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North-south divide defines Chinese cuisine

Chinese dishes vary in flavor, ingredients and cooking methods depending on the region and ethnicity of their origin. This diversity means northerners and southerners may never be on the same page when it comes to cooking the same ingredients. Every year, especially when traditional festivals come around, netizens nationwide...

Pentagon to present Mideast troops deployment plan to White House: US media

WASHINGTON – The Pentagon is expected to submit plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 troops to the Middle East amid increasing tensions with Iran, US media reported on Wednesday. The plans will be proposed during a high-level White House meeting on Thursday, reported the Associated...

Huawei warns against ‘Berlin Wall’ in digital world

Huawei Technologies Co criticized recent restrictions imposed on the Chinese tech company and warned that there should not be a Berlin Wall in the global digital world. Hu Houkun, rotating chairman of Huawei, said in a speech at the Potsdam Conference on National Cybersecurity (Germany) on Thursday that “in...

Death toll rises to 10 in Southwest China boat accident

GUIYANG – Ten people have been confirmed dead and eight others remained unaccounted for as of 2 pm Friday after a boat capsized on a river in Southwest China’s Guizhou province Thursday afternoon, according to local authorities. A total of 11 people have been rescued. The owner of the...

China Sport Show 2019 opens in Shanghai

SHANGHAI – The 37th China Sport Show opened Thursday at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai, including for the first time exhibitions of single-sport associations. Sport associations from kite, tennis, baseball, equestrian, golf, rowing and kayaking showed up at the Expo, which has reached a scale of...

Chinese air association to help in Boeing compensation claims

The China Air Transport Association said Friday it will assist member airlines to seek compensation from Boeing for the grounding of 737 MAX aircraft as well as the delayed delivery of future planes. Click Here: “China‚Äôs airlines are the largest user of the Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft, which...

Central bank bullish on yuan prospects

PBOC has adequate tools to ward off threats from unexpected swings The People’s Bank of China, the central bank, said on Thursday that a currency crisis was unlikely in the country as the long-term optimistic outlook and adequate policy tools would help ward off any potential threats from unexpected...

Eatbeat

Feeling Hungary? The 2019 Hungarian Food Festival is being held at the Evergreen Cafe in Beijing Landmark Towers until May 26. Hungarian chefs prepare authentic traditional cuisine that is heavy on dairy, cheese and meats not easily found in Beijing. The dishes include different kinds of sausages, fish soup,...

Pension business to see explosive growth

Tax incentives, government policies set to drive expansion over 20 years Personal commercial pension schemes, which include tax-deferred pension insurance and pension securities investment funds, will see explosive growth in China over the next 10 to 20 years, fueled by the driving force of tax incentives and government policies,...