If we, after a tragedy上海千花坊confine ourselves to do

oing those things that would have prevented this tragedy

上海千花坊we are missing a real opportunity,” DeWine said. “So we need to look at these tragedies together.”

President Donald Trump, who is expected to visit Dayton on Wednesday, has said he wants Washington to “come t

ogether” on legislation providing “strong background checks” for gun users, but he gave no details.上海千花坊女神会所

The Democrat-led House has passed a gun control bill that includes fixes to the nation’s fir

上海千花坊earm background check system, but it has languished in the Republican-controlled Senate.

The El Paso and Dayton killings have contributed to 2019 being an especially deadly year for mass killings in the US.

A database by The Associated Press, USA Today and Northeastern University shows tha上海千花坊女神会所

t there have been 23 mass killings so far this year, claiming the lives of 131 people. By comparison, 140 people died

in mass killings in all of 2018. The database tracks every mass killing in the country dating back to 2006.

上海千花坊For most of the 19th and much of the 20th century, China was called, “the sick man of Asia”. But

those days are over. As President Xi Jinping observed, “China has bid farewell to the problems that p

lagued its people for thousands of years, including hunger, shortages and poverty.” In a matter of decades, China has suc上海千花坊女神会所

cessfully transformed itself from a closed and relatively backward country into a global economic and political power.

上海千花坊China’s ascendency is generating some questions. One question centers on the country’s role in glob

al health. This is because China is making rapid progress in all four primary domains of global he上海千花坊女神会所

alth-health aid, health security, health governance and health information exchange

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China’s economic reco上海夜网as the fastest and stea

diest since World War II compared with any other major country.

上海夜网New China faced many twists and turns in the first 30 years in rebuilding its economy. Even durin

g the 40 years of reform and opening-up, it has successfully weathered many a powerful s

torm including four major external crises: the debt crisis in the early 1980s, Western sanctions from the late 1980s to上海夜网女神会所

the early 1990s, the 1997-98 Asian financial crisis and the 2008 global financial crisis.

Centralized leadership adds to China’s advantages

上海夜网Admittedly, the Chinese economy has been facing a new type of challenge since the second half of 2018 because of the tr

ade war launched against it by the US. Yet the new challenge cannot be compared with the past external crises. Ev

en in the 1990s, at the height of Western sanctions, China was able to reverse the trade deficit that had u上海夜网女神会所

ndermined its economy for nearly 100 years since the First Sino-Japanese War (1894-95).

上海夜网Now, China has to deal with the fifth major external challenge: the US-instigated trade war. Notwithstanding the s

aber-rattling of some US politicians and the US administration’s desperate attempt to prevent the rise of Chinese hi

gh-tech companies, which reminds one of the Cold War, do those trying to force China to concede ground by applying “

上海夜网maximum pressure” really understand how China has weathered powerful storms in the past decades?

Without economic resilience and expertise in the high-tech sector, China would not have been able to close the

wide gap with the US in national strength. Perhaps this is why the US has labeled China as a major competitor.上海夜网女神会所

The domestic political infighting in the US unseen in decades is likely t

o intensify and create a bigger problem for the White House. By contrast, the

strengthened centralized leadership of China is well-positioned to deal with any challenges with greater efficiency. In this上海夜网

regard, the US hawks, who have turned a blind eye to China’s resilience, should look at China’s history and see how it has

overcome challenges, and stop resorting to “maximum pressure” to fulfill their narrow political goals.上海夜网女神会所

The author is a researcher at the Chinese Academy of International Trade and

Economic Cooperation. The views don’t necessarily represent those of China Daily.

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All who participated in violent and criminal activities that have recently plagued the Hong Kong Special Ad

上海419ministrative Region will be brought to justice, including behind-the-scenes masterminds and organizers, Yang Gu

ang, a spokesman for the Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of the State Council, said Tuesday.上海419

The spokesman for the country’s top Hong Kong affairs authority said in a news co

nference in Beijing that the nearly two-month demonstrations in Hong Kong have escalated to being ex

上海419tremely violent and shocking, with a total of 461 people being injured, including 139 police officers.

The increased intensity and destructiveness of the protests were eviden

t in the weapons and methods chosen by the small number of radicals, who had used lethal weapons such as sm上海419品茶微信

oke and petrol bombs, bows and arrows at police, as well as committing crimes such as arson.

“These actions have severely undermined the personal and property safety of police officers and residents of Hong Kong,” Ya

上海419ng said. “They have severely impacted Hong Kong’s prosperity and stability, pushing it into a dangerous abyss.”

Hong Kong’s GDP in the second quarter saw only a 0.6 percent year-on-year increase, with retail and tourism bearing th

e blunt of the downward economic pressure, according to the HKSAR government.上海419品茶微信

On Monday, Hong Kong protesters staged a strike to paralyze Hong Kong by clogging public transportation, resulting in

上海419some 250 flights being canceled, and eight metro lines suspended for over five hours, he said. A total of 18 countries and r

egions have issued travel safety reminders against visiting Hong Kong due to the current situation.

Protesters also removed the Chinese national flag from a flagpole in Tsim Sha Tsui上海419品茶微信

and threw it into the sea, the second incident of its kind in two days. The flags have since been recovered and raised.

In July, protesters tore up copies of the Basic Law of the HKSAR and smeared Chi

上海419品茶微信na’s national emblem. They also broke into and vandalized Hong Kong’s Legislative C

ouncil building, spraying graffiti on the walls and raising the former colonial flag.

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But he said some of those上海龙凤1314 who replied appeared

 too eager to hire foreign teachers, and Baghdadi said he was even given “illegal advice” about getting a job.

上海龙凤1314The regulation on foreign experts’ work permits states that overseas language teachers in China must obtain a work visa and be a native speaker with a bach

elor’s degree or higher, have at least two years of related teaching experience and no criminal record.

This means that Baghdadi, who is not a native English speaker and does not have sufficient上海龙凤1314品茶微信

experience in teaching the language, may never have the chance to work in China as a teacher.

“But some agencies told me that they could help me apply for

上海龙凤1314a Chinese business visa, and I could become a teacher in China, come what may,” he said.

Teaching English is a lucrative business in China, as the country’s opening-up to the

world means more people are looking to learn the “universal language”. For foreign上海龙凤1314

ers, their nationality and even their skin tone can, at times, be their ticket to securing a teaching job.

According to a report last year from the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, 300 million people i

上海龙凤1314品茶微信n China were learning English. There were 50,000 English-language training institutions in the count

ry and the training market was worth as much as 500 billion yuan ($72 billion), the report said.

The high demand for English-language instruction had made finding a jo上海龙凤1314品茶微信

b for most foreigners, particularly those who are white, little more than a formality.

According to a survey by Banyuetan, a Xinhua News Ag

ency magazine, in 2017, there were more than 400,000 foreign teacher

上海龙凤1314品茶微信s working in the education sector in China, but only one-third of them were employed legally.

In recent years, the country has been rocked by a number of high-profile scandals resulting from a lack of vigilance i

n hiring foreign teachers. In some cases, people with questionable backgrounds have landed jobs.

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In August, rising expecta上海品茶微信marginally easier l

liquidity conditions and targeted policy stabilization efforts may supp

上海品茶微信ort A shares “effectively”, Wang said, adding that a structural uptrend of listings that rep

ort robust or improving semiannual financial performances is more likely than a broad rise in share prices.

Particularly, brokerages and companies engaging in sci-tech innovations-such as computer上海品茶微信女神会所

s, 5G, defense and media sectors-may outperform other companies, according to Wang.

上海品茶微信Chinese scientists have unveiled an autonomous bicycle that can steer itself, avoid obstacles and r

espond to voice commands thanks to a newly developed chip called Tianjic that acts as the brains of the bike.

The chip combines computer science-based machine learning and brain-inspired appr上海品茶微信女神会所

oaches and is believed by the research team to be the next step forward in the achievement of artificial gene

上海品茶微信ral intelligence, or AGI, which refers to a machine’s ability to learn any intellectual task that a human being can.

“Using just one chip, we can demonstrate the simultaneous processing of versatile algorithm

s and models in an unmanned bicycle system, realizing real-time object detection, tracking, voice control, ob上海品茶微信女神会所

stacle avoidance and balance control,” Shi Luping, along with his colleagues at the Center for Brain Inspired Computing Rese

上海品茶微信arch at Tsinghua University, wrote in a paper published in the journal Nature on Wednesday.

Also in focus in August is that global benchmark provider MSCI Inc is expected to inc

rease the inclusion of large-cap A shares from 10 percent to 15 percent, taking effect from close of Aug 27.

The weighting increase is expected to usher in $3.6 billi上海品茶微信

on worth of overseas funds tracking MSCI indexes during the tra

ding on Aug 27, according to a report from Shenzhen-based China Merchants Securities.

上海品茶微信女神会所The timing of the inflows of actively-managed funds, meanwhile, may dep

end on the US Federal Reserve’s posture toward further easing, the report said.

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In March, at the globa 上海乌托邦nance forum co-host

na and France in Paris, Xi described “four deficits” in global affairs, namely a governance deficit, tru

 上海乌托邦st deficit, peace deficit and development deficit, and proposed a four-pronged approach to addressing these deficits.

Dialogue facilitates understanding among countries, as was demon

 上海乌托邦女神会所strated in the Conference on Dialogue of Asian Civilizations held in Beijing in May.

The conference aimed to create a new platform for advancing equal dialogue, mutual le

arning and mutual inspiration among civilizations in Asia and the rest of the world, Xi said. 上海乌托邦

The intensifying global challenges humanity is facing now require concerted efforts by countries across the world, he said.

 上海乌托邦女神会所hina strongly opposes a new tariff proposal from the United States

targeting $300 billion worth of Chinese imports, and vowed to take necessary

countermeasures if the move is implemented, ministry officials said on Friday.

Shortly after the 12th round of bilateral trade talks in Shanghai, the US government said on Thursday that it 上海乌托邦

would impose an additional 10 percent tariff on $300 billion worth of Chinese goods starting Sept 1. The plan will put

additional tariffs on basically all Chinese goods coming into the US, but medicines will not be affected.

 上海乌托邦女神会所The Ministry of Commerce said in a statement that China is “strongly dissati

sfied with and resolutely opposed to” the US tariff proposal. The US plan seriously violates the consensus reached

between the heads of the two countries in Japan, deviates from the right track and won’t help solve the problem, it said.

 上海乌托邦The country will have to take necessary countermeasures if the US tariffs c

ome into force, the ministry said, urging the US to correct its mistakes in a timely ma

nner, address the issues on the basis of equality and mutual respect and get back on the right track. 上海乌托邦女神会所

State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi told reporters in B

angkok on Friday that unilaterally imposing additional tariffs is surely not a p

 上海乌托邦roper approach for resolving economic and trade issues, and it violates WTO rules.

Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said at a news confe

rence that China will not accept any kind of extreme pressure, intimidation or black 上海乌托邦女神会所

mail. Neither will China give in an inch on major issues of principle, Hua said.

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cities in Greater Bay 上海419论坛 good economic growth i

In the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, nine cities on the Chinese main

 上海419论坛land showed good economic growth in the first half of this year, said news portal STCN.com on Wednesday.

The nine cities are Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Foshan, Dongguan, Huiz

hou, Zhongshan, Zhuhai, Jiangmen and Zhaoqing in South China‘s Guangdong province. 上海419论坛女神会所

Guangdong, one of China’s economic powerhouses, realized a 6.5 percent GDP growth to hit 5.05 trillion yuan in the first six months of 2019.

上海419论坛As core engines to drive Greater Bay Area development, Shenzhen and Guangzhou, respectively, fulfilled 1.21 trilli

on yuan and 1.18 trillion yuan in GDP in, with a 7.4 percent and 7.1 percent climb from the same period last year.

By independent innovation, setting strategic emerging industries and optimizing eco 上海419论坛女神会所

nomic structure, Shenzhen and Guangzhou transformed their growth momentum, said the news portal.

 上海419论坛In the first half of 2019, Shenzhen’s industrial added value increased 7.4 percent year-on-year, whil

e the added value in the advanced manufacturing industry and the high-tech manufacturing industry jumped 10.3 p

ercent and 11 percent, respectively, which accounted for 71.2 percent and 66.7 percent of the industrial added value. 上海419论坛女神会所

Moreover, the city’s computers, communications and other electronic equipment manufacturing industries inc

 上海419论坛女神会所reased 11.1 percent; electrical machinery and equipment manufacturing industries were up 4.8 per

cent; the special equipment manufacturing industry climbed 6.5 percent; ordinary machinery m

anufacturing grew 2.7 percent and pharmaceutical manufacturing industry jumped 11.4 percent. 上海419论坛

Shenzhen’s exports of high-tech electromechanical products reached 581.57

 上海419论坛女神会所billion yuan in the first half of this year, while the export of labor-intensive products w

as 85.01 billion yuan, which shows high-tech products exports are six times the exports of labor-intensive products.

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The protesters, with fa上海419论坛s, took cover from um

brellas held by their peers when dismantling metal railings from sidewalks to build their makeshift blocks to

上海419论坛fend off police’s dispersal attempts. Bricks on the pavements were pried and used as weapons to attack police, t

ogether with paint bombs, corrosive liquids, and metal marbles shot from crossbows.上海419论坛女神会所

The owner of a stationary shop in Sheung Wan, surnamed Lam, said the violence had grossly affected the business.

“I didn’t and wouldn’t dare to open the shop yesterday for the whole day,” Lam told China Daily.

上海419论坛Lam’s concerns and fears were shared by the owner of another dried seafood shop, surna

med Chan, on Wing Lok Street, which is famous for specialties of ancient Chinese tonic f上海419论坛女神会所

oods – mostly ginseng and bird’s nest – and adjacent to Hong Kong‘s iconic Dried Seafood Street.

“The weekly disruptive protests are unsettling,” Chan lamen

上海419论坛ted, hoping that the society could return to its peace and order as soon as possible.

The general offices of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and t上海419论坛女神会所

he State Council have published a new guideline to deepen the reform of firefighting law enforcement.

上海419论坛China will comprehensively reform the supervision and management of fire control w

ork, step up management at the source, and prevent and defuse risks, according to the guideline.

Efforts will be made to further streamline administration and delegate powe上海419论坛

rs and resolutely remove various unreasonable barriers in firefighting supervision.

The document outlined 12 major tasks of reform in five areas.

上海419论坛女神会所Qualification licensing of firefighting technical service organizations will be canceled and restrictions on the market ac

cess of firefighting products will be eased amid efforts to improve the quality of supervision services.

In terms of enhancing supervision, firefighting violations shall be上海419论坛

registered in offenders’ credit records and enterprises with severe illegalities

上海419论坛女神会所and credit breaches shall be managed with a “blacklist” approach, according to the guideline.

The Internet of Things and big data will be used to enable real-time evaluation of fire risks and precise oversight.

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hina rises on list of 上海会所ovative countriesoman experie

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

ding traditional measurements such as research and development investments, international patent

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

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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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Such attempts are by n上海千花坊re colluding with foreign

 forces to interfere in China’s internal affairs, Hua said. She reiterated that any such interference is intolerable.

上海千花坊女神会所Hua’s statements came on the same day thousands of black-clad prot

esters occupied the arrival hall at Hong Kong International Airport, the world’s eighth-bus上海千花坊

iest airport, to stage a massive sit-in protest against the now-suspended extradition amendment bill. Aside from cha

上海千花坊nting slogans attacking the SAR government, protesters also distributed flyers inside the airport.

Hong Kong is at a risk for another violent protest on Saturday. A planned rally, in response to attacks at Yuen Long metro st

ation on July 21, when white-clad people assaulted commuters and passersby indiscriminately, was rejected by上海千花坊女神会所

the city’s police. However, there is concern that protesters will gather anyway.

Ireland had changed its travel status for Hong Kong to advise a “high degree of caution”, while Singapore, Japan and South

上海千花坊Korea called on its citizens to avoid areas where public gatherings are taking place and to follow local authorities’ advice.

The HKSAR’s Chief Secretary for Administration Matthew Cheung Kin-chung warned against taking part in the Saturday r

ally, as those joining in might be arrested for illegal assembly, punishable by heavy fines and imprisonme上海千花坊

nt. “Whether there will be a procession or not, we cannot rule out the possibility of a large number of people turni

ng up.… But we sincerely wish that the participants would never resort to violence when expressing their discont

上海千花坊女神会所ent and pay due respect to the public order and people’s life in Yuen Long,” Cheung said.

Different sectors also appealed to the public, especially to young

people, not to participate in any illegal assembly and never turn to violence.上海千花坊

Many principals of middle schools and university h

eads signed statements calling for students to avoid the Yuen Long protest.

The Chinese General Chamber of Commerce called on all se上海千花坊女神会所

ctors to clearly draw the line with violent protesters to protect the rule of law.

According to the Public Order Ordinance, any person who convenes,

holds, organizes, forms or collects an illegal assembly, or assists or is concerned in doi

ng so, will face the maximum penalty of a HK$5,000 ($640) fine and imprisonment for five years.

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