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WASHINGTON new balance 580 donne , Sept. 28 (Xinhua) -- The U.S. economic growth in the second quarter was revised upward to 3.1 percent from 3 percent previously estimated, according to the latest revision of U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) released on Thursday.

"With this third estimate for the second quarter, private inventory investment increased more than previously estimated, but the general picture of economic growth remains the same," the Commerce Department said in a statement.

Personal consumption expenditures, which accounts for about two-thirds of the U.S. economy new balance 580 uomo , increased at an annual rate of 3.3 percent in the second quarter of the year, unchanged from previously estimated.

Nonresidential fixed investment, a measure of corporate spending on structures and equipment, climbed at a pace of 6.7 percent in the second quarter, slightly lower than 6.9 percent previously reported.

Private inventories added 0.12 percentage point to the second-quarter growth, revised up from 0.02 percentage point previously estimated new balance 574 donne , according to the Commerce Department.

With this upward revision, the overall economy grew 2.1 percent on average in the first half of 2017.

While the Trump administration has vowed to accelerate annual U.S. economic growth to over 3 percent, many economists expect the U.S. economy to continue growing at around 2 percent this year.

Lanzhou-Chongqing railway to open to traffic on Sept. 29

Ceremonies held around China to celebrate birthday of Confucius

Wild animals in China's Qilianshan National Nature Reserve

Li Na shows tennis skills to young players during 2017 WTA Wuhan Open

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Scenery of terraced fields in Houyuan Village, China's Fujian

KIEV, June 23 (Xinhua) -- Visiting Chinese Minister of EducationChen Baosheng held talks with his Ukrainian counterpart LiliyaGrynevych here on Friday and they agreed to promote bilateralcooperation in the education sector.

The negotiation took place during the 2nd meeting of thesubcommittee on education cooperation of the Chinese-Ukrainianintergovernmental commission.

While addressing the meeting new balance 574 bambino , Chen said the cooperation betweenChina and Ukraine has been developing smoothly in the pastyears.

"Five years have passed since the first meeting of thesubcommittee in 2012. During these five years, we did a great job,practically fulfilled all the obligations that were agreed upon,"Chen said.

China and Ukraine have recently witnessed increasing academicmobility, strengthened cooperation between universities of the twocountries and expansion in teaching of national languages, theminister said.

For her part new balance 574 uomo , Grynevych stressed that Ukraine attaches greatimportance to its education cooperation with China and stands readyto enhance the partnership in various directions.

"The first direction is the development of direct ties betweenthe universities of Ukraine and China. 67 Ukrainian universitieshave already signed cooperation agreements with more than 200universities, institutes, colleges and enterprises of China," shesaid.

"Under these deals, scientific and academic exchanges arecarried out, joint forums and conferences are held new balance 574 offerta , scientificmaterials are published," she added.

Among other areas to expand the bilateral cooperation, Grynevychlisted the introduction of Chinese language lessons into Ukrainianschool curricula and the establishment of Confucius Institute ofScience and Technology in Ukraine.

It is also very important to enhance support for the existingConfucius Institutes in Ukraine and centers of the Ukrainianlanguage in China, she emphasized.

During the meeting, Chen and Grynevych have extended the deal onthe bilateral cooperation in the education sector and agreed tooutline a new cooperation roadmap by the end of this year.

Besides, the ministers have approved a plan of priority measuresto further promote cooperation in education sector between Chinaand Ukraine.

The sides agreed to strengthen student exchanges saucony grid 9000 italia , deepencollaboration in scientific and technical education, promoteinteruniversity cooperation, and share experience in tutoringChinese and Ukrainian languages.

Chen arrived in Kiev on Thursday for a three-day visit.

The first meeting of the subcommittee on education cooperationof the Chinese-Ukrainian intergovernmental commission was held inMarch 2012 in Sanya, south China's Hainan Province. Enditem


by Matt Walsh

MELBOURNE, March 7 (Xinhua) -- Australia' s Davis Cup tie against the USA at the weekend was supposed to bring together the country' s two leading players, Nick Kyrgios and Bernard Tomic saucony shadow 5000 italia , under the sage guidance of debutant team captain Lleyton Hewitt, and launch a brand new era for Australian tennis.

For too long, Australia' s best two players have been making news for all the wrong reasons - terrible on-court behavior, tantrums and accusations of tanking - and Hewitt' s firm hand as leader was, we thought, going to teach the young firebrands the joys of representing their country saucony shadow 5000 uomo , and hope a bit of the spirit of Australian tennis great Harry Hopman rubbed off on them at the same time.

But, when Kyrgios pulled out of the squad at the last minute, those best-laid plans started to come unstuck. The Australian team scrambled to best work out how to handle a dangerous US squad - Hewitt brought himself into the team at the last minute, even though he retired in January - as their preparations were thrown into disarray.

It was no surprise then that the makeshift Australian team ultimately lost 3-1 to the Americans on Sunday.

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