The Hot and Spicy Festival, an annual two-day gourmet event hosted by the Beijin
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Visitors will find spicy food from China, Mexico, the
US, the Philippines, Peru, Morocco, India, etc., offered by more than 40 vendors.
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il 25 to May 25. They will grace major theaters and art centers in the capital, such as the National Center for the Pe
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The Guan Hanqing Grand Theater recently opened on the bank of the East Lake in Baoding, Hebei province. With an aerial view
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ssed the route selected for the Ya’an-Nyingchi section in the province and reached a conse
nsus on the proposed route, according to the website of Sichuan’s Department of Natural Resources.
Since both Beijing and Washington understandably want to hold their cards close to their chest
s until Xi Jinping and Donald Trump actually sit down to talk, it remains difficult to foretell exactly ho
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“My Plan B with China is to take billions and billions a month … and we’ll do less business with them,” Trump said on Wednesday. Which is unrealistic.
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Former US treasury secretary Henry Paulson may have over-estimated
the impacts of US sanctions on Huawei in his latest Financial Times piece. Because th
ey do not work like a “death sentence” at all with Huawei raking in 5G contracts at home and abroad.
But he made a critically important point in warning that “we now face the very real prospect that an economic iron curtain may descend”.
The US approach that threatens to “Balkanize” technology and “decouple” it from China, as Paulson suggested, risks dividing t
he global technological and economic landscape, isolating the US itself, and undermining US capabilities for innovation.
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Following the banquet, Xi and Peng, accompanied by Kim and Ri, watched a large gr
oup performance featuring calisthenics and artistic displays at the May Day Stadium.
hinese police, together with their counterparts in Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos, Vietna
m and Thailand, cracked human trafficking and marriage fraud cases involving more than 1,100 foreign w
omen who were sold to buyers in China, the Ministry of Public Security announced on Friday.
Authorities also arrested 1,332 suspects in the cases, which were part of a special campaign last year.
Most of the women were abducted or tricked into going to China and then forced to marry local men or offer sex services, officials said.
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stitution purposes, and arrested 1,332 suspects, according to the Ministry of Public Security on Friday.
Between July and December last year, police from six countr
ies — China, Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam and Thailand — conducted a special campaign to t
arget the abduction and trafficking of women in the border areas.
During the drive, police uncovered 760 abduction and marriage fraud cases. They
caught 1,332 suspects, including 262 foreigners. They rescued 1,130 foreign women and 17 children.
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With Pyongyang seeking economic development, there is an opportunity for China and the DPRK to strengthen their compre
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ople-to-people exchanges and pharmaceuticals, which are allowed by the UN sanctions.
During their meeting, Xi and Kim might discuss how to deepen cooperation in security, including den
uclearization, and trade and regional development, including exploring the potential of T
umen River economic cooperation, and cooperation in developing China’s northeast region.
To work with other countries in such programs, the DPRK has to expedite the denuclearization process and focus on its eco
nomy, because a peaceful Korean Peninsula will be conducive to the DPRK’s economic development, and vice-versa.
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‘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.
tmosphere in the city during the Duanwu Festival, said the official. But the decision has been t
aken for good reasons. It’s all about the children, an investment in the future, the official said.
More than 10 million students across the country will sit for the gaokao this year.
he much-anticipated debate between a Chinese anchorwoman and an A
merican counterpart on a prime-time TV show Wednesday night turned out to be more like
a Q&A session, with the host and her guest disputing everything from tariffs to China’s developing nation status.
But Trish Regan, host of Trish Regan Primetime on the Fox Business N
etwork, and Liu Xin, who anchors The Point on China Global Television Network, or CGT
N, seemed to agree that something must be done to break the impasse between China and the US, which are em
broiled in a protracted trade dispute with the Trump administration escalating tariffs and Beijing retaliating.