A bank in Pingtan welcomed a new lobby manager on April 2, but there was no need to show the newbie how to work the coffee machine or help it schedule a lunch break because the employee's name is Lanlan and it's a robot.
Several important rules and regulations will change or take effect on Saturday, as April 1 marks the start of the second quarter of 2017. The rules range from regulations on foreigners working in China to protection of Maritime Silk Road cultural heritage.
In the run up to the BRICS Summit, one of the world’s foremost associations for developing nations, set to be hosted in Xiamen this September, event organizers recently launched a campaign aimed at improving levels of etiquette.
A firefighting robot came into use in Xiamen recently.
A Fujian sports gear company is sponsoring a 12,000-kilometer run by a German man to cover the ancient Silk Road in eight months under the theme, Run to Break Down Prejudice. It is intended to bridge the cultural differences between the East and the West as the Silk Road did in ancient times.
Registration for the 2017 "Ocean Cup" China (Pingtan) International Cycling Tournament, to be held on June 11 in Pingtan, Fujian province, will open at 10 am on April 11 via the website hycling.com.