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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 ...

Earliest animal footprints found in China

Chinese and American paleontologists reported on Wednesday in the journal Science Advances the discovery of earliest animal fossil footprint ever found.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/7 9:55:15

Young Chinese American writer tells forgotten WWII history in fantasy setting

Not a single copy of The Poppy War was left, even for Rebecca F. Kuang herself, after a signing event at BookCon 2018 held in Javits Center over the weekend.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/7 9:53:45

Chinese artist shines brightly at int'l art festival in Ukraine

"I would like to share my culture with Ukrainian artists and art lovers and let them know more about China and its paintings," Qi Shaoting, an artist representing China, told Xinhua at the 2nd international plein air art festival "The Best Artist" in central Ukraine.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/7 9:45:37

China's video game industry sees huge spike in female players

The number of female video game players in China grew prominently over the past year thanks to the immense success of hit mobile games including Travel Frog and Love and Producer, according to a report released by the Chinese game industry data platform CNG in late May.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/6 18:03:39

Scans reveal newsprint, second painting under famous Picasso

Infrared imaging technology has helped peel back the layers of a Pablo Picasso painting on display in Japan, and revealed a page from a 1902 newspaper and another composition below.
Source: AFP | 2018/6/6 17:58:39

Atlanta-set 'Superfly' leads blaxploitation revival

With their fast cars, furs and fedoras, the heroes of 1970s "blaxploitation" are making a comeback on the big screen as Hollywood indulges its endless addiction to cinematic nostalgia.
Source: AFP | 2018/6/6 17:53:39

Archeologists discover ancient Chinese Wuzhu coins in Korean tomb in North Gyeongsang Province, S.Korea

A team of South Korean archaeologist have unearthed three dagger-axes decorated with 26 ancient Chinese Wuzhu coins in a tomb in Kyongsan, a city in South Korea's North Gyeongsang Province.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/6 17:38:40

'Look Away': Songwriter sued over Chicago hit

Thirty years after the band Chicago hit No.1 with the ballad "Look Away," a man who was just a teen back then is suing to say that he wrote the song.
Source: AFP | 2018/6/6 17:38:39

Australian play closed in Beijing, allegedly for sexual, violent content

The performance next week of a play by one of Australia's best-known playwrights at a Beijing theater festival has been called off, and organizers told the Global Times on Wednesday that the reason was its sexual language and violent content.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/6 16:48:39

Across China: Ancient Afghan treasures tour China

A collection of 231 Afghan artifacts from the National Museum of Afghanistan is on display in central China's Henan Province, the fourth leg of the Afghan treasures' China tour.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/6 16:40:34

Famous Broadway musical set to tour Chinese mainland this summer

"You missed out on the best part of me. The part that made me who I am today," sang Jos N. Banks as the drag queen "Lola" at the Beijing Tianqiao Performing Arts Center on Friday. Dressed in a glittering red skirt and matching boots, Lola is one of the main characters in the famous Broadway Musical Kinky Boots.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/5 18:08:39

NOFX apologize for shooting remarks

Punk rockers NOFX have apologized as they faced a backlash for making light of last year's mass shooting at a country music festival in Las Vegas.
Source: AFP | 2018/6/5 18:03:39

Children's play performance season to bring the fun to stages in Beijing this summer

A performance season for children's plays will bring 25 stage shows to 16 theaters throughout Beijing until August 31, the season's organizers announced in a press release on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/5 17:43:39