considerable excitement. True, the company faces similar

bstacles to those that Asian and Latin American platforms previously had to overcome, including a

lack of reliable payment systems, low trust between buyers and sellers, and logistics and deliv

ry bottlenecks. But the experience of other regions shows that these shortcomings can be addressed over time.

Internet regulations must not be disruptive

The bigger risk to these platforms stems from the inevitable and necessary increase in regulation of the internet arou

nd the world. In particular, diverse national regulatory regimes may inadvertently or deliberately disrupt or bloc

k the international development of e-commerce ecosystems, hurting lower-income countries in the process. Avo

iding the creation of such unintended obstacles should therefore be a high priority for the international community.

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address Conference on Dialogue of Asian Civilizations

 President Xi Jinping will deliver a keynote speech at the opening ceremony of the Conferen

ce on Dialogue of Asian Civilizations to be held on May 15 in Beijing, a senior official said Thursday.

Xu Lin, deputy head of the Publicity Department of the Communist Party of China Cen

tral Committee and director of the State Council Information Office, made the announcement at a press conference.

Under the theme of “exchanges and mutual learning among Asian civilizations and a community with a shared futu

re,” the conference includes an opening ceremony and sub-forums, said Xu, also vice president of the event’s executive committee.

More than 2,000 government officials and representatives of various circles from 47 Asia

n countries and other countries outside the region will attend the opening ceremony and forums, said Xu.

A grand Asian culture carnival, an Asian civilization week, and an Asian food festival will also be held during the event.

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Ahmed Hassan Alhammadi, manager of the United Arab

Emirates Pavilion, hasn’t had time yet to visit the China Pavilion as he has been busy with his own pavilion.

“We will have more time later to have a walk in the park, and the China Pavilion will be our first stop for sure,” he said.

The International Pavilion, a venue for international horticultural exhibitions and competitions duri

ng the expo, has a public space with an overhang made of 94 structures representing flowers and umbrellas.

As the exhibition will also be held during the hottest days of the Beijing summer, these o

verhead structures will help reduce muggy conditions for crowds waiting in line for entry.

Using sustainable technologies, including natural ventilation, solar photovoltaics and rainw

ater recycling, the International Pavilion is also a green building with low energy consumption.

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Ardern met with Premier Li Keqiang on Monday morn

ing, and the two witnessed the signing of four cooperative documents to pr

omote cooperation in tax issues, agriculture, finance and science at a signing cer

emony. A joint declaration on climate change was also released after their meeting.

Zhao Jianglin, a researcher of Asia-Pacific economic studies at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, said the visit by Ardern

will provide a timely boost to China-New Zealand relations after the dispute over the use of Chinese telecom equipment.

China has been a key trade partner with New Zealand, which could also provide important s

upport to the Belt and Road Initiative and China’s relations with countries in the South Pacific, she said.

A price cut swept China’s many sectors on Monday, as value-added tax rate reduction officially kicked in.

This year’s Government Work Report, which was released las

t month, said the rate bracket of 16 percent in manufacturing and other industries will

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The European leaders said they are glad to see a greater

 development in China, and the EU welcomes China’s willingness to share its development opportunities.

Chinese enterprises are welcome to invest in European countries, said the European leaders, adding that they will not adopt restrictive measures against specific com

panies, and are willing to provide a fair, open and transparent business environment for all foreign enterprises.

During the visit, Peng Liyuan, Xi’s wife, also attended a number of events aimed at deepeni

ng cultural and educational exchanges between China and the European nations.

As a special envoy of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) for the advanceme

nt of girls’ and women’s education, Peng was invited to visit the headquarters of the UNESCO in Paris.

Wang said Peng’s visit highlighted China’s image of a hardworking, responsible maj

or country that actively participates in international education, gender equality and other affairs.

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The research team also completed its first test drillin

g without a drill pipe core in polar ice bedrock, which helped the scientists obtain the first few samples of bedrock unde

r the ice cores at the station. The conwwwhebeishengxincn-2/ion was also compleexpedition.

Xuelong left Shanghai on Nov 2 and arrived at Zhongshan Station on

Nov 30. The icebreaker entered the Amundsen Sea in early January for a marine survey but

experienced “the worst sea conditions since departure”, according to an earlier report by China Ocean News.

On Jan 19, the ship was caught in a sudden thick fog on the Amundsen Sea and collided with an

iceberg, Cheng Xiao, dean of the College of Global Change and Earth System Science at Beijing Normal University, told Xinhua.

An increase of cyclones in the area since the start of 2019 has great

ly increased the number of floating ice fragments, while in 2018 the area was a single large ice sheet, Ch

en said. The floating ice drifted to the north, pushed by the wind, which also affected navigation on Xuelong’s trip home, he added.

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You just have to put your head down, fight back and gove

  the country — that’s what Clinton did,” Graham said, saying Trump should now challenge the Democrats to “fix problems.”

  There was more than an echo of Clintonian rhetoric in Trump’s public statement

on Tuesday, delivered as he signed an executive order tackling an epidemic of suicide among veterans.

  ”Instead of doing infrastructure, instead of doing health care, instead of doing so many things that they should be doing, th

ey want to play games,” Trump said of his Democratic opponents. “It’s too bad because I’d rather see them do legislation.”

  The Clinton parallel may not be exact, however.

  At the start of his impeachment drama in 1998, Clinton was far more popular than Tru

mp, with his approval rating measured by Gallup at 58%. He never went below 60% in the brutal year that

followed, hit 73% after he was impeached and settled at 66% after he was acquitted in a Senate trial.

  According to the Quinnipiac poll, Trump is at 38% approval. And while a recent Wall Street Jour

nal/NBC poll had him at 46%, his numbers rarely move beyond a narrow range, with favorability well below a majority of voters.

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Russian woman in Wuhan wishes to see the world by

A Russian woman who lives in Wuhan, central China’s Hubei Province, has said she hopes

that there will be more trains linking China and Europe in th future, so that one day sh

e will be able to travel around the world by the China-Europe passenger train, Chinanews.com reported on Feb. 1.

With the Spring Festival approaching, almost all Chinese people are heading home fo

r family reunions across the country. Instead of returning to her hometown in Russia, Li

u Yina (Chinese name) has decided to stay in Wuhan and enjoy the traditional Chinese festival.

Liu, who is fluent in Chinese, works for Wuhan Asia-Europe Logistics Co., Ltd., the opera

tor of China-Europe freight trains between Wuhan and Europe and a public platform for international logistics and transportation services.

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Netizens Sunshine Hengdian Occasionally Meet Ji Dust

The new year has just begun, but a lot of things have happened in the entertainment circle. I believe everyone has eaten the melon

full. I have to say that the entertainment circle is really unpredictable. Recently, Ji Lingdun’s pictures of eating with a beautiful girl in Hengdian were posted online by netizens. Ji Lingdun sat side

by side with the girl in the photo, looking very intimate, not like just met. In addition, the netizens who exposed the photos also revealed that there were two girls present at that time. Has Ji Dun put down the past and started a new love affair?

After the photos were aired, netizens came to watch. Many netizens said it was normal to make

new girlfriends. After all, the previous love had passed for a long time, and the woman had new love. Can Ji Lingdun not fall in love again?

In August last year, after the separation of Kan Qingzi and Ji Lingdun, rumors of their emotional breakdown continued. The most serious rumor was that Wang Yi, a model, had

been involved in their emotions, which led to the breakup of the former sweet and loving couple. Even some netizens reported that Ji Lingdun had met his parents with Wang Yi. As soon as the news came out, a lot of topics about Ji Dungdun’s disloyalty appeared on the internet.

Wang Yi, the protagonist of the incident, responded that he did not know Ji Dungdun at all and denied these rumors. I have to say that this pot is too unjust.

Just two months after the breakup, Ji Lingdun made the hot search list again because of his new love affair. The cause of the incident was

just a handsome photo shared by Ji Lingdun on the social network. In the photo, Ji Lingdun was much more mature than when he fell in love with Kan Qingzi. He was still silent in his past love. But

his friend left a message at the bottom: Honeymoon travel is good! In a simple word, instantly triggered unlimited speculation among netizens.

Fortunately, before long, some netizens exposed the original picture of Ji Lingdun’s photo, which was originally taken by two boys. Obviously, it was just a joke between friends.

However, some netizens pointed out that this Oolong love affair was actually deliberately committed by some people, for the sake of the black dust. They also implied that a marketing team should

use refreshments next time it is dark, instead of using this pediatric department, suspected to point the finger at the team of Ji Lingdun’s ex-girlfriend, Hanqingzi.

This time Ji Dun was met by netizens in Hengdian to have dinner with beautiful women. Netizens speculated that Ji Dun had a new girlfriend. No wonder netizens think so. After all, this is the first time Ji Lingdun and Hanqingzi

have been photographed intimately with girls after their love affair. Do you think Ji Lingchen has a new girlfriend, or is it just an ordinary party between friends?

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Great Oolong in the Asian Cup! uuuuuuuuuuuu Chinese Maps

The Asian Cup of the United Arab Emirates officially kicked off in 2019. Both the opening ceremony and the opening battle ended this

morning in Beijing time. The first match of China Men’s Football Team will be held on January 7. Nevertheless,

it was learnt from the journalists ahead that the official brochure of the Asian Football Federation had made a big joke, Big Oolong! uuuuuuuuuu

Looking at this brochure carefully, even if you don’t understand Arabic, you can see at a glance that the

map of China in the upper right corner actually uses the map of the United States! This is almost an

unforgivable mistake! It is expected that the official of the Asian Cup will explain it later, even apologize.

The journalists who are familiar with Arabic are always pointing out mistakes. Although the picture uses

the portrait of Coach Lippi and the famous hostess Hao Haidong, the first point is that in the Asian Cup,

which is a national team competition, Gaolin’s image is still a picture of his club effectiveness.

In addition, the picture album gives the Chinese men’s football team this Asian Cup start forecast,

unexpectedly there are Dewey, Huang Bowen, Ren Hang’s name. Dewey and even the players of the 2011

Asian Cup, Huang Bowen and Renhang are the players of the 2015 Asian Cup. They did not participate in this competition!

The other mistake is to print the family portrait of the Korean team in the Asian Cup. At the reminder of Chinese journalists, the Asian

Football Association has retrieved some of its official brochures. It should be said that in this intercontinental tournament, even in the case

of a rehearsal by the Middle East countries for the 2022 World Cup, it is a pity that there are so many mistakes and so on.

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