The beautiful villages in Ninghai county in Ningbo, Zhejiang province, came under the spotlight July 25.
The first Ningbo Port Index (NPI) analysis report was released on July 24, detailing the condition and performance of China's coastal ports in the first half of 2018.
Ningbo's GDP totaled 503.73 billion yuan ($74.36 billion) in the first six months of 2018, a 7.8 percent year-on-year increase.
Yao Yuchen, a student from Ningbo's Zhenhai High School, ranked second at the 29th International Biology Olympiad.
A Ningbo-backed sailing team won the New York Yacht Club Race-Around-the-Island at the M32 North America regatta in early June.
An exhibition of Chinese peony paintings opened at the China Cultural Center in Sofia, Bulgaria on July 15.