World welcomes 2019 with fireworks and festivities

Revellers welcomed 2019 with fireworks displays and festivities as a celebratory wave swept westward across the globe from Asia to Europe and the Americas at the conclusion of a tumultuous year.


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Source: Global Times | 2019/1/17 18:38:40


Happy birthday: New opportunities for career growth are coming over the horizon. Make sure your resume is up to date or you may end up missing out. Lady Luck will be on your side as you brave new frontiers, so don't hesitate to be a bit adventurous. Your lucky numbers: 2, 6, 8, 12, 17.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/17 17:53:40


Happy birthday: Your birthday should be a day to celebrate! Your luck is about to reach an all new high, so don't hesitate to take some risks. The opportunities you come across today may not return again for quite some time. Your lucky numbers: 1, 7, 9, 16, 17.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/17 13:43:40


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Source: Global Times | 2019/1/17 13:38:41

A rundown of major key trends from Milan Fashion Week

After three and a half intense days, Milan Fashion Week drew to a close on Monday and began packing up for Paris for the next stage in Europe's fashion season.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/16 18:28:40

Age no barrier for China's senior catwalk models

Wearing a bright floral ensemble with her short dyed blonde hair, Chinese model Ma Yinhong struts a Shanghai catwalk with a style and swagger that belie her 56 years.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/16 18:18:41

'Fake smile boy' dedicated to spreading joy captivates millions in China

Gavin Thomas looked bewildered. He was immediately surrounded by dozens of fans as soon as he entered the semi-circular meeting room in Beijing.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/16 18:05:54

Palestinian designer seeks to empower women

It's only three words on a T-shirt or embroidered on a denim jacket in Palestinian designer Yasmeen Mjalli's collection, but they carry a powerful message: "Not your habibti," or darling.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/16 17:18:41


Happy birthday: You will come to a fork in the road today. What direction you choose to head in should hinge on whether you want to place your social life before your career, or vice versa. The willingness to allow life to surprise you will be the key to a happy life. Your lucky numbers: 2, 6, 9, 11, 13.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/16 16:48:40


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Source: Global Times | 2019/1/16 16:43:40

Five experimental delights to warm the stomach and the heart this winter

Can you imagine cheese flowing down a hamburger like a waterfall? Have you ever eaten the cake that looks like Chinese hotpot seasoning? Have you ever seen how to put bubble tea in chiffon cake? These fancy foods have become increasingly popular on social media and attracted numerous customers, especially younger people, who will drive 1-2 hours just to try them. If the answer is no, let's look at 5 of the most popular restaurants in Beijing in which you can experience the above and more during this cold winter.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/15 18:03:39

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

NY rapper tops charts with less than 1,000 sales

A Bronx rapper has snagged the top spot on the US Billboard 200 chart after selling just 823 albums and posting 83 million on demand streams.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/15 17:48:39