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“Over the past 5,000 years, history has recorded the rise and fall of kingd

oms and dynasties. One hundred and fifty years ago, the West conquered the world but 娱乐地图女神会所

failed to conquer the hearts of Chinese. Now, Uncle Sam is seeking unilateralism by abandoning world ord

 娱乐地图女神会所ers since World War II, but they encountered resistance all over the world, especially from China,” said Wang Yao

heng, one of 12 contestants in the annual English Speech Contest held by the College of Liberal Arts & Law of Da

lian Minzu University on June 28. He made no secret of his admiration of Chinese culture. 娱乐地图女神会所

“After being informed of the speech contest, I was very excited about it. As a Chinese youth, I long for

an opportunity to express my love for the culture of our motherland. In addition, this is also a figh 娱乐地图

t back to those who turn a deaf ear to both affairs at home and abroad. I want to tell them that we college students are no

t a “spoiled generation, we are not the kind of know-nothing-but-pleasure” generation, Wang said. 娱乐地图女神会所

The contestants were ethnically diverse, and expressed their reverence to traditional Chinese culture and great pride

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f Chinese cultural identity among young students from different ethnic groups reache

d a record high against the background of the global trade war and unilateralism triggered by the US. 娱乐地图

However, as to the role of Chinese traditional culture in the modern era, students’ views varied.

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o be, while others see that Chinese culture needs to remember its traditions.

Tong Fei, a contestant, said that the absence of filial piety among members of the younger generation has become a crue 娱乐地图

l reality. For instance, the notion of “raising children for old age” is no longer accepted. Increasingly, more people no lo

nger believe that it is practical to wait for their children to take care of them in their old age. 娱乐地图女神会所

Contestant Shi Jia expressed her worries over Chinese cultural identity in the new era an

d appealed for revitalization of tradition. “Abandoning Chinese cultural identity is very dangerous. Only if we ke

ep our cultural identity, then we know who we are, and our nation will survive,” she said.

Contestant Lin Wanlu was adamant in her criticism of a pro-western attitude in C

hina. She advocated that Chinese should first try their best to dig out and digest

their own culture, and then extend the wisdom of Chinese traditional culture as a treasure to the world.

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Luo also noted that inte上海会所mpanies are the new

 this endeavor. Youku started its digital restoration project in 2017, with many results. E

arlier this year, iQiyi also launched its own restoration project featuring the use of ZoomAI, a video-en上海会所

hancing solution devised by the company, to restore and remaster 50 select TV dramas.

上海会所Before the adoption of new technologies, restoration of the old works, most often in lower resolution, was done manually and it

took a day to restore a 40-minute-long episode. Now, iQiyi’s ZoomAI software, comprising algorithm modules suc

h as color enhancement, sharpening, and white balance, can restore a high resolution feature film in just one hour.上海会所

The restoration process starts with scanning the film negatives or prints into a digital pict

上海会所品茶微信ure and raw sound format. Then each frame of the scanned material undergoes an automated digital res

oration process that involves the correction of color, brightness, and contrast. The process also involves the dig

ital removal of scratches and unnecessary noises, restoration and remastering of sound, said Liu Junhui, a senior director from iQiyi.上海会所

Even with the aid of AI technologies, digital restoration of old productions is no mean fea

上海会所品茶微信t, as increasing the image resolution is one thing, but restoring its original texture is quite another, which requ

ires technologies, as well as a craftsmanship spirit. For instance, 30-plus members of the Youku digital res

toration team worked for as long as a month to fully restore the 1983 megahit, The Bund.

“Our team has made various attempts to enhance audiences’ viewing experien上海会所

ce. If only the definition is increased through transcoding, audiences may feel that the im

ages have been doctored through filters. So we went to great lengths to restore the texture that is unique to the pe

riod when the classical series was shot,” said Guo Linna, a senior visual optimization engineer from Youku. 上海会所品茶微信

Though Youku’s digital restoration team is made up of no more than 40 members who

do not work full time, every week it can restore 100-plus episodes of old TV dramas.

Speaking of her original motivation, Guo said that she chose to restore those old TV series because on the one hand, she wa

上海会所品茶微信nted the post-80s generation to have better access to recalling childhood memories, and on the other hand, she wan

ted the younger generation to gain new experience through watching these classic works.

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Sheng Songcheng, 上海后花园ial, wrote recen

 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.

The central bank’s data is largely in line with the market’s expectations, said Ming Ming, a上海后花园品茶微信

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

上海后花园uenced by multiple factors. It is likely to maintain a neutral stand and we should not expect substantial monetary easing.”

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

in China will leave more room for monetary policy adjustments, if necessary, in the third quarter.上海后花园

China’s consumer price index stood at 2.7 percent for June, unchanged from May, and wa

上海后花园品茶微信s 2.2 percent for the first half of this year, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Wednesday.

Apart from monetary easing, further tax cuts and policy to encourage consumption are also in the policy toolb

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niffer Dog Open Day” activity held at the Public Security Bureau of Yinan county, Linyi city, East China’s Shandong provin

It’s not just narcotics officers and lawmakers who need to keep up with the rapid development of new types of illegal recr上海后花园品茶微信

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

上海后花园With dozens of suitcases lined up in two rows on the center’s training ground, Fun, a

3-year-old Labrador sniffer dog, takes just 10 seconds to find the one containing drugs.

Fun sits obediently in front of the suitcase while his handler, customs officer Yu Xiaodong, crouches and pats him上海后花园品茶微信

on the head as encouragement. Yu then uses a rolled-up towel to play a tug-of-war game with Fun.

“Tug-of-war is the biggest motivation for these dogs to work,” he said. “By dragging the towel, the excitability of the dogs can be cultivated.”上海后花园

Yu said the dogs rely on their acute sense of smell. “Without unpacking the luggage, the sniffer dogs are faster and more accurate than manual inspections.

“上海后花园品茶微信With the emergence of new kinds of drugs, these sniffer dogs need to update their sensibilities to detect the new stuff.”

New synthetic drugs including stimulants similar to amphetamines are appearing constantly, according to the Supreme People’s P

rocuratorate. Detecting them has also become more difficult, because a large number of drug dealers no longer ca上海后花园

rry drugs with them but use the internet to purchase, sell and deliver their inventory.

“In accordance with the different tasks, the detection dogs in custo上海后花园品茶微信

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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Xi said that the two c上海419论坛authorities shoul

uld strengthen exchanges and cooperation, make more efforts to guide public opinio

n and promote the mutual understanding between the people of both sides, and make more contributions to consolidate the public basis of the two countries.上海419论坛女神会所

The chairwoman extended the sincere greetings and best wishes of Trong to Xi. She said that the Communist Party of Viet

上海419论坛nam, the government and the people always keep China’s precious support and help in mind.

Under the leadership of the Communist Party of China Central Committee with Xi at the core, Ch

ina will definitely achieve the important development goals set at the CPC’s 19th National Congress, she said.上海419论坛女神会所

Vietnam would like to implement the consensus of the two countries’ leaders, continue to support each other firmly in the

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dle disputes effectively, and promote bilateral ties to achieve greater development, she added.

Planned deal worth around $2.2 billion seriously violates international law

China said on Friday it will place sanctions on US companies involved in the lates上海419论坛女神会所

t planned military sale to Taiwan, which it said has impaired its sovereignty and national security.

The planned sale worth an estimated $2.2 billion seriously violates international law and b上海419论坛

asic norms of international relations, as well as the one-China principle and the stipulations of the three Chi

na-US joint communiques, said Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang in a statement.

上海419论坛女神会所China made the sanctions decision in order to safeguard its national interests, Geng said.

In a news conference in Beijing, Geng again urged the United States to call off the sale and cut military ties with Taiwan.

The US announced its State Department has approved the sale, the largest since US President Donald Trump took office in Jan上海419论坛女神会所

uary 2017. The announcement came just days before the arrival of Taiwan leader Tsai Ing-wen to the US.

Tsai arrived in the US on Thursday, Reuters reported, and is spending four nights in th上海419论坛

e US-two on the first leg and two on the way back from a visit to four Caribbean countries.

State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said China is “gravely concerned” by Tsa上海419论坛女神会所

i’s transiting the US, and is firmly against any form of official contact between the US and Taiwan.

“Taiwan independence” separatist activities are doomed to fail, and no foreign

intervention is allowed in the Taiwan question, which is purely China’s domestic affair, Wang said in a joint ne

ws conference in Budapest with Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto on Friday.

“No one and no force is able to obstruct the historical process of unifica

tion of the two sides across the Taiwan Straits,” Wang said, urging the US to honor its on

e-China promise and the stipulations of the three China-US joint communiques.

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The FDA says that sell上海会所dietary supplement or

r adding CBD to food is prohibited. Only one drug containing CBD has been approved by t

he FDA-Epidiolex-which is used to reduce seizures related to a rare form of epilepsy.

上海会所品茶微信”There is still a lot of research that’s needed to provide definitive answers,” Yasmin Hurd, a

neuroscientist who directs the Addiction Institute at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, told CNN. He said

the benefits of using CBD to help treat anxiety, pain, and substance abuse have been “promising” so far.上海会所品茶微信

The FDA hasn’t decided how to regulate CBD products. The agency

上海会所held its first public hearing on the legalization of CBD on Friday.

But it isn’t holding back on overseeing CBD-infused products or enforc

ing its regulations. “We’ll continue to closely scrutinize products that could pose risks to con上海会所

They need to develop their empathy with China by putting themselves in C

hinese people’s shoes. If their sympathy always goes to those willing to take innocent p

上海会所品茶微信eople’s lives, we have more than enough reason to tell them that their sympathy is misplaced.

hinese PC manufacturer Lenovo topped the global PC market share in the second qua上海会所

rter of this year, according to research and advisory firm Gartner on Thursday.

上海会所品茶微信Market share for Lenovo stood at 25 percent with a shipment of 15.77 million u

nits, followed by 22.2 percent for HP, 16.9 percent for Dell and 5.9 percent for Apple.

Lenovo also recorded the fastest year-over-year growth of 15.9 pe

rcent and the largest share gain among the top vendors, said the report.上海会所

The worldwide PC market saw a 1.5 percent growth in the secon

d quarter of 2019 after two quarters of decline, according Gartner, and PC shipments tota

上海会所品茶微信led 63 million units at the same time, up from 62 million units compared with a year earlier.

The demand from the Windows 10 operating system replacements in the business market, improved condition for Intel CPU

shortage, all contributed the shipments growth, according to Mikako Kitagawa, a senior principal analyst at Gartner.

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The strong rains in past days have started to dwindle in southern China on Wednesday, but a new round of rain is on the way

and will affect parts of southern China from Friday, according to the National Meteorological Center.上海楼凤

The new weather system will be weaker than the previous one between Sunday and Wednesday, but secondary disasters su

上海楼凤ch as mudslides may happen in the overlapping areas in Guangxi, Guizhou, Jiangxi and Zhejiang.

On Friday, moderate to heavy rains will batter the middle and lower reaches of the Yangtze River, north-central Gua

ngxi, Guizhou, Yunnan, southern Sichuan and southeastern Tibet. Heavy downpours may happen in some places.上海楼凤品茶微信

On Saturday, rains will continue and extend to southern Anhui, north-central Jiangxi and eastern Qinghai.

The past strong rains have affected millions of residents in South China, with thousands resettled.上海楼凤

In Hunan province, floods have affected 1.23 million individuals, causing 16 people to die or go missing, and direct loss

上海楼凤品茶微信es have reached 1.69 billion yuan ($245.5 million) by 5 pm on Tuesday, local authorities said.

Days of heavy rainfall have swollen rivers in many parts of Hunan. On Tuesday mo

rning, a river broke through levees in Hengdong county, inundating three villages.上海楼凤

The Juzizhou Islet scenic area in Changsha was closed on Tuesday. A flood peak on the Xiangjiang River reached Cha

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In Guangxi, local authorities said Wednesday rainfall had intensified since last Satur

day, unleashing floods in nine cities in central and northern Guangxi, leaving one person missing while di上海楼凤

srupting the lives of over 360,000 residents. The direct losses reached 743.96 million yuan.

上海楼凤品茶微信Floods inundated the airport in the city of Wuyishan, East China’s Fujian province, on Tuesday. When the water re

ceded, some animals were left, such as snakes and fish. Workers drove them away before resuming operations.

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For the US, instead of b上海后花园 military muscles of Ta

iwan, the sales of arms send the wrong message to the secessionis

ts, encouraging them to go further on the road of seeking independence. As a res上海后花园女神会所

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

With the current trade frictions between the US and China, what is badly n上海后花园

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

上海后花园女神会所blishment of diplomatic relations, but also set new stumbling blocks in the way of building mutual political trust.

More tension and worsening relations across the Taiwan Straits are not in the interests of the US. Its meddling in the internal af上海后花园

fairs of China in whatever form will only increase the possibility of the mainland resorting to whatever m

eans necessary to realize the final reunification of the island with the motherland.上海后花园女神会所

The US should not hope to see and will not be able to do anything to prevent that scenario from becoming a reality.

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

artian satellite, Martian lander, as well as Martian rover. China Daily writer Zhang Zhouxiang comments:上海后花园女神会所

In his speech, Ouyang mentioned that one of the main purposes of the

probe is to determine if the planet is suitable for terraforming so humans can inhabit it.上海后花园

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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Lampard has been confirme上海夜生活ch following several

days of talks with Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich, which are tho

ught to have centered on how the club will cope under the effects of a FIFA transfer ban.上海夜生活品茶微信

The ban was imposed for irregularities regarding the Chelsea yout

上海夜生活h system and means the club will not be able to make any signings until the summer of 2020.

Chelsea have added Christian Pulisic to their squad this summer, beca

use he was signed from Borussia Dortmund in January and remained on loan with the G上海夜生活品茶微信

erman side until the end of the season, while Mateo Kovacic’s loan from Real Madrid h

上海夜生活as been made permanent, but the club has lost winger Eden Hazard who moved the other way to Madrid.

Meanwhile the club is expected to confirm in the near future that En

gland internationals, Ruben Loftus Cheek and Callum Hudson-Odoi (both of whom are c上海夜生活

urrently recovering from Achilles tendon injuries) have agreed new contracts.

上海夜生活品茶微信England — It was easy to forget that Cori Gauff is still just 15 as she stoo

d on the grass of Centre Court, pounding her chest and shouting, “Let’s go! Come on!” to ce

lebrate a 32-stroke point that forced a third set in her match Friday evening at Wimbledon.上海夜生活

Up in the stands, Mom rose to pump a fist and yell, “Yes!” Thousands of spectators jumped out of their seats, too, roaring. By th

上海夜生活品茶微信en, Gauff already twice had been a point from losing in the third round to Polona Hercog of Slovenia.

Most players, no matter the age, would not be able to find a path past that k

ind of a deficit on this imposing a stage, would not be able to handle that sort of stress a上海夜生活品茶微信

nd figure out a way. Gauff is, quite clearly, not most players. That much has been established. How far can she go, bo

th this fortnight and in the future? The tennis world is watching, waiting to learn the answers.上海夜生活

That Gauff, ranked 313th and facing another unseeded player, was sch

eduled to appear at Wimbledon’s main stadium says plenty about what a sensation the

Floridian already is. That she won this one, and how she did so — erasing a pair of

match points and coming back to beat Hercog 3-6, 7-6 (7), 7-5 — offer some insight into what Gauff might become.

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If Treasures Could Tal上海千花网hat would Liangzhu Jade

ade has a special place in Chinese culture. Ancient bone and bronze inscriptions tell us that jade was offered as trib

ute to the gods. The Liangzhu site has yielded more than forty various types of jade vessels. But items bearing the an上海千花网

imal-god image have only been found in the finest tombs. Perhaps it was priests who were buried there.

上海千花网女神会所The god is wearing a distinctive headdress with lines radiating outwards. Similar symbol

ism is also evident in the seven-thousand-year-old Hemudu culture. Are the two somehow connected?

 England — Rafael Nadal was up near the Centre Court net when Nick Kyrgios smacked a booming forehand directly at the上海千花网

guy’s midsection — right at him, on purpose — and earned a lengthy staredown in return.

上海千花网Kyrgios didn’t apologize, at the time or at his news conference — for that or for be

rating the chair umpire or for spending time at a local pub the night before the match.

Rarely does Kyrgios offer regrets, for much of anything. Instead, h

e tends to double down. He is nothing if not fascinating. He is talented, too. And yet it wa上海千花网女神会所

s Nadal who emerged from all of the tumult Thursday at Wimbledon to beat Kyrgios 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (5), 7-6 (3) in a sec

上海千花网ond-round match boasting plenty of dramatics, a dose of animosity and delightful play by both men.

“I’m always willing to go out there and try and put on a show. I know peo

ple that bought a ticket today probably had a great day,” said Kyrgios, a 24-year-old Au上海千花网

stralian who is ranked 43rd. “At times today, I was looking around: This is Wimbledon, playing Rafa. … But I’ll p

上海千花网女神会所robably wake up tomorrow (and) there will be something negative about it, for sure.”

Kyrgios is capable of being as entertaining and befuddling a pl

ayer as there is and showed why throughout this 3-hour-plus contest that overshadowed ev上海千花网

erything else going on around the grass-court Grand Slam tournament on Day 4.

Defending champion Angelique Kerber was upset by Lauren Davis, a

上海千花网女神会所n American who lost in qualifying but got into the main draw when someone else withdrew. Se

ven-time champion Serena Williams needed a comeback to win in three sets against an 18-year-old qualifier.

China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs presented Fujian province to the world at an event on上海千花网女神会所

Friday in Beijing co-organized by the ministry and the People’s Government of Fujian province.

The event was held in the ministry’s South Building and was the

med China in the New Era: Eco-friendly Fujian, Gateway for the Maritime Silk Road.

Fujian province, birthplace of ancient Maritime Silk Road, bears an important role as the core of the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road.

The symbols inscribed on the Cong also appear on other Neolithic relics. This raises the quest

ion of how, at the dawn of history, ancient cultures interacted with one another across China’s vast territory.

Gazing at us from 5,000 years ago, these eyes seem to be summoning us back to the ancient past.

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For example, at the Lian上海419论坛Hangzhou, Zhejian

g province, which dates from 5,300 to 4,500 years ago, archaeologists unearthed a hug

e dam 3.5 kilometers long and more than 10 meters thick. Ruins of the city cover 3 million square met上海419论坛

ers, and the city’s walls are 40 to 60 meters thick. The discovery was made possible with remote sensing technology.

上海419论坛”In the city center, we found a terrace that is 630 meters by 450 meters,” he said. “Some of the foundations are as large as 900 square meters.”

He estimated that the entire city would have taken 10,000 people a decade or longer to build.上海419论坛女神会所

“It hardly would have been possible for a tribe or a league of tribes to mobilize so many

上海419论坛people,” Wang said. “That indicated a time of early-stage states with wide influence.”

Division of labor, hierarchical social classes and inequality in wealth were also observed when studying the Taosi Site (from

4,300 to 4,100 years ago) in Xiangfen county, Shanxi province, and several other key sites of “huge city ruins”, he said.上海419论坛女神会所

The relics are from what is believed to have been the capital of Emperor Ya

o, a legendary ancient ruler. Some markings were discovered that are believed to be a pro

上海419论坛女神会所totype of written characters, but they appear to have been used exclusively within a small group of ruling elites.

“Around 5,000 years ago, some regions along the Yangtze River, the Yellow River and the western bank

of Liaohe River (in Northeast China) stepped into the age of civilization,” Wang said. Those ancient sta上海419论坛

tes, he said, “controlled certain territory, but had economic, political and cultural connections with each other”.

上海419论坛女神会所During the time of the Erlitou Site (3,750 to 3,550 years ago), in Luoyang, Henan province, China entered what is often called the age of dynasties, Wang said.

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the surrounding areas,” he said. “It created a foundation for a united country with multiethnic groups.”

Speaking of how to define “civilization”, Zhao Hui, a professor at Peking University

上海419论坛女神会所who is in charge of the project, said traditional criteria in Western academia, which emphasize the ap

pearance of written characters and metallurgy, have not strictly been used in this project.

Liangzhu and several other early civilizations in China, h上海419论坛女神会所

owever, are known for their highly developed techniques in making jade articles.

上海419论坛女神会所”Some characters of human development are common,” Zhao said. “The

difference also shows there are some unique characters in early Chinese civilization.”

He said Chinese civilization also absorbed influences from other civilizations. Archaeological discoveries sho

w wheat cultivation, breeding of cattle and sheep, and bronze-making technology in China originated in We

stern and Central Asia and were later adopted and acquired local characteristics.

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