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many people attended Wednesday’s service that Akil said guests were invited to throw a small handful each.
Zaid was too weak to hold a shovel, Akil said, so one was taken to him, piled with dirt.
‘It’s their names we need to keep telling’
Zaid stayed to accept condolences before being taken back to Christchurch Hospital, A
kil said. It’s likely to be some time before he’s well enough to return to Cashmere High School, which his brother also attended.
Ardern visited Cashmere High on Wednesday to address the students who’ve been payi
ng tribute to Hamza and another classmate who was killed, Sayyad Milne, 14. Former student Tariq Omar, 24, also died.
New Zealand terror suspect planned third attack, police chief says
“You know some of the young people who lost their lives on Friday,” Ardern told the students. “It’s their names and their stories we need to keep telling.”
The prime minister invited questions from the assembly. The first was: “How are you?”
“Thank you for asking,” Ardern said. “I’m very sad.”
New Zealand will fall silent for two minutes this Friday to remember the victims of the massacre.
The call to prayer will be also broadcast over national television and radio uniting a country wracked by grief one week on.
China’s Ministry of Finance Saturday announced a favorable tax policy for overseas talent working in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area.
Based on the individual income tax differentials between the Chinese mainland and Ho
ng Kong, overseas high-end talent and professionals in short supply that work in the Greater Bay Area will
get subsidies from Guangdong province and Shenzhen municipality to offset the differentials, according to the MOF.
The subsidies will be exempt from paying individual income tax.
The policy, effective from January 2019 to the end of 2023, applies to nine cities in Guangdon
g — Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Zhuhai, Foshan, Huizhou, Dongguan, Zhongshan, Jiangmen and Zhaoqing, the ministry said.
and we will introduce more products tailored to the preferences of local consumers. In Indonesia, the penetration rate of yogurt is low and there are not many brands available, so there is a huge market potential,” Yu said.
Li Shengli, a professor at China Agricultural University, said leading Chinese dairy firms Yili
Group and Mengniu Dairy, which are both among the top 10 global dairy producers, are expec
ted to increase their sales by 30 billion yuan ($4.46 billion) to 50 billion yuan in the next five years or so, and could
join the top five global dairy producers, bolstered by strong demand in China.Strengthening the safeguarding and utilization of cultural relics and inh
eritance of intangible cultural heritages were mentioned in this year’s Government Work Report.
This year’s two sessions witnessed a heated discussion among many NPC deputies
and CPPCC members about the issue of protecting, utilizing and developing cultural heritage.
In terms of how to realize the target and boost cultural self-confiden
ce based on China’s national condition, many NPC deputies and CPPCC members shared their opinions.
Gao Yun, an NPC deputy and secretary of the Huangpu district committee of the CPC, said that
we should establish the system of classified protection and proper use of historical buildings, formulate
the law of protection of historical buildings, and establish the system of property redemption of buildings.
In less than a month, the world’s biggest democratic exercise begins in India. And out of a total of 900 million eligible v
oters, a staggering 84.3 million — including 15 million aged 18 or 19 — will be casting ballots for the first time.
So what do they want from their politicians?
Tolerance, according to Shreeparna Chatterjee, a 22-year-old arts student in New Delhi going to the polls for the first time.
Voting will be held in seven phases across the vast country, from 11 April to 19 May, with the res
ult announced on May 23. The Hindu nationalist government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, which stormed to power at the last gen
eral election in 2014, is battling a challenge led by the secular opposition Congress party
Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) claimed a record-breaking 282 seats in the national parli
ament five years ago. Critics accuse his party of fostering religious polarization to woo support from the country’s Hindu majority.
”With this government, I feel it’s been very heated religion-based and caste-based politics,” Chatterjee told CNN.
She has not yet decided who to support but does want to see a change in an increasingly toxic political climate.