Animated film 'Ne Zha' tops the Chinese mainland box office

New Chinese animated film Ne Zha has topped the Chinese mainland box office since its opening on Friday. The film broke the opening day record for a Chinese animated film with 138.5 million yuan ($20 million) and earned an estimated total of 600 million yuan over the three-day weekend, putting it on track to beat Kung Fu Panda 3 to become the highest-earning Chinese animated film of all time.


Happy birthday: Someone who disagrees with you will eventually come to see the light. Until then, try to arrange your plans so that they are not essential to your success. Financial matters should be your top priority for today. This is a good time to reassess your budget. Your lucky numbers: 2, 6, 7, 11, 19.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/5 17:38:39


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Kennedy curse

The death of Robert Kennedy's granddaughter at age 22 is the latest in a long list of tragedies stretching back to the 1940s to have struck the US' most famous political dynasty.
Source: AFP | 2019/8/5 17:13:40

Chinese-Canadian singer Kris Wu announces new single to be released during Qixi Festival

Chinese netizens showed their excitement online on Monday after Chinese-Canadian singer Kris Wu announced on China's Twitter-like Sina Weibo that he will be releasing his latest single Poxiao, or Dawn, on Wednesday, the day of the Qixi Festival, also known as Chinese Valentine's Day.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/5 17:03:39


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Happy birthday: Your tendency to suppress your feelings and do whatever is necessary to keep the peace will not work out for you today. It's far past time to speak your mind, even if others don't want to hear what you have to say. Your lucky numbers: 2, 4, 7, 13, 16.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/4 17:18:39

Annual dragon boat festival kicks off in New York City

More than 2,500 rowers gathered at the Corona Park in New York City's Queens borough on Saturday to kick off the 29th Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival, the largest of its kind in the US.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/4 17:08:39

Rare Assam tea bags world record at auction in India, demonstrating growth in international demand for speciality teas

A rare Assam tea has sold for a world record price at auction in India, highlighting a boom for speciality teas while the industry as a whole is in crisis.
Source: AFP | 2019/8/4 17:03:40

'Another Life' gets another ending

The 2016 film Soulmate was both a commercial and critical success. Adapted from same novel by web writer Annie Baby, TV drama Another Life on Chinese streaming platform iQiyi has been capturing the attention of audiences as well.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/4 17:03:39

iFeng Fashion's Weibo account disappears after posting pictures of star wearing Japanese military uniform

The official account for iFeng Fashion on China's Twitter-like Sina Weibo disappeared from the platform on Thursday after it posted a photo of a Chinese actor dressed in a Japanese military uniform.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/1 20:06:31

Southern white rhino born at US zoo, could help save species

A southern white rhino conceived through artificial insemination was born at the San Diego Zoo in what was called a historic milestone that could help save a subspecies from extinction.
Source: AFP | 2019/8/1 18:58:41


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Happy birthday: Do not become discouraged, even if it feels like your career has come to a standstill. Sometimes there is nothing you can do except wait for things to improve. Fortunately, for you it won't be long before your luck turns around. Your lucky numbers: 2, 4, 7, 18, 19.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/1 17:38:40