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China's national pull-up competition is officially underway

China's national pull-up competition, known as Up-China, was officially launched on August 10 at the General Administration of Sport. According to the official release, the competition will kick off in ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/14 18:58:40

China Overseas Cup kicks off in Qingdao

The China Overseas Cup, also dubbed the Electronic Sport China Cup West Coast International E-sports Tournament and the West Coast International Digital Entertainment Carnival, opened in Qingdao, Shandong Province on ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/14 18:58:40

The Ritz-Carlton and Hearst Magazine collaborate on innovative short film series

The Ritz-Carlton recently announced a global collaboration with Hearst Magazines Digital Media on "The Stay," a groundbreaking digital campaign that explores the infinite possibilities offered by a stay at The ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/14 18:53:40

Tips for expats

Moving across the world to a place that is completely foreign in language, customs and day-to-day life is challenging.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/14 18:43:39

Word matters

“As soon as I stepped into the subway carriage, a kind person saw me with the badge and gave me his seat immediately.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/14 18:38:39

What Chinese want

As a journalist increasingly focusing on video production for social media, this summer's cinema season has taught me an important lesson about the Chinese audience.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/14 18:33:39

Meitu launches contemporary art exhibition

The launch ceremony of the MT Logo art exhibition dubbed the "real me" took place at 798 Art District on August 8 and the exhibit will last until August 14. ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/14 12:03:39

Huawei becomes second-largest smart phone manufacturer

Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG) announced on August 3 its business results for the first half of 2018. The company reported solid growth, with global smart phone shipments at over ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/13 18:18:39

Signing of the convention on the Caspian Sea's legal status affirms China's B&R initiative

The heads of the five Caspian Sea states from Russia, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Iran and Turkmenistan signed the Convention on the Legal Status of the Caspian Sea in the port city ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/13 18:08:39

Tiantan uncles

Six years ago when Yu Songwang was passing by Tiantan Park in Beijing, he was immediately fascinated by the difficult exercise movements he saw the senior citizens doing there. Little ...
Source: Agencies – Global Times | 2018/8/13 17:43:47

Mexican Gastronomic Festival kicks off in September

The Beijing Marriott Hotel Northeast, in cooperation with the Mexican Embassy in Beijing will launch a Mexican Gastronomic Festival that will last for one week from September 11 to 17. ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/13 17:18:39

Word matters

“He promised he would pay me back after receiving the gold. Sadly, I trusted him.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/13 15:43:39

Come rain or shine

With the broadcast of Story of Yanxi Palace, a Chinese TV series set against the history of the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), more and more soup opera fans are visiting the ...
Source: Agencies – Global Times | 2018/8/12 0:03:40

Word matters

“Both of the guns have been used. I once shot them at the wall in my home. Making guns is a hobby of mine. ”
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/12 0:03:40

Women's football in China

Well, football in China is a thing, but does such a thing as women's football in China even exist? As I got to know, it does exist, and it's actually ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/12 0:03:40

UNDP hosts regional forum on youth leadership, innovation and entrepreneurship

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in collaboration with All-China Youth Federation, kicked off the Asia-Pacific Forum on Youth Leadership, Innovation and Entrepreneurship on August 2 in Beijing. The Forum ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/12 0:03:39

Renewable energy power plant opens in Beijing's sub-center

A renewable energy power plant went into operation in Tongzhou District, Beijing's subsidiary administrative center, on Wednesday. The power plant can dispose of 2,250 tonnes of garbage daily with its ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/9 18:16:41

Cyber security conference to be held in Beijing

Chinese and foreign Internet experts will gather in Beijing next month for an annual meeting to introduce and share the latest cybersecurity technologies and methods.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/9 18:16:13