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Chinese on-demand video streaming platform iQiyi Inc reported a 15 percent year-on-year increase in revenu
e in the second quarter of 2019, continuing to see strong growth in its paid membership.上海乌托邦女神会所
Unaudited results show the company’s second-quarter revenue reached 7.1 billion yuan ($1 billion). The report also n
oted iQiyi’s net loss expanded to 2.3 billion yuan from 2.1 billion during the same period in 2018.上海乌托邦
Membership services mainly drove the company’s revenue. The company attributed this to its premium content — es
上海乌托邦女神会所pecially original programming — as well as various operational initiatives during the quarter.
For the second quarter, iQiyi’s membership revenue grew 38 percent year-over-year to 3.4 billio
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67.1 million during the same period last year. Among overall subscribers, 98.9 percent are paid.
“We achieved continued revenue growth in the second quarter despite some rec
ent challenges facing our industry,” said Wang Xiaodong, chief financial officer上海乌托邦
of iQiyi. “Our membership business generated solid growth, with subscription revenues increasing 38 per
cent year-over-year, driven by our strong content slate during the quarter. As our IP-centered diversification strateg上海乌托邦女神会所
y grows to scale, we are constantly expanding the scope of our value-added services and pursuing better mon
etization. We believe our long-term growth landscape remains intact, and we will conti上海乌托邦
nue to invest in our original content and technology which serve as the dual engines to drive future growth.”
Online advertising service revenue was 2.2 billion yuan in the second quarter, down 16 percent ye上海乌托邦女神会所
ar-on-year mainly due to the challenging macroeconomic environment in China, content launch dela
ys and slower-than-expected recovery of its in-feed advertising, the company explained.
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percent year-on-year after dropping for three consecutive years, police sources said.
Eight kinds of serious violent crimes, such as intentional homicide, severe intenti
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a national meeting on public security and social order, held in Central China’s Wuhan city.
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It also stressed efforts to intensify police forces at the primary
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A music video made by a hospital in Southwest China’s Sichuan province and the local
health education authority recently went viral on the internet, cnr.cn reported Sunday.
Former CE calls for swift punishment of rioters to protect city’s image, business status
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cal protesters’ violence against a tourist and a journalist at Hong Kong International
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The vice-chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference – the cou
ntry’s top political advisory body – said he hopes the weight of the law could stop the “totally senseless and brutal acts”.上海乌托邦品茶微信
Leung made the remarks after anti-government radical protesters held and assaulte
d a tourist and a journalist from the Chinese mainland for hours on Tuesday night.上海乌托邦
Radicals also obstructed ambulance officers and the police f
rom rescuing the two men, leading to violent clashes with riot police at the airport.
上海乌托邦品茶微信In a group interview at the Office of Former Chief Executives, Leung said the incident was “extremely serious”.
Leung noted that the violent incidents, together with protesters’ obstruction that partially paralyzed the airport for two da
ys, have seriously damaged Hong Kong’s image, reputation, and business status in the world.上海乌托邦
“It will surely have a negative impact – not just in the short term, but in the medium
term – on Hong Kong’s status as an international tourism and conference hub,” Leung warned.上海乌托邦品茶微信
Those offenders must be brought to justice swiftly. “The full weight of the law of Ho
ng Kong must bear upon them. So that what happened at the airport in the past two days will not repeat itself.”
Chinese e-commerce platform JD released its financial results for the second quarter ende
d June 30 on Tuesday, announcing both its income and profit hit a record high for the same period.上海乌托邦女神会所
“JD delivered robust growth in the second quarter across our key metrics of revenue, profitabili
上海乌托邦ty, cash flow and customer base,” Sidney Huang Xuande, chief financial officer of JD, said during a conference call.
The Nasdaq–listed company’s net revenue for the Q2 reached 150.3 billion yuan ($21.9 billion), increasing by 22.9 pe
cent from the same period last year, which created a new quarterly record, according to the company’s financial report.上海乌托邦女神会所
It achieved a net service revenue of 16.8 billion yuan in Q2, a rise of 42 percent from the same period last year.
上海乌托邦The company’s ordinary shareholders enjoyed a net income of 618.8 million yuan i
n Q2, while they suffered a net loss of 2,212.5 million yuan for the same period last year.
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to 3,558.9 million yuan in Q2, a 644 percent jump from 478.1 million yuan in Q2 of last year.
上海乌托邦Its operating cash flow for the 12 months ended June 30 gr
ew to 31.8 billion yuan from 16.4 billion yuan for the 12 months ended June 30, 2018.
In addition, the company’s annual active customer accounts increased to 321.3 million in the 12 months ended June 30.上海乌托邦女神会所
Many of JD’s businesses have begun to meet the break-even or even profit in the past few years, Rich
ard Liu Qiangdong, chairman and CEO of JD, said during a conference call, highlighting JD Logistics began to br
eak even after suffering a loss of 2.8 billion yuan last year, according to report by Paper.cn.
irs of Richard Nixon, was published in May this year to mark the 40th anniversary of th
e normalization of China-US ties. Different translated versions were also published in 1979 and 2001.上海乌托邦
The 1,166-page book, an intensely personal examination of his life and caree
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In an article published by Foreign Affairs magazine in October 1967, Nixon stressed the importa上海乌托邦
nce of Asia to the US and the world, concluding with a section on US policy toward China.
“For the short run, then, this means a policy of firm restraint, of no reward, of a creative counter-pressure designed to pers
上海乌托邦uade Peking (Beijing) that its interests can be served only by accepting the basic rules of in
ternational civility. For the long run, it means pulling China back into the world com
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The book tells how China and the US sent signals to each other.
Nixon wrote, “The first serious public step in the China initiative h
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The report called the Chinese “a great and vital people w
ho should not remain isolated from the international community”.上海乌托邦
“It is certainly in our interest, and in the interest of peace and stability in Asia and the w
orld, that we take what steps we can toward improved practical relations with Peking,” the report read.上海乌托邦品茶微信
Nixon said Chinese leaders clearly understood the significance of the language in the report, because two days l
ater, during a meeting in Warsaw, Poland, with US Ambassador Walter Stoessel, the C
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g. He also hinted that China would welcome a high-ranking US official as head of the delegation.
consider the timing and degree of rate cuts after trade friction uncertainties are eased after the G20 summit, which ended last week.
Internally, US economic data that will be released in the middle of this month may cement the Fed’s determination to cut rates.上海乌托邦
Since 2011, whenever the actual US GDP growth rate exceeded the endogenous growth rate
by more than 1.5 percent, the actual figure underperformed the theoretical figure in th上海乌托邦
e next quarter. That’s because a significant departure from endogenous growth can hardly sustain.
上海乌托邦女神会所In the first quarter of this year, the actual growth rate outpaced the theoretical rate by 2.09 percent, the highest level since the fourth quarter
of 2011. If the historical pattern still works, this strong economic data could mean a sharp plunge in the second quarter.
上海乌托邦As the Fed said it will closely monitor the implications of incoming information for the economic outlo
ok, disappointing economic data to be released later this month may become the last straw for the Fed t
o act. Therefore, a clear rate cut sign and path may emerge at the FOMC meeting at the end of this month after the Fed digests the data.
Secondly, the market may have forecast the timing of rate cuts earlier than the Fed’s actual plan. The rate cut window is expected to open as late as in the fourth quarter.上海乌托邦女神会所
Before the latest FOMC meeting, traders saw a more than 70-percent chance that the first rate cut will take p
lace this month, as well as a 96-percent chance that at least one rate cut will take place by the end of September.
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rate cut window will open in the fourth quarter, with the first cut likely to come in December or January.
Looking back in history, the average time the Fed took to switch their rate policy – or the time interval between las上海乌托邦女神会所
t rate hike and first rate cut and vice versa – has been 11.7 months since 2000, even excluding the post-2008 prolonged low-rat
e period. Based on this pattern, the rate cut is unlikely to come this month but more likely to come after September.
Besides the historical pattern that probably continues, two new factors will also delay the timing of the first rate cut.
On the one hand, the current US policy rate is the lowest among those in all the periods when the
Fed planned to start a round of rate cuts, indicating the limited room for rate cut. This makes it nec
essary to use the limited rate cut capacity at an appropriate timing, which may occur later than the market expects as
the US growth pressure will not peak this year but in 2020, according to IMF estimates.
bition are the unmanned 57 mm auto-cannon module AU-220M for land and naval platforms, POST-ZM signals intelligence station, Sosna missile system o
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tank ammunition, Korsar UAV and new firearms, including several modifications of the Udav pistol.
“Russia confidently continues to occupy second place in the world by the volume of arms exports,” Chemezov told China Daily. 上海乌托邦女神会所
In 2018, Russian delivered $13.7 billion of arms exports, and garnered $50 billion of export contracts, according to Rosoboronexport, Russia’s defense product export company. Some of these n
umbers were achieved via active marketing through such platforms as the Army Forum, according to Chemezov.
上海乌托邦At the forum, Russia also demonstrated its most advanced Korsar short-range reconnaissance drone f
or the first time. It has a maximum takeoff weight of 200 kilograms and a flight range of 120 km. Th
e Korsar can develop a speed of 120-150 km/h at an altitude of up to 5,100 meters. Its flight duration is 10 hours.
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The aircraft carrier conceptual project is considered as an alternative to the c
urrent plans of designing a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier from 2023, he said. 上海乌托邦女神会所
“Such an aircraft carrier will be four-six times cheaper than its nuclear-powered version,” Polovinkin said.
ependently, the researchers found that in certain instances, like longitudinal contractions, both layers o
f muscle are active, possibly allowing the animal to expel the influx of water that is constantly flowing into its cells.
Each individual cell also appeared to serve more than one function, and participate in more than one activation pattern. In
fact, the nerve nets appear to play a relatively limited role in movement. Neurons may initially trigger the a
ctivity, but the patterns of propagation are organized by the muscle cells themselves working in unison.
“The patterns of activation we identified were not implement
ed by specific, dedicated cells, but instead depended on the properties of the muscle tissue as a wh
ole, and the interconnections between cells,” said first author John Szymanski, a former MBL Whitman Center investigator.