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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 ...

Tai Chi gets popular in fast-paced New York

Tai chi, an ancient Chinese martial art that is often referred to as "moving meditation," is getting popular in fast-paced New York City and neighboring areas.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/10 8:10:54

1,000-year-old straw patchwork art sees revival

As farmers in Sanfutan town in central China's Hubei Province were busy harvesting wheat, Deng Youpu and his son Deng Xiaojun eyed something else: wheat straw.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/10 6:20:18

Disney's Marvel Studios presents hero show in Singapore

The hero characters from the Marvel Studios under the Disney brand were on display from Saturday at the ArtScience Museum of Singapore.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/10 0:26:57

11 Chinese universities enter global top 100 in latest QS rankings

A total of 11 Chinese academic institutions have been included in the global top 100 of the fifteenth edition of the QS World University Rankings, which was recently released by QS Quacquarelli Symonds, a higher education analyst firm.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/9 9:03:29

Nanjing Massacre exhibition opens in Prague

A Chinese historical exhibition entitled "Common Witness: The Rape of Nanking or Nanjing Massacre" opened Thursday at the National House Smichov.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/8 12:26:06

A guide to Zongzi, a traditional Dragon Boat Festival snack

Believe or not, Zongzi, the palm-sized snack made of glutinous rice wrapped in reed leaves, is one of the few traditional Chinese dishes that have the power to “divide” the country.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/8 0:03:40

Forbidden City's 'relic hospital' opens for trial run

Forbidden City's "Hospital for Cultural Relics" is expected to open to the public for a trial run on Saturday after a related documentary went viral in China that sparked an online frenzy for relic repair work.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/7 23:13:41

Veteran Chinese diplomat Fu Ying releases new book exploring China's role on the world stage in the 21st century

What does the rise of China mean for the world? What is the future order in the world and what is China's role in it? How will China shape and be shaped by the world? These questions are often asked by various media outlets and experts around the globe. Now, a new book by a veteran Chinese diplomat is looking to answer them.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/7 17:53:40

Hollywood plans biopic for reggae great Bob Marley

The story of Bob Marley, the Jamaican superstar who in his short life brought reggae into the global mainstream, is set to become a Hollywood biopic.
Source: AFP | 2018/6/7 17:48:40

Indie rockers start streaming site for outtakes

Indie rockers The National and Bon Iver on Wednesday unveiled the latest entrant into the streaming universe - a site for musicians to post their outtakes hassle-free.
Source: AFP | 2018/6/7 17:48:39

11th Beijing Dance Festival to bring overseas modern dance programs to the capital

One of the country's biggest and most influential annual modern dance events, the 11th Beijing Dance Festival, is set to come to the capital from July 19 to 31, the event's organizers announced at a press conference held in Beijing on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/7 17:43:40

Anti-corruption drama to be staged at Meilanfang Theater

An anti-corruption play about Yu Haihe, a model example of a government official, will be staged on Friday and Saturday nights at Beijing's Meilanfang Theater as part of the ongoing Grassroots Troupes Performing Season.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/7 17:43:40

Anticipation in China high for Friday debut of Indian film 'Toilet: A Love Story'

Indian comedy drama Toilet-Ek Prem Katha (Toilet: A Love Story) will become the fifth Indian film to be imported into the Chinese mainland when it hits theaters on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/7 17:38:39