Natural History in the P上海夜网Museum, a new three

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ded, as well as vividly-written background information and stories, based on historical documents.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.

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In addition to Beijing, 上海会所nghai, Shenzhen, Guan

gzhou and Hangzhou, some of these job are also based in Chengdu, Nanjing, Wuxi, and

上海会所Sunnyvale in California, according to the company’s campus recruitment plan.

Big enterprises normally have business layout throughout the count

上海会所ry and even around the world, but most of the positions are based in their hea

dquarters. In the scramble for talents among cities, they have made great contributions, the report said.

In addition, the growing demand and preference for talents in cutting-edge technologies and basic research fields also上海会所

reflect the transformation and upgrading of a city, the report added.he stock index and shares price are displa

yed during the listing ceremony of the first batch of companies on the SSE STAR Market in Shanghai,

All 25 stocks listed on China’s science-technology innovation board, or the STAR Market, in上海会所品茶微信

creased in most trading days, with average cumulative gains of 217.02 percent during the past two w

eeks, said Peng Hai, an analyst of Lianxun Securities in a Tuesday report by The Paper.上海会所

Peng said the overall stock surge was higher than market expectat

ions, reflecting market recognition with capital market reforms and stimulated vitality.

上海会所品茶微信Shares of 25 companies all experienced over a 100 percent jump compared

with their listing prices since the STAR Market debut, according to financial information pr

ovider Wind Info. Beijing Worldia Diamond Tools Co Ltd saw the highest price increase of 433.73 percent, while t上海会所

he Beijing-based China Railway Signal and Communication Corp Ltd had the smallest gains of 114.7 percent.

The most direct reason behind the continuous rise on the STAR上海会所品茶微信

Market was the chase for new stocks by investors, which would bring a relatively large a

mount of capital, just like when ChiNext, China’s NASDAQ-style board of growth en上海会所

terprises, launched, according to Liu Xiaodan, chairwoman of Huatai United Securities, during an interview with CCTV Finance.

上海会所品茶微信Another reason was the contradiction between supply

and demand, Liu added. Since there were only 25 stocks on the STAR M

arket, most of which were locked and cannot be traded, a small number of funds can lead to market fluctuation.

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He Yanqing, Party secr上海419论坛tary of Shanghai Electric

 Nuclear Power Group, a leading Chinese nuclear power equipment producer, said huge market d

上海419论坛品茶微信emand is the main driving force for the development of nuclear power technologies in China.

Both Zheng and He believe nuclear power will play a larger role in China’s green ene

上海419论坛rgy mix, as China is committed to reducing carbon emissions and increasing energy accessibility.

Zheng said nuclear energy is the only form of energy that can provide carbon-free and lar

e-scale stable power, compared with other forms of clean energy, such as wind and solar power.上海419论坛品茶微信

He said nuclear energy could also be a disrupter for energy services in

heating, hydrogen, desalination and other new applications in China beyond electricity.上海419论坛

The institute is also working on application of digital technologies within the whole life cycle of a nuclear power pl

ant, combined with artificial intelligence, to maintain and ensure safety and reliability.

上海419论坛品茶微信Shanghai, Sanya and Beijing are the top-ranked leisure cities in Ch

ina, according to a report jointly published by the National Academy of Economic Strategy an

d Tourism Research Center of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences on Monday.上海419论坛

The evaluation for the ranking covers 290 cities in the country foc

used on several aspects, including city image, eco environment, leisure lives and tourism.上海419论坛品茶微信

According to the report, Zhuhai ranked fourth on the top 10 list, followed by Shenzhen, Qingdao, Xiamen, Hangzhou, Xi’a

上海419论坛n and Lhasa, among which eight are eastern cities, and the other two are in western China.

Cities in the eastern region do significantly better than those in western re

gions when referring to city image, leisure and consumption. While it comes to leisu上海419论坛品茶微信

re environment, eastern cities show less competition compared to those in northern and central regions.

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The blacklisting will be上海419ed by the administrat

 and valid for three years, it added.Wang Sixin, a professor of internet law at Communication University of China, said

上海419the regulation shows the country’s efforts and determination to clean up cyberspace.

Wang said he regarded the regulation as an “upgraded version” of rules previously made by the adm上海419品茶微信

inistration, adding that the blacklist is urgently needed and necessary to improving the online environment.

上海419″In the past, the administration often launched campaigns agains

t online violations and named violators, but some website operators and service suppliers d

idn’t take it seriously, because the administrative punishments were not strong enough to affect their businesses,” he said.上海419品茶微信

“But the situation, I believe, will change, if the blacklist regulation, a bigger threat, takes effect.”

Zhu Wei, an associate professor at China University of Political Science and Law, applauded the regulation

上海419seeing it as a new step by the administration to manage cyberspace by rule of law and ensure honesty online.

“I’m glad that the current version identifies those who disregard business morality as ‘d

上海419品茶微信ishonest’, because attacks – such as posting untrue information between two internet businesses for c

ompetitive reasons – are often seen and not good for the business environment,” he added.

Wang said the blacklist is reasonable.

“When enterprises realize they could miss opportunities and lose out on developments上海419

in the next three years of this internet era, they will strictly abide by rules and regulate their operations,” he said.

上海419品茶微信Efforts to build an honest cyberspace have expanded in recent years. In December 2018, for instance, e-co

mmerce businesses were encouraged to make use of technologies that prevent dishonest behavior and improve overall online credibility.

China’s online platforms that offer a multitude of services are expected to con上海419

tinue robust growth as the government has pledged more facilitating measures.

At the latest executive meeting of the State Council, China’s Cabinet, a

uthorities vowed another raft of measures to beef up the growth of the sector.上海419品茶微信

Analysts believe these will help upgrade the industry and consumption, deep

en the supply-side structural reform and promote the establishment of a strong domestic market.

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hina is willing to stren上海品茶微信gthen bilateral relati

tions with Tajikistan, enhance levels of cooperation in various fields and jointly buil

上海品茶微信d the China-Tajikistan development and security community, the Chinese president said.

The two countries should further synergize the Belt and Road Initiative with Tajikistan’s national development str

ategy, raise the quality of cooperation and deepen joint efforts in connectivity, energy, agriculture and industry, Xi said.上海品茶微信女神会所

He pledged China’s willingness to help Tajikistan upgrade its agricultural modernization, actively participate in Taji

kistan’s construction of free economic zones and have more exchanges in culture, education and tourism.

上海品茶微信The two nations should deepen cooperation in combating the three evil forces of terrorism, separatism and ex

tremism, as well as transnational organized crime, narcotics and cybersecurity, Xi said.

Saying that Tajikistan regards deepening its comprehensive strategic partnership with China as上海品茶微信女神会所

one of its diplomatic priorities, Rahmon thanked the Chinese side for its long-term support and assistance.

上海品茶微信He expressed willingness to enhance bilateral cooperation in key proje

cts in such fields as energy, petrochemicals, hydropower and infrastructure constru

ction within the framework of the Belt and Road so as to help Tajikistan realize its industrialization goals.

Tajikistan is committed to working with China in combating terrorism, se上海品茶微信

paratism and extremism, as well as transnational crimes, strengthening law enforc

上海品茶微信女神会所ement and security cooperation and increasing coordination in multilateral affairs, he said.

After their talks, the two heads of state attended a ceremony to unveil construction

models of the parliament building and a government office building, with China providing assistance in both.上海品茶微信

They were also briefed on the designs and cooperation details of the projects.

上海品茶微信女神会所On Saturday, Xi also received the Order of the Crown, Tajikistan’s highest decoration, from Rahmon, due to the Chinese pr‘

’esident’s positive contributions to bilateral ties. Xi said he attached great significance to the honor.

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ronically, the Fed’s statem上海夜网hanged econom

mic conditions, solid job gains and moderately rising economic activity, though so

上海夜网ft business investment-did not necessarily warrant a rate cut (the decision was not unanimous). What mo

tivated Fed Chairman Jerome Powell’s decision may well have been the muted inflation pressures and par

上海夜网品茶微信ticularly global growth concerns, which the White House has undermined since the onset of its tariff wars in spring 2018.

Interestingly, the Fed cut did not cause a rally; it stumped the market. S&P 500 dropped almost上海夜网

2 percent and 10-year Treasury yields to about 2 percent. The Fed’s interest cut does not imply a start of a new r

上海夜网ate cut cycle. Instead, it does mean the post-2008 recovery is now over with darker clouds looming on the horizon.

Tariff wars cloud US and global forecasts

When US President Donald Trump assumed office in January 2017, he pledged GDP growth at 4 percent. More recen上海夜网品茶微信

tly, he projected US growth at 3 percent. Yet analysts estimate US growth this year at 2.5 percent or less. Qua

上海夜网litative assessments suggest deterioration, as the growth of domestic demand is slumping.

Worse, US GDP growth forecasts for 2020 indicate softening to 1.8 percent, possibl

y a (near-recession) slowdown-especially if trade and tech wars still escalate. In the absence of negative su上海夜网品茶微信

rprises, China’s GDP growth is likely to stay within the target of 6.2 percent in 2019 and possibly in 2020 as well, with su

上海夜网pportive fiscal and monetary conditions. US tariff wars are likely to penalize the Chinese economy by less th

an 0.5 percent of GDP, which could be offset by just a modest depreciation of the renminbi.

If recent policy mistakes in the White House prevail, slower growth in investment上海夜网品茶微信

spending, rising concern for continued trade wars and destabilizing geopolitics are likely to foster downside risks

上海夜网in global economic prospects, as risks for further downgrades morph into actual realities.

The author is the founder of Difference Group and has served at India, China and America In

stitute (US), Shanghai Institutes for International Studies (China) and the EU Cen上海夜网品茶微信

tre (Singapore). The views of the article do not necessarily represent those of China Daily.

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ation to narrow digit上海千花坊boost telecom unive

hina will pour more resources into promoting telecom universal services, as part of a massive push to reduce the d

上海千花坊女神会所igital divide between rural and urban residents, the country’s top industry regulator said on August 1.

Zhang Feng, chief engineer of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, said tele上海千花坊

communication universal service embodies the fundamental rights and interests of all citizens in a

country. It has been included in the supreme values upheld by the telecommunications sector for over 10 decades.

上海千花坊”So far, 98 percent of China’s administrative villages have been covered by the 4G networ

k and optical network, offering an effective way for rural residents to enjoy remote education, int

ernet medical services, e-commerce and other internet-enabled services,” Zhang said.上海千花坊女神会所

According to him, more efforts will be made to deepen the coverag

e of the network. Cyberspace should be considered as a community of shared fu

ture for all humankind. Governments should scale up policy support to encourage telecom operators in actively e上海千花坊

nhancing the joint construction and coverage of broadband networks in rural, remote, difficult and unserved areas.

Starting from the end of 2015, the central government and telecom carriers including China Telecom, China Mobile an上海千花坊女神会所

d China Unicom, have invested more than 40 billion yuan ($5.8 billion) in total in three rounds of pilot projects to e

xpand optical networks to 130,000 administrative villages, including 43,000 poor villages.

上海千花坊女神会所”We also need to ramp up efforts to accelerate the pace of technologic

al innovation to power more internet applications in rural areas, with the focus o

n exploring more ways to help rural children access quality education,” Zhang added.上海千花坊

Data from the International Telecommunication Union show that 159 countries hav

e listed universal telecom services as part of their plans to promote broadband coverage.

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We welcome the recen上海千花网e signals from the US go

government and wishes it to put into action what it said,” Yao said.

上海千花网But Liang from Huawei highlighted that the sales of some crucial US

technologies, including the Android operating system, have still not been resumed.上海千花网

“In the second half, Huawei’s overseas smartphone business will still meet some challenges,” Liang said, adding that if Hu

上海千花网a女神会所wei can regain access to the Android operating system, the company will use the system in its smartphones.

But if not, Huawei also has the capability to build its own operating system and relevant ecosystem, the senior executive added.上海千花网

Huawei said it will invest 120 billion yuan in research and development this year.

According to him, Huawei’s overseas smartphone business was ind

上海千花网女神会所eed affected by the US government restrictions, but recently, the business has rebounded b

ack to 80 percent of its performance before Huawei was put on the trade blacklist.

Huawei’s consumer business group accounted for 55 percent of the compan上海千花网

y’s total half-year revenue, with its domestic smartphone businesses gaining strong momentum in China.

上海千花网女神会所Jia Mo, an analyst at market research company Canalys, said the US governm

ent’s ban on Huawei has caused uncertainty overseas, but “in China, it has kept its foot on the accelerator”.

Huawei took a record 38 percent of China’s smartphone market in上海千花网

the second quarter of 2019, signifying the highest market share of any vendor in eight

years, according to data released by market research company Canalys on Tuesday.上海千花网女神会所

Huawei’s global mix has shifted back toward China, with 64 percent of

its smartphone shipments in the second quarter going to its home market.

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High-tech spurs growt上海夜网condhand goods market

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.

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The secondhand econ 上海千花网 the internet era will

able more consumers to enjoy added value through new modes of business, advanc

 上海千花网品茶微信ed technologies and upgraded experiences”, according to industry insiders.

According to a report from market consultancy Big D

ata Research, the market volume of the country’s secondhand economy reached 202.54 billi 上海千花网

on yuan ($29.5 billion) in the first quarter of this year, a 5.5 percent increase year-on-year.

 上海千花网品茶微信”One important reason for the market rise is that the consumption upgrade is dri

ing changes in the consumption habits of younger generations, especially those born after 1990,” said He Fan, fo

under and CEO of Huishoubao, an app enabling the recycling of electronic devices online. 上海千花网

They tend to pursue lifestyles and have consumption habits that ar

 上海千花网品茶微信e more environmentally friendly, sustainable and fashionable, he said.

Another reason, according to Li Renjian from CITIC Capital, is that the use of advanced internet technologies including b

ig data and artificial intelligence has boosted the competitiveness of the whole sector. 上海千花网

Huafer, an online platform for secondhand maternity items developed by Par

terre Beijing Technology Co Ltd, is riding the wave by focusing on female users.

 上海千花网品茶微信Huafer offers new mothers a platform to buy and sell products that their babies no longer need.

“Unlike other secondhand products, those used by new mothers and babies are us

eful only for a short period of time,” said Zheng Xiaowen, CEO of Huafer. 上海千花网品茶微信

The Beijing-based company has proved a hit. Two years after it was established, the firm has more

than 1.9 million registered users and over 80,000 users have made transactions through its platform.

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