Month: July 2019

Debt, equity swaps to help tackle risks, boost growth

Commercial banks urged to set up financial asset investment units China will accelerate the debt-for-equity swaps of qualified companies to reduce high corporate leverage, resolve financial risks and support overall economic growth, the country’s top economic regulator said. The country will encourage commercial banks to set up financial asset...

Orchestra committed to deeper music links

The Philadelphia Orchestra expects to deepen its cooperation with its Chinese partners, a senior executive of the orchestra has said. “It’s such a powerful experience to be able to use music to connect people from the United States and China,” says Ryan Fleur, executive director of The Philadelphia Orchestra....

Keeping promises against the odds

A homeless man was treated by a hospital free of charge, and made a promise to repay the debt as soon as possible. After many years, he has kept his promise. The story begins six years ago, when Hu Zhizhong was found face down in the street after fainting....

Brazilian midfielder Fernando to join Beijing Guoan

BEIJING – Brazilian midfielder Fernando Lucas Martins is set to join Beijing Guoan Football Club, Russian Premier League side Moscow Spartak announced on Tuesday. Beijing Guoan made this move to help add quality and depth to midfield after Jonathan Viera was sidelined with a rib fracture from the upcoming...

PSG beat Sydney FC 3-0 in Suzhou

SUZHOU, East China – Ligue 1 defending champions Paris Saint-Germain enjoyed a comprehensive 3-0 victory over Sydney FC in the International Super Cup here on Tuesday. Click Here: Celtic Mens Clothing A pair of strikes from Kylian Mbappe and Edison Cavani put PSG firmly in charge before the halftime,...

Embraer bullish on potential in China’s regional aviation market

Brazilian conglomerate Embraer SA, a commercial aircraft manufacturer, said it is bullish on prospects in China’s rapidly growing low-cost and regional aviation market, triggered by an increasing air travel demand from smaller Chinese cities. The company, which makes commercial aircraft with a capacity of 150 seats, plans to introduce...

When is the 2019 Community Shield? Who is playing and why?

What is the Community Shield? Custom demands that this is answered with the words ‘traditional curtain-raiser of the English football season’. It used to be called the Charity Shield, and it pits the winners of the Premier League against the winners of the FA Cup – or as close...

Newly-promoted Villa tipped to sign £20m Liverpool winger

Darren Bent claims it would be “a snippet” for Aston Villa if they managed to bring Liverpool winger Harry Wilson to the club. Newly-promoted Villa have been linked with the 22-year-old along with Newcastle United after his impressive season on loan at Derby County last term. And Bent reckons...

Arsenal leak video of new £72m signing Pepe wearing kit

Premier League side Arsenal have leaked a video showing their imminent new signing Nicolas Pepe wearing their kit. BBC Sport reporter David Ornstein reported over the weekend that Lille have agreed to accept a £72m fee in instalments to suit the Gunners. The French side also agreed a deal with Napoli...

Brighton to smash transfer record for Webster; Dunk off?

Brighton are close to a £25million club-record move for Bristol City’s Adam Webster. The Seagulls are offering £20million up front for the centre-back with the rest of the cash coming in add-ons. While the move is not yet done it is nearing completion, with a deal between the clubs...