reached 51.6 million tons, with ore and container freight volumes breaking records. Aut
horities said that the port’s investment budget for 2019 would reach 48 million euros.
Situated at the heart of a triangle between Brussels, London, and P
aris, the Port of Dunkerque is the third largest port in France after Port Le Havre and Port Marseille.
The port has 18 professional terminals and a logistics park with storage facilities for food, hydrocarbons, chemicals and cereals.
Public security authorities have destroyed over 200 cross-re
gional criminal networks and more than 400 peer-to-peer lending platforms suspected of i
llegal fundraising between the beginning of 2018 and the first quarter of 2019, according to the Ministry of Public Security.
They have also filed 19,000 illegal fundraising cases involving 410 billion yuan ($59 billion), the ministry said in a news release.
efit from economies of scale and agglomeration, and the coordinated development of those city clusters will help sha
re and build the basic urban foundation, bring stronger competitiveness and improve pe
ople’s lives,” said Chen Yuyu, an economics professor at Peking University’s Guanghua School of Management.
Nine Occupy activists, including three chief organizers, were found guilty for their involve
ment in the 2014 illegal Occupy protests, a Hong Kong court ruled on Tuesday.
University of Hong Kong law professor Benny Tai Yiu-ting and sociologist Chan Kin-man, two of th
e three chief organizers, were convicted of conspiracy to commit public nuisance and inci
tement to commit public nuisance, according to the West Kowloon Magistrates’ Courts.
The other chief organizer, pastor Reverend Chu Yiu-ming, was convicted of conspiracy to commit public nuisance.
Five other defendants, namely legislator from the Civic Party Tanya Chan Suk-chong, legislator and social worker Shiu Ka-C
hun, social activist Raphael Wong Ho-ming, and former student leaders Tommy Cheung Sau-yin and Eason Chu
ng Yiu-wa, were found guilty for incitement to commit public nuisance and incitement to commit public nuisance.