Statistics from the ministry show the number of private nursing homes in China saw a year-on-year increase of 7.8 percent, and elderly care facilities based in residential communities increased by 41.3 percent.
Starting Wednesday, all Whole Foods Market stores in the US and Canada will let customers who are 60 and older shop one hour before opening to the public. The company, which is owned by Amazon, has approximately 500 stores throughout the UK, Canada and in 42 US states.
Starting in 2000, the country began to experience a steady increase in pollution, reaching a peak in 2013 when it experienced 13 rounds of smog, data from the National Meteorological Center show.
Starting in March, four pairs of cargo trains started running on a weekly service between Zhengzhou, capital of Henan province, and the German city of Hamburg.
Starting from July 1, Hainan has increased its annual tax-free shopping quota from 30,000 yuan to 100,000 yuan per person.
Stamp of approval: “They have the emotional imagination, the true empathy to really create something with true human benefit.” — Amanda Goltz, principal, business development, Alexa Health & Wellness at Amazon
Standardization and development, as well as safety and innovation, should be given at least equal importance, said Ge Huayong, chairman of China UnionPay and also a CPPCC National Committee member. "We cannot afford to just highlight innovation while ignoring safety."
Standard Chartered will hold a 65.1 percent stake in the joint venture, while PCCW, HKT and Ctrip Finance will hold 10 percent, 15 percent and 9.9 percent respectively.
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Starting from two people to now more than 40, Qupital aims to expand the market to the Chinese mainland, Taiwan, Macao and Southeast Asia. “We are planning to set up an office in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province which is China’s e-commerce hub. And we can be close to our customers,” Chan said.