Just a few minutes ago, the Louvre received the most saddening news. The architect behind the pyramid of
Louvre Museum, the Chinese architecture we just mentioned a few days ago, Mr I.M. Pei, one of the greatest architectural mas
ters in the world, died on May 16. He was 102. You may have gone to heaven, but you and your works will be forever rem
embered by the world,” read the Louvre’s official Sina Weibo account this morning.
“Mr Pei’s outstanding architectural designs made greatly important contributions to t
he history of architecture. As a Chinese-American, Mr. Pei was devoted to promote mutual und
erstanding between China and the US, and to further cultural exchange between the East and the West.
“The embassy building of China’s embassy to the US is an exempla
ry work that merges the East and the West and that manifests the long-term friendship and co
mmon future between the two nations. We recall with sentiments the architectural legacy Mr Pei has left us, and
the influence he has had on the world,” read a statement from the embassy of the US to Chin
Beethoven’s first piano concerto, Piano Concerto No. 1 in C major, Op. 15, was written in 1795 and hi
s last piano concerto, Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat Major, Op. 73 was written between 1809 and 1811.
The last piano concerto is also known as the Emperor Concerto
and the composition exudes a powerful, grand and heroic mood.
The five completed piano concertos cover the entire music career of the composer.
Buchbinder, 74, who was the youngest student ever to have enrolled to study at the Vie
nna Academy of Music at the age of 5, twice recorded the full cycle of Beethoven piano concertos in 2007 and 2011.
In 1986, Buchbinder performed all of Beethoven’s 32 sonatas for the first time at the Wiener Musikverein.
wide variety of choices including beef noodles, braised pork rice, du
mplings, hamburgers, pizza, spaghetti, fast food, desserts, beverages and ice cream.
To deal with an overwhelming number of tourists, some fas
t food restaurants have cut customer wait times to less than one minute.
A total of 25 restrooms and a number of baby care rooms have been b
uilt at the site, dotted around gates and major exhibition halls. Nursing rooms come equi
pped with baby chairs and breastfeeding stations as well as sofas and hand-washing sinks.
In addition, tourists could rent wheelchairs and baby carriages with their ID cards and a certain amount of deposit.
What’s more, 30 volunteer service booths and nearly 100 informati
on desks have been set up to answer tourists’ questions and guide them to tour the event.
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.
A total of 22 foreign-invested projects worth $3.39 billion were signed during the “Chengdu c
an do” foreign investment signing event held in the capital city of Sichuan province on Friday.
Nine of the projects are for high-end manufacturing, including sectors such as electronic informatio
n, aerospace, automobile and equipment manufacturing, which totaled $1.77 billion, and 13 are modern service pro
jects that are related to finance, logistics, culture and creativity and senior care service., totaling about $1.62 billion.
The investors include many worldwide industry leader companies such as French multin
tional AREP, Happyeasygo Group from Singapore, and Baxter International from the United States.
Luo Qiang, the city’s mayor, said Chengdu has always been the powe
rhouse of China’s opening-up in the past four decades, and will continue to welcome foreig
n investments with ever improving business environment as China enters a new era of reform and opening-up
tem and become an independent practitioner in the hope of providing better treatment to patients and earning a higher income.
Today, Zhang is not only a vascular surgeon, but also the founder and head of Dr. Smile M
edical Group, China’s first group medical practice, which he established in Shanghai in July 2014.
Back then, group practices, in which doctors partner together to offer medical servic
es to patients and share operational costs, was a fairly new concept in China.
But in many other countries such as the United States, group medical practices are c
ommon for doctors who work independently instead of being employed by hospitals.
Since 2014, group practices have sprung up across China, and many established doctors have left hospitals to start their own practices.
A recent example is Zhou Yuehua, one of the most acclaimed eye surgeons in China, who made headlines when he left the re
puted Beijing Tongren Hospital at the end of 2018 and founded Zhou Yuehua Myopic Doctor Group in Beijing.