nghai-Tibet Plateau. The public knows little about most of the species. I am a Chinese wildli
fe photographer. I think I have a responsibility to shoot the species in Hoh Xil,” says Gu.上海千花坊女神会所
She arrived in Hoh Xil to shoot Tibetan antelopes for the first time in Ju
上海千花坊ne 2016. “I once went to the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau three times in two months to shoot the an
telopes. I once stayed in the depopulated zone in Hoh Xil for 40-plus days. I put up a tent where the antelopes li
ved, and I installed the photographic equipment in the tent. Every day, I entered the tent at 5:30 am, and I left the te上海千花坊女神会所
nt at 9 pm. I could only eat some canned congee, as fragrant food would attract nearby bears,” says Gu.
She is planning to make a documentary that reflects the natural ecology of Hoh Xil and Sanjiangyuan. “Th
上海千花坊ere are few images about the animals and plants in the depopulated zone. I need to spend mu
ch time shooting the species. I hope more people will gain a more comprehensive understanding of Hoh Xil a
nd Sanjiangyuan through my photos and videos,” says Gu. She provides her photos and videos to experts, to he上海千花坊女神会所
lp them conduct their research. Experts at the Northwest Institute of Plateau Biology, under the Chinese Ac
ademy of Sciences, spoke highly of Gu’s images of the migration of the
Tibetan antelopes. Experts cannot say for certain why the antelopes migrate every ye上海千花坊
ar, but they can study the reasons why the antelopes migrate through Gu’s photos and videos.
上海千花坊女神会所Gu serves as deputy secretary-general of the Hoh Xil Wildlife Conservation Association. She
has given lectures, in China and abroad, on photography and ecological protection. She also gives lect
ures attended by biology teachers from primary and middle schools, and she shares her experiences in Hoh Xil wi上海千花坊
th those teachers. The teachers share Gu’s concept of ecological protection with their students, and they help the students cul
tivate an interest in nature and the awareness of protecting the biological diversity on earth.上海千花坊女神会所
“Wildlife photography does not merely mean shooting beautiful photos, but also promoti
ng the species on earth to more people, so the public will pay attention to the species, and help protect the envi上海千花坊女神会所
ronment and the biological diversity on earth. We should respect all life on earth,” says Gu.
For those who are concerned about China’s economic well-being, the first half-year fig
ures released by the National Bureau of Statistics on Monday may not be enough to relieve them of their worr上海419
ies, especially given the ongoing trade conflict with the United States and weakening global demand.
上海419After all, a 6.2 percent growth in the second quarter — although still within the gove
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This, together with lukewarm trade readings released on Friday — exports fell 1.3 percent in June from a year earlier and imports dropped 7.3 percent — sugge
sts economic conditions are still severe and, with external uncertainties on the rise, the economy “is under new dow
上海419女神会所nward pressure”, as NBS spokesman Mao Shengyong said at a news conference.
But again, this is really a question of do you see the glass half empty or half full, given that
China remains one of the world’s fastest-growing major economies. While pessimists focus on the diffi
culties, optimists see the silver lining of the Chinese economy’s remarkable resilience given the headwinds it faces.上海419
For example, retail sales, a major gauge of consumption, surged 9.8 percent, much higher than the expected 8.5 percen
t and also the highest since March 2018. Many analysts attribute the progress to the central government’s ef
forts to boost domestic consumption — these range from massive tax cuts of nearly 2 trillion yuan ($291 billion) to the iss上海419女神会所
uance of 2.15 trillion yuan of special bonds by local governments for infrastructure construction.
上海419Other strong data, such as a 6.3-percent increase in industrial output an
d a 5.8-percent rise in January-June fixed asset investment, all indicate that the fund
amentals for steady growth remain unchanged and the government still has ample room for policy maneuvers.
Actually, once last month’s much-better-than-expected gains in retail上海419女神会所
sales, factory output and fixed-asset investment were announced, the market quickly cast its vot
上海419女神会所e of confidence in the Chinese economy. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index ended 0.4 percent up on Monday a
fter casting off losses that had pushed it down as much as 1.5 percent in the morning ahead of the data release.
上海夜网Tropical storm Barry made landfall near Intracoastal City, US state of Louisiana, and weakened to a storm again from a hur
ricane on Saturday afternoon, according to the US National Hurricane Center (NHC). 上海夜网女神会所
hina and Japan should jointly resist protectionism and uphold mul
上海夜网ilateralism as well as the free trade system in order to repair the broken global
industrial and supply chains, said former vice-premier Zeng Peiyan in Tokyo on Thursday. 上海夜网女神会所
“Trade protectionism had challenged the globalization process of the world and had bee
上海夜网女神会所n a threat to the recovery of world economy as it has severely affected the normal operation of the global industrial chai
ns and supply chains,” said Zeng, now chairman of the China Center for International Economic Exchanges. 上海夜网
In Tokyo for the fifth round of a dialogue between Chinese and Japa
nese entrepreneurs and former high-ranking officials, Zeng called for an integrated effort 上海夜网女神会所
of the two countries to enhance regional cooperation and reach the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partn
上海夜网ership deal as well as the free trade agreement between China, Japan and South Korea.
Barry became a hurricane as it was making its final approach toward the Gulf Coa
st onto the southern US state of Louisiana on Saturday morning, according to the NHC. 上海夜网女神会所
Barry is expected to bring dangerous storm surge and heavy rains across the north-central Gulf Coast foll
上海夜网女神会所owing its landfall, mainly due to its slow movement toward the inland region. Residents in the
affected regions who had not been put under voluntary or mandatory evacuation were told to take shelter. 上海夜网
Local governments and residents have geared up for the hurricane. N
ew Orleans and Baton Rouge, the capital city of Louisiana, are among the cities at high risk 上海夜网女神会所
of flooding. Mississippi River is forecast to crest at 19 feet (about 5.8 meters) in New Orleans on Saturday.
In New Orleans, voluntary evacuations have been issued for areas which are not protected by levees. 上海夜网
Both US states of Louisiana and Mississippi have declared state of emergency in advance of Barry’s arrival.
The shipbuilding started in March 2018. Niels-Erik Lund, president and CEO of Sunstone, said the progress has been go
ing well, which represents China’s superb management in the shipbuilding industry.上海419品茶微信
Shenzhen in South China’s Guangdong province released 39 measures to further deepen the r上海419
eform and innovation of the Qianhai and Shekou Area of the China (Guangdong) Pilot Free Trade Zone on July 8.
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t environment, improving trade facilitation, promoting financial inn
ovation to serve the real economy, and advancing trials in the field of human resources.上海419品茶微信
To create a sound investment environment and attract more foreign investment, the Qianhai and Shekou Area is a
上海419llowed to introduce innovative tax services in line with international standards. Wholly foreign-owned co
nstruction enterprises in the area, when undertaking Sino-foreign joint construction projects in the province, w
ill be free of restrictions on the proportion of Chinese and foreign investment.上海419品茶微信
The Qianhai and Shekou Area will be granted the administrative authority to register free import and export tech
上海419nology contracts, as well as the record management of imported cosmetics with no special purposes. The ap
plication of single-window platforms for international trade throughout the city, in which cross-border traders can sub
mit regulatory documents at one location, will be promoted in the area to improve trade facilitation.上海419
Financial institutions in the Qianhai and Shekou Area are permitted to handle renminbi derivatives and other busi
上海419品茶微信nesses for overseas agencies in accordance with relevant regulations under the premise of legal compliance an
d controllable risks. The area is also encouraged to carry out pilot work in securitizing intellectual property rights.
The approval authority for the establishment of Sino-foreig上海419
n joint ventures or wholly foreign-funded human resource recruitment agencies wi
上海419品茶微信ll be delegated to the Qianhai and Shekou Area. The area is also authorized to formulate regulations on the man、
agement of professionals from Hong Kong and Macao in accordance with national laws and regulations.
that the monetary authority needs to keep the RMB stable, as well as advance the count
ry’s exchange rate reform to reflect the actual demand and supply of RMB in the market.
The central bank’s data is largely in line with the market’s expectations, said Ming Ming, a上海后花园品茶微信
n economist with CITIC Securities. “In terms of future monetary policy, the central bank’s move will be infl
上海后花园uenced by multiple factors. It is likely to maintain a neutral stand and we should not expect substantial monetary easing.”
Shen Jianguang, vice-president and chief economist at JD Digits, said moderate inflation
in China will leave more room for monetary policy adjustments, if necessary, in the third quarter.上海后花园
China’s consumer price index stood at 2.7 percent for June, unchanged from May, and wa
上海后花园品茶微信s 2.2 percent for the first half of this year, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Wednesday.
Apart from monetary easing, further tax cuts and policy to encourage consumption are also in the policy toolb
ox for the authorities to boost the economy, said Shen.A sniffer dog senses drugs hidden in a room during the “S上海后花园
niffer Dog Open Day” activity held at the Public Security Bureau of Yinan county, Linyi city, East China’s Shandong provin
It’s not just narcotics officers and lawmakers who need to keep up with the rapid development of new types of illegal recr上海后花园品茶微信
eational drugs, but also sniffer dogs at the General Administration of Customs’ canine training center in Beijing.
上海后花园With dozens of suitcases lined up in two rows on the center’s training ground, Fun, a
3-year-old Labrador sniffer dog, takes just 10 seconds to find the one containing drugs.
Fun sits obediently in front of the suitcase while his handler, customs officer Yu Xiaodong, crouches and pats him上海后花园品茶微信
on the head as encouragement. Yu then uses a rolled-up towel to play a tug-of-war game with Fun.
“Tug-of-war is the biggest motivation for these dogs to work,” he said. “By dragging the towel, the excitability of the dogs can be cultivated.”上海后花园
Yu said the dogs rely on their acute sense of smell. “Without unpacking the luggage, the sniffer dogs are faster and more accurate than manual inspections.
“上海后花园品茶微信With the emergence of new kinds of drugs, these sniffer dogs need to update their sensibilities to detect the new stuff.”
New synthetic drugs including stimulants similar to amphetamines are appearing constantly, according to the Supreme People’s P
rocuratorate. Detecting them has also become more difficult, because a large number of drug dealers no longer ca上海后花园
rry drugs with them but use the internet to purchase, sell and deliver their inventory.
“In accordance with the different tasks, the detection dogs in custo上海后花园品茶微信
ms are mainly divided into six types, aside from detecting drugs,” said Li Siwen, an anti-sm
uggling officer with Beijing customs. “Some are trained to find explosives, tobacco, bank notes and ivory. Our s
niffer dogs are capable of identifying more than seven kinds of drugs and their derivatives.”
Yu said Fun had been working for more than a year and can distinguish five different types of drugs.
To explore further the challenges and huge opportunities in this area, the Novartis Fou
ndation and Microsoft are co-chairing a new Broadband Commission working group that will m上海千花坊
ake recommendations regarding how AI can safely improve health and strengthen healthcare systems. In a sim
上海千花坊品茶微信ilar vein, health-advocacy organization PATH is working with the Tanzanian government to test machine-lea
rning applications that promise to predict demand for vaccines more accurately and optimize their delivery.上海千花坊
Digital health tools that inform and empower patients can also play a crucial role in p
reventing disease. Simple, existing, cost-effective technology, such as mobile phones and broadband, can ma上海千花坊品茶微信
ke a huge difference in raising awareness of the causes and early symptoms of diseases. PATH and the No
上海千花坊vartis Foundation, for example, are collaborating on the Communities for Healthy Hearts program in Vietnam, w
hich uses digital technology to improve and accelerate control of hypertension－the leading cause of heart disease.
Finally, digital technology can help to deliver healthcare to people in remote or und上海千花坊品茶微信
erserved areas, thereby tackling one of the greatest obstacles to reducing disease. Using
mobile phones, WhatsApp, and text messages can improve the quality and accessibility of care for millions of people. In this re上海千花坊品茶微信
gard, the Novartis Foundation and PATH have introduced telemedicine in Ghana, which connects rural inhabitants wi
th trained healthcare professionals, and digital dashboards that enable better, faster malaria care.上海千花坊品茶微信
Digital data must be made part of health systems
Digital data and technology must be fully integrated into national health systems, and should become as essential as hos
pital beds. Too many digital health pilot programs over the past decade have been uncoordinated and focused on sing上海千花坊
le issues. Leadership from national governments is therefore critical to ensuring a coherent approach.
Fortunately, global and country-led efforts are starting to move in this direction. Earlier this year, for example, the D上海千花坊品茶微信
emocratic Republic of the Congo established its first digital health agency, with the aspiration of improving ma
nagement of the healthcare system, providing better care, and making services more accessible.
We can solve the global health crisis and achieve universal coverage, but only by making
digital tools central to all countries’ health systems. No single organization can achieve this on its own: we
need the public, private and social sectors to work together. In fact, the goal must be to make these new technologies s
o widespread that we no longer need to refer to “digital” health, because that is what all health systems will be.
Ann Aerts is head of the Novartis Foundation, and Steve Davis is president and CEO of the Seattle-based intern
ational nonprofit organization PATH. Project Syndicate
The views don’t necessarily reflect those of China Daily.
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.上海乌托邦品茶微信
Ma Xiaoguang, spokesman for the State Council Taiwan Affairs Office, sa
上海乌托邦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.上海乌托邦品茶微信
No forces should underestimate China’s determination and ability to s
afeguard its national sovereignty and territorial integrity, Ma said in a news release.
上海乌托邦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.上海乌托邦
China has sufficient policy tools and new measures to further optimize its fo
上海乌托邦品茶微信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 K上海乌托邦
uiwen, spokesman for the General Administration of Customs, at a news briefing.
He made the comment after customs released the country’s trade dat上海乌托邦
a for the first half of the year. Foreign trade increased by 3.9 percent year-on-year, tot
上海乌托邦品茶微信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.上海乌托邦
“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 t上海乌托邦
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.
In a written statement released after his arrival in Moscow for the three-
上海楼凤品茶微信day visit to Russia, Xi said China and Russia have created a role model of peaceful coex
istence and win-win cooperation between neighboring countries as well as between major world powers.上海楼凤
In a joint interview with the TASS Russian News Agency a
nd the Rossiyskaya Gazeta newspaper ahead of the visit, Xi said the two countries have alw上海楼凤品茶微信
ays firmly supported each other on issues regarding their respective core interests and major concerns.
The president called on the two countries to enhance support for each other, seek greater synergy between their dev
上海楼凤elopment strategies, expand areas of cooperation, and play a more constructive role in international aff
airs.resident Xi Jinping and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin head for the venue of their talks in Mosc
Continuous downpours in recent days have triggered serious floods in many regions in Central, 、上海楼凤品茶微信
East and South China, including Hunan and Jiangxi provinces, and Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region.
In the rescue work that often follows heavy rains, armed police officers and firefighters in br
上海楼凤ight orange life jackets are seen everywhere. Holding babies in their arms and car
rying the elderly on their backs, they have garnered respect and affection nationwide.
A cluster of village houses stand out in the well-arranged terraced rice fields in Pinglu county, North China’s Shanxi province, creating an idyllic summer scene.
Pinglu county, which lies at the border of Shanxi and Henan provinces, is an important grain producing area with a typical loess plateau landform.上海楼凤
Thousands of channels and valleys decorate the terraced fields with various colors, looking like beautiful and spectacular watercolor paintings.
About 2,600 people on Wednesday simultaneously performed military martial arts in Wuhan, Central China’s Hubei provi
上海楼凤nce, marking the 100 days countdown to the seventh World Military Games, which is scheduled to commence in the city in October.
The performance was held to celebrate both the upcoming global event and the 70th
anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China, according to organizers.上海楼凤
Around 2,600 performers from 26 teams fought their way to the final, in which the Wuchang
Polytechnic College team won the grand prize, while three other teams won first prize.
portant stabilizing factor, he said. China’s research and development spending ranks se
cond in the world, accounting for around 2.18 percent of its GDP, while emerging strategic industries, the上海龙凤
sharing economy and other new growth engines are also seeing continuous expansion.
上海龙凤品茶微信The strong leadership of the Communist Party of China and the solid material and technological foundation built through decad
es of rapid development in the era of reform and opening-up will also help shore up economic growth, he said.
He added that China also has enormous resilience, potential and flexibility in developm上海龙凤品茶微信
ent, deep experience in macroeconomic regulation and ample space for policy adjustments.
China will continue to make arduous efforts to honor its promise to have its carbon emis上海龙凤
sions peak by around 2030 and promote global climate governance in a more fair, reasonable and collaborative way, Premier Li Keqiang said.
上海龙凤Li made the comment as he chaired a meeting on Tuesday of
the State Council leading group on coping with climate change, conserving energy and cutting emissions.上海龙凤
As the world’s largest developing country, China will fulfill its pledges meet its emissions target by 2030, he said.
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f fairness as well as common but differentiated responsibilities. China will also safeguard the United Nations Framew
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China will coordinate economic and social development with its efforts to cope with cli
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Li also highlighted the importance of continuing to build an ecologically sustainable so
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He called for greater efforts in energy saving and emissions reductions in key areas such as industry, transport and construction.