Category: News

A first ‘stubborn’ step on the path to solo stardom

“The harder the path, the firmer my step,” Meng Meiqi sings, in high-pitched tones over a backdrop of pulsating electronica music, showing the 20-year-old’s determination to overcome any obstacle she might face in her performing career. That’s a part of the title track of her first extended play record,...

Toronto to hold Chinese music gala

A large-scale concert named 2019 Chinese Music Gala is scheduled to be held in Markham Auditorium in Toronto, Canada, on Saturday night, according to the organizers. A number of well-known musicians and singers from Macao, Hong Kong and other parts of China will present different types of traditional Chinese...

Chinese artwork from Vatican on show at Palace Museum

For people who are familiar with Leonardo da Vinci’s painting The Last Supper, the version being exhibited at the Palace Museum in Beijing may look familiar yet peculiar. There is Jesus Christ and his 12 apostles, but each character has a Chinese face and wears traditional Chinese clothes, and...

Theater that strikes the right note

Melodious plays provide a backdrop for enthusiasts to don extravagant dress and makeup, Cheng Yuezhu reports. As dusk descends, the music of the night is about to start. Time for full makeup and a theatrical costume. Lines must be rehearsed. But these are not actors, at least not on...

Sissoko: ‘I’m not scared of Liverpool or any team’

Midfielder Moussa Sissoko says Tottenham are up for the challenge the Champions League final holds against Liverpool on Saturday. The France international says the spirit in the squad has helped them fight back numerous times this season, including their semi-final second-leg comeback from three goals down to beat Ajax....

Pochettino dismisses his terrible record v Klopp

Mauricio Pochettino says it would be a “massive mistake” to linger on his terrible record against Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp. The pair have been in opposing dug-outs on nine occasions but Pochettino has only triumphed once – in October 2017 when two goals from Harry Kane earned them a...

‘Man Utd suspicious over reported De Ligt interest’

Manchester United suspect that they are being used to ‘frame’ a Barcelona victory in the transfer market, according to the Manchester Evening News. Quite why Barcelona would consider it a coup to beat United in the transfer market is not clear but the MEN seem certain that the Old...

There is ‘not enough pressure’ to win at Arsenal – Cech

Petr Cech has criticised the mentality at Arsenal as he believes there isn’t enough pressure on players to succeed. The former Chelsea goalkeeper has only won an FA Cup with the Gunners after picking up four Premier League titles, four FA Cups, three League Cups, a Champions League and...

Abraham believes he is ready to lead Chelsea’s attack

Tammy Abraham believes he is ready to lead the Chelsea attack next season after his successful loan spell at Aston Villa. The 21-year-old scored 26 goals on loan at Aston Villa this season, helping them reach the play-off final where they clinched promotion against Derby at Wembley. Villa would...

Kane: Ankle issue down to bad luck not joint weakness

Tottenham striker Harry Kane insists his string of ankle injuries have been down to bad luck and not because a weakness in his joint. Kane has declared himself fit for the Champions League final on Saturday after a fifth significant ligament problem in three years. The latest came in...