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The Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region experienced a travel boom
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ntinue through the rest of 2019, according to a recent report by the region’s government.
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t 76 million visits, up 46 per-cent year-on-year. Revenue generated by tourism exc
上海419品茶微信eeded 115 billion yuan ($16 billion), registering an increase of about 48 percent over the same period last year.
Urumqi, Ili Kazak autonomous prefecture and Changji Hui autonomous pre
fecture were the three hottest destinations for travelers in the past half year. Yea
-on-year, Urumqi saw a 56 percent increase in travelers, Ili Kazak saw 81 per-cent, and Changji Hui 46 percent.上海419
Domestic travelers accounted for 98 percent of those visiting the region, w
hile the top three sources of overseas visitors were Kazakhstan, Russia and Mongolia.
上海419品茶微信According to the report, tourism will maintain high-speed growth of 40 percent in the next half year thanks to sta
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Zhang Xiaoyu, general secretary of the Xinjiang Tourism Association, said that winter use
d to be the slack season for Xinjiang because of the rather low temperatures and heavy snow.
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to be new attractions to travelers thanks to the popularity of winter tourism,” he said.
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more than the 69 that opened around that time last year, according to the report.
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ng said that the region offers diversified entertainment to travelers during the season.
to rehear the case, as it believed after a series of investigations, reviews of files and materials, as well a
上海419品茶微信s visits with people involved in the case, that the 2007 ruling was based on the wrongful application of laws.
The 1999 ruling will also be reviewed at the rehearing, the court added.
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smashed in a crackdown against organized crimes in Kunming. Sun was then detained for the gang activities.
The case triggered widespread public concern over possible corruption in the judicial and prison syst
上海419品茶微信ems after follow-up stories discovered Sun was the same man convicted of the multiple charges in 1
998 and that he had therefore mysteriously escaped death and been living as a free man.
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As the controversies were spreading on Chinese social media, a central inspection group to fight gangrelated cri
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In an early release of the inspection group in May, 11 people in Yunnan, including a former senior prison official and a local high cou 上海419
rt judge, had been detained over their possible roles in helping Sun escape capital punishment.
By Friday, the number of officials involved in Sun’s case had increased to 20, according to the official release.
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es and family connections, who were widely believed to have sheltered his legal activities.
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上海419品茶微信Chen Yue, Sun’s biological father, joined the Kunming Public Security Bureau in 1 973 aft
er leaving the army. He divorced Sun’s mother, Sun Heyu, in 1982, and left the police in 1985
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e she took office in 2016. In fact, Lai Ching-te, Tsai’s rival in the island’s next leadership election in January 2020, ope
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eld military exercises in the Taiwan Straits and sent warplanes and warships around the island.
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The Taiwan Assurance Act of 2019 is a serious violation of the one China principle a
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he Chinese climbers occupy 50 percent of my total client base in mountaineering,” Lakpa told Xinhua in an interview rece
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上海419品茶微信tially because of language. “I used to rely more on sign language to communicate with them,” Lakpa revealed.
Based on the advice of Chinese climbers, he learnt Chinese language which has been handy for hi
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ing the expedition on the mountains. “So, I arrange Chinese cooks for them,” revealed Lakpa.
上海419品茶微信In recent years, the number of Chinese along with Indian citizens willing to climb N
epal’s highest mountains is growing rapidly. Most of them aim to reach the top of Mount Qomolangma.
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ngma. It said that a total 659 climbers and their assistants reached the summit of the world’s highest peak.
“The number of Chinese climbers is still low compared to Chinese population,” Lakpa s
aid pointing out that there is a lot of room for Chinese market to grow for Nepal’s mountaineering sector.
Stressing on why Chinese market should be focused, Lakpa said that Chine
se are among the climbers who spend lavishly for the guides. “They spend more than We
stern climbers in most cases. They also give handsome tips to their guides,” said Lakpa.
President Xi Ji上海419品茶微信nping on Thursday met with Japanese Prime M
inister Shinzo Abe ahead of the G20 summit slated to take place in Osaka, Japan.
Xi also met with his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in earlie
r in the day on promoting win-win cooperation, multilateralism and free trade.
Xi arrived in Osaka on Thursday afternoon for the G20 summit at the invitation of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
Economic issues, other global concerns on agenda in Osaka
Every year, leaders of the world’s 20 largest economies gather to discuss econo
mic and financial matters and coordinate policies on other issues of global significance.
Jim O’Neill, chairman of Chatham House, a London-based international affairs think tank, said improved effici
ency might be put on the agenda of this year’s G20 Summit, which will be held in Osaka, Japan, on Friday and Saturday.
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The past two months have seen former Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab admitting to have dabbled with recreational cannabis, fo
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The most recent admission came Saturd
ay, when British media reported that Michael Gove admitted to taking drugs on several occasions when he was a “young
journalist” two decades ago. He called it a “mistake” that he “deeply” regrets.
In a released excerpt from a book on Gove’s life, the se
cretary of state for environment, food and rural affairs is said to have confessed, while being quiz
zed by his leadership team, to consuming cocaine.
“He was firmly instructed not to give that answer in public, and told instead to fall back
on the words (former Prime Minister David) Cameron had used when he was running for leader, namely that pol
ticians are entitled to a private life before entering politics,” the Daily Mail reported off a passage from Owen Ben
nett’s book “Michael Gove: A Man In A Hurry.”
Gove and Bennett have not responded to CNN’s request for comment.
eached 662,100 in 2018, 53,700 more than that in 2017, the ministry said in March.
Among those, 65,800 were sponsored by public funding while 596,300 were self-funded.
A pilot zone for the medical sector’s opening-up will be established in th
e port city of Fangchenggang, South China’s Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, ac
cording to a declaration published on the First International Medical Innovation and Cooperation Forum.
The Fangchenggang Declaration of International Medical Innovation and Cooperation Forum has been made by over 1,0
00 participants from 21 countries or organizations as the outcomes of the forum that ended last week.
The establishment of the “International Medical Opening-up Pilot Zone (China)” in Fan
gchenggang is expected to create opportunities for regional medical cooperation, said the declaration.