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Focusing on China’s transformation and achievements over the past 70
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Chinese Plants that Have influenced the World, a documentary highli
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Chinese tech heavyweight Lenovo Group Ltd saw its profit more than double in the quarter which ended in June, on the back of
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cials said was an unauthorized assembly seriously disrupting the airport’s operations.
Also on Tuesday, Hong Kong’s stock market dropped to its lowest level since Jan 4 at the end of trading.
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ark Hang Seng Index fell by 1 percent as the market opened. The index continued on a do
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ays, continued its drop on Monday. Shares of Cathay Pacific tumbled 2.96 percent to HK$9.51 ($1.21), a 10-year low.
At press time, police had not taken action against the illegal assembly at the airport.
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At a daily news briefing, Chief Superintendent of Police P上海夜生活
ublic Relations Tse Chun-chung said two months of violent protests against the n
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been impeded to various degrees due to the hostility toward the police, Tse said.
He cited a recent incident in which police officers were blocked by over 50 residents as they in
v上海夜生活女神会所estigated a suicide case in public housing in Tai Po on Sunday night. The officers were shut out of the build
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Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor warned on Tuesday that escala
ting violence is pushing the special administrative region into an “abyss of destruction”. 上海千花网品茶微信
She appealed to the public to calm down, set aside differences on political issues and reject violence.
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June 9, which saw radicals clash with the police, and residential and business areas become virtual war zones.
Lam said the chief executive’s responsibility is to ensure that Hong Kong remains a safe, orderly and law-abiding city.
d they were worried about the prospects of Hong Kong tourism in the next year.
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, said that the tourism sector saw positive data in the first half of 2019, but recent prot
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A tour guide used to receive 12 to 15 tour groups per month on average in July and August in p
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theast Asia, Europe and the United States, Wong said. Many tour guides received no groups in August, he said.
The city’s tourism sector is facing a recession worse than that during the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome out上海后花园
break in 2003, said Lau Chun-yuen, chairman of the Hong Kong Certified Tour Escort Association.
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ternational Airport, stranding hundreds of passengers from around the world.
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President Xi Jinping on July 30. Xi has talked about high-quality development many times this year.
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Shanghai’s highest bookstore opened at 52nd floor of Shanghai Tower, China’s tallest skyscraper.
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can enjoy reading beside clouds and have a bird’s-eye view of both sides of the Huangpu River.
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anning has decided to turn off the loudspeakers without turning down their fun.
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can still enjoy dancing in the community, but in what to neighbors must be a more civilized way.
In a city square in Nanning, South China’s Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, nearly 100 seniors concentrated on
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lice in Yichang, Hubei, uncovered a major online firearms and ammunition traffic
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ndia’s Minister of External Affairs Subrahmanyam Jaishankar and State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wan
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ar, Wang said New Delhi’s announcement of the establishment of the Ladakh Union Territory, which in
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Jaishankar’s three-day China visit, which began on Sunday, came days after Pakist
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e between India and Pakistan and will not change the line of actual control along the China-India border.
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irs of Richard Nixon, was published in May this year to mark the 40th anniversary of th
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“For the short run, then, this means a policy of firm restraint, of no reward, of a creative counter-pressure designed to pers
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The book tells how China and the US sent signals to each other.
Nixon wrote, “The first serious public step in the China initiative h
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Nixon said Chinese leaders clearly understood the significance of the language in the report, because two days l
ater, during a meeting in Warsaw, Poland, with US Ambassador Walter Stoessel, the C
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g. He also hinted that China would welcome a high-ranking US official as head of the delegation.
park to takee over Hennessy Road, a major thoroughfare in the heart of the shopping district in Causeway Bay, bloc
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Those protesters face the risk of arrest because they deviated from the planned rally’s location.
Under Hong Kong’s Public Order Ordinance, participating in an unlawful assembl
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Also on Sunday, demonstrators continued to occupy the Hong Kong International Airport arrivals hall for a third day.
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In Beijing, the Foreign Ministry urged the United Kingdom to stop interfering in China’s inte
rnal affairs and to refrain from making random, inflammatory accusations regarding Hong Kong.
上海419品茶微信The refutation came after the British Foreign Office said that new Foreign Secret
ary Dominic Raab spoke by telephone on Friday with Lam about the situation in Hong Kong.
“I’d like to point out that Hong Kong today is a special administrative
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ritish colonial rule,” Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said on Saturday.