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  • Palace Museum explores ‘Chinese facial beauty’

    Palace Museum explores ‘Chinese facial beauty’0

    Put on lipstick that shares the same shade with the red wall of the 600-year-old Forbidden City — China’s beauty-craze ladies have a new but very traditional addition on their dressing tables lately. Two online souvenir shops attached to the Palace Museum both launched new collections of cosmetics inspired by the museum’s rich collections this

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  • Music industry heavyweights call for an alternative to Brexit

    Music industry heavyweights call for an alternative to Brexit0

    Musicians and music industry figures including Annie Lennox, Paloma Faith and Billy Bragg have signed an open letter calling for an alternative to Brexit. The letter, published by the Music4EU initiative, describes Brexit as a “significant threat” to the country’s music industry, adding: “Leaving the EU’s customs union, single market, VAT area and regulatory framework

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  • Brazilian booksellers face wave of closures that leave sector in crisis

    Brazilian booksellers face wave of closures that leave sector in crisis0

    “These are dark days for the book in Brazil”, one of the country’s leading publishers has warned, after crises at the country’s two largest bookstore chains have left many worried that many towns may be left without a single bookstore. After announcing the closure of 20 stores in October, book chain Saraiva announced in late

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  • Fashion giants commit to climate battle

    Fashion giants commit to climate battle0

    Dozens of top fashion industry firms have pledged at the UN climate talks to reduce their combined greenhouse gas emissions by 30 percent by 2030.  “The fashion industry is always two steps ahead when it comes to defining world culture, so I am pleased to see it now also leading the way in terms of

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  • Kung Fu gala expected to promote Chinese culture in US

    Kung Fu gala expected to promote Chinese culture in US0

    A Chinese Kung Fu gala, performed by Chinese and U.S. Kung Fu masters in the San Francisco Bay Area, is expected to ignite the local people’s enthusiasm for Chinese martial arts and promote cultural exchange between China and California, said organizers on Monday. The “Kung Fu Night” will be presented by 10 teachers and students

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  • APD | Cambodia to Hold 7th Sea Festival from Dec.14 to 16

    APD | Cambodia to Hold 7th Sea Festival from Dec.14 to 160

    By APD writer Kin Ratha PENOM PENH, Dec. 12 (APD) — Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen said that the upcoming 7th Sea Festival to be held in Koh Kong province should be served as a platform to showcase the country’s tourism potential and new tourism products for both domestic and foreign tourists.  The Sea Festival, an

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