Beijing's Night of Fashion

The night belonged to local Chinese designers at the Beijing Exhibition Center on Friday as The Night of Fashion Beijing, one of the largest showcases of original Chinese fashion designs, explored the historic Silk Road through fashion shows, music, dance and videos. According to event organizer China Hi-Tech Group, the Night of Fashion Beijing, now in its third year, has grown into a platform to showcase fashion designs and lifestyle trends.

Chinese cuisine can integrate into current health food trends, say experts

To eat, or not to eat? That's always a tough question for people interested in fitness, and it is even more true in China. Chinese food, although diverse, is high in fats and features a great deal of fried fare.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/30 18:05:05

Students make paper cutting works in Hebei

Jia Shurong (L), a paper cutting artisan, teaches a girl at Hengqu experimental middle school in Luanxian County, north China's Hebei Province, Dec. 29, 2017. The local government has encouraged schools to open paper cutting class to teach the youth traditional cultures.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/30 16:30:02

UNESCO chief regrets Israel's withdrawal

Audrey Azoulay, director general of Paris-based UNESCO on Friday regretted Israel's move to quit the UN education and culture body, noting the necessity to dialogue to bridge gap among member states.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/30 12:12:27

Dutch experts doubt authenticity of rare 'Hitler' watercolor painting

Two researchers in the Netherlands have raised doubts about a rare watercolor painting signed by Adolf Hitler, saying that it appears more likely to be the work of a forger, a Dutch newspaper reported on Wednesday.
Source: AFP | 2017/12/28 18:58:39

Learning Chinese

Chat attack lucky 手气好
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/28 18:43:41


crossword for teabreak
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/28 18:38:39


Happy birthday: Make sure to take your time and think carefully through every move you make today as there will be no room for error. Don't close yourself off to the opinions of others as those around you will be able to provide some valuable insight. Your lucky numbers: 3, 5, 6, 13, 17.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/28 18:38:39

Ancient Ou kiln in Zhejiang Province listed as important provincial-level archaeological site

The Tang Dynasty (618-907) Ou kiln site, excavated by a joint team from the Zhejiang Provincial Institute of Cultural Relics and Archaeology and the Wenzhou City Institute of Cultural Heritage Preservation, has been listed by authorities as an important archaeological discovery of Zhejiang Province on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/28 17:53:40

FX makes history with transgender musical series 'Pose' from Ryan Murphy

Cable channel FX said on Wednesday it had green-lit Glee creator Ryan Murphy's Pose, a dance-musical series featuring the largest transgender regular cast in US television history.
Source: AFP | 2017/12/28 17:53:39

Brightening Amman's drab street

Dreadlocked university student Suhaib Attar clutches a can of spray paint as he sets to work on the latest gloomy corner of Jordan's capital that he has turned into his canvas.
Source: AFP | 2017/12/28 17:48:39

Turning e-waste into art at Ghana's toxic dump

Joseph Awuah-Darko sits on a stool at one of the world's largest electronic waste dumps, watching polystyrene and insulation cables burn on the blackened ground.
Source: AFP | 2017/12/28 16:03:39

US guideline recommends exercise to improve memory, thinking

Exercising twice a week may improve memory and thinking ability in people with mild cognitive impairment, according to a guideline released Wednesday by the American Academy of Neurology (AAN).
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/28 7:11:48

Shui ethnic minority drama Ancient Songs at Wood Buildings' to be staged for two nights at Minzu Theater in Beijing

A dance drama about the Shui writing system - one of the most important culture heritages of China's Shui ethnic minority, a group who mostly live in Guizhou Province - will be staged at Beijing's Minzu Theater on Thursday and Friday night.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/27 19:38:40