British translator works on Shaanxi dialect

For British sinologist Robin Gilbank, taking the No.311 bus in the northwestern Chinese city of Xi'an is as enlightening as attending a lecture on Chinese literature.

Chinese designer debuts new collection inspired by art of Dunhuang

Chinese fashion designer Vivienne Hu on Tuesday debuted her Fall/Winter 2018 line inspired by the 1,600-year-old Dunhuang Mogao Grottoes in northwest China, at the ongoing New York Fashion Week (NYFW).
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/14 17:41:55


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Source: Global Times | 2018/2/13 18:23:39


Happy birthday: You may have to deal with some extra frustrations at work today. Do not let your emotions get the better of you. Deal with coworkers cautiously and carefully and you will be able to see the day through without a scratch. Your lucky numbers: 2, 3, 6, 10, 17.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/13 18:23:39

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Chat attack honeymoon tour 蜜月旅行
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/13 18:08:39

Dumpling festival celebrates coming Year of the Dog in Chicago

Delicious Chinese dumplings, tai chi and dance, attracted nearly 600 residents to celebrate Chinese New Year in Chicago's City College this weekend. Themed Dumpling Fest, attendees learned how to fashion dumplings.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/13 17:53:40

World gets into mode of Spring Festival celebration

As the Chinese New Year is getting closer, the world is getting into the mood of the Spring Festival celebration.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/13 17:19:21

Chinese Lunar New Year celebrations kick off in New York with "inspiring" art exhibition

Chinese Lunar New Year celebrations kicked off in New York City on Monday with the opening of an inspiring art exhibition featuring artists from the local Chinese community known for their transnational and cross-cultural practice.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/13 15:51:05


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Source: Global Times | 2018/2/12 14:13:40


Happy birthday: Your stress will just melt away today as everything will go your way. This will be the perfect opportunity to have some fun by exploring someplace you have never been before. You are bound to meet someone special if you get out of the house. Your lucky numbers: 4, 5, 7, 11, 14.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/12 14:08:40

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Chat attack campus hottie 校草
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/12 14:08:39

China's fast-growing animation industry making baby steps

Boonie Bears: The Big Shrink ranked fourth at the Chinese box office over the weekend with two days' gross taking of 32.5 million yuan ($5.17 million), surpassing Hollywood blockbuster Maze Runner: The Death Cure and My Little Pony: The Movie, even though these rivals included Friday's takings for their final tally.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/11 19:28:40

Chinese New Year celebrated in Bulgarian capital

The traditional Chinese Lunar New Year, or the Spring Festival, was officially celebrated here in Bulgaria's capital city on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/12 8:07:42

Diesel Fashion Week stunt pokes fun at knock-off artists

Diesel is ditching the catwalk to masquerade as knock-off merchants this fashion week, purporting to be a New York fake goods store only to flog customers the real thing.
Source: AFP | 2018/2/11 18:33:40