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Sunken 19th century Chinese battleship discovered in Yellow Sea


In February 1895, the ironclad battleship Dingyuan, one of the flagship vessels of the Qing Dynasty's (1644-1911) Beiyang Fleet, was sunk into the Yellow Sea during a battle with an ...

Fifteen foreigners win top publication prize for bringing Chinese culture to world

A total of 15 foreign writers, translators and publishers won China's top publication prize for introducing China and Chinese culture to the world at a ceremony held in Beijing on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/21 17:28:40

'Matrix 4' announced with Keanu Reeves to return as Neo

Sci-fi franchise The Matrix will return for a fourth film with Keanu Reeves reprising his role as kung fu-kicking, shades-wearing hero Neo, studio Warner Bros said Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2019/8/21 17:23:40

Shanghai Symphony Orchestra kicks off concert at 2019 Edinburgh International Festival

After their performance at the Ravinia Festival in the US on August 15, the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra crossed the Atlantic to join the 2019 Edinburgh International Festival, the third stop on their 140 Anniversary World Tour.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/21 16:48:40

Marvel films to lose Spider-Man as Sony deal breaks down: reports

Marvel's superhero films could be left without their most famous character after talks to "share" Spider-Man broke down between the Disney-owned studio and rival Sony, Hollywood media reported Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2019/8/21 16:23:40

Snapped up: Pre-wedding photo industry booms in China

A happy couple exchange a kiss for the camera, the bride in a white off-the-shoulder dress holding a delicate bouquet, the groom in matching white suit, standing together on a green lawn lined with pink blossoms.
Source: AFP | 2019/8/21 16:13:40

Vintage shop owner brings bit of Hong Kong to Beijing

Close to the Lama Temple, the Wudaoying hutong (a narrow alley) in Beiijng is packed with independent cafes, trendy bars and boutiques selling handmade jewelry; and then there is Delia, a vintage clothing shop opened by Lau Hui-fai, a Hongkonger, about a decade ago.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/20 17:08:40

'Dragonfly Eyes'

Nine years after their last showcase of a giant phoenix installation work, Chinese artist Xu Bing and the Today Art Museum kicked off their second collaboration World Picture: Dragonfly Eyes at the museum on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/20 16:58:40

Environmental protection drama series 'Sacred Hoh Xil' announced at National Park Forum

TV drama series Sacred Hoh Xil was announced at the ongoing National Park Forum in Xining, capital of Northwest China's Qinghai Province, on Monday
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/20 16:48:06

Artist Xing Qingren displays unique culture of Xi'an in new exhibition

Chinese artist Xing Qingren is expressing his love of his hometown of Xi'an in Northwest China's Shaanxi Province (once known as Chang'an) with an exhibition of paintings featuring the landscape and people there at National Art Museum of China.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/20 16:43:41

'Old Town Road' finally dethroned from US top singles chart

Lil Nas X has finally been dethroned after 19 weeks atop the US charts, Billboard announced on Monday, with pop star Billie Eilish besting his viral hit "Old Town Road."
Source: AFP | 2019/8/20 16:43:40

Workshop for international and domestic college students gifts small village in East China with inspiring designs

After 18 days of hard work, the 2019 UIA-CBC International Colleges and Universities Competitive Construction Workshop came to an end with a closing ceremony on Sunday at Siyang county in East China's Jiangsu Province. The top winners of the competition were also announced at the ceremony.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/20 16:34:28

HBO's 'Chernobyl' sparks tours, stokes fears in Lithuania

Walking along the top of Lithuania's decommissioned nuclear reactor, the set of HBO's critically acclaimed Chernobyl TV series, tourist Vytas Miknaitis says he's not "afraid at all."
Source: AFP | 2019/8/20 16:23:40

Lighting up Sanlitun

Lights and artworks have turned Beijing's Sanlitun shopping area into a street museum. A number of artists from home and abroad are showing off their art at the Modern Art Festival, a collaboration between China's well-known expo Art Beijing and Sanlitun Taikoo Li.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/19 18:18:39