Chinese cultural tide sweeps young consumers

With interest in traditional Chinese culture increasing, the guochao movement, or the rising China cultural tide, is catching attention of young consumers appreciative of Chinese cultural elements.According to a survey conducted by the Social Survey Center of the China Youth Daily, 96…

Beijing hits road to becoming international consumption hub

City draws up detailed five-year plans for new futureBeijing, which boasts a history of more than 3,000 years, is working hard at self-promotion in its quest to become an international consumption hub.The city, with a population of more than 21…

First Housekeeping Expo to be held in Beijing

High-quality housekeeping services and professionals are in increasing demand in the country as the aged population grows and a number of married couples are considering their second or third child. To address these concrete demands from both families in need and…

New documentary reveals panda problems are not black and white

The makers of a major new internationally co-produced wildlife documentary series currently being streamed in China on Bilibili say studying the mating patterns of giant pandas made them realize that many of the most commonly-held opinions about the animals and…

Kenyan youth inject passion to transform city slum

To remind the world that no action toward environmental conservation is too small, Wangari Maathai, 2004 Nobel Peace Prize laureate, told the story of the hummingbird. In the story, a hummingbird volunteered to fight a forest fire despite its small…

US officials: Engage more with China

Former US secretary of state Madeleine Albright and other American officials have called for more people-to-people engagement to improve US-China relations. "Pathways for people-to-people exchange are needed now more than ever, and we must do what we can to support…

Record-high floods leave regions ravaged

Aerial photo taken on Oct 10, 2021 shows the flood-affected Yellow River beach near Lianbo village in Hejin city, North China's Shanxi province. [Photo/Xinhua]Rare floods ravaged areas along the middle and lower reaches of China's Yellow River in September and…

Chicago Sky crush Phoenix Mercury in Game 3 with WNBA Finals-record rout

CHICAGO — Kahleah Copper nearly outscored the Phoenix Mercury by herself in the first half Friday night, leading the Chicago Sky to an 86-50 win and 2-1 lead in the WNBA Finals. The No. 6-seeded Sky are one win away…

'I blame Fox': Dusty Baker says network responsible for mid-interview homer against Astros

HOUSTON — Dusty Baker lived a modern manager’s nightmare on Friday night: Conducting a live TV interview while the opposition dealt his club a crushing blow. The Houston Astros manager, never a dull conversationalist, was live on Fox when Boston’s…