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Oscar-winning 'Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse' comes to Chinese streaming platforms

Coproduced by Columbia Pictures and Sony Pictures Animation in association with Marvel Entertainment, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse began showing on Chinese streaming platforms, including iQiyi, Tencent Video and Youku, on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/24 16:38:29

China issues circular on state-level cultural heritage protection

Local authorities across the country are to take up primary responsibility in the establishment and management of "state reserves of cultural ecology," according to a circular released by China's Ministry of Culture and Tourism.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/21 18:58:40

New Chinese food documentary captures overseas audiences' attention after Netflix debut

No matter where you go, it's easy to see that China is well-known for its yummy and diverse dishes. Chinese restaurants can be found in almost every corner in the world. However, there are many dishes and types of cuisine that people outside of China may not be familiar with. Chinese director and producer Chen Xiaoqing is looking to change that with his new mouth-watering foodie docu-series, which is now streaming on Netflix.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/21 18:48:40

Dental care draws Russian tourists to China's border city of Hunchun

Apart from kung pao chicken and dumplings, Russian tourists visiting China have yet another reason to keep their mouths busy, by visiting Chinese dental clinics.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/21 18:13:40

Mandarin Oriental opens new luxury hotel in Wangfujing, Beijing

The luxury hotel market in Beijing saw a new competitor join the fray as the Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group opened its first hotel in China's capital city on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/21 18:08:41

Paris ties Singapore, Hong Kong as world's priciest cities on Economist Intelligence Unit list

Paris has climbed to the top of the world's priciest city for expatriates, tied first with Singapore and Hong Kong according to a survey on Tuesday that named the capital of strife-torn Venezuela as the cheapest.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/21 18:08:40

Lijiang, One of China's top tourist cities strengthens cultural protection

Every day, He Runyuan explains what happiness is to hundreds of tourists.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/21 17:58:40

Singapore's migrant workers turn to poetry

In dorms on Singapore's fringes or employers' backrooms, a growing number of migrant workers are using poetry to shed light on their hidden struggles and reconnect with their roots.
Source: Reuters | 2019/3/18 17:42:48

Media and tech giants queue up to challenge Netflix

Some of the biggest names in media and tech are gearing up to move into streaming, in what could be a major challenge to market leader Netflix.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/17 16:23:39

Jiaodong folk paper-cutting exhibition kicks off tour of Europe

Organized by the Yantai Art Museum, an exhibition of Jiaodong folk paper-cutting art opened at the Foyer Gallery at the University of Leeds' School of Design on Monday, catching the attention of many local residents, students and teachers.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/13 17:48:41

Esteemed Prefecture: New exhibition at Beijing's Capital Museum delves into glorious history of Ji'an, Jiangxi Province

When visitors stepped inside the exhibition hall on the third floor of Beijing's Capital Museum on Saturday, the first thing they saw were four Chinese characters shimmering on a white silk-like screen in front of a forest of green bamboo that contrasted heavily with the purple lights that shined on the ground.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/7 19:43:40

Ninety-year-old noodle vendor helps keep foodie culture alive

Leong Yuet Meng cannot walk more than 10 meters without assistance. Yet, the frail 90-year-old still runs a wonton noodle stall in downtown Singapore, selling at least 200 bowls on any given day.
Source: Reuters | 2019/3/7 16:48:40

Hong Kong fur exporters hang hopes on a recovering global market

It was less a traditional fashion show than it was a concert that left some space for models to show off the latest designs. With a live band at the center of the catwalk, the Fur Gala Hong Kong 2019 on February 15 saw new designs and outfits from various fur makers in Hong Kong.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/28 18:43:40

Sea-ing is believing in Krabi, Thailand

Krabi, the picturesque southernmost province of Thailand, is not just another sun-soaked, white sand beach holiday destination. While there are numerous popular beaches boasting clear skies and azure waters around the world, some seemingly banal but appealing features give this coastal getaway an alluring charm that you won't soon forget.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/28 18:38:40

Nature, history and art in Iran

Exotic, mysterious and home to one of the world's oldest continuous civilizations, Iran, officially the Islamic Republic of Iran, is an attractive destination for many across the globe.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/28 18:23:40

Melissa McCarthy wins worst-actress Razzie, but there's a silver lining

Actress and comedian Melissa McCarthy might hope there's truth in the saying that "all publicity is good publicity" now that she has won "Razzie" awards as worst actress for not one but two movies.
Source: AFP | 2019/2/24 17:43:39

Brits present Ferragamo, Cavalli shows

British designers on Saturday presented fashion collections for two Italian houses at Milan fashion week, with one inspired by shoes as key items, and the other by tiger motifs.
Source: AFP | 2019/2/24 17:33:40

Libya's ancient ruins blighted by theft and destruction, shunned by tourists

Graffiti covers the walls of a Greek amphitheater in Cyrene and an ancient ruined city in eastern Libya now struggling with neglect, vandals and illegal confiscation of land by locals.
Source: Reuters | 2019/2/21 19:23:40