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If anything, the national college entrance examination can be compared to a way station in a person’s life journey. It is hard to do a great job in?gaokao, but it is even

harder to equip oneself well enough, whether at college or not, for what will unfold in the next section of the journey.

The growing number of?gaokao?examinees has resulted in an intensified scr

amble to squeeze through the doors into university, with accompanying pressure of being a winner or lo

ser in that competition. Yet the changing nature of work means that for some, vocational education may be the bes

t way station that better serves their interests and offers the path to a rewarding career.

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Pacts mulled in president’s visit to Central Asia

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China will sign an array of cooperation agreements with Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan during President Xi Jinping’s state visits to the

two Central Asian countries to further strengthen their ties, a senior diplomat said on Monday.

As an important outcome of Xi’s visits, Beijing will also sign a joint statement with each country on furthering their com

prehensive strategic partnerships, Vice-Foreign Minister Zhang Hanhui said at a news briefing.

Xi will also attend the 19th meeting of the Council of Heads of State of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization in Bishkek, the Kyrgyz

capital, during his stay from Wednesday to Friday, as well as the fifth summit of the Conference on Interaction and

Confidence Building Measures in Asia in the Tajik capital of Dushanbe during his visit from Friday to Sunday.

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And given that the other major economies are using fre

e trade zones亚博苹果客户端千花网品茶微信j as a strategic means to play geopolitical and geo-economic games, China should accelerate the b

uilding of free trade zones with other countries under the bilateral or multilateral investment ag

reement framework for a diametrically opposite purpose: boosting global economic cooperation.

The focus of international trade policy has shifted from tariffs and licensing to convenient inves

tment and trade facilitation policies, and creating of a business-friendly climate. So while ope

ning up the domestic market and helping improve the utilization of foreign capital, China should also work out de

tailed rules on the foreign investment law, take steps to remove the obstacles to outbound Chinese investments, promote th

e free flow of global and domestic production factors, and expand its economic development space.

Important to reform global governance system

To stabilize the economy and prevent risks, China should seek more govern

ment-funded infrastructure investment projects in fields such as 5G networks, intellig

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It noted that China’s surplus comes mainly from lab

bor-inte亚博苹果客户端千花网女神会所nsive products, and the country saw deficits for products including aircraft, integrated circuits, auto

mobiles and agricultural products, indicating that both countries have capitalized on their respective industrial advantages.

“Strict controls by the US over exports to China is one of the important reasons for the trade deficit,” the re

port said, adding that the measures involve around 3,100 items in 10 categories, mostly high-tech products.

Tom Harper, a researcher at the University of Surrey in southea

stern England, said since the Sino-US trade friction escalated, the impact is already being

felt on global supply chains. For example, China has sought to move away from the US to other countries for the goo

ds it needs. Brazil, for example, has begun to supply China with soybeans previously bought from the US.

These moves demonstrate the dangers of trade conflicts, with US farmers bearing the brunt of Chinese tariffs, Harper said.

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