Zhang said it is a routine 上海419论坛practice to organize such me

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.

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

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President Xi Jinping said China welcomes Colombia’s participation in jointly buildin

上海419论坛g the Belt and Road as he met with his Colombian counterpart Ivan Duque in Beijing on Wednesday.

Duque was making a four-day state visit to China from Sunday上海419论坛

to Wednesday, his first visit to the country since becoming president last year.

上海419论坛女神会所Xi said he highly appreciates Duque’s dedication to deepening the traditional friend

ship and mutually beneficial cooperation between the two countries by making this visit.

上海419论坛Since next year will mark the 40th anniversary of the establishm

ent of diplomatic ties between China and Colombia, Xi said Beijing is willing to joi

ntly plan with Bogota the blueprint for future development and push forward bilateral ties to a new level.上海419论坛女神会所

He urged the two countries to keep closer high-level exchanges, sha

re experiences on state governance and tap the full potential of bilateral cooperation.

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Xi also expressed China’s support for Latin America to accelerate its integrat

ion process as well as appropriately deal with regional issues, including those related to Venezuela, t上海419论坛女神会所

hrough dialogue and coordination.President Xi Jinping accompanies visiting Colombian P

resident Ivan Duque during a welcoming ceremony in Beijing on Wednes

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hina moved up three places to 14th among the world’s most innovative countries this year, acc

ording to a report by the World Intellectual Property Organization on Wednesday.上海419论坛

The Global Innovation Index (GII) 2019 ranked 129 economies base

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velopment investments, international patent and trademark applications, as well

as newer indicators like mobile phone app creation and high-tech exports.上海419论坛品茶微信

China remained in first place in quality of innovation am

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igns by origin, as well as high-technology and creative goods exports. The co上海419论坛品茶微信

untry also ranked second only to the US in 18 of the top 100 science and technology clusters.

This year’s report named Switzerland as the world’s most innovative country, follow

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The US, China and Germany had the most leading science and technology clusters, the report n

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Over the past 40 years, China has built “a first-class intellectual property system and infrastruc

上海419论坛品茶微信ture with repeated messages from the leadership of the importance of intellectu

al property”, said the WIPO Director-General Francis Gurry in a previous China Daily report.

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The country will allow上海419论坛ons to conduct cre

ct credit rating business with all types of bonds in China’s interbank and exchange bond markets, s

aid the State Council’s Office of Financial Stability and Development Committee.上海419论坛女神会所

Foreign financial institutions will be allowed to set up or hold stakes

上海419论坛in pension fund management companies, while foreign ownership caps in secur

ities firms, fund management firms and futures companies will be lifted by 2020, a year ahead of schedule, the office said.上海419论坛

The committee underlined the significance of financial reforms and stability and pledged to ma

intain a prudent monetary policy with proper countercyclical adjustments to keep liquidity reasonably ample.上海419论坛女神会所

Dong Dengxin, director of Wuhan University of Science and Tech

nology’s Finance and Securities Institute, said the measures are “unprecedented” in the h上海419论坛

istory of China’s financial sector opening-up and will help expand foreign participation in the domestic sector.

上海419论坛女神会所”This could go a long way toward enhancing the financial sector’s ability to serve the

real economy, as domestic financial institutions will strive to sharpen service quality in the face of inte

nsified competition and learn from advanced practices of foreign peers,” Dong said.上海419论坛

Besides furthering opening-up, “there is additional policy room” on monetary and fiscal fro

上海419论坛nts for China to tackle potential external or internal shocks, said Zhu Haibin, chief China economist at JPMorgan.

The GDP growth rate slowed to 6.2 percent in the second quarter

from 6.4 percent in the first, according to the National Bureau of Statistics.上海419论坛女神会所

Looking into the second half, economists expected steady growth in consumption and high-tech sectors, but cautioned that down

side risks may arise from lingering trade tensions and a softening global economy. Domestically, signs of a lack上海419论坛

luster manufacturing sector and weakening property investment should also be noted, they said.

上海419论坛女神会所To tackle downside pressure, Zhu expected domestic liquidity to re

main accommodative, with various options to prompt key interest rates lower.上海419论坛女神会所

The likelihood of benchmark deposit and lending rate cuts, however, is “very low”, Zhu added

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The plant covers an area of 14,000 square meters and sits right next to the South Central Axis.上海419论坛品茶微信

It’s about 800 meters away from the iconic Hall of Prayer for Good Harvests at the Te

上海419论坛mple of Heaven. To the north of the plant’s location, there even stands a century-old church.

Remodeling began in September.

After months of constru上海419论坛ction, Yongyuan opened in late June.

The southern building which used to be Sanlu Plant’s production area now serves a space for the high-end customization and in

上海419论坛品茶微信novation of intangible cultural heritage, while the eastern facility offers immersive exhibition experiences.

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ace, where visitors can buy products such as handmade bags and traditionally created art.上海419论坛

Yongyuan park will focus on the development of intangible cultural heritage. It was set up to

allow inheritors to work with designers and find ways to blend the traditional arts more seamlessly into public life.

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The cultural product concept falls behind the times and is separated from modern design and sales, he adds.

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ring everything from a piece of wood to a stalk of grass remained the way it was 100 year

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All of those old buildings have undergone exterior remodeling and interior refits, but vi

sitors can still touch the old red bricks that are exposed on its surface here and there.上海419论坛品茶微信

A traditional tile structure was applied to the partitions in the park.

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US markets rallied and closed in positive territory Monday on news that Chinese President Xi Ji

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Trump said talks are “back on track” and held off on his threat to impose tariffs on an additional $300 billion of Chinese goods. Trump 上海419论坛

said China will buy “a tremendous amount” of US food and agriculture exports while bilateral negotiations are ongoing.

The S&P 500 reached 2,977.86 in midday trading, all all-time high, bef

ore closing at 2964.33, up 22.57 points. Nevertheless, the long-term outlook for the market rema 上海419论坛

ins unclear as US manufacturing dipped close to a three-year low in June amid a worldwide economic slowdown.

“The devil is always in the details,” Usha Haley, professor of manageme

nt at Wichita State University, told China Daily. “I don’t know if Trump is the great m

 上海419论坛品茶微信ediator. But everyone gave a huge sigh of relief that talks have resumed between the US and China.”

Trump eased export sanctions on Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, boosting semiconductor stocks, including Micron Tech

nology, Skyworks Solutions, Qualcomm and Broadcom — and sparking the possibility of a revolt among some Republicans.

South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham, a strong Trump supporter, told NBC’s Face the Nation on Sund 上海419论坛品茶微信

ay that he’s reviewing Trump’s action and noted, “It’s clearly a concession. There’ll be a lot of pu

shback if this is a major concession. If it’s a minor concession, I think it’s part of the overall deal.”

Neither side sai 上海419论坛品茶微信d when negotiations would resume or established a schedule for completing a deal.

Goldman Sachs called Trump’s decision to ease export sanctions on Huawei a “potential unexpected market friendly outcome”。

Asked at the G20 meeting in Japan if he had removed Huawei from the Entity List that controls the export of technology th

at could compromise US national security, Trump said, “No, not at all” and “We are talking about that” before telling re

porters, “I don’t want to talk about it now, we are looking at it very carefully. Huawei is very much in play.”

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Flora Fong Garcia, 70, was born to a Chinese father and a Cuban mother. Her paintings blend the bright light and vivid co

lors which shape the landscape of the Caribbean, the history and culture of Cuba where she grew up and developed int上海419论坛

o an artist and the paintings and poems of Ming (1368-1644) artists which have greatly fascinated her.上海419论坛女神会所

Garcia is holding an exhibition at the Capital Library of China in Beiji

ng, Ming in the Caribbean: Images, Calligraphy, Poetry, and it runs through July 1. On sh上海419论坛

ow are 20 paintings by which she pays tribute to the rich traditions of the land she was raised in, and the culture of Ming.

Besides a reflection of her cross-cultural background, Garcia also expresses a fem上海419论坛

inine perspective in works to hail women’s bravery, tolerance and tenderness.

May our old folk tunes and our new songs that blend the harmonies of East and West be another bond between free peopl

es,” wrote Madame Sun Yat-sen (Soong Ching Ling) in a preface to the release of Chee Lai: Songs of New China in 1941.

上海419论坛女神会所The album recorded by American singer Paul Robeson features a Chinese and English version of March of the Volun

teers, a song then to call on people to stand up against Japanese invasion and now as the Chinese national anthem.

The album was launched to gather support, financially and spiritually, for China’s

was of resistance. And on June 25 in Beijing, the album was played again as Robeson’s rendition of March of the Vol

unteers filled a conference room of the National Museum of China where a donation ceremony was held.上海419论坛女神会所

The album was one of more than 100 artifacts mostly related to the history of overseas Chinese or reflecting devel

opments in international politics and science which have been added to the collection of the National Museum of China.上海419论坛女神会所

Other objects include a medal awarded to Ouyang Jinhai who was wounded in the Norm

andy landings and a glass negative plate which depicts a Chinese gold miner in San Francisco.

The donation was made by Zhao Sihong a Chinese collector living in San Francisco who, together with her team, has been co

llecting objects marking the history of overseas Chinese communities for the past 13 years.

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This year also marks the上海419论坛女神会所ersary of the found

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 broaden 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 country’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 groups, 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

Visitors to 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

上海419论坛ed to the public on Sunday. High school student Zhong Yaoyu felt excited to be stepping into the barracks for the first time.

“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

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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.

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In the next few years, the Nanshan park will speed up con

construction of the Tsinghua Shenzhen International Graduate School, SUSTech Institute of Microe

上海419论坛lectronics, Pengcheng Laboratory, Shenzhen Bay Laboratory and Nobel Laureate Laboratory.

The park will also dismantle old factories to add 3.5 million sq meters of floor space for industrial development.

Shenzhen’s first united headquarters building will also be located in the Na

nshan park to house 15 high-tech firms, 12 of which will be listed companies.上海419论坛

The zone’s Pingshan park, occupying 51.6 square kilometers, is the largest among the five parks across the city. It is divided into the

southern and northern areas. The northern area features a new-energy industry headquarters while the sout

上海419论坛hern area, where Shenzhen Technology University is located, is focused on education, intelligent manufacturing and innovative services.

In 2019, the Pingshan park will provide an additional 50,000 sq km of land for industrial development through urban rejuvenation and upgrading old industrial parks.

Shenzhen National High-Tech Zone, inaugurated in 1996, was transformed from Shenzhen Science and Technology Park, which was set up in 1985.

It is China’s second-largest national high-tech zone in terms of area and ranks No 2 in GDP amon上海419论坛

g the 157 national high-tech parks, following Zhongguancun in Beijing, according to the Ministry of Science and Technology.

It yielded 24.4 billion yuan ($3.87 billion) of GDP and 4.3 billion yuan of tax revenue per square kilometer in 2018, the biggest among

all its counterparts in the country. It accounted for 15 percent of the city’s total patent applications and yie

上海419论坛女神会所lded nearly 12 percent of the city’s total industrial output value last year. One-sixth of Shenzhen’s national-level high-tech enterprises are based in the zone

One of Britain’s leading economists said Chinese consumers will be the driving force of future global economic growth.

Jim O’Neill, chair of the international think tank Chatham House and former chief economist at Goldman Sachs, made the remarks in a speech on Wednesday at the c上海419论坛女神会所

elebration of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China and the second China-UK Economic and Trade Forum in London.

“What happens to the Chinese consumers is more important to China’s future,” O’Neill said.上海419论坛女神会所

“If China continues with 8 percent nominal GDP growth, which I believe is 5 percent real (GDP growth), and 3 percent pric

es (meaning inflation), and if the Chinese consumers become the 50 percent of that total, the change from the next year to the next decade is so

mewhere between $11 to $12 trillion, which is equivalent to create another China,” he said.

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The G20 initially focused on broad macroeconomic policy, but ha

s expanded its ambit, McBride and Chatzky wrote. Last year’s summit in Argentina focused on f

air and sustainable development, while the previous one in Germany addressed issues including corruption, mon上海419论坛品茶微信

ey laundering, and international tax havens. At the 2016 summit in China, President Xi Jinping and US President Ba

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Focusing largely on standards and regulations, both crucial to a firm’s generic value chain, the report found however that when authorities take steps to reduce compliance costs, the competitiveness of SMEs is greatly improved.

It also underlined an important shift which is seeing more and more developing countries setting voluntary sustainability standards (known as VSS, these are set by businesses and NGOs) which govern international trade together with public standards and regulations.

Findings show that while 75 percent of VSS originate in countries belonging to the Organisation for Economic Cooperation

and Development, over a third of new voluntary standards are thought up in developing countries, up from eight percent in 1990.

The outlook also outlined that many regions across the world can increase their export potential “by directing regulatory efforts to boost SME competitiveness.”

In the Middle East and North Africa region for example, researchers found there is large untapped export opportunity in the fresh and processed food sec

tor, while metal and basic manufacturing represent 28.4 percent of Eastern Europe and Central Asia’s unexploited export potential.

In China, ITC estimated that telephone sets have an unrealized export potential of more than $100 billion, while other prod

ucts including automatic data processing machines and parts and accessories for printers also have potential.

held a meeting in Tokyo on May 26-27 to work out policy recommendations for the leaders.

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