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already finished check-in procedures or incoming flights to Hong Kong in the air.

The announcement came as airport operations were “severely affected” by a massive sit-in at its arrival hall.

 上海乌托邦HANGZHOU/JINAN – Typhoon Lekima has left 47 dead and 21 mis

sing in three Chinese provinces, wreaking havoc there with torrential rains and strong gales.

By Monday morning, the death toll in Zhejiang province has risen to 39 while nine oth 上海乌托邦品茶微信

ers remained missing, said the Zhejiang provincial flood control headquarters.

The ninth and strongest typhoon of the year has affected 6.68 million res

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ares of crops, inflicting a direct economic loss of 24.22 billion yuan (about $3.4 billion).

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ng. It made a second landing at 8:50 pm Sunday on the coast of Qingdao in Shandong province.

In Shandong, it has left five people dead and seven missing, affecting 1.66 million people and forcing the relocation of 183,8

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In Anhui province that neighbors Zhejiang, it has left three peop

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cing the relocation of nearly 18,000 as of 22:00 Sunday, said the city government.

An amicable relationship between China and Japan serves the interests of the two and the r

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On Saturday, a strategic dialogue between Le Yucheng, China’s vice-minister of foreign affairs, and his Japa

 上海乌托邦nese counterpart, Takeo Akiba, was held at the Karuizawa mountain resort in Japan’s Nagano prefecture.

They had what was described as candid excha

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ensus reached between President Xi Jinping and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at t

he Group of 20 Summit in Osaka in June, a Foreign Ministry statement issued after the dialogue said.

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The inclusion factor dictat上海乌托邦eighting of stock co

onstituents in MSCI benchmarks widely used by global investors, as the figure refe

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The move is expected to elevate the A-share market’s weighting in the MSCI Emerging Markets Index from the cur

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This is also part of the index provider’s plan to increase A shares’ weighting i

n its benchmarks in three steps, with the first step of doubling the inclusion factor to 10 per

上海乌托邦cent having been implemented in May and the final step of raising it to 20 percent due to take place in November.

According to estimates from China International Capital Corp Ltd, the weighti

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Zhang Xia, chief strategist with Shenzhen-based China Merchants Securities, said $3.6 billion in passively-ma

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hange in MSCI indexes-is expected to flow into the A-share market during trading on Aug 27.

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Ben Luk, senior multi asset strategist at State Street Global Markets, said the amoun

t of passive fund inflow triggered by the index adjustment may be too little to cause an

上海乌托邦女神会所y market rally, but policies to stabilize the Chinese economy will lend substantive support to the A-share market.

“We believe more trade uncertainty should lead to more stimulus certainty, all of whic

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bank will lower funding costs across the real economy via a combination of rate tools.

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e’s Bank of China to help keep a stable rate in the banking system, according to Luk.

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ion and monetary stimulus could help lift growth and stabilize A shares in the second half of the year,” Luk said.

On Wednesday, the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index shed 0.3 percent to 2768.68 points, wh

ile the smaller Shenzhen Component Index closed 0.5 percent lower at 8814.74 points.

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In March, at the globa 上海乌托邦nance forum co-host

na and France in Paris, Xi described “four deficits” in global affairs, namely a governance deficit, tru

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Dialogue facilitates understanding among countries, as was demon

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The conference aimed to create a new platform for advancing equal dialogue, mutual le

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The intensifying global challenges humanity is facing now require concerted efforts by countries across the world, he said.

 上海乌托邦女神会所hina strongly opposes a new tariff proposal from the United States

targeting $300 billion worth of Chinese imports, and vowed to take necessary

countermeasures if the move is implemented, ministry officials said on Friday.

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

additional tariffs on basically all Chinese goods coming into the US, but medicines will not be affected.

 上海乌托邦女神会所The Ministry of Commerce said in a statement that China is “strongly dissati

sfied with and resolutely opposed to” the US tariff proposal. The US plan seriously violates the consensus reached

between the heads of the two countries in Japan, deviates from the right track and won’t help solve the problem, it said.

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ome into force, the ministry said, urging the US to correct its mistakes in a timely ma

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State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi told reporters in B

angkok on Friday that unilaterally imposing additional tariffs is surely not a p

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Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said at a news confe

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mail. Neither will China give in an inch on major issues of principle, Hua said.

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China broke into the 上海乌托邦rld’s innovative econo

conomies, jumping from 22nd in 2017 to the 17th last year, according to the Global Innovation Index 2018, published by Cornell U

niversity, the World Intellectual Property Organization and INSEAD, a global business graduate school. 上海乌托邦品茶微信

Pan said these achievements are manifestations of China’s growing technol

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This, however, has led to some Western countries, such as the US, fearing that China’s scientific and te

chnological rise will challenge their global position. “This sentiment is understandable, but misguided,” he said.

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ell as drastically different national conditions,” Pan said. “This means we cannot follow the deve

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“But now the US is treating China like a developed country capable of challenging its global dominance, it is holding China to sta

ndards that we cannot meet for the time being, and it makes accusations against us if we don’t,” he said.

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han 140 entities from the Chinese mainland on its Entity List, a ledger of firms legally pro

 上海乌托邦hibited to trade with the US, on the basis of an alleged threat to US national security and interests.

In June, five entities were added to the list: Chinese supercomputer manufacturers and institutions including Sug

on, Higon and the Wuxi Jiangnan Institute of Computing Technology, the chipmaker for China’s most powerful sup

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The United States also is targeting Chinese scholars and students b

y closing their labs or denying visas to visit the US over alleged spying dangers. In May, Emo

 上海乌托邦品茶微信ry University in Atlanta fired neuroscientists Li Xiao­jiang and his wife, Li Shihua, both US citizens who had worked

at Emory for more than two decades, accusing them of hiding funding and ties to institutions in China.

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rests, and will impede global scientific exchange and progress,” Pan said.

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Students to be vital cogs in travel sectordents born betwe

College students born between 1995 and 2000 are becoming a vital new part of the dynamic travel market in China, with most of th

e young students making their first summer trips after enrolling in colleges, a new study said.

Though the motivation for making tours is relatively high among college students, their choices are

limited due to economic constraints with price being the major criteria for booking flight tickets, said the stud

y conducted by Qunar, an online travel firm owned by Ctrip, China’s largest online travel agency.

During summer vacations, students tend to choose flights that depart b

tween midnight and 2 am, as well as between 5 am and 9 am. The number of bookings of red-e

ye and budget flights is nearly three times higher than other regular flights, the Qunar study said.

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The resident of Chengdu, Sichuan province, is a popular vlogge

and his reviews of digital appliances have won him more than 124,000 fans on social media.

He had never eaten hotpot alone before. However, he happened to be in

Beijing on business and when he heard the restaurant offered stuffed toys as co

mpanions for solo diners he decided to visit and produce a vlog so his fans would know how it felt.

Knowing that a large number of unattached people often

spend festivals alone, Pu hoped his vlog would help them enjoy their solitude.

Even though he was the only solo diner in the restaurant, Pu said he didn’t feel at all awk

ward eating with a toy companion. The vlog showed him eating casually, occasionally scrolling through his phone, an

d having a video chat with his family. The restaurant was full of diners, but no one gave him a second glance.

“Overall, it was very enjoyable; the only thing was that I can’t eat too much so I only ordered a small amount of food,” he said.

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When the desired train tickets are not available at the tick

et booking site and the app of the China Railway Corporation, a person can use the “waiting” function, and the system will add the wanted ticket information to a list.

One person could make an order for three tickets in the waiting list, and the function will be

free and much more efficient than other third-party software to grab tickets, according to the operator.

When ticket buyers cancel or change their tickets, the system will allocate the returned tickets to waiting buyers on the list.

To use this function, people have to pass a verification process on their status through facial recognition.

They will have to prepay the maximum price for each ticket, and once the

y have obtained the tickets, the difference from the actual fare will be refunded. If they f

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The star apologized for the potential negative influenc

uence from his misbehavior via his official Weibo account on Tuesday, promising better behavior in the future.

The Beijing Center of Health Supervision warned punishment would follow if they can confirm these violations, adding the ma

tter has been under investigation in a post released on its official Sina Weibo account on Tuesday.

Based on these regulations, individuals who smoke indoors are fined

50 yuan ($7.20), which rises to 200 yuan if the culprits refuse to correct their violations. In

2016, another famous actor, Wen Zhang, was fined 50 yuan for smoking inside a restaurant.

ours that provide a window on wildlife without harming the animals are a welcome development for Chinese ani

mal-lovers, a recent survey found, as most people say ‘no’ to any activities that might have a negative impact on animals.

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n 2018, the handling capacity of the Port of Dunkerqu

 reached 51.6 million tons, with ore and container freight volumes breaking records. Aut

horities said that the port’s investment budget for 2019 would reach 48 million euros.

Situated at the heart of a triangle between Brussels, London, and P

aris, the Port of Dunkerque is the third largest port in France after Port Le Havre and Port Marseille.

The port has 18 professional terminals and a logistics park with storage facilities for food, hydrocarbons, chemicals and cereals.

Public security authorities have destroyed over 200 cross-re

gional criminal networks and more than 400 peer-to-peer lending platforms suspected of i

llegal fundraising between the beginning of 2018 and the first quarter of 2019, according to the Ministry of Public Security.

They have also filed 19,000 illegal fundraising cases involving 410 billion yuan ($59 billion), the ministry said in a news release.

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panda pictures have been analyzed, marked and annotated.

Using the database, researchers are able to carry out automatic facial recognition on panda faces to tell one animal from another, the center said.

Panda researchers hope algorithms and AI technology will help them analyze data on pandas both in captivity and the wild.

The app and database will help us gather more precise and well-rounded data on the population, distributi

on, ages, gender ratio, birth and deaths of wild pandas, who live in deep mountains and are hard to track,” said Chen Peng, a researcher w

ith the base who co-authored a paper on “Giant Panda Face Recognition Using Small Database.”

“It will definitely help us improve efficiency and effectiveness in conservation and management of the animals,” Chen said.

China has carried out four scientific field research project of giant pandas in the wild.

The giant panda was scientifically discovered 150 years ago and named in the city of Ya’an, Sichuan. It remains one of the world’s most endangered species.

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