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“I go on trips twice a year. I usually do not buy souvenirs on the road, because they are q
uite similar and less creative, which I can easily find at the stalls of Shanghai’s Town God Temple.”
Netizens in China joke online Yiwu’s residents need
not buy souvenirs at other places as all such articles originate in their hometown.
As Shi sees it, there is immense scope to reinvent the concept of souvenirs in general and Chinese souvenirs in particular.
Souvenirs, he said, should be made in various formats－a local snack, curries from In
dia, black tea from Sri Lanka, dried apricots from Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, or Spanish Iberian ham.
They could also be in the form of a delicate little gift of a key ch
ain, handicraft or fridge magnet, but a special local product would be ideal.
It is believed Wu remained in the country for the past three years.
Fuzhou police on March 3, 2016 offered a 50,000 yuan ($7,429.86) reward for
information that may lead to the arrest of Wu Xieyu, wi
th their statement saying Wu, 22 years old at the time, was a suspect in the
murder of his mother, Xie Tianqin.
her apartment in the faculty dormitory of a middle school in Fuzhou.
Xie was believed to have been murdered
by her son after they had a confrontation July 11, 2015, according to police sources.
Wu allegedly sealed off the room after the murder, wrapped the corps
e with layers of plastic cloth, and put activated carbon in between to absorb the smell.
He installed CCTV cameras in the room and connected them to his computer.
Wu also managed to borrow more than 1 million yuan in his mother’s name after her death.
ng between 7 am and 11 am and to those entering the city from outside Beijing between 5 pm and 10 pm. Violators will be fined 100 yuan.
Also part of support measures for visitors to the event, construction of 11 temporary parking lots was completed earlier this mo
nth. The parking lots, with a total area of 106.04 hectares, can accommodate more than 20,000 vehicles.Tan Choon Ho
ng, a Malaysian man of Chinese descent, is deputy project manager of the Penang STP2 Project Management Office unde
r China Communication Construction (M) SDN BHD. His wife tells us how the company stimulates the develo
pment of the local economy, enriches the lives of local residents and makes overseas Chinese proud.
Every year, about 5,000 people with potentially deadly head and neck cancer come to S
un Yat-sen University Cancer Center, the world’s busiest medical facility treating the disease.
Ma Jun, a specialist in nasopharyngeal cancer who has worked at the
hospital in Guangdong province for 34 years, says every patient has a heart-wrenching story.
ar,” Yu said. “Our market share is still growing very rapidly.” Ac
cording to him, currently, one of every three smartphones sold in China is from Huawei an
d he hopes that in the near future, two out of every three smartphones sold in China are from Huawei.
The company is also expanding its presence in overseas markets, with it already beco
ming the top smartphone vendor in several European countries, Yu added.
Huawei knocked Apple Inc off its second-place seat in the second quarter of 2018. The two are
in fierce competition. Currently, Samsung Electronics Co is the largest smartphone vendor in the world.
Yu also said that Huawei is open to selling its 5G modems, a key component of smartphones, to
Apple, as the United States tech giant is having difficulty in finding an appropriate supplier.
In 2018, Huawei shipped over 200 million smartphones and it said earlier that
the Shenzhen-based company is likely to ship about 230 to 250 million smartphones this year.
The State Council, China’s cabinet, said Wednesday it was necessary to amend laws and suppor
ting regulations and policies to ensure the implementation of the foreign investment law.
Draft amendments for administrative licensing law, trademark law, construction law and e
lectronic signature law were passed Wednesday at a State Council executive meeting presided over by Premier Li Keqiang.
It was also decided at the meeting to submit the draft amendments to the Standing Comm
ittee of the National People’s Congress, China’s top legislature, for deliberation, according to a statement after the meeting.
Suggestions for revisions include adding the principle of “non-discrimination” in administrative lice
nsing, substantially raising the amount of compensation for infringing exclusive rights to use tradema
rks, and cutting approval time for applications for qualified construction permits.
Last month, the National People’s Congress passed the foreign investment law, a landmark legislation that will provide strong
er protection and a better business environment for overseas investors. The law will become effective on Jan 1, 2020.