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night, composed by Elton John and Tim Rice, and Best Score, thanks to composer Hans Zimmer.

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ay, subsequently winning six Tony Awards. Now, more than 20 years later, the mus

ical has remained as one of Broadway’s biggest hits, recently staging its 9,000th show.

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Mei said that although the ban will have certain impac

mpacts on Huawei, the Chinese telecom company has already prepared options to deal with the problem.

A recent report by Dongxing Securities said the US ban on Huawei will foster dem

and for manufacturing independent and controllable semiconductor components in China.

“We see remarkable room for growth in the next-generation 5G and consumer electronics products in the future,” the report sa

id. “As the US has imposed restrictions on Huawei’s purchases of US technology, some major domestic chi

pmakers will step in to offer the supply. As their market share grows in the future, they will gradually be able to g

ain core capabilities and increase their presence globally amid the fierce competition.”

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Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said on Thursda

that enterprises in any country will not disregard their own interests and blindly follow other countries’ “political command”.

“Most countries have always been highly alert to US government acts of

resorting to state power to crack down on companies in other countries, disrupt m

arkets and obstruct mutually beneficial cooperation between other countries,” Lu said.

But the positive development is also accompanied by some concerns. A string of Japanese

carriers, including NTT Docomo, said they were also considering delaying the launch of Huawei’s new sma

rtphones. Their hesitance is due to uncertainty about Google’s previous announcement that it would restrict H

uawei’s access to updates of the Android operating system in compliance with a US ban.

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Telecom carriers, chipmakers and smartphone vendors

 in China are ready to commercialize 5G. China will directly grant 5G licenses, instead of the prev

ious plan to give several key cities interim 5G licenses, to better time the rollout,” said a source clo

sed to the telecom industry regulator who asked to remain anonymous because public statements are not authorized.

Michael Gao Wenhao, deputy general manager of the 5G industrial products line at ZTE, disclosed at a 5G conference in

Hong Kong on Thursday that “China is likely to start commercial use of 5G nationwide on Oct 1”.

He told China Daily that he got the information from the country’s major telecom operators.

China said earlier that it was considering a pre-commercial launch of 5G this year, follo

wed by large-scale commercialization in 2020. Miao Wei, minister of industry an

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Some Chinese car companies are State-owned, usually

by provincial governments, but the car business in China is very highly competitive and foreign brands are very successful.

In any case, the continuing growth of an already large private sec

tor should alleviate foreign concerns about competing with State-owned companies.

During the George W. Bush administration, the US imposed tarif

fs on Chinese steel, arguing that State-owned companies had an unfair advantage. But, US st

eel companies also face higher costs because of increased environmental protection. China’s current emphasis on buil

ding an “ecological civilization” means that that kind of polluting heavy industry will be less viable.

China has also recently announced a strengthened regime of intelle

ctual property rights protection. Again, this is what foreign negotiators are seeking, but al

so is important for China’s own economy as it transitions to being a technology leader.

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Located in Mega Mall in eastern Bucharest, the first

 Mi Store in the eastern European country occupies 200 square meters, offering some

300 products, including smartphones, cameras, speakers, headsets, smart watches, selfie sticks, electri

c scooters, smart robotic vacuum cleaners and even casual backpack.

“With opening of the flagship store in the country,

we are pleased to announce that the Mi fans can purchase the first Xiaomi phones offi

cially in Romania,” said Zhang Guoren, Xiaomi authorized representative in Romania.

Xiaomi is currently the fourth largest smartph

one producer in the world and Romanians have long been familiar with its products.

 China’s former world number one Ding Junhui took a 6-3 lead over Anthony McGill of Scotland in th

e opening day’s snooker world championship at the Crucible Theatre here on Saturday.

Ding, ranked 10th in the world, pulled ahead 4-1 with breaks of 64 and 70. World num

ber 24 McGill, who was crushed last year here by Ding 13-4 in the second round, won the next frame 73-57 but D

ing made a break of 129 points in the seventh frame and took the eighth easily for a 6-2 lead.

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Another outbreak in Shaanxi province caused the dea

aths of five pandas between December 2014 and April 2015.

Pandas are docile but can be fierce. In 2005, a female photographer from Hong Kong jumped into a pand

a enclosure to take photos. To the surprise of onlookers, the panda slashed one of her arms, causing profuse bleeding, the center said.

Zhou Mengqi, a veteran photographer in Chengdu, was chased by a panda that had been eating quietly unt

il he took pictures of the animal up close at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in the early 1990s.

“Its claw touched my shoes before I escaped through a door,” he said.

China has a total of 548 captive pandas. Of those, 285 are in the China Conser

vation and Research Center for the Giant Panda and 196 live at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding.

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The President’s emergency Proclamation reasonably descr

  ribed the current situation as an ongoing ‘border security and humanitarian crisis,'” Boyd adds. “The cris

is at the border … may qualify as an emergency even though it, too, is not entirely new.”

  Twelve Republican senators banded together Thursday to deliver the f

orceful rebuke after expressing concerns that Trump’s use of the national emergency decla

ration as an end-run around Congress violates the separation of powers and sets a bad precedent that a woul

d-be future Democratic president could follow to unilaterally drive their agenda.

  The White House sought to pare back Republican defections leading up to the vote, with the President and White House aides

making clear to Republican senators that a vote against Trump on this issue would have ramifications come re-election time.

  Trump rejected entreaties from several Senate Republicans t

o agree to a compromise that would curtail his national emergency powers and instead fra

med the vote not as a matter of constitutional concerns, but rather as a litmus test on border security.

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France “Yellow Vest” protests continue for 12th straight we

  For the 12th straight weekend of protests, thousands of “Yellow Vest” protesters marched in Paris and other French citi

es on Saturday in relatively calm rallies, but some sporadic incidents led to 30 arrests in the French capital.

  As previous demonstrations, discontent people chanted the national anth

em and anti-President Emmanuel Macron’s leadership slogans. Some of them

had put plasters and others wore eye patches to pay tribute to those wounded in the months-long protests.

  At the front of the fresh street action, Jerome Rodrigues who lost one of his eyes after being hit by a flash-ball last wee

k, headed the rally in the French capital to say “Stop” to “Violence of State, Macron guilty”, as read in some banners.

  The French Interior Ministry said Saturday’s protests, coordinated via social media against Macron’s lead

ership, drew 58,600 participants nationwide. The turnout was down from a week ago when 69,000 people took part.

  In Paris, 10,500 people were gathered compared with 4,000 on Jan. 26.

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Wu zun, recording shows domineering do kissing

  On January 19, netease entertainment reportsAccording to

Taiwan media reports, artist wu zun with a 72 – year –

old father take part in a variety of “the most beautiful time,” the latest content,

the wife li-ying Lin family meals at the

beach on vacation together and both parties, at the sight of my father-in-law, say there ha

s been a great pity in the heart, is not for the wife do a happy wedding, not only

promises will do, and kis

s his wife in front of the family, to prove their love from 16 to now, has not

changed for 23 years, let netizen, envy and jealousy: “what is the best man!”

  Wu zun on the show, where are asked and the wife first kiss, his shy like a Cheshire ca

t, just said is in a relative’s home, watching a movie while the wife turned

the moment a drive, but the picture was

hiding behind the sofa relatives all see that smile to say 2 weeks at that time two

people contacts, can not but want to kiss each other.

  Besides weren, li-ying Lin’s parents also specially, wu zun dad the truth has

been very grateful to the two in-laws, even if th

e son has no wedding give her parents a replacement, but it is very considerate

towards in-laws.Wu zun, who also s

aid, there is no wedding this matter, let him feel very uncomfortable,

commitment: “the wedding I sure will!Will do it very happy!”

  In order to let my father-in-law trust, wu zun public confession: “although

there is no wedding, she (my wife) also know how

much I love her!”More smile to say every points every second want to and wife

together, absolutely not deceive people, with

the wife put sweet smile, “you trust, I will take good care of them!”Let father-in-law praise for the son-in-law

, last wu zun, who is in front of the family, the wife over printed on a kiss, a

hug with practical action to prove their love how deep.

  In fact, wu zun 16 li-ying Lin and exchanges, the wife is his first love, two people qui

etly marry and have children, due to his idol group identity, admitted for RenFu

until 2013, don’t expose more fairly pro

tect wife, now he is 39 years old, love for the wife has not changed for 23 years,

“love the 16-year-old girl hand in hand for t

he first time, with 23 years fulfill a woman’s love fairy tale.”Let netizen quite

envy: “wu zun what is the best man!”

  This article source: netease entertainment editor: lee thought _NBJ11322

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