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London's renowned "The Spirit of Christmas" decoration landed in Lee Tung Avenue

Unparalleled Christmas Celebration in 100% British Fashion HONG KONG, Nov. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- This Christmas, Lee Tung Avenue has partnered with Regent Street, the famous shopping boulevard in London, to bring the world-renowned Christmas lights spectacular "The Spirit of Christmas" to Hong Kong. Being the signature street in London city, Regent Street is the pioneer to introduce the world design sensational festive decoration. Ever since 1954, their Christmas lights has become an acclaimed tradition to embellish this lovely festival. Without precedent, "The Spirit of Christmas" steps outside Britain and moves across the pond to Hong Kong. Its first time collaboration with Lee Tung Avenue forges the no.1 oversea "Regent Street" in Christmas style, which awaits to showcase its exquisite glamor to the entire world. Starting on 16th November, Lee Tung Avenue plays host to exhibit five iconic handcrafted spirits of Regent Street to celebrate the festivities with original Britishness. To make Christmas this year more splendid and remarkable, romantic snowy moments and Christmas sales are also back, dedicated to envelop this 100% British Christmas in a joyous and festive ambience. London’s renowned “The Spirit of Christmas” decoration landed in Lee Tung Avenue Nov 16 - "The Spirit of Christmas" Kick-off Ceremony The switch-on ceremony on Regent Street was held on the evening of 15th November. The whole boulevard from Oxford Circus to Piccadilly Circus, and nearby pedestrian streets between the world class hotels and restaurants were replete with citizens who were eager to be the first to savour the festive joy. In the wake of the switch-on on Regent Street, an equally amazing kick-off ceremony was held on Lee Tung Avenue on 16th November (Friday). This also marked the date on which thrilling Christmas parade and varied theme activities commence to celebrate the festivities every day until the very end of Christmas, which allows everyone to enjoy the most fantastic festive moments of the year. Bringing World-Class Art Pieces to Hong Kong William Chan, General Manager of Lee Tung Avenue Management Company Limited, said, "The iconic Christmas lights and switch-on ceremony on Regent Street is an annual festive tradition. It's our honour to be partnered with Regent Street this year to bring such world-class art pieces to our Hong Kong audience. Through this collaboration, we hope to consolidate the image as an arts and cultural landmark, and gain recognition from both international tourists and Hong Kong citizens." James Cooksey, Chairperson of The Crown Estate Central London Region, expressed his pride to have their Christmas lights to be exhibited abroad this year. He also felt glad to establish partnership with Lee Tung Avenue through this collaboration. From his point of view, Lee Tung Avenue is to Hong Kong what Regent Street is to London, both are of high reputation. "We understand the astounding impact our Christmas lights display have on London shoppers, and I'm more than thrilled that this year we'll be bringing The Spirit of Christmas to Hong Kong too," said Cooksey. Partner with Business of Design Week of HKDC and Hong Kong Tourism Board - Kickoff the first wave of England Fashion Partnered with Hong Kong Design Centre, Lee Tung Avenue is the satellite street in BODW City Programme and the Christmas lights of London Fashion - "The Spirit of Christmas" on Lee Tung Avenue is the kick-off series of Business of Design Week (BODW 2019), which England has been selected as the partner country. In support of the British Consulate General Hong Kong, numerous British designers are invited to showcase the quintessence of British design to Hong Kong. "The Spirit of Christmas" is one of the main projects of "Hong Kong Winter Lights", an international promotion by Hong Kong Tourism Board. It is a first-ever for this long renowned street in London bringing its incredible light installation to Asia. The decoration, with snowy moments and an array of festive performances, submerges Hong Kong in rich British Christmas atmosphere. Return of Snowy Fantasy in Lee Tung Avenue - "The Spirit of Christmas" and Romantic Snow Scene add splendor to each other The globally-renowned Christmas lights - "The Spirit of Christmas" on Lee Tung Avenue is a must-see and one of the top check-in locations with no doubt. Its Snowy Moment has also gained extensive acclaim in the past two years, and it is ready to continue the legend this year. Created by Orient Snow, world's leading specialist in creating snow effects for international films & TV winter sports, snow experiences and events, it brings real snow scene for everyone to spend the festive with their loved ones. Should you wish to photograph at the best spot or view the mesmerizing delicacy of "The Spirit of Christmas", you can reserve in advance the restaurants on Lee Tung Avenue - Blue Brick Bistro, Bistro Seoul, DJAPA and Passion by Gerard Dubois. As such, you can savor the incredible Christmas meal surrounded by charismatic "The Spirit of Christmas" and enthralled landscape of snow. The Spirit of Christmas Date: 16th November to 31st December 2018 Time: 8am to 11pm Venue: Along Lee Tung Avenue Details: Lee Tung Avenue has partnered with Regent Street, the famous shopping boulevard in London, to bring the world-renowned Christmas lights spectacular "The Spirit of Christmas" to Hong Kong. Without precedent, "The Spirit of Christmas" steps outside Britain and moves across the pond to Hong Kong for this fantastic festive celebration. Five iconic handcrafted spirits on Regent Street are displayed along Lee Tung Avenue, to celebrate the festivities with original Britishness. Snowy Moment Date: 17th November to 31st December 2018 Time: Time: 17-18/24-25 Nov and 1-2/7-9/14-16/21-23/26-30 Dec - 5pm, 6pm, 7pm, 8pm, 9pm 24-25/31Dec – 3pm, 4pm, 5pm, 6pm, 7pm, 8pm, 9pm,10pm,11pm Venue: Centre Piazza@ Lee Tung Avenue Details: Return of emblematic Snowy Moment on Lee Tung Avenue brings us the most touching England White Christmas. Lee Tung Avenue's Christmas Parade Date: 24th to 26th December 2018 Time: 24 & 26 Dec -- 4pm to 4:30pm 25 Dec -- 4pm to 4:30pm & 6pm to 6:30pm Venue: Along Lee Tung Avenue Details: A gang of dancers brings Lee Tung Avenue vibrant songs and dances to share Christmas joy under the Snowy Moment Event Photos and Videos download: https:/goo_gl/ZBYUZY About Lee Tung Avenue Lee Tung Avenue website: /www_leetungavenue_com_hk Follow Lee Tung Avenue Instagram: @leetungavenue #leetungavenue #LTAXmas #TheSpiritofChristmasHK #LTAxRegentStreet Photo - https:/photos_prnasia_com/prnh/20181120/2305567-1 Related Links :/www_leetungavenue_com_hk

ROVER SPEED Launches AI-powered Autonomous Driving Suitcase

The world's first AI-powered auto-follow suitcase is set to arrive in airports this winter season. PALO ALTO, Calif., Nov. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- ROVER SPEED has introduced the world's first AI-powered suitcase through its newly launched Kickstarter campaign. ROVER SPEED Launches AI-powered Autonomous Driving Suitcase But unlike other "smart travel" travel suitcase brands that have come and gone, what sets the ROVER SPEED "travel robot" apart is its effortless autonomous control, obstacle avoidance with smartphone tracking and notifications - all created from the best mobility technology available. The luggage -- which has already surpassed its Kickstarter goal of $30,000 in just a week -- is set to be released to early backers in January 2019. The suitcase will be available for pre-order for the next 20 days. A "Delivery Before Christmas" limited offer will be available for backers in the US and China who pledge to support ROVER SPEED around Black Friday, November 23rd. "We're thrilled to bring the ROVER SPEED smart luggage to the travelers everywhere," says CEO He Tao. "We are confident that travel pros will love the innovations this luggage essential will provide them." As your travel companion, the ROVER SPEED knows where you are and sends alerts when your luggage is more than two meters away, ensuring your belongings are secure at all times. So whether you're roaming through the duty-free store for deals or rushing to catch a flight, this self-driving suitcase will be right there with you. ROVER SPEED is manufactured with only the highest quality materials that will withstand the rigorous wear and tear of travel, including cracked sidewalks, taxi trunks, and automated airport baggage handling. The ROVER SPEED's sleek design includes an all-aluminum frame built with 100% German Bayer polycarbonate, silent wheels with retraction activators, ergonomic handle with sensors, and a generous 24-pound load capacity. Its many high-end features include a state-of-the-art Artificial Intelligence powered guidance system and smart auto-follow via radar and camera sensors, among countless essentials. ROVER SPEED will also include the following: Smartphone App to use as remote control LED status indicators Flight-approved 6400 maH removable, rechargeable lithium battery "Grab and Go" auto-switch to manual Bluetooth connection Built-in power bank to charge devices on-the-go TSA-compatible smart lock Proximity alarm and alerts The ROVER SPEED is available for pre-order in Phantom Black and Racing Red through their official Kickstarter campaign. Rewards include a 2-pack luggage set and early bird special pricing, among others. About COWAROBOT ROVER SPEED is produced by COWAROBOT, a growing Chinese unmanned vehicle technology company focused on building AI-powered autonomous products that improve urban life. Before being integrated into ROVER SPEED, the company's low-speed driverless system has been successfully applied and distributed in the sanitation and logistics industries. COWAROBOT currently has a partnership with ZOOMLION an urban sanitation leader who was the first to produce and commercialize an unmanned street sweeper. The COWAROBOT team has combined over 25 years of experience in robotics, automation, product design, engineering, manufacturing and fulfillment industries. View original content to download multimedia:/www_prnewswire_com/news-releases/rover-speed-launches-ai-powered-autonomous-driving-suitcase-300753438.htmlRelated Links :https:/cowarobotrover_com

AirMedia's Strategic Partner Gilat Received The DO-160 Certification

BEIJING, Nov. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- AirMedia Group Inc. ("AirMedia" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: AMCN), a leading operator of out-of-home advertising platforms in China targeting mid-to-high-end consumers as well as a first-mover in the travel Wi-Fi market, today announced that Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. (NASDAQ: GILT) ("Gilat"), a strategic partner of the Company's subsidiary, Air Esurfing Co. Ltd. ("ARE"), had received the DO-160 certification for Gilat's Ku/Ka dual-band aero terminal. Providing opportunities to HTS operators, IFEC service providers and airlines leveraging IFC opportunities with the flexibility of uses of both the Ku or Ka bands, Gilat's success marked a significant milestone in the collaborations between Gilat and ARE. Mr. Grant Zhou, COO of AirMedia commented that ARE and Gilat have built a strategic collaboration upon ARE's innovative ability to integrate Gilat's dual-band terminal into the commercial IFC and IFEC solutions in China to accommodate and empower communications with satellite ChinaSat 16 and future ChinaSat 18 on the Ka band. Bolstered by Gilat's success, ARE's current efforts on getting its IFC and IFEC solutions STC and VSTC certified for Boeing 737NG and Airbus 320 airplane families will be put on an accelerated track. Mr. Zhou further commented that once they were STC and VSTC certified, ARE would become the exclusive provider of the solutions globally. Mr. Herman Guo, CEO of AirMedia Group commented that as an official endorsement of performance, Gilat's becoming DO-160 licensed would further accelerate ARE's march to get IFC and IFEC solutions STC and VSTC certified for Boeing 737NG and Airbus 320 airplane families. Since both airplane families represent noticeable leading market shares, they become the right choices for ARE to focus on for commercializing its IFC and IFEC solutions and providing in-flight Wi-Fi to millions of travelers. About DO-160 DO-160, Environmental Conditions and Test Procedures for Airborne Equipment is a standard for the environmental testing of avionics hardware. It is published by the Radio Technical Commission for Aeronautics(RTCA). The environmental test conditions and test procedures contained within the standard may be used in conjunction with applicable equipment performance standards, as a minimum specification for environmental conditions, which can ensure an adequate degree of confidence in performance during use aboard an air vehicle.  About STC&VSTC STC (Supplementary Type Certificate): It is necessary to obtain STC certificate to install the aviation equipment on the aircraft and STC certificates differ according to different aircraft types. VSTC (Validation of STC) is needed in China to install the aviation equipment on the aircraft. About ARE Air Esurfing Co., Ltd. (the "ARE") is an IFC operator and IFEC service provider in China. Empowered with the ability to provide Internet and Wi-Fi services over Ku/HTS and Ku/Ka, to develop and manage Portal, APP, and IFEC platform and content, and to deliver other value-added services inflight, ARE is highly recognized for providing tailored and satisfactory services and products to a variety of airlines to establish an ecosystem evolving around inflight connectivity. About Gilat Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. (NASDAQ: GILT, TASE: GILT) is a leading global provider of satellite-based broadband communications. With 30 years of experience, Gilat designs and manufactures cutting-edge ground segment equipment, and provides comprehensive solutions and end-to-end services, powered by Gilat's innovative technology. Delivering high value competitive solutions, Gilat's portfolio comprises of a cloud based VSAT network platform, high-speed modems, high performance on-the-move antennas and high efficiency, high power Solid State Amplifiers (SSPA) and Block Upconverters (BUC). About AirMedia Group Inc. Incorporated in 2007 and headquartered in Beijing, China, AirMedia Group Inc. (AMCN) is an operator of out-of-home advertising platforms in China targeting mid-to-high-end consumers as well as a first-mover in the travel Wi-Fi market. AirMedia sells advertisements on the routes operated by several Chinese airlines and at Sinopec's service stations in China. AirMedia also has concession rights to operate the Wi-Fi systems on trains administered by eight railway administrative bureaus in China as well as on many long-haul buses in China. For more information, please visit /www_airmedia_net_cn_ Forward-Looking Statements This announcement contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All statements other than statements of historical fact in this announcement are forward-looking statements, including but not limited to, the Company's business strategies and initiatives as well as the Company's business plans; the Company's future business development, results of operations and financial condition; expected changes in the Company's revenue and certain cost or expense items; trends and competition in China; general economic and business conditions in China; and other risks detailed in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. These forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties and are based on current expectations and projections about future events and financial trends that the Company believes may affect its financial condition, results of operations, business strategy and financial needs. Investors can identify these forward-looking statements by words or phrases such as "may," "will," "expect," "anticipate," "aim," "estimate," "intend," "plan," "believe," "potential," "continue," "is/are likely to" or other similar expressions. The Company undertakes no obligation to update forward-looking statements to reflect subsequent occurring events or circumstances, or changes in its expectations, except as may be required by law. Although the Company believes that the expectations expressed in these forward-looking statements are reasonable, it cannot assure you that such expectations will turn out to be correct, and the Company cautions investors that actual results may differ materially from the anticipated results. For more information, please contact: Company Contact: Yan Liu Director, Investor Relations AirMedia Group Inc. Tel: +86-10-8460-8678 Email: Investor Contact: Tina XiaoPresidentAscent Investor Relations LLCPhone: +1-917-609-0333Email: View original content:/www_prnewswire_com/news-releases/airmedias-strategic-partner-gilat-received-the-do-160-certification-300753583.htmlRelated Links :/www_airmedia_net_cn

The Belt and Road

2018 Silk Road Business Summit to be held in Zhangjiajie City on October 16, 2018

On September 29, the press conference of 2018 Silk Road Business Summit in Zhangjiajie city was successfully held in Changsha, Hunan Province. Leaders from the China Association for Friendship, Hunan Sub-council of China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, Zhangjiajie Municipal Government, Silk Road Chamber of International Commerce (SRCIC), and more than 30 mainstream media representatives attended the press conference. The announcement was made for the summit to be held in Zhangjiajie city on 16-17 October 2018. The summit is to actively respond to the Belt and Road Initiative, to build a multilateral economic and trade platform, to promote the formulation of international standards and the building-up of the Belt and Road brands, to explore the new mode of cultural exchange, to create the international tourist attractions, to facilitate the synergy of cultural industries, cultural undertakings, and cultural tourism as contribution to the development of a shared future for the world. The abundant resources of SRCIC will uplift Hunan province in its advantages in the Belt and Road construction and in its strategy of “Innovation Leads and Open Policies for Rise” to expedite Hunan province as an important inland hub of the Belt and Road.  The Zhangjiajie Summit is the 3rd silk road business summit organized by SRCIC, following the successful summits in 2016 and 2017. It’s the first summit with its venue in a city away from Xi’an. The summit in Zhangjiajie city will give a full play to the city’s unique natural resources, ecological culture, and its tourist economy.By report, Silk Road Urban Alliance Roundtable: Belt and Road International Cooperation on Tourism is scheduled at the summit. Themed with strengthening the tourist cooperation and facilitating the Belt and Road construction, the participants are expected to share views on setting up mechanisms for the Silk Road Urban Alliance and have in-depth discussion on promoting tourist and economic development. The summit will release consensuses, international standard proposals and tourist destination development strategies.Over the five years, the Belt and Road Initiative has gained strong support from the Belt and Road countries. International commercial associations and enterprises are important participants in the Belt and Road construction. SRCIC, one of the summit organizers, is the first transnational business confederation named after the Belt and Road and mainly composed of national chambers of commerce from the Belt and Road countries. Since its establishment in 2015, SRCIC is devoted to narrating the Belt and Road stories, initiating the Belt and Road voices, and facilitating the cultural exchanges in building up pragmatic platforms for win-win cooperation. Currently SRCIC has 129 organizational members from 79 countries, including state-level business organizations and millions of affiliated enterprises. SRCIC serves as a bridge connecting enterprises and governments, providing a cooperative platform between business associations and SRCIC members. It plays a vital role in advancing economic and social development with an emphasis on international collaboration and global governance.According to the plan, the annual silk road business summits are to be held in different SRCIC member countries for bigger influence and popularity, and for building up more cooperative platforms to benefit SRCIC commercial association members and enterprise members. (ASIA PACIFIC DAILY)


Belt and Road Initiative paves way for win-win cooperation between China and Czech

By APD Writer He WeiIn July last year, the first China-EU freight train departed from Prague, captial of Czech,to Yiwu, a city in east China’s Zhejang Province. The new cargo train service marked the official launch of “the Belt and Road Initiative” in Czech. Thanks to joint efforts of both sides, the economic and trade ties between China and Czech Republic is heading for a bright future.During the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation in May 2017, two months before the opening, China signed the Memorandum of Understanding to Jointly Coordinate and Promote Cooperation and Project Implementation with Czech. According to the memorandum, more efforts will be made to set up a China-Czech Cooperation Center under the Belt and Road initiative, a key project bank and a cooperation platform, integrate domestic and foreign resources, as well as adjoin and implement projects On the sidelines of the The Working Conference of China-Czech Jointly Coordinating and Monitoring Cooperation Plan and Projects under the Framework of the “Belt and Road Initiative”, Liu Jielei, vice chairman of the Czech-China Friendship Association, told the Asia Pacific Daily (APD) that besides geographic advantage, Czech enjoys a sound investment environment because of its stable domestic policies, friendly policy toward China, lower business taxes and labor cost than that of in other European countries.The "Yixin’ou (Yiwu-Xinjiang-Europe) cargo train, which began in Yiwu, was hailed as an important bridge linking Asian and European continents and a signficiant achievement in the early stage of the initative by Chinese President Xi Jinping. Xu Jie, general manager of Rongsheng Travelling (Czech) Investment Co., Ltd., said because of its important location, they have launched two projects including the Czech-Chinese Technology Business District (CCTBD) project and the South Moravia Chinese Herbal Spa Project in Prague during the past two years, stressing that initial success has been achieved thanks to the initiative.Transalated by Hu Yahui(ASIA PACIFIC DAILY)