spectacular 41st minute free kick, but Borja Baston equalized four minutes later in a game in which both teams looked flat in their third game in seven days.
Leganes and Celta Vigo drew 0-0, which draws Celta a point closer to
survival and means they remain unbeaten since Iago Aspas returned to the side after injury.
In overseas ventures, insurance gives firms a sure footing
Overseas investment inevitably means risks and uncertainties for Chinese comp
anies, but many have started using insurance services to help control and reduce risks.
“Chinese companies face new situations while investing overseas, namely that global politi
cs and economics have become more complex,” said Wang Tingke, general manager of China Export and Cr
edit Insurance Corporation, or Sinosure, China’s State-funded policy-oriented insurance company.
“So while going abroad, Chinese companies need to i
ncrease their awareness of risks and set up comprehensive risk management systems.”
pillars of the initiative are important. The most and best (part) of it, I think, is connectiv
ity and inter-culture exchange, sustainable development agenda, and knowledge transfer.
China is the biggest market in the world. We have enough resources in our country. We want our p
roduct get access to the market and we also want to live in good infrastructure, such as roads, railw
ays, schools, hospitals. I also hope knowledge of China come to our country. We have sea access, and good infra
structure can help our country and neighboring countries get access to the Maritime Silk Road.
China has become the second-largest investor of our count
ry in the past 10 years. It’s investing infrastructure, mining
and agriculture. We have Confucius Institute, facilitate Chinese and Portuguese learning. The Belt and Road
Initiative helps Mozambique boost its industrialization, technology and finance.
of travel plan changes, as many choose new destinations a short or medi
um distance away instead of suburban trips, said Feng Rao, data research center mana
ger of Mafengwo, a major online travel service provider and tourist information-sharing platform in China.
Travel plans to Sanya, Luoyang and Enshi, three Chinese tourist cities, grew most rapidly — by 15.4
%, 13.6% and 11.6% respectively — due to the extended holiday, according to a report from Mafengwo.
With a new railway operating plan put into use from April 10 offeri
ng more high-speed train routes, high-speed train trips are easier and more convenient.
Take Luoyang in Henan province as an example. People living in Suzhou, Xuzhou an
d Jiaozuo, places where travel time to Luoyang by high-speed train is five hours or less, have turned their eyes to the city.
set in Shanghai in the 1930s starring Chow Yunfat, has so far been the most time-consuming restoration work, but Jiang says it’s worth it.
“George Lucas spent many years restoring old Star Wars films he made himself,” Jiang says
. “It’s almost like a remake. We’re also looking to create a classic Chinese production, which needs just as much of our energy.”
Speaking of the future, Pei says there is no end to their work. “People get u
sed to watching TV productions shot in 4K resolution today. However, once 8K be
comes common, viewers might consider 4K shows ‘unwatchable’ again. Today’s work will still need restoration one day.”
lobal creator community giant WeWork officially launched its startup services platform, WeWork Lab
s, in China on April 11 in its bid to expand its presence in the burgeoning innovation and entrepreneurship market.
A pilot of the program was launched in Shanghai in 2018, with three locations serving 46 members.
It involves Tsinghua University, Peking University and Aliyun, where there will be exchange programs, through which busine
ss professionals will be trained and Chinese firms will be helped to expand at home and overseas.
Labs has extended its footprint to 32 cities in 15 countries since 2011.
Building on WeWork’s global resources, the platform offers community education, connections and mentorship to help entrepreneurs.
“We have seen many incubators, but do not see ourselves as one o
f them,” says Roee Adler, senior vice-president and global head of WeWork Labs.
Roee says WeWork seeks no equity and sets no time limits for startups’ growth, aiming to buil
d an innovation platform that creates an enabling ecosystem with tailor-made programs and services for its members.
As entrepreneurs, it is important to stay curious and learn to understand the nuances of different cultures, Roee says.
“So, the more you understand people, the more you can empathize and the more you might end up with meaningful relationships.”
sive year-on-year increases, with annual growth in Gansu, Guizhou and
Qinghai provinces of 290 percent, 157 percent and 155 percent, respectively.
The growth is inseparable from the regions’ economic strengths and potential, accord
ing to Li Shunde, a senior intellectual property researcher at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences.
Internet-related IPR cases have been surging in recent
years because of the rapid development of the sector, he said.
Of the 10 typical IPR cases last year that were released by the top court on Monday, three were internet-related.
“Efficiency in settling cases also improved significantly in 2018,” said Song Xiaoming, head of the court’s IPR tribunal.
Courts settled 319,651 cases during the year, including some they had accepted previously, Song said.