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Internet giant Tencent 上海后花园 much of its AI-rel

elated business units and programs in Shanghai, including its computer vision research arm YouTu Lab, cybersecurity speci

alist Tencent Keen Security Lab and several medical AI projects, said Chairman Pony Ma. 上海后花园

“We are in full swing to help Shanghai build itself into a global capital of espo

rts, and support the digital transformation of the municipal governmen

 上海后花园女神会所t by constructing a financial risk pre-warning platform and a smart market supervision platform,” Ma said.

Shanghai’s AI ambitions were first outlined in a municipal plan issued in November 2017, when municipal auth

orities pledged to expand the scale of the industry to more than 100 billion yuan ($14.2 billion) by 2020.

The goal was then taken up a notch thanks to the decision by the central governm 上海后花园

ent in May to build the nation’s first pilot zone for the innovation and application of AI in Shanghai.

When electric car and reusable rocket entrepreneur Elon Musk made a sp

 上海后花园lash recently by announcing that his startup Neuralink had made breakthroughs in a b

rain-computer interface (BCI) – enabling a monkey to control a computer with its b

rain – a Chinese startup was already racing to take the lead in commercializing the technology. 上海后花园女神会所

BrainCo, founded by Harvard University graduate Han Bicheng, developed a technology that can detect and translate hu

man brain signals into computer commands by using advanced sensors and complex algorithms.

Unlike the invasive brain-computer interface technique used by Mu 上海后花园

sk’s Neuralink, which requires implants, BrainCo has come up with a noninvasive

technique, picking up brain signals through electrical sensors placed on a person’s scalp.

The company is already applying the technology in education by helping students enhance their concentration. 上海后花园女神会所

Yu Lei, chief operating officer of BrainCo, said the company’s Focus 1 device, which was launched over six months ago, has been

used in hundreds of schools in 15 countries and regions to help around 50,000 students.

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The 2019 Chinese Classic Recitation Conference came to a close on Au

上海夜网g 23 in Jinan, Shandong province, after attracting more than 40 participating grou

ps staged yinsong performances, a traditional, melodic recitation of Chinese ancient literary works.上海夜网女神会所

This year, over 3,000 domestic applicants as well as foreigners from the Un

ited Arab Emirates and Bangladesh registered to take part in the preliminary selection

上海夜网of the event, uploading their yinsong videos to win an opportunity to perform at the two-day event.

These videos have since gained more than 50 million online views. Launched by th

e China Confucius Foundation in 2017, the annual event aims to pass down the time-honored cultural heritage, which h上海夜网女神会所

as survived for around 3,000 years, and promote the beauty of Chinese language and traditional Chinese culture.

The Foundation will also launch a charity project to bring Chinese classics to the libraries

of schools in remote areas, giving impoverished students closer access to cultural treasures.上海夜网

An exhibition titled “Leonardo da Vinci and His Circle” will open at the

Art Museum of the Central Academy of Fine Arts on Sept 12 as part of the global com

上海夜网女神会所memoration of the 500th anniversary of Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci’s death.

Da Vinci was a genius driven by insatiable curiosity that led him to explore ideas in science, math, arc

hitecture, design, engineering, geology, cartography, sculpting, drawing and, of course, painting.

His surviving body上海夜网 of work as a painter is remarkably slim. Fewer than 20 artworks can be comfortably attributed to him, alt

hough two of them — “Mona Lisa” and “The Last Supper” — are among the most famous in the world.

上海夜网The exhibition, which runs till Dec 8, will display not only valuable original artworks by Da

Vinci, but also the works by his students and followers. The show is expected to enable visitors to have a m上海夜网女神会所

ore thorough and deeper understanding of his art and influence on later generations.

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 an authentic movie about China or the Middle East or Boston, is that if y

ou put a lot of knowledgeable people in front of and behind the camera, they will tell you, ‘上海夜网女神会所

Hey, I think this is a little off’ or ‘I think you can improve a little there…,'” he explained.

上海夜网Disney takes its mission to make universally-accessible and cu

lturally-accurate movies very seriously, as evidenced by the popular stories of dive

rse cultures they have brought to the big screen, such as “Mulan,” “Coco,” “Moana,” and “Aladdin.”上海夜网

Alan Horn, co-chairman and chief creative officer of The Walt Disney Stu

dios, said, “In today’s social media environment, we get a lot of feedback. And we

l上海夜网女神会所isten to it. We are aware of the importance of keeping a finger on the pulse of what happening out there.”

Bailey also assured the press, “We do a lot of work on the front end to be as smart about it as we can and populate the p

roduction as well as we can with knowledgeable people上海夜网 in front of and behind the camera.”

He added, clearly enthusiastic about Disney’s productions, “I love when these movies go

out in the world … I love the values and the stories and impact they have on a huge audience.”上海夜网

Horn pointed out audiences have a certain expectation of the Disney brand, no matter what culture they depict, “Aud

ences may not always know what they are going to see, but they know what they are not going to see. The Disney brand c上海夜网女神会所

onveys a certain responsibility to the public to parents and families, to make them feel safe.”

When asked if Disney has any plans to do more Chinese stories, Horn told Xin上海夜网

hua, “The China market is obviously a large and important one and we care about the C

hinese people and their history and traditions, so we will certainly continue to explo

re what other 上海夜网女神会所Chinese stories and legends might have universal appeal that we could bring to the screen.”

He chuckled, “We could run out of Marvel stories, so we are interested in sto

ries from all over the world that can show us something different and special.”

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He accused Britain o上海龙凤419tandard. “The poin

 is it’s none of our business. It’s no more our business surely how Hong Kong is governed

than how Saudi Arabia is governed. In the latter case, we accept that,” he argued.上海龙凤419

Last week, Liu Xiaoming, the Chinese ambassador to the UK, said in a press con

ference in London that no foreign country should interfere in Hong Kong affairs.

上海龙凤419女神会所Liu also said the Western media have inescapable r

esponsibility for the current situation in Hong Kong, as selective reporti

ng and distortion have resulted in the prevalence of wrong information and have misled the public.上海龙凤419

Galloway echoed Liu’s view, adding: “This is part of a spectrum of attacks which ar

e designed to slow China’s advance, weaken China’s internal cohesion, with上海龙凤419

a view to stopping China from becoming the most important economy and country in the world.”

On Aug 12, the protesters marched into the Hong Kong International Airport and brought the pre上海龙凤419

mises to a standstill. The Hong Kong police’s handling of the situation was widely criticized by the Wes

上海龙凤419tern media, but Galloway argued that was not honestly dealt with by the Western press.

“What, in fact, is an example of light-handed police, is portrayed in the West

ern media as tyrannical, dictatorial policing. And that’s simply, objectively, not true.上海龙凤419女神会所

“If this was England, still more if it was in France, if Charles d

e Gaulle Airport was seized by protesters and had to be c

losed… they would be cleared violently within the first hours of such a protest,” he added.上海龙凤419

Martin Jacques, one of Britain’s best-known Sinologists, recently expressed his views on the

subject of Hong Kong, saying the period since 1997 was being criticized by the British that Ch上海龙凤419女神会所

ina was not being true to democracy. Jacques called it pure “British hypocrisy”.

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Research laboratorie上海千花坊ld simulate environ

nmental conditions surrounding historical sites and relics have been put into op

eration, helping Chinese researchers in their cultural heritage protection endeavors.上海千花坊女神会所

Zhao Liangsheng from the Dunhuang Research Academy in northwest China’s Gansu province told Xinhua that the plat

上海千花坊form is already in use with a number of preliminary experiments already carried out.

Dunhuang was a major city along the ancient Silk Road and boasts a number of cultural

and historical attractions, including the caves of the Mogao Grottoes, a UNESCO World Heritage List site.上海千花坊女神会所

The laboratories, which received 40 million yuan (5.6 million U.S. dollars) in investment, will contribute to under

standing the weathering of rocks in grottoes and the mechanism of salt damage on murals.

The facilities can simulate various environmental conditions such as temperature, humidity, sunlight, rainfall, snow上海千花坊

and soil salinity. They can help scientists understand the different types of strain, such as thermal and physical da

mage, which lead to the deterioration of relics in their natural environment; and advise conservation research.上海千花坊

Conservation efforts in places like Dunhuang have been hindered by the u

npredictable effects of various natural and environmental factors on cultural relics.上海千花坊女神会所

Over the years, Chinese research institutions such as Dunhuang Research Aca

demy have conducted in-depth research on the mechanism of damage to grottoes and

urals, but efforts to protect against the influence of environmental factors were limited.上海千花坊

With these laboratories now in service, heritage conservation c

an move from rescuing relics to actively preventing their deterioration.

上海千花坊女神会所”The laboratory will not only serve in the field of cultural relics protection by the Dunhuang Researc

h Academy, but also conduct experiments needed for cultural relics protection across the country,” said Zhao.

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The size of the cosmetic surgery market in China exceeded 220 bill

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The industry is estimated to develop with compound yearly growth of 22.7 percent throughout t

he next three years in China, and in 2020, the market size will be more than 400 billion yuan, she said. 上海419

Dolls are no longer exclusively for children. Jiang Fan, a 22-year-old college graduate in Shanghai, became captivated by Moll

y dolls two years ago. Now, she has a collection of more than 70, and the number is climbing. 上海419品茶微信

These tiny toys, commonly known as blind box figures, come in sealed packaging and collectors have no idea which specific f

igure from a series they are buying. Many series even feature rare special figures or lucky-draw figures.

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e of cardboard, you get a cool toy,” Jiang said. “The sense of uncertainty intrigues me!”

Molly dolls are little dolls with curly yellow hair, big turquoise eyes and pouting lips. Each one costs 59 yuan ($8.5), which 上海419

means Jiang has to pay at least 708 yuan for an entire series of 12 figures. “My purse really hurts,” she joked.

Jiang is not the only “big kid “who is fascinated with the dolls. In April this year, the biennial 上海419品茶微信

Shanghai Toy Show attracted more than 100,000 fans of designer toys, just like Jiang.

The sponsor of the toy expo is Pop Mart, a leading designer toy company i

n China. Founded in 2010, the company sells eight categories of lifestyle commodities. But it pu 上海419

t an emphasis on designer toys in 2017, after the company detected the enormous potential of th

 上海419品茶微信e new market and launched Molly, due to the global popularity of Sonny Angel, another famous designer toy brand.

The company sold about 4 million Molly dolls in 2018 and expects to replicate the sales volume this y

ear, Wang Ning, founder of Pop Mart, said in a speech at the China Central Academy of Fine Arts in April.

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her mother-in-law for more than 10 years.上海千花网女神会所

city in Shanxi province, learned the art of making xiuqiu (a ball

made of strips of silk) from her mother-in-law for more than 10 years.上海千花网女神会所

Then she trained women in her village the skill to further develop the handicraft. The technique of making silk ball h

上海千花网as been listed as a provincial-level intangible cultural heritage and she is an inheritor. Now the silk ball has become a loca

l cultural brand, generating an annual output value of nearly 1 million yuan ($141,494.8).上海千花网女神会所

Taiping silk ball, once popular in ancient Taiping county in southern Shanxi pro

vince, and now Xiangfen county of Linfen city, is a traditional auspicious ornament.

The 140-year-old Shanghai Symphony Orchestra (SSO) wow上海千花网

ed spectators on Monday night with a stunning concert marking the debut of a Ch

inese orchestra in the Edinburgh International Festival (EIF), the world’s leading performing art event.

上海千花网女神会所The concert featured both Chinese and Western music works, including the ope

ning piece by leading Chinese composer Chen Qigang’s “Wu Xing” (The Five

Elements) and Dmitry Shostakovich’s “Symphony No. 5 in D minor.” Renowned American cellist Alisa We上海千花网

ilerstein collaborated with the group by preforming Dvorak’s Cello Concerto in B minor.

The concert ended with the “Beautiful Night,” a piece of traditional Chinese music, winning rou

nds of applause and cheers by more than 2,000 spectators who packed the famous Usher Hall.上海千花网女神会所

“The performance is intriguing and fantastic,” said British audience Rosalind Stoddart fro

m Northamptonshire, adding that she was very impressed by the opening piece “Wuxing.”

“The music is very Chinese, which

city in Shanxi province, learned the art of making xiuqiu (a ball

made of strips of silk) from her mother-in-law for more than 10 years.上海千花网女神会所

Then she trained women in her village the skill to further develop the handicraft. The technique of making silk ball h

上海千花网as been listed as a provincial-level intangible cultural heritage and she is an inheritor. Now the silk ball has become a loca

l cultural brand, generating an annual output value of nearly 1 million yuan ($141,494.8).上海千花网女神会所

Taiping silk ball, once popular in ancient Taiping county in southern Shanxi pro

vince, and now Xiangfen county of Linfen city, is a traditional auspicious ornament.

The 140-year-old Shanghai Symphony Orchestra (SSO) wow上海千花网

ed spectators on Monday night with a stunning concert marking the debut of a Ch

inese orchestra in the Edinburgh International Festival (EIF), the world’s leading performing art event.

上海千花网女神会所The concert featured both Chinese and Western music works, including the ope

ning piece by leading Chinese composer Chen Qigang’s “Wu Xing” (The Five

Elements) and Dmitry Shostakovich’s “Symphony No. 5 in D minor.” Renowned American cellist Alisa We上海千花网

ilerstein collaborated with the group by preforming Dvorak’s Cello Concerto in B minor.

The concert ended with the “Beautiful Night,” a piece of traditional Chinese music, winning rou

nds of applause and cheers by more than 2,000 spectators who packed the famous Usher Hall.上海千花网女神会所

“The performance is intriguing and fantastic,” said British audience Rosalind Stoddart fro

m Northamptonshire, adding that she was very impressed by the opening piece “Wuxing.”

“The music is very Chinese, which I haven’t heard before … It was beautifully played, very exciting and experimenting,” she said.上海千花网

This year marks the 140th anniversary of the founding of the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra (SSO). During the past decad

es, while performing classical western music, the orchestra has made great efforts to cre上海千花网女神会所

ate Chinese music works to showcase the profound Chinese culture to a global audience.

www.exdkjp.cn I haven’t heard before … It was beautifully played, very exciting and experimenting,” she said.上海千花网

This year marks the 140th anniversary of the founding of the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra (SSO). During the past decad

es, while performing classical western music, the orchestra has made great efforts to cre上海千花网女神会所

ate Chinese music works to showcase the profound Chinese culture to a global audience.

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Some curbs reimpose爱上海ontrolled Kashmir

India-controlled Kashmir-Indian authorities reimposed restrictions on movem

ent in parts of India-controlled Kashmir’s biggest city, Srinagar, on Sunday after overnight clashes between resid爱上海

ents and police in which dozens were injured, two senior officials and eyewitnesses said.

爱上海女神会所Since Saturday, there have been a series of protests against the decision on Aug 5 by India

n Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist government to revoke the autonomy of the region.

The officials said security forces had been pelted爱上海

with stones on 47 occasions on Saturday night in the Kashmir Valle

y, and more than 20 on Sunday. One said the protests were growing more intense.

爱上海On Saturday, about two dozen people reported to Srinagar’s two main hospitals with injuries, mainly from pellets fired by Ind

ian forces, said the officials, who declined to be named. Residents and police said m爱上海

any people with pellet wounds were not seeking treatment for fear of being identified and arrested.

The state and federal governments did not respond to questions about the number of incidents and the level of injuries.

India has imposed a security lockdown in its portion of Kashmir爱上海女神会所

to avoid violence in reaction to the move to change the territory’s status.

The government has said it was gradually restoring phone lines and easing the lockdown,爱上海

but changes were slow. Public buses were running in rural areas, but soldiers limited

the movement of people on mostly deserted streets in Srinagar, the region’s main city.爱上海女神会所

The Press Trust of India reported that restrictions w

ere reimposed in parts of Srinagar after violence was reported on Saturday.

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the investment mark上海千花坊et of food waste dispos

al facilities will expand to a scale of 152.4 billion yuan ($22.18 billion) as

the garbage sorting and recycling campaign makes headway, providing related compa上海千花坊

nies with various business opportunities, according to the E20 Institute of Environment Industry.

上海千花坊女神会所Aiming at a greater market presence and higher production efficiency, companies are rac

ing to maximize the use of intelligent and cutting-edge technologies in waste disposal.

A good example is the Chinese payment giant Alipay, which has rolled out a mini-program to h上海千花坊

elp sort garbage by using artificial intelligence and augmented reality technologies.

By scanning waste items with their smartphones, users can learn in seconds how to sort their trash.上海千花坊女神会所

In addition, the internet and big data technologies are also u

sed by companies to assess and analyze the demand for bins in different areas.

Industry body calls on authorities to implement government guidelines

上海千花坊Officials at China’s leading auto industry association are calling for local authoriti

es to implement the central government’s guidelines for boosting car consumption in the wake of ve

hicle sales in the country having fallen for 13 months in a row as of the end of July.

Overall vehicle sales in the world’s biggest vehicle market stood at 1.8 million in July, falling 4.3 percent from t上海千花坊女神会所

he same month last year, according to the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers.

Total sales in the first seven months of this year totaled 14.13 million, down 11.4 percent year-on-year.上海千花坊

The association expects the fall to become less severe in coming m

onths because of a lower comparable base figure from the second half of last year a上海千花坊

nd because of the measures implemented to help with car consumption.

It estimated that China’s vehicle sales would drop 5 percent this year上海千花坊女神会所

from 2018 to 26.68 million vehicles. It has also trimmed its forecast for a rise in new ene

rgy vehicle sales to 1.5 million from a forecast of 1.6 million made at the start of the year.

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