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The Shanghai Grand Theater(SGT) announced its 2019-2020 performance season o
n Aug 7, highlighting the top 10 projects that have been recommended by artists and critics.上海会所品茶微信
The upcoming season, which is titled “When We First Met”, will be the theater’s 21
上海会所st and Zhang Xiaoding, the general manager of the SGT, said that the performances will “take audiences on a jour
ney back to the starting point…to discover the original love we felt for art and the theater.”上海会所
Among the projects shown will be Tchaikovsky’s epic opera Eugene Onegin, presented by the Moscow State Stan
islavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Music Theatre on Sep 11, 13 and 14. The renowned theater made its first China tou上海会所品茶微信
r in 1954. The evening premiere on Sep 11 will also markthe beginning of SGT’s new season.
As next year would mark the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s bir
上海会所th, maestro conductor Xu Zhong will be collaborating with the Vienna Chamber Orc
hestra and Chinese soloists to present Beethoven’s complete Piano Concertos in two consecutive concerts on May 5 and 6. F
rom June 23-24 and June 26-27, they will play a full cycle of Beethoven’s nine symphonies.上海会所品茶微信
Xu will also be conducting Shanghai Opera House’s production Turandotby Puccini from Dec 13-15. The production will be di
rected by Roberto Ando, featuring Chinese soprano He Hui, tenor Han Peng and Carlo Ventre from Uruguay.上海会所
Chinese soprano He has been active in the global music scene for more than a decad
e and has recently made the career shift from a lyrical soprano to a theater opera singer.
上海会所品茶微信“This is a big step for an artist, and a road of no return,” Xu said. “I hop
e she will take the lead in many heavy-weight opera productions in the future.”
The Wiener Staatsballett, an esteemed ballet company of 150 years fr上海会所
om Austria, will embark on its debut tour of Chinaand put up five performances from May 28
to Jun 3, 2020 at SGT. Two productions will be performed: Le Corsaire and Marie A上海会所品茶微信
ntoinette, choreographed by Manuel Legris and Patrick de Bana respectively.
on-compulsory education for persons with disabilities has also made steady progress. In 2018, China had 133 sec
上海会所ondary vocational schools or classes with an enrollment of 19,475 students with disabilities.
From 2012 to 2018, a total of 62,200 students with disabilities were enrolled in regular institutions of higher education.上海会所品茶微信
“It’s a good start, and we believe we will be able to send more children with disabilities to schools and even colleges,” Zhang said.
上海会所The white paper noted that the development of the programs of persons with disabilities are still unbalanced and inadeq
uate, and there is still a big gap between the lives these people lead and lives to which they aspire.上海会所品茶微信
“China will continue to improve the mechanisms for ensuring their rights and interests — elimin
上海会所ating discrimination, fully respecting and guaranteeing their human rights, improving their wellbeing,
enhancing their ability to improve their situation, and ensuring that they are able to par上海会所
By April 2018, more than 80 laws and 50 administrative regulations had been passed con
上海会所品茶微信cerning the protection of the rights and interests of persons with disabilities, according to the document.
The programs of persons with disabilities have received increasing financial support in the past decades, said the white paper.
Disabled persons’ federations across the nation spent 57.36 billion yuan (8.35 billion U.S. dollars) o上海会所品茶微信
n their programs during the 11th Five-year Plan period (2006-2010), and the figure grew to 145
.12 billion yuan during the 12th Five-year Plan period (2011-2015), an increase of 153 percent.
上海会所The investment was 41.67 billion yuan in 2016, the first year of the 13th Five-year Plan period (2016-2020), an i
ncrease of 24.15 billion, or 138 percent, compared with the first year (2011) during the 12th Five-year Plan period.
From 2013 to 2017, the fiscal allocations from all levels of the government for persons上海会所品茶微信
with disabilities added up to over 180 billion yuan, up 123 percent over the prior five years.
The CDPF, as a legitimate organization approved by the State Council, represents and safeguards the legitimate rights and inte
上海会所rests of persons with disabilities. By 2018, a total of 42,000 disabled persons’ federations had been set up across the nation.
Led by the CDPF, there are associations for persons with specific disabiliti
上海会所品茶微信es, such as visual, hearing and physical disabilities. By 2018, a total of 16,000 bra
nches of these associations at provincial, prefectural (municipal) and county levels were in place.
y unilateralism and protectionism, and cross-border investment is affected by trade frictions, China’s policy remains unchanged w
上海会所ith respect to opening up to the outside world and will continue to ease market access, a news release from the NDRC said.
The move not only improves international cooperation but also boosts the country’s development, the news release said.上海会所品茶微信
“As China’s economy is transitioning to a phase of high-quality growth, the country needs to further open up its economy,” said Li Gan
g, director of the academic committee of the Chinese Academy of International Trade and Economic Cooperation.
“To expand high-level opening-up, China will fully implement the management system of preestablished national treatment and negative lists to encourage foreign investment.”上海会所品茶微信
“In fact,” he added, “many of our industries are still at the low to medium tier in the global market. So we need to take key mea
sures to further improve the business environment and expand market access, encouraging more foreign investment to usher in advanced ma
上海会所nufacturing, modern services and other key sectors. That will help China foster high-quality growth and innovative economic upgrading.”
According to the NDRC announcement, the service sector will see greater opening-up.
The new lists lifted restrictions that the Chinese side must control domestic shipping agencies and gas a上海会所品茶微信
nd heat pipelines in cities with populations of more than 500,000. Restrictions that cinemas and p
erformance brokerage institutions must be controlled by the Chinese side were also eliminated.
Through the shortened lists, the government widened market access for foreign investors in agri上海会所
culture, mining and manufacturing. The lists also lifted prohibitions on foreign investment in the expl
oitation of wildlife resources. Restrictions were canceled on exploration and development of p
上海会所品茶微信etroleum and natural gas, which have been limited to Chinese-foreign equity joint ventures or non-equity joint ventures.
Based on the nationwide list, this year’s version of the FTZ negative list for foreign investment abolishes restrictions on fo
reign investment in such areas as aquatic products, fishing and publications.
On Sunday, the NDRC and the Ministry of Commerce also released a
new industry catalog for encouraging foreign investment, which aims to encourage more
foreign investment in modern agriculture, advanced manufacturing, technology and modern services.
the turn of the 2上海会所品茶微信0th century when construction of the Chinese Eastern Ra
ilway was underway. Missing a taste of their homeland, many opened Russian restaurants.
Born to a Russian mother in a Chinese-Russian marriage, Hu, 68, grew up immersed in Russian cuisine, music and architec
ture. He still remembers the taste of the Russian food his mother and grandmother cooked for him when he was a child.
A carpenter in his teens, Hu came to the fore with a talent for architecture after he finished mi
ddle school and built farmhouses with his peers in Heilongjiang’s Baoqing county in 1968.
In 1988, Hu left Harbin for Japan, working as an architect. He set up his own architec
ure and design firm in Tokyo, with his designs appearing in Kobe, Nagasaki, Yokohama and Fukuok
I learned from free online courses,” Yang said.
Since 2013, he has been studying basic economi上海会所女神会所cs and finance on XuetangX, China
‘s first and biggest massive open online course platform, launched by Tsinghua University.
By April, the platform was hosting nearly 2,140 classes provided by top u
niversities from around the world and had more than 26 million registered users.
In recent years, China has embraced new technologies, such as artificial intelligence and big data, to provide lifelo
ng, equitable and personalized educational opportunities for its 518,900 schools and 276 million students at all le
vels－the world’s largest education sector, according to the Ministry of Education.
In a congratulatory letter to the International Conference on Artificial Intelligence a
nd Education in Beijing last month, President Xi Jinping said China is fully using the advantages of AI and has dee
pened its integration to facilitate reforms and changes in the education sector.
Shares of Luckin Coffee, a fast-growing rival to Starbucks in China, rose 20 percent in their US stock market debut Friday.
The Chinese company, which opened its first store in Beijing less than two years ago, has 2,370
locations and plans to surpass the 3,700 stores Starbucks has in China by the end of the year.
It brought in $125 million in revenue last year, but spent much more than
that on coffee beans, store rent and other costs. Last year, it lost $475 million.
Most of Luckin’s stores are small, have few seats and are used mainly as a place to pick up mobile orders.
It also offers delivery in 30 minutes and promises a refund for delays or spilled drinks.