Month: October 2019

TV drama on China’s electric locomotive industry set to air

The Galloped Era, the first TV drama focusing on the development history of China’s electric locomotive industry, will air on Zhejiang Television and Dragon TV, as well as the network platforms of iQiyi and Tencent video. The drama, starring actor Tong Dawei and actress Jiang Xin and directed by...

Klopp: Man Utd want to play us? They are on their own

Jurgen Klopp thinks Manchester United must be the only team in the world that wants to play Liverpool at the moment. Disgruntled travelling supporters sang anti-Glazer family chants as Newcastle beat Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men last time out, leaving United without an away win in 11 attempts in all competitions....

Ole reacts to stat showing he’s had a better PL start than Klopp

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has given his reaction to a stat that compares his record in his first 29 Premier League matches in charge of Manchester United to Jurgen Klopp’s at Liverpool. United have claimed just nine points from their opening eight games in the Premier League and are 12th in...

City slam Xmas fixture scheduling, question ‘sporting integrity’

Manchester City chief operating officer Omar Berrada thinks the Christmas fixture scheduling of the Premier League could affect the “players’ wellbeing”. Liverpool supporters will have to travel to Leicester City on Boxing Day for an 8pm kick-off with no public transport, while City‘s players will have to play two matches...

Woodward hits back at ‘insulting myth’ over Man Utd recruitment

Manchester United’s executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward hit back at the critics of the club’s recruitment system. The PA news agency understands there is a positive mood around the Aon Training Complex ahead of the tough test against Liverpool, thanks in no small part to the improved culture that Ole...

Generating a new image

Ang Lee’s film Gemini Man features a CGI rendering of Will Smith that marks a departure from old cinematographic methods, Zhang Kun and Xu Fan report. Oscar-winning director Ang Lee introduced the most expensive “actor” in his new film, Gemini Man, which will be released in Chinese cinemas nationwide...

China reduces holdings of US Treasuries in August

WASHINGTON – China reduced its holdings of US Treasuries to $1.1035 trillion in August, the second consecutive month in which the holdings dropped, according to data released Wednesday by the US Treasury Department. China, currently the second largest foreign holder of US Treasuries, cut its holdings by $6.8 billion in...

Ince uses Man Utd example to back Liverpool’s title hopes

Paul Ince thinks Liverpool now possess the “belief” to go on and win the Premier League title this season, just like Manchester United did in 1992/93. The Reds have won eight out of eight matches so far this season in the Premier League to give them an eight point...

Civil service still appeals as applications up on 1st day

China’s civil servant exam saw 86,456 people on the first day of online applications, 16,700 applicants more than last year, according to Huatu Education, an agency that offers coaching services to applicants. In 2020, the nation plans to recruit about 24,000 civil servants at 86 central agencies and 23...