se characteristics, the less than optimal structure and allocation of functions among Party and State instituti
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orms imperative. But given the complexity and risks involved and the possible profound influence of the ref
orm, the CPC Central Committee has adopted a cautious but proactive approach to the issue. 上海乌托邦女神会所
Coordinating the reform of Party and State institutions
上海乌托邦The Third Plenary Session of the 18th CPC Central Committee in November 2013 pu
t forward the task of “coordinating the Party and State institutions’ reform and straightening ou
t departments’ responsibilities and relationships”, while Xi, also China’s president, asked the Central Leading Gr 上海乌托邦女神会所
oup for Deepening Overall Reform to intensify research on the reform of Party and State institutions in 2015.
上海乌托邦The Third Plenary Session of the 19th CPC Central Committee passed the Decisio
n of the CPC Central Committee on Deepening the Reform of the Party and State Institutions and the Plan on De
epening the Reform of the Party and State Institutions in February 2018, which has propelled the comprehensive im 上海乌托邦女神会所
plementation of the reform. After one and a half years of strenuous efforts, the framework of a system for Party and State
上海乌托邦institutions’ functions which meets the requirements of the new era was basically established.
First, the national governance system and capacity have been comprehen
sively strengthened thanks to the emphasis on a systematic and holistic approach to 上海乌托邦女神会所
strategic reforms. This round of reform is aimed at promoting various reforms in central-and provincial-level institutions
上海乌托邦女神会所and restructuring the leadership, governance, military and mass work syste
ms, as well as strengthening the leadership of the Party, enhancing governments’ executive
powers, the armed forces’ fighting capability, and the vitality of mass organizations.
The association said the peony — the flower it had recommendThe mu
nicipal Teachers’ Union and Diankou Central School in Zhuji, East China’s Zhejiang pro上海乌托邦女神会所
vince, started a summer program on Sunday for children of employees working in Diankou’s enterprises. The on
上海乌托邦e-month program provides childcare, tutoring and extra-curricular activities to the children of over 280 employees.
China plans to provide more public exercise facilities and further promote awareness of sport, a senior official said on Friday.上海乌托邦女神会所
Rapid urbanization and growing public enthusiasm for athletic events mean public sport facilities can no longer meet dem
and, said Lang Wei, director of the “sports for all” department at the General Administration of Sport.
The sports area per capita in China increased from 1.46 squa上海乌托邦
re meters in 2014 to 1.66 sq m last year, the administration said. But that still lags behind
developed countries, with the figure in the United States at 16 sq m, and that in Japan 19 sq m.
上海乌托邦女神会所Lang said public access to sport stadiums and playgrounds at educational institutions w
ill be expanded, and more facilities for popular sports including soccer, badminton and baseball will be built.
The association said China’s national flower should meet four criteria for consideration: it shoul上海乌托邦
d originate in China and be ubiquitous in many regions, it should be beautiful in shape and color to
represent Chinese culture and personality, it should have profound historical grounding and be widely kn上海乌托邦女神会所
own to the public and it should be used in many fields in ways that benefit the public.
China is among the few countries without an official national flower.上海乌托邦
Many netizens said they were surprised to discover it did not have one, with some saying they always assumed it was the peony.上海乌托邦
is now awaiting approval from the central government to become the country’s national flower.
上海乌托邦女神会所With a 4,000-year history in China, the peony is widely seen around the country. Boasting bright colors and an elegant app
earance, it is called “king of the flowers” in China and has become an auspicious symbol.
“The peony was the national flower in the Tang Dynasty (618-907),” said Dong Yan, an offi上海乌托邦女神会所
cial from the association. “Apart from its ornamental value, it also has been
used as a food and traditional Chinese herb, so it also has strong economic value.”
attract the young consumer group. In late May, Qunar teamed up with 33 domestic and foreign carriers, including Air China, Chi
na Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Hainan Airlines, United Airlines and All Nippon Airways, to l
aunch discounted prices for students on more than 3,000 routes, along with the concept of student flight tickets.
Students who have registered successfully with their identific
tion documents on the platform will be able to book cheaper tickets. For instance, a one-way
flight ticket from Guangzhou to Beijing can be as cheap as 460 yuan ($66.7), which is about half of the price tag – 8
62 yuan – for a second-class seat on a high-speed train. Qunar said such low-price flight tickets compared with high-spee
d trains may change the travel habits of college students and create user stickiness.
d to bear the brunt of the tariff hike, because the tariffs will raise t
he prices of consumer goods. Besides, the higher tariffs will deal a blow to many US industries.
China’s countermeasure will have intended effect
The results of a quantitative simulation analysis show China’s counterm
easure of imposing tariffs on $60 billion of US goo
ds will have the intended effect, as the US’ losses are set to mount. According to the simulation analysis, China’s GDP, man
ufacturing jobs, exports and imports could reduce by 0.622 percent, 1.046 percent, 3.402 percent and 1.945 percent, w
hile that of the US could dip by 0.067 percent, 0.907 percent, 2.611 percent and 3.936 percent.
The Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), China’s most valuable brand, topped Forbes’s
newly released annual ranking of the world’s top 2,000 largest public companies for the seven consecutive years.
The State-owned bank, which generated 298.7 billion yuan ($43.5 billion) in net profit last
year, has assets of more than $4 trillion and nearly half a million employees, according to Forbes.
Meanwhile, China Construction Bank, the Agricultural Bank of China and the Bank of China, renowned as the “Big Four” ba
nks in China along with ICBC, also joined the top 10, ranking at third, fourth and eighth places, respectively.
Ping An Insurance Group came in at seventh with a market capital of $220.2 billion, according to Forbes.
profits in producing electric bicycles, exploring niche markets, an
d improving intelligent and network connecting levels, Economic Daily reported Monday.
As China’s bicycle-sharing companies experienced periods of boom and decline in 2017 and
2018, many of the country’s bicycle companies have discovered new profit potential by producing e-bicycles.
Statistics show the output of shared bicycles was 5 million in 2018, a quarter of that of 2017, while the o
utput of e-bicycles reached 32.78 million in 2018, up 5.8 percent year-on-year, according to the report.
Benefiting from ever-growing demand, the development of the e-bicycle has maintained strong growth momentum. In the f
irst quarter of this year, the profit growth rate reached 28.7 percent for e-bicycle enterprises above the designated size
in the industry, which refers to those with an annual main business revenue of 20 million yuan ($2.98 million) or more.