The new area will facilita上海乌托邦nvestment and cap

capital flows and realize the free flow of goods, according to the plan.

上海乌托邦The area will be built into a special economic function zone with global influ

ence and competitiveness, to better serve the country’s overall opening-up strategy, it says.

上海乌托邦By 2025, the Lingang area will have a relatively mature institutional system of investment and trade liberalization and faci

litation. By 2035, it will be built into a special economic function zone with strong global market influence and co

mpetitiveness, becoming an important platform for the country to integrate into economic globalization.上海乌托邦

The addition of the Lingang area is a major strategic decision made by the Communist Party of China Central Co

mmittee to further opening up, Vice Commerce Minister Wang Shouwen told a press conference Tuesday.上海乌托邦品茶微信

It also demonstrates China’s clear stand to adhere to all-round opening up in the new era an

d an important measure taken to actively lead the healty development of economic globalization, Wang said.

上海乌托邦An institutional system with “investment and trade liberalization at its core” will be established in the area, Wang said.

It will be supported in promoting investment and trade liberalization and facilit

ation, including free flow of investment, trade, capital, transportation and employment, the plan says.上海乌托邦品茶微信

According to the plan, a tax system and policy with international competitiveness will be implemented in the area.

Income tax shall be levied at a reduced rate of 15 percent within five years fro

m establishment for qualified enterprises engaged in manufacturing and R&D in ke上海乌托邦

y fields including integrated circuits, artificial intelligence, biomedicine and civil aviation, says the plan.

China will study and implement subsidy policies for the balance of personal i

ncome tax on overseas talents, and explore tax policy arrangements for pilot fr上海乌托邦品茶微信

ee trade accounts under the prerequisite that they do not lead to tax base erosion and profit shifting, it says.

The area will improve risk prevention and safety supervision and s

et up an open industrial system with global competitiveness, according to the plan.

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Gao Feng, the ministr上海乌托邦sman, said that holding

Shanghai has good conditions for conducting consultations,” Gao said, without elaborating.

上海乌托邦女神会所US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Trade Representative Robert Ligh

thizer will meet with Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He to continue negotiations aimed at i

mproving the bilateral trade relationship, the White House said in a statement on Wednesday.上海乌托邦女神会所

China will never seek hegemony, expansion or spheres of influence, and the People’s Libera

上海乌托邦tion Army will continue to develop its capability with a “reasonable and appropriate” budget to protect n

ational interests and world peace, a defense white paper published on Wednesday said.

The white paper, on China’s national defense, published by the Informa上海乌托邦

tion Office of the State Council, is the 10th of its kind since 1998 and the first compr

上海乌托邦女神会所ehensive one since the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China in 2012.

“The development of China’s national defense aims to meet its rightful se

curity needs and contribute to the growth of the wo上海乌托邦女神会所rld’s peaceful forces,” the paper said.

“History proves and will continue to prove that China will never follow the beaten track of big powers seeking hegem

上海乌托邦ony. No matter how it will develop, China will never threaten any country or seek any sphere of influence.”

Senior Colonel Wu Qian, a spokesman for the Ministry of National Defense, said the上海乌托邦女神会所

PLA has expanded its global outreach via cooperation and humanitarian mission

s, but such a trend is not at odds with China’s commitment to following the path of peaceful development.上海乌托邦

“The PLA stepping onto the world stage is to effectively protect China’s overseas interests

and provide more public security services in adherence with common expectations of the interna

tional community,” he said. “In other words, the PLA brings security, not threat; opportunity, not challenge to the world.”

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Measures to bolster b上海乌托邦climate decided by meet

hina will shorten the time required for reviewing applications of high-value patents and for trademark registrations as pa

上海乌托邦品茶微信rt of its effort to strengthen the protection of intellectual property rights and improve the business climate, the State

Council’s executive meeting, chaired by Premier Li Keqiang, decided on Wednesday.上海乌托邦

“Further enhancing the protection of intellect

ual property rights is crucial to improving our property rights protection system. It is re

上海乌托邦quired by scientific and technological innovation and essential for China’s greater opening-up,” Li said.

Those attending the meeting on Wednesday decided to intensify law enforcement action in intellectual property上海乌托邦品茶微信

rights protection and stressed that all types of market actors must be treated as equals.

Efforts to formulate and improve the criteria for determining, checking and verifying infrin上海乌托邦

gements and counterfeiting of patents, trademarks and copyrights will be accelerated.

上海乌托邦品茶微信It was decided that special campaigns against violations of IPR-related law will be carried o

ut and severe punishment involving hefty fines will be meted out to combat all IPR infringement.

International cooperation in IPR protection will be enhanced to make it easier for上海乌托邦

companies to obtain intellectual property rights and their protection overseas.

The government will advance revision of the Patent Law and the Copyright Law, the new上海乌托邦品茶微信

round of comprehensive revision of the Trademark Law and revision of the implement

上海乌托邦ing regulations of the Patent Law. The cost for breaking the law will be significantly raised.

IPR-related services will be improved, the meeting decided. Smart s

ystems of patent examination and trademark registration will be developed at a faster pace.上海乌托邦品茶微信

The goal is to shorten, by year’s end, the time needed for reviewing appl

ications of high-value patents to within 17.5 months, and the average review period for trad上海乌托邦

emark registration to within five months. The quality of IPR registrations will also be improved.

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Base on the internationa上海乌托邦the State Intellectu

Property Operation Public Service Platform (SIPOP) in Sha

nghai, the city plans to gather and integrate intellectual proper

ty resources such as transactions and services, gradually promoting their integration in the Yangtze River Delta region.上海乌托邦

The pilot (Shanghai) platform for the international operation of SIPOP successfully passed review by the Na

tional Intellectual Property Administration on April 22 and became operational.

上海乌托邦The Shanghai municipal government issued 100 guidelines for further o

pening up of Shanghai in 2018, and raised the goal of accelerating the construction of high

-standard intellectual property rights (IPR) protection highlands. Shanghai’s intellectual property ma上海乌托邦品茶微信

nagement level has been significantly improved through a series of revision and publishing of policies and r

上海乌托邦egulations, according to Rui Wenbiao, director of the Shanghai Intellectual Property Administration.

The Shanghai Intellectual Property Administration revised the pat

ent subsidy policy of Shanghai in 2018, and increased support for high-quality p上海乌托邦品茶微信

atents and international patent applications. The Shanghai Administration for Industry and C

上海乌托邦ommerce issued a series of guidelines and set up an office for overseas rights protection of Shanghai trademarks, to h

elp Shanghai brands accelerate their overseas development and raise their level of internationalization.上海乌托邦品茶微信

The expert group of the World Intellectual Property Organization gave a high appraisal of the achievements and pro

gress of intellectual property work in China and Shanghai in the past 10 years after inspection and evaluation.

上海乌托邦品茶微信The next steps are to improve the intellectual property evaluati

on system, promote intellectual property financial product innovation, establish m

echanisms of financing risk compensation and sharing for the intellectual property pledge and expand t上海乌托邦

he financing channels of intellectual property for small and medium enterprises.

In addition, Shanghai will upgrade the service level of the national intellectual property protection center and strive to esta上海乌托邦品茶微信

blish a city-wide service system for quick authorization and rapid rights confirmation and maintenance. It will al

so give full play to the role of the office of Shanghai trademark overseas rights protection, and improve the risk pr

evention and control ability for overseas intellectual property rights of innovative subjects.

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Upgraded bilateral project上海乌托邦portant role in bay area

The Sino-Singapore Guangzhou Knowledge City is getting

bolder in its reforms and experimentation, following an official upgrade centering on its ambitio上海乌托邦女神会所

ns to be a world-class knowledge city, an outstanding source of innovation in the region and a global talent magnet.

According to a framework agreement signed by the Chinese and Singaporean governments on Mo上海乌托邦

nday, the iconic Sino-Singaporean collaboration project based in Guangzhou, capital of South China’s

上海乌托邦Guangdong province, was officially elevated to the status of a State-level bilateral project.

Both governments pledged in the agreement that they will use the project to deepen coopera上海乌托邦

tion in the fields of technological innovation, advanced manufacturing, artificial intelligence, int

上海乌托邦女神会所ellectual property protection, smart city construction and urban management.

According to official figures, 1,216 companies have registered with SSGKC since 2010, with an

aggregate registered capital of 125.8 billion yuan ($18.1 billion) and about 91 billion yuan in fixed assets.上海乌托邦

Industry insiders said companies registered with SSGKC, especially those in the sector of biomedic

ines – including General Electric, BeiGene and Innocare – will see explosive growth once they are p上海乌托邦女神会所

ut into operation in the next two years and will make the community a global rising star in its field.

上海乌托邦Shortly after the agreement, the Guangzhou government said in a press release that as a model for a city’s

knowledge economy, SSGKC will undertake more innovative reforms and measures to make itself Guangzhou’s top in

vestment destination for global enterprises and an ideal place for them to develop.上海乌托邦女神会所

Companies in the knowledge city will also enjoy incentive policies that the c

ountry has gradually rolled out for the pilot free trade zones and will work together to cre

ate a model for the integration of advanced manufacturing with free trade, according to the local government.

The knowledge city is seeking approval from higher-level authorities

to launch 18 innovation policies, across the fields of intellectual property, financial services, foo

d and medicine supervision, and for the construction of key platforms, the press release said.

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Monday’s collision was 上海乌托邦女神会所h involvg a German

The United Stat上海乌托邦女神会所es on Monday imposed new sanctions on Iran targeting its Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Kh

amenei and other senior officials, a move further worsening the already strained Washington-Tehran ties.

US President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Monday at the White House, which he said is “imposin

g hard-hitting sanctions on the supreme leader of Iran and the office of the supreme leader of Iran and many others.”

Trump accused Khamenei of being ultimately “responsible for the hostile conduct of the regime.”

The newly added sanctions will deny Iranian leadership’s access to financial resources, blocking the

m from using the US financial system or accessing any assets in the United States, according to the White House.

US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin revealed in a following press conference on

Monday that the new order will freeze billions of additional dollars in Iranian assets.

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tional Museum of 上海乌托邦女神会所all-encompassing expe

For example, wh上海乌托邦女神会所en the show was staged in the Basilica of San Giovanni Maggiore in

Naples, Italy, in 2017, Iacampo’s team used 3D scanning and mapping techniques to match their desig

ns to the interior of the historic structure, replicating their column designs with the real ones in the church.

Also on show at the exhibition at the National Museum of China is a re-creation of the su

bject of Van Gogh’s noted painting, Room at Arles. The painting depicts his bedroom, one of sev

eral rooms he rented in the building known as the Yellow House in Arles, southern France.

The painting is striking because of the contrast between its bright colors and sharp angles. The roo

m is also a testimony to a meaningful period in Van Gogh’s career: Not only did he aspire to m

ore freedom to his painting in Arles, but also, he invited his painter friend Paul Gauguin to stay and work with him. The

relationship between them gradually became tense and ended in tragedy when Van Gogh cut off his left ear lobe.

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On a month-on-month basis, new home prices in Dalia

 and Nanning 上海乌托邦女神会所rose 0.7 percent and 0.9 percent, respectively. On a year-on-

year basis, new house prices in these cities grew 13.2 percent and 11.5 percent, respectively.

Although excluded from the 70 major Chinese cities surveyed by the

National Bureau of Statistics, Foshan and Suzhou also saw a surge in home prices in April.

There are signs that the central government will not change its resolution to control house p

rices, Zhang said, adding that in the future the real estate market will continue to crack down on speculation.

On May 11, Suzhou tightened housing policies further, China Daily earlier reported. The dow

n payment ratio for a family’s first home purchase has been raised from 20 percent to 30 percent.

Newly built property in certain parts of the city cannot be traded for a three

-year period after purchase, and for five years in the case of pre-owned property.

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Xinjiang to launch up to 100 trains for tourists

As tours to Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region have become increasingly popular among tourists from home and abroad, local

authorities have announced a plan recently to launch as many as 100 special trains for tourists from May to October.

The local railway authorities will step up cooperation with other part

s of the country to boost Xinjiang’s tourism development, according to Huang Ti

ngfen, deputy general manager of Xinjiang Railway Tourism Development Group.

The trains will provide easier access to both the southern and northern parts of Xinjia

ng, said Huang. It will also be more convenient for Xinjiang residents to travel to other parts of the country.

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The star apologized for the potential negative influenc

uence from his misbehavior via his official Weibo account on Tuesday, promising better behavior in the future.

The Beijing Center of Health Supervision warned punishment would follow if they can confirm these violations, adding the ma

tter has been under investigation in a post released on its official Sina Weibo account on Tuesday.

Based on these regulations, individuals who smoke indoors are fined

50 yuan ($7.20), which rises to 200 yuan if the culprits refuse to correct their violations. In

2016, another famous actor, Wen Zhang, was fined 50 yuan for smoking inside a restaurant.

ours that provide a window on wildlife without harming the animals are a welcome development for Chinese ani

mal-lovers, a recent survey found, as most people say ‘no’ to any activities that might have a negative impact on animals.

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