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New exhibition showcases China in the 1980s

What did China look like in the 1980s? A new exhibition at the National Museum of China brings you back in time through French photographer Bruno Barbey's images. Photos: courtesy ...
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2019/7/19 10:54:11

Kung fu soccer for beginners

Tagou Martial Arts School, a youth-oriented training base in Central China's Henan Province, has 1,519 young boys and girls aged 4 to 15. Can we expect them one day to ...
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2019/7/18 19:43:05

Neil Armstrong's Apollo 11 spacesuit on display at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

Neil Armstrong's Apollo 11 spacesuit unveiled for the first time in 13 years, at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC, on July 16, 2019. Fifty years ...
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2019/7/17 18:49:33

World's largest gold bullion coin on display in front of the New York Stock Exchange

The world's largest gold bullion coin, Australian Kangaroo One Tonne Gold Coin, from the Perth Mint was displayed during the launch of the Perth Mint Physical Gold ETF in front ...
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2019/7/17 18:36:41

Huge 9,000-year-old Stone Age settlement discovered in Israel

A huge prehistoric settlement near Jerusalem dating back to 9,000 years ago was discovered by Israeli archaeologists on July 16, 2019. The settlement was uncovered during archaeological excavations by the ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/17 18:23:36

On the menu soon: lab-grown steak for eco-conscious diners

Diners in some upmarket restaurants will soon be able to tuck into a laboratory-grown steak, thanks to an Israeli startup that seeks to tap into consumer concerns about health, the ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/17 16:49:05

5000 model rockets simultaneously launched in US in a bid to script new Guinness record

Five thousand model rockets were simultaneously launched in an attempt to break a Guinness world record for the most number of rockets launched at once, at the US Space and ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/17 16:42:25

Asylum seekers waiting in Mexico for their claims to be processed

Asylum seekers in the US are overflowing shelters in Mexico waiting for their claims to be processed. US Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency officers began a small-scale operation to expel ...
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2019/7/16 17:09:08

Chinese elemental costumes among the top attractions at the Edinburgh Festival Carnival

Edinburgh Festival Carnival took place on the opening weekend of the Edinburgh International Jazz and Blues Festival which commenced from July 14, 2019. The Carnival began with a parade of ...
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2019/7/16 15:02:01

Caterpillar fungus trading in Xining, NW China's Qinghai Province

Merchants are busy trading caterpillar fungus at the Jiuying market in the Hui ethnic group community of Xining, NW China's Qinghai Province on Monday. Caterpillar fungus, known as "worm grass" ...
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2019/7/15 20:48:44

Emmanuel Macron and invited world leaders join the annual Bastille Day military parade to celebrate the French National Day

French President Emmanuel Macron and invited world leaders inspect the troops during the annual Bastille Day military parade on the Champs-Elysees Avenue in Paris on the occasion of French ...
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2019/7/15 17:03:15

175 Yellow Vests protesters arrested in Paris after Bastille Day parade

Protesters linked to the Yellow Vests movement demonstrated on the Champs-Elysees in Paris while celebrations were on for the French National Day. 175 of them have been arrested after the ...
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2019/7/15 15:22:02

Abandoned petroleum mine city to be China's 'Mars town'

China is building a “Mars town” in Lenghu,NW China's Qinghai Province, where 30 astronomical telescopes will be built. Lenghu used to be a petroleum mine, and now it is on ...
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2019/7/13 21:30:38

China's first "Mars Camp" in Qinghai province

The “Mars Camp” in Lenghu town, Northwest China's Qinghai Province, provides 68 sleeping capsules for visitors. The landscape there resembles Mars and the town is building itself to become a ...
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2019/7/12 17:47:11

Goji berries harvested in NW China's Ningxia

Farmers harvest goji berries in Zhongning county, Northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, on July 11. As the "hometown of goji," Zhongning county has a history of cultivating goji for ...
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2019/7/12 17:04:07

Direct bullet train service between Nanning and Hong Kong launched

Direct high-speed train service was launched between Nanning, South China's Guangxi, and Hong Kong on July 10, 2019. With a maximum 380km/h operating speed, the train G417 departed from Nanning ...
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2019/7/11 18:26:46

Nearly 200 artifacts up for auction to celebrate space exploration 50 years after Apollo 11

Nearly 200 artifacts from NASA missions of the Sixties and Seventies including the Gemini and Apollo programs are going up for auction at “One Giant Leap: Celebrating Space Exploration 50 ...
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2019/7/11 16:43:58

Famous ancient painting "Along the River during Qingming Festival" made from more than 2m LEGO blocks on display in NE China

The famous ancient painting "Along the River during Qingming Festival", made from more than 2 million LEGO blocks, was on display in Shenyang, Northeast China's Liaoning Province on July 10, ...
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2019/7/10 16:53:15