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Calligraphy works exhibited at Beilun People's Art Museum

About 100 pieces of calligraphy or engraving works, all of which are award winners of the 2016 Seasonal Calligraphy Contests in Beilun District, were displayed at the People's Art Museum on April 6.

The Seasonal Calligraphy Contest has been held in the four seasons since 2016. As a part of the mass art popularization program, the contest has attracted a lot of calligraphy amateurs. Besides propagating traditional Chinese culture, the contest has helped to improve the art standard of the calligraphy or engraving amateurs and cultivate a lot of calligraphy or engraving associations. 

According to a person in charge from Beilun Cultural Center, the contest has accumulated over 400 art works in the last year, with the participants' ages ranging from nine to 91. The works exhibited this time are in various forms and full of novelty. With the different themes and artistic features, the works demonstrate fully the artistic quality and standard of the citizens and a positive mental outlook of the people

"Bird Protecting Week" kicks off

The opening ceremony of the 2017 Wild Animal Protection Awareness Month as well as the Bird Protecting Week was held in Ninghai County on the morning of April 7. At the ceremony, besides the displaying boards for bird knowledge and the wild bird specimen display, a variety of other activities including expert lectures and quiz with awards were held to publicize the knowledge of wild animal protection and related regulations and laws.

The annual wild animal protection awareness month activity falls in April each year. This year, with the theme of "protecting birds, protecting green home", Ningbo will carry out such special activities as lectures on rescuing wild animals, "birds and me" speech contest, wild bird picture exhibition on campus and "city swallow" birdwatching activity

Planning for Ningbo-Zhoushan Port approved

Recently, the Ministry of Transport and Zhejiang Provincial Government approved the "general planning of Ningbo-Zhoushan Port (2014-2030)". In the future, the port will focus on the development of four core areas.

According to the plan, Ningbo-Zhoushan Port is a major port as well as an important hub for comprehensive transportation in China. As an important part of the Shanghai International Shipping Center, it is the core carrier to provide services for the Yangzte River Economic Belt and facilitate the construction of the river-sea transportation center in Zhoushan. It is also an important base for the marine economic development demonstration zone in Zhejiang Province and the construction of the Zhoushan islands new zone, and an important support for the economic and social development of Ningbo and Zhoushan.  

In terms of port and shoreline development, Ningbo-Zhoushan Port will focus on the transit of bulk energy products and raw materials and the container transport. By actively developing the functions of modern logistics, shipping services, port industries, bonded trade,

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A picture to tell you why the Spring Festival to be at home

Online translated from newspaper.

Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, the day is the Lunar New Year's Day, Hangzhou West Lake scenic spot ushered in tourists 508,400 passengers, up 41.39 million last year, an increase of 22.83%.People all people, become the West Lake scenic intuitive impression


The second day of the Spring Festival holiday, holiday tourism usher in a good start. Holiday tourism market around the trend of warming trend, and gradually enter the tourist peak travel. By the National Tourism Administration data center comprehensive estimates, January 28 the total number of tourist reception 65.2 million passengers, an increase of 14.7%; to achieve tourism revenue 76 billion yuan, an increase of 14.5%.

Railway 28 ushered in the lowest passenger flow throughout the year, Beijing Railway Bureau, Shanghai Railway Bureau, Guangzhou Railway Group and other key regional lines of long-distance passenger flow dropped significantly, short-distance passenger traffic is climbing. Civil aviation, the main investment in international routes, such as Southeast Asia, to meet the needs of outbound tourists, marking the outbound tour will usher in the peak. Significant differentiation of domestic routes, conventional routes fares substantially reduced, Dali, Lijiang and Sanya and other destination routes is a ticket is hard to find. Highway, the highway to maintain a small flow, passage more smoothly.

New Year's Day, the tourist cities and tourist attractions (spots) to prepare the work of the full, colorful holiday tourism, tourism order to maintain security and order.

The Shanghai Oriental Zoo received 15,800 tourists trips, an increase of 4%; Jinmao Tower Tourism Hall received 11,800 tourists trips, the East Pearl TV Tower received 21,000 tourists trips, , An increase of 5%; Shanghai Science and Technology Museum of 16,000 tourists trips, an increase of 70%; Oriental Bozhou received 0.32 million tourists trips, an increase of 28%.

Among the 160 major A-grade scenic spots in Beijing, 1.01 million were tourists, of which, 144,000 were tourists of modern entertainment type, 17.8% more than that of the same time; and 36,000 were of natural landscape type, up 16.7% year-on-year; Scenic reception 0.5 million people.

Heilongjiang ice and snow travel the most popular, Harbin Ice and Snow World 3183 tourists trips, sales income of 870,000 yuan; Sun Island Snow Expo Scenic Area tourists 8066 people, ticket sales 755,100 yuan. Hegang City, the major tourist attractions of snow were 17,000 tourists trips, tourism income of 2.668 million yuan. Daxinganling area of ​​23100 tourists, an increase of 26.4%.

Jiangxi Province into the province's focus on monitoring the six scenic spots (points) received 140,100 passengers a day, tickets income 8,187,600 yuan, of which Lushan received 2.21 million tourist trips, an increase of 7.8%; Jinggangshan number of tourists received 06,500 people, An increase of 10.89%.

Hubei into the province's key monitoring of the 25 major tourist attractions (spots) received a total of 158,000 visitors, to achieve tourism income of 31.602 million yuan, up 20.4% and 12.9%. Among them, folk tourism and hot spring health is a popular tourist products.

Hunan Province into the province to monitor the 72 tourist attractions (points) to receive tourists 1.2.05 million passengers, an increase of 109.4%; to achieve ticket sales 58,544,600 yuan, an increase of 91.9%. Nanyue Scenic Area, Shaoshan scenic area, the number of visitors received the first three. Tickets revenue The first three tourist attractions (points): Yueyang floor Junshan Island area, Anhua Tea Horse Road, Jiuyi Mountain area.

Hainan January 27, the province's 11.3 million people into the port, an increase of 18.4%, leaving 7.29 million, an increase of 6.6%.

Guizhou Province received 1,823,600 tourists trips, an increase of 28.16%, to achieve total tourism income of 795 million yuan, an increase of 31.25%. Qingyan town, Chishui tourism complex, Xijiang 1000 Miao Village and Huangguoshu tourist areas and other major tourist attractions are exceeded million times.

Guangdong into the statistics of 106 key scenic spots (points) received a total of 1.862 million tourists trips, an increase of 0.6%; tourism revenue 132 million yuan, an increase of 4.09%.



The second week of Spring Festival passenger arrival peak: average daily flight more than 9500 flights

According to the CAAC website news, the second week of 2017 (January 20 - January 26), civil aviation ushered in the peak passenger transport before the Spring Festival: the implementation of the national aviation enterprises Passenger flights of 7.0 million classes, an increase of 10.1%; total send visitors 1085.8 million passengers, an increase of 14.9%; available seats 13.831 million, an increase of 10.6%.

The second week of Spring Festival, the daily flight frequency of civil aviation in more than 9500 classes, the overall upward trend; passenger volume of more than 1.45 million passengers, load factor were higher than 80%. January 20-21 and January 24-25, civil aviation passenger volume and load factor showed two peaks

2016 Revenue of Beilun District Ranks 1st in Ningbo

According to recent statistics of the financial department of Ningbo, the 2016 total revenue receipts of Beilun District (Daxie Development Zone and the bonded area included) amounts to RMB40.23 billion with a growth of 5.8%, ranking 1st in Ningbo.

The 2016 revenue of the district government alone (excluding its subordinate governments) reaches RMB24.15 billion, increasing by 11.6% compared with last year. General budget revenue of Beilun is RMB20.74 billion this year, increasing by 16.4%. Of this amount, general budget revenue of the district government alone increased by 16.7% to RMB13.32 billion.

The economic climate remains uncertain and the central government has done a lot to increase targeted tax reductions by replacing business tax with VAT. Departments of Beilun District has strengthened tax source management through coordinated efforts. The tax revenue of Beilun increases to RMB18.56 billion by 18.8% with that of the district government alone rising to RMB12.01, which is 19.6% higher than last year.

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