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Indian film challenges India's traditional sanitary culture


The Bollywood production, Toilet: A Love Story, has raised quite a stink in China where it was recently released, sparking serious online discussion about sanitary conditions in the country's southern ...

First Arab-Chinese literature forum features dialogue between civilizations

The first Arab-Chinese Literature Forum, dubbed "Literary Innovation on the New Silk Road," kicked off here on Thursday with an aim to promote the dialogue between civilizations.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/22 10:58:23

Egypt's shrinking 'sea'

Egypt's shrinking freshwater "Pharaonic Sea" has residents in its nearly 50 surrounding fishing villages worried.
Source: AFP | 2018/6/22 0:03:41

Bazoule: The village where crocodiles are welcome

Crocodiles may be one of the deadliest hunters in the animal kingdom, but in a small village in Burkina Faso it is not unusual to see someone sitting atop one of the fearsome reptiles.
Source: AFP | 2018/6/22 0:03:41

Five things to know about the Faroe Islands

The Faroe Islands are an archipelago located halfway between Iceland and Norway in the North Atlantic. Some 50,000 people live in 17 of the total 18 islands.
Source: AFP | 2018/6/22 0:03:40

Paris fashion star Abloh reaches out to Kanye West

Virgil Abloh paid tribute to his friend and longtime collaborator Kanye West as the US designer took star billing as Paris men's fashion week began on Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2018/6/22 0:03:39

Annual free French music festival to hold 300 events across China

The annual Fete de la Musique kicked off in Beijing on Tuesday. The free festival will bring more than 300 performances to 12 cities across China, including Shanghai, Chengdu and Hangzhou.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/21 17:13:41

The second season of South Korean show 'Hyori's Homestay' a hit in China

The second season of South Korean reality show involving K-pop idols including Lee Hyo-ri and Girls Generation's Yoona, Hyori's Homestay, has been a topic of passionate discussion among Chinese fans on social media since it came to an end in late May on Chinese streaming platform Bilibili.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/21 17:13:41

Newly formed boy band Yuehua 7 NEXT releases debut album

Popular Chinese boy band Yuehua 7 NEXT launched their debut album The First on Thursday. The album features "For You," a love letter to their fans.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/21 17:13:40

'New Live Screening Series' to bring 57 theater, opera and ballet productions to Chinese cinemas

While traveling thousands of kilometers just to see a stage play in London is an impossibility for most people in China, theater live screening may be a possible solution for lovers of theater in the country.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/21 17:08:40

Indian film challenges India's traditional sanitary culture

The Bollywood production, Toilet: A Love Story, has raised quite a stink in China where it was recently released, sparking serious online discussion about sanitary conditions in the country's southern neighbor. The 2017 release that had the tills ringing in India is doing good business in the Chinese mainland with audiences giving it a thumbs-up after they heaped their appreciation on Dangal and Bahubali 2 - two other Indian blockbusters.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/21 16:08:40

Fashion's new black prince reigns over Paris shows

Fashion's designer of the moment Virgil Abloh channelled James Dean and the graffiti legend Dondi White at his Off-White Paris show on Wednesday.
Source: AFP | 2018/6/21 15:28:40

India celebrates Int'l Yoga Day

India celebrated the International Day of Yoga on Thursday, officials said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/21 14:13:52

French artist's film digitization project shows how China has changed

At first glance, piles of dank discarded film negatives in recycling centers may appear to be nothing but trash, but when you collect half a million negatives you are sure to find something worth saving - as French artist and photo collector Thomas Sauvin has proved through his nine-year artistic project.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/20 18:43:40