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ated on early Sunday that anyone participating in an unauthorized assembly will be committing an offence.

A large group of protesters gathered in Tai Po on Friday although their request of such an event had been turned down by the police.

上海419品茶微信They damaged public properties and blocked thoroughfares including the K

owloon entrance of the Cross-Harbor Tunnel, and they also set fires in various places.

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During the operation, HKSAR police arrested 16 people for unlawful assembly, possession of offe

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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said in a report on Friday that the yuan’s exchange r

ate was “broadly in line with medium-term fundamentals” and China’s central bank “has had little foreign exch上海419品茶微信

ange interventions in recent years”, a conclusion that clarifies China’s innocence from currency manipulation.

The IMF said that the country’s external position in 2018 was “broadly in li

上海419ne with the level consistent with medium-term fundamentals and desirable policies”.

The organization also welcomed China’s efforts to reform its exchange rate regime to make the yuan more fle

xible, according to its report released after its latest Article IV consultation with China that concluded on July 31.上海419品茶微信

The clarification by the IMF indicates that the US Treasury’s reckless claim on Mon

day of China engaging in currency manipulation is nothing but unfounded finger-pointing.

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The latest report by International Monetary Fund (IMF) conclude

上海419d that the exchange rate of the Chinese yuan was “broadly in line with medium-term f

undamentals”, and the Chinese monetary authority barely intervened in the foreign exchange market.上海419

The report, released late Friday in Washington, was a blow to the lab

eling of China as “a currency manipulator” by the US administration, experts said.

The value of the Chinese currency and the country’s external position i

上海419品茶微信n 2018 were “broadly in line with the level consistent with medium-term fun

damentals and desirable policies,” the report said, citing that China’s current account surplus fell by around 1 pe

rcentage point to 0.4 percent of GDP in 2018 and is projected to remain contained at 0.5 percent of GDP in 2019.

Estimates showed that the People’s Bank of China, the country’s central ban上海419

k, has had “little FX intervention”, said the report, which is based on IMF’s latest Ar

ticle IV consultation with China, a review of the Chinese economy that concluded on July 31.

上海419品茶微信The IMF’s conclusion came in just four days after the US Treasury officially la

beled China as a “currency manipulator” on Monday. The Chinese yuan

weakened to beyond 7 per dollar for the first time in more than a decade earlier this week.上海419

“The IMF conclusion is objective and reflected that the renminbi was assessed to be broadly

in line with medium-term fundamentals. The result kept pace with what it said in July,” said Zhang Xiaohui, a s

上海419品茶微信enior researcher of the China Finance 40 Forum (CF40), and former assistant governor of the PBOC.

What the IMF concluded is a just decision, reflecting that the US labeling simply doesn’t hold water, according to Yu Yo

ngding, a senior economist at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and a consultant of CF40.

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Shanghai’s flood cont上海夜生活nt also issued an em

mergency notice to lower the water level in rivers and check drainage networks, pumping stations and related facilities.

The notice reminded all districts to check underground spaces including garages, shopping上海夜生活女神会所

malls, construction sites, and entrances and exits of rail stations to reinforce advertising billboards, air condit

ioners and decorations on high buildings, particularly in commercial and crowded places, to withstand strong winds.上海夜生活

Jiangsu has issued warnings to brace for strong winds, rainstorms and temperature drops since Friday.

The provincial meteorological administration said large-sca

上海夜生活le indoor and outdoor activities should be suspended and precarious buildings

should be demolished or repaired to ensure safety. People are also advised to stay at home.

The Xiangzhou district government of Zhuhai special economic zone i上海夜生活女神会所

n South China’s Guangdong province published a special notice recently, requiring all

上海夜生活government departments, organizations and units in the district to establish no more than one WeChat working group.

Furthermore, “no work assignments and work related content are allowed to be

published or forwarded on the WeChat working group after work,” the notice said.上海夜生活女神会所

“The move aims to help reduce the daily work burden on grassroots level officials and employees,” it said.

上海夜生活Xiangzhou district has taken the lead in Guangdong, the window of China’s reform and o

pening-up, to have issued such a notice that requires “one unit, one WeChat group” in its district.上海夜生活女神会所

The move has drawn much attention from the public, and the district has quickly hit the media spotlight at home and abroad.

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The administration s上海后花园on the lunar day tha

t just ended, Yutu 2 and Chang’e 4’s lander, which has also entered a dormancy period, obtained a great deal of scientific data.

A lunar day equals 14 days on Earth, and a lunar night is the same length. During the lunar n上海后花园

ight, the temperature falls below minus 180 C, and there is no sunlight to provide power to the probe.

上海后花园Chang’e 4 was lifted atop a Long March 3B rocket in early December at the

Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Sichuan province to make the country’s fourt

h lunar exploration and the world’s first expedition to the moon’s far side, which never faces Earth.上海后花园女神会所

The probe made a soft landing on the far side on Jan 3 and then released Y

utu 2, the world’s seventh moon rover, and also the first to get to the far side and survey t

上海后花园he South Pole-Aitken basin, the largest and deepest known basin in the solar system.

The scientific tasks of the Chang’e 4 mission include low-frequency radio a

stronomical observation, surveying the terrain and landforms, and detecting the mine上海后花园女神会所

ral composition and shallow lunar surface structure, as well as measuring neutron radiation and neutral atoms.

上海后花园As no probe had landed on the far side before Chang’e 4, all scien

tific information obtained in the mission would be new, according to Zhang He, ex

ecutive director of the Chang’e 4 program at the China Academy of Space Technology.上海后花园女神会所

China’s next lunar probe, Chang’e 5, will weigh about 8.2 metric tons and will be the largest a

上海后花园nd heaviest lunar probe ever built by the country. It will consist of four components – orbiter, lander, ascender and

re-entry module. The probe will be sent by China’s largest carrier rocket, Long March 5, from the Wenchang Space Launch C

enter in the island province of Hainan in the near future. It will collect lunar samples and bring them back to Earth.上海后花园女神会所

If the Chang’e 5 mission succeeds, China will become the third nation to retrieve lunar samples, after the United States and Russia.

Orange alert issued as powerful Lekima churns its way toward Zhejiang province

上海后花园A strong typhoon is forecast to either hit the coastal areas of East China’s Zhejiang province o

r move northward along the coast on Saturday, according to China National Meteorological Center.

As of 5 pm on Thursday, Typhoon Lekima was 630 kilometers from southeast Wenlin上海后花园女神会所

g city, Zhejiang province, with wind speeds reaching 208 kilometers per hour at its center.

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Resident foreign jou上海千花坊ts in China will also need

 to register in the system, and select the “foreigners for permanent stay in China” option when filling out their information.

Journalists from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan, have to select “Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan med上海千花坊女神会所

ia organizations” in the media category and input their specific region in the personal information field.

上海千花坊The time and place for the pickup of media passes will be up

dated on the official website of the expo (www.ciie.org) later.

Last year, around 4,100 journalists from 65 countries and regions covered the inaugural expo上海千花坊

S electric car maker Tesla Inc plans to raise prices in China from

September due to exchange rate uncertainty, according to Reuters on Wednesday.上海千花坊

The change will take effect before Tesla rolls out its first Chin

上海千花坊女神会所ese-made Model 3 vehicles, electric vehicle news website Electrek reported.

The price increase covers all Tesla models currently in the market, and even the Model 3 to be produced at the Gigaf

actory in Shanghai at the end of this year, said a sales representative in a report by The Paper on Thursday.上海千花坊

A person in charge of Tesla China told The Paper that everybody should rely on the company’s official website for specific p

rice information and did not respond to the detailed reasons for the price increase.

上海千花坊女神会所On Tesla China’s official website, there was no change in prices by Friday.

Last month, Tesla just marked down the prices of its Model 3 series, with the highest reduction up to 33,100 yu

an ($4,700). China-made Model 3 vehicles still maintain a starting price of 328,000 yuan.

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A woman who said she 上海会所ted him earlier this

year wrote in an online essay that Betts had “dark thoughts,” including

 上海会所about wanting to hurt people. Adelia Johnson, 24, said they met in a college psychology class a

nd bonded over dealing with mental illness, which she said allowed Betts to open up to her.

Johnson said she was in treatment but that Betts “didn’t want to seek help because

of the stigm 上海会所品茶微信a.” He told her he thought he had mental illnesses including bipolar disorder, she said.

“When he started joking about his dark thoughts, I understood,” she wrote. “Dark tho

 上海会所ughts for someone with a mental illness are just a symptom that we have to learn how to manage.”

Johnson said on their first date, Betts showed her a video of the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting. She said Betts had “unco

ntrollable urges” that she called “red flags,” which eventually led her to call things off in May. When she broke up with 上海会所品茶微信

him, she said she reached out to his mother to express her concern, but she didn’t elaborate on what they discussed.

It’s unknown whether any of the Dayton victims were targeted . Besides Betts’ sister Mega

 上海会所n, 22, the others who died were Monica Brickhouse, 39; Nicholas Cumer, 25; Derrick Fudge, 57; Thomas McNi

chols, 25; Lois Oglesby, 27; Saeed Saleh, 38; Logan Turner, 30; and Beatrice N. Warren-Curtis, 36.

Betts was white and six of the nine killed were black, but police sai 上海会所品茶微信

d the speed of the rampage made any discrimination in the shooting seem unlikely.

Hospital officials said 37 people have been treated for injuries, including 14 with gunshot wounds.

 上海会所The shooting and another mass shooting in El Paso, Texas , over

the weekend left 31 people dead and more than 50 injured in less than 24 hours.

Johnson’s comments add to a conflicting picture emerging of Betts, with some people defendi 上海会所品茶微信

ng him as a nice guy and friendly neighbor while former schoolmates recall a troubled teenager.

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The new area will facilita上海乌托邦nvestment and cap

capital flows and realize the free flow of goods, according to the plan.

上海乌托邦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.

上海乌托邦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.上海乌托邦

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.上海乌托邦品茶微信

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.

上海乌托邦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

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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 ke上海乌托邦

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 fr上海乌托邦品茶微信

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.

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Xi noted that Sino-Russia上海419论坛come a major-cou

ationship featuring the highest degree of mutual trust, the highest level of coordination a

上海419论坛nd the highest strategic value, thus making key contributions to world peace, stability and development.

Two weeks later, the Chinese president arrived in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea for a state visit, the first of its kind in 14 years.

上海419论坛女神会所In his talks with DPRK top leader Kim Jong-un, Xi said the China-DPRK relationship has entered a new era. He also re­affirmed China’s support for eff

orts to advance the political settlement of the Korean Peninsula issue and build up conditions for it.

Xi’s visit contributed to lasting peace and stability on the peninsula as well as in the region, sai上海419论坛

d Lee Hee-ok, director of the Sungkyun Institute of China Studies at Sungkyunkwan University in Seoul.

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上海419论坛女神会所While protectionism and fierce global competition for resources have dive

rted some economies’ attention from making a bigger cake to wrestling for a larger slic

e, Xiplomacy staunchly advocates common efforts to create more shared interests and benefits.

“We should forge a global connectivity partnership to achieve common development and prosperity,” Xi said at th上海419论坛

e Second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation in April. “As long as we work together to help each oth

上海419论坛er, even if thousands of miles apart, we will certainly be able to find a mutually beneficial and win-win road.”

His remarks resonated with many attendees at the event, which was held in Beijing

上海419论坛女神会所and gathered participants from more than 150 countries and 90 international organizations.

Xi proposed the Belt and Road Initiative in 2013 and frequently promoted it on multiple i

nternational occasions. The endeavors have borne fruitful results — some 126 countries上海419论坛

and 29 international organizations have signed BRI cooperation documents with China.

From 2013 to 2018, trade between China and other BRI countries surpas

上海419论坛女神会所sed $6 trillion, and China’s investment in BRI countries exceeded $90 billion.

“The BRI has transcended the challenges of geography and un­e

qual development,” and China “has proved itself as a reliable, responsible partne、

r in the international arena”, said Nursultan Na­zarbayev, the first president of Kazakhstan.上海419论坛女神会所

The blueprint also ignited Italy’s enthusiasm as Rome clinched a deal with

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hina set to further boos上海后花园umptionThe State Co

uncil’s executive meeting on July 31, chaired by Premier Li Keqiang, identified a number of measures to boost cons

上海后花园女神会所umption of goods, culture and tourism to better meet public needs and further unleash the potential in final demand.

The Chinese government puts great emphasis on boosting commerce and consum

ption. General Secretary Xi Jinping said that final consumption serves as a sustainable driver of eco上海后花园

nomic growth. It is crucial to build greater capacity of effective supply, enhance the basic role of consumption in e

上海后花园女神会所conomic development and shape a vibrant domestic market by providing new and higher quality supply. Premier Li

Keqiang stressed the need to stay adaptive to the trends in consumption upgrading, increase supply while fost

ering a more enabling business environment, and promote stable consumption growth.上海后花园

In the first half of this year, retail sales of consumer goods in China

上海后花园女神会所reached 19.5 trillion yuan ($2.83 trillion). Consumption contributed as much as

60.1 percent to the country’s GDP growth and remains the most powerful growth engine.

“Government departments should enhance guidance and policy support, work out more w上海后花园

ays to spur business activities, and provide greater convenience to consumers,” Premier Li said.

上海后花园女神会所The meeting said that, in response to the trends in commercial transformation and consumption upgrading, the use of t

echnologies such as big data will be encouraged, and consumption of individu

alized goods and services, smart consumption and other new models of businesses will get a boost.上海后花园

Traditional shopping malls and aging factory buildings can be conver

上海后花园女神会所ted into new types of consumption facilities for multiple, comprehensive p

urposes. Pedestrian shopping areas can be renovated in light of local conditions.

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President urges mil上海419sh forward reforms

President Xi Jinping meets with foreign leaders invited to multinational naval events ma

上海419品茶微信rking the 70th anniversary of the founding of the PLA Navy in Qingdao, East China’s Shandong province, on Ap

Forces asked to prioritize work related to troops’ combat readiness, welfare

President Xi Jinping urged the Chinese military to continue reforming its policy system, saying this is crucial to building a world-class force.上海419

Xi, who is also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and

上海419品茶微信chairman of the Central Military Commission, said at a meeting of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Co

mmittee on Tuesday in Beijing that reforms of the military policy system are intended to resolve institutional hin

drances to allow the armed forces to better fit into their new roles and fulfill their new missions.上海419

He said the military must make all-out efforts to push forward reforms of its policy syste

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Xi called for the military to integrate policy system reforms with other parts of the ong上海419品茶微信

oing military overhaul that have been ongoing for nearly four years. He also asked fo

上海419rces to prioritize work during reforms that concerns troops’ combat readiness and welfare.

The military should use new ideas and try new methods in reforms

and should also enhance research and appraisal work to facilitate reforms, he said.上海419品茶微信

Xi said the Party and central government must spare no efforts in supporting reforms a

nd that the military must update the central departments about the reforms’ development.

上海419The president also extended greetings at the meeting, on behalf of the CPC Central Committee and the Central Military Com

mission, to all members of the People’s Liberation Army and the People’s Armed Police Force as well as militiam

en and reservists as the 92nd anniversary of the founding of the country’s armed forces falls on Thursday.上海419品茶微信

In another development, Xi promoted 10 senior officers of the armed forces to the rank of general or a

上海419品茶微信dmiral at a ceremony on Wednesday at the Central Military Commission’s headquarters in Beijing.

In addition, the president recently gave citations and honorary titles to several military units and service members.

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