rnational businesses, cross-border financial services, frontier technology research and devel

 上海会所opment and cross-border services trade, and speed up the industrial upgrading of existing companies.

The plan says the new area will be granted greater administrative power for self-development, self-reform and self-innovatio

 上海会所品茶微信n, and regularly promote its experience to spearhead a new round of reform and opening-up of the Yangtze River Delta.

The government will support the new area to foster more mature institutional and adm

inistrative systems and motivate market entities to participate in the international market, said Wang. 上海会所

Wang Xin, director of the research bureau of the People’s Bank of China (PBOC), the

country‘s central bank, said the PBOC will actively support the Shanghai Pilot Free Trade Zone construction. 上海会所品茶微信

The central bank will implement on trial basis more open, convenient and freer financ

e policies in the Lingang area, building a new open and innovative highland of finance, the director added.

hina on Tuesday voiced strong opposition to the US decision to label it “a currency manipulator,” stressing that China has nev 上海会所

er resorted to competitive devaluation and will not use the currency as a tool to deal with trade disputes.

In a response to the designation, China’s central bank refuted the unilateral move, saying the labe

l does not meet the quantitative criteria for the so-called “currency manipulator” set by the US Treasury. 上海会所品茶微信

“The US labeling is an arbitrary unilateral and protectionist

practice, which seriously undermines international rules and will significantly i

 上海会所mpact the global economy and financial markets,” the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) said in an online statement.

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Ronald Wen, a Hong Kong-based senior banker, said the alleged currency manipulatio 上海会所品茶微信

n is a new weapon used by the US in the trade friction with China, sending a signal that t

he US-waged trade war is being expanded to more fields, including forex and financial markets.

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 to encompass peers across the nation after traveling to Hebei province’s Qinhuangdao to attend a domestic skate

 上海会所boarding contest sponsored by the American company Powell Peralta-the first skateboard brand to set up in China in 1990.

The company ran a retail store in Qinhuangdao selling impo 上海会所品茶微信

rted pro boards and high-quality parts like decks, trucks and wheels, meanwhile di

stributing monthly mimeographed fliers to its customers to share the latest skateboarding news.

 上海会所That’s how I found out about the skateboarding contest,” recalls Han. “I was

really surprised and excited to see skateboarders from across the country show up at the event.”

After the unprecedented gathering, the first generation of Chinese skaters began to explore way 上海会所品茶微信

s to promote the culture across the country, including opening local skateboard stores, filming videos a

nd setting up online communities and media events to share news related to the sport.

 上海会所Han, then a salesman at a leading dairy producer, decided to quit his stable job and start a ska

teboarding business. In 1999 he opened Shanghai’s first skate shop selling boards and accessories, in

cluding sneakers, clothing and other gear. Three years later, he launched his own skateboarding brand. 上海会所品茶微信

Then, around the turn of the century, major sk

ateboarding companies also began to arrive in China, one after another, b

 上海会所品茶微信y cooperating with skateboarding shops, sponsoring skaters and organizing standardized contests.

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hina moved up three places to 14th among the world’s most innovative countries this

 上海会所year, according to a report by the World Intellectual Property Organization on Wednesday.

The Global Innovation Index (GII) 2019 ranked 129 economies based on 80 indicators, inclu 上海会所

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 上海会所品茶微信and trademark applications, as well as newer indicators like mobile phone app creation and high-tech exports.

China remained in first place in quality of innovation among middle-income economies f

or the seventh consecutive year, according to the report, and achieved the top spot in patents, utility mo 上海会所品茶微信

dels, trademarks and industrial designs by origin, as well as high-technology and creative goods exports. The

country also ranked second only to the US in 18 of the top 100 science and technology clusters.

 上海会所This year’s report named Switzerland as the world’s most innovative country, followe

d by Sweden, the United States of America, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom.

The US, China and Germany had the most leading science and technology clusters, the rep 上海会所品茶微信

ort noted, while Shenzhen-Hong Kong and Beijing were among the global top five clusters.

Over the past 40 years, China has built “a first-class intellectual property system and infra

 上海会所structure with repeated messages from the leadership of the importance of

intellectual property”, said the WIPO Director-General Francis Gurry in a previous China Daily report.

hina has made huge improvements in safeguarding education and employment of disabled citi 上海会所品茶微信

zens, according to a white paper released by the State Council Information Office on Thursday.

The white paper, which reviews the country’s achievements

 上海会所品茶微信in welfare of the disabled since its founding 70 years ago, said it has done its utmos

t to ensure that compulsory and continue education are available to students with disabilities.

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personnel to 24 United Nations peacekeeping operations. C

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Ark, has visited 43 countries and treated more than 230,000 people since 2009.

Lieutenant Colonel Tong Zhen, an expert on foreign military affairs from the PLA Academy of Military Science, said the world is ge

上海会所nerally peaceful, but various security uncertainties and threats are emerging and no country can tackle them alone.

“The PLA is actively shouldering its international responsibilities and duties com

mensurate with a major military power,” she said. “It has been and will continue上海会所品茶微信

to be a staunch ally for world peace, and a bridge builder for regional and global security cooperation.”

Perfect composition, organized chaos and bright, vibrant colors are what make viewers dec

上海会所ide to follow British travel photographer Jord Hammond’s Instagram account in the first few seconds.

Scrolling through the potpourri of appealing scenes he’s captured from around t

he globe, with Asian countries in his cross-hairs, one can’t help but gleefully get glued to his page.上海会所

Amazingly, the 25-year-old travel influencer is quite a n

上海会所品茶微信ovice in photography, as marketing and advertising was his major at university.

Despite that, the gifted photographer has already distinguished himself from others in th

e industry with his unique voice; meanwhile, his visually stimulating feed has kept sparking w上海会所

anderlust in his viewers, who’d follow his steps to places where his shots were taken.

With 449,000 fans and counting, Hammond’s ascent to prominence surprisingl

上海会所品茶微信y traces back to his one-year stint in Southwest China’s Chongqing back in 2015.

上海会所In Chongqing, a city the Dover-born man calls his second home, Hammond worked as an English teacher, and o

n his days off and holidays, he explored China with his significant other, Sophia Pope.

To capture the diverse and beautiful landscapes in China that he fell in love with, the Briton wa上海会所品茶微信

s soon bitten by the photography bug and began instagramming his fine shots.

With a passion for scouting the gems in China’s landscapes, the duo has visited va

st swaths of the country, with their footsteps left in as many as 23 provinces to date.上海会所

Since realizing there was a huge interest in China photography on social media, the Brit

on decided to finish working at his school until his year contract was up and started to deve

lop his photography skills, Hammond told China Daily Website in an exclusive interview.

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Tung Chee-hwa, vice-chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political

 上海会所Consultative Conference, said he was saddened by the desecration of the national emblem.

Tung said a small fraction of the community has taken advan 上海会所

tage of an inclusive society and deliberately sabotaged Hong Kong’s economy and social ord

 上海会所品茶微信er in an attempt to undermine relations between the central government and the SAR.

More than 20 pro-establishment lawmakers issued a joint cond

emnation on Monday of the Liaison Office attack and the Yuen Long violence. 上海会所

Boris Johnson has won the United Kingdom’s leadership election, b

y 92,153 votes to 46,656, becoming prime minister and leader of the ruling Conservative Party.

He had been widely expected to win, ever since Theresa May, the nation’s outgoing prime minister, announced on 上海会所品茶微信

May 24 she was resigning following heavy criticism of her handling of the UK’s exit from the European Union.

 上海会所Johnson and Jeremy Hunt were the last people standing in the leadership battle that had initiall

y involved 10 hopefuls and that was decided in a postal vote open to the party’s 160,000 members.

Johnson takes over as party leader immediately and will be sworn in as prime minister on Wednesday. 上海会所

He was an outspoken critic of May and says he will take the UK out of the EU on Oct 31, with or without a divorce deal with the bloc.

Earth has just experienced the hottest June on record, according to data released by a US agency.

The average global temper 上海会所品茶微信ature in June increased by 1.71 degrees Fahrenheit, or by 0.95 degree

Celsius, compared with the 20th-century average of 59.9 degrees Fahrenheit (15.5 Celsius), making it the hottest

June in the 140-year record of the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

 上海会所品茶微信The NOAA global temperature record released on Thursday showed that not only Europe has its w

armest June on record, Africa, Hawaiian region and South America also have the highest June temperatures.

Many regions including South America, eastern Asia and western Canada 上海会所

have experienced their hottest first half of the year, according to the NOAA.

The agency also warned that Antarctic sea-ice coverage was bro 上海会所

ught to a new low by the high temperatures in June, which is the second month in a row.

The heat wave across European and American continents has been in the spotlight rec 上海会所品茶微信

ently, as weather forecasts warned of extreme heat this week across North America and Europe.

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s” that asks jurors, among other things, if Christensen killed Zhang “in an espe上海会所品茶微信

cially heinous, cruel, or depraved manner” and whether he’s shown no remorse, and a section on “mitigation fa

上海会所ctors” asking if aspects of Christensen’s “background, record or character … mitigate against imposition of a death sentence”.

The jurors had to independently assess if aggravating factors presente

d by US prosecutors regarding how Christensen killed Zhang and the impact her death ha上海会所品茶微信

s had on others “sufficiently outweigh the mitigating factors”, according to the penalty-phase form.

上海会所On Wednesday, the jury asked the judge whether the prosecution’s aggravating factor of

future dangerousness referred to while Christensen was in prison or if he were free or had never been caught. Th

e judge circled “in prison” after a brief discussion with defense lawyers and prosecutors. 上海会所

Jurors also asked if the jury was supposed to quantify the number of jurors who fo

上海会所品茶微信und each mitigating factor proved by a preponderance of the evidence. Both sides agreed the answer is yes.

On Thursday, the jury asked how the number of jurors who found a mitigating factor to exist could be used after the trial.

“We are inclined not to share our results,” a juror wrote.上海会所品茶微信

“We need help,” the jury then said in a message to the court on Thursday, asking the judge about what would happen if they c

上海会所ouldn’t reach a unanimous decision — just about one hour before the judge announced the verdict.

“I think today must be the most disappointing day for Zhang’s family ot

her than the day they acknowledged Yingying was kidnapped and killed,” Wang上海会所品茶微信

Zhidong, a Chicago-based lawyer who represents Zhang’s family, told China Daily after the sentencing.

“But we have to know that it’s very difficult to seek the death penalty in federal court,” Wang said, adding that jur

ies have sentenced defendants to death in only 36 percent of the cases that went to trial.上海会所品茶微信

Since the reinstatement of the federal death penalty in 1988, 78 people have been sentenced to death — but only three ha

ve actually been put to death, according to Death Penalty Information Center data to 2018.上海会所

Zhang was last seen alive on June 9, 2017, getting into Christensen’s black Saturn Astra on the University of Illinois campus in Urbana

after she missed a bus to an appointment. The two did not previously know each other.

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 which provides support to Guangdong province and the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area. It is an impo

rtant platform to deepen cooperation between China and Singapore,” noted Heng Swee Keat, Singa 上海会所品茶微信

pore’s deputy prime minister and finance minister, when he and his team visited CSGKC in May.

 上海会所With joint effort, the CSGKC maintains growth and embodies

ecological protection. The combination will attract professionals, he added.

Greeting Heng’s delegation, Zhang Shuofu, Party secretary of Guangzhou, said th 上海会所品茶微信

at the two sides will deepen cooperation in scientific innovation, emergin

 上海会所g industries, education, culture and ecological environment. They will also promote the collaboration of indust

ries and smart cities, to build the CSGKC into a highland of knowledge innovation.

Designated as a major innovation platform in the Bay Area, the CSGKC has gained much development in nine years. 上海会所品茶微信

According to official statistics, the CSGKC has attracted 1,524 companies with registered capital totaling 133.4 billion yuan

($19.39 billion). It also completed investments in fixed assets worth 106.2 billion yuan. 上海会所

Among them are CanSemi Technology, a 12-inch wafer chip supplier to be operational soon, equipment manufa

 上海会所品茶微信cturer Greatoo Intelligent Equipment, biopharmaceuticals company BeiGene and other big names.

Collectively, they have launched 165 projects – 48 of w

hich are under construction – with a total investment of 77 billion yuan. 上海会所品茶微信

Cooperation with international companies is boosting the development of the biomedicine industry in the CSGKC.

Earlier this month, the CSGKC administrative committee signed an agreement with Tessa Therapeutics in Sin 上海会所

gapore for the latter to set up its China pharmaceuticals headquarters. The agree

 上海会所品茶微信ment focuses on the research and development, production and sales of innovative immunotherapy.

Tessa will invest $120 million in the project. They will set up teams to launch clinical tests and strengthen the biomedic 上海会所品茶微信

al innovation chain in Guangzhou, according to Andrew Khoo, co-founder and CEO of Tessa.

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t rely heavily on importation of advanced equipment will be affected the m

ost. “The silver lining of US pressure is that China will be forced to innovate and be self-suffi上海会所

cient,” Pan said. “The US cutting off exchanges will slow us down a little, but will not stop our strides for progress.”

上海会所品茶微信Given the uncertainty of the situation, scientists and scholars around the world fear that the worl

d will be divided into two major blocs, like during the Cold War. “Splitting the world into two syst

ems and hyping the clash of civilizations will be disastrous for all humanity,” Pan said.上海会所

“The current international systems were mostly put in place after World War II, but this world

上海会所品茶微信order did not anticipate the astonishing rise of China,” he said. “As a result, some norms within the current glob

al systems must change in order to accommodate the new dynamics, a process in which China is willing to help.”

China has been slowly and sincerely contributing its own standards

and knowledge to global governance, especially in regard to the social impact and上海会所

governance of artificial intelligence, biosciences and other emerging technologies, Pan said.

上海会所”China is not a disrupter, but a contributor to the current world order,” he said.

China’s economic growth weakened to 6.2 percent year-on-year in the second quarter, but remained stable on the wh

ole in the first half of this year at 6.3 percent, according to data released by the National Bureau of Statistics on Monday.上海会所品茶微信

The country’s industrial output rose by 6.3 percent year-on-year i

n June, compared with 5 percent in the previous month, official data showed.

But in the first half of this year, industrial output growth dropped to 6 percent, down from 6.5 percent in the first quarter.上海会所品茶微信

Fixed-asset investment growth was 5.8 percent in the first six month

s combined, compared with 6.3 percent in the first quarter, according to the NBS.

Retail sales increased by 8.4 percent year-on-year in the first hal上海会所

f of this year, compared with 8.3 percent in the first quarter, the data showed.

Production rises 34.6 percent for new energy vehicles and 20.1 percent for solar cells year-on-year in H1, the NBS said.上海会所品茶微信

The bureau said that growth remained on track despite increasing external uncertainties and new downward growth pressure.

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r adding CBD to food is prohibited. Only one drug containing CBD has been approved by t

he FDA-Epidiolex-which is used to reduce seizures related to a rare form of epilepsy.

上海会所品茶微信”There is still a lot of research that’s needed to provide definitive answers,” Yasmin Hurd, a

neuroscientist who directs the Addiction Institute at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, told CNN. He said

the benefits of using CBD to help treat anxiety, pain, and substance abuse have been “promising” so far.上海会所品茶微信

The FDA hasn’t decided how to regulate CBD products. The agency

上海会所held its first public hearing on the legalization of CBD on Friday.

But it isn’t holding back on overseeing CBD-infused products or enforc

ing its regulations. “We’ll continue to closely scrutinize products that could pose risks to con上海会所

They need to develop their empathy with China by putting themselves in C

hinese people’s shoes. If their sympathy always goes to those willing to take innocent p

上海会所品茶微信eople’s lives, we have more than enough reason to tell them that their sympathy is misplaced.

hinese PC manufacturer Lenovo topped the global PC market share in the second qua上海会所

rter of this year, according to research and advisory firm Gartner on Thursday.

上海会所品茶微信Market share for Lenovo stood at 25 percent with a shipment of 15.77 million u

nits, followed by 22.2 percent for HP, 16.9 percent for Dell and 5.9 percent for Apple.

Lenovo also recorded the fastest year-over-year growth of 15.9 pe

rcent and the largest share gain among the top vendors, said the report.上海会所

The worldwide PC market saw a 1.5 percent growth in the secon

d quarter of 2019 after two quarters of decline, according Gartner, and PC shipments tota

上海会所品茶微信led 63 million units at the same time, up from 62 million units compared with a year earlier.

The demand from the Windows 10 operating system replacements in the business market, improved condition for Intel CPU

shortage, all contributed the shipments growth, according to Mikako Kitagawa, a senior principal analyst at Gartner.

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The foreign secretary, Hunt, has proposed reducing the rate of corporation tax paid b

上海会所y companies to 12.5 percent, matching the rate in Ireland among the lowest of any major economy.

The institute disputed the claims of some low-tax advocates that the policy would pay for itself by d

riving up company investment and encouraging overseas companies to locate in Britain.上海会所

More than 1,000 items of military equipment including some of the most advanced weapons and concepts are being exhibited at the Army-2019 Military an

d Technical Forum this week in Kubinka, Russia, a city about 60 kilometers west of Moscow.上海会所品茶微信

More than 1,500 enterprises and organizations are in attendance at the show, which features nearly 27,000 products and technologies. It will last until Sunday.

“This year we’ve invited delegations from over 100 countries to take part in ARMY-2019. Official meetings will be held with 70 of them on the sidelines of the forum. … The level o

上海会所品茶微信f representation of partner countries is quite high this year: Over 30 of them are headed by defense ministers, their deputies and chiefs of the general st

aff,” said Sergey Chemezov, CEO of Rostec, Russia’s state-owned company that specializes in the defenses and military high-tech industries.

Paul Johnson, director of the IFS, said cutting corporation tax, and another promise made by H上海会所品茶微信

unt to raise defense spending, would “leave no scope to relieve the pressure on other areas of pub上海会所

lic spending without tax rises, or a fiscal stance which risked putting debt on a rising path”.

Both Conservative leadership contenders announced this week they will bring down the barriers to talented overseas workers.

Johnson said he would make the UK “much more open” to high-skilled migrants such as scientists, while Hunt prom

ised to scrap the immigration target of keeping net migration below 100,000, which has never been met.

Hunt said: “We’re not going to be a country that changes from Little Britain int

o Little England and pulls down the shutters and says ‘Foreigners not welcome’.”

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