Year: 2018

promoted by birthplace,philosophy of Confucius enjoying modern revival
promoted by birthplace,philosophy of Confucius enjoying modern revival

Weifang kites Weifang in Shandong province has been considered to be the birthplace of kite for a long time. More than 1,000 years ago, people in Weifang started to fly kites, which are made with bamboo frames and covered by paper and silk. And during the Ming (1368-1644) and Qing…

High-tech reels in big progress for marine sector
High-tech reels in big progress for marine sector

Shandong is using the latest technology to extract the most from its vast marine resources in order to continue to develop and promote strong growth in related industries, said Liu Jiayi, Party chief of the province at a recent government work conference. East China’s Shandong province is home to China’s…

US fires yet another salvo at the world order
US fires yet another salvo at the world order

Giving another example of its diplomatic audacity and scorn for international law, the Donald Trump administration has threatened to arrest and sanction judges of the International Criminal Court if they move to charge any US personnel who served in Afghanistan with war crimes. The threat on Monday came along with…

Common interests drive Sino-Russian ties
Common interests drive Sino-Russian ties

For Russian President Vladimir Putin, bringing together in Russia’s Far East the leaders of China, Japan, the Republic of Korea, and Mongolia is certainly a major diplomatic success. And that President Xi Jinping is also taking part – for the first time – in the annual event indicates the growing…

Cool Canadian holds off challenge from charging Yuan
Cool Canadian holds off challenge from charging Yuan

QINHUANGDAO, Hebei province – Canada’s Richard Jung vaulted from 35th to eighth on the PGA Tour Series-China’s order of merit after earning 270,000 yuan (around $40,000) for his dramatic two-stroke win over playing partner “Carl” Yuan Yechun at the Suzhou Open on Sunday. The top 10 on the money list…

'Sweet science' on ropes as Olympic status hangs in balance
'Sweet science' on ropes as Olympic status hangs in balance

JAKARTA – As one Asian boxing chief warned “the clock is ticking”, the International Boxing Association said on the weekend it is embarking on a “cultural change” to prevent the sport being thrown out of the Olympics. The Asian Games were again marred by ugly protests at judging decisions in…

Vietnam coach ready to face very familiar foe
Vietnam coach ready to face very familiar foe

If South Korea’s national team hopes to reach the final of the Asian Games and win exemption from military service for the players, it will have to get past Vietnam and the “Korean Hiddink”. Korean coach Park Hangseo, a member of the legendary Guus Hiddink’s coaching staff at the 2002…

Bridging the gap in race for Web.com cards
Bridging the gap in race for Web.com cards

PGA Tour Series-China’s fourth season will conclude with a flourish in October as the battle for Web.com Tour cards hurtles toward an exciting climax. The circuit has announced that the season’s final three events will tee off in the three cities along the Pearl River Delta that are set to…

Salah slammed for 'diving' as Liverpool passes Palace test
Salah slammed for 'diving' as Liverpool passes Palace test

LONDON – Mo Salah was engulfed in a diving controversy after the Egyptian star won a debatable penalty to send Liverpool on its way to a 2-0 win over 10-man Crystal Palace on Monday. Salah was accused of simulation by the Eagles when he tumbled under a challenge from former…

Monaco's latest prodigy aims to surpass Mbappe
Monaco's latest prodigy aims to surpass Mbappe

At his first media conference as a Monaco player, teenager Willem Geubbels met the inevitable questions about Kylian Mbappe by asking why he can’t do even better at the club than the World Cup winner. Monaco paid Lyon $23.6 million for the French forward in June, and he only turned…