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Sino-Swiss agreement sparks ties in geriatric needs

The non-profit nationwide social organization in gerontology and geriatrics research China Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (CAGG) and the Swiss social impact enterprise for supporting personalized care for healthy aging EasyCare Academy (ECA) announced an agreement on November 27 in which they will partner to bring the latest international standards for geriatric needs assessment to China for the first time.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/4 17:23:39

18th Asiania Parachuting championship

The closing ceremony of the 18th Asiania Parachuting Championship was held in Ji'an, Jiangxi Province on November 27.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/4 17:18:40

Dalian stage show 'Silk Road and Youth'

On November 24th, the grand stage show Silk Road and Youth produced by Dalian Art College was performed in the Great Hall of the People.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/4 17:18:40

Marathon closes in Guangdong Province

The 16th Asian Marathon Championship & 2017 Dongguan International Marathon ended in Dongguan, Guangdong Province on November 26.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/4 17:18:39

Health seminar refocuses mindsets toward preventative care

The hospital health education academic group under the health promotion and education committee of the Chinese Preventive Medicine Association held a seminar to discuss health education and promotion at hospitals in China on November 19.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/30 16:53:40

Golf Digest and Dell Technologies reveal Top 100 Golf Courses

Professional golf magazine Golf Digest and American multinational information technology corporation Dell Technologies jointly held an award ceremony for the 2016-2017 Top 100 Golf Courses at the Nanjing Zhongshan International Golf Club in Jiangsu Province on November 26.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/30 16:53:39

Find Chongqing hotpot at Beijing Marriott Hotel Northeast

When talking about spicy hotpot, people in Beijing naturally think of the Sichuan hotpot, but Chongqing-style hotpot also shines for its unique flavors and ingredients.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/30 16:48:39

Second NPU Ao'Xiang Forum for Distinguished Young Scholars held in Xi'an

The Second NPU Ao'Xiang Forum for Distinguished Young Scholars was held in Xi'an from November 15 to 20, 2017. Ao'Xiang Forum provided a new platform for young scholars all around the world to present their cutting-edge technologies and research. It proved a great opportunity for Northwestern Polytechnical University (NPU) to attract global talents with its excellent academic atmosphere and performance, as well as its intriguing development policies and compensation for newcomers.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2017/11/30 16:02:16

E-sports celebrated at Xiamen Comic Festival

The digi-entertainment platform forged by China National Cyber Game Co. (CNCG), Electric Sport China Cup (ESCC) organizing committee and Xiamen International Comic Festival organizing committee has created a climax at the 2017 Xiamen International Comic Festival, which brought the audience both amazing visual impact and fascinating interaction experiences.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/29 22:03:40

Dongfeng Race Team preservers in Volvo Ocean Race

After 19 days, 4 hours, 2 minutes and 39 seconds of ocean travel, the Dongfeng Race Team, sponsored by Dongfeng Motor Corporation, has finally crossed the finish line at the foot of Table Mountain, California, on November 25, taking second place in the Volvo Ocean Race. At the moment, Dongfeng Race Team is ranked third on the scoreboard.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/29 21:58:40

Luoping to hold 2018 Rock 'n' Roll Marathon

On November 24, the press conference of the 2018 Rock 'n' Roll Marathon in Luoping was held in Wanda Vista Hotel in Kunming, Yunnan Province.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/29 21:58:39

IHG Embraces A Full Hotel AI Age, Baidu in Hand

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) and Baidu have announced their agreement on a strategic cooperation at the annual Baidu World Conference on November 16.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/29 21:43:39

Moxy Tokyo Kinshicho and Moxy Osaka Honmachi open in Japan

Spirited, confident and cheeky – Marriott International recently announced the openings of two new and fresh additions to its playful Moxy Hotels brand: Moxy Tokyo Kinshicho and Moxy Osaka Honmachi. True to its name, the Moxy brand is designed for a new generation of extroverted, curious and energetic fun hunters. Owned by Tokyo-based Pacifica Capital K.K., the 205-room Moxy Tokyo Kinshicho features the brand's industrial-chic DNA with stylish exposed brick walls, polished concrete floors and fun collaborative spaces. The hotel is located in the urban Kinshicho district, close to some of the city's coolest tourist attractions such as the Tokyo Skytree, Tokyo Dome City and the historic Sensoji Temple, so exploring the city is easy. The Kinshicho railway station is only a five-minute walk away, making access a breeze from Narita and Haneda international airports.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/28 19:53:39

Gilead promotes new Hepatitis C drug Sovaldi in China

On November 25, Gilead Sciences announced in Beijing that a new drug aiming aimed at Hepatitis C named Sovaldi (sofosbuvir tablets) is available in China. It is the first oral drug covering six gene types of Chronic Hepatitis C (CHC). Combined with other medicine, Sovaldi can be used to provide a more simplea simpler treatment for Hepatitis C patients in China. It was approved by the China Food and Drug Administration in September.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/28 17:53:39

L'Oréal shares a promising market with young generation

I became attracted to China, a vigorous and energetic country, many years ago. In 2011, I was very lucky to embark on a new career and life here, and the following years were undoubtedly meaningful to my career in L'Oréal Group.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/27 16:08:39

Argentina: Literature competition award ceremony held

The award ceremony for the literature competition titled Argentina: tan lejos, tan cerca or Argentina: so far, so near took place at the Argentine Embassy in Beijing on November 21. The activity was organized in collaboration with the Argentine Embassy in Beijing, the Institute of Latin American Studies at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Winshare Publishing & Media Co., Ltd, and the Latin American Institute of Sichuan University. The competition was open to the public, and the pieces that best reflected the connections between Argentina and the writers were selected. The Minister of the Argentine Embassy Juan Manuel Cortelletti welcomed the audience and read a letter from the Argentine Ambassador to China Diego Ramiro Guelar who was in Argentina and unable to attend. A Chinese girl named Li Yuqi won first prize. The deputy director of the Foreign Affairs Office of Sichuan Province, Zhang Yechu, also gave a speech. Cortelletti presented awards to the winning writers who included an 82- and a 10-year-old writer.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/26 5:03:41

Jamaica: Embassy celebrates 45 years of bilateral relations

The Jamaican Ambassador to China, Antonia Hugh, Chinese dignitaries, ambassadors from other Caribbean countries, Jamaican nationals and other guests gathered at the famous Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing on November 21 to celebrate the 45th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Jamaica.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/26 5:03:41

Cuba: Embassy marks anniversary of Fidel Castro's death

The Cuban Embassy in Beijing organized a special event to mark the anniversary of the passing of former Cuban leader Fidel Castro at the Beijing Peace Garden Museum on November 22.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/26 5:03:40