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Chinese New Year

Terracotta Warrior Lanterns to be centerpiece at Manchester New ...

Xinhua - ‎14 hours ago‎
China's Terracotta Warrior lanterns are to be the centerpiece of new year celebrations in Manchester in January, marking their first appearance in Britain.

Vancouver doctors use novel Chinese heart valve to save Victoria woman

Vancouver Sun - ‎2 hours ago‎
Then came a life-changing phone call mid-June: Doctors at St. Paul's Hospital in Vancouver were prepared to perform a revolutionary procedure that would fix her heart using the J-valve, a new device from China not yet approved in Canada. Eisenhuth was ...

White: What's the future for Calgary's Chinatown?

Calgary Herald - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
He points out to the increasing popularity of the Vancouver's Spring Festival Parade in celebration of the Lunar New Year that attracts 100,000 spectators. Similarly, John Gilchrist, CBC Calgary Eyeopener restaurant reviewer, says, “Over the past ...
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Theresa May 'raised objections to project as home secretary'

The Guardian - ‎5 hours ago‎
Cable said that as home secretary, May had been unhappy about the former chancellor George Osborne's “gung-ho” attitude to Chinese investment. Speaking after May unexpectedly delayed signing-off on government support for the new power station, ...

Chinese table tennis domination leads to exodus of talent

Brandon Sun - ‎17 hours ago‎
This simple recognition has led to an exodus of Chinese talent - and to worries that it will take more than the wanderings of China's second-tier athletes to save a sport so thoroughly dominated by one nation.
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Chinese rocket seen falling to earth over US leaves onlookers puzzled by strange streak of light

Globalnews.ca - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
In announcing the launch of the new-generation rocket, China said it marked a milestone in its space program, keeping it on schedule to place its second space station into orbit this year. Rockets heading to orbit shed components that fall back to Earth.
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Potash Corp. slashes dividend again; cuts full-year profit forecast

The Globe and Mail - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
“Fertilizer markets have been under pressure through the first six months of 2016,” Jochen Tilk, chief executive of Potash Corp.

New Toronto Restaurants

Toronto.com - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
The American steakhouse chain is planning to open later this year. Chubby's Jamaican Cuisine: From the minds behind Gusto 101, there will be a new Jamaican restaurant opening near Portland and King West. Bar Volo project: Bar Volo is looking to open a ...

Football scores a golden goal to keep China's UK investors onside

The Guardian - ‎5 hours ago‎
A Manchester-based executive at property broker James Lang LaSalle, which advises clients on flagship London properties including the Grosvenor House hotel, said he was “very hopeful” that new Chinese-funded deals would be announced within the next ...

Chinese airline makes North American debut at YVR

Richmond News - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
The new, year-round, non-stop, Boeing 787 service will operate three times weekly between YVR and Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport (XMN).

Human drama on the doorstep

Shanghai Daily (subscription) - ‎4 hours ago‎
What was the most surprising thing you discovered? It was Chinese New Year's Eve, 2013. My friends handed me a shoe box of letters dating back to the 1950s that they'd discovered at an old junk shop in our neighborhood.

Study Finds Chinese Students Excel in Critical Thinking. Until College.

New York Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
The study, to be published next year, found that Chinese freshmen in computer science and engineering programs began college with critical thinking skills about two to three years ahead of their peers in the United States and Russia. ... The findings ...

The forgotten Chinese labourers of the First World War

Macleans.ca - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
But in Keith Jeffery's more globalist month-by-month account of the First World War's hinge year—the one from which there was no turning back to the status quo ante—the Irish historian opted to turn to little-known but significant developments in ...
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Theresa May delays Hinkley nuclear decision amid concerns over Chinese involvement

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
The Prime Minister told Francois Hollande, the French President, last week that she needed more time to make a final decision and reportedly questioned the role of Chinese companies involved in the deal. Nick Timothy, Mrs May's joint chief of staff, ...
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BC's new foreign buyer tax could be a boon for Calgary home sales, realtors say

Calgary Herald - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
But Wang, a realtor who specializes in helping new immigrants and foreign investors, said Calgary is a different case. Not only could the sluggish Calgary real estate market benefit from some extra activity right now, she said, but the Chinese buyers ...

New seniors study suggests Vitamin D could prevent cognitive decline

CTV News - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
This new study, conducted by Duke-NUS Medical School (Duke-NUS) and Duke University, is now the first large-scale prospective study in Asia to look at an association between vitamin D levels and the risk of cognitive decline and impairment in the ...

Lion Dancers coming to Annual Wikwemikong Cultural Festival

Manitoulin Expositor - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
The Lion Dance is a form of traditional dance in Chinese culture in which performers mimic a lion's movements in a lion costume.

Lantern Warriors To Light Up Manchester

Manchester Confidential - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
Jane Sharrocks, Heart of Manchester Business Improvement District Chair, said: “Securing this world class exhibition is a major coup for both Manchester's Chinese New Year celebrations and the city itself. The Lanterns of the Terracotta Warriors are ...

Peach City takes Pride

Castanet.net - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
He said that symbolism extends beyond Pride, and will likely include banners for various events, such as Pride week, Louis Riel Day, which celebrates Métis history, and Chinese New Year. “Sometimes a symbolic gesture as the word “Welcome” in 16 ...

PM May was unhappy with Chinese investment, Hinkley project - former colleague

Yahoo Finance - ‎10 hours ago‎
LONDON (Reuters) - Theresa May was unhappy with the "gung-ho" approach her predecessor took to Chinese investment in Britain, a former colleague said on Saturday, after the new British prime minister cast into doubt a high-profile Chinese-funded ...
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