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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.
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.
Chinese romance which opened across the country on April 19, has some scenes shot in Paris, including the Notre Dame Cathedral.
The film, directed by Huo Jianqi, a renowned figure among China’s “Fifth Gene
ration” directors, features supermodel-turned actress Du Juan and actor Chen Xiao.
During a recently promotional screening, director Huo says the film examines the meaning of love and marriage.
In the movie, there are several scenes featuring the lovebirds shown against the backg
round of the Notre Dame Cathedral, which was damaged in a fire on April 15.
The film, based on a short story penned by journalist An Dun, the features a violinis
t and an interior designer, who encounter each other in a museum in Paris and soon fall in love.
of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, announced it will employ more than 100,000 delivery
men in the next three years, with an aim to help their average wages increase by more than 20 percent.
According to Cainiao, its parcel pick-up services within two hours has cov
ered 284 cities across the country, which means the company’s logistics network has not
only covered first-tier cities, but also third and fourth-tier cities and even rural areas.
Industry insiders said JD is facing rising labor costs, and Cainiao’s intention of hiring more
couriers will intensify competition in the country’s logistics and delivery sector.
“Although JD Logistics is beefing up its presence in third-party delivery business and takin
g steps to motivate staff’s enthusiasm, it still lags behind courier companies such as SF Holding, YTO Expre
ss, STO Express and Yunda Express,” said Lu Zhenwang, CEO of Shanghai-based Wanqing Consultancy.