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China Marine Economy and Investment Fair to open in Ningbo

On the afternoon of August 22, Liu Qi, Mayor of Ningbo presided over the 107th executive meeting of Ningbo Municipal Government, which listened to the work report of the preparations of China Marine Economy and Investment Fair. It is learned that at the approval of the State Oceanic Administration and Zhejiang Provincial Government, the first China Marine Economy and Investment Fair will open from November 10 to 12 in Ningbo.

Reportedly, the first China Marine Economy and Investment Fair is sponsored by Zhejiang Provincial Government and State Oceanic Administration and hosted by Ningbo Municipal Government, Zhejiang Development and Reform Commission, Zhejiang Provincial Bureau of Marine Fishing, and Zhejiang Provincial Department of Commerce. The theme of the fair is "scientific use of oceans and promote structural upgrading". Activities will include exhibitions, project signing, project promotion, invitation of human resources and forums and so on.

During the fair, in Ningbo International Conference and Exhibition Center will have four exhibition of the state, coastal provinces, Zhejiang, and a comprehensive exhibition. A number of key projects of marine economy will be signed. A job fair will be open. Experts on marine economy will be invited to give advice to related enterprises. In Xiangshan, a summit forum of marine economy will be open.

2011 China Youth Fashion Design Contest opened in Ningbo

The "Pioneer Cup" 2011 China Youth Fashion Design Contest, jointly hosted by the Central Committee of the Communist Young League, All-China Federation of Youth, Ningbo Municipal Party Committee and Ningbo Municipal Government recently opened in Ningbo.

The contest has received 300 contestant works from 28 provinces, cities and areas including Beijing, Shanghai, Guangdong and Zhejiang. Some works are recommended by Beijing Fashion Institute and China Academy of Arts and other comprehensive universities. Some are from professional designers and even famous brand designers in China.

On the afternoon of August 21, an appraisal was conducted by a jury made of Wu Haiyan, Vice Chairman of China Fashion Designer Association, Li Xin, a senior fashion designer, Dr. Zhang Mingjie, Zhang Fuliang of Zhejiang Institute of Textile and Garment and Qi Baijun, director of China Hongbang Institute.

It is learned that the final contest will be conducted in middle October during Ningbo International Fashion Festival.

This contest is organized by Zhejiang Youth League Committee and Ningbo Youth League Committee, and assisted by China Fashion Association, China Fashion Designer Association, and China Fashion Association.

Kids doing dishes


Kids were doing dishes in Zhousudu Community of Jiangdong. They were made to finish the task in a given time.

Join Us In Tantoushan!

Matthew Galat

Join Us In Tantoushan!
Do you want to get away for a weekend?  Want to eat some good western food with some good friends and have some fun… on the beach?  Do you want to see an incredible sunrise over the ocean?

If you have not already,  join Asia English and Cup o’ Joe as we travel to the remote island of Tantoushan in Shipu this Saturday and Sunday!  There are still seats available!

DATE:  Saturday, August 27 @ 7:30am–Sunday, Aug. 28 @ 10:00 pm
LOCATION: We have a bus leaving from Laowaitan (in front of the old church, Saturday around 7:30 am) If you are coming from Shanghai, it would be best to arrive Friday night. If you want I can help you find accommodations!
Where:  Tantoushan Island (3 hours south of Ningbo)
Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.    (186057414)
COST:  350 RMB, covers food, travel, boat and island fees, insurance and entertainment.
Tent rental is available on the island.  (70RMB will give you one tent with 2 sleeping bags and pads) (Hotel is also available: please inquire) For full details… please click

你想找个周末彻底放松么? 你想在海滩上和好朋友品尝西餐么?你想在海边看到壮丽的日出么?如果你还没有体验过这些,那么这个周六和周日我们邀请您与Asia English和Cup O’ Joe一道去石浦的檀头山岛来共同体验!现在我们还有部分空余的名额!
日期:周六,8月27日   7:30——周日 8月28日 22:00 出发地点: 我们会有大巴从老外滩出发(在老教堂前,周六早上7:30左右)
如果您从上海过来,我们建议最好周五晚上到这边,如果有需要我们可以帮您安排住宿。 目的地:檀头山岛 (宁波向南3小时路程)
联系人:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.    (186057414) 费用:人民币350元 包括食物、路费、租船和岛上的管理费用、保险和娱乐项目费用。
岛上提供帐篷租赁 (提供70元的帐篷,含2个睡袋和防潮垫)(同时提供宾馆房间:具体请咨询) 更多详细信息….请点击

Green transport advocated

Some 30 cyclists from the Samsung Heavy Industries (Ningbo) went to the streets to advocate green transport on August 16. They gave out EP bags and fans to the passers-by.


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