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Bruce Lee up close and personal

Every fan of kung fu knows who Bruce Lee is — a global icon who has often been credited with helping to change the way Asians are portrayed in …

Martial Arts

Mastering the art of the bean[1]

Since graduating in music from Fujian Normal University, Qi Xiaolan, 45, has worked at a State-owned company in Quanzhou, Fujian province, doing a …

Coffee

The pearl of Guizhou

Attractions from scenic beauty to bullfights lure visitors to this multiethnic communityRich ethnic culture, a primitive natural landscape and exotic …

China

After the Fyre Festival disaster, maybe don't trust models like Bella Hadid when they sell you things

Now that the complete disaster that was Fyre Festival is over, it's time for the very attractive people who promoted the event to apologize.<p>On …

70% of Chinese buy new cellphones every two years: Survey - Business

BEIJING — In a survey, 71.8 percent of respondents said they buy new mobile phones every two years or less on average.<p>A total of 16.8 percent said …

Guilin's art river: charting the source of China's masterpiece

The Lijiang's iconicity in art is a relatively recent invention.From a source high in the Mao'er Mountain the Lijiang River sweeps south toward …

China

Business

Official figures are suggesting Shanghai is now the world's largest international trading city due to the government's measures to encourage and …

Auctioned Ming bowl heading for Shanghai exhibit - Culture

A 15th-century blue-and-white bowl that fetched HK$229 million ($29.5 million) at Sotheby's auction on Wednesday will appear at an upcoming …

Toodyay Shack

Perth, Western Australia, Australia<p>The Toodyay Shack sits on a re-viewed and re-configured 1/2 acre town site. The memory of the house is also re-viewed and re-configured. The climatic regression house plays with thresholds of what is internal and what is external. Sailing a boat and going camping …

Architecture

苹果财报启示:国产机应尽快摆脱单一硬件盈利模式

文/王新喜<p>日前苹果发布新的财报引发了各方解读,苹果2016年Q4财报显示,尽管iPhone销量达到了创纪录的7820万部,止住了下跌势头,但大中华区成为唯一一个销量下滑的区域。苹果64%的收入都来自海外,过去一个季度,大中华区销量下滑12%,营收162亿美元。<p>因此许多解读基于这个数据认为苹果在大中华区的困境与危机尚未解除,但笔者认为,苹果iphone销量下滑与增长都是周期性的,它与外部经济环境(美元贬值),手机市场的饱和性、国产手机厂商的竞争程度、不确定性的市场竞争红利(三星note7爆炸)、汇率影响等诸多因素相关。<p>当然,也与国产手机厂商的竞争程度相关,随着国产手机进一步向乡镇渠道下沉,一二线 …

如何变得会聊天?

先澄清一下概念:什么是“会聊天”?<p>有人认为,滔滔不绝,从故事到段子,让大家都用仰慕的眼光看着你,有你在就绝不冷场,这个叫“会聊天”。<p>我原来也是这么认为的。然而,后来发现,所有关于人际的技能,归根结底,都是一句话:“在适当的时候,做适当的事”。<p>我认为,“会聊天”应该是“会利用聊天这一工具,拉近彼此的距 …