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The government of China’s Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR) plans t
o set up an investment and development fund to support the development of the Gua上海千花坊
ngdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, the SAR’s chief executive Chui Sai On has said.
上海千花坊女神会所During a question-and-answer session at the SAR Legislative Assembly Th
ursday, Chui told Macao’s legislative members that there were about 49 projects relating to M
acao’s participation in the Greater Bay Area set out in the outline development plan for the Greater Bay Area.
He said Macao’s basic fiscal reserves and surplus reserves amounted to 569.54 billion patacas (about 70.49 billion U.S. doll上海千花坊女神会所
ars), while there was 163.25 billion patacas (about 20.20 billion U.S. dollars) in foreign exchange reserves at the be
inning of 2019, and the government had the financial capability to establish such a fund.
上海千花坊The fund would be set up in the second half of 2019, and would be manag
ed by a government-owned entity operating independently of the current structure of pub
lic administration. It would be run in accordance with market-led and commercial principles, he added.上海千花坊女神会所
The chief executive said it was not only a way for improving returns on publicly-held capital and for the benefit of public fu
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The Greater Bay Area consists of the Hong Kong SAR, the Macao SAR, as well as nine cities in Guangdong上海千花坊
Province — Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Zhuhai, Foshan, Huizhou, Dongguan, Zhongshan, Jiangmen and Zhaoqing.
上海千花坊女神会所China’s Ministry of Finance (MOF) Saturday announced a favorable tax pol
icy for overseas talent working in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area.
Based on the individual income tax differentials between the Chinese mainland and Hong Kong, overseas high-end t上海千花坊
alent and professionals in short supply that work in the Greater Bay Area will get sub
sidies from Guangdong Province and Shenzhen Municipality to offset the differentials, according to the MOF.上海千花坊女神会所
The subsidies will be exempt from paying individual income tax.
Constitution Day on May 3, doubts over constitutional revision have increased.
On the one hand, a large majority of the respondents said they don‘t see any upsu上海夜网
rge in the call for constitutional amendment despite Abe’s desperate efforts.
上海夜网女神会所On the other hand, when asked if Article 9 should be amended, 64 percent of the respondents
said “no”, up from 63 percent last year, while only 28 percent said “yes”, down from 32 percent last year.
And Yomiuri Shimbun’s nationwide opinion poll in July showed people are more concerne上海夜网
d about “social security matters” such as pensions than constitutional amendment. In fact, 37 perce
上海夜网女神会所nt of the respondents, the biggest group, said they vote for the party which promises to provide the best possible socia
l security for citizens, with only 7 percent saying constitutional amendment is the most important issue for them.
Moreover, apart from heeding the call of a majority of Japanese citizens, Abe and the LDP sh上海夜网
ould also take into consideration the opinions of Japan’s neighbors such as China, the Republic of Kor
上海夜网ean and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, where the invading Japanese troops committed many atroc
ities before and during World War II, before venturing to amend the Constitution.
If the LDP tries to amend the pacifist Constitution without resolving the historic上海夜网
上海夜网女神会所al issues with the neighboring countries and without understanding the true sentiments of Japanese citizens, it will
face opposition from the Japanese people as well as the international community.
The author is head of the Institute of International Politics at and deputy director of North上海夜网
east Asia Research Center, Jilin University. The views don’t necessarily reflect those of China Daily.
上海夜网女神会所ith the European Parliament election in May producing unexpected results, cho
osing new leaders for European Union institutions became a tough exercise for EU officials.上海夜网
On July 2, Ursula von der Leyen, German defense minister, was nominated as the new president of the European Com
mission, and Christine Lagarde, International Monetary Fund managing director, was nominated to head the Eu
上海夜网女神会所ropean Central Bank. While outgoing Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel was nominated to lead the European Cou
ncil, former EP president Josep Borrell’s name was proposed as the new EU foreign policy chief.
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According to official figures, more than 1,000 companies have registered with SSGKC since 2010, with an aggregate register
上海夜生活ed capital of nearly 110 billion yuan ($16.1 billion) and about 82 billion yuan in fixed assets.O
ng Ye Kung, education minister of Singapore, delivers a keynote speech at the Sino-Singapore Knowledge Forum in Singapore on Friday.Provided To China Daily上海夜生活品茶微信
The 6th Sino-Singapore Knowledge Forum (SSKF) commenced with a grand openin
上海夜生活g in Four Seasons Hotel on Aug 24, with a special focus on the collaboration
and development strategies between China and Singapore, as well as high quality development, reform and innov
ation in the new era of China’s all-round opening up of its market. This was the first time for SSKF, which inaug上海夜生活品茶微信
urated in 2013, to be held in Singapore after five successful years of forums in Guangzhou.
Being the flagship project of Sino-Singapore Guangzhou Knowledge City (SSGKC), the annual event of SSKF is curre
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Five high-end industrial parks – that focus on new-generation information tech
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A large number of international and domestic leading enterprises have settled in SSGKC. These上海夜生活
include General Electric, BeiGene, Innocare, CanSemi, China Telecom, China Mobile, China U
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In 2016, the State Council gave its approval for SSGKC to carry out reforms and experiments in the utilization and protect上海夜生活
ion of IP rights, to help foster a business-friendly environment that respects and protects IP values.
uary and it only took four months to reach an official agreement with the CSGKC administrative committee.
Biopharmaceuticals company InnoCare entered the CSGKC last year. Its founder and CEO, Cui Jis上海千花坊女神会所
ong, said the company will set up a production base in the CSGKC. Their first independent patented
上海千花坊new drug will hit the market by 2020 with an estimated sales value of 10 billion yuan.
Meanwhile, a General Electric bio-campus and an oncother
apy medicine manufacturing center of the international pharma company BeiGene wi上海千花坊女神会所
ll finish construction in the CSGKC this year. It will lead a new stage of development for the knowledge city.
Liu Jian, senior vice-president of BeiGene, said that the production center started construction in 2017. It is exp
上海千花坊女神会所ected to begin operating in the third quarter of 2019, with a production capacity of 24,000 liters of biological agent.
The CSGKC is also designated as a State-level pilot zone for the comprehensive reform of IP use and protection by the Sta上海千花坊
te Council. It has attracted the Patent Examination Cooperation Center of the National Intellectual Property Ad
ministration in Guangdong to settle in CSGKC. They are an important partner to build a whole IP chain in the area.上海千花坊女神会所
The center assesses patent invention applications, searches international patents and international preliminary applic
ations under the Patent Cooperation Treaty. It has processed 706,000 patent filings to date.上海千花坊
The center can handle more than 150,000 filings every year, covering machi
上海千花坊女神会所nery, electricity, communication, medicine, chemistry, optoelectronics and materials sectors.
Qiu Jiangwen, deputy director of the center, said it will participate in the Bay Area
‘s IP cooperation mechanism and promote the IP culture through various activities.上海千花坊
The local government is striving to improve the local investm
上海千花坊女神会所ent environment with better policies, infrastructure and public facilities.
Among them, the local government will provide housing and rent subsidies for professionals working in the CSGKC.
The expo hall is divided into sections, including a reading area, boo
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Over 10 publishers have brought around 35,000 children’s books to the event that will feature 108 activities for visitors.
Noteworthy of the event is the attendance of international children’s上海419品茶微信
book publishing brands such as Scholastic, DK, Penguin Books and HarperCollins, while
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Different from conventional book expos, the CCBE combines printed books with immersive child-friendly activi
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Exhibitors and visitors are also welcome to donate children’s books, which will later b上海419
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With 161 precious Chinese cultural relics, the exhibition Three Kingdoms: Unveiling T
上海419he Story opened to visitors at the Tokyo National Museum in the Japanese capital on July 9.
In order to let Japanese audience have a deeper understanding of the cultural essence of China, and to strengthen the cul
tural exchanges between the two countries, Chinese and Japanese experts spent three years visiting more than 50 cultu上海419品茶微信
ral institutions in more than 20 provinces and autonomous regions in China to select the exhibits.
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e the historical features of the Three Kingdoms period which lasted from 220 to 280.
The exhibition specially selected the latest archaeological findings a上海419品茶微信
nd research results from the excavation of the Cao Cao Mausoleum, the tomb of an a
上海419品茶微信ncient Chinese king. Visitors to the exhibition pass through a dark passage into a r
eplica of the tomb chamber. One of the items on display in the chamber is a guan jar, or alcohol jug, excavated from the mau
soleum. It is the earliest white porcelain product ever discovered – 300 years older than similar artifacts.
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上海419论坛品茶微信ng an arms race and geopolitical competition among major powers. The new arms race, which could prompt majo
r powers to build new types of smart weapons, would pose a severe threat to international peace and security.
What is especially surprising is that some Western observers want to d上海419论坛
rag China into the discussions on certain international issues regardless of whet
her it is a party to such issues. Regarding the INF Treaty, which has played an important role in improving inte
上海419论坛rnational relations, promoting nuclear disarmament, even safeguarding global strategic balance and stability, and ther
efore remains very much relevant and significant even today, China has made clear that it is opposed to not only the
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Of course, China is ready to participate in international cooperation and help maintain w
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nsible stakeholders. Any bilateral or multilateral agreements will be meaningless if the participating sides vio
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The author is vice-president and academic dean of China
上海419论坛品茶微信Foreign Affairs University. The views don’t necessarily represent those of China Daily.
he Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank’s board of governors approved the applications of three African countries－Benin,
Djibouti and Rwanda－at its fourth annual meeting in Luxembourg on July 13, taking the total number of me上海419论坛品茶微信
mbers to 100. That the AIIB’s membership has reached the century mark reflects the high degree of global reco
gnition and trust it has earned as a multilateral development bank in just three and a half years.
Meticulous planning, constructive efforts and visionary leadership are need
ed to make a development bank successful in today’s turbulent global financial market. As
a China-proposed multilateral development bank, the AIIB has been playing a
pioneering role in innovative development by overcoming a series of challenges. And it has a
chieved success and global trust because of its strict self-discipline and painstaking pursuit of excellence.
held by the Tokyo National Museum, with 85 percent of the
上海龙凤419品茶微信exhibits on display in Japan for the first time, says Zeniya Masami, executive director of the museum.
Zhou Ming, deputy director of Art Exhibitions China, says he b
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he culture of the Three Kingdoms and help them gain a deeper understanding of the period’s history.
上海龙凤419品茶微信According to the exhibition, the Three Kingdoms period began around 1,800 years ago
amid the chaos of the Eastern Han Dynasty (25-220). The events of this time, along with tales about the rise and fa
ll of the era’s various warlords, were recorded and later became popular legends.上海龙凤419
They provided the inspiration for numerous works of poetry, literature and painting, leading to
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Up until now, the stories of the Three Kingdoms have been contin
uously developed in various forms in Japan, including novels, comics, puppet shows and
games, with many characters of the Three Kingdoms familiar to the Japanese people.
A project launched by Beijing Normal University invites foreign filmmakers to visit the country
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The documentaries zoom in on those who make a difference. The Looking China Youth
Film Project, organized by the Beijing Normal University, shows ordinary peop上海龙凤419
le doing extraordinary things or the bond between humans and nature. Their passions are documented by d
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Ge Yuxiu’s story puts both beauty and danger in the frame. Crouching, waiting, ready to shoo
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med hat, a khaki vest and faded overalls, Ge is camouflaged in the high grass. At one with nature. He recognizes the
high-pitched chorus of wild birds and insects such as bush crickets and katydids. The wind rustles a scattering of pla
nts on the flat, monotonous and desolated land in Northwest China’s Qinghai province.
law in several respects,” Stephen Legomsky, a former chief coun
sel of the US Citizenship and Immigration Services, told Reuters in an email.上海夜生活
In January Trump required many asylum-seekers to wait out their cases in Mexico, known as the
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ople sent back so far. It was not immediately clear how the new rule would affect MPP.上海夜生活
As an internationally renowned instrumentalist of the pipa (a plucked string instrum
ent with a fretted fingerboard), Wu Man for decades has spared no effort in promoting the tradit上海夜生活
ional Chinese musical instrument throughout the world. Given her virtuosity and collaborations across disci
plines, she has been nominated several times for the Grammy Award for Best Instru
上海夜生活女神会所mental Soloist Performance (with orchestra) and Best World Music Album. Her performances, with mus
icians from various countries, have captured the hearts of numerous music enthusiasts from around the world.上海夜生活
Wu, who has lived in the United States for the past 29 years, often misses the “good old days,” when she drank tea with her frie
nds by West Lake (in Hangzhou, East China’s Zhejiang province), accompanied by soft pipa tunes.
Born into a family of art in Hangzhou, Wu lived, when she was a little girl, in a compound inhabited by families (of art), whose上海夜生活女神会所
members worked for Peking Opera troupes, song and dance troupes and academies of fine arts. Influenced by her l
iving environment, Wu developed an interest in performing arts during her early childhood.上海夜生活女神会所
In 1977, Wu was admitted to the Central Conservatory of Music Middle School, in Beijing. Her sco
re for pipaperformance ranked first among candidates in the country. From 1981-1987, she studied at th
e Central Conservatory of Music (in Beijing), where she became the first recipient of a master’s degree in the p上海夜生活女神会所
ipa(in the country). Then, she began teaching at the school. However, she was not satisfied w
ith the “stable life.” In 1990, she traveled — alone — to Los Angeles (LA), to pursue further studies in the pipa.
but opportunities still exist, the newspaper said. During th
e first half, some second-tier cities, such as Suzhou and Xi’an exper
ienced an upside market, and some developers took this opportunity to get back their money.上海会所品茶微信
During the second half of this year, some cities are predicted to loosen their control of the real estate market based on loc
上海会所al conditions, when an increasing number of developers plan to launch their project.
Statistics from Shanghai-based China Real Estate Information Corp showed that during the first six m上海会所
onths China’s top 100 developers achieved sales of 3.9 trillion yuan, up 4 percent year-on-year.
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stake in Behaviour Interactive Inc, Canada’s largest independent video game developer.
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ue to operate independently under the leadership of its president上海会所
and executive producer, Remi Racine. NetEase Games will nominate a director to Behaviour’s Board.
“NetEase’s investment validates the reputation for excellence and effici
ency we have built in the online games sector over the last 27 years,” said Racine. “As an ind上海会所品茶微信
ustry leader in online games, NetEase brings highly reputable R&D and operationa
l capabilities and experience that we believe will drive sustainable, long-term growth well into the future.”
the new round of opening-up opportunities in China, strengthen cooperation and coordination to push Si
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In response, Yasuo Fukuda, a former prime minister of Japan, said Tokyo and Beijing sh
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“At this front, China and Japan should further strengthen mutual und上海419论坛
erstanding and use various platforms like this dialogue to solve problems,” he said.
Nobuyuki Koga, chairman of the board of councilors of the Japan Business Federation, or上海419论坛
Keidanren, said Japan and China should work together to achieve sustainable an
d inclusive development of world economy and contribute to its peace and prosperity.
上海419论坛品茶微信After the dialogue, the two sides issued a joint statement suggesting ambitions and willingne
ss to safeguard and strengthen rule-based multilateral trading system, promote refor
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A nationwide immigration enforcement operation targeting people who are in the United S
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nald Trump, according to two administration officials and immigrant activists.
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target people with final deportation orders, including families whose immigration cases were fast-t
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The operation is similar to ones conducted regularly since 2003 that often produce hundreds of arrests. It is slightly unusual
上海419论坛品茶微信to target families, as opposed to immigrants with criminal histories, but it’s not unprecedented. The
Obama and Trump administrations have targeted families in previous operations.
Zhu Yue, chairman of China Health and Elderly Care Group who a
ttended the meeting, told China Daily that the economies of the China an
d Japan are highly complementary so cooperation will only be mutually beneficial.
Taking the elderly care sector as an example, Zhu said that China has a huge m
arket and is starting to face an aging society while Japan is very experienced and h
ad high technologies, so “cooperation will definitely benefit the people of the two countries”.