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Chinese graffiti artist beautifies cities despite destruction of his works


Qi Xinghua continues to paint deserted walls and buildings in China’s cities, despite his work being constantly under threat by municipal cleanup crews charged with "tidying up the city’s appearance.”

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Source: Global Times | 2017/3/22 18:48:39

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Source: Global Times | 2017/3/22 18:43:40

Horoscope

Happy birthday: Be as careful as possible when it comes to implementing plans at work today. Take extra time to go over your projects in minute detail before you present them. You may risk more than failure if you let some careless mistakes slip through. Your lucky numbers: 3, 5, 9, 13, 19.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/22 18:38:39

Chinese graffiti artist beautifies cities despite destruction of his works

Qi Xinghua continues to paint deserted walls and buildings in China’s cities, despite his work being constantly under threat by municipal cleanup crews charged with "tidying up the city’s appearance.”
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2017/3/22 18:08:54

Rainy day fashion

It was supposed to be a brave new frontier: an outdoor catwalk show with a Buddhist temple and Tokyo's famed telecommunications tower glittering in the background. Until it chucked it down on Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2017/3/22 18:08:39

Ancient Chinese ritual vessels gain in popularity and set records at overseas auctions

Four ancient Chinese bronzes created quite a buzz among global treasure hunters when they sold for more than $125 million in total at a Christie's auction in New York on Friday. One wine vessel in particular sold for $37 million, setting a new record for the sale of an archaic bronze.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/22 18:03:39

Green shoots of environmental progress as pandas come home

Deep in the mountains of Wolong National Nature Reserve in southwest China, forest ranger Duan Minggao patrols a plantation frequented by giant pandas.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/22 7:54:54

Ivanka Trump has White House office

President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka now has an office at the White House, although she will not be a government employee, an administration official told AFP on Monday.
Source: AFP | 2017/3/21 22:48:39

Time served?

A judge said Monday he would issue a written ruling on whether fugitive filmmaker Roman Polanski can return to the US without fear of being jailed for having sex with a minor.
Source: AFP | 2017/3/21 17:38:39

Learning Chinese

Chat attack warm man 暖男
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/21 17:18:39

Crossword

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Source: Global Times | 2017/3/21 17:08:39

Horoscope

Happy birthday: If you feel that you have reached a bottleneck when it comes to your career, it might be time to strike out in a new direction. Set some time aside to contemplate your future and what you want to do with your life. Your lucky numbers: 1, 3, 8, 12, 17.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/21 17:03:39

Norway world’s ‘happiest country’

Norway displaced Denmark as the world's happiest country in a new report released on Monday that called on nations to build social trust and equality to improve the well-being of their citizens.
Source: Reuters | 2017/3/20 21:58:39