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the patients were Chinese employees working at Chinese compani
es in Pakistan, but now more than 80 percent of patients are Pakistanis.上海后花园
The foundation also planned to build a similar center in Pakistan’s Balochistan province last year, but the plan was del
ayed due to security concerns. However, the center is likely to be opened this year, Liu said.上海后花园女神会所
The foundation also plans to build more of these facilities to meet local demand for medica
l care and emergency services, but obstacles such as the threat of terrorism remain, he said.
上海后花园On May 11, a five-star hotel in Gwadar, Pakistan, was attacked by terrorists, resultin
g in four hotel employees and a soldier being killed. Yan Yibing, a member of the CRCF, said the attack o
ccurred just a few hundred meters from the emergency center where he and his Chinese colleagues worked.上海后花园
“I had never heard gunshots before, and at first I thought it was firecrackers,” he recalled. “Then we heard people shouting o
utside and realized an attack happened. We were very frightened, and none of us dared to make a sound.”上海后花园女神会所
Liu said the emergency center has been reinforced to mak
e it more secure for medical and Red Cross staff members working there.上海后花园
Global demand for humanitarian assistance is huge, so China will intensify its contribution, Liu said.
In Afghanistan, for example, the number of children wit
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7,000. In Iraq, it is estimated that more than 10 million people need humanitarian assistance, he said.
“We will intensify efforts and try our best to deliver more inter上海后花园女神会所
national humanitarian assistance to help more people,” Liu said.
Chinese candidates for the 45th WorldSkills competition had their zeal drummed up at a morale-motivating confe
上海后花园女神会所rence held by the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security in Beijing on Friday.
The biennial WorldSkills competition will be held from Aug 22 to 27 in Kazan, R
ussia, and will involve about 1,355 candidates from 69 member countries and regions.
d Cross Society of China arrived in Kabul again, marking the beginning of the project’s second phase. It is expected that an add
itional 150 Afghan children with congenital heart disease will be selected after screening in Ka 上海千花网品茶微信
bul and then sent to hospitals in China for treatment, said Liu Xuanguo, vice-president of the CRCF.
In addition to Afghanistan, the foundation has provided h 上海千花网
umanitarian assistance to 26 countries in Asia and Africa in recent years. Among the pro
上海千花网jects, it has established emergency centers in Pakistan, provided free diagnosis and treatment to children with co
ngenital heart disease in Afghanistan and Mongolia, built a blood dialysis center in B
angladesh, constructed mobile hospitals for Syria and Iraq and donated rescue vehicles in Cambodia and Laos, he said. 上海千花网
“Most of the programs have been carried out since 2017, follow
ing the proposal of the Belt and Road Initiative (in 2013),”
Liu said. “Humanitarian assistance is badly needed in many countries involved in the 上海千花网品茶微信
initiative. Although much smaller in scale compared with international assistance delivered by the Chinese gov
ernment, China Red Cross humanitarian assistance has played a very important role in promoting frie
上海千花网ndship between China and these countries, and emotional connectivity between different peoples.”
For example, a foundation project that has provided free treatment in Chinese hospitals over the past two years to 100 Mo
ngolian children under age 14 with congenital heart disease has won high praise from the Mongolian government a 上海千花网
nd was recognized as one of the best humanitarian assistance projects in the country last year, Liu said.
In June, another Chinese medical team arrived in Ulaanbaatar, the capital of Mongolia, to screen around 100 of the m
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the Inner Mongolia autonomous region, and in Wuxi, Jiangsu province.
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cooperation with the Pakistani Red Crescent Society has also won the praise of locals, Liu said.
As of the end of April, three medical assistance teams sent by the Red 上海千花网品茶微信
Cross Society of China had been to the center in Gwadar since its establishment in Sep
tember 2017. Large numbers of Chinese employees work there to assist with various projects.
Parliamentary party leaders in the Senate on Aug 13 decided the date when Prime Minister Gius
eppe Conte would face the vote in parliequested last week by League party leader, Matteo S上海419论坛
alvini. The League party had formed a coalition with Conte’s Five Star Movement.
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ini, whose popularity has been soaring, wants Italians to go to the polls quickly, possibly as early as October.上海419论坛女神会所
Politicians from all the parties in parliament said Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte will address the S
enate on that day. Conte must offer his resignation to President Sergio Mattarella if the motion passes.
President Donald Trump will welcome the Romanian President Klaus Iohannis to t上海419论坛
he White House on Aug 20. Trump and Iohannis will discuss shared security challe
nges facing the US and Romania and ways to advance trade and energy partnerships.
The visit comes in the 15th year of Romania’s membership of NATO.上海419论坛
Local governments told to provide accurate information to authorities
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while carrying out the third national land survey, warning local gover
nments and natural resource departments to fulfill their responsibilities.
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government supervision team, and involved 20 provinces, municipalities and autonomous regions.
In Qinghai province, for example, local natural resources department and sup上海419论坛
ervisory teams were blamed for not taking the field surveys seriously, nor did they urg
e that uncovered problems be corrected in accordance with rules and regulations.
In Yulin, Shaanxi province, entities did not fully carr上海419论坛女神会所
y out the investigation responsibly, resulting in imprecise
outcomes, and county-level authorities deliberately changed and forged mapping data.
“Those cases reflected problems, such as poor quality surveys a上海419论坛nd data accuracy. I hope that will be a w
arning for future work,” said Wang Guanghua, vice-minister of natural resources.
He said the ministry will not tolerate the forging of data.上海419论坛女神会所
The third national land survey was launched in 2017
by the State Council, aiming to thoroughly check the status of the country’s l
and use, collect accurate data, and improve the mechanism of surveys and statistics.
, Aksu prefectures as well as Kizilsu Kirgiz autonomous prefecture in the south, relig
ious extremism has long had a widespread presence. These regions have frequently fallen victim to acts of te上海419论坛女神会所
rrorism, in which large numbers of people were involved with even more having been
affected. The scale of the problem posed a serious challenge to China’s efforts to fight terrorism and extremism.
上海419论坛Extremist forces spread by exploiting people’s religious beliefs through
Xinjiang’s large religious population through deliberate distortion of religious do
trines. They also incited people to overthrow secular governments and establish上海419论坛女神会所
theocratic states. Social and economic development in the region has also suffered as a result, the white paper said.
Addressing both the symptoms and root causes by integrating preventative measures and a forceful response, Xinji
ang has established vocational education and training centers, which offer trainees lessons on standard spo上海419论坛
ken and written Chinese, different laws and vocational skills in accordance with the law, it said.
The white paper said there was no intention to deprive or li
上海419论坛mit the trainees’ right to use and develop the languages of their own ethnic group.
Education and training are not measures to limit or circumscribe freedom of the person as described by some. Rather, it is an
important measure to help trainees break free from ideas of terrorism and religious extremism.上海419论坛女神会所
It is ultimately an attempt to help the trainees to emancipate their minds, improve themselves and th
eir future prospects, the white paper said.
上海419论坛China will have to take necessary countermeasures in response to
the United States government’s proposal to slap an additional 10 percent tariff on $
300 billion worth of Chinese goods, the State Council’s Customs Tariff Commission said.上海419论坛女神会所
Washington’s planned move seriously violates the consensuses reached betwe
en the two countries’ top leaders in previous meetings, and deviates from the right track of
resolving differences through consultations, the commission said in a statement on Thursday.
Radicals breached ‘bottom line’ of law, spokeswoman says
Two organizations of the central government expressed strong indignation and condemnation on Wednesd上海419
ay over violent acts targeting mainland residents at Hong Kong International Airport on Tuesday.
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Special Administrative Region issued an interim injunction banning unlawful obstruction of airport operations.
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any person from unlawfully and willfully obstructing and interfering with ope
rations at the airport, according to a statement issued by the authority on Wednesday morning.
The Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in the Hong Kong Special Administrativ上海419品茶微信
e Region and the State Council’s Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office responded to the violence at the airport.
Two mainland residents were illegally detained and beaten on Tuesday night by radical protesters who occupied and crip上海419
led the airport. The two are a Global Times reporter and a Shenzhen resident who was accused of being an undercover pol
ice officer from the mainland. After the assault, the two were taken to local hospitals for medical treatment.上海419品茶微信
“The atrocity has totally gone beyond the bottom line of a civilized society,
which is no different from terrorists’ acts,” the Liaison Office statement said.
The office pointed out that the protesters’ acts, including paralyzing operations of the airport and harassing passengers of var上海419
ious nationalities and ages, severely hurt others’ rights and damaged Hong Kong’s international reputation.
“This time the protesters have torn down their deceptive masks of ‘peace, rationality and nonviolence'”, the statement said.上海419品茶微信
The liaison office pledged that it will continue to stand behind relevant authoritie
s to safeguard the personal safety and legitimate rights of mainland residents in Hong Kong.
A British explorer is claiming to be the first person to walk the length of the Yangtze River in China after enduring fr
eezing temperatures, blistering heat, and altitudes of more than 5,000 meters during his epic trek.上海龙凤品茶微信
Ash Dykes, from Old Colwyn in North Wales, finished the 6,437-kilometer jo
上海龙凤urney on Monday after he was delayed by a couple of days because of Typhoon Lekima.
The 28-year-old said he felt great after crossing the finish line in
Shanghai, where he was greeted by family, media, and Chinese supporters.上海龙凤品茶微信
“As soon as I was on the final stretch, people started to join and we sort of ran to the finish and popped the champagne,” Dykes said.
The expedition took two years to plan and 352 days to complete.
At the start of the trek, the source of the Yangtze River was difficult to上海龙凤
reach and four members of his team left the expedition before it began because of al
titude sickness. There were also fears over the possibility of bear and wolf attacks.
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wolves and for the next two days we were followed by a pack of wolves, so that was very int
imidating,” Dykes said. “We thought bears would leave us alone but the locals told us otherwise … so we would try and shel上海龙凤
ter with the locals or, if I was in my tent, I wouldn’t get food out. We had to stay alert and focus.”
He said he wanted to use his journey to highlight conservation projects by partne上海龙凤品茶微信
ring with the World Wide Fund for Nature, Green Development Foundation, and Water to Go.
Global Times journalist Fu Guohao was discharged from a Hong Kong hospital on Wednesday, ha
ving been detained and assaulted by protestors at Hong Kong International Airport for almost an hour la上海419女神会所
te on Tuesday during a sit-in that shut down the airport’s operations for almost two days.
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Fu thanked the public for their care and concern, saying he still loves Hong Kong.
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at the airport started on Friday and led the airport to halt operations for two days.
Wearing a yellow press jacket, Fu’s hands and legs were bound while he上海419
was assaulted by a group of protestors who didn’t believe him to be journalist.
Fu was taken away by ambulance early Wednesday morning.
Hours before the assault of Fu, a tourist from Shenzhen, Guangdong province, was上海419女神会所
also detained and assaulted for hours by protestors who had doubts about his identity.
ome journalists tried but were unable to rescue the man, with protestors accusing those journalists of being undercover agents.
上海419The protestors demanded that the journalists produce identity documents to prove that they were reporters.
The man was later rescued after riot police arrived at the airport.
Shortly after Fu was detained and assaulted, Global Times editor-in-chief Hu
Xijin confirmed on his Sina Weibo account that Fu works for the media organization.上海419女神会所
Hu said the protesters’ actions were “shameless” and “cowardly”.
Hu urged protesters, whom he called “mobs”, to respect journalists.上海419
“If these radical protesters in Hong Kong could conduct brutal lynching against jou
rnalists, then you tell me, should we stop calling you mobs, but ‘terrorists’?” Hu asked.
In a letter to Hu, the Hong Kong Association of Media Veterans condemned what happened to Fu at the airport.上海419女神会所
The association, with a membership of more than 1,000 media prof
essionals, said Fu has shown the world how to be a professional reporter.
Police in 154 cities across the country have destroyed 107,000 illegal firearms, explosives and detonators that were co
nfiscated starting last year, the Ministry of Public Security said on Monday.上海419论坛
On Monday morning, police in Wuhan, Hubei province, destroyed a number of air
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them in a steel plant furnace, which was stoked to reach temperatures of up to 1,600 C.
“Gun- and explosives-related cases endanger people’s lives, public security and the co
untry’s long-term stability,” Sun Lijun, vice-minister of public security, said on Monday.上海419论坛
“We will take effective measures to curb gun- and explosives-rel
ated crimes and eliminate major hidden dangers,” he said.
In recent years, although such crimes have declined sign
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dically around the country, Guo Lin, ministry spokeswoman, said earlier this year.
In order to tackle the issue, the ministry, together with 23 other authorities, set up a mini上海419论坛品茶微信
sterial-level meeting mechanism under which they will share intelligence in a timely manner and take required acti
on. In February 2018, they launched a two-year campaign to crack down on weapons crimes.
Last year, police nationwide dealt with more than 30,000 gun- and explosives-related cases, u
上海419论坛ncovered 416 criminal gangs and detained more than 40,000 suspects. From January to November last ye
ar, the number of such cases fell by around 28 percent, according to the ministry.
Since January, police across the country dealt with 16,000 such cases, uncovered 163 organized crime operations and de上海419论坛品茶微信
tained 17,000 suspects. Between January and July, gun- and explosives-related cri
mes decreased by 20 percent compared with a year earlier, the ministry said.
g the order of the international financial community,” Liu said.
Zhang Xiaohui, a senior researcher for the CF40 and a former assistant governor of the Chinese central bank, said, “The IMF concl上海龙凤1314
usion is objective and reflects that the yuan was assessed to be broadly in line with medium-term fundamentals.”
上海龙凤1314品茶微信Besides refraining from competitively depreciating its own currency, China has also b
een committed to promoting international currency policy coordination, said Zhu, the bank official.
President Xi Jinping announced at the Second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation in Beijing in April tha上海龙凤1314
t China will more effectively engage in international macro-economic policy coordination, including more improve
ments to the exchange rate regime, to ensure that the market plays a decisive role in resource allocation.
According to the IMF news release on Friday, its executive directors agreed that grea
上海龙凤1314品茶微信ter exchange rate flexibility and deeper and better-functioning foreign exchange
markets would help China’s financial system be more capable of dealing with capital flow volatility.
Chen Yuan, chairman of the CF40 Executive Council and former上海龙凤1314
vice-chairman of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, ca
utioned that China needs to prepare for long-term disputes, including in the field of finance.
Chen suggested increasing yuan-denominated settlements in global comm上海龙凤1314品茶微信
odity trade and accelerating the internationalization of the yuan to reduce reliance on the dollar.
Zhou Xiaochuan, chairman of the China Institute of Finance and a former c
上海龙凤1314entral bank governor, said at the CF40 forum over the weekend that China may have to take
countermeasures in the face of any tariff or nontariff barriers imposed against the country.
It was not manipulation but market forces that pushed the recent depreciation of the yuan against the gree上海龙凤1314品茶微信
nback, said Phil Levy, chief economist at Flexport, a San Francisco-based logistics company.
“It is difficult to argue that a failure to intervene against those market forces constitutes currency manipulation,” he said.
for Herbert Smith Freehills. The London-headquartered law firm has also been work
ing with Hiswara Bunjamin and Tandjung in Indonesia in a similar fashion for the last 15 years.上海夜网女神会所
Gavin Guo, international partner of Kewei, said that they had submitted an application for the joint operation to the Shang
上海夜网hai Municipal Bureau of Justice earlier this year and it took them three months to get the green light.
According to Guo, the joint operation of law firms is different from a joint ven
ture and does not include equity options. The two law firms are still independent e上海夜网女神会所
ntities but share administrative resources and provide one-stop legal services to clients.
Such joint operation models are attractive for multinational companies with operat上海夜网
ions in China and outbound Chinese companies, said Guo. Before this, companies need to go to a foreign la
上海夜网女神会所w firm and a Chinese law firm separately for legal services. This can be avoided as communication with both the l
aw firms can be completed in the same office and will incur only a single charge, he said.上海夜网
“Given the current global economic and political uncertainties and trade friction, governments are tightening their scru
上海夜网tiny and regulation in areas like foreign direct investment. The joint operation model will play a big role in te
rms of transaction habits, disputes resolution and even company strategies,” he said.
The first joint operation was set up by the Chicago-headquartered Baker McKenzie and Beijing Fenxun Partners in April 201上海夜网女神会所
5. In an action plan rolled out in April 2018, the Shanghai Municipal Bureau of Justice said it will study the possibility of pro
moting the joint operation model to the rest of the city to further improve the business environment.上海夜网
Domestic enterprises accelerate pace of innovation amid friction between China, US
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e to its institutional, industrial and market advantages, officials and experts said on Thursday.
Li Kuiwen, a spokesman for the General Administration of Customs’ Department of Statis上海夜网
tics, said China has not only increased its market share with major economies such as the European Union th
is year, but its trade volume with emerging markets has also notably surged.上海夜网女神会所
Li’s remark came after the administration announced earlier on Thursday that China’s foreign trade grew 4.2 p
ercent year-on-year in the first seven months of the year to 17.41 trillion yuan ($2.47 trillion).