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The concerto was performed by the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Shui Lan. The composition, whic

上海后花园女神会所h is based on a theme of Chinese mythology, was commissioned by the SSO as part of a series of new creations aim

ed at promoting Chinese culture to international audiences, according to Zhou Ping, head of the symphony.

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jointly launched in 2017 by the SSO and the Shanghai Music Publishing House. The project consists of 70 sy

mphonic works which document the development of symphonic music in China.

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, in celebration of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China.

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rn and Western music. According to Beijing-based music critic Li Hong, Zhou Long was among the first ge

neration of musicians from China to study abroad after the nation’s opening-up in the 1980s.

上海后花园女神会所Zhou Long’s composition for Madame White Snake, an opera based on Chinese folklor

e, was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for music in 2011. He was the first Chinese composer to win the prize.

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book is divided into 18 sections, but instead of following the narrative of the original text, Zhou Long created a con

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hern, western, eastern, southern and central China, as well as their distinctive local customs.

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 that the monetary authority needs to keep the RMB stable, as well as advance the count

ry’s exchange rate reform to reflect the actual demand and supply of RMB in the market.

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n economist with CITIC Securities. “In terms of future monetary policy, the central bank’s move will be infl

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Shen Jianguang, vice-president and chief economist at JD Digits, said moderate inflation

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eational drugs, but also sniffer dogs at the General Administration of Customs’ canine training center in Beijing.

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ms are mainly divided into six types, aside from detecting drugs,” said Li Siwen, an anti-sm

uggling officer with Beijing customs. “Some are trained to find explosives, tobacco, bank notes and ivory. Our s

niffer dogs are capable of identifying more than seven kinds of drugs and their derivatives.”

Yu said Fun had been working for more than a year and can distinguish five different types of drugs.

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ult, the arms sales are anything but a move to stabilize the situation across the Taiwan Straits.

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eeded is more political trust between the two economic heavyweights. Arms sales to t

he island are not only incompatible with the spirit of the three joint communiqués Beijing and Washington signed for the esta

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上海后花园The best choice for the US is to stay away from Taiwan affairs.

Ouyang Ziyuan, an academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, said that China will launch a mission to Mars with M

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For some, his words may sound like science fiction. It remains a fact t

hat only about 400 people in the whole of human history have ever ventured into space. Of th

em, only 12 astronauts have left their steps on the moon, the nearest celestial body to our Earth.

No human has been to Mars yet. SpaceX has an ambitious plan to set up a human colony on the Red Planet, but NASA’s ex

isting plan to get humans to the planet seems to have been kiboshed by funding constraints.

China has now thrown its hat into the ring.

While it might be some time in the future, the good news is, once humankind inh

abits Mars and starts to terraform it, the planet’s potential can be fully exploited and its rich supply of resources can p

rovide ample support for human kind’s further development and exploration of the planet.

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h attention. During the match, Kyrgios earned a warning for unsportsmanlike conduct after calling Du

musois a “disgrace.” At his news conference, Kyrgios’ insults of choice were “horrendous” and “terrible.”

上海后花园Frank Lampard has been confirmed as the replacement for Maurizio Sarri as the new coach for Chelsea after agreeing a three-year contract.

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nd and preparing for the season ahead. I cannot wait to get started,” said Lampard on the Chelsea website.

The 41-year-old leaves Championship side Derby County, where he spent last year in charge to retu

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During that period he helped Chelsea win three Premier League titles, the FA

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ank back to Chelsea as head coach. Frank possesses fantastic knowledge and understanding of the club and

last season, he demonstrated he is one of the most talented young coaches in the game.”

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In the third set, there was that “dangerous” ball — Nadal’s word — he sent towa

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Asked by a reporter why he didn’t say sorry at the time, Kyrgios re

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ean, the dude has got how many Slams, how much money in the bank account? I think he can take a ball to the chest, bro.”

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This has seriously violated relevant laws and regula

tions of China’s express industry and harmed the legitimate rights of Chinese clients, so the Chinese au

thorities decided to launch the investigation, Ma Junsheng, the bureau head, said in a statement on its website on Sunday.

“The fundamental rule of express services is that the service provider must deliver parcels to

designated addresses and receivers. Postal service administrators have the right to look into any

violations,” he said without mentioning the names of the clients that lodged complaints.

On Saturday, China announced that FedEx was put under investi

gation after Huawei Technologies Co claimed that FedEx, without providing any detailed expl

anation, diverted two parcels postmarked from Japan and destined for company addresses in China to the US. Th

e Chinese telecommunications equipment maker also said FedEx attempted

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The escalation in trade tensions between China and the

he United States, may lead to weaker business confidence and slower

global trade growth, which is expected to weigh on investment and exports in 2020. But in the n

ear term, as China shows positive surprise in GDP growth in the first quarter, and the macroeconomic policies hav

e taken effects on stabilizing the growth, the GDP growth rate is likely to stay at 6.2 percent, the report said.

“In response to the growth moderation and less favorable external conditions, the government in

troduced a fiscal stimulus emphasizing tax incentives,” said Martin Raiser, World Bank Country director for China.

“While the central government has fiscal space to further increase spending, if necessary, the additional stimulus should be ap

propriately funded either directly at the central level or through additional fiscal transfers to the provinces. Highe

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Huawei’s workers tell their stories of resilience, solidarity

A public letter titled “We, the Huawei people” from telecom giant Huawei detailing its employee

s’ personal stories of solidarity and resilience amid restrictions from the United States, went viral on Chinese social media on Friday.

The letter was published by Xinsheng Shequ, Huawei’s official employee community platform, on i

ts Sina Weibo account on Thursday. As of Friday afternoon, the letter has received more than 190 million reads.

Chinese netizens have flooded the comment sections of Huawei’s social media platf

orms as well as news outlets that have reported on the letter, many leaving the message: “Huawei, fight on.”

The letter is a collection of short stories submitted by anonymous

Huawei employees depicting how their lives have subtly changed after the US last week put H

uawei and its affiliates on an “Entity List”, which restricts the sale or transfer of US technologies to the company.

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mers eat at a hotpot restaurant in Wuhan, capital of Hubei

In addition, a thread on Weibo, China’s Twitter-like comments platfor

m, titled “eating alone” contains 226,000 posts and has garnered 290 million hits.

In 2017, WithEating Magazine, a Chinese foodie journal, started its Eati

ng Alone channel on Bilibili, a popular video-sharing website. To date, the channel, wh

ich has 52 episodes explaining how to prepare meals for one, has attracted more than 200 million hits.

In February, the magazine published a book of the same name, listing 65 recipes for dishes ranging fr

om desserts to foreign cuisine, such as roasted ribs, the Korean favorite bibimbap and seafood curry.

To many people’s surprise, it became a best-seller. “We didn’t expect the book to sell so we

ll. We didn’t print enough copies initially,” the magazine said on its Weibo account last month.

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Qingdao debuts high-speed maglev train prototype

hina rolled off the production line a prototype magnetic-levitation train with a designed maxim

um speed of 600 kilometers per hour in Qingdao on Thursday, filling the gap in travel speed bet

ween aviation and high-speed rail passenger transport in the country, according to its manufacturer.

Launched in July 2016, the train is designed and manufactured in CRRC Qingdao Sifan

g Co Ltd in the eastern coastal city of Qingdao, Shandong province. The company is a wholly owned su

bsidiary of Beijing-headquartered China Railway Rolling Stock Corp, the largest rolling stock manufacturer in the world.

The debut of the country’s first high-speed maglev train testing protot

ype marks a major breakthrough for the nation in the high-speed maglev transit system.

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Commenting on the suggestion of quickly shifting sou

rcing to countries other than China under the tariff specter, the FDRA said there had been com

panies moving away, but “footwear is a very capital-intensive industry, with years of planning required to m

ake sourcing decisions, and companies cannot simply move factories to adjust to these changes”.

Douglas H. Paal, vice-president of the Asia Program at the Carnegie Endowme

nt for International Peace, said the footwear industry’s complaints are justifiable, albeit a little late.

“Since their issues do not involve critical technologies, the

re might be room for the administration to offer a degree of relief,” Paal told China Daily.

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