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percent year-on-year during the seven-month period, accounting for 14.2 percent of the total FDI.
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er regions, with the figure up 25.2 percent year-on-year to reach 39.94 billion yuan.
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t seven months, posting growth of 72.4 percent and 69.7 percent year-on-year, respectively.
MOC data showed that FDI from the European Union rose 18.3 percent compared with the same period last year.亚博体育官方app乌托邦
FDI from countries participating in the Belt and Road Initiative grew 5 percent in the first seven months of 2019.
There’s been a whole lot of controversy over flags lately.
亚博体育官方app乌托邦女神会所This shouldn’t be surprising — they’re designed to be symbols, after all. B
ut their recent treatment by protesters in Hong Kong shows flagrant mis
understanding of the city’s past. Many demonstrators have taken to waving the colonial flag used for the territory before its r
eturn to China in 1997, and some go a step further, flaunting Great Britain’s current Union Jack or the flag of the Uni
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Meanwhile, the flag of the People’s Republic of China and its national emblem h
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ssatisfaction with a proposed extradition amendment by vandalizing these objects, inflaming tensions in a city al
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ere’s stuff to destroy? This isn’t just a destructive, counter-productive approach to enacting change, though — i
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Just in case there’s any genuine confusion, I can provide a couple quick reminders.
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d Dalian remain people’s top choices for spending leisure time, according to the report.
ech companies such as Huawei, Alibaba and Tencent released their campus recr亚博体育官方app乌托邦女神会所
uitment plans for 2020’s new graduates, according to a report by 21st Century Business Herald.
Shenzhen-headquartered Tencent, which recruited 3,100 new graduates last
year, plans to hire a total of 3,000 to 3,500 new graduates this year and allocate them in亚博体育官方app乌托邦
to five categories of posts, including technical, product, design, market, and functional.
亚博体育官方app乌托邦女神会所Technical post accounts for 65 percent of all offers, the highest among all categories.
These jobs are based in cities, including Shenzhen, Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Wuhan and Chengdu.
Huawei offers 87 job positions in domestic and foreign cities, such as S
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es in 2020, of which 53 are based in the city of Shenzhen where the company is headquartered.
亚博体育官方app乌托邦The company lately announced it will offer a maximum annual salary of 2 million yuan for some top graduates of 2019.
An email from Huawei’s executive office showed the company is committed to us
ing top challenges and salaries to attract top talents, according to the report.亚博体育官方app乌托邦女神会所
According to incomplete statistics, Huawei recruited more than 4,600 new college stude
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versity, Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xidian University and Southeast University, the report said.
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including technical, design, product, operation, game and others, for its campus recruitment.
anced information sharing between government departments and platforms, vowing to
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Meanwhile, financial institutions will be encouraged to provide financing for platform firms.
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apid expansion of the sector such as unfair competition, infringement and other issues.
Targeting these challenges for regulation, an arrangement was also reached at the meeting. China will follow an acco
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The penetration rates of fiber optic and 4G networks have both exceeded 98 percent in Chin
a’s administrative villages, according to the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT).亚博体育官方app乌托邦品茶微信
China’s telecom universal services have promoted internet applicatio
ns including tele-education, telemedicine and e-commerce in rural China, said MIIT chief e
亚博体育官方app乌托邦ngineer Zhang Feng at a seminar on telecom universal service and ICT for poverty alleviation.
The services had enabled more people in remote areas to enjoy equal access to basic public services, Zhang said.
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15, covering 130,000 administrative villages in 27 provinces with fiber network and ext
ending 4G connections by building 36,000 4G base stations, explained Wen Ku, an official with the MIIT.亚博体育官方app乌托邦
Statistics showed that in the pilot rural area, the network speed, with the average download
亚博体育官方app乌托邦品茶微信rate exceeding 70M per second, is basically as fast as that in Chinese urban cities.
China will expand universal telecom service support an
d improve school network access in rural and remote areas, said Wen.
se characteristics, the less than optimal structure and allocation of functions among Party and State instituti
?亚博体育官方app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.?亚博体育官方app乌托邦女神会所
Coordinating the reform of Party and State institutions
?亚博体育官方app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?亚博体育官方app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.
?亚博体育官方app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?亚博体育官方app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
?亚博体育官方app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?亚博体育官方app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
?亚博体育官方app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.
?across a wide range of fintech businesses, including banking, insurance, wealth management and payme
nt services,” said Simon Lance, managing director of Hays China, adding the industry risks losing valuable mom亚博体育官方app乌托邦品茶微信
entum given the shortage of skills and the overwhelming demand for experienced professionals.
亚博体育官方app乌托邦”For those already in the fintech industry, China offers great potent
ial. And for those in banking and financial services – or with relevant technology skill
s – now is a good time to consider what your career could be in the fintech industry,” Lance said.亚博体育官方app乌托邦品茶微信
According to Hays, large-scale commercial banks are accelerating the establishment of fintech subsidiaries across
亚博体育官方app乌托邦the country. It said the roles in demand in the banking sector include data security, data scientists, user experi
ence and user interface engineers, and full stack developers for mobile and web applications.
“Fintech offers career opportunities to people with experience in almost every area of ba亚博体育官方app乌托邦品茶微信
nking and financial services, as well as experts in artificial intelligence, biometrics, cloud and big data,” Lance said.
亚博体育官方app乌托邦Global fintech funding rose to $111.8 billion in 2018, up 120 percent from $50.8 billion in 2017, fueled by mega mergers
and acquisitions and buyout deals, according to a report from global auditing and consulting firm KPMG.
“China is at the cutting edge of the fintech industry and will provide a robust and exciting career for many years to come,” Lanc亚博体育官方app乌托邦品茶微信
e said. “Fintech also provides opportunities for those in related technology fields.”
亚博体育官方app乌托邦There is high demand from fintech startups for high-caliber talents with expertise in digita
l payment systems, digital asset management, blockchain and cryptocurrency, said the 2019 Hays Asia
Salary Guide. Hays expected qualified fintech candidates to command higher salaries in 2019.亚博体育官方app乌托邦品茶微信
Fintech is already a fast-growing industry in China. Statistics from Beijing-ba
亚博体育官方app乌托邦sed market consultancy Analysys showed the market scale of China’s fintech industry rea
ched 115 trillion yuan ($16.7 trillion) in 2018.This figure is expected to surpass 157 trillion yuan in 2020.
“Compared with the traditional financial sector, fintech talents should亚博体育官方app乌托邦
亚博体育官方app乌托邦品茶微信have not only solid financial professional background, but also flexible and inn
ovative thinking,” said Zheng Xia, assistant general manager of Ping An Securities.
With the summer vacation fast approaching, a number of coming-of-age dramas are fl
ooding to TV channels and streaming sites in a bid to grab youngsters’ attention.亚博体育官方app乌托邦品茶微信
So far, the biggest hits include?Unrequited Love, a 24-episode series about an ordinary girl who has a secret crush on a top student.
亚博体育官方app乌托邦Adapted from the namesake best-selling novel written by Liu Wanhui, perhaps better known by her pseu
donym, Bayue Chang’an,?Unrequited Love?has garnered a score of 8.6 points out of 10 on the streaming site Tencent Video.
Put Your Head on My Shoulder?is another example that reflects the rising popularity of youth-oriented romance dramas.亚博体育官方app乌托邦品茶微信
Adapted from a best-selling novel written by Zhao Qianqian, the heartwarming story chronicles the chaos caused when a bumbl
亚博体育官方app乌托邦ing young graduate confused about her future and a genius physics student end up accidentally living together.
The drama has recently obtained an 8 points out of 10 score on Douban, making it the highest-ranked in its genre on the site.
?series?Blowing in the Wind?about a university mountaineering club has just been released on livestreaming site Youku.
Thai actor Chanon Santinatornkul, 23, who is known for the 2017 Thai film?Bad Genius, leads the cast of the TV series.亚博体育官方app乌托邦品茶微信
Santinatornkul showed up at a fan meeting in Beijing on July 2
, sharing his stories of filmingBlowing in the Wind, together with director Li Bingqiang.
Li says that the young actors are all trained to climb mountains before shooting.亚博体育官方app乌托邦品茶微信
“And even though the temperature was nearly 40 C when we f
ilmed, all the actors worked very hard to overcome the hot weather,” says Li.
a national television station in Thailand, is broadcasting?Romance of the Three Kingdoms, a 1994 hit historical drama, on i
ts 2HD channel in prime time. The 84-episode show, which started on Monday, will run on weekdays this summer.
The rerun is part of the celebrations on the Thailand side to mark
the 44th anniversary of the establishment of China-Thailand diplomatic ties.
The 1994 show, dubbed into Thai by MVTV 25 years ago, was a runaway success in the country and many chara
cters in the show, like Liu Bei, Cao Cao and Zhuge Liang, have become household names in Thailand.
ive, calling for animal-friendly tours and for tour operators worldwide to keep wild animals in
the wild where they belong. It gained support from many travel agencies. By the end of last year, mo
re than 200 companies have removed the wildlife-related entertainment services, such as elephant rides.
Although some travelers are still not fully aware of the concept of animal-friendly tra
vel, the research reveals that 90 percent of them think the concept should be widely promoted.
Having visited the Antarctic more than 30 times, Zhao Xin, an experienced tour guide from Beiji
ng Caissa International Travel Service, said education on wildlife protection before such a tour is important.
The Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), China’s most valuable brand, topped Forbes’s
newly released annual ranking of the world’s top 2,000 largest public companies for the seven consecutive years.
The State-owned bank, which generated 298.7 billion yuan ($43.5 billion) in net profit last
year, has assets of more than $4 trillion and nearly half a million employees, according to Forbes.
Meanwhile, China Construction Bank, the Agricultural Bank of China and the Bank of China, renowned as the “Big Four” ba
nks in China along with ICBC, also joined the top 10, ranking at third, fourth and eighth places, respectively.
Ping An Insurance Group came in at seventh with a market capital of $220.2 billion, according to Forbes.