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The 2019 Chinese Classic Recitation Conference came to a close on Au

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An exhibition titled “Leonardo da Vinci and His Circle” will open at the

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Da Vinci was a genius driven by insatiable curiosity that led him to explore ideas in science, math, arc

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The Daxing airport hasyb亚博体育APP夜网品茶微信e radio-frequ

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llow passengers to track their luggage status in real time on their mobile phones.

The new airport, located in Daxing district of Beijing, is sche

duled to be completed on June 30 and begin operations in September.

As this year’s Father’s Day falls on Sunday, a survey conducted in 561 universities na

tionwide by the news website youth.cn reveals students’ relationships with their fathers.

More than 79 percent of college students know their father’s birthday, compared with 21 percent who don’t.

Xu Jianxing from North China University of Science and Technology said he can’t forget his father’s birthd

ay because it’s the same day as the Dragon Boat Festival. He usual

ly gives him a call or sends him a video on his birthday.

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Dealing with the economic bullying, trade protect

tionism and unilateralism of the United States is not just the business of China, it also matters to the recovery of the world economy,” Zhang said.

Regarding the future development of the SCO, Zhang said the short-term goal of the regional organization is to build a commu

nity of development and security while its long-term goal is to build a community with a shared future.

The “Annual Report on the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (2019)”, released by the Chinese Academy of Social Scien

ces on Monday, highlighted the challenges the regional body is facing due to unilateralism, protectionism and terr

orism against the backdrop of increasing global uncertainty and instability.

The report said political mutual trust among the SCO members has been strengthened and high-quality de

velopment of the BRI has injected fresh impetus into the member states’ cooperation.

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Now, 65 large framed photos by Rock, which captur

ure Bowie in his dressing room, his transformation into Ziggy Stardust, shots of his live performances and candid, private moments between the shows, are bein

g displayed as an exhibition, entitled Bowie by Mick Rock, at 798 Space in Beijing’s 798 Art Zone from May 29 to Aug 4.

The exhibition, which is supported by Seattle’s Museum of Pop Culture, or MoPOP, a no

nprofit museum dedicated to reflecting contemporary popular culture, and co-organized by Beijing-based i

ndie record label, Modern Sky, also showcases performance footage of Bowie, interviews with Rock, who talks abou

t directing Bowie’s first four music videos, as well as photos of other music legends of the era taken by Rock, i

ncluding Lou Reed, Iggy Pop and Debbie Harry. It’s MoPOP’s first exhibition to be staged in Asia.

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Lieutenant General Shao Yuanming, deputy chief

of the Joint Staff Department of China’s Central Military Commission, said in an afternoon media bri

efing on behalf of the Chinese delegation that the People’s Liberation Army appreciates the US’ will

ingness to communicate and maintain a stable China-US military relationship.

However, Shao said Shanahan also made some inaccurate claims on China’s military de

velopment and strategic intentions in his speech, “and the PLA resolutely opposes these accusations”.

Regarding the Taiwan question, the US side has reiterated its military

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efing on behalf of the Chinese delegation that the People’s Liberation Army appreciates the US’ will

ingness to communicate and maintain a stable China-US military relationship.

support to the island based on the so-called Taiwan Relation Act.

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Telecom carriers, chipmakers and smartphone vendors

?in China are ready to commercialize 5G. China will directly grant 5G licenses, instead of the prev

ious plan to give several key cities interim 5G licenses, to better time the rollout,” said a source clo

sed to the telecom industry regulator who asked to remain anonymous because public statements are not authorized.

Michael Gao Wenhao, deputy general manager of the 5G industrial products line at ZTE, disclosed at a 5G conference in

Hong Kong on Thursday that “China is likely to start commercial use of 5G nationwide on Oct 1”.

He told China Daily that he got the information from the country’s major telecom operators.

China said earlier that it was considering a pre-commercial launch of 5G this year, follo

wed by large-scale commercialization in 2020. Miao Wei, minister of industry an

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Also on Friday, shortly after the US said it would ban Hua

?Huawei from buying US technology without special approval, Huawei’s chipmaking arm, HiSilico

n, said it has long been prepared for the “extreme scenario” of the US blocking access to some components and technologies.

“We have been developing backup products for years in anticipation. … Such efforts can ensure the strategic safety of most of the

company’s products and a continuous supply of most products,” said HiSilicon President He Tingbo in an internal letter.

Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said at a news conference

on Friday that the development and utilization of 5G depends on global cooperation, and i

nterference by the US undermines the principle of fair competition and shows a lack of respect for other countries.

HiSilicon, which was founded in 2004, has designed chipsets like Kirin, which has b

een used in Huawei’s high-end smartphones. In addition to server chips, the company has also

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protections made noticeable progress in China last yea

?because of multiple measures, including improved legislation, intensified law enforcement and more international coopera

tion, according to the Report on the Latest Development in IPR Protection and Business Environment in China.

Law enforcement authorities in China handled 215,000 cases involvin

g counterfeit products last year, including 77,000 cases involving patent infr

ingement, said Gan Lin, vice-minister of the State Administration for Market Regulation.

Courts across China concluded nearly 320,000 IPR cases of various type

s last year, an increase of 41.6 percent over the prev

ious year. More than 5,600 criminal suspects involved in IPR infringement were arrested last year, Jin said.

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The industrial park sits on nearly 26 hectares of land in

Ballard County and has been set up to use the carp acquired by the fish center. Twelve tracts of land inside the park are for sale.

On opening day, eight tracts were already claimed, with most of the investors coming from China.

Jiang Chenguang, an internet businessman from the Guangxi

Zhuang autonomous region, launched the United Fisheries Group to process carp into fish balls

and fish cakes for export to China. Two Rivers Foods will process smoked fish, and has already shipped a smoker to the site.

A business called Lakeside City has been formed to process carp into salted fish, while

Eco Fish, which already existed, has hired fishermen to catch carp, process them and recycle waste into fertilizer.

Zhu Hongwei, a hotel and catering businessman from Jiangsu province, decided on the day the indus

trial park opened to buy one tract of land for food processing. “I will decide how to process the fish later,” Zhu said.

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