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 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

the formation of a rich and colorful “Three Kingdoms culture” that still resonates to this day.上海龙凤419

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

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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

and use film to focus on activities that foster understanding and create bonds, Xing Wen reports.上海龙凤419

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

omestic and international filmmakers who portray the inspirational activities of their subjects.上海龙凤419品茶微信

Ge Yuxiu’s story puts both beauty and danger in the frame. Crouching, waiting, ready to shoo

t, his military training comes in handy but the shot he takes will be with a camera. Wearing a brown wide-brim上海龙凤419品茶微信

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.

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s also started to drop, partly due to the psychological effect of the viru

s, which has made some people reluctant to eat pork and so they turn to other meat, he said.上海419品茶微信

“The supply of alternatives to pork, such as poultry, will increase in

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More convenient immigration policies will be adopted nationwide starting Aug 1 that make it easier for foreig

n talent to come to China, the National Immigration Administration said on Wednesday.上海419品茶微信

The 12 new policies aim to attract foreign talent, outstanding youths and overseas Chinese to inn

上海419ovate, start businesses, study and work in China to help promote economic and social development.

The policies have been gradually implemented in some free trade zones in 16 provinces and municipalities, includi

ng Shanghai, Beijing and Fujian province, since 2015, said the Ministry of Public Security.上海419品茶微信

Their extension will allow a wider range of people across the country to apply for permanent residency, long-term visas and residence p

ermits, said Chen Bin, head of the immigration authority’s department of foreigner administration.

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The first category covers high-level foreign talent, inclu

ding people who have made significant contributions and those in special demand.

The second applies to foreigners working in China. They need to have wor上海419品茶微信

ked in the country for at least four consecutive years, and to have lived in the country for no l

ess than six months a year. Their annual income should be at least six times the average for local urban employ

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The third category refers to overseas Chinese who have a doctoral de上海419品茶微信

gree or who have worked in national key development areas in China for at least f

our consecutive years and who have lived in China for at least six months a year.

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The Hot and Spicy Festival, an annual two-day gourmet event hosted by the Beijin

ger, will offer delicious spicy foods from around the world in Beijing from April 20-21.上海会所

The event at Galaxy Soho in downtown will have a series of enterta

上海会所品茶微信inment such as live music, dancing, and a Hot Chili Pepper Eating Contest.

Visitors will find spicy food from China, Mexico, the

US, the Philippines, Peru, Morocco, India, etc., offered by more than 40 vendors.

It’s the time of year when diverse cultures from around the world meet in Beijing.上海会所

From East to West, pop to traditional, opera to dance, drama to exhibitions, and music to go

urmet, the 2019 Meet in Beijing Arts Festival will have more than 50 cultural activities on offer.上海会所品茶微信

This year’s festival will gather nearly 600 artists from 25 counties and regions, from Apr

il 25 to May 25. They will grace major theaters and art centers in the capital, such as the National Center for the Pe

上海会所品茶微信rforming Arts, the Tianqiao Performing Arts Center and the Beijing Concert Hall.

The Guan Hanqing Grand Theater recently opened on the bank of the East Lake in Baoding, Hebei province. With an aerial view

that resembles a conch shell, the theater is now bringing harmonious melodies to the local residents.上海会所

For its opening performance on March 16, the theater staged The Red Lantern (Ho

ngdeng Ji), a modern Chinese opera performed by the National Peking Opera Company.上海会所品茶微信

The Red Lantern is among one of the eight representative yangbanxi, a series of revolution-themed

上海会所modern Peking Opera and ballet works produced during the “cultural revolution” (1966-76).

Using the performance techniques of traditional Peking Opera, it tells the

story of how the Communist Party members risked their lives to transfer coded me

ssages to the guerrilla forces during the War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression (1931-45).上海会所品茶微信

According to Jiang Qihu, an actor from the National Peking Opera Company, The Red La

ntern was so well-known in the 1960s that almost everybody could sing a few lines from it.

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n 1977, Wu was admit 上海419论坛o the Central Conservat

ory of Music Middle School, in Beijing. Her score for pipaperformance ranked first among candidates in the country. From 1981-1987, she stu

died at the Central Conservatory of Music (in Beijing), where she became the first reci 上海419论坛

pient of a master’s degree in the pipa(in the country). Then, she began teaching at the school. However, she was not s

 上海419论坛品茶微信atisfied with the “stable life.” In 1990, she traveled — alone — to Los Angeles (LA), to pursue further studies in the pipa.

Wu felt lost when she first arrived in LA, as most Americans, who had never seen the pipa, were not

accustomed to the musical instrument. As she struggled to adapt to her new life, Wu performed, in her 上海419论坛

spare time, in communities and primary and middle schools (in LA), to help Americans understand the beauty of the

 上海419论坛品茶微信pipa. At the same time, though, Wu felt as if she were in music heaven, because she was able to study various ge

nres of music, including jazz, musicals, electronic music and rock and roll, to her heart’s content.

To help Americans understand the beauty of the oriental mus

ical instrument, she has, for the past three decades, played the pipa during numer 上海419论坛品茶微信

ous musical performances, including recitals and symphony and chamber music concerts. As a result, ma

 上海419论坛ny Americans have become Wu’s fans. As Musical America (the oldest American magazine on classical music) noted, “She is th

e very model of a modern soloist, but more importantly, her work is part of a big step in the evolution of Western classi

cal music. Thanks to her, the pipa is no longer an exotic curiosity, let alone a complete mystery.” 上海419论坛品茶微信

Compared with Western music, traditional Chinese music tends to be more abstract, which leaves one with greater ro

 上海419论坛om for imagination. After you watch a pipa performance, you may enjoy its lasting, and pleasant, aftertaste.

Wu’s adventurous spirit and virtuosity have led to collaborations across disciplines, and ha

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s. As a result, an increasing number of Westerners have been fascinated by the unique charm of Wu

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uartet. Early in 1995, Wu and Kronos premiered their first project, Tan Dun (a Chinese contemporary classical co 上海419论坛品茶微信

mposer and conductor)’s Ghost Opera, at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (in New YorkW

ithin a short time, Wu and Kronos embarked on a worldwide musical tour. Their performances were well received.

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Major convenience stores in Japan announced on Tuesday that the

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nment” before the country plays host to international sports events, such as the 2020 Olympics.

上海夜生活品茶微信7-Eleven Japan Co, Lawson Inc and FamilyMart Co, the top three convenience store chain operators, have all dec

ided to end the sale of adult publications and manga comics by the end of August, citing concerns over har

ming the country’s image before the 2019 Rugby World Cup and next year’s Tokyo Olympics.上海夜生活

The companies said they hope the decision will create a more w

上海夜生活品茶微信elcoming environment for women and children and will avoid giving off a bad impression o

f the country as Japan prepares for a flood of foreign visitors during the sports events.

“In the past, 7-Eleven was mostly used by male customers to buy beverages and fast foo上海夜生活

d, and our product assortment was designed accordingly,” the chain told Reuters.

上海夜生活”However, as the role and usage of 7-Eleven stores has changed in recent years, 7-Eleven beca

me an important shopping destination for families, children and elder people as well.上海夜生活品茶微信

“We also considered the increasing number of foreign custom

ers during the upcoming Rugby World Cup and the Olympics,” the chain said.

The move will not have a major economic impact on the chain, as adult magazines account for less than上海夜生活

1 percent of total sales at the roughly 20,000 7-Eleven stores across Japan, a spokesperson said.

According to Lawson, the company had already stopped selling such magazines at outlets in Okinaw上海夜生活品茶微信、

a in November 2017 and has now decided to expand the ban to about 14,000 of its stores nationwide.

FamilyMart reported that 2,000 of its 16,000 franchises had already stopped selling adult magazines.

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Guangdong province, an economic powerhouse in South China, is accelerating development of 5G, with 8,949

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Sunday in the provincial capital of Guangzhou, Guangdong‘s 5G companies — Hu

上海419论坛品茶微信awei Technologies and ZTE Corporation — occupy up to 75 percent of the nation’s 5G market.

The province’s 5G industrial output is expected to reach more than 300 billion yuan ($43.6 billio

n) by 2020, according to an action plan on development of the province’s 5G industry.上海419论坛

“As part of booming technologies, the 5G will be used more in the internet of things

上海419论坛sector,” said Sun Yu, an academician with the Chinese Academy of Engineering.

In Guangzhou’s Huangpu district, 5G has already been implemented in commercial secto

rs, such as smart parking areas, automatic driving tests and bus operations.上海419论坛品茶微信

The district is expected to build 5,000 5G bases by the end of 2019, according to sources with the district government.

Honor, one of the two signature smartphone brands from Huawei Technologies Co, announced on Monday that it上海419论坛

will unveil a smart big-screen product in August, marking Huawei’s officially entrance into the TV sector.

“We hope to leverage our years of innovation in smartphon

上海419论坛品茶微信es to reshape the role of TV in our lives,” Zhao Ming, president of Honor, said.

In addition to the entertainment features of traditional TVs, Honor’s smart-screen product w

ill function as a center for information sharing for families and a center for multi-device interaction.

“We never meant to blaze off a bloody road in the fiercely competitive market. Instead, we aim to bring new value,” Zhao said.上海419论坛品茶微信

According to Zhao, the new product also will have big potential for industrial use, given its stro

ng computing, telecommunication and interaction capabilities, but Zhao did not provide details.

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Graduates trained in cooking the crustaceans earn double the average

Almost China’s national snack, people’s strong love for crawfish h上海419论坛女神会所

as meant graduates who specialize in the dish can earn twice as much as others with college degrees.

上海419论坛Thirty-five graduates who studied how to cook crawfish-also called crayfish-for two years, ob

tained vocational degrees from Qianjiang Crayfish School in Hubei province recently.上海419论坛

Twenty-nine of them have already secured jobs with average monthly salaries of more than 1

上海419论坛0,000 yuan ($1,457) due to the large demand for crawfish chefs, said Wang Zhongqiu, a teacher at the vocational college. He ad

ded that the other six graduates decided to open their own crawfish restaurant.

According to a report by Mycos, an educational research compa上海419论坛女神会所

ny, the average monthly salary for college graduates in China was 4,624 yuan in 2018.

上海419论坛It is quite common for crawfish chefs with more than three years’ experience to earn 30,000-50,000 yuan a month and the scho

ol plans to enroll another 200 students in crawfish-related majors this year, Wang said.

The school first introduced three majors related to the cooking, marketing and management of crawfish in 2017 and be上海419论坛女神会所

came the first and only college nurturing talent for the crawfish industry, he said.

上海419论坛”Apart from the three majors, it plans to open a new major in crawfish breeding. From raising baby crawfish, transporting the

m to the restaurant and finally bring the dishes to the table, we want to cultivate talent in all crawfish-related areas.”

Despite the good pay, the work is onerous. Chefs have to work o上海419论坛女神会所

vertime and some have to cook hundreds of kilograms of crawfish each day, Wang said.

上海419论坛女神会所The peak season for crawfish is from March to November, so they will earn much less during the slow season, he added.

Huang Yu, 21, is a graduate from the crawfish school. He has ope

ned a crawfish restaurant with his family in Yichang, Hubei province, his hometown.

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ina will firmly 上海419女神会所support the DPRK’s socialist cause, the country’s new strategic line and its efforts

to promote the political settlement of the peninsula issue and safeguard regional peace and stability, Xi said.上海419品茶微信

On behalf of the Party, government and people of China, Xi expressed gratitude for the warm rec

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oughout the visit has reflected the deep friendship between the two parties and two countries, Xi said.

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the traditional friendship between China and the DPRK, set the direction for the deve

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e political settlement of the peninsula issue and safeguard peace and stability of the region.

The visit took place in this important year, which marks the 70th anni

versary of diplomatic relations. It is also the fifth meeting between the two leaders in the pa上海419品茶微信

st 15 months, Xi said, adding that both are vivid demonstrations of the vitality of China-DPRK traditional friendship.

The restoration process starts with scanning the film negatives or prints into a digital pict上海419

ure and raw sound format. Then each frame of the scanned material undergoes an automated digital res

toration process that involves the correction of color, brightness, and contrast. The process also involves the digital removal of scratches and u上海419

nnecessary noises, restoration and remastering of sound, said Liu Junhui, a senior director from iQiyi.

Even with the aid of AI technologies, digital restoration of old productions is no mean feat, as上海419品茶微信

increasing the image resolution is one thing, but restoring its original texture is quite another, which

上海419requires technologies, as well as a craftsmanship spirit. For instance, 30-plus members of the Youku digital r

estoration team worked for as long as a month to fully restore the 1983 megahit, The Bund.

“Our team has made various attempts to enhance audiences’ viewing experience. If only the definition is increased through transcoding, audiences may feel that the ima上海419品茶微信

ges have been doctored through filters. So we went to great lengths to restore the texture that is unique to the pe

riod when the classical series was shot,” said Guo Linna, a senior visual optimization engineer from Youku.

Though Youku’s digital restoration team is made up of no more than 40 members who上海419

do not work full time, every week it can restore 100-plus episodes of old TV dramas.

Speaking of her original motivation, Guo said that she chose to restore those old TV series bec

上海419品茶微信ause on the one hand, she wanted the post-80s generation to have better access to recalling childhood memories, a

nd on the other hand, she wanted the younger generation to gain new experience through watching these classic works.

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ges could lead to 上海419论坛女神会所a cascade of costly adjustments, including road si

gns, bus schedules, official seals and hukou, or household registration documents.

Xinhua News Agency published a commentary on Friday calling for local authorities to further regulate their work procedures in the rectification of existing names.上海419论坛品茶微信

While acknowledging the cleanup as a correct move, as geographic names are basic social information that needs

上海419论坛to be regulated, the commentary also said soliciting the opinions of professionals and the public is necessary for a well-int

entioned campaign to be welcomed. It also suggested establishing a mechanism to prevent strange names from appearing again.

Gu Yan, a researcher at the National Development and Reform Commission’s Academy of Macroeconomic Research, said i上海419论坛

mproper names involving geographic locations should not have been approved in the first place.上海419论坛

hina’s State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) has released a draft revision of regu

上海419论坛品茶微信lations on the blacklist of defaulters in commercial activities on its website for public opinions.

The draft revision was introduced to improve market regulation based on a well-established business credit system, according to the SAMR.

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drugs, food, special purpose equipment and other areas vital to people’s life and health will be prioritized.

上海419论坛品茶微信The blacklist will be expanded from enterprises to self-employed

business-people, social organizations, individuals who hold direct accountability for the wron

gdoings in the blacklisted entities, and other market participants, according to the draft revision.上海419论坛

The revised version also specifies 36 wrongdoings wh

ich businesses and individuals should not conduct to avoid being blacklisted.

China’s market regulator put an interim version of the regulations into effect on April 1, 2016.上海419论坛品茶微信

The draft revision is open to public opinions until Aug 10.

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It is this aspect that m上海乌托邦it to enjoying, as the

ries highlights the progress of the individual outside of academic spheres.

“Many of those watching do not have上海乌托邦

experience of studying abroad, but some are planning to go overseas

or let their children go,” says Yao Xiaofeng, director of the series. “That’s why we include all the possible scenarios they may face.”

上海乌托邦品茶微信ust a century ago, Li Chaoshi (1894-1971), one of the earliest Chinese studying art in Europe, graduated

from the historic Ecole nationale superieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris and landed a teaching job at Sha

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tel drawings. As a result, Lian Yiqin, who was one of his students, developed a keen interest in the art form.

The long-awaited live-action feature Mulan has become the latest proof of how the magic of traditional Chinese culture still continues to enchant th

上海乌托邦品茶微信entire world. The teaser trailer for the film has received over 175.1 million online views worldwide within the first 24 hours.

With the A-list Chinese actress Liu Yifei, or Crystal Liu in English, starring in the titular role, Mulan tells of a young Chi

nese maiden disguising herself as a male warrior to perform military service for her ailing father.上海乌托邦

Shortly after Walt Disney Pictures released the first tr

ailer for Mulan during halftime in the Women’s World Cup final on Sunday, the inte

上海乌托邦品茶微信rnet fell into a frenzy, with many praising the film’s role in promoting traditional Chinese martial arts, striving fo

r women’s rights, and more importantly, restoring a true Mulan by giving the lead role to a Chinese actress.

In the 90-second clip, Liu, dressed in traditional Chinese red garb, stunned fans with her spectacular sword-fighting skills.上海乌托邦

“Mulan represents the first Chinese princess in Disney’s history, and Liu is the ideal model

for Mulan,” was one of the most popular comments on Sina Weibo, China’s answer to Twitter.上海乌托邦品茶微信

Lian later passed this passion for pastel art to his son Lian Fang, a Shanghai-based painter.

Now, dozens of Lian Fang’s pastel works, mostly portraits, are being sh

own at an exhibition, Pastel, at Beijing’s Ici Labas gallery, which runs through July 14.

Lian Fang’s paintings present the special charm of pastel drawing. Also, the pain】

ter has incorporated the style of liubai (leaving blanks) from classic Chinese painting into his creations.

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