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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

EU-China International Literary Festival deepens cultural ties

The inaugural launch of the EU-China International Literary Festival was held at the office of the Delegation of the European Union to China on November 21, officially opening the EU-China International Literary Festival which runs from November 21 to 24 in Beijing and from 25 to 27 in Chengdu, Sichuan Province.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/26 5:03:40

Bulgaria: Bulgarian-Chinese concert to open

On the eve of Bulgaria's EU presidency, the Embassy of Bulgaria in Beijing will be holding a concert titled Bulgaria – China: a Musical Evening on the Silk Road at the Beijing Jintai Art Museum on November 29.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/26 5:03:40

Jiangjin Simian Mountain Eco Challenge takes place in Chongqing

The 2017 Jiangjin Simian Mountain Eco Challenge kicked off in Chongqing on November 11.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/23 18:08:39

Sanya to host China's first FINA World Aquatics Gala

The fourth edition of the FINA (Fédération Internationale de Natation Association) World Aquatics Gala “Soirée des Etoiles,” an event dedicated to paying tribute to the aquatic stars of the year, will be held in Sanya, Hainan Province, on December 2.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/23 18:03:40

NUO Hotel Beijing presents corporate annual party package

For annual parties that truly impress, there is nowhere more inspiring than NUO Hotel Beijing.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/23 17:18:40

Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo ushers in a new era of tourism for Sri Lanka

Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts celebrated the grand opening of Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo on November 17. The festivities signaled the city's most highly anticipated hotel launch in nearly 30 years and presented the best of Sri Lankan and Chinese culture through entertainment, gastronomy and a gala dinner at the hotel's Shangri-La Ballroom, the largest pillarless ballroom in the region.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/23 17:18:39

2017 Xiamen Jimei Half Marathon ends

Three thousand Animation, Comic and Game (ACG) enthusiasts came out in their numbers to participate in the 2017 Xiamen Jimei Half Marathon in Jimen district, Xiamen, Fujian Province on November 19.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/23 17:08:40

PepsiCo-Tingyi alliance wins big at CBIA 2017 awards

Plants under a strategic alliance between PepsiCo, the world's second largest food and beverage business and Tingyi, one of the major food and beverage companies in China, won multiple awards for their outstanding performances in water and energy conservation efforts at the 2017 China Beverage Industry Association's annual conference in Shanghai on November 22.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/23 12:58:39

2017 Xiamen Bank IRONMAN 70.3 shines

After hours of competition, the 2017 Xiamen Bank IRONMAN 70.3 Xiamen race ended in Xiamen, Fujian Province on November 12. Sam Betten of Australia and Eimear Mullan of Ireland won their respective men's and women's professional events. Local athletes Jiang Zhihang and Miao Hao placed sixth and eighth respectively in the men's professional competition.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/22 18:28:39

Meet celebrity chef Ku Chi-fai at The Ritz-Carlton, Tianjin

Celebrity chef Ku Chi-fai delighted the taste buds of guests at The Ritz-Carlton, Tianjin during the hotel's three-day Cantonese cuisine feast recently. Invited by The Ritz-Carlton, Tianjin's executive chef Ornato Antunes, Chef Ku presented a rich combination of authentic and innovative Cantonese dishes from November 16 to 18.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/22 18:28:39