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Chinese officials and experts have urged politicians in the United States to stop using the situat
ion in Hong Kong as a bargaining chip for negotiations or as leverage for fueling competition with Beijing.5元5包微信红包接龙群乌托邦品茶微信
Senior politicians such as US Vice-President Mike Pence and House Speaker Nancy Pel
osi have spoken out on or pushed legislation concerning the recent violent protests in the city.5元5包微信红包接龙群乌托邦品茶微信
Pence angered China on Monday by telling the Detroit Economic Club that “for the Un
ited States to make a deal with China”, Beijing needs to “respect the integrity of Hong Kong’s laws”.
5元5包微信红包接龙群乌托邦”Our administration will continue to urge Beijing to act in a humanitarian manner,” Pence added.
In response, the Foreign Ministry’s Commissioner’s Office in the Hong Kong Special A
dministrative Region said on Tuesday that China resolutely opposes any country attempting to “take Hong Kong’s s5元5包微信红包接龙群乌托邦
tability and prosperity as well as the well-being of more than 7 million Hong Kong residents as a bargaining chip”.
“Do not daydream about China making a deal using its territorial sovereignty and national reunification,” an unnamed spokesperson5元5包微信红包接龙群乌托邦品茶微信
said in a statement, calling for a halt to intervention in China’s domestic affairs, including Hong Kong affairs.
On Aug 6, Pelosi said in a written statement that “the extraordinary outpourin
5元5包微信红包接龙群乌托邦品茶微信g of courage from the people of Hong Kong stands in stark contrast to a cowardly government”, and she reite
rated her call for suspending “future sales of munitions and crowd control equipment to the Hong Kong police force”.
?make another check on prisoners who are on suicide watch.
Online media registration for the second China International Import Expo opened on Friday.5元5包微信红包接龙群乌托邦女神会所
The registration system at media.ciie.org will be accessible until September 30.
When registering for a media pass, foreign journalists who will be travelling to China to cover the event need to spe
5元5包微信红包接龙群乌托邦cify their outlet in the “foreign media organizations” listing under the media organization category, and select the “for
eigners for temporary stay in China” option when entering their personal information.
After signing up online, the system will generate a confirmation letter f5元5包微信红包接龙群乌托邦
or foreign journalists to apply for a J-2 visa at Chinese embassies, consulates or visa age
5元5包微信红包接龙群乌托邦女神会所ncies authorized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China in their countries.
Resident foreign journalists in China will also need to register in the system, and selec
t the “foreigners for permanent stay in China” option when filling out their information.5元5包微信红包接龙群乌托邦
Epstein was housed in the Special Housing Unit, even as guards are requir
5元5包微信红包接龙群乌托邦女神会所ed to remove prisoners on suicide watch from the unit, according to a Twitter post by Preet Bharara, a former US
Attorney for the Southern District of New York. The SHU separates inmates such as accused sex of
fenders deemed likely to be harmed by other prisoners from the general population.5元5包微信红包接龙群乌托邦
Epstein had been confined to the correctional center while he appealed a district judge’s refusal to let him
live under 24-hour guard in his opulent townhouse on Manhattan’s Upper East Side
capital flows and realize the free flow of goods, according to the plan.
5元5包微信红包接龙群乌托邦The area will be built into a special economic function zone with global influ
ence and competitiveness, to better serve the country’s overall opening-up strategy, it says.
5元5包微信红包接龙群乌托邦By 2025, the Lingang area will have a relatively mature institutional system of investment and trade liberalization and faci
litation. By 2035, it will be built into a special economic function zone with strong global market influence and co
mpetitiveness, becoming an important platform for the country to integrate into economic globalization.5元5包微信红包接龙群乌托邦
The addition of the Lingang area is a major strategic decision made by the Communist Party of China Central Co
mmittee to further opening up, Vice Commerce Minister Wang Shouwen told a press conference Tuesday.5元5包微信红包接龙群乌托邦品茶微信
It also demonstrates China’s clear stand to adhere to all-round opening up in the new era an
d an important measure taken to actively lead the healty development of economic globalization, Wang said.
5元5包微信红包接龙群乌托邦An institutional system with “investment and trade liberalization at its core” will be established in the area, Wang said.
It will be supported in promoting investment and trade liberalization and facilit
ation, including free flow of investment, trade, capital, transportation and employment, the plan says.5元5包微信红包接龙群乌托邦品茶微信
According to the plan, a tax system and policy with international competitiveness will be implemented in the area.
Income tax shall be levied at a reduced rate of 15 percent within five years fro
m establishment for qualified enterprises engaged in manufacturing and R&D in ke5元5包微信红包接龙群乌托邦
y fields including integrated circuits, artificial intelligence, biomedicine and civil aviation, says the plan.
China will study and implement subsidy policies for the balance of personal i
ncome tax on overseas talents, and explore tax policy arrangements for pilot fr5元5包微信红包接龙群乌托邦品茶微信
ee trade accounts under the prerequisite that they do not lead to tax base erosion and profit shifting, it says.
The area will improve risk prevention and safety supervision and s
et up an open industrial system with global competitiveness, according to the plan.
The white paper gave outer space and cyberspace the same weight as the nucl
ear force in China’s national security, calling them “the major security fields”.5元5包微信红包接龙群乌托邦
With its goal of developing outer space for peaceful pur
5元5包微信红包接龙群乌托邦品茶微信poses, China actively took part in international cooperation in outer space, it said.
It listed cyberspace security as a “key area for national security, economic growth
and social development” and said China is facing severe security threats from cyberspace.5元5包微信红包接龙群乌托邦
Boris Johnson has won the United Kingdom’s leadership election 92,153 vo
tes to 46,656, becoming prime minister and leader of the ruling Conservative Party.5元5包微信红包接龙群乌托邦品茶微信
Johnson had been widely expected to win ever since Theresa May, the nation’s outgoing prime minister, announced on May 24
that she was resigning following heavy criticism of her handling of the UK’s exit from the European Union.
5元5包微信红包接龙群乌托邦In a short but impassioned acceptance spee
ch, Johnson thanked his leadership opponent Jeremy Hunt and May. He said that the p
arty will “deliver Brexit, reunite the country and defeat” the leader of the opposition Labour Party Jeremy Corbyn.
“That’s what we are going to do,” Johnson sai5元5包微信红包接龙群乌托邦品茶微信
d. “We know that we can do it, the people in our country know that we can do it, and I know that we will do it.”
Johnson and Hunt were the last people standing in the leadership battle that had initially involv
5元5包微信红包接龙群乌托邦ed 10 hopefuls and was ultimately decided in a postal vote open to the party’s 160,000 members.
Johnson takes over as party leader immediately and will be sworn in as prime minister on Wednesday.
He was an outspoken critic of May and says he will take the UK out of the EU on Oct 31, with or without a deal with the political bloc.5元5包微信红包接龙群乌托邦品茶微信
Following the result, May congratulated Johnson and said he will have her “full support from the back benches”.
“Many congratulations to Boris Johnson on being elected leader of the Conservatives－we now need to work togethe5元5包微信红包接龙群乌托邦品茶微信
r to deliver a Brexit that works for the whole UK and to keep Jeremy Corbyn out of government,” she wrote on Twitter.
Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage wrote on social media: “I wish Boris Johnson well as Prime Minis
ter with his do or die pledge to deliver Brexit on Oct 31. Does he have the courage to deliver?”
?not repeat its mistakes or even “play with fire” over the is
sues, Wang said, warning it against attempts to create new trouble for Sino-US ties.5元5包微信红包接龙群乌托邦品茶微信
Ma Xiaoguang, spokesman for the State Council Taiwan Affairs Office, sa
5元5包微信红包接龙群乌托邦id the transit is an attempt by Tsai and the Democratic Progressive Party to use fore
ign forces to challenge the one-China principle and disrupt cross-Straits peace and stability for political purposes.5元5包微信红包接龙群乌托邦品茶微信
No forces should underestimate China’s determination and ability to s
afeguard its national sovereignty and territorial integrity, Ma said in a news release.
5元5包微信红包接龙群乌托邦The Democratic Progressive Party has ignored the safety and wellbeing of
the people of Taiwan and has misjudged the situation by courting foreign support and s
erving as a pawn for foreign intervention in China’s domestic affairs, Ma said.5元5包微信红包接龙群乌托邦
China has sufficient policy tools and new measures to further optimize its fo
5元5包微信红包接龙群乌托邦品茶微信reign trade structure and deepen ties with new markets, especially those involved in the Be
lt and Road Initiative, in the second half of the year, a senior customs official said on Friday.
“We face a series of challenges in achieving stable foreign trade growth,” said Li K5元5包微信红包接龙群乌托邦
uiwen, spokesman for the General Administration of Customs, at a news briefing.
He made the comment after customs released the country’s trade dat5元5包微信红包接龙群乌托邦
a for the first half of the year. Foreign trade increased by 3.9 percent year-on-year, tot
5元5包微信红包接龙群乌托邦品茶微信aling 14.67 trillion yuan ($2.16 trillion), with exports growing by 6.1 percent year-on-year. Imports rose 1.4 pe
rcent, and the country’s trade surplus widened by 41.6 percent year-on-year to hit 1.23 trillion yuan during the same period.
Last year, foreign trade in the first half grew by 7.9 percent year-on-year, with exports rising 4.9 percent and imports up 11.5 percent.5元5包微信红包接龙群乌托邦
“The sector remains quite resilient” against the headwinds of Sino-US trade disputes and slowing global economic growth, he said.
Li also said that Sino-US trade frictions have had some impact on t5元5包微信红包接龙群乌托邦
he country’s foreign trade, but the impact is “largely controllable”. “Our foreign trade as a who
le continued to expand as the world remains optimistic about the potential of the Chinese market,” he said.
hing is especial5元5包微信红包接龙群乌托邦女神会所ly problematic in threatening to turn a trade war into a protracted and destru
5元5包微信红包接龙群乌托邦品茶微信ctive economic cold war,” Roach said. “Now, more than ever, a fragile world is in desperate need of political will and wisdom.”
Discussions between the Chinese and US trade teams are underway, said Vice-Minister of Commerce Wang Shouwen on Monday.5元5包微信红包接龙群乌托邦
Speaking at a news briefing, Wang said China supports necessary reform in the World Trade Organization to promote its authority and efficiency.5元5包微信红包接龙群乌托邦
“We hope the G20 summit could further build positive consensus on advocating for the5元5包微信红包接龙群乌托邦品茶微信
multilateral trading system and opposing unilateralism and protectionism.”
5元5包微信红包接龙群乌托邦The country will stick to open policies, building a free, fair, nondiscri
minatory, transparent, foreseeable and stable trade and investment environment, Wang said.
he Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in the Hong Kong SAR said in a stateme
nt: “Such savage acts were an outright provocation and trampling of the city’s rule of5元5包微信红包接龙群乌托邦品茶微信
law, which has gravely sabotaged Hong Kong’s social stability and cannot be tolerated.”
That office also expressed its firm support for the SAR government in dealing5元5包微信红包接龙群乌托邦品茶微信
with the violence in accordance with the law, safeguarding the rule of law and social o
rder and maintaining the city’s prosperity and stability in concert with sectors of the Hong Kong community.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Office of the Commissioner of the Ministry
of Foreign Affairs in the Hong Kong SAR joined the condemnation of violent protesters and blasted the “double standard” of forei
gn governments for using human rights and freedom as an excuse to intervene in Hong Kong’s internal affairs.
Responding to remarks by the United States, United Kingdom and the European
Union on the violent protest, a statement from the office urged them to stop interfering in China’s sovereignty and security and Hong Kong’s prosperity and stability.
Deploring the “selective ignorance” of foreign governments, the office que
stioned foreign governments’ hidden agenda for condoning violent criminals in the city.
pean countries faced increased challenges over financing after the international financial crisis.
5元5包微信红包接龙群乌托邦女神会所”However, Asian and European SMEs have their own advantages and are complementary,” Xie said.
“European countries have a relatively mature financial system, developed financial mar
kets and advanced technology and management, while Asian countries have big market potential and growing innovative capabilities.”5元5包微信红包接龙群乌托邦
Liu Qiang, vice-president of the Bank of China, said that it had created a services model for SMEs and c
ross-border SMEs and a special credit approval process responding to the risks and financing characteristics of SMEs.5元5包微信红包接龙群乌托邦
Laura Egoli, consul-general of Italy in Guangzhou, said her government had set up increased funding for SMEs, especially th
ose established by women and young entrepreneurs. In 2017, the government provided 45 million euros ($53.4 million) to support SMEs.
5元5包微信红包接龙群乌托邦女神会所Ma Xianghui, director general of the SME bureau under the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, said that to relieve the difficulties involved in SME financing, China would improve the laws governing SME development, promote cooperation between industry and finance, and promote the construction of a credit guarantee system for SMEs.
A total of 28 guests from China, Italy, Croatia, the Philippines, Thailand, Egypt, France, Indonesia and Malaysia shared their opinions at the summit.
5元5包微信红包接龙群乌托邦女神会所More than 300 officials from 23 countries and representatives from financial institutions attended the seminar.
The China SME Summit is another highlight of the fair. Its aim is to organize and mobilize society to support micro, small and medium enterprises.5元5包微信红包接龙群乌托邦女神会所
With the theme “new thinking, new motivation and new manufacturing,” the summit invited Chinese and South Africa officials, leading economists and representatives of entrepreneurs to exchange views on measures and achievements in supporting SME development.
Small and medium-sized enterprise fair draws eager participation of overseas players
South Africa’s Minister of Small Business Development, Lindiwe Zulu, said: “Many SMEs have pointed out that their growth and sustainability is hampered by a lack of access to markets in South Africa.
“We have made a commitment to facilitate market access for small businesses. Our participation at this year’s (fair) indicates our practical effort to take this commitment forward.”