Many of her professors took the high-speed railway

 from Shanghai to Henan on Saturday, and there were also a numb er of doctors and nurses waiting to prepare for unexpected situations. At 9 am on Sunday, Cheng’s graduation oral defense began on ti me in the meeting room of Henan Provincial People’s Hospital. Lying on a hospital bed, Cheng presented her thesis with a loudspeake r clipped to her collar. Although her voice was weak, h er thoughts were clear. She made excellent replies to the questions raised by the professors. “Cheng was well-prepared for her thesis and defe0l that sh e put a lot of effort in …

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It’s important we have both of the visions. One is the visi

on to look into the future amid urban life, and the other is to look back on rural history – it’s our past,” he says, adding that this contradiction – resisting urban ization while at the same time embracing progress – has driven the emergence of modern thought and di scourse, which has become the internal motivation for change in art, literature and philosophy. Ethnic Tibetan writer A Lai, famous for his novel Settling Dust, which was also published und er the title Red Poppies, says many of the writers today still depict rural life as they imagine it, rather …

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Ministry of Education warns of study risk in USion holds a pres

n Monday, the Chinese government warned students to be aware of po ssible visa restrictions or even rejection if they want to study in the United States. For a period of time, some Chinese who want to pursue their studies in the US have encounte red visa problems, including a longer waiting time for visas to be issued, a shortened term of visa va lidity and a rising rate of visa applications being rejected, according to the Ministry of Education. Such problems are exerting negative influence on Chinese w ho plan to study or are studying in the US, the …

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Moreover, China adopts a military strategy of “active

 defense”, with emphasis on self-defense and post-strike res ponse. The strategy’s purpose is entirely for self-defense and coping with security threats using a reasonable and appropriate defense expenditure, he added. “In the future, no matter how strong it becomes, China will never threaten anyone, seek hegemony or establish spheres of i nfluence,” Wei said, adding that the Chinese people “know too well the value of peace” given the country’s turb ulent history and that “hegemony does not conform to China’s values and national interests”. However, when someone is trying to undermine China’s sovereignty, security and developmental interests, Wei said, the …

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Presented in parallel, work by contemporary artist Cai Gu

oqiang gives visitors a glimpse of modern Chinese art. Created specially for this exhibition, hig hlight pieces include the monumental installation of 10,000 suspended porcelain birds. Spiraling over visitors’ heads, the birds create a three-dimensional impression of a calligraphic drawing o f the sacred Mount Lishan, the site of the ancient tomb of China’s first emperor, Qin Shihuang, and his warriors. Cheng Jingye, Chinese ambassador to Australia, said at the preview ceremony that the exhib tion represents another highlight in this year’s China-Australia cultural-and-arts exchange. “I know that the Terracotta Warriors are very familiar with the journey to Australia,” he …

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I’m very optimistic on the China-US trade relationship

p,” Cyrus Habib, lieutenant governor of Washington, said in an interview with China Daily as he w as attending the Fifth China-US Governors Forum in Lexington, Kentucky, last week. China is the state of Washington’s top trading partner, with more than 20 percent of the s tate’s exports going to China, and around 30 percent of its imports came from China in 2018, according to the US Census Bureau. “It’s truly something that touches every part of our state,” said Habib. “And that went from the information comm unication technology sector and manufacturing sector all the way to the agricultural …

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to the 2019 Global Cities Report released by internationa

ased by international consultancy firm AT Kearney. The report features the Global Cities Index and the Global Cities Outlook, revealing the world’s top-performing cities and those with the most potential. The average Index scores of the original Chinese cities have grown three times faster than that of Nort h American cities, and in the Outlook, the Chinese cities improved 3.4 times faster than European cities. Beijing ranked ninth in the global cities index while Shanghai took the 19th spot. East China‘s Suzhou made it into the top 100 for the first time. German carmaker Mercedes-Benz will recall 44,900 automobiles in …

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The move came after the company claimed it “misrou

outed” deliveries of parcels, which seriously harmed the legitimate rights of Chinese users and violated relevant laws and regulations of China’s express industry. Huawei earlier claimed that FedEx, without providing any detailed explanation, diverte d two parcels destined for Huawei addresses in Asia to the United States and attempted to reroute two others. China will establish a national monitor ing network for fungal diseases, the National Health Commission announced on May 30. The network, consisting of qualified medical institutions nationwi de, will carry out regular checks on the pathogen spectrum and drug resistance of fungal infe ctions, as well as …

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Wuxi officials punished over kindergarten ‘gang’ question

Three officials in Wuxi, East China’s Jiangsu province, have been given Party and administrative punishments on Thursday over an inappropriate question about whether kindergarten children wer e involved in gangs, the local government said on its official Wechat account. According to the government of Wuxi’s Xishan district, Feng Dongyan, director and Party ch ief of the Xishan Education Bureau, has been given the punishment of warning within the Party. Wang Zhaoyu, director of the educational bureau’s general office, has been given a serious war ning within the Party and removed from office. Lu Zhongxian, director of the bureau’s educational equ …

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ences to the public, including the rising incidence of lung canc

cers in China,” said Zhi, who is also a professor specializing in   lung diseases at Xuanwu Hospital, Capital Medical University, in Beijing. In the capital, the percentage of smokers decreased to 22.3 percent from 23.4 percent in 2014-a decrease of 200,000 smo kers over the past five years-Beijing Municipal Health Commission said on Thursday. Following the adoption of a revised tobacco control regulation in June, 2015, which bans smoking in all indoor public space s and workplaces, legal violations involving smoking in public places such as hospitals and restaurants in Beijing ha ve significantly decreased, Gao Xiaojun, spokesman of …

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