A highlight of this yea上海会所品茶微信e rare stamp exhi

ibition drawn f上海会所品茶微信rom the collections of the China National Post and Postage Stamp Museum.

A lot of these rare stamps help record the transformation of China and its modern history, such as the coil

ing dragon stamps of the Qing Dynasty printed with the words “provisional neutrality” and “Republic of China”.

The overprints were added after the Revolution of 1911, when the Republic of China (1

912-49) overthrew the Qing government but did not have enough time to print new postage stamps.

he exhibition also included the manuscripts of Robert Alexis

de Villard, the original designer of the coiling dragon stamps. His manuscripts are the earl

iest stamp design records in the China National Post and Postage Stamp Museum’s collection.

“Considering a lot of postal materials from that era have been lost, his manuscrip

ts are an important record in China’s postal history, from which we can learn the ins and outs of stamp design du

ring that time,” says Ma Lin, vice-president of the Wuhan Philatelic Association.

www.aiguo58.cn

Action plan to ta上海乌托邦女神会所thane emissions

hina’s top enviro上海乌托邦女神会所nmental watchdog has pledged to make a greater effort to control emissions of methane,

a more potent greenhouse gas than carbon dioxide, by enhancing monitoring capability and drafting an action plan.

“To meet domestic and international needs for tackling climate cha

nge, the ministry will list methane as a key target in its work of controlling non-carbon dioxide g

reenhouse gases,” Jiang Zhaoli, deputy head of the department of climate change at the Ministry of Ecology and En

vironment, said at a forum on Wednesday recognizing National Low Carbon Day.

Methane is over 20 times more powerful than carbon dioxide in warming the earth.

While conducting research on major sources of methane and reduction of emissions, the minist

ry will also endeavor to get more exact data through monitoring to serve decision-making, he said.

qckwb.cn

This year marks the 70th anniversary of the establishmen

ent of diplomatic relations, and the bilateral relationship is at its best in history, Xi said.

In a written statement released after his arrival in Moscow for the three-da

y visit to Russia, Xi said China and Russia have created a role model of peaceful coexis

tence and win-win cooperation between neighboring countries as well as between major world powers.

In a joint interview with the TASS Russian News Agency an

d the Rossiyskaya Gazeta newspaper ahead of the visit, Xi said the two countries have alwa

ys firmly supported each other on issues regarding their respective core interests and major concerns.

The president called on the two countries to enhance support for each other, seek greater

synergy between their development strategies, expand areas of co

operation, and play a more constructive role in international affairs.

njyw419.com

The PLA is becoming more rational, confident and

open as it enters the world stage. But some people just want to see China and the US in conflict,” he sai

d. “We have to keep calm and build consensus with others. Arming to the teeth is not the real solution to conflicts.”

Major General Zhang Yingli, a professor of defense affairs at PLA National Defense University, said m

utual trust is the foundation for military cooperation between China and Western countries. Wei

leading the Chinese delegation showcases that the PLA is open and willing to reach out, Zhang said.

Students from a Macao primary school hailed President Xi Jinping’

s reply letter delivered to them before International Children’s Day, and they pledged to live u

p to Xi’s expectations by passing on the traditions of loving Macao and the country.

In the library of the Hou Kong Premier School Affiliated to Hou

Kong Middle School in Macao, students clapped after hearing Xi’s letter.

www.sh419ss.com

Now, 65 large framed photos by Rock, which captur

ure Bowie in his dressing room, his transformation into Ziggy Stardust, shots of his live performances and candid, private moments between the shows, are bein

g displayed as an exhibition, entitled Bowie by Mick Rock, at 798 Space in Beijing’s 798 Art Zone from May 29 to Aug 4.

The exhibition, which is supported by Seattle’s Museum of Pop Culture, or MoPOP, a no

nprofit museum dedicated to reflecting contemporary popular culture, and co-organized by Beijing-based i

ndie record label, Modern Sky, also showcases performance footage of Bowie, interviews with Rock, who talks abou

t directing Bowie’s first four music videos, as well as photos of other music legends of the era taken by Rock, i

ncluding Lou Reed, Iggy Pop and Debbie Harry. It’s MoPOP’s first exhibition to be staged in Asia.

www.shlf666.cn

yramid-shaped glutinous rice dumplings wrapped in reed leave

To celebrate the Dragon Boat Festival, which falls on June 7, the fifth d

ay of the fifth lunar month on the traditional Chinese calendar, foreign students from the C

hinese Culture and Literature School at Nankai University learned to make zongzi, or pyramid-shaped glu

tinous rice dumplings wrapped in reed leaves, and weave five-color strings to appreciate Chinese culture on June 3.

Students learned about the festival and its origins, as well as dragon b

oat racing, hanging calamus and wormwood, and drinking realgar wine.

The school has more than 700 foreign students

from 60 countries and regions, and regularly organizes events, such as flying kites and making mooncakes, to c

elebrate traditional Chinese festivals, helping the students learn and experience traditional Chinese culture.

www.shlf777.cn

Candice Chen, a graduate studying in Beijing, travel

led with a few of her friends to Japan in January. Despite living in Beijing, she bought return flight ticke

ts that departed from the nearby city Tianjin to Japan, and the return tickets cost less than 1,500 yuan in total.

“It’s a great deal as I can save more money for shopping in Japan. It’s convenient to take a high-speed train fr

om Beijing to Tianjin, which only took half an hour, and then I caught a taxi to go to Tianjin airport,” she said.

Last year, the per capita spending of college students on flights edged up 2.6 percent year-on-year, the study said witho

ut disclosing specific numbers, and indicated their high sensitivity on flight ticket prices. Despite that they try to save m

ore money in buying flight tickets, college students prefer to stay at better hotels.

www.ash001.cn

The forum, which opened on May 26, is devoted to implem

menting the SCO Qingdao Summit consensus and improving the health level of the people across the region.

Themed “Health, Cooperation, Innovation and Sharing,” the forum focused

on the topics of national health, disaster relief, medical services, and medical education and research.

The forum appreciates China’s remarkable achievements in health and medical

services over the past 40 years of reform and opening-up and China’s medical assistance to other countries.

In addition, the forum will also establish the “China-SCO Medical Innovat

ion and Cooperation Committee” in Shanghai, which will be responsible for calling me

etings and coordinating relevant national institutions to take turns holding the forum.

www.ash521.cn

Since they established diplomatic ties, relations betwe

tween the two countries have become firm and unshakable, with fruitful outcomes generated from pragmatic cooperation, Xi said.

They have brought tangible benefits to the two peoples and made p

ositive contributions to the stability and development in the region, he added.

Both countries are at a cru2cial period in their development, Xi said, and bilateral cooperation has broad prospects. He said he

considers Sino-Malaysian ties highly important and expressed hope that the two countries, taking the joint building of the B

elt and Road as an opportunity, would strengthen synergies between their development strategies to inject new c

ontent into the China-Malaysia comprehensive strategic partnership, and add new momentum to regional development.

www.shlfaaa.com

Li Daokui, director of the Academic Center for Chine

se Economic Practice and Thinking at Tsinghua University, said China “should be more confident” in accelerating open

ing-up of its financial sector, which will help global investors seize numerous opportunities in the Chinese market.

Domestic financial institutions are now capable of engaging i

n fiercer competition with global peers as their service abilities in many aspe

cts, such as banking and insurance, have improved a lot over the past years, Li said.

Despite headwinds from the trade tensions, global investors are still optimistic about China’s economic pro

spects, said Zhang Zhiwei, Deutsche Bank’s chief China economist and head of China equity strategy.

www.shlfcm.com