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Before the symposium, Xi visited the grottoes and inspected the w
ork of cultural relics protection and research. During his visit, Xi spoke with tourists. 上海楼凤
Digging of the Mogao Grottoes began in 366. They symbolize the great achievement
上海楼凤女神会所s of China’s Buddhist art from the fourth century to the 14th century. They also showcase the cultural int
egration and mutual learning among the diverse civilizations along the ancient Silk Road.
Fan Jinshi, an archaeologist who began working in Dunhuang in 1963 at the age of 25 and is now hon 上海楼凤
orary president of the Dunhuang Academy, said she attended the symposium and was excited at Xi’
s placing so much importance on the protection of cultural relics, China Central Television reported. 上海楼凤
Xi mentioned many times in his remarks the need to increase support for the protection o
上海楼凤女神会所f cultural relics, Fan said, adding that he also suggested employing high technology in protecting cultural relics.
In a written instruction to a national meeting on cultural relics protection in April 2016, Xi called cultural relics “a val
uable legacy from our ancestors”, and stressed that conservation will benefit future generations. 上海楼凤
On Tuesday, Xi laid a floral basket at a monument in memory of the revolutionary martyrs of the West Route Ar
my of the Chinese Workers’ and Peasants’ Red Army in Gaotai county, and paid t 上海楼凤
ribute to those who sacrificed their lives in the battles against the Kuomintang from 1936 to 1937.
上海楼凤女神会所He also visited Jiayu Pass, the first frontier fortress at the wes
t end of the Great Wall during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). He listened to an introd
uction of the Great Wall and the passes in Hexi Corridor, part of the ancient Silk Road.
President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, visits J
iayu Pass, an ancient fortress at the west end of the Great Wall, on Tuesday during his inspection tour of Gansu prov上海楼凤
上海楼凤President Xi Jinping underlined the need to preserve the finer features of the nation’s c
ulture, and called for extensive interactions between Chinese and foreign cultures as the coun
try promotes inclusive international cooperation in the Belt and Road Initiative.上海楼凤品茶微信
Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, made the comment at a sympos
ium attended by experts and scholars at the Dunhuang Academy in Dunhuang, home of the UNESCO World H
eritage Site Mogao Grottoes, during his inspection tour in Gansu province on Monday.上海楼凤
Xi learned from a local official of the production and performance of
上海楼凤major cultural shows like Silk Road, Flower Rain, a classical Chinese dance drama.
The president stressed the need to step up support in carrying forwar
上海楼凤品茶微信d and promoting China’s traditional culture to preserve “our quintessence”.
Saying that Dunhuang displays the Chinese nation’s confidence in its cu
lture, the president added that only a self-confident civilization can absorb and draw上海楼凤
on the achievements of other civilizations in an inclusive manner while maintaining its own features.
As the nation strives to rejuvenate its culture, it needs to be more inclusive to extensively develop cultural exchanges wit上海楼凤品茶微信
h other countries and actively draw on the outstanding achievements of civilizations around the world, Xi said.
He encouraged cultural experts to tell the stories of Dunhuang and spread the voice of China to上海楼凤
the rest of the world in an effort to promote international cooperation on the BRI.
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Road, boasts more than 2,000 sculptures and 45,000 square meters of murals in 735 cliff caves.
In addition to the favorable policies, the city launched fast-track medical services for foreign experts through a WeChat account.
Chloe Emma Puccia, a foreign expert at the Heping IELTS English test training cen上海楼凤女神会所
ter, said she was supported by a medical service plan after a recent car accident.
She was grateful for the speedy help and told the foreign experts affairs authorities s
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In April, Tianjin ranked among the Ministry of Science and Te
chnology’s Top 10 Amazing Cities for attracting foreign experts for the eighth time.上海楼凤女神会所
Northeastern province to ban release of some animals to safeguard ecosystem
A revised draft of Heilongjiang’s Wild Animals Protection Regulation, presented to the Standing Committee of t
上海楼凤he provincial People’s Congress recently, aims to strengthen protection of wildlife habitats and food chains.
It said those transporting and selling wildlife and related products should follow laws and provide relevant certificates.
The regulation would ban the unauthorized release of aquatic animals into the上海楼凤
wild and the releasing of animals that may interfere with residents’ normal lives and harm the ecosystem.
The regulation would also ban the release of wild animal species that are not nat
上海楼凤女神会所urally found in Heilongjiang or come from outside the northeastern province or overseas.
Organizers and participants in tourism, animal viewing, photography and video activities
should not interfere with the growth and reproduction of wild animals or destroy the habitats of wild animals.上海楼凤
Those violating the rules could face fines of up to 10,000 yuan ($1,420).
Wildlife expert Zhang Wei, a professor at Northeast Forestry University, in Harbin, the provincial capital, said the current regulat
ion, in force since 1996, was unable to meet the practical demands of wildlife protection. The new version, fol上海楼凤女神会所
lowing the basic principles of the Law on Protection of Wildlife, was significant and necessary.
Third-generation technologies set to keep industry on even keel in nation, say experts
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ountry, making it among the few in the world to have independently developed third-g
eneration nuclear power technology, with a complete industry chain, industry experts said.上海楼凤
The first two reactor units using China’s homegrown third-generation nuclear reactor techn
ology Hualong One, or the No 5 and 6 reactors in Fuqing Nuclear Power Plant in Fuzhou, Fujian province, are ex
上海楼凤品茶微信pected to avoid time overruns, creating a record in the construction of the first reactor in a nuclear power project.
Currently, key goals in the construction of the No 5 reactor have all been fulfilled on or ahead of sch
edule, while devices necessary for the No 6 reactor have been prepared as per schedule, said Zhou Sai上海楼凤
jun, deputy chief engineer of the power plant affiliated to China National Nuclear Corp, or CNNC.
Hualong One technology, jointly designed by CNNC and China General Nucl上海楼凤品茶微信
ear Power Group, adopts a double-layered containment system that can withstand la
rge aircraft attacks, and has a water tank above the reactor that can be gravity-fed to keep the reactor cool.
Fuqing’s No 5 reactor will start hot functional tests before Oct 16
and is expected to go into commer上海楼凤品茶微信cial operation in July next year. The No 6 reactor is sc
heduled to start cold functional tests next April and slated to commence commercial operations in 2021, Zhou said.
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ts supporting facilities are properly installed and ready to operate under high-pre
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tures and pressures the reactor systems will be subjected to during normal operation.
The No 2 and 3 nuclear reactors in Karachi, Pakistan, using H上海楼凤品茶微信
ualong One technology, are also making construction progress as per schedule.
the property m上海楼凤女神会所arket remained stable overall, with property sales measur
ed by floor area showing negative growth and sale prices registering slower growth.
Between January and May, sales in commercial residential buildings reached 560 million squ
are meters, down 1.6 percent year-on-year. Among them, sales in residential buildings, office buildings and
commercial buildings went down 0.7 percent, 12.2 percent and 12.9 percent respectively.
Land purchase area and land prices experienced big declines. During the first five months, the land a
reas purchased by property developers fell 33.2 percent from a year earlier, the biggest decline since 1998. Mea
nwhile, land prices fell 35.6 percent year-on-year, marking the biggest drop since the data was released in 2004.
Hot investment in residential buildings and sluggish investment in commercial properties still continued.
that instead of imposing ideas on their children, parents should learn more about what their ch
ildren want, according to the survey, which covered 1,953 unmarried young people.
According to Ling Zi, a marriage consultant, it does more harm than good for parents to be overly involved in children’s ma
rriages. “It shows the distrust of the parents, and transfers their anxiety to their children,” said Ling.
It has become common in China for pushy parents to look for spouses for their children who are too busy or slow in finding love, the paper said.
s the race to replace Theresa May as Conservative Party leader and British prime minister reach
es the final two candidates, China Daily looks at the candidates: Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt.
Johnson has long been one of the loudest voices supporting Brexit, a
nd had the backing of Donald Trump. Hunt is a converted Remain supporter.
After Conservative MPs narrowed 10 candidates down to the final tw
o, it is now up to party members nationwide to choose the next occupant of 10 Downing Street.