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are meters, down 1.6 percent year-on-year. Among them, sales in residential buildings, office buildings and
commercial buildings went down 0.7 percent, 12.2 percent and 12.9 percent respectively.
Land purchase area and land prices experienced big declines. During the first five months, the land a
reas purchased by property developers fell 33.2 percent from a year earlier, the biggest decline since 1998. Mea
nwhile, land prices fell 35.6 percent year-on-year, marking the biggest drop since the data was released in 2004.
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cies based on local conditions, and made obvious achievement in tightening control of the real estate market.
The market saw pickup in March and April. However, it didn’t gather en
ough momentum and showed some signs of cooling down in May, Wang Yeqiang, a rese
archer with the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, said in a signed article published by the newspaper.
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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.
success of winning the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2012, Zhang Qinghua, professor at Beijing Normal University, believes that Mo’s way of dealing with this h
as been to make a return to his hometown, a village in Gaomi, Shandong province, both in reality and spiritually.
Mo didn’t publish any new work in the five years following the award, when in 2017 he
released several short stories, poems and theater works, mainly reminiscing about his hometown.
Unlike Mo’s former novels, Peking University professor Chen Xiaoming notes th
at his new works are more reserved, realistic stylistically and employ more simple language. Literary cri
tic Li Jingze is impressed that Mo has remained acutely sensitive to the realities of urban and rural life.
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.