Compared with norther上海夜生活outhern Chinese

 cities have a faster growth rate of total retail sales of consum

er goods due to differences in industrial structure, according to the report.上海夜生活

In general, southern Chinese cities’ per capita disposable income is also higher than nort

上海夜生活品茶微信hern Chinese cities, which need to accelerate industrial transformation, the report said.

Developing the night economy has been an important measure to stimulate the vitality o

f consumption and release consumption potential in various Chinese cities.上海夜生活

 Breaking-up may be hard for many people, but it might also prove to be a gold mine for some.

For Li Fangfang, 27, the “breakup economy” is obvious in the “breakup museum”

上海夜生活she launched in June in Lanzhou, capital of northwest China’s Gansu Province.

In the museum, exhibits such as rings, letters and train tickets are on display.

“I created this museum to help people out of sadness and desperation from heartbreak,” Li said. “All the exhibits were上海夜生活品茶微信

collected by me and my team from the Internet, or donated by visitors themselves.”

上海夜生活The museum is divided into sections of different themes. In addition to the ex

ibits, there are also punching bags, a screening room and a “make a wish” lobby.

“I want people to be able to relieve their internal pressure, let go of the past, move on and embrace a new, bright future,” she said.上海夜生活品茶微信

In China, “breakup museums” have mushroomed in many localities,

as the “breakup economy” catches on. In April, for instance, a similar museum opened in Eas

上海夜生活品茶微信China’s Anhui province. In the provinces of Sichuan and Jiangsu, there are also such museums.

To promote her museum, Li turned to social media such as WeChat and short video platforms like

Douyin to spread the word. She also established chatting groups on WeChat, where offline activities上海夜生活品茶微信

were often held. Some of the broken hearts in the groups began dating after meeting each other.

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ollision of thought: Colleg 娱乐地图view cultural China

“Over the past 5,000 years, history has recorded the rise and fall of kingd

oms and dynasties. One hundred and fifty years ago, the West conquered the world but 娱乐地图女神会所

failed to conquer the hearts of Chinese. Now, Uncle Sam is seeking unilateralism by abandoning world ord

 娱乐地图女神会所ers since World War II, but they encountered resistance all over the world, especially from China,” said Wang Yao

heng, one of 12 contestants in the annual English Speech Contest held by the College of Liberal Arts & Law of Da

lian Minzu University on June 28. He made no secret of his admiration of Chinese culture. 娱乐地图女神会所

“After being informed of the speech contest, I was very excited about it. As a Chinese youth, I long for

an opportunity to express my love for the culture of our motherland. In addition, this is also a figh 娱乐地图

t back to those who turn a deaf ear to both affairs at home and abroad. I want to tell them that we college students are no

t a “spoiled generation, we are not the kind of know-nothing-but-pleasure” generation, Wang said. 娱乐地图女神会所

The contestants were ethnically diverse, and expressed their reverence to traditional Chinese culture and great pride

 娱乐地图for the social and economic achievements made by Chinese people in the past several decades. The recognition o

f Chinese cultural identity among young students from different ethnic groups reache

d a record high against the background of the global trade war and unilateralism triggered by the US. 娱乐地图

However, as to the role of Chinese traditional culture in the modern era, students’ views varied.

Some believe that Chinese culture is still as vibrant as it used t 娱乐地图女神会所

o be, while others see that Chinese culture needs to remember its traditions.

Tong Fei, a contestant, said that the absence of filial piety among members of the younger generation has become a crue 娱乐地图

l reality. For instance, the notion of “raising children for old age” is no longer accepted. Increasingly, more people no lo

nger believe that it is practical to wait for their children to take care of them in their old age. 娱乐地图女神会所

Contestant Shi Jia expressed her worries over Chinese cultural identity in the new era an

d appealed for revitalization of tradition. “Abandoning Chinese cultural identity is very dangerous. Only if we ke

ep our cultural identity, then we know who we are, and our nation will survive,” she said.

Contestant Lin Wanlu was adamant in her criticism of a pro-western attitude in C

hina. She advocated that Chinese should first try their best to dig out and digest

their own culture, and then extend the wisdom of Chinese traditional culture as a treasure to the world.

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hinese American mus上海后花园debuts latest concerto

Pulitzer Prize-winning Chinese American Zhou Long premiered his new c

oncerto Classics of Mountains and Seas at the Shanghai Symphony Hall on June 22.上海后花园

The concerto was performed by the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Shui Lan. The composition, whic

上海后花园女神会所h is based on a theme of Chinese mythology, was commissioned by the SSO as part of a series of new creations aim

ed at promoting Chinese culture to international audiences, according to Zhou Ping, head of the symphony.

The premiere of the concerto also marked the completion of the Symphonic Music in China 1949-2019 project which was上海后花园女神会所

jointly launched in 2017 by the SSO and the Shanghai Music Publishing House. The project consists of 70 sy

mphonic works which document the development of symphonic music in China.

上海后花园The collection of music albums and publications will be released in September

, in celebration of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China.

Born in Beijing in 1953, Zhou Long is known internationally for his works that blend Easte上海后花园

rn and Western music. According to Beijing-based music critic Li Hong, Zhou Long was among the first ge

neration of musicians from China to study abroad after the nation’s opening-up in the 1980s.

上海后花园女神会所Zhou Long’s composition for Madame White Snake, an opera based on Chinese folklor

e, was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for music in 2011. He was the first Chinese composer to win the prize.

Classics of Mountains and Seas is a compilation of mythical Chinese tales. The classic text da

tes back as early as the 4th century BC, but the surviving form is traced to the Han Dynasty (206 BC-220). The上海后花园

book is divided into 18 sections, but instead of following the narrative of the original text, Zhou Long created a con

certo of five movements, each depicting the mountains and landscapes in nort上海后花园女神会所

hern, western, eastern, southern and central China, as well as their distinctive local customs.

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first recording on Germa上海千花坊abel will promote C

Conductor Yu Long chose Chinese composer Chen Qigang’s violin concerto, La Joie de la Sou

ffrance (The Joy of Suffering) to appear on his new album with the Shanghai Symphony Orc上海千花坊

hestra, Gateways. But Yu’s first encounter with Chen was not exactly harmonious.

上海千花坊Yu wanted to perform one of Chen’s compositional works during the

Beijing Music Festival, an annual classical music festival held in the capital, which Yu fou

nded in 1998 and of which he was artistic director from 1998 to 2018. However, Chen said no. Instead, the co

上海千花坊女神会所mposer floated the idea of having a concert where the repertoires were all written by him.

“Usually a concert featuring work written by one composer is held to commemorate them after death. It did not seem like a good i

dea to me back then,” recalls Yu. “However, after listening to Chen’s work, I changed my mind. The concert was s上海千花坊

uccessful and I told Chen immediately after the concert how touched I was by his music.”

上海千花坊女神会所On the latest album, entitled Gateways, the first recording of the Shanghai Sy

mphony Orchestra signed it signed to Deutsche Grammophon label in June 2018, Yu, the co

nductor and artistic director of the 140-year-old orchestra, selected two of Chen’s works to feature the album: the v

iolin concerto, La joie de la sufferance and Wu Xing (The Five Elements).上海千花坊女神会所

“When we discussed the programs for the orchestra’s first album with DG, we all agreed to tell Chinese stories through mu

上海千花坊sic. An important mission of the album is to bridge the gap between traditional Chinese culture and an in

ternational audience,” says Yu. “Chen’s work is frequently played worldwide and enjoyed by people from different c

ultures. He has a unique way of combining traditional Chinese philosophy with Western music. You can fee

l his incredible imagination in his music, therefore, it was among the first we chose.上海千花坊女神会所

Under the baton of Yu, the China Philharmonic performed Chen’

s music during the concert in 2002, including Wu Xing (The Five Elements) and Iris De

上海千花坊女神会所voilee, as well as a world premiere of Chen’s Reflet d’un Temps Disparu for erhu (a bowed two-string instrument) and

orchestra, which was adapted from the composer’s piece with the same title originally written for cello and orchestra.

Since then, Yu has led China’s symphony orchestras in performing Chen’s work worldwide.

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Li Yang says that the Be上海乌托邦d tourism authorit

ority will continue to come up with measures to grow the construction of facilities t

hat protect intangible cultural heritage and offer better conditions for cultural inheritors.上海乌托邦品茶微信

So far, several masters of intangible culture have moved in, and the park is talking

上海乌托邦with more than 30 inheritors nationwide about some form of cooperation.

The park offers more than 30 spaces for traditional artists to meet guests and show their work.

For example, many artists will make bracelets because they are currently popular,” Zhang says.上海乌托邦品茶微信

“But jade, after all, is non-renewable. If we all cut good material to make quick consumables, it would be pointless,” he adds.

上海乌托邦Zhang believes joining Yongyuan will allow for more thorough, long-term learning am

ong artisans in his field and collaboration with designers who are more familiar with the market.

The ultimate goal is to better combine the art of jade sculpture with tasteful design and then h上海乌托邦

elp the public to gain a better appreciation for the beauty of this traditional art, Zhang says.

上海乌托邦The China National Textile and Apparel Council has also settled in the park.

Handbags and clothes bearing elements of intangible culture are neatly placed at the co上海乌托邦品茶微信

uncil’s workshop for visitors to appreciate and, if it tickles their fancy, purchase.

上海乌托邦”We will mainly showcase products deriving from intangible cultural heritage i

nnovation in the field of textiles,” says Xia Jingjing, an employee with the textile council.

These products are selected from art masters working in the industry nationwide.上海乌托邦品茶微信

The council will also invite textile art masters to mee

t with designers and develop new products for the future, according to Xia.

“The Yongyuan office will also be a good platform to test the wate上海乌托邦

r and see what kinds of textile products appeal to consumer tastes,” Xia says.

上海乌托邦品茶微信Zhang Tiecheng, a Chinese arts and crafts master, is one of the first to move into Yongyuan.

His workshop at the park now presents a range of delicate jade items on sale to the public.

Zhang has engaged in the art of jade sculp

ting-an art form once practiced by ancient royal houses-for more than three decades.

He says that people are increasingly interested in the field because of its growi

ng returns, but that has unfortunately led many inheritors of art to make items purely for money.

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resident Xi Jinping meets 上海419nam’s National Ass

President, Hanoi’s National Assembly chairwoman meet

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ritime peace and stability with practical efforts, President Xi Jinping said on Friday.

上海419品茶微信Xi made the remark while meeting with Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan, Vietnam

‘s National Assembly chairwoman, at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.

During the meeting, Xi asked her to extend his sincere wishes to Nguyen Phu Trong, ge上海419

neral secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee and Vietnamese president.

上海419品茶微信Xi said China and Vietnam are “friends plus comrades”, and also a community with a shared future with strategic significance.

Noting that next year marks the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic

relations between China and Vietnam, Xi said that the two countries should stay true to their original a上海419

spiration, focus on the overall situation, develop friendship and deepen cooperation.

上海419品茶微信The two nations should make full use of the traditional advantage of party-to-party exchanges, dee

pen communications on the experience of governance, learn from each other’s outcomes of theoretical innovation, m

aintain the vitality of the two parties and jointly promote the development of socialism, Xi said.上海419

Xi called on the two countries to connect their development strategies, prom

上海419品茶微信ote the connection of the Belt and Road with Vietnam’s Two Corridors and One Eco

nomic Circle plan, upgrade practical cooperation and pursue win-win cooperation.上海419

The two countries should enhance people-to-people exchanges and develop the bilateral friendship, Xi said.

They should strengthen coordination in international affairs and jointly safeguard the interests of the two countries, Xi added.上海419品茶微信

The cooperation of legislative authorities is an important part of bila

teral relations, Xi said, and China’s National People’s Congress and Vietnam’s National

Assembly have maintained frequent contacts in recent years and achieved fruitful outcomes.

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Ambassador Liu Xia上海后花园inese embassy in

n London has helped set up links between Surrey and Liaoning provinc

上海后花园e and, in February this year, the mayor of Shenyang paid us a visit, where under

standing was built about mutual opportunities, since when I have also been there,” Samuels said.上海后花园

As the gateway to the industrial heartland of northeast China, Liao

ning has huge commercial market potential, with more than 109 million customers, and S上海后花园

amuels believes Surrey has a headstart on some other regions because of its existing connections.

上海后花园品茶微信”The vice-chancellor of Surrey University, Professor Max Lu, is a graduate of

North Eastern University in Shenyang, and retains strong alumni links. My visit there helped strengthen e

xisting connections between the two institutions, and I’m hopeful thi上海后花园

s will lead to greater mutual understanding and tangiblebenefits in the months to come.”

A story by the head of the National Endowment for Democracy published in The Washingt

上海后花园品茶微信on Post last Thursday about the horrifying riot on July 5, 2009, was a typical example of this.

In that riot, 197 innocent people were killed and 1,700 more injured. Without showing any sympathy to the dead and injur

ed, the author called the riot “the struggle of the Uygur people to defend their rights”.上海后花园

Looking at what happens in Xinjiang through such a prism of bias, it is not uncom

上海后花园品茶微信mon for Westerners to have a double standard when it comes to terrorist attack

s in China and the country’s efforts to combat terrorism and extremism in the region.

The vocational training centers China has organized are meant to equip Uygurs, in partic

ular Uygur youths, with knowledge and skills上海后花园

so that they can land a job to make a decent living, which will hopefully keep them away from contact with extremism.

Such training has proved effective. Xinjiang has witnessed no terrorist attack

上海后花园品茶微信s in more than three years; tourist trips made to Xinjiang from home and abroad reached 150 million last year; its econo

my has grown by 40 percent over the past five years; and the Uygur population has increased from about

9.8 million to over 12 million in over a decade with their religious rights and activities strictly protected by law.

It seems as if what those Westerners, who always point accusing fingers at China for上海后花园品茶微信

what it has done and is doing in Xinjiang, want to see this region being plagued by terrorist attacks. It seems as if they consider a

Xinjiang plagued by violence as the one respecting human rights and a peaceful Xinjiang the one lacking any respect for human rights.

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The event on Wednesday, co-funded by Wuhan city government and the Wuhan military garrison

, launched on April 17 and attracted over 100 teams and tens of thousands participants, according to organizers.

上海品茶微信女神会所and the governor thoroughly enjoyed their time there, and it was the perfect way to round of a t

rip which I hope will lead to the further strengthening of links between Liaoning province and Surrey.”上海品茶微信

hina and Russia signed two important joint statements, one to develop the lately upgraded bilateral relations and the oth

er to promote world stability during President Xi Jinping’s state visit on Wednesday.上海品茶微信

The statements were signed by Xi and Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Kremlin in Moscow.

The two leaders decided on Wednesday to lift the bilateral relationship to a comprehensive strategic partnership of coor

上海品茶微信dination for new era, and the two governments issued a joint statement on developing the lifted partnership.

In the other statement, the two governments focus on reinforcing global strategic stability.

People from all walks of life, including governmental

and public institutions, State-owned companies and schools in Wuhan took part.上海品茶微信

The contest comprises preliminary and final rounds. Preliminary rounds are usually held in

landmark buildings, scenic spots and Militray World Games venues, so as to best showcase Wuhan.

上海品茶微信女神会所This is true of the ambassadors from 22 countries to the United Nations

who signed a letter on Wednesday to top UN human rights officials condemning Chi

na’s treatment of Uygur and other minority ethnic groups in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region.上海品茶微信

Heeding the one-sided stories of some Western journalists or those Uygurs who not only harb

or resentment against China but also cherish the ill intention of seeking the region’s independence, these a

上海品茶微信mbassadors can hardly reach an informed judgment about what has happened and is happening in Xinjiang.

Few Western media organizations have reported on the terrorist att

acks several years ago in the autonomous region. Those that did, did so with bias.

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Thomas Pritzker began上海千花坊ith the National Cultural

 Heritage Administration and Sichuan University in 1996 and he later published a series of relevant academic papers followi

ng research in the west of Tibet. His son David also nurtured his passion for archaeology during that time.上海千花坊

“One step follows the other, and we’ve kept going,” he sm

上海千花坊品茶微信iles. “We’re still ‘amateurs’, but it’s good to see David turn into a real professional.”

Strategy is helping institutions achieve better rankings at home and abroad

A veteran of such US universities as the University of Chicago and Yale University has become the first foreigner appointed by a Beij上海千花坊

ing university to a management position since the reform and opening-up policy was launched in 1978.

上海千花坊David Zupko was recently appointed deputy director of Tsinghua University’s global cooperation

and communication office after working at different universities in the United States for more than 20 years.

In 2017, when he was asked by the National Cultural Heritage Ad上海千花坊品茶微信

ministration if he would consider exhibiting his family collection in China, he agreed.

His sentiment was echoed by Wang Xudong, the then director of the Dunhuang Academ上海千花坊

y, who spent over a year contacting institutions abroad and around China to contribute to the exhibition.

上海千花坊品茶微信The Pritzker Art Collaborative brought 35 artifacts to the exhibition in Dunhuang. It is joined by key Chin

ese institutions, such as the National Museum of China, the Palace Museum and the Shaanxi History Mus

eum in Xi’an, as well as several other major overseas collections, including the Al Thani Collection owned by the Qatari ru上海千花坊

ling family, the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, and Hirayama Ikuo Silk Road Museum in Japan.

Abegg-Stiftung, a Swiss collection that mainly features textiles, dropped its “zero l上海千花坊品茶微信

oan policy” for the exhibition, opting in favor of cultural exchange and supplying 16 artifacts to the exhibition.

A hanging brocade with roundel featuring a pair of stags locking horns, on loan from Abegg-Stiftung, is one of the m

ost important exhibits on display. It is believed to have been hung as decoration in the tents of Tubo nobles as a symbol of power.上海千花坊品茶微信

“The Silk Road carries a message for all of us today,” Thomas Pritzker says. “The world will

always have problems … Yet each culture has its own history and values, which are unique.

“If we learn more about another country’s culture, it will be easier to find ways to solve these problems,” he says.

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armot is pictured in Zad 上海419Tibetan auton

To better preserve the grasslands and reduce environmental degradation caused by grazing

, local herdsmen have returned their lands to nature and resettled in county urban areas. 上海419

In cooperation with China Pacific Insurance Co, the management committee guarantees the conservators with compens

 上海419品茶微信ation of up to 300,000 yuan ($43,600), covering injuries and accidents,” said Mou Yonghong, an o

fficial from Sanjiangyuan National Park’s Lancang River Management Committee.

A mechanism for livestock compensation has also been established: each lost cow is compensated with 500 to 1,500 yuan ($70-200), depending on age. 上海419品茶微信

To encourage more residents to take part in environmental protection, the lo

cal government has combined this goal with poverty alleviation. They offer positions of “e

 上海419cological conservators” for every registered family, paying each family a monthly subsidy of 1,800 yuan ($260). The co

nservators are responsible for patrolling the lands, collecting and disposing of garbage and monitoring wildlife.

With more people working as conservators, Tsewang Dorje, deputy head of the 上海419品茶微信

ecological management station of Namsei village, noted the overall environmental awareness of l

ocals has progressed, and environmental protection has gradually become part of their lives. 上海419

“We see little rubbish left on the mountains now. Every year bef

 上海419品茶微信ore the season for picking chongcao, we train the villagers and ask them to fill in the pits afte

r digging the caterpillar fungus so as to reduce damage to the pasture. They’ve also learned the habit of taking their food wa

ste down the mountains. Their conscientiousness has grown a lot,” he recalled.

“When people’s awareness of the environment improves, my work becomes 上海419

much easier,” echoed Lekga, who has worked as a conservator for three and a half years.

As the environmental status advances, the wildlife population increases. One problem, accordin 上海419品茶微信

g to locals, is damage to houses, livestock and people caused by animals such as brown bears and wolves.

To address such concerns, Sanj 上海419iangyuan National Park’s managem

ent committee has purchased insurance for more than 17,000 ecological conservators.

“I used to be a herder. I moved out from my pasture because I learned lives

tock cause damage to the land,” recalled 50-year-old Dorje Tsering, a Tibetan herd 上海419品茶微信

sman who moved to downtown Yeqing village in Yushu’s Zhidoi county around six years ago.

After relocation, Dorje Tsering and his family now receive an annual sub

sidy of 2,100 yuan ($300) each, paid for by the county government. The family also mak

es money by picking chongcao, or Chinese caterpillar fungus, every year in May and June, as many other villagers do. Cat

erpillar fungus is one of the most precious ingredients in traditional Chinese medicine.

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