Chinese builders stay on posts in Qatar during Spring Festival

(Photo/tjyun.com) More than 20 Chinese builders spent the Spring Festival holiday building the Oasis Hotel in Doha, the capital city of Qatar, where the 2022 FIFA World Cup will be held, news portal Jinyun reported on Feb. 10. As a supporting facility of the football games, the hotel is contracted by China Railway 18 Bureau … Continue reading Chinese builders stay on posts in Qatar during Spring Festival

Chinese enterprises represent 70 percent of global hydropower market

An aerial view of the Lower Sesan II Hydropower Plant in Cambodia (Photo/CRI Online) China now ranks among the world’s most competitive countries when it comes to hydroelectricity, with overseas hydropower facilities distributed throughout more than 140 countries and regions, cpnn.com.cn reported on Jan. 22. With their advantages in technology, human resources, and capital, Chinese … Continue reading Chinese enterprises represent 70 percent of global hydropower market

“Cardboard restaurant” in northwest China’s Xi’an

(Sanqin.com/Chen Feibo) With tables, chairs, a cashier desk, ornaments, and wall sculptures all made from corrugated cardboard, a bookstore restaurant in Xi’an, capital of northwest China’s Shaanxi Province, has recently gained widespread public attention, sanqin.com reported. Opened at the beginning of 2018, the “cardboard restaurant” provides customers with Shaanxi style cuisine after 5 p.m. every … Continue reading “Cardboard restaurant” in northwest China’s Xi’an

Tibetan family saves wild animals on 4,000-meter-high plateau

Detsokyi, Robow’s wife touches two wounded Tibetan gazelles. (vip.people.com.cn/Song Linji) A Tibetan man, Robow, together with his wife and daughter, has been saving wild animals on a plateau 4,000 meters above sea level in China’s Qinghai province since 2010. First arriving in Haixi Mongolian-Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture nine years ago, this family have dedicated everything to … Continue reading Tibetan family saves wild animals on 4,000-meter-high plateau

Chinese companies finish production of 2018 World Cup mascots

Global manufacturing of the FIFA World Cup 2018 mascots has come to an end, as the last mascots rolled off the production line at a factory in south China’s Guangdong province, May 24. The factory was designated to produce mascots by Hangzhou Fude brand management company, the only agency authorized to produce and sell the … Continue reading Chinese companies finish production of 2018 World Cup mascots

Chinese folk instruments first included into western music education system

Chinese folk instruments have been included into the Western music education system for the first time ever, said China’s Central Conservatory of Music (CCOM) and Bard College Conservatory of Music, CCTV.com reported on Dec. 5. The American college is to enroll students in Chinese folk instruments performance starting from autumn 2018. The students will be … Continue reading Chinese folk instruments first included into western music education system

Former Philippine President Arroyo: It’s fitting to call the Belt and Road Initiative ‘Globalization 2.0’

Former Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo delivers a keynote speech at the Belt and Road China-Philippines Forum on People-to-People Exchanges and Economic Cooperation held in Manila. (Photo/Huanqiu.com) It’s fitting that today scholars describe the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) as “Globalization 2.0”, former Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo said in her keynote speech at Belt … Continue reading Former Philippine President Arroyo: It’s fitting to call the Belt and Road Initiative ‘Globalization 2.0’