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Riots damage Hong Kong‘s cultural status

Riots damage Hong Kong‘s cultural status

Singer Jay Chou performs at his “Opus Jay 2013 World Tour” Tianjin concert in Tianjin, north China. (Xinhua/Ma Cheng) The postponement of popular Taiwan singer Jay Chou‘s concert in Hong Kong for safety reasons has triggered public concern that the city‘s robust cultural environment would be damaged as the city […]

Jiangsu villages gain from vegetable cultivation

Jiangsu villages gain from vegetable cultivation

Farmers harvest vegetables in Guangming village, East China‘s Jiangsu Province, on Tuesday. During recent years, the local government has strengthened its efforts to develop vegetable cultivation. The vegetables are sold to large cities like Shanghai, Nanjing and Wuxi in Jiangsu Province. Annual sales have exceeded 120 million yuan ($17.08 million) […]

PolyU campus rioters surrender leaving chaos in their wake

PolyU campus rioters surrender leaving chaos in their wake

Rioters set fire on road outside of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in Hong Kong, South China, November 17, 2019. Photo: Xinhua As rioters inside the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) have begun surrendering to police, an expert noted that the law enforcement operation to deal with the campus occupation […]

Salvaging survivors

Salvaging survivors

Rescuers remove a person from a coal mine at Pingyao county in North China‘s Shanxi Province, after an explosion killed 15 and injured nine, the local government said on Tuesday. The blast occurred at about 1:50 pm on Monday when 34 miners were working underground. Shanxi is one of China‘s […]

Successful satellite tests to allow ‘Hongyun speed‘ by 2020

Successful satellite tests to allow ‘Hongyun speed‘ by 2020

Liu Shiquan, deputy general manager of space giant China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation addresses at the 5th China International Commercial Aerospace Forum in Wuhan, Central China‘s Hubei Province. Photo: Deng Xiaoci/GT The demonstration system for China‘s Hongyun Project, a low-orbit broadband communication satellite system, will become operational at the […]

Up to 76% of Shenzhen‘s FDI comes from Hong Kong

Up to 76% of Shenzhen‘s FDI comes from Hong Kong

A man works at the construction site of the Shenzhen World Exhibition and Convention Center in Shenzhen, south China‘s Guangdong Province, April 25, 2019. The project of Shenzhen World Exhibition and Convention Center, designed with an organizing spine to connect 19 halls arranged symmetrically along a central corridor, is planned […]

Henry ready for challenge

Henry ready for challenge

Thierry Henry Photo: VCG Newly appointed Montreal Impact boss Thierry Henry vowed to learn from the mistakes of his disastrous reign at Monaco, but called for patience as he attempts to revive the fortunes of the struggling Major League Soccer (MLS) outfit. Speaking at his first press conference since his […]

Internationals all fancy crack at Woods

Internationals all fancy crack at Woods

Tiger Woods holds the trophy after the final round of the ZOZO Championship on Monday in Chiba, Japan. Photo: VCG Every member of the Internationals team wants to take on Tiger Woods at the Presidents Cup, with assistant captain Geoff Ogilvy suggesting Australians Marc Leishman, Cameron Smith and former No.1 […]

Western media shifts tone on HK riots

Western media shifts tone on HK riots

Residents clear a barricade left by rioters on a street in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region on Friday. Mong Kok, Tin Shui Wai and Sai Wan Ho have borne the brunt of rioters‘ rampage in recent days. Photo: IC As the months-long violence in Hong Kong entered a deadly level […]

River rescue

River rescue

Rescuers dive in the River Tarn near a suspension bridge which collapsed on Monday, in Mirepoix-sur-Tarn, near Toulouse, southwest France. A 15-year-old girl was killed after a suspension bridge over a river collapsed, causing a car, a truck and possibly a third vehicle to plunge into the water. Photo: AFP […]

Lure of opening-up

Lure of opening-up

A staff member examines vehicles made by FAW-Volkswagen Automobile Co., Ltd. in Changchun, northeast China‘s Jilin Province, July 9, 2019. (Photo: Xinhua) Allianz approved by Chinese regulator German insurer Allianz has been granted approval by Chinese regulators to conduct commercial operations, making it the first fully foreign-owned insurance holding company […]