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mmodation, and so on. The end result would be a loss of Fed policy ammunition with an economy that is still soft.”
The US economic recovery, which began in July 2009, is now 10 years old and the longest period of eco
nomic expansion in the nation’s history. Most analysts foresee slower growth ahead, but not a recession.
The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) reported Monday that its index of factory activity nationwide dropped to 51.7 in Jun
e from 52.1 in May, its lowest since October 2016. It was the third consecutive month the index declined. A rea
ding above 50 shows expansion in the manufacturing sector, which represents about 12 percent of the US economy.
The ISM said businesses were concerned about the ongoing US-China trade dispute, especiall
y because it disrupted supply chains and increased uncertainty among manufacturers. However, US factor
ies reported an increase in hiring, including replacement of retirees and adding summer help.
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more than 1,100 foreign women who were abducted and forced into marriages for pro
stitution purposes, and arrested 1,332 suspects, according to the Ministry of Public Security on Friday.
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ies — China, Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam and Thailand — conducted a special campaign to t
arget the abduction and trafficking of women in the border areas.
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h to make a big cake, China can pull more people out of poverty, prevent polarization of social wealth and give peo
ple access to equitable choices and public resources, which are conducive to expanding the middle-income group.
As such, the country should vigorously advance new type of urbanization and modern agricultur
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ntribution rate of industrialization to social development and take steps to increase people’s incomes.
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ultural industries－so that it can absorb surplus labor and promote the transformation of the country’s social and
tmosphere in the city during the Duanwu Festival, said the official. But the decision has been t
aken for good reasons. It’s all about the children, an investment in the future, the official said.
More than 10 million students across the country will sit for the gaokao this year.
he much-anticipated debate between a Chinese anchorwoman and an A
merican counterpart on a prime-time TV show Wednesday night turned out to be more like
a Q&A session, with the host and her guest disputing everything from tariffs to China’s developing nation status.
But Trish Regan, host of Trish Regan Primetime on the Fox Business N
etwork, and Liu Xin, who anchors The Point on China Global Television Network, or CGT
N, seemed to agree that something must be done to break the impasse between China and the US, which are em
broiled in a protracted trade dispute with the Trump administration escalating tariffs and Beijing retaliating.