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Asia and Pacific Department Deputy Director Kenneth Kang, summarized that “China can play an important role and wou
fit from further opening up and other structural reforms that enhance competition.” The previously issued policy is sufficient to stabilize growth by 2020, desp
ite the re
cent US tariff hike, according to the fund’s report. “No additional policy ea sing is needed, provided there are no further increases in tariffs or a significant slowdown in growth.”
Only if th
e trade tensions further escalate and threatChina’s Dragon Boat Fes tival, or Duanwu, is just around the corner. Also called the Double Fifth Festival, the hol
iday, which falls on June 7 this year, is celebrate
d on the fifth day of the fifth month of the lunar calendar.en economic and financial stability, additional policy easing, such as fiscal expansion, could be used to stabilize the economy, it said.
China, with related hashtags getting more than 150 million views on Weibo.
Eunice Yoon, Beijing bureau chief and Inside Ch
ina host at CNBC Interna tional, tweeted to Regan that 120 million people viewed a Chinese hashtag that she tran
slated to: “Fox News female anchor challenges debate after being accused by CCTV for being emotional”.
Yoon, incidentally, was a former classm
ate of Regan’s at Phillips Exeter Academy, a prep school in New Hampshire. “Seeing the kind of reaction online, I want to
say, it’s important for us to have a meaningfu l discussion to try to understand each other better. I appreciate the opportu
nity,” Liu wrote on May 24. Liu has been working at CCTV since 1997, after graduating from Nanjing University’s English studies program.
The Central Conservatory of Music will hold a festival from May 23 to 27 to celebrate the 80th anniversary of
The Yellow River Cantata.
Written by composer Xian Xinghai (1905–1
945) in Yan’an, Shaanxi pro vince, in early 1939, the piece was inspired by a patriotic poem by Guang Weiran, and the lyrics
pted for the cantata. Premiered on April 13 of the same year in Yan’an, the work became, and remains, popular. The conservatory’s symphony orchestra, choirs and chamber music grou
ps will join in the festival with 20 concerts
, including the opening concert on May 23 condu cted by Yu Feng, president of the university.
The Yellow River Cantata will be performed by young singers. Veteran Chinese musicians and singers, including Guo Shuzhen and Wang Xiufen,
will perform during the festival. Besides concerts, masterclasses and forums will be held in Yan’an.
The music festival will also celebrate the 70th birthday of the country.
The volunteer team－led by Wu Liangliang, a security guard who has gained online fame for his fluent self-taught En
glish－has also been part of the site’s efforts to provide a more personal managem
ent style, in addition to the city go vernment’s introduction of various measures, including a mobile app, to help tourists.
oodrich, from Seattle, who has been traveling with his wife in the Yangtze River Delta for three weeks, lauded the volunteers’ contributions.
rked in the computer industry since “the era of brick-si zed cellphones”, the 65-year-old said that while technology has provided unimaginable con
traveling is about being a part of the destination and interacting with local residents. “The human connection is always better,” said Goodrich.