four years of construction, is part of the Maputo Bridge and Link Roads project built by CRBC. It is 187 kilometers long and s
erves as an arterial highway that directly links Maputo to the border with South Africa, to the south.
CRBC mainly undertakes contracting, investment and infrastructure pro
jects, including roads, bridges, ports and railways, and has operations stretching ac
ross more than 60 countries and regions in Asia, Africa, Europe and the Americas.
“China Road and Bridge Corporation has a wealth of experience in building bridges of the highest quality, including many brid
ges in China that presented even tougher challenges than the Maputo-Katembe Bridge,” Wang said.
also allows the World Heritage Committee to allocate immediate assistance from the World H
eritage Fund, enabling the conservation community to respond to specific preservation needs, she said.
Key to these efforts are flexibility and creativity, because as Rossler pointed out, there is no “one-size-fits-all” sol
ution to protecting heritage. She recommends that countries work in close cooperation with experts.
ncreased digitalization spurs commercial push at venues
The Palace Museum in Beijing, also known as the Forbidden Cit
y, is one of the most historically and culturally significant sites in China.
Once home to emperors, it now hosts throngs of visitors each day and its merchandise is sought by many across the country and overseas.
The venue also is drawing more attention in an innovative way. Among the products it offers, it has developed a rang
e of cosmetics with packaging inspired by the Ming (1368-1644) and Qing (1644-1911) dynasties.
Sales of the museum’s merchandise reached 1.5 billion yuan ($223.6 million) in 2017, according to Shan Jixiang, curato
r and director of the museum, who spoke at the Chinese Entrepreneurs Forum in Yabuli, Heilongjiang province, in February.
NEW YORK – UP Fintech Holding Limited, a leading online brokerage firm focusing on global Chinese investors, rang th
e Nasdaq Stock Market opening bell on Wednesday in celebration of its initial public offering (IPO).
The company, known in Asia as “Tiger Brokers,” trading under the ticker symbol of “TIGR,” announced its IPO of 13 mill
ion American depositary shares (ADSs), each representing 15 Class A ordinary shares, at a price to the public of $8 per ADS.
UP Fintech Holding started trading at $8.10 per share on Wednesd
ay, climbing 24.6 percent from its pricing, and was traded at $9.97 apiece around midday.
Citi and Deutsche Bank acted as lead managers on the deal.
Online brokers utilize APPs and websites to provide integrated online securities services, incl
uding customer acquisition, account opening, securities trading and other value-added services.