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Promote high-level financial opening up to the outside world

Since the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, from the launch of Shanghai-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect, Shanghai-London Stock Connect, Mainland and Hong Kong Bond Connect, and Swap Connect, to the lifting of restrictions on the shareholding ratio of foreign financial institutions in China, and the substantial expansion…...

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People’s Bank of China: my country’s mobile payment penetration rate reaches 86%, ranking first in the world

Zhang Qingsong introduced that the payment industry has always played a fundamental role in serving the real economy and people’s livelihood needs. After decades of development, my country has established a wide-coverage, safe and efficient payment and settlement system centered on the central bank’s payment and settlement system, with the…...

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Xinhua Commentary: Fifteen years after the Lehman incident, the U.S.’s misdeeds that harmed the world economy remain the same

15 years ago today, the American financial giant Lehman Brothers announced that it had filed for bankruptcy protection, which became the trigger of the U.S. subprime mortgage crisis and triggered a global financial tsunami. Fifteen years later, with the damage caused by the last round of crisis to the world…...

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The World Hakka Friendship Conference is held in Longnan this year. What is so special about this county-level city?

On September 15, reporters learned from a press conference jointly held by the Jiangxi Provincial Government Information Office and Ganzhou City that the 32nd World Hakka Friendship Conference will be held in Longnan City, Ganzhou City, Jiangxi Province from November 7 to 9 this year. Held at that time, guests…...

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The 2023 World Design City Conference opens in Shanghai on September 26, and there will be nearly a hundred activities

On September 13, Shanghai held a press conference to introduce the 2023 World Design Capital Conference and answer reporters’ questions. Wu Jincheng, director of the Shanghai Municipal Economic and Information Technology Commission, said that since Shanghai joined the United Nations “Creative Cities Network” in 2010 and became a “City of…...

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Saturday April 22 is Earth Day, the largest secular holiday in the world, celebr

Saturday April 22 is Earth Day, the largest secular holiday in the world, celebrated in various creative ways by more than a billion people. The Earth Day theme for 2023 is “Invest in Our Planet.” Earth Day was first established in 1970 after a peace activist at a UNESCO conference…...

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World Book Day is an annual event celebrated on April 23. The day is observed gl

World Book Day is an annual event celebrated on April 23. The day is observed globally to promote the love for reading, writing, publishing, and copyrights. It is also known as World Book and Copyright Day. Love of reading begins with finding a favorite bookstore. Let’s check out the beautiful…...

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Countries around the world are rushing to evacuate their citizens from Sudan as

Countries around the world are rushing to evacuate their citizens from Sudan as ordinary Sudanese fear continued fighting from two rival generals, Abdel Fattah Burhan and Mohammed Hamdan Dagalo. A nominal cease-fire is due to run out the evening of Monday, April 24, though fighting has been continuous. Many Sudanese…...

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Forest and Grassland Fire Prevention Expert Group of the State Forestry and Grassland Administration: Climate factors cause frequent forest fires around the world

Recently, the “China Green Times” quoted the opinion of the National Forestry and Grassland Administration Forest and Grassland Fire Prevention Senior Expert Group that climate factors are the main reason for the frequent occurrence of forest fires in the world this year. Weather conditions are closely related. The expert group…...

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The 2023 World Design Capital Conference will be held in Shanghai, and the main venue will be located in Huangpu Riverside

Photo courtesy of Shanghai Economic and Information Commission On August 29, Thepaper.cn (www.thepaper.cn) learned from the Shanghai Economic and Information Commission that in order to build a global design cooperation and exchange platform, explore the path of high-quality development led by design, and promote the city and life to be…...

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