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'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

'Comfort women' film 'Great Cold' to rescreen in the Chinese mainland after poor January debut

The release of the Chinese film Great Cold in August is looking to ensure that the horrifying tragedies experienced by a group of Asian women more than 70 years ago are not forgotten as the group's numbers continue to dwindle with each individual's passing.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/30 17:53:40

Portugal Fashion festival gets under way in Lisbon

Models present creations of the brand "Storytalors" during the 42nd edition of the Portugal Fashion festival in Lisbon, Portugal, March 17, 2018. The 42nd edition of the Portugal Fashion festival got under way on Saturday with a series of catwalk shows at the new Lisbon cruise ship terminal.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/18 19:34:12

Who is the migrant mama in the 2010 Spring Festival photo?

A search is on for the young migrant woman who was the subject of an award-winning and haunting photo taken outside a Chinese railway station during the Spring Festival travel rush in 2010.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/21 17:03:40

Middle school teacher finds adventure and romance after leaving it all behind

"The world is so big and I want to have a look around." When Chinese netizens read this line in the resignation letter that middle school teacher Gu Shaoqiang wrote her school, their hearts went out to her for having the courage to leave her normal life behind to hit the open road. The letter soon went viral on the Chinese Internet.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/7 18:43:39

New series about middle-aged divorcee sparks discussion in China

Chinese mainland TV series The First Half of My Life has remained one of the most discussed topics on Chinese social platforms since it hit small screens in China three weeks ago.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/26 17:03:39