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China lost 3-0 to Iran in late January in the Asian Cup quarterfinal, conceding all three goals due to defensive errors. “When you face a strong team like Iran, you
have to avoid making the mistakes. I did not expect we lost the game in this way,” China coach Marcello Lippi said.
With the Olympic qualifying tournament and the 2022 World Cup quali
fying campaign around the corner, China faces an uphill battle with a limited squad.
Hou Sæter’s versatility has been praised by Guo’an head coach, Rog
er Schmidt, who has said the midfielder can play a number of positions across the pitch.
Naturalization has become increasingly popular in international football in recent
years, and has been used by Japan, the Philippines, and AFC Asian Cup holders Qatar.
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Chinese consumers opened their wallet during Spring Festival, not only on things like digital home appliances and importe
d fresh food but also on experiences such as travel and entertainment, government figures showed.
Shopping, dining out, travel and entertainment accounted for most of the consumer spending during the week-long hol
iday. Analysts and officials said the strong domestic demand will inject further growth momentum into the eco
nomy in 2019 as the government unveils more policies to spur consumption.
Spending on retail and food services during the Spring Festival period, from Feb 4 to Sunday this year, exceeded 1 trilli
on yuan ($147.41 billion) for the first time, up 8.5 percent year-on-year, according to the Ministry of Commerce.
The ministry said a key term for Lunar New Year holiday spending was “seeking higher quality” as the government’s em
phasis on upgrading consumption continues. Emerging areas for spending such as the internet, customized pr
oducts, experiences, digital products and services were growth areas during the holiday.
Many cities in eastern China are organizing job fairs to meet demand for new employees after the Spring Festival holiday.
The first such event in Yancheng, Jiangsu province, opened on Monday with more than 10,000 jobs off
ered by 200 local companies. The fair aims to attract more college students and migrant workers, wh
o usually return to their hometowns during Spring Festival for family reunions.
Most of the jobs are in manufacturing, catering and finance. There is also huge demand for emp
loyees in the machinery, sales and design sectors, said Zhang Chengyu, director of the Yancheng talent market.
“With the city’s economic and social development, many people now prefer to w
ork in their hometowns,” he said. “We organized the fair to provide op
portunities for them. More than 100 fairs offering 50,000 jobs will be held this year.
“Many companies pay salaries of more than 10,000 yuan ($1,474) a mon
th. They need to recruit enough employees to guarantee post-festival operations.”
Dai Yang, a graduate in mechanical engineering, said he would prefer to work in his hometown－Huaian, Jiangsu－if the salary met his demands.
has been and will continue to be a key driver of China’s economic growth. In 2018, corporate and individual tax cuts to
taled 1.3 trillion yuan, and industrial profit increased by 11.8 percent, compared with the previous year.
“As reform deepens in all areas, including sweeping fiscal and tax reform and stren
gthening of IPR protection, China will create more opportunities for the world,” he said.
China’s opening-up is the third opportunity. Liu said despite the steep drop in glo
bal FDI, foreign investment flowing into China totaled $135 billion, which was up by 3 percent last year.
The country is also lifting the restrictions on foreign ownership in joint-venture companie
s in sectors including banking, insurance, securities, auto manufacturing, and shipbuilding.
Moreover, as the Chinese people have an increasing appetite for overseas products, the country is moving from being a global seller to a global buyer.
Colorful lights offer a beautiful night view of Chongqing’s Hongyadong area, on May 28, 2018. PhotoVCG
HONGQING — Authorities in the southwestern municipality of Chongqing plan to
transform rural houses and toilets to boost development in the countryside.
A total of 30,000 dangerous houses will be renovated in 2019, in addition to 375,000 toilets. Authorities also plan to build 24,000 km of new roads.
According to the local government, polluted water in the countryside will be p
roperly treated, and agricultural waste will be utilized effectively. The aut
horities will also strengthen protection for rural culture and traditions.
A series of projects will be implemented to help with the supply-side reform in Chongqing.
Philip drove Barack Obama and his wife Michelle to lunch at Windsor Castle during their st
ate visit to Britain in 2016, prompting the former US president to remark: “I have to say I have never been dr
iven by a Duke of Edinburgh before, but I can report it was very smooth riding.”
The queen, a trained military driver during World War II, is said to have sh
ocked Saudi Arabia’s late King Abdullah, then crown prince, by climbing in
to the driver’s seat and taking him for a ride around her estate during a visit to Britain in 1998.
At the time, women were banned from driving in Saudi Arabia.
CHANGSHA – Luo Pengfei, 22, is a good communicator with the elderly as it is his job to visit them every day to remodel their furniture.
“We visit the elderly to learn about their self-care ability, measure their bathroom area and threshold
height, and check whether the floor will be slippery when getting wet,” said Luo, who works for K
angle Nianhua, a company providing senior care services in central China’s Hunan Province.
Luo will design the layout and then start home space reformation to clear hidden dangers, to give the elderly a safer home.
In rooms where the elderly are prone to falls, Luo’s company will install handrails or grab bars
and add non-slip stickers and pads. In the bathroom, the company will install a bathstool and a toilet chair.
The company also provides crutches for those with mobility problems.
Long Xinjian, 61, resident in the provincial capital of Changsha, has long suffered fro
m high blood pressure and coronary heart disease. He had fallen in the toilet several times, but now with p
ads, wall handrails, removable toilet chairs and bath stools installed, he no longer worries when using the toilet.
According to Taiwan media reports, show [microblogging] and Zhou
Yangqing emotional stability, the girlfriend’s unique charm let him move
on the idea of marria
ge, recently with the artists and employees traveling to Japan, the
girlfriend is along with love, small two mou
th and easy on social networking sites out photos, seems to be each other’s love
view, sweet show conjugal love blind ma
ny netizens, many netizens said: “what do you think is funny?A piece of white screen ah.”
Show recently done staff travel, traveled to Tokyo Disneyland ocean, sea pavilion
and food restaurant and other places, big rewa
rd employees of style, make many people envy.Discussion is all the more, as he
punched one evening in Tokyo, the ne
xt tent Zhou Yangqing also sun photos in Japan, this just let fan speculation he
Zhou Yangqing 27 on social networking sites: “my right hand side is Tokyo tower, the l
eft hand side is you.”Confessions show words, let many people expect little
couple relationship blossom at an early da
te, she is wearing a pink blouse, girls heart is full, the years has always been
strong emotions, envy is a lot of fans.
Show, in fact, once said, Zhou Yangqing indeed is an ideal object, he wanted to get m
arried, 38, he gradually changed the marriage idea, which is a little attracted to
his girlfriend, he only low-key said: “is a place where no one can beat her.”Even if his girlfriend was