Trending news across China on Oct 20
Updated: 2013-10-20 15:35
A Bite of China returns for Spring Festival, Patti Austin cancels her Beijing concert, and football player and ex-con Lyu Dong starts a new business - it's all trending in China.
A Bite of China II
A Bite of China II, the second season of the popular food documentary series, will go on the air during Spring Festival 2014. The new series will introduce more kinds of food, including snacks. (Lanzhou Morning Post)
On-location visa service
Staff members from the British embassy in China provided on-location services to real estate tycoon Wang Jianlin, chairman and president of Dalian Wanda Group Corp Ltd. They received his visa application, took his fingerprints and took his photo in the fist half of the year. (Money.163.com)
Asthma-hit singer stops Beijing gig
American jazz star Patti Austin cancelled a concert slated for Friday in Beijing after suffering a severe asthma attack in combination with a respiratory infection upon her arrival, said a statement on the singer's website. It is reported to be the first case of its kind in Austin's career. In 2008 she received the Grammy for Best Jazz Vocal album. The story is getting popular on Sina Weibo.