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: Little issues will quickly turn into one big problem if you continue to ignore them for too long. Your best bet would be to deal with these issues as soon as you encounter them. Fun and excitement can be yours if you get out of the house tonight. Your lucky numbers: 3, 5, 7, 14, 15.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/13 17:18:40

Chinese Kebabs draw foreigners to local restaurants

After a hideous day at the office, one of the most enjoyable things to do is to head out to a Chinese kebab restaurant with friends to enjoy several skewers of the roasted meat known as chuan in Chinese. Throw in the bonus of a cold beer on a hot day and it's easy to understand why these dishes are particularly popular in the summer.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/13 16:33:39


Happy birthday: Social activities will put you in touch with someone new who changes the way you look at the world. It will pay off in the long run if you take time out to research financial investments. Your lucky numbers: 3, 4, 9, 12, 16.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/12 17:38:40


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Source: Global Times | 2019/8/12 17:28:40

French actor Alain Delon recovers in Switzerland after stroke: family

Legendary French actor Alain Delon, 83, suffered a stroke a few weeks ago and is currently "resting" in Switzerland, his eldest son Anthony Delon told AFP on Thursday.
Source: AFP | 2019/8/11 18:48:40

China-Denmark concert held at Royal Danish Embassy in Beijing

An intimate concert of adapted songs from Danish singer and guitarist Sebastian was held at the Royal Danish Embassy in Beijing on Thursday as part of a Danish-Chinese joint project called "Nordic Echo."
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/11 18:28:40

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


Happy birthday: Adventure will be found in the most unlikely of places today. Things are sure to get even more exciting if you bring friends along for the ride. Improvements made at home will be warmly welcomed by those you live with. Your lucky numbers: 1, 6, 9, 11, 18.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/11 16:38:40


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Source: Global Times | 2019/8/11 16:38:39

'Game of Thrones' showrunners ink massive Netflix deal

Game of Thrones showrunners David Benioff and Dan Weiss have signed a multi-year deal with Netflix to write, produce and direct new series and films for the streaming giant, the company said Wednesday.
Source: AFP | 2019/8/8 18:23:41

Director Zhang Yimou talks about his upcoming conceptual stage show '2047: Apologue'

The third season of renowned Chinese director Zhang Yimou's conceptual theater show 2047 will be staged at the National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA) from September 13 to 15, the director behind a number of well-known movies like Red Sorghum, Shadow and Hero as well as opening ceremony of 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, announced on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/8 18:23:40

Always tell me the odds!

Kings of the video game console world plan to require games hawking "loot boxes" to tell players how likely they are to get prized booty.
Source: AFP | 2019/8/8 18:18:40


Happy birthday: If you don't sit down and discuss your budget with your partner, money may end up becoming a point of contention. Education will be highlighted. Knowledge won't just make you more competitive, it will also impact the way you see the world. Your lucky numbers: 4, 6, 9, 12, 17.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/8 17:53:41