Lost in Russia

Chinese film Lost in Russia made history in becoming the first movie debuting during Spring Festival on streaming platforms for free of charge to the audiences.

Lost in Russia

Chinese film Lost in Russia made history in becoming the first movie debuting during Spring Festival on streaming platforms for free of charge to the audiences.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/24 18:26:04

Britain's Royal Mint celebrates Chinese New Year with stunning collection

Britain's Royal Mint has marked the start of the new Lunar cycle in 2020 with the first sign of the calendar, the Rat, to celebrate its diverse multi-cultural society, and lend a unique British angle to an ancient custom.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/23 19:36:21

Peru to install cameras at Machu Picchu after foreign tourists inflict damage

Peru is installing security cameras at its world-renowned Machu Picchu site after it was damaged earlier this month by foreign tourists, authorities said Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2020/1/22 18:38:40

No shortage of invitations for pop icon Jennifer Lopez, who says she dreams of Italy

American popular culture diva Jennifer Lopez triggered a flood of invitations after she said in a magazine interview that she dreams of living in Italy.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/22 17:28:42

British royal family satire coming to HBO Max soon

A British royal family satire featuring a cartoon Prince George and his "modern Aunt Meghan" is coming to HBO Max, the streaming platform announced Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2020/1/22 17:28:40

Over 100 companies to take part in 2020 Hong Kong International Fur and Fashion Fair

Launched in 1982, the Hong Kong International Fur and Fashion Fair will be held from February 25 to 28 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center this year.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/22 16:13:57

Beijing exhibition displays the essence of the Spring Festival

On the first day of the Spring Festival, firecrackers are set off in the morning to scare away evil spirits and bring good luck throughout the whole year. People also spend the day visiting family and friends, during which time elders give out red packets of money, a tradition that can be traced back to giving yashengqian (coins for holding down and conquering evil spirits) in ancient China.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/22 16:00:02

Outraged netizens discuss Palace Museum's paved bricks value

After a woman uploaded a photo on Sina Weibo of herself standing next to her luxury SUV inside the Palace Museum where she also took selfies with her friends, discussions about the incident are still underway among Chinese netizens. The latest concern to emerge is centered on the value of the museum's paved bricks.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/21 19:07:41

Cameroon bikutsi dancers celebrate women's sexuality

It's already 1:00 am at the Quebec, a cabaret in Cameroon's capital Yaounde where the beer is flowing and punters are getting restless.
Source: AFP | 2020/1/21 18:38:40

Studio Ghibli films to hit Netflix, but US region fans to miss out

Animated films from Japan's Studio Ghibli, including Oscar winner Spirited Away, are coming to streaming giant Netflix, delighting many fans but leaving US subscribers disappointed as they will miss out.
Source: AFP | 2020/1/21 18:33:45

Prince Harry rejoins Meghan and Archie in Canada: media reports

Prince Harry arrived in Canada to rejoin his wife Meghan and son Archie on Monday, British media reported, as the couple start a new life after their shock exit from the royal fold.
Source: AFP | 2020/1/21 18:33:40

Children's book illustrates world of pottery from 5,000 years ago

Liangzhu, a cultural site in East China's Zhejiang Province inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2019, has released a children's picture book about the history of pottery.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/21 18:13:40

Global travel growth slowed in 2019: UN's World Tourism Organization

Global tourism slowed in 2019 due to a cooling world economy, especially in Europe and Asia where uncertainties linked to Brexit and protests in Hong Kong also weighed, the United Nation's tourism agency said Monday.
Source: AFP | 2020/1/21 18:08:41