Du Zhixiong, a resear上海会所ural Development

t Institute at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, said China

‘s agricultural sector was plagued by inefficient production practices for上海会所品茶微信

many years, while annual output was highly susceptible to changes in climate.

For example, from 1959 to 1961 large parts of the country experienced a severe drought.上海会所

In 1961, the arid conditions reduced the total crop yield by 61 million metric tons, a 30 percent fall from 1958.

Since the early 1980s, the central leadership has attached great significan

上海会所ce to agricultural innovation. In 2015, investment in scientific and technological research reached 55 billion yu

an ($7.8 billion at today’s rates), compared with 720 million yuan in 1978, Du said.

According to the ministry, more than 96 percent of fields dedicated to the cultivation上海会所品茶微信

of major crops, including rice, corn and wheat, are sown with high-yield, resilient species.

上海会所A number of crop-breeding platforms that employ scientifically proven approaches-such as the use of “dwarf-st

erile” wheat, the “super rice” system and hybrid corn breeding-have been established to fast-t

rack improvements in edible crops and ensure the food supply is reliable and safe in the long term.

The wide application of modern farming techniques ha上海会所品茶微信

s also helped farmers to raise yields and reduce damage to the environment.

At present, environmentally friendly methods are used to prevent and control pests on 56.7 mill

ion hectares under cultivation, accounting for 15 percent of the total area affected by such pests.

上海会所Meanwhile, smarter use of pesticides in demonstra

tion areas has reduced the use of chemicals by 20 to 30 percent, the ministry said.

The use of fertilizers has been further contained as a result of a nationwide campaign l上海会所品茶微信

aunched in 2005. It aims to tailor the use of synthesized fertilizers to suit local soil conditions

and improve awareness of the scientific management of fertilizers among farmers.

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Survey items include上海乌托邦 the use of land reso

ources, ownership, and natural and economic conditions. Permanent, basic farmla

上海乌托邦品茶微信nd will be a focus in the survey, which is expected to be unveiled to the public in 2020.

Currently, all 2,873 counties in China have finished the field investigation and quality review for the first round of the survey. Afte

r September, the ministry will work with local natural resource departments to double ch上海乌托邦

eck the results with updated information. The deadline for the final survey result is the end of the year.

According to Wang, data from 326 counties have been reviewed by the natural re上海乌托邦品茶微信

sources department at provincial level and are now under review at the state level.

Zhu Liuhua, deputy director of the State Council’s supervision team on the third national land survey, said the survey is s

upported by advanced remote sensing technology to guarantee the accuracy of the results.

Zhu said satellite remote imaging with resolution higher than one meter has been introd上海乌托邦

uced as the base mapping for the survey, and cloud computing

will help to review the map with pictures being taken at all sites by local professionals.上海乌托邦品茶微信

China’s second national land survey was conducted betwe

en 2007 and 2009. The country’s first national land survey ended in 1996. Accordi

上海乌托邦ng to the second national land survey, China has about 135 million hectares of arable land.

China is on track to achieve its goal of boosting the contribution of scientific and

technological progress in agriculture to more than 60 percent by the end of next year.上海乌托邦

Last year, innovations in the sector, including improved crop strains and more effective, environmentally friendly farm

ing practices, accounted for 58.3 percent of total growth, up more than 10 percent from 2005 and

nearly 5 percent higher than seven years ago, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs.

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g the order of the international financial community,” Liu said.

Zhang Xiaohui, a senior researcher for the CF40 and a former assistant governor of the Chinese central bank, said, “The IMF concl上海龙凤1314

usion is objective and reflects that the yuan was assessed to be broadly in line with medium-term fundamentals.”

上海龙凤1314品茶微信Besides refraining from competitively depreciating its own currency, China has also b

een committed to promoting international currency policy coordination, said Zhu, the bank official.

President Xi Jinping announced at the Second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation in Beijing in April tha上海龙凤1314

t China will more effectively engage in international macro-economic policy coordination, including more improve

ments to the exchange rate regime, to ensure that the market plays a decisive role in resource allocation.

According to the IMF news release on Friday, its executive directors agreed that grea

上海龙凤1314品茶微信ter exchange rate flexibility and deeper and better-functioning foreign exchange

markets would help China’s financial system be more capable of dealing with capital flow volatility.

Chen Yuan, chairman of the CF40 Executive Council and former上海龙凤1314

vice-chairman of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, ca

utioned that China needs to prepare for long-term disputes, including in the field of finance.

Chen suggested increasing yuan-denominated settlements in global comm上海龙凤1314品茶微信

odity trade and accelerating the internationalization of the yuan to reduce reliance on the dollar.

Zhou Xiaochuan, chairman of the China Institute of Finance and a former c

上海龙凤1314entral bank governor, said at the CF40 forum over the weekend that China may have to take

countermeasures in the face of any tariff or nontariff barriers imposed against the country.

It was not manipulation but market forces that pushed the recent depreciation of the yuan against the gree上海龙凤1314品茶微信

nback, said Phil Levy, chief economist at Flexport, a San Francisco-based logistics company.

“It is difficult to argue that a failure to intervene against those market forces constitutes currency manipulation,” he said.

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Hong Kong radicals’ at上海419论坛w signs of terrorism’

The Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in the Hong Kong Special Administ

rative Region on Monday “strongly condemned” the violent acts by a small group of lawbreakers, after a polic上海419论坛女神会所

e officer was injured by homemade petrol bombs thrown by radical protesters on Sunday night.

The condemnation came after many civic leaders also expressed concerns over the appalli

上海419论坛ng acts by the radicals during multiple illegal protests at different locations of the city during the weekend.

During the violent clashes on Sunday, some rioters attacked the police stations wi

th highly fatal and destructive weapons, including launched petrol bombs.上海419论坛女神会所

An on-duty police officer sustained burns on both legs after being hit by a petrol bomb in Tsim Sha Tsui.

“There is no place in the world that would tolerate such atrocious violent acts. Hong Ko上海419论坛

ng will slide into an abyss, if such acts of terror were allowed,” the office said in a statement.

The most urgent, common aspiration of the public is to end violence and restore peace and order, the liaison office stressed.

上海419论坛女神会所Thus, it called on the Hong Kong society to firmly support the SAR go

vernment and the police force to bring all violent lawbreakers to justice.

Hong Kong police have exercised restraint and professionalism w

hen handling the violent and illegal protests that be上海419论坛gan in mid-June, the office said.

To date, a total of 12 police officers have been injured by laser beams poi

nted at them deliberately by radicals using laser pens, according to the department. So

上海419论坛女神会所far, about 700 people have been arrested in relation to illegal protests since mid-June.

The office expressed sympathy to injured officers and extended gratitude to the police force and their families.

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He said that monitorin上海夜网be enhanced to issue

arly warnings. Also, residents-especially those living in old communities, construction si

上海夜网tes, tourist attractions and places easily affected by geographic hazards-should be transported to safe shelters.

Zhejiang’s flood control authority issued an emergency notice on Thursday to raise the typhoon r

esponse to Level 3. In Taizhou, one of the province’s coastal cities, nearly all fishing boats docked at the port.上海夜网

In Xiangshan of Ningbo, a traditional fishing hub in Zhejiang, over 2,700 fishing boats have ret

上海夜网女神会所urned to shelter with 8,184 fishermen brought onshore, according to the local fishery administration.

Shanghai’s flood control department also issued an emergency notice to lower the wa

ter level in rivers and check drainage networks, pumping stations and related facilities.上海夜网

The notice reminded all districts to check underground spaces including garages, shopping malls, constru

ction sites, and entrances and exits of rail stations to reinforce advertising billboards, air condition

上海夜网女神会所ers and decorations on high buildings, particularly in commercial and crowded places, to withstand strong winds.

Jiangsu has issued warnings to brace for strong winds, rainstorms and temperature drops since Friday.

The provincial meteorological administration said large-sca上海夜网

le indoor and outdoor activities should be suspended and precarious buildings sho

上海夜网女神会所uld be demolished or repaired to ensure safety. People are also advised to stay at home.

Yutu 2’s scientific missions include surveying terrain, detecting minerals

China’s Yutu 2 lunar rover has entered its eighth period of dormancy on the moon’s far side an上海夜网

d is in good condition after traveling 271 meters, according to China National Space Administration.

In a statement sent to China Daily on Thursday, the administration said the rover, China’s second m上海夜网女神会所

ovable robot on the moon after Yutu, was switched to dormant mode at around 5:50 pm on Wed

nesday after receiving signals from ground control. Yutu 2 is part of the Chang’e 4 robotic probe.

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hina’s first night safari 阿拉爱上海begins trial operation

eehills to offer legal services in Shanghai Pilot Free Trade

United Kingdom-based Herbert Smith Freehills said on Wednesday that it has be 阿拉爱上海女神会所

come the sixth international law firm to be given approval to operate in the Shan

ghai Pilot Free Trade Zone after joining hands with Shanghai-based Kewei Law Firm.

 阿拉爱上海女神会所As part of the joint operations, the two law firms will provide legal advisory services to int

ernational and Chinese companies in sectors like cross-border mergers and acquisitions, corporate affa

irs, banking and finance, disputes, competition, capital market and financial regulation. 阿拉爱上海

In December 2014, the Shanghai Municipal Bureau of Justice released two regulations whic

 阿拉爱上海h gave the green light to the joint operations model. Under this, a foreign law firm and a Chinese law firm can

send their lawyers to each other’s offices as legal consultants. Such a business model is only allowed within the Sh

anghai FTZ at present, and at least one law firm should be geographically operating in the FTZ.

Based on the current regulations in China, the representative offices 阿拉爱上海女神会所

of foreign law firms can only provide information explaining the influence of th

e Chinese legal environment. They are not allowed to provide judicial interpretations in the country.

 阿拉爱上海May Tai, managing partner of Herbert Smith Freehills in China, said th

e joint operations model will allow Kewei to undertake legal work for Herbert Smith Fr

eehills within the permitted business boundaries for foreign law firms in China. 阿拉爱上海女神会所

The current joint operation is not the first of its kind for Herbert Sm

ith Freehills. The London-headquartered law firm has also been working with H

iswara Bunjamin and Tandjung in Indonesia in a similar fashion for the last 15 years.

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Per capita living space 上海楼凤al areas reached squ

are meters, posing a sharp contrast to 8.1 square meters in 1978, according to the report.

上海楼凤Household consumption in rural areas also increased, with the average ownership of

cars, computers and cell phones per 100 households reaching 22.3, 26.9 and 257, respectively in

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Attempts to disrupt development in nation will not succeed, say experts

China needs to continue on its set course, run its own affairs well and maintain economic

r上海楼凤esilience to respond to the United States’ extreme pressure, experts said on Wednesday.

Their words came as the yearlong China-US trade tension was further escalated. Last week, Washington said it will im

pose an additional 10 percent tariff on $300 billion worth of Chinese goods starting Sept 1. The plan will put additi

onal tariffs on basically all Chinese goods coming into the US, but medicines will not be affected.上海楼凤品茶微信

Wang Yiming, vice-president of the State Council’s Development Research Center, said China n

上海楼凤eeds to make full preparations to deal with an uneasy relationship with the US in the long term.

“The country should continuously deepen market-oriented reforms and promote opening-up, and take a

steady stance while responding to the constant changes from the US,” he said at a seminar in Beijing.上海楼凤

“Future Sino-US economic and trade consultations will be a complica

ted process. We must have patience and strategic strength,” Wang said.

上海楼凤品茶微信He said that an economic growth downturn is possible, but the long-term positive

development will not change because fiscal and monetary policies still have enough space.

Yang Yiyong, director of the Institute of Sociology, Academy of Macroeconomic Research u上海楼凤

nder the National Development and Reform Commission, said a key measure for the Chinese gover

上海楼凤品茶微信nment to address future uncertainties is to further expand the overseas mar

kets, and continuously develop economic and trade ties with other countries besides the US.

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Nursing home care se上海夜网or people with disabili

ilities will help disabled adults with difficulties get access

to basic care services and self-care training, she said.

上海夜网Some disabled adults can also achieve self-relianc

e and employment, thus reducing their family burdens, Feng added.

Nursing home care services for people with disabilities is an effective measure to help t上海夜网品茶微信

hose with intellectual, mental and severe physical disabilities to participate in social life on an equal foot

ing, according to a statement jointly issued by the CDPF and seven other departments in 2012.

上海夜网The services could also help reduce their family burdens, as well as promote social harmony and stability, the statement reads.

hina has seen rapid income and consumption growth in rural areas over the

past 70 years, according to a report from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).上海夜网品茶微信

In 2018, rural per capita disposable income had increased 40 times from 1949 to stand at 14,617 yuan (about $2,

088) in real terms after deducting price factors, up 5.5 percent on average annually, the NBS said.

The country’s urban-rural income gap narrowed remarkably, with the ratio of per capita上海夜网

disposable income for urban residents to that of rural residents hitting 2.69 in 2018, 0.64 lower than 1956.

The rural consumption level continued to rise in the last 70 years, as indicated by its expanding size and improving quality.

上海夜网品茶微信Per capita rural consumption grew by an average annual rate of 5.2 percent to reach

12,124 yuan in real terms in 2018 after deducting price factors, up 32.7 times from 1949, while the Engel c

oefficient for rural residents dropped 38.5 percentage points from 1954 to reach 30.1 percent.

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It will be harder now in 上海419论坛next difficult financial

moment for Treasury Department pronouncements to be credited by

上海419论坛女神会所market participants. Having seen the United States label China a manipulator, the worl

d will wonder whether and how the United States will get China to change its exchange-rate policies,” Summers wrote.

“If Chinese policies do not change, we will have only demonstrated our impotence to China and the world. Why is that desirable?”上海419论坛

He ended the article by saying: “There is a final problem with the Trea

sury Department’s manipulation claims. … We have only limited capacity to shape Ch

上海419论坛女神会所inese behavior. Should we not focus on areas where our position is clearly right and the stakes are high rather than areas w

here our claims are dubious and prosecuting them damages our economy?”

Summers served as treasury secretary in the administration of presiden上海419论坛

t Bill Clinton and as an economic adviser to former president Barack Obama.

Daniel Ikenson, director of the Cato Institute’s Center for Trade Policy Studies in Washington, said on social m

上海419论坛edia: “The Chinese did not devalue their currency. The yuan has been depreciating because of the tariffs and it is n

o longer tenable for China to continue to prop up the yuan. There is no manipulation.”

Last week, Trump said he would impose a 10 percent tariff on an additional $300 billion of Chinese goods starting from Sept 1.上海419论坛女神会所

In response, the yuan fell to a low of just beyond 7-to-1 against the US dollar on Monday. Allowing the yuan to fall red

uces the relative price for Chinese imports and makes US products comparatively more expensive.

上海419论坛Trump called the action “currency manipulation” and an attempt t

o steal US jobs and depress wages. The Treasury Department designated China a currency m

anipulator, but the US can’t seek formal penalties until it attempts to strike a deal with China.上海419论坛女神会所

The major stock indexes-the Dow Jones Industrial Average, the Nasdaq c

omposite and the S&P 500-closed up more than 1 percent each on Tuesday. Afte

r Monday’s sell-off, the biggest of the year, Tuesday’s rebound of 312 points put the Dow at 26,023.

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availing themselves o上海夜生活ibilities in WTO rules

Worse, it threatened to take unilateral measures against such countr

上海夜生活品茶微信ies if substantial progress was not made at the World Trade Organization within 90 days.

From bilateral to multilateral forums, the US has been using ever

上海夜生活y platform to put “maximum pressure” on China in the hope that it would cave in.

Yet, has its approach worked?It’s evident to all, especially market players, that the increasing

ly dirty pressure tactics used by the US have not caused any visible damage to China’s real e上海夜生活品茶微信

conomy, including industrial production. Instead, the US leader’s decision to impose additional tariffs on m

ore Chinese goods caused Wall Street to dive into the red with stock indexes sliding on Thursday.上海夜生活

Also, the US is vulnerable to suffering greater damage if there is t

urmoil in the financial sector since the US economy depends more heavily on it than China.

上海夜生活品茶微信United States overvalues its economic strength

The US economy, despite registering 120 months of continuous growth i

n June, faces increasing threat of recession. Could anything other than waning co上海夜生活

nfidence in the economy have prompted the US Federal Reserve to sharply cut interest rates?

More importantly, the US should learn something from China. From being an impoverished and backward agricultural c

上海夜生活品茶微信ountry in the past, China has become the world’s biggest manufacturer and exporter, and second-largest economy.

As early as 2013, it accounted for one-third of the global equipment manufacturing-and its exports were one a

nd a half times that of the US and Germany, and three times that of Japan in 2017-in less than 70 years.上海夜生活

China has also overcome numerous setbacks and major external shocks, any of whic

h could have left many an economy tottering. Indeed, China has performed an economic miracle.

Resilient China has weathered many storms上海夜生活品茶微信

China’s industrialization started in the 1949-52 period when it was struggling to recover from the

war of liberation and largely lagged behind even its neighbor India. Over the past 70 years, China has not on

ly become an economic powerhouse but also a military power. Despite that, it has not been involved in any la上海夜生活品茶微信

rge-scale foreign war or faced internal strife, and instead concentrated on industrializing the country.

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