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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.

Singapore durian-themed restaurant serves pungent, winning combo

A Singapore eatery centered on a pungent tropical fruit has caught a whiff of success as patrons flock to the cafe for a bite of its exotic offerings.
Source: AFP | 2018/1/31 22:08:35

Michelin lets French chef pull out of food guide

The Michelin guide allowed a top French restaurant to bow out of its listings Tuesday after its chef said he no longer wanted to cook under the “huge pressure” of being judged by its inspectors.
Source: AFP | 2018/1/31 22:08:29

Crossword

Crossword for teabreak
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/31 15:33:40

Learning Chinese

Chat attack gorger 吃货
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/31 15:33:39

Horoscope

Happy birthday: If you want more out of life, you should look into ways to make yourself more competitive. It is up to you to make your dreams come true, no one will do it for you. Financial matters will require your personal attention. Your lucky numbers: 4, 6, 8, 15, 16.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/31 15:33:39

A meal of fire and ice -- Hotpot served on frozen Yellow River

Hotpot lovers now have a cool place to enjoy the spicy dish -- on ice.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/30 17:19:21

Crossword

Crossword for teabreak
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/30 17:07:52

Horoscope

Happy birthday: You are far more capable than you give yourself credit. Don't hesitate to get out there and take on tasks that will challenge you. The harder you push yourself, the more you will be able to accomplish. Your lucky numbers: 1, 4, 5, 17, 19.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/30 16:58:39

Learning Chinese

Chat attack awesome 厉害了
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/30 16:48:39

Unexpectedly bad night for hip-hop

Bruno Mars, who has revived retro funk and R&B for a new generation, on Sunday swept the Grammy Awards in a surprise snub for the hip-hop world, which had hoped for a major breakthrough on the music industry's biggest night.
Source: AFP | 2018/1/29 17:58:39

Germany's oldest bookseller, 95, packs suspense in last chapter

When Helga Weyhe began work at her beloved bookshop, the Red Army was on the march toward her east German town, Hitler still clung to power and Sartre had just published No Exit.
Source: AFP | 2018/1/29 17:23:39

Crossword

Crossword for teabreak
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/29 15:38:39

Horoscope

Happy birthday: You may feel like you have fallen into a rut. While there is nothing wrong with taking a break from the ordinary, try not to take things too far or you may end up burning some bridges. A new friendship is on the horizon. Your lucky numbers: 4, 6, 8, 13, 15.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/29 15:33:39