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Ningbo Mixer Each First Wednesday Of The Month

 The“NINGBOEXPAT MIXER”. -OPEN FOR ALL-  will be held each first Wednesday of the month  at the Ningbo Shangri La Hotel  between 19.00 till 21:30. Buy your Rmb 80 voucher at the entrance and get 2 Drinks - Draft Beer, Red and White Wine, Soft Drinks and Chilled Juices in combination with selected Complimentary food   Spring_Mixer_Friday_May_10th362a5b A great place for new comers to Ningbo and meeting old friends again. The theme "Mingle and Enjoy".  Entrance is free  and “no strings attached” - No RSVP Just walk in with friends too.

Governmental News

  • The Third China “Smart City” Academician Forum Held in Ningbo

    The Third China “Smart City” Academician Forum Held in Ningbo

    On Sept.10th, the third China “Smart City” Academician Forum was held in Ningbo. Fourteen well-known academicians, dozens of experts and scholars gathered together discussing the new path of development of China's smart city construction.

    Academicians Pan Yunhe, Su Junhong, Ni Guangnan, Li Deren, Zhong Shan, Zhou Liwei, Jiang Jingshan, Yu Benshui, Li Bohu, Ma Yuanliang, Chen Jing, Fei Aiguo, Ding Wenhua, Chen Chun, provincial and municipal leaders Chen Zhongzhao, Mao Guanglie attended the forum.

    The forum was jointly organized by the Department of Information and Electronic Engineering, China Academy of Engineering and Ningbo Municipal government, undertook by Ningbo international marine ecological science and Technology City CMC and Aerospace Science and Technology Industry Development Co., Ltd. Focusing on the theme “smart city construction and development in the new stage”, Academician experts, representatives of government departments and entrepreneurs discussed the advanced theory, technology and practice of smart city construction and industry development trend, to promote the innovation and integration of government, production, learning, research, and integration, and also to better guide and promote the construction of smart city.

    Pan Yunhe, Ni Guangnan and Li Deren did the reports “Research on the Development of Smart City in China”, “Developing Network Technology with Independent Innovation”, “Smart City Big Data” respectively.

    On behalf of the participating academicians, Zhong Shan called on the government, enterprises, research institutions, social groups and other forces to strengthen cooperation, promote smart city top-level design, innovate smart city operation mode, improve city management and livelihood service system of intelligent construction, promote the construction of smart city big data system, and strengthen the network information security system construction, so that to enlarge the city's comprehensive carrying capacity, to make the management more scientific, residents enjoy more wisdom development dividends.

  • Online Platform for Investment Projects in Ningbo Went into Operation
  • CPI of July up by 1.6%

    CPI of July up by 1.6%

    August 23, 2016

Ningbo District - Know More About the City Around You

  • 18th China Plastics Expo to be held

    18th China Plastics Expo to be held

    It is learned from the organizing committee of the expo that the 18th China Plastics Expo will be held in Yuyao County from November 6 to 9. With the theme of "new ideas, new chances and new development for plastics", the expo will cooperate with a series of international conferences to further improve its internationalization and influence. 
    So far, 912 booths of the expo have been booked, accounting for 87.6% of the planned 1041 booths. 219 enterprises have registered for exhibition, including 76 for specially designed booths, accounting for 34.7% of the total. 
    Reportedly, Mr. Abdulrahman S. Al-Fageeh, Chairman of WPC will continue to attend this year's expo. The executives of such foreign enterprises as Covestro, Sabic, Borouge and Petrochemical Commercial Company will participate in the expo, as well as the leaders of such domestic petrochemical giants as PetroChina. Some related agencies and associations from home and abroad will also attend the expo, including American Chemistry Council, European Plastics Association, Korea Petrochemical Association, PC/BPA Global Task Force, Japan Petrochemical Association and China Plastics Machinery Industry Association. 
    This year's session will still be jointly hosted by China Petroleum and Chemical Industry Federation, PetroChina, SINOPEC, SINOCHEM, China Light Industry Council and Yuyao County Government

  • Ningbo Becomes the First Pilot City of “Made in China 2025”
  • Ningbo Goes All Out to Better the Rural Environment
  • Three Lanes in Chenhuang Miao Pedestrian Street Overhauled
  • People enjoy reading at the library

Ningbo Business News and Insider Info

  • Ningbo VR Industry Alliance founded on Sept.10th

    Ningbo VR Industry Alliance founded on Sept.10th

    Ningbo VR (Virtual Reality technology) industry alliance was officially founded on Sept.10th. The alliance was launched jointly by Xiangshan Film and TV City, CIXING, stomer player, TCL and Newvod, bringing together over 20 key units in virtual reality area of the country.

    VR, defined as an “immersive experience technology", is one of the current economic hot spots. As an important part of the modern information industry, VR industry has been listed as a national "13th Five-Year" development plan, becoming one of impetus of human production and life style revolutionary transformation. In Ningbo, VR technology has been widely used in daily life. For example, VR room-escaping experience, VR house model, VR safety course, VR historical and cultural tour. There are many companies seize the golden chance developing VR industry vigorously. HTC VIVE is one of the hottest head-mounted VR display brand, and the front camera is made by Sunny Optical Technology.

    It is said by staff of Ningbo Municipal Economic and Information Technology Committee that Ningbo is planning VR Industrial Park project and the next step will focus on the VR industry chain, trying to make the industry into a new economic growth point in Ningbo.

  • 7th September Mixer

    7th September Mixer

    September 06, 2016
  • Jiangdong launches supporting policies to attract talents
  • Foreign Trade in Ningbo Is About to Pick Up
  • Ningbo Foreign Trade Rebounds

On The Campus

  • The 24th Japan-South Korea-China Youth Games Rounded Off

    The 24th Japan-South Korea-China Youth Games Rounded Off

    Sponsored by the State General Administration of Sports and organized by Zhejiang Municipal Sports Bureau and Ningbo Municipal People’s Government, the 24th Japan-South Korea-China Youth Games was rounded off in Ningbo International Exhibition & Convention Center on the night of Aug.27th. Liu Fumin, director in charge of youth sports in the State General Administration of Sports and head of China’s sports delegation, Okazaki, head of Japan’s sports delegation, Park Chu-han, head of South Korea’s sports delegation, Zhang Minghua, deputy mayor of Ningbo and other important figures attended the closing ceremony cum the evening gala on Aug.27th.
    On the ceremony, the athletes from three countries shared their euphoria and strengthened the bonds by partying. Over a half among 17 performances saw the participation of teenage athletes, among which China’s handball team and football team separately presented dances called “Dad! What’s Wrong” and “Tun’er” while South Korean basketball and volleyball teams gave performances like Hip-Pop and Japanese ping-pong and rugby teams displayed their vigor by the dances such as “Lucky Cookies in Love”. China’s wrestling team specially came to Ningbo and contributed a show on wrestling regardless of their absence in the Youth Games. All the athletes devoted themselves to a spectacularly large show named as “Let’s Fly Together”, walking on the stage hand in hand, yelling and bouncing with the hope to a promising future.

  • Ningbo University to Invest 10bn Yuan in Soliciting Elite
  • Talent-project docking fair for returned talents held
  • Talent-project docking fair for returned talents held
  • Talent-project docking fair for returned talents held

Picture Story - See Ningbo With Other Eyes

Ningbo Tourist

  • Ningbo Tourism Development Fund Set up

    Ningbo Tourism Development Fund Set up

    The afternoon of January 26 saw the launch of Ningbo Tourism Development Fund. The fund shall be entrusted to Beida Jade Bird Group for operation. The No.1 component fund, totaling 300 million yuan, is jointly contributed by Ningbo Tourism Investment Company, Agricultural Bank of China, Huishenfeng Capital and the Ningbo Industrial Fund. 
    As one of the four industrial funds operated on a pilot basis, the Tourism Development Fund is expected to give full play to the guiding role of financial capital, encourage the social capital to be involved in construction of major tourism projects and to provide financial support for quality enterprises. The first component fund, amounting to 300 million yuan, is planned to be invested in coming five years. The component funds are expected to reach 2 billion yuan. 
    The Tourism Development Fund shall mainly support eight major investment fields, including development of tourism areas and countryside tourism programs that are above 3A level

  • Ningbo Tourism Development Fund Set up
  • New Year’s Day Holidays boosts short-haul tourism