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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 ...

'I should be the poster boy of #MeToo': Woody Allen

US filmmaker Woody Allen has backed the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment and said he would have been a "poster boy" for the cause if he hadn't been unfairly maligned.
Source: AFP | 2018/6/5 17:38:40

Sing For Hope

Sing For Hope, a New York City-based nonprofit, kicked off on Monday its annual public arts project - dozens of painted pianos have been dispersed throughout the city to promote the importance of education in the creative arts and music.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/5 17:38:39

Rare dinosaur skeleton sold to private buyer for over 2 mln USD

The skeleton of a rare form of dinosaur was sold for over 2 million US dollars at the Eiffel Tower in Paris Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/5 13:24:34

Van Gogh landscape sells for seven mln euros at auction

An early landscape by Vincent Van Gogh, one of the art world's most sought-after painters, sold for 7.07 million euros (8.27 million US dollars) at an auction in Paris on Monday.
Source: CGTN | 2018/6/5 10:36:48

Scotland proposes taking smoothies, fruit juices off menus in schools

Fruit juice and smoothies will be banned from schools in Scotland under new proposals announced Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/5 8:34:17

SW China launches protection work on 3,500-year-old rock paintings

Southwest China's Yunnan Province has launched a program to preserve a collection of 3,500-year-old rock paintings.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/5 8:26:57

Chinese amputee Xia Boyu achieves life-long goal of climbing the world's highest peak

More than 40 years ago, a then 25-year-old Chinese man lost both of his feet to frost bite after lending his sleeping bag to a team member during the trip to climb Mount Qomolangma, known in the West as Mount Everest.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/4 18:28:40

'Chicago' to return to Beijing's Tianqiao Performing Arts Center

The Broadway classic musical Chicago will hit the stage at the Tianqiao Performing Arts Center in Beijing from November 1 to 18, its Chinese partners One World Culture Communications said.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/4 18:18:40

Copyright platform established to protect children's IP rights

China's first platform dedicated to protecting the intellectual property rights of minors has been established in Beijing, the platform operators, Beijing Culture Equity Exchange, announced on Monday in a press release.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/4 18:18:39

The art of late Qing Dynasty artist Wu Changshuo comes to Palace Museum for first time

An exhibition showing seals, paintings and calligraphy by Wu Changshuo (1844-1927), a prominent artist in the late Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), kicked off on Sunday at the Palace Museum in Beijing.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/4 18:13:40

'Solo: A Star Wars Story' stays aloft but loses altitude in North American theaters

Solo: A Star Wars Story clung to the top spot in North American theaters this weekend but again fell below expectations, taking in $29.3 million, just over a third its opening-weekend receipts, said box office tracker Exhibitor Relations.
Source: AFP | 2018/6/4 18:13:39

Folk Dance Gala of SCO Member States Arts Festival kicks off in Beijing

The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) launched a gala featuring the folk dances of SCO member states at the Beijing Dance Academy on Friday night.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/3 17:53:39

Book launch for 'Silk Road in Ink Wash Paintings' held in Beijing

The book launch for the Silk Road in Ink Wash Paintings - the new book by Feng Yishu, a former diplomat with China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs - was held on Saturday at the Network Center of International Cultural Exchange (NICE) in Beijing.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/3 17:48:39