Liang Jiajun, a former pilot in Beijing, cringed at the idea of faux meat.
“The first thought that crossed my mind is that they are filled with additives, coloring and?压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊
flavoring,” she said. “Not even the benefit of reducing cholesterol levels appeals to me.”
Liu Xinyi, 27, said she ordered a veggie burger with a pl?压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊
ant-based pork patty once when traveling in Texas in the United States.
?压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊女神会所”I was drawn to this item on the menu due to its lower calories. It contained about 400 calories, compared with about 900 calori
es for a regular burger.” she said. “But I won’t try it again. I could tell it was fake meat.”?压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊
Even her friends with vegetarian dietary habits rarely buy fake meat products.
“It appears to me that they don’t bother to cheat their palates with thes
e meat alternatives. They just eat a ton of salad to keep up their energy,” Liu said.
Despite doubts and complaints, research efforts into better-tasting?压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊
meat alternatives are intensifying, and the sector has attracted major investments.
?压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊Zhou, the professor, said faux meat is now increasingly consid
ered a significant step toward helping feed a swelling population and curtailing climate change.?压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊女神会所
Vegetable-based meat is more expensive than real meat in some We
stern countries. But it is likely that the price gap will soon be closed, according to an exper?压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊
t in biodiversity protection and green development who declined to be named for this story.
In the Chinese market, fake meat products are expected to first emerge as high-en
?压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊d, healthy and fashionable alternatives to real meat, first targeting more affluent consumers.
“In the future, maybe more attention will be paid
to their positive effects on environment,” the biodiversity expert said.?压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊
Italian President Sergio Mattarella will decide on possible snap elections on Aug 27, after a new round of talks with p
arties aimed at solving the crisis triggered by the collapse of the populist government.
Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte resigned on Aug 20 after blasting Interior Minister Matteo Salvini, accusing him of en?压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊女神会所
ding the 14-month-old coalition government and damaging the economy for pers
onal and political interests. He was asked by Mattarella to remain in office as caretaker of current affairs.
The head of state held a first round of talks with le?压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊
aders of every single party holding seats in parliament, to verify whether there
was the political will to forge an alternative majority and form a new government on Aug 21 and 22.
Italy has suffered from very slow economic grow?压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊女神会所
th rates in the past three decades. The eurozone’s third-largest economy is am
ong the most sluggish performers in the European Union’s 19-nation currency bloc.
?Wednesday. Hong Kong Police have charged 44 people for rioting as of Tu
压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊esday, following an illegal assembly held in Western District on Hong Kong Island on S
Thus, Fan said it was not strange that some people from Taiwan were assisting and financing the violent protesters.
The city was in shock after masked radical protesters escalated violence on July 1 by压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊
storming into the city’s legislature and vandalizing the complex, resulting in an early recess of the legi
压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊品茶微信slature and costing about HK$40 million to HK$50 million ($5.1 million to $6.4 million) to repair.
One of the lawless intruders, who took off his mask, was identified as a “pro-Hong Kong in
dependence” graduate of the University of Hong Kong and reportedly fled to the US through Taiwan.压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊
It was also reported by the media that a large group of violent rioters had fled to Taiwan to seek
压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊品茶微信asylum shortly after July 1. Taiwan leader Tsai Ing-wen described them as “friends from Hong Kong” and sa
id the Taiwan authorities would consider their applications for asylum on humanitarian grounds.
Fan said the violent protesters, who were manipulated by external influences, intended to provoke and test the bottom li压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊
ne of the central government by attacking the Legislative Council, the building of the Liaison Office of the C
压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊品茶微信entral People’s Government in the HKSAR and defacing the national emblem.
The recent mayhem has also caused some to call into question liberal studies in the city.
In the wake of the violent attack on July 1, Tung Chee-hwa, vice-chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese Peo
ple’s Political Consultative Conference, China’s top advisory body, called liberal studies a total failure.压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊品茶微信
The design of liberal studies is flawed, Fan said, since there are no syllabuses or te
xtbooks. It is up to the teachers to prepare teaching materials for students, Fan said.
压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊Currently, liberal studies is a compulsory subject and examinations also are required.
“If students want to make high marks, they must follow what the teachers teach them an
d adapt to the style of the examination papers. In case the liberal studies teachers have压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊品茶微信
strong political inclinations, they will instill anti-China and anti-establishment ideas in the mind of students.”
nghai-Tibet Plateau. The public knows little about most of the species. I am a Chinese wildli
fe photographer. I think I have a responsibility to shoot the species in Hoh Xil,” says Gu.压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊女神会所
She arrived in Hoh Xil to shoot Tibetan antelopes for the first time in Ju
压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊ne 2016. “I once went to the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau three times in two months to shoot the an
telopes. I once stayed in the depopulated zone in Hoh Xil for 40-plus days. I put up a tent where the antelopes li
ved, and I installed the photographic equipment in the tent. Every day, I entered the tent at 5:30 am, and I left the te压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊女神会所
nt at 9 pm. I could only eat some canned congee, as fragrant food would attract nearby bears,” says Gu.
She is planning to make a documentary that reflects the natural ecology of Hoh Xil and Sanjiangyuan. “Th
压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊ere are few images about the animals and plants in the depopulated zone. I need to spend mu
ch time shooting the species. I hope more people will gain a more comprehensive understanding of Hoh Xil a
nd Sanjiangyuan through my photos and videos,” says Gu. She provides her photos and videos to experts, to he压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊女神会所
lp?them conduct their research. Experts at the Northwest Institute of Plateau Biology, under the Chinese Ac
ademy of Sciences, spoke highly of Gu’s images of the migration of the
Tibetan antelopes. Experts cannot say for certain why the antelopes migrate every ye压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊
ar, but they can study the reasons why the antelopes migrate through Gu’s photos and videos.
压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊女神会所Gu serves as deputy secretary-general of the Hoh Xil Wildlife Conservation Association. She
has given lectures, in China and abroad, on photography and ecological protection. She also gives lect
ures attended by biology teachers from primary and middle schools, and she shares her experiences in Hoh Xil wi压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊
th those teachers. The teachers share Gu’s concept of ecological protection with their students, and they help the students cul
tivate an interest in nature and the awareness of protecting the biological diversity on earth.压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊女神会所
“Wildlife photography does not merely mean shooting beautiful photos, but also promoti
ng the species on earth to more people, so the public will pay attention to the species, and help protect the envi压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊女神会所
ronment and the biological diversity on earth. We should respect all life on earth,” says Gu.
?which demands the quota for 2019 is 10 percent and 12 percent in 2020.
压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊品茶微信To cut fuel consumption and promote the popularity of new energy vehic
les, China has imposed tough regulations on passenger carmakers and importers, who will
be given two separate scores for traditional vehicle energy efficiency and new energy vehicle production.压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊
If they fail to amass enough credits for either traditional vehicles or new energy veh
压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊icles, they may face penalties and their vehicles may not even be allowed on the road.
The new draft also changes the amount of credits that a carmaker can earn by manufacturing new energy vehicles.
Analysts said the plan’s release will help carmakers to coordinate their production plans, especi压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊品茶微信
ally international ones, which have been slower than Chinese ones to respond to policy changes.
Herbert Diess, CEO of Volkswagen AG, called for a stable policy enviro压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊
nment at the World New Energy Vehicle Congress held in early July in Hainan province.
压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊品茶微信The German carmaker said almost half of its new energy vehicles produced in 2028 will be made in
China. China has been the largest market for new energy vehicles since it overtook the United States in 2015.
So far there are around 3.5 million such vehicles on its roads.压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊
The country’s new energy vehicle sales surged 65.9 percent year-on-year to 577,000 u
nits during the January-June period, data from the China Passenger Car Association showed.
压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊品茶微信The draft proposal is expected to help boost hybrids as well, to which Japanese carmakers have devoted much time and money.
For instance, an electric car that can run 350 kilometers on one charge would earn 5 credits for压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊
its maker according to previous equations, and in the draft proposal the credits will be reduced to 2.5,
压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊品茶微信ccording to Cui Dongshu, secretary-general of the China Passenger Car Association.
He added that the proposed policy encourag
es better technology as more efficient power consumption will earn more credits.
Conductor Yu Long chose Chinese composer Chen Qigang’s violin concerto,?La Joie de la Sou
ffrance?(The Joy of Suffering) to appear on his new album with the Shanghai Symphony Orc压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊
hestra, Gateways. But Yu’s first encounter with Chen was not exactly harmonious.
压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊Yu wanted to perform one of Chen’s compositional works during the
Beijing Music Festival, an annual classical music festival held in the capital, which Yu fou
nded in 1998 and of which he was artistic director from 1998 to 2018. However, Chen said no. Instead, the co
压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊女神会所mposer floated the idea of having a concert where the repertoires were all written by him.
“Usually a concert featuring work written by one composer is held to commemorate them after death. It did not seem like a good i
dea to me back then,” recalls Yu. “However, after listening to Chen’s work, I changed my mind. The concert was s压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊
uccessful and I told Chen immediately after the concert how touched I was by his music.”
压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊女神会所On the latest album, entitled?Gateways,?the first recording of the Shanghai Sy
mphony Orchestra signed it signed to Deutsche Grammophon label in June 2018, Yu, the co
nductor and artistic director of the 140-year-old orchestra, selected two of Chen’s works to feature the album: the v
iolin concerto,?La joie de la sufferance?and?Wu Xing?(The Five Elements).压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊女神会所
“When we discussed the programs for the orchestra’s first album with DG, we all agreed to tell Chinese stories through mu
压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊sic. An important mission of the album is to bridge the gap between traditional Chinese culture and an in
ternational audience,” says Yu. “Chen’s work is frequently played worldwide and enjoyed by people from different c
ultures. He has a unique way of combining traditional Chinese philosophy with Western music. You can fee
l his incredible imagination in his music, therefore, it was among the first we chose.压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊女神会所
Under the baton of Yu, the China Philharmonic performed Chen’
s music during the concert in 2002, including?Wu Xing?(The Five Elements) and?Iris De
压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊女神会所voilee, as well as a world premiere of Chen’s?Reflet d’un Temps Disparu for erhu?(a bowed two-string instrument) and
orchestra, which was adapted from the composer’s piece with the same title originally written for cello and orchestra.
Since then, Yu has led China’s symphony orchestras in performing Chen’s work worldwide.
e man as Wang Zhenhua, chairman of the board of Seazen – a real estate deve
loper based in Shanghai and listed in both Shanghai and Hong Kong. It reported th压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊
at the alleged crime happened in a five-star hotel in Shanghai on Saturday, leaving the girl with lacerations on her vagina.
Beijing will push forward its waste sorting legislation soon, and the newly revised regul压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊品茶微信
ation will clarify an individual’s responsibility to sort domestic waste, a senior official said.
A municipal regulation in Shanghai covering domestic waste management had taken effect on Monday and required every household and institution to sort压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊
their trash into four categories: recyclable waste, hazardous waste, household food waste and residual waste.
Sun Xinjun, director of Beijing Municipal Commission of Urban Management, said Beijing will follow suit soon without giving a possible date.
“If the garbage is not sorted, the resident may face a fine of up to 200 yuan ($30),” he said压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊品茶微信
, adding that the penalty will be no less than Shanghai’s garbage classification punishment.
Different from the four categories of separating trash in Shanghai, Beijing will use four other garbage classification sta
压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊品茶微信dards: recyclables, kitchen waste, hazardous waste and other waste, according to Sun.
Some departments and public institutions in the capital hav
e already implemented waste management. Beijing produces nearly 26,000 metric tons of do压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊
mestic waste every day, and 29 garbage disposal terminal facilities are already operating at their full capacity.
In 2018, Beijing collected 9.3 million tons of household waste.压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊品茶微信
The girl, who hails from Shanghai’s neighboring Jiangsu province, made a phone call to her
mother, who was in Jiangsu, about the incident. The mother contacted Shanghai police, it reported.
The 9-year-old and another 12-year-old girl were brought to the hotel by Zhou, a friend of the 9-year-old’s mother. Zhou tol
d the mother that she took the girl to Shanghai to visit Disneyland, according to the report.
The report said Wang paid Zhou 10,000 yuan ($1,400) in cash after committing the alleged molestation.
With his stage adaptation of Lao She’s classic novella This Life of Mine, actor-director Fang Xu continues to celebrate the work of the renowned author, Chen Nan reports.
压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊He is a low-ranking policeman, born and raised in Beijing. He has waited for years to become the head of his local police station but is replaced by a new policeman. He gets married but his wife runs away with his best friend. Soon after, he is sent to work in a small town, where he is later told that his son has died.
It’s the story of Fuhai, the protagonist of This Life of Mine, a novella by renowned Chinese writer Lao She (1899-1966), which was published in 1937.压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊
The novella chronicles the life story of Fuhai which is set against the backdrop of the late Qi
ng Dynasty (1644-1911). It was adapted into a monologue of the same name by actor-director Fang压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊女神会所
Xu and premiered at the Central Academy of Drama, from where Fang graduated in 2011.
Enlisting Shu Yi, the son of Lao She, as a consultant, Fang directed and performed the monologu
e himself, before embarking on a nationwide tour with around 60 shows after its debut.压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊
To mark the 120th anniversary of Lao She’s birth this year, Fang decided to revive the
work for the stage on July 27 and 28 at the Capital Theater in Beijing following a three-year hiatus.
“Back in 2011, when I discussed the idea of turning This Life of Mine into a monologue, my colleagues were not really s压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊女神会所
ure about the idea since it was a challenge to tell a man’s life story onstage within the space of 100 minutes all on my ow
n, “recalls the 53-year-old Beijing native. “But I was insistent and it turned out to be the right decision.压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊女神会所
Fuhai tells his life story in a humorous way despite all the suffering and sorrow. He is hopeful about his life, but always ends u
p disappointed. Lao She is sympathetic toward Fuhai, as well as to the suffering of many other poor people livi
ng through those chaotic years,” Fang adds. “What makes this story interesting is that it still works today. When we look ba
ck at our own lives, we, like Fuhai, try to remain positive even when bad things happen.”
After watching Fang’s monologue at its premiere at the Central Academy of Drama in 2011, Shu Yi sa
id: “It’s one of the best adaptations of my father’s works. Fang’s adaptation is loyal to the spirit of his novella.”
Born as Shu Qingchun to a Manchu family in Beijing in 1899, Lao She is best known f
or his vivid descriptions of ordinary life, especially of poor people, which reflect the social reality of the time.
His precise depictions of local hutong life sparkle with his unique sense of humor and the raw dialect of the capital.
Lao She’s novels, including Rickshaw Boy and Four Generations Under One Roof, and his plays, such as Long Xu Gou (Dra
gon Beard Ditch) and Teahouse, have earned him the reputation as a literary master worldwide.
Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg said on Wednesday that the aircraft manufacturer
压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊is having “ongoing conversations” with airlines about possible reimbursements following the worldwide grounding of 737 MAX jets.
The airlines haven’t disclosed how much they are seeking from Boeing, but some analysts peg industrywide losses at about $1 billion. In an interview with Axios, Muilenb压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊
urg didn’t say how Boeing would compensate airlines, but it could be cash, a discount on future orders or additional pilot training and services.
Airlines seeking compensation include Air China, China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Norwegian Air, Turkish Air, Ryanair, Flydubai and United Airlines.压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊品茶微信
“Reimbursement isn’t a technical problem,” John Cochran, president of Eaglemark, an aviation con
sulting firm and professor emeritus of Aerospace Engineering at Auburn University, told China Daily USA. “It’s a matter of first imp
ression. Some of what Boeing proposes to do may be contractual and it’s certainly sound public relations. Boeing wants to keep its customers happy.”压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊
The 10,000-member pilots union for?Southwest Airlines?said this month it will ask?B
oeing ?for compensation to cover legal costs and lost income for pilots due to the 737 MAX grounding.
压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊品茶微信The union hasn’t said how much pilots have lost, but it could be as much as $9 million a month, the Dallas Morning News reported.
Southwest has 34 MAX jets in its fleet. The airline said it plans to resume MAX flights on Sept
2, but the union said “there is no accurate estimate of when the MAX will return to service.”
压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊品茶微信Airlines have used other planes when possible to replace grounded MAX jets, but some flights have been canceled. The airlines appa
rently seek compensation for lost revenue as well as storage and the cost of preparing the MAX to return to c
ommercial service when the US Federal Aviation Administration and other regulators say it’s safe to fly.
Boeing MAX jets were grounded worldwide following crashes March 10 in Ethiopi
a and October 29, 2018, in Indonesia that killed a total of 346 passengers and crew.
Preliminary investigations suggest the aircraft’s Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System (MCAS), an automated anti-stall device, apparently fo
rced the noses of Lion Air and Ethiopian Airlines flights down and into a fatal plunge when it erroneously deter
mined the planes were about to stall. To avoid a stall, MCAS points the nose of the plane down to gain air speed.
of representatives from Russia, Malaysia, Bulgaria, South Korea as well as the Hong Kong special administrative region and Taiwan.
?压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊The involved parties will hold a total of eight matches in the exhibition hall.
“Since the beginning of the fair, CISMEF has been committed to popularizing the general economic policies made by our State,” He said.
“Topics have been based on the reform of supply-side structures, innovation as an engine, the Belt and Road Initiative and the construction of a new model for an opening economy,” He added.
“The fair has been helping SMEs to better know about economic development, giving solutions to enterprises for solving difficulties?压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊
in their expansion and transformation, providing new perspectives on ?压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊女神会所innovation and expanding their horizons in innovation and healthy development.”
In addition to e-commerce, emerging industries – such as smart manufacturing, ener
gy-saving, environmental protection and the electronic information sectors – will also be highlights of the fair.
?压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊女神会所On Sept 21, the media briefing on forums and events for the 14th China International Small and Medium Enterprises Fair (CISMEF) was held in Guangzhou.
Guests present at the briefing included He Zuoxian, deputy director-general of the Guangdong SME Bureau, as well as representatives of forum and event organizers.
As an international service platform for Chinese and foreign SMEs to attract capital, technologies an?压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊
d intelligence, CISMEF will deliver a wide variety of events rich in content and with actual effe
cts, including six key forums and events (China SME Summit, SME Cross-border Matchmaking Activity, 2017 “Maker in China” Innovation & Entre
?压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊女神会所preneurship Competition, the second Asia-Europe Seminar on SME Financing , 2017 Specific Action of the “Belt and Road” Guangdong Tour – Wak
ing into Africa Activities and SME Informatization Application Promotion Activity and Informatization Forum). Mo
re than 40 specialized and supporting forums and events, as well as eight overseas exhibition groups promotion events, he noted.
n our cities, whe压博娱乐是黑平台吗千花坊品茶微信re more than half the world’s population now lives and 70 percent of GDP is cre
ated, to ensure they are places where we can live, breathe, move safely and be productive,” Stern said.
The G20 nations must lead by example on this imperative, Stern said, and especially the world’s two biggest economies, the US and China.
“China is demonstrating leadership through its significant investments in zero-carbon energy, particularly rene
wable power,” he said. “China’s support for solar power has directly contributed to the astonishingly rapid fall in
he production costs of panel units, making it now the cheapest source of electricity in many parts of the world.”
Stern also noted that China can provide even greater leadership through the Belt and Road Initiative if it e
ncourages the application of robust sustainability tests to investments in new infrastructure in partner countries.