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China’s first aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, and latest nuclear submarines, destroyers and fighter jets will join the parade, Qiu said.
“Some vessels will make their debut for the first time,” Qiu added.
Altogether 32 Chinese vessels and 39 warplanes will take part in the event, according to Qiu.
The vessels will sail in six groups, namely, those of submar
ines, destroyers, frigates, landing ships, auxiliary ships, and aircraft carrier.
The planes will fly in 10 echelons, showcasing aircraft for early warning, reconnaissance, anti-submarine patrol, as wel
l as bombers, fighters, carrier-based fighters, and carrier-based helicopters, Qiu said.
More than 60 countries will send delegations to join multinational naval even
ts marking the anniversary, and over 30 countries of them will send major navy leaders to participate, according to Qiu.
Nearly 20 foreign vessels of various capabilities, including destro
yers, frigates and landing ships, will join Chinese vessels in the naval parade, show
ing to the world the “firm determination to safeguard peace and seek development with joint efforts,” Qiu said.
Organizing multinational naval parades is a unique ceremonial activity of navies, according to Qiu.
th other WTO members should be properly handled according to the WTO dispute settlement proc
edures. It not only takes the initiative to file claims in order to safeguard its legal interests and the authority
of the WTO rules, but also actively responds to charges, and respects and enforces WTO rulings.
The WTO’s ruling on this dispute over shows that the orga
nization has an important role to play in safeguarding the multil
ateral trading system. It’s not simply a matter of one side tallying up a victory against the other.
The multilateral trading system, with the WTO as its core, has been a mainstay in promoting glo
bal economic development and building an open world economy. The WTO dispute settlement system is the org
anization’s court for settling trade disputes. It maintains a balance between the WTO members’ rights and oblig
ations, and also ensures the effective implementation of WTO principles and rules.
me period. The value-added high-tech sector’s out
put rose by 7.8 percent, higher than the country’s value-added industrial output.
In the first quarter, the NDRC approved 50 fixed asset investment projects, mainly in th
e fields of energy, transportation and high-tech. The total investment hit 370.3 billion yuan ($55.3 billion).
The NDRC reportedly is considering a slew of new measure to boost spending on automob
iles, home appliances and consumer electronics products. People close to the NDRC said it has sent a draft plan to
encourage consumption in the three sectors, according to a report in the National Business Daily.
The news caused shares of home appliance companies traded in Shanghai and Shenzhen to increase
by 1.47 percent on Thursday, according to Shanghai-based information provider Wind Info.
m in which airborne particulate matter is present. The lower the ceilin
g is, the higher the density of pollutants which then mix with the cleaner air.
With a low mixing layer, Taihang mountain range to the west and the Yanshan mountai
n range to the north serve as walls that form a semi-closed “room” in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei cluster.
The high level of emissions is the major reason for air pollution in th
e greater Beijing area, and meteorological conditions also play a key role as an exte
rnal factor, said Xu Xiangde, a researcher at the Chinese Academy of Meteorological Sciences.
Zhang Xiaoye, Xu’s colleague, said the “marked effect” of continuous pollutant accu
mulation on meteorological conditions could make overall pollution even worse.
“After the accumulation reaches a certain level, it will further wor
sen the meteorological conditions, which then will further affect air quality, causing explosive
he clock, a fire engine, over 160 hydrants, thousand of extinguishers, and fire walls, officials said last year.
But not all relics have such rigid supervision. A joint comprehensive survey was started in Septemb
er by the administration and the Ministry of Emergency Management. It found that 33 major institutions still don‘t meet stan
dards, and the State Council issued a notice on Wednesday that they were to receive the highest-level supervision.
On Tuesday, the administration urged local governments to immediately launch evaluations of potential hazards.
The new lawsuit against Liu Qiangdong, the billionaire founder and CEO of Chinese e-commerce giant JD, and his compan
y filed by a University of Minnesota student might further shake investors’ confidence, and tarnish the image
and reputation of the company, amid tougher competition from rivals such as Alibaba and Pinduoduo.
The Chinese student from University of Minnesota, who claimed she was raped last August by Liu, filed a c
ivil lawsuit against him in Minneapolis on Tuesday, four months after prosecutors decided not to pursue a criminal case.