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volume book, which was jointly released in July by the Palace Museum Press and CITIC Press in B
eijing, provides children, its target audience, as well as curious adults, a new perspective of the emperor.上海夜网女神会所
His strong interest in zoology is often overshadowed by the stereotypical image of him as a fervent collector of jewels and antiques.
From 1750 to 1761, the emperor ordered two court artists, Yu Sheng and Zhang Weibang, to create paintings of birds and terres上海夜网
trial animals, while eight high officials with the requisite knowledge were arranged to write explanatory texts for t
he encyclopedic albums, known as Niao Pu (“graphics of birds“) and Shou Pu (“graphics of beasts”).上海夜网女神会所
He also collected a comprehensive book called Hai Cuo Tu (“an album of the abundant marine world”), which was illus
trated by Nie Huang, a natural scientist who spent decades studying the country’s waterways and coastal areas.
上海夜网”Western painting techniques were introduced into the royal court of the Qing
Dynasty through missionaries,” says Li Shi, a researcher of ancient painting at the Palace Museum.
In Niao Pu, we can see that the expressive techniques of traditional Chinese ink-water pain上海夜网
ting are kept,” she says, adding, “but there are also paintings in the album which show that typical tech
上海夜网女神会所niques from Western paintings were applied to deal with shadows and add realistic detail.”
Qianlong loved the three encyclopedias and kept them in his residence for frequent reference and the education of his children.
Natural History in the Palace Museum is edited from the three graphic albums by selecting 120 of t上海夜网
heir illustrations. The subjects’ modern names (along with their Latin references, where applicable) are inclu
ded, as well as vividly-written background information and stories, based on historical documents.
上海夜网女神会所The entries range from animals more commonly seen by the emp
eror, like tigers, donkeys, and dogs, to those that Qianlong would have never seen in his li
fetime, like giraffes on the African savanna or whales breaking the ocean surface.
rms of area and ranks No 2 in GDP among the 157 national high-tech parks, foll
上海夜网上海品茶owing Zhongguancun in Beijing, according to the Ministry of Science and Technology.
It yielded 24.4 billion yuan ($3.87 billion) of GDP and 4.3 billion yuan of tax revenue per square kilometer in 2018, the biggest among all its counterparts in th
e country. It accounted for 15 percent of the city’s total patent applications and yielded nearly 12 percent of the city’s to上海夜网
tal industrial output value last year. One-sixth of Shenzhen’s national-level high-tech enterprises are based in the zone
While the integrated development of the Yangtze River Delta region has progressed steadily ever since it was elevated to a national strategy in 2018, fin上海夜网
ancial institutions have been evaluating the potential in this land for future growth.
Ma Chunlei, director of Yangtze River Delta Regional Cooperation Office, said at the Lujiaz上海夜网上海品茶
ui Forum in Shanghai in June that the provinces and the municipality included in the strategy－J
iangsu, Zhejiang, Anhui and Shanghai－will release their respective detailed action plans by the middle of this month latest.
上海夜网上海品茶vSome 320 key projects will be carried out in the next three years to lay a better groundwork for the integrated development of the delta region, said Ma.
These will include connecting dead-end roads and proliferating the use of QR codes at major subway stations in the area.
Bank of Communications see one-third of its 10 trillion yuan ($1.45 trillion) a上海夜网上海品茶
ssets coming from the Yangtze River Delta region, said the bank’s vice-chairman R
en Deqi. He further said the bank was advancing innovation in its financial management mechanisms.
Since the area features two free trade zones in Shanghai and Zhejiang, Bank of China will come up with more offshore FTZ businesses in the near future.上海夜网上海品茶
Kong Qingwei, chairman of China Pacific Insurance (Group) Co Ltd, said the Yangtze River Delta reg
ion is a key driver of the group’s annual income and innovative development. Of the insurer’s 126 million customers in China, 30 m
illion live in the region, and account for 80 billion yuan, or 25 percent, of the insurer’s 320 billion yuan in total premiums.
ure Bowie in his dressing room, his transformation into Ziggy Stardust, shots of his live performances and candid, private moments between the shows, are bein
g displayed as an exhibition, entitled Bowie by Mick Rock, at 798 Space in Beijing’s 798 Art Zone from May 29 to Aug 4.
The exhibition, which is supported by Seattle’s Museum of Pop Culture, or MoPOP, a no
nprofit museum dedicated to reflecting contemporary popular culture, and co-organized by Beijing-based i
ndie record label, Modern Sky, also showcases performance footage of Bowie, interviews with Rock, who talks abou
t directing Bowie’s first four music videos, as well as photos of other music legends of the era taken by Rock, i
ncluding Lou Reed, Iggy Pop and Debbie Harry. It’s MoPOP’s first exhibition to be staged in Asia.
“Products that just scratch the surface, like simple tours of famous universities, have fallen out of favor with the market,” Zhang says.
Language training, NASA’s space camp, computer programming, homes
tays, wild animal care and desert and museum experiences are among the most popular options.
“Certain volunteering and public-welfare routes have seen a particularly fast increase in bookings,” Zhang says.
During the recent winter vacation in February, study-t
rip bookings surged by 80 percent compared with the same period of last year.
Domestic trips cost roughly 4,500 yuan ($663) per capita on ave
rage, while expenditures hit 21,000 yuan for outbound experiences, the agency reports.
Parents from Shanghai, Beijing and Guangdong province’s Guangz
hou and Shenzhen are the most willing to spend, according to Ctrip’s data.