Marion Grimm-Kirchner is an expert in silhouettes cut out of paper, a tradition born in China two millennia ago. It’s an art she teaches and excels in herself.
Best known for his fairy tales such as The Little Mermaid and The Ugly Duckling, the Danish storyteller also created hundreds of paper silhouettes. An exhibition in Bremen shows his remaining visual works.
The Chinese government believes that it can become the top tech nation in the world sooner rather than later. Some milestones have already been met with more in sight as China looks to surpass the US, Japan and Korea.
All looked rosy on Thursday as the US and Chinese Presidents trumpeted trade deals countries supposedly worth over $250 billion between their countries. But is the striking figure quite what it seems?
The EU has proposed banning some everyday plastic products, citing the growing amount of harmful plastic litter in the oceans. But without proper action in Asia, the world's plastic problem is unlikely to go away.
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