Daily Brief

January 24, 2019


  • 1

    Dolce & Gabbana Ad Ruined My Career, Says Chinese Model

    The Chinese model who appeared in a Dolce & Gabbana advertisement that triggered a major backlash over accusations of racial stereotyping has broken her silence to apologise for her part in the film, adding that it had “completely ruined” her career. Read more on South China Morning Post

  • 2

    Peppa Pig Trailer is a Smash Hit in China

    Peppa Pig, the UK cartoon character whose memes were banned from social media platforms by Beijing last year, is experiencing a huge boost to its popularity in China after the runaway success of a trailer released to promote a Peppa Pig film. Read more on Financial Times

  • 3

    China's Ageing Elite Live Golden Years in Style

    Though high-end institutions like Yanyuan, which boasts an on-site hospital and on-call staff, are still few in China, they are part of a growing industry as the country races to develop enough elderly care support for its exploding population of senior citizens. Read more on Channel NewsAsia

  • 4

    Remy Aims to Reassure over China Concerns as Sales Rise

    French spirits group Remy Cointreau posted stronger-than-expected third quarter sales and struck a confident note over its prospects in China, even as increasing signs of a slowdown in that country have started to hit global markets. Read more on Reuters

  • 5

    Remembering the BRICs? [Paywall]

    The bloc of Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa is looking at ways to strengthen their luxury and fashion collaboration. Read more on WWD