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First meeting of the PPP and Infrastructure Financing Network of Asia kicked off in Guiyang

The Public Private Partnership and Infrastructure Financing Network of Asia and the Pacific was held in Guiyang, Guizhou Province on September 12. This meeting was sponsored by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific and co-organized by China Public Private Partnerships Center and Department of Finance of Guizhou Province.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/14 14:48:39

Musharraf Ahmed Shohel first Bangladeshi to play ten-pin bowling at Asia Pacific Masters Games

Bowler Musharraf Ahmed Shohel has become Bangladesh's first athlete to qualify for ten-pin bowling at the 2018 Asia Pacific Masters Games, the inaugural edition of the Asia Pacific Masters Games, in Penang, Malaysia.
Source: NsNewsWire | 2018/9/11 19:15:11

XJTU scientists publish research on opium poppy genome in Science

An international team of scientists, co-led by Kai Ye, professor at the School of Electronics and Information Engineering at Xi'an Jiao Tong University, and Ian Graham, professor at the University of York in the UK, and in partnership with Zemin Ning from Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, have published the DNA sequence assembly of the opium poppy genome and uncovered key evolutionary steps in the production of the pharmaceutical compounds noscapine, codeine and morphine. The breakthrough, published in the latest issue of Science, reveals the origins of the pathway leading to production of the cough suppressant noscapine and the painkiller drugs codeine and morphine.
Source: Xi'an Jiao Tong University | 2018/9/6 18:29:54

UNDP hosts regional forum on youth leadership, innovation and entrepreneurship

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in collaboration with All-China Youth Federation, kicked off the Asia-Pacific Forum on Youth Leadership, Innovation and Entrepreneurship on August 2 in Beijing. The Forum aims to foster youth-led entrepreneurship and accelerate the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/12 0:03:39

Qooco Asia Spelling Cup 2018 in China comes to an end

The sixth Qooco Asia Spelling Cup in China was themed “strive to grow up, pursue your dreams,” and ended successfully in Beijing on July 22. Nearly 300 children from a pool of more than 50,000 gathered in Beijing to make their dreams come true. At the same time, the "Asian cup" mentor Alistair Bayley amazingly appeared, and the organizing committee presented him with the appointment letter of spokesperson and mentor.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/7 20:28:39

As night falls, have you ever imagined how mysterious the Jurassic world could be?

Come experience a totally different dinosaur world with the most talented dinosaur popular-science experts, and allow the wonderful night tour to subvert your imagination with fascinating science games.
Source: | 2018/7/9 11:18:18


Kai Tingchuang defeated Yodcherry Sityodtong in the main event of ONE: BATTLE FOR THE HEAVENS on July 7 in Guangzhou, China's Guangdong Province. Photo: courtesy of One Championship
Source: | 2018/7/8 14:50:58

LinkedIn insights reveal growing demand for digital skills

Recently, the First International Forum on Institutional Research was held at Peking University (PKU), welcoming eminent experts and scholars from more than 20 universities and research institutes.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/28 16:58:41

PepsiCo: In China, For China, With China

PepsiCo, Inc announced on June 14 a $2 million grant to China Women's Development Foundation (CWDF) to support its new initiative “Water Cellar for Mothers-Green Village” program.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/19 10:43:39

Pernod Ricard seeks growth

France-headquartered Pernod Ricard, a world-leading distiller, is expecting double-digit growth in the Chinese mainland market in the fiscal year from July 2017 until this month, a company executive said on Wednesday at its Capital Market Day conference held in Shenzhen, South China's Guangdong Province.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/13 17:13:39

Give blood, save lives

On Thursday, June 14, World Blood Donor Day, Beijing United Family Hospital will host a community blood drive from 10 am to 3 pm on the third floor of Building 2, located on Jiangtai Road.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/8 16:18:39

FESCO Adecco launches Xi'an Talent Hub

China's economy has reached a new stage of development where the need for high-level talent in different industries is very strong. To support China's increasing need for talent, leading human resource provider FESCO Adecco launched the FESCO Adecco Xi'an Talent Hub in Xi'an, Shaanxi Province on May 11.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/18 15:38:39

Conrad Beijing Gourmet Library offers spring eats

Chapter restaurant is a “gourmet library” where creative flavors are presented in a unique setting, similar to grand European libraries. The Chocolate Boutique at the entrance to Chapter restaurant welcomes guests with a stunning handmade chocolate installation art and sweet treats to take away.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/16 16:18:40

The Ritz-Carlton, Guangzhou presents Qeelin Afternoon Tea

Chinese traditional artworks and modern art pieces filled with oriental sentiment are skillfully interspersed around the European interior of The Ritz-Carlton, Guangzhou, creating a vibrant atmosphere that coincides with international jewelry brand Qeelin's “East meets West” philosophy. To celebrate the opening of the first Qeelin shop in Guangzhou, the hotel is cooperating with the brand to present an exquisite jewel-inspired afternoon tea at Pearl Lounge in the Ritz-Carlton, Guangzhou.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/16 16:13:40

African diplomatic corps in Guangzhou to celebrate 2018 Africa Day

The African Consulates General in Guangzhou, China will celebrate Africa Day on May 24, 2018. Officials of the People's Governments of Guangdong, Fujian, Yunnan, Guizhou, Hunan, Jiangxi, Zhejiang and Hainan provinces and Guanxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, as well as members of the Diplomatic Corps and Africans in Diaspora will join in the celebration.
Source: | 2018/5/16 11:58:05

Promotion Association of Global Youth Innovation Leaders Community (PILC) established in SW China's Chengdu

The Promotion Association of Global Youth Innovation Leaders Community (PILC) was established in Chengdu on May 5, 2018. PILC's mission is to develop young creative leaders that exhibit outstanding entrepreneurship, innovation, global vision, social responsibility and consciousness. PILC aims to form a community of young creative leaders on the premise of innovation and sustainable development.
Source: | 2018/5/16 11:51:57

Tsingtao Beer launches story-telling activity for international students worldwide

In a bar in the Netherlands, the most expensive beer is Tsingtao Beer. In Mexico, the mobile phone most people use is Huawei. So, one can understand that the products you come across overseas nowadays are no longer just labeled “made in China,” but are instead quality brands that China bestows upon the world.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/10 19:38:40

NULS Cup kicks blockchain revolution up a notch

An international blockchain competition titled NULS Cup took place at Beijing TusPark on May 5. Supported by the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, the competition signifies the government's determination to develop and promote broader use of blockchain technology in China.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/10 19:28:41