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Youngest self-made female billionaire

Youngest self-made female billionaire

Beijing, China – March 20, 2017 – Hangzhou-based ‘media & entertainment queen’ Wu Yan, chairman of Hakim Unique Media Group is, at 36-year-old, the youngest self-made billionaire. Photo: Hangzhou-based ‘media & entertainment queen’ Wu Yan is, at 36-year-old, the youngest self-made billionaire. She is currently chairman of Hakim Unique Media Group. The Guinness World Records world record for the richest …

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Biggest education prize

Biggest education prize

Hong Kong, China – March 20, 2017 – Charles Chen Yidan, co-founder of Tencent, one of China’s largest internet service companies, launched the Yidan Prize which will award nearly $8m (£6.64m) every year to two research projects that have the potential to “transform” global education, thus setting the new world record for the Biggest education prize. Photo: Charles Chen Yidan, …

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Longest Table: China set world record

Longest Table: China set world record

Beijing, China – March 12, 2017 – Chinese ethnic minority group Dong from the central and southern mountains of China, broke the Guinness world record for the world’s longest feast table with more than 10,000 people seated at a 3.7 kilometer (2.3 miles) long table. Photo: The Chinese ethnic minority group Dong from the central and southern mountains of China, …

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Oldest living person with Down’s syndrome: UK set World Record

Oldest living person with Down's syndrome: UK set World Record

London, United Kingdom – February 27, 2017 – Kenny Cridge, who was given a life expectancy of just 12, and who has outlived his twin sister and his brother, celebrated his 77th birthday along with his caregivers in the UK; he sets the new world record for the Oldest living person with Down’s syndrome. Photo: The world’s oldest person with …

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World’s first five-star hotel for cats

World's first five-star hotel for cats

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – February 21, 2017 – Located in Damansara, just outside Malaysia’s capital city of Kuala Lumpur, Catzonia has 35 bedrooms for the furry creatures, ranging from economy to VVIC (Very Very Important Cat), thus setting the new world record as the world’s first five-star hotel for cats. Photo: Catzonia in Damansara, near Kuala Lumpur, has 35 bedrooms …

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Chinese New Year: Facts Associated with Lunar New Year

Chinese New Year: Facts Associated with Lunar New Year

The Chinese New Year is just round the corner and people all across the country have started preparations to ring in the New Year. This year, around 4 billion are expected to travel to China to celebrate the New Year with family and friends. The Chinese New Year is also called Lunar New Year and is celebrated for 15 days. Meanwhile, …

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Coolpad Note 3s: Chinese Smartphone Tech Review, Price, Features

Coolpad Note 3s: Chinese Smartphone Tech Review, Price, Features

One of the positives about Chinese smartphone maker Coolpad is that it targets customers looking for a decent phone in the sub-Rs 10,000 ($148) category. From Note 3 to Mega 3 — and other launches in between — Coolpad smartphones have done well in the Indian market despite the competition from other Chinese phone-makers. Coolpad Note 3s, priced at Rs …

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Chinese New Year Images for Facebook, WhatApp

Chinese New Year Images

Chinese New Year Images for Facebook, WhatApp: Chinese New Year is an important Chinese festival celebrated at the turn of the traditional lunisolar Chinese calendar. It is also known as the Spring Festival, the literal translation of the modern Chinese name. Celebrations traditionally run from the evening preceding the first day, to the Lantern Festival on the 15th day of …

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What is Chinese New Year?

What is Chinese New Year?

Chinese New Year is a holiday that celebrates the beginning of a new year according to the lunar calendar. It is considered to be one of the most important holidays for Chinese families. The holiday is celebrated with big family gatherings, gift giving, the eating of symbolic foods and display of festive decorations – all focused on bringing good luck …

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Chinese New Year Dates: Chinese Culture & Traditions

Chinese New Year Dates: Chinese Culture & Traditions

January 28th, 2017 is the first day of the Chinese New Year. Since each year is named after 12 different animals, the Chinese New Year Dates system makes it easily for people, in particular, the old people to remember their age. Like for e.g. 2014 was Year of Horse, 2015 was Year of Goat, 2016 is Year of Monkey. And 2017 is …

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