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China's GDP expands 3.2 pct in Q2

China's economy bounced back to growth in the second quarter this year as the country gradually resumed work and production after having the COVID-19 epidemic effectively contained, official data showed Thursday.

China to reopen cinemas starting July 20 in low-risk areas

The China Film Administration announced on Thursday that it will gradually reopen cinemas, which have been suspended for more than five months since the COVID-19 outbreak. Cinemas in low-risk areas can reopen starting July 20, while those in high-risk areas will remain closed, as the country has contained the virus spread.

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Infographic | Highlights of the 127th Canton Fair

The 127th China Import and Export Fair, or Canton Fair, concluded online on June 24th. The 10-day fair drew nearly 26,000 global enterprises, with 1.8 million products exhibited. Some highlights of the fair are showed as follows.

Services in place for expats living in Dengfeng Community

The station in Dengfeng is located at the community’s Foreigner Service Center on No. 5 Tongxin Road, offering comprehensive, free services to its residents.

China plans Greater Bay Area airport cluster by 2025

China aims to finish the building of a world-class cluster of airports in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area by 2025, according to a new plan released by the Civil Aviation Administration of China.

Two Thai routes suspended after passengers test positive for COVID-19

China's civil aviation regulator said on Wednesday it has suspended a Thai Lion Air route between Bangkok and Guangzhou for one week after passengers on a recent flight tested positive for COVID-19, as well as a Thai AirAsia X route between Bangkok and Tianjin.

China's GDP expands 3.2 pct in Q2

China's economy bounced back to growth in the second quarter this year as the country gradually resumed work and production after having the COVID-19 epidemic effectively contained, official data showed Thursday.

China to reopen cinemas starting July 20 in low-risk areas

The China Film Administration announced on Thursday that it will gradually reopen cinemas, which have been suspended for more than five months since the COVID-19 outbreak. Cinemas in low-risk areas can reopen starting July 20, while those in high-risk areas will remain closed, as the country has contained the virus spread.

China firmly opposes U.S. signing Hong Kong-related act into law

China firmly opposes and strongly condemns the move of the U.S. side of signing the so-called "Hong Kong Autonomy Act" into law, said a statement released on the foreign ministry's website Wednesday.

U.S. gov't rescinds controversial rule on int'l students: federal judge

The U.S. government has rescinded a new rule that could have denied international students their stay in the country if they only attend online courses in the coming fall semester, a federal judge in Boston, Massachusetts said Tuesday.

Coronavirus found on packages of shrimps imported from Ecuador

The coronavirus has been found on three packages of frozen shrimp imported from Ecuador on July 3, said China's General Administration of Customs (GAC) at a press conference on Friday.

Mayor of S.Korean capital Seoul found dead

Park Won-soon, mayor of South Korea's capital Seoul, was found dead around midnight, hours after his daughter filed a missing report to police Thursday evening, multiple local media said citing the police.

Services in place for expats living in Dengfeng Community

The station in Dengfeng is located at the community’s Foreigner Service Center on No. 5 Tongxin Road, offering comprehensive, free services to its residents.

Guangdong starts to build a base for judicial exchanges with Portuguese-speaking countries

According to the People's Procuratorate of Guangdong, the construction of a cooperation base for law based exchanges between China and Portuguese-speaking countries has started in Hengqin of Zhuhai recently. It will provide more judicial protection for the development of Greater Bay Area (GBA) and the Belt and Road Initiative in future.

30 million shopping vouchers to be distributed on WeChat!

Guangzhou municipal government will hand out consumption vouchers valued at some 30 million yuan ($4.3 million) to the public starting from 8 pm on July 17th. Local residents and tourists who come to Guangzhou can receive vouchers through the "Love Tour Guangzhou (爱游广州)" WeChat mini-program and use the vouchers in 668 cultural and tourist places, including scenic spots, hotels, physical bookstores, homestays, theaters and travel agencies.

Culture & Tradition

Miraculous! Rare septet lotus flowers spotted in Guangzhou

Blooming septet (seven) lotus flowers on one stalk were spotted at the Lotus Mountain in Panyu, Guangzhou on the morning of July 9th, 2020. The flowers borne by a fine breed of water lily, have seven complete pedicles.

The five best spots for camping or picnics in Guangzhou

We've rounded up five of our favourite lawns which are free, in or close to downtown, and have some shade. Pack your basket and picnic mat, and let’s head to the following parks for some fun in the sun.
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