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onal identity, but also a representation of the progress of the nation.”

上海夜网He did not give the exact location in Kalimantan for the new city. It is a region with a

population of just over 16 million people and known for rainforests and orangutans.上海夜网

Widodo toured Kalimantan in May to survey potential sites.

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a Centre at the University of Western Australia, said from an infrastruc

ture perspective, Jokowi’s push to move the national capital to Kalimantan is “interesting”.上海夜网

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e than 270 million, mostly concentrated on the islands of Java and Sumatra.

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Heri Andreas, a lecturer and researcher with the faculty of Eart

上海夜网女神会所h Science and Technology and the Institute of Technology Bandung, Ind

onesia, said Kalimantan was chosen because of its central location in the archipelago.

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e economic and commercial activities will remain on Java, at least for the time being.

He said Jakarta will be the “central economic city” of Indonesia.上海夜网女神会所

“I don’t see Jakarta being left behind after the new capital is established,” he said.

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pose anti-fascist demonstrators, collectively called “Antifa” and known for wearing m

asks and all-black clothing. They want Antifa to be declared a domestic terrorist organization.上海夜网

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Before the demonstration started, US President Donald Trump tweeted that “Ma

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dent was not “helpful” in addressing a “potentially dangerous and volatile situation”

. “Adding to that noise doesn’t do anything to support or help the efforts that are going on here in Portland,” he said.

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t two months ago, clashes between another far-right group, Patriot Prayer, and counter

上海夜网protesters led to four arrests and four injuries, according to Portland Police Bureau.

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The debate on white supremacy has recently been fueled in the US after a shooter killed 22 people in El Paso, Te

xas, early this month. Before going on the killing spree, the suspect posted a manifesto

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Clint Watts, a senior fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute and a former FBI counte

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Most of the tunnels along the Lhasa-Nyingchi section of the Sich

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The Bukamu Tunnel, one of the longest tunnels on the railway linking Lha上海夜网

sa and Nyingchi in Southwest China’s Tibet autonomous region, was completed on Fr

iday. With its completion, 96 percent of the tunnels on the Lhasa-Nyingchi section of the railway are finished.上海夜网

The 9,240-meter Bukamu Tunnel is located in Manling county of the reg

ion’s eastern Nyingchi city. According to the China Railway 17th Bureau Group, and it is

also the 37th tunnel to be completed for this section, leaving 10 other tunnels to be finished by the end of the year.上海夜网品茶微信

“Once construction began in October 2015, it took more than 300 workers 1,234 days to complete the tunnel,” said Y

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nd the oxygen level inside the tunnel is only 19 percent of that of the plain areas,” Yan said.

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ck bursts were counted during construction of the tunnel, with an average daily burst of three.

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y work in the tunnel, and each person needs at least 10 bottles of water, Kang said.

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tion projects and others, the construction of PV power generati

on projects this year will be about 50 million kilowatts, said the NEA statement. 上海夜网品茶微信

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pleted and connected into the electricity grid within this year, it said.

As the construction period of PV projects is short, there will be a sig

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By the end of 2018, the installed capacity of PV power generation reach

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te the transformation of PV power generation from high-speed growth to high-quality development.

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on projects, ensure that PV power generation and upstream manufacturing industry maintain an app

ropriate development speed, according to a statement of the NEA released in May this year. 上海夜网品茶微信

Industry insiders believe China’s solar industry will become subsidy-free in a few years as the country tries to revitalize its PV

sector after the government announced a plan to scale back its central subsidy system last year.

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For most of us, it is just a daydream to quit our job, pull up stakes and travel around the world.

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the biggest project in his filmmaking career, after a six-month sabbatical to Africa earned him

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As one of the most anticipated blockbusters this summer, the new Lion King fi

lm will open across the Chinese mainland on Friday, a week earlier than North America.上海夜网

According to the producers, Favreau went on a safari to Africa six months befor

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night, composed by Elton John and Tim Rice, and Best Score, thanks to composer Hans Zimmer.

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ay, subsequently winning six Tony Awards. Now, more than 20 years later, the mus

ical has remained as one of Broadway’s biggest hits, recently staging its 9,000th show.

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ear the entrances to rural schools. Nationwide regulations aimed at tackling this issue were enacted in April.

For the past 10 years Xie has also been working on a project aimed at recording the lives of migrant workers in cities.

In addition to taking photos of such people, Xie is keen to find out as much as he can about their situation, eager to get them the help they need.上海夜网

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em, to their origins, and to possible solutions, you’re not going to know how to reflect them through the camera lens.”

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d, the ballet integrated performing arts with a conventional fashion show. Focused on the

theme of transformation and beauty, the designer joined hands with musician Chen Gang and ballerina Sisi Qiu.上海夜网品茶微信

It opened to the elegant rhythm of Butterfly Lovers (or Liang Zhu, which depicts a story like Romeo and Juliet). Th

e ballet introduces a young girl who later grows up to be a beautiful and confident woman.

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quency identifi上海夜网品茶微信cation (RFID) baggage tracking system, which will a

llow passengers to track their luggage status in real time on their mobile phones.

The new airport, located in Daxing district of Beijing, is sche

duled to be completed on June 30 and begin operations in September.

As this year’s Father’s Day falls on Sunday, a survey conducted in 561 universities na

tionwide by the news website youth.cn reveals students’ relationships with their fathers.

More than 79 percent of college students know their father’s birthday, compared with 21 percent who don’t.

Xu Jianxing from North China University of Science and Technology said he can’t forget his father’s birthd

ay because it’s the same day as the Dragon Boat Festival. He usual

ly gives him a call or sends him a video on his birthday.

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ess. And the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiativ althoug

ugh criticized by much of the West, and the US in particular-could bring dramatic

improvements in physical and digital connectivity to Central Asia and parts of Africa.

Further advances in critical infrastructure will create important growth opportunities for developing countries via e-commerce, mobile paym

ents, and related financial services. The experience of China suggests that these digital platforms, and the ecosy

stems that develop around them, are powerful engines for incremental, highly inclusive growth.

China, of course, is a very large, homogenous market. If smaller, lower-income developing countries are to bene

fit from equally rapid inclusive growth, the digital platforms will have to be regional and international in scope.

Some are starting to emerge. Jumia, a Nigeria-based e-commerce

platform covering 14 African countries, recently went public on the New York Stock Exchange, am

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Some Chinese car companies are State-owned, usually

by provincial governments, but the car business in China is very highly competitive and foreign brands are very successful.

In any case, the continuing growth of an already large private sec

tor should alleviate foreign concerns about competing with State-owned companies.

During the George W. Bush administration, the US imposed tarif

fs on Chinese steel, arguing that State-owned companies had an unfair advantage. But, US st

eel companies also face higher costs because of increased environmental protection. China’s current emphasis on buil

ding an “ecological civilization” means that that kind of polluting heavy industry will be less viable.

China has also recently announced a strengthened regime of intelle

ctual property rights protection. Again, this is what foreign negotiators are seeking, but al

so is important for China’s own economy as it transitions to being a technology leader.

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Paul Tapponnier, a distinguished research professor at the

 administration’s Institute of Crustal Dynamics, said he “wholeheartedly” welcomes the project. China boasts unique

conditions to carry out the experiment as most of its earthquakes occur “inside the land under the feet of th

e people” rather than in the ocean, and there are many active faults in the country.

“My personal hope is that if there is any way or any future in trying

to forecast earthquakes, it may very well happen in C

hina,” said Tapponnier, also foreign associate member of the United States’ National Academy of Sciences.

According to the administration, the country is stricken by an average 20 earthqua

kes above magnitude 5 every year. There is an earthquake above magnitude 8 every decade. Since the turn of

the new millennium, more than 91,800 people have been killed by earthquakes in the country.

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