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2017 Qujing Ironman 70.3 ends

The 2017 Qujing Ironman 70.3 came to an end on August 27. Altogether 1,380 athletes from 43 countries and regions participated in the event which saw participants competing on the highest track in the world at an average altitude of 1,910 meters.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/4 17:18:39

Kempinski Hotel Beijing a local icon

Every city has its icons. They can be symbolic buildings or impressive services. Kempinski Hotel Beijing Lufthansa Center is both. As one of the very earliest international hotels in town, the hotel has never failed to draw both new and returning guests. The hotel has had about nine managing directors over the past few decades and has recently done some renovations, yet the Kempinski culture remains as strong and vibrant as ever.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/31 16:28:39

China World Summit Wing, Beijing stages 5th vertical run

Over 900 athletes competed in the fifth edition of the China World Summit Wing, Beijing Vertical Run on August 26. Local and international runners conquered the colossal skyscraper by running up 2,041 steps to the rooftop finish line 330 meters above ground.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/31 16:28:39

The Ritz-Carlton, Guangzhou holds wedding showcase

More than 300 guests gathered at The Ritz-Carlton, Guangzhou on August 27 for the hotel’s 2017 Autumn wedding extravaganza.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/31 16:23:39

Interview with Wang Shunqing, consul general of the Consulate-General of China in Frankfurt

This year marks the 45th anniversary of the establishment of the Sino-German diplomatic relations.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/30 19:13:39

Le Méridien holds Ai Mei Midsummer exhibition in Hong Kong

Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts, a subsidiary of the Marriott Group, staged the Tracing-Ai Mei Midsummer traveling exhibition in Hong Kong from August 21 to 27.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/30 14:38:39

Pan Pacific Beijing opens

Pan Pacific Beijing opened its doors to the public on August 20. The owner of Beijing Huitong Investment Co., Ltd., the manager of the Pan Pacific Group from Singapore, and other distinguished guests attended the festivities.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/29 15:08:39

Tour of China 2017 to commence soon

The Tour of China 2017, a national cycling competition, was announced in Beijing on August 24. The competition will commence on September 10.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/28 16:53:40

Famous writer Pei Zhangchuan finishes ‘Zhao Puchu’ script

After three years of hard work, famous Chinese writer Pei Zhangchuan, the vice president of the Anhui Province Writers Association, has finished the script for the 36-episode teleplay Zhao Puchu. He is now looking for investment and a film crew for the play.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/28 16:53:40

Peak Sport launches Howard III and 2017 NBA China Tour

The opening event for the 2017 NBA China Tour was held by domestic sports brand Peak Sport in Beijing on August 24. This time, the visiting NBA star was Dwight Howard from the Charlotte Hornets. Beijing was the first stop of his tour. The general manager of Peak Sport, Xu Zhihua, joined Howard at the opening event. They officially announced the start of Howard’s tour in China and the launch of Peak’s new shoes Howard III.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/28 16:53:40

Mountain challenge to start in Chongqing

The Jiangjin Simian Mountain Eco Challenge, co-organized by the Chinese Extreme Sports Association and the Jiangjin district government in Chongqing, will be held in Jiangjin district from October 25 to 30.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/28 16:53:39

Stronger agro, prosperous PepsiCo

Sanjeev Chadha, CEO of PepsiCo Asia, Middle East and North Africa (AMENA), and Mike Spanos, president and CEO of PepsiCo Greater China Region (GCR), recently paid a visit to a huge potato farm situated in Yulin, Shaanxi Province.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/25 19:03:39

How to Call an Ambulance in Beijing

At Beijing United Family Hospital (BJU), the staff like to think that they are taking care of all of their customers’ medical concerns. One of the biggest concerns they hear about is about calling emergency medical services in case of an accident.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/24 17:13:39

China’s Grandland acquires Permasteelisa Group

Grandland Holdings Group (Grandland), China’s leading company in the interior decoration and construction industries, announced on July 21 that it decided to acquire 100 percent of the shares of Permasteelisa S.p.A, the global leader of the curtain wall manufacturing domain from LIXIL Corporation (LIXIL), which is also a global leader in housing, building products and materials based in Japan.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/24 16:33:39

Banyan Tree and Vanke partner in China

Banyan Tree Holdings Limited (Banyan Tree), an international operator and developer of premium resorts, hotels, residences and spas, announced in August that it has executed and completed the definitive agreements with the leading Chinese real estate company China Vanke Co., Ltd (Vanke) to create Banyan Tree Assets (China) (BTAC), a 50:50 joint venture incorporated in Singapore between Banyan Tree and Vanke, to consolidate the ownership of its Banyan Tree- branded hotels and assets in China.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/24 16:28:39

China International Collection Exposition 2017 to open

The third session of China International Collection Exposition will open from September 8 to 11 at Nanjing International Expo Center in Jiangsu Province.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/23 15:58:39

Pakistani Foreign Secretary's visit to China further solidifies bilateral friendship and strengthens cooperation

Pakistani Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua, who is currently on a visit to China, called on the Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Beijing on August 22. Wide-ranging topics including bilateral relations, regional and global issues, as well as the situation in Indian-controlled Jammu and Kashmir were discussed.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2017/8/23 10:59:47

Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo to open in Sri Lanka

Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts announced on August 14 that Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo is set to open on November 16. The hotel will begin taking bookings from September 1 for stays starting on December 1.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/22 16:18:39