Egyptian Minister of Antiquities shares new archaeological discoveries and seeks further cooperation with China

On Thursday, Minister of Antiquities of Egypt Khaled Elanani attended a media event at the Embassy of Egypt in Beijing to deliver a lecture on new archaeological discoveries and express his country's willingness to enhance cultural cooperation with China in the future.


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Source: Global Times | 2020/2/20 18:43:40


Happy birthday: Put more time and effort this weekend into accomplishing your professional goals. A personal situation that concerns you can be resolved without conflict so long as you are honest with yourself and others. Self-improvement will pay off. Your lucky numbers: 1, 3, 8, 14, 18.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/20 18:38:40


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Source: Global Times | 2020/2/20 18:28:40


Happy birthday: You will reach an important turning point today. Make sure you share your thoughts and feelings with those around you as their reaction will have an impact on your personal and professional future. Your lucky numbers: 2, 7, 9, 13, 16.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/20 18:23:40

Online learning platform sees smooth operation amid epidemic

A free online learning platform launched for China's primary and secondary school students studying at home during the outbreak of COVID-19 has seen good results since it was launched Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/2/20 18:13:40

From Chihuahua to Coachella, Mexico's Ed Maverick is averse to fame

A teenage troubadour who not long ago was drumming at church and performing at quinceaneras, Ed Maverick has had a year of dizzying success that will see him play the premier Coachella festival this spring.
Source: AFP | 2020/2/20 18:08:41

Chinese fans stunned after US star Tom Cruise 'dies'

Chinese fans went into a panic after a photo with the logo "BBC news" began circulating that said US star Tom Cruise "died" during an accident while filming. Fortunately, the hashtag Tom Cruise Has Died, which got 8.6 views on China's Twitter-like Sina Weibo, turned out to be a hoax that seems to have originated from a YouTube channel named "trending today," which previously has released videos claiming other celebrities such as Justin Beiber and Celine Dion had also "died."
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/20 14:58:40

Overseas presence of Chinese online literature growing

A report on the development of the Chinese online literature - in 2019 published on Tuesday noted that the overseas presence of Chinese online literature has been growing and more works are finding their way into the hands of foreign readers.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/19 18:43:43

No verdict as Weinstein rape trial jury ends day one deliberations

Jurors in ex-Hollywood titan Harvey Weinstein's high-profile sex crimes trial ended their first day of deliberations Tuesday without reaching a verdict in the case seen as a watershed in the #MeToo movement.
Source: AFP | 2020/2/19 17:43:41

Singer Kehlani drops post-Valentine's Day break-up track

All's fair in love and streaming: R&B singer Kehlani lit up social media over the weekend with a livid track detailing an apparent break-up with rapper YG.
Source: AFP | 2020/2/19 17:43:40


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Source: Global Times | 2020/2/19 17:18:42


Happy birthday: You may be feeling weighed down by the demands being put on you today. However, this is not a good time to air your complaints as an indiscreet remark will open old wounds. Financial difficulties will cause you some issues. Your lucky numbers: 2, 4, 5, 14, 17.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/19 17:18:40

UK music producer Andy Weatherall passes away at age 56

Andy Weatherall, the DJ who produced Primal Scream's Screamadelica and a pioneer of the acid house movement, died Monday at age 56 after suffering a pulmonary embolism, his representatives said.
Source: AFP | 2020/2/18 16:38:40