et revolution, should be encouraged to actively participate in the program and freely voice thei
r concerns. As the toilet revolution is aimed at increasing farmers’ well-being, their opinions about the prog上海419
ram, especially after it is completed, should be given due importance by the local governments.
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ficials need to take measures to ensure the toilets’ design and structure can withstand the test of time a上海419品茶微信
nd the facilities can be sustainably maintained. Since the aim of the toilet revolution is not just to accomplish a task assign
上海419ed by the higher authorities, but to revitalize the countryside, local officials should not embellish their performance by p
resenting results that appear impressive but lack substance. Instead, they should a
ttempt to fundamentally improve farmers’ living conditions so they can lead a better life.上海419品茶微信
Jiang Wenlai, a professor at the Institute of Agricultural Resources and Regional Planning, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences
上海419There is a need to pay more attention to sustainability
The toilet revolution has not only improved farmers’ quality of life,
but also brought them some unexpected benefits. For instance, thanks to the significant impr上海419品茶微信
ovement in the living conditions in rural areas, partly due to the toilet revolution, young people living in the city ten
d to spend more time with their parents or grandparents in the countryside. As such, farmers will gra上海419
dually recognize the program’s many benefits and their enthusiasm for the toilet revolution will likely increase.
Also, certain villages’ experiences of the nationwide toilet modernization campaign could be applied elsewhere. For i上海419品茶微信
nstance, the model of integrating toilet renovation with domestic wastewater treatment adopted by Laiwu, Sha
ndong province, not only turns waste into productive commodity, but also significantly lowers the cost of the toilet ren
ovation. This model could be applied to areas with similar conditions and socioeconomic development level.上海419
Moreover, there is a need to pay more attention to the effects and sustainability of the
toilet revolution. To this end, a third-party monitoring and evaluation system sho上海419品茶微信
uld be established to assess the results and ensure the program is properly operated in the long run.
Yu Fawen, a research fellow at the Institute of Rural Development, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
good global vision, political foresight, and understanding of international relations,” he said. “She has ac
complished a lot in the past eight years, thus, moving to lead ECB won’t be difficult for her.”上海龙凤419品茶微信
Wei, also a member of the Academic Committee of the International Mo
上海龙凤419netary Institute of Renmin University of China, said that he also appreciates Lagarde’s ef
forts in making the Chinese currency RMB part of the IMF Special Drawing Rights basket on Oct 1, 2016. It made the R
MB the fifth currency in the basket, joining the US dollar, euro, Japanese yen and British pound.上海龙凤419品茶微信
Edward Tse, founder and CEO of management consultancy Gao Feng Advisory, said that Lagarde’s comp
上海龙凤419rehensive experiences in multilateral institutions would make her a qualified ECB head.
He said that an important part of leading the ECB is balancing the p
olitical interests among eurozone members, so political skills are essential and somet上海龙凤419品茶微信
imes are more important than technical skills. And, in the ECB, there are already many economists to assist her.
“The most important part of leading the ECB is political sensitivity and political coord
上海龙凤419品茶微信ination capacity,” he said. “So EU leaders’ choice of Lagarde is very reasonable.”
He added that the EU’s economy lacks vitality, so whoever is ECB head will find it hard to change the situation.
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The European Union on Wednesday lowered its forecasts for economic growth next year fo
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mpending exit from the bloc as well as current trade tensions around the world. Eurozone growth is expected to pick up f
rom 1.2 percent this year to 1.4 percent in 2020, down from a previous estimate of 1.5 percent.上海龙凤419
Tse said that EU’s economy has entered a structural downturn, and in many countries, ma
king short-term adjustments cannot help them achieve rapid economic development.上海龙凤419品茶微信
“Up till now, EU countries haven’t found the means for quic
k economic growth yet, which is different from the situation in China and t
he US, where innovation acts as the main driver for economic development,” he said.
Rice from China has been successfully planted in the deserts of Dubai, United Arab Emirates, a
nd its yield has hit a record high, leading to an agricultural breakthrough in the city.上海后花园品茶微信
The seawater rice yield reached 629 kilograms per mu (0.06 hectare), a result observed by experts from China and Dubai on J
u上海后花园ne 6. This yield is on par with the advanced level of international rice planting in desert areas and saline-alkali soil.
The sea rice project, launched by the Wuhan Haidao International Agricultural Development Co of Hubei province last O
ctober, broke the record for Dubai desert rice planting in terms of planting area and rice yield. This achi上海后花园
evement was praised by the ruler of Dubai and the Consulate-General of the People’s Republic of China in Dubai.
上海后花园Invited by Dubai, experts from the company provided all te
chnological services for seawater rice planting in Dubai’s deserts and deve
loped the proprietary “Haidao 86” rice species. They began their work in November.上海后花园品茶微信
Dubai has quite special agricultural, ecological and climate conditi
上海后花园ons. In other words, disadvantages — including low temperatures at night for the seeding stage
, high temperatures and dry winds in the earing period and low rainfall. The favorable period for rice growth is also quite
short. Any small mistake in cultivation may lead to failure, the Wuhan company said.上海后花园品茶微信
Barren soil, insects, bird strikes and shortage of water
have been major hindrances for rice planting in Dubai deserts, the上海后花园
company said, adding pesticides and inorganic nitrogenous fertilizers were not allowed in the project area.
上海后花园品茶微信In recent years, many domestic and international companies tried to plant rice in Dubai wi
thout satisfying results due to existing obstacles, said company investor Xie Xiaoqing.
But the experts finally succeeded by applying creative s上海后花园
eeding methods, scientific water management and strict growth process control.
The success of the project has presented the technological progress of Chinese agric上海后花园品茶微信
ulture to the world and benefited people across the globe, and will help in prom
oting both international cooperation and the sharing of agricultural technology, she added.
Corp, the market for gaming desktops, notebooks, and monitors will grow 7.3 percent this year to reach 41.5 million units.
Jitesh Ubrani, an analyst at IDC, said in a research note that the rise o上海会所
f esports, and an abundance of video games, will continue to drive the market forward, re
上海会所品茶微信aching 55.3 million units by 2023 at a compound annual growth rate of 7.4 percent.
HP will no doubt seek to garner as much market share as possible. Until then, part of Juang’s s
pare time, if any, will be spent visiting Beijing’s traditional vegetable markets to buy food.
For him, that is the other side of China’s high-rise office to上海会所
wers. Embracing more sides can help him better understand the world, he said.
上海会所品茶微信”Though HP is the world’s largest PC maker, we must approach our bu
siness with a small company’s mindset,” Juang said. “We should never take anything for grante
d – we should not think that whenever we enter a market, people will always pay for our products.”上海会所
According to him, brand or product positioning in niche markets is the most interesting thing i
上海会所品茶微信n China, because the nation is so gigantic that every niche market can present tons of opportunities.
“Every time we talk about it, we feel infinite vitality. But e
very time we enter a niche, we also feel mounting competition,” Juang said.上海会所
Though the global PC industry is now 40 years old, Juang said the entry of Chinese smartphone brands such as Xiaomi and Huaw
上海会所品茶微信ei into the arena demonstrates that there is still room for growth and new possibilities for PCs in China.
Contemporary Amperex Technology Co Ltd (CATL), China’s largest autom
otive lithium-ion battery maker, forecast a 120 percent to 150 percent annual profit gr上海会所
owth in the first half of 2019 amid a booming new energy vehicle (NEV) market.
上海会所品茶微信Net profit in the Jan-June period rose to between 2 billion yuan ($290 million) an
d 2.28 billion yuan, CATL said in a filing to the Shenzhen Stock Exchange on Saturday.
“We can better find our fundamental advantages – our product quality and service – amid competition,” Juang said.
ormance computing. We are able to drive the value of high-performance
computing throughout different countries, not just for one or two countries only,” he said.上海乌托邦品茶微信
Qian Depei, dean of the School of Data and Computer Science of Sun Y
上海乌托邦at-sen University, pointed out that though China has gained momentum in the number of supe
rcomputers globally, there are still many challenges ahead, especially in the E-level supercomputer.上海乌托邦品茶微信
Jason Juang shapes HP’s new strategy in gaming PC market to boost sales in China
上海乌托邦Jason Juang, managing director of HP China, clearly remembers details of his first visit to the Chinese mainland 26 years ago.
The Shanghai airport was small and shabby. Even a short shower was enough to flood it.
In 1993, as an employee of the US tech giant HP Inc, Juang was sent t上海乌托邦
o the Chinese mainland to share his marketing knowledge and experiences with the local staff
上海乌托邦品茶微信. Back then, computers were a luxury for many Chinese companies, let alone individual consumers.
Within less than three decades, however, China has become the world’s largest market for
electronics. Having witnessed ups and downs of the country’s electronics market for over 20 years, Ju上海乌托邦
ang said he is amazed by its unbelievable transformation from nothing to top.
“We knew it (the transformation) would happen, but never expected it to come at such a stunning speed,” said Juang.
上海乌托邦品茶微信The 56-year-old senior executive has spent most of his career with H
P, starting from a front-line sales professional to his current position at the helm of the compa
ny’s China business. His down-to-earth working style has had an impact on how HP China works.上海乌托邦品茶微信
Now riding the gaming and esports boom in China, Juang wants to injec
t a fresh and strong momentum into the 80-year-old US company’s business in the coun
上海乌托邦try. He wants to bring state-of-the-art, tailor-made products to China and encourage local innovation.
“With 619 million e-gamers, China is now the world’s largest gaming marke
t. Such a sprawling size has triggered changes in what consumers want,” Juang said.
Chinese still cannot step out of the shadow that Chinese culture
is inferior to that of the west. This is eroding our cultural self-confidence. Now it is time for上海夜生活
us to speak out and tell Chinese stories both past and present to the whole world,” she said.
上海夜生活品茶微信”Chinese culture seeks a balance between yin and yang. We believe that only in this way could people build a harmonious worl
d. Chinese kung fu shares more of a reputation abroad than other Chinese cultural elements, like Beijing Opera, pap
er-cutting, painting, etc,” said Liu Biqi, a contestant who is a member of the Mongolian ethnic group.上海夜生活
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上海夜生活品茶微信to make our voice heard by the world, we have got to change,” Liu said. Her opinions were those of reformists. She
might reflect her own experience of pervasive prejudice and hope to change the status quo. But on the whole, most stu
dents showed great interest in and confidence over the future of traditional Chinese culture.上海夜生活
The students’ enthusiasm deeply impressed Professor Guo, the judge of the contest. “The contest this year shows a big d
ifference from previous ones. The contestants now are more interested in world affairs and the role China should pla
上海夜生活品茶微信y in the international community. They have broader perspectives and are more passionate in dealing with common ch
allenges the whole universe is facing, and their views are more diversified,” Guo said.
Professor He, director of the College of Liberal Arts & Law, said that the competition was not just a test of stu上海夜生活
dents’ English capability, but also an expression of students’ patriotism and global horizon. Keeping track of both wo
rld and Chinese affairs and maintaining an open mind without losing interest in traditional Chinese culture in the上海夜生活品茶微信
era of globalization are priorities in higher education, especially for liberal arts students.The contestants’ passion for
traditional Chinese culture is the epitome of all college students’ reflection on Chinese culture in China. They grew up
in a prosperous and dynamic society with unlimited potential built by the older generations. Soon or later, they will ta上海夜生活品茶微信
ke over their causes and reshape this great country based on their perspectives and val
ues, and their speeches can be regarded as their declaration of building a better China in the future.
Chen liked to say something to the audience about his pieces and I have always stopp
ed him. His music speaks for itself and is strong enough to communicate with people.”上海千花坊
Born in Shanghai, Yu, 55, studied piano with his grandfather, the composer Ding Shande, before he
上海千花坊品茶微信was trained at the Shanghai Conservatory of Music and later at the Hochschule der Kunst in Berlin. On
his return from Europe, Yu has become a central character in the development of the Chinese classical music scene.
Like Yu, Chen, 68, is also a Shanghai native. In 1977, Chen was enrolled to study composition at the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing and in 1984上海千花坊
he moved to France where, for four years, he studied with Olivier Messiaen as the great French composer’s last pupil. He
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song, You and Me. He is also known for his cooperation with Chinese film director Zhang Yimou on the 2001 ballet prod上海千花坊
uction, Raise the Red Lantern, based on Zhang’s film with the same title and the film, The Flowers of War, in 2011.上海千花坊品茶微信
The two works by Chen on the new album come from very different periods in his career.
written between 1998 and 1999, is a five-movement suite, portrayi
ng the five traditional Chinese elements: water, wood, fire, earth and metal.上海千花坊
“When I first wrote Wu Xing, the piece was not well received, since the melodies were not smo
oth and not considered beautiful in a traditional way,” says Chen. “But, over the course of the last 20 years, a gr
owing number of people have developed a liking for it and it’s beyond my expectation.”上海千花坊品茶微信
The violin concerto, La joie de la Souffrance, was written in 2017, and Chen added color w
ith a percussion section. Maxim Vengerov played the solo part and the violinist premiered the work alon
g with China Philharmonic under the baton of Yu during the 20th Beijing Music Festival.
The Shanghai Symphony Orchestra also knows the violin conce
rto very well since it was a test piece for the 2018 Shanghai Isaac
Stern International Violin Competition and was played by the six finalists, accompanied by the Orchestra.
“The relationship between a composer and his music is like that of a biological father and his
children. For the interpreters, like the conductors and symphony orchestras, they are like the ‘f
oster parents’ of the work,” says Chen. “As the ‘biological father’, I can do nothing about my work after I finished wr
ting it, but Yu has his own understanding of my music, which sometimes surprises me.”
Have you ever been bitten by the nostalgia bug and tried to look up your favorite childhood
TV dramas and watch them? Often it’s the case that you soon find the fuzzy images and the awkward co上海乌托邦
lor so unbearable that you drop the show after watching it for no more than three minutes.
上海乌托邦女神会所However, recently a special film viewing marathon was held by Youku, a video streaming site owned by Alibaba, at a cinema in B
eijing. The event featured nonstop episodes of a digitally-restored version of the 2006 hit TV dra
a Soldiers Sortie, and attracted a large crowd of diehard fans, many born after 1995.上海乌托邦
Although the intensive viewing was quite a test of physical strength, much to everyone’s s
urprise, the greatly-enhanced definition of the restored version stood the test of the big screen.
上海乌托邦女神会所With the advent of the Ultra HD era characterized by enhanced set-top boxes, ever-evolving virtual reality technologies, and
display devices nearly all with an aspect ratio of 16:9 – when many of the original classical TV and film pro
ductions made with the 4:3 aspect ratio – they now look like “running mosaics” on today’s much wider screens.上海乌托邦
To top it all, due to multiple transfers of the original video file over the ye
上海乌托邦女神会所ars, the edges of picture have become serrated. Plus, stored for decades, negatives of tho
se classic shows have all been subject to severe color shift that calls for correction.
he good news is that digital restoration of classical TV dramas spearhea上海乌托邦
ded by China’s top video streaming websites, like Youku and iQiyi, is now in full swing.
Protecting and restoring old films has always been under way, but previously the job was mainly funded by the gove
rnment. By the end of 2011, as much as 265 million yuan ($38.6 million) had been appropriated for digital restoration wo上海乌托邦女神会所
rk, giving a new shine to a total of 4,810 old films, said Luo Jianhui from Chi
na Netcasting Services Association at the 7th China Internet Audio-visual Conference held in May.
A former cosmetics factory, the Sanlu Plant in Beijing has been repurposed to house, dev
elop and protect the future of China’s intangible cultural heritage, Yang Feiyue reports.上海419女神会所
A former factory and Beijing landmark has been transfo
上海419女神会所rmed into an intangible cultural heritage park in the capital’s downtown.
Several modern-looking buildings and a big lawn at its heart easily set Yongyuan apart from its hutong surroundings.
Yongyuan park sits on Xingfu Street in Beijing’s Dongcheng district where the Sanlu P上海419
lant, a well-known cosmetics manufacturer back in the ’80s and ’90s, once stood.
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d more than 100 products in markets such as hair care and fragrances. It contributed over 100 mil
lion yuan ($14.57 million) to the economy in the 1990s, making it Beijing’s number one taxpayer.上海419
In 2003, the plant’s cosmetics production line was transferred
out of the city, leaving the land at the center of the capital open for new use.
The Sanlu Plant began its search for a tenant and in 2018, Hong上海419
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“The proprietor sympathizes with the concept of the cultural and creative indu
stries, and intangible cultural heritage,” says Li Yue, general manager with the inta
ngible cultural heritage platform, which Beijing Capital Land established last year.
Tech firm Lenovo Group Ltd unveiled its upgraded high-performance co
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lopment of supercomputers in an attempt to post global leading breakthroughs.
上海千花坊The latest system is named Shenteng X9000. It is an integrat
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“The country’s high-performance computing has embraced
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China has emphasized the importance of high-performance comp
uting, highlighted by the use and application of supercomputers, in making innovations.上海千花坊品茶微信
Top500, one of the most authoritative rankings on supercomputers globally, said the co
上海千花坊untry continued to dominate the world’s fastest supercomputers in terms of the number of systems.
With 219 systems, the nation tops the supercomputer list and accounted for 4
3.8 percent of the world’s total, followed by the United States with 116 and Japan with 29.上海千花坊品茶微信
In the list, Lenovo claimed the greatest number of systems globally with 173, while the cou
上海千花坊ntry’s server maker Inspur Group hit 71, and supercomputer manufacturer Sugon stood at 63.
“Compared with our competitors, Lenovo is a unique company that can
offer solutions spanning cloud to the edge, meaning the firm can meet all kinds of de上海千花坊品茶微信
mands from clients,” said Scott Tease, executive director of HPC and AI at Lenovo.
上海千花坊品茶微信Even though the US Commerce Department added five Chinese supercomputer
companies to its Entity List barred from buying US technology, Scott said Lenovo has been able to deal wi
th the development because “Lenovo is a China-based company but (has) globalized” its operations.上海千花坊品茶微信
“We consider ourselves a global asset for high-performance computing. We are able to drive the value of high-perfo
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Qian Depei, dean of the School of Data and Computer Science of Su上海千花坊品茶微信
n Yat-sen University, pointed out that though China has gained momentum in the number of supe
rcomputers globally, there are still many challenges ahead, especially in the E-level supercomputer.