Hong Kong designer Kan Tai-keung at the exhibition titled 2 Places 3 Generations 40 Years. Hong Kong designers Kan Tai-keung, Freeman Lau and Hong Ko share experiences of engaging the changing cultural landscapes over the past four decades. Their designs reflect the evolution of society and culture both in Hong Kong and the mainland, where […]

US President Barack Obama acknowledges the crowd as he arrives to deliver his farewell address in Chicago, Illinois, US, January 10, 2017. WASHINGTON – As US President Barack Obama prepares to leave office after eight years, 47 percent of Americans say he will be remembered as an “outstanding” or “above average” president, while 35 percent […]

Both Chinese and U.S. markets need each other as bilateral relations are so intertwined, said Curt Ferguson, president of Coca-Cola Greater China. In the future the two countries will have closer trade ties which “work both way,” and Coca-Cola will further its involvement in China, the regional head of the world’s biggest beverage maker told […]

WASHINGTON – A local high school in the US state of Ohio was placed under lockdown after live ammunition was found inside the school building Friday morning, according to local media.A Fox News report identified the school as Eastwood High School in Pemberville, northeastern Ohio. The report quoted Superintendent Brent Welker as saying that live […]

Reform pay system to save workers - Saturday, November 18, 2017

An increasing number of young workers are dying from overwork, because the “unreasonable payment system” in many sectors forces them to work overtime to make enough money to make ends meet. This has given rise to many questions, says an article in Xi’an Evening News. Excerpts:According to a research conducted by Sun Yat-sen University, 697 […]

CHENGDU – Hesheng, a captive-bred panda, died in September 2016, two months after being released into the wild in southwest China’s Sichuan Province, Chengdu Research Base for Giant Panda Breeding announced Friday.The male panda, born in 2013, had undergone training at Liziping Nature Reserve from March 2016 and was released into the wild in July.On […]

UN deplores aerial bombardments in S Sudan - Friday, November 17, 2017

UNITED NATIONS – The UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) on Monday deplored the continued aerial bombardments in Bentiu town in South Sudan’s Unity state, and called on the world’s youngest country and its neighbor, Sudan, to take all measures to ensure the safety of civilians, UN officials said here.”These indiscriminate bombings resulting in the […]

China’s box office sales in 2015 hit 44 billion yuan ($6.75 billion), up 48.7 percent from 2014 and a whopping 235.9 percent from 2011.A Chinese company has developed an extra-large film screen, measuring 100 by 25 meters. The manufacturer, Star Screen Co., Ltd. in east China’s Anhui province, spent two years developing the 1.6-tonne screen, […]

State Council appoints, removes officials - Thursday, November 16, 2017

BEIJING — The State Council on Friday announced the appointment and removal of several leading officials.Ding Xuedong was appointed State Council deputy secretary-general in place of Xiao Jie.Wang Shuangquan was named vice justice minister, and Tang Jun has replaced Liu Yuting as deputy head of China’s State Administration for Industry and Commerce.Guo Shuqing was appointed […]

Engineers test a tire at Continental’s professional testing field near Hanover, Germany in September. [Provided to China Daily]China-made tires are lagging behind their European counterparts in safety-related tests, especially those on wet roads, according to the latest tire test conducted by German auto magazine Auto Bild.A total of 10 locally made 91V tires were tested […]