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dent was not “helpful” in addressing a “potentially dangerous and volatile situation”
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The debate on white supremacy has recently been fueled in the US after a shooter killed 22 people in El Paso, Te
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nough and suggested legislation to designate white supremacy as domestic terrorism.
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hog run past the safari vehicle and a member of the tour party started singing Hakuna Matata, a song from the mo
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night, composed by Elton John and Tim Rice, and Best Score, thanks to composer Hans Zimmer.
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ay, subsequently winning six Tony Awards. Now, more than 20 years later, the mus
ical has remained as one of Broadway’s biggest hits, recently staging its 9,000th show.
ure Bowie in his dressing room, his transformation into Ziggy Stardust, shots of his live performances and candid, private moments between the shows, are bein
g displayed as an exhibition, entitled Bowie by Mick Rock, at 798 Space in Beijing’s 798 Art Zone from May 29 to Aug 4.
The exhibition, which is supported by Seattle’s Museum of Pop Culture, or MoPOP, a no
nprofit museum dedicated to reflecting contemporary popular culture, and co-organized by Beijing-based i
ndie record label, Modern Sky, also showcases performance footage of Bowie, interviews with Rock, who talks abou
t directing Bowie’s first four music videos, as well as photos of other music legends of the era taken by Rock, i
ncluding Lou Reed, Iggy Pop and Debbie Harry. It’s MoPOP’s first exhibition to be staged in Asia.
niscent of local experiences, artistic and portable. “The souveni
r market is huge and growing, given the expanding Chinese middle-inc
ome population and consumers’ increasing purchasing po
wer. But to earn money in this market, souvenir-makers should do a much better job.”
China has the world’s largest and fastest-growing middle-income group (more than 400 m
illion, or 140 million families as of 2017), said Ning Jizhe, head of the National Bureau of Statistics, in January.
Their annual family income is between 100,000 yuan and 500,000 yu
an. This enables them to buy cars, properties and tourism packages, Ning said.
“Many im2pulsive purchases will be made during travels, either for self or to gift to relatives and friends,” said He.
Communist Party of China and local governments, the punished o
fficials also come from State-owned enterprises and public institutes, it said.
Jilin outnumbers the other seven provincial regions, with 177 punished officials. In one of
the cases there, 22 officials were punished because of the continuous deterioration of the Liaoyuan Riv
er and the slow progress in remediation of the water body in the city of Liaoyuan.
In the first half of 2017, the water quality of the river was found below Grade V, the lowest level in the co
untry’s five-tier water quality system, in eight of the nine monitoring stations along the stream. The ci
ty was also found to have only completed 28 of 67 projects that were listed in its 12th Five-Year Plan (2011-15).
Wang Liping, Party chief of Liaoyuan, for example, was re
moved from his post, and four officials were given severe warnings within the Party.
Previously, about 3,100 officials have been held accountable for environ
mental violations in the first three rounds of inspections, which were launched in late 2015.
es of one victim wanted him to be buried where he died.
The 30 victims have been recognized as martyrs. The recognition is approve
d by the Ministry of Emergency Management and the Sichuan provincial government.
hang Jun, head of the Xichang branch of the Liangshan forest fire briga
de, and his team members went back to Xichang from Muli on Wednesday. Recalling the er
uptive fire, Zhang said it had been the first blaze of its kind he’d encountered in a dozen years of firefighting, China News Serv
ice reported. “I was at the south part of the fire, when I heard a blare and saw a mushroom cloud about 50 to 60 meters hig
h rising from the valley. Two to three minutes later, dense smoke began to fall and the communication equipment didn’t work.”
Zhang divided his team during the firefighting. One of them, consisting of 10 firefighters, only had four escape with their lives.
Zhao Maoyi still sees his dead teammate four days after the eruptive fire. When his team decided to evacu
ate after hearing blasts, the fire spread to their location from the foot of a mountain in seconds. They were blocked by a huge l
og. “I pushed one onto the log and used my last strength to climb over the log. When I looked back, I saw the desperate look
on an 18-year-old teammate,” Zhao cried. “I dream about him every night, I hear him saying ‘give me a hand'”.
Foreign Exchange, said, “China has ample room to maneuver and take measures toward deleveraging.”
That conclusion is based on the debt structure and interest rate level, he said.
“When we’re talking about deleveraging and maintaining stable growth, I think the focus for seve
ral years has been on quality growth, not just any growth,” he said.Chinese President Xi Jinping met wit
h New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern Monday in Beijing. They agreed to continuously enrich the China-New
Zealand comprehensive strategic partnership based on the principles of mutual trust and mutual benefit.his year’s Government Work Report said th
at “major progress was made in boosting the coordinated development of the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region”. In the years since t
he central government put forward the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei coordinated development plan, local authorities have taken a series of me
asures, including working on key issues such as top design, to help shift Beijing’s noncapital functions to nei
ghboring locations, integrating the region’s transport network and better strengthening environmental protection.