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Their words came as the yearlong China-US trade tension was further escalated. Last week, Washington said it will im
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that instead of imposing ideas on their children, parents should learn more about what their ch
ildren want, according to the survey, which covered 1,953 unmarried young people.
According to Ling Zi, a marriage consultant, it does more harm than good for parents to be overly involved in children’s ma
rriages. “It shows the distrust of the parents, and transfers their anxiety to their children,” said Ling.
It has become common in China for pushy parents to look for spouses for their children who are too busy or slow in finding love, the paper said.
s the race to replace Theresa May as Conservative Party leader and British prime minister reach
es the final two candidates, China Daily looks at the candidates: Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt.
Johnson has long been one of the loudest voices supporting Brexit, a
nd had the backing of Donald Trump. Hunt is a converted Remain supporter.
After Conservative MPs narrowed 10 candidates down to the final tw
o, it is now up to party members nationwide to choose the next occupant of 10 Downing Street.
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Only days after an earthquake struck, 12-year-old Hu Yibing got up 6 am excited about going back to
school in a makeshift classroom in Shuanghe town of Changning, Sichuan province.
“My school was damaged in the earthquake and we were told on Thursd
ay to attend a tent classroom that opened today,” said the boy, a sixth grader from Shuanghe Central Primary School.
With its epicenter in Shuanghe, the earthquake struck at 10:55 pm on Monday, killing 13 people and injuring 226. Estimated direct economic losses have
reached 8.89 billion yuan ($1.29 billion), according to the latest number from the Yibin city government.
Like Hu, many students have had classes suspended after the quake. By Thur
sday, over 11,000 students had resumed the classes, while more than 33,000 students in
the counties of Gongxian and Changning, the areas hit most severely by the quake, were still waiting.
Despite a busy schedule, Xi still tries to find time to interact with children.
He has extended greetings to children nationwide every International Children‘s Day since he became
president in 2013, showing his care for their growth and his hope for them to carry on endeavors to realize the nation’s dreams.
International Children’s Day falls on June 1 every year.
In May 2013, while inspecting a school devastated by an earthquake in Sichuan province, Xi t
old students to turn their trauma into a source of strength, urging them to be strong, brave and united.
When visiting a primary school in Beijing’s Haidian district in 2014, Xi spoke of the
need to guide children to set high goals and create conditions for them to grow into adulthood.
On June 1, 2015, when speaking to members of the Young Pioneers of China in Bei
jing, Xi called on all Chinese children to learn to be people of integrity, knowledge and responsibility from an early age.
rs, and we will not let others bully or prey upon us either,” he added.
Lieutenant General He Lei, former vice-president of the PLA Academy of Military Science, said Wei’s
speech clearly and objectively articulated the purposes, positions and aspirations of the Chinese military.
“Wei’s speech demonstrates the confidence of the PLA and the Chinese people. Som
e might think his tone is a bit tough, but I think it is perfectly appropriate,” He said.
Wei also “honestly answered all 22 very sensitive and difficult” questions from the audience
, further cementing the PLA’s image as a confident and responsible force, he added.
Major General Jin Yinan, a retired professor of international relations at PLA National D
efense University, said Wei has highlighted the fact that China is a nation that promotes inclusive and coo
perative relations between cultures, but it also has principles and bottom lines that should not be crossed.