Xiamen

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Special Economic Zones of the People's Republic of China Currently, the most prominent SEZs in the country are Shenzhen, Xiamen, Shantou, and Zhuhai. It is notable that Shenzhen, Shantou, and Zhuhai are all in Guangdong province, and all are on the southern coast of China where sea is very accessible for transportation of goods. Since the late 1970s, the economy of Fujian along the coast has greatly benefited from its geographic and cultural proximity to Taiwan. In 2003


poem collection

or Chaozhou in eastern Guangdong) is also widely spoken in these regions. Between 1924 to 1926, Lu wrote his essays of ironic reminiscences in ''Zhaohua Xishi'' (朝花夕拾, ''Dawn Blossoms Picked at Dusk''), published 1928, as well as the prose poem collection ''Ye Cao'' (野草, ''Wild Grass'', published 1927). Lu Xun also wrote many of the stories to be published in his second short story collection ''Pang Huang'' (彷徨) in 1926. Becoming increasingly estranged with his brother Zuoren, the stories


commercial oil

originally 28 enterprises to more than 250 enterprises at the moment. The combination of manufacturing, sales and distribution makes it become industrial base of commercial oil painting. Media Xiamen is served by Xiamen Media Group, which broadcasts news and entertainment such as movies and television series by AM FM radio, close circuit television and satellite television. Media in Xiamen were temporarily blocked by the Government in June 2007 when


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originally 28 enterprises to more than 250 enterprises at the moment. The combination of manufacturing, sales and distribution makes it become industrial base of commercial oil painting. Media Xiamen is served by Xiamen Media Group, which broadcasts news and entertainment such as movies and television series by AM FM radio, close circuit television and satellite television. Media in Xiamen were temporarily blocked by the Government in June 2007 when


defense scholarship

Justin Yifu Lin and his wife at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2009 (Frankfurt Book Fair) In 1976 Lin entered the MBA program at National Chengchi University in Taiwan on a defense scholarship, and returned to the army upon receiving his MBA in 1978. As a captain in the Republic of China Army (ROC Army) in Taiwan, he defected to Mainland China on May 17, 1979, reportedly by swimming from the island of Kinmen, in Fujian Province (Fujian Province, Republic of China) (


local innovations

Tagalog , Spanish (Spanish language), and Cantonese (Yue Chinese), as well as its emphasis on colloquialisms and local innovations from dialects such as Amoy and Choan-Chiu (Quanzhou). It is estimated that 98.7% of all Chinese residents of the Philippines, roughly 592,200 people, speak Lan-nang as their mother language. Ethnologue.com Chinese, Min Nan (statistics as of 1982) File:Jinhua railway


education food

. This venture, which was housed in a small hut in Marikina, proved to be the enterprise that would catapult Mr. Tan to success. From this flagship company emerged numerous successful ventures in agribusiness; airlines and related services; banking, finance and securities; brewery; chemicals; distillery and alcohol; education; food; hotel; manufacturing; property development; steel fabrication and construction; and tourism and travel services. File:JustinYifuLin hiswife Bookfair2009.jpg thumb


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Pharmaceuticals, Chemicals Production and Processing, Heavy Industry, Instruments & Industrial Equipment Production, Medical Equipment and Supplies, Research and Development, Shipping Warehousing Logistics, Telecommunications Equipment, Trading and Distribution. Xiamen Export Processing Zone China Industrial Space. Rightsite.asia. Retrieved on 2011-08-28. '''Xiamen Haicang Taiwanese Investment Zone''' is situated to the southeast of Xiamen Island, at the tip of the Xiamen-Zhangzhou-Quanzhou Delta in South Fujian bordering Zhangzhou City to the west, Jimei District to the north, and overlooking Xiamen Island across the narrow water. The 100-square-kilometer Haicang Taiwanese Investment Zone is the largest national Taiwanese investment zone authorized by the State Council in 1989. It is situated close to Xiamen Port. Xiamen Haicang Taiwanese Investment Zone. RightSite.asia. Retrieved on 2011-08-28. '''Xinglin Taiwan Merchants Development Zone''' was approved to be established on 20 May 1989 by the State Council. The planned area is Wikipedia:Xiamen


holding large

. With a total exhibition space of 100,000 m³ net (indoor) and 50,000 m³ (outdoor), where is the main venue for China International Investment and Trade Fair and hundreds of trade fairs every year. It has total 15 exhibition halls various from 2,000 to 11,000 square meters and the storey height can range from 7 to 15 meters. The exhibition area can be divided and combined as well, the flexibility of which lets it meet different customers’ needs and be able to suitable for holding large-scale concerts


international stone

and Flower Exposition''' takes place in a different city each year, Beijing in 2013. It was in Xiamen in 2007, and a large Water Garden Expo Park was built to host it (details at Jimei#See); presumably it will return there every few years. There is an annual '''Xiamen International Stone Fair''' at the Conference Center in the spring. Buy thumb Zhongshan Road (File:Zhongshanrd2.jpg) '''Zhongshan Road Pedestrian Street''' (中山路步行街) runs inland off Lujiang Road (which runs along the coast) near the Gulangyu ferry terminal, through a historical part of the city. This is major shopping area with interesting smaller streets off it. The opening time is generally from 9AM to 10PM The buildings along Zhongshan Road combine a European architecture style with Chinese. Other major shopping streets in the area are Siming Road and Jukou Street. The area also has many smaller streets with shopping; most are off to the left as you come up Zhongshan Road from the sea. As you come along Zhongshan from the sea, you can look for a set of stairs going off to your right a short way along; these lead to a smaller parallel street with many little shops and street vendors. From the inland end of that (Siming Road), turn left to get back to Zhongshan Road at the inland end of the pedestrian area. '''Xiamen University Street''' is actually half a street because the other side is part of Nanputuo Temple. Hundreds of shops line the street which is only a few hundred meters. Most of these shops sell garments and cultural things, and the book stores are also worth a look. Since they cater to students, these stores are often more reasonably priced than other areas, but some haggling may be needed to get the best prices. There is also much tourist-oriented shopping on Gulangyu. Xiamen has a number of modern enclosed '''shopping malls''' or large standalone '''chain stores'''. Here are some of the main ones: * Wikipedia:Xiamen

Xiamen

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Xiamen and the surrounding southern Fujian countryside are the ancestral home to large communities of overseas Chinese in Southeast Asia. The city was a treaty port (Treaty ports) in the 19th century and one of the four original Special Economic Zones (Special Economic Zones of the People's Republic of China) opened to foreign investment and trade when China began economic reforms in the early 1980s. It is endowed with educational and cultural institutions supported by the overseas Chinese diaspora. In 2006, Xiamen was ranked as China's second "most suitable city for living", last Jing first Fu url http: www.chinadaily.com.cn english doc 2006-01 03 content_508828.htm title Beijing drops out of top 10 'best city' list work China Daily date 3 January 2006 accessdate 25 April 2012 as well as China's "most romantic leisure city" in 2011. last Daily first Xiamen url http: en.xmnn.cn travel 201111 t20111104_2057724.htm title Xiamen dubbed 'Most Romantic Leisure City' publisher Xiamen Daily date 4 November 2011 accessdate 22 June 2012

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