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The government of China’s Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR) plans t
o set up an investment and development fund to support the development of the Gua上海千花坊
ngdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, the SAR’s chief executive Chui Sai On has said.
上海千花坊女神会所During a question-and-answer session at the SAR Legislative Assembly Th
ursday, Chui told Macao’s legislative members that there were about 49 projects relating to M
acao’s participation in the Greater Bay Area set out in the outline development plan for the Greater Bay Area.
He said Macao’s basic fiscal reserves and surplus reserves amounted to 569.54 billion patacas (about 70.49 billion U.S. doll上海千花坊女神会所
ars), while there was 163.25 billion patacas (about 20.20 billion U.S. dollars) in foreign exchange reserves at the be
inning of 2019, and the government had the financial capability to establish such a fund.
上海千花坊The fund would be set up in the second half of 2019, and would be manag
ed by a government-owned entity operating independently of the current structure of pub
lic administration. It would be run in accordance with market-led and commercial principles, he added.上海千花坊女神会所
The chief executive said it was not only a way for improving returns on publicly-held capital and for the benefit of public fu
上海千花坊nds, but also for realizing policy goals mentioned in the Greater Bay Area outline development plan.
The Greater Bay Area consists of the Hong Kong SAR, the Macao SAR, as well as nine cities in Guangdong上海千花坊
Province — Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Zhuhai, Foshan, Huizhou, Dongguan, Zhongshan, Jiangmen and Zhaoqing.
上海千花坊女神会所China’s Ministry of Finance (MOF) Saturday announced a favorable tax pol
icy for overseas talent working in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area.
Based on the individual income tax differentials between the Chinese mainland and Hong Kong, overseas high-end t上海千花坊
alent and professionals in short supply that work in the Greater Bay Area will get sub
sidies from Guangdong Province and Shenzhen Municipality to offset the differentials, according to the MOF.上海千花坊女神会所
The subsidies will be exempt from paying individual income tax.
nt mechanism will be established to guide and encourage residents to separate their waste.
The comprehensive coverage pattern of domestic waste classification has taken shape, and上海千花网女神会所
more than 70 percent of residential areas achieve the set waste-classification standard.
上海千花网Shanghai has simultaneously followed the construction period of nine domestic garbage treatm
ent projects and accelerated work on three organic garbage projects and four other garbage projects.
By the end of 2019, the other garbage incineration capacity will reach上海千花网
19,300 tons per day and organic garbage capacity will reach 5,500 tons per day.
上海千花网女神会所Adhering to the four categories method and forming the Shanghai model
Shanghai’s waste classification standard has changed many times.
Today the city’s standard is set to the aforementioned four categories of waste.上海千花网
Regulations on this standard clearly categorize the whole process: units and individuals sh
ould be classified at source; property companies should be classified and transferred; receiving enterprises sh上海千花网女神会所
ould be classified and transported; and the final disposal enterprises should be classified and disposed.
上海千花网Clarifying the purpose of the four categories establishes a social responsibi
lity system so that garbage producers, government departments, managers, collection, transportation and dis
posal units and social organizations can perform their duties and responsibilities.上海千花网女神会所
This is all with the goal of putting in place the Shanghai model of Chinese domestic waste classification.
Forming a system based on the rule of law上海千花网
Shanghai in 2000 became China’s first pilot for municipal solid waste classification.上海千花网女神会所
To ensure the pilot’s success, the Shanghai Municipal Government in 2014 issued ten policies and documents.
Laws and regulations are obviously crucial to any waste management system, and on July
ntering a new era, Shanghai encountered unprecedented opportunities
上海千花坊in domestic garbage treatment, reflected in three later-developing advantages.
(1) Shanghai has the advantage of “overtaking in bends”
上海千花坊女神会所Four first-tier cities across the world established modern garbage classification systems about 50 years ago.
These systems were first carried out from the perspective of the circular economy. Shangh
ai, as a catcher, started to classify and recycle municipal garbage through comprehensive integration.上海千花坊
Today garbage in Shanghai is classified into four categories: harmful; recyclable; organic; and other.
上海千花坊女神会所This integrates waste recycling, composting, incineration and landfills, and has the advantage of overtaking in be
nds. Shanghai for example provides a fixed subsidy for the construction of wet garbage resource facilities.
(2) Shanghai has the advantage of “backward force”上海千花坊女神会所
Shanghai’s waste treatment sets the maximum capacity of landfill and incineration fa
上海千花坊cilities, reverses the front-end classification collection and resource utilization, and reduces quantity at the source.
The city encourages classification by disposing
of organic garbage for free and calculating the cost of other garbage disposal.上海千花坊女神会所
Shanghai also promotes quality control and both rewards and
上海千花坊punishes district treatment facilities through its garbage treatment fee system.
(3) Shanghai has the advantage of “governance orientation”上海千花坊女神会所
Shanghai residents participate in making waste classification a bottom-up action.
Enterprises strengthen market-oriented changes and fulfill their corporate social responsibility.
e institutions suggests the EU leaders have agreed to a compromise. This became appa
rent when the candidatures of Manfred Weber of the European People’s Party (a gr上海乌托邦品茶微信
上海乌托邦oup of Christian democratic and liberal-conservative parties), and Frans Timmermans of the Prog
ressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats were both rejected by some EU member states.
The European Council nominates the new European Commission president, who then has to win an absolute majority of vot上海乌托邦
es in the European Parliament to be elected to the post. In order to strengthen democracy and transparency, the EU ad
opted a lead-candidate-or Spitzenkandidaten-system in 2014, according to which the European Council has
上海乌托邦品茶微信to nominate a candidate from the largest group in the new EP to head the commission. Which means the system is desig
ned to ensure a candidate from the largest group in the EP would lead the commission.
The fact that von der Leyen’s candidacy was proposed by French Presid上海乌托邦
上海乌托邦ent Emmanuel Macron reflects the strong bond between France and Germany. Wh
ile German Chancellor Angela Merkel abstained from the vote on the commission president to avoid any con
flict of interest, countries such as Hungary and Poland supported von der Leyen because Weber and Timmermans hav上海乌托邦品茶微信
e made things difficult for the countries by giving negative assessments about them.
Still, the Spitzenkandidaten system is rather weak, because member states are still reluctant to transfer much power to the EU
上海乌托邦品茶微信institutions. In particular, the nomination of von der Leyen has broken the institutional balance between the Euro
pean Parliament and European Council, with the member states continuing to accumulate more power.
Von der Leyen’s nomination steered clear of the Spitzenkandidaten process,上海乌托邦
and she needed the support of different groups to be elected. Notably, outgoing Eur
opean Council President Donald Tusk called on the Group of Greens and the European Free Alliance to上海乌托邦品茶微信
support von der Leyen, as it has won 74 seats and become the fourth-largest group in the EP.
greater influence because it could radiate to the surrounding markets such as
China’s Hong Kong and Macao as well as Southeast Asian countries,” the executive said.上海后花园
The Sino-Singapore Knowledge Forum was held in the city-state at the Four Seasons H
上海后花园女神会所otel on Friday, when officials and top executives from both sides signed numerous agreements.
It was the first time that the annual event has been held in Singap
ore. Previously, it had been hosted in Guangzhou, Guangdong province for the past five years.上海后花园
As a flagship project of the Sino-Singapore Guangzhou Knowledge City, an example of bilateral cooperation, the SSK
上海后花园女神会所F is currently the only high-level forum that is now taking turns to be held in China and Singapore, its organizers said.
Themed “forging new frontiers – all-round opening-up and innovation-driven development”, this year’s forum was desi上海后花园
gned to tap the collective intelligence of think tanks, experts and business leaders from China and Singapore.
Herman Lee, vice-president for market and business development at Guangzhou CanSemi Technology Inc, said the upgr上海后花园女神会所
ade of SSGKC is very encouraging for his company, and could help it further enrich its talent pool.
上海后花园The company will invest a total of 7 billion yuan in facilities in
SSGKC that will produce 12-inch wafers, of which the first phase is expected to be put into use in t上海后花园女神会所
he fourth quarter of 2019 with a monthly production capacity of 20,000 wafers.
“As we know, SSGKC will enjoy the same treatment as the free trade zone in terms of market access, investment promotions and tal上海后花园女神会所
ent attraction after its upgrade. Meanwhile, many administrative services could be fulfilled inside the district, wh
ich could further improve efficiency, meaning more money for the companies involved,” Lee said.
uary and it only took four months to reach an official agreement with the CSGKC administrative committee.
Biopharmaceuticals company InnoCare entered the CSGKC last year. Its founder and CEO, Cui Jis上海千花坊女神会所
ong, said the company will set up a production base in the CSGKC. Their first independent patented
上海千花坊new drug will hit the market by 2020 with an estimated sales value of 10 billion yuan.
Meanwhile, a General Electric bio-campus and an oncother
apy medicine manufacturing center of the international pharma company BeiGene wi上海千花坊女神会所
ll finish construction in the CSGKC this year. It will lead a new stage of development for the knowledge city.
Liu Jian, senior vice-president of BeiGene, said that the production center started construction in 2017. It is exp
上海千花坊女神会所ected to begin operating in the third quarter of 2019, with a production capacity of 24,000 liters of biological agent.
The CSGKC is also designated as a State-level pilot zone for the comprehensive reform of IP use and protection by the Sta上海千花坊
te Council. It has attracted the Patent Examination Cooperation Center of the National Intellectual Property Ad
ministration in Guangdong to settle in CSGKC. They are an important partner to build a whole IP chain in the area.上海千花坊女神会所
The center assesses patent invention applications, searches international patents and international preliminary applic
ations under the Patent Cooperation Treaty. It has processed 706,000 patent filings to date.上海千花坊
The center can handle more than 150,000 filings every year, covering machi
上海千花坊女神会所nery, electricity, communication, medicine, chemistry, optoelectronics and materials sectors.
Qiu Jiangwen, deputy director of the center, said it will participate in the Bay Area
‘s IP cooperation mechanism and promote the IP culture through various activities.上海千花坊
The local government is striving to improve the local investm
上海千花坊女神会所ent environment with better policies, infrastructure and public facilities.
Among them, the local government will provide housing and rent subsidies for professionals working in the CSGKC.
e Romance of the Three Kingdoms, such as the battle of Chibi and the battle of borrowing
arrows with thatched boats, depicting ancient Chinese military commanders’ wisdom.
上海419论坛In the exhibition hall, 1,100 arrows suspended from the ceiling and 400 arrows on the opposite wall are displa
yed, replicating the scene, so that visitors can experience the density of arrows fired during the ancient battle.上海419论坛品茶微信
another first-grade relic, draws visitors’ attention with its broad branches and leaves, which unfurl in all directions and are decorat
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ooned with about 400 bronze coins, showing the intricacy and delicacy of ancient Chinese craftsmanship.上海419论坛
On one side of the exhibition wall, a large snake spear model, measuring more than 3 meters in length, is mounted. Accor
上海419论坛品茶微信ding to the exhibition, snake spears were used in the southwestern region of China’s Yunnan province in the second cent
ury BC, where actual snake spears are often found at historical sites. With the deification of Zhang Fei, a famous military co
mmander during the Three Kingdoms period, there is still debate about whether he himself wielded a snake spear.上海419论坛
Adding a little local flavor, the exhibition also displays the original manuscript of the Three Kingdoms m
上海419论坛anga comic by Japanese cartoonist Mitsuteru Yokoyama, a drawing for die-hard fans of the cartoon art form.
Dressed in a T-shirt embroidered with a map of the Three Kingdoms, Torahiko Hara, a fan
who works at Sony Digital Entertainment, says he was interested in the exhibition because of his love for Yokoy上海419论坛品茶微信
ama’s cartoons, adding that, since visiting it, he now understands more about the ancient history behind them.
上海419论坛The exhibition is the largest China-themed display ever held by the Tokyo National Museum, with 85 percent of the exhi
bits on display in Japan for the first time, says Zeniya Masami, executive director of the museum.
Zhou Ming, deputy director of Art Exhibitions China, says he believes the exhi上海419论坛
bition would arouse a new enthusiasm among the Japanese people for the c
ulture of the Three Kingdoms and help them gain a deeper understanding of the period’s history.
上海419论坛品茶微信According to the exhibition, the Three Kingdoms period began a
round 1,800 years ago amid the chaos of the Eastern Han Dynasty (25-220). The events of this time, alo
ng with tales about the rise and fall of the era’s various warlords, were recorded and later became popular legends.上海419论坛
They provided the inspiration for numerous works of poetry, literature and painting, leadin
g to the formation of a rich and colorful “Three Kingdoms culture” that still resonates to this day.
Up until now, the stories of the Three Kingdoms have been continuously developed in various forms in Japan, including上海419论坛品茶微信
novels, comics, puppet shows and games, with many characters of the Three Kingdoms familiar to the Japanese people.
ational disarmament process, because with the annulment of the INF Treaty, the US and Russia could develop new intermediate-a
上海419论坛品茶微信nd short-range missiles without constraints, which in turn could trigger a new global arms race.
Also, the US’ withdrawal from the INF Treaty could set off a chain reaction, as it is almost certain that Washington will now de上海419论坛
ploy intermediate-range missiles in Europe and the Asia-Pacific region, heightening regional tensions and fuelli
上海419论坛品茶微信ng an arms race and geopolitical competition among major powers. The new arms race, which could prompt majo
r powers to build new types of smart weapons, would pose a severe threat to international peace and security.
What is especially surprising is that some Western observers want to d上海419论坛
rag China into the discussions on certain international issues regardless of whet
her it is a party to such issues. Regarding the INF Treaty, which has played an important role in improving inte
上海419论坛rnational relations, promoting nuclear disarmament, even safeguarding global strategic balance and stability, and ther
efore remains very much relevant and significant even today, China has made clear that it is opposed to not only the
US’ unilateral withdrawal from the treaty but also the West’s efforts to make it part of a new nuclear treaty.上海419论坛
Of course, China is ready to participate in international cooperation and help maintain w
上海419论坛品茶微信orld peace and development, but only on the principle that all participating countries be made respo
nsible stakeholders. Any bilateral or multilateral agreements will be meaningless if the participating sides vio
late international rules and withdraw from them unilaterally to serve their own narrow interests.上海419论坛
The author is vice-president and academic dean of China
上海419论坛品茶微信Foreign Affairs University. The views don’t necessarily represent those of China Daily.
he Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank’s board of governors approved the applications of three African countries－Benin,
Djibouti and Rwanda－at its fourth annual meeting in Luxembourg on July 13, taking the total number of me上海419论坛品茶微信
mbers to 100. That the AIIB’s membership has reached the century mark reflects the high degree of global reco
gnition and trust it has earned as a multilateral development bank in just three and a half years.
Meticulous planning, constructive efforts and visionary leadership are need
ed to make a development bank successful in today’s turbulent global financial market. As
a China-proposed multilateral development bank, the AIIB has been playing a
pioneering role in innovative development by overcoming a series of challenges. And it has a
chieved success and global trust because of its strict self-discipline and painstaking pursuit of excellence.
nstitute, said the company’s 5G smartphone will hit the st
reets in August and the testing speed of its model has reached one gigabit per second.上海夜生活品茶微信
Xiang Ligang, director-general of the Information Con
上海夜生活sumption Alliance, said this year will only see a very small number of 5G smart
phones sold, but companies are all trying to have the first-mover advantage to appeal to consumers.
According to a report by market research company Counterpoint, global 5G smartphone ship上海夜生活品茶微信
ments are expected to reach 108.2 million units in 2021, up an estimated 255 percent year-on-year.
Wigmakers in Juancheng county, East China’s Shandong province, are
making great strides toward the high-end market after several years’ stable development.上海夜生活
Juancheng is a small county with a history of 2,200 years in Sha
上海夜生活品茶微信ndong province, and has a history of more than 40 years in the hair-processing industry.
Hair-processing is one of the pillar industries for Juancheng, whi
ch is known for hair products, and also an important raw material distribution ce上海夜生活
nter and processing and export base for wig products. Currently, Juancheng has a pop
ulation of 900,000, among which 75,000, or nearly one-in-12 work in the hair-processing industry.
上海夜生活品茶微信According to Juancheng’s official website, 220 hair-processing enterprises have been set up in this county, pro
cessing more than 15 million units of wig products annually. In 2017, the hair-processing
industry achieved 1.09 billion yuan in import and export, accounting for 74.67 percent of the total.上海夜生活
In the peak season, there were nearly 2,000 small and micro businesses engaged in wig produc
tion, a man surnamed Liu from a local wig company told Chinese financial news outlet Yicai.
上海夜生活品茶微信Wigs, made from human hair or synthetic fiber, are becoming i
ncreasingly popular, not only in the entertainment industry but also in daily life.
China’s wig producers have high regional concentration, and mainly focus on Henan and Shandong provinces, accor
ding to Northeast Securities. In 2017, Henan’s export in wig products was $1.61 billion, accounting for 50.7 percent, w
hile in Shandong, exports reached $768 million yuan, accounting for 24.16 percent.
omplicated process, which requires a unanimous vote of the En
d-User Review Committee, which comprises the Department of Commerce as chair, and the depar上海后花园
tments of state, defense and energy and other agencies. Which means Huawei could remain on the list for some time.
上海后花园品茶微信The US may have relaxed restrictions on Huawei, but that alone is not enough for the Chinese company
to develop its overseas markets. So Huawei can continue to purchase chips and other tech上海后花园
products from US companies to make mobile phones but cannot sell those mobile phones in the US.
Also, the US’ decision to keep Huawei on the Entity List until the concl
上海后花园品茶微信usion of the Sino-US trade negotiations will lead to considerable uncertainty. And the US presi
dential election next year could complicate matters further, as the American public opinion about China,
and the attitudes of the Democratic and the Republican parties could influence the final outcome.上海后花园
The US has relaxed the restrictions on Huawei as a negotiation strategy w
ithout changing its China policy. Since the information and communication te
上海后花园品茶微信chnology sectors of the two countries are still intertwined thanks to economic globalizat
ion, Huawei and China’s high-tech industry have become bargaining chips in Sino-US trade negotiations.
Chinese companies should therefore make greater efforts to intensi上海后花园
fy research and development in technology, particularly in high-tech and
core technologies, so they can better tackle eventualities and ultimately become self-sufficient.
上海后花园品茶微信The author is an associate professor at the Institute of International Relations, Com
munication University of China. The views don’t necessarily represent those of China Daily.