World Press Photo winner Wang Yao "South China Sea Fishermen" photography exhibition in Haikou
Honorary Chairman of China Photographers Association
Chairman of the Chinese Women Photographers Association
Formerly Chairman of the 8th China Photographers Association
Deputy Editor-in-Chief of Xinhua News Agency, Deputy Editor-in-Chief of China News Agency
She has won the World Press Photo award, China News Award, and Fan Changjiang News Award.
Her works are collected by museums and individuals like the National Art Museum of China, and museums in United States and Brazil.
From June 8th to 22nd, the theme photography exhibition of "South China Sea Fishermen" by Wang Yao, the winner of the World Press Photo Gold Award and honorary chairman of the China Photographers Association, was exhibited in Haikou.
The theme photography exhibition of "South China Sea Fishermen" is divided into three chapters: "sea", "fishing" and "people". More than 100 photographs were exhibited by the author after visiting the fishing ports in Hainan in the winter of 2018 and going deep into the life of fishermen. The work truly records the life of Hainan fishermen and tells the story of the sea and human beings from a unique perspective.
Hinews.cn was authorized by Wang Yao to remake some of the works on display to readers.
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Sales of duty-free products exceed 95m yuan during Dragon Boat Festival holiday
Customers try out cosmetics at Haikou Meilan Airport Duty Free Shop during the Dragon Boat Festival holiday. [Photo by Luo Yunfei/Chinanews.com]
A total of 28,100 consumers purchased 137,100 duty-free products in Hainan province during the Dragon Boat Festival holiday from June 7 to 9.
They generated a gross sales revenue of 95.27 million yuan ($13.78 million), a 51.18 percent increase compared with the same period last year.
Haikou Meilan Airport Duty Free Shop achieved robust growth. Its sales amount exceeded 20 million yuan, a year-on-year increase of 73 percent. Online sales grew by 400 percent compared with last year's Dragon Boat Festival holiday period and the number of online shoppers almost tripled compared to last year's number.
Duty-free shopping has become a big motivator in attracting tourists to visit Hainan. Since the implementation of the policy, Hainan has generated 44.5 billion yuan of revenue in sales of duty-free goods.
A customer tries a pair of sunglasses on before purchasing them at Haikou Meilan Airport Duty Free Shop during the Dragon Boat Festival holiday. [Photo by Luo Yunfei/Chinanews.com]
Haikou Meilan Airport Duty Free Shop is crowded with customers during the Dragon Boat Festival holiday. [Photo by Luo Yunfei/Chinanews.com]
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