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Crayfish vs Crawfish: Cooking up China’s favorite ‘little lobster’

In China, crayfish is called xiao lóngxiā (小龙虾), or “little lobster”. In the U.S., you might hear crawfish called “crawdads” or “mud bugs”. But in both countries, you’ll find these crustaceans have quite the following. In this special edition of the Digital Hub, CGTN’s Audrey Siek and Jim Spellman teamed up for a crayfish cook off, comparing Chinese versus American dishes.


Trade war is like treating flu with chemotherapies: Alibaba’s Jack Ma

“You are not solving the problem of the cold, you are destroying the whole body, the whole system,” Ma made the comment on the U.S. trade war with China while attending a dinner with International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde during the Boao Forum for Asia annual conference, which runs from April 8 to 11.


Art Basel in Hong Kong opens doors for Asian markets

Artists, art lovers and collectors from around the world are in Hong Kong from March 29-31. They’re all taking part in one of Asia’s best known exhibits for modern and contemporary art. It’s an opportunity for Asia’s art community to make a statement.