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In Anhui

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Anhui Ranks 7th in China by Foreign Trade Growth

Anhui’s foreign trade totaled 308.7 billion yuan ($43.6 billion) in the first eight months of 2019, equivalent to that in 2014 and up 15.3 percent from a year ago, customs data showed. The eastern Chinese province ranked 7th in the country, with its growth rate 11.7…
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Oldest Fossil Forest in Asia Discovered in Anhui

Chinese scientists discovered the oldest fossil forest in Asia, lending more clues to how those ancient plants evolved to become coal finally. The study published on Thursday in the journal Current Biology reported the largest example of a patch of forest that grew in the…
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Video : 14-year-old takes the wheel of a passenger bus on the highway

On July 23, a video of a 14-year-old driving a passenger bus on the highway went viral among local residents .According to police investigation , on the afternoon of July 19,  the driver of a large-scale operation bus with 39 passengers  from Hefei to Wabu, Shouxian County…

In China

In China

Chinese animation film about a cat making waves at the box office

On the heels of runaway hit Ne Zha, a new domestic animation is performing well in the Chinese box office. The movie, The Legend of Hei, a 2D animation, has grossed around 230 million yuan ($32.50 million) since it opened across China on Sept 7. It was simultaneously released in Japan. The first feature-length film derived from a flash cartoon…
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Anhui Ranks 7th in China by Foreign Trade Growth

Anhui’s foreign trade totaled 308.7 billion yuan ($43.6 billion) in the first eight months of 2019, equivalent to that in 2014 and up 15.3 percent from a year ago, customs data showed. The eastern Chinese province ranked 7th in the country, with its growth rate 11.7…
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Oct 25 : Baohe International Photo Week

Baohe International Photo Week is set to open in Hefei on Oct 25, with a number of photographers from both home and abroad in attendance. The seven-day event will feature a series of photography exhibitions, displaying over 3,000 pieces of work. In addition, a total of eight…
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“Hefei Memories” goes viral

A series of paintings by local artists in Hefei has recently gone viral. The paintings, entitled “Hefei Memory”, depict many of the city’s landmarks, both old and new, including the Hefei Railway Station and the Hefei Grand Theater. The paintings showcase the massive…
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Oil giant shell making a move to Hefei

Oil giant Shell (China) plans to set up its retail business regional headquarters in Baohe district in #Hefei, according to an agreement signed with officials of the local government on Sept 4. The firm, invested by The Royal Dutch Shell Group, the world’s largest oil…
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Man pays debt owed by grandfather decades ago

On Wednesday morning, the Shen Family Ancestral Hall of in Ni’ao village, Zhejiang province, received an unexpected payment of 30,000 yuan ($4,200). The man who made the payment was 75-year-old Shen Wensheng, who is a resident in another village called Xiaonanmen in…
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Shangqiu-Hefei-Hangzhou High-Speed Railway

A high-speed trial run was completed on the Shangqiu-Hefei-Hangzhou High-Speed Railway on Sept 4.The train used for the trial tested the track traveling at a speed of 350 kilometers per hour. The Shanghe-Hangzhou section of the line is set to be open by the end of…
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Hefei Metro Line 3 Kicks off with a trial-run

Yesterday , the Hefei Rail Transit Line 3, which will be officially opened at the end of this year, entered the passenger-free trial operation stage . According to reports, a no-load trial operation is a key stage before the initial operation of rail transit lines. It test…
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Hefei set to open its third Foreign Expert’s Book House

The growing talent base of Hefei, East China’s Anhui province, is to have its third Foreign Expert’s Book House at the University of Science and Technology of China, offering a new window through which the world can view and understand China. The proposed…
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Hefei Police nab 100 in 'superstition' telecom fraud case

Police in East China’s Anhui province said they have recently busted seven gangs involved in a telecom fraud case and arrested 100 suspects. A Weibo user reported to the police in the city of Ningguo that he had been tricked out his money in May when he paid around…
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Online platform to help check the spread of scientific rumors

Media reports have described the platform, jointly built by several central government departments including the National Health Commission, Ministry of Emergency Management, and the China Association for Science and Technology, as the “national team” to refute…
In China

FedEx accused of shipping illegal knives

Knives under strict sales and transportation controls have been found in FedEx parcels, Xinhua News Agency reported on Tuesday, citing unidentified official sources. The express delivery service provider based in the United States is suspected of illegally transporting such…
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Sept 20-23: World Manufacturing Convention

The 2019 World Manufacturing Convention, recently approved by the State Council, is set to take place in Hefei from Sept 20 to 23. The event will feature an exhibition displaying a number of the most advanced products currently on the market, bringing together over 60…
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Oct 25 : Hefei International Culture Expo

The 13th Hefei International Culture Expo is set to take place in the city on Oct 25, with a 100,000-square-meter exhibition displaying eye-catching works of art and a selection of musical instruments. The four-day event will also feature an electronic sports entertainment…
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An announcement on Opening time of Huangshan Scenic Spot

On September 2, the Huangshan Scenic Area Management Committee issued an announcements on the opening  time , as well as that for transfer vehicle and ropeway operation . 1. Huangshan Scenic Spot Opening Time Huangshan Scenic Spot is opened to tourists all year…