unced it had issued 5.05 billion shares and raised about 12.57 billion yu
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hina’s A-share markets, and ranking among the top 30 in the amount raised in its history.
亚博体育yb千花坊The new shares make up around one-tenth of the company’s total. It was issued thr
ough a combination of strategic placement and through issuances both offline and online.
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rcent of the new shares. They include central State-owned companies or their subs
亚博体育yb千花坊idiaries, national-level investment funds or their subsidiaries, and Chinese Depositary Receipt funds, the company sai
d. CDRs are certificates that are traded on mainland bourses and are exchangeable with shares listed overseas.
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or the stock market as it eases the pressure from large-scale issuance. In addition, it is also beneficial
for the long-term stability of the company’s stock price, according to CGN Power.
The company’s share price jumped despite the electricity sector in the exchange clo亚博体育yb千花坊
sing 0.54 percent lower and the Shenzhen Component Index settling 1 percent lower on Monday.
CGN Power tops China’s nuclear power industry either by capacity in operation o
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ent company China General Nuclear Power Group, a State-owned energy giant based in Shenzhen.
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nits that are already in operation, with a total installed capacity of 27.14 mi
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d IPO plan in February 2018, followed by approval from the Chinese regulators in July.
A jazz big band from the United States recently presented a concert at Jazz at Lincoln Center in Shanghai.
This is the first time Carnegie Hall’s National Youth Jazz Orchestra is touring China. The 23 y亚博体育yb千花坊
oung musicians aged 16 to 19 were selected from across the US. And after two weeks’of intensive training in New
亚博体育yb千花坊女神会所York, they started their performances in Taichung in Taiwan on Jul 30, followed by the National Center for th
e Performing Arts in Beijing, said Sean Jones, a renowned trumpeter and mentor of NYO Jazz.亚博体育yb千花坊
In Shanghai NYO Jazz played two concerts including the show at Jazz at Lincoln Cen
ter, which featured a casual and intimate setting. The other show was at the Shanghai Oriental Art Center.亚博体育yb千花坊
The orchestra had an open rehearsal before the concert at the Jazz at Lincoln Center in Shanghai. And
80 members of the public took part in the rehearsal, many of whom were parents with their school-age children.
亚博体育yb千花坊女神会所Fourteen-year old Zhao Junhuan who was there with his father swayed in his seat to the rhy
thm of the music. Zhao, who has spent three years learning to play the drums, was impressed with the Am
erican boys’ performance, but said: “I will be able to play as well as them when I am their age”.亚博体育yb千花坊
Shanghai-based music critic Gu Chao said that the young musicians showed e
xcellent technique that their performance was beyond his expectation. “What
these lacked in experience, they made up with their love for music,” he said.亚博体育yb千花坊 女神会所”Watching them play I was conv
inced that jazz is alive and contemporary, and far from being outdated.”
Carnegie Hall in New York is one of the most celebrated concert halls in the world. And since 2013 the institution has
been bringing together outstanding musicians aged between 16 and 19 to form the NYO-USA, and NYO2, an inten亚博体育yb千花坊
sive summer training program for outstanding young musicians aged 14 to 17. In 2018, Car
negie Hall launched the NYO Jazz program, celebrating the big band tradition in American jazz music.
This year the 23 young musicians from 16 states in the US, led by acclaimed trumpeter Sean Jones and Grammy Award-亚博体育yb千花坊女神会所
winning jazz vocalist Kurt Elling embarked on a tour to China after a concert at the Carnegie Hall.
Speaking about the band, Clive Gillinson, executive and artistic director of Carnegie亚博体育yb千花坊
Hall, said: “The musicians who make up NYO Jazz’s 2019 roster are among the finest jazz players in the nati
on, passionate not only about music, but also dedicated to connecting with people across cultures.
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e of life-changing experiences through unparalleled training wit
h esteemed jazz artists and extraordinary performances of America’s beloved art form aro
und the world as they serve as wonderful musical ambassadors for their country.”
rvingly opening to the outside world to increase its resilience to risks
and shoulder its responsibility as a major country,” said Wang Xiaosong, a researc?亚博体育yb千花坊
h fellow with the National Academy of Development and Strategy under Renmin University of China.
?亚博体育yb千花坊Covestro, a global chemicals giant that has been in China for nearly 20 years, is plannin
g to upgrade its China headquarters in Shanghai to its Asia-Pacific headquarters.
Holly Lei, president of Covestro China, said after the move, the?亚博体育yb千花坊
company could better coordinate global resources to grow together with China.
?亚博体育yb千花坊China is Covestro’s biggest single market and Shanghai is hom
e to its largest plant while housing its Asia-Pacific innovation center, said Lei.
Covestro is not alone in terms of expanding its business ambitions in the world’s second-largest economy.?亚博体育yb千花坊
French carmaker PSA Peugeot Citroen plans to set up a regional procurement center in Sha
nghai. German chemicals giant BASF has increased investment to upgrade its innovation center in Shan
ghai after investing in a $10 billion production facility in Zhanjiang. The city is also home?亚博体育yb千花坊女神会所
to Tesla’s gigafactory, which is under construction with an investment of over 50 billion yuan ($7.1 billion).
Investments from the European Union, Singapore, Japan and countries included in t?亚博体育yb千花坊
he Belt and Road Initiative all grew at double-digit rates in the first half and the investm
ent structure is being optimized, said Hua Yuan, director of the municipal commission of commerce.
The high-tech service industry reported an actual use of foreign investment of $1.7 bil?亚博体育yb千花坊女神会所
lion in the first six months, posting a hefty annual growth of 29.6 percent, said Hua.
A series of opening-up measures in multiple fields and industries and the impro
ving business environment has ramped up foreign investment interests in China.
?carry out a plan he had thought about for half a year: riding to the university.
To accomplish this, Meng decided to earn some money to spend during亚博体育yb千花坊女神会所
the journey. So he took a job at a restaurant and earned 4,000 yuan in his summer vacation.
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ed to sharpen his persistence and fearless spirit before beginning his studies.
Concerning over possible safety issues during the journey, Meng’s father, 44, decided to join his son.
亚博体育yb千花坊女神会所The younger Meng has always been a sports fan. He said when he was in high school, he
liked running on the playground every day. Cycling was also one of his favorites. He saw many new things
during the trip, improved his ability to schedule and deal with emergencies.
“I think I experienced a lot during the journey. It was unforgettable,” he said.亚博体育yb千花坊
His story has won wide praise on the internet. “What we lack is the courage to try what
we want in life,” one user said on the popular Chinese social media platform Weibo.
The logistics services in China have become more en亚博体育yb千花坊女神会所
vironmentally friendly as the packages for express delivery are more recycla
ble and transport became greener, according to the State Post Bureau (SPB) Wednesday.
By the end of June, 96 percent of the courier deliveri亚博体育yb千花坊
es have used digital waybills, while 45 percent of the products sold on e-com
merce platforms have given up secondary packaging, said Liu Jun, deputy director of the SPB.
亚博体育yb千花坊女神会所China has also deployed waste sorting devices in nearly 10,000 courier service branches and built a n
umber of green distribution centers to save resources of land, energy and water, Liu said.
d her mother from 7 years ago at a local hospital in Naidong county, Shannan, Tibet autonomous region
, on July 13, 2019. In 2012, she underwent heart surgery at Wuhan Asia Heart Hospital, which was a complete succes亚博体育yb千花坊女神会所
Five-year-old Le Le and 18-month-old Meng Meng from the impoverished Jingyuan county,
亚博体育yb千花坊Guyuan, Northwest China’s Ningxia Hui autonomous region, also benefitted from the hospital’s program.
In April of this year, the younger sister Meng Meng was diagnosed with congenital heart disease in
a medical examination organized by the hospital, after亚博体育yb千花坊女神会所
her elder sister Le Le received a similar diagnosis in a kindergarten physical check-up not long ago.
亚博体育yb千花坊A congenital heart surgery usually costs around 25,000 ($3,638) to 40,000 yuan ($5,821), whic
h placed a tremendous amount of pressure on the family
with six daughters, one working parent and over 60,000 yuan of debt.
After learning about the family’s financial difficulties, the expert team helped the gir亚博体育yb千花坊女神会所
ls apply for a special fund, which covers more than 80,000 yuan of the total medical expenses.
亚博体育yb千花坊In mid May, the two sisters went to Wuhan with more than a dozen children wi
th congenital heart diseases in Ningxia Hui autonomous region. Tao and Wang Xiao, d
eputy head of cardiothoracic surgery department, performed the surgery on the girls with success.
Tao said “it is not diffic亚博体育yb千花坊ult to do good deed. What’s challenging is to keep
doing them and encourage people around you to participate in these activities.” He hopes
亚博体育yb千花坊that Wuhan Asia Heart Hospital’s efforts will help cure more patients and make their dreams come true.女神会所
Medical programs organized by Wuhan Asia Heart Hospital have provided heart operations
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ngenital heart disease patients who come from impoverished families have benefitted from free heart surgeries.
By the end of 2019, the hospital aims to see its 10,000th patient, whose life will be greatly improved by the heart surgery.
More than 100 students shared their family stories at an exhibition at Shanghai Jiao Tong
University that celebrates the 40th anniversary of China’s reform and opening-up.亚博体育yb千花坊女神会所
Wang Yan, dean of the School of Marxism at the university, says that the exhibition aims to foster a greater recognition of socialism
亚博体育yb千花坊with Chinese characteristics and encourage students to contribute to the future development of the country.
The exhibition at the university’s Qian Xuesen Library and Mus
eum ended on Dec 31. It features works based on students’ communication with their family m亚博体育yb千花坊
embers about the times before the reform and how the opening-up initiatives have transformed the country.
Exhibits include photos of families, hometowns, stamp collections and memoirs.
亚博体育yb千花坊女神会所Yang Hongbo, an undergraduate majoring in electronic information, expla
ins his work at the exhibition: “My grandfather showed me a congratulatory letter he w
as awarded with when he was an aeronautical doctor at the Lanzhou Military Area Command in northwestern China.亚博体育yb千花坊
“During a military exercise, smoke suddenly appeared in the cabin of a plane after it landed. Only
my grandpa noticed the situation immediately. He ran toward the plane, boarded it and dragged the pilot out.
亚博体育yb千花坊女神会所”A piece of debris from the plane’s explosion left a scar on my grandpa’s face, and he calle
d it badge of honor. I am proud of him and will grow up to be a man like him, devoted to the country and its people.”
Cao Hong from Zhiyuan College also shares a story about his father’s generation in his hometown of Zixi in Fujian province.亚博体育yb千花坊
“Before the reform and opening-up, the village mainly relied on gro
wing rice, vegetables and green tea at the foot of the Dagu Mountain,” he says.
亚博体育yb千花坊女神会所”Farmers had to take a long journey through the rugged landscape of steep, rocky
hills and winding roads in the mountains to sell their produce in the county center.
with many from other localities outside Lanzhou. The rising number of visitors also gave her good financial returns.
“A ticket to the museum costs 36 yuan ($5), and if you book online in advance, you can get a disc亚博体育yb千花坊品茶微信
ount of 6 yuan,” she said. Despite not being free, the lure of the museum has proved to be enduring. It curre
亚博体育yb千花坊ntly receives up to 100 visitors every day on average, making it the latest “must-visit site” in Lanzhou.
But breakup museums did not originate in China. In 2006, an artist couple in Croatia came up
with the idea after breaking up and established the world’s first breakup museum. The idea drew many亚博体育yb千花坊品茶微信
followers, and similar museums sprang up around the world. Many in China also jumped on the bandwagon.
“I think it is a quite new, creative form of economy,” said Dou Xuecheng, a professor wit
亚博体育yb千花坊h Gansu Agricultural University. “Traditionally in China, love and relationships are not to be expressed or d
isplayed in public, but as our society becomes more diverse, the attitudes of young people are changing.”
Dou said that the museum is a reflection that more people are after spiritual satisfaction.亚博体育yb千花坊品茶微信
“But such forms of the economy can be short-lived,” Dou said. “
The organizers need to strengthen the content and services in the museums to prolong their life.”亚博体育yb千花坊
Li Fangfang said that currently, the most important thing is to keep the museum rolling financially.
亚博体育yb千花坊品茶微信”Even though we have many visitors, we also face high rent and labor costs,” she said. “B
ut we will definitely enhance our services according to the demands of our customers in the future.”
Contemporary Amperex Technology Co Ltd (CATL), China’s largest autom亚博体育yb千花坊
otive lithium-ion battery maker, forecast a 120 percent to 150 percent annual profit gr
owth in the first half of 2019 amid a booming new energy vehicle (NEV) market.亚博体育yb千花坊品茶微信
Net profit in the Jan-June period rose to between 2 billion yuan ($290 million) and 2.28
billion yuan, CATL said in a filing to the Shenzhen Stock Exchange on Saturday.
CATL said the strong profit growth came after it attracted more customers, strengthene、
d cost control and the NEV market boom resulted in a bigger demand for its lithium-ion batteries.
Despite sluggish sales of gasoline-powered vehicles, China’s NEV market has experienced a boom.
Liu Zhongyi, 亚博体育yb千花坊品茶微信head of the ministry’s Criminal Investigation Bureau, explained how such crimes usually ha
亚博体育yb千花坊ppen: Chinese suspects collude with their foreign accomplices to deceive women, who usually are between 20 and 30 y
ears old, offering them good-paying jobs in businesses such as tourism or good marriage prospects.亚博体育yb千花坊
Then they assist the women in entering China illegally and send them to their Chinese accomplices, who offer lodging, transp
亚博体育yb千花坊ort them to different parts of the country and force them into illegal marriages or prostitution.
Chen Shiqu, deputy director of the bureau, said the price for each woman who w
as sold ranged from 100,000 to 180,000 yuan ($14,545 to $26,180), based on age, appearance and nationality.亚博体育yb千花坊
He said the Chinese police were careful to protect the legitimate rights of the wo
men and distinguish them from those who illegally crossed Chinese borders for other purposes.亚博体育yb千花坊品茶微信
The approval authority for the establishment of Sino-foreig
n joint ventures or wholly foreign-funded human resource recruitment agencies wi
亚博体育yb千花坊 ll be delegated to the Qianhai and Shekou Area. The area is also authorized to formulate regulations on the ma
nagement of professionals from Hong Kong and Macao in accordance with national laws and regulations.
Have you ever been bitten by the nostalgia bug and tried to look up your favorite ch亚博体育yb千花坊 品茶微信
ildhood TV dramas and watch them? Often it’s the case that you soon find the fuzzy images and the awkward c
亚博体育yb千花坊 olor so unbearable that you drop the show after watching it for no more than three minutes.
However, recently a special film viewing marathon was held by Youku, a video streaming site owned by Alibaba, at a cinem
a in Beijing. The event featured nonstop episodes of a digitally-restored version of the 2006 hit TV d亚博体育yb千花坊 品茶微信
rama?Soldiers Sortie, and attracted a large crowd of diehard fans, many born after 1995.
Although the intensive viewing was quite a test of physical strength, much to everyone’s su
rprise, the greatly-enhanced definition of the restored version stood the test of the big screen
ia last year, she said she had been captivated since she was a c
hild by men and women dressed in Han-style robes fighting each other in kung fu television shows.亚博体育yb千花坊亚博体育yb千花坊
Although she started wearing?hanfu?on a daily basis simply because she really liked it, Zhou began to take it more seri
亚博体育yb千花坊ously when she began attracting the attention and interest of foreigners and others who share the same love for tradi
tional Chinese culture, according to a China Central Television report on?hanfu?last year.
The Sina Weibo star has seen both her business in Sydney and her popularity on the micro-blogging platform continue to grow.亚博体育yb千花坊
Because the clothing style disappeared for about 400 years before its reemergence, several
critics and academics doubt the authenticity of modern adaptations of hanfu, claiming tha
亚博体育yb千花坊亚博体育yb千花坊t the followers did not do sufficient historical research before recreating the outfits. Some have even gone on to say tha
t the movement is entrenched in racism and linked to nationalist movements which could spark potential con
flict between the Han ethnic group, which makes up almost 92 percent of China’s population, and the other 55 ethnic groups.亚博体育yb千花坊
However, many young people who adopt?hanfu?as their daily fashion choice maintain that they wear it to show appre
ciation for their heritage and to feel a connection to their roots, with no political intention or motivation involved.亚博体育yb千花坊亚博体育yb千花坊
Despite of the ongoing debate over?hanfu, many young Chinese people, including Shi and Zhou, continue
亚博体育yb千花坊to promote wearing?hanfu?as a lifestyle choice and hope that it will one day be accepted as mainstream fashion.
Khaya Njumbe won the top prize in the child group of a singing contest of Chinese songs in the U.S.
Midwest and received a trophy on Sunday in a Chinese culture center in the southwestern suburbs in Chicago.亚博体育yb千花坊亚博体育yb千花坊
This is part of the “Water Cube Cup” Chinese Songs Singing Competition scheduled in August in Beijing of China.
Holding the trophy almost one-third of his size, the 10-year-old boy beamed, and just cou亚博体育yb千花坊亚博体育yb千花坊
ld not wait to play with other contest participating boys and girls standing around.
During the competition, the 10-year-old boy sang two Chinese songs, “Whe
n You Are Old and Grey” and “The Moon Represents My Heart.” The articulation, au
thentic pronunciation and emotional expression of the songs enabled him to win the prize.
elopment,with a goal of keeping China’s overall AI technology and application level in line with the world’s advanced level by 2020. It also underlined making Chi
亚博体育yb千花坊女神会所na a forerunner in the world in terms of AI knowledge, technology and application by 2030.
Last year’s Government Work Report introduced instructions to promote the development of the
new generation of AI, especially in the fields of healthcare, pensions,culture, education, and sports.亚博体育yb千花坊
At the beginning of this year, the government highlighted that AI development should be integrated into the country’s real economy,and that the in
亚博体育yb千花坊女神会所dustry should be market-driven, to stimulate enterprises’ power of innovation and vitality of internal growth.
A recent International Data Corp report showed that in 2018,China’s AI market size in terms of sales revenue reached $1.76
billion. The figure is expected to reach $11.9 billion by 2023. By 2030, China is expected to take a lead in the
world in terms of AI theory, technology and application, and become a major AI innovation center.亚博体育yb千花坊女神会所
Zhu Guang, CEO of Du Xiaoman Financial, the financial arm of Baidu, said: “In China, in the coming five to 10 yea
rs, AI technology will be deeply integrated into every industry. Some major companies will offer better i
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So, SAS established a financial incubation center in Nanjing,Jiangsu province, in East China,integrating its financia亚博体育yb千花坊女神会所
l system into the local ecosystem. It also set up an internet of things partnership with the local government of
Wuxi, Jiangsu province, using its technology to energize the city’s outdated industries.
Last year, at the China International Big Data Industry Expo in Guiyang, Guizhou province, SAS teamed up with local fi亚博体育yb千花坊女神会所
nancial institutions to set up a big data lab.The goal was to nurture talent and incubate new projects. It also partnered w
ith the municipal government of Shenzhen, Guangdong province, on a manufacturing project.