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The projectiles were launched at 8:01 am and 8:16 am local time e
ach from the DPRK’s eastern coastal county of Tongchon into the East Sea.
They flew about 230 km at an altitude of some 30 km and a maximum speed of Mach 6.1 or higher.
The JCS said in a statement that the projectiles were under pr上海会所
ecision analysis by the intelligence authorities of the ROK and the United States.
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th in three weeks. The DPRK fire
d off a total of eight projectiles this year.
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Right after the DPRK’s test-firings, Chung Eui-yong, a top national security adviser for ROK President Moon Jae-in, hel
d an emergency meeting of the National Security Office (NSO), according to the presidential Blue House.
The NSO urged the DPRK to stop firing short-range projectiles in protest against the RO
K-US joint military drills as the launches can escalate military tensions on the Korean Peninsula.
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.上海419论坛女神会所
Xu said the violence at the airport Tuesday night was particularly shocking.
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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
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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
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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.上海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.上海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
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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
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police officers, according to Mak Chin-ho, assistant commissioner of the Hong Kong police.
of the Chinese economy and effectively promoted the country’s long-term stable development.
The Nielsen report also found consumers’ personal financial situation and willingness to spend have been robust.上海千花网
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Sargent said the Chinese government’s efforts to further cut tax an
d lower fees have reduced the cost of enterprises and enhanced their vitality.上海千花网
The consumer trend index for different regions in China remained stable, reaching 124 in the eastern region while the
northern and southern regions achieved steady growth in the past three quarters, the report showed.上海千花网品茶微信
In addition, indices for first, second and third-tier cities all have increased steadily in the past four quarters, part
icularly in the past six months, driven by better personal finance and rising willingness to spend, the report said.
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t, costs and income all performed well. Among them, prices were basically stable, and the supply and de
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The report also showed 68 percent of Chinese consumers prefer domestic brands, and even for the 62 percent of co
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Cost performance is the main reason why consumers choose domest
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Violent attacks on a reporter and a tourist from the Chi
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ort on Tuesday night were strongly condemned by the central government on Wednesday.
Spokeswoman condemns violent attacks
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pressed great indignation over the serious violence in a statement, saying that the c
entral government supported Hong Kong police action to arrest the rioters.上海夜生活品茶微信
Xu said the violence at the airport on Tuesday night, in which two mainland residents were illegally detained and bea
ten up by radical protesters who occupied and crippled the airport, was particularly shocking.上海夜生活
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The Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in the Hong Kon
g Special Administrative Region said in a statement that the detainment and brutal a
ttacks on the reporter challenged and insulted the media sector and seriously infringed press freedom.上海夜生活
At about 8 pm Tuesday, radicals tied up a man surnamed Xu, from Shenzhen, Guangdong province, who was seeing p
eople off at the airport. They later shone a laser pointer in his eyes and beat him unconscious.
上海夜生活品茶微信After rescue personnel arrived, the radicals tried to obstru
ct their efforts. With the help of police, the man was rescued after nearly 4 ho
urs. The radicals also attacked a police officer and grabbed his baton, the spokeswoman said.
Global Times journalist Fu Guohao was discharged from a Hong Kong hospital on Wednesday, ha
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te on Tuesday during a sit-in that shut down the airport’s operations for almost two days.
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Fu thanked the public for their care and concern, saying he still loves Hong Kong.
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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上海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.
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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.
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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
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Hu said the protesters’ actions were “shameless” and “cowardly”.
Hu urged protesters, whom he called “mobs”, to respect journalists.上海419
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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.上海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.
ties for the first time surpassed 1 trillion yuan in the half y
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ar, with their GDP reaching 479.52 billion yuan and 479.17 billion yuan in H1, respectively.
Fifteen of the top 100 cities are from East China’s Shandong province, the most among all provincial-level regions. F上海千花网
ollowing it, Jiangsu, Guangdong and Zhejiang provinces have 13, 11 and 8 cities on the list, respectively.
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ngxia Hui autonomous region, or Tibet autonomous region are on the top 100 list.
China’s central and western cities are leading on GDP growth in H1. More than two-thirds of the 280 cities that have dis上海千花网
closed economic growth outperformed the national GDP growth rate of 6.3 percent in H1 and they are m
ainly from Yunnan, Guizhou, Anhui provinces and Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region.
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Southwest China’s Yunan province, posting t上海千花网he strongest GDP growth in H1 amon
g 31 provincial-level regions, has seven cities registering a GDP growth of 10 percent or above.
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their economic semi-annual reports as of Monday. Hong Kong and Macao special ad
ministrative regions and Taiwan were not involved in the statistical analysis.
onship that meets the requirements of the new era,” it said.
The resumption of the China-Japan strategic dialogue is a key sign that Beijing an上海会所
d Tokyo have pushed forward their bilateral relations on the right track and forged closer ties, said Lu Hao, a re
上海会所品茶微信searcher at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences’ Institute of Japanese Studies.
Official exchanges and communication mechanisms, including the strategic dialogue, were suspended after the two cou
ntries became mired in a dispute over China’s uninhabited Diaoyu Islands in the East China Sea.上海会所
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ly as they are both facing unprecedented conditions and a rapidly changing global environment.
上海会所品茶微信”The dialogue not only focuses on improving bilateral ties but also touch
es on some of the important regional and international issues of common interest,” Lu
said, adding that boosting mutual understanding and cooperation between China
and Japan, the world’s second-and third-largest economies, helps promote regional stability and prosperity.上海会所
On Friday, while meeting with Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono, Le, the vice-minister, said China and Japan should k
eep up the positive momentum brought by the improved ties and enhance short-term goals while strengthening long-term ones.
Describing the meeting in Osaka between Xi and Abe as fruitful, Kono said Japan is expecting a state visit by Xi next spring and i上海会所品茶微信
willing to work with China “in various fields and face global challenges shoulder to shoulder”.
Zhou Yongsheng, a professor and deputy director of the Ja
panese Studies Center at China Foreign Affairs University, said, “As Sino-J上海会所
apanese relations have shown signs of warming in recent years, both
上海会所品茶微信countries should cherish the momentum and build new relations featuring a shift from
competition to collaboration under the guidance of the strategic dialogue mechanism. Prom
oting Sino-Japanese ties will benefit the peace and prosperity of Asia and improve global governance.”
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上海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
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During the violent clashes on Sunday, some rioters attacked the police stations wi
th highly fatal and destructive weapons, including launched petrol bombs.上海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.
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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.
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vernment and the police force to bring all violent lawbreakers to justice.
Hong Kong police have exercised restraint and professionalism w
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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
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The office expressed sympathy to injured officers and extended gratitude to the police force and their families.
arly warnings. Also, residents－especially those living in old communities, construction si
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Zhejiang’s flood control authority issued an emergency notice on Thursday to raise the typhoon r
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Shanghai’s flood control department also issued an emergency notice to lower the wa
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ction sites, and entrances and exits of rail stations to reinforce advertising billboards, air condition
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Yutu 2’s scientific missions include surveying terrain, detecting minerals
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d is in good condition after traveling 271 meters, according to China National Space Administration.
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ovable robot on the moon after Yutu, was switched to dormant mode at around 5:50 pm on Wed
nesday after receiving signals from ground control. Yutu 2 is part of the Chang’e 4 robotic probe.
renminbi internationalization, to reduce reliance on the dollar.Foreign
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According to the Basic Law, the central government shal
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Echoing Chen’s view, Zhou Xiaochuan, chairman of the China Institute of Finance an
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untermeasures in face of any tariff or non-tariff barriers imposed against the country.
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ontinue the foreign exchange reform, towards a more flexible and market-oriented regime.