Closer traditional stage cooperation helps foster China-Vietnam friendship

When two heavily made-up Chinese men were fighting with each other fiercely yet quietly in the darkness, using machetes and bare hands on stage in Vietnam on Thursday night, the ...

To the rescue

Liang Huiqiong had been worried about her son's education, until she met the officials from the Chinese Embassy in Australia, who came to Darwin to help people like her.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/26 18:13:39

Senior citizens embrace mobile payment apps

For more than a decade, Ma Wansheng ran a small food stand in a night market in Lanzhou, capital city of Northwest China's Gansu Province, providing local snacks for people working overtime or hitting the bar.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/26 18:08:40

Chinese dance production 'The Heavenly Road' debuts at Minzu Theater in Beijing

The Heavenly Road, the latest dance production from the China Ethnic Song & Dance Ensemble, debuted at Beijing's Minzu Theater on Saturday night.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/26 18:08:40

France pushes into world of whisky-making

In recent years, Japan stunned traditional whisky-makers Scotland, Ireland, and the US by exploding onto the international market and winning over connoisseurs of the tipple long considered an exclusive dominion.
Source: AFP | 2018/11/26 18:08:39

Antique collector turns guest house into small museum in Syria's Sweida

Esmat Zain al-Deen has turned his guest house into a small museum for developing the hobby of collecting antiques about the history of his ancestors in Syria's southern province of Sweida.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/26 11:09:34

Chinese spokespersons discuss press innovation in new era

Spokespersons of China's central and local Party and government agencies as well as centrally-administered enterprises gathered in Beijing Sunday to discuss the development and innovation of the press sector.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/25 22:30:22

First-ever Chinese-Greek stage play wows audiences in Athens with adapted version of classic revenge story

After the premiere of his stage play The Orphan of Zhao at the National Theatre of Greece in Athens on Sunday, director Wang Xiaoying posted some photos of the show on WeChat along with a message that said that the Greek audience was "shocked" by the show.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/25 18:43:40

Traditional Chinese lantern festival kicks off Eastern European tour in Lithuania

An oriental lantern festival kicked off at northern Lithuania's Pakruojis Manor on Saturday night, showcasing more than 20 thematic installations of lights made by Chinese craftsmen.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/25 18:23:39

Beijing seminar explores the art of curation at recent 2018 China International Import Expo

A group of Chinese artists sat down for a seminar held in Beijing on Friday to discuss the arrangement and display of artworks at the 2018 China International Import Expo (CIIE), which concluded in Shanghai on November 10.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/25 18:18:40

Returning memories

The debate over the restitution of thousands of African cultural artifacts from France has become heated, but in West Africa conservators prefer to call it "collaboration" and are preparing for their return.
Source: AFP | 2018/11/25 18:13:40

Japan's 'ama' grannies cling to their freediving fishing tradition

A group of Japanese grannies emerges from a boat returning to shore. Clad in black wetsuits and bubbling with energy, they are part of a dwindling community of “ama” – freediving fisherwomen.
Source: AFP | 2018/11/25 18:13:39

Readers' seminar on Xi's book on governance held in Madrid

The China-Spain readers' seminar on the book "Xi Jinping: The Governance of China" was held here Thursday, days before the scheduled state visit to the country by Chinese President Xi Jinping.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/25 17:52:36

Symposium on China-Latin America Cooperation held in E. China

A symposium on the cooperation between China and Latin-America was held Sunday in Hefei, capital of east China's Anhui Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/25 17:45:49