State Council

Help Fulfil the Dream of Building a Leading Sports Nation and Empower Healthy China

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Monday, August 8, 2022 - 1:30pm

BEIJING, Aug. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Press Briefing of China Sports Culture Expo and China Sports Tourism Expo 2022 (hereinafter referred to as "CSCTE 2022") and Investment Promotion Conference was held in Guangzhou on August 3. It was officially announced that CSCTE 2022 is scheduled to be held on November 25-27 at Poly World Trade Center Expo in Guangzhou.

Key Points: 
  • The Outline for Building a Leading Sports Nation is being implemented across the board, and the efforts to build a leading sports nation are underway.
  • The dream of making China a country strong on sports is being integrated into the Chinese Dream.
  • CSCTE 2022 will accelerate the integrated development of sports and culture & tourism, and give an impetus to the realization of the dream of building a leading sports nation and the dream of China's rejuvenation.
  • China Sports Tourism Expo, hosted by All-China Sports Federation, Chinese Olympic Committee and China Tourism Association, is a high-level expo in the sports tourism industry.

Waterdrop Releases the 2020-21 ESG Report - Striving to Provide High-quality and Sustainable Protection to Billions of Families

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Thursday, August 4, 2022 - 2:00pm

This is the first ESG report published since the public offering of Waterdrop.

Key Points: 
  • This is the first ESG report published since the public offering of Waterdrop.
  • Waterdrop has highly regarded individuals not covered by traditional insurance, including the low-income group, the elderly, and people with pre-existing medical conditions.
  • The Waterdrop Insurance Marketplace has thus launched various low-threshold, cost-effective, and inclusive insurance products to satisfy the protection needs of these vulnerable groups, such as "Waterdrop Carefree Thyroid Insurance", "Waterdrop Elderly Medical Insurance", etc.
  • Founded in 2016, with the comprehensive coverage of Waterdrop Insurance Marketplace and Waterdrop Medical Crowdfunding, Waterdrop aims to bring insurance and healthcare service to billions through technology.

Zhaoke Ophthalmology Completed Patient Enrollments for the Phase III Clinical Trials of the Myopia Progression Treatment Drug NVK002

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Wednesday, August 3, 2022 - 2:16am

The primary objective of the China CHAMP and Mini-CHAMP trials is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of NVK002 for the treatment of myopia progression in children and adolescents.

Key Points: 
  • The primary objective of the China CHAMP and Mini-CHAMP trials is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of NVK002 for the treatment of myopia progression in children and adolescents.
  • These early completions of patient recruitment across both trials, gives the company a strong headstart in moving towards its goal to lead the market in launching a myopia progression treatment drug.
  • Following this, a New Drug Application ("NDA") submission to the US Food and Drug Administration (the "FDA") is expected in 2023.
  • Dr. Li Xiaoyi (Benjamin), Chairman of the Board of Directors, Executive Director and CEO of Zhaoke Ophthalmology, said, "The early completion of the patient recruitment of NVK002's Phase III clinical trials marks another huge and exciting milestone for Zhaoke Ophthalmology.

New CalCPA Chair Tayiika Dennis Plans to Increase Opportunities for Better Diversity in the Accounting Profession's Talent Pipeline

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Monday, August 1, 2022 - 7:29pm

During her term, Dennis will focus on helping the CPA profession improve resilience, diversity and growth of the pipeline of students for future careers in accounting and auditing.

Key Points: 
  • During her term, Dennis will focus on helping the CPA profession improve resilience, diversity and growth of the pipeline of students for future careers in accounting and auditing.
  • "While CalCPA has long focused on the student pipeline, we also need to seek new ways to expand the accounting pipeline through enhanced networking opportunities, vibrant social gatherings and unique volunteer events," added Dennis.
  • CalCPA President and CEO Denise LeDuc Froemming, CPA & CAE, said, "Tayiika has a legacy of service to her firm and CalCPA.
  • Dennis has been involved with CalCPA for more than 10 years, and most recently served as the first vice chair.

CDB Aviation Adds Airline Customer in Malta

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Monday, July 25, 2022 - 3:15pm

CDB Aviation, a wholly owned Irish subsidiary of China Development Bank Financial Leasing Co., Limited (CDB Leasing), announced today the delivery of one Boeing 737-800 to Corendon Airlines Europe (Corendon), a Corendon Airlines charter subsidiary based in Malta.

Key Points: 
  • CDB Aviation, a wholly owned Irish subsidiary of China Development Bank Financial Leasing Co., Limited (CDB Leasing), announced today the delivery of one Boeing 737-800 to Corendon Airlines Europe (Corendon), a Corendon Airlines charter subsidiary based in Malta.
  • Ridvan Helvaci, Technical & Lease Affairs Director of Corendon Airlines, said: This was the very first aircraft lease cooperation made between Corendon Airlines and CDB Aviation.
  • CDB Aviation is a wholly owned Irish subsidiary of China Development Bank Financial Leasing Co., Limited (CDB Leasing), a 36-year-old Chinese leasing company that is backed mainly by the China Development Bank.
  • CDB Aviation is rated Investment Grade by Moodys (A2), S&P Global (A), and Fitch (A+).

The 5th Digital China Summit Opened in Fuzhou City, Fujian Province

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Saturday, July 23, 2022 - 3:00am

FUZHOU, China, July 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The 5th Digital China Summit opens in Fuzhou, Fujian province on July 23.

Key Points: 
  • FUZHOU, China, July 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The 5th Digital China Summit opens in Fuzhou, Fujian province on July 23.
  • Themed "Innovation-driven New Transformation, Digitization-led New Paradigm", the summit is positioned to be a platform for publishing China's policies on IT application development, a platform for displaying the latest achievements in digital China development, a platform for exchanges on the theories, practices and experiences of e-government and digital economy, and a cooperation platform for pooling global resources to promote digital China development.
  • As the host of the DCS for five consecutive times, Fuzhou participates in this digital event with all exhibitors to witness the new development, new progress and new prosperity of digital China.
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The Art Institute of Virginia Beach Art Gallery Hosts Closing Reception Honoring Juneteenth with Works by Renowned Painter, Richard C. Press, Sr.

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Thursday, July 21, 2022 - 9:19pm

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., July 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Art Institute of Virginia Beach, a branch of The Art Institute of Atlanta, Art Gallery will be hosting a closing reception celebrating its featured gallery artist, Richard C. Press, Sr., on Thursday, July 28, 2022.

Key Points: 
  • VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., July 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Art Institute of Virginia Beach, a branch of The Art Institute of Atlanta, Art Gallery will be hosting a closing reception celebrating its featured gallery artist, Richard C. Press, Sr., on Thursday, July 28, 2022.
  • The art gallery show was personally organized by Mr. Press, a renowned Hampton, VA-based artist, in honor of Juneteenth.
  • The Virginia Beach community is invited to attend the gallery closing for one last chance to see the artwork of Mr. Press.
  • The Art Institute of Virginia Beach, a branch of The Art Institute of Atlanta, Two Columbus Center, 4500 Main Street, Suite 200, Virginia Beach, VA 23462 2022 The Arts Institutes International LLC.

Regional Center of Orange County Appoints Two New Board Members

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Wednesday, July 20, 2022 - 5:23pm

SANTA ANA, Calif., July 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Regional Center of Orange County has appointed Anaheim's Yvonne Kluttz to serve a one-year term beginning July 1 and continuing through June 30, 2023. In addition, the organization's Vendor Advisory Committee (VAC) elected Rick Perez to serve as the VAC representative on the Board, from June 2 through May 31, 2023. Both are unpaid volunteer positions and the VAC position is a non-voting role.

Key Points: 
  • SANTA ANA, Calif., July 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Regional Center of Orange County has appointed Anaheim's Yvonne Kluttz to serve a one-year term beginning July 1 and continuing through June 30, 2023.
  • She also serves on the Consumer Advisory Committee for the California Department of Developmental Services and has served on Orange County's local Area Board XI and on the State Council on Developmental Disabilities .
  • About Regional Center of Orange County: Regional Center of Orange County is the private, nonprofit organization contracted by the State of California to coordinate lifelong services and supports for more than 23,000 Orange County residents with developmental disabilities and their families.
  • The Regional Center is the first stop for those seeking to obtain local services and supports to help them live safely and with dignity in the community.

CDB Aviation Executes Sale and Leaseback Transaction with New Middle Eastern Customer Jazeera Airways

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Thursday, July 14, 2022 - 3:39pm

CDB Aviation, a wholly owned Irish subsidiary of China Development Bank Financial Leasing Co., Limited (CDB Leasing), announced today the signing of a sale and leaseback agreement for two Airbus A320neo aircraft with a new customer in the Middle East, Kuwaiti carrier Jazeera Airways (Jazeera).

Key Points: 
  • CDB Aviation, a wholly owned Irish subsidiary of China Development Bank Financial Leasing Co., Limited (CDB Leasing), announced today the signing of a sale and leaseback agreement for two Airbus A320neo aircraft with a new customer in the Middle East, Kuwaiti carrier Jazeera Airways (Jazeera).
  • Were thrilled to welcome a new customer in a new jurisdiction for our company, pointed out Paul Boyle, CDB Aviations Head of Europe, the Middle East & Africa.
  • Jazeera has a strong focus on growth over the coming years, and our fleet expansion plans have been greatly assisted by this new agreement with CDB Aviation, Rohit Ramachandran, Chief Executive Officer of Jazeera Airways.
  • Jazeera Airways operates commercial and cargo flights out of its Jazeera Terminal T5 at Kuwait International Airport.

CCTV+: Xi: China ready to promote more robust, greener and healthier global development

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Tuesday, July 5, 2022 - 4:49am

BEIJING, July 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- China is ready to work with countries around the world to promote more robust, greener and healthier global development, said Chinese President Xi Jinping in a congratulatory letter to a forum on global development held in Beijing on Monday.

Key Points: 
  • BEIJING, July 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- China is ready to work with countries around the world to promote more robust, greener and healthier global development, said Chinese President Xi Jinping in a congratulatory letter to a forum on global development held in Beijing on Monday.
  • The world is facing drastic changes and a pandemic both unseen in a century, and the global economic recovery is weak and sluggish, Xi said.
  • Therefore, China proposed the Global Development Initiative, Xi said.
  • He stressed China's readiness to work with other countries in promoting innovation-driven development and harmony between man and nature, accelerating the implementation of the United Nations' 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and pursuing more robust, greener and healthier global development.