Xiamen University

Jimei district to upgrade public transport system

Xiamen’s Jimei district is launching a new project to upgrade its public transport and increase its current number of bus routes to 4, add 7 bus hub stations and 2 Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) stations, and expand 6 existing bus routes in 2015. As one of the 10 major projects aimed at improving people’s wellbeing in Jimei district, the project has completed its public opinions survey and is currently working on a preliminary construction plan. Jimei district, the city’s study village, has a total of 74 bus routes, including 11 special BRT routes, temporary bus routes

Lion sculptures gallery built by collector to be opened to public in Xiamen

Sun Jizhi   A gallery boasting a collection of nearly 2,000 lion sculptures is expected to be opened to the public in Xiamen's Jimei district, the Xiamen Daily reports. The owner of the lion sculpture gallery is Sun Jizhi, a farm owner who is crazy about his collection. "Many old houses have been demolished over the years, and the carved lions in front of the houses damaged. Those lions are an important part of the local folk art culture, and I decided to make a collection to preserve them.” Mr. Sun said. According to Sun, the lions symbolize many different

Jimei School village: A symbol of Jimei in Xiamen

Jimei School Village in Xiamen   Jimei is on the side of the bank facing north Xiamen Island. With both Gaoji Causeway and Xingji Causeway meeting there, Jimei becomes the sole gateway into Xiamen. It's one of the four major scenic spots in Xiamen.   Jimei is the residence of Mr. Tan Kah-kee, a famous overseas Chinese philanthropist who devoted himself wholly to education. Encircled by the sea on three sides, the town is known for its magnificent buildings combining western and oriental styles and picture-postcard sceneries. As a tourist site, Jimei has the following

Jimei in Xiamen draws growing int'l attention over its improving image

Jimei is known for ecological friendliness (top). The district also hosts the China Car Rally. Photos provided to China Daily   With its location at the traffic hub of the Xiamen North Railway Station, Jimei sits as a bridgehead for neighboring cities like Xiamen, Zhangzhou and Quanzhou.   Jimei's constantly improving infrastructure, education, culture and healthcare facilities make it an ever more livable and investment-friendly city that is drawing growing international attention. Jimei is also known for its ecological friendliness and serves as

Xiamen Jimei district to invest RMB1.1b in building public schools in 4 yrs

According to the education bureau of Jimei district, Xiamen, 1.112 billion yuan of funds for construction are expected to be allocated to the building or rebuilding public middle schools, primary schools and kindergartens between 2012 and 2015. Of the 1.112 billion yuan, 138 million yuan will be invested in building or repurchasing 20 public kindergartens, while the remaining 1 billion yuan will be spent in compulsory education. A total quota of 32,890 middle school students and primary school students will be added. By the end of the 12th five-year plan, Jimei district will

Worker severely burned after cigarette butt ignites pouring alcohol

    An employee of a Xiamen electronics factory was severely burned after a fire was ignited by a cigarette butt in Jimei District Saturday afternoon, reports Xiamen Daily.   The incident happened in the Jimei Hongfa Electronis Factory when a worker, 22, surnamed Lan, was flushing waste industrial alcohol into the toilet.   He was rushed to the 174 Hospital for burns on his limbs and face. He said he was asked to assist his team leader to deal with a barrel of waste industrial alcohol (about 25kg) at about 1:30pm.   Mr. Lan recalled

Xiamen Milestone to supply superconducting cables for Boeing planes

The foundation laying ceremony of the Jimei (Guankou) Base of Xiamen Milestone Group and the commissioning ceremony of its Guankou No.2 plant were held on August 18 in Jimei District, Xiamen   The Guankou No.2 plant of Xiamen Milestone Group   The foundation laying ceremony of the Jimei (Guankou) Base of Xiamen Milestone Group and the commissioning ceremony of its Guankou No.2 plant were held on August 18, reports Xiamen Evening News.   Upon completion, the new base will mainly supply superconducting cables to Boeing Company for aircraft

Xiamen Milestone to supply aircraft parts to Boeing Company

The foundation laying ceremony of the Jimei (Guankou) Base of Xiamen Milestone Group and the commissioning ceremony of its Guankou No.2 plant were held on August 18 in Jimei District, Xiamen   The Guankou No.2 plant of Xiamen Milestone Group   The foundation laying ceremony of the Jimei (Guankou) Base of Xiamen Milestone Group and the commissioning ceremony of its Guankou No.2 plant were held on August 18, reports Xiamen Evening News.   Upon completion, the new base will mainly supply superconducting cables to Boeing Company for aircraft

Xiamen Milestone secures aircraft parts order from Boeing Company

The foundation laying ceremony of the Jimei (Guankou) Base of Xiamen Milestone Group and the commissioning ceremony of its Guankou No.2 plant were held on August 18 in Jimei District, Xiamen   The Guankou No.2 plant of Xiamen Milestone Group   The foundation laying ceremony of the Jimei (Guankou) Base of Xiamen Milestone Group and the commissioning ceremony of its Guankou No.2 plant were held on August 18, reports Xiamen Evening News.   Upon completion, the new base will mainly supply superconducting cables to Boeing Company for aircraft
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