to skiing, skating and other winter sports, which in turn will promote more national and int
ernational winter sports events. With the aim to better develop winter sports, governments at all levels shou
ld issue policies to encourage more people, in particular, teenagers, to follow and play winter sports.
Besides, the government should learn from the experiences of Nordic countries how to increase the popularity of winter sports.
Li Hai, director of the School of Economics and Management, Shanghai University of Sport
Winter sports have become increasingly popular in recent years, especially after China won the bid to host the 2022 Winte
r Olympics, creating a huge opportunity for the development of the winter sports industry.
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.”
It’s so close, and yet it always seemed so far away. To get to the rur
al district just a few hundred meters away on the other side of the bay, locals used to have to ju
mp on a boat or drive about 160 kilometers－part of that journey on dusty, unsealed road.
Now anyone wanting to get from downtown Maputo
, capital of Mozambique, to Katembe, or vice versa, can do so with ease, and in a matter of min
utes, thanks to the longest twin-tower suspension bridge in Africa, that hangs over Maputo Bay.
“Mozambique had long planned to build a bridge linking the north and south of the bay, bu
t nothing came of them because of a lack of financing and technological difficulties,” said Wang Li
jun, vice-president of China Road and Bridge Corporation, which built the bridge.
Katembe rose, and industrial parks are being planned in the region,” Wang said. “So the bridge will deliver huge economic benefits.”
The project also benefits China. For example, as Mozambique is short of construction materials and equipment, the p
roject has driven the export of more than 70,000 metric tons of steel products and equipment worth $68 million from China.
Even though CRBC was no stranger to building bridges when it took
on the Maputo-Katembe project, particular difficulties were presented by the fact that
both countries have different evaluation systems and standards of construction, Wang said.
The bridge was designed to Chinese standards but subjected to local and European standards, and the company g
ot a German engineering services provider, Gauff, to oversee the project’s quality.
It is believed Wu remained in the country for the past three years.
Fuzhou police on March 3, 2016 offered a 50,000 yuan ($7,429.86) reward for
information that may lead to the arrest of Wu Xieyu, wi
th their statement saying Wu, 22 years old at the time, was a suspect in the
murder of his mother, Xie Tianqin.
her apartment in the faculty dormitory of a middle school in Fuzhou.
Xie was believed to have been murdered
by her son after they had a confrontation July 11, 2015, according to police sources.
Wu allegedly sealed off the room after the murder, wrapped the corps
e with layers of plastic cloth, and put activated carbon in between to absorb the smell.
He installed CCTV cameras in the room and connected them to his computer.
Wu also managed to borrow more than 1 million yuan in his mother’s name after her death.