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Teachers from China and Thailand talk about how culture brings nations together

Young people gently put their hand-made krathong, a beautifully decorated basket made from banana leaves, into the fountain. Their faces lit up with smiles as they watched their basket slowly float away in the water.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/11 16:38:40

Spain, China sign deal on audiovisual exchange

Spain's Teatro Real (Royal Theater) and China's National Center for the Performing Arts (NCPA) have signed an agreement on exchange of audiovisual materials through an online platform, Palco Digital.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/3 16:43:40

New British play examines the dilemma of China's 'leftover women'

Set in Coventry in Britain and Guangzhou, Guangdong Province in China, the heroine of the new play Under the Umbrella is a smart young woman. However, Wei has turned 27 and her grandmother is now worried. The age brings with it the label of shengnü, or leftover woman, in China, which means a husband must be found before it's too late.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/26 18:13:41

Shanghai Conservatory of Music signs contract with legendary German publisher Breitkopf & Härtel

Prestigious German music publisher Breitkopf & Härtel signed a contract with the Shanghai Conservatory of Music on last Friday that will see the conservatory's works be introduced to a global audience.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/21 13:50:59

Family of late conservationist Steve Irwin sends 'thank you' message to Australian town holding funeral for crocodile

With Elton John's "Crocodile Rock" playing in the background and a tribute from Steve Irwin's family, a small seaside town in north Queensland bade farewell to a beloved community member Saturday, a saltwater crocodile.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/17 16:33:39

Survey on long-distance relationships sparks viral discussion in China

What is the best you can give to your lover on Valentine's Day?Expensive gifts, a romantic candlelight dinner at a fancy Michelin restaurant, or just keep things simple by hanging out like when you first started dating?
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/14 14:23:40

Chinese martial arts connect China, US by diversifying community cultures

Chinese martial arts, or kung fu, are a perfect platform for connecting Chinese and Americans and contributes a lot to the diversified cultures of various communities in San Francisco's Bay Area, organizers of a martial arts event said on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/17 18:33:41

China-Serbia education seminar focuses on student mobility, internationalization

Representatives from universities in China, Serbia and other countries in Central and Eastern Europe gathered at the "China-Serbia Higher Education Seminar and Exhibition" in Serbia on Wednesday in order to discuss ways to promote student mobility and the development of internationalization.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/11 18:38:40

Feminism and #MeToo take center stage as French author Leïla Slimani comes to Beijing for Francophonie Festival

Contrary to common misunderstandings, feminism is not an "anti-male" agenda, but a movement concerned with improving the lives of women and creating a more equal world for both genders. That was the strong message that a celebrated French female writer and an influential Chinese publisher delivered to the Chinese public earlier this month at an event for the ongoing Francophonie Festival in China.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/21 18:08:39

50 Chinese couples tie knot in mass wedding in Sri Lanka

A grand mass wedding ceremony with the participation of 50 Chinese couples took place in Sri Lankan capital Colombo on Sunday as part of the the government's agenda to promote Sri Lanka as an ideal wedding destination.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/18 7:11:42

Forty Pakistani teachers to undergo 15-day government-sponsored Chinese language training program in Beijing

A group of 40 Pakistani teachers left for Beijing on Sunday as part of the 2017 International Chinese Language Teacher Training Program sponsored by the Chinese government to get training on how to impart the Chinese language efficiently.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/24 17:13:39

Couples reveal how electronics negatively affect relationships

When Amanda Gao, a 26-year-old white-collar worker in Beijing, went to a hotpot restaurant with her boyfriend on a Friday night several weeks ago, she expected that they would have a good time together, but to her disappointment, it did not turn out that way.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/14 14:58:39

Indonesian men caned for gay sex

Two Indonesian men were caned Tuesday in front of a jeering crowd as a punishment for gay sex, in a first for the Muslim-majority country where there is mounting hostility towards the small LGBT community.
Source: AFP | 2017/5/23 21:58:39

Romantic! 16 couples wed mid-air in Yunnan

On March 11, 16 couples were married above a sea of rape flowers on Gaoligong Mountain in Tengchong, Yunnan province during the 4th Gaoligong Flower Festival. The couples, hailing from Myanmar and around Yunnan province, proclaimed their love in hot air balloons.
Source: People.cn | 2017/3/14 10:40:45

Australian daters lower standards when hunting online: new research

New research released on Tuesday, suggest that Australian online daters lower their standards when looking for a prospective mate, with many picking people who aren't even close to their listed desired traits.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/21 12:18:38

Flowers set featuring Valentine's Day attracts many citizens in Shanghai

Flowers are seen in a shop in Caojiadu flower market in Shanghai, east China, Feb. 14, 2017. Flowers set featuring the Valentine's Day attracted many citizens on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/15 11:48:34

Valentine's Day celebrated around China

A couple take selfies among peach flowers on the Valentine's Day in Jinan, capital of east China's Shandong Province, Feb. 14, 2017. (Xinhua/Guo Xulei)
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/15 11:44:52

College students celebrate Valentine's Day in campus

College student Xie Hongtao with his stewardess-to-be girfriend celebrate their Valentine's Day in campus in SW China's Sichuan Province on Feb. 14, 2017.
Source: Chinanews.com | 2017/2/15 11:19:43