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accelerate drought mitigation strategies and develop a regional sand-and dust-storm alert system. I hope the region can s

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The author is under-secretary-general of the United Nations and executive secretary of the United Nations Economic a

 上海千花坊女神会所nd Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific. The views don’t necessarily represent those of China Daily.

As the new school semester approaches, groups in the Hong Kong Spe

cial Administrative Region voiced resolute opposition on Thursday to any individual or or 上海千花坊

ganization planning to bring politics onto campuses and into classrooms, including browbeating students into ski

pping school to attend rallies or bullying those who hold different political views.

 上海千花坊The concerns have been fueled by a recent call by Demosisto, a local political party, along with several student groups, for

all of the city’s secondary school students to skip class beginning Monday, without providing a more specific time frame.

Their statements also come amid widespread worries of bullying of students, especially children of the city’s police officers. 上海千花坊女神会所

At a news conference on Thursday, the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment an

d Progress of Hong Kong, the city’s largest political party in the Legislative Cou

 上海千花坊ncil, stressed firm opposition to the school strike campaign, saying politics should never trump education.

Recently, many parents have expressed concern to the alliance over possible effect

s on their children’s studies from a school strike, said alliance Chairwoman Starry Lee Wai-king. They also feared t 上海千花坊女神会所

heir children might be targeted or bullied by schoolmates for not joining the strike.

Responding to those concerns, the alliance strongly opposed the strike as it might drag innoc

ent students into the political conflict and disrupt the harmonious atmosphere on campuses.

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em. In 2017, the company set up about 400 vending machines across the country, dispensing the “blind boxes”. It als上海楼凤

o held its first Beijing Toy Show that year with about 200 designers and over 30,000 fans attending.

上海楼凤Wang Ning says more designers from the mainland are now launching their toys at the show.

One of them is a young Guangzhou-based designer surnamed Deng, whose moniker is Ayan. Deng is

a fashion design major who graduated from Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts in 2017.上海楼凤女神会所

Her toy series, entitled Dimoo World, is one of the most popular.

His first series of Dimoo World had the little boy wearing various animal costumes, ranging from a panda to a bluebird and all have Dimoo’s signature eyes.

上海楼凤”It’s a reflection of my life. People love Dimoo because we share similar stories growing up,” says the de

signer, who has 20 dogs and cats, plus 12 turtles, which “have become her sources of inspiration”.

The trend of designer toys first started in Hong Kong in the 1990s and was influenced by Japan, South Korea and上海楼凤女神会所

the West in the 2000s, according to Wang Ning. The trend is inevitable, given the country’s strong economy, he says.

“Designer toys satisfy the spiritual needs of young Chinese consumers. T

hey use social media to show off their collections and exchange them,” he says上海楼凤.

“It’s still evolving but has already become a phenomenon.”

The designer held three fan meetings during the show, which attracted hundreds.

上海楼凤”The story of the little boy, named Dimoo, starts with his journey in a mystic world, where he meets lots of friends,” Den

g says. “The boy is confused and lost. However, with the support and love from his friends, he grows up in an intriguing wo

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in Hangzhou, the cafe has welcomed a significant number of visitoA railway bridge weighing 8,900 metric tons and measu

ring 78 meters long was rotated to its targeted position on Tuesday in Xiongxian, Xiongan New Area in North China’

s Hebei province, marking a big step in the construction of the Beijing-Xiongan intercity railway.上海楼凤

The bridge, bearing the intercity railway, swiveled around an angle of 62.32 d

egrees in 73 minutes above the Tianjin-Baoding Railway, starting at seven seconds a

上海楼凤女神会所fter midnight to avoid interference with railway traffic running below, Beijing Daily reported.

This is the first bridge that finished swiveling along the Beijing-Xio

ngan intercity railway, which is of great significance for the railway’s constru

ction, according to Li Zheng, deputy director for construction of the Beijing-Xiongan intercity railway.

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olor-coded system ke上海龙凤1314t women in the pink

Over the past two years, the color-coded system has been expand

ed to Beijing as well as Shandong, Jiangxi and Guizhou provinces.上海龙凤1314女神会所

Lin Ge, a doctor at the Wudang District Maternity and Child Health Hospital in Guiyang, the capital of Guizhou province, sai

d pregnant women assessed as a red or purple risk are transferred from town-level hos

上海龙凤1314pitals to bigger, better-equipped ones for regular health checks throughout their pregnancies.

“Such a management method ensures one-on-one medical care for all the pregnant w

omen and guarantees the safety of mothers and children as much as possible,” he said.上海龙凤1314女神会所

In addition, Shanghai has expanded its medical health service in

the past decade to nearly 5,300 health institutions scattered across 15 districts.

上海龙凤1314At least one 3A-grade hospital, the highest of China’s three-tier g

rading system for hospitals, is available in each of Shanghai’s suburban districts.

“Shanghai has become a medical high-water mark for

the country, and the region is attracting the largest number of patie上海龙凤1314女神会所

nts from other provinces,” said Wu Jinglei, director of the Shanghai Health Commission.

“Shanghai’s ability to serve the Yangtze River Delta region

上海龙凤1314and the whole country medically has improved continuously.”

Shanghai was also the first region on the mainland to includ

e free urinalysis checks to screen for kidney diseases.上海龙凤1314

The health check has been compulsory for pr

imary and junior middle school students since 2003.上海龙凤1314女神会所

Since 2010, the screening program has been expanded to 11

provincial-level regions, covering more than 300,000 students.

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Railway service at vari上海千花坊ns resumed alon

e Kwun Tong Line, including Kwun Tong, Ngau Tau Kok and Kowloon Bay stations, and most local store

s reopened. Black, abusive graffiti scrawled on roads and walls of buildings were a grim reminder of上海千花坊

Saturday’s violence, which had shattered the previous weekend’s relative calm.

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onstrators and police, a sea of refuse left by protesters-including broken umbrellas an

d dismantled barricades-had been cleared up by workers and stood piled on roadsides.上海千花坊

Some of the “smart” lampposts on Sheung Yuet Road vandalized on Saturday were now protected by traffic cones.

上海千花坊Black-clad, masked protesters had sawed off the new lampposts on Satur

day. City officials said each “smart” lamppost cost about HK$140,000($17,850).

Residents were enraged. A security guard at a building on Tai Yip Street-the上海千花坊品茶微信

scene of violent rioting on Saturday-said the building and some nearby shops and

garages were closed on Saturday, and some remained closed on Sunday.上海千花坊

“Some protesters put up roadblocks with metal barricades and bamboo

poles on the streets, and we had to pull down the shutters for safety,” the guard said.

上海千花坊品茶微信In Kowloon Bay, Tso Tat-ming, a 60-year-old taxi driver, denounced radical prote

sters who resorted to violence to force the government to meet their demands.

He lamented that not only his business had suffered but also retail and tourism industries w上海千花坊

ere badly hit. Tso said he had been earning about HK$5,000 to HK$6,000 less monthly recently.

“Some residents are scared seeing the protesters blocking main roads and tunnels with their guerilla-style tactics,” he s

上海千花坊品茶微信aid, adding that some residents who had tried to reason with the protesters had been attacked.

“Hong Kong is my home. I hope you (radical protesters) don’t put the city in jeopardy,” Tso said.

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Many say HK should上海419论坛of law, start dialogue

Legal experts and senior officials called on Hong Kong society over the weekend to form a united front t

o safeguard the rule of law and to engage in dialogue that will steer the city out of its current turmoil.上海419论坛品茶微信

Hong Kong people need to reach a consensus about safeguarding the city and its rule of law, said Xu Ze, head of the Chi

上海419论坛nese Association of Hong Kong and Macao Studies, the nation’s leading think tank on Hong Kong affairs.

The association organized a seminar on Saturday in Shenzhen, Gu

angdong province, to revisit the 1992 speech by former Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping, the a上海419论坛品茶微信

rchitect of the “one country, two systems” principle, pointing the way forward. It

was attended by 40 experts and officials from Hong Kong, Macao and the Chinese mainland.

上海419论坛Calling the recent waves of violence an attack on the principle of “one country, two systems”, Xu said Hong Kong will risk bei

ng destroyed if violence continues to undermine the fundamental interests of the city and the nation.

In light of the challenge to the system, Maria Tam Wai-chu, deputy director of the Hong上海419论坛品茶微信

Kong SAR Basic Law Committee of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress, said it is th

e central government’s right and duty to take action to ensure Hong Kong’s stability.

上海419论坛Tam said the Hong Kong garrison of the People’s Liberation Army is a

n important factor in fully implementing the “one country, two systems” principle.上海419论坛品茶微信

She said if sufficient turmoil emerged in Hong Kong, th

e central government can and must step in to put things back on the right track.

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Kim also said an imp 上海会所mission of the DPRK

 defense industry is to increase national defence capabilities in every way, the KCNA reported.

On Saturday morning, the DPRK fired two short-range ballistic missiles off its eastern coa 上海会所品茶微信

st in South Hamgyong Province, according to South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff.

 上海会所Saturday’s test marked the seventh missile launch by the DPRK sinc

e July 25 and the ninth this year, which came after the end of a joint annual military exercise

s between South Korea and the United States earlier this week.ver since radical demo 上海会所

nstrations broke out, Hong Kong’s economy has been severely affected, with finance, trade, tourism, and resta

urants suffering the most. Hong Kong needs to stop the violence and restore the economy right now.

 上海会所品茶微信Married men outnumber women when it comes to having a supportive att

itude toward stay-at-home fathers, showed a recent survey by the China Youth Daily.

Of the 1,987 married people surveyed, 52.4 percent of male 上海会所

respondents are supportive of men being a full-time ca

regiver of children, whereas the figure among women was slightly lower, standing at 45.8 percent. 上海会所

“The fact that dads are willing to be more involved in their children’s lives shows that the traditional mentality of ‘career husb

and and domestic wife’ is changing,” Zhang Baoyi, a professor on sociology at the Tianjin Academy of Social Sciences, tol

 上海会所品茶微信d the newspaper, adding that society is accepting diverse values and ways of parenting.

However, more mothers remain the one juggling their children while trying to stick to hou

sehold duties. Close to 36 percent of respondents said mothers are the primary caregiver, an 上海会所

d the proportion of fathers playing the role is only 16.7 percent, according to the poll.

The survey suggested that the stereotyped image of husbands being the bre 上海会所品茶微信

adwinner prevents fathers from doing so as nearly 60 percent expressed such concerns.

“To embrace the practice, we need to recognize the contributions and val 上海会所品茶微信

ues of homemakers,” said Zhang, believing the stereotype will change as society evolves.

Among the respondents, 45.7 percent were men, and 89.2 percent had children.

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China firmly opposes the United States’ new threat to impose additional tariffs on about $550 billio

n worth of Chinese imports, a spokesperson of the Ministry of Commerce said on Saturday.In a brief statem上海419品茶微信

ent, the ministry said the US act is unilateral, trade protectionism, and using maximum pressure.It violates the con

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mines the multilateral trading system and normal international trade order, and Washington will eat the bitter fruit

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imports, clearly what he described as a “politically motivated” move has put his nose out of joint.

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A resident whose sur上海乌托邦 Chen said the prote

protesters stuck stickers on the rail card readers at the

gates so the commuters won’t be able to swipe their rail cards to exit the station.上海乌托邦

Chen said he and other passengers left the station through a security exit.

Lilly Wang, another resident, said she took a bus to reach home after learning about the situatio上海乌托邦品茶微信

n at the Yuen Long station. But the bus had to halt near the Long Ping Station, about 1.4 kilometers from the

上海乌托邦Yuen Long station, at the road ahead was blocked. She spent another 20 minutes walking home.

Rail services at the station resumed on Thursday morning, but the damage at the station was quite visible, according to Wa

ng. Fire extinguishers were discharged by the protesters, and garbage bins were pushed over.上海乌托邦

In order to develop into a demonstration pilot zone for socialism with Chinese characte

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ational financial hub, Shenzhen has to expand cooperation with the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.

The Communist Party of China Central Committee and the State Council, China’s Cabinet, recently issued a guidance on sup上海乌托邦

porting Shenzhen in building the demonstration pilot zone for socialism with Chinese characteristics.

上海乌托邦Shenzhen’s expanded cooperation with Hong Kong will also lay a solid fo

undation for the overall development of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Grea

ter Bay Area. The demonstration pilot zone is also projected to play a leading role in the Greater Bay Area.上海乌托邦品茶微信

Just more than 30 years ago, Hong Kong residents used to be reluctant to visit neighboring Shenzhen. It was not only the complica

ted clearance procedure at the border, which took at least two to three hours, but also the backwardness of the上海乌托邦

then small fishing village which dissuaded the Hong Kong residents from visiting Shenzhen.

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a global innovation center, offering more opportunities and oozing more vitality than Hong Kong.

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Tourism planning for上海楼凤an New Area completed

The Chinese government has completed the compilation of a plan for tourism developme

nt up until 2035 in north China’s Xiongan New Area, according to the Ministry of Culture and Tourism.上海楼凤

The plan has been submitted to the Publicity Department of the Central Com

上海楼凤mittee of the Communist Party of China for approval, the ministry said in a statement.

China announced plans in 2017 to establish the Xiongan New Area, a mi

llennium green city in Hebei Province located about 100 km southwest of Beijing.上海楼凤

The tourism industry will serve Xiongan in carrying out its task

s of relieving functions nonessential to Beijing’s role as the capital and helping coo

上海楼凤女神会所rdinated development of the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region, according to the plan.

The government aims to build the Xiongan New Area into a model fo

r high-quality development of Chinese tourism, an international tourism destination with gre上海楼凤

at influence in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region, and a world-famous tourism city.

Xiongan should be developed into a pilot zone to promote effective integration of culture and tourism, the reform of the tour上海楼凤女神会所

ism management system, and the innovative development of eco-tourism, the statement read.

Olympic Forest Park offers range of activities, abundant wildlife

The most crowded place in Beijing on a typical weekend morning is not the Sanyu上海楼凤

anli Market or the Sanlitun shopping area, but a park near the North Fifth Ring Road.

Entering through the park’s south gate, you’ll typically see a group of people to the left warming up for exercises, cha

tting about their fitness levels, while to the right you may see teams of runners pass, sweating heavily.上海楼凤女神会所

A vacant area just 14 years ago, Olympic Forest Park was built ahead of the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics as a leisure area for athlet

es and coaches away from intense competition at National Stadium, also known as the Bird’s Nest.

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The Hong Kong Gene上海后花园r of Commerce, estab

ablished in 1861, is the oldest business organization in Hong Kong. Its views represent one-third the workforce in Hong

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nity.Huawei Technologies Co said it opposed Washington’s decision to add another 46 of its affiliates to an export black

上海后花园list and called on the US government to put an end to unjust treatment to the company.

“It’s clear that this decision, made at this particular time, is politically motivated and has

nothing to do with national security. These actions violate the basic principles of free market competition. The上海后花园女神会所

y are in no one’s interests, including US companies,” Huawei said in a statement.

The comments came after the US Department of Commerce said on Mon

day that it is adding 46 Huawei affiliates to the Entity List, raising the total num上海后花园

ber to more than 100 Huawei entities that are covered by the restrictions. Companies put on the Entity Lis

t are banned from buying US technology without special government approval.

“Attempts to suppress Huawei’s business won’t help the US achieve technological leadership. We call on the US gover上海后花园女神会所

nment to put an end to this unjust treatment and remove Huawei from the Entity List,” the company added.

Washington at first put Huawei on the Entity List in May, banning it from buyin

上海后花园g US technology without special government approval. Later, the US government gave Huawei a temporary lic

ense to purchase some US-made goods to reduce disruptions for its customers until Monday.

The US government also said on Monday that it will give Huawei another 90 days to上海后花园女神会所

buy from American suppliers. The move, an extension of the license through mid-Nove

mber, is expected to allow the Chinese tech giant to serve its existing telecom customers and smartphone users.

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