Feature: Chinese design in spotlight at Milan Fashion Week

Chinese design is in the spotlight at Milan Fashion Week, one of the biggest indicators of global fashion and design.


Happy birthday: You are far more capable than you give yourself credit. Don't hesitate to get out there and take on tasks that will challenge you. The harder you push yourself, the more you will be able to accomplish. Your lucky numbers: 2, 5, 7, 18, 19.
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Abundant mallow harvest a boon for impoverished Iraqis

With rain spreading across Iraq, mallow growing in the northern and eastern parts of the country gives impoverished people food to eat or sell for extra money. Mallow, or Malva pusilla, is a cosmopolitan weed found principally in temperate regions of the world. It is a fast-growing annual or perennial herb with the capacity to grow in dense patches in gardens, yards, roadsides, waste ground, orchards, pastures and agricultural fields.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/14 16:08:41

Smart hot pot

Would you like to enjoy a truly unique hot pot experience? If so, you could be warmly served by robots. A famous hot pot chain has gained even more popularity since it opened its smart restaurant in downtown Beijing in October 2018. Patrons eager to visit the establishment often have to wait an average of two hours to get a seat.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/14 16:08:40


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Happy birthday: You may feel like you have fallen into a rut. While there is nothing wrong with taking a break from the ordinary, try not to take things too far or you may end up burning some bridges. A new friendship is on the horizon. Your lucky numbers: 1, 3, 6, 14, 18.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/14 15:28:40

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Source: Global Times | 2019/2/14 15:08:40

Survey on long-distance relationships sparks viral discussion in China

What is the best you can give to your lover on Valentine's Day?Expensive gifts, a romantic candlelight dinner at a fancy Michelin restaurant, or just keep things simple by hanging out like when you first started dating?
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/14 14:23:40

No hooks, lines or sinkers: Cambodians go traditional in fishing ceremony

Wielding handmade bamboo baskets and nylon nets, hundreds of people waded thigh-deep into a muddy lake in eastern Cambodia on February 9 for an annual fish-catching ceremony where only traditional tools are allowed to be used.
Source: AFP | 2019/2/13 18:43:41

Catching a wave

Pamela Hansford whooped and threw out a thumbs-up as she glided past on a surfboard, propped up by her elbows. A year ago, a steep wave slammed the intrepid 75-year-old into the shore at a Cape Town beach, breaking her neck. Now, a crowd of volunteers and coaches cheered her on before moving in to turn her board around and push it back out to catch the next wave.
Source: AFP | 2019/2/13 17:38:40

Directors of Netflix Catalonia documentary return award

The directors of Netflix documentary Two Catalonias said on Tuesday they had returned a German award because the involvement of Catalonia's former president Carles Puigdemont in the ceremony had "politicized" the "neutral" spirit of their work.
Source: AFP | 2019/2/13 17:38:40


Happy birthday: Although you may be under a lot of pressure, do not forget that you have friends that can lend a helping hand. Do not let pride keep you from achieving your goals. Furthering your education will give you a leg up on the competition. Your lucky numbers: 2, 5, 7, 12, 17.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/13 17:28:40


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Source: Global Times | 2019/2/13 17:23:41