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…

5 killed, over 30 injured in clashes in Lebanese capital

BEIRUT - The Lebanese Red Cross announced on Thursday that five people were killed in armed clashes in capital Beirut and more than 30 others were injured, Elnashra news website reported.Beirut's southern suburb witnessed earlier in the day armed clashes…

Cheap food era over, consumers warned

The owner of the biggest poultry supplier in the United Kingdom has told consumers to get ready for a "reset" of pricing, as an ever-greater amount of increased production costs will inevitably result in higher food prices in the shops.In…

Cut consumption for a better future

A critical shortage of coal in India could cripple the nascent recovery of the Indian economy by disabling a number of sectors, especially manufacturing. Until Tata Power, a private power distribution company, sent text messages to its consumers recently, people…

Pedri signs new five-year contract with FC Barcelona

MADRID - FC Barcelona on Thursday confirmed that the club's teenage star Pedri has agreed a contract extension until the end of June 2026 with a release clause of one billion euros.The club published the news on its official website,…

Sharpshooter Ovechkin takes another step to greatness

WASHINGTON-Alex Ovechkin moved a couple of steps closer to Wayne Gretzky's goals record, Hendrix Lapierre scored the first of his NHL career and the Washington Capitals made their season opener a great one for scoring instead of fighting.The fisticuffs never…

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…

Fung Fuwing: I achieve my dream of being a teacher in the Greater Bay Area

Fung Fuwing is the first Hong Kong teacher recruited by Guangdong Mechanical Technician University. Last year, Guangdong introduced new policies allowing Hong Kong and Macao residents to apply for public institutions in the mainland cities of the Greater Bay Area.…