Monthly Archives: June 2015
Jack Ma, the co-founder and chairman of e-commerce giant Alibaba, paid $23 million for 28,100 acres in New York State’s Adirondack Mountains that include a trout fishery, lakes, ponds, 40 miles of roads, a mountain and a maple-syrup operation.
Premier Li Keqiang arrived in Brussels on Sunday afternoon, hoping to pair the Chinese leadership’s biggest economic ambition, its Belt and Road Initiative, with the need for liquidity and infrastructure upgrading in Europe.
Song Andong, 18, has become the first Chinese-born player ever to be drafted by the National Hockey League. The New York Islanders chose Song, who goes by the name “Misha”, in the sixth round with the 172nd pick on June 27 in Sunrise, Florida.
Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Beijing “will not indulge actions of encroaching and infringing Chinese territory, rights and interests” when it comes to the Nansha Islands in the South China Sea.
As the starting point of the South Silk Road, an earlier and less-famous route than the Silk Road, Chengdu has had frequent international exchanges since the Western Han Dynasty (206 B.C.-A.D. 24).
With China’s first pavilion built overseas, architects present a contemporary nation with a promising future.