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台湾观光局准备积极拜会首尔和釜山的教育旅行协会,希望推动韩国高中生来台修学旅行。·严峻形势习近平强调,我们必须看到,面对世情、国情、党情的深刻变化,精神懈怠危险、能力不足危险、脱离群众危险、消极腐败危险更加尖锐地摆在全党面前,党内脱离群众的现象大量存在,集中表现在形式主义、官僚主义、享乐主义和奢靡之风这“四风”上。ChinesePremierLiKeqiangarrivesintheAustraliancapitalofCanberraWednesdaynightforanofficialvisit.[Photo/Xinhua]"Iwastoldthatforitsnationalemblem,Australiapicksakangarooandanemu,twonativeAustralianspecies.Neitherofthetwolikesmovingbackwardbutonlyforward,symbolizingadynamiccountrythatalwaysmovesforwardinprogress,"thepremiersaidinthearticleentitled"WeWanttoWorkwithYouforProgressandPeace".Thepremiersaidthatthetwocountrieshavebuiltuptrustandmanageddifferencesinthespiritofequalityandmutualrespectsincetheestablishmentofdiplomaticties.ChinaandAustraliatiedtheknot45yearsagoin1972.LisaidtheChinesepeopleadmireAustraliansfortheirperseveranceandcouragetoforgeaheadastheAustraliannationalanthemsays"leteverystageinhistory’spageadvanceAustraliafair".Healsosaid"advance"isasharedkeywordinbothcountries’nationalanthemsandheisconfidentthatthetwopartnerswillcontinuetomoveforwardastheyhavechosenwhileworkingtogethertoaddressglobalinstabilitywithstability.

  依据年报,中国电信和中国联通期内净利润均出现下滑,中国电信2016年净利润同比减少10.2%,中国联通期内净利润同比下滑94.1%。  【环球时报驻台北特约记者魏允平环球时报特约记者周礼】民进党上台后两岸关系迅速降温,两岸交流机制更陷入停摆状态,不过这似乎并不影响台湾内部自说自话。新华社记者饶爱民摄新华社北京3月21日电(记者刘华)国家主席习近平21日在钓鱼台国宾馆会见以色列总理内塔尼亚胡,宣布双方建立创新全面伙伴关系。

有新三板私募机构研究院负责人认为,这应该是上交所方面对近期一些热点问题的回应,深交所很可能会跟进。  事实上,不止其终止了对乐天玛特的供应,《证券日报》记者在现场看到,乐天玛特酒仙桥店二层的熟食区域货柜上,几乎没有熟食产品,货柜一律清空。Currentlyonafour-nationtourofEurope,JapanesePrimeMinisterShinzoAbeisseekingthesupportofEuropeancountriesinhisbidtogettheSouthChinaSeadisputesontheagendafortheG7summit,tobeheldinItalyinMay.GiventhatneitherJapannoranyEuropeancountriesaredirectlyinvolvedinthemaritimedisputesintheSouthChinaSea,Abeisshowinghisdesiretomeddleintheissueforhisownends.ThisisnotthefirsttimethatAbehastriedtohijacktheG7agendaandsoughttointernationalizetheSouthChinaSeadisputestoservehisulteriorpoliticalpurposes.AbehasbeenrelentlesslypushingtogetJapandeeplyinvolvedintheSouthChinaSeadisputestojustifyhiscountry"sbiggermilitarypresenceintheinternationalarena.DaysbeforeAbeembarkedonhisEuropeantour,itwasreportedthatJapanwilldispatchtheIzumo-classhelicoptercarrier,itslargestwarship,totheSouthChinaSea.The249-metervesselisduetomakestopsinSingapore,Indonesia,thePhilippinesandSriLankabeforeparticipatinginajointnavalexercisewithIndianandUSnavalvesselsintheIndianOceaninJuly.ThiswillbeJapan"sbiggestshowofnavalforceintheregionsinceWorldWarII.Foracountrythathasneversincerelyowneduptoitsmilitaristpast,suchanopenandhigh-profiledisplayofforceisitselfalarming,withoutmentioningitsintendedpurposeofmeddlinginthesovereigntydisputestowhichitisnotaparty.Japan"sinterferencecomesatatimewhentheSouthChinaSeadisputeshaveshownclearsignsofabatingthankstotherecenteffortsofthepartiesdirectlyinvolved,andwhenChinaisnegotiatingaframeworkforacodeofconductwithSoutheastAsiancountries,whichwillpavethewayforbuildingpeaceandstabilityinthewaters.Abe"smeddlingintheissue,atthisimportantstage,laysbarehisintentionofplayinguptheissueandcreatingtroubleforChina.Andhewillnodoubtwanttokeephypinguptheissuetodistracttheattentionofthoseathomefromthelandscandalinwhichheandhiswifehavebecomeembroiled.YetwhileitmaysuitAbetoplayuptheSouthChinaSeaissue,heshouldbeawarethemorehedoes,themorepeopleintheregionwillnotdeemJapantobearesponsiblecountry,animageJapanhastoestablishinthefirstplaceifitwantstobetreatedasanormalcountry.

目前,面对产能过剩和市场饱和的局面,必须从模仿创新向自主创新转变,努力攀向各产业的制高点,拓展产业发展的新空间。”始于1968年的国际大洋钻探,是世界地球和海洋科学领域规模最大、历时最久、影响最深远的一项国际科学合作计划。LeonLaipromoteshisdirectorialdebutWineWarinBeijingonMarch19.[PhotoprovidedtoChinaDaily]Canton-popmegastarLeonLaiunveiledthebackdropofhisdirectorialdebut,WineWar,onSundayinBeijing.The50-year-oldsinger-actorfromBeijing,who"shailedasoneofthefour"heavenlykings"inHongKong,hasstarredinanumberofhitTVseriesandmovies,suchasthe2003BerlinInternationalFilmFestival-nominatedfilm,Three.Laiwillshowhisnewtalentsbehindthecameraintheforthcomingthriller.Themovie,whichwillopenacrosstheChinesemainlandonMay19,portraysashoot"em-upquesttopossessapreciousbottleofredwineproducedin1855.Laiplaysthelead.Thecastalsoincludessupermodel-turned-actressDuJuan,TaiwanactorDavidWangandmodel-actorNanFulongfromTianjin.

由周妍、刘金莉、王芮、王冰玉组成的中国队以7比5力压丹麦队,获得了第二场胜利,目前中国队的战绩为2胜4负,与德国、意大利暂时并列第九位。  辽宁舰正式入列已四年,从最初的单舰动力适应性测试训练,到后来的舰载机起降训练,再到现在的航母编队出岛链训练,这对中国海军而言,无疑是质的飞跃。推进城市总体规划改革,在城市总体规划中对公共文化体系、公共设施和公共服务等提出总体要求,提出包含文化设施在内的公共服务设施布局要求和分级配置标准。

而在应用虚拟现实技术时,斯皮尔伯格自然不会落于人后,虽然还不清楚他是否会在电影中应用相关技术,但据称他目前正在拍摄一部和虚拟现实有关的电影。完善家庭医生签约服务,对高血压、糖尿病、冠心病、脑血管病等4类慢性疾病稳定期常用药品,统一大医院与基层医疗卫生机构的采购和报销目录,符合条件的患者在基层医疗卫生机构可享受2个月的长处方便利,有序分流三级医院门诊量。我要强调,文化不仅是少数文化人的事情,文化建设不仅是少数文化人的责任,这是需要全民族共同努力的。

  与此同时,美国正加紧分析朝鲜19日试验的新型大功率火箭发动机。我想请教一下曹主任,对于这种云,您觉得应该是一个什么样的观点,跟大家一起分享一下。王宗平提到,教育部在2008年颁布的《中小学健康教育指导纲要》中明确规定,要确保青少年休息睡眠时间,保证小学生每天睡眠10个小时,初中生9个小时,高中生8个小时。

但它不是国际逮捕令,国际刑警组织不能要求成员国逮捕被发红色通报的个人。ShandongpromotesculturalandtourismproductsinJapan(chinadaily.com.cn)Updated:2017-03-17The2017ShandongProvinceCulturalandTourismProductsExposition,jointlyhostedbytheShandongProvincialDepartmentofCommerceandShandongTourismDevelopmentCommittee,openedonMarch7inTokyo,Japan.Displayingtheprovince"sprofoundculturaldepositsandabundanttourismresources,thetwo-dayexpowasheldtopromotecommunicationandcooperationbetweenShandongandJapaninthefieldsoftourismandculture.Some100enterprisesandrelateddepartmentstookpartintheExpo,showcasingproductswithdistinctiveShandongfeaturessuchastraditionalhandicrafts,paintings,calligraphy,books,kites,paper-cuts,claysculpturesandwoodcarvings.AdocumentaryphotographyexhibitionontherepresentativetouristdestinationsofShandongalsotookplaceduringtheexpo.Shandonghasdeveloped10touristdestinationbrandsattractingpeopleacrosstheglobe--OrientalHolyLand,FairylandCoast,MountTaiinPeace,CapitalofAncientQiState,CityofSpringsundertheHeaven,TheGrandCanalBathedinConfucianism,HometownofWaterMargin,YellowRiverEstuary,AffectionateYimengandChinaDinosaurCity.Over200distinguishedguestsfromChinaandJapanattendedtheopeningceremony,duringwhichtheShandong-JapanEconomicandCulturalOrganizationUnionwasofficiallyestablished.AccordingtotheShandongProvincialDepartmentofCommerce,ShandongprovinceandJapanenjoyalonghistoryandgeographicaladvantagesincommercialandculturalcommunications.TheexpohelpedtopromoteShandongcultureandtourismaswellbetterbilateralunderstanding.TheculturalproductsshowcasedattheExpo,includingremarkablytruetolifetraditionalhandicraftsfromWeihai,QufuandJiaodongPeninsula,drewlargenumbersofJapanese.Theexpoalsofeaturedon-the-spotperformancesbyfolkartists.他更想不明白:“大家一开始都说进口食品好,怎么一下子全变了呢?”通过代购、海淘或者自贸区进口的食品不属于“货物”,而是“私人物品”,因此不需要像一般贸易的商品一样,经过检验检疫等程序,也就逃脱了监管政策的约束。

他认为,利用虚拟现实技术能让电影中的一些体验变得更好,而且对于电影行业尝试探索虚拟现实技术,他也感到十分高兴这点非常重要。在编制过程中,感觉数字创意产业第一次纳入战略性新兴产业,是“十三五”战略性新兴产业非常重要的一个亮点,而且体现了“十三五”战新产业规划的新思路。  巴基斯坦驻华大使马苏德-哈利德(MasoodKhalid)表示,巴基斯坦与中国一直保有深厚的国家友谊。

部队指战员翘首以盼几十年、航空工业战线奋战2年多的加油工程今天就要见分晓了。另外,年初以来预期减弱,外汇占款下降对流动性的冲击有所减轻。“毫无疑问,优质的综艺节目总是以内容驱动资本,而不是资本驱动内容。

还有比这更酷的事情吗?”张锦昌说。LeonLaipromoteshisdirectorialdebutWineWarinBeijingonMarch19.[PhotoprovidedtoChinaDaily]Canton-popmegastarLeonLaiunveiledthebackdropofhisdirectorialdebut,WineWar,onSundayinBeijing.The50-year-oldsinger-actorfromBeijing,who"shailedasoneofthefour"heavenlykings"inHongKong,hasstarredinanumberofhitTVseriesandmovies,suchasthe2003BerlinInternationalFilmFestival-nominatedfilm,Three.Laiwillshowhisnewtalentsbehindthecameraintheforthcomingthriller.Themovie,whichwillopenacrosstheChinesemainlandonMay19,portraysashoot"em-upquesttopossessapreciousbottleofredwineproducedin1855.Laiplaysthelead.Thecastalsoincludessupermodel-turned-actressDuJuan,TaiwanactorDavidWangandmodel-actorNanFulongfromTianjin.中国2017年经济增长率预期在6.5%左右,实际工作中要争取更好的结果。

【专家解读】王轶:信息时代,个人信息安全问题日益突出,“人肉搜索”和因个人信息泄露导致的网络电信诈骗频发,应该加强对个人信息安全的保护。他认为,除了现代生活中娱乐方式的增多牵扯了大学生的部分精力,学生们经历的应试教育也在一定程度上改变了他们的生活习惯。要全面落实并强化森林草原防火各项举措,进一步强化责任落实,进一步强化火源管理,进一步强化防火宣传教育,进一步强化消防队伍建设,进一步强化火灾应急扑救,进一步强化依法治火,进一步强化防火值班调度,进一步强化防火项目建设,进一步强化联防联治。

  “电子围栏”将成标配  为了解决乱停乱放问题,“电子围栏”技术有可能成为共享单车的标准配置。日前,中办、国办印发《关于实施中华优秀传统文化传承发展工程的意见》(以下简称《意见》),首次以中央文件形式专题阐述中华优秀传统文化传承发展工作,让传统文化“意外走红”。  科学家想要建立一种数学公式,使之更容易预测精子的运动情况。

福利门诊患者医疗费用总体将平稳《经济参考报》记者了解到,本次参与改革的医疗机构达3600多所。二、搭建了一批学术研究、传播交流平台。  据透露,在本案中,江西某地的冶炼工厂,由于长期堆放,矿渣中的有毒金属元素已经进入土壤,如果流入江河将导致二次污染;二次冶炼过程中,也会释放大量有害重金属,污染空气、土壤、河流,造成二次工业污染,对人体危害较大;另外二次冶炼后产生的炉灰等副产品,也含有大量有害重金属,流向水泥等建筑材料加工领域,成为危害人体健康的长期辐射源,危害长远且巨大。

公开公立医疗机构药品采购品种、价格、数量和药品调整变化情况,确保药品采购各环节在阳光下运行。在他看来,“双一流”建设需要有时间的沉淀。  祖先像上写着石舍始祖自成公像,长须戴冠,生于南宋,从陕西黄陵,经山东青州乐安,落脚浙江嵊州石舍。

李富根详细介绍了中国网、中国发展门户网、中国扶贫在线和南南减贫知识分享网站等四大平台在扶贫报道与国际合作方面的情况。资深朝鲜半岛问题专家徐宝康21日对《环球时报》记者表示,目前半岛对抗程度空前。“三亚的气候,对我的脊椎和腿比较好。

一般痒的不厉害,6-8周可以自愈,也有人会持续数月到半年。“但是总体不增加,不意味每一个都是如此。2016年8月,在股转系统出台的《股票发行问答(三)》中,对新三板募集资金的使用及募集资金专户管理等问题提出了明确的监管要求。

  中石化21日强调,联合石化及下属冠德公司一向秉持合规合法经营的理念。边吃边问:“你信了吗?”许多人依然表示不会再购买这款麦片,他们担心食品安全,更怕添上心理负担。在这种情况下,各方希望继续加强这样的合作。

  但任黎军否认这批小麦有红籽。不过也有例外。在这期间的两个月中,“出云”号不仅会在南海停留相当时间,还将经停新加坡、印尼、菲律宾和斯里兰卡,最终于8月返回日本。

It"swhereimaginativeyouthimagine.Softmusicwaftsfromarecordplayerperchednexttothecafe"sbar.Youngpeoplesurroundingitthumbthroughbooks,massagepaintbrushesintoartworksandfiddlewiththeirphones.Severalengageinheateddiscussionatalectureinthenextroom.Othersrestintheirownroomsupstairs.It"slikeanyFridayafternoonat706YouthSpace.Theestablishmentisablendofalibrary,coffeeshop,hostelandeventcenter."706isaculturalandinformationharborcateringtoyoungpeople"sneeds,"founderWuFangrongsays."Itoffersalternativelifestyles."ThespaceislocatedinBeijing"sWudaokouarea,whichhousesthicketsofuniversities,includingsomeofthecountry"smostelite.Itspatronshailfromallwalksoflife.Thatincludesasubcultureof"slashers"-people,whoeachhaveseveral"slashcareers"-seekingaplacetoliveandaplatformtomakefriendsandshowcasetalents.从3月1日,活动开设20天来,已有928名读者回答了8033个问题,单条阅读量达10万+,总阅读量1.74亿……大数据背后是一个个鲜活的生命互动。  南方日报记者李秀婷  通讯员林惠芳

YetonSunday,somevisitorstotheparkphotographedmembersofafamilygettingofftheircar,notoncebuttwiceinsidethepark.Witnessessaythefamilyincludedatleastonecouple,aseniorcitizenandtwochildren.Attheinterventionoftheguards,theygotbackintothecarbutonlytogetoffagainandbeingforcedtogetintotheircarasecondtime.AlthoughtheparkannouncedonMondaythatitcanprotectvisitorsfromanyattackbecausetheanimalsaresegregated,thefamily"smovewasstilldangerousasthesecuritysystemisnot100percentfoolproof.What"sworse,theyinviteddangersasvisitorswerebannedfromgettingoffcarsonroadsforfearoftrafficaccidents.Theincidentsparkedfiercediscussionsonline,andmanynetizenscomparedittotwopreviousincidents.OnJuly23lastyear,awomansurnamedZhaowhogotoffhercarintheBadalingWildlifeParkwasdraggedawaybyatiger.Shewasmauledandseriouslyinjuredbythetiger,andhermotherdiedtryingtosaveher.OnJan19thisyear,amanclimbedoverawalltoenterthetigers"enclaveinYoungorZooinNingbo,EastChina"sZhejiangprovince.Themanwaskilledbythetigers,andoneofthetigerswasshotdeadduringtheoperationtorescuehim.Intheprevioustwotragedies,manypeoplesurprisinglydidn"tshowsympathyfortherule-breakers.Andthosenetizensthatcriticizedtherule-breakerssayingtherule-breakersdeservetobepunishedsparkedheateddebates.It"stime,however,thatChinesepeoplekeptinmindtheimportanceofobeyingrules.Whatmanypeopleforgetisthefactthatrule-breakersareanunnecessaryburdenonsociety.Topreventpeoplefromrepeatingthefatalmistakesofthevisitorsofsomevisitors,thewildlifeparkhastopostinnumerableguardsalongtheroads,whichinturnincreasesthepriceoftickets.Inotherwords,ordinaryvisitorshavetopayforthewrongdoingsofafewrule-breakers.Infact,manyadministrativemovesarenecessitatedtopreventafewfrombreakingrules.Mostpeoplepayforthemetroridestheytake.Still,everyonehastogothroughticket-checkingmachinesbecauseafewdonotpaythefare.Thismeansallpassengershavetopayfortheticket-checkingmachinesjustbecausesomecommutersbreaktherules.AftertheTempleofHeavenParkinBeijingstartedprovidingfreetissuepapersinitspublictoiletsaweekago,somemediareportssaidsomevisitorswereseentakinglargenumbersoftissuepapers.Todealwiththeproblem,theparkinstalledamachineinallthetoiletsinsidetheparkovertheweekend,andeveryonehastopassavideotesttogetacertainnumberoftissuepapers.Eveninthiscase,rule-breakers,whoarefewinnumber,haveincreasedthefinancialandsocialcostforall.Onlywhentherelatedauthoritiesdeviseamechanismtocompeltherule-breakerstopayfortheincreaseinmaintenanceandsecuritycostscantheyhelppeoplebetterunderstandtheimportanceofobeyingrules.TheauthorisawriterwithChinaDaily.zhangzhouxiang@chinadaily.com.cn遗憾的是,闫文玲的医保关系是市级的,而在三亚,目前还只能使用内蒙古自治区本级的医保卡。  各式各样的机器人、高大上的无人机……前日,一辆长8.2米,造型奇特的大货车开进了石室中学初中学校的校园,里面还装载着各种新奇的创客设备,引起师生的围观,更让学校创客校队的队员们兴奋不已。

  新华社北京3月18日电 数据监测显示,今年两会热度和好评度较往年上升。已经本网协议授权的单位、网站或个人,应在授权范围内使用,在下载使用时必须注明“稿件来源:中国网”,否则本网将依法追究其相关法律责任。当时抽调了全省各地市的几名干部、战士,我们铜川消防支队有两名,在西安拍摄了整整两天。

不管文化的消费,还是文化的创造,现在都非常的容易。  另外,根据东风本田此前公布的年度目标——今年将完成全年65万辆的销量目标,而仅从目前的产能情况来看,业内认为完成年度目标对东风本田来说是一个很大的挑战。中央电视台《新闻联播》播音员罗京、李瑞英宣读公约内容《公约》倡议,各缔约单位应共同遵守国家关于互联网文化建设和管理的法律、法规和政策,依法开展互联网视听节目服务,积极传播健康有益、符合社会主义道德规范、体现时代发展和社会进步、弘扬民族优秀文化传统的互联网视听节目,包括影视剧、动画片,共同抵制腐朽落后思想文化,不传播渲染暴力、色情、赌博、恐怖等危害未成年人身心健康、违背社会公德、损害民族优秀文化传统的互联网视听节目;应尊重和保护著作权人和互联网视听节目服务单位的合法权益,创造和维护公平有序的网络视听节目版权环境;应建立互联网视听节目信息的行业共享互助机制,保持信息的有效沟通,共同净化网上空间,形成共建共享的精神家园。

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媒体智库需要加强统筹协调,抓住新媒体异军突起和媒体融合发展的历史机遇,依托媒体较强的公信力,提高理论上的说服力与穿透力,为加深政府、企业、公众之间的相互了解与信任牵线搭桥、添砖加瓦,从而打造自身的智库品牌。黑龙江省女创业者协会副秘书长付桂凤付桂凤是女大学生创业者,从大学毕业后就开始了自己的创业历程,在协会成立之初,她参加了协会的一次活动,活动上,张成莲会长的一席话打动了她。Theinitiativecanbeatruly"gamechanging"proposalprovideditisabletofostertrustandconfidenceamongmemberstates.Theinitiativeshouldgobeyondbilateralprojecttransactionstopromoteregionalandmultilateralpolicyframeworksandsustainability.ItistruethattheinitiativewillgeneratemutualbenefitsforChinaanditspartners.However,theeconomic,socialandenvironmentalcostsandbenefitsvaryacrosscorridors,dependingontheterrain,stateofdevelopment,productivecapacitiesandtrafficflows.Researchhasshownthatinitiativecorridorswillentailhigherbenefitsifpartnercountrieslowercrossbordertransactioncostsandimporttariffs.Forinstancea30percentdeclineinbothofthesewouldgenerateeconomicgainsof1.8percentgrowthinGDPforChinaandanywherefrom5.3to16.9percentGDPforotherparticipatingmembercountries.Improvingthequalityofinfrastructureincountrieswithlessefficienttraderegimesandborderadministrationmayresultinonlylimitedexportgains.Ouranalysissuggeststhata1percentimprovementintradefacilitationprocedures,qualityoftransportinfrastructureandinformationandcommunicationtechnologywilldeliver1.5,0.7and1.4percentincreasesinexports,respectively.Gainsarehigherforcorridorswheretradeagreementsmayalreadyexist.Withnearlytwo-thirdsofinitiativecountriesfacingenergydeficits,theinitiativeneedstocomplementandsupplementthesubregionalenergyconnectivityinitiatives.Thereismuchscopetodeveloppowergrids,promotesmart,greenandintegratedpowerandgasmarkets,harnesscross-bordergasandoilpipelinesfromresourcerichCentralAsiatoSouthandEastAsia.DrawingontheinitiativesoftheStateGridCorporationofChinaandtheGlobalEnergyInterconnectionDevelopmentCooperationOrganizationtopromoteglobalenergyinterconnectionscanenhancetheregion"senergysecurityandadvancesustainableenergyaccess.ItisalsoevidentthatICThastobeanessentialfoundationfortheinitiativeasitcanharnesscrosssectoralsynergies.E-resilienceofICTcanbeenhancedthroughincreasingdiversifiedandredundantfiberopticcables,raisingbandwidth,developingnationalICTinfrastructure,andloweringfixed-broadbandpricesasapercentageofpercapitagrossnationalincome.Theseactionscanhelpdevelopuniformqualityofservicesbetweenendpointswhichwillfacilitatetrafficdelivery,ensurelowtransitcosts,andefficientInternettrafficmanagementusingInternetexchangepoints.Whilethesocialbenefitsofsomecorridorsarehigh,thereisneedtoadoptmoreinclusiveapproachestocopewithsocialrisks.Forexample,connectingtheinitiativetoremoteareaswithnewmulti-countrycorridorswouldenableruralindustrializationandhelpnarrowurban-ruralgaps.ItisthereforeimportantthatsynergiesandcomplementaritiesbetweentheobjectivesoftheinitiativeandtheSDGscanhelpcreateawin-winsolution,particularlyasregionalcooperationandintegrationwillfacilitaterealizationoftransboundarygoals.Theinitiativewithitsunprecedentedambitionandscaleentailsenormouscomplexitiesandchallenges;however,itoffersphenomenalopportunitiestoputAsiaonawell-balancedgrowthandsustainabledevelopmentpath.Theauthorisanunder-secretary-generaloftheUnitedNationsandtheexecutivesecretaryoftheEconomicandSocialCommissionforAsiaandthePacific.