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ial media, they develop a negative relationship with their bodies. This often leads th
em to engage in “fat talk”－resulting in much low
er self-esteem, Shen added. Ye, from Hangzhou, who works as an accountant for Silergy Corp, said more than 90 percent of her colleagues in the finance
department are women, ranging in age from the
early 20s to late 40s. Some have families, while others are singl e or just “jump into” romantic relations. But all of them have varying degrees of dissatisfaction with their body shape.
man in our office is unhappy with at least one part of her b ody. One of them might say her face is too round, while others are unhappy with their arms when
we sit toge
ther and gossip,” said Ye, who weighs 48 kg but frowns as she looks at the shape of her thighs. “I have often thought I would be more attractive if my thighs were thinner,” she said, a
dding that one of her colleagues had not eaten dinner for at least two years in order to stay slim.
short delay to Brexit is possible, but will be conditional on the House of Commons passing the Withdrawal Agreement.
“The question remains open as to the duration of such an extension,” Tusk, the President of the European Council, said.
Tusk said he spoke to Theresa May on the phone earlier this afternoon.
“May’s proposal of the 30 June, which has its merits, creates a series of questions of a leg
al and pol
itical nature,” he added. “Leaders will discuss this tomorrow.”1 hr agoDona ld Tusk speaking nowThe President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, is giving a press conference in Brussels.
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MPs surprised by “downright reckless” strategy, Starmer says
Labour’s Sha dow Brexit Secretary Keir Starmer has opened t
he emergency debate into the Brexit delay by quoting Ther esa May’s de facto deputy David Lidington, who said last week that if May’s divorce deal was not passed by parl
iament, seeking “a short and, critically, one-off ex
tension would be downright reckless.” Starmer says those statements led MPs to believe that May would reques
t a long exte
nsion if she hadn’t passed her plan — but May has asked for a delay only until June 30. He adds that the confusion is symptomatic of May’s Brexit strategy to date — to “put parliament as far away as possible from the process.”
with India adding a caveat that bilateral talks cannot be held till cross-border terrorism stops. The relationship between
the two nations has oscillated between tremulous a
ttempts at reconciliation to fiery threats of retribution. And as relations between the two neighbors deteriorate, many across the border are seeing Modi’s nationalist stanc
e move the c
ountry further to the right, with the Hindu majority hardening in its attitudes towards Muslim Pakistan. ”Over the (years) since the Modi government has been in power, relations with Pakistan have eroded, not the top level re
between the leaders, but what Pakistanis see as a transformation of India in terms of ordi nary people,” says Rafia Zakaria, a columnist for Dawn newspaper in Pakistan.
e seen) a large-scale transformation (of India) into a Hindu nation, no t a secular nation,” she says, saying there are “constant, even daily skirmishes about petty things.”
”Modi is facing a tough re-election and is at a point wher
e he can’t use the economy to unite the country,” says Afzal, the Brookings scholar.
According to the New York Times, on January 22, Dayson announced that its headquarters would be moved from Mam
sbury in southwestern England to Singapore to meet its growing demand in Asia. At p
resent, Dayson mainly produces vacu um cleaners and hair dryers, but at the same time, it is also preparing for the development and production of electric vehicles.
duction businesses are in Asia,” Dayson said in his financial report. With the introduction of electric vehicles to the ma
rket by Dayson, the advantages of the Asian business will continue for some time, and there will be a trend of exp
yson also said the company would double the size of its technology centre in Singapore. At present, Dyson has 12,000 employees worldwide and more than 4,500 employees in the UK. Dayson said the cur
rent relocation of headquarters would involve only two jobs, Jorn Jensen, Chief Financial Of
ficer, and Martin Bowen, Gen eral Counsel. Dayson also said the company would not stop investing and hiring in the UK.
According to CNN, in August last year, Dyson announced that he would invest 116
million in rebuilding the former Royal Air Force Base to build test ru
nways and offices for 2000 employees. The base will be used to develop Dyson electric vehicles.
A spokesman for Dayson said the relocation of headquarters was not a response to Britain’s exit from Europe. “We
are still committed to serving the UK, but the Asian market is also growing rapidly,” the spokesman said.
Shopping in shopping malls, tourist attractions, the most test of women’s patience is waiting for the toilet. In recent years, Guangzhou,
Beijing and Nanjing have appeared the behaviora
l art of “occupying men’s toilets” one after another. The problem of female students’difficulty in toilet has been supported and feedback from many departments. On 9 January 2019,
Reporters learned from the press conferenc
e on the implementation of twelve key facts of people’s livelihood held by Henan Government Information Office in 2018 that ac cording to the actual use, Henan should increase the number of female toilets and guide the construction of new public toilets in accordance with the 2:3 ratio of male and female toilets.
Last year, 10288 new public toilets were built in our province, exceeding the target of s
mall toilets and improving people’s livelihood. In 2018, provincial Party committees an d provincial governments included the “toilet revolution” in the facts of people’s livelihood in 2018. They made it clear that more than 5000 public health toilets were newly built and
rebuilt in urban built-up areas, towns built-up areas (central villages) and tourist
attractions at county level and above, so as to ensure that all public health toilets in built -up areas in central urban areas under provincial jurisdiction met the standards of category II and above before the end of the year.
On the morning of September 9, Wu Hao, Director of the Housing and Construction Department of Henan Province, introduced the imp
lementation of the people’s livelihood practical task of deepening the “toilet revolution” in Henan Province. The specific tasks of Henan “Toilet Revolution” in 2018 are as follows:
Target and Task of Urban Public Toilets: More than 1900 public toilets will be built and rebuilt in cities
above county level to ensure that all public toilets in central urban areas under provincial jurisdiction meet the standards of Class II and above.
Target tasks of township public toilet construction: more than 3600 public toilets are newly built and rebuilt in Township built-up
areas (central villages); the target tasks of tourism public toilet construction are: more than 1600 new and rebuilt toilets in tourist scenic spots, along tourist roads and rural tourist spots.
In 2018, 3268 new (reformed) urban latrines were built, which exceeded the target task of 1368; 5307 new (reformed) Township latrines exceeded the target task of 1707; 1713 ne
w (reformed) tourist latrines exceeded the target task of 113. In a word, a total of 10288 public toilets have been built in cities, towns and tourist areas, exceeding the target task of 5288.
In addition, the transformation of rural household sanitary toilets has progressed smoothly, various standards have been improved, and the promotion mechanism has bee
n established. In 2018, a total of 2 million households have been transformed into rural household sanitary toilets, and the people’s livelihood has been fully implemented.
Men and women’s toilets 2:3, 5307 new (renovated) township public toilets
Reporters learned from the press conference that in 2018, provincial finance allocated
75.51 million yuan to subsidize urban and rural public toilet construction; allocated 57.03 million yuan t
o tourism public toilet construction; allocated 224.49 million yuan to rural household toilet transformation.