Monthly Archives: September 2014

Stage star who put opera into new galaxy of success

It is 1:30 p.m. Chen Qiaoru is holding her lunch in a bowl in the rehearsal hall of the Sichuan Opera Theater in Chengdu. Gulping down rice, she keeps a close eye on an 18-year-old actress rehearsing on stage. “Your movement is too flexible. It has to be stiffer,” Chen demanded, putting aside her bowl […]

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Dynamic developments for Suzhou-Suqian Industrial Park

After introducing advanced management policies and talent from China’s leading industrial zone, the Suzhou-Suqian Industrial Park has grown into one of the most dynamic in the country. Located in Suqian, a city in East China’s Jiangsu province, the park started rapid development after the Suzhou Industrial Park sent its workers to help. The Suzhou Industrial […]

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Tibet’s future in focus at intl event

Global delegates offer advice and ideas for further transformation. A major international conference that focused on Tibet’s development was held to explore  opportunities and guidance for the autonomous region’s future progress.  The Forum on the Development of Tibet was held in Lhasa, the region’s capital, and was attended by about 100 representatives from around the […]

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Beijing’s hutong history

Beijing’s buildings and the people who have lived in them have drawn attention to the preservation of Shijia hutong. Residents in the hutong registered a civil society group in August under the Beijing Civil Affairs Bureau, to focus on conserving and restoring the area.  Experts from the Beijing Municipal Institute of City Planning and Design […]

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Japan’s GrapeCity: At home in Xi’an

After buying ComponentOne  in 2012 and celebrating 25 years in Xi’an last year, business and educational software developer GrapeCity is now looking to expand overseas.  The acquisition of ComponentOne, which creates development tools for Microsoft, iPhone and Windows Phone software, has now opened the door to Europe and the United States, the company said. Headquartered […]

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Focused Russian chases childhood ambition

My Chinese name is Luo Weiwei but people call me Da Wei. I come from Russia and I study Chinese Literature in China. I was introduced to the country in an unusual way, through a toy. My hometown is in the southwestern part of Russia, where there are almost no Chinese people and no one […]

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