The current joint operat上海夜网t the first of its kind

 for Herbert Smith Freehills. The London-headquartered law firm has also been work

ing with Hiswara Bunjamin and Tandjung in Indonesia in a similar fashion for the last 15 years.上海夜网女神会所

Gavin Guo, international partner of Kewei, said that they had submitted an application for the joint operation to the Shang

上海夜网hai Municipal Bureau of Justice earlier this year and it took them three months to get the green light.

According to Guo, the joint operation of law firms is different from a joint ven

ture and does not include equity options. The two law firms are still independent e上海夜网女神会所

ntities but share administrative resources and provide one-stop legal services to clients.

Such joint operation models are attractive for multinational companies with operat上海夜网

ions in China and outbound Chinese companies, said Guo. Before this, companies need to go to a foreign la

上海夜网女神会所w firm and a Chinese law firm separately for legal services. This can be avoided as communication with both the l

aw firms can be completed in the same office and will incur only a single charge, he said.上海夜网

“Given the current global economic and political uncertainties and trade friction, governments are tightening their scru

上海夜网tiny and regulation in areas like foreign direct investment. The joint operation model will play a big role in te

rms of transaction habits, disputes resolution and even company strategies,” he said.

The first joint operation was set up by the Chicago-headquartered Baker McKenzie and Beijing Fenxun Partners in April 201上海夜网女神会所

5. In an action plan rolled out in April 2018, the Shanghai Municipal Bureau of Justice said it will study the possibility of pro

moting the joint operation model to the rest of the city to further improve the business environment.上海夜网

Domestic enterprises accelerate pace of innovation amid friction between China, US

The structure of China’s foreign trade will continue to improve with more flexibility in the second half of this year du上海夜网女神会所

e to its institutional, industrial and market advantages, officials and experts said on Thursday.

Li Kuiwen, a spokesman for the General Administration of Customs’ Department of Statis上海夜网

tics, said China has not only increased its market share with major economies such as the European Union th

is year, but its trade volume with emerging markets has also notably surged.上海夜网女神会所

Li’s remark came after the administration announced earlier on Thursday that China’s foreign trade grew 4.2 p

ercent year-on-year in the first seven months of the year to 17.41 trillion yuan ($2.47 trillion).

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The administration s上海后花园on the lunar day tha

t just ended, Yutu 2 and Chang’e 4’s lander, which has also entered a dormancy period, obtained a great deal of scientific data.

A lunar day equals 14 days on Earth, and a lunar night is the same length. During the lunar n上海后花园

ight, the temperature falls below minus 180 C, and there is no sunlight to provide power to the probe.

上海后花园Chang’e 4 was lifted atop a Long March 3B rocket in early December at the

Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Sichuan province to make the country’s fourt

h lunar exploration and the world’s first expedition to the moon’s far side, which never faces Earth.上海后花园女神会所

The probe made a soft landing on the far side on Jan 3 and then released Y

utu 2, the world’s seventh moon rover, and also the first to get to the far side and survey t

上海后花园he South Pole-Aitken basin, the largest and deepest known basin in the solar system.

The scientific tasks of the Chang’e 4 mission include low-frequency radio a

stronomical observation, surveying the terrain and landforms, and detecting the mine上海后花园女神会所

ral composition and shallow lunar surface structure, as well as measuring neutron radiation and neutral atoms.

上海后花园As no probe had landed on the far side before Chang’e 4, all scien

tific information obtained in the mission would be new, according to Zhang He, ex

ecutive director of the Chang’e 4 program at the China Academy of Space Technology.上海后花园女神会所

China’s next lunar probe, Chang’e 5, will weigh about 8.2 metric tons and will be the largest a

上海后花园nd heaviest lunar probe ever built by the country. It will consist of four components – orbiter, lander, ascender and

re-entry module. The probe will be sent by China’s largest carrier rocket, Long March 5, from the Wenchang Space Launch C

enter in the island province of Hainan in the near future. It will collect lunar samples and bring them back to Earth.上海后花园女神会所

If the Chang’e 5 mission succeeds, China will become the third nation to retrieve lunar samples, after the United States and Russia.

Orange alert issued as powerful Lekima churns its way toward Zhejiang province

上海后花园A strong typhoon is forecast to either hit the coastal areas of East China’s Zhejiang province o

r move northward along the coast on Saturday, according to China National Meteorological Center.

As of 5 pm on Thursday, Typhoon Lekima was 630 kilometers from southeast Wenlin上海后花园女神会所

g city, Zhejiang province, with wind speeds reaching 208 kilometers per hour at its center.

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Kyrgyz anti-terror drill上海后花园soldiers in top shape

fficers and soldiers from China and Kyrgyzstan hold discussions and exchan

ges at a training base in Northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region on Au上海后花园女神会所

he China-Kyrgyzstan “Cooperation-2019” joint counterterrorism exercise was launch

上海后花园ed on Tuesday at a training base in Northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region.

The exercise is the first joint exercise conducted by security forces of the two countri

es and will last about 10 days, according to a statement from the People’s Armed Police Force of China.上海后花园

About 150 officers and soldiers from a commando unit of the force’s Xinjiang division

and a special warfare brigade under the National Guard of Kyrgyzstan, are taking part in counterterrorism drills at

上海后花园女神会所a training base of the Xinjiang division in Urumqi, the region’s capital. They are expected to hone their capabilities in a w

ide range of fields such as joint command, basic technical training and joint tactical operations, the statement said.

“The exercise is intended to deepen security cooperation between the two co

untries, enhance the counterterrorism capability of the security forces and expan上海后花园

d the two forces’ cooperation,” Lieutenant General Yang Guangyue, deputy commander-in-chief of the Peop

le’s Armed Police Force, said at the exercise’s opening ceremony in Urumqi. He added that it does not target any third party.

上海后花园女神会所Zhou Zhen, commander of the Chinese troops in the exercise, was quoted in the statement as saying th

at his soldiers are specialized in counterterrorism operations in mountainous regions, so they

would be focused on joint tactics in mountain tasks with their Kyrgyz counterparts.

The People’s Armed Police Force has been gearing up its exchange and collaborat上海后花园

ion with security forces in other nations in regards to counterterrorism activities.

It held an international counterterrorism forum in Beijing in June to boost communication and coopera

上海后花园女神会所tion in the fight against terrorism. It was the third time the Chinese force had organized such a forum since 2016.

In addition, the force has also hosted two international contests for snipers since that year.

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A friend of mine in 上海夜生活 met her husband duri

ng her annual leave in Paris two years ago. Her future husband was a st

上海夜生活udent in London. You never know where or when the right person will appear for you,” he says.

“Maybe your other half is nearby, just around the corner, or far away on the road in front of you. All in all, I believe th

上海夜生活女神会所at going out to socialize and actively looking for my Ms Right is the best approach.”

Cabinet unveils measures to stabilize job market in face of downward pressure on economy

China has unveiled measures to stabilize the job market, with上海夜生活

steps to establish an early warning mechanism for large-scale la

上海夜生活yoffs and unemployment risks amid mounting downward pressure on the economy.

In a statement released after an executive meeting on July 31, the State Council said the country is facing pressure to create mor

e jobs, and stronger measures must be adopted to stabilize growth and promote entrepreneurship.上海夜生活女神会所

It also called for stronger efforts to break barriers hindering the development of market enti

上海夜生活ties and to create more jobs. Employment in labor-intensive sectors must be closely monitored, and an early war

ning mechanism for large-scale layoffs and unemployment risks will be established.

More than 7.37 million urban jobs were created in the first half of the year-two-thirds上海夜生活女神会所

of the annual target-according to the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security.

In the first half, the surveyed unemployment rate remained stable at 5.1 per

上海夜生活cent, while the registered urban unemployment rate was kept at 3.61 percent, according to the ministry.

China’s economic growth slowed to 6.2 percent in the second quarter, its weakest pace in a

t least 27 years, with demand faltering at home and abroad amid ongoing trade frictions with the United States.上海夜生活女神会所

Delivering a government work report in March, Premier Li Keqiang pledged to pursue an employment-first policy with

full force. The country would implement a vocational skills training initiative, and allocat

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A woman who said she 上海会所ted him earlier this

year wrote in an online essay that Betts had “dark thoughts,” including

 上海会所about wanting to hurt people. Adelia Johnson, 24, said they met in a college psychology class a

nd bonded over dealing with mental illness, which she said allowed Betts to open up to her.

Johnson said she was in treatment but that Betts “didn’t want to seek help because

of the stigm 上海会所品茶微信a.” He told her he thought he had mental illnesses including bipolar disorder, she said.

“When he started joking about his dark thoughts, I understood,” she wrote. “Dark tho

 上海会所ughts for someone with a mental illness are just a symptom that we have to learn how to manage.”

Johnson said on their first date, Betts showed her a video of the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting. She said Betts had “unco

ntrollable urges” that she called “red flags,” which eventually led her to call things off in May. When she broke up with 上海会所品茶微信

him, she said she reached out to his mother to express her concern, but she didn’t elaborate on what they discussed.

It’s unknown whether any of the Dayton victims were targeted . Besides Betts’ sister Mega

 上海会所n, 22, the others who died were Monica Brickhouse, 39; Nicholas Cumer, 25; Derrick Fudge, 57; Thomas McNi

chols, 25; Lois Oglesby, 27; Saeed Saleh, 38; Logan Turner, 30; and Beatrice N. Warren-Curtis, 36.

Betts was white and six of the nine killed were black, but police sai 上海会所品茶微信

d the speed of the rampage made any discrimination in the shooting seem unlikely.

Hospital officials said 37 people have been treated for injuries, including 14 with gunshot wounds.

 上海会所The shooting and another mass shooting in El Paso, Texas , over

the weekend left 31 people dead and more than 50 injured in less than 24 hours.

Johnson’s comments add to a conflicting picture emerging of Betts, with some people defendi 上海会所品茶微信

ng him as a nice guy and friendly neighbor while former schoolmates recall a troubled teenager.

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i calls for villagers to a 上海419chieve rural vitalization

President Xi Jinping has encouraged residents of a mountainous township in Fujian provi

 上海419nce to continue their unrelenting efforts to consolidate poverty reduction outcomes and achieve rural vitalization.

Xi, who also is general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Co 上海419

mmission, made the remark in a letter replying to residents of the township of Xiadang, in the province’s Shou­ning county.

 上海419In a letter to Xi, the villagers wrote they had shaken off poverty and e

xpressed their gratitude to the CPC Central Committee and the general secretary.

Xi’s letter, published on Tuesday, recalled the three arduous

journeys he made to the township, saying he still has vivid memories of the area. 上海419品茶微信

Xi worked in Fujian between 1985 and 2002. He made his first trip to the township to lea

rn about poverty alleviation and provide instructions on the work on July 19, 1989, when he was Par

ty secretary of Ningde. The township was once among the most remote and poorest areas in Ningde. 上海419

It took him a three-hour car ride and a two-hour walk in scorching sum

mer heat to reach the township, which had no paved roads at the time, according to

Xinhua News Agency. He made another two trips to township, later that year and in 1996. 上海419品茶微信

Xi expressed his delight after learning that the township had shaken off poverty, and he offered hearty congratulations to villagers.

After 30 years of unremitting efforts, Xiadang has shifted from being almost inaccessible to being easily reached and has 上海419

been transformed inside and out, with residents having an increasing sense of gains and happiness, Xi said.

It has been a vivid example of the truth of such sayings as, “A slow sp

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Xi said he hopes the villagers will forge ahead with a persistent spirit, enhance their confi

dence and make sustained and arduous efforts to consolidate the outcomes of poverty reduction.

He also encouraged them to explore a path of rural vitalization with the characteristics of eastern Fujian during the process. 上海419品茶微信

The letter to Xi was written by six Party members on behalf of all villagers in the township.

Xinhua contributed to this story.

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All who participated in violent and criminal activities that have recently plagued the Hong Kong Special Ad

上海419ministrative Region will be brought to justice, including behind-the-scenes masterminds and organizers, Yang Gu

ang, a spokesman for the Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of the State Council, said Tuesday.上海419

The spokesman for the country’s top Hong Kong affairs authority said in a news co

nference in Beijing that the nearly two-month demonstrations in Hong Kong have escalated to being ex

上海419tremely violent and shocking, with a total of 461 people being injured, including 139 police officers.

The increased intensity and destructiveness of the protests were eviden

t in the weapons and methods chosen by the small number of radicals, who had used lethal weapons such as sm上海419品茶微信

oke and petrol bombs, bows and arrows at police, as well as committing crimes such as arson.

“These actions have severely undermined the personal and property safety of police officers and residents of Hong Kong,” Ya

上海419ng said. “They have severely impacted Hong Kong’s prosperity and stability, pushing it into a dangerous abyss.”

Hong Kong’s GDP in the second quarter saw only a 0.6 percent year-on-year increase, with retail and tourism bearing th

e blunt of the downward economic pressure, according to the HKSAR government.上海419品茶微信

On Monday, Hong Kong protesters staged a strike to paralyze Hong Kong by clogging public transportation, resulting in

上海419some 250 flights being canceled, and eight metro lines suspended for over five hours, he said. A total of 18 countries and r

egions have issued travel safety reminders against visiting Hong Kong due to the current situation.

Protesters also removed the Chinese national flag from a flagpole in Tsim Sha Tsui上海419品茶微信

and threw it into the sea, the second incident of its kind in two days. The flags have since been recovered and raised.

In July, protesters tore up copies of the Basic Law of the HKSAR and smeared Chi

上海419品茶微信na’s national emblem. They also broke into and vandalized Hong Kong’s Legislative C

ouncil building, spraying graffiti on the walls and raising the former colonial flag.

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China doesn’t want to fig上海千花网not afraid to do so

because China has sufficient resources to counter the challenge, said Zhang Yansheng, forme

上海千花网r secretary-general of the academic committee of the National Development and Reform Commission.

To protect its interests, China vowed last week that it will take necessary countermeasures if the US tariffs come into force.上海千花网品茶微信

Zhang warned that China should prepare to deal with an uneasy relationship with the US over the long term, as he thinks the co

nfrontation will persist until 2035, after which they will enter a phase of strategic cooperation and conversation.

“To fight a strong opponent, the key for China is to build a

上海千花网品茶微信sound environment for innovation, world-class companies and universities,” he said.

Unlike previous rounds of taxing Chinese imports, the US administratio

n is targeting a wide swath of consumer goods, thereby using US families as a ho上海千花网

stage in trade negotiations, according to Matt Priest, president of the Footwear Distributors and Retailers of America.

Wei Jianguo, former vice-minister of commerce, agreed that additiona

l tariffs on Chinese imports will be passed on to US workers, consumers and companies.

上海千花网品茶微信Capriciousness will not help the US government improve its position in trade talks with China, but wi

ll harm its reputation, Wei said. He said the US approach of placing extreme pressure on its

trade counterpart won’t work, and China’s core concerns must be addressed during consultations.上海千花网

China saw encouraging economic growth in the first half, especially in attrac

上海千花网品茶微信ting foreign direct investment and foreign trade. With its fast-growing ma

nufacturing and service sectors, as well as massive domestic market, the country is capable of withstanding any pr

essure if no deal is reached, said Xue Rongjiu, deputy director of the China Society for WTO Studies.上海千花网

上海千花网品茶微信He said Washington should drop its fantasy of pressing Beijing with its same old tricks of maximum pressure. If it tr

uly wants a deal, then it will need to show both real sincerity and actions to prove it can keep its word.

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sters push steel barricade上海419论坛o block the street outsi

The SAR government, in a statement issued at around 6 pm on Sunday, said Hong Kong will descend to a d

上海419论坛angerous tipping point if such blatant lawlessness and violence, which is beyond freedom of expression, were condoned.

Hong Kong saw two very different crowds on Saturday afternoon. On was made up of 90,000 people who assembled peacefully in Victoria Park in Causeway Bay.上海419论坛

Observers called the peaceful, positive rally, the third of its type since mid-June, the silent majority’s answer to the radica

lism and violence mounted by protesters who have repeatedly thrown the city into chaos. Two earlier rallies saw a

上海419论坛女神会所bout 480,000 people voicing their shared aspirations of restoring peace and harmony to the city.

The damp lawns of Victoria Park were packed with participants. At one point in the pub

lic rally, youngsters took the stage to remove their masks to reveal their identities in stark contrast to masked radicals.上海419论坛

Emma Chan Ming-kwan took her 13-year-old son to the rally in hopes of teaching him “to tell right from wrong”.

“Biased school education and media reports have failed to warn youngsters about the consequences of violence,” she said.

上海419论坛女神会所A 46-year-old Hong Kong resident of Italian origin who gave his name as Renato said he attended to support Hong Kon

g police and the SAR government because he doesn’t agree with the behavior of unlawful protesters.

At about the same time in the Kowloon Peninsula, one of the city’s busiest business dist上海419论坛

ricts was almost completely paralyzed as thousands of protesters against a now-suspended extradition amen

dment bill ignored police warnings and blocked major roads, occupying a critical cross-harbor tunnel twice.

上海419论坛女神会所The area, comprising Tsim Sha Tsui and Mong Kok, is home to many luxury hotels, brand b

outiques and posh restaurants that are major attractions for locals and tourists.

On Sunday, radicals spread the violence and vandalism to Tseung Kwan O

in East New Territories and the western and central part of Hong Kong Island. In Ca上海419论坛女神会所

useway Bay, two police vehicles were set upon by masked protesters who attemp

ted to blind officers with flashlights and laser pens. Some protesters van

dalized Golden Bauhinia Square, where the flag-raising ceremony is held every day, in Wan Chai.

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 Wednesday. Hong Kong Police have charged 44 people for rioting as of Tu

上海千花坊esday, following an illegal assembly held in Western District on Hong Kong Island on S

Thus, Fan said it was not strange that some people from Taiwan were assisting and financing the violent protesters.

The city was in shock after masked radical protesters escalated violence on July 1 by上海千花坊

storming into the city’s legislature and vandalizing the complex, resulting in an early recess of the legi

上海千花坊品茶微信slature and costing about HK$40 million to HK$50 million ($5.1 million to $6.4 million) to repair.

One of the lawless intruders, who took off his mask, was identified as a “pro-Hong Kong in

dependence” graduate of the University of Hong Kong and reportedly fled to the US through Taiwan.上海千花坊

It was also reported by the media that a large group of violent rioters had fled to Taiwan to seek

上海千花坊品茶微信asylum shortly after July 1. Taiwan leader Tsai Ing-wen described them as “friends from Hong Kong” and sa

id the Taiwan authorities would consider their applications for asylum on humanitarian grounds.

Fan said the violent protesters, who were manipulated by external influences, intended to provoke and test the bottom li上海千花坊

ne of the central government by attacking the Legislative Council, the building of the Liaison Office of the C

上海千花坊品茶微信entral People’s Government in the HKSAR and defacing the national emblem.

The recent mayhem has also caused some to call into question liberal studies in the city.

In the wake of the violent attack on July 1, Tung Chee-hwa, vice-chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese Peo

ple’s Political Consultative Conference, China’s top advisory body, called liberal studies a total failure.上海千花坊品茶微信

The design of liberal studies is flawed, Fan said, since there are no syllabuses or te

xtbooks. It is up to the teachers to prepare teaching materials for students, Fan said.

上海千花坊Currently, liberal studies is a compulsory subject and examinations also are required.

“If students want to make high marks, they must follow what the teachers teach them an

d adapt to the style of the examination papers. In case the liberal studies teachers have上海千花坊品茶微信

strong political inclinations, they will instill anti-China and anti-establishment ideas in the mind of students.”

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