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Burberry fashions experiencing rising profit despite sluggish sales

Burberry, the luxury British fashion house, announced a rise in annual net profit on lower restructuring costs on May 16 - but its share price frayed on sluggish Asian sales, notably in China.
Source: AFP | 2019/5/23 17:38:40

Iconic sneaker company ditches traditional Guna shoe design

US sportswear giant Nike said Tuesday it was withdrawing its latest shoe after Panama's indigenous Guna community accused it of "pirating" a protected traditional design.
Source: AFP | 2019/5/23 17:33:40

Dressing 'kings' with Italy's luxury czar Stefano Ricci

Italian luxury designer Stefano Ricci and his sons are playing at being kings for the day as they unveil their latest collection at the sumptuous Reggia di Caserta near Naples.
Source: AFP | 2019/5/23 17:33:40

In Belgium a mullet is not a haircut, it's a state of mind

Belgium is all business at the front, in the very serious EU capital Brussels, but it's all party at the back, in the little western town of Boussu.
Source: AFP | 2019/5/19 14:38:40

Not so crazy

Jessica Hausner, one of four female directors vying for the Cannes top prize, remembers watching "crazy women" in movies by the great Hollywood masters and sensing something was off.
Source: AFP | 2019/5/19 14:38:39

Does South Korean-backed Chinese boy band WayV have what it takes to succeed in China?

WayV is a seven-member Chinese boy group formed as part of South Korean idol maker SM Entertainment's ambitious Korean Wave localization project NCT. Debuting in China in January, the group has the potential to become one of the country's best boy bands, but faces incredible challenges to get there.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/16 19:58:40

Beautiful China tourism fair held in Madrid

The Beautiful China Tourism Fair was held in Madrid on Tuesday at the historic Palacio de los Duques de Pastrana.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/16 19:33:40

Chinese fans bid farewell to The Big Bang Theory

On March 12, the official Instagram account of The Big Bang Theory announced that the finale of the show will air at 8 pm EST on Thursday (8 am on Friday in Beijing). With the end just hours away, fans around the world are sad but also looking forward to the ending of this 12-year-long series.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/16 19:18:41

Estonians mark Tallinn Day

A series of events focusing on the Estonian language, as well as a book market, concerts and classic film screenings marked Tallinn Day in Tallinn, Estonia, on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/16 14:28:40

First China-Kazakhstan coproduction tells untold story of renowned Chinese musician Xian Xinghai

After the movie ended, two ladies in their 80s were invited on stage. One of the women, who was sitting in a wheelchair, couldn't hold back her tears as she spoke in front of the audience. The other woman, leaned in and brush away her tears. The entire theater fell quiet for a while as the two held each other, then slowly the applause began to build until it became a thunderous roar.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/15 15:48:40