Jingdong (JD) Cloud will set up a regional center in Chongchuan district, Nantong, according to a cooperation agreement signed in Beijing on March 16.
The regional center will include a cloud computing big data center for waterway services, a cross-border e-commerce industrial center, an intelligent manufacturing innovation center, and a training center for skilled workers.
A Fishboy's Story: Tortoise from the Sea, a Nantong-made animation jointly produced by Gangzha district's publicity department and a local animation production team, won Best Soundtrack at the 23rd Italian Cartoons on the Bay Awards, which were held from April 11 to 13.
The movie tells the story of Man Jiang, a young boy who aspires to become a fisherman. He battles an unscrupulous businessman named Ma, who tries to take over his fishing village and capture a supernatural tortoise carrying an island.
Nantong’s Tongzhou district has been dubbed "China’s Home of Quyi.”
The district government has always paid great attention to the development of quyi, the folk art form that includes ballad singing, storytelling and cross-talk.
They have provided financial assistance and issued favorable policies to support the development of quyi, building special platforms, exercise places and organizing mass performances.
Rugao, a county-level city in Nantong hopes to accelerate the growth of the city's hydrogen energy industry over the next few years, providing a new driver of economic growth for the city's economy.
Rugao was one of the first areas in the country to develop a hydrogen energy industry, and it has recently announced three new initiatives to encourage further expansion.
Haimen of Nantong is to develop a robot-themed town, aiming at boosting its robotic industry.
The robot-themed town will be located in Zhengyu town. It will boast three leading producers of industrial robots, construction equipment and high-end auto parts.
Textile firms based in Hai'an city reported sales of 15 billion yuan ($2.23 billion) in 2018, according to local media reports.
In recent years, the local government has been actively encouraging textile firms to work with universities, suppliers and scientific research institutions to improve innovation and launch exciting new products.
Wind power stations in Rudong county of Nantong, East China's Jiangsu province set a historical record in electricity generation in 2018.
The result comes from the county's years of efforts in promoting wind power programs and building a wind energy industrial chain.
Rudong county launched its first wind power program in 2004. Over the past 14 years, the county has led the Jiangsu province in total installed capacity, with the number reaching 1.8 million kilowatts.
Lyusi Port in Qidong, a county-level city in Nantong, Jiangsu province, has undergone an amazing metamorphosis from once being a small fishing port to evolving into a deep-water coastal port after decades of development, according to local officials.
Located 90 kilometers away from Shanghai, Lyusi Port is one of the six national-level fishing ports, a designation it was awarded by the Ministry of Agriculture in 2002.