Given his strength and ability, I believe Lin could still play in the NBA or in Europe, but he wished to find a team that
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“Lin chose Beijing Shougang, which shows his trust in our club. It’s also our great pleasure.
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erience and great spirit will encourage all of us. His persistence matches the spirit of Beijing Shougang.
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g more energy to the CBA.He will also bring excitement to the city of Beijing.”
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ip last season but he was often benched during the postseason, playing a total of 51
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He became an unrestricted free agent on July 1 and struggled to find a team with which to try to re-create the “Linsanity” cr
aze he sparked during a torrid early-season scoring binge with the New York Knicks in 2012.
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ur starts in 74 appearances for Atlanta and Toronto last season, averaging 9.6 points, 3.1 assists and 2.4 reb
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itory.eremy Lin shares a light moment with fans during a commercial activity in Beijing on Sunday. Lin is repo
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He broke down in tears during an emotional appearance in
Taiwan last month when he described feeling abandoned by the NBA.
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go is up－but rock bottom just seems to keep getting more and more rock bottom for me.”
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They hurled gasoline bombs and bricks dug up from the pavement at p亚博体育yabo88靠谱么千花坊
olice officers, also pointing laser beams at them. Police condemned the violence.
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The police also deployed for the first time their new crowd control vehicle with a water cannon.亚博体育yabo88靠谱么千花坊女神会所
At about 7 pm, a China Daily photographer’s camera lens was broken by a thrown
brick. The crowd gradually dispersed after 7 pm. Police arrested some protesters.亚博体育yabo88靠谱么千花坊
As normalcy returned, with public transport service resuming in the eastern Kowloon district
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Railway service at various stations resumed along the Kwun Tong
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stores reopened. Black, abusive graffiti scrawled on roads and walls of buildings wer
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In Kowloon Bay on Sunday, the scene of fierce clashes between demo
nstrators and police, a sea of refuse left by protesters－including broken umbrellas a亚博体育yabo88靠谱么千花坊
nd dismantled barricades－had been cleared up by workers and stood piled on roadsides.
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Black-clad, masked protesters had sawed off the new lampposts on Sat
urday. City officials said each “smart” lamppost cost about 亚博体育yabo88靠谱么千花坊HK$140,000($17,850).
Residents were enraged. A security guard at a building on Tai Yip
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and some nearby shops and garages were closed on Saturday, and some remained closed on Sunday.
?but the yuan’s share of global foreign exchange transactions is only 4 percent, ranking eighth i
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Thus Shenzhen needs to ease restrictions properly on capital account flow on a trial basis and, if it proves successful, expl
亚博体育yabo88靠谱么会所ore reasonable methods and measures for supervision, while developing more yuan-denominated inv
estment instruments and stocks with the help of Hong Kong’s built-in advantages. This will promote the in
亚博体育yabo88靠谱么会所ternationalization of the yuan and give other countries and regions more choices in terms of international currencies, as we
ll as better safeguard the stability of the global financial market and the security of China‘s foreign exchange re
serves. Along the way, the foundation for Shenzhen to become a global financial center would also be strengthened.亚博体育yabo88靠谱么会所
As such, Shenzhen, with the support of a new round of policies f
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the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area and help build a brighter future for the area.
The author is dean of the Hainan University Belt and Road R
亚博体育yabo88靠谱么会所esearch Institute. The views don’t necessarily represent those of China Daily.
The donation of a dead body or its organs is prohibited if the deceased h
as not previously formally consented. But that could change as lawmakers seek legal so亚博体育yabo88靠谱么会所
lutions to ease the country’s severe shortage of organ donors and cadavers for research.
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ft the restriction by giving close relatives the right to decide on donation issues on be
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hildren and parents of the deceased must all agree on donating a departed relative
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al People’s Congress Standing Committee, the top legislature, which opened Thursday, for a second review.
g journalists match Hong Kong’s reputation as a civilized society?
It is fair to say that the Hong Kong journalists involved are b亚博体育yabo88靠谱么千花坊
adly educated and lack the most basic manners. When they disagree with somebody, they simply ai
m to talk the loudest. When they are in conflict, they always make sure they outnumber the other side to gain “con
亚博体育yabo88靠谱么千花坊女神会所fidence“. Their deeds are in every aspect contrary to the behavioral rules of any modern society.
What these Hong Kong journalists did on Tuesday brought shame upon journalism.
New rules cutting down on paperwork, speeding up registrations to begin Dec 1亚博体育yabo88靠谱么千花坊
China will roll out its reform of decoupling business licenses from operating permits on all 523 items concer
ning business operations subject to central government approval starting Dec 1 in pilot free trade zones nationwide.亚博体育yabo88靠谱么千花坊女神会所
The decision was made on Wednesday at the State Council’s executive meeting chaired by Premier Li Keqiang.
“The reform of decoupling business licenses and operating perm
亚博体育yabo88靠谱么千花坊its is an important step in transforming government functions and improving the busi
ness environment. This ever-deepening reform in recent years has played a crucial role in energizing the mar
ket, unlocking creativity and tackling the downward economic pressure in a shifting external environment,” Li said.亚博体育yabo88靠谱么千花坊女神会所
It was announced at the meeting that the decoupling will reduce permit requirements and simplify the review pro
cess. New measures will be introduced under all 523 items that are subject to central government approval.
Review requirements for 13 items, including record filing for fo亚博体育yabo88靠谱么千花坊
reign trade operators, will be abolished. Review requirements of eight other items, inclu
ding the review of customs declaration enterprises, will be replaced by record filing.亚博体育yabo88靠谱么千花坊女神会所
For the remaining items, services will mainly be improved by cutting document
ation requirements, providing faster online processing and abolishing on-site verification.
ue to their cost advantage and rapidly growing domestic demand driven by income growth form the basis of their expan
亚博体育yabo88靠谱么会所ding scales. But the greatest factor driving Chinese enterprises’ continuous development is innovation.
Reform will promote innovation. Innovation will generate new demand and prompt Chinese enterprises to impr
亚博体育yabo88靠谱么会所品茶微信ove their quality, while technological innovation is key to their development and expansion. And to c
hange their long-term dependence on low-end products, the Chinese companies, with the government’s active h
elp, have invested more in research and development to facilitate their qualitative growth and expansion.亚博体育yabo88靠谱么会所
Last year, China’s total investment in R&D accounted for 2.18 percent of GDP, equivalent to the average of OECD countries, with the average R&D intensity o
亚博体育yabo88靠谱么会所f high-tech enterprises and A-share listed companies being about 3 percent and 4.87 percent.
Higher R&D investment has increased the enterprises’ capacity for independent innovation and competition advantage.
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mulated the innovation-driven development strategy and five new development concepts, Chinese en
亚博体育yabo88靠谱么会所品茶微信terprises have increased R&D investment and achieved remarkable breakthroughs in core technologies. In
fields as important as aviation, railways and 5G technology, Chinese enterprises have even taken a leading position.
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For years Huawei’s R&D intensity has been above 14 percent. In actual terms, Huawei’s R&D investment las
亚博体育yabo88靠谱么会所品茶微信t year was 101.5 billion yuan ($14.77 billion)－the fifth-highest in the world and more than that of Microsoft, Apple an
d Intel. Also, by the end of last year, Huawei had more than 87,800 global patents. No wonder Huawei’s R&D in
vestment and abundant innovation have placed Huawei at 61 on the 2019 Fortune Global 500 list.亚博体育yabo88靠谱么会所品茶微信
And despite Washington preventing US companies from selling components to Hua
wei in the first half of this year, the company’s mobile phone shipment grew continuously.
亚博体育yabo88靠谱么会所Since the beginning of this century, Chinese companies have been
applying or trying to apply modern information technology to improve production and ope
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net. And many enterprises have achieved rapid growth by making use of innovative business models thanks to IT.
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d-largest city and its commercial center, having played a vital role in Japan’s economy for ov
er 1,700 years. This summer, it expects to gather around 30,000 people for the G20 summit, the centerpiece of the 2019 G20 meetings.亚博体育yabo88靠谱么419论坛
Tourists may be disappointed by being unable to access the i
conic, gull-winged Osaka Castle, which is expected to be used as a backdrop for G20 events.
亚博体育yabo88靠谱么419论坛Some 700 schools in the city will close on the summit days in order to reduce congestion, according to local press reports.
The participants are leaders from 19 countries and the European Union. The 19 countries are A
rgentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy
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s and representatives of invited guest international organizations
will participate in the summit along with leaders from the G20 members.
The host country of the G20 summit leads the group over the course of one year from Decemb
er through the following November as the G20 presidency. The G20 presidency also organizes relevant ministerial and working group meetings.
Together, the nations of the G20 account for around 80 percent of global economic out
put, nearly 75 percent of all global trade, and about two-thirds of the world’s population.
亚博体育yabo88靠谱么419论坛The G20 was formed in 1999, in the wake of the Asian financial crisis, to unite finance ministe
rs and central bankers from twenty of the world’s largest established and emerging econom
The G20 initially focused largely on broad macroeconomic policy, but it has expanded its ambit. The 2018 summit in Argentina
focused on fair and sustainable development, while the previous summit in Germany drilled down on issues including corruption, money laundering and international tax havens.
Economic and financial coordination remains the centerpiece of each summit’s agenda, but issues such as the
future of work, terrorism and global health are recurring focuses as well. This was increasingly true in the d
ecade following the global financial crisis, when the G20 was able to turn its attention beyond acute economic crisis management.
ies. A decade later, at the height of the global economic crisis, the G20 was elevated to include heads of state and government.亚博体育yabo88靠谱么419论坛女神会所
mmittee of the National People’s Congress, said some US po
liticians have glorified violent crimes in Hong Kong as protests for human rights and freedom, wh亚博体育yabo88靠谱么乌托邦
ile smearing as violent suppression Hong Kong police efforts at law enforcement and maintaining social order.
亚博体育yabo88靠谱么乌托邦女神会所Move expected to energize Greater Bay Area, enrich practice of ‘one country, two systems’
China will support Shenzhen, adjacent to Hong Kong, in building a demonstration pi
lot zone for socialism with Chinese characteristics, under a guideline issued on Su亚博体育yabo88靠谱么乌托邦
nday by the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China and the State Council.
It will help better develop the Guangdong-Hong Kon
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deline said, adding that it will be a good way to explore a new path in building a great modern socialist country in
an all-around way and providing strong support for realizing the Chinese dream of great national rejuvenation.亚博体育yabo88靠谱么乌托邦女神会所
The guideline said that by 2025 Shenzhen will rank among the
top cities in the world in economic strength and quality of development, with inten亚博体育yabo88靠谱么乌托邦
sive research and development investment and world-class industrial innovation capacity.
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s public service level and ecological environment quality reaching an international advanced level, it said.
By 2035, Shenzhen will become a national model of high-quality develo
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mple for China to build itself into a powerful modern socialist country, the guideline said.亚博体育yabo88靠谱么乌托邦女神会所
By midcentury, Shenzhen will become a global benchmark city in
its competitiveness, innovation and outstanding influence, it added.
the patients were Chinese employees working at Chinese compani
es in Pakistan, but now more than 80 percent of patients are Pakistanis.亚博体育yabo88靠谱么后花园
The foundation also planned to build a similar center in Pakistan’s Balochistan province last year, but the plan was del
ayed due to security concerns. However, the center is likely to be opened this year, Liu said.亚博体育yabo88靠谱么后花园女神会所
The foundation also plans to build more of these facilities to meet local demand for medica
l care and emergency services, but obstacles such as the threat of terrorism remain, he said.
亚博体育yabo88靠谱么后花园On May 11, a five-star hotel in Gwadar, Pakistan, was attacked by terrorists, resultin
g in four hotel employees and a soldier being killed. Yan Yibing, a member of the CRCF, said the attack o
ccurred just a few hundred meters from the emergency center where he and his Chinese colleagues worked.亚博体育yabo88靠谱么后花园
“I had never heard gunshots before, and at first I thought it was firecrackers,” he recalled. “Then we heard people shouting o
utside and realized an attack happened. We were very frightened, and none of us dared to make a sound.”亚博体育yabo88靠谱么后花园女神会所
Liu said the emergency center has been reinforced to mak
e it more secure for medical and Red Cross staff members working there.亚博体育yabo88靠谱么后花园
Global demand for humanitarian assistance is huge, so China will intensify its contribution, Liu said.
In Afghanistan, for example, the number of children wit
h congenital heart disease registered with local Red Crescent societies exceeds亚博体育yabo88靠谱么后花园
7,000. In Iraq, it is estimated that more than 10 million people need humanitarian assistance, he said.
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national humanitarian assistance to help more people,” Liu said.
Chinese candidates for the 45th WorldSkills competition had their zeal drummed up at a morale-motivating confe
亚博体育yabo88靠谱么后花园女神会所rence held by the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security in Beijing on Friday.
The biennial WorldSkills competition will be held from Aug 22 to 27 in Kazan, R
ussia, and will involve about 1,355 candidates from 69 member countries and regions.
ources, ownership, and natural and economic conditions. Permanent, basic farmla
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Currently, all 2,873 counties in China have finished the field investigation and quality review for the first round of the survey. Afte
r September, the ministry will work with local natural resource departments to double ch亚博体育yabo88靠谱么乌托邦
eck the results with updated information. The deadline for the final survey result is the end of the year.
According to Wang, data from 326 counties have been reviewed by the natural re亚博体育yabo88靠谱么乌托邦品茶微信
sources department at provincial level and are now under review at the state level.
Zhu Liuhua, deputy director of the State Council’s supervision team on the third national land survey, said the survey is s
upported by advanced remote sensing technology to guarantee the accuracy of the results.
Zhu said satellite remote imaging with resolution higher than one meter has been introd亚博体育yabo88靠谱么乌托邦
uced as the base mapping for the survey, and cloud computing
will help to review the map with pictures being taken at all sites by local professionals.亚博体育yabo88靠谱么乌托邦品茶微信
China’s second national land survey was conducted betwe
en 2007 and 2009. The country’s first national land survey ended in 1996. Accordi
亚博体育yabo88靠谱么乌托邦ng to the second national land survey, China has about 135 million hectares of arable land.
China is on track to achieve its goal of boosting the contribution of scientific and
technological progress in agriculture to more than 60 percent by the end of next year.亚博体育yabo88靠谱么乌托邦
Last year, innovations in the sector, including improved crop strains and more effective, environmentally friendly farm
ing practices, accounted for 58.3 percent of total growth, up more than 10 percent from 2005 and
nearly 5 percent higher than seven years ago, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs.
Port calls often serve as a barometer of China-US ties. Last year, China canceled the vi
sit to Hong Kong of amphibious assault ship USS Wasp after Washington approved a $亚博体育yabo88靠谱么会所
330 million sale of military equipment to Taiwan and sanctioned the Chinese military over a Russian arms deal.
亚博体育yabo88靠谱么会所品茶微信In 2016, aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis and four ships in its strike group were denied port visits to Hong Kong after t
he US criticized China’s activities in the South China Sea. China also denied similar visits by US warships in 2014 and 2007.
Warship port calls to Hong Kong are defense and diplomatic affairs t亚博体育yabo88靠谱么会所
hat require special permission by the central government in Beijing, according to the Basic
Law of the HKSAR. The Hong Kong government is tasked with hosting and carrying out the details of such events.
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pping and other friendly and relaxing activities. The Consulate General of the United States in Hong Kong and Macao is task
ed with submitting requests and other information regarding US naval port calls.
Li Haidong, a professor of US studies at China Foreign Affairs University, said the US Navy has a long track record of port visits亚博体育yabo88靠谱么会所
to Hong Kong given its strategic location, and requests for such visits must be submitted in advance.
“Hong Kong has been in turmoil for months now. Coincidence or n
亚博体育yabo88靠谱么会所品茶微信ot, the US Navy couldn’t have picked a more terrible time for a port call. It feels highly su
spicious and does not take the feelings of the Chinese people into consideration,” Li said.