Photograph for luxury brand Dior sparks outrage in China, Marketing & Advertising News, ET BrandEquity

Photograph for luxury brand Dior sparks outrage in China, Marketing & Advertising News, ET BrandEquity

Photograph for luxury brand Dior sparks outrage in China A Chinese fashion photographer has apologised for her “ignorance” after a picture she shot for French luxury brand Dior sparked outrage, the BBC reported. Chen Man’s photo showed a woman who some Chinese netizens said perpetuated Western stereotypes of Asian faces. “I blame myself for my … Read more

Materials: Scientists create ‘ultrahard’ GLASS that’s even harder than a diamond

It might soon be time to ditch that bulky phone case, as scientists have fashioned an ultrahard glass that is even harder than natural diamonds. Pictured: a sample of the carbon glass, around 1 millimetre across, which was formed at 30 GPa and 1,598°F (870°C)

It might soon be time to ditch that bulky phone case, as scientists have created an ultrahard glass that is even harder than natural diamonds. The so-called carbon glass, which also has the highest thermal conductivity of all known glasses, was produced by researchers led from China’s Jilin University. They synthesised it by placing ‘buckyballs’ … Read more

The West is now losing the modern space race

The West is now losing the modern space race

There are times when mankind’s ability to conquer the challenges presented by outer space can be truly inspirational, such as Nasa’s latest Dart mission to prevent the Earth being destroyed by an asteroid. In what Nasa scientists see as a test run for saving the planet from extinction, they have launched their first spacecraft designed … Read more

Chinese fashion photographer in Dior controversy apologizes

Chinese fashion photographer in Dior controversy apologizes

BEIJING (AP) — A renowned Chinese fashion photographer has apologized for her past work after online critics called it insulting to the Chinese people and fashion house Dior removed one of her photos from a show in Shanghai. Chen Man acknowledged the criticism of her earlier work, including “Young Pioneers,” a series of images of … Read more

The disappearance of Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai | News

At the beginning of November, the Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai publicly accused a former vice-premier of sexual assault, pitching the Communist party into a #MeToo scandal. Chinese authorities expunged her social media post within minutes and censors even appeared to block the word ‘tennis’ from online search results. Then Peng vanished from public view. … Read more