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Po Wu: Fifth day of Chinese New Year


The fifth day of the traditional Chinese lunar year can be summed up in one word: poverty.

Village museums built to preserve histories, nostalgia

In a newly built museum, 37-year-old Mu Dongliang is looking at a black and white photo. The building in the photo reminds him of the school he worked for in the 1990s.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/4 10:04:38

Greek young innovator gives second life to dead leaves of sea grass

Hundreds of tons of dead leaves of sea grass are washed up on Greek shores each year. Most of them end up in landfills as waste.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/4 9:17:41

Old Kingdom Pharaonic tomb discovered in Egypt's Giza

An Egyptian archaeological mission has discovered an Old Kingdom tomb of a lady called "Hetpet" who was a top official in the royal palace during the end of the Fifth Dynasty, according to Egyptian authorities Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/4 8:34:56

BBC National Orchestra of Wales announces 2018 tour to China

BBC National Orchestra of Wales announced Thursday that it will tour China in December 2018, giving a series of concerts with principal guest conductor Zhang Xian.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/2 9:25:33

Chinese director recounts how his movie on child beggars was cut to be released

After struggling for a decade to finish his trilogy, award-winning director Li Yang finally saw the release of Blind Way nationwide in China.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/1 18:43:40

Weinstein wife's label Marchesa cancels New York runway show

Marchesa, the fashion label co-owned by Harvey Weinstein's estranged wife Georgina Chapman and famous for clothing Hollywood starlets, has cancelled its runway show at New York Fashion Week, just months after his downfall for alleged rape and sexual assault.
Source: AFP | 2018/2/1 18:33:40

Robin Bell projects 'cathartic' messages onto Trump hotel

Robin Bell, multimedia artist and Donald Trump foe, regularly projects messages onto the facade of Trump International Hotel in Washington to "visually" denounce the American president's policies.
Source: AFP | 2018/2/1 18:33:39

Historic French fashion label Paul Poiret revived

The historic French fashion label Paul Poiret has been resurrected and will show its first collection in nearly nine decades at Paris fashion week next month, the brand said.
Source: AFP | 2018/2/1 18:23:41

Pop divas hit back

New Zealand pop prodigy Lorde has thanked her fans for supporting female musicians, as artists hit back amid controversy that the Grammy Awards neglected women - a spat fueled by comments from the Recording Academy's president seen as disparaging.
Source: AFP | 2018/2/1 18:23:40

Republic Records chief on leave over harassment allegations

The head of Republic Records, one of the biggest music labels whose acts include Ariana Grande, Lorde and The Weeknd, was placed on leave on Wednesday after sexual harassment allegations.
Source: AFP | 2018/2/1 18:23:40

Placido Domingo sees market for classical music in China

Spanish tenor Placido Domingo has said that China will see a boom in its classical music market.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/1 17:49:05

Chinese entertainment shows find homegrown style

China's online network shows like Running Man, Go Fighting and Chinese Restaurant are instantly recognizable as diluted imitations of a lively entertainment scene that thrives across the Yellow Sea, south of Korean Peninsula.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/1 16:03:39

Singapore durian-themed restaurant serves pungent, winning combo

A Singapore eatery centered on a pungent tropical fruit has caught a whiff of success as patrons flock to the cafe for a bite of its exotic offerings.
Source: AFP | 2018/1/31 22:08:35