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?held by the Tokyo National Museum, with 85 percent of the
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Zhou Ming, deputy director of Art Exhibitions China, says he b
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Up until now, the stories of the Three Kingdoms have been contin
uously developed in various forms in Japan, including novels, comics, puppet shows and
games, with many characters of the Three Kingdoms familiar to the Japanese people.
A project launched by Beijing Normal University invites foreign filmmakers to visit the country
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The documentaries zoom in on those who make a difference. The Looking China Youth
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nts on the flat, monotonous and desolated land in Northwest China’s Qinghai province.
omote traditional Chinese music worldwide. She never for
gets her roots — the treasures that define who she is, and from where she comes.
亚博体育官方app楼凤Early in 2006, Wu was overjoyed when officials of Carnegie Hall (one
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he began laying the groundwork for the concerts. She made special trips to remote rural areas in Shanxi (in North China) and
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shadow play in 2009. I invited the Huayin Shadow Puppet Band, from Shaanxi, to perform a shadow play in the hall.
亚博体育官方app楼凤Many of the spectators were fascinated by the unique charm of the traditional Chinese culture,” recalls Wu.
n recognition of her virtuosity and collaborations across di
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he first time the prestigious award was bestowed on a player of a non-Western instrument.
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Best World Music Album during the presentation of the 59th Grammy Awards, Wu composed.
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e, which her then-four-year-old boy often hummed, Wu created the melody. She named the tune “Green”, to praise the b
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ominated for the 57th Grammy Award for the Best World Music Album. Wu, along with Hawaiian instr
umentalist Daniel Ho and Cuban percussionist Luis Conte, played more than 50 musical instruments for the so
ngs’ accompaniments, creating an attractive, inspiring and exciting global music tour.
?law in several respects,” Stephen Legomsky, a former chief coun
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ople sent back so far. It was not immediately clear how the new rule would affect MPP.亚博体育官方app夜生活
As an internationally renowned instrumentalist of the pipa (a plucked string instrum
ent with a fretted fingerboard), Wu Man for decades has spared no effort in promoting the tradit亚博体育官方app夜生活
ional Chinese musical instrument throughout the world. Given her virtuosity and collaborations across disci
plines, she has been nominated several times for the Grammy Award for Best Instru
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icians from various countries, have captured the hearts of numerous music enthusiasts from around the world.亚博体育官方app夜生活
Wu, who has lived in the United States for the past 29 years, often misses the “good old days,” when she drank tea with her frie
nds by West Lake (in Hangzhou, East China’s Zhejiang province), accompanied by soft pipa tunes.
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In 1977, Wu was admitted to the Central Conservatory of Music Middle School, in Beijing. Her sco
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e Central Conservatory of Music (in Beijing), where she became the first recipient of a master’s degree in the p亚博体育官方app夜生活女神会所
ipa(in the country). Then, she began teaching at the school. However, she was not satisfied w
ith the “stable life.” In 1990, she traveled — alone — to Los Angeles (LA), to pursue further studies in the pipa.
good global vision, political foresight, and understanding of international relations,” he said. “She has ac
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Wei, also a member of the Academic Committee of the International Mo
亚博体育官方app龙凤419netary Institute of Renmin University of China, said that he also appreciates Lagarde’s ef
forts in making the Chinese currency RMB part of the IMF Special Drawing Rights basket on Oct 1, 2016. It made the R
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Edward Tse, founder and CEO of management consultancy Gao Feng Advisory, said that Lagarde’s comp
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The European Union on Wednesday lowered its forecasts for economic growth next year fo
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“Up till now, EU countries haven’t found the means for quic
k economic growth yet, which is different from the situation in China and t
he US, where innovation acts as the main driver for economic development,” he said.
with many from other localities outside Lanzhou. The rising number of visitors also gave her good financial returns.
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ount of 6 yuan,” she said. Despite not being free, the lure of the museum has proved to be enduring. It curre
亚博体育官方app千花坊ntly receives up to 100 visitors every day on average, making it the latest “must-visit site” in Lanzhou.
But breakup museums did not originate in China. In 2006, an artist couple in Croatia came up
with the idea after breaking up and established the world’s first breakup museum. The idea drew many亚博体育官方app千花坊品茶微信
followers, and similar museums sprang up around the world. Many in China also jumped on the bandwagon.
“I think it is a quite new, creative form of economy,” said Dou Xuecheng, a professor wit
亚博体育官方app千花坊h Gansu Agricultural University. “Traditionally in China, love and relationships are not to be expressed or d
isplayed in public, but as our society becomes more diverse, the attitudes of young people are changing.”
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“But such forms of the economy can be short-lived,” Dou said. “
The organizers need to strengthen the content and services in the museums to prolong their life.”亚博体育官方app千花坊
Li Fangfang said that currently, the most important thing is to keep the museum rolling financially.
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otive lithium-ion battery maker, forecast a 120 percent to 150 percent annual profit gr
owth in the first half of 2019 amid a booming new energy vehicle (NEV) market.亚博体育官方app千花坊品茶微信
Net profit in the Jan-June period rose to between 2 billion yuan ($290 million) and 2.28
billion yuan, CATL said in a filing to the Shenzhen Stock Exchange on Saturday.
CATL said the strong profit growth came after it attracted more customers, strengthene、
d cost control and the NEV market boom resulted in a bigger demand for its lithium-ion batteries.
Despite sluggish sales of gasoline-powered vehicles, China’s NEV market has experienced a boom.
x chapters. The first part, which is titled Leaders and the Revolution,
亚博体育官方app龙凤1314女神会所features artworks about the early life and achievements of Mao Zedong before 1949.
The second part, War and Peace, features heroic soldiers in the Long Mar
ch (1934-36), on the battlefields fighting against Japanese invaders during the War of R亚博体育官方app龙凤1314
esistance against Japanese Aggression (1931-45) and in the Korean War (1950-53).
亚博体育官方app龙凤1314女神会所The third section comprises portraits of Chairman Mao from the 1960-70s when art was used as a ma
jor tool for politics. Art that was produced during this period can be easily identified by its distinctive style.
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ation, the construction of New China, and the development of Chinese society.
亚博体育官方app龙凤1314″Chen Yifei already showed his extraordinary creative power with a series of hist
orical paintings … but in this piece he gave up the realistic creative methods which he used so adeptly,” says Ch亚博体育官方app龙凤1314
en Lyusheng, referring to the exhibition centerpiece Thinking of the Seven Decades of History at My Space.
亚博体育官方app龙凤1314女神会所According to Chen Lyusheng, the work features a combination of multiple layers of blurred images of his
torical events and a painting of the artist’s own back, making it seem as if he is meditating before history.
“It was a challenge to the established principles in the creation of hist亚博体育官方app龙凤1314
orical paintings in China,” Chen Lyusheng adds. “The artist Chen Yifei was exploring new po
ssibilities in this field. The painting appeared in a special period of history after the ‘cultural revolution’ (1966-76), an
d was one of the first signs of post-modernism appearing in the Chinese art scene.”
Born in 1946, Chen Yifei was one of the first Chinese artists to win recognition in the internatio亚博体育官方app龙凤1314女神会所
nal art scene. In his later years, Chen established a business focused on visual art, achieving major br
eakthroughs in filmmaking, fashion design and publishing. He died in Shanghai in 2005.
In 2009, Wang bought Thinking of the Seven Decades of History at My Space for 43 million yuan ($6.25 million), making it th
e most valuable painting with a revolutionary theme in the Long Museum’s collection.
“Chen Yifei was an artist from Shanghai and so were my family
and me. It meant a lot to us to bring the painting back home to Shanghai,” said Wang.
hina Coast Guard launched its first public hotline on Wednesday with the 24-hour service accessible by dialing 95110. It is expe
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ship inspections, harbor and coastal security, research and surveys, search and rescue and fisheries protection.
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Kim said he would亚博体育官方app419论坛女神会所 like to follow the will of the past generations of leaders, make joint efforts with Xi, in
herit and develop DPRK-China relations at a new historic point and map out a bright future for DPRK-China friendship.亚博体育官方app419论坛女神会所
Xi’s wife, Peng Liyuan, and Kim’s wife, Ri Sol-ju, also attended the meeting. Before their dep
arture, Xi and Peng attended a seeing-off ceremony held by Kim and Ri at the airport.亚博体育官方app419论坛
At a welcoming banquet held by Kim on Thursday evening, Xi said that Beijing is willing to join Pyongyang in opening up a bright future for bilateral ties, and lastin
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untries, saying that the friendship has remained strong and vigorous despite constant changes.
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y technologies, and display devices nearly all with an aspect ratio of 16:9 – when many of the original classical TV and film pro
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To top it all, due to multiple transfers of the original video file over the years, the edges of picture have become serrated. Plus, sto
red for decades, negatives of those classic shows have all been subject to severe color shift that calls for correction.
The good news is that digital restoration of classical TV dramas spearheaded by China’s top video streaming websites, like Youku and iQiyi, is now in full swing.亚博体育官方app419论坛女神会所
Protecting and restoring old films has always been under way, but previously the job was mainly funded by the government. By the end of 2011, as much as
265 million yuan ($38.6 million) had been appropriated for digital restoration work, giving a new shine to a total of 4,810 old fi亚博体育官方app419论坛
lms, said Luo Jianhui from China Netcasting Services Association at the 7th China Internet Audio-visual Conference held in May.
Luo also noted that internet companies are the new force in this endeavor. Youku started its digital restoration project in 2017, with many re
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deo-enhancing solution devised by the company, to restore and remaster 50 select TV dramas.
Before the adoption of new technologies, restoration of the old works, most often in lower resolution, was done manually and it to
ok a day to restore a 40-minute-long episode. Now, iQiyi’s ZoomAI software, comprising algorithm modules such亚博体育官方app419论坛女神会所
as color enhancement, sharpening, and white balance, can restore a high resolution feature film in just one hour
ges could lead to 亚博体育官方app419论坛女神会所a cascade of costly adjustments, including road si
gns, bus schedules, official seals and hukou, or household registration documents.
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While acknowledging the cleanup as a correct move, as geographic names are basic social information that needs
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hina’s State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) has released a draft revision of regu
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drugs, food, special purpose equipment and other areas vital to people’s life and health will be prioritized.
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The draft revision is open to public opinions until Aug 10.
yet built up a giant company, and the country will have one in the future, industry insiders told the website.
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nd each has healthy cash flow, while China’s sanitation industry only reaches 6 to 10 percent, Zhang said.
The sanitation industry in China is in an expansion phase with tight cash flows, a
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Policy supporting are still needed to grow sanitation as an industry, startup heads and investors told 21jingji.com.
Garbage clearance and transportation needs qualification licenses, which are given by the government in China.亚博体育官方app419论坛女神会所
As garbage sorting promoting and the sanitation
industry become hotspots, licenses will become precious.
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ized operation in the industry are questions for startups to explore, the website said.
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country will invest 21.3 billion yuan in the construction of garbage processing facilities, and by 2025 all 300 Chi
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ditor’s note:?The 2019 China Internet Conference kicked off in Beiji
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ustries, as well as experts and scholars at home and abroad gathered in the three-day event with 29 subforums to di亚博体育官方app419论坛女神会所
scuss hot topics such as 5G, IPv6, artificial intelligence and financial technology.
Here are some of the quotable quotes captured from the conference.