British translator works on Shaanxi dialect

For British sinologist Robin Gilbank, taking the No.311 bus in the northwestern Chinese city of Xi'an is as enlightening as attending a lecture on Chinese literature.


Happy birthday: Although you may be under a lot of pressure, do not forget that you have friends that can lend a helping hand. Do not let pride keep you from achieving your goals. Furthering your education will give you a leg up on the competition. Your lucky numbers: 3, 6, 8, 13, 19.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/4 18:43:40

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Rare Han Dynasty tomb unearthed

Archeologists discovered a group of tombs in July dating back to the Eastern Han Dynasty (25-220) to and Kingdom of Wu (222-280), reported Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/4 17:33:40

Uma Thurman accuses Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault

Uma Thurman has accused movie producer Harvey Weinstein of sexually assaulting her at a London hotel after they worked together on the 1994 hit film Pulp Fiction.
Source: Reuters | 2018/2/4 17:33:40

Steppin' out

O'Shea Jackson Jr was lavished with acclaim for hip-hop biopic Straight Outta Compton - but the sweet taste of his first big success was soured by claims of nepotism.
Source: AFP | 2018/2/4 16:48:39

Cuba tourism slides in wake of Hurricane Irma, Trump

Tourism to Cuba, one of the few bright spots in its ailing economy, has slid in the wake of Hurricane Irma and the Trump administration's tighter restrictions on travel to the Caribbean island, say Cuban tourism officials.
Source: Reuters | 2018/2/1 19:23:32


Happy birthday: There is nothing wrong with having a good cry now and then if you're feeling blue. An emotional release can help you feel tons better. Once you do, then continue to march on. Friendship will be highlighted. Your lucky numbers: 0, 3, 6, 14, 18.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/1 19:23:31


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Saudi Arabia seeks place on tourism map

Gazing at a shimmering salt pan below, a group of first-time Saudi hikers descended craggy slopes into a volcanic crater, part of a hidden trove of natural wonders being promoted to kickstart tourism.
Source: AFP | 2018/2/1 19:23:31

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Happy birthday: A choice you make today will have long lasting consequences for you and those close to you. Discussing all matters with your family and friends will enable you to avoid some dangerous pitfalls. Communication will be key. Your lucky numbers: 1, 3, 7, 14, 18.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/1 16:38:39

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Source: Global Times | 2018/2/1 16:33:39