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Yuyao and Cixi listed in top tens of China

On September 23, Forbes released the Top 25 Counties of Mainland China for 2011, in which Yuyao and Cixi respectively rank the 8th and the 10th. Kunshan, Changshu and Zhangjiagong stay on their positions as the first three on the list.

This is the third time the Chinese Edition of Forbes releases the Top 25. According to Zhou Jian, Editor-in-chief of the magazine, the list is based on the eight indexes of intelligent resources, scale of the city, management cost, consumption capacity, economic activity, creativity, passenger and cargo transport. The list aims to be a measurement of the investment value and development potential of county-level cities of Mainland China as a reference for the investors of the world. Jiangsu Province has 8 on this year's list, more than other provinces, and Zhejiang comes the next, having 7: Yiwu, Yuyao, Cixi, Haining, Zhuji, Shangyu and Wenling.

Ningbo to build a highest skyscraper of Zhejiang

According to the news conference of Firs Group held on September 23, Firs Group and Itochu Cooperation will jointly invest 9.7 billion yuan on a 400-m high building "Ningbo Center" in the core area of the Eastern New Town of Ningbo. The building is expected to complete in 2017. The Ningbo Center is to be the highest building in Zhejiang.

Reportedly, Ningbo Center will be a house for modern international shopping centers, super five-star hotels, high-end offices and all-service apartments.

Sailing ceremony

Sailing ceremony

1500 steel fishing ships with strong horsepower set sail at the Shipu Port on the sailing ceremony of the 14th China Fishing Festival.

Tengtou to hold Rural Anime Festival

Tengtou to hold Rural Anime Festival

The first COS Rural Anime Festival will be held in Tengtou during the seven-day National Day Holiday this year.

Wednesday Happy Hour

By Elaine Chan
The weekly happy hour is held every Wednesday between 6:30 and 8:30 p.m.
at the bar on the 3rd floor of Zorba's Greek Restaurant (Lao Waitan). The
bar has very kindly offered us 30% off draught beers and one for one for
house pours, and complimentary snacks.

We look forward to seeing you at the bar again this Wednesday.
To RSVP, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 137 7711 1339.


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