Shanghai-Houston sister city relations in limelight in photo exhibition

An exhibition of more than 300 photos featuring Shanghai-Houston sister city ties kicked off here Wednesday, in commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the establishment of China-US diplomatic relations.

Guangxi to host China's 10th Acrobatic Performance Season

Nanning in South China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region will host China's 10th Acrobatic Performance Season from July 17 to 28, China's Ministry of Culture and Tourism announced on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/11 17:53:41

Under the hammer

Chinese paintings will take center stage during the Council Auction House's upcoming spring auction, according to a preview event held in Beijing on Thursday and Friday. Items ranging from calligraphy works, porcelain vases and contemporary paintings are set to go under the hammer on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/11 17:53:40

Spain court rules 43-year-old man is son of Julio Iglesias

A Spanish court ruled Wednesday that Grammy award-winning singer Julio Iglesias is the biological father of a 43-year-old man who has waged a protracted paternity battle with the star.
Source: AFP | 2019/7/11 17:48:40

Disney star Cameron Boyce suffered from epilepsy: family

Disney star Cameron Boyce, who died last week in his sleep following a seizure, suffered from epilepsy, his family confirmed on Wednesday.
Source: AFP | 2019/7/11 16:08:40

Netflix's 'Stranger Things' season 3 gets Chinese netizens talking

The third season of Netflix's streaming series Stranger Things has become the center of conversation among Chinese netizens after its release on July 4, Independence Day in the US.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/11 16:03:40

Exploring the natural scenery of Wulong, Southwest China's Chongqing

When I was a child, I had to memorize a poem written by Li Bai, one of China's famous poets, for homework. One of the lines of the poem goes: Its torrent dashes down three thousand feet from high; As if the silver river fell from azure sky.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/11 15:48:41

Exhibition showcases the Silk Road's impact on cultural diversity in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region

An exhibition featured 191 exquisite cultural relics unearthed in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region kicked off on Tuesday at the National Museum of China in Beijing.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/10 18:59:05

New Shanghai exhibition commemorates 40th anniversary of establishment of China-US diplomatic relations

Pictures often have the ability to transport viewers back in time to ages long gone.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/10 18:33:40

'Friends' no more

WarnerMedia will launch its new Netflix rival "HBO Max" in early 2020 after reclaiming the rights to stream its hugely popular television comedy Friends, the company said Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2019/7/10 18:23:40

Chinese ticketing platform Maoyan announces plans to expand into full culture and entertainment service

China's ticketing platform Maoyan announced on Tuesday that it will be developing its business into a full on culture and entertainment service company.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/10 18:18:40

Nicki Minaj cancels Saudi concert over women's rights concerns

Nicki Minaj has canceled a performance in Saudi Arabia in a show of support for women's and gay rights in the ultra-conservative kingdom, the US rapper said Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2019/7/10 18:08:40

US national gallery to display lunar pictures to mark 50th anniversary of moon landing

US National Gallery of Art will display photographs revealing the lunar landscape as early as the 1850s, more than 100 years before human beings made their first footsteps onto the moon surface.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/10 12:11:41

Ancient Chinese version of '24' dominates summer dramas

Starring Yi Yangqianxi (Jackson Yee), a member of Chinese boy band TFBoys, and Chinese actor Lei Jiayin, new streaming series The Longest Day In Chang'an has been one of the biggest pleasant surprises for fans of TV dramas this summer. Its intense story and well-designed costumes and scenery has captured the attention of viewers, earning it high marks on review platforms. The first 16 episodes of the show, showing exclusively on streaming platform Youku, currently has an 8.6/10, much higher than 2018's hit series Story of Yanxi Palace. The show is also available on overseas platforms like Viki, Amazon and YouTube.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/9 17:28:40