Sports lottery management meeting to be held in Beijing
The annual meeting of the Sports Lottery Management Center of the General Administration of Sport of China will be held in Beijing from Wednesday to Friday. The country’s sports lottery sales rose 11.4 percent year-on-year to 210 billion yuan ($33 billion) last year, according to the Ministry of Finance. The third Global Logistics Technology Conference will be held in Haikou, Hainan province, from Monday to Wednesday. Hosted by the China Federation of Logistics and Purchasing, the event will attract leading logistics entrepreneurs and experts to discuss the latest technology trends and give insight on market development. E-commerce giant JD, delivery company SF-Express and German logistic giant DHL will attend the meeting. Wednesday marks chunfen, or spring equinox, according to the traditional Chinese calendar. It is one of China’s 24 solar terms. Ancient custom maintains that standing an egg on its end on the day promises good luck for the rest of the year.