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As 2019 marks the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China, various stories about the develo
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ration based on these vivid stories, and create more works with global significance.
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ook section of Springer Nature, to enhance the global influence of Chinese publications,
further cooperation between Chinese and foreign publishers is the most important step.
Also at the seminar, the “100 Titles of China Books Since 1949 for Translation and Promotion” w上海夜生活
as launched and displayed. The titles, actually 101 in number, include 37 in the hu
manities and social sciences, 34 in science and technology and 30 in literature and art.
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nd promoting overseas, as they reflect the achievements made in the course of China’s development.
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By the end of 2018, the CBI had helped Chinese pub
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ses from 82 countries, covering 4,656 titles which have been translated into 57 languages.
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h fellow with the National Academy of Development and Strategy under Renmin University of China.
上海千花坊Covestro, a global chemicals giant that has been in China for nearly 20 years, is plannin
g to upgrade its China headquarters in Shanghai to its Asia-Pacific headquarters.
Holly Lei, president of Covestro China, said after the move, the 上海千花坊
company could better coordinate global resources to grow together with China.
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Covestro is not alone in terms of expanding its business ambitions in the world’s second-largest economy. 上海千花坊
French carmaker PSA Peugeot Citroen plans to set up a regional procurement center in Sha
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ent structure is being optimized, said Hua Yuan, director of the municipal commission of commerce.
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lion in the first six months, posting a hefty annual growth of 29.6 percent, said Hua.
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An international forum on fossil protection was held Sunday in northeast China’s Heilo上海后花园
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The paleontologists from more than ten countries including Russia, Japan and Fr
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ures, the study of the Cretaceous-Paleogene (K-Pg) boundary and other issues in Jiayin county in the province.
The county is home to the first K-Pg boundary layer discovered in China, which
marks the period when the extinction of dinosaurs and other species occurred about 66 million years ago.上海后花园
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years, said Volker Mosbrugger, an academician of the German Academy of Sciences, adding that the forum p上海后花园
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he end of 2018, the number of express delivery rocketed to 50.7 billion from 1.53 million in 1988.
Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor warned on Tuesday that escala
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At about 4 pm on Monday, Airport Authority Hong Kong canceled the day’s rema
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