China is on track to achieve its goal of boosting the contribution of scie
ntific and technological progress in agriculture to more than 60 percent by the end of next year.上海419论坛女神会所
Last year, innovations in the sector, including improved crop strains and more effective, environme
ntally friendly farming practices, accounted for 58.3 percent of total growth, up more than 10 perc
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Du Zhixiong, a researcher at the Rural Development Institute at the Chinese Ac
ademy of Social Sciences, said China’s agricultural sector was plagued by ineffici上海419论坛女神会所
ent production practices for many years, while annual output was highly susceptible to changes in climate.
For example, from 1959 to 1961 large parts of the country experienced a severe drought.上海419论坛
In 1961, the arid conditions reduced the total crop yield by 61 million metric tons, a 30 percent fall from 1958.
上海419论坛女神会所Since the early 1980s, the central leadership has attached great signif
icance to agricultural innovation. In 2015, investment in scientific and technological research reached 55 billion yu
an ($7.8 billion at today’s rates), compared with 720 million yuan in 1978, Du said.上海419论坛
According to the ministry, more than 96 percent of fields dedicated to the cultivation
of major crops, including rice, corn and wheat, are sown with high-yield, resilient species.上海419论坛女神会所
A number of crop-breeding platforms that employ scientifically proven approaches-such as the use of “dwarf-st
erile” wheat, the “super rice” system and hybrid corn breeding-have been established to fast-track im
provements in edible crops and ensure the food supply is reliable and safe in the long term.
one-stop” digitalization solution for Chinese exporters, helping sellers with matchm
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Under the initiative, sellers can leverage Alibaba’s extensive database to wo
上海楼凤rk out the latest market trends and customize products for overseas buyers. The one-st
op shop also allows for interactive visual shopping online through mobile devices.
Ant Financial, Alibaba’s financial arm, supports transactions in 22 currencies and can set上海楼凤
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Alibaba.com is also seeking to launch a special digital zone featuring Yiwu, China’s hub for上海楼凤女神会所
exports of small merchandise, in a bid to smooth cross-border transactions for millions of SMEs.
The new channel is set to satisfy the needs for stan上海楼凤
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ommodity export hubs, said Yu Yong, vice-president of Alibaba and co-general manager of Alibaba.com.
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aba proposed in 2016 to facilitate trade for global SMEs through digitalization.
Yu said Yiwu will be among the 10 key industrial hub上海楼凤女神会所
s that Alibaba.com plans to nurture in a bid to create synergies and co
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In June, Alibaba signed an agreement on eWTP with the municipal government of Yiwu to digitize trade in
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est from the United States in bathroom cabinets that are longer and narrower
than our existing models,” said Ding Gefeng, general manager of Hangzhou Home
Dee Sanitary Ware Co Ltd. “That has prompted us to devise new models to secure new orders.”
Tickets are now available for flights at Beijing Daxing In
ternational Airport, which is scheduled to begin operations before Sept 30. 上海419
On various travel websites, passengers can book tickets from the new
airport to many domestic destinations such as Shanghai, Xiamen in Fujian province, Gua
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Flights to Guangzhou from Daxing airport, for instance, cost less than 1,300 yuan ($
185) for economy class while the lowest price at the Capital airport is nearly 1,800 yuan.
Before the winter season starts in November, domestic flights will be carried out solely by China United Airl 上海419品茶微信
ines, a wholly-owned subsidiary of China Eastern, which is also the first airline to transfer its operations to Da
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Over 20 international routes operated by Finn Air, British Airways, Polish A
irlines and Malaysia Airlines can also be booked, including flights to London; Helsinki; Cas 上海419
ablanca, Morocco; Fukuoka, Japan; and Kathmandu, Nepal, according to travel website Qunar.
Huang Lei, who works for an investment managemen 上海419品茶微信
t firm in Beijing and lives near the South Third Ring Road in Daxi
ng district, has long been looking forward to the opening of the phoenix-shaped airport.
Mainland airlines such as Air China, China Eastern and China So
uthern, all stepped up their efforts to handle inconvenienced passengers. The airlines sai上海419女神会所
d Tuesday they will fully refund or help with ticket bookings for passengers affected by cancellations.Air China, whi
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ing the expedition “makes it far more worthwhile” because “protection of the environment is a huge passion of min
nsfer capacity of airports in the Guangdong-Hon
g Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area to avoid disruption to trips between the m
ainland and Hong Kong following recent disruptions at the special administration region’s airport.
It will enhance flight capacity as well as provide easier access for pas
sengers to reschedule or refund tickets, the administration said on Monday.
Mainland airlines such as Air China, China Eastern and China South
ern, all stepped up their efforts to handle inconvenienced passengers. The airlines sa
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uld take him “to the heart of the country”.Dykes said that the journey was not on
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nstantly changed across China” made it fun.”It was about the locals, the different cultures, customs, and traditions. It has ju
st been amazing,” he said. “I was able to take time out and really soak up the expe
rience because it wasn’t about a speed record, it’s a first and so there was no time limit.”
newly-built Beijing Daxing International Airport begins
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5G technology development will be led by typical application
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pilot, while 5G infrastructure construction in relative areas will also be strengthened.
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on construction using urban light poles has also been carried out, and the construc
tion of 5G base stations on 15 light poles has now entered the final implementation stage in Beijing. 上海千花坊
About 20,000 5G base stations were built nationwide in China
by the end of June, with 90 percent of these base stations in Beijing, Shanghai, Guan 上海千花坊女神会所
gzhou and Shenzhen, according to a report by business news portal 21jingji.com.
5G technology is expected to create more than 8 million job opp 上海千花坊
ortunities and 2.9 trillion yuan ($412 million) in economic ad
ded value by 2030, the China Academy of Information and Communications Technology said.
上海千花坊女神会所The academy also projected the 5G industry will make a direct contribution to about 6 percent of the country’s GDP by 2030.
The number of internet users has surged to 830 million in 2018
from 620,000 in 1997, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). 上海千花坊
On Tuesday, the NBS released a report on China’s achievements on ec
onomic and social development since the People’s Republic of China was founded 70 years ago. 上海千花坊
Telecommunication industry has been developing fast in 70 years. In 2018, the traffic consumption of mobile internet rea
ched 71.1 billion GB, 56.1 times of the amount in 2013. At the end of 2018, 368 million peo 上海千花坊女神会所
ple accessed internet through optical fiber and 1.17 billion people accessed it through 4G.
The 2020 Pirelli Calendar by Paolo Roversi entitled “Looking for
Juliet“. The photographer’s project, which involves actr上海千花网女神会所
esses and singers of different cultures and countries, takes its cue from the Shakespearean drama and the inter
上海千花网section of love, strength, youth and beauty embodied by its female protagonist.
The protagonists of “Looking for Juliet” were invited by the photographer to presen
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rough their own emotion, art form, personality, character and interpretation of the role.
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d the British actor and activist Emma Watson, the American actors Indya Moore, Yara Shahidi and Kristen Stew
art, the Chinese singer Chris Lee (Li Yuchun), the Spanish singer Rosalia, and the Franco-Italian artist Stella Roversi.上海千花网女神会所
Shot in Paris and Verona over a week in May, Roversi says of his calendar: “I am stil
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The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) fired two short-range projectiles off its east coast on Saturday, the fi
上海千花网女神会所fth such launch in over two weeks, according to the Republic of Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS).
The projectiles, presumed to have been short-range ballistic missiles, wer
e launched at 5:34 am and 5:50 am local time each from the DPRK’s eastern coa上海千花网
stal city of Hamhung in South Hamgyong province into its eastern waters.
They flew about 400 km at an altitude of some 48 km and a maximum speed of Mach 6.1 or higher.上海千花网女神会所
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ned forces of the ROK and the United States launched their joint military exercises.上海千花网女神会所
The ROK-US joint military drills kicked off on Monday, and were scheduled to last for about 10 more days.
Kenya’s special envoy to South Sudan Kalonzo Musyoka is in the east-central African co
untry to follow up on implementation of the September 2018 peace agreement.上海龙凤
Musyoka held a discussion with South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir and other senior government officials on Thursday up
on arrival to the country’s capital Juba, on the progress of implementation of the peace deal.上海龙凤女神会所
South Sudan’s presidency said in a statement that the consultative meeting bet
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agreement is meant to ensure the formation of a transitional government of national unity by Nov 12.
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itoring South Sudan’s ceasefire, the Ceasefire and Transitional Security Arrangements M
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Speaking at the opening ceremony of the 13th technical committee meeting of cease-fire monitoring body in Juba on Mo
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onths as the moves toward peace gather momentum, a great deal of work still needs to be done.
上海龙凤Ageno said they had assessed 33 cantonment sites out of which two were found unsuitable due to lack of water or a suit
able location. The sites are used for screening, training and integrating of troops and rebels into one force.
He said despite the challenges posed by the rainy season, a number of civilian bui上海龙凤女神会所
ldings had been vacated by the South Sudan Army and the National Security Service.
He said out of the 83 buildings identified by the cease-fire monitoring body as being occupied, 47 have been vacated.
President Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar signed a peace deal on Se上海龙凤
ptember 2018 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to officially end the conflict.The agree
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h Sudan, and endorsed by the Intergovernmental Authority on Development, gave the p
arties eight months to unify a national army and resolve internal boundaries.
bookstore opened in Xiong’an New Area, Hebei province. Driven by the adv
antages of 5G networking, book lovers can enter after having their face or their identity c上海419品茶微信
ard scanned, and obtain their favorite books any time, because technology has made 24-hour unstaffed service feasible.
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mer night, among the bustling crowds one store stands out. It is Sanlian Taofen Sa
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上海419品茶微信The night China Daily visited the shop, and alley that connects the north
ern and southern ends of Sanlitun Village was teeming with people, while in the 700-squ
are-meter bookstore with about 20,000 books, a couple of young people were sitting next to their laptops open.上海419
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e place I use most for finishing work each day. This is the only quiet place I can find arou
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Another of those in the shop, Zhao Xiaohan of Xiamen, Fujian province, who was on holi
day in Beijing, says: “I accidentally found this place while I was looking for a perch after a long day of trave上海419品茶微信
l. It’s a relaxing place, but many young people come in here after dinner time because it’s the summer holidays.”
上海419In addition to stocking the latest titles and best-sellers, Sanlian Taofen sells books in ancien
t Chinese and many works in English. To attract customers in an area that is popular with tourists it al
so sells souvenirs and ornaments representative of traditional Chinese culture.上海419品茶微信
Another tourist in the shop, who says she is from Moscow, was astounded by the shop’s ran
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re I came in I wasn’t even sure it was still open. I’ve never come across anything like this in Russia.”
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mong Mountains and Streams, an ink-wash painting by Fan Kuan of the Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127).
relics with the help of digital renderings of the murals, full-scale replicas of important c
aves and movie-like presentations that employ the imaging technology of the academy.上海千花网女神会所
“We are heading in the right direction,” Wu said, adding that the efforts should be expan
上海千花网ded beyond the Mogao Caves to cover other grottoes and cultural heritage offerings.
“The idea is to tap these resources, under the right conditions, for the people to enjoy at any time and in any place.”
Conservation of Buddhist artworks at the Mogao Caves is encouraging similar efforts at home and abroad上海千花网女神会所
Editor’s note: As the People’s Republic of China prepares to celebrate its 70th anniversary on Oct 1, China Daily is feat
uring a series of stories on the role regions have played in the country’s development and where they are today.
上海千花网When asked in front of foreign visitors what it takes to sustain the love for his jo
b after three decades, mural restorer Yang Tao said it is all about having “peace of mind”.
“You need to be in a state of tranquility, to guide a stable hand to mend the lines and reconnect the dots,” said Ya上海千花网女神会所
ng, 52, who works at the Mogao Caves near the major Silk Road hub of Dunhuang, Gansu province.
The UNESCO World Heritage Site is home to some of the best examples in the wo
上海千花网rld of Buddhist murals, sculptures and writings located in nearly 500 grottoes. They c
over a large expanse of Chinese history, including the golden age of the Tang Dynasty (618-907).
Yang’s approach to repairing and preserving the iconic works of art for future genera上海千花网女神会所
tions reflects the serious conservation efforts undertaken in Dunhuang in recent decades.
volume book, which was jointly released in July by the Palace Museum Press and CITIC Press in B
eijing, provides children, its target audience, as well as curious adults, a new perspective of the emperor.上海夜网女神会所
His strong interest in zoology is often overshadowed by the stereotypical image of him as a fervent collector of jewels and antiques.
From 1750 to 1761, the emperor ordered two court artists, Yu Sheng and Zhang Weibang, to create paintings of birds and terres上海夜网
trial animals, while eight high officials with the requisite knowledge were arranged to write explanatory texts for t
he encyclopedic albums, known as Niao Pu (“graphics of birds“) and Shou Pu (“graphics of beasts”).上海夜网女神会所
He also collected a comprehensive book called Hai Cuo Tu (“an album of the abundant marine world”), which was illus
trated by Nie Huang, a natural scientist who spent decades studying the country’s waterways and coastal areas.
上海夜网”Western painting techniques were introduced into the royal court of the Qing
Dynasty through missionaries,” says Li Shi, a researcher of ancient painting at the Palace Museum.
In Niao Pu, we can see that the expressive techniques of traditional Chinese ink-water pain上海夜网
ting are kept,” she says, adding, “but there are also paintings in the album which show that typical tech
上海夜网女神会所niques from Western paintings were applied to deal with shadows and add realistic detail.”
Qianlong loved the three encyclopedias and kept them in his residence for frequent reference and the education of his children.
Natural History in the Palace Museum is edited from the three graphic albums by selecting 120 of t上海夜网
heir illustrations. The subjects’ modern names (along with their Latin references, where applicable) are inclu
ded, as well as vividly-written background information and stories, based on historical documents.
上海夜网女神会所The entries range from animals more commonly seen by the emp
eror, like tigers, donkeys, and dogs, to those that Qianlong would have never seen in his li
fetime, like giraffes on the African savanna or whales breaking the ocean surface.