Team members pull a large kite into the air at the qualifying round of the 13th World Kite Championship in Tongren, Guizhou province, on Saturday. More than 100 teams, including 34 from overseas, participated in the twoday event.
Wengfu (Group) Co Ltd, one of the largest Stateowned phosphorus and chemical manufacturers, pledged to spend at least 10 million yuan ($1.4 million) this year to support needy households and local industries, as part of its longterm commitment to poverty alleviation.
In 2007, China’s Wengfu (Group) Co Ltd achieved what was thentruly extraordinary— the Stateowned phosphorus and chemicals manufacturer outplayedmanyEuropeanand US counterparts towin the bid for the then world’s largest mineralprocessing project in Saudi Arabia.
The scenic spot inwhich the world’s largest radio telescope is located will be opened to tourists for free, authorities have announced, with the telescope expected to start a test run in the second half of this year.
Local authorities in Southwest China’s Guizhou province began a search on Friday for possible siblings of a girl who was abandoned about 10 years ago and was later adopted by a Canadian couple. If they succeed, itmeans the girl will have a good chance of curing her disease through a bonemarrowtransplant.
Greg and Cathy Crowell of Canada are shown with Hosanna, an abandoned child they adopted from a welfare house in Guizhou province in 2007. The girl, now 11, has the hereditary blood disorder thalassemia. The couple is appealing to the public to help in their search for a bone marrow donor.
US chip giant Qualcomm Inc has upped the ante in its joint venture in the Guizhou province, pouring another 1 billion yuan ($144 million), togetherwith the local government, into Guizhou Huaxintong Semiconductor Technology.
Yang Xiaodong's main inspiration is his uncle, Yang Changrong, a folk singer from Guoshiguan, a remote mountainous village in Ziyun county, Guizhou province. This area, where Yang Xiaodong, a 28yearold singer, grew up, is also home to the Miao people.