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cities, includi上海龙凤1314品茶微信ng Kunming, Ningbo, Xiamen and Guiyang, received less than 7,000 visi
ts per kilometer for each day, below the 7,000-visit bottom line required by the National Deve
lopment and Reform Commission, the nation’s top economic planner, as early as 2015.
More global top companies will participate in and expand their exhibition area du
ring the second China International Import Expo, financial news outlet Yicai reported.
The expo, which will be held in Shanghai again this November, will al
so have thousands of companies taking part for the first time, the report said.
“We will expand our display area from 200 square meters to 300 square meters this year, which shows our confidence in the Chi
nese market,” said Eric Rondolat, CEO of Dutch lighting company Signify, formerly known as Philips Lighting.
ocuments including a guideline on innovation and improving macro-regulation
, as well as a guideline on strengthening opening-up and cooperation in innovation capacity.
The meeting called for taking the supply-side structural reform as the main task, making coordinated efforts to stabilize economic
growth, promoting reforms, readjusting the economic structure, improving people’s livelihoods, pr
eventing risks, and ensuring social stability, according to a statement issued after the meeting.
The strategic guiding role of national development planning should be leveraged to improve coordination mec
hanisms for economic policies such as finance, currency, employment, industry, and regional development to en
sure the nation’s economic development stays within a reasonable range, the statement said.
According to locals like Ahmat, the Lop Nur people fished for food in the area famous for the
vast Lop Nur lake, where historically the Tarim River ended. The lake dried up not long after the water in the
river had gone. As such, many fishermen packed away their rods and instead pursued herding and farming.
“When I was a child, I never ate fish. Nor did I ever see my grandfather or father go fishing,” says Ahmat.
When the ‘black storms’ struck, I could see nothing, and the shee
p couldn’t find their way home,” he recalled of the sandstorms in the old days.
“Nothing could be seen when a black storm hit, and nothing was left after the sto
rm,” says Wang Jianben, 74, who lives on a farm some 100 km away from Ahmat’s village.
“Most of the crops would be blown away, and the farmers had to replant the crops three to four times in a single spring.”
Wang Xudong, director of the Palace Museum, says it’s a duty for museums to provide a platfo
rm for scholars to exchange their academic findings, for artists from different cultural back
grounds to show their work and boost mutual respect, and for children to pass traditions into the future.
The latest figures from the National Cultural Heritage Administration show China had 5,354 mu
seums by the end of 2018, and museums across the country held some 26,000 exhibitions in 2018 and
received 1.126 billion people, an increase of 30 percent and 16 percent, respectively.
The International Council of Museums organized the annual Inte
rnational Museum Day in 1977 to address the changing roles of museums.
Museums across the world are reinventing their roles to become more interact
ive, audience focused and active in delivering creativity and knowledge to their communities.
With participants from 86 countries and regions, this year’s event attracted nearly 5,800 industry insiders from 2,645 companie
s and organizations, who signed 1,368 deals and cooperation agreements worth up to 14 billion yuan.
A report released during the festival says Chinese cinemas screened 34 domestic animated features that grossed 1.62 billi
on yuan in total in 2018, a rise of 13.3 percent on the output and a 24.5 percent increase in revenue, respectively, compared to 2017.
For many international filmmakers, China‘s expanding cartoon and animation industry has gripped their attention.
“I think Chinese animation production is already headed in a great direction,” says Joe D’Am
brosia, senior vice-president of original programming and general manager of Disney Junior.
As one of the guest speakers of the festival’s master classes, D‘Ambrosia joined Disney in 2011 and has played a cr
ucial role in steering the company to the top of preschool TV networks in the United States consecutively from 2013 to 2018.
measures for inbound pets are still necessary to eliminate publi
c health security risks, as pets are potentially hosts of many pathogens.
Li Xin, a publicity officer at the administration, said despite simp
lified quarantine procedures, health risks are under control as the new regulation has de
tailed stipulations on the circumstances under which pets can enter immediately.
He Qi in Shanghai contributed to this story.
Since childhood, Dong Yichao dreamed of learning to fly and getting a
private pilot’s license, and he has gone to great lengths to realize his ambition.
Dong, 31, a civil servant in Huaiyu, a village in Yushan county, Jiangxi prov
ince, has spent nearly all his savings of 250,000 yuan ($37,212) on flying lessons and training.
Socheat Chea, a Cambodian student with big dreams, wouldn’t attract much attention if he
walked down a street in his country since he doesn’t talk a lot and is a bit shy around strangers.
His classmate, Edgar Moreno Pena, who is from Venezuela, is more adept at socializing. He has
a vocabulary of more than 200 Chinese words, tells shopkeepers on Beijing streets pia
nyidian (give me a bigger discount) and uses Chinese-language food-delivery apps on his mobile phone.
“I often do shopping at Taobao and JD,” he said, referring to China’s two most popular online shopping websites.
Although the two foreign students have few similarities in their perso
nal backgrounds, they share a common goal at the Shenzhou Institute in northern Be
ijing: They are trying to learn from Chinese teachers how to design, build, operate and maintain satellites.