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8th charity entity opens in Ningbo

On June 22, Ningbo Yongshang Charity Social Work Service Center officially opened, becoming the eighth charity entity run by Ningbo Charity Association.
It is reported that Yongshang Charity Social Work Service Center was registered and established in November 2020. It is a private non-enterprise unit sponsored by Ningbo Charity Association and managed by Ningbo Civil Affairs Bureau. It is supported by the operating funds from Youngor Group. The internal space of the service center is divided into seven areas: charity culture exhibition hall, party building area of charity organization, charity + Internet space, charity resource gathering area, charity activity area, joint office area and Ningbo Charity Store. Each area shows the development of Ningbo charity cause and Ningbo people's great love for charity from different angles.
"It will become a platform for serving charity organizations, a base for planning charity projects, a school for imparting charity knowledge and a window for displaying charity culture, providing more accurate services for charity organizations, caring enterprises and government departments in Ningbo." said Chen Yunjin, Director of Ningbo Charity Association, when asked to define the center

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First rural "rejuvenation children's palace" of Zhejiang opens in Cixi

Recently, the first rural "rejuvenation children's palace" was put into use in Dianqiao Village of Changhe Town, Cixi County. As a public education and cultural service place for primary and secondary school students and preschool children in the rural area to carry out moral cultivation, sports and entertainment, labor practice and other activities, the rural "rejuvenation children's palace" will make use of the existing facilities and rely on voluntary service to actively provide children with conditions for happy growth and opportunities to realize their dreams.
In order to further improve and innovate the ideological and moral construction of rural children, at the end of last month, the Chinese Central Civilization Office deployed to carry out the construction of "rejuvenation children's palace" in rural areas. Cixi County has become one of the 50 pilot counties (or districts) in China.

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Ningbo attends 17th Strait Travel Fair

The 17th Strait Travel Fair was launched in Xiamen on the morning of June 18. As the guest of honor city of the fair, Ningbo endeavored to tell its stories in the forms of dance, opera and singing.
Ningbo, known as the "living fossil" of the ancient maritime Silk Road, is also the only entrance to the sea at the southern end of the Grand Canal in China. In recent years, Ningbo has made great efforts to build the tourism image of "smiling Ningbo: an ancient port along the maritime Silk Road" and actively promoted the tourism brand of "coming to the sea along the canal". It has formed four cultural tourism characteristic products, namely the maritime Silk Road culture, the bay customs, the marine Buddhism and the seafood delicacy, and four cultural tourism temperament connotations, namely the porcelain charm, the tea charm, the Zen charm and the sail charm.
As a guest of honor city, Ningbo highlights the regional cultural elements of "maritime Silk Road + canal", including the secret color porcelain of Shanglin lake, ancient building model of the Baoguo Temple, "three gold and one inlay" national intangible cultural heritage skills and special local food, and launches a special tourism route specially prepared for the citizens of Xiamen

Hot-running test of Phase 1 of Rail Transit Line No.5 launched

Ningbo Rail Transit announced on June 20 that the first phase of Ningbo Rail Transit Line No.5, the first fully automatically operated line in Zhejiang Province, officially started the hot-running test, after the key nodes of "rail transit" and "electric communication", laying a solid foundation for the opening and operation within this year.
The first phase of line No.5 is from Buzheng Station to Xingzhuang Road Station, with a total length of 27.9 km and 22 stations. At 9 am, the launching ceremony of the hot-running test was held at the Dayang River Station. Under the condition of normal power transmission of the line, the test relies on the self-operation of the metro train. With the three rounds of operations respectively at low speed, medium speed and high speed, it aims to comprehensively detect the power supply, signal, communication, route, electro-mechanical equipment and other system equipment of the line.
The first phase of the line No.5 is the first fully automatically operated metro line in the province, with many debugging scenes, a complex process and high technical standards. The smooth progress of the hot-running test node has laid a solid foundation for the later

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Steadily, with Cargo Throughput Exceeding 500 Million Tons This Year

Since the beginning of this year, the container throughput of Ningbo Zhoushan Port has increased significantly. (Photo by Xia Chuanxi)

According to data from Zhejiang Port and Shipping Management Center, in the first five months of this year, Ningbo Zhoushan Port completed a cargo throughput of 509.43 million tons, a year-on-year increase of 13.15%; completed a container throughput of 13.238 million TEUs, a year-on-year increase of 23.5%. In May, Ningbo Zhoushan Port completed a cargo throughput of 111.0728 million tons, a year-on-year increase of 6.7%; completed a container throughput of 2,836,500 TEUs, a year-on-year increase of 16.5%.

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