It’s that time of year when it seems that every second article you read looks back at some aspect of change over the last 12 months, giving us all a chance to reflect on the things we care about. For some, how much taller the skyline is now over this time last year is worth digging into, as well as checking how our skyline stacks up against others. In the world of skyscrapers it’s the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat who wield the most respected rulers, and the result of their 2017 labours is now available online for our consideration.
Tallest new building of 2017: The Ping An Finance Center in Shenzhen, China, image © Terri Meyer Boake via CTBUH
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The wait is finally over, MINISO, one of the world’s fastest growing retailers, is finally preparing to set up shop in Toronto.
Housed in the CF Eaton Centre, the downtown location will be the brand’s seventh store in Ontario, as part of the brand’s aggressive expansion plans across Canada.
继续阅读MINISO opening its first downtown Toronto location
The Chinese Ambassador to Serbia, Li Manchang, has confirmed that talks are underway for the introduction of a second service from China to Belgrade, after Hainan Airlines established flights between Beijing and the Serbian capital via Prague last September. “We see cooperation between China and Serbia at a historic high and a bilateral relationship going from strength to strength. Our friendship is ironclad. Therefore, I would like to use this opportunity to reveal a secret. We are currently discussing the introduction of a second service between Belgrade and another Chinese city”, Mr Li said at a forum dedicated to Serbia – China relations. The ambassador played an instrumental role in talks between Hainan Airlines and the Serbian government over flights to and from Beijing which lasted throughout the winter and spring of last year.
继续阅读Belgrade poised for second China route