It is difficult andv上海419论坛nd qualified foreig

gn teachers, yet we are willing to shoulder the cost and e

mploy only the best to give our students a good education,” Yang said.上海419论坛

Qiao Lei, CEO of BlingABC, an online English teaching platform in Beijing that is a subsid

上海419论坛品茶微信iary of New Oriental Education and Technology Group, said the company has maintained strict

qualification requirements for all foreign teachers since it was founded two years ago.

All teachers must be native speakers, hold a bachelor’s degree along with CELTA (Cert上海419论坛

ificate in English Language Teaching to Adults), TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) or TES

OL(Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) certificates. In addition, all the上海419论坛品茶微信

ir relevant information and qualifications are open to general scrutiny on its platform, he said.

The company has adopted an evaluation system based on credit for its foreign teachers.上海419论坛

Points are deducted from those who violate company regulations, such as arriving late or being the subject of co

mplaints from parents, which will affect their salary and position, Qiao added.

上海419论坛品茶微信Kelly Hong, director of Bling-ABC’s Center of Foreign Teacher Management, said the c

ompany records all classes on its platform and they are reviewed by staff members and parents.

“Some parents may have low requirements for foreign teachers and thin上海419论坛

k that native speakers should be able to teach English well, but that’s simply not the ca

se-just like not every Chinese person is able to teach the Chinese language,” she said.

上海419论坛品茶微信Hong added that establishments still need professionals who know how to manage a class, understand body lang

uage, can energize students and know the basic principles and methods of teaching a second language.

Qiao noted that the high demand in the sector resulted in several English-la上海419论坛

nguage platforms being founded almost every week last year. However, many subseq

uently closed because the teachers they employed did not meet the stringent quality standards.上海419论坛品茶微信

“The market has a way of weeding out companies that engage in malpractice. At the end of the

day, parents still prefer foreign teachers who can offer high-quality English tuition to their children.”

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Tencent came out of 上海419论坛ded regulatory freeze

 in new games as it rode Peacekeeper Elite and other titles like Honor of Kings to reignite growth in a business that co

ntributed 30 percent of its revenue. The company said it released 10 games in the second quarter.上海419论坛女神会所

“Although we thought our recently revised estimates would be low enough, second quarter of 2019 topline growth on

上海419论坛ce again missed both our and the Street’s expectations,” said Alicia Yap, an analyst of Citigroup Global Markets Asia, wh

ich maintained a Buy Rating on Tencent shares after the results were published.

“We expect gaming revenue to re-accelerate starting from the second q上海419论坛女神会所

uarter onward,” David Dai, a Hong Kong-based analyst at research and broke

rage firm Bernstein, told Bloomberg News, adding this would also drive a surge in overall revenues.

Tencent’s performance is actually in line with the bigger picture for other digital outfits.上海419论坛

Digital ad spending in the world’s second-largest economy is

expected to hit $79.82 billion in 2019, growing 22 percent from the year before, said eM上海419论坛女神会所

arketer. But the figure represents a reduction from the 28 percent growth seen last year.

The slower growth in economy combined with the prolific ad inventory at rival Bytedan

上海419论坛ce will weigh on marketing demand and ads, said a research note from Citic Securities.

“But given Tencent’s abundant share in online traffic (over

40 percent) and relatively low monetization rate of the ad上海419论坛女神会所

business in China, the current stalemate wouldn’t last too long,” the Citic report said.

On a positive note, the new revenue category of “FinTech and Business Services” set up this ye

ar that includes payment and cloud services churned out 22.9 billion yuan, up 37 percent on co上海419论坛

mparable business last year. The sector was fueled by rapid growth in commercial payment volumes.

“We have learned from our industry contacts that Te上海419论坛女神会所

ncent’s WeChat Pay has enhanced efforts to improve profitability

by phasing out/reducing subsidies,” Nomura Securities said in its own research note.

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Its leading actor Li Xia上海419论坛g Zi also respond

ded on Weibo by defending the integrity of China’s territory.

上海419论坛Some State media, including People’s Daily, posted correct maps with the hashtag “R

ight way to open Chinese map” on Weibo and called on people to learn China’s territory better.

The ministry announced on its website that a nationwide program will be held at the end of this mont上海419论坛女神会所

h to educate the public about national territory and the map of China, as well as how to use the map correctly.

People living in Hotan prefecture in the southern Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region

上海419论坛can travel to other parts of China along a newly opened expressway connecting th

e last prefecture in Xinjiang to the modern transportation infrastructure in the rest of the country.

The expressway, linking Shule county in Kashgar prefecture and Moyu county上海419论坛

in Hotan, stretches 434 kilometers and is a subsection of the G30 National Express

上海419论坛女神会所way, which links Lianyungang in East China’s Jiangsu province with Horgos on the China-Kazakhstan border.

Construction of the expressway began in July 2017 and it opened on July 31. It has a designed speed of up to 120 kilometers per hour.

The Hotan prefecture had its first expressway linking Moyu county and Hotan cit上海419论坛

y in August last year, but the expressway was not connected with those in other parts of Xinjiang.

Hotan is located in southern Xinjiang, which is known for its hostile environ

上海419论坛女神会所ment and complex geological conditions. It is also one of the poorest regions in China.

Pan Feng, president of a logistics company in Hotan, said the opening of the new expressway is great news for logistics comp

anies as it can shorten the travel time from Kashgar to Hotan from eight hours to just more than four hours.上海419论坛女神会所

“The opening of the expressway will improve traffic infrastructure and benefit the economic development and po

verty alleviation of Hotan,” said Lu Jun, head of the construction team for the expressway.

上海419论坛Extra efforts were taken to overcome construction difficulties and extreme weather, s

uch as sandstorms, rainstorms and flooding and to protect the local ecosystem, he said.

The total length of expressways in Xinjiang is expected to reach 5,234 km by the end of 2019, with上海419论坛

an additional 434 km being built this year, according to the Xinjiang transport department.

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Fortunately, the leading上海419论坛up on employment has

e tools to ease the pressure on the job market. As the largest group of jo

上海419论坛女神会所b seekers, college graduates have an entire year to find jobs. In addition, college gra

duates have several options to seek employment immediately or in the near future-for instance, they can start their ow

n business or choose to pursue further studies. Plus, statistics show that more than 90 percent of college graduates find a上海419论坛女神会所

job within six months of leaving college, sometimes by accepting salaries lower than their expectations.

As for migrant workers, they have always been flexible in the job ma上海419论坛

rket. Due to the ever-improving employment information channel and rising demand for

workers in the service industry, the actual demand for migrant workers has been continuously rising in recent years.

上海419论坛女神会所The government, on its part, should improve its economic efficiency, overcome

uncertainties and take measures to fulfill enterprises’ requirements to ensure sustained eco

上海419论坛nomic growth, which in turn would further increase the demand for labor. The government should also accelerate re

form and opening-up, and implement targeted macroeconomic policies to minimize ec

onomic fluctuations and narrow the gap between job seekers’ expectations and the real condition in the market.上海419论坛女神会所

Take college graduates for example. The majority of them expect to get

a salary higher than the existing market rate-and many of them prefer to work in China’s

上海419论坛eastern region, first-tier cities and/or large enterprises. This indicates there is a gap between college graduates’ expect

ations and the actual situation in the job market. Besides, many college graduates’ knowledge and practical skills can

not fulfill the requirements of the market, especially those of big companies.上海419论坛女神会所

So the authorities should moderately loosen macroeconomic policy to create more jo

bs, strengthen social security and improve information sharing to cultivate more talents.上海419论坛女神会所

The author is a professor at the School of Economics, Renmin Univer

sity of China. The views don’t necessarily represent those of China Daily.

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hina’s courier sect上海419论坛inues to expand in H1

China’s courier sector keeps steady expansion in the

上海419论坛first half of the year (H1), according to the State Post Bureau (SPB) Thursday.

The combined revenue of the sector in domestic market hit 21上海419论坛

3.8 billion yuan ($31.08 billion), up 18.3 percent year on year, SPB data showed.

上海419论坛女神会所A total of 27.13 billion parcels were handled during the period, up 25.8 percent from a y

ear ago, and June alone saw 5.4 billion parcels delivered, according to the SPB.

Cross-border courier services rebounded fast thanks to the countr上海419论坛女神会所

y’s preferential policies, booming online retail sales and higher clearance efficiency.

上海419论坛The business revenue of the cross-border service increased 16.9 percent to 33.86 billion yu

an in H1 compared with a year ago, with 630 million parcels delivered during the period.上海419论坛

China plans to extend the courier network and improve computer systems, services and int

上海419论坛女神会所ernational connections by 2020, when the target annual revenue of the courier sector will hit 800 billion yuan.

Sun Yuchen, or Justin Sun, the 29-year-old cryptocurrency entrepreneur and this year’s Warren Buffett lunch winner, apologized

for his excessive marketing and publicity stunt on the Chinese social media platform Weibo on Thursday.上海419论坛

Sun said the lunch meeting came from his admiration of Warre

n Buffett and his love for philanthropy, and he also wanted to take the opportunit

上海419论坛女神会所y to promote the blockchain industry, though it turned out to be an overblown marketing attempt.

The Chinese entrepreneur won the auction for this year’s Buffett lun

ch with a record high $4.57 million bid in June, while he canceled the planned lunch m上海419论坛

eeting, claiming he had “a sudden kidney stone attack” in a Tuesday post on Weibo.

上海419论坛女神会所However, according to a Wednesday report from Chinese media outlet Caixin, Sun was put on a border control list by C

hinese authorities that would restrict him from traveling abroad for allegations includi

ng illegal fundraising, money laundering, gambling and spreading pornography.

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But it all begins with the 上海419论坛r, Horace Ové, who

 is widely known for creating the first feature film by a black British director, Pressure (which was u

上海419论坛品茶微信ltimately released in 1976 after being shelved for a few years) – about a black British teenager and the racism he experiences.

Zak Ové hopes the show will set the stage for a reassessment of his father’s legacy. “I’m really excited that the public will be

able to see my father’s work again, or perhaps discover it,” he says. “He was such a pioneer of his time.”上海419论坛

As is Zak. In the Mothership room, seek out his sculpture Umbilical Progenitor, of a barefoot black astronaut carryi

上海419论坛品茶微信ng a child on its back that refers to African traditions of masquerades. The work, as does the room, invites now-and-next gen

erations of creative black artists to use Afrofuturism as the voice and space of black power, a force that seems now und

eniable. Nkiru’s Black to Techno film closes with the line: “The black ecstatic cannot be contained.” And then so上海419论坛

me.Young painters create a Thangka artwork at the Jonang Thangka Art Institute in Rangtang county, Southwest Ch

上海419论坛品茶微信ina’s Sichuan province, July 24, 2019. Thangka are Tibetan Buddhist artworks painted on cotton or silk. The religious pai

ntings can be traced back to the 10th century and typically depict Buddhist deities. As Thangka uses mineral pig

ment, bright colors on the paintings last a long time. It’s been listed as a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanit上海419论坛

Two Chinese films will compete for the Golden Lion at the 76th Venice Inte

上海419论坛品茶微信rnational Film Festival, according to the line-up announced in Rome on Thursday.

They are Saturday Fiction, directed by Lou Ye and starring Gong Li, Joe Odagiri, Pascal Gregg

ory, Tom Wlaschiha, and No. 7 Cherry Lane, an animation feature directed by Yon Fan.上海419论坛品茶微信

Also competing for the top prize will be works from award-winning directors such as Olivier Assayas from France and Canada

上海419论坛’s Atom Egoyan, as well as Roman Polanski with his much-anticipated new movie J’Accuse (I Accuse), a period piece ba

sed on the life of 19th-century French officer Alfred Dreyfus, who was wrongfully accused of treason.

The US has four star-studded films in the running. These include Marriage Story with Scarlett Johans上海419论坛

son and directed by Noah Baumbach, and Ad Astra by director James Gray, starring Brad Pitt and Liv Tyler.

上海419论坛品茶微信Steven Soderbergh steps into the ring with The Laundromat, a drama starring Meryl Streep, Antonio Banderas, Sharon Stone an

d Gary Oldman about the web of money laundering revealed in the so-called Panama Papers data leak of 2015.

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In addition to the 上海419论坛lationship with theolitical obs

bservers will be keen to see how the bond between London and Washington changes with Johnson in charge.

上海419论坛Amanda Sloat, a former state department official who now works at the Brookings Institution

think tank in Washington, told the Guardian newspaper: “The personal chemistry between the two lea

ders is going to be much better. (US President Donald) Trump clearly has favored Boris as leader for a w上海419论坛女神会所

hile.”China will invest about 40 billion yuan ($5.82 billion) over three years to support the development of a housing re

上海419论坛ntal market in pilot cities, Chinese financial news outlet Yicai Wednesday reported.

Sixteen selected Chinese cities will get 13.4 billion yuan each year as a reward and subsidy for developing the housing re

ntal market and the total amount will reach 40.2 billion yuan in three years, the report said.上海419论坛女神会所

About 22 Chinese cities participated in the application process and 16 be

came pilot cities, gaining financial input to develop the rental market after an eval

上海419论坛ation by China’s Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development.

Those who won government support are mainly firs

t- and second-tier Chinese cities such as Beijing, Shanghai and South China’s Guan

gzhou and Shenzhen, with strong demand for rental homes and a large population inflow.上海419论坛

Most of the cities are in eastern China, including Nanjing in Jiangsu province, Hangzhou in Zhejiang province, Hefei in An

上海419论坛女神会所hui province, Fuzhou and Xiamen in Fujian province, and Ji’nan in Shandong province, the report said.

Other cities among the 16 include Central China’s Zhengzhou, Wuhan and Cha

ngsha; Northeast China’s Changchun; and Southwest China’s Chongqing and Chengdu.

The determining factors for a city to get financial support are the number of new renta上海419论坛女神会所

l houses in the city, the number of new residents whose housing rental needs have been met, and the co

nstruction of platforms for housing rental information services and supervision. 上海419论坛

Statistics showed that to rent a one-bedroom apartment in first-tier cities, one would have to pay more than 60 perce

上海419论坛女神会所nt of income, and that percentage amounted to 90 in Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen, according to a report on hou

sing rental pressure in 50 Chinese cities by the property information website Zhuge.com.

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Worse, the two countri上海419论坛ves could abort the internat

ational disarmament process, because with the annulment of the INF Treaty, the US and Russia could develop new intermediate-a

上海419论坛品茶微信nd short-range missiles without constraints, which in turn could trigger a new global arms race.

Also, the US’ withdrawal from the INF Treaty could set off a chain reaction, as it is almost certain that Washington will now de上海419论坛

ploy intermediate-range missiles in Europe and the Asia-Pacific region, heightening regional tensions and fuelli

上海419论坛品茶微信ng an arms race and geopolitical competition among major powers. The new arms race, which could prompt majo

r powers to build new types of smart weapons, would pose a severe threat to international peace and security.

What is especially surprising is that some Western observers want to d上海419论坛

rag China into the discussions on certain international issues regardless of whet

her it is a party to such issues. Regarding the INF Treaty, which has played an important role in improving inte

上海419论坛rnational relations, promoting nuclear disarmament, even safeguarding global strategic balance and stability, and ther

efore remains very much relevant and significant even today, China has made clear that it is opposed to not only the

US’ unilateral withdrawal from the treaty but also the West’s efforts to make it part of a new nuclear treaty.上海419论坛

Of course, China is ready to participate in international cooperation and help maintain w

上海419论坛品茶微信orld peace and development, but only on the principle that all participating countries be made respo

nsible stakeholders. Any bilateral or multilateral agreements will be meaningless if the participating sides vio

late international rules and withdraw from them unilaterally to serve their own narrow interests.上海419论坛

The author is vice-president and academic dean of China

上海419论坛品茶微信Foreign Affairs University. The views don’t necessarily represent those of China Daily.

he Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank’s board of governors approved the applications of three African countries-Benin,

Djibouti and Rwanda-at its fourth annual meeting in Luxembourg on July 13, taking the total number of me上海419论坛品茶微信

mbers to 100. That the AIIB’s membership has reached the century mark reflects the high degree of global reco

gnition and trust it has earned as a multilateral development bank in just three and a half years.

Meticulous planning, constructive efforts and visionary leadership are need

ed to make a development bank successful in today’s turbulent global financial market. As

a China-proposed multilateral development bank, the AIIB has been playing a

pioneering role in innovative development by overcoming a series of challenges. And it has a

chieved success and global trust because of its strict self-discipline and painstaking pursuit of excellence.

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Crawfish love drives ch上海419论坛ghnjiang Crayfish

Graduates trained in cooking the crustaceans earn double the average

Almost China’s national snack, people’s strong love for crawfish h上海419论坛女神会所

as meant graduates who specialize in the dish can earn twice as much as others with college degrees.

上海419论坛Thirty-five graduates who studied how to cook crawfish-also called crayfish-for two years, ob

tained vocational degrees from Qianjiang Crayfish School in Hubei province recently.上海419论坛

Twenty-nine of them have already secured jobs with average monthly salaries of more than 1

上海419论坛0,000 yuan ($1,457) due to the large demand for crawfish chefs, said Wang Zhongqiu, a teacher at the vocational college. He ad

ded that the other six graduates decided to open their own crawfish restaurant.

According to a report by Mycos, an educational research compa上海419论坛女神会所

ny, the average monthly salary for college graduates in China was 4,624 yuan in 2018.

上海419论坛It is quite common for crawfish chefs with more than three years’ experience to earn 30,000-50,000 yuan a month and the scho

ol plans to enroll another 200 students in crawfish-related majors this year, Wang said.

The school first introduced three majors related to the cooking, marketing and management of crawfish in 2017 and be上海419论坛女神会所

came the first and only college nurturing talent for the crawfish industry, he said.

上海419论坛”Apart from the three majors, it plans to open a new major in crawfish breeding. From raising baby crawfish, transporting the

m to the restaurant and finally bring the dishes to the table, we want to cultivate talent in all crawfish-related areas.”

Despite the good pay, the work is onerous. Chefs have to work o上海419论坛女神会所

vertime and some have to cook hundreds of kilograms of crawfish each day, Wang said.

上海419论坛女神会所The peak season for crawfish is from March to November, so they will earn much less during the slow season, he added.

Huang Yu, 21, is a graduate from the crawfish school. He has ope

ned a crawfish restaurant with his family in Yichang, Hubei province, his hometown.

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China to hold 2019 Worl上海419论坛f Things Exposition

The 2019 World Internet of Things Exposition (WIOT) will be held in Wuxi, eastern China’s Jiangsu province, from September 7 to 10.

This year’s exposition will focus on the Internet of Vehicles (IoV), the convergence of the mobile Internet and the Internet of Things (IoT).上海419论坛

Earlier in May, Wuxi was approved by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology to be the pilot area of developing IoV.

上海419论坛品茶微信Exhibitors including traditional car makers, automotive electronics manufact

urers and IoV platform service providers will showcase new achievements of the IoV industry.上海419论坛

The establishment of six new pilot free trade zones (FTZs) and expansion of the Shanghai FTZ are underway, the Ministry of Commerce said Thursday.

上海419论坛The new zones and the Shanghai FTZ expansion will further optimize China’s FTZ lay

out and better serve national strategy, said MOC spokesperson Gao Feng at a press conference.

Last weekend, China released two negative lists for 2019, one for the FTZs and one for上海419论坛品茶微信

the rest of the country, easing market access in agriculture, mining, manufacturing industries and services.

The shortening of negative lists and improvement of FTZ business environment wi上海419论坛

ll help further stimulate market innovation and drive economic growth, Gao said, adding that the m

inistry was working alongside other departments on rolling out related regulations.上海419论坛品茶微信

While opening up more sectors, China is committed to providing better services and environment

for foreign investors and sharing with them more opportunities of China’s development, Gao said.

More than 30 of the world’s top 500 companies will participate in the exposition.上海419论坛品茶微信

Discussions will also involve sectors including inte

lligent manufacturing, intelligent robots, information security, big data and 5G.

A total of 180,000 visitors are expected to attend the exposition, including guests from more than 30 countries and regions.

China has introduced a two-year pilot program to find out the psychological conditions a

nd needs of senior citizens at the primary level, the National Health Commission (NHC) announced Thursday.

Covering 1,600 urban communities and 320 villages, the pilot program targets permanent reside

nts aged 65 or above, said Wang Haidong, director of NHC’s Department of Ageing and Health.

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