Month: September 2019

Forever 21 fashion chain files for bankruptcy

US low-price fashion chain Forever 21, a one-time hot destination for teen shoppers that fell victim of its own rapid expansion and changing consumer tastes, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The privately held company based in Los Angeles said Sunday it will close up to 178 stores....

China-Russia relations exemplary, Wang says

China-Russia ties — featuring non-alignment, non-confrontation and non-targeting of any third party — have set an example for the new type of international relations, State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Sunday. Wang made the remark at an exhibition of archives and documents in honor of the...

Learning Chinese at China Cultural Center in Berlin

When it comes to Germany, music buffs may immediately hum Bach or Beethoven’s classical melodies, soccer fans would call watching Bundesliga one of their must-see events, and philosophy lovers might secretly go over the theories of Hegel and Kant. However, how much do Germans know about China and Chinese...

China holds gala to celebrate 70th founding anniversary of PRC

A high-profile art performance was held in Beijing on Sunday evening, ahead of the National Day on October 1, in celebration of the 70th founding anniversary of the People’s Republic of China (PRC). Xi Jinping, Li Keqiang, Li Zhanshu, Wang Yang, Wang Huning, Zhao Leji, Han Zheng, and Wang...

Air show takes off in Sichuan

The Sichuan International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition 2019 opened on Sept 29 in Guanghan of Southwest China’s Sichuan province. During the five-day air show, 120 parked aircraft spanning 60 categories will go on display, and six international aerobatic teams are expected to put on shows. A folk concert for...

Wilder explains how Klopp is refreshingly different to PL peers

Chris Wilder says it is “refreshing” to see Jurgen Klopp have a beer and a chat with him after Sheffield United lost 1-0 to Liverpool on Saturday. The Reds were perhaps a little lucky to beat the Blades over the weekend as the hosts were more than a match...

Bruce describes Newcastle defeat as ‘totally unacceptable’

Steve Bruce admitted that Newcastle could be in for a “long and difficult season” after their 5-0 defeat at the hands of Leicester City. Newcastle’s winless run extended to five games as they suffered their heaviest defeat since Bruce took charge, with Leicester putting five goals past Martin Dubravka...

Xinjiang embraces future with vitality and stability

URUMQI – The city of Shihezi is a sprawling green area home to 670,000 people. As September ends and the harvest season arrives, farmers are ready to reap the large cotton fields on its outskirts. Shihezi is a young city, established in the 1950s about 150 kilometers northwest of...

Classical performers strike resonant notes at home and abroad

Compared with the West, China is new to the classical music world, but is considered a significant market that holds the key to the genre’s future. Since the People’s Republic of China was founded in 1949, numerous symphony orchestras have emerged in the country, such as the Central Symphony...