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There are two answers to that and it’s quite political, of course. Space flight is expensive. And if you’re interested purely in s
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Are you more underwhelmed or overwhelmed by the public’s general knowledge of science?
Major convenience stores in Japan announced on Tuesday that the
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上海夜生活品茶微信7-Eleven Japan Co, Lawson Inc and FamilyMart Co, the top three convenience store chain operators, have all dec
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a in November 2017 and has now decided to expand the ban to about 14,000 of its stores nationwide.
FamilyMart reported that 2,000 of its 16,000 franchises had already stopped selling adult magazines.
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Fifty-five German cultural ambassador
Called the Hamburg-Shanghai New Silk Road Bus Tour, the road trip spanned nearly 13,000 kilometers and took them to ei
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ommunication between China and Germany as well as raise awareness about the Belt and Road Initiative.
s arrived in Shanghai on July 5, the final stop in their 53-day road trip from Ham
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While in Shanghai, they visited the Dunhuang cultural exhibition held at Shan
ghai Tower. Journalists and scholars from Germany also attended the road trip.上海夜生活
The other draft regulation published on the same day is aimed at forming standards for nursery institutions.
A driver, who last year plowed his car into students crossing the road, killing six and inj
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The provincial Huludao Intermediate People’s Court publicly annou
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Each institution should set up separate facilities for dining, sleeping, leisure activities, storage as well as restrooms. T
he average living space per capita at each institution should be no less than 3 square meters for each child.
According to the standards, a nursery should receive 150 children at most and have at least one security staff member on duty.
unication company ZTE for smart city solutions at the exhibition.
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uawei, while companies in the e-commerce and online-gaming industry have charted pla
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A high-level group of Chinese researchers and innovators attended the 2017 C
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Held as part of the China High-tech Fair, which opened in Shenzhen on the same day, the event gave China’s tech community a chance to discover the pio
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henzhen event, which mainly targets the research and innovation communities based in Shenzhen.
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esearch and innovation that has a budget of €30 billion ($35.3 billion), which was released in October in Beijing.
Mongolia, said Chinese movies and TV dramas are full of positive energy and show the goodness of human nature. “They ha
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The plots of Chinese movies and TV dramas are considered by mo
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“The TV play ‘Ten Years of Love’ is perfect for young people like me,” said Bilguun, who works for a company in Ula
n Bator. “I feel deeply about the drama’s special emphasis on family ties,” he added.
Nearly 30 years ago the photographer Xie Hailong began an investigation of rural students and te 上海夜生活女神会所
achers, recording their living conditions and the stories of their striving for educational opportunities.
In 1992, when he was 41, he became a photo journalist for China Youth Daily, and vis
ited more than 100 rural schools in 128 counties in 26 provinces over the following 10 years.
上海夜生活A photo he took in 1991 that told the story of Su Mingjuan, 8, with great sparkling eyes and a pencil in hand, in rural Jinz
hai county, Anhui province, became a household image after it was used as a poster for Project Hope.
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o helping poor children get an education. It received 100 million yuan ($14.5 million) in six months.
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While Xie dares to say his photos calling for educational opportunities have alm
ost fulfilled their historical mission, more needs to be done to reduce poverty and achieve educational equality, he says.
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chool wanted to give only a small part of those bags to outstanding students as a learning incentive.
The proposal angered Xie, who insisted that the teachers distribute the bags to every one of the 495 students.
redeveloped from a local cement plant, a former symbol of its economic boo
m. And the locals are working together to turn the venue into a cultural landmark tha
t will eventually include a cinema, a creative writing residence and a cultural center named after Jia.
A special thesis oral defense was held for a seriously injured third-year graduate student at a hospital in Central China’s Henan province on Sunday.
The student, Cheng Yanfang, who was about to graduate this year from East China Univ
ersity of Political Science and Law, became a paraplegic after a car accident in April.
“Finishing her thesis, getting her master’s degree and becoming a teacher is my sister’s biggest dream,” Cheng Hao, Cheng Yanfang
‘s younger brother, told thepaper.cn. He said even though the accident left her with no feeling below he
r chest, she maintained her rehabilitation training and read papers in her spare time.