rvingly opening to the outside world to increase its resilience to risks
and shoulder its responsibility as a major country,” said Wang Xiaosong, a researc 上海千花坊
h fellow with the National Academy of Development and Strategy under Renmin University of China.
上海千花坊Covestro, a global chemicals giant that has been in China for nearly 20 years, is plannin
g to upgrade its China headquarters in Shanghai to its Asia-Pacific headquarters.
Holly Lei, president of Covestro China, said after the move, the 上海千花坊
company could better coordinate global resources to grow together with China.
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e to its largest plant while housing its Asia-Pacific innovation center, said Lei.
Covestro is not alone in terms of expanding its business ambitions in the world’s second-largest economy. 上海千花坊
French carmaker PSA Peugeot Citroen plans to set up a regional procurement center in Sha
nghai. German chemicals giant BASF has increased investment to upgrade its innovation center in Shan
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to Tesla’s gigafactory, which is under construction with an investment of over 50 billion yuan ($7.1 billion).
Investments from the European Union, Singapore, Japan and countries included in t 上海千花坊
he Belt and Road Initiative all grew at double-digit rates in the first half and the investm
ent structure is being optimized, said Hua Yuan, director of the municipal commission of commerce.
The high-tech service industry reported an actual use of foreign investment of $1.7 bil 上海千花坊女神会所
lion in the first six months, posting a hefty annual growth of 29.6 percent, said Hua.
A series of opening-up measures in multiple fields and industries and the impro
ving business environment has ramped up foreign investment interests in China.
I don’t think it’s a particularly prescient movie, but one of the earlies
t great movies I saw was Alien. I saw it in 1979 – so I was 11 – in the film club at scho上海后花园女神会所
ol. And I was into spaceships at that time. So I watched it and got the full Ridley Scott.
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is that they got the space flight part wrong. For example, even in 2001: A Space Odyssey, the
y absolutely overestimated space flight capability and yet they completely underestimated computing power, which is ve上海后花园女神会所
ry interesting. In this respect, cinematically, we have always overestimated
上海后花园our spacecraft, but always underestimated our communication devices and computing powers.
In terms of influence, there’s Arthur C Clarke’s Childhood’s End, which I
read when I was quite young. It had a massive influence on me. I just reread it; it’s rea上海后花园
lly a great book, but also strange and unusual, and there’s one great moment. Although it’s set in the mid-21st century, rou
上海后花园女神会所ghly, and the aliens have come down and mankind is about to perish under a different species, there’s a part where an ast
ronomer forgets the name of a star and he goes to a library to look it up in a book. And you think to yourself – of all t
he things that will be missed by the year 2050, will a physical library be one of them?上海后花园
It seems the Chinese invented and thought of just about everything prior to everybody else. What is China’s rela
tionship with cosmology like in history and how much has the West, if ever, borrowed from that?上海后花园
If you’re talking historically, I don’t think I know. I would have to research that. Something
上海后花园女神会所like cosmology is a well-defined science as the large-scale study of the universe. So I wouldn’t say there’s o
nly one way of looking at the universe. I don’t know about it culturally or what Chinese c
osmology was to people living in the 15th century. There are different ways of studying nature. What I do know is th上海后花园
at in my field today, China is looking at building big accelerators, which is absolutely along the mod
el of what we’ve been doing. Globally, it’s a very exciting time for cosmology and science generally.上海后花园女神会所
Everything cosmological seems like the search for the Holy Grail. But if you h
ad to single out one area that’s still most thrilling to consider, what would it be?
Tickets are now available for flights at Beijing Daxing In
ternational Airport, which is scheduled to begin operations before Sept 30. 上海419
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airport to many domestic destinations such as Shanghai, Xiamen in Fujian province, Gua
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Flights to Guangzhou from Daxing airport, for instance, cost less than 1,300 yuan ($
185) for economy class while the lowest price at the Capital airport is nearly 1,800 yuan.
Before the winter season starts in November, domestic flights will be carried out solely by China United Airl 上海419品茶微信
ines, a wholly-owned subsidiary of China Eastern, which is also the first airline to transfer its operations to Da
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port, which will serve a network of over 80 routes and 70 domestic destinations.
Over 20 international routes operated by Finn Air, British Airways, Polish A
irlines and Malaysia Airlines can also be booked, including flights to London; Helsinki; Cas 上海419
ablanca, Morocco; Fukuoka, Japan; and Kathmandu, Nepal, according to travel website Qunar.
Huang Lei, who works for an investment managemen 上海419品茶微信
t firm in Beijing and lives near the South Third Ring Road in Daxi
ng district, has long been looking forward to the opening of the phoenix-shaped airport.
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ration after World War II — and this approach had limits; see above — Britain never went so fa上海会所品茶微信
r as to risk its own position. Indeed, when push came to shove the cudgel was still happily relied upon; discontent in t
上海会所he 1950s and ’60s was smothered with a force today’s protesters couldn’t begin to imagine.
Police, after all, did nothing to stop the Legislative Council from being
ransacked and defaced with the colonial flag early last month — compare that treatment wi
th the hundreds killed in protests under British rule. What’s more, even limited improvements in governance w上海会所品茶微信
ere done cynically, as a means of pacifying a restive population. “Democratic” reforms were never se
riously pursued until negotiations began between Britain and China for the restoration of Chinese sovereignty. Su
rely we can put two and two together and see this as more than mere coincidence.上海会所
But for some, this strategy worked. With a few token concessions — none of which compare to the rights the po
pulation now enjoys — certain segments were won over to the idea of living as colonial subjects. Thi
s led to a sort of Stockholm Syndrome, where despite being occupiers the British were looked upon more fav上海会所品茶微信
orably as time passed. Sovereignty and self-determination were sacrificed at the altar of getti
ng ahead in a notoriously unequal system, where class divisions only grew more and more pronounced.上海会所
Long-standing inequalities with deep roots in the colonial period are now blamed by nostalgics on post-handover adm
inistration, and this misplaced blame is amplified by bad actors with an axe to grind. Thes上海会所品茶微信
e contradictions won’t be resolved so long as outside forces attempt to interfere, and th
ere certainly won’t be any progress if the city’s past is viewed through rose-colored glasses.
rate such atrocious, violent acts. Hong Kong will slide into the abyss if such acts of terror are allow
ed,” the Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in the Hong Kong SAR said in a statement.上海419
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ublic is to end violence and restore peace and order, the liaison office added.
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id they classified the 15 suspects because they had allegedly used “lethal weapons”.上海419
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Meanwhile, around 4 pm on Monday, Airport Authority Hong Kong canceled the day’s remaining
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上海419女神会所On the same day, Hong Kong’s Secretary for Transport and Housing Frank
Chan Fan said in a news conference that the unlawful assembly will lead to en
ormous losses, damaging the economy and the livelihoods of airport staff, he said.
ch are inspired by real events, are no exception. The firefighting movi
e The Bravest released last week is one of them. It was adapted from the Mongolian wri上海龙凤419女神会所
ter Bao’erji’s book, featuring an anthology of interviews of firefighters who joined the battle to put out the fire cau
上海龙凤419sed by a pipeline explosion in Dalian, Northeast China’s Liaoning province, in July 2010. The movie, released for eight da
ys, has already raked in 890.55 million yuan ($126.42 million), second only to Ne Zha, the current domestic box-office champ.上海龙凤419
In addition to The Bravest, many films based on real events have achieved very good box-office results, such as Dying to Sur
上海龙凤419女神会所vive and Operation Red Sea. The reason why those films succeed is because their stories have strong reson
ance among viewers, who are moved by the details. Here are some Chinese films based on real events, which have e
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Adapted from a popular sci-fi novel, Chinese futuristic romance “Shanghai Fortress” is set to
open in Chinese theaters on Friday, according to the China Film Distribution and Exhibition Association.上海龙凤419女神会所
Starring actress Shu Qi and singer-turned-actor Lu Han, the film tells the story of S
hanghai’s battle to defend itself against an attack by an alien force that has laid sie上海龙凤419
ge to numerous cities around the globe in its quest to harvest a hidden energy only found on earth.
上海龙凤419女神会所Audience attending the road shows ahead of the premiere said they were amazed at the visual effects in the movie, and the sce
nes of gigantic alien ship, Shanghai Cannon, rising from the Huangpu River and the sinking of the whole city.It is an
other high-profile movie to join the new club of China’s domestic sci-fi movies, whose combined box offices are pre
dicted to surpass those of foreign imports this year in an “unprecedented” development in China’s movie history, a上海龙凤419
ccording to an industry report released at Shanghai International Film Festival in June.
Earlier this year, “The Wandering Earth,” with a box office of 4.6 billion yuan ($670 million), became China’s second-highest-grossing movi上海龙凤419女神会所
e of all time, spurring heated discussions about the advent of a new era of China’s sci-fi blockbusters.
side world, boosting Chinese businesses’ need for returning talents. They will n
eed more overseas returnees as the country‘s economy keeps growing and as it further o上海后花园女神会所
pens the economy. More talents, meanwhile, will move back,” he said.
To enhance competitiveness, a number of Chinese cities have jumped into a fierce “war” f上海后花园
or talents with attractive financial support, favorable hukou (household registration) policies and other subsidies.
上海后花园女神会所Shenzhen in Guangdong province, for example, has started its “peacock project”
to attract overseas returnees since 2011, and is granting rewards of 3 million yuan ($432,000) to high-end o
verseas talents in industries that are facing an acute shortage of skilled workers.上海后花园
In June, Guangdong announced a policy to reduce taxes for overseas talents and the much-needed
skilled workers planning to move into the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area.上海后花园
“The Chinese immigrants overseas and students overseas are the em
上海后花园女神会所erging power of China’s future economic development,” said Wang Huiyao, fo
under and director of the Center for China and Globalization, a nongovernment think tank in Beijing. “The ta
lent war is getting more and more fierce. In Silicon Valley, international talents count for 50 percent of its total tale上海后花园
nt pool, but in Zhongguancun (China’s technology hub in Beijing), the ratio is only 1 percent.”
About 53 percent of the surveyed respondents mo
上海后花园女神会所ved back for opportunities to progress and develop their careers i
n key emerging sectors that face talent shortages, such as the biopharmaceutical industry.
However, better payment was not the sole reason for the s上海后花园
hift, the report said. “Being close to family is of paramount im
portance to professionals who want to return to their families as Asia is aging rapidly.”
上海后花园女神会所The survey found that 71 percent of the Chinese overseas returnee respondents regarded family as
the prime motive for moving back to the home country, a rapid increase from the 41 percent seen in a similar
Hays survey in 2013, despite the fact that they may not receive a pay increase at home.
Most of the tunnels along the Lhasa-Nyingchi section of the Sich
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The Bukamu Tunnel, one of the longest tunnels on the railway linking Lha上海夜网
sa and Nyingchi in Southwest China’s Tibet autonomous region, was completed on Fr
iday. With its completion, 96 percent of the tunnels on the Lhasa-Nyingchi section of the railway are finished.上海夜网
The 9,240-meter Bukamu Tunnel is located in Manling county of the reg
ion’s eastern Nyingchi city. According to the China Railway 17th Bureau Group, and it is
also the 37th tunnel to be completed for this section, leaving 10 other tunnels to be finished by the end of the year.上海夜网品茶微信
“Once construction began in October 2015, it took more than 300 workers 1,234 days to complete the tunnel,” said Y
an Qingjing, an official of the Lhasa-Nyingchi Railway Headquarters, which is part of the group.上海夜网
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as, with the tunnel’s location at an average elevation of 3,000 meters above sea level, a上海夜网品茶微信
nd the oxygen level inside the tunnel is only 19 percent of that of the plain areas,” Yan said.
The group’s statistics show that more than 90 percent of the tunnel is rock burst section, and that more than 3,000 ro上海夜网
ck bursts were counted during construction of the tunnel, with an average daily burst of three.
Wang Shucheng, director of the project, said the tunnel’s depth reaches上海夜网
1,381 meters at one point, and high geostress inside causes the tunnel’s highest tem
perature to reach 42 C, much higher than the railway tunnel construction safety temperature of 28 C.上海夜网品茶微信
“The tunnel is like a steam room,” said Kang Yanjun, who works with the group. “On
ce you get inside, you begin sweating profusely. It is like doing anaerobic exercise.”上海夜网品茶微信
The technicians must exert a lot of energy every time the
y work in the tunnel, and each person needs at least 10 bottles of water, Kang said.
r plant, said the four reactors are the world’s first-ever third-g
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Zheng Mingguang, president of Shanghai Nuclear Engineering Research and Design Inst
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capabilities in nuclear power project design, construction, and operation over the past few decades.
By the end of June, China had 47 reactors in operation with a capacity of about 48.73 million kW, and the nuclear power
上海419plants produced about 160 billion kWh of electricity in the first half of 2019, up 23.09 percent year-on-year and acc
ounted for 4.75 percent of the total electricity generated in China, according to the China Nuclear Energy Association.
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ntries in the world to have a comprehensive third-generation nuclear power industrial chain,” said Zheng, who is a
lso chief engineer of CAP1400, a third-generation nuclear reactor technology developed by the institute.
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Over 85 percent of components and devices of CAP1400, including key ones s
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panies, while the rest can be sourced from multiple foreign suppliers, according to Zheng
tions with Tajikistan, enhance levels of cooperation in various fields and jointly buil
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The two countries should further synergize the Belt and Road Initiative with Tajikistan’s national development str
ategy, raise the quality of cooperation and deepen joint efforts in connectivity, energy, agriculture and industry, Xi said.上海品茶微信女神会所
He pledged China’s willingness to help Tajikistan upgrade its agricultural modernization, actively participate in Taji
kistan’s construction of free economic zones and have more exchanges in culture, education and tourism.
上海品茶微信The two nations should deepen cooperation in combating the three evil forces of terrorism, separatism and ex
tremism, as well as transnational organized crime, narcotics and cybersecurity, Xi said.
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one of its diplomatic priorities, Rahmon thanked the Chinese side for its long-term support and assistance.
上海品茶微信He expressed willingness to enhance bilateral cooperation in key proje
cts in such fields as energy, petrochemicals, hydropower and infrastructure constru
ction within the framework of the Belt and Road so as to help Tajikistan realize its industrialization goals.
Tajikistan is committed to working with China in combating terrorism, se上海品茶微信
paratism and extremism, as well as transnational crimes, strengthening law enforc
上海品茶微信女神会所ement and security cooperation and increasing coordination in multilateral affairs, he said.
After their talks, the two heads of state attended a ceremony to unveil construction
models of the parliament building and a government office building, with China providing assistance in both.上海品茶微信
They were also briefed on the designs and cooperation details of the projects.
上海品茶微信女神会所On Saturday, Xi also received the Order of the Crown, Tajikistan’s highest decoration, from Rahmon, due to the Chinese pr‘
’esident’s positive contributions to bilateral ties. Xi said he attached great significance to the honor.