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Young people shall work hard in learning the Marxist stance, viewpoints and methods,
mastering scientific and cultural knowle
dge and professional skills, and improving their humanistic quality.
Fine morality of young people called for Chinese youth of the new era should be grateful
to the Party, the country, the society and the people. Young people shall nurture and practise core socialist values, and guard against wrong id
eas such as money worship, hedonism, extreme individualism and historical nihilism.
Nurturin g young generation is whole Party’s political responsibility Communist Party of China should shoulder the political responsibility of nurturing
a new generation of capable young people who have a good and all-round moral, intellectual, physical, and aesth
etical grounding in addition to a hardwor
king spirit, and who are well-prepared to join the socialist cause. We should listen to young people’s views on social issues and phenome
na, as well as their opinions and advices on the work of the Party and the government.
Under a pilot scheme, the first group of six provinces and cities sold 6.8 billion yuan in bonds
at commercial bank counters to individu
al buyers between March 22 and early April. The coupon rates are between 3.01 percent and 3.33 percent, higher than treasury b
ed by the central government as well as bank deposits with the same maturity. Gross local bond issuances hit 1.18 trillion yuan in the first qua
pared with only 219.5 billion yuan in the same period last year. The total quota for 2019 local government bond issuances is 3.08 trillion yuan, according to the Ministry of Finance.
“About 60 percent of the bonds were issued for
ongoing construction, especially for shantytown renovation projects, railways and roads,” said Hao Lei, head of the ministry’s Budget Department.
While debt financing continues to grow, the government is experiencing sharp declin
es in fiscal revenue growth, especially from tax and land sales, official data showed.
China’s customs officers have seized 2,748 ivory tusks weighing a combined 7.48 metric tons after cracking a major smuggling case.
It was the biggest haul of tusks ever recorded
in an anti-smuggling bust conducted in dependently by customs officers, the General Administration of Customs said on Monday.
The case was solved in March after a combined operation of differ
ms offices lasting three months. A total of 238 custo ms officers took part from cities around the country, including Hefei, Nanjing, Beijing, Fuzhou and Qingdao.
suspects were detained for further investigation, accor ding to Sun Zhijie, director of the administr
ation’s anti-smuggling bureau. Sun said the tusks, illegally shipped from African countries, were imported into China labeled as wood.