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Although Sun wanted to rent more land from farmers in nearby villages to expand his soybean上海夜生活

harvest this year, many of them were unwilling to do so, or had increased their rents, so Sun said he gave up.

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ore than 133,000 hectares of farmland have been planted with the crop since 2000, according to Yang

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ologies to enable the crop to play a more important role in the local economy, Yang said.

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tional plan proposed by the central government to rejuvenate production of the crop.上海夜生活

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n hectares, a year-on-year rise of more than 667,000 hectares, which would be the fourth consecutive year of gro

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east, a major production area for the crop, promoting rotation farming of corn and

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ncourage planting of the crop. The policies will include increasing subsidies to farm

ers and developing new soybean species over the next few years to raise domestic production.

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ear and to 10 million hectares by 2022, with per-hectare production and quality also being boosted.

With consumption of soybeans in recent years increasing for their protein and ed

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lying on imports, with more than 80 percent of such produce coming from countries such as Brazil and the United States.

In comparison, China is almost self-sufficient in rice, wheat and corn – the nation’s

three major crops – with domestic production meeting more than 98 percent of total demand.

Last year, China’s soybean imports reached 88 million metric ton

s, more than twice the level in 2009, but a decline of about 8 percent compared with the previo

us year – the first fall since 2011 – due to outbreaks of African swine fever. This led to declining demand for soybean me

al, a major byproduct used for pig feed, along with a slump in imports from the US due to increased tariffs on soybe

ans imposed by Beijing, according to the General Administration of Customs.

Imports from Brazil exceeded 66 million tons last year, accounting for 75 percent of the total, fo

llowed by those from the US, which fell by more than 16 million tons, a drop of about 50 percent year-on-year.

Amid rising domestic production, soybean imports have continued to fall this year. A total of 31.7 million tons were impo

rted in the first five months, a year-on-year fall of 12.2 percent, according to the ministry. Imports from the US fell ye

ar-on-year by 70.6 percent in the first four months to 4.3 million tons, the ministry said.

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vices, the Central Business District of Tianhe district in Guangzhou, capital

of Guangdong province, is developing into a cluster for advanced industries and a business center of southern China.

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an, general manager of Zurich General Insurance Co (China) Ltd Guangdong Branch.

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financial information is prompt and there is a rich pool of professional staff.”

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hai, Zurich chose Guangzhou as the location for its third branch in China in 2016.

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JPMorgan Chase & Co, Allianz, Zurich Insurance, Bank of America and many other

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services that account for 70 percent of Guangzhou’s total financial institutions.

“It’s Zurich’s very first year in Guangdong,” he said.上海夜生活女神会所

“Thanks to the important role Guangzhou plays in the Belt and Road Initiative, Zurich has cooperate

d with many involved countries, such as Russia, Thailand, the Philippines, Iraq, Turkey and Poland. It is a favorable beginning.”

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“When I started to work in the film sector in 2001, China’s annual box-

office takings were less than 900 million yuan. The figure expanded to 60.9 billion yuan in 2

018. We should keep this (earlier) momentum going despite 2019 looking like a difficult year,” Yu says.

And huddling for warmth has become one of the main themes of the festival forums this year.

Fan Luyuan, chairman of tech giant Alibaba Group’s film subsidiary Alibaba Pictures, say

s Chinese filmmakers should get together to enhance cooperation and combat economic risks.

Instead of investing alone in big-budget films, as in the past, most studios now prefer to joi

n forces to co-finance them, echoes Jiang Ping, general manager of the China Film Group.

For instance, Shanghai Fortress, one of the most anticipated science-fi

ction movies after The Wandering Earth-a game changer in the film genre in China-has s

o far drawn 12 companies on board, with five involved in coproduction and the other seven in co-distribution.

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Lam did not give details on the resumption of the legislation work. T

he legislation will only be resumed after the public consultation is completed, she added.

The government promises to report to and consult with members of the Leg

islative Council Panel of Security before deciding the next course of action, she stressed.

The Foreign Ministry said the central government supports, respects and understands the decision of the Hong Ko

ng Special Administrative Region government to suspend the amendment to the extradition law.

Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said in a statement that the central gov

ernment will continue its staunch support for Chief Executive Carrie Lam and th

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Photo exhibition sprinkles stardust over Beijing’s 798 A

In 1972, David Bowie gave birth to arguably his most famous alter-ego, Ziggy Stardust-an androgynous alien with spiky tangerine h

air, theatrical makeup and brightly-colored glam rock attire. An eponymous ode to the character appears on

Bowie’s album, The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars, which was released that year.

With the album, Bowie redefined glam rock and spent 18 months in the

years 1972 and 1973 touring the United Kingdom, North America and Japan.

During the tour, Bowie invited a Cambridge University graduate, M

ick Rock, to be his personal photographer. They first met backstage in March 1972.

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t of Tesla Inc. The official website of Tesla even crashe

The development of national economic and technological development zones should stick to innov

ation and opening-up, prioritize high-quality output, and remain market-oriented, the circular said.

A slew of approaches will be taken to beef up the open econom

y quality of the development zones, including diversifying ways of utilizing foreign inves

tment and introducing multinational enterprises’ regional headquarters, research and development cent

ers, and finance departments. Improving the quality of foreign trades and supporting qualified development zone

s to establish comprehensive bonded areas also are among the plans.ent zones, in a bid to boost their international co

mpetitiUS electric car maker Tesla Inc priced its China-made Model 3 vehicles from 328,000 yuan ($47,529) on Friday, acco

rding to a report from wallstreetcn.com. The first pre-order for Tesla Model 3 was completed in just three min

utes after registration started on Friday morning, according to the official Sina Weibo accoun

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The huge domestic consumer market in China will dige

est most of the unsalable exports, and many of China’s exports will also shift to other foreign markets. The US will continu

e to purchase China-made goods if there are no substitutes, but US consumers will need to pay more, Guo said.

Research released by the International Monetary Fund on Friday showed that some of these tariffs have

been passed on to US consumers, while others have been absorbed by importers leading to lower profit margins.

US restrictions on high-tech exports to China will push up Washington’s trade deficit with China, and

rising prices could also reverse the low inflation in the US. Meanwhile, any speculative trading on the Chin

ese currency amid its depreciation pressure will “inevitably suffer from a huge loss”, Guo said in his speech.

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Although Huang was diagnosed with mild schizophrenia, th

the court said that it was not able to exempt him from punishment as the disorder d

id not have an obvious influence on his ability to distinguish between right and wrong.

“He had an extremely despicable motive, used an extremely cruel manner to carry out the cri

me, and caused a severe consequence and extremely negative social impact,” the court said.

The court pointed out that Huang had planned to carry out the crime for a long time, visiting

several kindergartens and primary schools in Shanghai and Guangzhou, South China’s Guangdong pro

vince, before deciding where to carry out the attack.Police examine the site of a knife attack that occurred in downtown Sh

anghai leaving two boys dead and another boy and a parent wounded on June

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Footwear makers: cut and run from tariffsrtment at the

US sneaker giant Nike and fancy shoemaker Allen Edmonds have joined the chorus of busines

s groups calling for the White House to hit the brakes on its move to raise duties on Chinese shoes an

d other products, further challenging President Donald Trump’s claim that China is paying for the tariffs.

A week after Trump threatened to impose tariffs on the remaining $300 billion of goods imported from Chi

na, more than 100 American shoe and sneaker companies, brands and retailers signed an open letter to the president saying the p

olicy “would be catastrophic” for consumers, businesses and the US economy.

“Your proposal to add tariffs on all imports from China is ask

ing the American consumer to foot the bill,” said the letter, dated on Monday and signed by

the companies. It was posted on the website of the Footwear Distributors and Retailers of America (FDRA).

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address Conference on Dialogue of Asian Civilizations

 President Xi Jinping will deliver a keynote speech at the opening ceremony of the Conferen

ce on Dialogue of Asian Civilizations to be held on May 15 in Beijing, a senior official said Thursday.

Xu Lin, deputy head of the Publicity Department of the Communist Party of China Cen

tral Committee and director of the State Council Information Office, made the announcement at a press conference.

Under the theme of “exchanges and mutual learning among Asian civilizations and a community with a shared futu

re,” the conference includes an opening ceremony and sub-forums, said Xu, also vice president of the event’s executive committee.

More than 2,000 government officials and representatives of various circles from 47 Asia

n countries and other countries outside the region will attend the opening ceremony and forums, said Xu.

A grand Asian culture carnival, an Asian civilization week, and an Asian food festival will also be held during the event.

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