It is often said that art i上海龙凤419e. Films, many of whic

ch are inspired by real events, are no exception. The firefighting movi

The Bravest released last week is one of them. It was adapted from the Mongolian wri上海龙凤419女神会所

ter Bao’erji’s book, featuring an anthology of interviews of firefighters who joined the battle to put out the fire cau

上海龙凤419sed by a pipeline explosion in Dalian, Northeast China’s Liaoning province, in July 2010. The movie, released for eight da

ys, has already raked in 890.55 million yuan ($126.42 million), second only to Ne Zha, the current domestic box-office champ.上海龙凤419

In addition to The Bravest, many films based on real events have achieved very good box-office results, such as Dying to Sur

上海龙凤419女神会所vive and Operation Red Sea. The reason why those films succeed is because their stories have strong reson

ance among viewers, who are moved by the details. Here are some Chinese films based on real events, which have e

arned great results at the box office and high points on Douban, China’s most popular film review site. Let’s take a look.上海龙凤419

Adapted from a popular sci-fi novel, Chinese futuristic romance “Shanghai Fortress” is set to

open in Chinese theaters on Friday, according to the China Film Distribution and Exhibition Association.上海龙凤419女神会所

Starring actress Shu Qi and singer-turned-actor Lu Han, the film tells the story of S

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ge to numerous cities around the globe in its quest to harvest a hidden energy only found on earth.

上海龙凤419女神会所Audience attending the road shows ahead of the premiere said they were amazed at the visual effects in the movie, and the sce

nes of gigantic alien ship, Shanghai Cannon, rising from the Huangpu River and the sinking of the whole city.It is an

other high-profile movie to join the new club of China’s domestic sci-fi movies, whose combined box offices are pre

dicted to surpass those of foreign imports this year in an “unprecedented” development in China’s movie history, a上海龙凤419

ccording to an industry report released at Shanghai International Film Festival in June.

Earlier this year, “The Wandering Earth,” with a box office of 4.6 billion yuan ($670 million), became China’s second-highest-grossing movi上海龙凤419女神会所

e of all time, spurring heated discussions about the advent of a new era of China’s sci-fi blockbusters.

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The 2020 Pirelli Calendar by Paolo Roversi entitled “Looking for

Juliet“. The photographer’s project, which involves actr上海千花网女神会所

esses and singers of different cultures and countries, takes its cue from the Shakespearean drama and the inter

上海千花网section of love, strength, youth and beauty embodied by its female protagonist.

The protagonists of “Looking for Juliet” were invited by the photographer to presen

t the role of Juliet in an ideal casting session that sees them act, pose, sing; each th上海千花网女神会所

rough their own emotion, art form, personality, character and interpretation of the role.

上海千花网Roversi chose nine personalities to interpret the role of Juliet. They include the British actors Claire Foy, Mia Goth an

d the British actor and activist Emma Watson, the American actors Indya Moore, Yara Shahidi and Kristen Stew

art, the Chinese singer Chris Lee (Li Yuchun), the Spanish singer Rosalia, and the Franco-Italian artist Stella Roversi.上海千花网女神会所

Shot in Paris and Verona over a week in May, Roversi says of his calendar: “I am stil

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 The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) fired two short-range projectiles off its east coast on Saturday, the fi

上海千花网女神会所fth such launch in over two weeks, according to the Republic of Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS).

The projectiles, presumed to have been short-range ballistic missiles, wer

e launched at 5:34 am and 5:50 am local time each from the DPRK’s eastern coa上海千花网

stal city of Hamhung in South Hamgyong province into its eastern waters.

They flew about 400 km at an altitude of some 48 km and a maximum speed of Mach 6.1 or higher.上海千花网女神会所

The JCS said in a statement that it saw a high possibility for the DPRK’s additional proj

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ned forces of the ROK and the United States launched their joint military exercises.上海千花网女神会所

The ROK-US joint military drills kicked off on Monday, and were scheduled to last for about 10 more days.

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The Shanghai Grand Theater(SGT) announced its 2019-2020 performance season o

n Aug 7, highlighting the top 10 projects that have been recommended by artists and critics.上海会所品茶微信

The upcoming season, which is titled “When We First Met”, will be the theater’s 21

上海会所st and Zhang Xiaoding, the general manager of the SGT, said that the performances will “take audiences on a jour

ney back to the starting point…to discover the original love we felt for art and the theater.”上海会所

Among the projects shown will be Tchaikovsky’s epic opera Eugene Onegin, presented by the Moscow State Stan

islavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Music Theatre on Sep 11, 13 and 14. The renowned theater made its first China tou上海会所品茶微信

r in 1954. The evening premiere on Sep 11 will also markthe beginning of SGT’s new season.

As next year would mark the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s bir

上海会所th, maestro conductor Xu Zhong will be collaborating with the Vienna Chamber Orc

hestra and Chinese soloists to present Beethoven’s complete Piano Concertos in two consecutive concerts on May 5 and 6. F

rom June 23-24 and June 26-27, they will play a full cycle of Beethoven’s nine symphonies.上海会所品茶微信

Xu will also be conducting Shanghai Opera House’s production Turandotby Puccini from Dec 13-15. The production will be di

rected by Roberto Ando, featuring Chinese soprano He Hui, tenor Han Peng and Carlo Ventre from Uruguay.上海会所

Chinese soprano He has been active in the global music scene for more than a decad

e and has recently made the career shift from a lyrical soprano to a theater opera singer.

上海会所品茶微信“This is a big step for an artist, and a road of no return,” Xu said. “I hop

e she will take the lead in many heavy-weight opera productions in the future.”

The Wiener Staatsballett, an esteemed ballet company of 150 years fr上海会所

om Austria, will embark on its debut tour of Chinaand put up five performances from May 28

to Jun 3, 2020 at SGT. Two productions will be performed: Le Corsaire and Marie A上海会所品茶微信

ntoinette, choreographed by Manuel Legris and Patrick de Bana respectively.

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The municipality roll上海龙凤419uideline to boost the

Shanghai will encourage more cultural and tourism sites to launch nighttime activiti

上海龙凤419es and upgrade the overall service capacity for the nighttime economy, said the city’s authorities.

A village in Yongjia county of Wenzhou was flooded as torrential dow

npour burst a nearby barrier lake, leaving 18 dead and 14 missing on Saturday.上海龙凤419品茶微信

The Shanzao village was submerged by the flood early Saturday morning after T

上海龙凤419yphoon Lekima made landfall at about 1:45 am on Saturday in Wenling of Zhejiang.

The mountain torrential flood, with its highest water level rising above 10 meters within 10 minutes, inundated the vi

llage, besieging 120 villagers who found out it was too late to retreat to higher safety places, the Yongjia government said.上海龙凤419

Over 300 people were involved in the search and rescue mission at the village on Saturday.

Che Jun, Zhejiang’s Party secretary, rushed to the Shanzao village Saturday afternoon to check the damage and casualties.

上海龙凤品茶微信419In Hangzhou, capital of Zhejiang, trees along the scenic West La

ke were blow down by the howling gale at noon, crumbling road lamp poles.

In nearby Shanghai, the local meteorological observatory issued an orange alert on Typhoon Lekima Satur

day afternoon, with heavy downpours expected in its urban area within the next six hours.上海龙凤419

The Shanghai Disney Resort, including Shanghai Disneyland, was closed on Saturday for safety reasons.

It is the first time that Shanghai Disneyland has closed do

上海龙凤品茶微信419wn due to inclement weather conditions since its opening in June 2016.

People who had tickets for Shanghai Disneyland for Saturday can visit the park on any

other day within the next six months (by February 10, 2020), according to the resort.

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The Wiener Staatsballett,上海千花坊eemed ballet company

years from Austria, will embark on its debut tour of Chinaand put up five performan

上海千花坊女神会所ces from May 28 to Jun 3, 2020 at SGT. Two productions will be performed: Le Co

rsaire and Marie Antoinette, choreographed by Manuel Legris and Patrick de Bana respectively.

The SGT will also be opening itsown gallery space in the new season.上海千花坊

The Aura of Revival, a large abstract painting created by French Chinese artist Chu Teh-ch

上海千花坊女神会所un especially for SGT, will be presented in the new gallery space alongside other works.

Wang Junlin contributed to the story.As a major cultural and tourist destinatio

n, Dunhuang’s Mogao Caves suffer from what many other attractions will envy-too many visitors.上海千花坊

The crowds heading to the iconic repositories of ancient Buddhist art constantly

threaten the fragile cliff-side environment on the fringe of the Silk Road oasis, according to Zhao Shen

上海千花坊女神会所gliang, director of the Dunhuang Academy, which manages and studies the site and its relics.

To mitigate the impact of human activity on the grottoes in Gansu province, which face the Gobi Desert, the academy has sets lim

its on visitor numbers. Two ticket categories are sold every day. The first type is limited to 6,000 tickets and allows hold上海千花坊女神会所

ers to access eight of the 492 grottoes containing major Buddhist art, while the second category allows up to 12,000 v

isitors to enter four of the caves. More than 100 of the caves at the UNESCO World

Heritage Site are suitable for public access on a rotational basis as part of conservation measures.

Wang Xiaowei, director of the site’s monitoring cent上海千花坊

er, said the caves are at full capacity during the peak summer holiday season.

上海千花坊女神会所”In line with protective measures for the site, we take a preventive approach

that encompasses tracking the natural and human impacts,” Wang said.

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Liang said since the tr上海千花坊ade dispute started, China

 has become the third largest trading partner of US.

“The first half of this year, only US imports increased; but its export上海千花坊女神会所

s have declined by 1 percent year-on-year. Its foreign trade growth entirely relies on its i

mports,” he said. “However, China’s exports in the first half of this year were still on the rise.”上海千花坊

Mei Xinyu, a researcher at the International Trade and Economic Cooperation Institute of the Ministry of Com

merce, said the intensified trade dispute will only further expose a downfall within the US economy.上海千花坊

India’s top lender seeks fresh growth opportunities to boost bilateral trade, investments

Amid a wave of closures of various Indians banks’ China operations, India’s larg

est lender said it will not only stay committed to serving the mainland market but seek fresh growth oppo上海千花坊女神会所

rtunities, to boost both bilateral trade and the growing Chinese investments in Indian startups.

上海千花坊”The deepening of reforms and opening-up in China’s financial services sector, and

the rise of the AIIB(Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank) and the NDB (New Development Bank) are en

上海千花坊couraging signs in China. Despite slowing economic growth, China remains a key destination for foreign banks. Pr

ospects for bilateral trade growth are bright, so we are looking at trade finance,” said Venkat Nageswar, deputy ma

naging director in charge of international operations of the State Bank of India.上海千花坊女神会所

He argued the $300 billion Chinese exports were mainly daily consumption products. As the tariffs are enforced, it will s

timulate inflation in the US, which has been increasing in recent years faster than the consumer price index.

上海千花坊Zhou Mi, a researcher at the Chinese Academy of International Trade and Econ

omic Cooperation, said imposing tariffs will only put on more risk on the supply side of US’ industry chain.

“China is a developing country while the US is a post-industrialized country. A large part of their materials to make con上海千花坊女神会所

sumer goods and industrial products depends on imports,” Zhou said, adding that tariffs will only leave the US with two ch

oices—buying from China with a higher cost, or buying from other countries with uncertain quantity and quality.

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He Yanqing, Party secr上海419论坛tary of Shanghai Electric

 Nuclear Power Group, a leading Chinese nuclear power equipment producer, said huge market d

上海419论坛品茶微信emand is the main driving force for the development of nuclear power technologies in China.

Both Zheng and He believe nuclear power will play a larger role in China’s green ene

上海419论坛rgy mix, as China is committed to reducing carbon emissions and increasing energy accessibility.

Zheng said nuclear energy is the only form of energy that can provide carbon-free and lar

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He said nuclear energy could also be a disrupter for energy services in

heating, hydrogen, desalination and other new applications in China beyond electricity.上海419论坛

The institute is also working on application of digital technologies within the whole life cycle of a nuclear power pl

ant, combined with artificial intelligence, to maintain and ensure safety and reliability.

上海419论坛品茶微信Shanghai, Sanya and Beijing are the top-ranked leisure cities in Ch

ina, according to a report jointly published by the National Academy of Economic Strategy an

d Tourism Research Center of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences on Monday.上海419论坛

The evaluation for the ranking covers 290 cities in the country foc

used on several aspects, including city image, eco environment, leisure lives and tourism.上海419论坛品茶微信

According to the report, Zhuhai ranked fourth on the top 10 list, followed by Shenzhen, Qingdao, Xiamen, Hangzhou, Xi’a

上海419论坛n and Lhasa, among which eight are eastern cities, and the other two are in western China.

Cities in the eastern region do significantly better than those in western re

gions when referring to city image, leisure and consumption. While it comes to leisu上海419论坛品茶微信

re environment, eastern cities show less competition compared to those in northern and central regions.

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hina is willing to stren上海品茶微信gthen bilateral relati

tions with Tajikistan, enhance levels of cooperation in various fields and jointly buil

上海品茶微信d the China-Tajikistan development and security community, the Chinese president said.

The two countries should further synergize the Belt and Road Initiative with Tajikistan’s national development str

ategy, raise the quality of cooperation and deepen joint efforts in connectivity, energy, agriculture and industry, Xi said.上海品茶微信女神会所

He pledged China’s willingness to help Tajikistan upgrade its agricultural modernization, actively participate in Taji

kistan’s construction of free economic zones and have more exchanges in culture, education and tourism.

上海品茶微信The two nations should deepen cooperation in combating the three evil forces of terrorism, separatism and ex

tremism, as well as transnational organized crime, narcotics and cybersecurity, Xi said.

Saying that Tajikistan regards deepening its comprehensive strategic partnership with China as上海品茶微信女神会所

one of its diplomatic priorities, Rahmon thanked the Chinese side for its long-term support and assistance.

上海品茶微信He expressed willingness to enhance bilateral cooperation in key proje

cts in such fields as energy, petrochemicals, hydropower and infrastructure constru

ction within the framework of the Belt and Road so as to help Tajikistan realize its industrialization goals.

Tajikistan is committed to working with China in combating terrorism, se上海品茶微信

paratism and extremism, as well as transnational crimes, strengthening law enforc

上海品茶微信女神会所ement and security cooperation and increasing coordination in multilateral affairs, he said.

After their talks, the two heads of state attended a ceremony to unveil construction

models of the parliament building and a government office building, with China providing assistance in both.上海品茶微信

They were also briefed on the designs and cooperation details of the projects.

上海品茶微信女神会所On Saturday, Xi also received the Order of the Crown, Tajikistan’s highest decoration, from Rahmon, due to the Chinese pr‘

’esident’s positive contributions to bilateral ties. Xi said he attached great significance to the honor.

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The SAR government, in a statement issued at around 6 pm on Sunday, said Hong Kong will descend to a

上海后花园dangerous tipping point if such blatant lawlessness and violence, which is beyond freedom of expression, were condoned.

Hong Kong saw two very different crowds on Saturday afternoon. On

was made up of 90,000 people who assembled peacefully in Victoria Park in Causeway Bay.上海后花园品茶微信

Observers called the peaceful, positive rally, the third of its type since mid-June, the silent majority’s answer to the radicalism a

上海后花园nd violence mounted by protesters who have repeatedly thrown the city into chaos. Two earlier rallies saw ab

out 480,000 people voicing their shared aspirations of restoring peace and harmony to the city.

The damp lawns of Victoria Park were packed with participants. At one point in the public rally, youngsters took the stage to上海后花园品茶微信

remove their masks to reveal their identities in stark contrast to masked radicals.

Emma Chan Ming-kwan took her 13-year-old son to the rally in hopes of teaching him “to tell right from wrong”.

上海后花园”Biased school education and media reports have failed to warn youngsters about the consequences of violence,” she said.

A 46-year-old Hong Kong resident of Italian origin who gave his name as Renato said he attended to support Hong Kong

police and the SAR government because he doesn’t agree with the behavior of unlawful protesters.上海后花园

At about the same time in the Kowloon Peninsula, one of the city’s busiest business districts

上海后花园品茶微信was almost completely paralyzed as thousands of protesters against a now-suspended extradition amendme

nt bill ignored police warnings and blocked major roads, occupying a critical cross-harbor tunnel twice.

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The company’s trade v上海品茶微信me excee million tons in

It has a trade marketing network extending to more than 80 countries and regions.

上海品茶微信The annual new contract amount of overseas engineering service busi

ness during the 2016-18 period exceeded $10 billion, and the company expects the new

ly signed contract amount and operating revenue to reach $15 billion and $12 billion by 2020, it said.上海品茶微信女神会所

CNPC is now managing a total of 92 overseas oil and gas cooperation projects in 34 cou

上海品茶微信ntries. Additional recoverable reserves equivalent for the company during the 2016-18 period reached 230 millio

n tons, with annual growth of equivalent production of oil and gas equity reaching 10 million tons, it said.

Classic plays, including Hamlet, directed by Lyndsey Turner and featuring Benedict Cumberbatch; King Lear, directe上海品茶微信女神会所

d by Jonathan Munby and featuring Ian McKellen and The Madness of George III, directed by Adam Penford and

上海品茶微信featuring Mark Gatiss, will be screened in China during the 2019 International Theatre Live Festival.

From Aug 2 to 11, the annual event, in its third year, joint held by Broadway Cinemath

eque and New Live, a screening series launched by Beijing ATW Culture Media Co. Ltd, will present some of the m上海品茶微信女神会所

ost popular theater content from the British and international stages through cinemas on the mainland.

The opening play to be screened will be The Crucible, a play by American playwright A

上海品茶微信rthur Miller,which was directed by Yael Farbery in 2014, and featuring Richard Armitage.

Besides plays, other highlights will see Les Miserables in Concert, t

he 25th Anniversary, which marks the classic landmark French musical’s sold-out perfor上海品茶微信

mance at O2 in London in 2010, and the 1996’s movie, Romeo + Juliet, based on William Shakespeare’s famous play, R

omeo and Juliet, which was directed by Baz Luhrmann and starring Leonardo DiCaprio.

上海品茶微信女神会所TV program uses Chinese characters to cultivate greater understanding of language and culture, Chen Nan reports.

A game that is character-forming, educational and entertaining is wooing audiences by making them feel on top of the word.

Magic Chinese Characters, with its 48 episodes, challenges contestants and viewers with Chinese pictographic words.上海品茶微信女神会所

It premiered on June 10 and is broadcast from Monday to Thursday at 7:30 pm through August.

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