory efforts to boost SME competitiveness.”

In the Middle East and North Africa region for example, researchers found there is large untapped export opportunity in the fresh and processed food sec

tor, while metal and basic manufacturing represent 28.4 percent of Eastern Europe and Central Asia’s unexploited export potential.

In China, ITC estimated that telephone sets have an unrealized export potential of more than $100 billion, while other prod

ucts including automatic data processing machines and parts and accessories for printers also have potential.

held a meeting in Tokyo on May 26-27 to work out policy recommendations for the leaders.

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2008 global fin上海419论坛女神会所ancial crisis, needs to send a clear message in opposing protectionism

and upholding an open economy to allay growing uncertainties and risks in the global economy, he added.

Guillermo Santa Cruz, director of the Chinese Investment Monitor o

f the Argentina-China Chamber of Commerce, wrote in an article published in the Previe

w Policy Report for the G20 Osaka Summit that “we are at a point where we need to strengthen the message of op

enness, integration and fair competition that will take us to a shared prosperity”.

Building an open global economy with strong multilateral institutions is in everyone’s best interests, especially less-developed and developing countries, he said.

Xi and Trump agreed in a phone conversation last week to meet in Japan. Their upcoming me

eting has raised hopes that the two countries will narrow their differences. The news has turned global s

tock market sentiment upward, though concrete efforts are still needed to reach a deal, experts said.

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Putin addresses th上海419论坛女神会所his annual question

 and answer se上海419论坛女神会所ssion, during which he answers questio

ns that come in by telephone, text, email, social media, or live via television studios.

According to infographics released by the Rossiya-24 channel, a total of 1,0

53,326 questions had been submitted as of 09:00 Moscow time on Wednesday. More than half

of them (616,505 questions) were asked by phone, while 291,311 were transmitted via SMS and MMS messages. So

me 55,133 came in through a mobile app, 49,800 by way of a website, and 40,557 via social networks. A push by m

ost European Union nations for the world’s biggest economic bloc to go carbon-neutral by 2050 was dropped to a foot

note at a summit on Thursday after fierce resistance from Poland, the Czech Republic and Hungary.

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Lam said the SAR government would make human rig

ghts safegu上海419论坛女神会所ards of the bill legally binding and would regularly report to the legislature implementation of the bill after it is passed.

Other heavyweights also expressed their strong disapproval of some protesters’ conduct.

Chief Secretary for Administration Matthew Cheung Kin-chung condemned the violence. He said the g

overnment would continue to attentively and humbly listen to public opinion on the amendments.

Commissioner of Police Stephen Lo Wai-chung strongly condemned the conduct of demonstrators and underlined the police

will follow up on cases and identify the law-breakers who disguised themselves by wearing masks.

In a statement responding to the incident issued on Monday morni

ng, the non-official members of the Executive Council, an organ for assisting the chief execu

tive in policymaking, expressed regret over the violent acts of a small minority of protesters.

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