Snack firms, retailers banking on Spring Festival for more growth

Online, offline promotions of products to trigger increases in holiday sales This Spring Festival, three new flavors-cranberry yogurt, purple sweet potato and milk, and coconut-will make the Chinese sweet-and-crispy pastry called sachima from confectionery company Hsu Fu Chi International Ltd special. According to market watcher iiMedia Research, several new...

Saving cultural relics in coal-rich province

In the city of Jiexiu, North China’s Shanxi province, a 1,600-year-old, once dilapidated underground tunnel has been returned to its original glory. The 10,000-meter-long tunnel was a military defense in ancient China. However, due to a dearth of proper protection, it decayed with the Zhangbi Castle, a Chinese-style architecture...

Disney’s ‘Frozen 2’ becomes highest-grossing animated film globally

Disney’s animated blockbuster Frozen 2 brought in $53.7 million worldwide this weekend for a massive global cume of $1.325 billion, becoming the highest-grossing animated film ever. The animated fantasy collected $11.29 million this weekend for a North American cume of $449.9 million. Internationally, the film took in $42.4 million...

£40m Chelsea midfielder to sign for Aston Villa on loan

Chelsea midfielder Danny Drinkwater is set to complete a loan move to Aston Villa for the rest of the season. Click Here: liverpool mens jersey Drinkwater has arrived at Villa’s Bodymoor Heath training ground to complete a medical and the move is expected to be completed on Tuesday. The...

Pep wades into Solskjaer v Van Persie feud: ‘It’s perfect’

Pep Guardiola has waded into the ongoing feud between Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Robin van Persie. Van Persie implored Solskjaer to be “a bit mean” and “angry” more often after watching the Norwegian smile following Manchester United’s recent 2-0 defeat to Arsenal. Solskjaer responded with a weird medieval dig...

Haaland: What ‘triggered’ me to choose Dortmund over Man Utd

Erling Braut Haaland says he chose to join Borussia Dortmund instead of Manchester United because he liked how the former “spoke to me”. Haaland completed a move from Salzburg to Dortmund for around £20million this month after attracting the interest of clubs across Europe. United were chief among them...

Guardiola: ‘Go to London’ and ask Arteta about tactical fouls

Pep Guardiola has again insisted he does not condone tactical fouling. Accusations that Guardiola’s Manchester City side are prepared to foul to prevent an attack have recurred throughout the Spaniard’s tenure at the Etihad Stadium. Last season Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer raised the subject ahead of a...

Gossip: City to break transfer record? Spurs eye Atletico flop…

INTER DEFENDER ON CITY SHORTLIST Manchester City badly need centre-backs and, apparently, they have their eye on five. Among them are Inter Milan’s in-demand defender Milan Skriniar and Mykola Matviyenko of Shakhtar Donetsk. That’s the good word according to ORRRNNNSSSTTTEEEEEEIIIN while writing for The Athletic. Pep Guardiola is looking at midfielders...

Canada's Economy Will Be Shaped By Climate Change, Demographics In 2020s

A new economic report says the next decade in Canada will increasingly be shaped by the twin forces of climate change and demographic disruption from an aging population. “By 2030, Canada’s economy could look significantly different,” says the RBC report released Monday, dubbed Navigating the 2020s. “A country whose...