Chinese New Year

Elsa Holk Wore 14 Pound Wings Covered In Crystals At The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show

WOW! This is what 275,000 Swarovski crystals looks like — see pics of Elsa’s amazing wings at the VS Fashion Show here!<p>Red hot! <b>Elsa Holk</b> looked so …

Fashion Modeling

Black Friday 2017: How Australians can get a slice of the savings pie

<b>Black Friday is so revered in the US that bargain hunters begin lining up outside their favourite shops well before midnight the day before in a bid</b> …

Shopping

Shopping, Sleeping, and Not Driving Drunk: Taipei Startups to Watch Out For

With a slogan of <i>Let’s Rock the Island</i> one might expect startup festival MeetTaipei to be a somewhat raucous affair, but a quiet hum was more the measure of it on Friday morning. There were talks aplenty and people pitching on the various stages, plus startups at their stands willing to have a chat …

Taiwan

'Multicolour' adidas UltraBOOSTs Available Now

‘Multicolour’ has been a huge hit for the UltraBOOST. Releases wearing harlequin Primeknit like the ‘Chinese New Year’ drops are as popular as they …

Fashion (Australia)

DOLE hold order on OECs imperils iPhone X production?

The production of Apple's latest iPhone X could be disrupted as the Filipino workers set to assemble the smartphone are held back in the Philippines …

Philippines

A panicked horse ran until it died because of fireworks

A horse has died because a fireworks display a week after bonfire night sent it into a panic.<p>Devastated owner Fiona Hohmann released these …

News (Wales)

"Chasing Moments" Story and Pictures

Story ?<p>Chasing Moments<p>Published <b>Nov 13, 2017</b> | View the Assignment | Features Photos From <b>21 Contributors</b><p><b>21 photos</b> selected by<p><i>National Geographic Photographer</i><p>View Slideshow<p>As I looked through the 11,000 images you submitted for “Chasing Moments,” I felt like I was travelling around the world with …

Photography

Nike SF-AF1 Mid CNY Chinese New Year

Nike and Jordan Brand will be celebrating Chinese New Year in 2018, a tradition that has gone on for the last several years. One of the releases will …

Sneakers

NZ sheep meat prices lift to record levels on Chinese NY

New Zealand sheep meat prices are being pushed up to record levels as Chinese buyers look to secure supply ahead of their New Year Celebrations.The …

New Zealand News

Burglar makes off with HK$180,000 in cash and valuables from Hong Kong flat as occupants sleep

A New Territories flat was burgled, with HK$180,000 in cash and valuables stolen from the living room as the occupants lay asleep in the early hours …

Hong Kong

iPhone X sales estimates keep dropping for the holidays

As Apple intends to set another record for quarterly iPhone shipments, it will find less help from the iPhone X than expected.<p>KGI Securities Apple …

Technology

Flight Deal: U.S. to Hong Kong from $585 Round-Trip

Save 40 percent off fares on a five-star airline.<p>Flight deals usually come with catches, like long layovers, expensive bag fees, or cramped quarters. So when we come across nonstop fares under $600 round-trip from the East Coast to Hong Kong, a city that's becoming an unlikely capital for …

Travel

Here’s the One Symbolic Detail You Might Have Missed in Taylor Swift’s ‘SNL’ Performance

After a prolonged hiatus (three years, to be exact), Taylor Swift is back in the limelight thanks to the long-awaited release of her sixth studio album, <i>Reputation.</i> With just one performance in all of 2016, the pop star’s musical appearance on <i>Saturday Night Live</i> was HIGHLY anticipated, to say the …

Taylor Swift

Why Disney Rejected China's Day-And-Date Release Offer For 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'

For Hollywood movies distributed in China, a day-and-date release—that is, a theatrical opening date that falls on the same day as the domestic debut—is generally a very good thing to have. A same-day rollout in China helps to boost box office activity, because it gives Chinese moviegoers the …

Movies

DPM drops hint that GE14 will be held next year

KUALA LUMPUR: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has indicated that the 14th general election (GE14) will be held next year, thus …

China

WATCH: Trump's granddaughter charms China's Xi Jinping in Mandarin

When it comes to diplomacy, Donald Trump is not afraid to pull out the big guns.<p>Visiting China on a state visit to boost trade relations and contain …

Jewish Culture

WOK obsession

IN THE LOBBY of the Mandarin Oriental hotel, I scrutinise every Chinese woman who passes by, searching for a face I have seen only on the cover of a …

Hong Kong

Bloomberg Billionaires Index - Yeung Kin-Man

The majority of Yeung's fortune is derived from his control of Biel Crystal Manufactory, a supplier of glass touch screens for smartphone makers such …

China

Trump Pulls Out Video of His Granddaughter Singing in Mandarin, Chinese President Gives Her 'A+'

Following a lavish welcome from Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday and a tour of the imperial treasures of the Forbidden City, President …

Conservative View

Seafood lovers will be in for a rude shock this Christmas

In Sydney, cooked tiger prawns will currently set you back about $45 a kilo — which is up $15 from this time last year, according to …

Seafood

Our Commitments to China for 2018 and Beyond - Airbnb Newsroom

Since introducing Airbnb in China, we’ve seen rapid growth in one of the world’s largest and most vibrant markets. We’ve had nearly 10 million guest …

China

Best ways to enjoy winter in New York City

Winter after the New Year is one of the best times of year to enjoy New York City. Seriously. There's deals to be had (many hotels offer a third, fourth or fifth night free; see nycgo.com for winter deals), there's finally some elbow space on sidewalks in SoHo and Greenwich Village, and the city …

China

Hengdeli Sees Increased Luxury Watch Demand for Chinese New Year

Luxury-watch retailer Hengdeli Holdings Ltd. is boosting orders for the upcoming Chinese New Year, expecting stronger demand from shoppers in Hong …

Business

Facebook is expanding its payment capabilities

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Payments Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>After introducing a peer-to-peer (P2P) payment feature in the US two years ago, Facebook is finally bringing the capability overseas by launching it in the UK.<p>Users of the …

Business

200 Million Chinese Travelers Expected by 2020

The Chinese penchant for international travel continues to grow at a record rate, impacting the visa policies of countries around the world that want …

China

Fireworks ban: Tens of thousands back calls to outlaw public use of pyrotechnics

More than 40,000 people have signed a petition calling for a new law banning the public use of fireworks.<p>The petition, on the Government’s official …

West Midlands

No joke: China's war on pollution roils world's top pig farming sector

ZHOUCUN, China (Reuters) - When Zhang Faqing received a letter from the government last December ordering him to close his pig farm on the outskirts of Beijing with just two weeks notice, he thought it was a joke.<p>Zhang Faqing shows discarded record cards in his pig farm on the outskirts of Beijing, …

China

Gold Speculators Refuse To Give Up; Another Drop Likely

Normally, winter is a good time for gold, with men buying their significant others jewelry for Christmas and lots of New Year's Day marriage …

Business

Air Jordan 6 Chinese New Year Arriving In January 2018 • KicksOnFire.com

New imagery of the Air Jordan 6 Chinese New Year are featured, revealing more about the sneaker’s as it’s going to drop early next year. The sneaker …

Sneakers

Sign up for a fun beginners workshop on Mandarin

<i>Attend this fun beginners' workshop on Mandarin at a bar, of all places. And no, it's not as difficult as you think</i><p>Ten years ago, talk of Mumbai …

Language Learning