Food, music and life: Enjoying everything that Kazakhstan has to offer

Kazakhstan has increasingly opened to the world since the Belt and Road initiative was proposed in 2013 by Chinese President Xi Jinping during a visit to the capital of Astana.

Celebrity chef, author, culinary TV show host Anthony Bourdain dead at 61

Anthony Bourdain, the affable US celebrity chef and author who shared his voracious curiosity for the world's food and cultures with millions through his popular television shows, has died at the age of 61.
Source: AFP | 2018/6/10 16:13:39

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Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom 侏罗纪公园2:失落王国
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/8 0:03:42


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Source: Global Times | 2018/6/8 0:03:42


Happy birthday: Take some time out this weekend for some well-deserved fun. You have been putting in a lot of overtime at work lately; if you continue at this pace you are highly likely to burn out before too long. Your lucky numbers: 4, 7, 9, 13, 19.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/8 0:03:41

Hong Kong chefs invited to Dublin for promoting Irish food in China

A delegation of Hong Kong chefs has been invited to Ireland by an Irish government agency in an attempt to promote Irish food, especially its quality beef and lamb products, in China.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/8 0:03:40

Marathon tourism on the rise in Chinese mainland

Teng Yun, a 37-year-old book editor living in Beijing, traveled to Changchun, capital of Northeast China's Jilin Province, over the weekend to run the Changchun International Marathon.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/8 0:03:40

Thai cosmetics, food firms tap into Chinese tourism boom

About 11 million Chinese tourists are expected to come to Thailand this year, up from just over 1 million in 2010, making China by far the biggest source of tourism here. And they are spending more per head than previously, according to Thai government figures.
Source: Reuters | 2018/6/8 0:03:40

A guide to Zongzi, a traditional Dragon Boat Festival snack

Believe or not, Zongzi, the palm-sized snack made of glutinous rice wrapped in reed leaves, is one of the few traditional Chinese dishes that have the power to “divide” the country.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/8 0:03:40


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Source: Global Times | 2018/6/7 19:33:40


Happy birthday: While time may seem to slow to a crawl at work, the time to head home from the office will come before too long. Hang in there by focusing your energies on getting your tasks done. A major financial opportunity is heading your way. Your lucky numbers: 3, 5, 8, 14, 16.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/7 19:28:40

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inspirational 励志
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/7 19:23:40

Seeking tourists, Israel promotes a different sun and sand

Israel has already been credited with making the desert bloom. Now it hopes to make it boom - with tourists.
Source: AFP | 2018/6/7 17:33:39

Fashion fans in China react to US designer Kate Spade's death at 55 in apparent suicide

Designer Kate Spade, one of the biggest names in US fashion known especially for her sleek handbags, was found dead on Tuesday in her New York apartment. She was 55.
Source: AFP-Global Times | 2018/6/6 17:43:39