Memorial service for crashed Air Force plane held in Guizhou

According to official source from Chinese Air Force, a memorial service for Air Force officers and soldiers who died in an aircraft crash was held on February 4 in an Air Force base in Guizhou Province. On the afternoon of January 29, an Air Force plane crashed in a flight training in Guizhou Province, and […]

Celebrating Spring Festival overseas

From January 15. to February 28., 2014, Chongqing will dispatch six cultural delegations to seven countries, celebrating Spring Festival with Chinese people living in foreign countries, according to Chongqing Commission of Culture on January 14. The ‘Joyful Spring Festival’ is an activity initiated by the Ministry of Culture as a key dissemination project reaching all […]

【Jobs】Events Manager/Executive China-Britain Business Council Locations: Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Chongqing

Events Manager/Executive China-Britain Business Council Locations: Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Chongqing   Package:  Competitive salary, based on qualification and experience   The China-Britain Business Council (CBBC) helps UK companies grow and develop their business in China, via a network of 13 offices in China and 10 in the UK. Our mission is to help UK […]

Consular staff visit Soong Ching Ling Memorial

More than 60 foreign consuls and commercial attaches in Shanghai visited the Soong Ching Ling’s Residence and Memorial on Huaihai Road W. and other historical sites in Xujiahui this past Sunday. Their tour was organized by the Shanghai Municipal Commission of Commerce and the Xuhui District government in appreciation of their contributions to Shanghai’s development. […]

Minsheng Wharf to morph into cultural icon

A new cultural and creative industry park, the largest in downtown Shanghai by the shore of the Huangpu River, will open next year. The 100,000-square-meter park has a 739-meter-long waterfront facing the Huangpu River. It has Yangjing Port to the east, Minsheng Road to the west, Binjiang Road to the south, and the river to […]

Beijing to hold lottery for low-cost housing

Beijing’s plan to build low-cost housing for residential use has attracted wide attention since last month. Intended buyers can apply for the first batch of flats through a lottery by the end of this month, the Beijing News reports. The Beijing Municipal Commission of Housing and Urban-Rural Development unveiled its plan to supply 70,000 units […]

SCO members expected to ease Asia-Europe road transport

An agreement opening road transportation between Asia and Europe is expected to be signed at the upcoming 12th prime ministers’ meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) member states, a Chinese diplomat said on Wednesday. Vice Foreign Minister Cheng Guoping told a press conference that the agreement would create conditions for an Asia-Europe transport corridor […]

Yinchuan to build Yellow River bridge

City government of Yinchuan signed an agreement on building a bridge across the Yellow River with the Shanghai Greenland Group on Aug. 14, 2013. It is said that the project, with a total length of 20.20 kilometers, will become the longest bridge on the river. The city’s riverfront district sitting on both sides of the […]

Voting begins to select China’s grassroots heroes

Online voting kicked off on Wednesday to select China’s grassroots heroes for the fourth quarter of 2013. The public can vote online at www.xinhuanet.com or via microblogs and mobile applications to select 10 individuals from 20 nominees whose actions or stories have moved or inspired Chinese people. The 10 winners of this quarter will contest […]

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