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Brittany's capital revives Italian mosaics

Italian mosaics, once all the rage in France, fell into neglect and ruin by the 1970s, when homeowners began covering them up with parquet floors or even linoleum.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/9 16:08:39

Photo exhibition on China's reform, opening up kicks off in New York

A photo exhibition titled "China's economic reform -- 40 years in the making" opened here on Wednesday to showcase the achievements China has made since its reform and opening up.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/9 6:22:44

20th China int'l investment and trade fair to be held

The 20th China International Fair for Investment and Trade (CIFIT) will be held from Sept. 8 to 11 in the eastern Chinese city of Xiamen, Fujian Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/8 23:45:05

China opens FOCAC Beijing Summit 2018 Official website

China has opened an official website (focacsummit.mfa.gov.cn) of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) Beijing Summit 2018, according to a foreign ministry press release Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/8 23:44:26

Debate about traditional male roles rages on in China

Three years ago, a BBC documentary that explored Chinese educational methodologies, Are Our Kids Tough Enough? Chinese School, sparked debate in the UK. Now a new slang term that describes changes in modern men's lifestyles has caused people in China to ask: Are our men manly enough?
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/8 18:03:39

US tourism to take hit amid trade tensions with China

Tourism experts warn that the booming US tourism industry may take a hit by the escalating trade tensions between the United States and China.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/8 17:28:59

Festival for foreign aid

Pop legend Janet Jackson and fast-rising rapper Cardi B will headline the Global Citizen festival in New York to rally support for preserving international aid to eradicate extreme poverty.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/8 16:43:39

Warner Music to pay artists after selling Spotify stake

Major music label Warner said on Tuesday it would give back $126 million to artists after it sold its stake in streaming leader Spotify.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/8 16:33:40

Popular Chinese boy group TFBoys to release new single 'That Best Year'

One of China's hottest boy bands, the three-member TFBoys, announced on Chinese social media platform Sina Weibo on Tuesday that they will release their newest single "Zui Hao De Na Nian" ("That Best Year") on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/8 16:33:39

French volunteers repair old house in Fujian Province

Emilie Lagneau spent her first two weeks in China repairing an ancient house in a remote mountain village in the eastern province of Fujian.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/8 16:28:39

BBC National Orchestra of Wales to tour China

BBC National Orchestra of Wales (BBC NOW) will tour China from Dec. 15 to 21, offering five concerts in four cities aimed at fostering creative collaborations between China and Wales, the orchestra announced Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/8 6:20:26

Robert Redford retiring from acting at 81

Robert Redford, the screen legend and Oscar winner, has announced that he's retiring from acting at the grand old age of 81, with upcoming movie The Old Man & The Gun his last gig in front of the camera.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/7 17:58:39

Exhibition focusing on the empresses of China's Qing Dynasty to debut at Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, US

An exhibition to explore the role of empresses during China's last dynasty - the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) will be on view starting on August 18 at the Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) in Salem, Massachusetts.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/7 17:53:40