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Under Armour opens brand house in Wangfujing

The American functional sports brand Under Armour opened a brand house in Wangfujing, Dongcheng district in Beijing on January 18, cementing its commitment to further expanding in the Chinese advanced sports market. Erick Haskell, Under Armour's managing director with responsibility for the Asia-Pacific region, attended the event.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/22 17:28:39

Documentary 'I'm Going to Xinjiang' to premiere in March

I'm Going to Xinjiang, a full-length documentary sponsored by Shanghai Jahangir Culture &Media Investment and Development Co.,Ltd is set to premiere in the capital at the Great Hall of the People in March, stakeholders at a January 12 news conference for the film at the Shanghai International Convention Center said.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/18 14:53:39

Leehom Wang kicks off world tour in Beijing

US-born Chinese pop singer Leehom Wang announced the start of his world tour concert The Descendants of the Dragon 2060 at a press conference in Beijing on January 11. Homeboy Music, Wang's brokerage firm; Lead Eastern, the sponsor of the concert; and Young Magic Ent., the exclusive concert operator attended the event.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/18 14:48:39

Resorts World Sentosa opens flagship store on Fliggy

Chinese consumers can now book a wide range of holiday packages at Resorts World Sentosa Singapore following the official opening its flagship store on online travel platform Fliggy on January 8.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/17 15:18:39

Italian chef Claudio Melis shares his travels on a plate

Because life is a journey, not a destination, celebrity Italian chef Claudio Melis traveled the world and served in several Michelin-starred restaurants to experience different culinary cultures and cooking styles.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/16 15:38:39

BJU holds health talk at Total

In December, Melissa Rodriguez, a naturopathic physician at Beijing United Family Hospital (BJU), gave a talk to the employees of multinational oil and gas company Total on the topic of weight management.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/15 15:43:40

Xiaomi and Oculus unveil next-gen VR product

The Chinese technology company Xiaomi and the US virtual reality (VR) technology company Oculus on January 8 jointly announced the launch of a new VR all-in-one product named Mi VR Standalone for the Chinese mainland market.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/15 15:43:39

The evolving concept of disability

The UN Convention is not about maintaining a right to remain disabled, but about ensuring choices and chances. It is our turn today to open our eyes together with governments and stakeholders; as well as to seize the opportunity to learn more about what the future has to offer.
Source: | 2018/1/13 19:13:20

Huawei completes 5G core network technical verification test

Huawei completed its 5G core network technical verification test at China Mobile's Research Institute on January 9. The test is based on the latest 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) specifications and covered service-based architecture (SBA), network slicing, edge computing, 5G standalone networking, and other basic service procedures.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/11 17:18:40

Vivo mobile unveils in-display fingerprint technology

The Chinese mobile company Vivo showcased its first ready-to-produce smartphone with in-display fingerprint scanning technology at the recent Consumers Electronics Show, demonstrating its continued commitment to bringing a superior user experience to consumers.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/11 17:18:39

China's first water-column-spanning array of 10 km successfully used in Mariana Trench experiment

China's first water-column-spanning array (WA) of 10 km was successfully applied in the Challenger Deep, Mariana Trench Experiment in December 2017. This task was led by Prof. Yang Yixin in Northwestern Polytechnical University, followed by Ocean University of China, Institute of Acoustics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, and the First Institute of Oceanography State Oceanic Administration.
Source: | 2018/1/10 17:08:44

NPU deputy president Huang Wei elected as SPIE fellow

SPIE (Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers) released the list of 2017 SPIE Fellows recently. Academician Huang Wei, vice- president of NPU has been named a fellow of SPIE for his great achievements in the development of this field.
Source: | 2018/1/10 16:53:05

Courtyard by Marriott Shanghai Suning Universal opens

On December 29, Marriott International Group announced the official opening of Courtyard by Marriott Shanghai Suning Universal. The 222-room hotel's ingenious blend of innovative technology, modern design and welcoming guest service will provide travelers around the world with a comfortable and fun-filled experience.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/10 16:28:39

Fairfield by Marriott enters Shanghai

Marriott International Group announced the opening of Shanghai Jing'an Fairfield by Marriott on December 29. The opening marks Marriott International's rapid growth and constant expansion in China.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/9 15:23:39

Health China Forum promotes online TCM solutions

The 10th Health China Forum, a domestic health industry-oriented forum organized by the People's Daily Online and Health Times, took place in Beijing on December 29.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/8 16:58:39

Marriott holds speech contest

Marriott Greater China Business Councils and its Junior Business Council (JBC) recently held the Marriott Millennial Speech Contest finals themed “I am a Hotelier” at Renaissance Beijing Capital Hotel. Charlie Fan from Sheraton Sanya Resort beat 11 other finalists to win first prize.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/4 15:53:40

A white new year at NUO

In collaboration with the Genting Secret Garden Ski Resort and TechnoAlpin, NUO has created its own winter wonderland throughout its garden areas. Using professional snow-making equipment, NUO has added a dusting of white winter magic to Beijing – real snow just in time for the new year.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/4 15:53:39

Michelin-starred chef visits The Ritz-Carlton, Guangzhou

From January 17 to 20, Michelin-starred chef Michelangelo Mammoliti will be hosting a four-day culinary affair at the Limoni. Bringing the taste of home from La Madernassa Restaurant in Guarene, Italy, Chef Mammoliti's dishes vary according to what nature and the season have to offer.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/4 15:48:39