As the principal dan上海品茶微信nd dozens of other da

ncers from the Liaoning Ballet of China will take their original ballet Hua Mulan to the United States a

nd Canada in late August, representing the troupe’s first performance of the classic outside of China.上海品茶微信

For Yu, who entered the Liaoning Ballet in 2009, it has been a unique process.

“In the past, I often played the roles of a swan or a princess. This tim上海品茶微信

e, I had to become a man who is ultimately found to be a woman,” she says. To act Mulan’s p

art well, she had to do push-ups and fight with sticks on stage, just like the male dancers.

上海品茶微信The story originates from a Northern Dynasty (386-581) folk song, known as the Ballad of Mulan. The song tells the tal

e of a valiant girl who joins the army on behalf of her ailing father, battles enemies to defend her country and fights with

high distinction. However, she refuses the accolades thrust upon her and ultimately retires to her hometown.上海品茶微信

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allet cares about portraying its characters’ inner world and expressing emotions.

“Playing the legendary warrior has made me grow up and deepened my understanding of performance, life and Chin上海品茶微信

ese culture,” Yu says. “You should be able to impress yourself before you can impress your audience.”

Qu Zijiao, 57-year-old director of the Liaoning Ballet, says: “To tell Ch

上海品茶微信inese stories to global audiences, the legend of Mulan is more relatable than others.”

She says it is a touching story, and Mulan’s heroic spirit, perseverance, and love fo

r country and peace can resonate with people everywhere, adding that many European and American audiences are

already familiar with her story thanks to Disney’s classic animated film, which introduced上海品茶微信

the legend of Mulan to the West. Additionally, the recent release of initial footage from Disney’s u

pcoming live-action remake of Mulan has sparked renewed interest in the character.

上海品茶微信The 100 plus-minute ballet Hua Mulan incorporates classic and modern art elements that will suit the taste of today’s a

udiences at home and abroad, according to Wang Yong, choreographer-director of the show.

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According to the ho 上海千花坊ice index, the cities sa

aw an overall 0.6 percent monthly growth and 10.1 percent yearly growth in newly built h

ouse prices,” said Yan Yuejin, director of the Shanghai-based E-house China Research and Development I 上海千花坊女神会所

nstitution. “Both figures indicated a slowing upward trend in house prices, as the ef

 上海千花坊fort to stabilize house prices, market expectations and market order has paid off.”

Yan noted that Pingdingshan in Henan province was the city with the biggest monthly growth

in new property prices in July, as the city’s average price for new housing grew 1.6 percent. 上海千花坊女神会所

“The housing policies were relatively loose in cities such as Pingdingshan,” he said.

“With Pingdingshan topping the list, other smaller cities also saw mild growth in

 上海千花坊house prices. The local government needs to strengthen regulations in these cities.”

For pre-owned property, in July, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Shenzhen all saw a growth in prices respectively by 0.4 pe

rcent, 0.4 percent and 0.7 percent compared to June. The 31 smaller cities saw similar trends as the average price r 上海千花坊女神会所

ose by 0.4 percent month-on-month, up 0.1 percentage point from the month earlier.

Yan said July was the peak season for the housing rental market. As rent 上海千花坊

went up during summer, the prices of pre-owned property tended to go up as well.

“A total of 70 cities saw an average 0.4 percent monthly growth in pre- 上海千花坊女神会所

owned property prices,” Yan said. “But the growth rate was smaller compared t

o the same period last year, thanks to the tightened regulation since May.” 上海千花坊

“The local governments have been aiming to stabilize land prices, house prices and market expectations, implementing a

long-term mechanism for real estate regulation in July to sustain the stable dev 上海千花坊女神会所

elopment of the property market,” said Liu Jianwei, a senior statistician at the NBS.

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My three decades of r上海后花园 that these are not

t just invaluable repositories of Buddhist art, the artifacts also illuminate the historical and cultural interactions a

上海后花园女神会所mong the world’s civilizations. They were created amid some of the most open periods in Chinese history,” Zhang said.

Building on the conservation support it received from the United States, France

and other countries starting in the 1980s, the academy has since extended its rese上海后花园

arch work to other developing areas, Zhang said. Zhang himself led a multidisciplinary research trip to the Ba

miyan Buddhist statues site in Afghanistan last year. The Taliban turned the statu

上海后花园女神会所es into rubble in 2001 and the international community has been discussing how to restore them ever since.

“Our researchers have gone to India, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan. We are going out and opening more doors to cultural inter

action, sharing our knowledge that traces back to Dunhuang’s place on the Silk Road,” he said.上海后花园

Zhang Yuanlin, chief librarian and director of the center for research on the Silk Road and Dunhuan

上海后花园女神会所g at the academy, said the Mogao Caves are fascinating examples of the cultural, religious and soci

al interaction that China hosted in ancient times through its role as a trading hub.

The cave artifacts depict artistic elements beyond India, and Central and Wes上海后花园

tern Asia, to encompass influences from as far away as Greece and Rome, he said.

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resembles the Apollo of Greek mythology, the Mithra sun god of Persian Zo

上海后花园女神会所roastrianism and the Surya sun god of the Vedic religion, according to Zhang Yuanlin.

Another cave contained images of 12 ecliptical signs, with some resembling Western descr

iptions of zodiac constellations such as Scorpius, Gemini, Cancer and Pisces, he said.

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may pay no heed to 上海419论坛ency manipulation charges

The United States’ labeling of China as a currency manipulator is unlike

上海419论坛ly to compel the International Monetary Fund to intervene, as it concluded recently that Chi

na’s currency practices are in line with its economic fundamentals, according to experts.

On Monday, the US Treasury, following an earlier pronouncement by US President D上海419论坛品茶微信

onald Trump, applied the label to China after the yuan depreciated, escalating the US-China trade friction.

The yuan now trades at about 7-to-1 against the dollar. That’s in line with China’s econo

上海419论坛mic fundamentals, and the IMF is therefore unlikely to impose sanctions on Beijing, according to Gary Huf

bauer, a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics in Washington.

Hufbauer said that Trump believes the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) engaged in currency manipulation because it fail上海419论坛品茶微信

ed to support the yuan despite ample cash reserves, apparently creating a new standard overnight.

“The IMF defines currency manipulation as deliberate intervention to weaken a curren上海419论坛

cy in support of larger exports,” he told China Daily. “China’s yuan was weakened by market forces in response t

上海419论坛品茶微信o Trump’s latest tariff threat-and there’s nothing deliberate about China’s action.”

The IMF defines currency manipulation in Article IV of its rules and requires a vote by its execu

tive board. The US has its own standards, defined in a 1988 law, expanded by former president Barack O上海419论坛

bama as part of the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations, and codified in 2015.

“Trump’s declaration is not consistent with any of the previously announced standards,” Hufbauer said

上海419论坛品茶微信 “Trump is toying with the idea of countervailing currency intervention-selling dollars to bu

y yuan-but that seems unlikely. The Fed is not likely to go along, and the Exchange Stabilization Fund controlled

by the Treasury does not have the big bucks needed to move currency markets.”

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ible missile deployment 阿拉爱上海ncerns in Asia-Pacif

Possible missile deployment raising concerns in Asia-Pacific, Beijing says

The United States’ intention to deploy new missiles in the Asia-Pacific region has raised co 阿拉爱上海

ncerns, and China will take countermeasures if necessary, the Foreign Ministry and experts said.

 阿拉爱上海女神会所Hua Chunying, a spokeswoman for the Foreign Ministry, said China will not “sit idly by” and wat

ch its interests being compromised if the US deploys intermediate-range missiles in the region.

She said China “will not allow any country to stir up trouble on 阿拉爱上海

our doorstep” and “will take all necessary measures to safeguard nati

onal security interests” in a statement published on the ministry’s website late on Monday. 阿拉爱上海女神会所

The comments came days after the US unilaterally withdrew from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty sig

ned with the Soviet Union in 1987, which banned land-based missiles with a range of 500 to 5,500 kilometers. 阿拉爱上海

Following the withdrawal, US Defense Secretary Mark Esper said over the weekend

that he wanted to deploy midrange conventional missiles in the Asia-Pacific within months.

 阿拉爱上海Hua warned that international and region

al security will be severely undermined if the US insists on the deployment.

“For a long time, the US has been grossly interfering in the affairs of regional countries in the Asia-Pacific,” she said.

“Politically, it has tried to drive a wedge between them by promoting a so-ca 阿拉爱上海女神会所

lled Indo-Pacific strategy. It has adopted a selfish, beggar-thy-neighbor approach in econo

mic affairs while making military deployment and strengthening military allies in the region.”

 阿拉爱上海The US has been shifting blame by using China as an excuse on issues including the INF

Treaty and hyping up the so-called China missile threat in disregard of the facts, Hua said.

“Despite strong international opposition, the US chose 阿拉爱上海女神会所

to withdraw from the INF Treaty. Now it is hastily seeking to deploy interm

ediate-range missiles in Asia. This, in fact, reveals the real intention of the US withdrawal from the treaty,” she added.

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Natural History in the P上海夜网Museum, a new three

volume book, which was jointly released in July by the Palace Museum Press and CITIC Press in B

eijing, provides children, its target audience, as well as curious adults, a new perspective of the emperor.上海夜网女神会所

His strong interest in zoology is often overshadowed by the stereotypical image of him as a fervent collector of jewels and antiques.

From 1750 to 1761, the emperor ordered two court artists, Yu Sheng and Zhang Weibang, to create paintings of birds and terres上海夜网

trial animals, while eight high officials with the requisite knowledge were arranged to write explanatory texts for t

he encyclopedic albums, known as Niao Pu (“graphics of birds“) and Shou Pu (“graphics of beasts”).上海夜网女神会所

He also collected a comprehensive book called Hai Cuo Tu (“an album of the abundant marine world”), which was illus

trated by Nie Huang, a natural scientist who spent decades studying the country’s waterways and coastal areas.

上海夜网”Western painting techniques were introduced into the royal court of the Qing

Dynasty through missionaries,” says Li Shi, a researcher of ancient painting at the Palace Museum.

In Niao Pu, we can see that the expressive techniques of traditional Chinese ink-water pain上海夜网

ting are kept,” she says, adding, “but there are also paintings in the album which show that typical tech

上海夜网女神会所niques from Western paintings were applied to deal with shadows and add realistic detail.”

Qianlong loved the three encyclopedias and kept them in his residence for frequent reference and the education of his children.

Natural History in the Palace Museum is edited from the three graphic albums by selecting 120 of t上海夜网

heir illustrations. The subjects’ modern names (along with their Latin references, where applicable) are inclu

ded, as well as vividly-written background information and stories, based on historical documents.

上海夜网女神会所The entries range from animals more commonly seen by the emp

eror, like tigers, donkeys, and dogs, to those that Qianlong would have never seen in his li

fetime, like giraffes on the African savanna or whales breaking the ocean surface.

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hina vows to double pe上海贵族宝贝bility to TCM services

hina’s National Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicin

上海贵族宝贝e has rolled out a plan for further improving the accessibility of TCM services among the public.

The administration will launch easy-to-use navigation bars on government websites and the website of the China N

ews of Traditional Chinese Medicine to display information about key TCM hospitals and experienced practitioners上海贵族宝贝品茶微信

nationwide before the end of August this year, according to a circular released by the agency.

While asking for one-stop before-treatment services to be put i

n place before the same deadline, the circular orders TCM hospitals at and above the pr上海贵族宝贝

ovincial level to offer at least three methods of making reservations via WeChat, mobile applications, websites, t

elephone, self-help machines or service windows in hospitals before the end of December.上海贵族宝贝品茶微信

To better deliver quality TCM services to the public, TCM hospitals super

上海贵族宝贝vised by the administration are urged to send teams of experienced TCM practitioners

to communities for half-day visits at least twice a month starting from the end of August.

Shanghai has taken another stride toward building itself into a上海贵族宝贝品茶微信

global esports center, as it announced standards for the construction and ope

ration of esports venues during the China Digital Entertainment Expo and Conference which ended on Monday.

上海贵族宝贝Published by the municipal culture and tourism bureau, the standar

ds for esports venues specify the construction requirements in areas such as stage ligh

ting and telecommunication networks, and set the service standards for operating such venues.上海贵族宝贝品茶微信

“The esports sector has been growing quickly in the past few years, bu

t there is a lack of top design. The guidelines can boost industry growth in a healthy ma

上海贵族宝贝nner,” Yu Xiufen, director of the bureau, was quoted as saying by Xinmin Evening News.

The criteria for esports venues have four categories, from A to D.With a constr

uction area of more than 50,000 square meters, class-A venues can host the highest level esports competitions, wh上海贵族宝贝品茶微信

ile class-D venues must have a 500-square meter construction area, and will be used to hold qualification trials.

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“We have implemented 上海夜生活inute work shift sch

edule,” Kang said. “We place ice blocks in the tunnel to prevent workers from getting sick b

上海夜生活ecause of the high temperature, and we also use fans and oxygen transfer stations inside the tunnel.”

With a length of 2,416 kilometers, the Sichuan-Tibet Railway conne

cts Southwest China’s Sichuan province with the Tibet autonomous region. It is the se上海夜生活

cond railway linking Tibet with the rest of the world, along with the Qinghai-Tibet Railway.

上海夜生活女神会所A guideline on supporting the innovation of institutions and mechanisms for talent devel

opment in southern China’s Hainan province has been released by Chinese authorities.

Jointly issued by the Organization Department of the Communist Par

ty of China Central Committee, the National Development and Reform Commission, the上海夜生活

Ministry of Education and four other authorities, the guideline stresses support for the island’s innovation of the traini

上海夜生活女神会所ng, introduction and utilization of talent to provide a solid guarantee for its deeper reform and opening-up in all areas.

It calls for efforts to establish a more inclusive mechanism to introduce talent, further imp

rove the mechanism for the evaluation and stimulation of talent and enhance the services for talent.上海夜生活

The guideline aims to help train and cultivate ranks of talent in 10 to 15 years who are well-structured, competent, vigoro

us and commensurate with Hainan’s bid to become a free trade port with Chinese characteristics.

上海夜生活女神会所Hainan was approved in April 2018 to build a pilot free trade zone and e

xplore the establishment of a free trade port with Chinese characteristics.

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Moreover, fiscal easi上海夜生活 be coupled with

 monetary support, including cuts in the banks’ reserve requirement r

上海夜生活atio. Although the fiscal easing tilt could cause downward pressure on Chinese bond yiel

ds and corporate spreads in the near future, the big picture suggests stabilization and resilience.

上海夜生活女神会所In the second quarter, the Chinese economy grew 6.2 percent compared with 6.4 percent in the first quarter, but tha

t was hardly surprising in view of the global challenges. China’s economic growth is within the target range of 6 pe上海夜生活

rcent to 6.5 percent set by the government. Indeed, a growth rate of 6.2 percent for the whole of 2019 remains ac

hievable even if growth stabilizes around 6 percent to 6.2 percent in the second half.

上海夜生活女神会所In view of the CPC Central Committee meeting, policy authorities are likely to continue m

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It has a trade marketing network extending to more than 80 countries and regions.

上海品茶微信The annual new contract amount of overseas engineering service busi

ness during the 2016-18 period exceeded $10 billion, and the company expects the new

ly signed contract amount and operating revenue to reach $15 billion and $12 billion by 2020, it said.上海品茶微信女神会所

CNPC is now managing a total of 92 overseas oil and gas cooperation projects in 34 cou

上海品茶微信ntries. Additional recoverable reserves equivalent for the company during the 2016-18 period reached 230 millio

n tons, with annual growth of equivalent production of oil and gas equity reaching 10 million tons, it said.

Classic plays, including Hamlet, directed by Lyndsey Turner and featuring Benedict Cumberbatch; King Lear, directe上海品茶微信女神会所

d by Jonathan Munby and featuring Ian McKellen and The Madness of George III, directed by Adam Penford and

上海品茶微信featuring Mark Gatiss, will be screened in China during the 2019 International Theatre Live Festival.

From Aug 2 to 11, the annual event, in its third year, joint held by Broadway Cinemath

eque and New Live, a screening series launched by Beijing ATW Culture Media Co. Ltd, will present some of the m上海品茶微信女神会所

ost popular theater content from the British and international stages through cinemas on the mainland.

The opening play to be screened will be The Crucible, a play by American playwright A

上海品茶微信rthur Miller,which was directed by Yael Farbery in 2014, and featuring Richard Armitage.

Besides plays, other highlights will see Les Miserables in Concert, t

he 25th Anniversary, which marks the classic landmark French musical’s sold-out perfor上海品茶微信

mance at O2 in London in 2010, and the 1996’s movie, Romeo + Juliet, based on William Shakespeare’s famous play, R

omeo and Juliet, which was directed by Baz Luhrmann and starring Leonardo DiCaprio.

上海品茶微信女神会所TV program uses Chinese characters to cultivate greater understanding of language and culture, Chen Nan reports.

A game that is character-forming, educational and entertaining is wooing audiences by making them feel on top of the word.

Magic Chinese Characters, with its 48 episodes, challenges contestants and viewers with Chinese pictographic words.上海品茶微信女神会所

It premiered on June 10 and is broadcast from Monday to Thursday at 7:30 pm through August.

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