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CANNES, France, May 11 (Xinhua) -- The 69th Cannes Film Festival (Festival de Cannes) officially kicked off Wednesday evening in the southern French sea resort of Cannes.


Following the red carpet where the jury and the crew of the opening film were presented to the grand public, the opening ceremony, hosted by French comedian Laurent Lafitte, took place in the Palace of the Festival.


This year's opening film was chosen to be Woody Allen's latest film Cafe Society. Having already opened the festival twice, Hollywood Ending in 2002 and Midnight in Paris in 2011, Woody Allen has opened three times the festival.


The film, starring Kristen Stewart and Jesse Eisenberg, tells the story of a young man who arrives in Hollywood during the 1930s hoping to work in the film industry, falls in love, and finds himself swept up in the vibrant cafe society that defined the spirit of the age.


This is also the fourteenth Out of Competition selection at Cannes for the American director, screenwriter, actor, writer and comedian.


Asked about why he doesn't participate in the main competition, Allen explained that "I dot't believe in competition for artistic things. It's all very subjective."


As for the jury of the main competition, it is composed of nine people, headed by Australian film director George Miller whose Mad Max: Fury Road was premiered during last year's festival.


Heavily criticized for the lack of women's presence in the festival, this year's jury includes four females, actress Kirsten Dunst from the United States, producer Katayoon Shahabi from Iran, actress and director Valeria Golino from Italy, and French actress Vanessa Paradis.


Canadian actor Donald Sutherland, who starred Hunger Games and Chinese movie Da Waner (directed by Feng Xiaogang), is also among the jury.


A total of 21 films, including three Asian films, were selected among the 1869 films in April to compete for the top prize Palme d'Or of this annual film event.


According to the figures of the organizer, about 40,000 film industry professionals are participating in this year's Cannes Film Festival, including 4,500 journalists from around the world.


The 69th Cannes Film Festival (Festival de Cannes) runs from May 11 to 22 in Cannes.


PHNOM PENH Cheap Trea Turner Jersey , Jan. 10 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Premier Li Keqiang met with his Thai counterpart Prayut Chan-o-cha here on Wednesday, and both sides vowed to further promote bilateral cooperation.


Hailing the sound momentum of China-Thailand relations, Li told Prayut on the sidelines of the second Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) leaders' meeting that the inauguration of the construction of China-Thailand high-speed railway last month marks a new step forward in bilateral cooperation.


The 253-km first phase of the railway links Bangkok with northeastern province of Nakhon Ratchasima. China is responsible for design of the railway, supervision of construction and manufacturing of trains and signal systems among others.


Li called for joint efforts from both sides to facilitate the railway project and push forward cooperation in other areas.


China hopes to synergize its Belt and Road Initiative with Thailand's Eastern Economic Corridor construction Cheap Anthony Rendon Jersey , upgrade bilateral trade facilitation and enhance cooperation in such areas as trade, tourism and technology, Li said.


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Thailand pays close attention to China's innovation-driven development strategy and hopes to learn from China's experience, he said.


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PHNOM PENH, Jan. 6 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's upcoming official visit to Cambodia will be of great significance to Lancang-Mekong cooperation and China-Cambodia ties, Chinese Ambassador to Cambodia Xiong Bo said in a recent signed article.


This year marks the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Cambodia. Li's visit to Cambodia is significant in consolidating the two countries' traditional friendship Cheap Nationals Jerseys , expanding pragmatic cooperation, comprehensively promoting the development of the Lancang-Mekong River Cooperation (LMC) mechanism and jointly building a community of shared future by China and its neighbors, the ambassador said.


The friendship that was forged and cultivated by Chinese and Cambodian leaders of previous generations has grown stronger, Xiong said Wholesale Wilson Ramos Jersey , adding that the historical visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping to Cambodia in October 2016 opened a new era for the two countries to develop their comprehensive strategic partnership.


Li will attend the second LMC leaders' meeting in Phnom Penh and pay an official visit to Cambodia from Jan. 10 to 11. The LMC comprises six countries -- Cambodia, China, Laos, Myanmar Wholesale Derek Norris Jersey , Thailand and Vietnam.


Li's upcoming visit will inject impetus into the development of China-Cambodia ties in the new era, Xiong said.


China and Cambodia are highly complementary in their economies and share closely aligned development strategies, with great cooperation potential in the fields of global production capacity, trade and investment Wholesale Matt Belisle Jersey , infrastructure interconnectivity and energy resources, he said.


According to statistics, as of October 2017, China has been the biggest source of foreign investment for Cambodia Wholesale Sean Doolittle Jersey , with the agreed investment amount to Cambodia standing at 12.57 billion U.S. dollars which accounts for 36.4 percent of the country's total foreign investment, Xiong. Cheap Jerseys Cheap Jerseys Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap Authentic Jerseys Wholesale Soccer Shirts Cheap NHL Hoodies Free Shipping Wholesale Hats Wholesale Hats Wholesale Soccer Hoodies Wholesale NFL Hats

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