The Flowertime festival is a biennial initiative launched in 2013 by the City of Brussels and the ASBL (non-profit organi

zation) Tapis de Fleurs de Bruxelles. Themed “A World of Floral Emotions”, more than 30 top florists fro上海后花园

m 13 countries decorated rooms of Brussels City Hall, a UNESCO masterpiece of Gothic architecture.

上海后花园女神会所Brussels famous Grand Place hosted the occasion with a stunning flower arch com

posed of 500 fuchsias. This year, the artistic direction is once again in the hands of the world-famous Floraliën, and th

e renowned Manneken Pis have been dressed up by the floral artist Geoffroy Mottart.上海后花园

Foreign government officials and experts slammed the violence perpetrated by rad

ical protesters in China’s Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and voiced supp上海后花园

ort for the legitimate actions taken by the HKSAR government and local police to restore order.

上海后花园女神会所Mohammad Faisal, a spokesman for Pakistan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said Hong Kong affairs are completely China

‘s internal affairs, and Pakistan understands the actions taken by the Chinese central government and the HK

SAR government to uphold national sovereignty and maintain the city’s prosperity and stability.上海后花园

Helen Sham-Ho, a former Australian politician, said the current chaotic situation in Hong Kong is damaging its pros

perity, adding that there is no doubt that the priority is to regain order and police have the right to uphold law and order.

Michael Borchmann, a law expert and former government official from German上海后花园女神会所

y, said that the purpose of the ongoing protests in Hong Kong is to stir up chaos and turmoil in the city, and is

not a response to the draft extradition bill, Nouvelles d’Europe cited him as saying.

Borchmann said it is true that freedom of speech and freedom of assembly are prot上海后花园女神会所

ected by law in Hong Kong, but this doesn’t give people the right to use violence to i

mpose on the freedoms of others. Criticism of China by some voices in the Western media was irrelevant, he added.

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Global Times journalist Fu Guohao was discharged from a Hong Kong hospital on Wednesday, ha

ving been detained and assaulted by protestors at Hong Kong International Airport for almost an hour la上海419女神会所

te on Tuesday during a sit-in that shut down the airport’s operations for almost two days.

Fu met media after he was discharged from the Princess Margaret Hospital in the New Territories of Hong Kong SAR. Fu上海419

said he did not suffer serious injuries, coming away with just some bruising to his face.

Fu thanked the public for their care and concern, saying he still loves Hong Kong.

上海419Fu was sent to Hong Kong by the Global Times to cover the protests. The mass sit-in

at the airport started on Friday and led the airport to halt operations for two days.

Wearing a yellow press jacket, Fu’s hands and legs were bound while he上海419

was assaulted by a group of protestors who didn’t believe him to be journalist.

Fu was taken away by ambulance early Wednesday morning.

Hours before the assault of Fu, a tourist from Shenzhen, Guangdong province, was上海419女神会所

also detained and assaulted for hours by protestors who had doubts about his identity.

ome journalists tried but were unable to rescue the man, with protestors accusing those journalists of being undercover agents.

上海419The protestors demanded that the journalists produce identity documents to prove that they were reporters.

The man was later rescued after riot police arrived at the airport.

Shortly after Fu was detained and assaulted, Global Times editor-in-chief Hu

Xijin confirmed on his Sina Weibo account that Fu works for the media organization.上海419女神会所

Hu said the protesters’ actions were “shameless” and “cowardly”.

Hu urged protesters, whom he called “mobs”, to respect journalists.上海419

“If these radical protesters in Hong Kong could conduct brutal lynching against jou

rnalists, then you tell me, should we stop calling you mobs, but ‘terrorists’?” Hu asked.

In a letter to Hu, the Hong Kong Association of Media Veterans condemned what happened to Fu at the airport.上海419女神会所

The association, with a membership of more than 1,000 media prof

essionals, said Fu has shown the world how to be a professional reporter.

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ves the interests of the two and the region, experts sai

d, as Beijing and Tokyo resumed strategic talks after a seven-year hiatus. 上海千花坊

On Saturday, a strategic dialogue between

Le Yucheng, China’s vice-minister of foreign affairs, and his Japanese

 上海千花坊女神会所counterpart, Takeo Akiba, was held at the Karuizawa mountain resort in Japan’s Nagano prefecture.

They had what was described as candid exchanges about bilateral and regional issues and said they would push

forward the consensus reached between President Xi Jinping and Japanese Prime Minister Shinz 上海千花坊

o Abe at the Group of 20 Summit in Osaka in June, a Foreign Ministry statement issued after the dialogue said.

“Both China and Japan advocated building a relationship that meets the requirements of the new era,” it said.

 上海千花坊女神会所The resumption of the China-Japan strategic dialogue is a key sign that Beijing a

nd Tokyo have pushed forward their bilateral relations on the right track and forged closer ties, said Lu Hao, a rese

archer at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences’ Institute of Japanese Studies.

Official exchanges and communication mechanisms, includ 上海千花坊

ing the strategic dialogue, were suspended after the two countries becam

e mired in a dispute over China’s uninhabited Diaoyu Islands in the East China Sea.

 上海千花坊女神会所Lu said the strategic dialogue mechanism plays a vital role for the two neighbors, especially as they are both fa

cing unprecedented conditions and a rapidly changing global environment.

“The dialogue not only focuses on improving bilateral ties but also touches on

some of the important regional and international issues of common interest,” Lu said, 上海千花坊女神会所

adding that boosting mutual understanding and cooperation between China and Japan, the w

orld’s second-and third-largest economies, helps promote regional stability and prosperity. 上海千花坊

On Friday, while meeting with Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono, Le, the

 上海千花坊女神会所vice-minister, said China and Japan should keep up the positive momentum broug

ht by the improved ties and enhance short-term goals while strengthening long-term ones.

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The Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in the Hong Kong Special Administ

rative Region on Monday “strongly condemned” the violent acts by a small group of lawbreakers, after a polic上海419论坛女神会所

e officer was injured by homemade petrol bombs thrown by radical protesters on Sunday night.

The condemnation came after many civic leaders also expressed concerns over the appalli

上海419论坛ng acts by the radicals during multiple illegal protests at different locations of the city during the weekend.

During the violent clashes on Sunday, some rioters attacked the police stations wi

th highly fatal and destructive weapons, including launched petrol bombs.上海419论坛女神会所

An on-duty police officer sustained burns on both legs after being hit by a petrol bomb in Tsim Sha Tsui.

“There is no place in the world that would tolerate such atrocious violent acts. Hong Ko上海419论坛

ng will slide into an abyss, if such acts of terror were allowed,” the office said in a statement.

The most urgent, common aspiration of the public is to end violence and restore peace and order, the liaison office stressed.

上海419论坛女神会所Thus, it called on the Hong Kong society to firmly support the SAR go

vernment and the police force to bring all violent lawbreakers to justice.

Hong Kong police have exercised restraint and professionalism w

hen handling the violent and illegal protests that be上海419论坛gan in mid-June, the office said.

To date, a total of 12 police officers have been injured by laser beams poi

nted at them deliberately by radicals using laser pens, according to the department. So

上海419论坛女神会所far, about 700 people have been arrested in relation to illegal protests since mid-June.

The office expressed sympathy to injured officers and extended gratitude to the police force and their families.

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 especially from key markets such as Chile, Argentina, Ecuador and P

eru,” said Li Junzhi, head of Dongfeng’s international business department.娱乐地图

China’s trade liberalization efforts, such as the expansion of the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone and the hosting of the se

cond China International Import Expo, scheduled for November, will also help the country to put its foreign trade on a f

娱乐地图女神会所irmer footing, said Wei Jianguo, vice-president of the China Center for International Economic Exchanges.

He said the expected conclusion of the talks of the Regional Comprehen

sive Economic Partnership, a free trade mechanism attended by ASEAN, China, J娱乐地图

apan, the Republic of Korea, Australia, New Zealand and India, will also help expand China’s foreign trade activities.

Over two-thirds of the RCEP negotiations on bilateral market access have been completed, and negotiations on the rema

ining parts are being actively pushed forward, the Ministry of Commerce said late last month.娱乐地图女神会所

If the RCEP deal can be sealed, it will create one of the world’s largest trading blocs, accountin

娱乐地图g for 45 percent of the world’s population, 40 percent of global trade and around one-third of the world’s GDP.

When other university students enjoy summer vacation, one 20-year old woman is b

usying herself with an unusual online career in Changsha, Central China’s Hunan province.娱乐地图女神会所

Taught to be independent in 18 by her mother, Wei Shufen, a performance majo

r fascinated with the process of eating, started producing web videos on food as a freshman.

娱乐地图Cooperating with classmates skilled at video shooting and editing, Wei developed

series with 2 million fans, eventually receiving some commercial video production orders.

A meatball video titled “I like to eat hot pot” attracted tens of thousand娱乐地图女神会所

s of people to visit a store on Taobao, China’s largest e-commerce platform.

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ministrative Region (HKSAR) government and police have condemned illegal assemblies by protesters in Ko

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The HKSAR said on Saturday that protesters who breach the law should be brought to justice, while the police reiter上海419

ated on early Sunday that anyone participating in an unauthorized assembly will be committing an offence.

A large group of protesters gathered in Tai Po on Friday although their request of such an event had been turned down by the police.

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owloon entrance of the Cross-Harbor Tunnel, and they also set fires in various places.

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During the operation, HKSAR police arrested 16 people for unlawful assembly, possession of offe

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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said in a report on Friday that the yuan’s exchange r

ate was “broadly in line with medium-term fundamentals” and China’s central bank “has had little foreign exch上海419品茶微信

ange interventions in recent years”, a conclusion that clarifies China’s innocence from currency manipulation.

The IMF said that the country’s external position in 2018 was “broadly in li

上海419ne with the level consistent with medium-term fundamentals and desirable policies”.

The organization also welcomed China’s efforts to reform its exchange rate regime to make the yuan more fle

xible, according to its report released after its latest Article IV consultation with China that concluded on July 31.上海419品茶微信

The clarification by the IMF indicates that the US Treasury’s reckless claim on Mon

day of China engaging in currency manipulation is nothing but unfounded finger-pointing.

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 torment” by revealing what he did with the body after the trial, the heartbroken father said this

“We hope that he suffers for the rest of his life, as he made Yingying suffer in the last moments of her life.”上海千花坊

Although Qixi has flown by, the yearning for an ideal love will never fully stop for China’s young generation.

上海千花坊女神会所Generation Z, today’s youngest group, are those born in and after 1995. They have g

rown up with the internet and are said to be tech-savvy and obsessed with social media.

And now, as they enter adulthood and will soon join the workforce, many wonder about their love philosophies.上海千花坊

Taobao Software and Tantan, the Chinese version of Tinder, issued reports a few days a

上海千花坊女神会所go that may shed light on the habits, desires and outlook of the generation.

Happy singles in movie theaters

According to Taopiaopiao and Dengta professional, two applications developed by Taobao, 29 percent of users born after 1上海千花坊

995 buy only one ticket when seeing a movie, implying most of them are what is known as “single dogs”.

上海千花坊女神会所Although the majority of viewers are not alone at movie theaters, those who cannot find

company won’t miss the opportunity for a few hours of entertainment and relaxation.

The report says most “single” viewers choose to watch a movie durin上海千花坊

g the day instead of the night – more often the dating hours for young lovers.

上海千花坊女神会所It also shows first-tier cities like Beijing and Shanghai have more viewers who don’t mind watching movies by themselves.

It seems these “single dogs” quite have an enjoyable experience at movie theaters in spite of being alone.

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own in economic growth will result in more sluggish labor demand,” he said.

上海龙凤He added that the manufacturing sector has been troubled by weak expor

ts and sluggish prices, while the construction sector is suffering from sliding inve

stment. Both sectors played important roles in stabilizing employment, he added.上海龙凤

The authorities should adopt measures to further improve the business environment, especially for private and smal

上海龙凤l and medium-sized enterprises, which accounted for more than 90 percent of urban employment.

“It is also important to enable further opening-up in the servic

e sector, especially for finance, education, medical care and telecommunications,” he said.上海龙凤女神会所

During the second quarter of this year, China’s smartphone shipments totaled 97.9 mil

lion units, down 6.1 percent year-on-year, the latest report from the International Data Corporation showed.

上海龙凤Smartphone vendors shipped a total of 180 million phones during the first six months, down 5.4 percent from a year earlier.

During the second quarter and the first six months, most manufacturers’ new product rel上海龙凤女神会所

eases and the pace of shipments became faster to some extent, IDC said, adding that Huawei put more effo

上海龙凤rts into the domestic market and its shipment performance exceeded expectations.

Huawei maintained the top position in the market, with shipment volumes of 36.3 million units, up 27 percent from the year-ago

period. Its market share rose to 37 percent from 27.4 percent. The tech giant was also the only company that regi上海龙凤女神会所

stered an increase in shipments among the top five smartphone makers, IDC report showed.

Vivo, with shipments of 18.3 million units and a market share of 18.7 percent, came in sec

ond. It was followed by OPPO, whose shipments fell 13.9 percent to 18.2 million units.上海龙凤

Xiaomi ranked fourth. Its smartphone shipments fell 19.3 percent, the biggest drop amo

ng the top five smartphone makers, to 11.7 million units, with a market share of 11.9 percent.

上海龙凤女神会所Apple finished the second quarter in the fifth position. Its smartphone shipments fell 6.2 p

ercent to 6.6 million units, while its market share was basically flat at 6.7 percent from a year earlier.

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because China has sufficient resources to counter the challenge, said Zhang Yansheng, forme

上海千花网r secretary-general of the academic committee of the National Development and Reform Commission.

To protect its interests, China vowed last week that it will take necessary countermeasures if the US tariffs come into force.上海千花网品茶微信

Zhang warned that China should prepare to deal with an uneasy relationship with the US over the long term, as he thinks the co

nfrontation will persist until 2035, after which they will enter a phase of strategic cooperation and conversation.

“To fight a strong opponent, the key for China is to build a

上海千花网品茶微信sound environment for innovation, world-class companies and universities,” he said.

Unlike previous rounds of taxing Chinese imports, the US administratio

n is targeting a wide swath of consumer goods, thereby using US families as a ho上海千花网

stage in trade negotiations, according to Matt Priest, president of the Footwear Distributors and Retailers of America.

Wei Jianguo, former vice-minister of commerce, agreed that additiona

l tariffs on Chinese imports will be passed on to US workers, consumers and companies.

上海千花网品茶微信Capriciousness will not help the US government improve its position in trade talks with China, but wi

ll harm its reputation, Wei said. He said the US approach of placing extreme pressure on its

trade counterpart won’t work, and China’s core concerns must be addressed during consultations.上海千花网

China saw encouraging economic growth in the first half, especially in attrac

上海千花网品茶微信ting foreign direct investment and foreign trade. With its fast-growing ma

nufacturing and service sectors, as well as massive domestic market, the country is capable of withstanding any pr

essure if no deal is reached, said Xue Rongjiu, deputy director of the China Society for WTO Studies.上海千花网

上海千花网品茶微信He said Washington should drop its fantasy of pressing Beijing with its same old tricks of maximum pressure. If it tr

uly wants a deal, then it will need to show both real sincerity and actions to prove it can keep its word.

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Kim Jong-un, top leader of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), again guided the test-firing of “a newly-developed large-caliber multiple la

上海千花坊unch guided rocket system” on Friday, the official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported Saturday.

The report said Kim guided the test-firing at the observation post “early in the Friday morning,” without mentioning the site where the test-firing took place.

The test-firing “satisfactorily confirmed the altitude control level flight performance, trac上海千花坊

k changing capability, accuracy of hitting a target and warhead explosion power of the guided ordnance rocket,” said KCNA.

上海千花坊According to the report, Kim expressed “great satisfaction” with the result of the test-firin

g, saying that “another Juche-oriented weapon planned and so desired by the Party has been made.”

Kim also guided the test-firing of the weapon system on Wednesday, when he emphasiz

上海千花坊ed that the system has “a great strategic significance” for boosting the combat capability of the country’s army.

The European Union’s disagreement with the United States over Iran widened when the EU vowed on Thursday to co

ntinue working with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif despite the latest US sanctions against him.上海千花坊

The US Treasury Department announced on Wednesday its sanctions on Zarif. “Javad Zarif implements the reckless agenda of Iran’s S

upreme Leader, and is the regime’s primary spokesperson around the world,” US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in a st

上海千花坊atement. The US put sanctions on Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on June 24.

“We regret this decision,” said Carlos Martin Ruiz De Gordejuela, a spokesman for EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini.

“From our side, we will continue to work with Mr Zarif as Iran’s most senior diplom

at and in view of the importance of maintaining diplomatic channels,” he said, as quoted by the Agence France-Presse.上海千花坊

The EU has been trying to salvage the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Actio

n (JCPOA) that was reached in July 2015 by Iran and China, France, Germany, Russia, the United Kingdom and the US. US

上海千花坊President Donald Trump pulled the US out of the deal last May and reimposed sanctions

on Iran, endangering the implementation of the agreement also endorsed by the UN Security Council.

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