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Chinese New Year

Wal-Mart offers new mobile cross-channel features for Chinese shopper - ‎9 hours ago‎
The digital gift card plays on Chinese consumers' penchant for transferring small amounts of money to friends through online payment systems.
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Jackie Chan's Bleeding Steel starts filming in Sydney

ABC Online - ‎11 hours ago‎
At Sydney Opera House, actor Jackie Chan joked around with a small audience of reporters, photographers and movie makers as he announced the start of filming for Bleeding Steel, which will be the largest budget Chinese production to ever shoot in ...
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Mondelēz adapts Milka to local tastes for China launch - ‎10 hours ago‎
"Our plans have been presented to customers and we'll enter the market in the next few weeks, well before the critical Chinese New Year season." The brand will be produced at a Mondelēz factory in Suzhou, China. "...Obviously, e-commerce is an ...

Bunbury in the making to host Chinese New Year Festival in 2017

Bunbury Mail - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
MAHJONG tables, taichi exercises and food vans dishing out Asian street food are set to feature at next year's Chinese New Year Festival in Bunbury. Plans to host the festival, which is celebrated in February each year, was announced to gauge community ...
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China denies access to jailed US citizen and Hong Kong magazine chiefs

ABC Online - ‎15 hours ago‎
The 63-year-old, identified by his lawyer as Wang Jianmin, was one of two men who held senior positions on Hong Kong political magazines who were sentenced to prison terms on Tuesday.

The worst thing about Kenya's new power plant isn't that Chinese workers are being brought in to build it

Quartz - ‎4 hours ago‎
Chinese companies in Kenya have also created jobs—about 2,200 between 2003 and 2015, equivalent to 5.3% of total jobs created by foreign direct investment in Kenya during that period, according to a World Bank study this year. (China ranks fifth in ...

Greg Pak's New Comic Takes on a Very Wild West of Chinese Cowboys, Mexican Empires, and Magic Gold

Gizmodo - ‎4 hours ago‎
So, all of the relationships and power dynamics between the different groups in the Americas shift in huge ways and our story picks up after the 13-year-old Red Gold War between the Chinese Queen of Golden City and the Mexican-ruled República de los ...
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Meet Taikang: The Chinese Insurance Giant That Just Bought a Big Chunk of Sotheby's

Wall Street Journal - ‎6 hours ago‎
Taikang's investment also highlights the new areas—from movie studios to soccer teams—that Chinese acquirers are increasingly pouring money into, as part of a surge in Chinese outbound investment this year. So far this year, Chinese companies have ...
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Mysterious, meteor-like flashes appear across the Utah sky

The Independent - ‎9 hours ago‎
The burning orange lights appear to have been the result of a Chinese rocket making its way into the atmosphere above the Utah sky, according to astronomers.

Banker gives full credit to the team

New Zealand Herald - ‎3 hours ago‎
"There's no majority, there's no minority really, and all their friends are from different backgrounds and different cultures, Indian, Korean, Chinese, Maori, Pasifika, and they're just as excited by Matariki and Diwali and Chinese New Year as they are ...
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Chinese rocket makes terrifying re-entry above California

New York Post - ‎5 hours ago‎
A mysterious streak of light burst across the sky late Wednesday near California - causing a frenzy on social media as witnesses speculated a meteor strike or alien invasion.

Swisse chief Radek Sali urges Australia to tap into 'new golden age'

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
Mr Nathan said he was confident a2's brand was unique enough to prosper and grow in the Chinese market, which he said was still growing with about 24 million new babies born every year. "There will always be competitors in the segment as there always ...

Half-price mansion sells for $8 million - ‎20 hours ago‎
James Tsai's 2638sq m Sanctuary Cove home has been bought by Chinese buyers in an $8 million deal that has already settled.

How a Chinese Highway Became a Boulevard of Broken Dreams

Wall Street Journal - ‎21 hours ago‎
CHANGTANG, China—A highway project here that is four years behind schedule and hundreds of millions of dollars over budget helps explain why Beijing's effort to raise infrastructure spending is an increasingly​ineffective way to boost the​economy ...
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Eyeing China, India Pours Billions into New Shipping Facilities

Fortune - ‎12 hours ago‎
An Indian conglomerate has started building the country's first transshipment port, conceived 25 years ago, and the government will construct another $4-billion facility nearby to create a shipping hub rivaling Chinese facilities in the region. New ...
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China struggles to stem flow of wealth offshore

Financial Times - ‎7 hours ago‎
... second-largest insurer suggest. On Thursday AIA Group said that the value of new business in the territory increased by 60 per cent to $537m in the first six months of the year, noting a “substantial uplift in new business from mainland Chinese ...

The good, bad and ugly sides of the Maldives

South China Morning Post - ‎8 hours ago‎
The tourism baton is being passed to the new holidaymakers on the block: Indians, Russians and mainland Chinese who, at peak times, such as Lunar New Year, account for a third of all visitors. They're all drawn by dazzling coral, glittering fish and ...
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Car thieves targeting Chinese food delivery drivers in Queens

New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV - ‎1 hour ago‎
Police found the car 30 minutes later and arrested a 13-year-old passenger. He was charged with grand larceny and criminal possession of stolen property.

Forty light-up terracotta warriors are set to take over Manchester city centre

Manchester Evening News - ‎6 hours ago‎
Now Manchester's business improvement district initiative, the Heart of Manchester BID, is bringing them to the north west for the first time as part of the Chinese New Year celebrations in January 2017. The 40 warriors are exact copies of some of the ...

The final stand of Yanhuang Chunqiu, torchbearer of Chinese liberal thought

Ballarat Courier - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
It has survived numerous scrapes with Chinese authorities and come under pressure to soften its editorial line. But after 25 years in print, the magazine announced this month it had suspended publication, another victim of Chinese President Xi Jinping ...