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uously developed in various forms in Japan, including novels, comics, puppet shows and
games, with many characters of the Three Kingdoms familiar to the Japanese people.
A project launched by Beijing Normal University invites foreign filmmakers to visit the country
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nts on the flat, monotonous and desolated land in Northwest China’s Qinghai province.
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s on $4 billion worth of European Union goods, the trade conflict between the US and the EU has inten上海千花坊品茶微信
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However, the fact that the EU has agreed to resume negotiations on subsidies to the plane ma
nufacturing industry does not mean it will not take countermeasures if the US does impose mo
re tariffs on EU goods. In April, when the US levied additional tariffs on $21 billion of EU go
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Multiple local governments including those of Handan in Hebei province, Jinan in Shand
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ethods to deal with the issue. For instance, men in Beijing Bikini cannot be held guilty of committing an of
fense. At most, their behavior may be deemed uncivilized. In sociological terms, the
act of a man wearing nothing above the waist could be defined as minor transgression.
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Shen Jiru, a researcher with the Institute of World Economics and Politics at the Chinese Acade
my of Social Sciences, said: “The treaty has long served as a stabilizer for Europe. Once it is te
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上海后花园US President Donald Trump said Tuesday that his administration would not sell T
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o sell US Patriot systems, which finally led to Turkey’s S-400 deal with Russia.
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rty in the government led by the conservative-liberal Venstre party. Its platform is bas
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The Hot and Spicy Festival, an annual two-day gourmet event hosted by the Beijin
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US, the Philippines, Peru, Morocco, India, etc., offered by more than 40 vendors.
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urmet, the 2019 Meet in Beijing Arts Festival will have more than 50 cultural activities on offer.上海会所品茶微信
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il 25 to May 25. They will grace major theaters and art centers in the capital, such as the National Center for the Pe
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The Guan Hanqing Grand Theater recently opened on the bank of the East Lake in Baoding, Hebei province. With an aerial view
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According to Jiang Qihu, an actor from the National Peking Opera Company, The Red La
ntern was so well-known in the 1960s that almost everybody could sing a few lines from it.
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Yu Fawen, a research fellow at the Institute of Rural Development, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
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