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r engineering at Tsinghua University in Beijing. “But the most important thing was that when I learned to play guitar I wanted to explore more be

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Gao is credited with creating a music genre during the 1990s called “campus folk music”, which won a

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One of the major contributors to indie music’ development in the country is the emerg

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?live bar called School is among the most popular places for indie music bands and music fans.

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Among the young bands that started to give performances at School and gained a fan base is Penicillin, an indie rock group whose members were all born after 1990.

“They started with performing in front of fewer than 10 people and now they have a stable fan base with about 100,000 fol

lowers on their Sina Weibo account,” says Liu, adding that the lead vocalist and guitarist, nicked-named Xiaole, has the n

atural charisma of a rock star with his solid technique, songwriting talent and onstage composure.

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Focusing largely on standards and regulations, both crucial to a firm’s generic value chain, the report found however that when authorities take steps to reduce compliance costs, the competitiveness of SMEs is greatly improved.

It also underlined an important shift which is seeing more and more developing countries setting voluntary sustainability standards (known as VSS, these are set by businesses and NGOs) which govern international trade together with public standards and regulations.

Findings show that while 75 percent of VSS originate in countries belonging to the Organisation for Economic Cooperation

and Development, over a third of new voluntary standards are thought up in developing countries, up from eight percent in 1990.

The outlook also outlined that many regions across the world can increase their export potential “by directing regulatory efforts to boost SME competitiveness.”

In the Middle East and North Africa region for example, researchers found there is large untapped export opportunity in the fresh and processed food sec

tor, while metal and basic manufacturing represent 28.4 percent of Eastern Europe and Central Asia’s unexploited export potential.

In China, ITC estimated that telephone sets have an unrealized export potential of more than $100 billion, while other prod

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held a meeting in Tokyo on May 26-27 to work out policy recommendations for the leaders.

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Serving as a co-host of the fair for the first time, South Africa has brought over more than 50 companies – covering serv

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nd Donald Trump actually sit down to talk, it remains difficult to foretell exactly how the widely ant

icipated Saturday meeting between the two presidents on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Osaka will play out.

Both sides appear intent on seeking the best possible outcome, while b

eing prepared for the worst. For all the harshness in their respective rhetoric, bot

h parties need some kind, or at least degree, of truce. Because both are beginning to feel the pain.

Yet ironing out the obviously substantial divergences between the two go

vernments and sealing a wholesale deal will take time.So both have come with a Plan B.

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Between January and May, sales in commercial residential buildings reached 560 million squ

are meters, down 1.6 percent year-on-year. Among them, sales in residential buildings, office buildings and

commercial buildings went down 0.7 percent, 12.2 percent and 12.9 percent respectively.

Land purchase area and land prices experienced big declines. During the first five months, the land a

reas purchased by property developers fell 33.2 percent from a year earlier, the biggest decline since 1998. Mea

nwhile, land prices fell 35.6 percent year-on-year, marking the biggest drop since the data was released in 2004.

Hot investment in residential buildings and sluggish investment in commercial properties still continued.

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which I think represents a high standard for stamp exhibitions,” Ma adds.

In celebration of the 70th anniversary of the founding of New China, anothe

r special exhibition at the Wuhan event displayed over 4,000 commemorative stamp

s released in China over the past 70 years, including those jointly issued by China and foreign countries.

“Chinese stamps have prospered especially during the 40 years since the reform and opening-up star

ted, “Li Jinzhu, a fellow of the All-China Philatelic Federation, says. “Chinese stamps have begun to participate in inte

national cooperation. So far China has jointly issued stamps with nearly 40 countries.”

The design scripts of the biggest set of stamps in China’s history, Unity o

f All Ethnic Groups in China, were also on display. The set had been issued at the 50th a

nniversary of the founding of New China and includes 56 stamps, each depicting an ethnic group.

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sm was included in the communique of the G20 Summit in Hangzhou. Rwanda joined eWTP on Oct 31.

Rwanda President Paul Kagame touted the platform in opening new frontiers in e-comm

erce, tourism and boosting the capacity and competitiveness of the country’s entrepreneurs and business people.

Selling directly to a much larger set of customers while bypassing co

stly intermediarieThe People’s Bank of China?recently issued a set of gold and silve

r commemorative coins themed on the Ancient City of Pingyao, a UNESCO World Heritage Site — the first time it has com

memorated the city since the People’s Republic of China was founded in 1949.?s will “improve productivity and pro

fitability”, Kagame said. “There are really no downsides to doing business on a global scale.”

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rant to look at the databases and servers used by British firm Cambridge Analytica.

The company is accused of using the personal data of 50 million Facebook members to influence the US presidential election in 2016.

Its executives have also been filmed by Channel 4 News sugges

ting it could use honey traps and potentially bribery to discredit politicians.

The company denies any wrong

Fresh allegations
On Monday, Channel 4 News broadcast hidden camera footage in which Cambridge Analytica chief executive Alex

ander Nix appears to suggest tactics his company could use to discredit politicians online.

In the footage, asked what “deep digging” could be done, Mr Nix told an undercover reporter: “Oh, we do a lot more than that.”

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s average life expectancy from 40 years to 70.8 years, an accomplishment all the more admirable because China is still a de

veloping economy. As such, China has set a fine example for human development.

As a leading developing country, China has notably closed the gap with developed countries in terms of people’s life

expectancy and health. In fact, by 2015, Chinese people’s average life expectancy at birth had increased to 76.34 years.

Compared with the mortality rate, however, the changes in China’s fertility rate have been astoundingly rapid. China became a low fertility country toward the end

of last century with its total fertility rate dropping below the replacement the level in 1992 from 5.81, about 2.8 times of rep

lacement level, in 1970. China has had a fertility rate of about 1.6, equivalent to developed countries’ average, for quite a while.

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