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mental illness and not go back to work until he recovered.”The utmost goal is like Zhuge Liang (of the Three Kingd
oms), who became a senior official to serve the country,” Shen said. “What comes second is to be like Du Fu (a reno
wned poet in Tang Dynasty known for his patriotism), who always puts the country’s and the people’s interests first.”
“Over the past 26 years, no one from the office has ever asked about me,” Shen told Red
Star News. The auditing office of Xuhui district hasn’t responded to comment as of press time.
Shen also denied online rumors that he graduated from Fudan University and once lost a daughter to a car crash.
“I have never been married, so how could I have a daughter,” he retorted. “Me, a Fudan graduate? Fudan was far out of my league.”
After days of being bombarded with visits and interviews from curious citizens or online streamers, who
are tapping into his sudden popularity for public exposure, Shen said he hopes he can be left alone so as to read more books.
st female head of government, has spoken with emotion and empathy, reassuring families and updating the public with the latest on the investigation.
It has been her face — and not that of the suspected shooter — that has come to dominate media coverage.
As the suspect– thanks in part to a ban on publishing certain details about him — has be
en forced into the background, facing punishment but denied the fame he desired, Ard
ern has earned international praise for her handling of the event, which has thrust her into
the unwelcome role of, as she put it, voicing the grief of a nation.While Ardern has provided
a point of stability for all New Zealanders as the country continues to reel from a terror attack
that weeks ago would have seemed implausible, her actions have personally touched the relatives of t
hose who died in the massacre, which tore apart a close Muslim community in this small city of around 400,000 people.
Aug 31, followed by a match against Poland on Sept 2 before facing Venezuela two days later. All three games will be played at the 18,
000-seat Wukesong Arena in Beijing, where China finished eighth at the 2008 Summer Olympics to tie its best record at the Games.
At the 2010 FIBA World Championship, China beat Cote d’Ivoire 83-73, but its last m
atch against Venezuela, at the 2016 Olympics, ended in a 68-72 defeat. China and Poland have never met before in official competition.
Despite the favorable draw, Team China’s head coach Li Nan warned against undere
stimating the opposition.Spearheaded by former NBA player Yi Jianlian, fellow center Wang Zhel
in-a second-round draft pick for the Memphis Grizzlies in 2016-and young playmaker Guo Ailun, China’s primary aim
is to finish the tournament as the top Asian team in order to qualify directly for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
However, Bryant, the tournament’s global ambassador, has urged China to aim even higher.
ing in China. For one, pet cats are good stress-busters. And in these hectic, stressful times in urban areas, they could prove very useful, experts said.
Agreed Huang Xinyi, 28, a Beijing-based film producer. “Every time my cat purrs at me
, head-butts my face, and rubs against my leg, I want to hug him and kiss him all over.”
Many of her generation, aged 25 to 35, are busy pursuing busy careers in cities, far from their
hometowns. “I get lonely sometimes, but my cat has always been good company,” Huang said.
“Moreover, cats are more independent. I don’t have to walk my cat every day, but I play with him whenever I find some spare time.”
That is important for most young people struggling to find work-life balance in urban areas due to hectic lifestyles.
According to a report from Frost & Sullivan China, keeping cats for pets costs a little less than maintaining dogs.
Mengniu Dairy Co Ltd, China’s major dairy maker based in Inner Mo
ngolia, said high-end dairy products tailored to local preferences will be a leading future tren
d in China’s dairy industry, to meet the increasingly diversified demand from quality-conscious consumers.
The dairy maker said it has witnessed remarkable growth in sales of its yogurt, low-temperature milk and cheese produ
cts in the past few years. Products with high added value in terms of flavor, nutrition, packaging and convenience are fav
ored by Chinese consumers, spurred by growing incomes and purchasing power, the company found.
For example, the popularity of Tetra Pak’s eight-sided packaging, which is easy to hold, and boxed dairy products that c
an be consumed directly from the pack, show the demand for more convenient products from consumers.
In less than a month, the world’s biggest democratic exercise begins in India. And out of a total of 900 million eligible v
oters, a staggering 84.3 million — including 15 million aged 18 or 19 — will be casting ballots for the first time.
So what do they want from their politicians?
Tolerance, according to Shreeparna Chatterjee, a 22-year-old arts student in New Delhi going to the polls for the first time.
Voting will be held in seven phases across the vast country, from 11 April to 19 May, with the res
ult announced on May 23. The Hindu nationalist government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, which stormed to power at the last gen
eral election in 2014, is battling a challenge led by the secular opposition Congress party
Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) claimed a record-breaking 282 seats in the national parli
ament five years ago. Critics accuse his party of fostering religious polarization to woo support from the country’s Hindu majority.
”With this government, I feel it’s been very heated religion-based and caste-based politics,” Chatterjee told CNN.
She has not yet decided who to support but does want to see a change in an increasingly toxic political climate.