German police blow up explosives, hunting for suspect

Sunday, November 26, 2017

BERLIN – German police blew up several hundred grams of explosives on Saturday morning when they raided an apartment where a Syrian man was reported to be planning a bombing attack.The suspect was at large but police have detained three contacts and destroyed the explosives “well hidden” in the apartment in the eastern German city […]

New materials to overhaul conventional manufacturing industry

Saturday, November 25, 2017

A worker works at a state-owned textile enterprise in Huai’an city, East China’s Jiangsu province, Oct 10, 2015. Conventional manufacturing models are becoming obsolete as the potential of new materials and high-tech products are realized, Chinese and New Zealand entrepreneurs told an international gathering in Auckland last month. Iain Hosie, technical director of Auckland-based nanofiber […]

12 auctions to be held in Grand Hyatt Hong Kong

Saturday, November 25, 2017

Twelve auctions in 7 categories, such as contemporary Chinese ink and works on paper, Chinese and western wine, watches, jade and so on, will be held in Grand Hyatt Hong Kong from Oct. 5 to 6, including more than 2000 items with an estimated value of 700 million Hong Kong dollars (about 90.3 million USD). […]

An exhibition in honor of Tang and the Bard begins world tour

Friday, November 24, 2017

The Peony Pavilion, one of Tang Xianzu’s best-known plays, will be staged by Suzhou Kunqu Opera Theater in Britain. This year is the 400th anniversary of the deaths of literary giants William Shakespeare and ancient China’s playwright Tang Xianzu. An exhibition to mark their contributions to world literature is being held across 26 venues of […]

Chinese Internet pop song wins at American Music Awards gala

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Recording artists Wang Taili (left) and Xiao Yang of the Chopsticks Brothers perform at the 2014 American Music Awards at the Nokia Theater Los Angeles, on Sunday. The pop duo’s Little Apple won the International Song Award at the gala. KEVIN WINTER / GETTY IMAGES /AFPChina’s Internet pop sensation the Chopsticks Brothers, whose viral hit […]

World’s biggest plane leaves Australia

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Antonov An-225 Mriya, a cargo plane which is the world’s biggest aircraft, takes off from an airfield for its first commercial flight to the Australian city of Perth, in the settlement of Hostomel outside Kiev, Ukraine, May 10, 2016. MELBOURNE — The world’s biggest plane, the Antonov An-225 Mriya, left Australia on Tuesday with the […]

Luis Suarez receives a hero’s welcome at home

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez carries his son Benjamin as he waves to supporters from the balcony of his house in the small coastal town of Solymar, in the outskirts of Montevideo in this June 27, 2014 still image taken from footage provided by Television Nacional Uruguay via Reuters TV. Suarez flew home to Uruguay on […]

HK remains the top IPO market

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Hong Kong is expected to remain the world’s largest initial public offering market in 2016, backed by the large amounts of money raised by Chinese mainland financial services institutions, according to the new research report from global audit and advisory firm Deloitte.The advisory firm forecast a total of 115 IPOs raising about HK$200 billion ($25.8 […]

Colombia destroys 104 cocaine labs in five days

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

A Colombian anti-narcotics policeman stands guard after burning a cocaine lab, which police said belongs to criminal gangs, in a rural area of Calamar in Guaviare state, Colombia, August 2, 2016. GUAVIARE, Colombia – Colombian law enforcement has destroyed 104 cocaine laboratories capable of producing some 100 tonnes of the drug annually, the head of […]

Stefanie Sun releases new EP ‘Rainbow Bot’

Monday, November 20, 2017

Astill photofrom Stefanie Sun’s new EP Rainbow Bot. Singaporean singer Stefanie Sun has released a new EP Rainbow Bot exclusive to Apple Music on August 19.With themes of dreams, bravery and innocence, Stefanie Sun’s new mini album consists of five songs, or five experimental music pieces by Sun herself.”This EP is a gift both to […]

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