China’s economic reco上海夜网as the fastest and stea

diest since World War II compared with any other major country.

上海夜网New China faced many twists and turns in the first 30 years in rebuilding its economy. Even durin

g the 40 years of reform and opening-up, it has successfully weathered many a powerful s

torm including four major external crises: the debt crisis in the early 1980s, Western sanctions from the late 1980s to上海夜网女神会所

the early 1990s, the 1997-98 Asian financial crisis and the 2008 global financial crisis.

Centralized leadership adds to China’s advantages

上海夜网Admittedly, the Chinese economy has been facing a new type of challenge since the second half of 2018 because of the tr

ade war launched against it by the US. Yet the new challenge cannot be compared with the past external crises. Ev

en in the 1990s, at the height of Western sanctions, China was able to reverse the trade deficit that had u上海夜网女神会所

ndermined its economy for nearly 100 years since the First Sino-Japanese War (1894-95).

上海夜网Now, China has to deal with the fifth major external challenge: the US-instigated trade war. Notwithstanding the s

aber-rattling of some US politicians and the US administration’s desperate attempt to prevent the rise of Chinese hi

gh-tech companies, which reminds one of the Cold War, do those trying to force China to concede ground by applying “

上海夜网maximum pressure” really understand how China has weathered powerful storms in the past decades?

Without economic resilience and expertise in the high-tech sector, China would not have been able to close the

wide gap with the US in national strength. Perhaps this is why the US has labeled China as a major competitor.上海夜网女神会所

The domestic political infighting in the US unseen in decades is likely t

o intensify and create a bigger problem for the White House. By contrast, the

strengthened centralized leadership of China is well-positioned to deal with any challenges with greater efficiency. In this上海夜网

regard, the US hawks, who have turned a blind eye to China’s resilience, should look at China’s history and see how it has

overcome challenges, and stop resorting to “maximum pressure” to fulfill their narrow political goals.上海夜网女神会所

The author is a researcher at the Chinese Academy of International Trade and

Economic Cooperation. The views don’t necessarily represent those of China Daily.

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When I was in fourth 上海夜网idn’t understand why

he river running through our village suddenly turned black. I only knew that I wasn’t allowed to swim in it anymore,” she recalled.

“I later found out that this was caused by factories disch

 上海夜网女神会所arging sewage into the waters. But back then, the villagers, including my

parents, thought that such a practice was normal. I even played with trash, collected it and burned it for fun.” 上海夜网

Zhou worked as a civil servant in Shanghai after getting a bachelor’s degree in Chinese literature from Fudan Univ

ersity. While working this job, she had the chance to embark on her first overseas trip to Tasmania, Australia. 上海夜网女神会所

There, when faced with pristine scenes of n

ature, she finally understood the magnitude of the pollution problem at home. 上海夜网

“It was in Tasmania where I learned that leaves should not be cover

 上海夜网ed in dust, that the sky should be blue, that the water should be clear,” she said.

The trip sparked something within her, and she resigned from her job as soon as she returned, joining a

n environmental protection organization to protect bar-headed geese at the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. 上海夜网女神会所

Two years later, in 2013, Zhou followed her husband to the United States, where he was accepte

 上海夜网d into Harvard Medical School. There, she continued to work at various nonprofit organizations.

Eager to learn more about how environmental protection organizations operate, Zhou applied for a master’s degree program at

Harvard Kennedy School in 2015. In her application letter, Zhou expressed that she was determined to re 上海夜网女神会所

turn to Shanghai after graduation to create an organization aimed at helping people live in an e

nvironmentally friendly way. She went on to study at the institution on a full scholarship.

 上海夜网女神会所Despite friends advising her to begin her career in the United States after graduation, Zhou made good on her promise

and returned to Shanghai in 2016. However, she was sidetracked from her original plan and ended up doing bus

iness related to organic food. It was only when she attempted to sell her organ

ic produce in a residential neighborhood in 2018 that she was reminded of her initial calling. 上海夜网女神会所

While chatting with the head of the neighborhood committee, she learned that in Ma

rch that year the Shanghai municipal government released a plan to implement household waste sorting.

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But this latest effort is n上海夜网use of the politics

Trump announced on Twitter last month that the sweep would mark the beginning of a push to deport

millions of people who are in the country illegally, a near-impossibility given t上海夜网女神会所

he limited resources of ICE, which makes the arrests and carries out deportation orders.

上海夜网Then he abruptly canceled the operation after a phone call with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a

California Democrat, while lawmakers worked to pass a $4.6 billion border aid pac

kage. Plus, details had leaked, and authorities worried about the safety of ICE officers.上海夜网女神会所

The agency said in a statement that it would not discuss specifics about enforcement operations.

“As always, ICE prioritizes the arrest and removal of unlawfully present aliens who pose a thr

上海夜网eat to national security, public safety and border security,” according to the statement.

Trump started hinting anew in recent days that more remo上海夜网

vals were coming. He said last weekend they would be starting “fairly soon.”

上海夜网女神会所The administration has been straining to manage a border crisis, an

d some officials believe flashy shows of force in deporting families would deter oth

ers migrants from coming. But others have criticized any move that draws resources a上海夜网

way from the border at a time when the Border Patrol is detaining four times the num

上海夜网女神会所ber of people it can hold. Also, a watchdog report found filthy, potentially dangerous conditions at some stations.

Democratic Rep. Pramila Jayapal of Washington state, co-chair o

f the Congressional Progressive Caucus and a former immigrant advocate, accused the adm上海夜网

inistration of showing a “willingness to be cruel at every turn. It sickens me that

上海夜网女神会所this is this is the United States of America. We are so much better than this.”

House Minority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy, a Californ

ia Republican, blamed Pelosi for the raids, saying she had done “noth上海夜网

ing” since they were delayed. “It is the speaker who caused this problem,” he said.

He said Trump would have postponed the raids again if he saw progress in House.

Some activists said they were gearing up for operations to start Sunday and planned to protest. Organiz上海夜网女神会所

ers estimated a rally planned for Saturday in Chicago would draw around 10,000 people.

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Obviously, this moment i上海夜网 moment,” Gauff

 said. “I’m still excited I get to keep living it.”As it is, she was the youngest player to qualify for Wimbledon in the professi

onal era, winning three matches last week against higher-ranked women in the preliminary rounds.上海夜网女神会所

Then, by upsetting five-time champion Venus Williams, who is 39, in the first round of the main event, Gauff became the you

ngest woman to win a match at the All England Club since 1991, when Jennifer Capriati reached the semifinals at 15.

上海夜网女神会所That was followed by a win against 2017 Wimbledon semifinalist Magdalena Rybariko

va, who is 30, before getting past Hercog, 28. When a reporter wanted to know how Gauff might spend the prize money she

‘s already earned of about 175,000 pounds ($220,000), she replied: “I mean, I can’t buy a car, because I can’t drive.”上海夜网

That made her giggle, as did some of the other things she said at her news conference through a permanent smile, incl

uding her unprompted opening line about Jayden Smith’s new album, her plea for tickets to a Beyonce concert and pok上海夜网女神会所

ing fun at her mother, Candi, for the way she waved her arms overhead when Friday’s victory was over.

上海夜网”Please tell me she’s a meme,” Gauff said. “I’m so excited to go on Instagram.”

Next up: A fourth-round matchup against 2018 French Open champion a

nd former No. 1 Simona Halep, who eliminated two-time major champ Victoria Azarenka 6-3, 6-1.上海夜网女神会所

Other women’s contests Monday will be No. 3 seed Karolina Pliskova a

gainst Karolina Muchova, No. 8 Elina Svitolina against No. 24 Petra Martic, and Dayana Ya上海夜网

stremska against Zhang Shuai, who defeated former No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki 6-4, 6-2.

The top half of the men’s draw, meanwhile, saw more in its se

上海夜网女神会所ries of upsets, leaving defending champion Novak Djokovic with what seems like litt

le resistance in his road to the final. The No. 1 seed got a brief test Friday before quickly righting himself and ge上海夜网女神会所

tting past Hubert Hurkacz 7-5, 6-7 (5), 6-1, 6-4. No one else on that side of the bracket is ranked higher than 17th; that’s the

spot held by Milos Raonic, who is also the only other player who ever has been to a Grand Slam final.

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Also on the same site, the 上海夜网dministrative Commit

ttee signed an imp上海夜网ortant agreement with the SSGKC Investment and Development Co to carry out a three-year training program.

This aims to learn from Singapore’s advanced experience and successful practices, to t上海夜网

rain top professionals for the knowledge city and for Huangpu district, where SSGKC is located.

Dynamic, high-value city

上海夜网女神会所”SSGKC has developed into a knowledge economy center driven by innovation with global c

ompetitiveness and a desirable place to work and live,” a leading official of the city said.

Located in the core area of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Ar上海夜网

ea, SSGKC is 25 kilometers from Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport and almost 35 km from do

wntown Guangzhou, Guangdong’s capital.上海夜网女神会所

Besides the completion of a subway network linking SSGKC to the re

st of Guangzhou by the end of this year, in the future the area will also be connected to o

上海夜网ther cities and provinces by eight rail lines, five roads and seven urban expressways.

“We have favorable locations, a strong research institute, a State-level pilot zone for IP protection and improved transportation network and efficient o

perations, which ensure SSGKC will be an ideal destination for investment,” the official added.上海夜网女神会所

SSGKC is designed to cover a total greenfield area of 123 sq km. But about half of the area has been earmarked for urban use, during the 15 to 20 year de

velopment period from the 2010 ground-breaking ceremony, while the other half will be preserved as green spaces.

上海夜网Ultimately, the knowledge city will house a population of 500,000 a

nd become a vibrant place for all to “live, work, learn and play”, its designers have said.

To date, the project’s startup phase, with an area of 6.27 sq km, has been substantially completed.上海夜网女神会所

According to official figures, more than 1,000 companies have registered with SSGKC since 2010, with an aggregate regist

ered capital of nearly 110 billion yuan ($16.1 billion) and about 82 billion yuan in fixed assets.上海夜网女神会所

Five high-end industrial parks – that focus on new-generation information tec

hnology, AI, biomedicines, new energy and new materials – have been built in SSGKC.

A large number of international and domestic leading enterprises have settled in SSGK

C. These include General Electric, BeiGene, Innocare, CanSemi, China Telecom, China Mobile, China U

nicom, Siemens, Carl Zeiss, Alibaba Cloud, Greatoo Intelligent and Focus Media.

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e noted that there are sto上海夜网女神会所statistic in the

village, and i上海夜网女神会所nnovation and entrepreneurship have transformed the ancient village. He expressed hope that the

re could be more similar townships across the country to help the creation of jobs and innovation.

To make administrative services more accessible, Li said reforms must be conducted to enable the services to be accessed v

ia one website so that the public can be saved the trouble of making trips to government offices.

The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region government

on Saturday announced suspension of the proposed amendments to the city’s extradition laws.

Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor announced the decision three days after a protest-t

urned-riot against the amendment bill brought to a standstill the city’s main administrative and business areas.

The decision, Lam said, was made after the SAR government had

carefully evaluated the situation for the greatest interests of Hong Kong.

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hina’s economy has generally maintained stable growth

 this year, a上海夜网品茶微信nd the central government will take a series of significant measures to promote high-quality economic development, Liu said.

Huang said China should be cautious about the impact of the slowing global growth and also hold some measures in reserve.

“If we use up all the ammunition, what are we going to do in a coup

le of years if the global economy suffers greater downturns, as some expect?” he asked.

Yi Gang, governor of the People’s Bank of China, the central bank, said

on Friday that interest rates and reserve requirement ratios still have “plenty of ro

om” for adjustment, but the monetary policy will remain “prudent” and should be “sober-minded”.

A flexible RMB is good for the Chinese and global economy, and the PBOC is not interv

ening in the foreign exchange rate market, Yi said. “I hope this situation will continue.”

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Currently, 13 countries have been involved in the proje

roject, including Russia, Egypt and Algeria, and 17 domestic research teams, including on

e from University of Science and Technology of China, have started research on the site, Zheng noted.

The site will “offer research teams with observation equipmen

t, support for outdoor observation and data sharing services”, he said.

Wu Zhongliang, director of the administra

tion’s Institute of Earthquake Forecasting, said the experimental site will help for

m a “united front” at the national and international level to work on earthquake forecasting.

Referring to earthquake forecasting as a hard nut to crack, Wu said the work can

not see marked progress just in a few days, but forecasting capability will be improved a

s technology develops. “If it’s a war between humans and earthquakes, it’s us that will finally win,” he said

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This issue is similar to the environment. External critics

ent. External critics of China don’t appreciate that Chinese themselves realize there

are issues to be addressed. They are doing so. These developments should be encouraged.”

President Xi Jinping, who spoke at the Second Belt and Road Foru

m for International Cooperation in Beijing recen

tly, listed areas in which China will improve the environment for foreign investment.

The president said the nation will work hard to create a business environ

ment that respects the value of intellectual prop

erty, will improve the legal system for IPR protection at all levels, will strengthen law enforcement and pr

otection for the legitimate rights and interests of foreign IP owners and will bar the

forced transfer of technology, improve protection of trade secrets and crack down on infringement.

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The General Office of the State Council will take cha

e charge of the task, according to the decree signed by Premier Li Keqiang.

All government services, unless otherwise specified by laws and regulations or involving state secrets, shall

be processed online in line with the procedures determined by the State Council, the decree noted.

Government service providers must not require enterprises or ind

ividuals to submit information that is already acces

sible through information sharing. Neither are they allo

wed to put the submitted information to other uses.

The decree also confirms the legal validity of electronic signatures, seals, certificates and archives.

The decree came into effect the day it was made public.

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