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With its efficient layout, vibrant business climate and quality ser
vices, the Central Business District of Tianhe district in Guangzhou, capital
of Guangdong province, is developing into a cluster for advanced industries and a business center of southern China.
“It was not a tough decision for us to come to the CBD,” said Andy T上海夜生活
an, general manager of Zurich General Insurance Co (China) Ltd Guangdong Branch.
上海夜生活女神会所”Since all the world-class financial institutions are here, the
financial information is prompt and there is a rich pool of professional staff.”
Zurich Insurance Group, a leading Fortune Global 500 insurer, was founded in 1872 and is headqua
rtered in Zurich, Switzerland. With about 54,000 employees, it provides insurance services in over 210 countries and regions.上海夜生活
After setting up subsidiaries in Beijing and Shang
hai, Zurich chose Guangzhou as the location for its third branch in China in 2016.
上海夜生活女神会所”The local government offers almost the best services that I ever had,” he said. “The approval process, for example, is very simple.”
In 2016, the GDP of the Guangzhou Tianhe Central Business District hit 270 billio
n yuan ($40.82 billion), up 9 percent year-on-year, statistics from Tianhe district showed.上海夜生活女神会所
A total of 140 Fortune Global 500 companies have established 184 offices in the CBD of Tianhe, according to the local government.
JPMorgan Chase & Co, Allianz, Zurich Insurance, Bank of America and many other
上海夜生活institutions are there – offering advanced and professional financial
services that account for 70 percent of Guangzhou’s total financial institutions.
“It’s Zurich’s very first year in Guangdong,” he said.上海夜生活女神会所
“Thanks to the important role Guangzhou plays in the Belt and Road Initiative, Zurich has cooperate
d with many involved countries, such as Russia, Thailand, the Philippines, Iraq, Turkey and Poland. It is a favorable beginning.”
In 1972, David Bowie gave birth to arguably his most famous alter-ego, Ziggy Stardust-an androgynous alien with spiky tangerine h
air, theatrical makeup and brightly-colored glam rock attire. An eponymous ode to the character appears on
Bowie’s album, The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars, which was released that year.
With the album, Bowie redefined glam rock and spent 18 months in the
years 1972 and 1973 touring the United Kingdom, North America and Japan.
During the tour, Bowie invited a Cambridge University graduate, M
ick Rock, to be his personal photographer. They first met backstage in March 1972.
The secretive Diego Garcia military base may be 1,000 miles from the nearest continent, but it has all the trappings of a modern American town.
The troops here can dine on burgers at Jake’s Place, enjoy a nine-hole golf course, go bow
ling or sink a cold beer at one of several bars. The local command has nicknamed the base the “Footprint of Freedom.”
But while cars here drive on the right side of the road, this is not
American soil: It is, in fact, a remote remnant of the British Empire.
That is because in 1965, in the middle of the Cold War, the Unite
d States signed a controversial, secret agreement with the British government to lease one of the
60 or so Indian Ocean atolls that make up the Chagos Islands to construct a military base.
That deal was secret because the UK was in the process of dec
olonizing Mauritius, of which the Chagos archipelago was a dependency.