an Asian com上海419论女神会所坛munity with a shared future in the past few years, Xi encouraged CICA me
mbers to hold on to their goals, jointly seize op
portunities and address challenges, and make concerted efforts in opening up ne w prospects for Asian security and devel
opment under the new circumstances. Building a prosperous Asia is a shared aspiration of Asian countries, a
nd development is the key to all problem
s, Xi said, adding that CICA members shoul d work together to promote trade and investment liberalization and facilitation, and ink regional integration doc
such as Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership at an early date. Building an open and inclusive Asia is a common pursuit of Asian countries, said Xi. He urged CICA members to well imple
ment the consensus reached at the Conference on Dialogue of Asian Civilizations held in May in Beijing, and devel
op a vision of civilizations based on equality, mutual learning, dialogue and inclusiveness.
nd for decades and witnessed local farmers’ continuous battles against sandstorms.
“It didn’t just feel like a black storm, it was as if
the whole desert was approachi ng,” recalls Liu Conghui, a writer who was born, and still lives, near the farm Wang once worked.
As the menacing sandstorms made the area inc
reasingly inhospitable, Liu’s whole community planned to up sticks. To restore the local ecosystem, the Chinese government launched
a 10.7 billion yuan ($1.6 billion) project in 2001. A
set of measures were adopted such as sav ing water, converting farmland into grassland, providing treatment for dry riverways
and building dams. In addition to t hose measures, industrial and agricultural use of water in cities and counties along the river was limited.
Over the past two decades, Xinjiang has infused 7.7 billion cubic meters of water into
the dry trunk stream of the lower reaches of the Tarim River in 19 rounds of water diversion.
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.
its urbanization process. Lastly, it plans to have development of urban and rural areas fully integrated by the middle of the century.
Under the plan, China will relax restrictio
ns on new migrants to urban areas, excluding some mega cities. hen Liuqin, founder and director-general of Beijing-based Qin Dian Think Tank, said the stimulus policy d
emonstrates the government’s commit
ment to pursue a balanced and integrated development of rural and urban areas. “The integration of rural and urban areas is not meant to eliminate differences between them, but r
ather to optimize allocation of resources and boos
t common development,” Chen added. “We sho uld abandon the fixed mindset and consider both rural and urban areas as a unified ecosystem.”
According to Chen, with the high-quality development strategy and more integ
ration, there is huge market potential in many cities. Specifically, the government will increase spending on rural infrastructure, including roads, ferries and public tran
sport. And it will encourage public-private partnerships in rural infrastructure such as water supply, waste
management and sewage treatment, farmers markets, power supply, telecommunications and logistics.
in fact a type of aluminum alloy that can be used to imitate the shape
of traditional Chinese architecture at a low cost
. It is an example of how modern technology is app lied at the exhibition,” Li Liang, a designer of the pavilion, was quoted by Beijing Daily as saying.
g rainwater collection devices on the roofs and tanks beneath the pavilio n, a mini ecological circulation has been created by gathering rainwater to irrigate the terraced fields.
nyan, who came with her family from Jiangxi province for a visit, said that although she didn’t know much about design, she felt the building was “very cool”.
“We saw its shiny roof upon entry to the park and we were immediately attracted,” said the 33-year-old. “The Ch
ion is not only beautiful outside, but also inside. My mother is very happy to see flowers from so many pro vinces and regions of the country, and all are well-trimmed and placed in the pavilion’s exhibition halls.”