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Those protesters face the risk of arrest because they deviated from the planned rally’s location.

Under Hong Kong’s Public Order Ordinance, participating in an unlawful assembl

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Also on Sunday, demonstrators continued to occupy the Hong Kong International Airport arrivals hall for a third day.

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In Beijing, the Foreign Ministry urged the United Kingdom to stop interfering in China’s inte

rnal affairs and to refrain from making random, inflammatory accusations regarding Hong Kong.

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ary Dominic Raab spoke by telephone on Friday with Lam about the situation in Hong Kong.

“I’d like to point out that Hong Kong today is a special administrative

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ritish colonial rule,” Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said on Saturday.

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ard scanned, and obtain their favorite books any time, because technology has made 24-hour unstaffed service feasible.

上海419In Sanlitun, the heart of Beijing’s nightlife hub, at 11 pm on a sum

mer night, among the bustling crowds one store stands out. It is Sanlian Taofen Sa

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上海419品茶微信The night China Daily visited the shop, and alley that connects the north

ern and southern ends of Sanlitun Village was teeming with people, while in the 700-squ

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Another of those in the shop, Zhao Xiaohan of Xiamen, Fujian province, who was on holi

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l. It’s a relaxing place, but many young people come in here after dinner time because it’s the summer holidays.”

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t Chinese and many works in English. To attract customers in an area that is popular with tourists it al

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mong Mountains and Streams, an ink-wash painting by Fan Kuan of the Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127).

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上海419on-year to 2.72 trillion yuan, followed by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, up

11.3 percent to 2.35 trillion yuan, and the United States, down 8.1 percent to 2.1 trillion yuan.

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s participating in the Belt and Road Initiative such as ASEAN, Russia and Italy has been further unleashed this yea

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Chen said the trade dispute between China and the US has prompted Chinese ente

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elds such as semiconductors and new materials, as well as expand their global presence at a notable pace.

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ance their capabilities to address external uncertainties and boost their confidence, Yan said.

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e first seven months, while imports grew 1.3 percent to 7.93 trillion yuan. Its trade s

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rcentage points higher than the overall pace, accounting for 28.9 percent of China’s total trade volume.

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nd the facilities can be sustainably maintained. Since the aim of the toilet revolution is not just to accomplish a task assign

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Yu Fawen, a research fellow at the Institute of Rural Development, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

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A former factory and Beijing landmark has been transfo

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Several modern-looking buildings and a big lawn at its heart easily set Yongyuan apart from its hutong surroundings.

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“The proprietor sympathizes with the concept of the cultural and creative indu

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ngible cultural heritage platform, which Beijing Capital Land established last year.

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Among them, investment in residential housing rose 16.3 percent. However, investment in office buildi

ng and commercial housing both saw negative growth, registering -3.6 percent and -9.7 percent growth respectively.

Wang said the real estate market should strengthen real-time monitoring, predictions and warnings. Some second- and th

ird-tier cities saw a surge in housing prices as China’s urbanization process gathered pace. Wang said if the price

rise is supported by fundamentals, the risk is controllable; if not, the government should improve risk prevention.

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Moscow responded with counter-sanctions, which include

d impediments on the importation of some goods, including food, from Western countries.

However, Putin said the sanctions had a positive effect because they forced Russia to “switch

on its brains” and develop some sectors of its economy, including high technology.

Putin said that, after the introduction of sanctions, Russia launched an import substitution pr

ogram in the amount of 667 billion rubles (around 10.6 billion dollars) to develop lagging areas.

The Q&A session was Putin’s 17th. The first Direct Line with Vladimir Putin was held in la

te 2001. Since then, the event was held annually, except for 2004 and 2012, according to Russia’s Tass News Agency.

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ncil building in Admiralty the morning of June 10, 2019. Demonstrations turned violent after

a large-scale public procession on June 9 against the government’s proposed bill to amend the city’s extraditi

Heavyweights in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region expressed regret and disapprova

l over violence against police by radical protesters in an unauthorized assembly following Sunday’s mass protest.

HKSAR Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor lamen

ted clashes between radical protesters and the city’s police early on Monday.

The clashes took place in an unauthorized assembly that followed a Sunday public procession against the gover

nment’s amendments to the city’s extradition regulations. The revision will allow Hong Kong to surrender fugitives on a

case-by-case basis to jurisdictions that do not have long-term rendition agreements with the SAR.

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hina to enter world of 5G with commercial licenses

China will soon issue licenses for the commercialization of 5G, as the country has already established a competitive advanta

ge in the superfast wireless technology, the country’s top industry regulator said on Monday.

The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology sa

id 5G is entering a critical period of commercial deployment globally and China’s 5G indu

stry has established a competitive advantage through a combination of innovation and open cooperation.

Many foreign companies, including Nokia, Ericsson, Qualcomm and Intel, have participa

ted in China’s technical 5G tests. These foreign companies have already particiapted in three phases of tests

organized by China to get their 5G products and solutions ready for commercial use in the country.

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one right now. It’s the source of a lot of discussion in

Museums are not only there for enjoyment; they are education, and as such should be free.

While I can appreciate the enormous costs involved in maintainin

g and obtaining collections, let the wealthiest 1 percent of the country pay for it.

The Met in NYC is technically free; they ask you to give what you can afford. But the ide

a of a person or child interested in art not being able to view it because of cost is morally wrong.

Free entrance does not attract people, nor does it encourage them to appreciate it.

Sure, there are exceptions to this, but by and large human beings tend to look up to things that are difficult or costly to access.

A better option is to charge fees for regular visitors but provide free ti

ckets as prizes for high-achieving students and others who are likely to appreciate the reward.

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