LIFE

Enjoying everything Lamma Island, Hong Kong has to offer


What's the best way to enjoy a lovely weekend in Hong Kong, apart from shopping and walking around the city? If you love nature and are tired of squeezing through crowds of tourists to see popular attractions, my top recommendation is Lamma Island.

Environmentally-friendly exercise trend from Sweden comes to China

For those who find traditional gyms a bit too stifling but still want to get into shape, a new trend that adds an interesting twist to exercise might be the thing for you: Plogging.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/9 16:18:39

Crossword

Crossword for teabreak
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/9 15:48:40

Horoscope

Happy birthday: There is no barrier that you will not be able to overcome with time, patience and determination. Although times are tough, you must keep fighting until you reach your goals. Your lucky numbers: 3, 5, 7, 10, 16.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/9 15:48:39

Learning Chinese

Chat attack snort like pig laughing 笑出猪声
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/9 15:38:39

China's Zhang Yimou to receive Glory to Filmmaker award at Venice Film Festival

Celebrated Chinese director Zhang Yimou will receive the Jaeger-LeCoultre Glory to the Filmmaker award at this year's Venice Film Festival, organizers announced Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/9 6:59:14

Tower of London, British Museum remain as top tourism attractions in England

The Tower of London has topped the list of the most visited "paid for" tourism attractions in England for the ninth year running, Visit England announced Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/9 6:23:09

Centuries-old Hunan specialty: the betel nut

If you have ever got the chance to travel across Hunan Province in China, there is one local specialty that you will find it hard to ignore: the areca nut, or binlang in Chinese.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/8 19:13:43

Debate about traditional male roles rages on in China

Three years ago, a BBC documentary that explored Chinese educational methodologies, Are Our Kids Tough Enough? Chinese School, sparked debate in the UK. Now a new slang term that describes changes in modern men's lifestyles has caused people in China to ask: Are our men manly enough?
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/8 18:03:39

Crossword

Crossword for teabreak
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/8 14:58:40

Horoscope

Happy birthday: Quick thinking will be needed if you want to get ahead today. You are bound to miss out on a major opportunity if you hesitate too long, so go with your gut when the time comes. Travel abroad will help broaden your horizons. Your lucky numbers: 3, 6, 8, 14, 17.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/8 14:58:39

Learning Chinese

Chat attack unforgettable memory (from youth) 回忆杀
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/8 14:53:39

Westminster tops list of 10 places of power, protest in English history

The Palace of Westminster, home of Britain's parliament, heads a list published Tuesday of the 10 most important places in English history famed for uncovering the history of power, protest and progress.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/8 6:20:56

Broadway stars join Trump protest

Singing show tunes and "America the Beautiful" next to letters spelling "TREASON" in front of the White House, several Broadway stars lent their voices on Monday to the latest protest against Donald Trump's presidency.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/7 17:53:39