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onsensus for en上海千花坊女神会所 suring a transition to a climate neutral European Union by 2050 was not reached,” said Romanian President Klaus Ioh
annis. Romania’s six-month presidency at the Council of the European Union will end on June 30.上海千花坊女神会所
At the news conference, Tusk also noted that the biggest risks t
上海千花坊女神会所o the global economic outlook are trade and geopolitical tensions.
“We will take this message to the G20 in Osaka, where we will try to p
ersuade our partners to cooperate, rather than threaten one another,” he said.
上海千花坊This week will be joyful for those who have gotten high scores in their national college e
ntrance examinations, but miserable days for t
hose whose scores may deny them the opportunity to study in a university.
She vowed to follow up, given that the violence has undermined the c上海千花坊女神会所
ity’s long-cherished value of the rule of law, one of Hong Kong’s cornerstones.
“This is something that we should seriously condemn because nothing is more important than the rule of law in Hong Kong,” Lam said上海千花坊.
The clashes escalated as masked protesters, demanding withdrawal of the extradition
law amendment that had been suspended on June 15, broke into the legislative complex at around 9 pm on Monday.上海千花坊
They tore pictures of Legislative Council presidents off the wall, painte
d profane language on the wall and damaged the facility, including chairs and glass cabinets.
On the same day, a large number of demonstrators took to th
e street to march against the government’s extradition bill in a relatively peaceful fashion.
nds because all my saved money has been spent on building a new home for the yo
上海千花坊ung couple and buying new necessities for them, such as household appliances,” Shan said.
Luckily, Shan had reason to celebrate because he was saved by a new rule.
Right before the wedding, a specific standard was established banning high-priced betrothal gifts, or caili in上海千花坊
Chinese. Other extravagant customs, including holding grand wedding ceremonies or funeral rites as well as inviting an e
xorbitant number of guests and using lots of cars to pick up the bride and her relatives, were also prohibited.上海千花坊
The government of Feixiang district – which covers 265 villages, including Shan’s, with a population of 410,000 – found the competitio
上海千花坊n to see who could give the best betrothal gifts and hold the grandest wedding ceremonies had become a big headache for villagers.
Families of young women envied those who gave lots of money to a bride’s family and held ex
pensive ceremonies with many guests, said Cai Fuhai, Party chief of Nanduqi village.上海千花坊女神会所
They would ask parents of their soon-to-be sons-in-law for similar treatment, Cai said.
According to the standard, no more than six cars can be used for picking up the bride and her rela
tives. Previously, up to 40 cars would be used as part of a grand and impressive wedding ceremony.上海千花坊
Furthermore, guests are served a simple meal – a vegetable and meat stew, or daguocai in Chinese – rather than a meal wit
上海千花坊女神会所h dozens of courses. Finally, group wedding ceremonies are encouraged and betrothal gifts are discouraged.
Families who obey the standard may enjoy benefits such as free physical examinations for parents and
newborns at local hospitals. Pregnant women may also receive discounts for examinations during pregnancy, Cai said.
Families who do not obey the rules are required to make a self-critical s
peech during a meeting attended by villagers and local government officials. Those wh上海千花坊女神会所
o refuse to make the speech and admit their wrongdoings are exposed on local television and other media platforms.
Villagers fall in line
According to the Feixiang district government, more than 1,000 families of young wom
en have refrained from demanding betrothal gifts from their bridegrooms’ families since 2017. About 1
00,000 households in the district have signed commitment letters promising to obey the standard.
Government statistics show that the cost of a wedding has been cut to less than 30,000 yuan, down b
y about 80 percent, and the current cost for a funeral is less than 5,000 yuan, just a sixth of the previous cost.
the latest film by leading Chinese auteur Wang Xiaoshuai, sets to examine changing times in modern China.
It is a family saga about parenthood, friendship, struggle and forg
iveness. Covering a large stretch of space and time, t
he story moves from the 1980s to the present, and from the North to the South of China.
Known for realism, Wang is no stranger to prominent international film festivals. This time,
his work scooped two Berlin Film Festival awards – Silver Bear for Best Actress and Best Actor.
On the occasion of So Long, My Son screening in Chinese cinemas, China Daily sp
oke with him about the film’s production, his life and his view on Chinese auteur film.