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le, most of which are beyond our control-that allows a broader readership, who might not h
ave expressed interest in China or translated works to discover this story,” she says.
“China’s development over the past decade
s has also contributed to an increase in interest in the cultural output from this sid
And publishers, literary agents, translators and scholars w
ho took an interest in Chinese content over the past decades have paved the new way, she adds.
Other than fantasy and sci-fi, British readers are looking at established Chinese writers, as well as
popular online authors, as was showcased at the 2019 London Book Fair held from March 12 to 14.
e of the world.”Having worked in the arts since the mid-2000s, Chang says she has seen the interest in Chinese culture broaden
and deepen, “developing from perhaps the more direct visual aspects like contemporary art to embracing areas that r
equire more investment of time and emotional involvement-books, films, TV, theater, games”.
gn will guide the public to think and act beyond just 60 minutes.ation calls for global partnership in 5G t
“We aim to make ecological and environmental protection and the future of mankind in
to a daily lifestyle, from attention to action, from action to habit, from habit to a culture,” she said.
Initiated by the WWF in Sydney in 2007, the event is held annually to encourage individuals, communities, and enterp
rises to s
he remarks came as the global telecommunications industry is vying for a 5G-enabled
world, while China is pioneering network construction and experimenting with cutting-edge applicat
ions, including remote 5G surgery and autonomous driving.
“The internet of vehicles, represented by autonomous driving, is likely to become the earliest appl
ication of 5G technology,” said Miao, predicting that 80 percent of 5G applications will involve communication between objects.
witch off lights for one hour, from 8:30 to 9:30 pm on the last Saturday of March, as a commitment to the planet.
round. Tourists can explore the old town, hike amid the clouds, cycle around the lake and enjoy bustling street festivals.
Before he settled in Dali, Yang worked for a bank in Chongqing, his
hometown. After moving, he started a business selling hand-made traditional costumes of the loc
al Bai people, one of the ethnic groups in China. Many people from the group live in communities in Dali.
A year after he arrived, Yang opened his small restaurant, which
serves spicy Chongqing cuisine. He has developed a close relationship with his customers.
“I cook the food on my own for my customers, most of whom
are tourists. When I serve them, I often sit and chat with them and listen to their stories,” he said.
“In my spare time, I go with friends to climb Mount Cangshan, or cycle around Erhai Lak
e alone. This is exactly the life that I want to live – having no pressure, but inner peace and freedom.”