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It’s been one year since the first “waste bank” opened in Nuanshui village in East
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The once countless plastic bags that were scattered all over the village in Longtoushan township are now nowhere to be found.

“We used to go out every day to collect trash, but now the villagers voluntarily
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“The streets are clean and tidy, and so is the river,” villager Zhu Caiying said.

The waste bank in Nuanshui opened in April last year, and since then more than 700 villagers – about one-fifth of the population – have collected more than 20 metric tons of garbage: mostly cigarette butts, used plastic bags, batteries and drinks cans.

Collectors are rewarded with items such as tissues, pencils and notebooks for their efforts protecting the environment.

For example, 80 used plastic bags, 40 batteries or 200 cigarette butts can be
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A total of 97 such banks are now in operation in the city of Dexing, which administers Longtoushan township.

“I never thought garbage could have an economic value,” 66-year-old Wang Xiuying said.

Untreated garbage has been a major issue in rural China due to a lack of funds for organized garbage collection and bad habits when it comes to waste disposal.

“The plastic bags were everywhere. We had six cleaners collecting them every day, but people just kept throwing them away,” Zhang Chunlian, the township head, said a year ago.

Now all that has changed.

With an annual expenditure of about 20,000 yuan ($2,900) per bank, the program is both more effective and more economical than the previous system. The government used to spend more than 100,000 yuan per village per year on
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Similar “environmental protection stations” have also been set up at 18 primary schools in Dexing since August.

Sixth-grader Yu Hongping picks up water bottles and used batteries on her way to school.

“I can exchange them for stationery and notebooks, and my parents also support me,” she said.

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Despite their success in rural areas, officials have found the waste banks hard to
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A district in Nanchang, capital of Jiangxi province, initiated a similar project in 2012, but it was canceled shortly afterward due to the large amount of urban household waste. There were so many categories of garbage and so few that could be exchanged, that the project was inefficient and ineffective.

“The way waste banks work in rural areas does not fit urban areas. Cities should establish garbage sorting systems according to local conditions,” said Wang Jifa, head of Dexing’s urban management bureau.

Officials are also working to expand waste bank operations by providing door-to-door garbage collection in the countryside and recycle old clothing and quilts, which local residents said was their biggest concern.

But clothes take up so much space that they have become a new headache for the waste banks.

“The waste collected is currently either sold at recycling stations to support the operation of the banks, or burned or buried in landfills, which is not good enough. We are working hard to build a unified urban-rural waste disposal system that we hope can transform waste into resources,” said local official Tong Quanfeng.Youth Nike Custom Made San Francisco 49ers Elite Red Team Color NFL Jersey for Sale.

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Those who have a sesame credit of 650 points or higher in Shanghai won’t have to pay the 99 yuan ($14.4) deposit before unlocking a bike, Zhang Siding, ofo co-founder, said at a press conference in Shanghai.

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Back on Capitol Hill, Republican leaders negotiated behind closed doors, held media conferences and gave cable-news interviews as they tried to push forward their plan to dismantle the Affordable Care Act, commonly called Obamacare.

After Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan unveiled the new plan last week, fault lines appeared within the party as some conservatives said it did not go far enough and others rejected it entirely.

Trump used campaign-like language in his Wednesday night speech, pledging “to
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Speaking to reporters aboard presidential plane Air Force One after the rally, Trump expressed optimism about his plan’s chances in Congress.

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Republicans control both Congress and the White House for the first time in a
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White House spokesman Sean Spicer told reporters before the rally the Trump administration had been in talks with Ryan and congressional leaders and was flooding the media with interviews with administration officials to help advance the plan.

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He told a news conference later in the evening the House would hold votes on repealing and replacing Obamacare but refused to provide a timetable.


Two House committees approved the bill’s provisions with no changes last week. The Budget Committee will try on Thursday to unify the plan into a single bill for consideration on the House floor. Republicans cannot afford to lose more than three from their ranks on the committee for it to pass. Three committee Republicans are members of the hardline conservative House Freedom Caucus.

Signs emerged on Wednesday that the White House was winning over reluctant conservatives who initially questioned the legislation on the grounds that it too closely resembled Obamacare, the signature domestic policy achievement of former President Barack Obama.

The administration indicated it was open to revisiting the plan’s treatment of Medicaid, the government health insurance program for the poor, during a
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Specifically, conservatives want Obamacare’s expansion of Medicaid to end sooner than proposed in the Ryan plan, and want to introduce Medicaid work requirements for able-bodied adults without children.

State governments run Medicaid with reimbursements from the federal government. Obamacare expanded its eligibility and increased funding for it, which enabled about 10 million previously uninsured Americans to obtain medical insurance.

Vice President Mike Pence advocated for the plan earlier on Wednesday behind closed doors with the Republican Study Committee, a large group of House conservatives.

Republican Representative Phil Roe said after the Pence meeting the bill would probably be changed to move up the end of the Medicaid expansion by one year, to 2019.

The conservative group’s members were “very close to signing off” on the legislation, its leader, Representative Mark Walker, told reporters.

Speaking on CNN, Ryan mentioned “giving states better chances at more flexibility with Medicaid,” but provided no details.

Just as the party’s conservatives began expressing optimism about the proposal’s fortunes, Republican moderates raised concerns that tax credits currently in the bill intended to help people buy health insurance were not sufficient.Youth Authentic Reebok Montreal Canadiens 31 Carey Price 2016 Winter Classic White Jersey.

Representative Charlie Dent, following a meeting of moderate Republicans with Pence, told reporters that speeding up the termination of the Medicaid expansion was a “non-starter.”

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In potentially far-reaching business reforms, China will digitalize the registration and licensing of new firms so they could start their businesses quickly; also, the
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Zhang Mao, director of the SAIC, told a media conference at the annual meeting of the national legislature that a series of measures will mark the “business system reform”.Men’s Authentic Custom New York Yankees Road Gray Baseball Jersey Cheap.

Zhang said: “We will achieve the goal of digitalizing industrial and commercial registration process, and start issuing electronic business licenses by the end of
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The SAIC will also expedite the process of deregistration this year.

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Experts said the slew of measures will help companies enter and exit the market more conveniently.

This, they said, will further strengthen China’s current emphasis on market-oriented economic development.

Liu Zhibiao, a political advisor and an economics professor at Nanjing University, said: “It’s commendable that the SAIC has done a lot of work to simplify administration and procedures, and to promote the reform of the business registration system.

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“Its profound significance is that the government can develop capabilities in important areas and the market can pay a determined role.”

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“Alaska is far removed from the ‘Lower 48’ ― our fond term for the continental U.S ― and things that are big in the Lower 48 usually take years to make it to
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Roughly 50 towns and cities across the United States have planned events around
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And activists nationwide are hoping to tap into the popularity of the recent women’s marches across the country to challenge the narrative that grassroots opposition to President Donald Trump ― and to gender inequality ― exists only in large, coastal cities.

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Anwer is on the planning committee for a rally in Lafayette, Indiana, that ― among other things ― will include an 11 a.m. walk-out at three locations,
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The website for the International Women’s Strike USA ― one of the organizers of
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That list includes a picket line in Carbondale, Illinois and a sign-holding rally in Gainesville, Florida.

Activists in Duluth, Minnesota have organized a 78-minute-long strike, a nod to the pay gapbetween men and white women. (Organizers will ring a bell at various points, to call out the larger pay gap between white men and women of color.)

In Wakefield, Rhode Island, more than 100 women have said on Facebook that they’re interested in joining a planned “dinner march” in solidarity with the strike. Marchers will walk from a local gallery to a church, where they will eat burgers and sandwiches and discuss ways to stay active locally.

Sarah Leonard, a senior editor at The Nation and a member of the national planning committee, told HuffPost that organizers had seen a “speeding up” of events being planned as strike day neared. National strike organizers do not have a prediction for how many women might participate.

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The huge amount of investment is the result of an initiative between Jiangxi provincial government and the State Council signed in 2013-to introduce more SOEs into Jiangxi.

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At a recent investment fair held between the local government and the companies, 61 SOEs signed 113 major projects with the province for the total investment package.

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Jiangxi Governor Liu Qi said that the minerals-rich province would further welcome more projects by SOEs investing in such areas as rare metals, mineral
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The projects confirmed in the fair included big investments to build power plants.

Chen Jinxing, CEO of China Datang Group-one of the nation’s big five State-owned power producers-said his group had big plans for the region.

He said it would invest 30 billion yuan during the 13th Five-Year Plan (2016-20) to build two 1 million kilowatts capacity power plants.

The group also vowed to develop local renewable energy, such as wind power.

Elsewhere, China Shenhua Group-the top State-owned mining and energy company-said it was also investing 5 billion yuan in two power plants with installed capacity of 660,000 kilowatts each.

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Ahead of what may be the most political Oscars in recent memory, hundreds of police and private security personnel braved early rain on Sunday to seal the security zone around the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. Two protests are scheduled to take place outside the security perimeter.

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Black coming-of-age tale “Moonlight” is also expected to do well in a year that produced a record seven nominations for actors of color and film stories that ranged from overlooked African-American female math geniuses (“Hidden Figures”) to interracial marriage (“Loving”), Indian street children (“Lion”) and
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Hollywood however has more on its mind than movie making. After strongly opposing the election of Trump as president, celebrities have used the spotlight at earlier award shows to denounce the Republican’s hardline stances on immigration, transgender rights and the media.

Iranian Oscar-nominated director Asghar Farhadi is boycotting Sunday’s ceremony because of Trump’s bid to ban travelers from seven majority Muslim nations.

The directors of all five Oscar-nominated foreign language films on Friday denounced what they called a “climate of fanaticism and nationalism” in the United States and elsewhere.

Late night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel, who is hosting Sunday’s Academy Awards ceremony, is not expected to go down that road.

“I don’t think it will be very political,” he told trade publication Variety last week of his opening monologue. But “there will be some element of that to the show.”

Yet in a live show, with a worldwide audience of hundreds of millions, there is no telling what dozens of stars may say and do on the red carpet or when collecting their Oscar statuettes.

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In some pre-show drama, Meryl Streep on Saturday accused designer Karl Lagerfeld of spoiling her night at the Academy Awards ceremony by falsely accusing her of being paid to wear a gown on the Oscars red carpet.

“The story was picked up globally, and continues, globally, to overwhelm my appearance at the Oscars, on the occasion of my record breaking 20th nomination, and to eclipse this honor in the eyes of the media, my colleagues and the audience,” Streep, 67, said in a statement.