Over 300m domestic trips made in China during holiday

People tour Jiuzhou ancient town in Qiandongnan Miao and Dong autonomous prefecture, southwest China's Guizhou province, Jan 26, 2023. (PHOTO /  XINHUA) BEIJING – About 308 million domestic trips were made in China during this year's Spring Festival holiday, up 23.1 percent year-on-year, said the country's Ministry of Culture and Tourism. Domestic tourism revenue generated […]

China seizes Spring Festival to heat up tourism, consumption

People buy festive decorations ahead of the Spring Festival in Jianhe County of Qiandongnan Miao and Dong Autonomous Prefecture, southwest China's Guizhou province, Jan 18, 2023. (PHOTO / XINHUA) BEIJING – Heated competition for Spring Festival visitors has resumed at Chinese scenic spots, shopping malls and cinemas, following the end of a three-year lull caused […]

Tourism market expecting holiday boom

A snowboader takes on the slopes at Mazongshan Ski Resort, in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia autonomous region. (WANG SHAOKAI / FOR CHINA DAILY) China's tourism market is expecting a strong rebound during the Spring Festival holiday, with travelers eager to take long-distance trips and spend more money after the nation optimized its COVID-19 control measures. Travel […]

Vice-premier stresses safety during Spring Festival travel rush

People visit Shancheng Alley of the Jiefangbei business district in Chongqing, southwest China, on Dec 24, 2022. (PHOTO / XINHUA) BEIJING – Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He on Saturday underscored smooth logistics and transportation, safe production and epidemic prevention during the Spring Festival travel rush. Authorities should make deep research and analysis on epidemic response and […]

Soccer fans warned against gambling during World Cup

Soccer fans warned against gambling during World Cup

Judicial authorities alert people about scams, punishment amid ongoing event Judicial and public security authorities have tightened their ongoing crackdown on gambling and fraud related to soccer matches and reminded the public to guard against such risks during the 2022 FIFA World Cup. The Liaoning Provincial Public Security Department released a post on Saturday revealing […]

Whole-process democracy highlighted in draft amendment

Whole-process democracy highlighted in draft amendment

BEIJING – Chinese lawmakers are considering incorporating whole-process people's democracy into the Legislation Law. The draft amendment to the law was submitted to the ongoing session of the National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee for review on Thursday. The people-centered approach should be taken during the legislation, with whole-process people's democracy upheld and developed during […]

Holiday spending reflects upturn in China’s consumer market

Tourists try traditional Chinese garments in Ciqikou ancient town, Southwest China's Chongqing municipality, Oct 2, 2022. (PHOTO / XINHUA) BEIJING – During the National Day holiday in China, both online and offline shopping have gained momentum in the country, thanks to heightened consumer enthusiasm and the implementation of pro-consumption policies. During the seven-day Golden Week […]

People encouraged to stay put during National Day holiday

People stroll at a pedestrian-only street in Yuncheng, Shanxi province, on Sept 28, 2022. (PHOTO / IC) Health officials are encouraging people to stay put for the National Day holiday, and cross-regional travelers are required to present negative COVID-19 nucleic acid testing results taken within 48 hours before boarding public transport. Lei Zhenglong, an official […]

AB “Ignitis grupė” completed an acquisition of its own ordinary registered shares

AB “Ignitis grupė” (hereinafter – the Group) during 19–27 April 2022 (inclusive) has conducted an acquisition of the Group’s ordinary registered shares (ISIN code LT0000115768, hereinafter – ORS) through the auction for tender offers of AB “Nasdaq Vilnius” stock exchange (link), with AB SEB bankas acting as an intermediary. The results of the ORS acquisition: […]