• "Red Decree" 紅票, printed in three languages (1716)

    The Kangxi emperor ordered 300 copies of this “open letter” to be distributed among the foreigners in his empire informing them about his politics concerning the “Rites Controversy”. For more details see blog entries by Helliwell and CrossAsia. (Libri sin. 165)

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  • Viṣṇu resting on Śeṣa nāga, king of snakes

    The illustration is part of the book Bhaktamāla by Nābhādāsa (17th c.), a description of vaiṣṇavite mystics from the perspective of the Rāmānandī sect. 

    (https://doi.org/10.11588/diglit.36579#0026)

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  • Thunder god from the Gangōji engi

    The thunder god appears in the picture scroll called Gangōji engi (元興寺縁起, Kanbun period (1661-1673), Nara emaki). His miraculously born son Tatsunosuke later slays the devil that had haunted the temple Gangōji. Call number: Libri japon. 484 (Link)

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  • China Focus: Beijing firms bring tech to Belt and Road countries

    (XINHUANEWS)

    "Borrow a boat to sail in the sea -- we will find more ways to use the opportunities brought by the Belt and Road Initiative," he said.

  • Xi, Trump discuss ties, Korean Peninsula situation over phone

    (XINHUANEWS)

    Chinese President Xi Jinping and his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump on Monday discussed bilateral ties and the situation on the Korean Peninsula on phone, pledging close contact by various means to promptly exchange views on major issues of common concern.

  • Feature: A Thai student dreams of selling rice to China

    (XINHUANEWS)

    Agricultural products have been exempted duty by the FTA , but most Thai rice sold in China ' s supermarkets is imported through regular channels , without taking advantage of the FTA , she said .

  • Hebei promises dedication in building Xiongan New Area

    (XINHUANEWS)

    Public services including employment , education , healthcare and social security will be improved in the area , he said .

  • 习近平:止暴制乱 恢复秩序 是香港当前最紧迫的任务

    (时政频道)

    当地时间11月14日,国家主席习近平在巴西利亚出席金砖国家领导人第十一次会晤时,就当前香港局势表明中国政府严正立场。 习近平指出,香港持续发生的激进暴力犯罪行为,严重践踏法治和社会秩序,严重破坏香港繁荣稳定,严重挑战“一国两制”原则底线。止暴制乱、恢复秩序是香港当前最紧迫的任务。我们将继续坚定支持行政长官带领香港特别行政区政府依法施政,坚定支持香港警方严正执法,坚定支持香港司法机构依法惩治暴力犯罪分子。中国政府维护国家主权、安全、发展利益的决心坚定不移,贯彻“一国两制”方针的决心坚定不移,反对任何外部势力干涉香港事务的决心坚定不移。

  • 黄坤明在辽宁、内蒙古调研时强调 扎实深入宣传党的十九届四中全会精神 更好统一全党全社会的思想和行动

    (时政频道)

    新华社北京11月14日电 11月11日至14日,中共中央政治局委员、中宣部部长黄坤明在辽宁、内蒙古调研时强调,学习宣传贯彻党的十九届四中全会精神,是宣传思想战线必须抓好抓实的重大政治任务。要增强政治责任感和使命感,切实把全会精神宣传工作做扎实、做深入,更好统一全党全社会的思想和行动,推动全会确定的各项目标任务落地生根。 调研期间,黄坤明来到辽宁沈阳、抚顺和内蒙古通辽、兴安盟等地,深入企业、农村、社区、学校和宣传文化单位,了解学习宣传全会精神有关情况,听取基层干部群众意见建议。 黄坤明指出,党的十九届四中全会取得的重要成果、作出的重大部署,关系党和国家根本、事业发展全局、人民利益福祉。要大力宣传习近平总书记在全会上的重要讲话精神,深入阐释全会提出的重大思想观点、重大制度安排、重大工作部署,引导人们深刻把握精神实质和核心要义。要把制度自信贯穿宣传工作全过程,着力讲清楚中国特色社会主义制度的本质特征和显著优势,坚定广大干部群众的制度自信。要面向基层群众开展分层分类的宣传宣讲,充分发挥县级融媒体中心和新时代文明实践中心的作用,更好推动全会精神深入人心。 黄坤明指出,文化是国家和民族之魂,也是国家治理之魂。要坚定文化自信,牢牢把握社会主义先进文化前进方向,传承发展悠久灿烂的历史文化和多姿多彩的民族文化,增强中华文化的生命力和影响力,广泛凝聚人民团结奋斗的精神力量。要保护和发展独具特色的城市文化,保留城市文化记忆,延续城市历史文脉,夯实城市发展和治理的人文基础。 黄坤明来到中宣部定点帮扶的科右中旗,看望贫困群众,了解脱贫进展成效。他强调,脱贫攻坚伟大成就是中国特色社会主义制度优越性的生动体现,要全面展现新时代扶贫脱贫的壮阔实践,深刻揭示成就背后的制度优势,激励人们满怀信心打赢脱贫攻坚战。要采取更加有力的帮扶措施,推进更高质量、更可持续的产业项目,不断巩固脱贫攻坚成果,推动建立解决相对贫困的长效机制,让老百姓生活过得越来越好。

  • 全国统一疫苗追溯协同服务平台有望明年3月上线

    (时政频道)

      新华社北京11月14日电(记者赵文君)我国首个全国统一的疫苗追溯协同服务平台,有望于明年3月上线。国内全部疫苗生产企业产品的流向信息和疾控部门的接种信息,都将登录这一平台。这是记者14日从2019智慧监管创新大会获悉的。   2019智慧监管创新大会由国家药监局指导、中国健康传媒集团主办。国家药监局副局长颜江瑛在会上表示,建立全国疫苗追溯协同服务平台,将整合疫苗生产、流通和预防接种全过程追溯信息,实现疫苗可追溯。中国健康传媒集团董事长吴少祯介绍,中国健康传媒集团承担了疫苗追溯协同服务平台的建设实施任务,全力保障平台按照规定的时间节点上线运行。国家药监局信息中心主任黄果说,要坚持统筹整合、开放共享,用“大系统、大数据、大平台”推动监管方式的转变和监管效能的提升。   据介绍,平台将实现疫苗的流向全程可追溯,不仅掌握了疫苗的流通痕迹,更有利于监管部门的监管,如监管部门可以准确定位疫苗所处位置,包括疫苗生产、进口情况、疫苗使用情况、各省份疫苗库存预警、疫苗生产增长率等。

  • 自然资源部:大规模违法填海活动得到有效遏制

    (时政频道)

    人民网北京11月14日电(记者 白宇)《国务院关于加强滨海湿地保护 严格管控围填海的通知》(国发﹝2018﹞24号)印发以来,各级自然资源主管部门采取有效措施,持续以高压态势震慑违法围填海,坚决将党中央、国务院关于严格管控围填海的系列决策部署落到实处。 2019年第三季度,自然资源部继续按照“早发现、早制止、严查处”的工作要求,综合运用多种监管手段开展高频率的监管工作,坚持“15天一覆盖”的工作机制,及时发现并制止违法用海的苗头倾向,通报并移交涉嫌违法用海案件,坚决将违法填海消除在萌芽状态。第三季度全国范围内未出现大规模违法填海现象,发现并制止涉嫌违法填海行为1处,涉及海域面积约0.37公顷,位于辽宁省葫芦岛市,涉嫌违法用海主体为葫芦岛北港航道开发管理有限公司,目前已移交有关执法机关依法进行查处。 在违法填海得到有效遏制的基础上,自然资源部进一步加大了对其他形式违法用海的管控力度,第三季度全国范围内发现并制止浮桥、栈桥、堤坝、道路等涉嫌违法构筑物用海17处,涉及海域面积约20.94公顷,目前均已移交有关执法机关依法进行查处。其中,辽宁省3处,涉及海域面积约0.50公顷;河北省2处,涉及海域面积约0.26公顷;山东省2处,涉及海域面积约1.46公顷;浙江省1处,涉及海域面积约0.26公顷;广东省8处,涉及海域面积约17.36公顷;广西壮族自治区1处,涉及海域面积约1.10公顷。 当前,在各级自然资源主管部门的共同努力下,大规模违法填海活动得到有效遏制,但零星违法用海依然存在。各级自然资源主管部门将进一步强化监管,及时发现并制止违法用海行为,持续巩固围填海管控成果。


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  • Should S.Korea Pay More Money to Mollify Trump?

    (The Chosun Ilbo)

    South Korea and the U.S. are holding talks to split the costs of maintaining 28,500 American troops on the Korean Peninsula, and up to W6 trillion in additional expenditures for the South are at stake (US$1=W1,167). Opinions are divided even in Washington over how the cost-sharing talks will pan out...

  • What Would It Cost to Expand Nat'l Assembly?

    (The Chosun Ilbo)

    Minor opposition parties like Justice and Bareun Mirae want the number of lawmakers increased from 300 to 330 to ensure fairer representation, but that would come at a hefty cost to the taxpayer.This year, each lawmaker takes home a salary of about W150 million (US$1=W1,167). Each has a staff of no ...

  • Korea's Potential Growth Plummets Below 3%

    (The Chosun Ilbo)

    Korea posted the third largest drop in potential growth rate among 36 OECD countries for the last three years. According to the OECD on Sunday, Korea's potential growth rate for this year is estimated at 2.7 percent, a drop of 0.4 percentage points from 2017. The rate is an estimate of the growth a ...

  • U.S., Korea Cancel Massive Aerial Drill Again

    (The Chosun Ilbo)

    South Korea and the U.S. have canceled a massive joint aerial drill for the second time running this year. The exercise, dubbed "Vigilant Ace," used be staged every December, and the last one in 2017, when the North Korean nuclear crisis reached boiling point, involved a record 230 warplanes.Instead...


  • Nearly 60 percent of Taiwanese pick Japan as favorite country: survey

    (Latest | FOCUS TAIWAN - CNA ENGLISH NEWS)

    Taipei, Nov. 14 (CNA) Japan remains the favorite country for Taiwanese, with nearly 60 of respondents picking the Northeast Asian country, according to the results of a survey commissioned by the de facto Japanese embassy in Taiwan in February 2019 and released Thursday.

  • Chang, ranking KMT members criticize at-large legislator list

    (Latest | FOCUS TAIWAN - CNA ENGLISH NEWS)

    Taipei, Nov. 14 (CNA) Kuomintang (KMT) vice presidential candidate Chang San-cheng (張善政) said Thursday that the party's list of at-large legislator nominees was "disappointing" and he had directed his national policy advisory team to treat the 2020 presidential and legislative races as separate efforts.

  • 14 Taipei preschools fined for violating regulations

    (Latest | FOCUS TAIWAN - CNA ENGLISH NEWS)

    Taipei, Nov. 14 (CNA) Taipei City government has fined 14 private preschools for breaching city regulations and rules governing preschool education and care, including over-enrollment, with one school admitting 106 students more than allowed.

  • Taiwan baseball team's Olympics chances hinge largely on next 2 games

    (Latest | FOCUS TAIWAN - CNA ENGLISH NEWS)

    Taipei, Nov. 14 (CNA) Taiwan's national baseball team needs to win its next two games in the Premier12 championship to keep its chances open for a berth in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, local baseball commentators said Thursday.


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