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Three men have been fined for smoking in the Palace Museum, said Beijing police Saturday.
上海千花坊Instead of shouting slogans of defiance, songs glorifying the spirit of Hong Kong and value
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mmed along when the well-known tune of Under the Lion Rock and Pearl of the Orient were played.
上海千花坊The signboards and banners — hoisted high along with the nationa
l flag and the Hong Kong SAR flag — read “Safeguard Hong Kong” and “Say No to Violence.”
Sponsored by more than 70 community leaders, the rally is joined by well-known politicians, academics, celebrities, and representatives 上海千花坊女神会所
of ethnic minority groups in the city. Among them are former commissioner of police Tang King-shing, former Le
上海千花坊gislative Council president Jasper Tsang Yok-sing and former secretary for food and health Ko Wing-man.
Some of them would later take the forum and make the plea for peace and mutual respect.
sudden shower of rain and the stuffy weather failed to deter the spirit of thousands of r 上海千花坊女神会所
esidents in Tamar Park on Saturday afternoon to show their support and gratitude to the city’s police force.
上海千花坊They were gathering for a rally, organized by more than 7
0 community leaders in Hong Kong’s administrative and business center, to express support to the 上海千花坊
police who had demonstrated great restraint and discipline in handling recent violent protests around the city.
上海千花坊女神会所At around 4 pm, one hour before the official start of the rally, the park was already filled with p
eople of all ages and walks of life. They mostly dressed in light-colored clothes, white or blue, and wore no
face masks or helmets — in contrary to those radical protesters who wanted to hide their identities from the police.
Beijing police launched an investigation into the incident and its official social media 上海千花坊
account on July 20 said that the three smokers’ behavior violated principles of public conduct.
All three have confessed and apologized to the public. 上海千花坊女神会所
They are aged around 20 years old and traveled to Beijing for a summer holiday, according to Beijing police.
上海千花坊The Palace Museum is a historical and cultural heritage site that should be protect
ed by the public, with all visitors abiding by the rules to maintain social order, said police.
Having posted a video of their smoking online, each was fined 200 yuan for disturbing public order. 上海千花坊女神会所
The video was shot in an open-air area in the museum and shows a man asking who dares to
上海千花坊女神会所smoke in the Palace Museum and another inhaling a cigarette before saying, “Awesome”.
The video enraged Chinese netizens, with one saying he doesn’t want the 600-year-old Palace Museum to be burned like No
tre-Dame and another saying the men should be banned from tourist attractions.
hinese tourists in Croatia will be in for a surprise
when they see police from their homeland patrolling the streets this summer.上海千花坊品茶微信
For the second year running, Chinese law enforcement officers will be jo
上海千花坊ining their fellow professionals in the popular Balkan tourist destination on the streets of the
capital Zagreb, the historic walled city of Dubrovnik, tourist resort Zadar and Croatia’s biggest county, Lika-Senj.
Croatia has been running the Safe Tourism Season project since 2006 when officers from Hungary became the first forei上海千花坊品茶微信
gn law enforcement officials invited to take part. Since then, more than 800 officers from 19 countries have come to assis
上海千花坊品茶微信t their Croatian counterparts at the height of the tourist season, undergoing special localized training before starting patrols.
In addition to the helpful presence of fellow Chinese officers on the s
treets, Chinese tourists will also be able to benefit from special telephone support line
s set up in the regions where the visiting police are deployed, with compatriots answering calls.上海千花坊
In 2018, there were six officers from China and this year there will be eight.
上海千花坊品茶微信Croatia, which was part of the former Yugoslavia, is proving an increasingly popular destination for Chinese visitors.
In the first half, there has been a 53 percent year-on-year rise in the number of Chinese vis
itors to the ancient Roman port of Split, and a 20 percent increase in numbers going to Zagreb.上海千花坊
“Chinese tourists are mostly interested in historical and cultural monume
上海千花坊nts and sightseeing,” said Zagreb Tourist Board spokeswoman Darja Dragoje.
International police organization Interpol has praised the Safe Tourism Season initiative as an example of the be
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lice in the project confirms the two countries’ traditional friendship and cooperation.上海千花坊
A generation on from the brutal war that broke out in the aftermath of the collapse of the for
mer Yugoslavia, the countries of the Balkan Peninsula are proving to be of increasing interest to China in a variety of ways.
for the EU to revi上海千花坊女神会所se up the nearer-term target – although
doing so has far less support as doubts remain over how to pay for the economic shift to low-
上海千花坊carbon technology in big employment sectors such as transport, farming and building.
To achieve net-zero emissions, the bloc would have to invest an additional 175 billion to 290 billio
上海千花坊女神会所n euros ($198 billion-327 billion) per year in clean energy technology, according to an EU projection.
On the eve of the summit, Greenpeace activists projected the image of a bomb-sh
aped earth ready to explode on the facade of the building, warning “time was running out”.
“With people on the streets demanding action and warnings from scientists that the window to respond is closing fast, our gove上海千花坊
rnments had a chance to lead from the front,” Greenpeace EU climate policy adviser Sebastian Mang said.
Statistics from a property research institution showed that Hangzhou, with a total lan上海千花坊
d revenue of 142.3 billion yuan ($20.71 billion), has become the “king of land revenue” during the first six months of this year.
According to data from the China Index Academy, a Beijing-based property research institution, the tot
al land transaction fees in 300 major Chinese cities was 2.25 trillion yuan in the first half, a 16 percent year-on-year increase.
上海千花坊女神会所The combined income from leasing land in Hangzhou surpassed 140 billion yuan, ranking the top na
tionwide. It was followed by Wuhan, Beijing, Tianjin, Shanghai and Chongqing, whose land income all exceeded 60 billion yuan.
During the first months of this year, the combined value of land transaction in the top 10 cities was 764.5 billion yuan, up 16 percent year-on-year.上海千花坊女神会所
Foshan in Guangzhou province, Changzhou in Jiangsu province and Shaoxing in Zhejiang province all entered the top 20 cities ranking.
In terms of planning construction areas, Wuhan, with 24.75 million square meters, took the top spo
, followed by Tianjin (19.78 sq m) and Xi’an (19.24 sq m). During the first half, the combined pla上海千花坊女神会所
nning areas of land transaction in the top 10 cities was 178.15 million square meters, up 9 percent year-on-year.
When it comes to land purchases, Country Garden, a Hong Kong-listed proper
ty developer, topped the list with 98.1 billion yuan, followed by Vanke and Sunac China.
The enthusiasm of property developers grew as the land market showed signs of rebound since March, the academy said. Durin
g the first six month, the value of land purchased by Beijing-based Sunac China increased by 5.8-fold to 68 billion yuan.
nds because all my saved money has been spent on building a new home for the yo
上海千花坊ung couple and buying new necessities for them, such as household appliances,” Shan said.
Luckily, Shan had reason to celebrate because he was saved by a new rule.
Right before the wedding, a specific standard was established banning high-priced betrothal gifts, or caili in上海千花坊
Chinese. Other extravagant customs, including holding grand wedding ceremonies or funeral rites as well as inviting an e
xorbitant number of guests and using lots of cars to pick up the bride and her relatives, were also prohibited.上海千花坊
The government of Feixiang district – which covers 265 villages, including Shan’s, with a population of 410,000 – found the competitio
上海千花坊n to see who could give the best betrothal gifts and hold the grandest wedding ceremonies had become a big headache for villagers.
Families of young women envied those who gave lots of money to a bride’s family and held ex
pensive ceremonies with many guests, said Cai Fuhai, Party chief of Nanduqi village.上海千花坊女神会所
They would ask parents of their soon-to-be sons-in-law for similar treatment, Cai said.
According to the standard, no more than six cars can be used for picking up the bride and her rela
tives. Previously, up to 40 cars would be used as part of a grand and impressive wedding ceremony.上海千花坊
Furthermore, guests are served a simple meal – a vegetable and meat stew, or daguocai in Chinese – rather than a meal wit
上海千花坊女神会所h dozens of courses. Finally, group wedding ceremonies are encouraged and betrothal gifts are discouraged.
Families who obey the standard may enjoy benefits such as free physical examinations for parents and
newborns at local hospitals. Pregnant women may also receive discounts for examinations during pregnancy, Cai said.
Families who do not obey the rules are required to make a self-critical s
peech during a meeting attended by villagers and local government officials. Those wh上海千花坊女神会所
o refuse to make the speech and admit their wrongdoings are exposed on local television and other media platforms.
Villagers fall in line
According to the Feixiang district government, more than 1,000 families of young wom
en have refrained from demanding betrothal gifts from their bridegrooms’ families since 2017. About 1
00,000 households in the district have signed commitment letters promising to obey the standard.
Government statistics show that the cost of a wedding has been cut to less than 30,000 yuan, down b
y about 80 percent, and the current cost for a funeral is less than 5,000 yuan, just a sixth of the previous cost.
Moutai Group, vice-chairman and chairman of Kweichow Moutai Group.
上海千花坊He was replaced by Li Baofang as the chairman of Moutai group in May 2018. One year
later, he was dismissed from the Guizhou Committee of the Chi
nese People’s Political Consultative Conference.
According to the SPP, the prosecutors informed his litigation rights and listened ca
refully to his lawyer’s statement of defense during the interrogation to protect his legitimate rights. 上海千花坊
Shanghai has unveiled its first dedicated artificial intelligence incu
bator as part of its push to make AI a cornerstone of its industrial transformation.
Launched in Shanghai’s Wujiaochang, an area home to multiple leading research houses such as Fudan University and Tongji Univ
上海千花坊女神会所ersity, the first 3,000 square-meter AI Space serves as an accelerator to turn abstract AI ideas into prototypes and potentially into tangible products.
Backed by the Shanghai Commission of Economy and Informatization, the facility will provide working space, data bases, techni
cal support, financing and resources match-making with application scenarios. Such a model will be duplicated across the city in due time. 上海千花坊女神会所
Five AI startups have signed memoranda of understanding with the first AI space, covering areas from the combination of AI and medical care, education and big data.
The incubator was launched earlier this week on the same occasion when the city announce
d the setup of a series of awards, dubbed SAIL, dedicated to an AI-themed contest, whose results will be an 上海千花坊
nounced ahead of the 2019 World Artificial Intelligence Conference in August.
上海千花坊女神会所”The SAIL awards are not only an influential part of the WAIC competition, but an important carrier in the integration of industries, universities, rese
arches and application in the field of AI,” said Zhang Ying, chief engineer of the Shanghai Commission of Economy and Informatization.
With four subcategories, the SAIL awards are expected to facilitate the development of AI and accelerate its transformation from concepts to reality.
Official statistics showed that the city is already home to 1,000 companies with AI as its core bu 上海千花坊女神会所
siness. According to a plan issued last year by municipal authorities, Shanghai is looking to lead the pack by bec
oming a global AI hub, with plans to expand the scale of its industry to more than 100 billion yuan ($14.4 billion) by
on hotels reached 234 yuan per night, jumping 17.5 percent over the p
revious year, and the growth rate was higher than the older generation. Besides, the report found
that students are likely to spend twice the amount of money on hotels two years after graduation.
Qunar has cooperated with more than 6,000 hotels, hostels and b
ed-and-breakfast services and launched discounted hotel prices for students.
Sales of new energy vehicles are expected to see renewed momentum in China, with passenger electric vehicles accounting for 57 pe
rcent of NEV sales by 2040 and electric buses for 81 percent of sales of city buses, a new report said.
The report, issued by Bloomberg New Energy Finance, said that due to governm
ent support and surging demand, by 2025, China will account for 48 percent of the global EV market with s
Hainan provincial health authorities have revoked Boao Yinfeng Healthcare International H
ospital’s business license, for illegally administering HPV 9-valent vaccines, according to a statement Sunday.
Located in the Boao Lecheng International Medical Tourism Pilot Zone, the hospit
al has since January last year vaccinated 37 customers with HPV 9-valent, charging each 9,000 yuan.
They did so without obtaining an official vaccination outpatient license, said the statement.
It said the local health commission of Qionghai, where the Boao pilot zone is loc
ated, on April 18 issued the hospital a notice of penalties, including a warning, confiscati
on of illegal income, a fine of 8,000 yuan, and a revocation of its business license as a medical institution.