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Beijing urged Washington on Saturday “not to go too far” in harming China’s interest s, and called for it to change course to avoid further damaging bilateral ties. China firmly opposes the United States’ recent remarks and actions that harmed China’s interests, in cluding its resorting to political means to suppress normal operations of Chinese companies, State Coun cilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said in a phone call with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. History and reality show that China and the US both benefit f rom cooperating with each other, while both suffer from bilate ral conflicts, …

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It was also decided at the meeting to submit the dr

raft amendments to the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress, C hina’s top legislature, for deliberation, according to a statement after the meeting. Suggestions for revisions include adding the principle of “non-discrimination” in administrativ e licensing, substantially raising the amount of compensation for infringing exclusive rights to use trade marks, and cutting approval time for applications for qualified construction permits. Last month, the National People’s Congress passed the foreign investment law, a landmark legislation that will provide stronger protection and a better bus iness environment for overseas investors. The law will become effective on Jan 1, 2020.n costumes of …

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rgency declaration, it will underline that he is pushing

  Still, presidential vetoes occur more often than you might think. Every president since Garfield has vetoed at least one bill. The younger Bush was the first president since John Quincy Adams to go a full four years without a veto, acco rding to the Congressional Research Service. The House, which was Republican-led for Bush’s entire first term, was protecting him from bills he opposed. Barack Obama, similarly, had help on Capitol Hill for most of his pr esidency, just as Trump has. But Obama did veto two bills even when Democrats controlled both chambers of Congress.   The President with the …

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Action plan created to improve water quality in Yangtze River

The Ministry of Ecology and Environment has drawn up an action plan to impro ve the water quality of the Yangtze River over the next two years, it announced on Feb 28. The ministry aims to finish the overhaul of sewage outlets and eliminate nearly all water below Gra de V — the lowest quality grade in China’s five-tier system — near the river by 2020 under the action plan, whi ch was released by the ministry and the National Development and Reform Commission on Feb 25. Other goals include guaranteeing at least 1,000 metric tons of drinking water a …

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“I’ve always regarded myself as a writer who can… well, write an

ything – and I cut my teeth (an appropriate pun, perhaps) composing jokes and one-liners, so this commission from Hakkasan was an absolute joy for me: I loved having the opportunity to create a subtle interplay between the different fortunes, hoping that at the end of the meal the diners would open one… then another, share the fortunes, laugh – perhaps grimace a little as well! – and th at this would make the ever-memorable experience of dining at these superb restaurants, yet more noteworthy.” As the number 8 represents prosperity in Chinese tradition, a total of 88 different fortunes …

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