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pected to land in Taiwan on Friday or Saturday and then in Fujian province on Sunday.
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ve been spent on improving the island’s economy and people’s livelihoods, military experts said on Thursday.
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Wilson Lee Flores, a columnist at The Philippine Star, said the continued chaos in Hong Kong, apparently created by an
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China’s Mission to the European Union said on Wednesday that
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China’s diplomatic mission in Geneva also lashed out at the United Nati
ons human rights office on Wednesday, accusing its spokesman of making a “wro
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e lawmakers from the United States have shown them to be the “black hands” behind the violent radicals in Hong Kong, ref
erring to a comment from US legislators including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
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This year’s report named Switzerland as the world’s most innovative country, follow
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tellectual property”, said the WIPO Director-General Francis Gurry in a previous China Daily report.
echelons of Liangzhu society,” Liu says. “That is to say only nobles, who were also religious chiefs, had th
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Axe-shaped artifacts called yue-common symbols of power-were found in Liangzhu. Whe
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e corner of the axe looks like the earliest example of a “logo” marked on a Chinese product.
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e commonly praised for their elegance. Threads of tubular jade pieces,
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e leap in terms of number, size and quality. This boom accompanied the rise in kingship.”
ie and the trust they shared allowed him to capture, in hundreds of photographs and four music video
s, the artist’s transformation into Ziggy Stardust and the ’70s most intriguing and otherworldly ro
ck star,” writes Jasen Emmons, director of curatorial affairs at MoPOP, of the exhibition.
The exhibition opens with a quote from Bowie: “Mick sees me the way I see myself.”
It was what Bowie said to his manager when he reviewed the photos that Rock had taken for him.
Under one photo, shot in a dressing room in Scotland in 1973, a line explains Bowi
e’s creation of Ziggy Stardust, which was heavily influenced by two classical forms of Japanese theater: Kabuki and N
oh. After a six-city tour in Japan in 1973, Bowie began using a special Noh theater makeup palette, which he applied himself.