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Liaoning aircraft carrier merchandise aims to promote China’s naval culture


China's first aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, made a big splash when it pulled into Hong Kong earlier in July, its first trip to the city. Perhaps looking to remember the ...

Winter is here: HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’ kicks off season seven with cameo by pop sensation Ed Sheeran

Game of Thrones returned for its season seven premiere Sunday, ending a longer-than-usual wait for fans.
Source: AFP | 2017/7/18 16:58:39

‘Apes’ swings to top

War for the Planet of the Apes won this weekend's battle of the box office in North America, riding on strong reviews and ever more natural-looking apes to take $56.3 million.
Source: AFP | 2017/7/18 16:53:39

People enjoy torch festival in southwest China's Sichuan

People dance around a bonfire during the torch festival of the Yi ethnic group in Zhaojue County, southwest China's Sichuan Province, July 17, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/18 15:23:47

Hindu women offer prayers on Shrawan Somvar in Kathmandu, Nepal

A Hindu woman offers prayers on Shrawan Somvar at Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu, Nepal, July 17, 2017. Mondays or Somvar in the month of Shrawan are considered auspicious for Hindu women as they fast and offer prayers to Lord Shiva for the long and prosperous life for their husbands or chance to find a good one.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/18 15:22:32

Traditional worship fair held in NW China's Qinghai

A man performs a dance during a fair in Guomari Village, Tongren County, northwest China's Qinghai Province, July 16, 2017. Local residents of Tibetan and Tu ethnic groups held a traditional worship fair that has more than 1,400 years of history.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/18 15:21:23

TV series highlights China's reform under Xi's leadership

Chinese State television on Monday began airing a political documentary that features the achievements of reforms led by the Communist Party of China.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/18 0:03:40

Zheng Gao shares his passion for the art of handcrafted Chinese folding fans

The first people to develop foldable handheld fans probably never imagined their invention would go on to represent the culture of a nation. In a similar vein, fan maker Zheng Gao also never imagined he would become an important inheritor of traditional Chinese foldable fan culture.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/17 17:58:39

Quebec underground, a new look at prog rock

If the progressive rockers who briefly dominated the cultural landscape in the 1970s were just getting started today, how would they sound? Perhaps like the band Atsuko Chiba.
Source: AFP | 2017/7/17 17:03:39

Rapper Jay-Z extends record for No.1 albums – one week late

Rap mogul Jay-Z on Sunday extended his record as the solo artist with the most No.1 US albums, after a one-week delay when his Tidal streaming service declined to release album data.
Source: AFP | 2017/7/17 16:58:39

Undying legacy

US filmmaker George A. Romero, whose 1968 cult classic Night of the Living Dead spawned the zombie movie genre, died on Sunday aged 77.
Source: AFP | 2017/7/17 16:58:39

BBC television unveils British actress Jodie Whitaker as first female ‘Doctor Who’

British actress Jodie Whittaker was unveiled Sunday as the first woman to play Doctor Who, telling fans of the cult BBC science fiction series they should "not be scared by my gender."
Source: AFP | 2017/7/17 16:53:39

Today Art Museum’s looks to the future with new science-focused exhibition

Science and technology have not only made great contributions to the development of humanity, it has also made great strides when it comes to art.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/17 16:53:39

Ethnic embroidery show in SW China's Yunnan

A woman of Yi ethnic group shows the embroidery to a tourist in Yiren Ancient Town in Chuxiong Yi Autonomous Prefecture, southwest China's Yunnan Province, July 16, 2017. More than 60 folk embroidery workers gathered in Chuxiong for an ethnic embroidery show on Sunday. With typical Yi ethnic style, they embroider the clothes with images of plants and animals.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/17 13:50:54