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First day back, 上海楼凤品茶微信teachers emphasize lessons showing gratitude for help
Only days after an earthquake struck, 12-year-old Hu Yibing got up 6 am excited about going back to
school in a makeshift classroom in Shuanghe town of Changning, Sichuan province.
“My school was damaged in the earthquake and we were told on Thursd
ay to attend a tent classroom that opened today,” said the boy, a sixth grader from Shuanghe Central Primary School.
With its epicenter in Shuanghe, the earthquake struck at 10:55 pm on Monday, killing 13 people and injuring 226. Estimated direct economic losses have
reached 8.89 billion yuan ($1.29 billion), according to the latest number from the Yibin city government.
Like Hu, many students have had classes suspended after the quake. By Thur
sday, over 11,000 students had resumed the classes, while more than 33,000 students in
the counties of Gongxian and Changning, the areas hit most severely by the quake, were still waiting.
in 1978, and sh阿拉爱上海品茶微信ifted its focus toward building its economy.
Data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) shows the count
ry’s GDP increased 33.5 times in constant prices from 1978 to 2017, with average annual gr
owth at 9.5 percent, far exceeding the global average of 2.9 percent in the same period.
During 40 years of reform and opening-up, China’s economic aggregate increased significantly.
GDP stood at 364.5 billion yuan in 1978, before jumping to 1 trillion yuan in 1986, 2 trill
ion yuan in 1991, over 10 trillion in 2001, 30 trillion yuan in 2006, and over 80 trillion yuan 2017.
The country’s worldwide economic aggregate ranking is also rising, from 11th spot in 1978 to second in 2010.