20 Mar

Small wonder, Starbucks thought it fit to launch a special

product aimed at this market. But even it may not have anticipated the tremendous response. The moment Starbucks launched its limited-edition “cat-paw cup”, it sparked a frenzy among Chinese consumers who own pet cats. In scenes reminiscent of the pre-launch serpentine queues for snob-value smartphones, cat-owners stayed up all nig ht in queues in front
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17 Mar

Police also evacuated properties close to a “location of interest”

  ern city of Dunedin, some 225 miles from Christchurch late Friday night local time.   Evacuations were made as a precaution, according to police, and alternative accommodation has been provided for residents.   ”There is no further information available at this time,” police said on Twitter.   In a press conference, Prime Minister Ardern described the attack as
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16 Mar

Proposals on social issues included promoting emplo

yment, bolstering vocational and preschool education and better caring for elderly people. Cao A’min, a CPPCC National Committee member, said the focus on the economy and emp loyment this year is highly appreciated given the current economic challenges from home and abroad. At the closing meeting, Wang, the top political adviser, called on all CPPCC
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16 Mar

Yao’s effort found favor with the 21-member sports

panel of the CPPCC, where retired champions, sports officials, scholars and entreprene urs agreed to make a joint proposal this year to call for greater investment and policy support from the edu cation, finance and rural-urban development authorities to raise the level of student participation in sports. In response, the Ministry of Education has pledged
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