SEOUL Wholesale Houston Astros Jersey , Aug. 24 (Xinhua) -- South Korean President Moon Jae-in's approval rating rose for two straight weeks due to the so-called ""convention effect"" from his press conference to mark 100 days in office, a weekly survey showed Thursday.
According to the Realmeter poll, Moon gained 74.4 percent of support this week, up 2 percentage points from the previous week.
It was based on a survey of 1,522 voters conducted from Monday to Wednesday. It had 2.5 percentage points in margin of error with a 95-percent confidence level.
Moon's support scores advanced for two weeks in a row thanks mainly to his press conference last week to mark his 100th day in office.
It was often called ""convention effect"" as major events cause a positive effect and raise an approval rating of leaders.
President Moon said during last week's press conference that he will prevent another war from breaking out on the Korean Peninsula by all means, seeking to ease tensions on the peninsula.
Moon's ruling Democratic Party kept its top post with 52.9 percent in support scores this week Wholesale Kansas City Royals Jersey , up 0.6 percentage points from a week earlier.
The main opposition Liberty Korea Party came next with 14.8 percent of support, down 2.1 percentage points from the previous week.
It was followed by the minor conservative Righteous Party and the centrist People's Party with 6.8 percent and 6.3 percent each this week. The minor progressive Justice Party won 5.5 percent of support.
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EDINBURGH, Aug. 13 (Xinhua) -- Renowned Chinese film director Zhang Yimou Wholesale Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Jersey , who's also known for directing the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympic Games, made the overseas premiere of his new conceptual performance in Edinburgh Fringe Festival Saturday and Sunday.
Combining Chinese traditional arts and modern technology, and jointly performed by Chinese artists and foreign studios, the two-day show called "2047 Apologue" was sold out to around 2,000 audience.
As the director of the show, Zhang Yimou delivered a video speech at the premiere Wholesale Los Angeles Dodgers Jersey , in which he said his new production is trying to touch on the question of "the relationship between human and technology, as well as the cultural collision and integration between China and the world, tradition and the future."
"It is not only a show or a story," he said, "but more like a reflection on puzzles that come with the rapid progression of technology."
The Chinese director said his inspiration have come from the hope that more children could spend less time on computers, more time on communication with family and friends.
Gorden Wholesale Miami Marlins Jersey , one of the audience, praised the artistic expression of the show, saying he was quite shocked and touched. "It uses a form I've never seen before."
Bao Yi, producer of "2047 Apologue", said that they chose Chinese Art and Culture Festival, which is organized under the framework of Edinburgh Fringe Festival Wholesale Milwaukee Brewers Jersey , as their first overseas platform. Later this year, they plan to take the show to New York and Sydney.
Chinese Art and Culture Festival, organized by the Scotland-China Chamber of Commerce, has been held successfully for three consecutive years.
Song Jie, the chamber president, believes the overseas Chinese society can act as a bridge between China and the outside world Wholesale Minnesota Twins Jersey , helping to bring Chinese arts and culture to the world stage.
The Edinburgh Fringe Festival is one of the largest art festivals in the world, covering a wide range of drama, music, dance, film and so on. It attracts millions of visitors from all over the world. This year, the Fringe runs from Aug. 4 to 28 Wholesale New York Mets Jersey , with more than 50,000 artists and performers bringing over 3,000 performances.
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BEIJING, Dec. 18 (Xinhua) -- As 2017 moves further into the rearview mirror Wholesale New York Yankees Jersey , it leaves a mixed message. The year has seen both hope and fear in an increasingly complex and interdependent world and the call is for all countries to joins hands and shoulder their due responsibility.
A DIVIDED WORLD
It's been a year of tumult that brought a flurry of changes marking a divided world. Some countries retreated into nationalism, protectionism or unilateralism. Globalization faced political headwinds while instability and uncertainty prevailed.
In the international arena, the United States pulled up the drawbridge in the name of protecting national interests. Since he assumed office in January, President Donald Trump has abandoned or threatened to quit several international accords under his "America First" policy. Washington withdrew from the Paris Agreement on climate change, pulled out of the United Nations (UN)'s culture and education body UNESCO, and ended its participation in the Global Compact on Migration Wholesale Oakland Athletics Jersey , dismaying even close allies.
Domestically, the Trump Administration came under fire for the continued racial and ethnic tensions that started erupting since his predecessor Barack Obama's tenure. In August,.