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Twin Chinese comic artists You Ling discuss their sibling success


Love, hatred, shared memories of growing up and a lifetime of understanding and support… for many this is what defines a sibling relationship. In the Chinese mainland, this has become ...

Book fair turns the page for literature in Somaliland

Aged just 16, Abdishakur Mohamed confidently presented his latest work to the Hargeisa book fair, an event that has transformed Somaliland's literary scene over the past decade. Abdishakur spent four years writing Ab-ka haleel (In the Footsteps of Our Ancestors), intended as a rebuttal of friends who he says were not "embracing their culture."
Source: AFP | 2018/7/25 18:43:41

Elton John blasts 'bigoted' nations for hampering AIDS fight

Elton John on Tuesday blasted Russia and eastern Europe governments for "discrimination against gays" saying such bigotry was thwarting the fight against AIDS.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/25 18:43:40

Sohu TV holds 'The Story of Souls from Endless Books' fan meet

After hitting Chinese streaming site Sohu TV two weeks ago, time travel series The Story of Souls from Endless Books has won the hearts of netizens in China with its tight plotting and interesting storylines.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/25 18:38:40

End of the game

With the increased involvement of the Internet and electronic devices in our daily life, people are more easily distracted than ever. How to overcome this issue has been a headache for many people. To raise awareness about this problem, a group of artists are tackling this issue with a new exhibition, Final Del Juego, at Beijing's Hongkun Museum of Fine Art.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/25 18:38:39

Popular S.Korean singer Hwang Chi-yeul appointed ambassador of tourism

Another K-pop culture power has joined forces with the South Korean government to boost the country's tourism industry. On Tuesday, celebrated South Korean singer Hwang Chi-yeul was appointed as an ambassador of tourism by the South Korea Tourism Organization.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/25 18:33:41

'Mr. Sunshine' beats 'What's Wrong With Secretary Kim' to become S.Korea's 'most buzzworthy drama'

New South Korean TV series Mr. Sunshine beat out the popular drama What's Wrong With Secretary Kim to top Good Data's "most buzzworthy drama" list on Monday. Good Data is a South Korean institution that analyzes the popularity of the country's TV productions.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/25 18:33:40

eSports to feature in Indonesia Asiad as non-medal event

Competitive video gaming, known as eSports, will become a non-medal event at the 18th Asian Games scheduled to be held from Aug. 18 to Sept. 2 in Indonesia.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/25 8:28:14