WASHINGTON Mike Cammalleri Oilers Jersey , Jan. 30 (Xinhua) -- China has taken effective actions to protect wetlands and wildlife along the coastline of the country, Science magazine on Tuesday praised the determination of the Chinese central government.
China's State Oceanic Administration (SOA) announced in its statement on Jan. 17 that it will dramatically curb commercial development of coastal wetlands, as well as nationalize already reclaimed wetlands that have not yet been built on.
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Wildlife along the coastal areas also benefit from China's moves. Those wetlands particularly in the Yellow Sea are at the midpoint between East Asia and Australia, which are crucial for migratory birds between Siberia and Australia.
Ecologists also pointed that national wetlands protection laws are needed in China, and penalties for damaging these wetlands need to be strengthened.
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Early in 2015, China created a "red line" to protect 53 million hectares of wetlands, and in 2016, SOA created 16 marine parks, bringing the total area with various levels of protection to about 124 Wayne Gretzky Oilers Jersey ,000 square kilometers, according to the administration.
BEIJING, Jan. 30 (Xinhua) -- Leshi Internet Information and Technology, the listed arm of technology conglomerate LeEco, expects about 11.6 billion yuan (1.84 billion U.S. dollars) in net losses last year.
The net loss for 2017 includes operation loss Connor McDavid Oilers Jersey , bad debt provision for account receivable and provision for impairment of long-term assets, the Shenzhen-listed firm said in a statement Tuesday.
Leshi attributed its operation loss to the financial strain of related parties, liquidity issues, shrinking advertisement revenue and rising financing costs.
The company saw its shares plummet by the daily limit of 10 percent for five consecutive days since it restarted trading last week.
The plunge came after a suspension from April last year when the company said in a filing on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange that it was contemplating capital restructuring.
The planned deal to acquire a film arm from the troubled LeEco was finally dropped due to LeEco's financial woes.
The company warned investors of risks in light of its current operation.
KIGALI, Aug. 18 (Xinhua) -- Paul Kagame on Friday was sworn in as president of Rwanda for his third term in the capital city Kigali.
He took the oath administered by Chief Justice Sam Rugege at the inauguration ceremony attended by leaders and officials of African countries including Kenya Leon Draisaitl Oilers Jersey , Uganda, Ethiopia, Senegal, Gabon, South Sudan Authentic Ryan Nugent-Hopkins Jersey , Zambia, Niger, the Republic of the Congo, Namibia and Sudan.
In his inaugural speech, Kagame described the swear-in ceremony as a day of renewal and gratitude.
"I want to acknowledge the leaders and members of the eight political parties who joined with RPF to nominate me as their candidate. For 23 years Authentic Oscar Klefbom Jersey , we have collaborated with deep mutual respect to repair the social fabric of our devastated nation," he said.
The central African country has been recovering from a genocide that killed about 1 million people in 1994 and has now been considered as a model of development for many countries in Africa.
"Today Rwanda defines no one as an enemy whether domestic or foreign. With every other country we seek partnership and cooperation," he also said.
"Every attempt that was made whether from within and especially outside to denigrate the process and glorify the old politics of division made Rwandans more defiant and more determined to express themselves through the vote," said Kagame.
According to him, there is no single model for nation-building. "At the root of any success are good choices built on a mindset: Do It Yourself."
"We in Rwanda will continue to be firm believers in real partnership and cooperation with friends around the world."
About 6.9 million Rwandans cast ballots in the presidential election held on August 4. Kagame won 98.79 percent of the vote. Independent candidate Philippe Mpayimana stood at second with 0.73 percent. The other candidate Frank Habineza of the Democratic Green Party of Rwanda got 0.48 percent.
Kagame Authentic Kailer Yamamoto Jersey , who is also the chairman of the ruling party Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF), has been president since 2000 when he was elected as the president of the transitional government by ministers and members of parliament following the resignation of then President Pasteur Bizimungu.
He was re-elected in the 2003 and 2010 presidential elections by winning around 95 percent and 93 percent of votes respectively.
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KATHMANDU, Sept. 4 (Xinhua) -- Over 100 young girls aged below 10 years old participated in the ancient Kumari Puja, a part of festival dedicated to rain god "Indra Jatra," in Nepal on Monday.
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