Other, smaller fires were also flaring up in the dry region, including in the city of Nelson, which is home to about 50,000 people.
Other milk tea retailers are also getting into the marketing act. For instance, Nayuki launched its official store on Tmall in late March. It offered several tea products and coupons online. The company said the online store is an extension of its brand and will help expand its market.
Operating conditions have improved for industrial enterprises above designated size, reports show. As of the end of July, the enterprises' days' sales in inventory－which indicates how long it takes to turn inventory into sales－for finished goods decreased by 0.2 days year-on-year to 17.2 days. Their debt to asset ratio fell 0.5 percentage point year-on-year to 56.8 percent.
Only three automobile companies with new energy vehicle (NEV) businesses saw net profit rise in H1, while most firms saw a slump in profits as sales missed expectations.
Oscar Wei, senior economist and director of research at the California Association of Realtors, said the trend in the state is not as "dramatic" as portrayed by the NAR report. "The proportion of Chinese buyers among international ones has slowed a little compared with last year," he said.
Only dozens of years ago, national security mainly concerned the government, the army and soldiers, while threats to national security mainly consisted of war and civil strife, Li Song, deputy editor-in-chief of People's Oriental Publishing and Media, noted.
Organizers of the Hong Kong opposition political project known as"35-plus" have stated that their immediate aim is to gain a majority in the Legislative Council election (35 seats or more), and then vote down the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region's budget twice, if possible, to force the resignation of the chief executive under Articles 51 and 52(3) of the Basic Law.
Online purchases in Mexico grew by 59 percent from 2014 to 2015, with sales of over 257 billion pesos (.606 million), according to the Mexican Internet Association.
Online hospitals' development will depend on the establishment of more supporting facilities, including third-party franchised drugstores, medical examination centers and co-working surgery studios, said Wang Hang, founder and CEO of Haodf.com, one of the largest online healthcare companies in China.