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The chairwoman extended the sincere greetings and best wishes of Trong to Xi. She said that the Communist Party of Viet

上海419论坛nam, the government and the people always keep China’s precious support and help in mind.

Under the leadership of the Communist Party of China Central Committee with Xi at the core, Ch

ina will definitely achieve the important development goals set at the CPC’s 19th National Congress, she said.上海419论坛女神会所

Vietnam would like to implement the consensus of the two countries’ leaders, continue to support each other firmly in the

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dle disputes effectively, and promote bilateral ties to achieve greater development, she added.

Planned deal worth around $2.2 billion seriously violates international law

China said on Friday it will place sanctions on US companies involved in the lates上海419论坛女神会所

t planned military sale to Taiwan, which it said has impaired its sovereignty and national security.

The planned sale worth an estimated $2.2 billion seriously violates international law and b上海419论坛

asic norms of international relations, as well as the one-China principle and the stipulations of the three Chi

na-US joint communiques, said Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang in a statement.

上海419论坛女神会所China made the sanctions decision in order to safeguard its national interests, Geng said.

In a news conference in Beijing, Geng again urged the United States to call off the sale and cut military ties with Taiwan.

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uary 2017. The announcement came just days before the arrival of Taiwan leader Tsai Ing-wen to the US.

Tsai arrived in the US on Thursday, Reuters reported, and is spending four nights in th上海419论坛

e US-two on the first leg and two on the way back from a visit to four Caribbean countries.

State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said China is “gravely concerned” by Tsa上海419论坛女神会所

i’s transiting the US, and is firmly against any form of official contact between the US and Taiwan.

“Taiwan independence” separatist activities are doomed to fail, and no foreign

intervention is allowed in the Taiwan question, which is purely China’s domestic affair, Wang said in a joint ne

ws conference in Budapest with Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto on Friday.

“No one and no force is able to obstruct the historical process of unifica

tion of the two sides across the Taiwan Straits,” Wang said, urging the US to honor its on

e-China promise and the stipulations of the three China-US joint communiques.

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 to its acts and resolutions and promise of support, the DPP could try to further push forward its “pro-independence” agenda and cross the red line and worsen the sit

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The Ministry of Education announced on Wednesday that the number of National Scholarship will increase by 10,000 this year, all of which will be awarded to ou

tstanding students from higher vocational schools, with 8,000 yuan ($1,164) for each student every year.

上海419论坛女神会所At a news conference at Lanzhou University, the ministry said the coverage of National Mo

tivational Scholarships and National Grants in polytechnic colleges have also been expanded.

Starting this year, the coverage of National Motivational Scholarship in higher vocational上海419论坛

colleges will rise by 10 percent, with the funding standard being 5,000 yuan per student per year. M

上海419论坛女神会所eanwhile, the National Grants coverage in higher vocational schools will also be increased by 10 percent from this year’s s

pring semester, and its average subsidy standard will be rise from 3,000 yuan to 3,300 yuan per year.

Besides, the National Scholarship will be set up in Secondary Vocational Education (including technical schools) this year on to re上海419论坛

ward outstanding full-time students. The scholarship will be awarded to 20,000 students each year, with 6,000

yuan per person. These policies will be implemented in both public and private secondary vocational schools.

上海419论坛女神会所The Taiwan Assurance Act of 2019 is a serious violation of the one China principle and the thre

e joint communiqués, which the Sino-US relationship is built on. The US’ i

nterference in China’s internal affairs will not only endanger one of the world’s most important bilateral ties and j上海419论坛

eopardize peace and stability in the Asia-Pacific region, but also increase the possibility of the mainland using

上海419论坛女神会所whatever means necessary to realize the final reunification of the island with the motherland.

The US has frequently meddled in Taiwan affairs, which has significantly undermined Sino-US ties, creating worries and risks across the Straits.

But since China is committed to safeguarding its sovereignt上海419论坛女神会所

y and territorial integrity, and achieving national reunification, the US should not ho

pe to succeed in its design of splitting the country by leading the island authorities down the garden path.

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funk rock band, has captivated the audience with their

This song is even older than some of the people who are watching the show,” the bassist Ou says in the sho

上海419论坛w. “Witnessing the evolution of Chinese rock music is a fascinating experience. We are proud that we are part of it as The Face.”

Western rock music first gained popularity in China in the 1980s with a performance given by the rock singer-songwriter Cui Jian on May 9, 1986, during a concert at Beijing Workers’ Stadium. At the packed venue, the then 25-year上海419论坛

-old Cui performed his most well-known song, Nothing to My Name, which opened a chapter in China’s rock music story at a time when few Chinese knew what rock ‘n’ roll was.

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lden era of original Chinese rock bands influenced by the Western music genre and expressing themselves in their mother tongue. The first

rock bands included the heavy metal band Tang Dynasty, founded in 1988, the pop-rock band Black Panther, formed in 1987, and The Face.上海419论坛

“Material possessions like big houses and fast cars were the last things on our mind,” Ou says. “Instead, we were hungry for roc

k music and found any possible way to get the latest music from Western bands. Compared with young bands today, we had few opportunities to perfo

rm onstage because the audiences were smaller and there were few live house venues. But we were very happy because we truly loved the music.”上海419论坛品茶微信

In 1994 Ou, then 23, performed as a bassist at the Chinese Rock Power concert at the Hong Kong Arena. Bringing toget

her He Yong, Dou Wei, the former lead vocalist of Black Panther, Zhang Chu and Tang Dynasty, the concert was the first showcase for musicians from

the mainland to perform in Hong Kong. It stunned Hong 上海419论坛Kong audiences and created the momentum for a wave of rock music to wash across the country.

“Looking back, those legendary musicians and their works are still inspiring for the young

bands,” Ou says. “They shaped the golden era of China’s rock music. The band members are different people and enjoy different m

usic styles. They come together and contribute t上海419论坛品茶微信o the band as one person. That’s the most interesting part of being in a band.”

Then with the birth of Modern Sky, one of the country’s biggest indie labels, which former rock singer-songwriter Shen Lihui

founded in 1997 in Beijing as a way to distribute both his own and his friends’ music, more and more indie band

s emerged in the country while developing the上海419论坛品茶微信ir own unique styles. The punk-rock band New Pants, the pop-rock band

Queen Sea Big Shark and the heavy rock band Miserable Faith were among the most-watched bands then.

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He said Chinese an上海419论坛女神会所ers unanimously decide

d to work togeth上海419论坛女神会所er closely in the joint construction of the Belt and Road and

the African Union’s Agenda 2063, as well as the development strategies of African countries. In that wa

y, they can jointly build a China-Africa community with a shared future and together implement the eight major initi

atives of China-Africa cooperation that chart a new blueprint for China-Africa relations on a higher level.

“I am glad to see that China and Africa have worked together to positively push fo

rward the implementation of the FOCAC Beijing Summit’s achievements, which hav

e already resulted in many early achievements and brought benefits to the Chinese and African peoples,” Xi said.

The world is undergoing profound changes unseen in a centur

y, and the overall rise of developing countries has strong momentum, Xi said.

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ow is the focus上海419论坛品茶微信 for Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience, an ong

oing exhibition at the National Museum of China that runs through Sept 22. Techn

icians have used cutting-edge technology to bring to life the work of the gifted artist through an all-encompassing pr

ojection display of images taken from more than 200 paintings and drawings from the artist’s oeuvre.

The 35-minute show is being staged inside a purpose-built rectangular box occ

upying a section of the spacious third-floor corridor of the National Museum of China.

The viewer first encounters Van Gogh through a space set out like a galler

y, in which the painter’s self-portraits are displayed on wall-mounted screens. Then the gal

lery changes into different scenes inspired by Van Gogh’s iconic works, where viewers “step inside” these fam

iliar landscapes. One moment, viewers are surrounded by blossoming almond trees, while the next, they watch cr

ows flying over expansive wheat fields. Overhead, a dreamy, starlit night sky unfolds.

In recent years, Van Gogh has been the subject of many popular interactive exhibitions at home and abroad, where digital t

echnology rather than the original paintings are used to offer an insight into the painter’s life and art.

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aking, and the political se上海419论坛女神会所sue has encounte

tered a hard-won上海419论坛女神会所 historical opportunity and has been universally

acclaimed by the international community and also has met its expectations.

Advancing the political settlement process and safeguarding the peace and stability of the penin

sula conforms to the development needs of both countries and the common interests of the two peoples, Xi said.

Saying Beijing supports dialogue to address Pyongyang’s legitimate conc

erns, the president stated China stands ready to strengthen communication and coordin

ation with the DPRK and other parties concerned and jointly push for progress in the consultations about the pe

ninsula issue to make positive contributions to regional peace, stability and prosperity.

The visit comes as China and the DPRK embrace the 70th anniversary of their diplomatic ties this year.

Xi said that, at this historic moment, his visit to the DPRK aims to carry

on the traditional friendship and usher in a new chapter of bilateral ties.

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hina spends heavily on government-subsidized housing

China’s fiscal sp上海419论坛女神会所ending on government-subsidized housing saw a rapid increase in 2018 am

id government efforts to curb housing speculation and improve people’s livelihood.

Fiscal expenditures on government-subsidized housing projects totaled 737.2 billion yu

an ($107 billion) last year, up 46.4 percent year-on-year, the Ministry of Finance said in an online statement.

The funds helped the renovation of 6.26 million shantytown units in u

rban areas and 1.9 million dilapidated houses in rural areas, and supported the co

nstruction of the matching facilities for 300,000 public rental housing, the ministry said.

The ministry vowed to strengthen supervision and management of the funds for government

-subsidized housing in 2019, and standardize the financing for shantytown renovation projects.

The country saw stable housing prices last year amid government co

ntrol policies under the principle of “houses are for living in, not for speculation.”

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The image, which showed a ringlike structure with a da

ark central region-the black hole’s shadow-depicted the black hole at the heart of Messier 87, a massive, distant gala

xy in the nearby Virgo galaxy cluster. It is 55 million light-years from Earth and has a mass 6.5 billion times that of the sun.

It was one example of the role that Tianma has played in international coordinated

observations. Its super sensitivity has made its observations useful as a reference by which other parti

cipants in the network can adjust their data, according to the Shanghai Astronomical Observatory.

“Tianma elevated the image quality of the EAVN, by about 50 percent, making a great co

ntribution to the research on extreme objects in the universe, such as black holes,” Shen said.

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Austrian pianist set to showcase Beethoveno showcase Bee

Austrian pianist Rudolf Buchbinder, one of the best Beethoven interpreters of all time, will perform

all five Ludwig van Beethoven’s piano concertos during his upcoming China tour with the German orch

estra, Staatskapelle Dresden, which kicks off on May 15 at the Guangzhou Xinghai Concert Hall.

He will also perform with the German orchestra in Changsha, Hunan province, on May 18

and 19, and conclude the tour at the National Centre for the Performing Arts in Beijing on May 21 and 22.

“Beethoven was the most romantic of composers. The more I play Beethoven’s works, the more musical freedom I get,” says Buch

binder, in an email interview with China Daily before the China tour. He adds that he has performed the com

plete cycle of Beethoven’s piano concertos with Staatskapelle Dresden for many times all around the world.

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The disabled, whether fully or partial, will be the priori

ity in nursing services,” Jiao said. “We will release a detailed standard for evaluating nursing services for the disab

led elderly population, including psychological needs, so the services will aim precisely at those most in need,” she said.

Xi Huan, vice-president of Beijing Hospital, said major medical institutions need to m

ake more efforts to improve services for the elderly, including the promotion of disease prevention edu

cation and increased follow-up visits for elderly patients who have been discharged from the hospital.

“Big hospitals should provide more help for elderly patients, and more follow-up nursing services after they leave the ho

spital, so they can get timely help if problems occur at home or at community health centers,” he said.

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