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?State Council’s Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office, said the central government supported t
he actions of Hong Kong police to arrest the rioters.亚博足球app官网419论坛女神会所
Xu said the violence at the airport Tuesday night was particularly shocking.
“Recently, the radical violators in Hong Kong have completely breached the bottom line of l亚博足球app官网419论坛
aw, morality and humanity. Their flagrant acts of serious violent crimes in public are shocking and chill
ing,” her statement read. “Their violence was an extreme contempt for the rule of law, which has seriously damaged H
亚博足球app官网419论坛女神会所ong Kong’s international image and hurt the feelings of compatriots on the mainland.”
She said such violent crimes must be severely punished according to law.
“We firmly support the Hong Kong police force and the judiciary in carrying out re
solute and strict justice and bringing criminals to justice as soon as possible,” she said.亚博足球app官网419论坛
Shortly after being discharged from Princess Margaret Hospital in Hong Kong on Wednesday, Fu Guohao, the beate
n reporter from the Beijing-based Global Times, said he did not have serious injuries.亚博足球app官网419论坛女神会所
Fu, with some bruises on his face, said he still loves Hong Kong and is grateful for the public’s care.
The Global Times sent Fu to Hong Kong to cover the mass protests there. He had his hands and legs tied up and was abuse
d by a group of radicals at the airport on Tuesday night, as those in the mob suspected he was a fake journalist.亚博足球app官网419论坛
In a statement, the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progre
ss of Hong Kong, the city’s largest political party, said that what the protesters did to Fu
was “reckless” and tainted Hong Kong’s reputation in the international community.亚博足球app官网419论坛女神会所
The Federation of Trade Unions, the city’s largest union, also denounce
d the violence, saying that what the rioters did was lawless and in defiance of the city’s rul
e of law and moral and ethics. They were the shame of Hong Kong, the statement said.亚博足球app官网419论坛
Hong Kong police arrested five men at the airport on Tuesday night on suspicion of of
fenses including unlawful assembly, possession of offensive weapons and assaulting亚博足球app官网419论坛女神会所
police officers, according to Mak Chin-ho, assistant commissioner of the Hong Kong police.
More than 80 percent of Chinese parents have made arrangements for their young children du
ring summer vacation, with extracurricular classes and travel their top choices, a recent survey found.?亚博足球app官网楼凤
The survey, conducted by the parenting channel on qq.com and Penguin Fa
irytale, an open content platform for kids, collected 10,410 samples from 28 cities.
?亚博足球app官网楼凤女神会所More than 72 percent of the respondents had their children take extracurricular clas
ses and about 50 percent had their children go on a trip, according to the survey.
Among the respondents, 64.5 percent have only one child. More than half of the res?亚博足球app官网楼凤
pondents‘ children are pre-school age, and 38.3 percent are in elementary school.
When asked about the purpose of after-school tutoring, 66 percent of the p
?亚博足球app官网楼凤arents said they want their children to adapt to this learning environment from a young age a
nd 27 percent said they are afraid their children will be left behind by their peers if others take such classes.
On the choice of extracurricular classes, parents tend to choose interest-oriented classes f?亚博足球app官网楼凤女神会所
or pre-school children, and academic classes for elementary school age children, the survey showed.
Learning happens not just in the classroom these days; summer camps, seeing shows?亚博足球app官网楼凤
and exhibitions and overseas study tours are becoming increasingly common, according to the sur
?亚博足球app官网楼凤女神会所vey. Overseas study tours are especially popular among families in first- and second-tier cities.
For many families, summer vacation has become a new spending season for child
ren’s education besides the back-to-school time right before the new school year begins, the survey said.?亚博足球app官网楼凤
More than half of the surveyed families spent less than 10,000 yu
an ($1,422) this summer, about 20 percent spent more t
han 20,000 yuan, while nearly three percent splashed out more than 50,000 yuan.?亚博足球app官网楼凤女神会所
The biggest chunk of family spending during summer went to children’s edu
cation — 44.7 percent, followed by 32.6 percent on daily necessities and 22.7 percent on family travel.
Global Times journalist Fu Guohao was discharged from a Hong Kong hospital on Wednesday, ha
ving been detained and assaulted by protestors at Hong Kong International Airport for almost an hour la亚博足球app官网419女神会所
te on Tuesday during a sit-in that shut down the airport’s operations for almost two days.
Fu met media after he was discharged from the Princess Margaret Hospital in the New Territories of Hong Kong SAR. Fu亚博足球app官网419
said he did not suffer serious injuries, coming away with just some bruising to his face.
Fu thanked the public for their care and concern, saying he still loves Hong Kong.
亚博足球app官网419Fu was sent to Hong Kong by the Global Times to cover the protests. The mass sit-in
at the airport started on Friday and led the airport to halt operations for two days.
Wearing a yellow press jacket, Fu’s hands and legs were bound while he亚博足球app官网419
was assaulted by a group of protestors who didn’t believe him to be journalist.
Fu was taken away by ambulance early Wednesday morning.
Hours before the assault of Fu, a tourist from Shenzhen, Guangdong province, was亚博足球app官网419女神会所
also detained and assaulted for hours by protestors who had doubts about his identity.
ome journalists tried but were unable to rescue the man, with protestors accusing those journalists of being undercover agents.
亚博足球app官网419The protestors demanded that the journalists produce identity documents to prove that they were reporters.
The man was later rescued after riot police arrived at the airport.
Shortly after Fu was detained and assaulted, Global Times editor-in-chief Hu
Xijin confirmed on his Sina Weibo account that Fu works for the media organization.亚博足球app官网419女神会所
Hu said the protesters’ actions were “shameless” and “cowardly”.
Hu urged protesters, whom he called “mobs”, to respect journalists.亚博足球app官网419
“If these radical protesters in Hong Kong could conduct brutal lynching against jou
rnalists, then you tell me, should we stop calling you mobs, but ‘terrorists’?” Hu asked.
In a letter to Hu, the Hong Kong Association of Media Veterans condemned what happened to Fu at the airport.亚博足球app官网419女神会所
The association, with a membership of more than 1,000 media prof
essionals, said Fu has shown the world how to be a professional reporter.
?arrested as unlawful protests continue, violent acts spread over weekend in SAR
Violence has escalated to a point that smacks of terrorism in the Hong Kong Special?亚博足球app官网419
Administrative Region, China’s top authority on the city’s affairs warned on Monday.
?亚博足球app官网419品茶微信In Beijing, Yang Guang, a spokesman for the Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of the State Coun
cil, said radical protesters have repeatedly attacked police officers in the past few days and have com
mitted serious violent crimes. Such violence has begun to show the “first signs of terrorism”, Yang said.?亚博足球app官网419
Yang strongly condemned protesters who threw gasoline bombs at police officers on Sunday night.
?亚博足球app官网419品茶微信A very small number of rioters hurled the bombs at police officers at police sta
tions in Cheung Sha Wan, Tsim Sha Tsui and Wan Chai on Sunday night. A police off
icer was hit by one such bomb thrown by a protester in Tsim Sha Tsui, causing burns to his legs.
An initial diagnosis showed that the officer suffered second-degree bu?亚博足球app官网419品茶微信
rns on 10 percent of his left leg, and first-degree burns on 3 percent of his right leg.
“We express our strong indignation and condemnation of this sinister, reckless and serious crime,” Yang said.
Such violent acts have brutally violated the rule of law and social order in Hong Kon?亚博足球app官网419
g, seriously threatened the lives of Hong Kong citizens and challenged Hong Kong’s prosperity and stability, he added. Such
acts must be “resolutely cracked down upon” in accordance with the law, and the affairs of
?亚博足球app官网419品茶微信fice firmly supports Hong Kong police enforcing the law and bringing criminals to justice as soon as possible.
The central government’s liaison office in Hong Kong also issued a serious condemnation of violent lawbreakers.
g the order of the international financial community,” Liu said.
Zhang Xiaohui, a senior researcher for the CF40 and a former assistant governor of the Chinese central bank, said, “The IMF concl亚博足球app官网龙凤1314
usion is objective and reflects that the yuan was assessed to be broadly in line with medium-term fundamentals.”
亚博足球app官网龙凤1314品茶微信Besides refraining from competitively depreciating its own currency, China has also b
een committed to promoting international currency policy coordination, said Zhu, the bank official.
President Xi Jinping announced at the Second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation in Beijing in April tha亚博足球app官网龙凤1314
t China will more effectively engage in international macro-economic policy coordination, including more improve
ments to the exchange rate regime, to ensure that the market plays a decisive role in resource allocation.
According to the IMF news release on Friday, its executive directors agreed that grea
亚博足球app官网龙凤1314品茶微信ter exchange rate flexibility and deeper and better-functioning foreign exchange
markets would help China’s financial system be more capable of dealing with capital flow volatility.
Chen Yuan, chairman of the CF40 Executive Council and former亚博足球app官网龙凤1314
vice-chairman of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, ca
utioned that China needs to prepare for long-term disputes, including in the field of finance.
Chen suggested increasing yuan-denominated settlements in global comm亚博足球app官网龙凤1314品茶微信
odity trade and accelerating the internationalization of the yuan to reduce reliance on the dollar.
Zhou Xiaochuan, chairman of the China Institute of Finance and a former c
亚博足球app官网龙凤1314entral bank governor, said at the CF40 forum over the weekend that China may have to take
countermeasures in the face of any tariff or nontariff barriers imposed against the country.
It was not manipulation but market forces that pushed the recent depreciation of the yuan against the gree亚博足球app官网龙凤1314品茶微信
nback, said Phil Levy, chief economist at Flexport, a San Francisco-based logistics company.
“It is difficult to argue that a failure to intervene against those market forces constitutes currency manipulation,” he said.
The Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in the Hong Kong Special Administ
rative Region on Monday “strongly condemned” the violent acts by a small group of lawbreakers, after a polic亚博足球app官网419论坛女神会所
e officer was injured by homemade petrol bombs thrown by radical protesters on Sunday night.
The condemnation came after many civic leaders also expressed concerns over the appalli
亚博足球app官网419论坛ng acts by the radicals during multiple illegal protests at different locations of the city during the weekend.
During the violent clashes on Sunday, some rioters attacked the police stations wi
th highly fatal and destructive weapons, including launched petrol bombs.亚博足球app官网419论坛女神会所
An on-duty police officer sustained burns on both legs after being hit by a petrol bomb in Tsim Sha Tsui.
“There is no place in the world that would tolerate such atrocious violent acts. Hong Ko亚博足球app官网419论坛
ng will slide into an abyss, if such acts of terror were allowed,” the office said in a statement.
The most urgent, common aspiration of the public is to end violence and restore peace and order, the liaison office stressed.
亚博足球app官网419论坛女神会所Thus, it called on the Hong Kong society to firmly support the SAR go
vernment and the police force to bring all violent lawbreakers to justice.
Hong Kong police have exercised restraint and professionalism w
hen handling the violent and illegal protests that be亚博足球app官网419论坛gan in mid-June, the office said.
To date, a total of 12 police officers have been injured by laser beams poi
nted at them deliberately by radicals using laser pens, according to the department. So
亚博足球app官网419论坛女神会所far, about 700 people have been arrested in relation to illegal protests since mid-June.
The office expressed sympathy to injured officers and extended gratitude to the police force and their families.
reviously announced standards,” Hufbauer said. “Trump is toying with the idea of countervailing currency interve
亚博足球app官网后花园ntion－selling dollars to buy yuan－but that seems unlikely. The Fed is not likely to go along, and the Exchange Stab
ilization Fund controlled by the Treasury does not have the big bucks needed to move currency markets.”
In July, the IMF said the US dollar was overvalued by 6 percent to 12 percent based on near-ter亚博足球app官网后花园女神会所
m economic fundamentals, while China’s yuan was seen as broadly in line with fundamentals.
亚博足球app官网后花园Some estimate that a 10 percent appreciation of the dollar, relative to a trade-weighted current basket, reduces US
exports by about 1 percent of gross domestic product, or about $200 billion annually,” he said.
Usha Haley, the W. Frank Barton Distinguished Chair in International Business a亚博足球app官网后花园女神会所
nd a professor of management at Wichita State University, concurred that China did not manipulate its currency.
“A counter-argument to Trump would be China has just responded to these new rounds of tariffs,” she told China Daily.
亚博足球app官网后花园”The first rule of successful negotiations should be understanding
the other party and its interest, and it appears neither side understands the other.
“When elephants fight, the grass gets trampled,” she said. “In this case, the trade亚博足球app官网后花园女神会所
dispute between China and the US is hurting both parties and the global economy.”
In a statement on Monday, PBOC Governor Yi Gang said: “As a responsible big country, China will abide by the spirit of th
亚博足球app官网后花园e G20 Leaders Summit on the exchange-rate issue, adhere to the market-determined exchange-rate sys
tem, not engage in competitive devaluation, not use the exchange rate for competitive purposes and not use the
exchange rate as a tool to deal with external disturbances such as trade disputes.”亚博足球app官网后花园女神会所
Currency manipulation is based on two assumptions: First, that a nation
can lower the international value of its money by acquiring foreign currency r
eserves, and second, that a weaker currency gives a nation an unfair trade advantage.
renminbi internationalization, to reduce reliance on the dollar.Foreign
Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying on Saturday urged the United Kingdom to im亚博足球app官网419论坛
mediately stop interfering in China’s internal affairs and stop making random and inflammatory accusations on Hong Kong.
“It is simply wrong for the British government to directly call Hong Kong’s Chief Executive to exert pressure,” Hua said in an online statement.亚博足球app官网419论坛
Hong Kong today is a special administrative region of the People’s Republic o
f China, long gone are the days when it was under British colonial rule, the spokeswoman added.
Noting the UK has no sovereignty, jurisdiction or right of supervision over Hong Kong, Hua said that亚博足球app官网419论坛女神会所
affairs of Hong Kong brook no foreign interference.
According to the Basic Law, the central government shal
l亚博足球app官网419论坛 be responsible for the foreign affairs relating to the Hong Kong SAR, she added.
Echoing Chen’s view, Zhou Xiaochuan, chairman of the China Institute of Finance an
d former central bank governor, said at the CF40 forum on Saturday that China may have to take co亚博足球app官网419论坛女神会所
untermeasures in face of any tariff or non-tariff barriers imposed against the country.
According to IMF’s press release on Friday, the IMF Executive Directors concur亚博足球app官网419论坛
red that greater exchange rate flexibility and deeper and better functioning foreign exchange markets w
ould help China’s financial system be more capable of dealing with capital flow volatility.
亚博足球app官网419论坛女神会所”At about US$3.2 trillion, China’s foreign currency reserves remain more than adeq
uate to allow a continued transition to a floating exchange rate,” the IMF report said.
Yu from the CASS agreed, and he suggested that the Chinese monetary authority c亚博足球app官网419论坛女神会所
ontinue the foreign exchange reform, towards a more flexible and market-oriented regime.
On Friday the Foreign Ministry rejected the United States’ labeling China as “a thuggish regime”, saying Washington has confo
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The spokesperson of the US State Department was astonished to claim the job of American diplomats was to meddle with t
亚博足球app官网419论坛品茶微信he domestic affairs of other countries, the ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said in a statement.
“Can the world be at peace with the way the US operates?” Hua asked in the statement.
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tographs and personal details of a US diplomat who met with major leaders of the “Hong Kong Independence” activist groups.
The US State Department spokesperson should look at her own words and behaviors instead of using media reports to hit
亚博足球app官网419论坛out at the government of another country, Hua said, adding US interference in Hong Kong affairs has arous
ed resolute opposition and strong indignation from the Chinese people, including Hong Kong compatriots.
She urged the US side to observe international law and basic norms governing intern亚博足球app官网419论坛
ational relations, and stop meddling in Hong Kong affairs and interfering in China’s domestic affairs.
亚博足球app官网419论坛品茶微信The Office of the Commissioner of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the H
ong Kong Special Administrative Region also said on its website that the labeling is a b
latant slander against China, which has confounded right with wrong and again exposed US gangster logic and hegemonic thinking.亚博足球app官网419论坛
The spokesperson said that instead of repenting of and stopping its arb
亚博足球app官网419论坛品茶微信itrary interference in Hong Kong affairs, which are China’s domestic affairs, the US side
has made venomous and unfounded allegations against the Chinese government
for the leak of the information. It perceives China with malice, which again reveals its dark mentality.
own in economic growth will result in more sluggish labor demand,” he said.
亚博足球app官网龙凤He added that the manufacturing sector has been troubled by weak expor
ts and sluggish prices, while the construction sector is suffering from sliding inve
stment. Both sectors played important roles in stabilizing employment, he added.亚博足球app官网龙凤
The authorities should adopt measures to further improve the business environment, especially for private and smal
亚博足球app官网龙凤l and medium-sized enterprises, which accounted for more than 90 percent of urban employment.
“It is also important to enable further opening-up in the servic
e sector, especially for finance, education, medical care and telecommunications,” he said.亚博足球app官网龙凤女神会所
During the second quarter of this year, China’s smartphone shipments totaled 97.9 mil
lion units, down 6.1 percent year-on-year, the latest report from the International Data Corporation showed.
亚博足球app官网龙凤Smartphone vendors shipped a total of 180 million phones during the first six months, down 5.4 percent from a year earlier.
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eases and the pace of shipments became faster to some extent, IDC said, adding that Huawei put more effo
亚博足球app官网龙凤rts into the domestic market and its shipment performance exceeded expectations.
Huawei maintained the top position in the market, with shipment volumes of 36.3 million units, up 27 percent from the year-ago
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stered an increase in shipments among the top five smartphone makers, IDC report showed.
Vivo, with shipments of 18.3 million units and a market share of 18.7 percent, came in sec
ond. It was followed by OPPO, whose shipments fell 13.9 percent to 18.2 million units.亚博足球app官网龙凤
Xiaomi ranked fourth. Its smartphone shipments fell 19.3 percent, the biggest drop amo
ng the top five smartphone makers, to 11.7 million units, with a market share of 11.9 percent.
亚博足球app官网龙凤女神会所Apple finished the second quarter in the fifth position. Its smartphone shipments fell 6.2 p
ercent to 6.6 million units, while its market share was basically flat at 6.7 percent from a year earlier.