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The flagship store of old British department store House of Fraser (HOF) will appear where the Orient Department Store used to stand around September this year.[Detail]
Six “P+R” underground transfer centers will be built at subway stations in Nanjing in 2016, which will provide nearly 3,300 parking spaces, to ease the traffic pressure in the urban area.[Detail]
A brand-new tourist handbook entitled "12 Scenic Spots in Pingjiang" recently hit the promotion shelf at Tourist Center of Pingjiang Historical Block in Suzhou.[Detail]
Jiangyin, a county-level city in Wuxi, is preparing a financial service center for small and micro- enterprises (SMEs), with annual revenue below 20 million yuan ($3.25 million), reported the Wuxi Daily. [Detail]
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Xiaoman, or “grain full,” is one of the 24 solar terms in Chinese calendar year. This year, the solar term of Xiaoman falls on May 21, a day that marks the beginning of a series of traditional drama performances in the Silkworm Temple, or Xiancan Temple, in Shengze town of Wujiang district in Suzhou. [Detail]
In the 19th year (1421) during the Yongle reign of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), the emperor moved the capital from Nanjing to Beijing, and hence roasted duck was introduced to Beijing and became an imperial dish.  Peking ducks are called force-fed ducks, which are raised for the sole purpose of making the food.[Detail]
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Since a 24-hour self-service library was launched on Jan 28 in Jiangyin, 15 readers have received reader cards with 102 books borrowed out. [Detail]
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“Into Jiangsu” held Huaiyang food festival in Four Seasons New Palace Hotel in Los Angeles, the US, on the evening of Dec 19, local time.[Detail]
The 2nd “Dancer Dream Cup” National Street Dance Competition was held from Nov 16 to 17 in Yangzhou, Jiangsu province. Dancers from across the country staged a live version of Kung fu hip-hop.[Detail]