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'Song of the Seven Sons – Macao' ignites Chinese netizens' memories on the 20th anniversary of Macao's return to China

The members of the choir who sang the "Song of the Seven Sons - Macao" to mark the Macao's return to China reunited to sing the song again at the Ruins of St. Paul's in Macao on Tuesday for the 20th anniversary of the event.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/29 17:00:37

Lionsgate Entertainment brings Asia's first high-tech amusement park to Guangdong Province

As the familiar score from the vampire romance movie Twilight floated through the air, I seemed to see main characters Bella and Edward dancing in front of me on the small stage decorated with lights and green plants. On one side of the stage, I could see a replica of Bella's old orange-colored pickup truck in a corner, a reminder of the time Edward saved Bella from a car accident at the beginning of the movie.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/1 18:43:39

Snapped up: Pre-wedding photo industry booms in China

A happy couple exchange a kiss for the camera, the bride in a white off-the-shoulder dress holding a delicate bouquet, the groom in matching white suit, standing together on a green lawn lined with pink blossoms.
Source: AFP | 2019/8/21 16:13:40

Talking about love

Does real love exist in the world? Should sex be based on love? What's key when choosing the right partner? Can we get along with someone for our entire life? How can we deal with sexual harassment and domestic violence?
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/11 18:18:39

Teen arrested after 'throwing' boy from London's Tate Modern

A teenager was arrested on Sunday after allegedly throwing a 6-year-old boy from a 10th-floor viewing platform at London's Tate Modern gallery, police said.
Source: AFP | 2019/8/5 18:03:40

'The Composer' reveals the untold story of famed Chinese musician Xian Xinghai's time in Kazakhstan

After the movie ended, two ladies in their 80s were invited on stage. One of the women, who was sitting in a wheelchair, couldn't hold back her tears as she spoke in front of the audience. The other woman, leaned in and brush away her tears. The entire theater fell quiet for a while as the two held each other, then slowly the applause began to build until it became a thunderous roar.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/14 18:58:40

New British play examines the dilemma of China's 'leftover women'

Set in Coventry in Britain and Guangzhou, Guangdong Province in China, the heroine of the new play Under the Umbrella is a smart young woman. However, Wei has turned 27 and her grandmother is now worried. The age brings with it the label of shengnü, or leftover woman, in China, which means a husband must be found before it's too late.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/26 18:13:41

Family of late conservationist Steve Irwin sends 'thank you' message to Australian town holding funeral for crocodile

With Elton John's "Crocodile Rock" playing in the background and a tribute from Steve Irwin's family, a small seaside town in north Queensland bade farewell to a beloved community member Saturday, a saltwater crocodile.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/17 16:33:39

A family affair

The Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) in New York's Chinatown celebrated the Spring Festival with an annual family event on Saturday, honoring Chinese family values and cultural heritage.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/17 18:08:40

New initiatives and parents cause popularity of classical music to surge among young Chinese

Classical music is attracting greater numbers of young Chinese as more parents introduce their children to music, China Daily reported Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/15 17:48:40