Is the Chinese mainla上海千花网e main focus for your

Well, we were showing in Paris, London and New York, but three years

ago we went into the mainland. We luckily found a showroom that could help us. The mainla上海千花网女神会所

nd’s market is hard, because stores are very new; brands might not have a website, just WeChat. But sales have

上海千花网grown from our first season to now and it has been significant. The mainland has overtaken my orders from Europe. And of cour

se, the scale is different. We have around 25 points of sale there now. So yes, we’re focusing more and more on the mainland.上海千花网女神会所

Do you design especially for the mainland market?

We do tailor some of our designs, yes. I sometimes follow trends, but we c上海千花网

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will expand on those things. So we take about 50% of outside advice and add 50% of our own ideas.

The media seems to portray the brand as being for fashionistas, yet Cynthia & Xiao doesn’t feel entirely that way. Would you agree?

上海千花网女神会所Yes. It’s for fun kinds of girls who feel comfortable with themselves. We

do get some cool fashionistas who might wear our stuff and some Hong Kong KOLs [key opin

ion leaders]. But I don’t see our brand as a KOL thing. I’d rather have more people wearing and touching the prod上海千花网

uct than a KOL endorsement. I also don’t have a massive inventory of stuff, so I don’t need some super high-profile K

上海千花网OL. It’s about the right balance.Hongkongers don’t really seem to support their local designers – or their artist

s for that matter, either. But isn’t the current digital age meant to be all about disruption, inclusion and youth?

The mainland is also such a different kind of vibe from Hong Kong. They like that “girl-next-door” look, which is very relatable. These上海千花网

influencers are really successful, but you don’t know who they are. It’s a different type of visibility.

We find color just works. When we started out, the palette was more muted, with navy and grey – the idea being that pieces

上海千花网女神会所could be mixed and matched. But as we’ve grown, we’ve incorporated more color – lots of it! [laughs] – like yellow, r

ed, orange, neon green… stuff that’s really in-your-face. And they sell really well for us. The consumers seem to love it.

What’s your best-selling piece?上海千花网女神会所

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Domestic celebrities can enhance the viewing experience when they make ch

aracters in overseas animations sound local, but things can sometimes go wrong.上海419

At a giant venue at Beijing’s 751 Park, a stage was decorated like a replica of an apartment building in New York.

Then, a few minutes after the event host appeared from the door, three windows opened, with

上海419品茶微信comedian Chen Peisi, actor Feng Shaofeng and Taiwan singer-actress Amber Kuo appearing from them.

Each of the guests then hugged a furry creature resembling the an

imal characters they perform in the voice-overs for the upcoming Hollywood an上海419

imation sequel The Secret Life of Pets 2, which will open across the Chinese mainland on Friday.

上海419品茶微信In the film, Chen is the voice of the conceited rabbit Snowball, while Feng dubs t

he canine protagonist Max, and Kuo lends her voice to Gidget, a white Pomeranian.

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g and actress Ma Li, who lend their voices to two of the major animal characters in the Mandarin version.

At a news conference held in the Chinese capital on June 25, the stars tried to strike

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Meanwhile, latest data from the box-office tracker Maoyan showed that the Universal Pictures and Illumination Entert上海419品茶微信

ainment production has topped the presale box-office charts for animation features as of Friday.

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ed that the film had drawn the highest number of potential theatergoers for its opening day.

For most industry observers, the film typifies the latest efforts by foreign animati上海419品茶微信

on productions to grab attention in China, the world’s second-largest movie market.

上海419Jiang Yong, a Beijing-based analyst, says that using Chinese celebrities for the Mand

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“And, despite the fact that most adult viewers, especially those in their 20s or 30s, are used to watching native language orig上海419品茶微信

inals with subtitles, the Mandarin version is the top option for families with young children,” adds Jiang.

But while stars can boost ticket sales, some of them have also sparked contro

versy, mostly due to skepticism surrounding their inadequate voice-over techniques.

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On the one hand, judging上海龙凤1314ustrial developme

nt history, the relocation of some manufacturing industries from

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some of the traditional sectors relocated to other countries. Instead, they soon saw the rise of new industries, high-end m上海龙凤1314

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economic growth curve, China’s case will be the same even after the relocation of some of its manufacturing industries.

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oke out, accelerated in 2012, and gained pace last year due to the Sino-US trade conflicts.

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rowth has been not only steady, but also 3.9 percentage points higher than that of global trade.

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tion that the relocation of manufacturing industries from China is not fast enough to make us feel worried.

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ar with Iran. It hopes that its sanctions and maximum pressure will finally make Iran give in.

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sed of involvement in a drug-related case in Yantai, a coastal city in Shandong province.

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volving foreign students is under investigation and one of the people involved in the case is a Canadian citizen.

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gsu province, where a police crackdown resulted in the arrest of 19 people, including 16 foreigners.

He said public security authorities had made consular notificati上海419论坛

ons to relevant embassies in a timely manner and will arrange consular visits.

China will safeguard the legitimate rights of the parties concerned in accordance with law, Geng added.

The new case came as tensions continue in Sino-Canadian上海419论坛品茶微信

relations, sparked last year by the detention of Huawei’s chief financial offic

er, Meng Wanzhou, in Vancouver at the request of the United States, which is seeking her extradition.

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ures released by the National Bureau of Statistics on Monday may not be enough to relieve them of their worr上海419

ies, especially given the ongoing trade conflict with the United States and weakening global demand.

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sts economic conditions are still severe and, with external uncertainties on the rise, the economy “is under new dow

上海419女神会所nward pressure”, as NBS spokesman Mao Shengyong said at a news conference.

But again, this is really a question of do you see the glass half empty or half full, given that

China remains one of the world’s fastest-growing major economies. While pessimists focus on the diffi

culties, optimists see the silver lining of the Chinese economy’s remarkable resilience given the headwinds it faces.上海419

For example, retail sales, a major gauge of consumption, surged 9.8 percent, much higher than the expected 8.5 percen

t and also the highest since March 2018. Many analysts attribute the progress to the central government’s ef

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uance of 2.15 trillion yuan of special bonds by local governments for infrastructure construction.

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d a 5.8-percent rise in January-June fixed asset investment, all indicate that the fund

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sales, factory output and fixed-asset investment were announced, the market quickly cast its vot

上海419女神会所e of confidence in the Chinese economy. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index ended 0.4 percent up on Monday a

fter casting off losses that had pushed it down as much as 1.5 percent in the morning ahead of the data release.

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China broke into the 上海乌托邦rld’s innovative econo

conomies, jumping from 22nd in 2017 to the 17th last year, according to the Global Innovation Index 2018, published by Cornell U

niversity, the World Intellectual Property Organization and INSEAD, a global business graduate school. 上海乌托邦品茶微信

Pan said these achievements are manifestations of China’s growing technol

 上海乌托邦ogical capability, fueled by the desire to use innovations to push socioeconomic progress.

This, however, has led to some Western countries, such as the US, fearing that China’s scientific and te

chnological rise will challenge their global position. “This sentiment is understandable, but misguided,” he said.

“China is still a developing country, lacking a base and accumulation of innovation capability compared with the US, as w 上海乌托邦品茶微信

ell as drastically different national conditions,” Pan said. “This means we cannot follow the deve

 上海乌托邦lopmental path that the West expects us to take, and we have to forge our own path one step at a time.

“But now the US is treating China like a developed country capable of challenging its global dominance, it is holding China to sta

ndards that we cannot meet for the time being, and it makes accusations against us if we don’t,” he said.

As of late May, the US Department of Commerce had placed more t 上海乌托邦品茶微信

han 140 entities from the Chinese mainland on its Entity List, a ledger of firms legally pro

 上海乌托邦hibited to trade with the US, on the basis of an alleged threat to US national security and interests.

In June, five entities were added to the list: Chinese supercomputer manufacturers and institutions including Sug

on, Higon and the Wuxi Jiangnan Institute of Computing Technology, the chipmaker for China’s most powerful sup

ercomputer, Sunway TaihuLight, which also ranked as the third most powerful globally. 上海乌托邦

The United States also is targeting Chinese scholars and students b

y closing their labs or denying visas to visit the US over alleged spying dangers. In May, Emo

 上海乌托邦品茶微信ry University in Atlanta fired neuroscientists Li Xiao­jiang and his wife, Li Shihua, both US citizens who had worked

at Emory for more than two decades, accusing them of hiding funding and ties to institutions in China.

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rests, and will impede global scientific exchange and progress,” Pan said.

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visits Chifeng as part 上海419ion of North China

President Xi Jinping made an inspection tour to North China’s Inner Mongolia autonomous region on Monday.

At a local community in Songshan district of Chifeng city, Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Commi 上海419品茶微信

ttee, learned about the grassroots party-building work as

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Later, he visited the Chifeng Museum, where he was briefed on the evolution of loca

l history and culture of the city and talked with the inheritors of the epic of King Gesar. 上海419

The Gesar epic tradition was listed as a World Intangible Cultural Heritage in 2009.

 上海419品茶微信hina’s Tiangong II space lab will spend its last days in orbit this week before making a controlled fall on

Friday back into Earth’s atmosphere, according to the China Manned Space Agency.

All of the space lab’s assigned tasks have been finished. It is scheduled

to fall out of orbit and reenter the atmosphere under ground control on Friday, the agency said. 上海419

Most of the spacecraft will burn up during the reentry process, with a small amount of de

 上海419品茶微信bris expected to fall in a designated secure area in the South Pacific Ocean, it added.

Preparations for reentry are underway, the agency said, saying China will publish related infor

mation or inform relevant parties in a timely manner to fulfill its international obligations. 上海419

Tiangong II was put into orbit in September 2016 atop a Long March 2F carrier rocket from the Jiuquan Satellite La

unch Center in the Gobi Desert. The space lab is 10.4 meters high, 3.35 m in diameter and weighs 8.6 metric tons.

 上海419品茶微信Two astronauts, Jing Haipeng and Chen Dong, entered the lab that October after the

ir Shenzhou XI spacecraft docked with the lab and remained there for 30 days.

From April to September 2017, Tiangong II and Tianzhou I cargo spacecraft performed several docking and in-orbit refuel

ing operations, which demonstrated resupply and refueling technologies for a space station. 上海419

The space lab also carried out a series of scientific and technological experiments.

 上海419品茶微信Its predecessor, Tiangong I, was launched in September 2011 and was mainly used to test technologies involved in space re

ndezvous and docking. Tiangong I fell back to the Earth in April 2018 in an uncontrolled manner.

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hinese American mus上海后花园debuts latest concerto

Pulitzer Prize-winning Chinese American Zhou Long premiered his new c

oncerto Classics of Mountains and Seas at the Shanghai Symphony Hall on June 22.上海后花园

The concerto was performed by the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Shui Lan. The composition, whic

上海后花园女神会所h is based on a theme of Chinese mythology, was commissioned by the SSO as part of a series of new creations aim

ed at promoting Chinese culture to international audiences, according to Zhou Ping, head of the symphony.

The premiere of the concerto also marked the completion of the Symphonic Music in China 1949-2019 project which was上海后花园女神会所

jointly launched in 2017 by the SSO and the Shanghai Music Publishing House. The project consists of 70 sy

mphonic works which document the development of symphonic music in China.

上海后花园The collection of music albums and publications will be released in September

, in celebration of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China.

Born in Beijing in 1953, Zhou Long is known internationally for his works that blend Easte上海后花园

rn and Western music. According to Beijing-based music critic Li Hong, Zhou Long was among the first ge

neration of musicians from China to study abroad after the nation’s opening-up in the 1980s.

上海后花园女神会所Zhou Long’s composition for Madame White Snake, an opera based on Chinese folklor

e, was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for music in 2011. He was the first Chinese composer to win the prize.

Classics of Mountains and Seas is a compilation of mythical Chinese tales. The classic text da

tes back as early as the 4th century BC, but the surviving form is traced to the Han Dynasty (206 BC-220). The上海后花园

book is divided into 18 sections, but instead of following the narrative of the original text, Zhou Long created a con

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hern, western, eastern, southern and central China, as well as their distinctive local customs.

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Large crowds gathered in Trafalgar Square in central London on Tuesday to protest against US Presiden

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famous Trump Baby Blimp, created for his visit to the UK last year, was once again flying.

As China launches garbage sorting work among cities at the prefecture l

evel and above this year, some wonder whether an opportunity to invest is presenting itself.

A listed job to inspect garbage sorting could have a salary of 400 yuan ($58.24) per day, and t上海千花网

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As more cities carry out garbage sorting, demand for waste sorting store, collecti

on, transportation equipment and services will increase. Moreover, positions like waste sor

ter, inspector, project manager and sanitation engineer are currently common on recruitment websites.上海千花网

China’s solid waste clearance volume is only one-third of the US’ figure, and the marketizat

ion of the sanitation industry is less than 30 percent, the website asserted, citing Zhang Xiaowen,上海千花网品茶微信

deputy managing director of investment management department under Everbright Financial Holding Asset Management.

The market value of the US’ three listed garbage sorting companies — Waste Management,

Republic Service, and Waste Connections — surpasses $92 billion. Among these Waste Management is top, with a market value of $48.7 billion.

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airs.resident Xi Jinping and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin head for the venue of their talks in Mosc

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East and South China, including Hunan and Jiangxi provinces, and Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region.

In the rescue work that often follows heavy rains, armed police officers and firefighters in br

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rying the elderly on their backs, they have garnered respect and affection nationwide.

A cluster of village houses stand out in the well-arranged terraced rice fields in Pinglu county, North China’s Shanxi province, creating an idyllic summer scene.

Pinglu county, which lies at the border of Shanxi and Henan provinces, is an important grain producing area with a typical loess plateau landform.上海楼凤

Thousands of channels and valleys decorate the terraced fields with various colors, looking like beautiful and spectacular watercolor paintings.

About 2,600 people on Wednesday simultaneously performed military martial arts in Wuhan, Central China’s Hubei provi

上海楼凤nce, marking the 100 days countdown to the seventh World Military Games, which is scheduled to commence in the city in October.

The performance was held to celebrate both the upcoming global event and the 70th 

anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China, according to organizers.上海楼凤

Around 2,600 performers from 26 teams fought their way to the final, in which the Wuchang

Polytechnic College team won the grand prize, while three other teams won first prize.

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