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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 ...

Sarajevo film fest honors Turkish Palme d'Or winner

Turkish director and Cannes Palme d'Or winner Nuri Bilge Ceylan on Friday received an outstanding contribution award at the opening of the Sarajevo film festival.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/12 17:48:40

Martial Arts Day

The "King Mihai I Park" in northern Bucharest became a paradise for Chinese martial arts lovers on Saturday, with the eye-catching banner "World Wushu-Kungfu Day" fluttering in the breezy sunshine.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/12 17:48:39

Xu Zhimo Garden unveiled at King's College Cambridge

The first Chinese-style garden commemorating a Chinese poet was unveiled at King's College Cambridge on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/12 17:43:23

Chinese readers mourn Nobel Laureate V.S. Naipaul's death

Nobel Laureate V.S. Naipaul, the Caribbean-British novelist who explored the traumas of post-colonial change, died at the age of 85 on Saturday, igniting a wave of mourning among his fans in China.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/12 17:43:22

Traditional Tibetan Shoton Festival perfect time to visit Lhasa

As the sixth month of the Tibetan calendar comes to an end, the traditional Shoton Festival kicked off on Saturday in Lhasa, the capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region. The important festival is set to last for a week and is expected to attract more than 100,000 visitors to the city, which has changed into a sea of joy for the event.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/12 17:18:40

Ancient Thangka paintings rejuvenate local economy

Eighteen-year-old Dekyi Drolma has heard of many successful experiences of the alumni of her school -- opening Thangka painting studios, winning notable awards in Thangka painting competitions and holding solo exhibitions -- she wants similar success.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/12 10:56:46

Cold War film opens Sarajevo Film Festival

A Cold War film by Oscar-winning Polish director Pawel Pawlikowski opened the 24th Sarajevo Film Festival (SFF) in Bosnia and Herzegovina's (BiH) capital on Friday night.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/11 6:57:58

More and more Turks practice Tai Chi to ease stress of city life

Murat Baltaoglu, a Turkish advertiser, arrived at a park in central Istanbul early on Thursday in a hurry to attend his Tai Chi class.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/10 6:16:40

Chinese artist Shu Yong makes Italy first stop on his 'Global Tour of Golden Bridge on Silk Road' painting exhibition

A new exhibition featuring a number of oil paintings by Chinese artist Shu Yong kicked off on Wednesday at the Palazzo Medici Riccardi in Florence, Italy. Titled Global Tour of Golden Bridge on Silk Road, the highlight of the exhibition is a painting of Shu's famous installation work Golden Bridge on the Silk Road.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/9 16:43:39

Anti-hero 'Deadpool' gives life to Fox

Media group 21st Century Fox, most of which is being sold to Walt Disney Co., on Wednesday topped earnings expectations with help from the latest film devoted to anti-hero Deadpool.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/9 16:38:39

Academy Awards organizers announce event to add 'best popular film' category, shorten gala ceremony

Organizers of the Oscars - under fire for plummeting ratings and accused of elitism - on Wednesday announced the creation of a new category for top blockbusters and said they would shorten the ceremony to attract more viewers.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/9 16:33:39

Environmentally-friendly exercise trend from Sweden comes to China

For those who find traditional gyms a bit too stifling but still want to get into shape, a new trend that adds an interesting twist to exercise might be the thing for you: Plogging.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/9 16:18:39

Morocco to showcase culture at Beijing International Book Fair

Morocco will participate in an international book fair slated for August 21-26 in Beijing, the Moroccan Ministry of Culture and Communication announced in a statement on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/9 16:13:39