With its efficient layout, vibrant business climate and quality ser

vices, the Central Business District of Tianhe district in Guangzhou, capital

of Guangdong province, is developing into a cluster for advanced industries and a business center of southern China.

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an, general manager of Zurich General Insurance Co (China) Ltd Guangdong Branch.

上海夜生活女神会所”Since all the world-class financial institutions are here, the

financial information is prompt and there is a rich pool of professional staff.”

Zurich Insurance Group, a leading Fortune Global 500 insurer, was founded in 1872 and is headqua

rtered in Zurich, Switzerland. With about 54,000 employees, it provides insurance services in over 210 countries and regions.上海夜生活

After setting up subsidiaries in Beijing and Shang

hai, Zurich chose Guangzhou as the location for its third branch in China in 2016.

上海夜生活女神会所”The local government offers almost the best services that I ever had,” he said. “The approval process, for example, is very simple.”

In 2016, the GDP of the Guangzhou Tianhe Central Business District hit 270 billio

n yuan ($40.82 billion), up 9 percent year-on-year, statistics from Tianhe district showed.上海夜生活女神会所

A total of 140 Fortune Global 500 companies have established 184 offices in the CBD of Tianhe, according to the local government.

JPMorgan Chase & Co, Allianz, Zurich Insurance, Bank of America and many other

上海夜生活institutions are there – offering advanced and professional financial

services that account for 70 percent of Guangzhou’s total financial institutions.

“It’s Zurich’s very first year in Guangdong,” he said.上海夜生活女神会所

“Thanks to the important role Guangzhou plays in the Belt and Road Initiative, Zurich has cooperate

d with many involved countries, such as Russia, Thailand, the Philippines, Iraq, Turkey and Poland. It is a favorable beginning.”

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At its founding, the government of Tianhe provided the com

pany with 100,000 yuan ($15,120) and helped it to settle into its offices.上海夜生活

“UC has benefited from the government’s considerate services, the favorable business上海夜生活

environment and the orderly urban life of the district in its long-term development,” Huang said.

上海夜生活品茶微信He added that, thanks to the sound business environment, the well-established internet industry supply chain

and improved intellectual property protection, Tianhe plays a key role in the sustainable development of internet enterprises.

In accordance with the district’s goal, UC will focus more on content, digitalization and globalization上海夜生活品茶微信

to become an international top technological innovation enterprise, according to the company.

Wang Meng, executive of the Guangdong Investment Promotion Association, said: “Tianhe is a win

上海夜生活dow for Guangdong province. It demonstrates South China’s high economic growth and innovation levels.”

In recent years, Fortune 500 and domestic companies have swarmed into Tianhe, injectin上海夜生活品茶微信

g momentum into the district’s advanced modern services and technology innovation industries.

“The advanced modern service industry is crucial to developing advanced manufa上海夜生活

cturing and promoting the exchange of capital, technology, professionals and management,” Wang said.

She said advanced service providers, such as consultants, lawyers and accounta上海夜生活品茶微信

nts, can offer specialized knowledge to help enterprises bring forth more innovation.

上海夜生活In 2015, the Tianhe government published a three-year acti

on plan to support industrial development and technological innovation.上海夜生活品茶微信

This year, the government has revised the plan to mainly focus on the IAB industrie

s, by increasing the annual finance available for technology companies from 1 billion yuan to 2 billion yuan.

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The 6th Sino-Si上海夜生活ngapore Knowledge Forum (SSKF) commenced with a grand opening in Four Seasons Hotel on Aug 24, with a special focus on the coll

上海夜生活aboration and development strategies between China and Singapore, as well as high quality development, reform and inn

ovation in the new era of China’s all-round opening up of its market. This was the first time for SSKF, which in上海夜生活

augurated in 2013, to be held in Singapore after five successful years of forums in Guangzhou.

上海夜生活Being the flagship project of Sino-Singapore Guangzhou Knowledge City (SSGKC), the annual event of

SSKF is currently the only high-level forum taking turns to being held in China and Singapore. It is also the strategic dialogue pl

atform mutually initiated and advanced by high-level officials from Singapore and Guangdong province.上海夜生活品茶微信

This year’s distinguished keynote speakers who delivered the opening addresses include Ong Ye Kung, Singapore Education Minister and co-chair

person of the Singapore-Guangdong Collaboration Council; Ma Xingrui, governor of Guangdong province and Zho

u Yawei, director-general of Sino-Singapore Guangzhou Knowledge City administrative committee. Zhong M

anying, commercial minister counselor of Embassy of China in Singapore attended the forum.

Ong Ye Kung hoped for SS上海夜生活品茶微信KF to continue to serve as a high-end strate

gic dialogue platform for Singapore-Guangdong cooperation, positioning SSGKC to be one

上海夜生活品茶微信of the leading projects among Sino-Singapore bilateral collaborations with its uniqueness in software cooperation.

Zhou Yawei also recognized SSGKC’s achievement of transforming itself into a large-scale and high-profile city of technol

ogy and innovation. SSKF has also earned its credit of bridging ideas and minds in the past years. SSGKC is be

lieved to have reached greater heights with its new identity as a nation-level bilateral collaborative project.上海夜生活品茶微信

Themed “Forging New Frontiers – All-round Opening Up and Innovation-driven Development”, this year’s forum aims

to tap on the collective intelligence of think tank experts and business leaders from China and Singapore, to exp

lore hot trending topics and embark on panel discussions regarding the future collaborations and developments be

tween China and Singapore. An estimate of 250 guests from Singapore and China have attended the Forum.

Two thematic panel sessions took place right after the opening ceremony and the sessions were themed respectively as “The Co

llaboration and Development Strategies between China and Singapore in the New Era of All-Round Opening up” an

d “High Quality Development, Reform and Innovation”. Invited guests from China and Singapore adopted a three-pr

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Brown recalled.  上海夜生活But he was touched by the Chinese government’s efforts, building ro

 上海夜生活ads, schools and hospitals in these areas. He really anticipates seeing the outcome of the efforts, said Brown.

Brown was impressed by the honesty and simplicity of the Chinese people during his last 上海夜生活女神会所

trip. He remembered his wife Susan attracted a large crowd when she bought apricots on the street, because the loca

 上海夜生活ls had not seen a foreigner before. The farmers only charged her a nominal price for a bag of apricots. Susan offered to

pay them more but was refused. Instead, they put some more apricots in the bag.

The generosity of Chinese people, even the poorest one they encountered, made them blush, said Brown. 上海夜生活女神会所

Brown said he would write two books based on the journey, telling foreigners and Chinese people about China’s chang

 上海夜生活es. He said he would record the changes truthfully in the books, whether the good ones or dissatisfactory ones.

Brown and his family moved to the city of Xiamen, Fujian, in 1988. He was the first foreigne

r granted permanent residence by the province in 1992 and has writtenmultiple books about China. 上海夜生活女神会所

A rescue operation was still underway Thursday after a strong tornado hit a city in North

east China’s Liaoning province Wednesday, leaving six people dead, 190 injured and 9,900 affected.

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ck the city of Kaiyuan around 5:15 pm Wednesday, the publicity department of the city government said.

 上海夜生活女神会所Over 800 rescuers, including police officers, firefighters, and medical and electric utility workers, are involved in the operation, local authorities said.

The rescuers, working in 10 teams, are racing against time to search for trapped people,

treat the injured, settle down the affected and restore electricity supply and road traffic.

An industrial park in the city’s west and its neighboring residential quarters were the worst-hit. 上海夜生活女神会所

On Thursday morning, rescuers were seen clearing debris and searching for potentially trapp

ed workers in the industrial park where more than a dozen factory buildings were damaged.

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Shenzhen National High-Tech Zone plans to add an additional 2,000 high-tech enterprises to its premise

上海夜生活s this year, according to a government meeting on the city’s high-tech industrial development on Monday.

Enterprises engaged in frontier industries such as AI, integrated circuits, new energy

, robotics, life health and new materials will be preferred, according to information disclosed at the meeting.上海夜生活女神会所

The zone, totaling 159.48 sq km and comprising five industrial parks in Nanshan, Pingshan, Longgang, Bao’an and L

onghua districts, will house more than 60 percent of Shenzhen’s total high-tech enterprises, meeting attendees were told.

Aiming to become a world-class high-tech park, the zone will cultivate a first-class ecosystem chain for facilitating the development of innovative businesses by bui上海夜生活

lding key infrastructures, labs, test bases, innovation incubators, research institutes and service agencies.

The zone’s Nanshan park is intended to develop into the main comprehensive na

tional-level science center of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area.上海夜生活女神会所

In the next few years, the Nanshan park will speed up construction of t

he Tsinghua Shenzhen International Graduate School, SUSTech Institute of M

icroelectronics, Pengcheng Laboratory, Shenzhen Bay Laboratory and Nobel Laureate Laboratory.上海夜生活

The park will also dismantle old factories to add 3.5 million sq meters of floor space for industrial development.

上海夜生活女神会所Shenzhen’s first united headquarters building will also be located in the N

anshan park to house 15 high-tech firms, 12 of which will be listed companies.

The zone’s Pingshan park, occupying 51.6 square kilometers, is the largest among the five parks across the city. It is divided into the southern and nort

hern areas. The northern area features a new-energy industry headquarters while the southern area, where Shenzhen T

上海夜生活女神会所echnology University is located, is focused on education, intelligent manufacturing and innovative services.

In 2019, the Pingshan park will provide an additional 50,000 sq km of land for indust

rial development through urban rejuvenation and upgrading old industrial parks.

Shenzhen National High-Tech Zone, inaugurated in 1996, was transformed from Shenzhen Science and Technology Park, which was set up in 1985.

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US states continue to value trade relations with China, despite ongoing tensions at the i

nternational level, and they hope tensions will be resolved through negotiations.

“I’m very optimistic on the China-US trade relationship,” Cyrus Habib, lieutenant governor of Washington, said in an inter

view with China Daily as he was attending the Fifth China-US Governors Forum in Lexington, Kentucky, last week.

China is the state of Washington’s top trading partner, with more than 20 percent of the state’s expor

ts going to China, and around 30 percent of its imports came from China in 2018, according to the US Census Bureau.

“It’s truly something that touches every part of our state,” said Habib. “And that went from the i

nformation communication technology sector and manufacturing sector all the way to the agricultural industry and tourism.”

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the court said that it was not able to exempt him from punishment as the disorder d

id not have an obvious influence on his ability to distinguish between right and wrong.

“He had an extremely despicable motive, used an extremely cruel manner to carry out the cri

me, and caused a severe consequence and extremely negative social impact,” the court said.

The court pointed out that Huang had planned to carry out the crime for a long time, visiting

several kindergartens and primary schools in Shanghai and Guangzhou, South China’s Guangdong pro

vince, before deciding where to carry out the attack.Police examine the site of a knife attack that occurred in downtown Sh

anghai leaving two boys dead and another boy and a parent wounded on June

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n for a year, but some on Brady’s committee had pushed for those rules to be change

d in order to try to force her out earlier if she refused to set out a clear departure date.

Boris Johnson, the face of the campaign for Britain to leave the Europea

n Union, said he would stand as a candidate to replace May as Conservative leader.

May’s Brexit deal has been rejected three times by parliament, and weeks of talks with the opposition Labour Party, the idea

of which was deeply unpopular with many Conservatives, have failed to find a consensus on the way forward.

A BBC reporter said on Thursday those talks were due to be

called off soon after the ruling Conservatives gave up on any hope of a resolution.

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rseas no longer guarantees a well-paid job, the report found that 70 perce

nt of respondents said they do not care about return on investment and are more appr

eciative of other rewards of overseas study experience, including better adaptive ability.

Gao Ang, an undergraduate student at the University of Californi

a, Berkeley, said he does not regret going to the US despite its high cost.

Overseas study provides students with many advantages-their exp

erience tends to equip them with a global mindset and better languag

e and communication skills-important characteristics for future promotion opportunities, he said.

In 2018, 662,100 Chinese people went abroad

to study, up 8.83 percent year-on-year, according to the Ministry of Education.

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 tool to search for and detect black holes of all sizes and wavelengths in the n

ext two decades,” Wu Qingwen, a professor at the School of Physics of Huazhong Uni

versity of Science and Technology in Wuhan, Hubei province, said on Thursday.

On Wednesday, the Event Horizon Telescope, a global array of e

ight ground-based radio telescopes, revealed the first-ever image of a black hole.

Wu was one of the more than 200 astronomers worldwi

de involved in the EHT collaboration, which captured the first vi

sible representation of what are considered the most extreme objects in the universe.

International collaboration is vital for astronomical observations, Wu said.

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