This year’s distinguished上海龙凤e speakers who deliver

ed the opening addresses include Ong Ye Kung, Singapore Education Minister and co-chairp

上海龙凤女神会所erson of the Singapore-Guangdong Collaboration Council; Ma Xingrui, governor of Guangdong provi

nce and Zhou Yawei, director-general of Sino-Singapore Guangzhou Knowledge City administrative com

mittee. Zhong Manying, commercial minister counselor of Embassy of China in Singapore attended the forum.上海龙凤

Ong Ye Kung hoped for SSKF to continue to serve as a high-end strate

上海龙凤女神会所gic dialogue platform for Singapore-Guangdong cooperation, positioning SSGKC to be one

of the leading projects among Sino-Singapore bilateral collaborations with its uniqueness in software cooperation.

Zhou Yawei also recognized SSGKC’s achievement of transforming itself into a large-scale and high-profile city of techn

ology and innovation. SSKF has also earned its credit of bridging ideas and minds in the past years. SSGKC is belie上海龙凤

ved to have reached greater heights with its new identity as a nation-level bilateral collaborative project.

Themed “Forging New Frontiers – All-round Opening Up and Innovation-driven Develo上海龙凤女神会所

pment”, this year’s forum aims to tap on the collective intelligence of think tank experts and business lead

上海龙凤ers from China and Singapore, to explore hot trending topics and embark on panel discussions regarding the future collaborations and developments betw

een China and Singapore. An estimate of 250 guests from Singapore and China have attended the Forum.上海龙凤女神会所

Two thematic panel sessions took place right after the opening ceremony and the sessions

上海龙凤were themed respectively as “The Collaboration and Development Strategies between China and Singapore in th

e New Era of All-Round Opening up” and “High Quality Development, Reform and Innovation”. Invited guests from Chin上海龙凤女神会所

a and Singapore adopted a three-prong approach (political, business and academic) when tackling these themes and

their discussions primarily revolved around the development in Greater Bay Area of Guangdong, Hong Kong and Mac上海龙凤女神会所

ao, as well as Guangdong’s competitive advantage in the Belt and Road Initiative. They also took to explore h

ow China and Singapore can promote collaborations in the new era, and bring about hig上海龙凤

h quality development, reform and innovation to highlight the unique role that SSGKC plays throughout this process.

上海龙凤女神会所This year’s forum is hosted by SSGKC, organized by SSGKC’s Center of Excellence for Softw

are Transfer (CEST), and co-organised by Business China and SSGKC Investment and Development Co Ltd.

The forum also serves as a follow-up to the Singapore-Guangdong Collaboration Council 9th meeting th上海龙凤

at took place on the morning of Aug 24, 2018 in Singapore, which was co-chaired by Mini

ster Ong Ye Kung and Governor Ma Xingrui. They have also witnessed the signing of several collaborative memo上海龙凤女神会所

randums of understanding and strategic partnership agreements between Gu

angdong and Singapore in areas related to artificial intelligence, smart travel and talents training.

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Fujian aims to devel上海419论坛op cruise industry

Xiamen International Cruise Home Port in East China’s Fujian province has registered a record

上海419论坛number of passengers passing through in the first of the year – 185,000, a 36 percent year-on-year increase.

Superstar Gemini, operated by Xiamen port partner Star Cruises上海419论坛女神会所

, has berthed at the port’s Dongdu International Cruise Terminal for its 17th operation since May.

上海419论坛Having hosted over 3,500 passengers this year, it is expected

to have 70 operations this year, marking its longest cruise season in history.

“We’ve seen the cruise tour boom this year because we have deve上海419论坛女神会所

loped a Spring Festival season cruise, and cruise services to Taiwan reopened this May.

上海419论坛”Meanwhile the Belt and Road course is growing popul

ar among tourists thanks to the geographical advantage of our port,” said

Yang Lili, deputy general manager of Xiamen International Cruise Home Port Group.上海419论坛女神会所

In early April the reconstruction of Xiamen International Cruises’ berths was completed.

上海419论坛The total length is over 1,400 meters, including a 150,000-ton, two

80,000-ton and a 3,000-ton berths which can simultaneously accommodate three or fou

r medium and large cruise ships – including the world’s largest 225,000-ton cruise ship.上海419论坛女神会所

“After the reconstruction, the entire cruise service has been greatly improved. The fir

上海419论坛st Chinese-funded cruise ship, Gulangyu, will come into service in September.

“A 130,000-ton ship named Glory will also be brought into o

peration in Xiamen, marking a new area of giant cruises,” Yang Lili said.上海419论坛女神会所

The provincial government also rolled out a scheme this May to spur cruise ship growth by 2035, with

the aim of establishing a preliminary layout of harbors and shipping lines.上海419论坛女神会所

It is hoped the move will provide for a sustainable, secure and reliable emergency system.

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Writer Zheng Shiping, kn上海乌托邦is pen name Yefu, acc

ccidentally discovered that baijiu from his hometown, a small village in

Lichuan city, Hubei province, was popular with some consumers in first-tier cities.上海乌托邦品茶微信

Fu Lei, product manager at Yefu Academy Cultural and Creative Industries Co, said: “Yefu’s mother used to work in a baijiu distillery, so he has a s

上海乌托邦品茶微信pecial interest in baijiu and likes drinking and collecting baijiu products. He misses products from his childhood a

nd has mentioned many of them in his stories, including the local vegetables, tea and alcohol.”上海乌托邦

The baijiu brand Wuximan was first presented as a gift to people who bought other local products, but the

上海乌托邦品茶微信number of repeat purchases of the drink rose unexpectedly. The company then started sell

ing it online or through Yefu’s personal social media platforms to his followers at 99 yuan a bottle.上海乌托邦

With artistic packaging featuring his poetry and lyrics on a terrazzo bottle, the brand was produced by a small workshop in Yefu’

上海乌托邦品茶微信s village from mountain spring water and pure red sorghum. On good days, more than 100 bottles a day are sold.

Fu said: “Baijiu is a niche market and consumers mainly come from big cities, where there are either

expensive high-end brands or low-end ones. It is not easy for people to obtain pure-grain baijiu,上海乌托邦

and we try to sell them good-quality original products that are reasonably priced.”

上海乌托邦Ardoin, from Alltech Beverage Division China, said the Chinese ma品茶微信

rket is evolving much faster than elsewhere, and innovation is the key to survival.

“Chinese consumers like completely different flavors to those in Euro上海乌托邦

pe or the US, and they are far more open-minded about trying something new,” he said.

Vice-Premier Liu He had a phone call with US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury S上海乌托邦品茶微信

ecretary Steven Mnuchin on Thursday evening, the Ministry of Commerce said in a statement Friday.

上海乌托邦Liu is also a member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Comm

ittee and chief of the Chinese side of the China-US comprehensive economic dialogue.

They exchanged views on implementing the consensus reac上海乌托邦品茶微信

hed by the two heads of state in Osaka, as well as the next round of trade talks.

Minister of Commerce Zhong Shan attended the call.

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uropean Commission上海千花坊elect Ursula von der Ley

With Tuesday’s victory, von der Leyen has become the first Germ

an commission president since Walter Hallstein served in that post from 1958 to 1967.上海千花坊女神会所

Juncker, also from the EPP, offered his congratulations on Twitter, saying: “This job is a

上海千花坊huge responsibility and a challenge. I am sure you will make a great President.”

European Council President Donald Tusk said in a tweet: “Congratulations [email protected] Congratulations Europe.”

Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel, who will succeed Tusk on Dec 1, said on Twitter that h上海千花坊

e looked forward to cooperating closely with the institutions for the future of Europe. “Let’s work togeth

er in the interest of all Europeans,” Michel said. The post included a photo of him shaking hands with von der Leyen.

上海千花坊女神会所Von der Leyen, a mother of seven, had the backing of her own EPP as well as the cent

er-left Socialists and Democrats and the liberal Renew Europe party, the three major pol

itical forces in the European Parliament. But many of the members also vowed to vote against her.上海千花坊

The Greens and some left-wing and right-wing parties were the most vocal in opposing her nomination.

Ska Keller, co-leader of the Greens, offered her congratulations after the announcement of the vote result. But in a tweet af

上海千花坊女神会所ter von der Leyen’s opening speech in the morning, Keller said: “Nice speech by @vonderleye

n. But beyond nice words, nothing concrete on #climate, #searescue, #ruleoflaw, #leadcandidates. How exactly is she pla

nning to put the words into action? Concrete proposals would have been good.”上海千花坊

During the morning speeches, many members of the European Parliament delivered scath

ing remarks about von der Leyen, challenging her in everything from clim

上海千花坊女神会所ate change and defense to Brexit and the divide between Eastern and Western Europe.

Monika Vana, an Austrian MEP of the Greens, blasted von der Leyen’s argument for more military spending. “A majori

ty of the EU citizens do not see defense as a priority; they see health, environmental issues上海千花坊女神会所

and education as a priority. That’s what this majority of citizens wants,” she said.

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Twenty-three provincial-lev上海后花园in China have anno

nounced plans to raise their basic old-age pensions, cnr.cn reported.

上海后花园Fifteen regions, including Hebei, Inner Mongolia, Jiangxi,

Shaanxi and Jiangsu上海后花园品茶微信, have promised to pay the raised pension to retirees before the end of July.

In Central China’s Henan province, the minimal basic pension sta

ndard for rural and urban residents will be increased to 103 yuan ($14.98) from 98, said Li Ha

ilong, deputy head of the provincial human resources and social security department.上海后花园

It is estimated the local government would provide additional funding of over 900 million yuan

to the pension scheme, which will benefit more than 15 million elderly rural and urban residents, Li said.上海后花园品茶微信

Regional plans to reduce enterprises’ social insurance premium rate are also being gradually implemented across the country.

上海后花园Statistics show in the first half of 2019 enterprise expenses for basic endowment insurance,品茶微信

unemployment insurance and employment injury insurance have been cut by over 128 billion yuan.

After companies’ social insurance premium rates were reduce

d to 16 percent from 20 percent, the savings can be invested into production, expansion and o上海后花园品茶微信

peration, said Gao Ying, personnel administration manager from an electronics company in Jiangxi.

A recent State Council executive meeting decided to fully implement trans

上海后花园ferring State assets to social security funds this year. More beneficial policies are ex

pected to be launched in the second half of 2019, as the country continues to advance social security reform.

A new natural gas network in the Xinjiang Uygur auton上海后花园品茶微信

omous region is making life for residents like Hazret Mamut much more convenient.

“I used to go to the gas station to change the fuel tank when it was empty, which used to take 10 minutes of riding an electric sco上海后花园品茶微信

oter,” Hazret recalled. But now, he only needs to turn the knob of the stove and the flame is lit.

“Using natural gas costs less than 20 yuan ($2.90) every month for cooking,” Hazret added.上海后花园

Such convenience in Hazret’s life is due to a natural gas p

roject conducted by PetroChina, one of China’s major oil companies.

Since the natural gas pipeline was put into operation in May in Wushi county in Aksu prefecture, Hazret’s home, a natural ga

s network covering all prefectures in southern Xinjiang has been established.

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Even top-draw上海千花网are under the microscope, as t

 their cars have a 155-kilometer range deficit compared to the lower-tier 2020 versions at a price that’

s 30,000 yuan higher. Other buyers worry about the depreciation risks in these rapid updates.上海千花网

However, He Xiaopeng, chairman of Xpeng, said in a microblog cite

上海千花网品茶微信d by International Financial News these demands are unfair to the company. When

consumers compare the bare prices of the two types, He claimed, 2019 model buyers got lots of subsidies.上海千花网

An insider from Xpeng Motors told the newspaper the company started to promote a favorable poli

上海千花网cy by the end of May giving a total of 20,000 yuan to each consumer, and earlier buyers of 2019 G3 mode

ls affected by the government’s subsidy-cutting scheme have also been covered by the policy.

上海千花网品茶微信Therefore, the actual price paid by 2019 G3 buyers is comparatively lower than the 2020 G3 prices, the source added.

Xpeng Motors is not an exceptional case amid fast growth in the electric ve

hicle industry. In March, Tesla’s decision to adjust prices down also roused early bu上海千花网

yers’ anger, asking the company to subsidize the price difference or cooperate with them to return their cars.

But a lawyer interviewed by International Financial News said no legal ground exists to support these buyers’ requests.

上海千花网品茶微信Sun Shaojun, a motoring analyst, said Xpeng’s case represents a new

normal for the sector, as the electric vehicle industry sees exponentially faster development.

What makes Pablo Picasso such a quintessential 20th-century artist? It’s partly down to the visual ground he broke w上海千花网品茶微信

ith his Cubist painting, but some also has to do with the fact his interests extended far beyond painting.

Picasso’s innovations in perspective and technique dazzled the art wo上海千花网

rld for decades, paving the way for many of the important artistic movements of the last century.

As art historians and critics emphasize the visual ground he broke with his Cubist painting, Picasso’s poetry and oth上海千花网品茶微信

er written works are often overlooked in discussions of his long and varied career.

The artist did not begin to write until the age of 53. His literary endeavors上海千花网

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Our current recoverable 上海乌托邦ble to ferry 250 kilog

grams of scientific payloads back to Earth. The new model will be able to carry up to 600 kg,” the designer said.

Officials from the academy previously said the new satellite series will weigh 3.5 metric tons and will be launched by China 上海乌托邦品茶微信

‘s Long March 2D carrier rocket at Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in Northwest China.

 上海乌托邦The first of them will be tasked with assessing overall design and reliability in space, they said.

China launched its first recoverable satellite in 1975, becoming the third nation to do so after the United States and the for

mer Soviet Union. China has sent 25 such satellites comprising seven types into space since then. These satellites 上海乌托邦品茶微信

enabled Chinese scientists to carry out hundreds of space-based tests and experiments.

The most recent mission by a Chinese recoverable satellite took place in April 2016 when the

 上海乌托邦Shi­jian 10 carried out scientific experiments during a 12-day space journey before returning to Earth.

In another development, i-Space, a private rocket maker in Beijing, announced on F 上海乌托邦

riday that it had recently conducted a successful ignition test of its JD-1, a reusable liquid-propelled rocket engine.

The company called the 200-second test a milestone in the development of JD-1, which is set to lift i-Space’s SQX-2 carrier rocket. 上海乌托邦品茶微信

SQX-2 is at the research and design stage and is scheduled to make its maiden flight in 2021, i-Space said.

While teaching children-girls in most cases-to better protect themselves against sexual assault, more efforts should be m

ade by society to tell boys to respect and care for the opposite sex, according to experts. 上海乌托邦品茶微信

Lin Zi, a psychologist, suggested that “readable” teaching materi

al be introduced for boys to tell them to better respect and protect girls and to unders

 上海乌托邦tand that there is a “sense of personal space” regarding contact between the two genders.

She said some boys are confused about this situation, as their family members rarely discuss this with them.

Lin, vice-chairwoman of the Shanghai Psychological Counseling Association and founder 上海乌托邦品茶微信

of a psychological consultancy, is helping with the review of a sex educat

ion manual for children ages 10 to 14 launched by the China Children and Teenagers’ Fund.

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The buddy program a上海品茶微信te study and cultural

exchanges between international and Chinese students, the statement said. Students who joi

n the program carry out activities in teams and students are required to strictly obey its regulations.上海品茶微信

The program, which matches students with common interests and hobbi

es, has been welcomed by both domestic and foreign students, the university said.

上海品茶微信女神会所”The program is actually a win-win situation for both parties. It’s the best opportunity for learning about new lang

uages and cultures,” Mohammad Rasheduzzaman, a student from Bangladesh studying at the university, said.

A temporary regulation published by the school’s international affairs上海品茶微信

office in 2016 shows the longest time a student can join the program is one year.

After that the student has to present a written application to continue in the program.

上海品茶微信女神会所A nationwide wave of arrests of immigrants facing deporta

tion will commence over the weekend, US President Donald Trump said on Friday, confi

rming that the plan, intended to discourage a surge of Central American migrants, was on track after a delay.

The operation is expected to target hundreds of families in 10 cities that have recentl上海品茶微信女神会所

y been ordered deported by an immigration court but have not yet left the country.

上海品茶微信Trump revealed the operation on Twitter last month and then

postponed it. It is unusual for the government to announce deportation operations ahead of time.

“People are coming into this country illegally, we are taking them out legally,” Trump tol上海品茶微信女神会所

d reporters on Friday, calling it a “major operation” that would mainly focus on removing criminals.

In a typical week, US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) arrests thousands of immigrants who are staying in t

上海品茶微信he country illegally, according to government data. Most of those arrests are made without any advance publicity.

Immigrant advocates have said advance word of the weekend raids could help some of those targeted to evade arrest.

But the president, speaking to reporters at the White House on Friday, said he wa上海品茶微信女神会所

s not concerned that the advance notice could help targeted immigrants evade arrest.

“If the word gets out, it gets out,” he said.

Since Trump first spoke of the plan, a number of city mayors, nearly上海品茶微信

all Democrats, have repeated their long-standing policies of not cooperating with ICE

officials on deportations and have advertised helplines people can call to understand their rights.上海品茶微信女神会所

Democratic lawmakers, among others, have also sought to inform immigrants of their rights, telling them not to open their door

for ICE unless agents present a court-issued warrant, and not to say or sign anything before speaking with a lawyer.

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Nation’s NEV industry t 上海会所o accelerate development

The Chinese authorities’ ramped-up efforts to promote high-qualit

y development in the new energy vehicle sector, reflected by the most recent re 上海会所品茶微信

lease of an updated list on NEVs to enjoy exemptions of vehicle and vessel tax, will further help boost the healthy de

 上海会所velopment of the sector and also promote clean energy consumption, industry insiders said.

The vehicle and vessel tax, paid annually by car or ship owners, varies between hundre 上海会所

ds of yuan to thousands of yuan, depending on engine sizes and the capacity of vehicles or ships.

 上海会所品茶微信According to the latest list of NEVs and small engine vehicles to enjoy vehicle and vessel tax cu

ts that the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology issued recently on its website, vehicle and ve

ssel tax will be slashed completely for 444 types of NEVs and halved for 72 types of energy-saving vehicles. 上海会所

Moreover, the list has extended tax cuts to more NEVs compared with the previous list, and

 上海会所品茶微信makes higher requirements on the performance of the NEVs to be included, such as lower power co

nsumption per 100 kilometers, the increased energy density of battery packs, and a higher cruising range, a

cording to Cui Dongshu, secretary-general of the China Passenger Car Association. 上海会所品茶微信

“The new list mirrors the progress of China’s NEVs, especially in key perfo

 上海会所rmance indicators, and such progress is driven by incentives from the Chinese authorities,” Cui said.

“It is obvious Chinese NEVs have been making remarkable progress in high-quality development, and this will continue.”

The Chinese authorities announced cuts in vehicle and vessel tax on vehicles and ships that use new energy or engines 上海会所品茶微信

smaller than 1.6 liters as early as in 2012 and 2015, in a bid to save energy and combat pollution.

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Thomas Pritzker began上海千花坊ith the National Cultural

 Heritage Administration and Sichuan University in 1996 and he later published a series of relevant academic papers followi

ng research in the west of Tibet. His son David also nurtured his passion for archaeology during that time.上海千花坊

“One step follows the other, and we’ve kept going,” he sm

上海千花坊品茶微信iles. “We’re still ‘amateurs’, but it’s good to see David turn into a real professional.”

Strategy is helping institutions achieve better rankings at home and abroad

A veteran of such US universities as the University of Chicago and Yale University has become the first foreigner appointed by a Beij上海千花坊

ing university to a management position since the reform and opening-up policy was launched in 1978.

上海千花坊David Zupko was recently appointed deputy director of Tsinghua University’s global cooperation

and communication office after working at different universities in the United States for more than 20 years.

In 2017, when he was asked by the National Cultural Heritage Ad上海千花坊品茶微信

ministration if he would consider exhibiting his family collection in China, he agreed.

His sentiment was echoed by Wang Xudong, the then director of the Dunhuang Academ上海千花坊

y, who spent over a year contacting institutions abroad and around China to contribute to the exhibition.

上海千花坊品茶微信The Pritzker Art Collaborative brought 35 artifacts to the exhibition in Dunhuang. It is joined by key Chin

ese institutions, such as the National Museum of China, the Palace Museum and the Shaanxi History Mus

eum in Xi’an, as well as several other major overseas collections, including the Al Thani Collection owned by the Qatari ru上海千花坊

ling family, the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, and Hirayama Ikuo Silk Road Museum in Japan.

Abegg-Stiftung, a Swiss collection that mainly features textiles, dropped its “zero l上海千花坊品茶微信

oan policy” for the exhibition, opting in favor of cultural exchange and supplying 16 artifacts to the exhibition.

A hanging brocade with roundel featuring a pair of stags locking horns, on loan from Abegg-Stiftung, is one of the m

ost important exhibits on display. It is believed to have been hung as decoration in the tents of Tubo nobles as a symbol of power.上海千花坊品茶微信

“The Silk Road carries a message for all of us today,” Thomas Pritzker says. “The world will

always have problems … Yet each culture has its own history and values, which are unique.

“If we learn more about another country’s culture, it will be easier to find ways to solve these problems,” he says.

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