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?the protest route one hour before the protest started at 1 pm to avoid being inflicted again, a
fter the rail operator was criticized for offering free and exclusive ride home for the protesters.亚博体育官网贵宾登录乌托邦品茶微信
In calling for understanding from the passengers, MTR operations director Adi Lau
亚博体育官网贵宾登录乌托邦Tin-shing said in an open letter on Saturday that the decision to shut down part of
the Kwun Tong line prior to the protest was made after careful considerations of recent situations.
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tations in consideration of the safety of colleagues, passengers, and railway facilities, said Lau.
Recently, some radicals sabotaged CCTV cameras in MTR stations, interfer
亚博体育官网贵宾登录乌托邦ed with gate access, and even damaged station facilities and sprayed graffiti. They also t
hreatened the personal safety of those who tried to dissuade them. These inciden
ts have caused many frontline colleagues to feel that their personal safety was at risk, said Lau.亚博体育官网贵宾登录乌托邦
Lau hoped that the public of Hong Kong can step forward to raise thei
亚博体育官网贵宾登录乌托邦品茶微信r voice against vandalism and safety threats targeting the MTR stations. In the past few wee
ks, the MTR has tried many different ways to maintain a safe and orderly rail operation and the company welc
omes any suggestions to better cope with the current situation, Lau said.French President Emmanuel Mac亚博体育官网贵宾登录乌托邦
ron, US President Donald Trump, Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Ge
rman Chancellor Angela Merkel , Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Italy’s acting Prime Minister Giuseppe Co亚博体育官网贵宾登录乌托邦
nte and European Council President Donald Tusk attend a G7 working session on “International Economy and Trade,
and International Security Agenda” during the G7 summit in Biarritz, France, Aug亚博体育官网贵宾登录乌托邦品茶微信
BIARRITZ, France – French President Emmanuel Macron and US President Donald Trump said on Sunday that the mem
bers of the Group of Seven (G7) will each act on its own over the thorny issue of the Iranian nuclear deal.亚博体育官网贵宾登录乌托邦
“There is no formal mandate at G7. We will continue to act, each in his own role,” Macron told reporters at the G7 su
mmit. “G7 is an informal club. We do not give formal mandate to this one or that one.”亚博体育官网贵宾登录乌托邦品茶微信
Earlier in the day, Macron told French television LCI, “we agreed on what we wanted to say jointly on Iran”. “Everyone wan
ts to avoid a conflict, US President Donald Trump was extremely clear on that point,” he said.
onday afternoon a cancellation of all flights to and from Hong Kong International Airport for the remainder of the day.
The cancelled flights do not include departing flights that have?亚博体育官网贵宾登录乌托邦品茶微信
already finished check-in procedures or incoming flights to Hong Kong in the air.
The announcement came as airport operations were “severely affected” by a massive sit-in at its arrival hall.
?亚博体育官网贵宾登录乌托邦HANGZHOU/JINAN – Typhoon Lekima has left 47 dead and 21 mis
sing in three Chinese provinces, wreaking havoc there with torrential rains and strong gales.
By Monday morning, the death toll in Zhejiang province has risen to 39 while nine oth?亚博体育官网贵宾登录乌托邦品茶微信
ers remained missing, said the Zhejiang provincial flood control headquarters.
The ninth and strongest typhoon of the year has affected 6.68 million res
?亚博体育官网贵宾登录乌托邦idents in Zhejiang, among whom 1.26 million were evacuated. It damaged 234,000 hect
ares of crops, inflicting a direct economic loss of 24.22 billion yuan (about $3.4 billion).
Lekima landed at around 1:45 am Saturday in the city of Wenling in Zhejia?亚博体育官网贵宾登录乌托邦
ng. It made a second landing at 8:50 pm Sunday on the coast of Qingdao in Shandong province.
In Shandong, it has left five people dead and seven missing, affecting 1.66 million people and forcing the relocation of 183,8
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In Anhui province that neighbors Zhejiang, it has left three peop
le dead and five missing in Ningguo city, affecting nearly 100,000 people and for?亚博体育官网贵宾登录乌托邦
cing the relocation of nearly 18,000 as of 22:00 Sunday, said the city government.
An amicable relationship between China and Japan serves the interests of the two and the r
egion, experts said, as Beijing and Tokyo resumed strategic talks after a seven-year hiatus.?亚博体育官网贵宾登录乌托邦品茶微信
On Saturday, a strategic dialogue between Le Yucheng, China’s vice-minister of foreign affairs, and his Japa
?亚博体育官网贵宾登录乌托邦nese counterpart, Takeo Akiba, was held at the Karuizawa mountain resort in Japan’s Nagano prefecture.
They had what was described as candid excha
nges about bilateral and regional issues and said they would push forward the cons?亚博体育官网贵宾登录乌托邦品茶微信
ensus reached between President Xi Jinping and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at t
he Group of 20 Summit in Osaka in June, a Foreign Ministry statement issued after the dialogue said.
capital flows and realize the free flow of goods, according to the plan.
亚博体育官网贵宾登录乌托邦The area will be built into a special economic function zone with global influ
ence and competitiveness, to better serve the country’s overall opening-up strategy, it says.
亚博体育官网贵宾登录乌托邦By 2025, the Lingang area will have a relatively mature institutional system of investment and trade liberalization and faci
litation. By 2035, it will be built into a special economic function zone with strong global market influence and co
mpetitiveness, becoming an important platform for the country to integrate into economic globalization.亚博体育官网贵宾登录乌托邦
The addition of the Lingang area is a major strategic decision made by the Communist Party of China Central Co
mmittee to further opening up, Vice Commerce Minister Wang Shouwen told a press conference Tuesday.亚博体育官网贵宾登录乌托邦品茶微信
It also demonstrates China’s clear stand to adhere to all-round opening up in the new era an
d an important measure taken to actively lead the healty development of economic globalization, Wang said.
亚博体育官网贵宾登录乌托邦An institutional system with “investment and trade liberalization at its core” will be established in the area, Wang said.
It will be supported in promoting investment and trade liberalization and facilit
ation, including free flow of investment, trade, capital, transportation and employment, the plan says.亚博体育官网贵宾登录乌托邦品茶微信
According to the plan, a tax system and policy with international competitiveness will be implemented in the area.
Income tax shall be levied at a reduced rate of 15 percent within five years fro
m establishment for qualified enterprises engaged in manufacturing and R&D in ke亚博体育官网贵宾登录乌托邦
y fields including integrated circuits, artificial intelligence, biomedicine and civil aviation, says the plan.
China will study and implement subsidy policies for the balance of personal i
ncome tax on overseas talents, and explore tax policy arrangements for pilot fr亚博体育官网贵宾登录乌托邦品茶微信
ee trade accounts under the prerequisite that they do not lead to tax base erosion and profit shifting, it says.
The area will improve risk prevention and safety supervision and s
et up an open industrial system with global competitiveness, according to the plan.
Warkentin, says: “Gershwin’s music is full of pictures, romantic and
sensory. And it takes the audience back to the city in 1945, at the end of World War II.”亚博体育官网贵宾登录乌托邦女神会所
Sean Kelly, resident director of the musical, in Beijing, who spent two decades
亚博体育官网贵宾登录乌托邦as principal dancer with Houston Ballet, had taught at the Beijing Dance Academy for a year in the early 1990s.
“Compared with the movie, the musical is more dramatic. And we worked hard on the casting to make
the dance dynamics come alive onstage,” Kelly says. “Chinese audiences enjoy musicals. But what e
xcites me more is that they like discussing the stories and characters with us after the shows.”亚博体育官网贵宾登录乌托邦女神会所
A new musical marking the 70th anniversary of New China’s founding will premiere at the China National Theater for Children on July 6.
亚博体育官网贵宾登录乌托邦Stars in the Flame?tells the story of children who lost their parents during the War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression (1931-45).
It centers on the Battle of Songhu, also known as the Battle of Shanghai, which was one of the bloodiest conflicts during the war.
The work directed by Zhao Yu and composed by Wang
Gang is the opening play of the ninth China Children’s Theater Festival.亚博体育官网贵宾登录乌托邦女神会所
“We went to Shanghai and Wuhan to learn about the history,” Zhao says.
“It was an unforgettable experience since we’ve learned many lesser-known sto
ries, especially those about the orphans who fought alongside our soldiers.”
Another children’s play, based on Danish author Hans Christian Anderse亚博体育官网贵宾登录乌托邦
n’s classic fairy tale,?The Little Mermaid, will also open the festival on July 6. The Chinese-Dan
ish joint production is directed by Torkild Lindebjerg and composed by Dane Jens Tolsgaard.亚博体育官网贵宾登录乌托邦女神会所
The festival is staged annually during the summer vacation under the theme, “art changes lives”.
From July 6 to Aug 11, 57 theatrical productions from 14 countries, including the United
States, Japan and Russia, will stage 191 performances at the China National Theater for Children.
h for denuclearization with one voice.Third, the Northeast Asian countries, while
亚博体育官网贵宾登录乌托邦handling disputes between each other, should be willing to make some compromises. All nations s
hould learn to meet each other halfway to resolve conflicts, including territorial disputes.
Fourth, the Northeast Asian countries should accelerate development of free trade zo亚博体育官网贵宾登录乌托邦
nes. The future of Northeast Asia hinges on the integration of the nations in the region.
Last, the BRI should be a cohesive and driving force for a close-knit Northeast Asia. The
亚博体育官网贵宾登录乌托邦女神会所initiative, aligned with the development agendas of individual nations, will spur integration and cement c
rossborder cooperation in the region.nghai denizens walk past the skyscrapers of the city’s Lujiazui fina亚博体育官网贵宾登录乌托邦
While the integrated development of the Yangtze River Delta region has p
rogressed steadily ever since it was elevated to a national strategy in 2018, fina
ncial institutions have been evaluating the potential in this land for future growth.亚博体育官网贵宾登录乌托邦女神会所
Ma Chunlei, director of Yangtze River Delta Regional Cooperation Office, said at the Lujiazui Forum in Shanghai in Jun
e that the provinces and the municipality included in the strategy－Jiangsu, Z
亚博体育官网贵宾登录乌托邦女神会所hejiang, Anhui and Shanghai－will release their respective detailed action plans by the middle of this month latest.
Some 320 key projects will be carried out in the next three years to lay a
better groundwork for the integrated development of the delta region, said Ma.
These will include connecting dead-end roads and proliferating the use of QR codes at major subway stations in the area.亚博体育官网贵宾登录乌托邦女神会所
Bank of Communications see one-third of its 10 trillion yuan ($1.45 trillion) a
ssets coming from the Yangtze River Delta region, said the bank’s vice-chairman Re
n Deqi. He further said the bank was advancing innovation in its financial management mechanisms.
?administrative litigation for “Guojiu Moutai”, according to its official website, and it “sincerely
亚博体育官网贵宾登录乌托邦apologized to the National Trademark Review Committee and all relevant stakeholders”.
The company also changed the name of “Guojiu Moutai” to “Kweichow Moutai” in its social media account on WeChat as well as its online store and official website.
Moutai, a sorghum-based spirit produced by Kweichow Moutai, is often served on official occasions and at state banquets in China.亚博体育官网贵宾登录乌托邦
Simulation exercises running for more than two months will now test facilities
Building of the infrastructure for Beijing Daxing International Airport, which started in 2014, was completed on S
unday, marking the start of the preparatory stage of the airport’s operation, according to the airport authorities.亚博体育官网贵宾登录乌托邦女神会所
The main construction projects, including airline bases, air traffic control tower, highway, intercity railway, high-speed subway line and other supporting facilit
ies, were completed on schedule and passed inspection by the Civil Aviation Administration, the airport said in a news release.亚博体育官网贵宾登录乌托邦
Guo Yanchi, chief engineer in charge of the construction work, said the planning and design for the ne
w airport was guided by its positioning as an international hub airport and the traffic it is expected to handle.
亚博体育官网贵宾登录乌托邦女神会所The terminal was designed to shorten the walking distance for passengers and provide as many apro
ns for aircraft as possible at the same time, Guo said, adding that it is only 600 meters, or less tha
n an 8-minute walk, from the center of the terminal to the farthest boarding gate in each wing.亚博体育官网贵宾登录乌托邦女神会所
“It’s more efficient for the passengers than any other large airport terminal of the same size in the world,
” he said. “The airport is also the world’s first to be designed with double-deck departure and double-deck arrival platforms.”
The airport has also adopted green and energy-saving concepts to incorporate natural light and seamless steel structure in its terminal design, Guo added.亚博体育官网贵宾登录乌托邦女神会所
To offer a more refreshing travel experience, five ancient-Chinese-style outdoor court
yards – with the themes “Silk Garden”, “Tea Garden”, “Porcelain Garden”, “Countryside Garden” and “C
hinese Garden” – feature at the end of the five departure lounges for use by passengers waiting for their flights, he said.
hing is especial亚博体育官网贵宾登录乌托邦女神会所ly problematic in threatening to turn a trade war into a protracted and destru
ctive economic cold war,” Roach said. “Now, more than ever, a fragile world is in desperate need of political will and wisdom.”
Discussions between the Chinese and US trade teams are underway, said Vice-Minister of Commerce Wang Shouwen on Monday.
Speaking at a news briefing, Wang said China supports necessary reform in the World Trade Organization to promote its authority and efficiency.
“We hope the G20 summit could further build positive consensus on advocating for the
multilateral trading system and opposing unilateralism and protectionism.”
The country will stick to open policies, building a free, fair, nondiscri
minatory, transparent, foreseeable and stable trade and investment environment, Wang said.