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China uses AI systems for wildlife protection

CHINA USES AI SYSTEMS FOR WILDLIFE PROTECTION

In May 2018, Alibaba Cloud and Taohuayuan Foundation created a wildlife AI recognition system for Laohegou Nature Reserve in China's...

Petrol bombs and tear gas scar Hong Kong streets as police, protesters clash

PETROL BOMBS AND TEAR GAS SCAR HONG KONG STREETS AS POLICE, PROTESTERS CLASH

Hong Kong riot police and protesters exchanged tear gas and petrol bombs as an illegal anti-government march that attracted tens of...

 
 
 
Bye Bye, Bei Bei: National Zoo panda leaves for China next month

BYE BYE, BEI BEI: NATIONAL ZOO PANDA LEAVES FOR CHINA NEXT MONTH

Washington's National Zoo will soon have an empty-nester exhibit on display when Bei Bei, the 4-year-old male offspring of the zoo's...

Cathay Pacific shelves U.S. dollar bond plans amid Hong Kong unrest

CATHAY PACIFIC SHELVES U.S. DOLLAR BOND PLANS AMID HONG KONG UNREST

Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd has shelved plans for its first U.S. dollar debt deal in 23 years, the airline said on Friday, after sources...

 
 
 
China renews yellow alert for thick fog

CHINA RENEWS YELLOW ALERT FOR THICK FOG

China's national observatory Saturday renewed a yellow alert for thick fog that will shroud parts of the country. Thick fog will envelop...

Chinese photographer voted Wildlife Photographer of the Year

CHINESE PHOTOGRAPHER VOTED WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR

Chinese photographer Bao Yongqing Tuesday was awarded the honor of Wildlife Photographer of the Year by London's Natural History Museum...

 
 
 
Accor narrows 2019 earnings guidance, cites China uncertainties

ACCOR NARROWS 2019 EARNINGS GUIDANCE, CITES CHINA UNCERTAINTIES

AccorHotels, Europe's largest hotels company narrowed its full-year profit guidance even as it reported stronger third-quarter sales...

Holiday Inn-owner IHG hit by weak China, Hong Kong bookings

HOLIDAY INN-OWNER IHG HIT BY WEAK CHINA, HONG KONG BOOKINGS

Holiday Inn-owner InterContinental Hotels Group blamed lower business bookings in China and Hong Kong protests for a 0.8% fall in third-quarter...

 
 
 
China says two U.S. citizens arrested in September have been released on bail

CHINA SAYS TWO U.S. CITIZENS ARRESTED IN SEPTEMBER HAVE BEEN RELEASED ON BAIL

China said on Thursday that two U.S. citizens who were placed under criminal detention in late September have been released on bail...

US to require Chinese officials to report American contacts

US TO REQUIRE CHINESE OFFICIALS TO REPORT AMERICAN CONTACTS

The Trump administration said Wednesday that it will soon require Chinese officials in the U.S. to notify the State Department ahead...

 
 
 
Air France KLM and China Eastern enlarge joint-venture with Virgin Atlantic

AIR FRANCE KLM AND CHINA EASTERN ENLARGE JOINT-VENTURE WITH VIRGIN ATLANTIC

French airline Air France KLM said on Wednesday plans to enlarge its current joint-venture cooperation with China Eastern with the...

Hong Kong violence is 'life-threatening', say police, citing crude bomb

HONG KONG VIOLENCE IS 'LIFE-THREATENING', SAY POLICE, CITING CRUDE BOMB

Hong Kong police said on Monday that violence in the Asian financial hub had escalated to a “life-threatening level”, citing the explosion...

 
 
 
No secondary disasters reported after 5.2-magnitude quake hits Guangxi

NO SECONDARY DISASTERS REPORTED AFTER 5.2-MAGNITUDE QUAKE HITS GUANGXI

No secondary disasters have been reported after a 5.2-magnitude earthquake hit Beiliu, Yulin City, southern China's Guangxi Zhuang...

Three dead in east China's highway overpass collapse

THREE DEAD IN EAST CHINA'S HIGHWAY OVERPASS COLLAPSE

Three people have been confirmed dead and two others injured after a highway overpass in eastern China's Jiangsu Province collapsed...

 
 
 
Hong Kong shopping malls, metro close early as more protests planned

HONG KONG SHOPPING MALLS, METRO CLOSE EARLY AS MORE PROTESTS PLANNED

Hong Kong protesters prepared for demonstrations around the city on Thursday as shopping malls said they would close early to avoid...

U.S. to Restrict Visas for Chinese Officials Linked to Abuse of Muslim Minorities

U.S. TO RESTRICT VISAS FOR CHINESE OFFICIALS LINKED TO ABUSE OF MUSLIM MINORITIES

The U.S. is imposing visa restrictions on Chinese officials linked to the abuse of Muslim minority groups in China's Xinjiang region,...

 
 
 
China plans to restrict visas for U.S. visitors with 'anti-China' links

CHINA PLANS TO RESTRICT VISAS FOR U.S. VISITORS WITH 'ANTI-CHINA' LINKS

China is planning tighter visa restrictions for U.S. nationals with ties to anti-China groups, people with knowledge of the proposed...

Thai zoo solves mystery of celebrity panda's death

THAI ZOO SOLVES MYSTERY OF CELEBRITY PANDA'S DEATH

When a celebrity giant panda died suddenly last month while on loan to Thailand's Chiang Mai Zoo, millions of social media users in...

 
 
 
China sees 782 mln domestic tourist trips during National Day holiday

CHINA SEES 782 MLN DOMESTIC TOURIST TRIPS DURING NATIONAL DAY HOLIDAY

China saw a total of 782 million domestic tourist trips made during the seven-day National Day holiday, up 7.81 percent from last year,...

Protests squeezing Hong Kong economy, tourism, leader says

PROTESTS SQUEEZING HONG KONG ECONOMY, TOURISM, LEADER SAYS

Hong Kong's economy is languishing after months of increasingly violent protests, the city's embattled leader Carrie Lam said Tuesday. Lam,...

 
 
 



Welcome to Georgia

Welcome to Georgia

Georgia – Tbilisi has been the capital city since the fifth century, the country of one of the most ancient histories and cultures in the world. Its special geographical... Read more ...

Rajnath Singh throws open Siachen for tourism

Rajnath Singh throws open Siachen for tourism

The world's highest battlefield, the Siachen Glacier, has now been opened to tourists, defence minister Rajnath Singh said in Ladakh on Monday. The defence minister was in... Read more ...

The best cookware sets you can buy to get all your pots and pans at once

The best cookware sets you can buy to get all your pots and pans at once

Whether you avoid cooking whenever possible or love nothing better than preparing something tasty in your kitchen, you need a sturdy set of cookware. After all, you can't... Read more ...

SoftBank is planning on paying Adam Neumann $200 million to step aside if it...

SoftBank is planning on paying Adam Neumann $200 million to step aside if it takes over WeWork

Kelly Sullivan/Getty Images for the WeWork Creator Awards SoftBank would pay WeWork cofounder Adam Neuman $200 million as part of its proposed deal to take over the struggling... Read more ...

10 Very Useful, Very Pretty Things To Leave On Your Kitchen Counter

10 Very Useful, Very Pretty Things To Leave On Your Kitchen Counter

So many recipes, cookbooks, and TV shows focus on how to cook meals in less time, and the solutions are usually centered around the recipes themselves: things that can be... Read more ...

The best cities to travel to in 2020, according to Lonely Planet

The best cities to travel to in 2020, according to Lonely Planet

Tom Williams/ Getty Lonely Planet named the top 10 best cities to travel to in 2020. Popular cities like Denver, Dubai , Vancouver, and Washington DC made the list. Meanwhile... Read more ...

6 Amex Business Platinum card benefits you'll want to activate right away...

6 Amex Business Platinum card benefits you'll want to activate right away, so you can enjoy hotel elite status, WeWork access, and more

Alyssa Powell/Business Insider If you want luxury travel benefits and solid rewards for your business, the Business Platinum® Card from American Express is worth a look. The... Read more ...

WeWork's had a terrible month, and now the company may be getting bailed out...

WeWork's had a terrible month, and now the company may be getting bailed out by SoftBank - here's everything that has happened since the embattled company filed to go public

Jackal Pan/Getty Images; Jacqueline Larma/AP Images; Samantha Lee/Business Insider In August, coworking company WeWork publicly filed its IPO paperwork. It was last privately... Read more ...

An investment firm raked in $730 million in a single day after making a huge...

An investment firm raked in $730 million in a single day after making a huge bet on a biotech stock

Reuters Investment firm Baker Bros. Advisors profited $730 million Monday after its stake in Seattle Genetics soared on positive drug news, according to Bloomberg data . The... Read more ...

I toured 2 of NYC's most notoriously expensive areas for real estate, and...

I toured 2 of NYC's most notoriously expensive areas for real estate, and they offered a very different look at the city's wealth

Katie Warren/Business Insider I recently toured two of the most expensive areas for real estate in New York City: Tribeca and Billionaires' Row. On glitzy Billionaires' Row , a... Read more ...

A man was pulled over for drunk driving but he really had a condition that...

A man was pulled over for drunk driving but he really had a condition that made his gut produce booze

Shutterstock A 46-year-old man was pulled over for erratic driving and found to have a blood alcohol level more than twice the legal limit. Still, he insisted he hadn't been... Read more ...