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It’s about 800 meters away from the iconic Hall of Prayer for Good Harvests at the Te

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Remodeling began in September.

After months of constru上海419论坛ction, Yongyuan opened in late June.

The southern building which used to be Sanlu Plant’s production area now serves a space for the high-end customization and in

上海419论坛品茶微信novation of intangible cultural heritage, while the eastern facility offers immersive exhibition experiences.

The building in the north has been transformed into a retail sp

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Yongyuan park will focus on the development of intangible cultural heritage. It was set up to

allow inheritors to work with designers and find ways to blend the traditional arts more seamlessly into public life.

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The cultural product concept falls behind the times and is separated from modern design and sales, he adds.

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“We conducted protective reinforcement of the original architecture, ensu

ring everything from a piece of wood to a stalk of grass remained the way it was 100 year

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All of those old buildings have undergone exterior remodeling and interior refits, but vi

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A traditional tile structure was applied to the partitions in the park.

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Since the pilot park was established in 2016, the Chinese government

has invested 2.25 billion yuan ($330 million) for infrastructure construction there, suc上海419论坛

h as monitoring facilities, community education and construction of big data centers, according to official statistics.

In 2015, Yushu’s Zadoi county government teamed up with Sanjiangyuan National上海419论坛女神会所

Park Lancang River Management Committee, Peking University and Shanshui Conservation Cen

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“The station’s monitoring work mainly focuses on snow leopards. If the number of snow leopar上海419论坛女神会所

ds is stable, it means the quality of the pastures and environment here is good,” said Liu Xinnong, a stu

dent from Peking University who currently works as a volunteer at the station.上海419论坛女神会所

“Monitoring efforts in recent years have contributed to the lack of data on wildlife in th

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Conservation prioritized to economic development

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ilk Road era is breaking new ground, Wang Kaihao reports in Dunhuang.

上海419论坛女神会所When you mention the ancient Silk Road to most people, they usually think of the Eurasian trade routes spreading from Chang’an, today’

s Xi’an and the capital of Shaanxi province, toward Central Asia out through the deserts of Northwest China.

Dunhuang, Gansu province, served as a pivotal crossroads on this networ上海419论坛女神会所

k of routes for over a millennium. It’s also an ideal place to gain an insight into the pros

perity that those trade routes brought when you visit the nearby Mogao Grottoes. This complex of hundreds of cav上海419论坛

es features a host of exquisite statues and murals in a mix of artistic styles from a diverse range of civilizations.

A major new exhibition of cultural relics held in Dunhuang will remind visitors that the Silk Road extended t上海419论坛女神会所

o a much wider area than first believed, covering the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau and all the way up to the Himalayas.

This is the story being told through the 120 or so artifacts on loan from 30 instituti上海419论坛

ons and collectors worldwide at Cultural Exchange Along the Silk Road: Masterpieces of the Tubo Period (7th-9th C

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“Yushu is located at the source of China’s three great rivers. Both the provincial governmen

t and the prefecture government understand (our ecological responsibility) and emphasize pr

otection. We all have this consensus,” said Tobgyal, director of Yushu’s ecological environment bureau.

The area has prioritized environmental conservation before economic deve

lopment, also part of the local government’s commitment to ensure water qu

ality in the upstream region of China’s three major rivers, which influences 20 provincial areas across China.

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For example, at the Lian上海419论坛Hangzhou, Zhejian

g province, which dates from 5,300 to 4,500 years ago, archaeologists unearthed a hug

e dam 3.5 kilometers long and more than 10 meters thick. Ruins of the city cover 3 million square met上海419论坛

ers, and the city’s walls are 40 to 60 meters thick. The discovery was made possible with remote sensing technology.

上海419论坛”In the city center, we found a terrace that is 630 meters by 450 meters,” he said. “Some of the foundations are as large as 900 square meters.”

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“It hardly would have been possible for a tribe or a league of tribes to mobilize so many

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Division of labor, hierarchical social classes and inequality in wealth were also observed when studying the Taosi Site (from

4,300 to 4,100 years ago) in Xiangfen county, Shanxi province, and several other key sites of “huge city ruins”, he said.上海419论坛女神会所

The relics are from what is believed to have been the capital of Emperor Ya

o, a legendary ancient ruler. Some markings were discovered that are believed to be a pro

上海419论坛女神会所totype of written characters, but they appear to have been used exclusively within a small group of ruling elites.

“Around 5,000 years ago, some regions along the Yangtze River, the Yellow River and the western bank

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上海419论坛女神会所During the time of the Erlitou Site (3,750 to 3,550 years ago), in Luoyang, Henan province, China entered what is often called the age of dynasties, Wang said.

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the surrounding areas,” he said. “It created a foundation for a united country with multiethnic groups.”

Speaking of how to define “civilization”, Zhao Hui, a professor at Peking University

上海419论坛女神会所who is in charge of the project, said traditional criteria in Western academia, which emphasize the ap

pearance of written characters and metallurgy, have not strictly been used in this project.

Liangzhu and several other early civilizations in China, h上海419论坛女神会所

owever, are known for their highly developed techniques in making jade articles.

上海419论坛女神会所”Some characters of human development are common,” Zhao said. “The

difference also shows there are some unique characters in early Chinese civilization.”

He said Chinese civilization also absorbed influences from other civilizations. Archaeological discoveries sho

w wheat cultivation, breeding of cattle and sheep, and bronze-making technology in China originated in We

stern and Central Asia and were later adopted and acquired local characteristics.

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Tourists may be disappointed by being unable to access the i

conic, gull-winged Osaka Castle, which is expected to be used as a backdrop for G20 events.

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The participants are leaders from 19 countries and the European Union. The 19 countries are A

rgentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy

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s and representatives of invited guest international organizations

will participate in the summit along with leaders from the G20 members.

The host country of the G20 summit leads the group over the course of one year from Decemb

er through the following November as the G20 presidency. The G20 presidency also organizes relevant ministerial and working group meetings.

Together, the nations of the G20 account for around 80 percent of global economic out

put, nearly 75 percent of all global trade, and about two-thirds of the world’s population.

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rs and central bankers from twenty of the world’s largest established and emerging econom

The G20 initially focused largely on broad macroeconomic policy, but it has expanded its ambit. The 2018 summit in Argentina

focused on fair and sustainable development, while the previous summit in Germany drilled down on issues including corruption, money laundering and international tax havens.

Economic and financial coordination remains the centerpiece of each summit’s agenda, but issues such as the

future of work, terrorism and global health are recurring focuses as well. This was increasingly true in the d

ecade following the global financial crisis, when the G20 was able to turn its attention beyond acute economic crisis management.

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ow is the focus上海419论坛品茶微信 for Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience, an ong

oing exhibition at the National Museum of China that runs through Sept 22. Techn

icians have used cutting-edge technology to bring to life the work of the gifted artist through an all-encompassing pr

ojection display of images taken from more than 200 paintings and drawings from the artist’s oeuvre.

The 35-minute show is being staged inside a purpose-built rectangular box occ

upying a section of the spacious third-floor corridor of the National Museum of China.

The viewer first encounters Van Gogh through a space set out like a galler

y, in which the painter’s self-portraits are displayed on wall-mounted screens. Then the gal

lery changes into different scenes inspired by Van Gogh’s iconic works, where viewers “step inside” these fam

iliar landscapes. One moment, viewers are surrounded by blossoming almond trees, while the next, they watch cr

ows flying over expansive wheat fields. Overhead, a dreamy, starlit night sky unfolds.

In recent years, Van Gogh has been the subject of many popular interactive exhibitions at home and abroad, where digital t

echnology rather than the original paintings are used to offer an insight into the painter’s life and art.

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2008 global fin上海419论坛女神会所ancial crisis, needs to send a clear message in opposing protectionism

and upholding an open economy to allay growing uncertainties and risks in the global economy, he added.

Guillermo Santa Cruz, director of the Chinese Investment Monitor o

f the Argentina-China Chamber of Commerce, wrote in an article published in the Previe

w Policy Report for the G20 Osaka Summit that “we are at a point where we need to strengthen the message of op

enness, integration and fair competition that will take us to a shared prosperity”.

Building an open global economy with strong multilateral institutions is in everyone’s best interests, especially less-developed and developing countries, he said.

Xi and Trump agreed in a phone conversation last week to meet in Japan. Their upcoming me

eting has raised hopes that the two countries will narrow their differences. The news has turned global s

tock market sentiment upward, though concrete efforts are still needed to reach a deal, experts said.

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To fulfill his dream of studying in university, Liang co

ntinued to take the gaokao test from 1987 to 1991 every year, but every time he faile

d. In 2001, China canceled the age limit on gaokao test-takers, and Liang took the test in 2002.

When his business on construction materials reached a level of s

elf-sufficiency in 2010, he returned and continued to take the test every year since.

Liang scored a 453 in 2016 and a 469 in 2018 — good enough marks to be enrolled by a university — but he gave up the opportunity.

Liang said he felt great pressure from outside as some people questioned his beha

vior, but added he dreamed of being enrolled at a university with a good study environment, not just to get a diploma.

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The “good-looking economy” is highlighted throug

h the changes in snack food over the past few years. That is to say, consumers pay more atte

ntion to exterior design, with snacks packed in gift boxes showing a high-end trend.

Meanwhile, there is growing trend toward buying healthy snacks. Data showed th

at natural food, whole grain, sugar-free and additive-free have become “hot tags” for snack food.

The major consumer group for snack food is young people aged 20-30 seeking tasty and health

y food. Sales results from e-commerce platforms also support this conclusion. Last year, sales of lightly bake

d and additive-free nuts jumped nearly 190 percent. Dried fruits and vegetables also saw a surge in sales.

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Participants to the forum also expressed willingn

gness to actively take part in the construction of the pilot zone, and work together to

eradicate the barriers in terms of policy, technology and trade, said the document.

All sides are full of expectations for facilitating policies, which will allow new technologie

s and new products that conform with international standards to enter the pilot zone, said the declaration.

They are also ready to offer assistance to this initiative within their capabilities, and expect

the pilot zone to provide a new platform for medical innovation and cooperation in the region, it said.

The “China Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Research Center for Medi

cal Innovation” will also be established in Fangchenggang, according to the declaration.

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The region’s measures for mountaineering safety mana

nagement include controlling the number of climbers, limiting the climbing sea

son, setting high requirements and maintaining the high-traffic climbing routes.

“Seasonally, since 2017, we have only allowed climbers on Moun

t Qomolangma in spring due to favorable weather conditions of the northern slope,” Trinley said.

“Controlling the number of climbers is another key measure to ensure both mountaineering safety and ecological protection,” he said.

In 2019, the north face routes had a total of 362 people, including 142 foreign climbers fr

om 33 countries, 12 domestic climbers and 208 Nepali Sherpa mountaineering guides, the association said.

Within the last few years, the overall number of climbers has averaged 290, the association said.

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