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ies and chairman of its China committee, said that the newly approved fo

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Public information shows five companies, including Hanhua Finance and Xiamen Fig Group, obtained the first feedb

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With that, 18 companies are on the waiting list. The CSRC will la

ter provide a second feedback that will either approve or reject their applications.

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ir mapping in China, the limit lifted one year in advance may indicate that they will skip the joint venture option by se

上海夜生活品茶微信tting up a wholly-owned foreign entity here, said Henry Wang, a director with S&P Global.

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peration between the two companies and transfer all its 33-percent stake in the joint venture to Orient Securities.

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not make any comment on that, its Hong Kong-based spokesman James Griffiths said in a reply to China Daily th

at “Citi welcomes any move that leads to the further opening-up of the Chinese financial system”.

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sted they should give full play to their abilities in managing more complicated products and structures. They s

ould focus on comprehensive wealth management rather than attracting retail customers, he said.

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dnesday. “The synergy of the two ecosystems will create value for our communities of users.”

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g Ursula von der Leyen, the female German Defense Minister, to be the next European Commission president.

Charles Michel, the Prime Minister of Belgium, is elected to be the next president of the European Council.

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Josep Borrell Fontelles, the Foreign Minister of Spain, is nominated to be the EU’s foreign policy chief.

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the European Parliament which must vote to confirm her nomination, with several lawmakers saying earlier that she was unacceptable.

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The process, practiced in 2014 but not generally accepted or codified into law, links with European Parliament elections by having each m

ajor political group in the parliament nominating their candidate for Commission President prior to the parliamentary elections.

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In Hainan province, the local civil affairs authority targeted the na

mes of residential buildings including “Victorian Garden” and “Los Angeles Community”, and

two Vienna International Hotels in Haikou, saying they contain transliterations of foreign place names.

In response, the Vienna Hotels Group released a statement on Tuesday via Sina Weibo, s

aying its chain hotel names are trademarks registered with the market regulator and have been used legally.

The civil affairs department later said the list was only a draft and was publicized to solicit public opinion.

Dai Mengyu, 28, a bank employee in Beijing, said she is favor of th

e cleanup campaign as some place names are misleading, or even blatantly promote sup

erstition. But she said authorities should be cautious not to use a one-size-fits-all approach.

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growth by 20上海夜生活女神会所20, despite the recent US tariff hike, according to the fund’s report. “No additional policy easin

g is needed, provided there are no further increases in tariffs or a significant slowdown in growth.”

Only if the trade tensions further escalate and threaten economic and financial stabi

lity, additional policy easing, such as fiscal expansion, could be used to stabilize the economy, it said.

Commercialization comes before the original 2020 target

The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology on Thursday officially rolled out commercial 5G licen

ses, marking a key step toward a crucial period for the next-generation 5G commercial use.

The ministry granted the 5G licenses to the nation’s three major telecom carriers — China Mo

bile, China Telecom and China Unicom — as well as State-owned China Broadcasting Network Corp.

Minister of Industry and Information Technology Miao Wei said China welcomes foreign companies to actively par

ticipate in the construction of its 5G market and share in the benefits generated in the market.

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Mick Rock’s great eye, his unlimited access to Bow

ie and the trust they shared allowed him to capture, in hundreds of photographs and four music video

s, the artist’s transformation into Ziggy Stardust and the ’70s most intriguing and otherworldly ro

ck star,” writes Jasen Emmons, director of curatorial affairs at MoPOP, of the exhibition.

The exhibition opens with a quote from Bowie: “Mick sees me the way I see myself.”

It was what Bowie said to his manager when he reviewed the photos that Rock had taken for him.

Under one photo, shot in a dressing room in Scotland in 1973, a line explains Bowi

e’s creation of Ziggy Stardust, which was heavily influenced by two classical forms of Japanese theater: Kabuki and N

oh. After a six-city tour in Japan in 1973, Bowie began using a special Noh theater makeup palette, which he applied himself.

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Established in 2001, Changan Ford is a Sino-US joint ve

joint venture with registered capital of $241 million.

Chongqing Changan Automobile Co Ltd remains the largest shareholder, with a 50 percent stake.

Ford Asia-Pacific Automobile holdings own 35 percent of company shares, while Ford Motor (China) holds a 15 percent stake.

The share price of Chang’an Motors once plummeted around seven percent on Wednesday morning.

Changan Ford said in a statement later on Wednesday that the company fully respects

and will abide by the decision made by national authorities in the anti-monopoly investigation. The company fu

rther said that it has taken action to standardize regional sales management with dealers.

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Footwear makers: cut and run from tariffsrtment at the

US sneaker giant Nike and fancy shoemaker Allen Edmonds have joined the chorus of busines

s groups calling for the White House to hit the brakes on its move to raise duties on Chinese shoes an

d other products, further challenging President Donald Trump’s claim that China is paying for the tariffs.

A week after Trump threatened to impose tariffs on the remaining $300 billion of goods imported from Chi

na, more than 100 American shoe and sneaker companies, brands and retailers signed an open letter to the president saying the p

olicy “would be catastrophic” for consumers, businesses and the US economy.

“Your proposal to add tariffs on all imports from China is ask

ing the American consumer to foot the bill,” said the letter, dated on Monday and signed by

the companies. It was posted on the website of the Footwear Distributors and Retailers of America (FDRA).

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Under current party rules, she cannot be challenged again

n for a year, but some on Brady’s committee had pushed for those rules to be change

d in order to try to force her out earlier if she refused to set out a clear departure date.

Boris Johnson, the face of the campaign for Britain to leave the Europea

n Union, said he would stand as a candidate to replace May as Conservative leader.

May’s Brexit deal has been rejected three times by parliament, and weeks of talks with the opposition Labour Party, the idea

of which was deeply unpopular with many Conservatives, have failed to find a consensus on the way forward.

A BBC reporter said on Thursday those talks were due to be

called off soon after the ruling Conservatives gave up on any hope of a resolution.

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Bioethics experts call for more oversightand

Four leading ethics scholars in China are urging government authorities to intensify their supervision over scientific resea

rch to reduce the chances of unethical use of biomedical technologies involving gene editing and stem cells.

The appeal, published in the journal Nature on Wednesday, referen

ced a major ethical scandal in November, when a Chinese scientist announced he had pro

duced the world’s first twin human babies whose genes were altered to make them immune to HIV.

Hundreds of Chinese scientists voiced opposition and questioned the safety and effectivene

ss of the procedure following the announcement by He Jiankui, 35, who was an associate professor at So

uthern University of Science and Technology in Shenzhen, Guangdong province.

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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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