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Liaoning aircraft carrier merchandise aims to promote China’s naval culture


China's first aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, made a big splash when it pulled into Hong Kong earlier in July, its first trip to the city. Perhaps looking to remember the ...

Street artist Alexandre 'Vhils' Farto comes to CAFA

Portuguese artist Alexandre Farto's Imprint exhibition made its debut at the Central Academy of Fine Arts Museum on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/9 17:58:40

Chinese concert drama ‘Xuanzang’s Pilgrimage’ debuts at Tianqiao Performing Arts Centre

A folk music production about renowned Tang Dynasty (618-907) monk Xuanzang's journey to India made its world premiere at the Tianqiao Performing Arts Centre in Beijing on Friday night.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/9 17:58:39

‘Death in the Ice’: an ill-fated expedition

A new major London exhibition aims to solve the 170 year-old mystery surrounding the disappearance of British explorer John Franklin in the Arctic's icy waters.
Source: AFP | 2017/7/9 17:53:39

Swiss museum readies for Nazi-era art trove show, seeks works’ heirs

A Swiss museum director preparing for a Nazi-era art collection's long-awaited public unveiling later this year said Friday that her goal remains finding heirs to any works that may have been looted from Jewish owners.
Source: AFP | 2017/7/9 15:53:39

Indian star Aamir Khan undisputed Bollywood champion

Three Indian actors sharing a surname have ruled Bollywood box offices across three decades, but the success of wrestling blockbuster Dangal means it's Aamir who's currently king of the Khans.
Source: AFP | 2017/7/9 15:53:39

Disney, Netease to create Chinese superhero

The Walt Disney Company and China's Internet company NetEase will work together to create a Chinese comics superhero, the two companies have announced.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/8 21:39:16

Smithsonian Folklife Festival marked in Washington

A circus performer performs during the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in Washington D.C., the United States on July 7, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/8 16:49:32

16th Chinese Bridge competition held in Santiago, Chile

Student Ignacia Carcamo performs during the Chinese Bridge 2017 contest, at the Great Hall of the Catholic University of Chile, in Santiago, capital of Chile, on July 7, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/8 16:44:00

Back from the brink

If there is anyone who is an authority on Père David's deer, known in Chinese as milu, it has to be Yang Guomei.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/7 0:45:09

Chinese mainland sees huge deficit between inbound and outbound tourists: report

Outbound tourism from the Chinese mainland has grown at an incredible rate since 2005, far outpacing the growth of inbound tourism, a report from think tank Center for China & Globalization (CCG) and travel giant Ctrip group revealed Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/6 19:28:39

Veteran Chinese-American artist regains his passion for a colorful world

Ding Shaoguang (widely known as Ting Shao Kuang in the West), the 79-year-old Chinese-American painter, has achieved quite a lot over the decades: founding the Yunnan school of painting, establishing himself as a world-renowned heavy-color painting artist and earning a reputation that has made him one of the most influential Chinese artists of today.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/6 18:48:39

Jailbird: Swiss collector sentenced to three years for filching feathers

A Swiss hawk enthusiast was sentenced on Wednesday to three years behind bars for stealing more than 10,000 bird feathers worth an estimated $6 million from European museums.
Source: AFP | 2017/7/6 18:13:39

Guangdong Luofugong Museum opens doors with CAFA exhibition

The Guangdong Luofugong Museum, a new private museum in Shunde, South China's Guangdong Province, opened to the public on Tuesday with a new exhibition from the Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA) in Beijing.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/6 17:48:40