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ALLEYWAY TO HISTORY

Temples, memorial archways and ancient, gray houses-in the bustling city of Nanning, a historical district easily catches the public eye with its nostalgic impression.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/24 23:45:59

Thailand invites Chinese tourists to record-breaking sticky rice mango feast

Some 10,000 Chinese tourists attended a feast in Thailand that has broken the Guinness World Record for the biggest sticky rice mango banquet ever.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/23 21:33:41

China's tourism to France sees upgrade with stronger focus on travel experience and convenience

China's tourism consumption is currently undergoing a major upgrade and many tourist destinations in the Paris region are serving as a new magnet for attracting Chinese tourists, a French tourism official has said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/23 21:33:40

Israel opens new airport to boost Eilat resort city

Israel opened a new international airport outside its Red Sea resort of Eilat on Monday, hoping to boost winter tourism from Europeans and provide an alternative for times of conflict to its main gateway in Tel Aviv.
Source: Reuters | 2019/1/23 21:28:40

Saudi Arabia eyes billions of dollars in entertainment investments

Saudi Arabia said on Tuesday it expects billions of dollars to be pumped into a nascent state-backed entertainment sector and is eyeing dozens of Western acts, including an exhibition NBA basketball game and a Spanish-style running of the bulls.
Source: Reuters | 2019/1/23 21:23:40

Comic adaptation 'Yanshifan: New Youth' to come to BTV

Starring pop stars Huang Zitao and Yiyang Qianxi, TV series Yanshifan: New Youth will come to Beijing Television (BTV) this year, the show's production company announced at a press conference in Beijing on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/23 19:38:41

Michelin boosts female chefs in 2019 guide

An unprecedented number of restaurants run by female chefs won plaudits in the new French edition of the Michelin food guide released on Monday, as the guardians of haute cuisine sought to address a glaring gender imbalance.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/23 19:38:39

Mexico celebrates as 'Roma' grabs 10 Oscar nominations

Mexicans celebrated on Tuesday as Roma grabbed 10 Oscar nominations - none more exuberantly than the film's breakout star, Yalitza Aparicio, who melted hearts and went viral with her ecstatic reaction to her best actress nomination.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/23 19:23:45

Shyamalan's 'Glass' shatters N.American box office

Glass, a superhero thriller both financed and directed by M. Night Shyamalan, shattered the North American box office over the holiday weekend, taking in $46.5 million, industry watcher Exhibitor Relations said on Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/23 19:03:40

Academy Award nominations: All the fun facts and figures

The nominations for the 91st Oscars were announced on Tuesday, with Roma and The Favourite leading the pack.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/23 18:53:40

Marcel Azzola, accordionist who played with Brel, dies at 91

French accordionist Marcel Azzola, who played with greats including Jacques Brel and Edith Piaf, has passed away at the age of 91, his partner said.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/22 18:33:40

The worst of 2018

John Travolta's mob movie flop Gotti and US President Donald Trump were nominated on Monday for the Razzie Awards for the worst films of 2018 after a year that organizers called full of disasters - both on and off screen.
Source: Reuters | 2019/1/22 18:28:40

Chinese film about a village couple wins award at Indian festival

Chinese film Red Flower and Green Leaves won the Silver Sparrow for Best International Feature at the New Deli Diorama International Film Festival on Sunday, the film's producer announced on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/22 18:13:40