British switched tacti上海会所ng for the carrot more

 frequently than the stick. Though it used a lighter touch in administ

ration after World War II — and this approach had limits; see above — Britain never went so fa上海会所品茶微信

r as to risk its own position. Indeed, when push came to shove the cudgel was still happily relied upon; discontent in t

上海会所he 1950s and ’60s was smothered with a force today’s protesters couldn’t begin to imagine.

Police, after all, did nothing to stop the Legislative Council from being

ransacked and defaced with the colonial flag early last month — compare that treatment wi

th the hundreds killed in protests under British rule. What’s more, even limited improvements in governance w上海会所品茶微信

ere done cynically, as a means of pacifying a restive population. “Democratic” reforms were never se

riously pursued until negotiations began between Britain and China for the restoration of Chinese sovereignty. Su

rely we can put two and two together and see this as more than mere coincidence.上海会所

But for some, this strategy worked. With a few token concessions — none of which compare to the rights the po

pulation now enjoys — certain segments were won over to the idea of living as colonial subjects. Thi

s led to a sort of Stockholm Syndrome, where despite being occupiers the British were looked upon more fav上海会所品茶微信

orably as time passed. Sovereignty and self-determination were sacrificed at the altar of getti

ng ahead in a notoriously unequal system, where class divisions only grew more and more pronounced.上海会所

Long-standing inequalities with deep roots in the colonial period are now blamed by nostalgics on post-handover adm

inistration, and this misplaced blame is amplified by bad actors with an axe to grind. Thes上海会所品茶微信

e contradictions won’t be resolved so long as outside forces attempt to interfere, and th

ere certainly won’t be any progress if the city’s past is viewed through rose-colored glasses.

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ymbol of social progress,” he said.Xu said China has an estimated 85 million people with disabiliti

s craving for accessible designs. The need was also fueled by the country’s fast-aging population.

 上海会所品茶微信The National Statistics Bureau said in January that China had almost 250 mil

lion people age 60 and above, accounting for 17.9 percent of its population.

A 2016 survey conducted by the Office of National Working Commission on Aging fo 上海会所

und more than 40 million seniors had limited or no capacity to take care of themselves.

 上海会所品茶微信Chen Zhenhua, head of the office’s information technology department, said Chinese seniors have an average eight ye

ars of poor health before they reach a life expectancy of 77 years old, and many are victims of bone and joint diseases.

“That has seriously affected seniors’ mobility and social participation,” he said. 上海会所

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ments, issued a guideline on creating a senior-friendly environment, which kicked off a flurry of programs aim

 上海会所ed at renovating old residential buildings with limited accessibility for vulnerable groups.

China had about 170,000 such old communities nationwide, and about 5 million ele

vators are needed to improve living conditions for more than 42 million families, the vice-minister of ho 上海会所品茶微信

using and rural-urban development Huang Yan said at a news conference early last month.

As of last year, more than 10,000 elevator installations have been finished, and ano

 上海会所ther 11,000 elevators were either under construction or going through the approval process, she said.

In addition, China also renovated almost 3 million homes for families of disabled people 上海会所品茶微信

between 2016 and last year, according to a white paper released last month by the State Council Information Office.

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spokesman of the Stat上海会所cil Information Office sho

on-compulsory education for persons with disabilities has also made steady progress. In 2018, China had 133 sec

上海会所ondary vocational schools or classes with an enrollment of 19,475 students with disabilities.

From 2012 to 2018, a total of 62,200 students with disabilities were enrolled in regular institutions of higher education.上海会所品茶微信

“It’s a good start, and we believe we will be able to send more children with disabilities to schools and even colleges,” Zhang said.

上海会所The white paper noted that the development of the programs of persons with disabilities are still unbalanced and inadeq

uate, and there is still a big gap between the lives these people lead and lives to which they aspire.上海会所品茶微信

“China will continue to improve the mechanisms for ensuring their rights and interests — elimin

上海会所ating discrimination, fully respecting and guaranteeing their human rights, improving their wellbeing,

enhancing their ability to improve their situation, and ensuring that they are able to par上海会所

By April 2018, more than 80 laws and 50 administrative regulations had been passed con

上海会所品茶微信cerning the protection of the rights and interests of persons with disabilities, according to the document.

The programs of persons with disabilities have received increasing financial support in the past decades, said the white paper.

Disabled persons’ federations across the nation spent 57.36 billion yuan (8.35 billion U.S. dollars) o上海会所品茶微信

n their programs during the 11th Five-year Plan period (2006-2010), and the figure grew to 145

.12 billion yuan during the 12th Five-year Plan period (2011-2015), an increase of 153 percent.

上海会所The investment was 41.67 billion yuan in 2016, the first year of the 13th Five-year Plan period (2016-2020), an i

ncrease of 24.15 billion, or 138 percent, compared with the first year (2011) during the 12th Five-year Plan period.

From 2013 to 2017, the fiscal allocations from all levels of the government for persons上海会所品茶微信

with disabilities added up to over 180 billion yuan, up 123 percent over the prior five years.

The CDPF, as a legitimate organization approved by the State Council, represents and safeguards the legitimate rights and inte

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Led by the CDPF, there are associations for persons with specific disabiliti

上海会所品茶微信es, such as visual, hearing and physical disabilities. By 2018, a total of 16,000 bra

nches of these associations at provincial, prefectural (municipal) and county levels were in place.

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 section uses graphic exhibition boards to represent the ancient texts of ethnic minorities, the

second section consists of a collection of ancient Mongolian books, the third section is an exhibit of restored anci上海会所品茶微信

ent books where experts explain the process of restoration, and the fourth section focuses on the translation, res

earch, and publication of minority group books and their achievements in Inner Mongolia.

上海会所品茶微信A competitor shows off his impressive BMX skills during an international ext

reme sports event held in Hohhot, in Inner Mongolia autonomous region, on July 6.

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sports competition held in Hohhot in Inner Mongolia autonomous region on July 6

上海会所An international extreme sports competition kicked off in Hohhot in Inner Mongolia autonomous region on July 6.

Over 100 extreme sports lovers from 17 countries and regions — including China, the United St

ates, the Netherlands, Australia, Russia, Thailand, and Austria — participated in the competition.上海会所品茶微信

The event includes competitions for skateboarding, bicycle motocross (BMX) and free style inline skating.

上海会所In 2016, skate boarding and BMX were added into the Tokyo Olympics Games by the Interna

tional Olympics Committee, helping promote the development of extreme sports across the country.

The China-Singapore Guangzhou Knowledge City, a State-level project between the t上海会所品茶微信

wo countries, is raising efforts to grow in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area.

上海会所The demonstration zone, featuring a world-class knowledge city, global talent pool and outstanding source of innov

ation, echoes many of the themes at the G20 Summit that opened today in Osaka, Japan.

Located in the east of Guangzhou, capital of Guangdong province, the CSGKC was founded in 2010.上海会所

In 2018, the Chinese and Singaporean governments signed a framework agreement t

上海会所品茶微信o upgrade the CSGKC to a State-level bilateral project. This will strengthen the cooperation in technolo

gical innovation, high-end manufacturing, intellectual property protection and personnel training.

Both governments vowed to make the CSGKC into a new bilateral cooperation benchmark.

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weightings and consequent portfolio rebalancing should

not be viewed in isolation. In particular, the investment index chan上海会所品茶微信

ges will be phased in over many months, which will allow investors to gradually and smoothly re-allocate th

上海会所eir investments, thus mitigating the impact on volatility; and the continuing inflow

s of new AUM across constituent markets, which should help to further smooth capital flows.上海会所品茶微信

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acroeconomic surveillance organization. This is an excerpt from the organ

ization’s latest report. The views don’t necessarily represent those of AMRO or China Daily.上海会所

Multiple local governments including those of Handan in Hebei province, Jinan in Shand

上海会所品茶微信ong province, and Tianjin have banned the so-called Beijing Bikini-which refers to men who roll up their sh

irts or T-shirts to expose their bellies in public places in summer. Aimed at promoting civilized behavior, the ban is a tim

ely move as the “Beijing Bikini” is considered offensive, especially by women.上海会所

Yet the good intentions of the local governments cons

上海会所titute only the first step toward promoting civilized behavior, par

ticularly in public places. So the authorities should consider all possible options

and devise an appropriate plan to ensure the ban on Beijing Bikini is actually implemented.上海会所品茶微信

In this regard, Handan’s move offers some food for thought, as civic inspectors in Hanshan district gift a T-shirt to men in B上海会所

eijing Bikini to cover themselves up. This method of correcting uncivilized behavior in a c

ivilized way reflects proper social management and sends a goodwill signal to the people in general.

上海会所品茶微信However, it is necessary to make certain facts clear, and adopt the most appropriate m

ethods to deal with the issue. For instance, men in Beijing Bikini cannot be held guilty of committing an of

fense. At most, their behavior may be deemed uncivilized. In sociological terms, the

act of a man wearing nothing above the waist could be defined as minor transgression.

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Land searches since Mond上海会所 area Zhang Zixin

was last seen at have found no trace of the girl and efforts have shifted mainly to the sea.

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county, said the search force had increased from 300 to 500 people, including police, fishermen and local residents.

上海会所The search area has expanded from 3.7 kilometers to 37 km with the help of drones, rescue dogs and speedboats.

The search will continue over the weekend, authorities said.

Zhang Zixin’s grandmother said that the couple had been living in a motel next to her fruit store for two weeks before aski上海会所品茶微信

ng to rent a room. The offer was made in late June, soon after the couple saw the girl. The couple canceled their flig

hts to leave after the grandparents agreed to the rental of 500 yuan ($73) per month, the grandmother said.

The girl had been living with her grandparents for years after her parents separated and each left to work in bigger cities.上海会所

The girl’s father was in close contact with the couple as they took his daughter on the road, re

上海会所品茶微信ceiving videos and photos every day till Sunday afternoon. He called the police on Monday morning.

China’s State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) has released a draft revision of reg

ulations on the blacklist of defaulters in commercial activities on its website for public opinions.上海会所

The draft revision was introduced to improve market regulation based on a well-established business credit system, according to the SAMR.

上海会所品茶微信Under the revised blacklist regulation system, supervision of market activities associated with d

rugs, food, special purpose equipment and other areas vital to people’s life and health will be prioritized.

The blacklist will be expanded from enterprises to self-employed bus

iness-people, social organizations, individuals who hold direct accountability for the wr上海会所品茶微信

ongdoings in the blacklisted entities, and other market participants, according to the draft revision.

The revised version also specifies 36 wrongdoings which businesses and individuals should not conduct to avoid being blacklisted.上海会所

China’s market regulator put an interim version of the regulations into effect on April 1, 2016.

上海会所品茶微信The draft revision is open to public opinions until Aug 10.

After the case sparked national attention, the mother fell under suspicion when she returned to Chun’an to sign divorce pape

rs on Monday. The mother, who gave birth to the girl at the age of 17 and hasn’t seen her daughter in years, said sh

e knew nothing of the girl’s disappearance till Wednesday, when a relative told her about it.上海会所

One of the suspects, surnamed Liang, had a son and daughter back in

his hometown, but rarely visited or contacted them. The brother of the w

上海会所品茶微信oman, surnamed Xie, said the couple had been living together for over a decade but never married.

Based on Liang’s social media postings, the pair had traveled to 21 cities since March.

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Since both Beijing and Washington understandably want to hold their cards close to their chest

s until Xi Jinping and Donald Trump actually sit down to talk, it remains difficult to foretell exactly ho

上海会所w the widely anticipated Saturday meeting between the two presidents on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Osaka will play out.

Both sides appear intent on seeking the best possible outcome, while being prepared for the worst. For all the harshness in thei上海会所

r respective rhetoric, both parties need some kind, or at least degree, of truce. Because both are beginning to feel the pain.

Yet ironing out the obviously substantial divergences between the two governments and sealing a wholesale deal will take time.上海会所品茶微信

So both have come with a Plan B.

“My Plan B with China is to take billions and billions a month … and we’ll do less business with them,” Trump said on Wednesday. Which is unrealistic.

Beijing’s, as both the Foreign Ministry and official media are vowing, is to “fight till the end” in上海会所

that case. Such a scenario would be lose-lose, as it would mean diminishing returns for both.

Global investors are pinning their hopes on the upcoming meeting producing a breakthrough in the cur上海会所品茶微信

rent impasse. The yet-to-be-confirmed report that China and the United States have reached a te

ntative agreement to avert the threatened tariffs helped Asian stock markets turn higher on Thursday.

上海会所品茶微信If some kind of truce cake has indeed been baked, as some assume, it certainly would be something worth celebrating.

After all, tense as they are, the trade frictions are the fuse of a broader and more dangerous standoff that may not only pit the world’s two largest econ

omies against each other, but also lead to the fragmentation of the global market and the international community.上海会所品茶微信

Former US treasury secretary Henry Paulson may have over-estimated

the impacts of US sanctions on Huawei in his latest Financial Times piece. Because th

ey do not work like a “death sentence” at all with Huawei raking in 5G contracts at home and abroad.

But he made a critically important point in warning that “we now face the very real prospect that an economic iron curtain may descend”.

The US approach that threatens to “Balkanize” technology and “decouple” it from China, as Paulson suggested, risks dividing t

he global technological and economic landscape, isolating the US itself, and undermining US capabilities for innovation.

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Liquor firm Kweichow Moutai’s shares break through

Kweichow Moutai Co Ltd, China’s iconic high-end spirit maker, saw its share price exceed 1,000上海会所

上海会所yuan ($145) per share during Thursday trading, making a historical breakthrough and becoming the

most expensive stock in the A-share market, aided by continuously growing demand and its good earnings.上海会所

上海会所Most investors are not surprised by the robust performance of Moutai. Earlier this year, many investment firms, incl

上海会所uding Goldman Sachs and China International Capital Corp Ltd, were bullish on the growth potential of the stock.

They set the target price of Moutai at more than 1,000 yuan per share, attri

buting it to China’s sustained supply-side reforms and consumption upgrade, which have boosted investor sentiment toward such consumer stocks.

上海会所Moutai, a distiller from Maotai town in southwestern China’s Guizhou province, has made substantial gains this year. On Jan 1, it

closed at 598.98 yuan per share. On Thursday, it closed at 996.35 yuan per share, and its share price has surged 66 per上海会所

cent so far this year. Its performance has been better than 90 percent of the A-share listed companies.上海会所品茶微信

Now, its market value stands at 1.24 trillion yuan. Previously, it became the first consumer st

ock with a market value exceeding 1 trillion yuan. Last year, the overall GDP of Guizhou province reached 1.4上海会所

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Moutai became the first stock that exceeded 1,000 yuan per share after 27 years. More than tw

o decades ago, there was a stock-now named INESA Holding Group-which once exceeded 1,000 yuan pe

r share. The company has experienced multiple structural 上海会所品茶微信changes and now its market value is less than 10 billion yuan.

Other major上海会所 liquor makers are reporting solid sales and also saw outsta

nding performance during Thursday trading. They include Sichuan province-based W

uliangye Yibin Co Ltd and LuzhouLaojiao Group, which led the advance of the spirits and consumer sector.

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olice in six cou上海会所品茶微信ntries, including China and Vietnam, have rescued

more than 1,100 foreign women who were abducted and forced into marriages for pro

stitution purposes, and arrested 1,332 suspects, according to the Ministry of Public Security on Friday.

Between July and December last year, police from six countr

ies — China, Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam and Thailand — conducted a special campaign to t

arget the abduction and trafficking of women in the border areas.

During the drive, police uncovered 760 abduction and marriage fraud cases. They

caught 1,332 suspects, including 262 foreigners. They rescued 1,130 foreign women and 17 children.

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We dodged a bullet, thanks to the financial knowledge

 I learned from free online courses,” Yang said.

Since 2013, he has been studying basic economi上海会所女神会所cs and finance on XuetangX, China

‘s first and biggest massive open online course platform, launched by Tsinghua University.

By April, the platform was hosting nearly 2,140 classes provided by top u

niversities from around the world and had more than 26 million registered users.

In recent years, China has embraced new technologies, such as artificial intelligence and big data, to provide lifelo

ng, equitable and personalized educational opportunities for its 518,900 schools and 276 million students at all le

vels-the world’s largest education sector, according to the Ministry of Education.

In a congratulatory letter to the International Conference on Artificial Intelligence a

nd Education in Beijing last month, President Xi Jinping said China is fully using the advantages of AI and has dee

pened its integration to facilitate reforms and changes in the education sector.

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