Headquarters in Beijing says move is a blow to bilateral education cooperation
The Confucius Institute Headquarters said it deeply regrets a decision by the education department in Australia’s most p上海夜生活
opulous state to end a Chinese-language education program in its public schools and ho
上海夜生活女神会所pes the New South Wales government will not politicize normal bilateral cooperation in education.
“We hope the NSW government will give more consideration to the negative infl
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and its education cooperation with China,” the Confucius Institute Headquarters said in a statement on F
riday, adding it would take necessary measures to safeguard its rights and interests.上海夜生活女神会所
In May last year, the department ordered a review of foreign government or o
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Though no evidence of “actual political influence” was found by
the review, it said the Confucius Institute established within the department “上海夜生活女神会所
is or could be facilitating inappropriate foreign influence in the department”.
The department said it had decided to end its cooperation with the Confucius Institute pr上海夜生活
ogram at the end of the 2019 school year, which would terminate the Confucius Classroom prog
上海夜生活女神会所ram in 13 public schools across Sydney and on NSW’s mid-north coast.
Instead, the NSW Department of Education will invest A$1.2 million ($810,0
00) to continue teaching the Chinese language in the 13 schools, it said, adding tha上海夜生活
t 15 percent of the pupils learning Chinese in NSW public schools were doing so in Confucius Classrooms.
The Confucius Institute Headquarters, which is based in Beijing, said the program wa上海夜生活女神会所
s established in the spirit of mutual respect, friendly consultation, equality and reciprocity. It also said the co
operation involved was open and transparent and adhered to laws and regulations.
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Cabinet unveils measures to stabilize job market in face of downward pressure on economy
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steps to establish an early warning mechanism for large-scale la
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In a statement released after an executive meeting on July 31, the State Council said the country is facing pressure to create mor
e jobs, and stronger measures must be adopted to stabilize growth and promote entrepreneurship.上海夜生活女神会所
It also called for stronger efforts to break barriers hindering the development of market enti
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ning mechanism for large-scale layoffs and unemployment risks will be established.
More than 7.37 million urban jobs were created in the first half of the year－two-thirds上海夜生活女神会所
of the annual target－according to the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security.
In the first half, the surveyed unemployment rate remained stable at 5.1 per
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China’s economic growth slowed to 6.2 percent in the second quarter, its weakest pace in a
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Delivering a government work report in March, Premier Li Keqiang pledged to pursue an employment-first policy with
full force. The country would implement a vocational skills training initiative, and allocat
Tao said “it is not difficult to do good deed. What’s challenging is to k
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that Wuhan Asia Heart Hospital’s efforts will help cure more patients and make their dreams come true.上海夜生活
Medical programs organized by Wuhan Asia Heart Hospital have provided heart operations
for 40,000 children and teenagers from a number of regions including Guizhou province, Ningxia Hui autono
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genital heart disease patients who come from impoverished families have benefitted from free heart surgeries.
By the end of 2019, the hospital aims to see its 10,000th patient, whose life will be greatly improved by the heart surgery.
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ear, according to a report by the World Intellectual Property Organization on Wednesday.
The Global Innovation Index (GII) 2019 ranked 129 economies based on 80 indicators, including traditional mea上海夜生活女神会所
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China remained in first place in quality of innovation among middle-income economies for t
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ls, trademarks and industrial designs by origin, as well as high-technology and creative goods exports. The co
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This year’s report named Switzerland as the world’s most innovative country, follow
ed by Sweden, the United States of America, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom.上海夜生活女神会所
The US, China and Germany had the most leading science and technology clusters, the repo
rt noted, while Shenzhen-Hong Kong and Beijing were among the global top five clusters.上海夜生活
Over the past 40 years, China has built “a first-class intellectual property system and infrast
上海夜生活女神会所ructure with repeated messages from the leadership of the importance of in
tellectual property”, said the WIPO Director-General Francis Gurry in a previous China Daily report.
ting from these problematic patches can be contained and treated. As of Tuesday, all
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Meanwhile, the herbal patch program has been called off and the hospital will contin
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In addition, the provincial traditional Chinese medicine administration will e
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China will step up the establishment of a credit-based market regulation mechanism to stimulate acts of good faith and punish acts of bad faith.
T 上海夜生活he mechanism should cover the whole life cycle of market entities wit
h cross-sectoral, inter-agency and trans-regional regulation, said Lian Weiliang, deputy dir
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Strict penalties, including market access restrictions, and even permanent exclusi
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Institutional violations in key sectors which threaten public security and interests and
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re the underlying reasons why some market players chose to cross the line frequently, Lian s
aid. The mechanism will improve the efficiency of inspection, promote fair competition and reduce transaction costs.
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d technologies such as big data to regulate over acts of bad faith more effectively.
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ack. Their mobile phone was powered off and the grandparents lost contact with them on July 7.
上海夜生活The girl’s father contacted Liang on July 4 upon learning that the grandpar
ents had let the girl go. Liang sent him photos and videos of the girl. He also saw the girl’s
photos on Liang’s WeChat Moments. He got suspicious when he found Liang deleting his WeChat M上海夜生活品茶微信
oments. When he asked Liang where they were, Liang first said Xiamen, then Ningbo, then Wenzhou.
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n they talked by mobile phone. The father said her emotional state was stable.
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off. The father proposed that he would pick the girl up by car but was rejected. He asked Liang to take a tax
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The girl’s father said they didn’t ask him for money when he urged them to bring the girl back.上海夜生活品茶微信
On July 8, the family reported the case to the police.
Surveillance video shows that the girl appeared at a hotel door in a scenic spot in Xiangshan co上海夜生活
unty in Ningbo at 5:25 pm on July 7. The two tenants and the girl appeared on a road in Xiangshan county at 7:1
上海夜生活8 pm. At 10:20 pm, the two tenants appeared on surveillance video without the girl. At 11:01 pm, they took a taxi and left.
In the early morning of July 8, the corpses of the two tenants were found at Dongqian
Lake in Ningbo. The two were tied together by clothes, according to Metropolitan Express.上海夜生活
The Beijing News contacted the taxi driver. The driver said they got off at a cros
sroad near Dongqian Lake scenic spot. During the one-hour ride, they didn’t speak to each other.
Liang, a Guangdong native, had left his hometown for 15 or 16 years. His relatives didn’t know what he had been doin
g for these years. He had a boy and a girl with his ex-wife. The children hadn’t seen their father for 10 years.
Xie, a Guangdong native, had borrowed a lot of money from her siblings
previously and lost contact with them since then, according to Beijing Youth Daily.
The 6th Sino-Si上海夜生活ngapore Knowledge Forum (SSKF) commenced with a grand opening in Four Seasons Hotel on Aug 24, with a special focus on the coll
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ovation in the new era of China’s all-round opening up of its market. This was the first time for SSKF, which in上海夜生活
augurated in 2013, to be held in Singapore after five successful years of forums in Guangzhou.
上海夜生活Being the flagship project of Sino-Singapore Guangzhou Knowledge City (SSGKC), the annual event of
SSKF is currently the only high-level forum taking turns to being held in China and Singapore. It is also the strategic dialogue pl
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This year’s distinguished keynote speakers who delivered the opening addresses include Ong Ye Kung, Singapore Education Minister and co-chair
person of the Singapore-Guangdong Collaboration Council; Ma Xingrui, governor of Guangdong province and Zho
u Yawei, director-general of Sino-Singapore Guangzhou Knowledge City administrative committee. Zhong M
anying, commercial minister counselor of Embassy of China in Singapore attended the forum.
Ong Ye Kung hoped for SS上海夜生活品茶微信KF to continue to serve as a high-end strate
gic dialogue platform for Singapore-Guangdong cooperation, positioning SSGKC to be one
上海夜生活品茶微信of the leading projects among Sino-Singapore bilateral collaborations with its uniqueness in software cooperation.
Zhou Yawei also recognized SSGKC’s achievement of transforming itself into a large-scale and high-profile city of technol
ogy and innovation. SSKF has also earned its credit of bridging ideas and minds in the past years. SSGKC is be
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Themed “Forging New Frontiers – All-round Opening Up and Innovation-driven Development”, this year’s forum aims
to tap on the collective intelligence of think tank experts and business leaders from China and Singapore, to exp
lore hot trending topics and embark on panel discussions regarding the future collaborations and developments be
tween China and Singapore. An estimate of 250 guests from Singapore and China have attended the Forum.
Two thematic panel sessions took place right after the opening ceremony and the sessions were themed respectively as “The Co
llaboration and Development Strategies between China and Singapore in the New Era of All-Round Opening up” an
d “High Quality Development, Reform and Innovation”. Invited guests from China and Singapore adopted a three-pr
ding officials w上海夜生活品茶微信ho are clean, responsible and loyal to the Party.
Xi called for improving the oversight system of the Party to exercise strict discipline in cases of misconduct and allo
wing deserving Party members and leading officials to exercise initiative and creativity to make new achievements.
He stressed that staying true to the founding mission of the Party depends mainly on leading officials at various lev
els, particularly senior officials, and urged them to take the lead in the ongoing education campaign.
The latest campaign comes at a time the Party sees as a critical year of development.
China is less than two years away from finishing building a moderately prosperous society in all respects.
ment with the mu上海夜生活品茶微信nicipal government of Yiwu, a city in East China’s Zhejiang province, known for manufacturing and exp
orting small commodities, to help Chinese wares gain more exposure to the rest of the world.
The tie-up will focus on digitizing trade infrastructure and developing additional trade flows for the city. The venture also plan
s to work on innovations in trade finance and establish a smart logistics hub there, a joint news release said.
“While Yiwu brings together buyers from around the world, Alibaba’s platforms also bring together millions of merchants and
hundreds of millions of consumers,” Alibaba Chief Executive Officer Daniel Zhang said at a launch ceremony on We
dnesday. “The synergy of the two ecosystems will create value for our communities of users.”
filmmakers sho上海夜生活品茶微信uld work harder toward developing new film genres and raising the quality of their storytelling to draw back audiences to the cinema.
“When I started to work in the film sector in 2001, China’s annual box-
office takings were less than 900 million yuan. The figure expanded to 60.9 billion yuan in 2
018. We should keep this (earlier) momentum going despite 2019 looking like a difficult year,” Yu says.
And huddling for warmth has become one of the main themes of the festival forums this year.
Fan Luyuan, chairman of tech giant Alibaba Group’s film subsidiary Alibaba Pictures, say
s Chinese filmmakers should get together to enhance cooperation and combat economic risks.
Instead of investing alone in big-budget films, as in the past, most studios now prefer to joi
n forces to co-finance them, echoes Jiang Ping, general manager of the China Film Group.
For instance, Shanghai Fortress, one of the most anticipated science-fi
ction movies after The Wandering Earth-a game changer in the film genre in China-has s
o far drawn 12 companies on board, with five involved in coproduction and the other seven in co-distribution.
ie and the trust they shared allowed him to capture, in hundreds of photographs and four music video