Saturday, December 15, 2018

Dolce & Gabbana’s brand image takes a hammering from Chinese consumers: YouGov survey

Dolce & Gabbana’s brand image takes a hammering from Chinese consumers: YouGov survey

Italian fashion house Dolce & Gabbana’s brand image has taken a massive beating because of its controversial advertisement and co-founder Gabbana’s crude reaction on social media to the criticism, in which he mocked China as “a country of s***”, a YouGov survey has found. The fallout from the “racist” ad, in which a Chinese model…
‘Together we have arms and legs’: Meet the determined and independent disabled Chinese couple

‘Together we have arms and legs’: Meet the determined and independent disabled Chinese couple

A man without arms and a woman without legs say their determination to build a family life without the help of others has paid off. The couple from northern China won the praise and admiration of the Chinese internet community after photos of them going about their daily lives on their farm went viral on…
Warm words from Xi Jinping for Panama on first state visit by a Chinese leader

Warm words from Xi Jinping for Panama on first state visit by a Chinese...

Chinese President Xi Jinping has landed in Panama for the first state visit by a Chinese leader to the small Central American nation, made possible when Panama switched its diplomatic ties from Taipei to Beijing last year. Xi was welcomed by Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela as he arrived in Tocumen international airport on Sunday…
No more one-day tours to Hong Kong and Macau at weekends, Guangdong authorities tell mainland Chinese travel agencies

No more one-day tours to Hong Kong and Macau at weekends, Guangdong authorities tell...

Travel agencies across Guangdong have been ordered to halt all one-day trips to Hong Kong and Macau on weekends via the cross-border bridge to reduce the nuisance suffered by the cities’ residents, the province’s tourism authority told the Post. The move comes about a week after Guangzhou tourism authorities issued an urgent notice asking travel…
Hurun Report: four out of top five most successful women globally are Chinese

Hurun Report: four out of top five most successful women globally are Chinese

China dominates the ranks of the world’s most successful women, claiming four out of the top five spots, while its share of “self-made” women has also risen to 77 per cent, according to the Hurun Richest Women in China 2018 report, which was released on Tuesday. Yang Huiyan, 37, of Country Garden, which is China’s…
How a global payment system cashes in on the yuan’s increased use – learn Chinese

How a global payment system cashes in on the yuan’s increased use – learn...

As China globalises its economy, builds itself an international financial centre and internationalises the yuan, one obstacle has steadfastly stood in the way: the Chinese language. The limited use in global finance and business of the language because of its complexity, said analysts, would have hindered Beijing’s efforts to increase the use of the yuan…
Fan Bingbing tax evasion scandal: four luxury brands caught up in the Chinese actress’ fall from grace

Fan Bingbing tax evasion scandal: four luxury brands caught up in the Chinese actress’...

China’s highest earning actress, Fan Bingbing, has not been seen in public since July when she was caught up in a tax evasion scandal. Her disappearance has fuelled rumours that the actress has been detained and faces punishment for improper tax filings. Fan is one of the country’s most well-known entertainers and endorses multiple brands…
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