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 developers have become limited, aiming to prevent too much capital flows into the property market.

Yan Yuejin, director of that Shanghai-based E-house China Research a 上海419

nd Development Institution, added that property developer bellwethers are proac

tively paying off their debts and controlling risks, instead of pursuing aggressive expansion. 上海419品茶微信

He regarded it as a positive sign that the market is on a track of more st

 上海419eady development and predicted the trend will continue in the second half of this year.

Sunac China Holdings Ltd, one of China’s five major property developers, expected the tightenin

g regulation to cause a gradual drop in land prices from the current relatively high level back to a reas 上海419

onable one. It will also further intensify the differentiation and the integration of the real estate industry.

“Sales and home prices will both be impacted, since people will not be hurried to buy a house,” Sunac Chairman S 上海419品茶微信

un Hongbin told the media when announcing the company’s interim results on Thursday in Hong Kong.

Sunac reported net profit of 10.29 billion yuan for the first half of 2019, up 61.7 percent compared with th

 上海419e same period one year earlier. Revenue increased 64.9 percent to 76.84 billion yuan year-on-year.

Sun said the company will continue to strictly control land investment in the seco

nd half so as to decrease the gearing ratio at the end of 2019 and maintain its long-term downward trend. 上海419品茶微信

Sunac replenished its land bank from January to April when the land market was at a momentary low level. After land pri

ces rebounded in May, the company stopped acquiring land through land auctions. 上海419

The developer now owns a total of 213 million square meters, of wh

ich more than 83 percent were located in first-tier and second-tier cities.

 上海419品茶微信The purchase of land in the first half made the company’s gearing ratio go up. The company said control of the gearing ra

tio will be one of the most important tasks for the management board from now on.

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He accused Britain o上海龙凤419tandard. “The poin

 is it’s none of our business. It’s no more our business surely how Hong Kong is governed

than how Saudi Arabia is governed. In the latter case, we accept that,” he argued.上海龙凤419

Last week, Liu Xiaoming, the Chinese ambassador to the UK, said in a press con

ference in London that no foreign country should interfere in Hong Kong affairs.

上海龙凤419女神会所Liu also said the Western media have inescapable r

esponsibility for the current situation in Hong Kong, as selective reporti

ng and distortion have resulted in the prevalence of wrong information and have misled the public.上海龙凤419

Galloway echoed Liu’s view, adding: “This is part of a spectrum of attacks which ar

e designed to slow China’s advance, weaken China’s internal cohesion, with上海龙凤419

a view to stopping China from becoming the most important economy and country in the world.”

On Aug 12, the protesters marched into the Hong Kong International Airport and brought the pre上海龙凤419

mises to a standstill. The Hong Kong police’s handling of the situation was widely criticized by the Wes

上海龙凤419tern media, but Galloway argued that was not honestly dealt with by the Western press.

“What, in fact, is an example of light-handed police, is portrayed in the West

ern media as tyrannical, dictatorial policing. And that’s simply, objectively, not true.上海龙凤419女神会所

“If this was England, still more if it was in France, if Charles d

e Gaulle Airport was seized by protesters and had to be c

losed… they would be cleared violently within the first hours of such a protest,” he added.上海龙凤419

Martin Jacques, one of Britain’s best-known Sinologists, recently expressed his views on the

subject of Hong Kong, saying the period since 1997 was being criticized by the British that Ch上海龙凤419女神会所

ina was not being true to democracy. Jacques called it pure “British hypocrisy”.

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Research laboratorie上海千花坊ld simulate environ

nmental conditions surrounding historical sites and relics have been put into op

eration, helping Chinese researchers in their cultural heritage protection endeavors.上海千花坊女神会所

Zhao Liangsheng from the Dunhuang Research Academy in northwest China’s Gansu province told Xinhua that the plat

上海千花坊form is already in use with a number of preliminary experiments already carried out.

Dunhuang was a major city along the ancient Silk Road and boasts a number of cultural

and historical attractions, including the caves of the Mogao Grottoes, a UNESCO World Heritage List site.上海千花坊女神会所

The laboratories, which received 40 million yuan (5.6 million U.S. dollars) in investment, will contribute to under

standing the weathering of rocks in grottoes and the mechanism of salt damage on murals.

The facilities can simulate various environmental conditions such as temperature, humidity, sunlight, rainfall, snow上海千花坊

and soil salinity. They can help scientists understand the different types of strain, such as thermal and physical da

mage, which lead to the deterioration of relics in their natural environment; and advise conservation research.上海千花坊

Conservation efforts in places like Dunhuang have been hindered by the u

npredictable effects of various natural and environmental factors on cultural relics.上海千花坊女神会所

Over the years, Chinese research institutions such as Dunhuang Research Aca

demy have conducted in-depth research on the mechanism of damage to grottoes and

urals, but efforts to protect against the influence of environmental factors were limited.上海千花坊

With these laboratories now in service, heritage conservation c

an move from rescuing relics to actively preventing their deterioration.

上海千花坊女神会所”The laboratory will not only serve in the field of cultural relics protection by the Dunhuang Researc

h Academy, but also conduct experiments needed for cultural relics protection across the country,” said Zhao.

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The impact of heighten上海千花坊s between the world’

rld’s two largest economies goes far beyond their own borders, of course.

According to Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Philip Lowe, the Sino-上海千花坊品茶微信

US trade war poses the biggest risk to global economic stability. In a private meeting o

上海千花坊n Tuesday, Lowe said the trade dispute was hurting global investment, wages and e

conomic growth, the Sydney Morning Herald reported. That corroborates an earlier alarm about the trade w

ar sounded by the International Monetary Fund in May, saying it will “jeopardize” global growth.上海千花坊品茶微信

Yet despite all the negative consequences, the US leader has tried to rationalize the hefty ta

上海千花坊riffs he has imposed on Chinese goods by holding China responsible for all the US woes. “China has been ripping this c

ountry off for 25 years”, he said on Tuesday, ignoring the fact that Sino-US trade relations have benefited both sides ov上海千花坊品茶微信

er the years and their disputes — which exist among all trade partners — can only be solve

d through talks based on equality and mutual respect rather than hard-handedness.上海千花坊

Maximizing pressure may be part of his deal-making art. But as the trade dispute stretches into its second year, the confr

ontational stance on the part of Washington has only proved counterproductive.

上海千花坊For trade talks to make progress, the US has to take concrete actions to show its sincerity.

Interest rate reform not to have direct impact on renminbi exchange rate

Further monetary easing remains one of the options to support economic growth in Chin上海千花坊品茶微信

a, after the debut of the new market-driven lending rate, according to central bank officials.

“There is room for cutting interest rates and reserve requirement ratios,” Liu Guoqiang, deputy governor of the Peo上海千花坊

ple’s Bank of China, the central bank, told reporters on the sidelines of a news conference on Tuesday.

“The future adjustments will depend on the changes of economic growth pace and the price level indicated by the consumer price in上海千花坊品茶微信

dex,” said the senior central bank official. “The Chinese economy is not in deflation, and the marke

t rates have dropped obviously to a generally reasonable level at the moment.”

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Liu Yunfang, living i上海千花网n county of Linfen

city in Shanxi province, learned the art of making xiuqiu (a ball

made of strips of silk) from her mother-in-law for more than 10 years.上海千花网女神会所

Then she trained women in her village the skill to further develop the handicraft. The technique of making silk ball h

上海千花网as been listed as a provincial-level intangible cultural heritage and she is an inheritor. Now the silk ball has become a loca

l cultural brand, generating an annual output value of nearly 1 million yuan ($141,494.8).上海千花网女神会所

Taiping silk ball, once popular in ancient Taiping county in southern Shanxi pro

vince, and now Xiangfen county of Linfen city, is a traditional auspicious ornament.

The 140-year-old Shanghai Symphony Orchestra (SSO) wow上海千花网

ed spectators on Monday night with a stunning concert marking the debut of a Ch

inese orchestra in the Edinburgh International Festival (EIF), the world’s leading performing art event.

上海千花网女神会所The concert featured both Chinese and Western music works, including the ope

ning piece by leading Chinese composer Chen Qigang’s “Wu Xing” (The Five

Elements) and Dmitry Shostakovich’s “Symphony No. 5 in D minor.” Renowned American cellist Alisa We上海千花网

ilerstein collaborated with the group by preforming Dvorak’s Cello Concerto in B minor.

The concert ended with the “Beautiful Night,” a piece of traditional Chinese music, winning rou

nds of applause and cheers by more than 2,000 spectators who packed the famous Usher Hall.上海千花网女神会所

“The performance is intriguing and fantastic,” said British audience Rosalind Stoddart fro

m Northamptonshire, adding that she was very impressed by the opening piece “Wuxing.”

“The music is very Chinese, which I haven’t heard before … It was beautifully played, very exciting and experimenting,” she said.上海千花网

This year marks the 140th anniversary of the founding of the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra (SSO). During the past decad

es, while performing classical western music, the orchestra has made great efforts to cre上海千花网女神会所

ate Chinese music works to showcase the profound Chinese culture to a global audience.

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Citi’s Yap said they wi上海乌托邦 data on the compa

pany’s monetization of games, the timing of online ad recovery, fintech p

roduction traction, and progress in industrial internet and software development.上海乌托邦品茶微信

Chinese tech heavyweight Lenovo Group Ltd saw its profit more than double in the quarter which ended in June, on the back of

a record high personal computer market share and strong performance in its internet data center business.上海乌托邦

Its profit hit $162 million compared with an average estimate of $154 millio

n by nine analysts, according to data service provider Refinitiv. Its revenue rose to $上海乌托邦

12.51 billion, marking year-on-year growth for the eighth consecutive quarter.

Yang Yuanqing, chairman of Lenovo, said the Beijing-based company has cemented its positi上海乌托邦品茶微信

on as the world’s largest PC maker, grabbing a record 24.9 percent market share in the quarter.

“We have seen robust growth in market segments such as gaming PCs, and light

上海乌托邦PCs, with related revenue jumping by about 30 percent year-on-year,” said Yang.

According to him, the company also performed quite well in Japan after it acquired a 5

1 percent stake in Japanese technology firm Fujitsu Ltd’s personal computer business.上海乌托邦

“Our enhanced operational efficiency also contributed to our better profit

s,” Yang said. The company’s gross profit margin hit 16.4 percent in the quarter.

Lenovo’s strong performance came as global PC market rebounded from April to上海乌托邦品茶微信

June. Year-on-year growth during the quarter reached 4.4 percent, which was nota

bly higher than expected as the easing of supply shortages combined with looming trade tensions which increased the上海乌托邦

demand, according to data from the market research company International Data Corp.

“Supply for Intel’s processors improved markedly during the quarter, allowing most PC vend上海乌托邦品茶微信

ors to fulfill old orders while also shipping a healthy supply of new PCs into the channels,” Jitesh Ub

rani, research manager for IDC’s Mobile Device Trackers, said in a research note.

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In April, NIPA initiated上海后花园mpaign to crack down

on improper and illegal patent agents. The campaign will run from April to November during 2019-20.
“Pat

ent agents and agencies play a key role in transforming innovative results into patent上海后花园品茶微信

s,” Lei Xiaoyun, director of the IP utilization and promotion department at NIPA told Xinhua News Agency.

The campaign aims to strengthen supervision of patent agents, so as to optimize the innovation and business environ上海后花园

ment in the country, she said.
With the application of the campaign, NIPA will ha

ve a diversified supervision system in a bid to promote its supervision efficiency, she added.上海后花园

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

上海后花园品茶微信ed more than 3,800 new undergraduate students on Thursday, including more than 300 interna

tional students from 51 countries and more than 60 students from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan.

Around 20 percent of the new students are from impoverished regions and 10 percent of students are from ethnic m上海后花园

inority groups, according to the university. The youngest student in this year’s fresh

men class is only 15, and eight students celebrated their 18th birthday on their first day at Tsinghua.上海后花园品茶微信

The class of 2019 includes some already famous names, such as Go w

orld champion Ke Jie, who will study at the School of Economics and Management上海后花园

and Yang Chenyu, who has achieved the highest score nationwide at this year’s nation

al college entrance exam, or gaokao. He got 730 out of a possible 750 at this year’s exam in June.上海后花园品茶微信

The university has also added more than 3,000 signs, posters and pamphlets in both Chin

ese and English to help international students better fit in.hinese and foreign

undergraduate students register at Tsinghua University Comprehensive Gymnasium on Aug

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Airport violence totall上海乌托邦seless, brutal: Leung

Former CE calls for swift punishment of rioters to protect city’s image, business status

Former chief executive Leung Chun-ying said on Wednesday that radi上海乌托邦品茶微信

cal protesters’ violence against a tourist and a journalist at Hong Kong International

Airport was “extremely serious” as it could damage the city’s international status.上海乌托邦

The vice-chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference – the cou

ntry’s top political advisory body – said he hopes the weight of the law could stop the “totally senseless and brutal acts”.上海乌托邦品茶微信

Leung made the remarks after anti-government radical protesters held and assaulte

d a tourist and a journalist from the Chinese mainland for hours on Tuesday night.上海乌托邦

Radicals also obstructed ambulance officers and the police f

rom rescuing the two men, leading to violent clashes with riot police at the airport.

上海乌托邦品茶微信In a group interview at the Office of Former Chief Executives, Leung said the incident was “extremely serious”.

Leung noted that the violent incidents, together with protesters’ obstruction that partially paralyzed the airport for two da

ys, have seriously damaged Hong Kong’s image, reputation, and business status in the world.上海乌托邦

“It will surely have a negative impact – not just in the short term, but in the medium

term – on Hong Kong’s status as an international tourism and conference hub,” Leung warned.上海乌托邦品茶微信

Those offenders must be brought to justice swiftly. “The full weight of the law of Ho

ng Kong must bear upon them. So that what happened at the airport in the past two days will not repeat itself.”

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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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“There is no place in上海419orld that would toler

rate such atrocious, violent acts. Hong Kong will slide into the abyss if such acts of terror are allow

ed,” the Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in the Hong Kong SAR said in a statement.上海419

The most urgent and common aspiration of the Hong Kong p

ublic is to end violence and restore peace and order, the liaison office added.

上海419The past weekend saw illegal protests on Hong Kong Island, in K

owloon and the New Territories, as protesters adopted hit-and-run tactics.

A total of 149 people were arrested for taking part in the illegal protest上海419

s and suspicion of committing violent acts over the weekend, according to the police.

上海419女神会所Fifteen of them were classified as “extreme violent rioters”. They w

ere arrested in relation to the protests in Causeway Bay on Sunday night. Police sa

id they classified the 15 suspects because they had allegedly used “lethal weapons”.上海419

Deputy Police Commissioner Chris Tang Ping-keung said the police have zero tolerance for violence.

Meanwhile, around 4 pm on Monday, Airport Authority Hong Kong canceled the day’s remaining

上海419女神会所flights after thousands of protesters swarmed the main terminal building for a fourth day, the

biggest disruption yet to the major aviation hub since demonstrations began in early June.

The cancellations came after operations at Hong Kong Inter上海419

national Airport had become “seriously disrupted” by the sit-in, the authority said.

上海419女神会所On the same day, Hong Kong’s Secretary for Transport and Housing Frank

Chan Fan said in a news conference that the unlawful assembly will lead to en

ormous losses, damaging the economy and the livelihoods of airport staff, he said.

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