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KTO is aiming 18 million foreign visitors in South Korea this year

KTO IS AIMING 18 MILLION FOREIGN VISITORS IN SOUTH KOREA THIS YEAR

Korea Tourism Organization president Ahn Young-bae said that the group is targeting 18 million foreign visitors to South Korea this...

The Marianas Visitors Authority will reintroduce the Marianas to its primary tourism markets

THE MARIANAS VISITORS AUTHORITY WILL REINTRODUCE THE MARIANAS TO ITS PRIMARY TOURISM MARKETS

The Marianas Visitors Authority, which is expecting a $1.4 million budget deficit in the current fiscal year, will “reintroduce” the...

 
 
 
Netflix Captures THE WANDERING EARTH For Earthwide Streaming

NETFLIX CAPTURES THE WANDERING EARTH FOR EARTHWIDE STREAMING

Watch China's biggest blockbuster on America's smallest screens.

'Expect Change': Robert Lighthizer Is Trump's Hardball-Playing China Trade Negotiator

'EXPECT CHANGE': ROBERT LIGHTHIZER IS TRUMP'S HARDBALL-PLAYING CHINA TRADE NEGOTIATOR

The U.S. Trade Representative has spent his career warning about the problems and perils of global trade. Now, as the chief U.S. negotiator...

 
 
 
Global smartphone growth stalled in Q4, up just 1.2% for the full year: Gartner

GLOBAL SMARTPHONE GROWTH STALLED IN Q4, UP JUST 1.2% FOR THE FULL YEAR: GARTNER

Gartner's smartphone marketshare data for the just gone holiday quarter highlights the challenge for device makers going into the world's...

Palace Museum Lantern Festival expects to welcome 166,000 visitors in China

PALACE MUSEUM LANTERN FESTIVAL EXPECTS TO WELCOME 166,000 VISITORS IN CHINA

Palace Museum's Lantern Festival night tour is attracting not only to Chinese tourists but also to international tourists. As the tourism...

 
 
 
On-demand logistics startup Lalamove raises $300M for Asia growth and becomes a unicorn

ON-DEMAND LOGISTICS STARTUP LALAMOVE RAISES $300M FOR ASIA GROWTH AND BECOMES A UNICORN

Lalamove, a Hong Kong-based on-demand logistics startup, has closed a $300 million Series D round as it seeks expansion across Asia....

S'RUI Office / Wei Yi International Design Associates

S'RUI OFFICE / WEI YI INTERNATIONAL DESIGN ASSOCIATES

© Xin-Ding Chen Architects: Wei Yi International Design Associates Location: Hainan, China Category: Offices Interiors Lead Architect:...

 
 
 
'Totally changed our whole lives': US family adopts 2 girls from China

'TOTALLY CHANGED OUR WHOLE LIVES': US FAMILY ADOPTS 2 GIRLS FROM CHINA

A family that adopted two girls from China, including one who couldn't walk or talk in English, has found some plans can change for...

In Memory of Karl Lagerfeld - From Supermarket Sweep to the Great Wall of China, These Are His Best Fashion Moments

IN MEMORY OF KARL LAGERFELD - FROM SUPERMARKET SWEEP TO THE GREAT WALL OF CHINA, THESE ARE HIS BEST FASHION MOMENTS

As emotions settle down, we're forced to face the reality. We're living in a world without Karl Lagerfeld. And from the moment of hearing...

 
 
 
Travel Advisor Tips: China

TRAVEL ADVISOR TIPS: CHINA

By Susan Hanson Traveling across China is exhilarating - the country is so vast, so ancient, so varied in its experiences, that a trip...

Slow decline in Chinese tourist number can prove to be costly for NZ

SLOW DECLINE IN CHINESE TOURIST NUMBER CAN PROVE TO BE COSTLY FOR NZ

As per data released by Statistics NZ, arrivals of Chinese tourists to New Zealand are gradually declining. As almost 450,000 Chinese...

 
 
 
Chinese tourists & their Alipay Australia transaction volume increased almost double!

CHINESE TOURISTS & THEIR ALIPAY AUSTRALIA TRANSACTION VOLUME INCREASED ALMOST DOUBLE!

The figures emphasized that Australia stood ninth in Alipay transaction volume overall, during the new year period - as in 2018. However,...

Last Year, Sabah Tourism Sets New Record

LAST YEAR, SABAH TOURISM SETS NEW RECORD

The tourism of Sabah in 2018 has set a new record with the highest tourism receipts ever at RM8.342bil on the back of a record-high...

 
 
 
Industrial stocks are outpacing all other sectors of the market

INDUSTRIAL STOCKS ARE OUTPACING ALL OTHER SECTORS OF THE MARKET

From Pippa Stevens : Industrial stocks are leading the way for the first time in five years. The sector's 17 percent gain this quarter...

Eating a high-fat diet in your 20s and 30s makes you likely to get heart disease and diabetes later

EATING A HIGH-FAT DIET IN YOUR 20S AND 30S MAKES YOU LIKELY TO GET HEART DISEASE AND DIABETES LATER

According to researchers at Qingdao University, China, fatty foods cause a reduction and mutation of good bacteria in the gut, which...

 
 
 
Huawei founder says U.S. ‘represents a portion of the world,' ‘can't crush' company

HUAWEI FOUNDER SAYS U.S. ‘REPRESENTS A PORTION OF THE WORLD,' ‘CAN'T CRUSH' COMPANY

Huawei's founder Ren Zhengfei said the U.S. would not be able to “crush” the company even if it tries to persuade other nations to...

“A Building Created Just to Perform a Particular Function is a Dead Building”: Pei Zhu of Studio Zhu-Pei

“A BUILDING CREATED JUST TO PERFORM A PARTICULAR FUNCTION IS A DEAD BUILDING”: PEI ZHU OF STUDIO ZHU-PEI

Minsheng Museum of Modern Art / Studio Zhu Pei. Image Courtesy of Studio Zhu Pei Since the early 2000s, China consistently has been...

 
 
 
China-US trade spat may leave American kids without toys

CHINA-US TRADE SPAT MAY LEAVE AMERICAN KIDS WITHOUT TOYS

The growing uncertainty over trade between Beijing and Washington could affect the entire toy industry, boosting prices for American...

With elections weeks away, someone “sophisticated” hacked Australia's politicians

WITH ELECTIONS WEEKS AWAY, SOMEONE “SOPHISTICATED” HACKED AUSTRALIA'S POLITICIANS

Enlarge / Just over a week after the announcement of a cyber-attack on Australia's Parliament House, the government now says three...