Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

In China, Online Singles Day Shopping Brings Record Sales

A Chinese holiday called Singles day brought in record sales again Wednesday, with millions of buyers flocking to e-commerce site Alibaba and other stores to take advantage of special sales. It started in the 1990s as a way for single people in China to celebrate being single - the opposite of Valentine’s Day. Since then the holiday has transformed into a celebration of consumerism with stores and e-commerce sites offering huge sales. “I think the original idea is to try and get people...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter