w enjoy forest coverage of about 60 percent.
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ntent dropped by 90 percent from 2000 to 2016. In Hainan province, Hainan gibbons－a critically endangered spe
cies－witnessed population growth from only seven in 1998 to 29 last year due to the program.上海419论坛品茶微信
According to the plan, top local government officials will be responsible for the protection work.
Moreover, all commercial logging of natural forests will be prohibite
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The forestry department will strengthen the restoration of some degraded natural forests a
nd speed up the work to build a surveillance system for protection and restoration work.上海419论坛品茶微信
“A strict management system will also be established. Anyone who conducts illegal activity that damages natural forests or threa
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ection and restoration work aim to bring prosperity to the people through eco-friendly development.上海419论坛品茶微信
“The plan is expected to drive China’s natural forest protection work to a new stage,” Li said
Hubei province has completed an aerial survey of all sewage outlets that disch
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It was the first time that the province carried out such a full-scale survey, whic
h also serves as important groundwork for a national campaign, launched this February, to comb the b上海419论坛品茶微信
anks of the Yangtze River and map all such outlets along the country’s longest waterway.
es have the right to explore their own path of development and their own human rights protection model.
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ational security and territorial integrity. The problems in Xinjiang are not ethnic or relig
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according to the law to respond to these challenges to ensure social stability and the fundamental interests of local people.
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ainst terrorism, extremism and separatism, but also prevent more people from being br
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These measures have reversed Xinjiang’s security situation within a few ye
ars. Over the past nearly three years, Xinjiang has not witnessed any violence incidents, wh上海419论坛
ich is a significant achievement for a region that is three times as large as France with a population of about 24 mil
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eeting on July 5, Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, said the ref
orm’s achievements should be consolidated and China’s system and capacity for governance modernized.
Xinjiang was once at a crossroad where it threatened to become another hotbed and上海419论坛品茶微信
exporter of terrorism. China has turned it to a region of stability and prosperity.
Beijing has invited foreign envoys, ambassadors, international organization officials and repo
rters to visit Xinjiang many times. Almost all of the people who have seen Xinjiang, including the vo
cational education training centers, for themselves have said that it is different from the Western media’s reports.
The duplicity and hypocrisy of some Western countries are evident in their one-sided and baseless criticism of the a
nti-radicalism measures employed in Xinjiang. It seems only after Beijing gives a green light to the spre
ad of terrorism, extremism and separatism will these Western countries pocket their accusing fingers.
e Romance of the Three Kingdoms, such as the battle of Chibi and the battle of borrowing
arrows with thatched boats, depicting ancient Chinese military commanders’ wisdom.
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another first-grade relic, draws visitors’ attention with its broad branches and leaves, which unfurl in all directions and are decorat
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On one side of the exhibition wall, a large snake spear model, measuring more than 3 meters in length, is mounted. Accor
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ury BC, where actual snake spears are often found at historical sites. With the deification of Zhang Fei, a famous military co
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Adding a little local flavor, the exhibition also displays the original manuscript of the Three Kingdoms m
上海419论坛anga comic by Japanese cartoonist Mitsuteru Yokoyama, a drawing for die-hard fans of the cartoon art form.
Dressed in a T-shirt embroidered with a map of the Three Kingdoms, Torahiko Hara, a fan
who works at Sony Digital Entertainment, says he was interested in the exhibition because of his love for Yokoy上海419论坛品茶微信
ama’s cartoons, adding that, since visiting it, he now understands more about the ancient history behind them.
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bits on display in Japan for the first time, says Zeniya Masami, executive director of the museum.
Zhou Ming, deputy director of Art Exhibitions China, says he believes the exhi上海419论坛
bition would arouse a new enthusiasm among the Japanese people for the c
ulture of the Three Kingdoms and help them gain a deeper understanding of the period’s history.
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round 1,800 years ago amid the chaos of the Eastern Han Dynasty (25-220). The events of this time, alo
ng with tales about the rise and fall of the era’s various warlords, were recorded and later became popular legends.上海419论坛
They provided the inspiration for numerous works of poetry, literature and painting, leadin
g to the formation of a rich and colorful “Three Kingdoms culture” that still resonates to this day.
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novels, comics, puppet shows and games, with many characters of the Three Kingdoms familiar to the Japanese people.
ational disarmament process, because with the annulment of the INF Treaty, the US and Russia could develop new intermediate-a
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Also, the US’ withdrawal from the INF Treaty could set off a chain reaction, as it is almost certain that Washington will now de上海419论坛
ploy intermediate-range missiles in Europe and the Asia-Pacific region, heightening regional tensions and fuelli
上海419论坛品茶微信ng an arms race and geopolitical competition among major powers. The new arms race, which could prompt majo
r powers to build new types of smart weapons, would pose a severe threat to international peace and security.
What is especially surprising is that some Western observers want to d上海419论坛
rag China into the discussions on certain international issues regardless of whet
her it is a party to such issues. Regarding the INF Treaty, which has played an important role in improving inte
上海419论坛rnational relations, promoting nuclear disarmament, even safeguarding global strategic balance and stability, and ther
efore remains very much relevant and significant even today, China has made clear that it is opposed to not only the
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nsible stakeholders. Any bilateral or multilateral agreements will be meaningless if the participating sides vio
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The author is vice-president and academic dean of China
上海419论坛品茶微信Foreign Affairs University. The views don’t necessarily represent those of China Daily.
he Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank’s board of governors approved the applications of three African countries－Benin,
Djibouti and Rwanda－at its fourth annual meeting in Luxembourg on July 13, taking the total number of me上海419论坛品茶微信
mbers to 100. That the AIIB’s membership has reached the century mark reflects the high degree of global reco
gnition and trust it has earned as a multilateral development bank in just three and a half years.
Meticulous planning, constructive efforts and visionary leadership are need
ed to make a development bank successful in today’s turbulent global financial market. As
a China-proposed multilateral development bank, the AIIB has been playing a
pioneering role in innovative development by overcoming a series of challenges. And it has a
chieved success and global trust because of its strict self-discipline and painstaking pursuit of excellence.
Kim said he would上海419论坛女神会所 like to follow the will of the past generations of leaders, make joint efforts with Xi, in
herit and develop DPRK-China relations at a new historic point and map out a bright future for DPRK-China friendship.上海419论坛女神会所
Xi’s wife, Peng Liyuan, and Kim’s wife, Ri Sol-ju, also attended the meeting. Before their dep
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aditional friendship as a shared, valuable asset forged and passed along by leaders of elder generations of both co上海419论坛
untries, saying that the friendship has remained strong and vigorous despite constant changes.
With the advent of the Ultra HD era characterized by enhanced set-top boxes, ever-evolving virtual realit上海419论坛
y technologies, and display devices nearly all with an aspect ratio of 16:9 – when many of the original classical TV and film pro
上海419论坛女神会所ductions made with the 4:3 aspect ratio – they now look like “running mosaics” on today’s much wider screens.
To top it all, due to multiple transfers of the original video file over the years, the edges of picture have become serrated. Plus, sto
red for decades, negatives of those classic shows have all been subject to severe color shift that calls for correction.
The good news is that digital restoration of classical TV dramas spearheaded by China’s top video streaming websites, like Youku and iQiyi, is now in full swing.上海419论坛女神会所
Protecting and restoring old films has always been under way, but previously the job was mainly funded by the government. By the end of 2011, as much as
265 million yuan ($38.6 million) had been appropriated for digital restoration work, giving a new shine to a total of 4,810 old fi上海419论坛
lms, said Luo Jianhui from China Netcasting Services Association at the 7th China Internet Audio-visual Conference held in May.
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上海419论坛女神会所sults. Earlier this year, iQiyi also launched its own restoration project featuring the use of ZoomAI, a vi
deo-enhancing solution devised by the company, to restore and remaster 50 select TV dramas.
Before the adoption of new technologies, restoration of the old works, most often in lower resolution, was done manually and it to
ok a day to restore a 40-minute-long episode. Now, iQiyi’s ZoomAI software, comprising algorithm modules such上海419论坛女神会所
as color enhancement, sharpening, and white balance, can restore a high resolution feature film in just one hour
With experience accumulated from the 2016 hit, The Jungle Book, which seamlessly combines live-action performa
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mplified by the vivid presentation of Simba and other animal characters in film’s trailers.
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ration and think about how to bring the iconic sets and characters to life. Three helicopters and six SUVs were used
to transport nearly a ton of filming equipment used to capture more than 12.3 trillion terabytes of images.上海419论坛女神会所
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上海419论坛Disney, they also used something called the “black-box” theater technique to make sure that the voice-ov
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Ma Boyong, a best-selling novelist, says he has watched the 1994 Lion King fi上海419论坛女神会所
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message conveyed by The Circle of Life, arguably the most famous song in the animated film.
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Kim Darroch has resigned as the United Kingdom Ambassador to the United States fo
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“The current situation is making it impossible for me to carry out my role as I would like,” Da
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mstances the responsible course is to allow the appointment of a new ambassador.”
In leaked emails published by the Mail on Sunday, Darroch labelled the Trump administr
ation “dysfunctional”, “unpredictable”, and “diplomatically clumsy and inept”.
Trump rounded on Darroch on Twitter, calling him “a stupid guy” and saying the US would “no longer deal with him”.
The 2019 World Internet of Things Exposition (WIOT) will be held in Wuxi, eastern China’s Jiangsu province, from September 7 to 10.
This year’s exposition will focus on the Internet of Vehicles (IoV), the convergence of the mobile Internet and the Internet of Things (IoT).上海419论坛
Earlier in May, Wuxi was approved by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology to be the pilot area of developing IoV.
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The establishment of six new pilot free trade zones (FTZs) and expansion of the Shanghai FTZ are underway, the Ministry of Commerce said Thursday.
上海419论坛The new zones and the Shanghai FTZ expansion will further optimize China’s FTZ lay
out and better serve national strategy, said MOC spokesperson Gao Feng at a press conference.
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the rest of the country, easing market access in agriculture, mining, manufacturing industries and services.
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While opening up more sectors, China is committed to providing better services and environment
for foreign investors and sharing with them more opportunities of China’s development, Gao said.
More than 30 of the world’s top 500 companies will participate in the exposition.上海419论坛品茶微信
Discussions will also involve sectors including inte
lligent manufacturing, intelligent robots, information security, big data and 5G.
A total of 180,000 visitors are expected to attend the exposition, including guests from more than 30 countries and regions.
China has introduced a two-year pilot program to find out the psychological conditions a
nd needs of senior citizens at the primary level, the National Health Commission (NHC) announced Thursday.
Covering 1,600 urban communities and 320 villages, the pilot program targets permanent reside
nts aged 65 or above, said Wang Haidong, director of NHC’s Department of Ageing and Health.
This song is even older than some of the people who are watching the show,” the bassist Ou says in the show. “Witne
上海419论坛ssing the evolution of Chinese rock music is a fascinating experience. We are proud that we are part of it as The Face.”
Western rock music first gained popularity in China in the 1980s with a performance given by the rock singer-songwrite
r Cui Jian on May 9, 1986, during a concert at Beijing Workers‘ Stadium. At the上海419论坛
packed venue, the then 25-year-old Cui performed his most well-known song, Nothing to My N
ame, which opened a chapter in China’s rock music story at a time when few Chinese knew what rock ‘n’ roll was.
In 1994 Ou, then 23, performed as a bassist at the Chinese Rock Power concert at the Hong Kong Arena. Bringing tog上海419论坛
ether He Yong, Dou Wei, the former lead vocalist of Black Panther, Zhang Chu and Tang Dynasty, the concert was the first showcase for musicians from
the mainland to perform in Hong Kong. It stunned Hong Kong audiences and created the momentum for a wave of rock music to wash across the country.
“Looking back, those legendary musicians and their works are still inspiring for the young bands
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c styles. They come together and contribute to the band as one person. That’s the most interesting part of being in a band.”
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te both his own and his friends’ music, more and more indie bands emerged in the country while developing their own unique styles. The pu
nk-rock band New Pants, the pop-rock band Queen Sea Big Shark and the heavy rock band Miserable Faith were among the most-watched bands then.
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ed in a golden era of original Chinese rock bands influenced by the Western music genre and expressing themselves in their mother tongue. The first
rock bands included the heavy metal band Tang Dynasty, founded in 1988, the pop-rock band Black Panther, formed in 1987, and The Face.
“Material possessions like big houses and fast cars were the last things on our mind,” Ou says. “Inste
ad, we were hungry for rock music and found any possible way to get the latest music from We
stern bands. Compared with young bands today, we had few opportunities to perform onstage because the audiences were
smaller and there were few live house venues. But we were very happy because we truly loved the music.”
herdsmen what kind of plants grow in what area, and she continued collecting data and ad
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Two years ago, Xin’s team launched an app aimed at helping herdsmen around China to manag
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systems of the grasslands and combining the data collected by her team of researchers, the app models growth patterns of the grass.
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ct the future and even make future plans based on them, which can raise the income of herdsmen in China,” says Xin.
上海419论坛”That’s what Li Bo planned 20 years ago, and now I’m fulfilling his vision,” Xin says.
Xin is now looking for her successor to take up her work at the station in Hulunbuir, as she thinks it should not rely on her to keep running.
“No matter who is the head of the organization, it should continue to operate efficiently. That’s my hope for the station,” says Xin.
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te students, and there are also more than 20 staff members at the Hulunbuir station.
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care of the team members, visiting researchers, and also stay in contact with the government,” says Xu.
es have been retu上海419论坛品茶微信rned to China to stand trial from more than 120 countries and regions since 2014, the leading anti-corruption watchdog said.
The announcement came just before the fifth anniversary on Thursday of the founding of the of
fice created to coordinate anti-corruption efforts as a means to help bolster the hunt for fugitives.
That office was established on June 27, 2014, to strengthen the work undertaken by the Interna
tional Cooperation Bureau of the Communist Party of China’s Central Commission for Discipline Insp
ection. It was set up to better coordinate the efforts of such entities as the CCDI, the Supreme People’s Court, th
e Foreign Ministry and the Public Security Ministry in pursuing fugitives who escaped overseas.
Between January 2014 and May of this year, 5,974 fugitives suspected of economic
crimes, including 1,425 government officials, were brought back, and 14.248 billion