China Daily
yesterday at 13:00. Facebook
Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-Ngor won the Hong Kong Chief Executive Election, and after being approved by the central government, she is soon to be the city's first female leader.

She garnered 777 votes from the 1,194-strong Election Commitee.

The former financial secretary John Tsang Chun-wah and the retired judge Woo Kwok-hing,
who were also in contention, obtained 365 and 21 votes, respectively.
China Daily
yesterday at 12:55. Facebook
Let’s walk in and find the fantastic artworks at Art Basel. Created by Joyce Ho, On the second day, Saturday, your three minutes, is an artwork composed of three parts. @Joyce Ho With every movement in slow-mo, Saturday magnifies the rituals easily neglected in our lives. Your three minutes invites visitors to exchange their three minutes of time with only one drink. On the other day is an...
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yesterday at 11:55. Facebook
Cigarette smoke hangs thick in the air of a #Tokyo nightspot as Aki Nitta sips champagne with a trio of silver-tongued Lotharios peddling fake love at premium rates. In a country which has lost its mojo, many Japanese women spend eye-watering sums on male #hosts in return for an evening of sweet talk, flirting -- and often sex.
China Daily
yesterday at 10:05. Facebook
#Video During the #BoaoForum for Asia Annual Conference 2017, China Daily talked to political leaders, academia and entrepreneurs about the #BeltandRoad Initiative.
They believe the initiative, proposed by President #XiJinping three years ago, is an encouraging vision of connectivity and economic integration and brings about substantial opportunities for inclusive growth.
Their comments pave...
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03/25/2017 at 12:58. Facebook
Sino-Foreign co-productions have been holding sway over the global movie industry. In "Sino-Foreign Co-produced Films Summit”, hosted by China Daily on Mar 16, international directors and industry watchers concurred that China’s co-production market will continue to grow. Partners can bank on it to bridge the cultural gap between countries. @China Daily Asia Leadership Roundtable @Brand Hong...
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03/25/2017 at 10:55. Facebook
Here we are in #Bangkok, #Thailand, for the fourth episode of the Asia News Network US$10 food challenge - to find genuine local #foods which keep the city going on a budget. Our hosts from The Nation take us to Tha Wang Lang area to try out some easily available, fast-to-eat snacks, dishes and combo meals under a budget of US$10 or 350 Baht in total for the day.
China Daily
03/25/2017 at 09:25. Facebook
Top leaders of China and the United States should start direct dialogue on bilateral trade relations as soon as possible to avoid frictions that could lead to a #trade war, former US secretary of commerce Carlos Gutierrez said on Friday. #BoaoForum [ Bit.ly Link ]
China Daily
03/25/2017 at 01:58. Facebook
Opening ceremony of the #BoaoForum for Asia (BFA) annual conference.
China Daily
03/24/2017 at 13:00. Facebook
Two #Malaysian sailors held #hostage by Muslim militants for eight months have been found cast adrift off the southern #Philippines.
Tayudin Anjut, 45, and Abdurahim bin Sumas, 62, were abandoned by Abu Sayyaf gunmen before dawn near their coastal forest hideout on the remote island of Pata.
They were receiving treatment at a military #hospital in the area for ailments.
Abu Sayyaf, blamed for...
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03/24/2017 at 11:08. Facebook
This episode of Drone and Phone will lead you to Da Qingshan National Park of Zhoushan Island. It is a seaside park where you can have a great workout in the open air and explore the best preserved fishing village in the east Zhejiang Province. You can feast on instagrammable views galore while perched atop Daqing Peak.
China Daily
03/24/2017 at 08:55. Facebook
#German champions #BayernMunich announced on Wednesday they have opened a new office in #Shanghai, #China, their second overseas bureau.
Having opened a New York office in 2014 to expand in the US, Bayern want to widen their Far East fan base.
One of the Shanghai bureau's main tasks will be to organise Bayern's tour of China at the end of this season.
Germany's top #soccer clubs have been...
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China Daily
03/23/2017 at 18:11. Facebook
Trade show: Labor costs still factor
Although labor costs in China have been rising, and some Chinese textile companies have set up operations in the US, manufacturers are more likely to look elsewhere in Asia to maintain their margins. #tradeshow
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China Daily
03/23/2017 at 12:55. Facebook
Salvage operators began a test-lift of South Korea's #sunken #Sewol ferry Wednesday, nearly three years after the disaster killed 304 people and dealt a crippling blow to now-ousted president #Park Geun-Hye.

The vessel lies more than 40 metres below the waves off southwestern South #Korea and the operation, originally scheduled for last year, has been pushed back several times because of...
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China Daily
03/23/2017 at 11:00. Facebook
Have a foodie tour in Hong Kong with Moanna.
Watch the full episode here: [ Facebook.com Link ]
China Daily
03/23/2017 at 08:55. Facebook
A #CCTV footage captured two #police helping a senior citizen on a busy junction in China’s #Shandong Province.

Police officers Yu Yingcheng and Wang Weiguang spotted the elderly woman having a hard time crossing the road.

One of them quickly got off the bike and escorted her across the road, while the other blocked the #traffic with his bike.

The two officers were credited as β€œTwo...
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03/22/2017 at 17:32. Facebook
#Video One woman was killed and at least six people were reported to have been injured after an incident near the British #Parliament buildings on Wednesday afternoon, in what London #police described as a "terrorist incident". #Westminister #Terrorism [ Bit.ly Link ]
China Daily
03/22/2017 at 12:40. Facebook
A camera technician in #India spends about half of his daily $13 paycheck on food for #birds and has cared for around 8,000 green #parakeets for nearly 10 years.

Joseph Sekar started feeding parakeets about 10 years ago, when he noticed a pair of hungry birds hanging around his home, after a tsunami struck.

In addition to feeding the birds, Sekar also treats injured parakeets and helps them...
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03/22/2017 at 11:00. Facebook
David Udell Group President for Asia Pacific of Hyatt Hotels gives us a look into the unique world of Hyatt hospitality. Their approach to capture an audience through emotional and personal connection has been a key strategy to a successful market. Listen to the full podcast at or find us on iTunes/Stitcher/Ximalaya
China Daily
03/22/2017 at 08:40. Facebook
The food safety authority of Hong Kong said Tuesday that it has banned the import of #frozen #meat from #Brazil as a "precautionary measure" after the recent Brazilian meat scandal.

This followed a similar ban by China, which is Brazil's biggest market for beef and #poultry overall.

The Brazilian police last week uncovered a massive meat adulteration scheme involving some of the country's...
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03/21/2017 at 16:19. Facebook
Art in a Time of Chaos: Masterworks From Six Dynasties China, 3rd – 6th Centuries presents more than 100 ceramics, sculpture, calligraphy, and paintings from the 3rd-6th centuries. Most of the artworks are on public view for the first time in the US, and a number have not been exhibited in China. It is the first major survey to examine Chinese culture between the two dominant political centers...
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