December 13, 2019
MWP lauds Michelle Dee’s advanced entry to Miss World quarterfinals
H’hen Nie bows out as Miss Vietnam with bare feet, praises Catriona for ‘wonderful reign’
Miss Universe clarifies Philippines’ Gazini Ganados won Best National Costume
‘Tis the season to be shopping
The Bond watch is revealed
Gazini Ganados shines in gold gown, national costume at Miss Universe prelim round
Shopping List: What you need to rule 2020 and where to find them
No pain, no fame: Thai massage could get UNESCO status
20 BEFORE 2020: Billie Eilish, bakuchiol, and blinged-out nails were the beauty trends of 2019
World’s oldest artwork uncovered in Indonesian cave
20 BEFORE 2020: My anthems of 2019
Sand cars replace sand castles at Miami art festival Art Basel
Smart inspires aspiring content creators nationwide with “Smart Play: Vlogger Camp”
A cooking competition that aims to make recipes and stories to life-long legacies
Lancaster New City Cavite makes #ChristmasHappynings more exciting with an outdoor movie screening of the ‘The Hows of Us’
He, she, they: Americans and the choice of gender pronoun
How Habi makes a difference in the lives of Filipino weavers
UAAP Season 82 medals made of bullet shells from Marawi siege
Greenland ice loss faster than expected
Paris, France | AFP | Tuesday 12/11/2019 – 00:00 UTC+8 By: Bryan McManus The melting of Greenland’s massive ice sheet is happening…
Handke to receive Nobel Prize at ceremony amid controversy
Stockholm, Sweden | AFP | Tuesday 12/10/2019 – 17:42 UTC+8 By: Pia Ohlin Nobel literature laureate Peter Handke, who backed Serbia during…
Caviar ‘queen’: Chinese roe reigns around the world
by Ludovic EHRET The caviar on the menu of Michelin-starred restaurants may come from an unexpected place: China. The country has endured embarrassing…
London’s Most Instagrammable Restaurants
England is a country most often remembered for its Royal Family, abundance of castles, and its towns with names that are pronounced differently…
Ryan Reynolds spoofs viral video for cheeky holiday ad
Washington, United States | AFP | Saturday 12/8/2019 – 02:30 UTC+8 Actor Ryan Reynolds is winning hearts and praise with a cheeky…
Source: China Daily/Asia News Network
Mona Lisa, a portrait of Da Vinci’s Chinese mother?
Leonardo da Vinci's mother may have been a Chinese, according to new research by a Hong Kong-based Italian historian and novelist.
A lesson for students studying abroad: ‘When in Rome, do as Romans do’
Recent media reports about hundreds of Chinese students failing the University of Sydney's business school exams have provided much food for thought.
Longer weekends promoted to improve tourism
Employees should be given more flexibility in summer to take half-day vacations on Fridays, giving them extra time for weekend travel and boosting the tourism industry, the State Council suggested.
For whom the robot’s bell tolls
Author's bleak warning suggests a world where many of us are idle.
In Beijing, boxing is new fad for busy professionals
Boxing is not just something to watch on TV but a sport any office worker can take part in to improve their life, according to participants in the recently concluded White Collar Boxing night in Beijing.
Watch your behavior overseas, Chinese tourists told
Chinese tourists have been reminded by overseas embassies to behave well and respect local laws, regulations and customs as the National Day holiday approaches.
Stress and depression cool Chinese passion for sex
More than 70 percent of Chinese people are not satisfied with their sex lives because of stress and depression, according to the results of a national survey released on Sunday.
Preserving Tibet’s precious heritage
On the northern bank of the Yarlung Tsangpo River is the Samye Monastery. Boasting a 1,300-year history, this monastery in Shannan, in the southern part of the Tibet autonomous region, is the earliest Buddhist monastery in Tibet.
Healthy hobby brings bike fans together
In Beijing’s heavy traffic, Lin Hongcheng traveled 10 kilometers to meet friends in less than half an hour. Instead of taking a taxi or bus, he rode his 80,000 yuan (US$13,000) bike.
Health and Wellness
Chinese researchers find fungus used in traditional medicine can fight cancer
The scientists found there was an interaction between two anti-cancer compounds in the fungus cordyceps militaris.
Health and Wellness
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