achieve progress o上海会所女神会所nly if the neighboring countries including China, the Republic of Korea, Japan and Russia can
mediate between Pyongyang and Washington and bring them back to the negotiation table. Joint third-party eff
orts have become even more necessary now that the US-DPRK talks are deadlocked.
If the neighboring countries are willing to provide large-scale economic help to the DPRK, the latter could take active part in global affairs while expediting its denu
clearization process. And if the DPRK integrates with the international community, it will learn from China’s ope
ning-up experience how to accelerate its economic development for the benefit of its people.
Jin Qiangyi, head of International Politics Institute at Yanbian University
Strong China-DPRK ties key to peninsula stability
Xi was invited by top DPRK leader Kim Jong-un to visit the country and chose to do so in
the year marking the 70th anniversary of the establishment of Beijing-Pyongya
an Asian com上海419论女神会所坛munity with a shared future in the past few years, Xi encouraged CICA me
mbers to hold on to their goals, jointly seize opportunities and address challenges, and make concerted efforts in opening up ne
w prospects for Asian security and development under the new circumstances.
Building a prosperous Asia is a shared aspiration of Asian countries, a
nd development is the key to all problems, Xi said, adding that CICA members shoul
d work together to promote trade and investment liberalization and facilitation, and ink regional integration doc
uments such as Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership at an early date.
Building an open and inclusive Asia is a common pursuit of Asian countries, said Xi. He urged CICA members to well imple
ment the consensus reached at the Conference on Dialogue of Asian Civilizations held in May in Beijing, and devel
op a vision of civilizations based on equality, mutual learning, dialogue and inclusiveness.
Trip will includ上海千花网女神会所e bilateral talks with leaders of nations at regional organization’s meeting
China will sign an array of cooperation agreements with Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan during President Xi Jinping’s state visits to the
two Central Asian countries to further strengthen their ties, a senior diplomat said on Monday.
As an important outcome of Xi’s visits, Beijing will also sign a joint statement with each country on furthering their com
prehensive strategic partnerships, Vice-Foreign Minister Zhang Hanhui said at a news briefing.
Xi will also attend the 19th meeting of the Council of Heads of State of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization in Bishkek, the Kyrgyz
capital, during his stay from Wednesday to Friday, as well as the fifth summit of the Conference on Interaction and
Confidence Building Measures in Asia in the Tajik capital of Dushanbe during his visit from Friday to Sunday.
operation documents covering such areas as investment, 5G technologie
s, e-commerce, natural gas, soybeans, nuclear power and the Belt and Road.
In talks with Putin, Xi said that both countries are facing changes in the world that were not seen in the past century.
The people of both countries and the international community have greater expectations of China and Russia, Xi said.
There is no end to the development of China-Russia relations, Xi said, adding that China wo
uld like to make joint efforts with Russia to bring more benefits to the people of both nations.
Noting that this is his first state visit to Russia since he was reelected pres
ident last year, Xi said that the two leaders have maintained close contact in recent years.
College students born between 1995 and 2000 are becoming a vital new part of the dynamic travel market in China, with most of th
e young students making their first summer trips after enrolling in colleges, a new study said.
Though the motivation for making tours is relatively high among college students, their choices are
limited due to economic constraints with price being the major criteria for booking flight tickets, said the stud
y conducted by Qunar, an online travel firm owned by Ctrip, China’s largest online travel agency.
During summer vacations, students tend to choose flights that depart b
tween midnight and 2 am, as well as between 5 am and 9 am. The number of bookings of red-e
ye and budget flights is nearly three times higher than other regular flights, the Qunar study said.
monitoring on high-risk pathogenic fungi and outbreaks of fungal diseases, issuing early
warning and taking measures to prevent and control major infections, the commission added.
Once high-risk pathogens, multidrug-resistant or pandrug-resi
stant “superfungi” are detected in routine tests,
relevant information shall be reported to the network in real time, the commission said.
Beijing authorities have continued efforts to plant trees to improve the eco-system in the capital city.
According to the municipal forestation bureau, so far, 7.2 million trees have been planted
over an area of 11,867 hectares, completing 77 percent of the forestation plan for the whole year.
Pragmatic cooperation, global strategic stability high on Sino-Russian agenda
Beijing and Moscow will sign around 30 cooperation documents d
uring President Xi Jinping’s state visit to Russia next week, including two joint statements on bilateral t
ies as well as on global strategic stability, Vice-Foreign Minister Zhang Hanhui said on Thursday.
Xi will kick off a three-day state visit to Russia on Wednesday at the invitation of Russian President
Vladimir Putin, and attend the 23rd St. Petersburg International Economic Forum to be held between June 6 and June 8.
The two presidents will witness the signing of an array of agreements on business d
eals in areas such as trade, investment and energy, Zhang said at a media briefing in Beijing.
This year marks the 70th anniversary of diplomatic ties between
China and Russia, and Xi’s visit will mark a milestone for both countries, Zhang said.
Beijing will not sacrifice forex reserves to defend its currency, analysts say
China would rather rely on market-oriented forces to determine the renminbi’s value than defend its currency by d
ipping into its $3 trillion foreign exchange reserves amid trade disagreements, analysts said.
The United States Treasury announced on Wednesday that it could not label China a
s a “currency manipulator” after Washington monitored the recent performance of the RMB.
No evidence was found to show Chinese monetary authority intervention in foreign exchange markets over the past sev
eral months, according to the US Treasury’s semiannual foreign-exchange report to Congress.
to discuss reductions in tariffs in industrial goods and to seek agreement on conformity assessments. EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom is opp
osed to any quota agreement on cars and has lambasted the national security excuse put forward by the White House.
The most prominent supporter of free trade is the center-right European People’s Party which lost sea
ts largely to right-wing parties opposed to free trade, and to the Greens which want tougher conditions attached to trade deals.
The center-left Socialists are also broadly in support of free trade but lo
st seats, while the pro-trade Liberals (the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe) gai
ned seats. But the Liberals are now aligned with French President Emmanuel Macron’s En Ma
rcent to 48 percent to leave the EU, it remains a member and its politicians are still argui