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Chinese woman working in New York travelled 42 hours to China, wishing to see the last face of her dying father

In early March, the state of the COVID-19 epidemic in China was already improving, but the state of Sun Ling's father, who had been diagnosed with terminal lung cancer, was growing increasingly severe. Deciding she didn't want to have any regrets, Sun, a young woman who works as a senior software engineer in New York, set forth on a 42-hour trip from New York in the US to her home in Loudi city, Central China's Hunan Province so she could see her father's face one more time before he passed.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/25 23:08:40

Popular web celebrity gives glimpse into the life of Chinese villagers during COVID-19 outbreak

Since the outbreak of COVID-19, residents in China's rural areas have been staying at home with their families to help prevent the spread of the virus. Liu Shichao, better known by his online handle "Hebei Pangzai," is one such villager who has risen to fame lately after sharing his daily life online and giving netizens a look into the measures his village has adopted to combat the deadly virus.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/25 18:33:40

Indian businessman living in Xi'an puts faith in China during virus crisis

"After every darkness, there is a dawn."
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/24 19:03:40

Belgian symphony orchestras play Wuhan gong to cheer on efforts to fight novel coronavirus epidemic

Chinese composer and conductor Tan Dun conducted the Belgian Antwerp Symphony Orchestra in a performance of his newest piece at Queen Elizabeth Hall in Belgium on Saturday to cheer on the people in Wuhan who are fighting against the novel coronavirus pneumonia and pay tribute to the people who have died due to the epidemic.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/16 18:23:40

Two years on, journey of Florida shooting survivors captured on screen

Two years after a shooting rampage at a school in Parkland, Florida, "the rage, the frustration, the trauma" of the survivors is the focus of a new documentary called Us Kids that aims to put gun violence at the heart of this year's US presidential race.
Source: AFP | 2020/2/12 17:33:41

Wuhan vlogger warms audiences' hearts amid coronavirus crisis

Before the coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan, vloggers would spent much of their time recording their colorful and interesting lives in the developing city. After Wuhan became the epicenter of the viral outbreak, these content makers became special observers that took on the responsibility to record every minute of life in the empty city through their lenses, gimbals and drones.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/5 19:52:41

International students studying in China cheer for Wuhan

Most international students in China chose to return to their motherlands due to the novel coronavirus outbreak, but some chose to stay in China, hoping to offer their help.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/4 22:58:43

Novel coronavirus “Wanted” posters go viral online

A series of "Wanted" posters about the dangers surrounding the current novel coronavirus epidemic instantly garnered tens of thousands of reposts and likes on China's Twitter-like Sina Weibo after their posting on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/3 16:48:40

Washington bids farewell to last panda cub

He was born in Washington DC and took his first steps in the US capital, but at age 4, it's time to head "home" - to China.
Source: AFP | 2019/11/17 17:13:39

Language proficiency contest ignites fever for the traditional culture of China

Mackova Victoria from Slovakia performed wuqinxi, an ancient Chinese physical exercise mimicking the movements of five animals.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/5 17:18:40

For Sidy Diallo, the weekend brings another marathon

Sidy Diallo has traveled the globe, sometimes running marathons in consecutive weeks to preach the still largely unappreciated benefits of running barefoot.
Source: AFP | 2019/11/3 14:58:39

'Song of the Seven Sons – Macao' ignites Chinese netizens' memories on the 20th anniversary of Macao's return to China

The members of the choir who sang the "Song of the Seven Sons - Macao" to mark the Macao's return to China reunited to sing the song again at the Ruins of St. Paul's in Macao on Tuesday for the 20th anniversary of the event.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/29 17:00:37

Learning Chinese

Chat attack long-distance trip 长途旅行
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/7 19:58:39

'Embrace China' show extends greetings to Houston Chinese communities

Hundreds of Chinese and US audiences marveled at the performance of acrobatics and Chinese traditional music Friday night in Houston, the fourth largest city in the US.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/10/7 19:08:39

Queensland education delegation visits Confucius Institute Headquarters

An education delegation consisting of mostly principals from senior and primary schools in Queensland, Australia visited the Confucius Institute Headquarters in Beijing on Friday with the aim of enhancing Chinese language teaching cooperation.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/28 17:18:40

Authentic flavor

When I arrived at the fifth floor of the Ms Jungle shopping center in Xidan, one of Beijing's major commercial areas, a giant screen showing major events in China-North Korea relations such as Chinese chairman Mao Zedong meeting North Korean leader Kim Il-sung and Chinese President Xi Jinping meeting with North Korea's current leader Kim Jong-un caught my attention.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/17 16:43:40

Express Yourself

A web series that brings in popular singers, influencers, actors and actresses to comment on short videos made by young Chinese has captured the imagination of netizens in China recently.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/16 17:48:40

In 'Ms Monopoly,' women make more than men

In the latest update of the classic board game Monopoly unveiled Tuesday, the trademark real estate tycoon has been replaced by his socially-minded niece: an advocate who invests in female entrepreneurs.
Source: AFP | 2019/9/11 19:58:40