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hina moved up three places to 14th among the world’s most innovative countries this

 上海会所year, 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, inclu 上海会所

ding traditional measurements such as research and development investments, international patent

 上海会所品茶微信and trademark applications, as well as newer indicators like mobile phone app creation and high-tech exports.

China remained in first place in quality of innovation among middle-income economies f

or the seventh consecutive year, according to the report, and achieved the top spot in patents, utility mo 上海会所品茶微信

dels, trademarks and industrial designs by origin, as well as high-technology and creative goods exports. The

country also ranked second only to the US in 18 of the top 100 science and technology clusters.

 上海会所This year’s report named Switzerland as the world’s most innovative country, followe

d by Sweden, the United States of America, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom.

The US, China and Germany had the most leading science and technology clusters, the rep 上海会所品茶微信

ort noted, while Shenzhen-Hong Kong and Beijing were among the global top five clusters.

Over the past 40 years, China has built “a first-class intellectual property system and infra

 上海会所structure with repeated messages from the leadership of the importance of

intellectual property”, said the WIPO Director-General Francis Gurry in a previous China Daily report.

hina has made huge improvements in safeguarding education and employment of disabled citi 上海会所品茶微信

zens, according to a white paper released by the State Council Information Office on Thursday.

The white paper, which reviews the country’s achievements

 上海会所品茶微信in welfare of the disabled since its founding 70 years ago, said it has done its utmos

t to ensure that compulsory and continue education are available to students with disabilities.

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hinese Deputy Cons上海夜网l in San Francisco Ren Faq

qiang agreed, saying that “America First” should mean shouldering more res

上海夜网女神会所ponsibilities and engaging in more international cooperation with other countries.

Mark Cohen, senior fellow at the Berkeley Center for Law and Technology, said after the forum that “what the presi

dent is saying is not the traditional ‘America First’. He’s saying that we need to think about whether these institutions th上海夜网

at were developed by the US at the end of World War II are now serving the best interests of the US.

上海夜网女神会所”If you are going to say the system I built no longer works so well for me, then you’ll have

to let go a little bit. I think that process hasn’t really been thought through so well in the US,” he said.

Cohen said it’s not as simple as saying every country looks after its

own priorities. “That may be true for a lot of smaller countries. It may be true even for lar上海夜网女神会所

ger countries that are still focusing on their development, but when you are a country that developed this whole global o

上海夜网rder after World War II, you are really talking about something different,” he said.

Judicial authorities in Yunnan province have decided to retry the high-profile case of

上海夜网女神会所Sun Xiaoguo, who received a death penalty for multiple crimes including rape and intentional injury but la

ter got his sentence reduced to 20 years in prison due to the wrongful application of laws.上海夜网

Sun was given the death sentence by the Kunming Intermediate People’s Court in 1998, and a year later the penalty was re

duced to a suspended death sentence with a two-year reprieve by the Yunnan High People’s Court.上海夜网女神会所

In 2007, the penalty was further cut to 20 years in prison for the same charges. However, Sun was freed in April 2010, which means上海夜网

that he actually stayed in prison for only 12 years and five months, according to details released on Friday.

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Beijing and Manila ag上海千花网ndly tiesister Luo Zhao

Countries will work together in order to manage South China Sea situation

上海千花网品茶微信hina and the Philippines agreed to maintain peace in the South China Sea and carr

y on friendly ties in the latest talks between their senior diplomats, Beijing said on Friday.

Vice-Foreign Minister Luo Zhaohui and Undersecretary of the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs Enrique A. Manalo上海千花网

held the 22nd China-Philippines diplomatic consultation in Manila on Tuesday, the first of its kind since the two c

ountries established ties of comprehensive strategic cooperation last year.

上海千花网The two countries agreed to hold the fifth meeting of the bilateral consultation mechanism on th

e South China Sea as soon as possible in China, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said

on Friday. The mechanism was established at the 20th diplomatic consultation in 2017.上海千花网品茶微信

They also agreed to work together to manage the situation at sea and promote joint dev

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pines will work together to promote discussions to reach a code of conduct in the South China Sea.

Both sides believed that the situation in the region is s上海千花网品茶微信

table in general, as a result of their joint efforts as well as those of other count

上海千花网ries in the region, and that the momentum for cooperation is increasing, the spokeswoman said.

Another important consensus the two countries gaine上海千花网品茶微信

d is that they should continue to deepen cooperation over the Belt and Road In

itiative and “be good neighbors, good friends and good partners forever”, Hua said.

上海千花网Both sides believed that the turn for the better made in bilateral ties in 2016 promoted comm

on development of the two countries as well as contributed to regional development and prosperity, she said.

Ties improved when Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte上海千花网品茶微信

visited China and the two countries issued a joint statement in October 2016 th

at said the two countries reaffirmed the importance of addressing their territorial disputes th

rough friendly consultations and negotiations by the sovereign states directly concerned.

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Such attempts are by n上海千花坊re colluding with foreign

 forces to interfere in China’s internal affairs, Hua said. She reiterated that any such interference is intolerable.

上海千花坊女神会所Hua’s statements came on the same day thousands of black-clad prot

esters occupied the arrival hall at Hong Kong International Airport, the world’s eighth-bus上海千花坊

iest airport, to stage a massive sit-in protest against the now-suspended extradition amendment bill. Aside from cha

上海千花坊nting slogans attacking the SAR government, protesters also distributed flyers inside the airport.

Hong Kong is at a risk for another violent protest on Saturday. A planned rally, in response to attacks at Yuen Long metro st

ation on July 21, when white-clad people assaulted commuters and passersby indiscriminately, was rejected by上海千花坊女神会所

the city’s police. However, there is concern that protesters will gather anyway.

Ireland had changed its travel status for Hong Kong to advise a “high degree of caution”, while Singapore, Japan and South

上海千花坊Korea called on its citizens to avoid areas where public gatherings are taking place and to follow local authorities’ advice.

The HKSAR’s Chief Secretary for Administration Matthew Cheung Kin-chung warned against taking part in the Saturday r

ally, as those joining in might be arrested for illegal assembly, punishable by heavy fines and imprisonme上海千花坊

nt. “Whether there will be a procession or not, we cannot rule out the possibility of a large number of people turni

ng up.… But we sincerely wish that the participants would never resort to violence when expressing their discont

上海千花坊女神会所ent and pay due respect to the public order and people’s life in Yuen Long,” Cheung said.

Different sectors also appealed to the public, especially to young

people, not to participate in any illegal assembly and never turn to violence.上海千花坊

Many principals of middle schools and university h

eads signed statements calling for students to avoid the Yuen Long protest.

The Chinese General Chamber of Commerce called on all se上海千花坊女神会所

ctors to clearly draw the line with violent protesters to protect the rule of law.

According to the Public Order Ordinance, any person who convenes,

holds, organizes, forms or collects an illegal assembly, or assists or is concerned in doi

ng so, will face the maximum penalty of a HK$5,000 ($640) fine and imprisonment for five years.

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While addressing the natio上海419论坛nference, Vice Prem

mier Sun Chunlan called for sound work regarding employment arra

上海419论坛女神会所ngement, treatment, protection of interests and service for the veterans.

The conference awarded 401 model veterans. It also awa

rded 91 organizations and 76 individuals for their outstanding work in veteran affairs.上海419论坛

A student who once dropped out of Peking University before enrolling in Tsinghu

上海419论坛a University this year achieved Hubei province’s highest score in the national college entrance exam.

His admission to Tsinghua University was confir

med by the province’s Tsinghua admission team.上海419论坛女神会所

The student, surnamed of Chang, beat all other Hubei science students with a score of 712 from a possible 750.

Tsinghua University, one of the top universities in China, p

上海419论坛女神会所lans to enroll 72 Hubei province students, with the college’s benchmark set at 6

83 for science students and 658 for art students, according to ThePaper.cn on Thursday.

Over 384,000 students in 2019 sat the entrance examination in Hubei province, provincial data has shown.上海419论坛

Chang in 2015 was admitted to Peking University, another t

op university in China, with a score of 690, which ranked eighth in Hubei province.

上海419论坛But he dropped out of university when he was a ju

nior before returning to high school to resit the entrance exam this year.

上海419论坛女神会所Chang’s story, as a one-time dropout to his admission to another top university, has br

ought significant attention.The central government’s foreign affairs office in上海419论坛

Hong Kong “sternly denounced” on Thursday the remarks of a United States senator for his

“double standards” in justifying violence in Hong Kong.

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They were only discov上海夜生活raves of the highes

 echelons of Liangzhu society,” Liu says. “That is to say only nobles, who were also religious chiefs, had th

上海夜生活e right to own cong. So, these items may have been used by the tomb occupants during their lifetime.

“Perhaps they once wore cong like people wear Christian crosses or Buddhist beads today,” he adds.上海夜生活

However, the biggest cong ever found, a 6.5-kg article commonly referred to as the “king of cong” due to its size, is probab

上海夜生活品茶微信ly too heavy to be worn. This highlight of the ongoing exhibition was unearthed by Liu in 1986 in Fanshan cem

etery among the ruins of Liangzhu. More than 1,000 jade articles were found in the cemetery.

Gao explains that while previous exhibitions of Liangzhu jade mainly focused上海夜生活

on the most important items, the intention of this show is to present a panorama.

“We selected whole sets of jade found in cemeteries and put them on display at the same time,” h

上海夜生活品茶微信e says. “That way, people can gain a more complete view of the ritual systems back then.”

Axe-shaped artifacts called yue-common symbols of power-were found in Liangzhu. Whe

n the “king of yue”, the largest item of its kind is put on display, it attracts a great deal of attention not jus

t due to its size, but for its solemn character. A tiny relief of a Liangzhu motif on on上海夜生活品茶微信

e corner of the axe looks like the earliest example of a “logo” marked on a Chinese product.

上海夜生活In the graves of female nobles, disc-shaped jades called bi ar

e commonly praised for their elegance. Threads of tubular jade pieces,

beads and bracelets at the exhibition also show the splendor and intricacy of the jewelry at the time.上海夜生活

“This uniform ceremonial system using jade shows a united belief and strong cohesion i

上海夜生活品茶微信n society,” Liu says. “Compared with previous times, jade from the Liangzhu period had made a hug

e leap in terms of number, size and quality. This boom accompanied the rise in kingship.”

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By December 上海会所LA had deployed more than

personnel to 24 United Nations peacekeeping operations. C

上海会所品茶微信35hina also had trained more than 1,500 peacekeeping personnel for dozens of other countries.

The naval hospital ship CNS Daishandao, also known as the Peace上海会所

Ark, has visited 43 countries and treated more than 230,000 people since 2009.

Lieutenant Colonel Tong Zhen, an expert on foreign military affairs from the PLA Academy of Military Science, said the world is ge

上海会所nerally peaceful, but various security uncertainties and threats are emerging and no country can tackle them alone.

“The PLA is actively shouldering its international responsibilities and duties com

mensurate with a major military power,” she said. “It has been and will continue上海会所品茶微信

to be a staunch ally for world peace, and a bridge builder for regional and global security cooperation.”

Perfect composition, organized chaos and bright, vibrant colors are what make viewers dec

上海会所ide to follow British travel photographer Jord Hammond’s Instagram account in the first few seconds.

Scrolling through the potpourri of appealing scenes he’s captured from around t

he globe, with Asian countries in his cross-hairs, one can’t help but gleefully get glued to his page.上海会所

Amazingly, the 25-year-old travel influencer is quite a n

上海会所品茶微信ovice in photography, as marketing and advertising was his major at university.

Despite that, the gifted photographer has already distinguished himself from others in th

e industry with his unique voice; meanwhile, his visually stimulating feed has kept sparking w上海会所

anderlust in his viewers, who’d follow his steps to places where his shots were taken.

With 449,000 fans and counting, Hammond’s ascent to prominence surprisingl

上海会所品茶微信y traces back to his one-year stint in Southwest China’s Chongqing back in 2015.

上海会所In Chongqing, a city the Dover-born man calls his second home, Hammond worked as an English teacher, and o

n his days off and holidays, he explored China with his significant other, Sophia Pope.

To capture the diverse and beautiful landscapes in China that he fell in love with, the Briton wa上海会所品茶微信

s soon bitten by the photography bug and began instagramming his fine shots.

With a passion for scouting the gems in China’s landscapes, the duo has visited va

st swaths of the country, with their footsteps left in as many as 23 provinces to date.上海会所

Since realizing there was a huge interest in China photography on social media, the Brit

on decided to finish working at his school until his year contract was up and started to deve

lop his photography skills, Hammond told China Daily Website in an exclusive interview.

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Although government s上海夜网 an important role in

uraging farmers to grow soybeans, as seen in China and many other countries such as the US, other ways should be expl

ored to increase domestic soybean production, such as developing new species, she said.上海夜网

According to the ministry, while continuing to encourage international trade in s

上海夜网oybeans, China is also making efforts to diversify its imports of the crop. It has increased imports from co

untries such as Argentina to minimize risks from turmoil in international relations.上海夜网品茶微信

Zhou Tianyong, an economics professor at the University of Science

上海夜网and Technology Beijing, said it is not practical to rejuvenate domestic soybean product

ion solely through the provision of subsidies, which require heavy government investment.

He said more efforts should be made to improve productivity – so that fewer farme上海夜网

rs can produce more soybeans – to reduce costs and increase domestic competitiveness.

Meanwhile, he suggested that authorities could consider using more uncultivated land, in

上海夜网品茶微信cluding desert and grassland, to enable it to be used for soybean production.

Ji, from the Agriculture and Rural Affairs Bureau in Wudalianchi city, said domes

tic development of soybeans still faces many challenges, including higher production costs than for imported

products, and a lack of processing services for the domestic crop. Higher subsi上海夜网品茶微信

dies for soybean exports from some countries mean the produce can be sold in China at e

ven lower prices, worsening the situation for the domestically produced crop, he said.上海夜网

“Authorities should formulate more policies to sup

port development of the soybean industry, and provide more support f

上海夜网品茶微信or the production of non-GM soybeans through financial subsidies and insurance coverage.

“Subsidies should not only cover farmers who plant soybeans, but also other factors suc

h as the research and development of soybeans, logistics, processing and consumption.”上海夜网

Ji said the authorities could provide more support for soybean insurance cove

rage, to enable farmers to be better prepared for losses stemming from natural disa

上海夜网品茶微信sters. More efforts should also be made to promote domestically produced soybeans to increase exports.

In addition, more should be done to protect the environment in m

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Also on Tuesday, a spok上海419论坛 the ministry’s Offic

ice of the Commissioner in the HKSAR expressed firm opposition to “false remarks”, urgi

上海419论坛ng the United States to immediately stop sending out wrong signals on violent and illegal acts in Hong Kong.

The spokesman stated that it is widely recognized that the “one country, two systems” principle上海419论坛品茶微信

has been faithfully implemented since the return of Hong Kong, and that people of Hong Kong enjoy

上海419论坛unprecedentedly extensive democratic rights and freedoms in accordance with the law.

The US accusation of “erosion of Hong Kong’s autonom

y” is a biased and groundless smear attempt driven by political motives, the spokesman said.上海419论坛

The names of six new pilot free trade zones, which have completed the approv

al process, are expected to be released soon, China Securities Journal reported Wednesday.上海419论坛品茶微信

The accelerated launch of a new batch of pilot free trade zones shows China’s determinatio

n to further open up and release the dividends of opening-up, the report said citing experts’ views.

上海419论坛Industry analysis shows the new pilot free trade zones may come from six out of eig

ht provinces and autonomous regions: East China’s Shandong, Jiangsu and Anhui provinces; North China’s Heb

ei province; Northeast China’s Heilongjiang province; Northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur autonomous regi上海419论坛品茶微信

on; South China’s Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region; and Central China’s Hunan province.

China Securities Journal reported the above provinces and autonomous regions have all applied to build pilot free trade zones. S上海419论坛

handong put forth a proposal in 2016, including the plan in this year’s provincial government work report. Jiang上海419论坛

su submitted its first application to build a pilot FTZ in September 2013. Hebei proposed to build the China Hebei Pilo

t Free Trade Zone during its construction of Xiongan New Area in April 2018.

上海419论坛品茶微信These free trade zones will most likely be located along the Yangtze River Economic Belt, the Silk Road Economic Belt,

21st Century Maritime Silk Road and around the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region, said Bai Ming, deputy director of the I

nternational Market Research Institute under the Chinese Ministry of Commerce.

“China will set up six new pilot free trade zones and open a new section of the Shanghai Pi上海419论坛品茶微信lot Free Trade Zone, and will sp

ed up exploration of building a free trade port in Hainan province,” Chinese Presi

dent Xi Jinping said in his speech at the recent G20 summit in the Japanese city of Osaka on June 28.

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Hua Chunying, Foreign 上海千花网okeswoman, has been

 promoted to chief of the ministry’s information department, according to the ministry’s latest website update.

Shortages of some category 1 vaccines, which are provided free of charge 上海千花网女神会所

by the government, have become more frequent in China recently, CCTV reported.

 上海千花网Shenzhen’s Center for Disease Control and Prevention announced in early July that th

e city was experiencing a serious shortage of DPT (diphtheria-pertussis-tetanus) vaccines, which fell 175,000 do

ses short of demand. Supplies also couldn’t meet the demand for other category 1 vaccines, including those for l 上海千花网

eprosy, Japanese encephalitis (JE) and epidemic cerebrospinal meningitis group A and C.

A similar situation has troubled South China’s Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region. 上海千花网女神会所

According to Guangxi’s Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the area was in short supp

ly of five category 1 vaccines: leprosy, MMR (measles-mumps-rubella), DTP, hepatitis A and JE. The lepr

 上海千花网osy vaccine supply faced the largest gap with its demand, with a supply rate of less than 20 percent.

Previously a diplomat focused on European affairs, Hua has se

rved as a leading press official and one of the department’s deputy heads since 2012. 上海千花网女神会所

The department, also home to the ministry spokespersons’ office

, releases information about China’s diplomatic efforts, manages media reporting on majo 上海千花网

r diplomatic events, conducts public diplomacy and serves foreign media based in China.

Known as the country’s fifth foreign ministry spokeswoman, Hua has won widespread praise fro

 上海千花网女神会所m readers and netizens for her professional performance and personal charm.

Born in 1970 in Huaian, Jiangsu province, Hua graduated from Na 上海千花网

njing University and used to serve in the ministry’s department of European Affa

 上海千花网女神会所irs, the Chinese Embassy in Singapore and the country’s mission to the European Union.

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