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Twin Chinese comic artists You Ling discuss their sibling success


Love, hatred, shared memories of growing up and a lifetime of understanding and support… for many this is what defines a sibling relationship. In the Chinese mainland, this has become ...

Tibet's largest joint archaeological excavation to explore region's ancient civilizations

Chinese archaeologists from across the country have recently embarked on a joint archaeological project in the Tibet Autonomous Region's Ngari Prefecture - the largest operation of its kind that the region has ever seen.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/2 17:08:39

US food authors pen book about culinary adventures in China

Howie Southworth and his friend Greg Matza, two bestselling food authors and devoted foodies from the US, have been eating their way through China for over two decades. Soon after their culinary journeys began, both fell in love with the country's street food.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/2 17:03:39

Chinese box office in July hits all-time high

Box office sales in China reached 6.96 billion yuan (1.02 billion US dollars) in July, making the month the highest-earning July of all time in the national film market, China Film News reported Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/2 13:39:53

Kim Dong-yoon, K-pop boy band idol, passes away at age 20

A member of rookie K-pop boy band Spectrum, Kim Dong-yoon, dies on Friday at the age of 20. With the cause of death still unknown, many fans have begun speculating that the young rising star succumbed to overwork.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/1 17:18:40

Idol Cai Xukun's 20th birthday top trending topic on Chinese social media

Cai Xukun, a key member of Chinese popular boy band Nine Percent, celebrates his big 20th birthday on Thursday. In the build up to the day, fans of the idol have been expressing their love and support for the young star, pushing the topic to the top of the trending topics list on Chinese social media.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/1 17:18:39

Wintour stays in Vogue

Glossy magazine empire Conde Nast on Tuesday quashed months of rumors about the impending departure of Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour, declaring that the magazine's 30-year veteran was staying "indefinitely."
Source: AFP | 2018/8/1 17:13:40

Online feud sparks discussion about use of hip-hop slang in China

Canadian-Chinese rapper Kris Wu released a new hip-hop diss track on Tuesday as part of an ongoing online feud with users of Chinese sports platform Hupu.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/1 17:13:39

New US series spotlights Trayvon Martin killing

The killing of Trayvon Martin, a black teenager who went to a Florida store for Skittles but was shot dead by a neighborhood watch volunteer, inflamed the US in 2012.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/1 17:08:40

Chinese village youth chase their dreams behind the curtain

At first glance, Huichang county in East China's Jiangxi Province may not seem like a place with a bustling cultural scene, but on hot summer nights, residents pack the local theater.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/1 17:08:40

World's first intertidal art gallery opens in Maldives

An intertidal art gallery filled with around 30 sculptures that will act as a habitat for coral and other marine species was opened recently in the Maldives, local media reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/1 14:01:46

'Mission: Impossible – Fallout' to make August debut in Chinese mainland

The latest film in Tom Cruise's Hollywood spy franchise, Mission: Impossible - Fallout, will debut in Chinese mainland cinemas on August 31, the film's Chinese distributors announced on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/31 18:17:52

Electropop group The XX close tour in festival style

With a sparse, melancholic take on electropop that drives stories of loneliness, The XX makes music that may sound more suited to an intimate club, or bedroom, than the open air.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/31 18:17:52

S.Korean street food show to introduce country's unique food culture overseas

The producers behind popular South Korean TV shows Youn's Kitchen and Will This Do Well Locally? are joining hands to produce a brand new program combining elements of both shows: Why is There a Food Truck - Borderless Food Truck.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/31 18:13:40