Month: April 2019
in an abundance of caution, we will conduct high visibility patrols around synagog
uesa and other houses of worship,” the Los Angeles Police Department tweeted.
The Chabad of Poway website said the congregation i
s a center for Jewish people of all backgrounds. It was established in 1986.
Chabad offers a wide variety of educational and spiritual opportunities, including Torah
classes and lectures, Shabbaton dinners, and an array of family and social activities, according to the website.
Poway, about 20 miles north of downtown San Diego, is the sa
fest city in the San Diego County and among the safest in the state of California based on FBI c
rime data and population statistics, according to report of The San Diego Union-Tribune, a local daily newspaper.
spectacular 41st minute free kick, but Borja Baston equalized four minutes later in a game in which both teams looked flat in their third game in seven days.
Leganes and Celta Vigo drew 0-0, which draws Celta a point closer to
survival and means they remain unbeaten since Iago Aspas returned to the side after injury.
In overseas ventures, insurance gives firms a sure footing
Overseas investment inevitably means risks and uncertainties for Chinese comp
anies, but many have started using insurance services to help control and reduce risks.
“Chinese companies face new situations while investing overseas, namely that global politi
cs and economics have become more complex,” said Wang Tingke, general manager of China Export and Cr
edit Insurance Corporation, or Sinosure, China’s State-funded policy-oriented insurance company.
“So while going abroad, Chinese companies need to i
ncrease their awareness of risks and set up comprehensive risk management systems.”
four years of construction, is part of the Maputo Bridge and Link Roads project built by CRBC. It is 187 kilometers long and s
erves as an arterial highway that directly links Maputo to the border with South Africa, to the south.
CRBC mainly undertakes contracting, investment and infrastructure pro
jects, including roads, bridges, ports and railways, and has operations stretching ac
ross more than 60 countries and regions in Asia, Africa, Europe and the Americas.
“China Road and Bridge Corporation has a wealth of experience in building bridges of the highest quality, including many brid
ges in China that presented even tougher challenges than the Maputo-Katembe Bridge,” Wang said.
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.
pillars of the initiative are important. The most and best (part) of it, I think, is connectiv
ity and inter-culture exchange, sustainable development agenda, and knowledge transfer.
China is the biggest market in the world. We have enough resources in our country. We want our p
roduct get access to the market and we also want to live in good infrastructure, such as roads, railw
ays, schools, hospitals. I also hope knowledge of China come to our country. We have sea access, and good infra
structure can help our country and neighboring countries get access to the Maritime Silk Road.
China has become the second-largest investor of our count
ry in the past 10 years. It’s investing infrastructure, mining
and agriculture. We have Confucius Institute, facilitate Chinese and Portuguese learning. The Belt and Road
Initiative helps Mozambique boost its industrialization, technology and finance.
of travel plan changes, as many choose new destinations a short or medi
um distance away instead of suburban trips, said Feng Rao, data research center mana
ger of Mafengwo, a major online travel service provider and tourist information-sharing platform in China.
Travel plans to Sanya, Luoyang and Enshi, three Chinese tourist cities, grew most rapidly — by 15.4
%, 13.6% and 11.6% respectively — due to the extended holiday, according to a report from Mafengwo.
With a new railway operating plan put into use from April 10 offeri
ng more high-speed train routes, high-speed train trips are easier and more convenient.
Take Luoyang in Henan province as an example. People living in Suzhou, Xuzhou an
d Jiaozuo, places where travel time to Luoyang by high-speed train is five hours or less, have turned their eyes to the city.
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.