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.

Major advancements of early Chinese civilization research project announced

China has found more archaeological evidence detailing the origins of its 5,000-year-old civilization, announced officials and experts at a State Council Information Office press conference held on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/28 18:03:39

Cote d'Ivoire fights stigma with pageant for disabled

Cheered on by the audience, a young woman walks onstage in a glittering gown, beaming as she addresses the jury. But this is no ordinary beauty contest - all 10 contestants are disabled.
Source: AFP | 2018/5/28 17:08:39

US astronaut-artist Alan Bean, fourth to walk on moon, passes away at age 86

US astronaut Alan Bean, the fourth person to walk on the moon, has died, his family announced in a statement released by NASA. He was 86 years old.
Source: AFP | 2018/5/27 18:08:40

Australia's pop princess Kylie Minogue turns 50

From teenage soap sensation to pop royalty, over Kylie Minogue's three-decade career she has sold 80 million records, survived breast cancer and become a gay icon whose fanbase spans generations.
Source: AFP | 2018/5/27 17:48:40

Learning Chinese

Chat attack boyfriend power – used to refer to a boyfriend who is caring, warm and manly. 男友力
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/27 17:38:40


crossword for teabreak
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/27 17:33:40


Happy birthday: You won't be able to get everything your way today. If you want to be able to make progress toward your goals it's going to require a little bit of give and take on your part. Financial concerns will demand your personal attention. Your lucky numbers: 2, 7, 8, 10, 17.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/27 17:28:42


Crossword for teabreak
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/25 5:03:41


Happy birthday: You are sure to continue to feel like the rung on somebody else's ladder to success if you just sit silent in the background. It's time to stand up and demand that you be given more chances to prove what you are capable of. Your lucky numbers: 3, 5, 8, 11, 17.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/25 5:03:41

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A Quiet Place 寂静之地
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/25 5:03:41

Relive the era of the Song Dynasty in Kaifeng, Henan Province

When talking about Kaifeng, the first name that always comes to my mind is Justice Bao, or Bao Zheng, the legendary Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127) magistrate of the city.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/25 5:03:40

With more refined palates, China's thirst for wine grows

China's growing thirst for wine has spawned a new crop of connoisseurs, inspired prize-winning domestic producers and even attracted a top international tasting competition.
Source: AFP | 2018/5/25 5:03:39


Crossword for teabreak
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/24 20:33:40