Xi, also general secretary of the CPC Central Committ

mittee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, laid a floral basket at a monument on Monday marking the departure of the Long March. At a museum marking the start of the Long March, Xi spoke with nine representati ves of descendants of Red Army soldiers and relatives of revolutionary martyrs. The People’s Republic of China was founded at the cost of the blood of numerous revoluti onary martyrs, Xi said, adding that the CPC and the Red Army, upholding lofty revolutionary id eals, had brought about incredible achievements after repeatedly surviving desperate situations during the Long March. Xi called …

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Faced with deep-rooted structural weakness, several large

eral large developing countries are struggling to recover from recessions or remain trapped on a low growth path. The report highlights that per capita income growth in several parts of Africa, western Asia, L atin America and the Caribbean is expected to remain very weak in the outlook period. That poses ad ditional challenges for the Sustainable Development Goals, including the goal to universally eradicate poverty by 2030. The report further notes that while poverty remains predominantly rural, further progress on poverty-reduction also hinges on the effective management of o ngoing urbanization. That is particularly relevant for Africa and South …

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Last year, a few days before the incident, Zhou sent a mes

ssage to the students who attended the school reunion, saying, “Do you remember the gathering two years ago? I’ll get even with him (Xie Diao)!” Previous reports said Zhou confessed to police after the incident that w hat Xie had said in the gathering made him feel unpleasant in the past two years. On Dec 12, 2018, Zhou went to Beijing for a trip. Two days later in the evening, Xie Diao met Zh ou at a restaurant outside the school. He even took a photo for Zhou and sent it to their high school Wechat group. The surveillance footage …

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According to the news portal Chinanews.com, Xie Diao and

d Zhou Kaixuan had known each other for many years and shared the same dormitory when they were in high school in C hongqing. Both did well in their studies. After graduating from high school, Xie Diao went to Xidian Uni versity, while Zhou Kaixuan was also admitted to Sichuan University, but soon dropped out of school. Xi’an Jiaotong Uni versity later admitted Zhou in the second year. However, because of his addiction to games, he couldn’t continue hi s studies. By that time, Xie had become a postgraduate in the Chinese Academy of Sciences. After graduation, Zhou experienced frustration …

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he familiar discrediting of China’s policy toward the

 Uygurs in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region. Which in itself is a worrying development since it may be the start of the US using the domestic affa irs of other countries as a pretext to stifle the growth of foreign competitors to US companies. Washington, of course, is trying to put the US on the high moral ground while embedding its trade frictions with other countries into its political agenda and using its economic policy for its foreign policy aims. In this way, it is hoping to achieve the colonization of the global business world, allegedly under the banners of …

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Ren said the current difficulties can spur China to devel

lop the electronics industry in a down-to-earth manner. Pouring in money is not enough to develop the s emiconductor industry. Instead, talent, including mathematicians and physicists, is needed to grow the chip sector. “Global talent is also needed. It is very difficult to rely solely on China’s independ ent innovation to succeed. Why can’t we embrace the world and rely on global innovation?” Ren added. Don’t fan nationalist sentiment,” Ren also warned. Currently, the attitudes toward Hua wei are divided into two groups. One represents the genuine patriots who support Huawei, while the o ther believes that Huawei has kidnapped …

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n the case before Mehta, Trump and his business orga

anization sued to block the subpoena issued in April to Mazars USA, an accountant for the president and Trump Orga nization. Trump’s lawyers accused Democrats of harassing Trump and said the subpoena “has no legitimate legislative purpose.” Trump’s lawyers, in suing in both Washington and New York in attempt to beat back congressiona l subpoenas, said congressional investigations are legitimate only if there is legislation that might result from them. In the New York case, Trump, his business and family have sued Deutsche Bank and Capital One to prevent the fi nancial companies from complying with subpoenas from the House …

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In 2015, World Animal Protection developed an initiati

ive, calling for animal-friendly tours and for tour operators worldwide to keep wild animals in the wild where they belong. It gained support from many travel agencies. By the end of last year, mo re than 200 companies have removed the wildlife-related entertainment services, such as elephant rides. Although some travelers are still not fully aware of the concept of animal-friendly tra vel, the research reveals that 90 percent of them think the concept should be widely promoted. Having visited the Antarctic more than 30 times, Zhao Xin, an experienced tour guide from Beiji ng Caissa International Travel Service, said …

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winners will represent them at the European Parliam

ament for the next five years. Each country gets certain seats based on proportional representation and chooses lawmakers based on its own rules. Tian Dewen, a researcher in European Studies at the Chines e Academy of Social Sciences, said that the coming elections are important barometers that reflect Eur opean people’s attitudes toward their own governments as well as EU integration. He is certain that nationalist and far-right parties will gain ground, but it is still possible that the mainstream groups, which a re mainly politically center-left and center-right, will be able to effectively control the parliament. “If the current …

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It was in the European Parliament elections five years

ago that small numbers of nationalists and far-right politicians won seats, signaling the challenges since faced by ruling parties acr oss the EU, said Cui Hongjian, director of the department for European studies at the China Institute of International Studies. Mainstream European political groups have tried hard to curb their rise and haven’t coped well with problems raised by the populist and far-right parties, Cui said. Clemens von Goetze, Germany’s ambassador to China, said at a news conference in Beijing on Saturday that he hopes mainstream political groups that support the integration of EU will win the elections. He said, …

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