It's no news that e-commerce in China is highly developed and COVID lockdowns propelled it even further. Chinese e-commerce is projected to be US$1 trillion dollars in 2020, up from US$862 billion in 2019. As for Viya, in 2019, the turnover during the Double 11 Shopping Festival exceeded 3 billion yuan, and in 2020, she topped the list of live-streaming e-commerce with over 30 billion yuan (US$4.66 billion) of sales...
South Korean megaband BTS said on Friday (May 21) it was renewing its quest to win a Grammy Award with its new single "Butter", building on its success last year, when it became the first Korean pop group to win a Grammy nomination.
U.S. television network NBC on Monday (May 10) dropped its broadcast of the Golden Globes ceremony in 2022 after a Hollywood backlash over the ethics of the group that hands out the annual awards for film and television and its lack of diversity.
To celebrate the 73rd Independence Day of Israel, the Consulate General of Israel in Hong Kong is hosting a photography contest of Israel from the eyes of Hongkongers who have been to Israel and probably taken hundreds of photos with their mobile phones or cameras.
China's travel industry bounced back to pre-coronavirus level by some metrics over the three-day Tomb Sweeping Day, or Qingming, Festival, from Saturday to Monday, Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday.
18-year-old Indonesian rapper, singer and producer Warren Hue shares his new single and video for "omomo punk." The release is the debut solo single under his newly inked partnership with pioneering Asian music collective, 88rising.
Ang Lee, the Oscar-winning director of "Life of Pi" and "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon," will be the first Chinese to be awarded the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA)'s top honor at its annual awards ceremony this weekend.
The total Chinese box office for the three-day Qingming Festival holiday exceeded 700 million yuan (US$107 million) by noon on Monday (Apr. 5), setting a new record for the holiday period, according to China's leading ticket platform Maoyan.
Wang's latest works themed "Mythical Beast Light up Canton" have made him all the rage on Chinese social media. Mythical beast from the Classic of Mountains and Seas (Shan Hai Jing, a Chinese classic text and a compilation of mythic geography and beasts) visited various landmarks in Guangzhou via Wang's creative photography. After his works were published, the topic #GuangzhouNightSky achieved 37 million reads on Weibo. Darren Pearson, a world-class light painting artist, also commented on Wang's works, saying "This is a fantastic idea."