Bakery China 2018 turn out reflects rapid growth

China's bakery industry has entered a period of rapid growth, averaging around 20 percent between 2003 and 2016, and emerging as a global leader in the industry.

Inner Mongolia provides the perfect escape from big cities

With more youngsters in China seeking out a freer and more relaxed lifestyle, Inner Mongolia has become a dreamland for those who just want to chill out on the prairie as they appreciate the local wildlife.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/17 18:17:40

Chinese Ministry of Culture and Tourism releases list of the inheritors of National Intangible Cultural Heritage

China's Ministry of Culture and Tourism released a list of the country's national-level intangible cultural inheritors on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/17 17:43:41

Files of post-World War II Auschwitz trials classed as UNESCO heritage

Documents from the post-war Auschwitz trial have been classed as part of the UNESCO “Memory of the World Register,” underlining their significance as “common heritage of humanity,” Germany's foreign minister said Wednesday.
Source: AFP | 2018/5/17 17:38:41

Marvel icon Stan Lee in $1 bn lawsuit against company he started

Comic books legend Stan Lee is suing the entertainment company he co-founded for damages topping $1 billion, accusing bosses of trying to steal his image, according to court documents filed on Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2018/5/17 17:38:40

Learning Chinese

rectify 整改
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Happy birthday: Your plans may be slowed down by a number of issues today. Instead of blindly pushing forward, it may be more efficient to take a step back and reexamine your methods. Your lucky numbers: 2, 4, 7, 12, 15.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/17 14:53:39


Crossword for teabreak
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Happy birthday: The adage that there is no such thing as a free lunch will be no more truer for you than it is today. You will have to give it your all to get even the simplest things accomplished. This will prove both frustrating and exhilarating at the same time. Your lucky numbers: 3, 5, 7, 13, 17.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/16 18:38:41

Learning Chinese

informal 口水化
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Beyond glitz and glamour, Lebanese transgender model breaks taboos

In a central Beirut cafe, transgender model Sasha Elijah flips open a paper fan and whips out her new ice cream cone-shaped high-heeled shoes for a potential drag costume.
Source: Reuters | 2018/5/16 18:33:03

Documentary 'The Great Tribe 2' brings traditional village life to Tencent Video

The Great Tribe 2, the second part of the popular documentary series, debuted on Chinese streaming platform Tencent Video on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/16 17:53:41


Crossword for teabreak
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/15 18:28:39


Happy birthday: You will increase your chances of success by taking things slow today. Go over every detail with a fine-toothed comb, twice if you have to. In the end, your patience is sure to pay off. Your lucky numbers: 2, 7, 9, 12, 17.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/15 18:28:39