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anel discussions regarding future cooperation and development between the two countries, the organizers said.

An estimated 250 guests from Singapore and China attended, following the Singapore-Gu上海后花园品茶微信

angdong Collaboration Council’s ninth meeting, which was held the morning of the same day.

A series of agreements were signed during the meeting.

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pment of an international artificial intelligence innovation center funded by TUS Fina

ncial Group from China and Ascendas-Singbridge Group from Singapore.上海后花园

In response to the Chinese government’s drive to create an international in

上海后花园品茶微信dustry innovation hub in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, the center is pl

anned to be built at the Sino-Singapore Guangzhou Knowledge City and leverage its research and develo

pment resources to achieve breakthroughs in core chip technologies, local officials said.上海后花园

The Sino-Singapore Guangzhou Knowledge City is located in the Guangzhou Development District.

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nal University of Singapore also signed a strategic cooperation agreement during the meeting.

Both parties agreed to enhance connectivity to create an intern上海后花园

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The China National Intellectual Property Administration

has established a patent examination cooperation center within the knowledge c

ity. The facility contributed one-fifth of the total number of annual patent examinations processed in China.上海后花园品茶微信

In addition, SSGKC is also the first in China to set up a national-level Belt and Road Intellectual Property Services Center.

Together with an IP-dedicated court and provincial centers for IP protection上海后花园品茶微信

and services, the facilities have helped SSGKC create a comprehensive IP system.

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Prosecutors said Christens上海后花园choked and stabbe

 Zhang before beating her to death with a bat and decapitating her. Christensen has never revealed what he did with Zhang’s remains.

FBI investigators testified they found her blood and DNA inside Christens

en’s Champaign apartment, where the former PhD candidate said he raped, beat and deca上海后花园

pitated her, according to a statement he made to his then-girlfriend as they attended a memorial vigil for Zhang. C

上海后花园品茶微信hristensen was unaware his girlfriend was cooperating with the FBI and wearing a wire.

The defense tried to cast doubt on the recording, noting that he also

claimed he had 12 other victims, a claim the FBI hasn’t been able to corroborate.

That tape was played for jurors multiple times during trial and extensively during the government’s closing statements Wednesday.上海后花园品茶微信

Prosecutors, in seeking the death penalty, presented aggravating

上海后花园factors such as Zhang’s killing was pre-meditated, that she died during the co

mmission of another crime – kidnapping, and she was particularly vulnerable because of her small size and lim

ited English-speaking ability.A double rainbow, which some see as symbolizing a friendly bridge connecting China and Ru上海后花园品茶微信

ssia, stretches across the Heilongjiang River, known as the Amur River in Heihe, Northeast China’s Heilongjiang province, on Se

上海后花园Workers on Thursday broke ground on a cableway spanning Heilongjiang Ri

ver, which forms the China-Russia border, in hopes of advancing tourism in the region.

It is the first cross-border cableway between the two countri上海后花园品茶微信

es. On completion, the cableway will link up Heihe, a city in Northeast China’s Heilon

gjiang province, and the Russian city of Blagoveshchensk across the Heilongjiang River, also known as Amur River.

上海后花园品茶微信As China’s opening-up gains further steam, exchanges between the two

cities have been increasing. Border crossing, however, has remained stubbornly slow.

The cableway, with a budget of 570 million yuan ($83 million), w上海后花园

ill be 972 meters in length and will follow two-way traffic, with cable coaches capable of ca

rrying 80 people each. The cableway is designed to have a transporting capacity of 6 million people annually.

上海后花园品茶微信”A cableway will be a safe and convenient shortcut for tourists to cro

ss the Heilongjiang River,” said Qin Enting, secretary of the Heihe Municipal Co

mmittee of the Communist Party of China. “Riders will also get a glimpse of the unique views of both cities.”

It is expected that the cableway will be finished and become operational in the first quarter of上海后花园品茶微信

2021. Completion of the project will boost tourism in the region and there will be 10 percent increase in the nu

mber of tourists to Heihe, according to estimates by the relevant departments of Heihe city.

Also, the time for a single-way border crossing will be shortened to less than 10 minutes.

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Christensen, 上海后花园 graduate student at the Universit

 of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign, the same school Zhang was attending, would be the first person to be sentenced to death in a federal cou

rthouse in Illinois since 2006, if the jury reaches a unanimous verdict that he should be executed by lethal injection.上海后花园品茶微信

US District Court Judge James Shadid read instructions to the jury on Wednesd

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prisonment without the possibility of release, the court is required to impose that sentence.”

上海后花园品茶微信Zhang’s mother, father, boyfriend and brother were in the main courtroom Wednesday m

orning, but after some deliberation in the judge’s chambers, her mother didn’t return.

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usly find Christensen guilty of all three counts against him, namely kidnapping resulting in th

上海后花园e death of the 26-year-old Zhang, and two counts of making false statements to the FBI.

Christensen’s defense lawyers admitted to the court that in June 2017, he

raped Zhang and beat her to death with a bat. Christensen hasn’t said what he did with the bod上海后花园品茶微信

y. Investigators have not been able to find Zhang’s body, despite an intensive search.

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on argued that “justice must be done” and asked, “Is this a minimum-sentence case?”

He acknowledged the grief of Christensen’s family would have if he were sen上海后花园品茶微信

tenced to death, but said the “source of that pain sits in that chair”, referring to Christensen.

He described the impact on Zhang’s family, as they placed great hope in her.

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“Everyone in this room felt the weight of Yingying Zhang’s murder,” US Attorney Eug上海后花园品茶微信

ene Miller said. “There will be only one sentence in this case — the death penalty.”

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hinese American mus上海后花园debuts latest concerto

Pulitzer Prize-winning Chinese American Zhou Long premiered his new c

oncerto Classics of Mountains and Seas at the Shanghai Symphony Hall on June 22.上海后花园

The concerto was performed by the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Shui Lan. The composition, whic

上海后花园女神会所h is based on a theme of Chinese mythology, was commissioned by the SSO as part of a series of new creations aim

ed at promoting Chinese culture to international audiences, according to Zhou Ping, head of the symphony.

The premiere of the concerto also marked the completion of the Symphonic Music in China 1949-2019 project which was上海后花园女神会所

jointly launched in 2017 by the SSO and the Shanghai Music Publishing House. The project consists of 70 sy

mphonic works which document the development of symphonic music in China.

上海后花园The collection of music albums and publications will be released in September

, in celebration of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China.

Born in Beijing in 1953, Zhou Long is known internationally for his works that blend Easte上海后花园

rn and Western music. According to Beijing-based music critic Li Hong, Zhou Long was among the first ge

neration of musicians from China to study abroad after the nation’s opening-up in the 1980s.

上海后花园女神会所Zhou Long’s composition for Madame White Snake, an opera based on Chinese folklor

e, was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for music in 2011. He was the first Chinese composer to win the prize.

Classics of Mountains and Seas is a compilation of mythical Chinese tales. The classic text da

tes back as early as the 4th century BC, but the surviving form is traced to the Han Dynasty (206 BC-220). The上海后花园

book is divided into 18 sections, but instead of following the narrative of the original text, Zhou Long created a con

certo of five movements, each depicting the mountains and landscapes in nort上海后花园女神会所

hern, western, eastern, southern and central China, as well as their distinctive local customs.

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Sheng Songcheng, 上海后花园ial, wrote recen

 that the monetary authority needs to keep the RMB stable, as well as advance the count

ry’s exchange rate reform to reflect the actual demand and supply of RMB in the market.

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n economist with CITIC Securities. “In terms of future monetary policy, the central bank’s move will be infl

上海后花园uenced by multiple factors. It is likely to maintain a neutral stand and we should not expect substantial monetary easing.”

Shen Jianguang, vice-president and chief economist at JD Digits, said moderate inflation

in China will leave more room for monetary policy adjustments, if necessary, in the third quarter.上海后花园

China’s consumer price index stood at 2.7 percent for June, unchanged from May, and wa

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Apart from monetary easing, further tax cuts and policy to encourage consumption are also in the policy toolb

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niffer Dog Open Day” activity held at the Public Security Bureau of Yinan county, Linyi city, East China’s Shandong provin

It’s not just narcotics officers and lawmakers who need to keep up with the rapid development of new types of illegal recr上海后花园品茶微信

eational drugs, but also sniffer dogs at the General Administration of Customs’ canine training center in Beijing.

上海后花园With dozens of suitcases lined up in two rows on the center’s training ground, Fun, a

3-year-old Labrador sniffer dog, takes just 10 seconds to find the one containing drugs.

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on the head as encouragement. Yu then uses a rolled-up towel to play a tug-of-war game with Fun.

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Yu said the dogs rely on their acute sense of smell. “Without unpacking the luggage, the sniffer dogs are faster and more accurate than manual inspections.

“上海后花园品茶微信With the emergence of new kinds of drugs, these sniffer dogs need to update their sensibilities to detect the new stuff.”

New synthetic drugs including stimulants similar to amphetamines are appearing constantly, according to the Supreme People’s P

rocuratorate. Detecting them has also become more difficult, because a large number of drug dealers no longer ca上海后花园

rry drugs with them but use the internet to purchase, sell and deliver their inventory.

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ms are mainly divided into six types, aside from detecting drugs,” said Li Siwen, an anti-sm

uggling officer with Beijing customs. “Some are trained to find explosives, tobacco, bank notes and ivory. Our s

niffer dogs are capable of identifying more than seven kinds of drugs and their derivatives.”

Yu said Fun had been working for more than a year and can distinguish five different types of drugs.

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The Tianhe governmen上海后花园es great importanc

ce to optimizing the district’s investment environment, developing its headquarters econ

omy and upgrading key industries such as finance and technology. The government has en上海后花园

hanced its support for businesses in emerging industries, such as cloud computing, big data, the internet of t

上海后花园hings and the IAB industries – information technology, artificial intelligence and biopharmaceuticals.

Lin Daoping, Party chief of Tianhe, said: “As for the artificial intelligence industry, Tianhe would like to

attract more R&D, sales and support centers. In manufacturing and biopharmaceuticals, Tianhe eyes more opportunities in a上海后花园女神会所

dvanced medical apparatus and instruments, health services, and stem cell and regenerative medicine among others.

上海后花园”Finance is the blood for the IAB industries’ development.”

Tianhe district of Guangzhou, Guangdong province is striving to establish a technology innovation hub by focu

sing on the IAB industries: information technology, artificial intelligence and biomedicine.上海后花园女神会所

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rk, and is the first district to implement the Internet Plus strategy in Guangdong. The district provides a sou上海后花园

nd living environment for internet-related enterprises,” said Huang Hao, rotating president of UC.

He said that’s why Tianhe pays special attention to developing its financial industry. The district has formed three kinds

上海后花园女神会所of science and technology financing platform systems: venture capital investment, loans and multilevel capital market.

Quality education and medical care, a habitable environment, developed urban infrastructure and efficient public ser

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The new technology revolution is speeding up, presenting both opportunities and challenges, said the local official.

A combination of information and intelligence technologies can help to upg上海后花园女神会所

rade these industries, so as to improve the quality and efficiency of the supply side.

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His music is based on the connection between his root

ots as an ethnic Puyuma and American blues.For American director and writer Kurt Paul MacCarley, the Chi

nese violin concerto Butterfly Lovers not only took him through a beautiful and sad love stor

y but has also inspired him to collaborate with Chinese musicians for his new movie Shanghai Cinderella.

“I cried in my heart. It was very emotional,” MacCarley said after watching the show on Friday.

“We are casting (for) the new movie. The music solo inspired me tonight to make this music collaboration.”

The concerto, performed by renowned Chinese violinist Lyu Siqing, illustrates the folktale of

the star-crossed lovers Liang Shanbo and Zhu Yingtai, known as the “Chinese Romeo and Juliet”.

He left the music scene in the 1980s to help found non-profit organizations to protect the rig

hts of Taiwan aborigines. When he returned to the music scene with a single, entitled In a Flash, in 2005, the

singer-songwriter won both the Best Lyricist and Best Song of the Year Golden Melody Awards a year later.

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hina’s first box-o上海后花园女神会所 ffice decline in eight years has prompted b

rainstorming among industry insiders at an ongoing movie festival, Xu Fan reports.

China’s January-to-May box-office revenue has declined for the first time since 2011.

This cause for concern among industry insiders has become a ma

jor topic of discussion at the ongoing 22nd Shanghai International Film Festival.

Statistics from the country’s top film regulator show that China’s 64,510 screens had grosse

d 27 billion yuan ($3.9 billion) as of May 31, down 5.1 percent year-on-year, according to China Film News.

A report from box-office tracker Maoyan released during the fes

tival says the decline may be due to a drop in the number of the

atergoers. From January to May, cinemas on the mainland registered 688

million admissions, plummeting 13.5 percent from 796 million admissions in the same period in 2018.

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ork with various parties to promote the denuclearizat

On Friday, State Councilor and Defense Minister General Wei Fenghe m

et with Shanahan and both sides agreed to deepen exchanges and cooperation, properl

y manage risks and allow military-to-military relations to become a stabilizing factor for bilateral ties.

President Xi Jinping called on Malaysia on Friday to align its de

velopment strategy with the Belt and Road Initiative to boost bilateral ties.

Xi made the remark during an exchange of congratulations with Malaysia’s King Sultan Abdull

ah Sultan Ahmad Shah on the 45th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between the two countries.

In his message, Xi said China and Malaysia are close neighbors and important cooperative partners.

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China’s Qomolangma climbing season runs from April 10 t

At least four deaths have been blamed on crowding during the climbs, Agence France-Presse reported.

People should be well prepared to handle Qomolangma’s traffic jams which are common phenomena along climbing paths, said alpinists who had reached the summit.

“Although the news about the jam on Qomolangma this year has gone viral, people should understand that it happens every year during the brief cl

imbing window. Knowing what to do when climbers jam the narrow paths should be incl

uded in their training well in advance,” said Ma Liyamu, who reached the top of Qomolangma, the world’s ta

llest mountain at 8,848 meters, on May 22 and was also held up by the crowds on her descent.

She is the leader of a mountaineering team of three Chinese women w

ho scaled Qomolangma. They launched their expedition from Nepal, which issued 381 cli

mbing permits for the season that concludes this week. Nepal’s permits this season cost $11,000 each.

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