Natural History in the P亚博体育yb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.亚博体育yb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亚博体育yb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”).亚博体育yb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.

亚博体育yb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亚博体育yb夜网

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

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ded, as well as vividly-written background information and stories, based on historical documents.

亚博体育yb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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“We have implemented 亚博体育yb夜生活inute work shift sch

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

亚博体育yb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亚博体育yb夜生活

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

亚博体育yb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亚博体育yb夜生活

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

亚博体育yb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.亚博体育yb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.

亚博体育yb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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cience expert laments 亚博体育yb后花园protectionist trends

However, STI development is an arduous process, and the US has grow

亚博体育yb后花园n increasingly anxious that its lead is being eroded,” Hu said. “So instead of staying a

head via continued innovation, it has turned protectionist toward China and other developing countries and used u

nconventional means, from tariffs to travel restrictions, in the h女神会所ope of keeping them behind.”亚博体育yb后花园

At the same time, the US was plagued by many domestic issues, ranging

亚博体育yb后花园from growing social inequality to rising corporate influence, and ordinary US

people, notably those from Midwestern states, felt disenfranchised by globalization and technological progress b

ecause “the fruits of these trends have been mostly reaped by the elites from coastal states”.亚博体育yb后花园女神会所

“When internal issues become too difficult to handle, politicians often rely on scapeg

oating to divert public frustration and attract support, especially during election years,” Hu said.

亚博体育yb后花园”But the US public must realize that blaming China and other countries for its econo

mic, social and existential woes will not solve its issues, it will only exacerbate them to disastrous levels for all.”

亚博体育yb后花园女神会所Despite the US’s effort to disconnect with China, Hu said full detachment

was unlikely in the long run because it would not be in the interests of either country.

“China’s market and its pivotal role in the global industrial chain are too important for US companies to give up,” he said.亚博体育yb后花园

In addition, science requires the exchange of ideas and collaboration to progress. When faced with common ch

allenges, from climate change to changing ethical landscapes in artificial intelligence and biosciences, “it will re亚博体育yb后花园女神会所

quire a global joint effort to find the best solution to tackle these emerging issues,” Hu said.

“Dividing the scientific community and the world, as some politicians are implying, is dangerous and co亚博体育yb后花园

unterintuitive to maximizing the potential of science and its benefit for the people,” he said.

亚博体育yb后花园女神会所Given the unpredictability of the current US administration, China needs to “kee

p a rational, objective outlook and focus on improving its own capability at its own p

ace”, he said. “We must have the confidence and patience to get through turbulent times.”

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The blacklisting will be亚博体育yb419ed by the administrat

?and valid for three years, it added.Wang Sixin, a professor of internet law at Communication University of China, said

亚博体育yb419the regulation shows the country’s efforts and determination to clean up cyberspace.

Wang said he regarded the regulation as an “upgraded version” of rules previously made by the adm亚博体育yb419品茶微信

inistration, adding that the blacklist is urgently needed and necessary to improving the online environment.

亚博体育yb419″In the past, the administration often launched campaigns agains

t online violations and named violators, but some website operators and service suppliers d

idn’t take it seriously, because the administrative punishments were not strong enough to affect their businesses,” he said.亚博体育yb419品茶微信

“But the situation, I believe, will change, if the blacklist regulation, a bigger threat, takes effect.”

Zhu Wei, an associate professor at China University of Political Science and Law, applauded the regulation

亚博体育yb419seeing it as a new step by the administration to manage cyberspace by rule of law and ensure honesty online.

“I’m glad that the current version identifies those who disregard business morality as ‘d

亚博体育yb419品茶微信ishonest’, because attacks – such as posting untrue information between two internet businesses for c

ompetitive reasons – are often seen and not good for the business environment,” he added.

Wang said the blacklist is reasonable.

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in the next three years of this internet era, they will strictly abide by rules and regulate their operations,” he said.

亚博体育yb419品茶微信Efforts to build an honest cyberspace have expanded in recent years. In December 2018, for instance, e-co

mmerce businesses were encouraged to make use of technologies that prevent dishonest behavior and improve overall online credibility.

China’s online platforms that offer a multitude of services are expected to con亚博体育yb419

tinue robust growth as the government has pledged more facilitating measures.

At the latest executive meeting of the State Council, China’s Cabinet, a

uthorities vowed another raft of measures to beef up the growth of the sector.亚博体育yb419品茶微信

Analysts believe these will help upgrade the industry and consumption, deep

en the supply-side structural reform and promote the establishment of a strong domestic market.

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Tourism consumption亚博体育yb千花坊rowth driver with big p

h big potential, particularly in boosting consumption and improving people’s livelihoods,” Li said.

亚博体育yb千花坊女神会所At the same time, market oversight will be strengthened. Market players and individuals who are black

listed may be punished by multiple agencies. Such efforts will help protect the rights and interests of consumers.

“Cultural consumption deserves our careful study. It should receive亚博体育yb千花坊

as much attention as the consumption of goods and tourism because it contributes to im

proving people’s livelihoods and countering downward pressure on the economy,” Li said.

亚博体育yb千花坊女神会所Central authorities call it second such insult, urge restoration of order in HK

The central government lambasted radical protesters in Hong Kong on Sunda

y for blatantly trampling on the national dignity and the principle of “one country, two systems”.

A spokesperson for the Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of the State Council made the rem亚博体育yb千花坊

arks in response to an illegal assembly on Saturday in which some radical protesters removed the nati

onal flag from a flagpole near Tsim Sha Tsui Star Ferry Pier and tossed it into the harbor.

亚博体育yb千花坊女神会所Their act constitutes a violation of the National Flag and National Emblem Ordinance in Hong Kong, and a blatant affro

nt to the national dignity and the principle of “one country, two systems”, the spokesperson said.

It also hurt the feelings of the Chinese people, including the people of Hong Kong, the spokesperson added.

The spokesperson of the Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in the Hong Kong Spe亚博体育yb千花坊

cial Administrative Region said it was the second time the nation’s dignity was trampled by radical pr

otesters who besieged the liaison office building and defaced the national emblem on July 21.

Such lawlessness must not be allowed and offenders must be brought to justice in acc亚博体育yb千花坊女神会所

ordance with the law, the spokesperson said, reiterating the central government’s support for the SAR go

vernment and police to strictly enforce the law to punish lawbreakers and restore order.

Strong criticism 亚博体育yb千花坊女神会所poured in from various sectors of Hong Kong after a weeke

nd of violence rocked the city, paralyzing traffic and disrupting business in many areas.

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Measures to improv亚博体育yb会所e lives, boost demand

State Council executive meeting chaired by Li says consumption will be buoyed

亚博体育yb会所hina will take more measures, including improving services for people’s daily lives and

encouraging cultural and tourism consumption, as part of efforts to better meet t

亚博体育yb会所品茶微信he need for consumer sector upgrades to further unleash the potential of domestic demand.

The decision was made on Wednesday at the State Council executive meeting chaired by Premier Li Keqiang.

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more ways to spur business activities and provide greater convenience to consumers,” Li said.

亚博体育yb会所品茶微信It was noted at the meeting that, in response to the trends in commercial transformati

on and consumer upgrades, the use of technologies such as big data will be encouraged, and individualized spen

ding on goods and services, smart consumption and other new business models will be boosted. Traditional shop

亚博体育yb会所ping malls and aging factory buildings can be converted into new types of consumer facilities for multiple, comp

rehensive purposes. Pedestrian shopping areas can be renovated in accordance with local conditions.

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r better services will be deepened. Local governments will be supported in carrying out

亚博体育yb会所the testing of registrations requiring one license and multiple venues for business brands. The power to approve

qualifications for retail sales of refined oil will be delegated to municipal-level governments.

Regions where conditions are ripe will be encouraged to include community education, eldercare, me亚博体育yb会所品茶微信

dical care and household services in the renovation of old residential communities. Such efforts to c

reate clusters of services that make life more convenient for people will receive fiscal support.

亚博体育yb会所E-commerce will be introduced to more rural areas and weak link

s in cold chain logistics for farm products will be strengthened at a faster pace.

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. Policies will be formulated and implemented for ticket price cuts or exemptions at touri

st attractions, free admission during offseasons and ticket discounts for performances.

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Zhao Houlin, secreta 亚博体育yb后花园f International Telec

communication Union, said China is a pioneer in reducing the digital divide, with a strong input of resources

?亚博体育yb后花园to ensure that more people can access fast, affordable mobile communication and broadband network services.

After the conclusion of an important meeting of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, the participants said Chi

na seeks to make its fiscal policy more effective and maintain “reasonably ample” liquidity. And instead of resorting to a sti?亚博体育yb后花园品茶微信

mulus in the real estate market, China will lay emphasis on “proactive fiscal policy and prudent monetary policy”.

It is a challenging balancing act, but the right stance at the right time.

?亚博体育yb后花园Meanwhile, White House pledged to impose an additional 10 percent tariff on Chinese imports to th

e US, which caused US stocks to tank 280 points. The White House needs a scapegoat as the Fed cuts ca

nnot offset Trump’s tweet policies, US growth is slowing and a slowdown is looming in 2020.

The CPC Central Committee seeks to avoid targeted but costly stimulus policies, which co?亚博体育yb后花园品茶微信

uld exacerbate new risks of asset bubbles over time, while ensuring adequate fiscal support. Since inf

rastructure investment remains relatively soft by historical standards, fiscal easing on investment is likely in the s

?亚博体育yb后花园品茶微信econd half of the year. And it could be tilted toward small enterprises and startups.

The International Telecommunication Union drafted the Dunhuang Initiative

on Thursday, calling for more countries and regions to promote internet connectivity.

Chen Zhongyue, deputy general manager of China Telecom, said the telecom carrier has been working hard to build b?亚博体育yb后花园

etter telecom infrastructure to help people in remote mountainous regions and districts enjoy fast internet services.

In Gansu province alone, the company has invested 1.9 billion yuan since 2016 to help reduce poverty through building

?亚博体育yb后花园品茶微信more 4G base stations in rural areas. Currently, 96 percent of poverty-stricken administrative villa

ges in Gansu has been covered by 4G signals and 99 percent have been covered by the optical network.

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As the country enters a 亚博体育yb乌托邦socialism with Chine

se characteristics, the less than optimal structure and allocation of functions among Party and State instituti

?亚博体育yb乌托邦ons have created problems leading to low efficiency, which have made institutional ref

orms imperative. But given the complexity and risks involved and the possible profound influence of the ref

orm, the CPC Central Committee has adopted a cautious but proactive approach to the issue.?亚博体育yb乌托邦女神会所

Coordinating the reform of Party and State institutions

?亚博体育yb乌托邦The Third Plenary Session of the 18th CPC Central Committee in November 2013 pu

t forward the task of “coordinating the Party and State institutions’ reform and straightening ou

t departments’ responsibilities and relationships”, while Xi, also China’s president, asked the Central Leading Gr?亚博体育yb乌托邦女神会所

oup for Deepening Overall Reform to intensify research on the reform of Party and State institutions in 2015.

?亚博体育yb乌托邦The Third Plenary Session of the 19th CPC Central Committee passed the Decisio

n of the CPC Central Committee on Deepening the Reform of the Party and State Institutions and the Plan on De

epening the Reform of the Party and State Institutions in February 2018, which has propelled the comprehensive im?亚博体育yb乌托邦女神会所

plementation of the reform. After one and a half years of strenuous efforts, the framework of a system for Party and State

?亚博体育yb乌托邦institutions’ functions which meets the requirements of the new era was basically established.

First, the national governance system and capacity have been comprehen

sively strengthened thanks to the emphasis on a systematic and holistic approach to?亚博体育yb乌托邦女神会所

strategic reforms. This round of reform is aimed at promoting various reforms in central-and provincial-level institutions

?亚博体育yb乌托邦女神会所and restructuring the leadership, governance, military and mass work syste

ms, as well as strengthening the leadership of the Party, enhancing governments’ executive

powers, the armed forces’ fighting capability, and the vitality of mass organizations.

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ang has her own und亚博体育yb夜生活ng of being a good lea

eader in a company. “As a manager, you should have a high degree of tolerance, which means you can accept different opin

亚博体育yb夜生活品茶微信ions and thinking methods, on the premise of respecting the employees’ personalities,” Yang said.

“Secondly, I think a leader should have a relatively strong communication ability and analytical ability.”

Moreover, a leader needs to have decisive judgment skills and execution ability. “A leader should improve the motivation of empl

亚博体育yb夜生活品茶微信oyees, put the right people in right positions. We accept different characters, different ideas and different cultures.”

But how to put the staff in different positions and mak

e full use of them is critical to the development of the whole company, she said.

亚博体育yb夜生活The relationship between China and the world is changing in ways large and small, triggered b

y factors ranging from the rebalancing of China’s economy toward services and domestic con

sumption to rising trade tensions and ASEAN’s emergence as an attractive sourcing destination.亚博体育yb夜生活品茶微信

Those factors are explored in a recent McKinsey Global Institute report,?China and the world: Inside the dynamics of a chang

ing relationship. Most important, the research finds that China’s exposure to the world in trade, technology and c

亚博体育yb夜生活apital has fallen in relative terms, while the world’s exposure to China has increased.

Moreover, although the report focuses more on manufacturing than services, several of the trends the researchers ide

ntified will be crucial across a broad spectrum of industries – with potentially destabilizing effects.

She also knows women have inborn talent in dealing with people better. “Women can give play to their own adv亚博体育yb夜生活品茶微信

antages, that is, being calm and inclusive. I can listen to different opinions, and try to balance these opin

亚博体育yb夜生活ions, which women are good at.” Moreover, women can understand a point about anything easily, she said.

Yang loves traveling and cooking in her spare time. In her view, travel could be helpful to work, as contact

with different people and sights of different sceneries could stimulate thinking and broaden horizons.亚博体育yb夜生活品茶微信

“I often travel with my family members on holidays. I take along an Olympus camera to record the moments during my trip.”

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Such growing pains s亚博体育yb乌托邦table for Chinese hi-tec

ech players. The good news is that the niche market pursued by Chinese space startups is a huge one, given China’s strong domestic demands

亚博体育yb乌托邦品茶微信for microsatellite launch. If the quick emergence of Chinese space startups offers any indication to the future, I’d be c

onfident to see at least a couple of them rise to be credible contenders in the international space game.

亚博体育yb乌托邦Editor‘s note: China Radio International recently published a commentary on its website exposing t

he hypocrisy of US government’s criticism of the human rights situation in other countries. Excerpts below:

The United States has long used human rights as a means of putting pressure on other co亚博体育yb乌托邦品茶微信

untries. Whenever it is unhappy with some country, it will publish a human rights report of that country.

亚博体育yb乌托邦However, it should reflect on its own human rights situation before criticizing other c

ountries. For many nonwhite Americans, the “American Dream” is actually an “Am

erican nightmare” as white supremacy and incitement to hatred have become so rampant in the country.亚博体育yb乌托邦品茶微信

Data from Mapping Police Violence show that there are hundreds of police shootings of African-Americans in the US each year, many fatal.

亚博体育yb乌托邦In international politics, US politicians turn a blind eye to their own country’s bad human rights record, while issuing irres

ponsible comments about human rights in other countries. Recently they even attacked China’s policies in the Xin

jiang Uygur and Tibet autonomous regions, accusing China of restricting religious freedom.

Are US politicians sure that they are not blaming themselves? Their words are like jokes that aren’t funny.亚博体育yb乌托邦品茶微信

How can US politicians blame other countries? They should look at their own problems first.

亚博体育yb乌托邦The US has widening social gaps, worsening sec

urity conditions, worse gender inequality and racial discrimination.

It is time the US cured its own diseases first.亚博体育yb乌托邦

For all its self-promotion that it is a defender of human rights, the US

亚博体育yb乌托邦品茶微信is unable, or unwilling, to address the issue of racial discrimination.Until it can talk of i

ts own human rights situation with a clear conscience, it is in no position to criticize other countries.

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