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Chinese fans to give surprise celebration of Lisa's birthday


Chinese fans are going to give a surprise to their idol Lisa by holding light shows and playing birthday videos on LED screens of tall buildings in many cities in ...

Classical avant-gardist Krzysztof Penderecki passes away

Polish composer and conductor Krzysztof Penderecki, who blazed a trail in classical music with innovative religious and symphonic works, died aged 86 on Sunday in his home city of Krakow after a long illness, his family told local media.
Source: AFP | 2020/3/30 16:33:40

More tourist sites resume operations in Chinese mainland

More tourist sites in the Chinese mainland reopened on Sunday after closing for two months to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus epidemic.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/30 16:28:40

Free rein

As humans retreat to their homes as more and more countries go under coronavirus lockdown, wild animals are slipping cover to explore the empty streets of some of our biggest cities.
Source: AFP | 2020/3/30 16:23:40

Professor of Hong Kong University keeps world heritage of China's tulou alive

Nine hundred years ago, Chinese built large enclosed earthen "castles" called tulou to guard against enemies. Although it is peaceful now, these earthen structures are still being used as dwelling places. Many of these shining examples of Chinese architectural structures have become World Heritage sites and have attracteda lot of film directors, including the director behind Disney's live-action Mulan remake, to use them as the setting for film shoots.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/30 15:08:32

History of Xiaotangshan Hospital

Built in 2003 to quarantine and treat Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) patients, Beijing's Xiaotangshan Hospital has since been renovated and joined the battle against the ongoing novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Other than fighting diseases, the history of Xiaotangshan remains largely unknown.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2020/3/30 1:46:23

Amid South Korean Nth Room case, Chinese drama delves into violence against women and sexual abuse

As talk about the Nth Room chatroom sex abuse case in South Korea sweeps Chinese social media, a new web drama with plots similar to the case has captured the attention of netizens.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2020/3/29 22:44:27

Austrian writer wins China's annual foreign novel award

Austrian writer Robert Menasse's The Capital won China's prestigious foreign novel award, the 21st Century Best Foreign Novel of the Year 2018-19 and Zou Taofen Annual Foreign Fiction Award, on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/29 15:48:40

Survivors' tips on getting through a lockdown

Survivors from two dramatic rescues that captivated the world, the 2010 Chilean mine collapse and the 1972 Andes plane crash, gave their advice for how to survive a lockdown as the number of Latin American coronavirus cases soared past 10,000 Friday.
Source: AFP | 2020/3/29 15:38:40

Paris fashion highlights fall victim to coronavirus pandemic

Two of the main events in the fashion calendar - Paris men's fashion week and the haute couture shows - scheduled for June and July have been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic, organizers said on Friday.
Source: AFP | 2020/3/29 15:18:40

Austrian writer wins China's annual foreign novel award

Austrian writer Robert Menasse's The Capital won China's prestigious foreign novel award, the 21st Century Best Foreign Novel of the Year 2018-2019 and the Zou Taofen Annual Foreign Fiction Award, which comes with a prize money of 50,000 yuan ($7,048), on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/28 21:13:40

Chinese fans to give surprise celebration of Lisa's birthday

Chinese fans are going to give a surprise to their idol Lisa by holding light shows and playing birthday videos on LED screens of tall buildings in many cities in China and overseas to celebrate her birthday on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/26 23:23:40

China's first 'Peking Opera talk show' to debut on iQIYI

Hosted by the "modern Mulan of Peking Opera" Wang Peiyu, China's first "Peking Opera talk show" See 'Yu' on Stage (Yu Ni Taishang Jian) is set to debut on Chinese streaming giant iQIYI on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/26 19:26:45

Netizens in China amazed to learn charts of UK's COVID-19 cases being produced by Chinese student in Britain

Chinese netizens expressed their amazement online after it was revealed that the daily charts tracking the increase in novel coronavirus cases in the UK were being uploaded by a Chinese student studying in the UK rather than the country's own government authorities.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/26 18:39:27