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last year, the Bund, Shanghai’s famous waterfront, was given a dramatic face-lift when it was illum
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Dutch lighting specialist Signify, formerly known as Philips Lighting, was responsible for the illumination. The com
pany said it is the largest, single, architectural lighting project in Signify’s 127-year history and illustrates the co上海夜网
mpany’s leadership in unlocking the potential of connected lighting to transform cities.
“The upgraded lighting system helps demonstrate Shanghai’s cultural heritage in a more vivid
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uros ($7.21 billion) in sales last year, Signify is rated by multiple market agencies including the D
ow Jones Sustainability Index as the top player in conventional lighting, LED and connected lighting.上海夜网
Rondolat said Signify is committed to helping Chinese cities to develop more eco-friendly business and tourist landm
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cted to save the city 50-70 percent of its annual lighting costs compared to areas using conventional lighting.
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nce China’s smart city initiative, such as Li-Fi lighting, horticultural products for
city farms, a newly launched internet of things platform and the Philips Hue, a smart lighting system for homes.
For most of us, it is just a daydream to quit our job, pull up stakes and travel around the world.
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As one of the most anticipated blockbusters this summer, the new Lion King fi
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hog run past the safari vehicle and a member of the tour party started singing Hakuna Matata, a song from the mo
vie. The film was mentioned again later, when they saw several lions standing majestically on a rock.
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night, composed by Elton John and Tim Rice, and Best Score, thanks to composer Hans Zimmer.
In 1997, a stage production inspired by the film debuted on Broadw上海夜网品茶微信
ay, subsequently winning six Tony Awards. Now, more than 20 years later, the mus
ical has remained as one of Broadway’s biggest hits, recently staging its 9,000th show.
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ghai in 1943, and it achieved great success. However, after the premiere, poor health meant that Y上海夜网女神会所
ang Baosen couldn’t perform the full-length piece again. Today, audiences rarely have the chance to enjoy it in all its glory.
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ar-old Peking Opera master Yang Naipeng, who studied with Yang Baozhong in Tianjin in 1958. “There are ove
上海夜网r 100 repertories performed by Yang Baosen, and it was an era that Peking Opera was heard as much as pop music today.”
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When Tianjin Jingju Theater Company was founded in 1956, Yang Baosen was the first
president of the company. According to Wang Zeqi, the current president of Tianjin Jingju Theater Company, other Peking Opera companies su上海夜网
ch as the National Peking Opera Company, which was founded in 1955, also invited Yang Baosen to join. H
上海夜网女神会所owever, he chose Tianjin on the condition that all of the members of his Bao Hua She join with him.
Walt Disney Pictures has released a Chinese-subtitled
trailer for its upcoming fantasy adventure film “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil.”上海夜网
A sequel to the 2014 film “Maleficent” with Angelina Jolie continu
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tionship of Maleficent and her goddaughter Aurora as they face new threats to the magical land of the Moors.
上海夜网”Maleficent: Mistress of Evil” will hit theaters in the United States
on Oct 18, 2019, according to Walt Disney Pictures, the film’s production company.
Its releasing date for the Chinese mainland has yet to be announced.
“He was worried about the members of his troupe, so he brought them to Tianjin Jingju Theater Compa上海夜网女神会所
ny, making sure that they could still make a living,” says Wang.eking Opera artist Zhang Huoding (left) per
forms with 77-year-old artist Gao Mukun in a new remake of the classic opera Farewell My Concubine at Chan
g’an Grand Theater in Beijing, May 25, 2019, marking an end to the month-long Meet in Beijing Arts Festival. A repr
esentative Peking Opera piece, Farewell My Concubine tells a love story based on the legend of Xiang Yu, the warlord
of the ancient Chu Kingdom, and his beloved consort Yu Ji. In the new show, Zhang plays Yu Ji while Gao stars as Xian
rms of area and ranks No 2 in GDP among the 157 national high-tech parks, foll
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It yielded 24.4 billion yuan ($3.87 billion) of GDP and 4.3 billion yuan of tax revenue per square kilometer in 2018, the biggest among all its counterparts in th
e country. It accounted for 15 percent of the city’s total patent applications and yielded nearly 12 percent of the city’s to上海夜网
tal industrial output value last year. One-sixth of Shenzhen’s national-level high-tech enterprises are based in the zone
While the integrated development of the Yangtze River Delta region has progressed steadily ever since it was elevated to a national strategy in 2018, fin上海夜网
ancial institutions have been evaluating the potential in this land for future growth.
Ma Chunlei, director of Yangtze River Delta Regional Cooperation Office, said at the Lujiaz上海夜网上海品茶
ui Forum in Shanghai in June that the provinces and the municipality included in the strategy－J
iangsu, Zhejiang, Anhui and Shanghai－will release their respective detailed action plans by the middle of this month latest.
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These will include connecting dead-end roads and proliferating the use of QR codes at major subway stations in the area.
Bank of Communications see one-third of its 10 trillion yuan ($1.45 trillion) a上海夜网上海品茶
ssets coming from the Yangtze River Delta region, said the bank’s vice-chairman R
en Deqi. He further said the bank was advancing innovation in its financial management mechanisms.
Since the area features two free trade zones in Shanghai and Zhejiang, Bank of China will come up with more offshore FTZ businesses in the near future.上海夜网上海品茶
Kong Qingwei, chairman of China Pacific Insurance (Group) Co Ltd, said the Yangtze River Delta reg
ion is a key driver of the group’s annual income and innovative development. Of the insurer’s 126 million customers in China, 30 m
illion live in the region, and account for 80 billion yuan, or 25 percent, of the insurer’s 320 billion yuan in total premiums.
“Products that just scratch the surface, like simple tours of famous universities, have fallen out of favor with the market,” Zhang says.
Language training, NASA’s space camp, computer programming, homes
tays, wild animal care and desert and museum experiences are among the most popular options.
“Certain volunteering and public-welfare routes have seen a particularly fast increase in bookings,” Zhang says.
During the recent winter vacation in February, study-t
rip bookings surged by 80 percent compared with the same period of last year.
Domestic trips cost roughly 4,500 yuan ($663) per capita on ave
rage, while expenditures hit 21,000 yuan for outbound experiences, the agency reports.
Parents from Shanghai, Beijing and Guangdong province’s Guangz
hou and Shenzhen are the most willing to spend, according to Ctrip’s data.
Ballard County and has been set up to use the carp acquired by the fish center. Twelve tracts of land inside the park are for sale.
On opening day, eight tracts were already claimed, with most of the investors coming from China.
Jiang Chenguang, an internet businessman from the Guangxi
Zhuang autonomous region, launched the United Fisheries Group to process carp into fish balls
and fish cakes for export to China. Two Rivers Foods will process smoked fish, and has already shipped a smoker to the site.
A business called Lakeside City has been formed to process carp into salted fish, while
Eco Fish, which already existed, has hired fishermen to catch carp, process them and recycle waste into fertilizer.
Zhu Hongwei, a hotel and catering businessman from Jiangsu province, decided on the day the indus
trial park opened to buy one tract of land for food processing. “I will decide how to process the fish later,” Zhu said.
ies of all levels to crack down on ophthalmic medical institutions without a legal lice
nse and strengthen inspection of ophthalmic products and medical instruments in the notice.
Legal experts called for China to protect juveniles through cybersecurity legislation a
nd redoubled efforts against school bullying after several cases aroused public outrage and concern.
Fang Yan, a lawyer from Shaanxi province, said that it’s good to see the nation adding to the protectio
n of juveniles in the past few years, “but in some new aspects, such as cyberspace, the protection is far from enough”.
At the end of 2018, China had 829 million netizens, of whom almost 20 percent w
ere under the age of 18, according to the China Internet Network Information Center.
Another report released by the center in March said that 15.6 percent of juven
iles had experienced disturbances, insults or privacy leaks online, while 30.3 percent said
they had been exposed to pornography, gambling or drugs in cyberspace.