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.

China's 1,000-year-old Mid-Autumn Festival snack continues to innovate

Every year, families throughout China gather together to enjoy some snacks and entertainment under the light of the full moon for the Mid-Autumn Festival, which is on the 15th day of the eighth month of the Chinese calendar. This year the holiday falls on September 13, less than two weeks away. While many families throughout the country and abroad celebrate the holiday in slightly different ways, one of most common and best-preserved tradition is devouring delicious mooncakes containing all manner of fillings. People often give mooncakes to their family and friends as gifts, while many companies in China hand out the festive pastry to employees as well.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/1 18:08:40


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Happy birthday: With all the changes going on today even the simplest of plans will be difficult to implement. Make sure you stay flexible and willing to head in a new direction depending on the demands of the situation. Your lucky numbers: 2, 3, 9, 15, 17.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/1 14:13:39

Refugee boats serve new life as bags in Berlin

Khaldoun Alhussain concentrated and stitched a piece of grey rubber as he leaned over his sewing machine in the workshop of the small Berlin-based registered nonprofit association called mimycri.
Source: AFP | 2019/8/29 17:23:40


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Happy birthday: You will find it difficult to see eye to eye with others this weekend. When compromise is not possible all you can hope to do is agree to disagree. Do not get involved in gossip that could possibly hurt someone's feelings. Your lucky numbers: 2, 4, 7, 10, 15.
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Happy birthday: Sometimes there is no right or wrong side in an argument, merely conflicting viewpoints on certain matters. Keep this in mind as you try to negotiate an agreement between two opposing sides. Money matters are looking up. Your lucky numbers: 3, 6, 9, 13, 17.
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Happy birthday: Health and fitness will be highlighted today. This will be a good time to kick off a new exercise routine. Money matters are entering a sensitive period. It would be wise to stick to a budget. Your lucky numbers: 3, 5, 9, 11, 15.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/28 17:53:41

Beijing's International Horticultural Exhibition to celebrate Peru Day

Peru Day will be celebrated at the International Horticultural Exhibition in Beijing on September 1, organizers of the event announced on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/28 17:48:36

Race movie from Beyonce collaborator to open American Film Institute festival

A racism-themed romantic drama from longtime Beyonce collaborator Melina Matsoukas will kick off the American Film Institute's annual festival in Los Angeles this year, the body announced Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2019/8/28 16:33:41

CITES agrees on near-total ban on sending wild elephants to zoos

The regulator of global wildlife trade will impose a near-total ban on sending African elephants captured from the wild to zoos after a final vote on the issue on Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2019/8/28 16:33:40