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Delegates at the East Asia Marine Cooperation Platform Huangdao Forum share their views on the marine economy.

Area's growth tops world rankings, with maritime sector a main driving force

In recent years, China has played an active role in advancing the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road by promoting cooperation with East Asian countries in the marine economy.

Business summit discusses stronger, linked economies

A business summit held recently in the Qingdao West Coast New Area, Shandong province, served as a platform for both the city and China to further boost economic growth and partnerships with East Asia countries involved in the Belt and Road Initiative, experts said during the event.

Qingdao phenomenon lauded in case study

Qingdao in Shandong province experienced a remarkable 31-fold increase in the number of international trademark applications filed under the Madrid System in 2011-15, a recently released report has found. The city was chosen as a case study for its standing as the nation's emerging brand capital and a national base for innovative high-tech marine and port industries, according to the report.

Chinese naval fleet departs for joint drill in Russia

A Chinese naval fleet sailed from a port in Qingdao in East China's Shandong province Wednesday for Russia's Vladivostok to take part in a scheduled joint military exercise with the Russian navy.

Bradford opens office in Qingdao to promote film industry opportunities

The UK city of Bradford is to open a film office in Qingdao, China, as part of a developing relationship between the countries' film industries.

Historic cars on display at Qingdao auto show

A vintage car exhibition is part of this year's Qingdao auto show, which kicked off on Sept 6 and runs for six days, with around a dozen classic vintage cars on display.

Dance drama The Red Sorghum builds bridges across cultures

Gracie Li holds her breath, eyes wide open, as she follows the intense plots on Friday night of The Red Sorghum, a dance drama adapted from Nobel Prize laureate Mo Yan’s 1986 novel and brought to the US by the Qingdao Song and Dance Theatre from Shandong province.