Crypto Exchange CEO Runs For Mayor Of Taipei To Make It Asia’s ‘Pioneer Blockchain City’

Edit The Bitcoin News 20 Apr 2018
CEO of major over-the-counter (OTC) crypto exchange OTCBTC and Facebook hackathon winner Yi-Ting Cheng (better known as xdite) has announced that she is running for mayor of the Taiwanese capital city Taipei this year, according to Cheng’s Facebook post on April 14 ... Cheng’s political platform rests on the idea of making Taipei into the advanced city that she writes it once was....

German novel bags top Chinese award for foreign books

Edit China Daily 20 Apr 2018
It is a spur-of-the-moment trip ... Commenting on Widerfahrnis, Nie Zhenning, chairman of the Taofen Foundation China and director of the judging panel for the award, says it is a story that readers across the world can relate to ... ....

DAP leaders charged with graft should quit, says party's ex-Johor chief

Edit Malaysia Kini 20 Apr 2018
GE14 . The only DAP leader facing a graft trial now is secretary-general Lim Guan Eng ... ....

China warns Australia over hostile sentiment

Edit People Daily 20 Apr 2018
If there is no mutual trust, there's no room for cooperation ... China's Ambassador to Australia Cheng Jingye also expressed his worries in an interview with The Australian on Thursday ... Australia's high-profile anti-China tone is the result of geopolitical concerns, not economic ones, Gao Cheng, a research fellow at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS)' National Institute of International Strategy, told the Global Times....

Manufacturing growth expected to slow

Edit Taipei Times 20 Apr 2018
“Escalating global trade disputes and decelerating demand for information and communications technology [ICT] products are likely to weaken the manufacturing sector’s performance,” IEK policy and regional research division deputy director Peter Cheng (陳志強) told a media briefing on Thursday. “As the US pushes its free and fair trade policy, the global supply chain is set to experience a major shift,” Cheng said ... ....

Chongqing's Jiangjin District to Launch Investment Roadshow in Singapore on Apr. 24

Edit El Defensor Chieftain 20 Apr 2018
[STK]. [IN] FIN. [SU] TDS. TO BUSINESS EDITORS.. Chongqing's Jiangjin District to Launch Investment Roadshow in. Singapore on Apr. 24. CHONGQING, China, April 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/--. Jiangjin District, located in southwest China's Chongqing. Municipality, is going to launch an investment promoting event in ... Singapore and other ASEAN countries ... On the investment promotion event, a delegation led by Cheng Zhiyi, ... development," noted Cheng Zhiyi ... ....

Hillsdale upsets Aragon, advances to final

Edit The Daily Journal 20 Apr 2018
A series of firsts continues for the Hillsdale boys’ tennis team this season ... By finishing fourth, the Hillsdale boys seized on another first — qualifying for the PAL team tournament ... “I feel honored ... 2 singles and No ... 1 singles, falling 6-4, 6-3 to Aragon’s Daniel Li, but the Knights’ other first-year player, Marcus Cheng, blitzed his opponent at No ... Cheng has won all his PAL matches at No ... “He works very hard,” Nachtigall said of Cheng ... ....

Jim Harbaugh says threatening tweets a 'serious matter'

Edit Detroit news 20 Apr 2018
Detroit — Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh would not say whether he felt threatened by tweets directed at him this week by a former player, but he is confident the matter is being fully investigated ... Some included mentions of guns and violent behavior and a potential threat against Harbaugh ... Mbem-Bosse has continued to tweet ... “It’s a serious matter,” Harbaugh told The Detroit News ... angelique.chengelis@detroitnews.com. twitter.com/chengelis. ....

One dies in Morowali helicopter crash

Edit The Jakarta Post 20 Apr 2018
One man died in a helicopter crash that took place inside an industrial park in Morowali, Central Sulawesi, on Friday, local authorities said ... The six Chinese citizens were identified as Guan Kejang, Zhao Yipu, Du Gui, Xi Lai Wang, Yan Yun and Di Yi Fei ... (mos). Topics .. ....

Feature: Chinese Language Day marked on UN premises in Ethiopia

Edit Xinhua 20 Apr 2018
Speaking on his part, Cheng Xufeng, Minister-Counsellor of the Chinese Mission to AU, said such ceremonies help create diverse, inclusive and harmonious world ... Cheng noted that such events help the participants learn and experience Chinese language and culture in a relaxing way. "It's also my hope that the Chinese Language Day will become an annual event at the UNECA so that more friends will join us," he said ... Editor. Mu Xuequan ... ....

Young riders key to China's horse hopes

Edit China Daily 20 Apr 2018
New talent needs to keep pace with industry's development. Although China boasts world-class rider Alex Hua Tian, who placed eighth at the 2016 Rio Olympics, the country still needs to nurture more young talent and a better environment for equestrian sports to flourish ... Cheng Keqiang, director of Shanghai Equestrian Management Center, said China's equestrian industry still has much to improve. "Take Shanghai as an example," said Cheng....

Frida Kahlo Barbie can’t be sold

Edit The Mercury News 20 Apr 2018
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Distant relatives of the late Mexican artist Frida Kahlo have won a temporary injunction that stops sales of a Frida Barbie doll ... The doll was introduced last month, along with those of aviator Amelia Earhart and mathematician Katherine Johnson ... Xiaotong Guan, 20, actor; Chinese. Bindi Irwin, 19, TV personality and conservation activist; Australian ... ....
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