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cluded more than 150,000 civil IPR disputes and more than 2,000 criminal IPR cases, up 80 percent and 23 percent res

上海夜生活pectively year-on-year, according to Zhao Gang, deputy director of the administration.

From January to May, Chinese police detained more than 9,900 suspects for alleged I上海夜生活

PR infringements and violations such as producing or selling counterfeit goods, he said.

上海夜生活品茶微信”We’re also working with legislators to increase the illegal cost of IPR infringers by am

ending the Patent Law and the Copyright Law, and further shortening the time al

lotted for reviewing patent and trademark applications by upgrading our intelligent systems,” he added.

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es by establishing a national-level IP court. The new court, under the Supreme Peo

ple’s Court, aims to streamline the appeal process by allowing litigants to bypass top provincial courts.

上海夜生活品茶微信American textile and apparel companies are taking a wait-and-see a

pproach to business with their Chinese partners amid the US-China trade dispute.

“Because the US consumers won’t want to pay more, we needed to source our products to上海夜生活

make sure that we are competitive in the market, so we had to slow down our business with China,” said Jo

ey Baxter, an importer and manufacturer for the dress brand JAX in New York.

上海夜生活品茶微信Baxter spoke with China Daily during the 2019 Texworld U

SA, Apparel Sourcing USA and Home Textiles Sourcing Expo, which started M

onday and will conclude on Wednesday, at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York,

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ed eventually,” Baxter said. “Unfortunately, it’s taking longer than expected.”

“We are very much against the trade barriers,” said Detlef Braun, a member of the executive board of Messe Frankfurt GmbH, orga

上海夜生活nizer of the expo. “We are here for free trade; we are against protectionism,” he said.

He said Chinese textile companies have had to raise prices due to the tariffs. “Some of the mar

kets are getting unattractive for us, and consequently, the business would be damaged,” Braun said.上海夜生活

“So far, the US market is a very attractive market, the

上海夜生活品茶微信demand for Chinese products is still very high, but if these trade tariffs continue to g

row, then there could be a certain point where this market is losing attractiveness,” he said.

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in its container throughput capacity, Chen added. In 2018, the entire c

上海夜生活ontainer throughput reached 21.92 million twenty-foot equivalent units, up 7.6 percent year-on-year.

From January to June, the Nansha area of Guangzhou Port achieved c

ontainer throughput of more than 8 million TEUs, up 6.8 percent year-on-year. In the same period上海夜生活

, Guangzhou Port’s container throughput totaled 10.16 million TEUs, up 9.7 percent year-on-year.

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the total container capacity of Guangzhou Port, said Mo Zhiping, deputy general engineer of Guangzhou Port Group.上海夜生活

With the fourth phase completed and put into operation by 2021, the to

上海夜生活tal Nansha area of Guangzhou Port will be able to handle 20 million TEUs a year.

According to a recent report by the Chinese Academy of Sciences, as China’s economy and trade continues to grow, deman

d for container transportation in most Chinese ports will maintain a healthy growth, particularly in Shanghai, Zhou上海夜生活品茶微信

shan in Zhejiang province, Guangzhou, and Qingdao in Shandong province.

In May, Guangzhou Port signed a strategic cooperatio

上海夜生活n agreement with Huawei to accelerate the integration of 5G and smart ports.

Li Kewu, a ports expert with Huawei Technologies, suggested that the di

gital transformation of ports, convenient services, and an open and collaborative busine上海夜生活

ss environment will be key elements for increasing ports’ competitiveness.上海夜生活品茶微信

“In terms of digitalization, Guangzhou Port already has a solid foundation. By bec

oming more intelligent, it has also increased investment,” Li said. “As competiti

on increases, Guangzhou Port will hopefully become a leader among intelligent ports worldwide.”上海夜生活

The government’s guideline to implement the Healthy China Initiative focusing on disease prevention, chronic disease manage

ment and high-quality treatment will lead to an overhaul and transformation of the health industry, promp上海夜生活品茶微信

ting companies to provide better products and services for people in the country, industry insiders said.

The State Council, China’s cabinet, issued the guideline

on July 15 for the initiative, which was in a blueprint released in 2016 by the Commu

nist Party of China Central Committee and the State Council. The initiative covered areas such as public health

services, environment management, the medical industry, and food and drug safety.

“The guideline and action plan cover all the urgent challenges Chinese society is facing in the health

sector, especially in disease education and prevention, chronic disease management, and control of

diseases causing great burdens, such as cancer, diabetes, and respiratory dise

ase,” said Shi Lichen, founder of medical consultancy Beijing Dingchen Consultancy.

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The US has said the IN上海夜生活s already dead beca

ause, it contends, Russia had for years violated it, in part by deve

loping and fielding the nuclear-capable SSC-8 ground-based cruise missile.上海夜生活女神会所

In February, Washington suspended its participation in the treat

上海夜生活y, saying it would quit the deal on Aug 2 if Russia does not return to compliance.

Moscow denied the allegation it violated the treaty and a

ccused Washington of breaking the accord, which the US likewise denied.上海夜生活

On July 3, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a bill that suspends the country’s par

上海夜生活女神会所ticipation in the treaty. The decree was passed by the Russian parliament last month.

The INF Treaty, which was signed by US president Ronald Reagan and Soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev in 1987, has been c

onsidered a landmark arms control agreement. It bans Russia and the US from possessing, producing or c上海夜生活

onducting test flights of ground-launched cruise missiles and ballistic missiles

with a range of 500 to 5,500 kilometers. The treaty caps the number of deployed warheads at 1,550 for each side.上海夜生活女神会所

In an article in Arms Control Today, a monthly magazine on nonprolif

eration and global security, Daryl G. Kimball, executive director of the US-based Arms Cont上海夜生活

rol Association, suggested that the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty, also known as New START, be extended for f

ive years in order “to provide a foundation for a more ambitious successor agreement”.

上海夜生活女神会所”Without New START, there would be no legally binding, verifiable limits on the US or Ru

ssian nuclear arsenals for the first time in nearly half a century,” Kimball said.

New START was signed by Russia and the US in 2010 and took effect in 20

11. It replaced the 1991 START I treaty, which expired in 2009, and superseded the 2002

Strategic Offensive Reductions Treaty, which was terminated when New START took effect.

New START limits the US and Russia to 1,550 deployed warheads on 700 deployed delivery vehicles for long-range, strategic n

uclear warheads. Both sides have reduced their forces, meeting the mandated limits in February last year. If Mosco

w and Washington don’t come to an agreement on an extension, the agreement could die in 2021.

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 law in several respects,” Stephen Legomsky, a former chief coun

sel of the US Citizenship and Immigration Services, told Reuters in an email.上海夜生活

In January Trump required many asylum-seekers to wait out their cases in Mexico, known as the

上海夜生活女神会所”Remain in Mexico” policy or the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP), with nearly 20,000 pe

ople sent back so far. It was not immediately clear how the new rule would affect MPP.上海夜生活

As an internationally renowned instrumentalist of the pipa (a plucked string instrum

ent with a fretted fingerboard), Wu Man for decades has spared no effort in promoting the tradit上海夜生活

ional Chinese musical instrument throughout the world. Given her virtuosity and collaborations across disci

plines, she has been nominated several times for the Grammy Award for Best Instru

上海夜生活女神会所mental Soloist Performance (with orchestra) and Best World Music Album. Her performances, with mus

icians from various countries, have captured the hearts of numerous music enthusiasts from around the world.上海夜生活

Wu, who has lived in the United States for the past 29 years, often misses the “good old days,” when she drank tea with her frie

nds by West Lake (in Hangzhou, East China’s Zhejiang province), accompanied by soft pipa tunes.

Born into a family of art in Hangzhou, Wu lived, when she was a little girl, in a compound inhabited by families (of art), whose上海夜生活女神会所

members worked for Peking Opera troupes, song and dance troupes and academies of fine arts. Influenced by her l

iving environment, Wu developed an interest in performing arts during her early childhood.上海夜生活女神会所

In 1977, Wu was admitted to the Central Conservatory of Music Middle School, in Beijing. Her sco

re for pipaperformance ranked first among candidates in the country. From 1981-1987, she studied at th

e Central Conservatory of Music (in Beijing), where she became the first recipient of a master’s degree in the p上海夜生活女神会所

ipa(in the country). Then, she began teaching at the school. However, she was not satisfied w

ith the “stable life.” In 1990, she traveled — alone — to Los Angeles (LA), to pursue further studies in the pipa.

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Li Wei, cultural counselor 上海夜生活he Chinese Embassy in

Mongolia, said Chinese movies and TV dramas are full of positive energy and show the goodness of human nature. “They ha

ve become an important channel for Mongolian people to better understand China,” she added. 上海夜生活

The plots of Chinese movies and TV dramas are considered by mo

 上海夜生活女神会所st Mongolian viewers as closer to the real life and filled with life philosophy.

“The TV play ‘Ten Years of Love’ is perfect for young people like me,” said Bilguun, who works for a company in Ula

n Bator. “I feel deeply about the drama’s special emphasis on family ties,” he added.

Nearly 30 years ago the photographer Xie Hailong began an investigation of rural students and te 上海夜生活女神会所

achers, recording their living conditions and the stories of their striving for educational opportunities.

In 1992, when he was 41, he became a photo journalist for China Youth Daily, and vis

ited more than 100 rural schools in 128 counties in 26 provinces over the following 10 years.

 上海夜生活A photo he took in 1991 that told the story of Su Mingjuan, 8, with great sparkling eyes and a pencil in hand, in rural Jinz

hai county, Anhui province, became a household image after it was used as a poster for Project Hope.

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o helping poor children get an education. It received 100 million yuan ($14.5 million) in six months.

 上海夜生活By last year the project had received donations totaling more than 15 billion yuan and had helped nearly 6 million students in need.

While Xie dares to say his photos calling for educational opportunities have alm

ost fulfilled their historical mission, more needs to be done to reduce poverty and achieve educational equality, he says.

However, because schools and governments of rural areas are now more awa 上海夜生活女神会所

re of the potential social assistance they can receive, some may abuse good intentions.

Xie once took 500 schoolbags to a rural school of Daliangshan in Sichuan province in 2016. A teacher told him that the s 上海夜生活女神会所

chool wanted to give only a small part of those bags to outstanding students as a learning incentive.

The proposal angered Xie, who insisted that the teachers distribute the bags to every one of the 495 students.

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Robin Li was speaking 上海夜生活nected cars and ar

 artificial intelligence at a company event on Wednesday in the capi

tal when Cheng jumped on stage from the audience and poured a bottle of water over Li’s head.上海夜生活

A video of the attack quickly spread on Chinese social media and aroused public attention.

Later, a Sina Weibo user named “Zhi Nan Shang Shu” was suspected by Chinese netizens as being behind the attack on Li, because a上海夜生活

video of the entire event appeared in his posts. “Zhi Nan Shang Shu” had said earlier that he was “ready to go on stage”.

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sts had been removed. The police did not say who the user was in their online statement.

上海夜生活William Brown, an American professor at Xiamen University, Fujian province, set off

on Tuesday to retrace the route taken by him and his family in China 25 years ago.

In 1994, Brown, together with his wife and two sons, drove 40,000 kilometers around China for about three months in their Toyota van.上海夜生活品茶微信

Brown said the idea of retracing the journey has always been on his mind. During this revisit, he wants to see the chang

es that have taken place in China and in people’s life in the past 25 years. This would be very meaningful, Brown said.

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vehicles carry his team, including drivers and doctors. They might also take bullet trains in some occasions.

According to Brown, they will mostly follow the original route taken by his family 25 years ag

o. But this time, they will also visit Fuan and Changle in Fujian province. The trip is expected to take one month.

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domestic front, the yuan’s internationalization wil

 facilitate China上海夜生活品茶微信’s industrial structural adjustmen

t, and help Chinese enterprises further integrate into the world market, become m

ore technologically advanced and improve production efficiency by taking part in international competition.

The yuan’s internationalization will also enable domestic enterprises to avail of both domest

ic and international resources and markets, and thus promote rational allocation and full util

ization of production factors. Therefore, China’s plan for the internationalization of the yuan should be m

eticulous. For example, it could formulate a middle-and long-term plan for Eurasian regional financial co

operation and set up a Eurasian information sharing mechanism for the yuan’s internationalization.

China should also expedite the process of economic restructuring, and take steps to lessen the impact of the US’ monetary pol

icy on its economy as well as reduce its dependence on exports for economic development.

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Luckin, a Starbucks rival in China, rises in US stock debut

Shares of Luckin Coffee, a fast-growing rival to Starbucks in China, rose 20 percent in their US stock market debut Friday.

The Chinese company, which opened its first store in Beijing less than two years ago, has

2,370 locations and plans to surpass the 3,700 stores Starbucks has in China by the end of the year.

But unlike Starbucks, Luckin is losing money.

It brought in $125 million in revenue last year, but spent much more th

an that on coffee beans, store rent and other costs. Last year, it lost $475 million.

Most of Luckin’s stores are small, have few seats and are used mainly as a place to pick up mobile orders.

It also offers delivery in 30 minutes and promises a refund for delays or spilled drinks.

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Ofo denies bankruptcy, claims all is well Ofo has denied

Chinese startup Ofo has denied it is bankrupt, and claimed all is w

ell at the bike-sharing company in a statement released on Tuesday.

According to media reports, Beijing Baikeluoke Technology Co, one of Ofo’s operat

ors, was involved in a bankruptcy case on March 25, listed on the national bankruptcy disclosure platform.

Ofo, however, insists it is not bankrupt, saying that its debt-related litigation and negotiations are still underway.

The company has been suffering financial problems for the past few m

onths, with tens of millions of users waiting for refunds since the second half of last year.

To compound matters for the company, unpaid bills resulted in several lawsuits in the same period.

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A reading above 50 indicates expansion, while a reading

below reflects contraction.

The service sector recorded stable performance, with the sub-index measu

ring business activity in the industry standing at 53.6, up from 53.5 in February.

Indices for sectors including railway, telecom, banking and insurance all stood above 57, indicating robust business growth.

The sub-index for new orders in the service sector came in at 51.5, up from 50.5 in February, according to the NBS.

The construction sector recorded faster expansion, with the sub-index m

easuring business activity in the industry rising 2.5 percentage points to 61.7 in March.

The sub-index for new orders in the construction sector surged to 15-month high at 57.9, up from 52 in February.

China is trying to shift its economy toward a growth model that draws strengt

from consumption, services and innovation. The service sector accounted for 52.2 percent of the country’s economy last year.

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