n a crowded courtyard house in a traditional alleyway like Lao She, Fang also felt a deep connection to the writer’s works.
上海龙凤1314女神会所As Fang says, he enjoys reading Lao She’s works because the characters appear as familiar as his neighbors.
After performing This Life of Mine in 2011, Fang began to plan other adaptations of Lao She’s works.
With the support of Lao She’s children, including Shu Yi and Lao She’s daughter Shu Ji, Fa上海龙凤1314
ng adapted two more of the writer’s well-known novels, Divorce and Cat Country, for the stage between 2012 and 2014.
In 2016, he adapted Lao She’s novel, Mr Ma and Son, into an all-male cast stage production of the same title, which largely draws on Lao She’s experience as a Ma上海龙凤1314
ndarin teacher at the University of London from 1924 to 1929. Last year, he directed another all-male cast play titled Lao She’s Six Stories, based on six short sto
ries penned by the writer between 1934 and 1935, which deal with the struggles and lives of ordinary people, dep上海龙凤1314女神会所
icting the plight of a young couple living a hand-to-mouth existence and the relationships between local neighbors.
Fang is working on his latest play, The Story of Niu Tianci, which was written by Lao She in 1934.
“Compared with Lao She’s other works, The Story of Niu Tianci is less well-known. But Shu Ji likes it very much and it’s a pit
y to ignore such a great novel,” he says. “The story is about a young man’s struggle against his social environment, a
上海龙凤1314nd I am sure that audiences will find the story interesting and connect with it. I am very excited about it.”
A park focusing on the innovation and development of intangible cultural heritage opened in Beijing on June 28, the first of its kind in China.
Located in Dongcheng district, Yongyuan park was set up to allow inheritors of intangibl
e culture to work with designers to find ways to blend the traditional arts more seamlessly into public life.上海龙凤1314女神会所
Developed by the Hong Kong-listed Beijing Capital Land, Yongyuan is the first park o
f its kind in the country set up to provide an innovation platform for intangible cultural heritage.
The company signed strategic cooperation agreements with a host of tradition上海龙凤1314女神会所
al art workshops, guilds and institutes of higher learning at the opening ceremony.
Yongyuan park also aims to integrate investment, technological resear
ch and retail facilities to promote the integration of intangible cultural heritage.
Authorities expect the park to become a testing ground for national efforts in intangible cultural heritage protection.
lower-income－some growing and others not) developing countries will be of huge importance in red
ucing poverty further. Although these countries face significant headwinds, they could also seize imp
ortant new growth opportunities－especially with the help of digital platforms.
The headwinds are certainly considerable. For starters, advances in digital technolo
gies－robotics, machine learning, sensors, and vision－directly threaten the labor-intensive manu
facturing and assembly upon which lower-income, nonresource-rich economies have traditionally relied.
Moreover, climate change has had its greatest economic impact on the tropical and subtropical regio
ns where most of the lower-income countries are located. The effects of global warming are highly disrup
tive in fragile economies, and, taken together, constitute a major new obstacle to growthle
integration－trade, investment and finance－began benefiting large emerging and developing econ
omies. To be sustainable, globalization cannot serve just a few wealthy advanced economies. It m
ust also serve poorer and faster-growing economies, which today account for most of the global growth.
So, by flirting with trade protectionism and punitive tariffs on imports, adva
nced economies are seeking to implement the wrong policies at the wrong time. As the adv
anced countries have fallen into secular stagnation, they desperately need growth. Therefore, the rise of poorer eco
nomies is not a win-lose game, because it benefits the advanced economies, too.
In the aftermath of the 2008 global financial crisis, all major advanced econom
ies would have faced another Great Depression without the support of large emerging economies, particularly Ch
ina. And the contribution of these countries to global GDP growth is expected to climb to 80 percent by 2050.
tivity of infrastructure, unimpeded trade, financial integration and closer people-to-people ties as its main goals, has advanced in solid steps, the report said.
“Significant progress has been made, including a number of landmark early results. Participating countries have obtai
ned tangible benefits, and their appreciation of and participation in the initiative is growing,” according to the report.
With a view to building a global community of shared future, the BRI uphold
s the principles of extensive consultation, joint contribution, and shared benefits, the report said.
“Through the initiative China has made a constructive contribution to the reform of th
e current global governance system and to economic globalization,” according to the report.
The report said China would face many problems and challenges in pursuing the BRI in
the future as well as unprecedented opportunities and prospects for development.
the organization’s reform be carried out? Two experts share their views on the issue with China Daily’s Liu Jianna. Excerpts fo
llow:China’s developing country status has not changedBai Ming, a senior research fellow at and deputy direc
tor of the Institute of International Market, Chinese Academy of International Trade and Economic Coope
rationDespite the large size of its economy and remarkable GDP growth, China remains the largest developing economy
. Even though there are no WTO definitions of “developed” and “developing” countries, compared with China, p
eople in developed countries enjoy higher living standards. Besides, China still has to lift millions of people out of pov
erty, especially in its central and western regions.Due to its huge population－the largest in the world－China’s per c
apita GDP is still very low in relation to that in developed countries. For instance, China’s per capita GDP of less th
an $10,000 in 2018 was meager compared with the US’ nearly $60,000, and low
er than the over $10,000 per capita GDP of some other developing countries such as Russia and Argentina.