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ce then. A memorial square was set up in Yan’an in honor of Zhang, an
d hundreds of visitors from all walks of life come to honor him every day.yabo亚博体育下载龙凤419
Hou Xiuzhen, 74, always volunteers to tell visitors stories about Zhang and those hard times during wars.
Hou’s father-in-law was in the CPC’s army and took part in the production campaigns in Yan’an in
yabo亚博体育下载龙凤419品茶微信the 1940s. The military and civilians were encouraged to reclaim farmland from the uncultivated land to
become self-reliant, not only by establishing their own the grain supply, but in other areas of life as well.
“‘Serving the people’ was a motto of my father-in-law and has significantly influeyabo亚博体育下载龙凤419
nced his offspring,” Hou said. Before her retirement, Hou was an avid tree planter in the local reforestation drive.
“Mass line is the Party’s fundamental political and organizational line,” said Gu Shayabo亚博体育下载龙凤419品茶微信
ojie, an associate professor with China Executive Leadership Academy in Yan’an.
yabo亚博体育下载龙凤419″People have different needs at different times. ‘Serving the people’ is to
put into practice the Party’s mass line in all aspects of governance,” Gu added.
Passing on spirit
As the revolutionary base of the CPC, Yan’an receives more than 300,000 CPC meyabo亚博体育下载龙凤419
mbers every year to receive education. “Serving the people” is a must-have course.
“Zhang Side is a model who represents the image of the CPC, solving people’s proyabo亚博体育下载龙凤419品茶微信
blems and bringing Party members and the masses closer,” said Tan Huwa, an expert with Yan’an University.
“In the new era, ‘serving the people’ embodies the victory in the war against p
overty and in building a moderately prosperous society in all respects,” Tan said.yabo亚博体育下载龙凤419品茶微信
Zhang Yangang is the Party secretary of Xinhu village, Shaanxi province. The grassroots official knew about Zhang Sid
e’s good deeds when he was a child, which inspired him to change the poor and backward village.
Tang Yuqing, 19, a college student in Beijing, says she watches ballet, dr
yabo亚博体育下载龙凤419ama or musicals about five times a month. Each ticket costs her from 100 to 300 yuan. Her f
avorites include French musical Mozart-L’opera Rock and the play adapted from Eileen Chang’s novel The Golden Cangue.yabo亚博体育下载龙凤419
“Watching live performances gives a more immersive experience than TV or the internet. Observing the details of ons
tage performances is fun. And it makes me feel relaxed by becoming part of the audience atmosphere,” she says, adding t
yabo亚博体育下载龙凤419hat she thinks it’s a waste not to visit a theater when Beijing provides much more resources than her hometown.
Tang also says part of the reason for students like her who enjoy shows
is that they have more free time and are yet to shoulder the pressures of life.yabo亚博体育下载龙凤419
Wu Di, 22, who studies anthropology in London, says she now watches musicals about twice a month. Each ticket costs ab
out 20 to 30 pounds ($24 to $36) on discount. At first she used to follow actors or scripts that she liked when sel
yabo亚博体育下载龙凤419女神会所ecting plays. Now, her interest has grown and she has watched nearly 20 plays i
n the city, including Les Miserables, The Phantom Of the Opera and Notre-Dame de Paris.
“It’s kind of local life to watch live performances, when over 100 plays will be performeyabo亚博体育下载龙凤419
d every night,” she says. “The songs are pleasing to hear. The stage is beautifully decorated. The stories convey somet
hing good about humanity. It’s also a social activity for me and my friends to watch and discuss together.”
yabo亚博体育下载龙凤419女神会所She says she often gets information through advertisements on the subway and Sina Weibo.
According to the report, in 2017, males were about 39 percent of the audience. Its proportion grew 5 percentage points last year.yabo亚博体育下载龙凤419
Song Yuran, 24, an animation designer in Beijing, spent two weeks in London last year to watch plays, with tickets costing ab
yabo亚博体育下载龙凤419女神会所out 8,000 yuan. One of the plays, Hamilton, inspired him. “The body moves and eye contact between the actors
and the audience, as well as the emotions aroused at the theater, were unforgettable.”
He adds: “At another play, an actress was singing alone onstage. At th
e crux of that song, a beam of light came across her and hit the audience.”
cent in the second quarter of 2019, down from 6.4 percent in the first qua
rter but still within the government’s annual targeted range of 6-6.5 percent.yabo亚博体育下载龙凤419品茶微信
Despite the moderating GDP growth, activities rebounded visibly in June, with almost all the growth indicators beating expe
yabo亚博体育下载龙凤419ctations, a sign that effects of the government’s policies are filtering through, which will be more evident in
the second half, said Mao Shengyong, spokesman of the National Bureau of Statistics.
UBS economist Wang Tao expected the People’s Bank of China (PBOyabo亚博体育下载龙凤419品茶微信
C), the country’s central bank, to further ease liquidity to ensure continued credit reb
yabo亚博体育下载龙凤419ound in H2 and cut the reserve requirement ratio (RRR) by 100 basis points without adjusting the benchmark rates.
Cheng Shi, the chief economist with ICBC International Holdings Ltd, echoed Wang’s view and said followi
ng the possible rate cut of the Fed, the PBOC is likyabo亚博体育下载龙凤419品茶微信
ely to lower the interest rates of open market operations or the medium-term lending facility.
yabo亚博体育下载龙凤419The PBOC adopted targeted RRR reduction twice this year to support priv
ate as well as micro and small enterprises. The latest RRR cut, announce
d in May and being conducted in three phases, unleashed a total of 280 billion yuan of liquidity into the market.
The government is expected to continue the proactive fiscal policy, wyabo亚博体育下载龙凤419品茶微信
ith more support for weak links such as public services and infrastructure.
yabo亚博体育下载龙凤419Meng Wei, a spokeswoman of the National Development and Reform Commission, said the government would p
ush forward the construction of major projects and boost investment in the private sector.
The growth of infrastructure investment is expected to rebound to “myabo亚博体育下载龙凤419品茶微信
id-high single digits” in H2 from 4.1 percent in H1, said Wang Tao, the UBS economist.
The government could also ease the criteria for the issuance of spyabo亚博体育下载龙凤419品茶微信
ecial local government bonds, and allow them to fund local infrastructure projects along with
major national projects, said Lian Ping, chief economist with the Bank of Communications.