Beijing customers line up for fresh-baked mooncakes

Customers buy freshly-baked mookcakes in a store of Daoxiangcun. Residents in Beijing were spotted queuing to buy freshly-baked mooncakes as the Mid-Autumn Festival approaches, Beijing Youth Daily reported on Sept. 13. Baking and selling mooncakes in the same spot has become a business tactic this year. In a store of Daoxiangcun, a traditional Beijing-based brand, … Continue reading Beijing customers line up for fresh-baked mooncakes

Nang culture park contributes to poverty reduction in Xinjiang

Abdu shows a nang in the workshop. (Photo/Xinhua) A cultural industrial park for Nang (Uyghur baked flatbread) opened in northwestern China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region last year, lifting over 400 people from southern Xinjiang out of poverty. 22-year-old Abdu Salam is from Yengisar, a southwestern county in Xinjiang. He now works for a factory in … Continue reading Nang culture park contributes to poverty reduction in Xinjiang

Grape wine industry vitalizes barren land

The first high-speed rail in Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region starts operation on Dec. 29, 2019, reducing the travel time between major cities in the autonomous region, Wuzhong to less than an hour. The high-speed rail positively contributes to Ningxia’s poverty alleviation. Photo by Yuan Hongyan/People’s Daily Online The eastern foot of Helan Mountain, on the … Continue reading Grape wine industry vitalizes barren land

Food delivery giants dabble in services

Chinese food delivery giants, including Eleme and Meituan, have been exploring the local services market, delivering a variety of retail goods and offering door-to-door services such as manicures, hairdressing and domestic services to customers. A courier from Eleme, an online food delivery platform, picks up books ordered by a client from a Xinhua Bookstore outlet … Continue reading Food delivery giants dabble in services