China says hopes language institute can keep playing role in S.Korea

China says hopes language institute can keep playing role in S.Korea

China’s Foreign Ministry said on Friday that it hoped the government-funded Confucius Institute could continue to play a role in South Korea after the government there said it had stopped issuing visas for some Chinese teachers. The visa decision comes amid anger in China at the planned deployment of an advanced U.S. anti-missile system in South Korea, which it says is to defend against North Korea, but which China says threatens its security, as its radar could extend into China. China says its Confucius Institutes around the world are established…

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Klose ends playing career, will train as coach with Germany

Klose ends playing career, will train as coach with Germany

The German soccer federation says striker Miroslav Klose, the top scorer in World Cup history, is ending his playing career and will train as a coach. The 38-year-old retired from international soccer after winning the World Cup with Germany in 2014, scoring twice to bring his total goal tally from four tournaments to 16. With a career total of 71 goals, Klose is also the highest-scoring player for Germany. Klose’s contract with Lazio expired after last season. The German federation says that, in consultation with coach Joachim Loew and technical…

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Miroslav Klose bids adieu to playing career, joins Germany’s coaching staff

Miroslav Klose bids adieu to playing career, joins Germany’s coaching staff

Berlin: Germany’s prolific Miroslav Klose, the all-time World Cup top-scorer, announced his retirement on Tuesday at the age of 38. Germany’s leading scorer with 71 goals in 137 internationals was without a club after his Lazio contract expired last season and he will now join the national side’s coaching team. Klose hit a record 16th goal in World Cup finals during the 7-1 semi-final thrashing of hosts Brazil two years ago, which saw him overtake former Brazil star Ronaldo. Germany went on to win the title. File photo of Germany’s…

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Why don’t women stop playing this rigged capitalist game?

Why don’t women stop playing this rigged capitalist game?

If the game is rigged, should players bother competing or should they look for a new game altogether? When Kevin Roberts, the now-suspended executive chairman of Saatchi & Saatchi, suggested in a recent interview that “the fucking debate [about gender] is all over”, he unleashed a wave of anger in an industry in which barely more than 10% of creative directors are female. The reaction to Roberts’s comments suggests that far from being historically concluded, the debate about gender in the workplace has barely begun. Roberts’s justification for his claim…

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How Robin Wright asked for (and got) the same Pay as Kevin Spacey on ‘residence of playing cards’

How Robin Wright asked for (and got) the same Pay as Kevin Spacey on ‘residence of playing cards’

For the primary 3 seasons of Netflix’s hit political mystery/soap opera residence of playing cards, Kevin Spacey earned more than Robin Wright – about $eighty,000 greater according to episode, in keeping with The Huffington post. whilst the show commenced, that would have made experience. Spacey, in the end, commenced off as an Oscar winner, while Wright were largely out of the spotlight for numerous years. Then, however, the Emmy nominations started rolling in, for Wright in addition to Spacey. What would Claire Underwood do? 365px-Robin_Wright_2009 (photograph credit: by way of…

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