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nds because all my saved money has been spent on building a new home for the yo
上海千花坊ung couple and buying new necessities for them, such as household appliances,” Shan said.
Luckily, Shan had reason to celebrate because he was saved by a new rule.
Right before the wedding, a specific standard was established banning high-priced betrothal gifts, or caili in上海千花坊
Chinese. Other extravagant customs, including holding grand wedding ceremonies or funeral rites as well as inviting an e
xorbitant number of guests and using lots of cars to pick up the bride and her relatives, were also prohibited.上海千花坊
The government of Feixiang district – which covers 265 villages, including Shan’s, with a population of 410,000 – found the competitio
上海千花坊n to see who could give the best betrothal gifts and hold the grandest wedding ceremonies had become a big headache for villagers.
Families of young women envied those who gave lots of money to a bride’s family and held ex
pensive ceremonies with many guests, said Cai Fuhai, Party chief of Nanduqi village.上海千花坊女神会所
They would ask parents of their soon-to-be sons-in-law for similar treatment, Cai said.
According to the standard, no more than six cars can be used for picking up the bride and her rela
tives. Previously, up to 40 cars would be used as part of a grand and impressive wedding ceremony.上海千花坊
Furthermore, guests are served a simple meal – a vegetable and meat stew, or daguocai in Chinese – rather than a meal wit
上海千花坊女神会所h dozens of courses. Finally, group wedding ceremonies are encouraged and betrothal gifts are discouraged.
Families who obey the standard may enjoy benefits such as free physical examinations for parents and
newborns at local hospitals. Pregnant women may also receive discounts for examinations during pregnancy, Cai said.
Families who do not obey the rules are required to make a self-critical s
peech during a meeting attended by villagers and local government officials. Those wh上海千花坊女神会所
o refuse to make the speech and admit their wrongdoings are exposed on local television and other media platforms.
Villagers fall in line
According to the Feixiang district government, more than 1,000 families of young wom
en have refrained from demanding betrothal gifts from their bridegrooms’ families since 2017. About 1
00,000 households in the district have signed commitment letters promising to obey the standard.
Government statistics show that the cost of a wedding has been cut to less than 30,000 yuan, down b
y about 80 percent, and the current cost for a funeral is less than 5,000 yuan, just a sixth of the previous cost.
administrative litigation for “Guojiu Moutai”, according to its official website, and it “sincerely
上海乌托邦apologized to the National Trademark Review Committee and all relevant stakeholders”.
The company also changed the name of “Guojiu Moutai” to “Kweichow Moutai” in its social media account on WeChat as well as its online store and official website.
Moutai, a sorghum-based spirit produced by Kweichow Moutai, is often served on official occasions and at state banquets in China.上海乌托邦
Simulation exercises running for more than two months will now test facilities
Building of the infrastructure for Beijing Daxing International Airport, which started in 2014, was completed on S
unday, marking the start of the preparatory stage of the airport’s operation, according to the airport authorities.上海乌托邦女神会所
The main construction projects, including airline bases, air traffic control tower, highway, intercity railway, high-speed subway line and other supporting facilit
ies, were completed on schedule and passed inspection by the Civil Aviation Administration, the airport said in a news release.上海乌托邦
Guo Yanchi, chief engineer in charge of the construction work, said the planning and design for the ne
w airport was guided by its positioning as an international hub airport and the traffic it is expected to handle.
上海乌托邦女神会所The terminal was designed to shorten the walking distance for passengers and provide as many apro
ns for aircraft as possible at the same time, Guo said, adding that it is only 600 meters, or less tha
n an 8-minute walk, from the center of the terminal to the farthest boarding gate in each wing.上海乌托邦女神会所
“It’s more efficient for the passengers than any other large airport terminal of the same size in the world,
” he said. “The airport is also the world’s first to be designed with double-deck departure and double-deck arrival platforms.”
The airport has also adopted green and energy-saving concepts to incorporate natural light and seamless steel structure in its terminal design, Guo added.上海乌托邦女神会所
To offer a more refreshing travel experience, five ancient-Chinese-style outdoor court
yards – with the themes “Silk Garden”, “Tea Garden”, “Porcelain Garden”, “Countryside Garden” and “C
hinese Garden” – feature at the end of the five departure lounges for use by passengers waiting for their flights, he said.
economy, Coun上海419论坛品茶微信cil of Foreign Relations staff members James McBride and
Andrew Chatzky wrote in a backgrounder published recently on the website of the US think tank.
While some are skeptical about the G20’s usefulness, they said, many
observers point out that its membership is more representative of the current internat
ional balance of power than other blocs formed earlier like the G7, which came into being in 1976.
The G20 initially focused on broad macroeconomic policy, but ha
s expanded its ambit, McBride and Chatzky wrote. Last year’s summit in Argentina focused on f
air and sustainable development, while the previous one in Germany addressed issues including corruption, mon
ey laundering, and international tax havens. At the 2016 summit in China, President Xi Jinping and US President Ba
rack Obama formally announced their countries’ accession to the Paris Agreement on combating climate change.
As part of the preparations for the Osaka G20 summit, the world’s leading think tanks
held a meeting in Tokyo on May 26-27 to work out policy recommendations for the leaders.
tions on Chin上海419论坛女神会所a, but also blocked technology exports to Chinese companies. Therefore we need to be prepared for
the possibility that the US may ban all high-tech product exports to China in the future,” Li said.
“The new move will be a major step to strengthen controls over technological exports. It is necessary for China to set up export control
s and management systems for certain products, especially for those advanced technological produc
ts in which we’ve gained a global edge. China needs to tighten regulations and prevent those exported products fro
m being used to suppress and damage China’s development as well as its national security,” Li added.
Mei Xinyu, a researcher at the academy, said, “Compared with ad
vanced countries, we still lag behind in management of technology concerning national security.”
“I would suggest China takes key measures to safeguard national security in terms of
both imports and exports,” Mei said. “First, we need to ensure that the imported te