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Cross-Straits Weiqi Tournament Held

The Cross-Straits Weiqi (Go) Tournament was held at Cicheng to mark the 20th anniversary of the rebuilding of the Zhongcheng Primary School. 16 players from Tawan and mainland took part in it. Chen Dasheng, vice chairman of CPPCC Ningbo and Hua Xueming, group leader of Chinese Weiqi Team attended the opening ceremony.

The Zhoucheng primary school was rebuilt with the donation from Ying Changqi, entrepreneur and sponsor of Ying's Cup Weiqi Championship from Taiwan. The school is specially featured in weiqi game.

Concert for Sino-Japanese friendship held in Ningbo

The other day, "Ningbo-Kobe Concert of Sino-Japanese Friendship was held in Ningbo. Japanese artists and Ningbo professional and amateur musicians gave their elegant performances to the audiences. Fan Yi, Vice Chairman of Vice Chairman of Ningbo People's Political Consultative Conference, met with the Japanese guests.

The concert was jointly hosted by Ningbo Office of Overseas Chinese Affairs and the Sanjiang Council of Kobe and conducted by Ningbo Youth and Children's Palace and Japanese NPO International Music Association. At the about-two-hour concert, The Japanese musicians of NPO International Music Association and two Ningbo choruses gave over 20 performances.

The Sanjiang Guild Hall of Kobe is one of the earliest overseas Chinese social organizations in Japan. The first president of the council was Wu Jingtang, a leader of overseas Chinese in Japan

Pig Roast this Saturday (not Friday!)

By Matthew Galat
I know that I said Friday before.. but please know the pig roast is this Saturday…. Not Friday….. same great party.. just one day later. :)

Join Asia English and La Maison as we hold an all you can eat and drink pig roast Friday!  Tickets are only 100 RMB, which includes beer, pig, and food.  You can’t beat it.  So come on down, enjoy some friends, fun and food, and kick off your weekend right!

So tell your friends, and lets all have a great time together!

The pig will be roasted by Erich from Cup O’Joe in Beilun.  He is no stranger to roasting a good pig, if you are interested in seeing how his last roast went; check out the pictures here Event Details:

Where: La Maison (  (located in Yue Hu Cheng Yuan, the shopping center with the costa coffee, outside of the southeast corner of Moon Lake)

When: 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Cost: tickets are only 100 RMB, and include unlimited Coors Light beer, drinks, all you can eat roast pig with fixins as well as some great dessert.

For other event details check out the event page (

Send this on to anyone interested!  The more the merrier!

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2011 Nanchang-Ningbo Week to be launched in Nanchang

According to Ningbo Economic Cooperation Office, 2011 Nanchang-Ningbo Week will be held in Nanchang from November 16th to 18th.

It is said that this is the second time for Nanchang to hold such a Week since 2008. This year's week will focus on topics such as port logistics cooperation, market promotion, investment cooperation talks, industrial butt-joint, scientific and technological cooperation and exchange, talent exchange and recruitment, tourism promotion and butt-joint of foreign economic and trade enterprises


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