And if some strategies, including efforts to popul

larize winter sports in other parts of the country, succeed, people in not only Northea st China but also in other regions could be seen playing winter sports in a few years time. In fact, the number of people involved in winter sports has increased drastically in many cities in the past few years. For example, Shanghai has 15 ice rinks and seven curling tracks. Southern cities such as Gu angzhou and Shenzhen are making efforts to promote winter sports and achieved some success. So despite the foundation of winter sports in China being weak, the general development momentum is …

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The development of winter sports will help meet th

diversified needs of sports fans, which is conducive to soci al and economic development. Notably, the General Admi nistration of Sport has issued a document emphasizing the importance of planning in the development of the winter sports industry. For instance, some departments have made efforts to optimize their resources by building m ore winter sports venues so they can encourage more people to take up winter sports. The Beijing municipal government and Hebei provincial gov ernment have worked out policies to encourage more scho ol students to play winter sports, and take part in winter sports events on campuses. ash001.cn

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Chris Rowley, a visiting professor from Oxford Uni

University’s Kellogg College in England, called openin g to more foreign investment a very important development. “Of course this will expose both inward investors and indigenous organ izations to some stark differences in management and doing business between them, which in tu rn requires more globally effective leaders who are les s ethnocentric and more culturally aware,” he said. Sikhumbuzo Zondi, a research assistant at th e Institute for Global Dialogue associated with the University of South Africa, said another important aspect of Xi’s opening address was the desire to invest more resources in scientific innovation and technology. www.shlf777.cn

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hina sees the BRI as a method by wermanent c

hich it can make a substantial and permanent contributi on to lasting peace, common security and global prosperity. “While some Westerners may scoff at the impact they think the BRI may have on these is sues, Xi genuinely sees the BRI as a global development project and will continue to wholeh eartedly put China’s money, resources and energies into this project,” he said.e of these concerns is the need for infrastructure projects to be more responsive to the local circumstances of BRI me Chen Weihua in Brussels, Bo Leung in London, Zhao Huanxin in Washington, Edith Mutethya in Nairobi and …

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At this time, there’s no nexus to Los Angeles, but i

in an abundance of caution, we will conduct high visibility patrols around synagog uesa and other houses of worship,” the Los Angeles Police Department tweeted. The Chabad of Poway website said the congregation i s a center for Jewish people of all backgrounds. It was established in 1986. Chabad offers a wide variety of educational and spiritual opportunities, including Torah classes and lectures, Shabbaton dinners, and an array of family and social activities, according to the website. Poway, about 20 miles north of downtown San Diego, is the sa fest city in the San Diego County and among the safest …

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Sinosure, established in 2001, said that it has suppor

rted Chinese companies export or invest in countries and regions involved in the Belt and Road Initiative to a total of value $724 billion by the end of March, since 2013. It has set up more than 2,300 insurance policies for projects that Chinese companies are carrying out in countries involve d in the Belt and Road Initiative, and has paid a total of $2.8 billion in insurance claims to Chinese companies. The Belt and Road Initiative, proposed by China in 2013, aims to build stronger links among countries across the globe. Guan Wenfeng, assistant general manager of Sinosure Fujian …

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President Xi’s speech deeply motivated us and touch

ed our heart. I have the same feeling about world development. The speech really firms our belief in a more intercon nected and mutually developed world. China’s policy of persisting in reform and opening up is an inspiring polic y to the world. It will build so many bridges of mutual development for the belt and road region. China is going to main tain a friendly and peaceful development attitude, and it will help the Belt & Road countries to get investment wit h high quality. Also, President Xi really showed us a new model of development and investment, focusing …

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The news came as a surprise and has led to a number of t

 of travel plan changes, as many choose new destinations a short or medi um distance away instead of suburban trips, said Feng Rao, data research center mana ger of Mafengwo, a major online travel service provider and tourist information-sharing platform in China. Travel plans to Sanya, Luoyang and Enshi, three Chinese tourist cities, grew most rapidly — by 15.4 %, 13.6% and 11.6% respectively — due to the extended holiday, according to a report from Mafengwo. With a new railway operating plan put into use from April 10 offeri ng more high-speed train routes, high-speed train trips are easier and …

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Wang Zhiguo, chairman and president of Shenzhen

 Skyworth-RGB Electronic, a subsidiary of Skyworth Group, said the express helped reduce logistics time by more than 66 percent. Enticed by the growing influence of China Railway Express on China-Europe trade, more compa nies have signed agreements with Chengdu to conduct import-export logistics and production capacity coop eration with Europe. They’ve also reached cooperative intention with local companies in bonded processing and logistics. That includes electronics giant TCL Corp, Lenovo Group, the world’s largest manufacturer of personal computers, and AVIC Chengdu Aircraft Industrial Co Ltd. The production of Skyworth, TCL and electronics company Dell in Chengdu also saw significant growth. …

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China joined the space club on April 24, 1970, when the

Long March 1 carrier rocket launched the country’s first satellite, Dongfanghong 1, into orbit. Since 2016, China has designated April 24 as China Space Day, with various activities that serve a s a window for the Chinese public and the world to get a better understanding of China’s aerospace progress. Aerospace authorities typically announce plans at those events. The China Manned Space Agency said on Tuesday in Beijing that the Lo ng March 5B carrier rocket, a key element in the next steps of the country’s manned space ende avor, is scheduled to make its maiden flight in the first …

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