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the shares jumped as much as 5 percent on Thursday, Yahoo Finance reported.
Chen Jie, a former housewife who is now the top phoenix crown maker in Qingdao, East C
hina’s Shandong province, owns a business that makes 600,000 yuan in annual sales revenue.上海龙凤1314
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hop at first. She started to make money that first year in business as she had good taste in jewelry.
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made headwear, even though she didn’t even have a basic artistic education.
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accessories, such as the phoenix crown, pearl hairpin, hair ribbon and moon-shaped fan.
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As more and more young people like wearing ancient-style costum
es and accessories at their weddings, Chen’s business is flourishing.上海龙凤1314
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The tech company’s annual active consumers reached 674 million, a 20 million increase from last quarter, the report said.
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Laws provide legal backing for central authoritie上海千花网
s to take action if the HKSAR government cannot control the situation, Han said.
Article 14 of the Garrison Law states that the SAR government can request that the central gov
上海千花网品茶微信ernment let the People’s Liberation Army garrison in Hong Kong help maintain local public order.
The Constitution and the Basic Law also grant the NPC Standing Committee the power to judge and directly announce an emerge
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tened national unity or security and that the SAR government is not capable of handling it.
Liu Xiaoming, China’s ambassador to the United Kingdom, said on Thursd上海千花网
ay that should the situation in Hong Kong deteriorate further into unrest that the Hong
Kong government cannot control, the central government will not sit on its hands and watch.
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asic Law to quell any unrest swiftly,” he said during a news conference in London.
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t rioters and any illegal act supporting unrest, the statement said that the government shou
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led to parents and teachers not to allow their children and students to participate in unlawful activities.
On Thursday, more Hong Kong people voiced objections to the escalation of violence at the city’s airport.上海千花网
Several local newspapers published a joint statement from Hong Kong resi
dents on their front pages, urging the city to return to peace and order as soon as possible.
Port calls often serve as a barometer of China-US ties. Last year, China canceled the vi
sit to Hong Kong of amphibious assault ship USS Wasp after Washington approved a $上海会所
330 million sale of military equipment to Taiwan and sanctioned the Chinese military over a Russian arms deal.
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he US criticized China’s activities in the South China Sea. China also denied similar visits by US warships in 2014 and 2007.
Warship port calls to Hong Kong are defense and diplomatic affairs t上海会所
hat require special permission by the central government in Beijing, according to the Basic
Law of the HKSAR. The Hong Kong government is tasked with hosting and carrying out the details of such events.
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pping and other friendly and relaxing activities. The Consulate General of the United States in Hong Kong and Macao is task
ed with submitting requests and other information regarding US naval port calls.
Li Haidong, a professor of US studies at China Foreign Affairs University, said the US Navy has a long track record of port visits上海会所
to Hong Kong given its strategic location, and requests for such visits must be submitted in advance.
“Hong Kong has been in turmoil for months now. Coincidence or n
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spicious and does not take the feelings of the Chinese people into consideration,” Li said.
lved in the assaults on the two mainland residents, said Tse Ch
un-chung, superintendent of the public relations branch of the Hong Kong police. 上海乌托邦
Paul Chan Mo-po, financial secretary of the Hong Kong Special Administ
rative Region, said the government has cut its forecast of the region’s Gross Domestic Pro
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is year, the government had predicted GDP for 2019 would have been between 2 and 3 percent.
The downgrade in the forecast was attributed to the negative impact of prolonged pr
otests and violent clashes in the city, as well as the escalation of the Sino-US trade conflict since August. 上海乌托邦
Hong Kong’s GDP recorded a 0.6 percent year-on-year growth for both the first and second quarter of this year.
At midnight, violent activists bound the hands of a reporter surnamed Fu from the website of Glob
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“We condemn in the strongest terms such acts that are almost terrorism and express
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orality and humanity. Their flagrant acts of serious violent crimes in public are shocking and chilling.上海楼凤女神会所
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She said such violent crimes must be severely punished according to law.上海楼凤
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Liaison Office condemns violence
“The atrocity has totally gone beyond the bottom line of a civilized soc
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severely hurt others’ rights and damaged Hong Kong’s international reputation.
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With industrial and consumption upgrades, investment in hig
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ong which the high-tech service sector gained 97.4 billion yuan in FDI, up 63.2 percent.
上海千花坊Zhang Xiaofan, a partner at Deloitte’s global Chinese services group, said trade tensions between China and the United Sta
tes will not force any country or region to replace China’s position as a key player in the global supply chain.
Because of its members’ different cultures, currencies and po上海千花坊
litical systems, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations cannot match China’s size as a
huge consumption market. Neither can ASEAN members muster as many policy and institutional advantages as Chin
a to fine tune economic structures and fend off potential financial risks, Zhang said.上海千花坊女神会所
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Attracted by China’s consumer market driven by an expanding middle-income group
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ed in the first seven months, posting growth rates of 72.4 percent and 69.7 percent year-on-year, respectively.
FDI from the European Union rose 18.3 percent year-on-year, while
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Joerg Wuttke, president of the European Union Chamber of Commerce
in China, said that to prevent risks caused by unilateral actions, China and the Eur上海千花坊
opean Union should further efforts to reach the EU-China comprehensive agreement on invest
ment by 2020, perhaps eyeing a new free trade agreement soon after that.
d a condemnation of the incident. It is unacceptable that such atrocious acts happened in
the airport, considered among the most popular with tourists internationally, the federation said.上海乌托邦品茶微信
The Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong
Kong said what the protestors did to Fu was “lynching” and reckless. It has tainted Hong
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The Federation of Trade Unions, the city’s largest union, also denounce
d the violence, saying that what protestors did was lawless and in defiance of Hong K上海乌托邦
ong’s rule of law, morals and ethics. They bring shame to Hong Kong, the statement said.
The guide, who has been working in Hong Kong for more than 20 years, said to his know上海乌托邦
ledge that this is the first time the airport has shut down for something other than a natural disaster.
He said his income was affected because a large number of tours had been canceled in recent months.
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estination, but that he believes Hong Kong remains a safe city and that the unrest is only temporary.
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Kong to the Maldives, said he slept at the airport last night as his flight was canceled.
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Vice-Premier Liu He spoke by phone with US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasur
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Minister of Commerce Zhong Shan, Governor of the People’s Bank of China Yi Gang, and N
ing Jizhe, deputy head of the National Development and Reform Commission, were on the call.
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closed economic growth outperformed the national GDP growth rate of 6.3 percent in H1 and they are m
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g 31 provincial-level regions, has seven cities registering a GDP growth of 10 percent or above.
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their economic semi-annual reports as of Monday. Hong Kong and Macao special ad
ministrative regions and Taiwan were not involved in the statistical analysis.
Police in 154 cities across the country have destroyed 107,000 illegal firearms, explosives and detonators that were co