中国将加快铁路建设 持中小型企业 :1:36 中国将加快铁路建设 持中小型企业China is looking to speed up construction of its railway network, according to a State Council meeting presided over by Premier Li Keqiang. 66,000 kilometers of railways will become operational this year, with 0 billion yuan or around billion U.S. dollars in railway bonds to be issued . The State Council also says nearly 80 percent of state investments will go to the less developed central and western regions of China saying that will boost effective investment, and related sectors, and help advance urbanization. The state council also approved sources of railway financing, including a development fund, deepening the sector’s bond market, private investment, and subsidizing notprofit operations.
央视谜语大赛英文报道 :56: 央视谜语大赛英文报道A huge part of the celebrations during the upcoming Lantern Festival is solving the riddles written on the lanterns. That's one of the reasons CCTV's Riddle Guessing Competition is such a huge hit with viewers across China. The final competition takes place this Thursday.Students from middle schools battle it out, solving riddles in front of a nationwide audience. Six teams have emerged from previous competitions to make it to the finals. " src"http:www.58en.comuploadfile56577.jpg" border"0" style"margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: medium none;" alt"\" > CCTV's Riddle Guessing Competition finals take place this Thursday. "Many of the contestants were a bit nervous because it’s their first time on the CCTV stage. We expect them to fair better in the finals now that they've gotten used to the atmosphere,"said Liu Fan, director of the competition.Though the contestants are middle school students in their teens, they are seasoned riddle solvers."Riddles require a lot of knowledge, and involve the latest news from home and abroad. Famous figures are also included, so it drives us to expand our knowledge," said one of the contestants."I think many Chinese are cut off from their native culture. tunately we can reconnect with it. I think most people have gotten just how fun solving riddles can be," said Prof. Meng Man at Minzu University of China.All of the riddles have been chosen from a collection of ,000 contributed by the public. The event is seen as another eft to promote Chinese characters and culture among the younger generation, and the finals on CCTV1 put the skills of the young contestants to the ultimate test.
Of that ￡900,000 was spent on rail journeys last year and ￡1.6 million on helicopters. The royal train, which was used just times last year at an average cost of more than ￡5,000 is now under review again.