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ch are inspired by real events, are no exception. The firefighting movi
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ter Bao’erji’s book, featuring an anthology of interviews of firefighters who joined the battle to put out the fire cau
上海龙凤419sed by a pipeline explosion in Dalian, Northeast China’s Liaoning province, in July 2010. The movie, released for eight da
ys, has already raked in 890.55 million yuan ($126.42 million), second only to Ne Zha, the current domestic box-office champ.上海龙凤419
In addition to The Bravest, many films based on real events have achieved very good box-office results, such as Dying to Sur
上海龙凤419女神会所vive and Operation Red Sea. The reason why those films succeed is because their stories have strong reson
ance among viewers, who are moved by the details. Here are some Chinese films based on real events, which have e
arned great results at the box office and high points on Douban, China’s most popular film review site. Let’s take a look.上海龙凤419
Adapted from a popular sci-fi novel, Chinese futuristic romance “Shanghai Fortress” is set to
open in Chinese theaters on Friday, according to the China Film Distribution and Exhibition Association.上海龙凤419女神会所
Starring actress Shu Qi and singer-turned-actor Lu Han, the film tells the story of S
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ge to numerous cities around the globe in its quest to harvest a hidden energy only found on earth.
上海龙凤419女神会所Audience attending the road shows ahead of the premiere said they were amazed at the visual effects in the movie, and the sce
nes of gigantic alien ship, Shanghai Cannon, rising from the Huangpu River and the sinking of the whole city.It is an
other high-profile movie to join the new club of China’s domestic sci-fi movies, whose combined box offices are pre
dicted to surpass those of foreign imports this year in an “unprecedented” development in China’s movie history, a上海龙凤419
ccording to an industry report released at Shanghai International Film Festival in June.
Earlier this year, “The Wandering Earth,” with a box office of 4.6 billion yuan ($670 million), became China’s second-highest-grossing movi上海龙凤419女神会所
e of all time, spurring heated discussions about the advent of a new era of China’s sci-fi blockbusters.
The 2020 Pirelli Calendar by Paolo Roversi entitled “Looking for
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esses and singers of different cultures and countries, takes its cue from the Shakespearean drama and the inter
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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.
上海千花网Roversi chose nine personalities to interpret the role of Juliet. They include the British actors Claire Foy, Mia Goth an
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
l searching for my Juliet and I will be searching all my life. Because Juliet is a dream上海千花网
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
The JCS said in a statement that it saw a high possibility for the DPRK’s additional proj
上海千花网ectile launches as the DPRK forces were under summertime drills and the combi
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.
ung people for Dunhuang when they visit it,” Zhao said.Ma Jingna contributed to this story.
上海夜生活女神会所The Amazon River, which flows through Peru, Colombia and Brazil, has been a pe
rmanent source of inspiration for China’s Nobel literature prize winner Mo Yan.
The river is present throughout his work, Mo Yan said this week in a speech at a conference hosted by the Diego Portales U上海夜生活
niversity here in Santiago on Tuesday, with the theme of “Rivers and my literature,”
上海夜生活女神会所The Amazon River, which flows through Peru, Colombia and Brazil, has been a
permanent source of inspiration for China’s Nobel literature prize winner Mo Yan.
The river is present throughout his work, Mo Yan said this week in a speech at a conference hosted上海夜生活
by the Diego Portales University here in Santiago on Tuesday, with the theme of “Rivers and my literature,”
上海夜生活As a child, Mo Yan thought the stream that ran behind his home in China was the bigge
st in the world, till he was older to realize it was actually a “minor” river even in China.
Some of them even express interest in working at the academy, set in a上海夜生活女神会所
serene, tranquil compound on the edge of the shifting sands of the Gobi Desert, he said.
“Once you get to see Dunhuang art and really understand it, you will like it. We need to e上海夜生活
ncourage and tap that interest, to attract talent to take our development to the next stage.”
上海夜生活女神会所he 2020 Pirelli Calendar by Paolo Roversi entitled “Looking for Juliet”. The photographer’s project, which involves actre
sses and singers of different cultures and countries, takes its cue from the Shakespearean drama and the in
tersection of love, strength, youth and beauty embodied by its female protagonist.上海夜生活
The protagonists of “Looking for Juliet” were invited by the photographer to pre
sent the role of Juliet in an ideal casting session that sees them act, pose, sing; each t上海夜生活女神会所
hrough their own emotion, art form, personality, character and interpretation of the role.
Roversi chose nine personalities to interpret the role of Juliet. They include the British actors Claire Foy, Mia Goth and
the British actor and activist Emma Watson, the American actors Indya Moore, Yara Shahidi and Kristen Ste
wart, the Chinese singer Chris Lee (Li Yuchun), the Spanish singer Rosalia, and the Franco-Italian artist Stella Roversi.
Shot in Paris and Verona over a week in May, Roversi says of his calendar: “I am sti
ll searching for my Juliet and I will be searching all my life. Because Juliet is a dream”.
und spaces including garages, shopping malls, construction sites, and e
上海会所ntrances and exits of rail stations to reinforce advertising billboards, air conditioners and de
corations on high buildings, particularly in commercial and crowded places, to withstand strong winds.
Jiangsu has issued warnings to brace for strong winds, rainstorms and temperature drops since Friday.上海会所品茶微信
The provincial meteorological administraion said largte-scale indoor an
上海会所vd outdoor activities should be suspended and precarious buildings shoul
d be demolished or repaired to ensure safety. People are also advised to stay at home.
Shanghai unveiled a list of cultural activities and tour routes to boost its nighttime economy on Aug 8.上海会所
A total of 105 scenic spots, art galleries, museums and memorials across the city have taken
special measures to meet the growing demand for nighttime leisure from both Shanghai residents and touri
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Parks and spots including Shanghai Ocean Aquarium and Shanghai Jinjiang Action Park hav
e extended their business hours, while destinations such as Shanghai Oriental Pearl Tower, Shanghai Wil上海会所
dlife Park and Shanghai Happy Valley have presented special late shows or night-tour programs.
Museums including the Shanghai Museum and the Shanghai Natural Histor
上海会所品茶微信y Museum have launched special nighttime exhibitions, lectures and exploration activities.
Most of the nighttime tours and activities should be booked online so as to monitor an
d control the flow of visitors and ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for all.上海会所
The municipality rolled out a guideline to boost the nighttime economy earlier this year.
Shanghai will encourage more cultural and tourism sites to launch nighttime activi上海会所品茶微信
ties and upgrade the overall service capacity for the nighttime economy, said the city’s authorities.
Possible missile deployment raising concerns in Asia-Pacific, Beijing says
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ncerns, and China will take countermeasures if necessary, the Foreign Ministry and experts said.
阿拉爱上海女神会所Hua Chunying, a spokeswoman for the Foreign Ministry, said China will not “sit idly by” and wat
ch its interests being compromised if the US deploys intermediate-range missiles in the region.
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our doorstep” and “will take all necessary measures to safeguard nati
onal security interests” in a statement published on the ministry’s website late on Monday. 阿拉爱上海女神会所
The comments came days after the US unilaterally withdrew from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty sig
ned with the Soviet Union in 1987, which banned land-based missiles with a range of 500 to 5,500 kilometers. 阿拉爱上海
Following the withdrawal, US Defense Secretary Mark Esper said over the weekend
that he wanted to deploy midrange conventional missiles in the Asia-Pacific within months.
阿拉爱上海Hua warned that international and region
al security will be severely undermined if the US insists on the deployment.
“For a long time, the US has been grossly interfering in the affairs of regional countries in the Asia-Pacific,” she said.
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lled Indo-Pacific strategy. It has adopted a selfish, beggar-thy-neighbor approach in econo
mic affairs while making military deployment and strengthening military allies in the region.”
阿拉爱上海The US has been shifting blame by using China as an excuse on issues including the INF
Treaty and hyping up the so-called China missile threat in disregard of the facts, Hua said.
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to withdraw from the INF Treaty. Now it is hastily seeking to deploy interm
ediate-range missiles in Asia. This, in fact, reveals the real intention of the US withdrawal from the treaty,” she added.
also includes profiles of many fictional animals, in a bid to stoke the imagination.
Parents who take their children to visit the Palace Museum are often bomb上海龙凤419女神会所
arded with questions about the decorations featuring sacred animals, according to
Bao Fang, one of the book’s editors from CITIC Press. “Children always want to know everything about these animals: W
上海龙凤419ho are friendly and which are vicious. Perhaps the book can help parents answer these questions.”
A kaleidoscope of mythical species are presented, including the auspicious unicorn called qilin; a
flying horse with dragon’s wings called longma, and the dragon-like marine animal called jiaolong.上海龙凤419女神会所
Zhang Jinshuo, chief curator of popular science at the National Zoological Museu
m of China, points out that, in recent years, translated works from the West have often been the favored res
上海龙凤419ource. The new book, he says, offers an opportunity for readers to appreciate a record of domestic natural history.
“The paintings’ exquisite details bring the creatures to life,” Zhang says. “They show a colorful world of natural history.”
If it rains heavily on this Wednesday night, some elderly Chinese will say it is because Zhin上海龙凤419女神会所
u, or the Weaving Maid, is crying on the day she met her husband Niulang, or the Cowherd, on the Milky Way.
Most Chinese remember being told this romantic tragedy when they were children on Qixi, or the Seventh Night Fe
上海龙凤419stival, which falls on the seventh day of the seventh lunar month. This year it falls on Wednesday, August 7.Folklore Story
As the story goes, once there was a cowherd, Niulang, who lived with his elder brother and sister-in-law. But she disl
iked and abused him, and the boy was forced to leave home with only an old cow for company.上海龙凤419女神会所
The cow, however, was a former god who had violated imperial rules and was sent to earth in bovine form.
One day the cow led Niulang to a lake where fairies took a bath on ear
上海龙凤419th. Among them was Zhinu, the most beautiful fairy and a skilled seamstress.
The two fell in love at first sight and were soon married. They had a son and dau
ghter and their happy life was held up as an example for hundreds of years in China.
Yet in the eyes of the Jade Emperor, the Supreme Deity in Taoism, marriage betwee上海龙凤419女神会所
n a mortal and fairy was strictly forbidden. He ordered the heaven troop to catch Zhinu back.
Niulang grew desperate when he discovered Zhinu had been taken back to heave
上海龙凤419n. Driven by Niulang’s misery, the cow told him to turn its hide into a pair of shoes after it died.
He adds that if things like the somewhat vague portrayal of some a
nimals through error and imagination “are viewed in the bigger picture of history上海龙凤419女神会所
and society, it will still greatly help us to have a clearer view of our own cultural traditions”.
w enjoy forest coverage of about 60 percent.
上海419论坛It also benefits the local environment: Along the Yangtze River, for example, sand co
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
上海419论坛tens public interests will be punished,” said Li Shuming, deputy head of the administration.
Li said the government will take the lead in implementing the plan and encourage participation from the public. He said the prot
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
上海419论坛arge into the area along the Yangtze River and its tributaries that flow through the province.
It was the first time that the province carried out such a full-scale survey, whic
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anks of the Yangtze River and map all such outlets along the country’s longest waterway.
State Council executive meeting chaired by Li says consumption will be buoyed
上海会所hina will take more measures, including improving services for people’s daily lives and
encouraging cultural and tourism consumption, as part of efforts to better meet t
上海会所品茶微信he need for consumer sector upgrades to further unleash the potential of domestic demand.
The decision was made on Wednesday at the State Council executive meeting chaired by Premier Li Keqiang.
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more ways to spur business activities and provide greater convenience to consumers,” Li said.
上海会所品茶微信It was noted at the meeting that, in response to the trends in commercial transformati
on and consumer upgrades, the use of technologies such as big data will be encouraged, and individualized spen
ding on goods and services, smart consumption and other new business models will be boosted. Traditional shop
上海会所ping malls and aging factory buildings can be converted into new types of consumer facilities for multiple, comp
rehensive purposes. Pedestrian shopping areas can be renovated in accordance with local conditions.
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r better services will be deepened. Local governments will be supported in carrying out
上海会所the testing of registrations requiring one license and multiple venues for business brands. The power to approve
qualifications for retail sales of refined oil will be delegated to municipal-level governments.
Regions where conditions are ripe will be encouraged to include community education, eldercare, me上海会所品茶微信
dical care and household services in the renovation of old residential communities. Such efforts to c
reate clusters of services that make life more convenient for people will receive fiscal support.
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s in cold chain logistics for farm products will be strengthened at a faster pace.
It was agreed to take measures to stimulate consumption in culture and tourism上海会所品茶微信
. Policies will be formulated and implemented for ticket price cuts or exemptions at touri
st attractions, free admission during offseasons and ticket discounts for performances.
n the first half of 2019, a total of 6.86 million used cars
上海夜网were sold across China, up 3.9 percent year-on-year. Overall sales hit 43.4 billio
n yuan, according to the latest data from the China Automobile Dealers Association.上海夜网品茶微信
Luo Lei, deputy secretary-general of the China Automobile Dealers Association, said earlier that the booming market is tha
nks to the central government’s decision to remove limits on the flow of used vehicles across regions.
上海夜网Since last year, China has ramped up efforts to scrap limits on cross-region flow of used
cars, as part of the country’s broader push to make the automobile industry globally competitive.
“This will encourage consumers to switch cars more frequently and
help enterprises to adjust their plans and explore untapped demand,” Luo said.上海夜网品茶微信
China has about 240 million cars on the road, data from CADA showed, yet about 78 percent are from first-and second-tier cities.
“But demand for used vehicles chiefly comes from consumers in small cities, resulting in huge dema
上海夜网品茶微信nd-supply imbalances geographically,” according to data from Youxin, an online used car dealer.
To tap into the demand, major car dealers including Renrenche, Youxin and CA
RS are all gearing up to enter more cities and provinces to boost market share.上海夜网
Major ride-hailing firm Didi is also entering the mar
ket by buying used vehicles directly from Renrenche in a bid to lower costs.
上海夜网品茶微信”The transaction volume between the two sides is likely to exceed
2 million vehicles in three years,” said Renrenche in an earlier statement.
Major internet behemoths are also joining the fray.
nificant way, and Chinese and UAE companies are working in tandem to share technology, capital a
上海千花坊品茶微信nd market access. Financial cooperation is also deepening, as demonstrated by the agreem
ent for China Everbright Group to set up its MENA financial and investment hub in the Abu Dhabi Global Market.
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bin Zayed Al Nahyan sat down together and signed an agreement aligning common go
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ects, there was also an agreement to adhere to the principles of mutual interest, equality and understanding.
Another series of milestones stemmed from the UAE-China Economic Fo 上海千花坊r
um, where 19 agreements and memorandums were signed by a broad range of sectors betwe
en numerous UAE and China businesses. This forum showed the level of sophistication achieved in the UAE-Chi
上海千花坊品茶微信na relationship, as opportunities for joint action for investment were explored with a high-ranking ministerial de
legation and business leaders from the respective nations. Such achievements are the result of decades of hard work, sinc
e the first visit of the late Sheikh Zayed in 1990, as the first leader to China from the Arab region. 上海千花坊
There was a fitting send-off toward the end of the visit, as a celebration was held marking th
上海千花坊品茶微信e 35th anniversary of the establishment of friendship and bilateral relations between the United Arab Emi
rates and the People’s Republic of China. A grand ceremony took place in Beijing, which was attended by His Highn
ess Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, China’s Vice-President Wang Qishan, the staff of the diplomatic miss 上海千花坊
ion and many high-level dignitaries, ministers, businesses and investors. There were even
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number of Emirati and Chinese businesses, five more to cap off an extremely fruitful trip to China.