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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.

Chinese social media reacts to Disney's Mulan trailer

Disney released the first official trailer for its live-action Mulan during the halftime of the FIFA Women's World Cup soccer final on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/8 16:33:39

Portugual welcomes UNESCO's decision to inscribe two of its sites on World Heritage List

Portuguese leaders on Sunday welcomed the decision of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to add two of the country's archeologist sites to the list of World Cultural Heritage.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/8 14:57:07

Floods force Mogao Grottoes closure

World cultural heritage site the Mogao Grottoes, located in the Gobi Desert in Northwest China's Gansu Province, closed Sunday due to floods caused by rare and heavy rainfall in the region.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/7 23:15:52

Two new additions bring China's number of World Heritage Sites to 55

Friday and Saturday were full of surprises for Chinese, as two places in China were listed as UNESCO World Heritage sites.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/7 19:35:38

Chinese clay sculptor Yuan Xingliang keeps innovating

No matter what your nationality is or how old you are, a glimpse of Chinese sculptor Yuan Xingliang's Phoenix in the Autumn: the Moon Palace will take your breath away with its overwhelming beauty.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/7 17:58:39

Bossa nova pioneer Gilberto dead at 88

Joao Gilberto, the legendary Brazilian musician and songwriter who pioneered the lilting, melodious music known as bossa nova, has died, his son Joao Marcelo announced Saturday.
Source: AFP | 2019/7/7 17:28:40

Open Door to Art music festival kicks off in Beijing

The annual Open Door to Art festival kicked off on Friday at Beijing's Forbidden City Concert Hall with a concert staged by the Beijing Symphony Orchestra and conductor Tan Lihua.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/7 17:28:39

Chinese photographer holds photo exhibition on giant pandas in Thailand

"Pandas are amazing animals," said Chinese photographer Zhou Mengqi on Saturday at the opening ceremony of his two-day photo exhibition on the giant pandas held in Thailand's Chiang Mai Zoo.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/7 17:23:39

China's 'Hollywood' kicks off Aviation Week to boost tourism

Aviation Week kicked off in Hengdian Township, in East China's Zhejiang Province, on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/7 16:14:44

Chinese photographer holds photo exhibition on giant panda in Thailand

"Pandas are amazing animals," said Chinese photographer Zhou Mengqi on Saturday at the opening ceremony of his two-day photo exhibition on giant panda held in Thailand's Chiang Mai Zoo.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/7 11:04:18

Myanmar welcomes Bagan selected as world heritage site

Myanmar welcomes the ancient city of Bagan selected as the world heritage site with its people delightedly celebrating the event Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/7 9:09:10

Two more Czech sites added to World Heritage list

The stud farm at Kladruby nad Labem and the Erzgebirge/Krusnohori Mining Region have been listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites, according to local media report on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/7 8:53:37

Myanmar campaigns for Bagan to be included in 2019 UNESCO World Heritage list

Pagodas are seen in the ancient city of Bagan, Myanmar, July 5, 2019. Myanmar is campaigning for Bagan, an ancient city in the central part of the country, to be included in the 2019 UNESCO World Heritage list.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/6 13:09:46