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Indian film challenges India's traditional sanitary culture


The Bollywood production, Toilet: A Love Story, has raised quite a stink in China where it was recently released, sparking serious online discussion about sanitary conditions in the country's southern ...

Chinese vase found in attic sells for 16.2 million euros

An 18th-century Chinese vase forgotten for decades in a shoe box in a French attic sold for 16.2 million euros ($19 million) at Sotheby's in Paris on Tuesday – more than 30 times the estimate.
Source: AFP | 2018/6/13 16:28:39

Mega Chinese Cultural Exhibition enters Sri Lanka

A mega Chinese cultural exhibition titled "Silk Road Memory - NICE Choice Exhibition of Chinese Creative Cultural Products" kicked off in Sri Lankan capital Colombo on Tuesday, displaying China's popular culture such as Kung Fu.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/13 13:37:19

Indian PM posts physical fitness video on social media

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday posted on Twitter his physical fitness video showing his daily morning routine - doing some yoga poses, brisk walking and stretching exercises.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/13 12:31:49

China's love of wedding photography depicted in new documentary at Sydney Film Festival

A new documentary showcasing Chinas profound love of wedding photography will premiere at the Sydney Film Festival on Wednesday evening, with audiences buzzing about the behind-the-scenes look into the multi-billion dollar industry.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/13 11:41:53

Egyptian band in Israel musical wins big on Broadway

A heart-warming musical about an Egyptian band visiting an Israeli desert town triumphed on New York's Broadway late Sunday, sweeping the board with 10 Tony Awards, the highest honors in US theater.
Source: AFP | 2018/6/12 18:13:40

Veteran scholar Fu Pei-jung shares his opinions about modern Confucian studies in China and overseas

While Confucianism remains one of the world's most recognized icons of Chinese culture, the way many people today interpret the more than 2,000-year-old philosophy is biased, Taiwan scholar Fu Pei-jung said in a recent interview with the Global Times.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/12 18:03:40

Four Shanghai Youhug Media productions announced

Shanghai Youhug Media announced four TV drama series on Sunday: The White-haired Imperial Concubine, Nameless Detective, In The Name of People 2 and Uncle and Youth.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/12 17:18:39

12,000-yr-old rock painting found in NE China

Archaeologists have confirmed that a rock painting discovered in the Lesser Khingan Mountains in Northeast China's Heilongjiang Province dates back 12,000 years.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/12 17:13:43

US Rapper Kanye West ties first place streak with new album 'Ye'

Headline-grabbing rapper Kanye West has tied the record for the longest streak of albums to hit No.1 on the US chart with his latest release, Ye.
Source: AFP | 2018/6/12 17:13:41

'Incredibles 2' set to break records

After a glut of lucrative box office juggernauts from its Marvel Cinematic Universe, Disney is looking to break more records with Incredibles 2, the long-awaited return of a quirky animated superhero family.
Source: AFP | 2018/6/12 17:08:39

Village cash in on instant noodles, with challenges ahead

It has been almost 30 years, but Wang Hongbin from Nanjie, a village in central China's Henan Province, still has vivid memories of the day his instant noodles first went on sale.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/12 14:57:20

Chinese still find wedding ceremonies important: survey

A total of 70.6 percent of Chinese believe wedding ceremonies are still necessary, and 72 percent think they should be any couple's most important memory, a survey has showed.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/12 13:58:21

Chinese artists talk about art and technology at 'The Future Of' forum in Beijing

A group of Chinese artists and scholars including Hu Jieming, Lu Yang, and Xu Wenkai (also known as aaajiao) held a talk about art and technology at the "The Future Of" forum hosted by WF Central on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/11 18:08:39