Even though profits of 上海夜生活firms continue dropping

 the decline is narrowing from the 3.3-percent year-on-year drop in the first quarter (Q1) to 1.9 percent in Q2, said Zhu.

上海夜生活女神会所On the positive side, manufacturers of consumer product posted fast profit growth, and pr

ofits of firms in the hi-tech manufacturing and strategic emerging industries continue expanding.

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rcent year on year. Producers from the hi-tech manufacturing reported a 2.3-percent gro

上海夜生活wth, while profits of those from the strategic emerging industry climbed 0.4 percent.

Meanwhile, Saturday’s data showed progress in the country’s e

ffort to help reduce corporate leverage through supply-side structural reform.上海夜生活女神会所

The asset-liability ratio of major industrial firms decline

d to 57 percent at the end of June, down 0.3 percentage points from a year earlier.

For State-owned industrial companies, the ratio fell 1.1 p

上海夜生活ercentage points to 58.5 percent, according to Zhu.

n a factory of Sany Heavy Industry Co Ltd, China’s leading m

achinery equipment maker, robots are working alongside human workers.上海夜生活女神会所

In an orderly, accurate and efficient manner, they are producing

concrete pump trucks that will be used to build the world’s tallest skyscrapers.

上海夜生活Smart factories like this are nothing new in Central China

‘s Hunan province. Over the past few decades, it has been leveraging int上海夜生活女神会所

elligent manufacturing for industrial upgrading as well as high-quality economic development.

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From January to June,上海夜生活e country conc

cluded more than 150,000 civil IPR disputes and more than 2,000 criminal IPR cases, up 80 percent and 23 percent res

上海夜生活pectively year-on-year, according to Zhao Gang, deputy director of the administration.

From January to May, Chinese police detained more than 9,900 suspects for alleged I上海夜生活

PR infringements and violations such as producing or selling counterfeit goods, he said.

上海夜生活品茶微信”We’re also working with legislators to increase the illegal cost of IPR infringers by am

ending the Patent Law and the Copyright Law, and further shortening the time al

lotted for reviewing patent and trademark applications by upgrading our intelligent systems,” he added.

At the beginning of this year, China improved IPR protection in patent disput上海夜生活

es by establishing a national-level IP court. The new court, under the Supreme Peo

ple’s Court, aims to streamline the appeal process by allowing litigants to bypass top provincial courts.

上海夜生活品茶微信American textile and apparel companies are taking a wait-and-see a

pproach to business with their Chinese partners amid the US-China trade dispute.

“Because the US consumers won’t want to pay more, we needed to source our products to上海夜生活

make sure that we are competitive in the market, so we had to slow down our business with China,” said Jo

ey Baxter, an importer and manufacturer for the dress brand JAX in New York.

上海夜生活品茶微信Baxter spoke with China Daily during the 2019 Texworld U

SA, Apparel Sourcing USA and Home Textiles Sourcing Expo, which started M

onday and will conclude on Wednesday, at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York,

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ed eventually,” Baxter said. “Unfortunately, it’s taking longer than expected.”

“We are very much against the trade barriers,” said Detlef Braun, a member of the executive board of Messe Frankfurt GmbH, orga

上海夜生活nizer of the expo. “We are here for free trade; we are against protectionism,” he said.

He said Chinese textile companies have had to raise prices due to the tariffs. “Some of the mar

kets are getting unattractive for us, and consequently, the business would be damaged,” Braun said.上海夜生活

“So far, the US market is a very attractive market, the

上海夜生活品茶微信demand for Chinese products is still very high, but if these trade tariffs continue to g

row, then there could be a certain point where this market is losing attractiveness,” he said.

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After over 100 years o上海夜生活on by the west, m

 Chinese still cannot step out of the shadow that Chinese culture

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us to speak out and tell Chinese stories both past and present to the whole world,” she said.

上海夜生活品茶微信”Chinese culture seeks a balance between yin and yang. We believe that only in this way could people build a harmonious worl

d. Chinese kung fu shares more of a reputation abroad than other Chinese cultural elements, like Beijing Opera, pap

er-cutting, painting, etc,” said Liu Biqi, a contestant who is a member of the Mongolian ethnic group.上海夜生活

Others, however, apparently have different views. Liu is one of them. “If we want to build cultural confidence, and want

上海夜生活品茶微信to make our voice heard by the world, we have got to change,” Liu said. Her opinions were those of reformists. She

might reflect her own experience of pervasive prejudice and hope to change the status quo. But on the whole, most stu

dents showed great interest in and confidence over the future of traditional Chinese culture.上海夜生活

The students’ enthusiasm deeply impressed Professor Guo, the judge of the contest. “The contest this year shows a big d

ifference from previous ones. The contestants now are more interested in world affairs and the role China should pla

上海夜生活品茶微信y in the international community. They have broader perspectives and are more passionate in dealing with common ch

allenges the whole universe is facing, and their views are more diversified,” Guo said.

Professor He, director of the College of Liberal Arts & Law, said that the competition was not just a test of stu上海夜生活

dents’ English capability, but also an expression of students’ patriotism and global horizon. Keeping track of both wo

rld and Chinese affairs and maintaining an open mind without losing interest in traditional Chinese culture in the上海夜生活品茶微信

era of globalization are priorities in higher education, especially for liberal arts  students.The contestants’ passion for

traditional Chinese culture is the epitome of all college students’ reflection on Chinese culture in China. They grew up

in a prosperous and dynamic society with unlimited potential built by the older generations. Soon or later, they will ta上海夜生活品茶微信

ke over their causes and reshape this great country based on their perspectives and val

ues, and their speeches can be regarded as their declaration of building a better China in the future.

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to celebrate Yang Bao上海夜生活ith shows in May

He was one of the most famous Peking Opera masters of the last century

who developed a singing technique that still bears his name-yang pai, or Yang style.上海夜生活品茶微信

Yang Baosen (1909-1958), who specialized in playing the roles of laosheng,

上海夜生活or old male roles, will be remembered by Peking Opera artists from around China.

Bringing together art forms, including singing, dancing, martial arts and acrobatics, Peking Opera has a history span上海夜生活品茶微信

ning more than 200 years, and in 2010, UNESCO declared it an Intangible Cultural Heritage of humanity.

上海夜生活In commemoration of the 110th anniversary of the birth of Yang, four shows will be staged a

t the National Center for the Performing Arts from May 16 to 19 with Peking Opera artists from Ti

anjin, Shanghai, Beijing and Shandong province who have inherited his performing style.上海夜生活

Some of Yang’s most classic Peking Opera pieces, including The Generals of the Yang Family, which tells the story of a loyal

上海夜生活品茶微信military family during the Song Dynasty (960-1279), and Ji Gu Ma Cao, which is adapted from one of the stories of th

e Romance of the Three Kingdoms, a 14th-century novel by Luo Guanzhong, will be performed.

Born in Beijing, he started learning Peking Opera at 8 years old with his grandfathe上海夜生活

r Yang Guiyun and father Yang Xiaofang-who were also Peking Opera artists-Yang Baosen made his sta

上海夜生活品茶微信ge debut at age 14 and founded his own Peking Opera troupe, named Bao Hua She.

Yang Baosen rose to fame with his solid performing techniques, especi

ally his high-pitched voice, and formed his own performing style with the support of two Chi上海夜生活

ese musicians, Yang Baozhong, who played the huqin (a traditional Chinese stringed musical instrument), and dru

上海夜生活品茶微信mmer Hang Zihe, both of whom accompanied Yang Baosen in performances.

In 1939, Yang Baosen married his first wife, Zhao Xiazh

ang, and adopted a daughter, Yang Wenhui, who is 80 years old now. Yang Min上海夜生活

is his son from his second wife, Xie Hongwen. His son was only 4 years old when Yang Baosen died.

One of the highlights of the shows at the NCPA will be the full-le

上海夜生活品茶微信ngth performance of Wu Zixu, which will be performed by Pe

king Opera artists, including Yang Shaopeng, Zhang Ke and Du Zhenjie, on May 17.

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The show Jiu-Jitsu is performed at Chaoyang Theatre

Flying breaks the norms of traditional acrobatic performance while being

very artistic and entertaining,” said Zhou Xiaoheng, head of Deyang Acrobatic Tr上海夜生活品茶微信

oupe, adding the show embodies the essence of traditional Chinese culture and enriches tourism in Beijing.

The traditional Chinese lunar calendar divides the year into 24 solar terms. Minor Heat上海夜生活

上海夜生活品茶微信 (Chinese), the 11th solar term of the year, begins on July 7 this year and ends on July 22.

Minor Heat signifies the hottest period is coming but the extreme hot point has yet to arrive.

In China, the 24 solar terms were created thousands of years ago to gu

ide agricultural production. But the solar term culture is still useful today to guide peo上海夜生活

ple’s lives through special foods, cultural ceremonies and even healthy living tips that correspond with each term.

The following are 6 things you need to know about Minor Heat.上海夜生活品茶微信

Chaoyang Theatre has entertained and enthralled some 5 million foreign visitors to date, a

上海夜生活品茶微信nd many overseas travel agencies book tickets for the acrobatics performances two years in advance.

Bora Milutinovic, former head coach of the Chinese national soccer team, is one of the many audience mem

bers for whom Chaoyang Theatre holds a special place, having taken his family to see shows there four times.上海夜生活

The acrobatic programs performed in the theater have won more than 30 awards at home and abroad, with some shows wi

nning the Golden Chrysanthemum Award, the highest honor for an acrobatic act in China.上海夜生活品茶微信

According to the theater, performances that take place on stage serve as a bridge between traditional

Chinese culture and the world, helping foreign visitors-from national leaders, dignitaries, diplomats, busi

ness leaders from multinational companies to tourists-learn more about Beijing and Chinese culture.

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Li Wei, cultural counselor 上海夜生活he Chinese Embassy in

Mongolia, said Chinese movies and TV dramas are full of positive energy and show the goodness of human nature. “They ha

ve become an important channel for Mongolian people to better understand China,” she added. 上海夜生活

The plots of Chinese movies and TV dramas are considered by mo

 上海夜生活女神会所st Mongolian viewers as closer to the real life and filled with life philosophy.

“The TV play ‘Ten Years of Love’ is perfect for young people like me,” said Bilguun, who works for a company in Ula

n Bator. “I feel deeply about the drama’s special emphasis on family ties,” he added.

Nearly 30 years ago the photographer Xie Hailong began an investigation of rural students and te 上海夜生活女神会所

achers, recording their living conditions and the stories of their striving for educational opportunities.

In 1992, when he was 41, he became a photo journalist for China Youth Daily, and vis

ited more than 100 rural schools in 128 counties in 26 provinces over the following 10 years.

 上海夜生活A photo he took in 1991 that told the story of Su Mingjuan, 8, with great sparkling eyes and a pencil in hand, in rural Jinz

hai county, Anhui province, became a household image after it was used as a poster for Project Hope.

The project, launched by the China Youth Development Foundation in 1989, is dedicated t 上海夜生活女神会所

o helping poor children get an education. It received 100 million yuan ($14.5 million) in six months.

 上海夜生活By last year the project had received donations totaling more than 15 billion yuan and had helped nearly 6 million students in need.

While Xie dares to say his photos calling for educational opportunities have alm

ost fulfilled their historical mission, more needs to be done to reduce poverty and achieve educational equality, he says.

However, because schools and governments of rural areas are now more awa 上海夜生活女神会所

re of the potential social assistance they can receive, some may abuse good intentions.

Xie once took 500 schoolbags to a rural school of Daliangshan in Sichuan province in 2016. A teacher told him that the s 上海夜生活女神会所

chool wanted to give only a small part of those bags to outstanding students as a learning incentive.

The proposal angered Xie, who insisted that the teachers distribute the bags to every one of the 495 students.

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for Modi, apart from his first priority of stressing the advan

s of working together to tackle impending oil crisis, he may also seek Xi’s endorsement for his anti-terrorism po

licy, which was Modi’s winning narrative during Indian’s recently held 17th general elections.

he World Bank maintained its prediction for Chinese economic growth at 6.2 percent in 2019, despite increasing global unce

rtainties, because the world’s second-largest economy has remained resilient, an updated report said on Friday.

“In an external environment that has become less

favorable due to slowing global growth and risin

g trade tensions, China’s economy will need to rely increasingly on domestic demand to susta

in rapid growth,” according to the May’s edition of the World Bank’s China Economic Update.

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Luckin, a Starbucks rival in China, rises in US stock debut

Shares of Luckin Coffee, a fast-growing rival to Starbucks in China, rose 20 percent in their US stock market debut Friday.

The Chinese company, which opened its first store in Beijing less than two years ago, has

2,370 locations and plans to surpass the 3,700 stores Starbucks has in China by the end of the year.

But unlike Starbucks, Luckin is losing money.

It brought in $125 million in revenue last year, but spent much more th

an that on coffee beans, store rent and other costs. Last year, it lost $475 million.

Most of Luckin’s stores are small, have few seats and are used mainly as a place to pick up mobile orders.

It also offers delivery in 30 minutes and promises a refund for delays or spilled drinks.

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Located in the Boao Lecheng International Medical

 Tourism Pilot Zone, the hospital injected 38 patients since January last year with HPV 9-valent vacci

ne, charging 9,000 yuan ($1,350) for most of them. One person was given an injection as a wel

fare treatment. The hospital did so without obtaining an official vaccination outpatient license, the statement said.

It said the health commission of Qionghai, which administers the Boao pilot zone, notified

the hospital of penalties on April 18, which included a warning, confiscation of more than 201,000 yuan

in illegal income, a fine of 8,000 yuan and a revocation of its business license as a medical institution.

The HPV 9-valent vaccine, which has only been legally available at the United Family Vaccine

Center of Boao Super Hospital in the pilot zone since May last year, was developed for women between the

ages of 16 and 26 mainly to help prevent cervical cancer caused by nine types of HPV.

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McGill gave the Chinese super star no chance in t

 ninth with a break of 76 to make it 6-3 after the first session.

Ding, the 2016 runner-up, will resume the competition with the Scot o

n Sunday morning and look to reach the second round at Crucible for the 10th time.

Ding’s compatriot Tian Pengfei, ranked 81st in the w

orld, took a surprise 5-4 lead over 15th-ranked Stephen Maguire of Scotland.

Tian, one of six Chinese players in the field this year, took the opening frame with a brea

k of 52. Maguire levelled with a run of 80 then took

a scrappy third frame, before Tian made it 2-2 with a 59.

In frame five, Maguire came from 58-0 down to ta

ke it with a clinical 62 clearance, then he added the sixth for 4-2. But Tian rose to the occasion as the sessi

on progressed, winning the last three frames with runs of 45, 100 and 70. They resume on Sunday at 7pm.

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