Video PlayerClose by Xinhua writers Hu Tao, Qi Zhongxi BEIJING, Jan. 20 (Xinhua) -- China Saturday announced the opening of a global bidding process to create a dinosaur theme park at the site of a world-class dinosaur fossil cluster in Yunyang County, southwest China's Chongqing Municipality. "The world-class natural resources should be matched with world-leading vision and wisdom. The invitation for global bids aims to attract a team of the top planners and paleontologists from around the world," said Qin Changde, head of Yunyang County. The county wants to build a dinosaur theme park that focuses on environmental protection, recreating the landscape of the Jurassic period, and promoting scientific research of the fossils. "The theme park is expected to be designed and developed to offer a fantastic journey into the world of the dinosaurs based on the rare fossil clusters combined with the best modern resources," said Qin. The bidding process has been listed on the website … [Read more...] about China invites global bids to develop world-class dinosaur theme park
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Saudi Aramco shares zoomed higher on Thursday, turning the massive state oil producer into the world's first $2 trillion company and achieving the valuation long sought by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. The stock gained 10% for a second consecutive day, reaching 38.70 riyals ($10.32) per share before giving up some of its gains. Saudi Aramco has gained roughly $300 billion in value since its shares debuted on the Riyadh stock exchange on Monday in the biggest initial public offering on record. It's by far the most valuable company in the world, dwarfing runner up Apple, which is worth around $1.2 trillion. The vast majority of buyers for the stock are in Saudi Arabia. Samba Capital, which managed the IPO, said Tuesday that 97% of retail investors who received shares were from the country. And more than 75% of shares sold to institutional investors went to Saudi companies, funds and government institutions. The $2 trillion valuation was a priority for the crown prince ever since he … [Read more...] about Saudi Aramco Gives the World Its First $2 Trillion Company. But For How Long?
Women-only tours are on the rise in India and recently actress Fatima Sana Shaikh travelled to Macao to experience the various offerings that the fascinating destination had to offer for independent women travellers. Fatima visited various attractions and enjoyed the gastronomical, historical and cultural diversity that the city has to offer. She visited some of the iconic monuments of Macao like the UNESCO heritage site Ruins of St. Paul’s, one of the oldest religious site A-Ma Temple and 3,700-square metre public plaza at the Historic Center of Macao called Senado Square. Fatima indulged her taste buds and enjoyed the famous Portuguese egg tarts and fine dining meal at the Michelin starred Indian restaurant Golden Peacock. View this post on Instagram Kyunki, Dusre ke plate main kya hai. Jaan na zaroori hai 😂 Had the yummiest lunch at the Golden peacock today 🤓🤤 @Macaomoments @Goldenpeacock #WowMacao Change location tag @venetianmacao A post … [Read more...] about Egg tarts, Ruins of St. Paul’s, spa sessions: Fatima Sana Shaikh’s trip to Macao was all about rejuvenating
Video PlayerClose by Hu Yao, Wang Chenxi MACAO, Dec. 12 (Xinhua) -- China's Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR) will celebrate the 20th anniversary of its return to the motherland next Friday. After 20 year's development, Macao has become a world renowned tourism destination, where Eastern and Western cultures have co-existed for over 400 years. A wide variety of cultural traditions, languages, religious beliefs, and customs have all existed side by side and influenced one another. With traditional Chinese culture at its heart, Macao's culture is a diverse mixture assimilating Western, particularly Portuguese cultural influences. In early 2019, the central government unveiled the Outline Development Plan for the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, aiming to build Macao into an exchange and cooperation base with Chinese culture as its mainstream and the co-existence of different cultures. The largest legacy of the eastern and western cultural combination is the Historic … [Read more...] about Spotlight: When East meets West, Macao’s culture glitters
As 2019 winds down, Google has unveiled its list of the most-searched celebrities of the year. No surprise there that one of the most sought-after South Indian actors, Vijay Deverakonda makes it to top of the Google’s most-searched list. According to Google’s ‘Year in search 2019’, Vijay Deverakonda is the most searched South Indian celebrity in the year. As the search engine released its top trends for the year, actor Vijay, whose last film Dear Comrade, remained the top trending South Indian actor on Google for 2019. Vijay Deverakonda is currently shooting for World Famous Lover directed by Kranthi Madhav. Bankrolled by Creative Commercials, the film features Raashi Khanna, Aishwarya Rajesh, Catherine Tresa and Izabelle Leite as the female leads. He will also be next seen in Puri Jagannadh’s Fighter. Jointly bankrolled by Charmme and Puri, the film is set against a martial arts backdrop, and the shooting is expected to kick-off soon. Bollywood filmmaker … [Read more...] about Vijay Deverakonda is the most-searched South Indian actor in 2019