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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 S5元5包微信红包接龙群419论坛
alvini. The League party had formed a coalition with Conte’s Five Star Movement.
5元5包微信红包接龙群419论坛The two coalition partners have been at odds on most issues since they joined forces to run the country last year. Salv
ini, whose popularity has been soaring, wants Italians to go to the polls quickly, possibly as early as October.5元5包微信红包接龙群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 t5元5包微信红包接龙群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.5元5包微信红包接龙群419论坛
Local governments told to provide accurate information to authorities
Authorities have found a series of problems5元5包微信红包接龙群419论坛女神会所
while carrying out the third national land survey, warning local gover
nments and natural resource departments to fulfill their responsibilities.
5元5包微信红包接龙群419论坛The problems were outlined on Friday by the Ministry of Natural Resources and the central
government supervision team, and involved 20 provinces, municipalities and autonomous regions.
In Qinghai province, for example, local natural resources department and sup5元5包微信红包接龙群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 carr5元5包微信红包接龙群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 a5元5包微信红包接龙群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.5元5包微信红包接龙群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.
?State Council’s Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office, said the central government supported t
he actions of Hong Kong police to arrest the rioters.5元5包微信红包接龙群419论坛女神会所
Xu said the violence at the airport Tuesday night was particularly shocking.
“Recently, the radical violators in Hong Kong have completely breached the bottom line of l5元5包微信红包接龙群419论坛
aw, morality and humanity. Their flagrant acts of serious violent crimes in public are shocking and chill
ing,” her statement read. “Their violence was an extreme contempt for the rule of law, which has seriously damaged H
5元5包微信红包接龙群419论坛女神会所ong Kong’s international image and hurt the feelings of compatriots on the mainland.”
She said such violent crimes must be severely punished according to law.
“We firmly support the Hong Kong police force and the judiciary in carrying out re
solute and strict justice and bringing criminals to justice as soon as possible,” she said.5元5包微信红包接龙群419论坛
Shortly after being discharged from Princess Margaret Hospital in Hong Kong on Wednesday, Fu Guohao, the beate
n reporter from the Beijing-based Global Times, said he did not have serious injuries.5元5包微信红包接龙群419论坛女神会所
Fu, with some bruises on his face, said he still loves Hong Kong and is grateful for the public’s care.
The Global Times sent Fu to Hong Kong to cover the mass protests there. He had his hands and legs tied up and was abuse
d by a group of radicals at the airport on Tuesday night, as those in the mob suspected he was a fake journalist.5元5包微信红包接龙群419论坛
In a statement, the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progre
ss of Hong Kong, the city’s largest political party, said that what the protesters did to Fu
was “reckless” and tainted Hong Kong’s reputation in the international community.5元5包微信红包接龙群419论坛女神会所
The Federation of Trade Unions, the city’s largest union, also denounce
d the violence, saying that what the rioters did was lawless and in defiance of the city’s rul
e of law and moral and ethics. They were the shame of Hong Kong, the statement said.5元5包微信红包接龙群419论坛
Hong Kong police arrested five men at the airport on Tuesday night on suspicion of of
fenses including unlawful assembly, possession of offensive weapons and assaulting5元5包微信红包接龙群419论坛女神会所
police officers, according to Mak Chin-ho, assistant commissioner of the Hong Kong police.
?stand up to stop such farce and safeguard international economic order.This pict
5元5包微信红包接龙群419论坛女神会所ure released from DPRK’s official Korean Central News Agency on August 11, 2019, shows DPRK top leader Kim J
ong Un (seated) supervising the test-fire of a new weapon at an undisclosed location.
Kim expressed “great satisfaction” over the testing firings, which verif5元5包微信红包接龙群419论坛
ied that the new weapon system performs as designed, according to the KCNA report.
5元5包微信红包接龙群419论坛This was the DPRK’s fifth launch of projectiles since July 25th.
China Shouguang vegetable price index, a barometer of the cou
ntry’s vegetable market, rose 6.21 percent to 108.41 points on Sunday.
The closely-watched vegetable price index was published daily by the city of Shouguang, Shan5元5包微信红包接龙群419论坛女神会所
dong province, China’s major vegetable production base and its vegetable distribution and price-setting center.
5元5包微信红包接龙群419论坛The index was approved by the Ministry of Commerce in 2010 and first published on Apri
l 20, 2011 to offer more timely and accurate reference for vegetable growers and traders.
Chinese residents saw their per capita disposable income surge by nearly 60 times5元5包微信红包接龙群419论坛女神会所
during the past seven decades thanks to the country’s steady economic expansion.
5元5包微信红包接龙群419论坛The per capita disposable income stood at about 49.7 yuan in 1949, and
topped 28,200 yuan ($4,030) in 2018, registering a growth of over 59 times f
actoring in inflation, a report from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) showed.5元5包微信红包接龙群419论坛
The steady income growth also led to continuous increases in consump
tion spending. Chinese residents’ per capita consumption spen女神会所ding surged from 88.2 y5元5包微信红包接龙群419论坛
uan in 1956 to 19,853 yuan in 2018, growing 28.5 times in real terms, NBS data showed.
?Kim Jong Un, top leader of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), has guided the test-fire of an
other new weapon, the official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported Sunday.5元5包微信红包接龙群419论坛女神会所
When inspecting the new weapon at a launching site on Saturday, Kim sa
id that the new weapon, which was developed to suit the “terrain condition” of the coun
try, has “advantageous tactical character different to the existing weapon systems,” it said.
On Friday the Foreign Ministry rejected the United States’ labeling China as “a thuggish regime”, saying Washington has confo
unded right with wrong in an attempt to conceal the fact it interferes in China’s domestic affairs5元5包微信红包接龙群419论坛
The spokesperson of the US State Department was astonished to claim the job of American diplomats was to meddle with t
5元5包微信红包接龙群419论坛品茶微信he domestic affairs of other countries, the ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said in a statement.
“Can the world be at peace with the way the US operates?” Hua asked in the statement.
Hua’s comments came as US State Department spokeswoman Morgan Ortagus on Thursday called China a “thuggish regime” for disclosing pho5元5包微信红包接龙群419论坛品茶微信
tographs and personal details of a US diplomat who met with major leaders of the “Hong Kong Independence” activist groups.
The US State Department spokesperson should look at her own words and behaviors instead of using media reports to hit
5元5包微信红包接龙群419论坛out at the government of another country, Hua said, adding US interference in Hong Kong affairs has arous
ed resolute opposition and strong indignation from the Chinese people, including Hong Kong compatriots.
She urged the US side to observe international law and basic norms governing intern5元5包微信红包接龙群419论坛
ational relations, and stop meddling in Hong Kong affairs and interfering in China’s domestic affairs.
5元5包微信红包接龙群419论坛品茶微信The Office of the Commissioner of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the H
ong Kong Special Administrative Region also said on its website that the labeling is a b
latant slander against China, which has confounded right with wrong and again exposed US gangster logic and hegemonic thinking.5元5包微信红包接龙群419论坛
The spokesperson said that instead of repenting of and stopping its arb
5元5包微信红包接龙群419论坛品茶微信itrary interference in Hong Kong affairs, which are China’s domestic affairs, the US side
has made venomous and unfounded allegations against the Chinese government
for the leak of the information. It perceives China with malice, which again reveals its dark mentality.
The SAR government, in a statement issued at around 6 pm on Sunday, said Hong Kong will descend to a d
5元5包微信红包接龙群419论坛angerous tipping point if such blatant lawlessness and violence, which is beyond freedom of expression, were condoned.
Hong Kong saw two very different crowds on Saturday afternoon. On was made up of 90,000 people who assembled peacefully in Victoria Park in Causeway Bay.5元5包微信红包接龙群419论坛
Observers called the peaceful, positive rally, the third of its type since mid-June, the silent majority’s answer to the radica
lism and violence mounted by protesters who have repeatedly thrown the city into chaos. Two earlier rallies saw a
5元5包微信红包接龙群419论坛女神会所bout 480,000 people voicing their shared aspirations of restoring peace and harmony to the city.
The damp lawns of Victoria Park were packed with participants. At one point in the pub
lic rally, youngsters took the stage to remove their masks to reveal their identities in stark contrast to masked radicals.5元5包微信红包接龙群419论坛
Emma Chan Ming-kwan took her 13-year-old son to the rally in hopes of teaching him “to tell right from wrong”.
“Biased school education and media reports have failed to warn youngsters about the consequences of violence,” she said.
5元5包微信红包接龙群419论坛女神会所A 46-year-old Hong Kong resident of Italian origin who gave his name as Renato said he attended to support Hong Kon
g police and the SAR government because he doesn’t agree with the behavior of unlawful protesters.
At about the same time in the Kowloon Peninsula, one of the city’s busiest business dist5元5包微信红包接龙群419论坛
ricts was almost completely paralyzed as thousands of protesters against a now-suspended extradition amen
dment bill ignored police warnings and blocked major roads, occupying a critical cross-harbor tunnel twice.
5元5包微信红包接龙群419论坛女神会所The area, comprising Tsim Sha Tsui and Mong Kok, is home to many luxury hotels, brand b
outiques and posh restaurants that are major attractions for locals and tourists.
On Sunday, radicals spread the violence and vandalism to Tseung Kwan O
in East New Territories and the western and central part of Hong Kong Island. In Ca5元5包微信红包接龙群419论坛女神会所
useway Bay, two police vehicles were set upon by masked protesters who attemp
ted to blind officers with flashlights and laser pens. Some protesters van
dalized Golden Bauhinia Square, where the flag-raising ceremony is held every day, in Wan Chai.
?of Agricultural Sciences, said that with sharp declines in the supply of
pork in China, domestic pork consumption has declined since the second half of last year.
Zhu predicted a further decline in production and consu5元5包微信红包接龙群419论坛女神会所
5元5包微信红包接龙群419论坛mption this year, and a gap of 5 to 10 percent between supply and demand.
“As an alternative to pork, poultry will see a noticeable increase in
supply in the next two years, which will ease shortages in pork supplies,” he said.
Pork accounts for more than 60 percent of meat production in China5元5包微信红包接龙群419论坛
, said Xin Guochang, an information monitoring official at the ministry.
Authorities have been adapting swine fever controls and prevention measures since late last year to effectively contain the infec5元5包微信红包接龙群419论坛女神会所
tious disease, which has a high mortality rate for pigs but is not transmittable to humans, Xin said at the Gl
obal Pig Industry Conference hosted by the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences in Beijing on Thursday.
5元5包微信红包接龙群419论坛For example, all hogs within 3 kilometers of farms where swine fever had been verified used to be slaughtered for dise
ase prevention and control. Now, more sophisticated calculations are made to determine the area targeted for s
laughter so that farmers without infected animals are more easily able to maintain production, he said.5元5包微信红包接龙群419论坛女神会所
The government has been transparent in disclosing information about swi
ne fever outbreaks, Xin said. “But it cannot be entirely ruled out that some pig farmers fa
5元5包微信红包接龙群419论坛女神会所iled to report outbreaks to authorities, according to regulations, for various reasons,” he added.
Li Shuilong, president of the China Meat Association, said that although African swine fever has caused serious damage to the
country’s pork sector, it has also provided a good opportunity for the domestic industry to upgrade operations an5元5包微信红包接龙群419论坛女神会所
d address problems such as poor sanitation conditions and overuse of vaccines and drugs.
?economy, Council of Foreign Relations staff members James McBride and
Andrew Chatzky wrote in a backgrounder published recently on the website of the US think tank.5元5包微信红包接龙群419论坛
While some are skeptical about the G20’s usefulness, they said, many5元5包微信红包接龙群419论坛
5元5包微信红包接龙群419论坛observers point out that its membership is more representative of the current internat
ional balance of power than other blocs formed earlier like the G7, which came into being in 1976.5元5包微信红包接龙群419论坛
The G20 initially focused on broad macroeconomic policy, but ha
s expanded its ambit, McBride and Chatzky wrote. Last year’s summit in Argentina focused on f
air and sustainable development, while the previous one in Germany addressed issues including corruption, mon5元5包微信红包接龙群419论坛品茶微信
ey laundering, and international tax havens. At the 2016 summit in China, President Xi Jinping and US President Ba
rack Obama formally announced their countries’ accession to the Paris 5元5包微信红包接龙群419论坛品茶微信Agreement on combating climate change.
As part of the preparations for the Osaka G20 summit, the world’s leading think tanks5元5包微信红包接龙群419论坛品茶微信
Focusing largely on standards and regulations, both crucial to a firm’s generic value chain, the report found however that when authorities take steps to reduce compliance costs, the competitiveness of SMEs is greatly improved.
It also underlined an important shift which is seeing more and more developing countries setting voluntary sustainability standards (known as VSS, these are set by businesses and NGOs) which govern international trade together with public standards and regulations.
Findings show that while 75 percent of VSS originate in countries belonging to the Organisation for Economic Cooperation
and Development, over a third of new voluntary standards are thought up in developing countries, up from eight percent in 1990.
The outlook also outlined that many regions across the world can increase their export potential “by directing regulatory efforts to boost SME competitiveness.”
In the Middle East and North Africa region for example, researchers found there is large untapped export opportunity in the fresh and processed food sec
tor, while metal and basic manufacturing represent 28.4 percent of Eastern Europe and Central Asia’s unexploited export potential.
In China, ITC estimated that telephone sets have an unrealized export potential of more than $100 billion, while other prod
ucts including automatic data processing machines and parts and accessories for printers also have potential.
held a meeting in Tokyo on May 26-27 to work out policy recommendations for the leaders.
ow is the focus5元5包微信红包接龙群419论坛品茶微信 for Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience, an ong
oing exhibition at the National Museum of China that runs through Sept 22. Techn
icians have used cutting-edge technology to bring to life the work of the gifted artist through an all-encompassing pr
ojection display of images taken from more than 200 paintings and drawings from the artist’s oeuvre.
The 35-minute show is being staged inside a purpose-built rectangular box occ
upying a section of the spacious third-floor corridor of the National Museum of China.
The viewer first encounters Van Gogh through a space set out like a galler
y, in which the painter’s self-portraits are displayed on wall-mounted screens. Then the gal
lery changes into different scenes inspired by Van Gogh’s iconic works, where viewers “step inside” these fam
iliar landscapes. One moment, viewers are surrounded by blossoming almond trees, while the next, they watch cr
ows flying over expansive wheat fields. Overhead, a dreamy, starlit night sky unfolds.
In recent years, Van Gogh has been the subject of many popular interactive exhibitions at home and abroad, where digital t
echnology rather than the original paintings are used to offer an insight into the painter’s life and art.
The safety of mountaineers in China’s recently concluded Qomola
ngma climbing season, which saw 241 climbers scale the peak from the Chinese side, was ensured throu
gh good management practices, the government of the Tibet autonomous region said on Friday.
Twelve Chinese mountaineers, 21 Chinese guides, 94 foreign mountaineers and 108 Sherpa guides
made it to the summit from April 10 to May 30, according to the Tibet Mountaineering Association.
Two alpinists, however, have become the victims on the north face of the
mountain in Tibet’s Dingri county, resulting from the extreme physical demands.
“Mountaineering is a high-risk sport, and safety is the priority,” said Pema Trinley, the association’s deputy director.