Liu Rongming, the principal perfumer at the Swiss fragrance company Firmenich, is responsible for creating fragrances for body care and home care consumer products. In 2019, he created more than 100 scents.
For more than 300 days, the oysters have been nurtured by perfect conditions, and now is the right time to reap the harvest, a season that will last until March.Hundreds of kilograms of oysters that are then put into small barrels and sent across China to the branches of Putien restaurant.
An increasing number of Chinese students have put U.S. visa obstacles, along with social instability and climbing tuition fees, into perspective, and moved on to other global destinations for higher education as well as institutions at home, as industry professionals have observed while looking back at 2019.
For 24-year-old Wu Yuting from Taiwan, trying to decide between Peking University and graduate schools in Taiwan didn't take long.
With the New Year's festivities still in the air, the Chinese are gearing up for some traditional celebrations, starting with the Laba Festival that falls on Thursday.
Wang Shengdi, 83, (second from left) and Li Fengying, 81, celebrate their birthdays in Xiaying village, Huichang county, in Jiangxi province on Dec 16.As the residents have more money to spend, the branch delivers about 400 packages daily to different townships in Huichang, up from about 20 in 2016, He said.
"I used to be ambitious and wanted to explore the outside world, but now I realize that my hometown is my whole world," ays Chinese artist Ai.
Consumers wait in line outside the global flagship store of "niko and..." brand in Shanghai, Dec 21, 2019.In September, east China's city of Nanjing rolled out multiple measures to provide rental support and preferential policies for companies opening their first stores in the city.
Wearing VR glasses to check a life-or-death situation in an ambulance, and closely watching the patient's electrocardiogram and ultrasonic images transmitted back in real time, doctors at a hospital in east China's Zhejiang Province remotely guided the paramedics and were fully prepared when the patient arrived.
Sun Yong is no night owl, but on Nov. 28, the 25-year-old public servant in south China's Guangdong Province traveled to the provincial capital of Guangzhou, joining hundreds of others as they queued through the night outside a downtown shopping mall.
In the remote Xiamaguan Township of northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, swathes of green asparagus sway in the endless loess field.
The announcement of China-U.S. phase-one trade deal came at a time when U.S. pecan growers were struggling to make ends meet by selling pecans to domestic market at a discounted price.
Christmas is originally a religious festival celebrated by Christians, but now many Chinese people accept and celebrate the occasion – as a time to enjoy Christmas ornaments, listen to carols and spend time with friends and special ones.
One week before the end of her course at a university for the elderly, Wu Yue'e carefully made notes for her speech at the closing ceremony as a student representative.
Putting a dumpling wrapper in his left palm, Mongolian student Nergui Tsend-Ayush, 18, scooped some beef fillings onto it, folded the wrapper, and crimped the dough.
Inside the Macao Tower, the festive slogan of "celebrate the 20th anniversary of Macao's return to the motherland" and the national and regional flags were displayed on the large screen.
Live streaming has become a trend that is taking over not only Chinese online shopping platforms such as Taobao but also entity stores.
Numerous Chinese cultural and art treasures have been put on show in many parts of the world this past year, with sculptures, calligraphy, ceramics and imperial belongings showcasing the charm of the Chinese civilization on the global stage and facilitate cultural exchanges.
Macao has enjoyed strong support from the mainland since its return to the motherland in 1999. The Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR) was established and the region has been thriving under the "one country, two systems" principle.
For 67-year-old farmer Zhang Qinhu, the highlight of the past five years is that he and his fellow villagers have bid farewell to muddy well water.
Chen Sitan (L) and his wife Lin Xu perform Tai Chi at Sitan Tai Chi and Martial Arts, a martial art school in Syosset of New York, the United States, Nov. 20, 2019.The couple started teaching children Tai Chi and other forms of martial arts in school and later founded Sitan Tai Chi and Martial Arts with the mission of promoting Tai Chi and providing a forum for those interested in the martial art.
The ancient Chinese martial art Tai Chi has increasingly become a form of life for many New Yorkers, thanks to the efforts made by former world martial art champion Chen Sitan and his wife Lin Xu.
At 9:00 p.m., hours before the midnight club-going peak, dozens of makeup shops were already buzzing on a discreet alley behind Jiefang West Road, a major destination for the city's night owls and club-goers.
Plant pathologist Zhu Youyong on Monday was bestowed the title of "role model of the times," in recognition of his contributions both in science and poverty reduction.
In the case of 12-year-old jazz drummer Liu Boyu, sporting long hair is not to make himself look cool but to hide his defect -- two underdeveloped ears.
The holiday shopping season is traditionally considered a time full of joy and cheer for both U.S. retailers and consumers. But as this year's holiday shopping season kicked off on Thanksgiving, the mood is a bit mixed.
Despite progress made in confronting HIV worldwide, AIDS remains a major global public health challenge, threatening people's lives, especially in sub-Saharan Africa that is worst hit by HIV.
Marriage experts said that they had noticed a rise in the number of stay-at-home mothers in cities.
Thanks to 5G technology, airport security checks can be completed within seconds, band members in different corners of the world can rehearse synchronously, surgeons can operate on patients thousands of miles away.
For business executive Daniel B. Wright, his 1980s study experience in China went beyond the classroom.