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State Council’s Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office, said the central government supported t
s of Hong Kong police to arrest the rioters.上海419论坛女神会所 Xu said the violence at the airport Tuesday night was particularly shocking.
“Recently, the radical violators in Hong Kong have completely breached the bottom line of l上海419论坛
rality and humanity. Their flagrant acts of serious violent crimes in public are shocking and chill ing,” her statement read. “Their violence was an extreme contempt for the rule of law, which has seriously damaged H
上海419论坛女神会所ong Kong’s international image and hurt the feelings of compatriots on the mainland.”
such violent crimes must be severely punished according to law. “We firmly support the Hong Kong police force and the judiciary in carrying out re
solute and strict justice and bringing criminals
to justice as soon as possible,” she said.上海419论坛 Shortly after being discharged from Princess Margaret Hospital in Hong Kong on Wednesday, Fu Guohao, the beate
n reporter from the Beijing-based Global Times, said he did not have serious injuries.上海419论坛女神会所
Fu, with some bruises on his face, said he still loves Hong Kong and is grateful for the public’s care.
The Global Times sent Fu to Hong Kong to cover the mass protests there. He had his hands and legs tied up and was abuse
d by a group of radicals at the airport on Tuesday night, as those in the mob suspected he was a fake journalist.上海419论坛
In a statement, the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progre
ss of Hong Kong, the city’s largest political party, said that what the protesters did to Fu
was “reckless” and tainted Hong Kong’s reputation in the international community.上海419论坛女神会所
The Federation of Trade Unions, the city’s largest union, also denounce
d the violence, saying that what the rioters did was lawless and in defiance of the city’s rul
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Hong Kong police arrested five men at the airport on Tuesday night on suspicion of of
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police officers, according to Mak Chin-ho, assistant commissioner of the Hong Kong police.
meetings to strengthen communication with different sectors of the H
ong Kong society and hear their views and opin
ions 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 internati
onal metropolis, relies on respecting different voices, 上海419论坛and resolving the differences through dialogue, Chan s
aid, speaking after attending the morning session of the full-day symposium.
voice trembling, Chan said she loves Hong Kong, freedom and democracy. However, she noted that in her approximately 25 years working as a civil servant under the上海419论坛
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
The SAR government, in a statement issued at around 6 pm on Sunday, said Hong Kong will descend to a d
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ssness and violence, which is beyond freedom of expression, were condoned. Hong Kong saw two very different crowds on Saturday afternoon. On was made up of 90,000 people who assembled peacefully in Victoria Park in Causeway Bay.上海419论坛
rs called the peaceful, positive rally, the third of its type since mid-June, the silent majority’s answer to the radica lism and violence mounted by protesters who have repeatedly thrown the city into chaos. Two earlier rallies saw a
上海419论坛女神会所bout 480,000 people voicing their shared aspirations of restoring peace and harmony to the city.
lawns of Victoria Park were packed with participants. At one point in the pub lic rally, youngsters took the stage to remove their masks to reveal their identities in stark contrast to masked radicals.上海419论坛
Emma Chan Ming-kwan took her 13-year-old son t
o the rally in hopes of teaching him “to tell right from wrong”. “Biased school education and media reports have failed to warn youngsters about the consequences of violence,” she said.
上海419论坛女神会所A 46-year-old Hong Kong resident of Italian origin who gave his name as Renato said he attended to support Hong Kon
g police and the SAR government because he doesn’t agree with the behavior of unlawful protesters.
At about the same time in the Kowloon Peninsula, one of the city’s busiest business dist上海419论坛
ricts was almost completely paralyzed as thousands of protesters against a now-suspended extradition amen
dment bill ignored police warnings and blocked major roads, occupying a critical cross-harbor tunnel twice.
上海419论坛女神会所The area, comprising Tsim Sha Tsui and Mong Kok, is home to many luxury hotels, brand b
outiques and posh restaurants that are major attractions for locals and tourists.
On Sunday, radicals spread the violence and vandalism to Tseung Kwan O
in East New Territories and the western and central part of Hong Kong Island. In Ca上海419论坛女神会所
useway Bay, two police vehicles were set upon by masked protesters who attemp
ted to blind officers with flashlights and laser pens. Some protesters van
dalized Golden Bauhinia Square, where the flag-raising ceremony is held every day, in Wan Chai.
of the United States Trade Representative threatening to impose new tariffs on $
4 billion worth of European Union goods, the trade
conflict between the US and the EU has inten上海419论坛 sified. And if the US makes good the threat it issued on July 1, the additional tariffs would cover $25 billion of EU goo
上海419论坛品茶微信ds－in April the US had decided to impose ad
ditional tariffs on $21 billion of EU products. In addition, the US ad ministration launched a Section 301 investigation against the digital service tax of France on July 10.
on’s move seems to have roots in the 15-year-old dispute ove上海419论坛 r the subsidies given to Boeing by the US and to Airbus by the EU. The US is using tari
ffs to exert pressure on the EU to reduce subsidie
s to Airbus so Boeing can maintain its competitiveness in the global 上海419论坛品茶微信market and the jobs in the US plane manufacturing industry could be protected.
The US is wielding tariff as weapon also to increase its bargaining chips in the negotiations over “thre
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Since the US and the EU have wide differences over auto and agricu
上海419论坛品茶微信ltural products, the negotiations remain mired in uncertainty, although Washington comp
elled Brussels to continue the talks by threatening to impose fresh tariffs on EU goods in April.
As US President Donald Trump prepares to launch his re-election campai
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d him win the 2016 presidential election. The US administration has provided numerous subsidies for farmers to
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nomies, but subsidies alone cannot solve the farmers’ problems. So Washington has put some EU agr
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However, the fact that the EU has agreed to resume negotiations on subsidies to the plane manuf
acturing industry does not mean it will not take countermeasures if the US does impose m
ore tariffs on EU goods. In April, when the US levied additional tariffs on $21 billion of EU goo
ds, Brussels responded by imposing tariffs on€20 billion ($22.43 billion) of US products.
hou Normal University, echoes Cao’s views on the need for good voice-over work when he recall
s that the 1999 animation Lotus Lantern gained hu
ge success, partly thanks to its star-studded v上海419论坛品茶微信 oice-over cast of more than 10 celebrities, including Jiang Wen, Chen Peisi and Zhu Shimao.
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Chinese Science Education Summit was held in Beijing recently and its theme was “Make science education more scientific”. Speaking at the event, Zou Caineng, an academician from the Chinese Acad上海419论坛
emy of S
ciences, emphasized the importance of cultivating a sense of innovation sense in kids. David G. Evans, a professor at Beijing University of Chemical Technology presented some sci上海419论坛品茶微信
entific experiments at the event and explained the necessity of letting kids do the experiments themselves.
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sociation for Early Education and Development and attracted more than 400 participants from all over China.
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ing under the UK-China-BRI Countries Education Partnership Initiative. And they included Peking U
niversity, Dalian University of Technology, the University of Leeds and King’s College London.上海419论坛
As part of the funding, an initial 420,000 pounds ($527,000) of the investm
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volved in the Belt and Road Initiative, to help deepen cooperation mainly in the fields of healthcare, food safety, a
dvanced manufacturing, renewable energy, and global leadership transformation.
上海419论坛品茶微信Zhang Jin, vice-director of the Department of International
Cooperation and Exchanges at the Ministry of Education, says that the initiative is the mi
nistry’s first multilateral collaboration with a European country within the framework of the BRI, which aims to p
artner with more countries in higher education to resolve shared global challenges.上海419论坛品茶微信
To Andrew Zerzan, director of education at the British Council, the funding
is an essential step in connecting the brightest minds across the world to improve the qua
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rtise in student mobility, joint degree programs and groundbreaking research.
“In the current economic climate, investment in education is a k
ey lever in building lasting links between the two countries,” says Zerzan.
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 u
ncertainties and risks in the global economy, he added上海419论坛. Guillermo Santa Cruz, director of the Chinese Investment Monitor o
f the Argentina-China Chamber of Commer
ce, wrote in an article published in the Previe上海419论坛 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 ta
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上海419论坛Xi and Trump agreed in a phone convers
ation 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.
上海419论坛女神会所Radical protesters in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region have attracted a barr、
age of criticism and condemnation after they stormed and vandalized the city’s legislative chamber on Monday night.
The central government and the Hong Kong community jointly denounced on Tuesday the v上海419论坛女神会所
iolence and vandalism by masked protesters targeting Hong Kong’s legislature and called for strict follow-up in accordance with the law.
The Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of the State Council issued a statement on Tuesday expressing its firm support for the Hong Kon
g SAR government and the police in upholding the rule of law and holding the lawbreakers accountable in accordance with law.
The Legislative Council was attacked on the day Hong Kong was celebrating its return to the motherland 22 years ago, the statement
said. It said the attackers trampled the city’s rule of law, disrup
ted Hong Kong’s social order and damaged Hong Kong’s fundamental interests.
“The violent behavior is in blatant defiance of the bottom line of ‘one country, two systems’,” the office’s statement said.
ding of the People’s Republic of China, which Chan said would attract more people to spread the festivities throughout the city.
上海419论坛The array of celebrations will also broad
en and deepen Hong Kong resident’s knowledge about the nation, Cheung said on Sunday. With the dual advantages given under “one country, two systems”, Cheung said, Hong Kong
has made great contributions to the countr
y’s development, while the nation’s prosperity has brought benefits to the SAR.上海419论坛女神会所 Also attending the ceremony, He Jing, deputy director of the Liaison Office of the Centra
l People’s Government in the HKSAR, said that a powerful nation will provide more opportunities for Hong Kong.
Apart from the celebrations held by social gro
ups, many citizens opted for other places to celebrate the return of the ci上海419论坛 ty to the motherland－the three barracks of the People’s Liberation Army Hong Kong Garrison in Shek Kong, San Wai
and Ngong Shuen Chau. The barracks are expected to receive some 30,000 Hong Kong residents during the three-day open day event.上海419论坛
the barracks can see combat performances and military demonstr ations, as well as weapons and military equipment including armored scout cars and helicopters.
Unlike the two other barracks, Ngong Shuen Chau－the PLA’s naval base in Hong Kong－open
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“The soldiers are friendly and I am proud of the country,” Zhong said.
An average of 3.9 million people have applied to join each year since 2012 The membership of the 98-year-old Communist Party 女神会所of China has exceeded 90上海419论坛
million, the Organization Department of the CPC Central Committee said on Sunday.
About 34 percent of Party members were born in the 1980s and 1990s, and nearly half hold junior college degrees or above, the de
partment said in a report released ahead of the anniversary of the founding of the CPC on July 1.上海419论坛女神会所
Women comprised 27.2 percent of Party members and people from minority groups 7.3 percent, data from the report showed.
On Monday morning, top SAR government officials and representatives from diff
erent sectors will attend a flag-raising ceremony at Golden Bauhinia Square in Wan Chai. Chief Executive Carr上海419论坛女神会所
ie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor will then officiate at a reception to celebrate the 22nd anniversary of Hong Kong’s return.
This song is even older than some of the people who are watching the show,” the bassist Ou says in the sho
上海419论坛w. “Witnessing the evolution of Chinese rock music is a fascinating experience. We are pr
oud that we are part of it as The Face.” Western rock music first gained popularity in China in the 1980s with a performance given by the rock singer-songwriter Cui Jian on May 9, 1986, during a concert at Beijing Workers’ Stadium.
At the packed venue, the then 25-year上海419论坛 -old Cui performed his most well-known song, Nothing to My Name, which opened a chapter in China’s rock music story at a time when few Chinese knew what rock ‘n’ roll was.
上海419论坛品茶微信The song also marked the start of a journey that would later make Cui China’s
godfather of rock ‘n’ roll. It also ushered in a go lden era of original Chinese rock bands influenced by the Western music genre and expressing themselves in their mother tongue. The first
rock bands included the heavy metal band Tang Dynasty, founded in 1988, the pop-rock band Black Panther, formed in 1987, and The Face.上海419论坛
l possessions like big houses and fast cars were the last things on our mind,” Ou says. “Instead, we were hungry for roc k music and found any possible way to get the latest music from Western bands. Compared with young bands today, we had few opportunities to perfo
rm onstage because the audiences were smaller and there were few live house venues. But we were very happy because we truly loved the music.”上海419论坛品茶微信
In 1994 Ou, then 23, performed as a bassist at the Chinese Rock Power concert at the Hong Kong Arena. Bringing toget
her He Yong, Dou Wei, the former lead vocalist of Black Panther, Zhang Chu and Tang Dynasty, the concert was the first showcase for musicians from
the mainland to perform in Hong Kong. It stunned Hong 上海419论坛Kong audiences and created the momentum for a wave of rock music to wash across the country.
“Looking back, those legendary musicians and their works are still inspiring for the young
bands,” Ou says. “They shaped the golden era of China’s rock music. The band members are different people and enjoy different m
usic styles. They come together and contribute t上海419论坛品茶微信o the band as one person. That’s the most interesting part of being in a band.”
Then with the birth of Modern Sky, one of the country’s biggest indie labels, which former rock singer-songwriter Shen Lihui
founded in 1997 in Beijing as a way to distribute both his own and his friends’ music, more and more indie band
s emerged in the country while developing the上海419论坛品茶微信ir own unique styles. The punk-rock band New Pants, the pop-rock band
Queen Sea Big Shark and the heavy rock band Miserable Faith were among the most-watched bands then.
roughout the world, w上海娱乐地图女神会所ith a history of more than 2,000 years. In 2006, the traditional festival was listed
as part of China’s national intangible cultu
ral heritage. In 2008, it was recognized as a public holiday in the Chinese mainland. The Dragon Boat Festival commemorates the death of Qu Yuan, a Chu state official and poet
who lived during the Warring State s Period (475-221 BC) before the reunification of China under the Qin Dynasty (221-上海娱乐地图女神会所206 BC). He was exiled after
g his king’s decision to ally with the neighboring state of Qin, and when Chu was finally conquered by Qin, h e committed suicide by drowning in the Miluo River on the fifth day of the fifth lunar month.
The Chu people, who admired Qu Yuan for his loyalty and integrity, threw rice dumpli
ngs into the river to feed the fish so t hey would not eat the body of their poet hero. People 上海娱乐地图女神会所then started dragon boat racing to scare off the fish.
Since then, the fifth day of the fifth month on the lunar calen
dar is celebrated as the Dragon Boat Festival. The following are some customs for the festival.