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At St. Regis Shanghai Jing’an Hotel, the number

of disposable toothbrushes used in July was 30 percent lower than the usual average.

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Xiao added that the usage of these six disposable items may be reduced by up to 80 perc

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“It’s a big step in the right direction and will allow us to significantly reduce our waste footpri

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Despite progress, the white paper said there is still a huge gap b

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Hu Kaihong, spokesman for the State Council Information Office, said at the n

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tting past Hubert Hurkacz 7-5, 6-7 (5), 6-1, 6-4. No one else on that side of the bracket is ranked higher than 17th; that’s the

spot held by Milos Raonic, who is also the only other player who ever has been to a Grand Slam final.

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Ren Zhonglun, chairman of the Shanghai Film Group, says the slowdown

could also become a turning point to rebuild a better future for the local film industry.

“The slowdown will make us think more about how to shape Chinese ci

nema’s own style and appeal, instead of hurrying up to catch up with the United States,” says Ren.

“Movies are always about people and their stories. I believe a good film, no matter

what genre it falls in, should be thought-provoking and artistically creative,” he adds.

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hina’s economy has generally maintained stable growth

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Huang said China should be cautious about the impact of the slowing global growth and also hold some measures in reserve.

“If we use up all the ammunition, what are we going to do in a coup

le of years if the global economy suffers greater downturns, as some expect?” he asked.

Yi Gang, governor of the People’s Bank of China, the central bank, said

on Friday that interest rates and reserve requirement ratios still have “plenty of ro

om” for adjustment, but the monetary policy will remain “prudent” and should be “sober-minded”.

A flexible RMB is good for the Chinese and global economy, and the PBOC is not interv

ening in the foreign exchange rate market, Yi said. “I hope this situation will continue.”

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This issue is similar to the environment. External critics

ent. External critics of China don’t appreciate that Chinese themselves realize there

are issues to be addressed. They are doing so. These developments should be encouraged.”

President Xi Jinping, who spoke at the Second Belt and Road Foru

m for International Cooperation in Beijing recen

tly, listed areas in which China will improve the environment for foreign investment.

The president said the nation will work hard to create a business environ

ment that respects the value of intellectual prop

erty, will improve the legal system for IPR protection at all levels, will strengthen law enforcement and pr

otection for the legitimate rights and interests of foreign IP owners and will bar the

forced transfer of technology, improve protection of trade secrets and crack down on infringement.

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As an important power promoting human develop

ment and progress, international communicators should further play up their special role in advancing unders

tanding, deepening friendship and expanding cooperation in the fast-changing world. They should push world pro

gress in the right historical direction while promoting exchanges among civilizations and mutual learning.

First, we should act as promoters of exchanges among human civilizations. The mutual depende

nce, exchanges and learning of different civilizations give shape to the abundant and colorful world tod

ay. As the UNESCO Universal Declaration on Cultural Diversity points out, cultural diversity “is the common herit

age of humanity”. The diversity of human civilizations is a basic characteristic of the world, as well as a sour

ce of the progress of humanity. In turbulent international situations, to maintain world peace, devel

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Before the drug was available on the Chinese mai

nland, there was little effective therapy for the disease, and patients depended mainly on treat

ment such as respiratory and nutrition supports, said Xiong Hui, Beijing Medical Association rare disease c

ommittee member and Peking University First Hospital deputy director of pediatrics.

Spinraza debuted on the Chinese mainland having been fast-tracked through the marke

t approval process for rare disease drugs, which, available overseas since July, are urgently needed in China.

The drug began the approval process in September and was issued a license in February.

Premier Li Keqiang said in February that the government will step up efforts to gua

rantee more than 20 million rare disease patients have access to required medication.

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hinese Navy to send huge fleet to take part in sea parade

Qiu Yanpeng (middle), deputy commander of the PLA Navy, attends a press confer

ence for the upcoming multinational naval activity to mark the 70th anniversary of the People’s Liber

ation Army Navy at the press center in Huanghai Hotel in Qingdao, Shandong province, Ap

ril 20, 2019. About 200 journalists from home and abroad attended the press conference.Chinese Navy

will send 32 warships and 39 aircraft to take part in a joint sea parade in waters near Qingdao.

Nearly 20 ships from about 10 countries will participate in t

he sea parade on Tuesday, deputy commander of the PLA Navy Qiu Yanpeng said.

A Singapore Navy frigate arrived on Friday in Qingdao, Shan

dong province, becoming the first foreign warship to arri

ve ahead of a grand event to honor the 70th birthday of the People’s Liberation Army Navy.

The PLA Navy will hold multinational naval activities in Qingdao and nearby waters from

Monday to Thursday to celebrate its founding anniversary. They will include a joint sea parade, high-level sympo

siums, public tours of ships, military music performances and other cultural exchanges.

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Military drill near Taiwan ‘necessary’sman for the State Coun

Mainland slams response by island’s leader, who called exercise ‘a threat’

A spokesman for the Chinese mainland said a military drill by Chinese bombers and warships around Taiwan on Monday was routin

e and slammed the island’s administration for misleading the Taiwan people and hyping tensions.

On Monday, various warships, bombers and reconnaissance aircr

aft of the People’s Liberation Army Eastern Theater Command conducted “necessary train

ing” around Taiwan as a means to test the joint assault capability between different branches of the military, Senior Colone

l Zhang Chunhui, the theater command’s spokesman, said in a statement on Monday.

The exercise took place in waters east of Taiwan and was part of a scheduled PLA exercise, he said.

“It is completely within the normal legal rights of a sovereign cou

ntry, and it’s beneficial for maintaining peace and security in the Taiwan Straits,” Zhang said.

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