To encourage them to move, Guizhou authorities have used a better schooling for their children as bait,” said Zhang Qing of Guizhou’s provincial Education Department.
“More than 130,000 children will be enrolled in the 1,600 preschool facilities and primary and secondary schools near their urban s
ettlements. Also, 333 nurseries and junior high schools will be built to enroll some 50,000 relocated children,” Zhang added.
To promote educational development and cultivate more high-quality teachers in the country’s central and w
estern regions, China launched a State-level training program for rural primary and middle school teachers in 2010.
Primary school teachers in Guizhou have joined the training at Beijing Normal University.
In September 2014, President Xi Jinping met with teachers from Guizhou who were r
eceiving training at Beijing Normal University. The group of teachers later wrote a letter to Xi.
In a letter of reply to the Guizhou teachers, Xi asked them to lead education reform in poor areas.
le growth of the economy, he said, adding that the positive factors for economic growth are increasing.
Noting that the uncertainties in the global economic environment are also rising and there remai
n downward pressures on the domestic economy, Li called for both attention and confidence from the entrepreneurs.
Related departments should follow the guidance of Xi Jinping Though
t on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era, invigorate the market thro
ugh deepening reform and opening-up and ensure the stable growth of the economy, Li said.
He said that tax reduction is the key to improving the business environm
ent and invigorating the market, which will not only stabilize growth and employment bu
t also encourage companies to invest more in innovation for long-term development.
sustained sense of security, Xi said.Beijing blasts US Congress for Taiwan defense bill
Xi called for reforms in public security work and said big data should be used as a major engine to promote innovation in the sector. More
measures for higher-quality services should be implemented to give the public a substantial sense of fulfillment, he added.
While demanding that high discipline be exercised within the public security forc
es, Xi said there will be zero tolerance for violations of laws and Party discipline.
He also urged Party committees at all levels to suppo
Beijing resolutely opposes the United States House of Representatives for passing a bill on Tues
day to bolster Taiwan’s defense capability, calling it “boorish interference” in China’s domestic affairs.
Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang made the comment on Wedn
esday after the House voted to pass a nonbinding resolution reaffirming the US commitment to Taiwan. It also backed the
so-called Taiwan Assurance Act of 2019, which supports Taiwan increasing its defense spending.
rt public security staff in exercising power and fulfilling their responsibilities in accordance with the law.
And the challenges of environmental protection and climate change were add
ressed, including the need to enhance our cooperation to implement the Paris Agreement.
President Xi’s commitment to ecological development and the pursuit of harmony between man and nature are important st
eps. hope the message in President Xi’s speech is taken seriously by everyone constructing buildings, homes and roads in
China, and they do so in a way that respects nature and protects local ecology.
As leader of the world’s second-largest economy, people within the People’s Republic of Chin
a will take notice, as will those around the world, thus furthering the cause of ecological protection.
Xi will serve to inspire businesses and young people in China to join the cause.
in Escondido. Their conditions have not been disclosed so far.
A spokesperson for Palomar Medical Center confirmed they received four patients, declining to give any more details.
The synagogue was hosting a Passover holiday celebratio
n at 11 a.m. on Saturday, according to a post on its Facebook page.
A large group of congregants had gathered behind the temple following the shooting, said Sgt. Aaron Meleen of the San D
iego County Sheriff’s Department. It was unclear so far how many people were attending services.
Some children were initially reported missing, he said, but they have been found.
“As you can imagine, it was an extremely chaotic scene with people running everywhere when we got here,” he told reporters.
through Sri Lanka on Sunday has risen to 359, according to a police report released
on Wednesday. While mourning alongside Sri Lankans, the world community needs to shore up greater reso
lve and build a broader consensus to counter extremism and terrorism worldwide.
The terrorist attacks in various locations in the South Asian country o
n the same day must have required a lot of planning, and i
t is believed they were the result of collaboration between domestic and overseas extremists.
This series of terrorist attacks follows the attacks on two mosques in Christc
hurch, New Zealand, and both tragedies should not only sound the alarm but also rally the
international community to eliminate the terrorist and extremist elements in civil societies.
piece of the Mei School, Wan Ruixing, renowned Peking Opera composer and player of the jingh
u (a high-pitched two-stringed fiddle used in Peking Opera), said the Cheng School’s sorrowful tunes a
nd slow rhythm also could be a decent interpretation of concubine Yu’s tragic fate.
“There are more tragedies in the Cheng School’s plays and the characte
r of Yu and her deep sorrow in the legendary story meet very well with the featu
res of the Cheng School,” said Wan, who is also responsible for the new play’s method of singi
ng tunes.A former actress from the China National Peking Opera Company, Zhang has performed in sellout shows acros
s China, including a solo show at the Great Hall of the People in 2007. In 2015, Zhang made her US debut at Lincoln Ce
A travel rush is expected for the upcoming May Day holiday, a
s air tickets and high-speed railway tickets on multiple routes were sold out, while ho
mestay hotels at destinations including Beijing and Shanghai were fully booked.
While only one week away, the May Day holiday this year is extended to fo
ur days – one day more than last year – and will see a travel craze comparable to that ty
pically seen during China’s Spring Festival, a traditional holiday for family reunion.
According to Qunar, one of China’s largest online travel agencies, quite a few people chose to take a few days off before or af
ter the May 1 to 4 holiday, so that they can enjoy a journey lasting upwards to nine days.
The travel rush is expected to come as early as April 27, and will reach a climax on April 29 and 30.
ting the spirit of December’s Central Economic Work Conference.
Macro policies should be stable, micro policies should be flexible and social policies should guarantee the basic needs of the grassroots
people, the statement said. Macro policies should focus on promoting high-quality growth and stimulating market vitality.
The importance of manufacturing’s high-quality development in stabilizing economic growt
h was stressed. Traditional industries should be guided to upgrade, and new industries should grow stronger.
The development of small and medium-sized companies and private businesses should be supported through measures like s
peeding up the supply-side structural reform of finance and providing better loan services, the stat
ement said. It also reaffirmed that houses should be used for living rather than for profit.
Reform should be further deepened and opening-up boosted, and forei
gn capital should have bigger access to the Chinese market. Poverty reduction is a key meas
ure of building a moderately prosperous society in all respects, which must be achieved by the end of next y
better short-term memory and faster reaction times compared with the control group, acco