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2011 Ningbo Solon of Bloggers held

On August 19, 2011 Ningbo Solon of Bloggers, jointly organized by Ningbo Internet Publicity Office and, was held. The blog hosts invited to the solon put forward their suggestions on such subjects as "the 6 accelerates" and "3 thinks and three pursues". It is learned that 2011 Ningbo Solon of Bloggers is a part of the 4th Ningbo Internet Culture Festival.

Recently, over 40 government departments displayed on the press some 200 problems that the citizens are much concerned. The invited blog hosts made much discussion on such problems.

Reportedly, the 4th Ningbo Internet Culture Festival opened on June 16, and it attracted over 2.6 million netizens. With the close of 2011 Ningbo Solon of Bloggers, the 4th Ningbo Internet Culture Festival closed successfully.

Ningbo devoting major efforts to constructing public cultural service systems

This year is the first year of the 12th-Five-year Plan Period. Ningbo is now making great efforts to improve its public culture service systems, making them "comprehensive, high grade and sustainable." The per capita expenditure on the public culture services will reach 189 yuan.

During the 12th Five-year-plan Period, Ningbo will fundamentally form a public cultural service system in both the urban and rural areas, and it will go on invest many funds to upgrade the existing cultural infrastructural facilities. The key renovating projects of the city include Ningbo Art Theatre, Tianyi Pavilion Museum and Baoguo Temple Museum. As new projects, it will build Ningbo China Museum of the Silk Road on the Sea, Ningbo China Port Museum, a protection base for national underwater cultural heritages, and rebuild Ningbo Municipal Library, and Ningbo Broadcasting and TV Monitoring Center. There are about 40 such projects of key cultural facilities. At present, such projects have been initiated as Ningbo Art Theatre, Baoguo Temple Museum, Haishu District Cultural Center and Haishu District Library, Jiangbei District Cultural Center and Jiangbei District Library, Zhenhai District Cultural Center and Zhenhai District Library, Beilun District Library, Cixi Municipal Cultural Center, Yuyao Municipal Library and Ninghai County Cultural Center.

In the meanwhile, the city will future enhance the "15-minute cultural circles", building a well structured public cultural network that covers the cities, counties (districts), towns and villages.

Since 2011, the city has further promoted the supply of the public cultural services, offering charge free access to art galleries, libraries, cultural centers, museums and patriotism education bases.

Business Networking Event this Friday!

This Friday approaches, and we are getting closer to another Asia English Networking Event in Ningbo and we would like to invite special guests from shanghai to come as well. This can be your chance to meet some of the Ningbo business professionals, and network with some people outside shanghai. Ningbo is an economic zone with a specialized shipping hub and a large manufacturing sector, and this could be your chance to get some insight into those of us living and working here.

Drink > Meet > Discuss

See a video of what an Asia English Meeting is about (

Event Details:

Where:Shangri La Hotel
check out a map here (
When:This Friday, August 19th (7:30pm – 10:30pm)
7:30 – 8:30 (meeting and social)
8:30 – 9:15 (introductions)
9:15 – 10:30 (drinks and opportunity to network)
Cost: Tickets can be purchased at the door for 60 RMB. Each ticket gives you 2 free drink tickets redeemable at our bar area!
Who can join?:Anyone can join, but should be professional, and should be ready to talk about your business and help others to understand what you do in Ningbo. And you should also speak English..or bring an interpreter for yourself.

Ningbo is growing every day, I hope to see some new faces this Friday.

Entrepreneur Association Mansion Laid Foundation

The city entrepreneur association mansion had its foundation laid at the northern gateway to the city on August 17. Zhang Minghua attended the ceremony.

The mansion consists of two towers, each with 26 floors, 99.9 m in height, with the total floor space of 38,460 square meters. The two towers will form the shape of Ren (people in Chinese character), a token highlighting the people-centered tenet of the Association, symbolizing the enterprising spirit of Ningbo companies.

The investment for the two showers will be 680 million yuan, which will be jointly funded by the entrepreneur association, the Wanqi Group, and Jiangbei Startup Development Co., Ltd. The first tower is to be completed by the end of 2013, which will be a landmark building of the northern gateway.


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