In the first six months of 2015, Shanghai’s luxury property market observed a 155 percent surge in sales from a year ago, with the half-year transaction volumes exceeding 820,000 square meters, spurred by investment and the rising demand for better living conditions, according to experts.
The most significant change in the entertainment industry on the Chinese mainland has been the fast expansion of its movie market, and the Hong Kong film industry should make the best use of its own competitive edge to further explore this vast sector, believes Paco Wong Pak-ko.
Suspended above the ground, magician Ning Ning performs an escape act at Juyongguan, a Great Wall scenic spot in Beijing, on Wednesday. The show is a warmup for the World College Students' Magician Exchange in the capital from Sept 24 to 26.
Weizhou Island in the Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region is also known as China's barrier reef. It's the largest and youngest volcano island in the country and has attracted millions of tourists annually in recent years.
Foreigners will be able to apply for visa extensions and residence permits at district police offices in Guangzhou and Shenzhen, not just at a city-level public security bureau, the provincial police announced on Tuesday.