Pierre Cardin's Great Wall show showcases the French brand's bonds with China

Nearly 40 years ago, French model Maryse Gaspard danced along the Great Wall dressed in a stunning gown during her first visit to China with Pierre Cardin.

Stolen ancient Persian artefact returns to Iran museum

A twice-stolen Persian artefact is in Tehran's national museum after a New York court ordered it returned to Iran.
Source: AFP | 2018/10/10 17:53:40

Seline Gomez premieres music video for 'Taki Taki'

“#Takitaki Official video is out now!” singer Selina Gomez wrote in a Twitter post on Tuesday that received more than 11,000 likes and 47,000 retweets within its first 24 hours.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/10 17:33:40

Thai filmmaker's intimate portrait of girl pop sensation

Thai filmmaker Nawapol Thamrongrattanarit wasn't sure whether to believe it when he was offered unfettered, behind-the-scenes access into the normally closely guarded and secretive world of one of Asia's biggest pop idol bands.
Source: AFP | 2018/10/10 17:33:40


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Source: Global Times | 2018/10/10 16:48:39


Happy birthday: You do not need to make any decisions until you are good and ready. Time may be short, but you will still be better off doing research rather than blindly rushing in. Family matters should be made a priority today. Your lucky numbers: 3, 5, 8, 11, 14.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/10 16:43:39

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Source: Global Times | 2018/10/10 16:38:39

'Ocean, my Hometown' concert celebrates music of Wang Liping

The Ocean, my Hometown concert, featuring songs composed by renowned Chinese composer Wang Liping, was staged in a suburban theater in Chicago on Sunday night, arousing homesickness among the many Chinese-Americans present.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/9 19:43:39

Taylor Swift sets off storm by getting political

Taylor Swift's decision to break her silence on politics triggered a storm on Monday, with fans and commentators divided over whether one of pop music's biggest stars should have spoken out.
Source: Reuters | 2018/10/9 19:38:40

Models take to the runway to show off latest Tibetan fashion trends

It's common for fashion shows to head to major cities around the world such as Milan, Paris or London, but it's not often we see events like this come to the remote regions of Northwest China.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/9 19:33:42

Chinese Culture Day embraces Egyptian civilization

The Confucius Institute of Cario University's Chinese Culture Day was held for the first time at the Egyptian National Museum in the Cario's Tahrir Square on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/9 19:33:40

Iconic Chinese garden in Sydney listed as protected historic site

The Chinese Garden of Friendship in Sydney, capital of Australia's New South Wales, is being listed as a heritage site, amid celebrations marking the 30th anniversary of the iconic venue, according to authorities.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/9 19:28:39

Australian anti-war exhibition debuts in SE China

A sculpture exhibition with an anti-war theme by Diana Williams, an Australian artist based in China, has attracted over 200,000 visitors since its debut on May 18.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/9 19:18:39

SACH covers new guidelines for cultural heritage protection

China's State Administration of Cultural Heritage (SACH) held a press conference on Tuesday in Beijing to provide further information on the new cultural heritage guidelines released on Monday by the general offices of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and the State Council.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/9 19:13:40