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Chinese New Year

Lion Dancers coming to Annual Wikwemikong Cultural Festival

Manitoulin Expositor - ‎11 hours ago‎
The Lion Dance is a form of traditional dance in Chinese culture in which performers mimic a lion's movements in a lion costume.
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Don't blame Chinese buyers – BC's tax was long overdue

The Globe and Mail - ‎16 hours ago‎
The new tax is unlikely to come as a surprise to the Chinese government or Chinese investors. Indeed, China's consul-general in Vancouver addressed the matter last year, saying that B.C. regulators, not Chinese investors, should be blamed for rising ...
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Dutch men and Latvian women are, on average, the tallest in the world

CBC.ca - ‎20 hours ago‎
Average height continued to grow over the next 100 years, topping out at 178.1 centimetres (5-foot-10) in 2014. But that 7.4-centimetre gain over a century paled in comparison with gains of about 11 centimetres among British and Chinese men and a ...
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Shutting down 'shark finning': US fishermen promise a fight

News1130 - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
Cory Booker, a New Jersey Democrat, and others promises to ban the sale and possession of shark fins to ensure U.S. fishermen and seafood dealers no longer participate in the global fin trade.

Chinese satellite is one giant step for the quantum internet

Nature.com - ‎10 hours ago‎
The team will also attempt to 'teleport' quantum states, using an entangled pair of photons alongside information transmitted by more conventional means to reconstruct the quantum state of a photon in a new location. “If the first satellite goes well ...
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Harish Rawat confirms Chinese incursion in Uttarakhand

Times of India - ‎6 hours ago‎
NEW DELHI: Uttarakhand chief minister Harish Rawat has confirmed reports of an incursion by Chinese troops in the Chamoli district of the state.

Uganda: Chinese 'Dragon' On the Hunt in Uganda

AllAfrica.com - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Every year, during the celebration of the Chinese New Year, the dragon is also believed to cleanse the evil that would hurt people in the New Year.
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Apple's Chinese revenue falls 33% as local brands head upmarket & Samsung undercuts on price

9 to 5 Mac - ‎4 hours ago‎
The company is still trying hard, taking two anticipated future iPhone features - dual cameras and OLED screens - and putting them into a new smartphone launched the same day as Apple announced its results. Xiaomi has also been playing the patriotism ...

Potash: what's next for one of the world's major fertilisers

Financial Times - ‎8 hours ago‎
Macquarie points to Chinese customs data which show that Uralkali has gained share this year at the expense of ICL and Canpotex, the legal North American export cartel comprising of PotashCorp, Mosaic and Agrium.

Pin Ni, Who Turned $20000 Into A $4 Billion Company, Discusses Chinese Investments In The US

Forbes - ‎10 hours ago‎
At a time when Chinese companies are investing more than ever in the U.S., Wanxiang America stands out. Few Chinese companies have been in the U.S.

Mysterious wheeler-dealer is at centre of a web of B.C. real estate deals

The Province - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
Sun Hongwei had rapidly amassed a conglomerate of state-owned companies in the 1990s, multiple Chinese media outlets reported.
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Who Is Arabella Rose Kushner? She's Part Of The Trump Family

Romper - ‎14 hours ago‎
She can also sing in Mandarin, and likes to throw the occasional impromptu Chinese New Year celebration before bedtime. When the family welcomed baby Theodore home in March, Ivanka told People that she wasn't worried about Arabella adapting to the ...

Tsinghua Leads Creation of $2.8 Billion Chinese Chip Giant

Bloomberg - ‎11 hours ago‎
Tsinghua Unigroup Ltd. merged its memory chip-making operations with Chinese government-run XMC's, creating a $2.8 billion company to spearhead the country's effort to become a global semiconductor player.
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China Stocks Tumble on Report of Wealth Management Product Curbs

Bloomberg - ‎11 hours ago‎
Chinese stocks slumped the most in six weeks as a report about possible curbs on wealth management products added to concern that regulatory efforts to reduce risks in the financial system will limit flows into equities.
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Visa row: Chinese news agency admits 'transgression' by its journalists

The Indian Express - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
Sources said two Mumbai-based Chinese journalists - Lu Tang and She Yonggang - had visited Tibetan settlements last year without permission and it came under the scanner of Indian intelligence agencies. Consequently, as Xinhua's Delhi bureau chief ...

Ten-year Canadian visas for Chinese nationals hit almost 400000

South China Morning Post - ‎12 hours ago‎
Nearly 400,000 Chinese nationals were approved last year for multiple-entry visas, to come and go as they please from Canada for up to six months at a time, according to statistics obtained by Business in Vancouver.

China snaps up $4.5bn worth of overseas mining assets in just six months

MINING.com - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
As the world's top consumer (China consumes around 1,000 tonnes of the precious metal a year) and main producer of refined gold, it is expected that cash-flush Chinese firms will embark on a new quest to reduce its dependency on international producers.

Gemdale is new 'land king' with 8.8 billion yuan purchase of Shanghai plot

South China Morning Post - ‎7 hours ago‎
Gemdale Group on Wednesday morning beat out more than 20 bidders to snap up a plot of land near Shanghai's Pudong International airport for 8.8 billion yuan (HKD$ 10.2 billion), the most expensive site sold in Shanghai this year. The “land king” site ...
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