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an Asian com上海419论女神会所坛munity with a shared future in the past few years, Xi encouraged CICA me
mbers to hold on to their goals, jointly seize op
portunities and address challenges, and make concerted efforts in opening up ne w prospects for Asian security and devel
opment under the new circumstances. Building a prosperous Asia is a shared aspiration of Asian countries, a
nd development is the key to all problem
s, Xi said, adding that CICA members shoul d work together to promote trade and investment liberalization and facilitation, and ink regional integration doc
such as Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership at an early date. Building an open and inclusive Asia is a common pursuit of Asian countries, said Xi. He urged CICA members to well imple
ment the consensus reached at the Conference on Dialogue of Asian Civilizations held in May in Beijing, and devel
op a vision of civilizations based on equality, mutual learning, dialogue and inclusiveness.
The Central Conservatory of Music will hold a festival from May 23 to 27 to celebrate the 80th anniversary of
The Yellow River Cantata.
Written by composer Xian Xinghai (1905–1
945) in Yan’an, Shaanxi pro vince, in early 1939, the piece was inspired by a patriotic poem by Guang Weiran, and the lyrics
pted for the cantata. Premiered on April 13 of the same year in Yan’an, the work became, and remains, popular. The conservatory’s symphony orchestra, choirs and chamber music grou
ps will join in the festival with 20 concerts
, including the opening concert on May 23 condu cted by Yu Feng, president of the university.
The Yellow River Cantata will be performed by young singers. Veteran Chinese musicians and singers, including Guo Shuzhen and Wang Xiufen,
will perform during the festival. Besides concerts, masterclasses and forums will be held in Yan’an.
The music festival will also celebrate the 70th birthday of the country.
ickly spread across the country as a way to express people’s gratitude toward the firefighters and wishes for their safety.
In Tongxiang, Zhejiang province, the fire and resc
ue bureau even received a car key, along with a letter. “The car has been maintained, please feel free to use it. I hope the car will be of use in your work,” it said, accor
ding to a Sina Weibo post by the Fire and Rescue Bur
eau of the Ministry of Emergency Management. The letter was signed by “Sichuan citizen”. The officers found the donor, a secondhand
car seller from Sichuan, thanked him and eventually t
alked him into taking back his car, according to the ministry. As the gifts and heartwarming notes have become a trending topic on social media, experts said the enhancement of people’s fire s
afety and prevention awareness will help ease firefi
ghters’ burden and better protect their safety.
that marriage is no longer the only place where people make all their
major financial and personal decisions, or incur o
bligations to others,” Coontz said. “First of all, I haven’t met my Mr. Right. Also, I’m extremely responsible with my own fina
nces – I have to pay my rent and my stud ent loans every month,” said Michelle Yu, a recent graduate of the University of Southern California, who just s
tarted her first job at a publishing compan
y in Los Angeles. Yu has been single for more than four years. “So, if my partner also has a ton of student loans or is in a bad financial situation, I’d r
ather be alone,” said Yu. “Now, I can well manage m
y own money and I’m saving the down payment for bu ying an apartment in my neighborhood. I like to do that on my own pace.”
levated China’s ties with Italy, Monaco and France to a new level, and injected new impetus into China-Europe compreh
ensive strategic partnership, Chinese State Co
uncilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi has said. When the world is undergoing profound changes unseen in a century, Xi’s Europe tour, hailed b
y the international community, is dedicate
d to deepening partnership for cooperation, improving global governance, and uphol ding multilateralism, which shows China’s sense of responsibility as a major country, Wang said.
In six days, the Chinese president attended
over 40 events during his visit to five cities including Rome, Palermo, Monaco, Nice a nd Paris, Wang noted, adding that it is a trip of friendship, cooperation and exploration that has delivered fruitful results.
This year marks the 15th anniversary of the China-Italy comprehensive strategic
partnership, and next year will witness the 50th anniversary of China-Italy diplomatic relations.
At meetings with Italian President Sergio Mattarella and Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, Xi agreed with them to further i
ntensify high-level exchanges, consolidate political mutual trust, and elevate bilateral relations, Wang said.