Category: News

India’s Modi stuns opposition with huge election win

NEW DELHI – The mobile application of the Election Commission of India (ECI) on early Friday announced the victory of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the just-concluded 17th general elections. According to the ECI data, the BJP crossed the half-way mark of 272, required to form the government....

Skateboard competition held in Shanghai

Roman Pabich from the United States won first place for men while Sakura Yosozumi from Japan topped the women’s group in the Vans Park Series skateboarding competition Shanghai stop on Saturday. Sixteen contestants who passed the preliminaries competed in combinations of speed, style, flow, amplitude and creativity at Yangpu...

Chen Xiaoqing: Exploring China one bite at a time

Embed Video Once Upon a Bite, a food docuseries by Chen Xiaoqing, has proved to be an instant phenomenon with great ambition. It captures the hearts and stomachs of viewers in China through mouthwatering images and more importantly, the stories behind them. The crew traveled to 22 countries over...

Canon enters China’s veterinary market

Canon, the Japanese multinational imaging and optical products maker, announced its official entry into Chinese animal medical treatment market, marking the company’s further step in expanding its business from camera to medical equipment. At the 11th East and West Small Animal Veterinary Conference in Xiamen held from May 20...

Fashion brand 1436 gives summer a bohemian air

Chinese fashion brand, 1436, recently unveiled its summer collection at an exhibition held at SKP, Beijing. The brand’s creative director, Antonio Fontana, designed the latest collection with a bohemian flavor, featuring printed flower patterns in silk and chiffon. The exhibition space was designed and created to resemble a movie...

Mok Lanlan: Macao ready to celebrate its return

Embed Video As an intersection of Chinese and Western culture, Macao boasts a vibrant cultural scene that is characterized by cultural diversity. This year marks the 20th anniversary of Macao’s return to China. The Cultural Affairs Bureau of the Macao SAR government will organize a series of cultural events,...

Swimmers in Shanxi set Guinness World Record

A group of 536 swimmers from all over the country recently set a new Guinness World Record in the water in Yuncheng, North China’s Shanxi province. The swimmers, dressed in red and yellow, created the pattern of a huge Five-starred Red Flag while floating on the city’s Salt Lake...

Oppo makes new push with cost-effective phones

Leading Chinese smartphone vendor Oppo is making a new effort to lure consumers with cost-effective devices and a partnership with Gundam, a science-fiction media franchise that features giant robots. The new smartphone Oppo K3 comes with a protruding dual camera setup on the rear, with the main camera containing...

Life in bullet points

A new guide to better living has been published in Chinese, Wang Ru reports. At a time when people are increasingly dependent on mobile phones, Ryder Carroll is encouraging people to make plans with pen and paper. The 39-year-old digital-product designer from New York has published the Chinese version...

Delicious flavors will have you begging for Merci

Coming from Brugge in Belgium, Ignace Lecleir ate French cuisine – such as foie gras, snails and steak with fries – on a daily basis when he was growing up. For two years, around 20 years ago, he also worked in the kitchen of a French restaurant in Paris....