Just a few minutes ago, the Louvre received the most saddening news. The architect behind the pyramid of
Louvre Museum, the Chinese architecture we just mentioned a few days ago, Mr I.M. Pei, one of the greatest architectural mas
ters in the world, died on May 16. He was 102. You may have gone to heaven, but you and your works will be forever rem
embered by the world,” read the Louvre’s official Sina Weibo account this morning.
“Mr Pei’s outstanding architectural designs made greatly important contributions to t
he history of architecture. As a Chinese-American, Mr. Pei was devoted to promote mutual und
erstanding between China and the US, and to further cultural exchange between the East and the West.
“The embassy building of China’s embassy to the US is an exempla
ry work that merges the East and the West and that manifests the long-term friendship and co
mmon future between the two nations. We recall with sentiments the architectural legacy Mr Pei has left us, and
the influence he has had on the world,” read a statement from the embassy of the US to Chin
Laoshan district in Qingdao, Shandong province has launched a global compet
ition for cultural and innovative designs, offering a top prize of 50,000 yuan ($7,370).
The competition will run till July 30, and organizers will invite experts to
review collected works in August, with winners expected to be announced September.
The collection is divided into two sections: production
designs and special projects from individuals and groups, at home and abroad.
Production designs are to range from art crafts to prints, digital product
s, cartoons, furniture, as well as garments, while special projects can be related to sc
ulpture, tourism, festivals and even red cultural heritage, the color embodying China’s revolutionary spirit.
“So far, eight nations－Venezuela, Bolivia, Algeria, Egypt, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Cambodia－have applied for places for some 20 candidates.”
Cui, meanwhile, said he looks forward to collaborating with his foreign students in the future.
During the ongoing International Horticultural Exhibition 2019 in Beijing’s Yanqing district, reporters fro
m various local and international media outlets can expect 5G technology coverage and floriculture lectures at the media center.
According to Ma Guoying, deputy head of the publicity and planning department of the expo’s coordinat
ion bureau, the media center, which opened on April 27, is fully covered by 5G-the fifth-generation wireless network.
“Reporters can get a 4K high-definition view of the expo through the 5G network,” she said.
Andres Osorio, a Colombian reporter who arrived on the center’s opening day, said it was easy to use.
“I am convinced that some of the students will become our partners in the future. Actuall
y, the former director of the Venezuelan space agency was one of the trainees here at the institute.
“So by teaching them, we are promoting not only spacecraft knowledge, but also China’s space industry standards.”
More domestic airlines are launching new flights connecting less-densely populated small
er Chinese cities, and those areas are seeing me growth in air traffic than major cities.
Last year, the airports of Quanzhou in Fujian province, Nantong, Changzhou and Xuzhou in Jiangsu province, Jieyang in G
uangdong province and Yichang in Hubei province saw their annual passenger throughput reach 2.5 million, a jum
p of more than 30 percent year-on-year, according to data from the Civil Aviation Administration of China.
In 2018, passenger throughput growth of major cities’ airports was less than 10 percent year-on-year, while the growth rates
of a number of third – and fourth-tier cities’ airports were higher than 20 percent, the data showed.
“It’s key for carriers to seize good flight times. Many domestic ai
rlines would like to launch flights to major cities like Shanghai, Nanjing and Hangzhou, but
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.
she said. As a fan of music, Tsering was once a singer in a bar and released two singles in Tibetan.
In 2017, she went on a popular talent show called Sing! China and became a sensation in the music industry thanks to her un
ique style of music. Before Tsering, there were no other Tibetan contestants on the show, she said.
“People thought Tibetan singers were all about ethnic music, but I wanted to break that stereotype,” she said.
Liu Hua, with Qinghai’s Ethnic and Religious Affairs Committee, said China’s favorable eth
nic policies not only brought quality education to students in ethnic areas but also changed their lives.
“These graduates are using their wide range of knowledge and ima
ges to influence people around them and generations to come,” Liu said.
lack of skilled workers and the poor educational foundation in the Tibet autonomous region, the government decide
d to offer classes to Tibetan children. In 1985, the first batch of them went inland to study. Since then, an incr
easing number have pursued studies in more developed areas in China.Tsering Lhakyi, born in the 1990s, was ra