The International Olympic Committee (IOC) just announced that Beijing will host the 2022 Winter Olympics. There will no doubt be many surprises during the Games, but we already know there will be a substantial environmental toll to locating in Beijing...
John Rennie Short 5 Aug 2015
SHANGHAI, CHINA: Microsoft has finally launched its Xbox One game console in China, the first foreign company to enter the potentially massive market after the government lifted a 14-year ban against foreign companies.
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BEIJING, CHINA: A Chinese tourist who defaced an ancient Egyptian monument was hunted down by angry Chinese Internet users who prompted his parents to apologise, state media reported yesterday.
28 May 2013
SHANGHAI CHINA: Sales of fast food KFC in China slumped an estimated 36% in April, according to parent Yum! Brands, as consumers shunned chicken due to the H7N9 bird flu outbreak in humans.
14 May 2013
NEW YORK, US / JOHANNESBURG, SA: McCann "Truth about Wellness" global research study reveals multiple contradictions & cultural upsets around the world. More than half of respondents (54%) think that technology is making us healthier while 46% think it is making us sicker; globally 94% of consumers agree brands have a role in supporting their wellness needs.
16 Jan 2013
NUREMBERG, GERMANY: Worldwide, the trend is moving towards high-quality cameras. New products with smartphone features are being offered and are winning an entirely new customer base. Japan, Russia, the Ukraine and Kazakhstan are posting double-digit growth on photo-products, while markets in Western Europe are characterised by increasing value creation.
25 Sep 2012
NEW YORK, US: The 55th New York Festivals International Television & Film Awards, announced this year's winning entries at the 2012 awards ceremony on Tuesday, 17 April at the annual NAB Show in Las Vegas. Geoffrey Mason, senior production specialist for ESPN, was awarded the NYF Television & Film Awards Lifetime Achievement Award.
19 Apr 2012
China is home to more than 1.3 billion people and is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. With the historic beauty of Shanghai and the towering skyscrapers of Hong Kong, you will soon be falling in love with these busy metropolitan cities.
27 Mar 2012
BEIJING, CHINA: China's satellite broadcasters have cut the number of prime time entertainment shows they air by more than two-thirds, the state Xinhua news agency said, as Beijing seeks to stem Western influences.
6 Jan 2012