project, 95 percent of it provided by China through preferential and b
uyers’ loans. China Export and Credit Insurance Corporation, a State-funded policy-oriented i
nsurance company, provided insurance services for the project, which helped the local government sacure $680 milli
on in business loans from Chinese banks, greatly reducing pressure on the project’s financing.
Mozambique’s President, Filipe Jacinto Nyusi, had long nursed ambitions of one day seeing a bridge lin
king Maputo city center and Katembe, and when it was finally opened in November he said it wou
ld greatly facilitate transport and connectivity between Mozambique and other parts of Africa.
Wang said the bridge will give great economic stimulus to Katembe, long underdeveloped because of its poor tran
sport access. It also eases demographic pressures on Maputo, a city with a population of 1.7 million.
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.
preferred by travelers for the four-day vacation. In most cases, it takes travelers under five hours to get to their destinations.
In addition Shanghai’s Disney theme park, Guangzhou’s Chimelong Safari Park and Cho
ngqing’s Hongyadong were predicted to be the hottest three tourist attractions on the Chinese mainland.
Two thousand years ago, the ancient Silk Road opened the door for Chengdu to connect with th
e rest of the world. Now, fueled by the Belt and Road Initiative, the city again stands at the forefront of ope
ning-up, developing its industries, creating value and making innovations on the global stage.
The first freight train from Luxembourg to Chengdu departed on April 4. The train, branded under the “China Railway Express” bann
er, passed through Germany, Poland, Belarus, Russia and Kazakhstan, and then entered China through the Al
ashankou port in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region. The travel time, from start to finish, was 15 days.
Themed “Belt and Road, Shared Future,” the sixth session of Vision China, a series of talks h
osted by China Daily, will be held at Beijing Language and Culture University in Beijing on April 27.
The event coincides with the second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation to be
held in Beijing on April 25 – 27. With the theme of “Belt and Road Cooperation, Shaping a Brighter Shared Fu
ture,” the second BRF aims to bring about high-quality cooperation under the BRI framework.
At Vision China, four Belt and Road experts, including Zhao Baige, chairwoman of the Advisory Committee of t
he Belt and Road Initiative International Think Tank at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, and Ivona Lad
jevac, head of the center for the Belt and Road Initiative at the Institute of International Politics and Economics in Se
rbia, will share their perspectives on the BRI six years after it was proposed by President Xi Jinping in 2013.
CEO of Development Reimagined and former head of the Policy and Par
tnerships, the United Nations Development Programme, and Andreas Pier
otic, trade commissioner of Embassy of Chile in China. The four will also take questions after delivering their speeches.
China Daily’s Publisher and Editor-in-Chief Zhou Shuchun will open the event with a welcome speech on April 27.
Vision China events have been previously held in Beijing, Hangzhou, Joha
nnesburg and London. The events have been broadcast live on internet and mul
timedia platforms, reaching an international audience, particularly young people.
This upcoming event will also be broadcast live on the China Daily website and
app, as well as China Daily’s account on Sina Weibo, Tencent Video, Toutiao, Bilibili, Facebook and Twitter platforms.
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.”