ed to present high-quality performances through effort and composure. Working staff mem
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Zhang Weiyu, from Changzhou Technician College in Jiangsu province, who will join the Industrial Mechanic Mil上海夜网
lwright project, said he felt honored and will strive to show his best performance.
The State Council has decided to establish a steering group
to resolve late wage payments for migrant workers and protect their legal rights.上海夜网
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上海夜网品茶微信ordination, policy research, and supervision on regulations and laws regarding payment of migrant workers.
“Two years ago, my schoolmate Song Biao won the championship for the project in WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017, g
iving great inspiration to my life,” he said. “I’m getting prepared and I think it’s time for me to show up.”上海夜网
Feng Weiyuan, president of Guangdong Machinery Technician College, said that during the competitions strong support wi
ll be given to candidates, ranging from weather information and accommodation to skills consultancy.上海夜网
He said that the college sent about five groups of teachers and students to
Russia from May to July, getting them familiar with the climate, lifestyle and culture t
here, to help adjust the college’s campaign or plans for the WorldSkills competitions.上海夜网品茶微信
“As to the approaching games in Kazan, we’ve prepared three different outfits
for our candidates, interpreters and skills consultants in case the weather changes,” he
said. “Also, we will prepare Chinese-style food like soups and porridge for the candidates.”上海夜网
It’s the fifth competition that China has participated in the delegation group, with 63 c
andidates joining the competitions, among whom 54 are male and nine are female.上海夜网品茶微信
In 2020, the 46th WorldSkills will be held in Shanghai.
Parliamentary party leaders in the Senate on Aug 13 decided the date when Prime Minister Gius
eppe Conte would face the vote in parliequested last week by League party leader, Matteo S上海419论坛
alvini. The League party had formed a coalition with Conte’s Five Star Movement.
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ini, whose popularity has been soaring, wants Italians to go to the polls quickly, possibly as early as October.上海419论坛女神会所
Politicians from all the parties in parliament said Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte will address the S
enate on that day. Conte must offer his resignation to President Sergio Mattarella if the motion passes.
President Donald Trump will welcome the Romanian President Klaus Iohannis to t上海419论坛
he White House on Aug 20. Trump and Iohannis will discuss shared security challe
nges facing the US and Romania and ways to advance trade and energy partnerships.
The visit comes in the 15th year of Romania’s membership of NATO.上海419论坛
Local governments told to provide accurate information to authorities
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while carrying out the third national land survey, warning local gover
nments and natural resource departments to fulfill their responsibilities.
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government supervision team, and involved 20 provinces, municipalities and autonomous regions.
In Qinghai province, for example, local natural resources department and sup上海419论坛
ervisory teams were blamed for not taking the field surveys seriously, nor did they urg
e that uncovered problems be corrected in accordance with rules and regulations.
In Yulin, Shaanxi province, entities did not fully carr上海419论坛女神会所
y out the investigation responsibly, resulting in imprecise
outcomes, and county-level authorities deliberately changed and forged mapping data.
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arning for future work,” said Wang Guanghua, vice-minister of natural resources.
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The third national land survey was launched in 2017
by the State Council, aiming to thoroughly check the status of the country’s l
and use, collect accurate data, and improve the mechanism of surveys and statistics.
r supply. Villagers made a living by growing crops.
“As an official, I shoulder the responsibility of bringing benefits to the villagers,” said Zhang, who led the village co上海龙凤
mmittee to build power and water supply networks and explored ways to increase villagers’ income.
Zhang mobilized villagers to plant apple trees, bringi上海龙凤女神会所
ng in over 10 times the income that growing corn did. Apples p
roduced in Xinhu have now been exported to various Southeast Asian countries.
上海龙凤More than 670 households in Xinhu have been lifted out of poverty over the past few
years. And the per capita income of the village has exceeded 30,000 yuan ($4,250).
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the people, taking effective measures to address their concerns,” Zhang said.
Hao Biao, a former county official of Wuqi, Yan’an, shares the Zhang Yangang’s view.
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Hao encouraged locals to breed goats in captivity to re
store the ecology. However, his suggestions drew the ire of the local people.上海龙凤
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d to herd his goats to Hao’s office if grazing on the mountains was forbidden.
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e, and eventually the locals agreed to participate in the captive breeding program.
to assess exchange rates, not the US Treasury Department,” said Z
hu Jun, director of the International Department of the People’s Bank of China, the central ba上海后花园
nk, at the China Finance 40 Forum on Saturday. The CF40 is a nongovernmental, nonprofit think tank.
上海后花园女神会所The IMF has long been committed to promoting international financial stability
and currency cooperation, redressing the imbalances of international payments, Zhu said.
Citing previous market performance, Zhu said the yuan has depreciated against the dollar fo上海后花园
llowing Washington’s renewed threat of tariff hikes on Chinese goods. Similarly, the yuan fluctuations earlier this m
onth were a natural market reaction, resulting from trade tensions that have been escalated by the US, she said.
上海后花园The yuan weakened to above 7 per dollar for the first time in more than a decade last week,
after Washington’s threat to slap 10 percent tariffs on an additional $300 billion of Chinese goods starting Sept 1.上海后花园女神会所
Shortly after the yuan fell beyond the psychological threshold, the US Treasury Departme
nt declared that China was manipulating its currency to achieve unfair trade advantage.上海后花园
Zhu said that despite the trade tensions over the past year and a hal
f, China has never used exchange rates to respond to external disruptions.
The IMF report, referring to last year’s performance of the yuan, also said that even上海后花园女神会所
though the Chinese currency depreciated against the dollar fairly rapidly
from mid-June to early August, it was “broadly stable” against a basket of benchmark currencies.上海后花园
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tment factor, to resist depreciation pressure during that period, according to the report, which is based on the IMF’s latest
上海后花园女神会所Article IV consultation with China, a review of the Chinese economy that concluded on July 31.
The IMF report released last week suggests that the US labeling simply doesn’t hold water, said Yu Yongding, a se
nior economist at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and a consultant for the CF40 forum.上海后花园女神会所
The IMF report provides evidence that, rather than artificially depreci
ating the yuan for trade advantage, as the US administration alleged, China has shown a
pattern of commitment to keeping the yuan generally in equilibrium at an adaptive
level, said Liu Chunsheng, an associate professor at Central University of Finance and Economics in Beijing.
The Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of the State Council on Monday s
trongly condemned radicals who threw petrol bombs at police officers Sunday night.上海419品茶微信
Yang Guang, spokesman for the HKMAO, said Hong Kong’s radical protesters repeatedly attacking police officers in the pa
st few days have committed serious violent crimes and have begun to show “signs of terrorism”.
上海419品茶微信He said a very small number of thugs hurled petrol bombs at police officers at the police
stations in Cheung Sha Wan, Tsim Sha Tsui and Wan Chai on Sunday night, causing burn injuries to a police officer.
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In the past few days, Hong Kong’s radical protesters have repeatedly attacked police officers with ex
tremely dangerous tools, which brutally violate the rule of law and social order in Hong Kong, seriously threaten the liv上海419
es of Hong Kong citizens and challenge Hong Kong’s prosperity and stability, Yang said.
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mly supports Hong Kong police enforcing the law and bringing criminals to justice as soon as possible.
Yang called Hong Kong police force “the backbone” in maintaining Hong Kong’s social security and the rule of law.
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“Hong Kong has reached a critical juncture,” he said, adding that all those who ca
re about Hong Kong’s future should step up firmly to stop the violence and restore order.
are meters, posing a sharp contrast to 8.1 square meters in 1978, according to the report.
上海楼凤Household consumption in rural areas also increased, with the average ownership of
cars, computers and cell phones per 100 households reaching 22.3, 26.9 and 257, respectively in
Attempts to disrupt development in nation will not succeed, say experts
China needs to continue on its set course, run its own affairs well and maintain economic
r上海楼凤esilience to respond to the United States’ extreme pressure, experts said on Wednesday.
Their words came as the yearlong China-US trade tension was further escalated. Last week, Washington said it will im
pose an additional 10 percent tariff on $300 billion worth of Chinese goods starting Sept 1. The plan will put additi
onal tariffs on basically all Chinese goods coming into the US, but medicines will not be affected.上海楼凤品茶微信
Wang Yiming, vice-president of the State Council’s Development Research Center, said China n
上海楼凤eeds to make full preparations to deal with an uneasy relationship with the US in the long term.
“The country should continuously deepen market-oriented reforms and promote opening-up, and take a
steady stance while responding to the constant changes from the US,” he said at a seminar in Beijing.上海楼凤
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ted process. We must have patience and strategic strength,” Wang said.
上海楼凤品茶微信He said that an economic growth downturn is possible, but the long-term positive
development will not change because fiscal and monetary policies still have enough space.
Yang Yiyong, director of the Institute of Sociology, Academy of Macroeconomic Research u上海楼凤
nder the National Development and Reform Commission, said a key measure for the Chinese gover
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kets, and continuously develop economic and trade ties with other countries besides the US.
onstituents in MSCI benchmarks widely used by global investors, as the figure refe
上海乌托邦rs to how much of a stock’s free-float market capitalization is included in the indexes.
The move is expected to elevate the A-share market’s weighting in the MSCI Emerging Markets Index from the cur
rent 1.76 percent to more than 2.1 percent, according to earlier disclosures from MSCI.上海乌托邦女神会所
This is also part of the index provider’s plan to increase A shares’ weighting i
n its benchmarks in three steps, with the first step of doubling the inclusion factor to 10 per
上海乌托邦cent having been implemented in May and the final step of raising it to 20 percent due to take place in November.
According to estimates from China International Capital Corp Ltd, the weighti
ng increase in August may trigger capital inflows of $22.7 billion into the A-share constituents.上海乌托邦女神会所
Zhang Xia, chief strategist with Shenzhen-based China Merchants Securities, said $3.6 billion in passively-ma
上海乌托邦naged overseas funds tracking the index－or worldwide portfolios whose allocations synchronize with every c
hange in MSCI indexes－is expected to flow into the A-share market during trading on Aug 27.
The inflow amount of actively managed funds, which use MSCI indexes as i上海乌托邦女神会所
nvestment benchmarks, however, may be dampened by the recent depreciation of th
e Chinese yuan and recent escalations in trade tensions that hurt global risk appetite, Zhang said.上海乌托邦
Ben Luk, senior multi asset strategist at State Street Global Markets, said the amoun
t of passive fund inflow triggered by the index adjustment may be too little to cause an
上海乌托邦女神会所y market rally, but policies to stabilize the Chinese economy will lend substantive support to the A-share market.
“We believe more trade uncertainty should lead to more stimulus certainty, all of whic
h should benefit domestic equities,” Luk said, adding that there is a growing probability that China’s central上海乌托邦
bank will lower funding costs across the real economy via a combination of rate tools.
Cuts in the reserve requirement ratio and shorter-term liquidi
ty rates, as well as additional bill issuance, may be in the tool kit of the Peopl上海乌托邦
e’s Bank of China to help keep a stable rate in the banking system, according to Luk.
“The Chinese economy is faced with greater uncertainty, but proper credit allocat上海乌托邦女神会所
ion and monetary stimulus could help lift growth and stabilize A shares in the second half of the year,” Luk said.
On Wednesday, the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index shed 0.3 percent to 2768.68 points, wh
ile the smaller Shenzhen Component Index closed 0.5 percent lower at 8814.74 points.
moment for Treasury Department pronouncements to be credited by
上海419论坛女神会所market participants. Having seen the United States label China a manipulator, the worl
d will wonder whether and how the United States will get China to change its exchange-rate policies,” Summers wrote.
“If Chinese policies do not change, we will have only demonstrated our impotence to China and the world. Why is that desirable?”上海419论坛
He ended the article by saying: “There is a final problem with the Trea
sury Department’s manipulation claims. … We have only limited capacity to shape Ch
上海419论坛女神会所inese behavior. Should we not focus on areas where our position is clearly right and the stakes are high rather than areas w
here our claims are dubious and prosecuting them damages our economy?”
Summers served as treasury secretary in the administration of presiden上海419论坛
t Bill Clinton and as an economic adviser to former president Barack Obama.
Daniel Ikenson, director of the Cato Institute’s Center for Trade Policy Studies in Washington, said on social m
上海419论坛edia: “The Chinese did not devalue their currency. The yuan has been depreciating because of the tariffs and it is n
o longer tenable for China to continue to prop up the yuan. There is no manipulation.”
Last week, Trump said he would impose a 10 percent tariff on an additional $300 billion of Chinese goods starting from Sept 1.上海419论坛女神会所
In response, the yuan fell to a low of just beyond 7-to-1 against the US dollar on Monday. Allowing the yuan to fall red
uces the relative price for Chinese imports and makes US products comparatively more expensive.
上海419论坛Trump called the action “currency manipulation” and an attempt t
o steal US jobs and depress wages. The Treasury Department designated China a currency m
anipulator, but the US can’t seek formal penalties until it attempts to strike a deal with China.上海419论坛女神会所
The major stock indexes－the Dow Jones Industrial Average, the Nasdaq c
omposite and the S&P 500－closed up more than 1 percent each on Tuesday. Afte
r Monday’s sell-off, the biggest of the year, Tuesday’s rebound of 312 points put the Dow at 26,023.
don’t like arranged marriages or parental interference in their love li
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ng people oppose arranged marriages and wanted their parents to stay out of their search for a partner.
Many online matchmaking services have emerged in recent years. The th 上海419女神会所
ree biggest service providers are Jiayuan, founded in 2003, which claims to have 190
上海419million users; Zhenai, founded in 2005 with 170 million users; and Baihe founded in 2005 with 100 million users. A
ll three websites also have their own apps. Users who are free to register on these websites may need to pay a fee
while interacting with other users.Wang Ziyu, 27, who works as a product manager at a startup company in Beijing, is 上海419女神会所
going to attend an eight-minute blind date. This, as the name implies, is a speed dating event that is common in Western co
untries. Within the allotted timespan, he will talk with one female participant. He has taken part in these events three tim
上海419es in the past two months but still feels a bit unsure about the best way to break the ice with a stranger.
“The website provides me with a great range of choices,” says Huang Ying, 32, who works for a State-owned electricity com
pany in Guangzhou, Guangdong province. She has spent 388 yuan ($55) on Zhenai for a year to contact people via its app. 上海419女神会所
“Most users have verified their identity on the app and have a brief statem
ent about themselves as well as what kind of person they are looking for,” Huang says.
上海419Huang did date a man she met on Zhenai for about six months but she broke up with him.
“I believe family and educational background are vital cons
iderations when choosing a life partner,” says Huang, who adds that there is no shor 上海419女神会所
tcut, as the only way to find the right person is to go out and socialize and not be afraid of rejection.
meetings to strengthen communication with different sectors of the H
ong Kong society and hear their views and opinions for better policy-making.
上海419论坛女神会所The last time that such a symposium was held was in August 2014, before the illegal “Occupy Central” movement.
orn and raised in Hong Kong, Margaret Chan Fung Fu-chun, former director-general of WHO, sai
d she hardly recognized the city now because of the sustained violent attacks on the city’s rule of law.上海419论坛
The success of Hong Kong, as a diverse international metropolis, relies on respecting different voices,
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aid, speaking after attending the morning session of the full-day symposium.
With her voice trembling, Chan said she loves Hong Kong, freedom and democracy.
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colonial government, she had never seen so many people free to go on the streets to protest, a right that w
ould not have happened without the Basic Law and “one country, two systems”.
上海419论坛女神会所She called on the public of Hong Kong to step forward to protect Hong Kong and say no to violence, as Hong Kong is in a dangerous situation now.
Ex-US Treasury head says department’s credibility ‘damaged’ by accusing China of manipulating yuan
Former US Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers on Tu上海419论坛
esday criticized the Trump administration’s decision to name China a currency manipulator, and said Tre
asury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has “damaged his credibility and that of his office” by doing so.
上海419论坛女神会所In an op-ed article published in The Washington Post, Summers said:
“By labeling as Chinese currency manipulation an exchange-rate move that was obv
iously a natural response to his boss’s policies, the secretary has damaged his credibility and that of his office.
“It will be harder now in the next difficult financial moment for Treasury Departm
ent pronouncements to be credited by market participants. Having seen the Unite
d States label China a manipulator, the world will wonder whether and how the United States w