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Beijing seal exhibition gives insight into China's fight against poverty and COVID-19

An exhibition displaying more than 200 seals depicting efforts to combat poverty and the COVID-19 epidemic kicked off at the China Millennium Monument in Beijing on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/15 14:33:40

Animal fossils dating back 25m years discovered in Northwest China's Gansu Province

Chinese researchers have found a group of animal fossils dating back 25 million years in Northwest China's Gansu Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/9/14 18:13:40

Chinese bronze relics repatriated from Japan go on display at Hubei Provincial Museum

An exhibition displaying a batch of exquisite ancient Chinese relics at the Hubei Provincial Museum in Wuhan, Central China's Hubei Province, has attracted thousands of visitors from across China, demonstrating Chinese people's confidence in the city's improved COVID-19 situation, a museum employee said on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/14 22:12:10

NY Fashion Week tries to support US designers

With almost no live audiences and few major names, New York Fashion Week, which opens Sunday in a city that was ravaged by the pandemic, is not giving up - and is trying to help US designers survive an unprecedented crisis.
Source: AFP | 2020/9/13 18:08:40

Italian jewelry exhibitors preparing for the 3rd China International Import Expo in Shanghai

Italian enterprises, especially those in the Italian gold and jewelry sector, are actively preparing for the 3rd China International Import Expo (CIIE), which will be held in Shanghai from November 5 to 11. It is the third consecutive year that Italian companies have taken part in the event.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/13 14:58:40

Chinese artist debuts at Russian museum with ash art

How can incense ashes be turned into art? A new exhibition in Russia from Chinese artist Zhang Huan seeks to answer the question. The In the Ashes of History exhibition at the State Hermitage Museum features the artist's unique approach to art.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/13 22:19:34

Pending release of South Korean man convicted of raping 8-year-old girl sparks concern among Chinese netizens

Convicted criminal Cho Doo-soon, a South Korean man who was found guilty of attacking and raping an 8-year-old girl in 2008, will be released in December after 12 years in prison. News of Cho's release went viral in China on Wednesday, prompting Chinese netizens to discuss whether the convicted criminal should be released and express their concern for the safety of children.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/10 22:47:35

South Korea's tattoo artists seek legalization

South Korean tattooist Doy counts Hollywood superstar Brad Pitt and members of K-Pop band EXO among his celebrity clients, but his delicate, detailed designs could land him in prison.
Source: AFP | 2020/9/10 16:28:40

Exploring the symbolism behind China's highest order of honor- The Medal of the Republic

The Medal of the Republic is China's highest order of honor. On Tuesday, a ceremony to commend exemplary individuals for their efforts in fighting against the COVID-19 epidemic was held in Beijing at the Great Hall of the People. During the ceremony, Zhong Nanshan, China's top epidemiologist, became the 9th recipient of the Medal of the Republic.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/8 21:29:33

US historic library to open outdoor expansion of Chinese Garden

Apart from these landscape, pavilions, and other features, the indoor spaces within this expanded section of the Chinese Garden scheduled to open later, includes a new art gallery and a traditional scholar's studio, as well as a casual restaurant.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/9/4 11:01:29

Beijing annual comedy event kicks off with streaming content

The annual Beijing International Comedy Festival, which kicked off on Wednesday, has turned to the internet to bring audiences classic and innovative comedies, seminars and dialogues.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/3 18:13:40

Beijing's Palace Museum explores life of the great Northern Song poet Su Shi

In a recent documentary the BBC called Tang Dynasty (618-907) poet Du Fu "China's greatest poet." On Tuesday, China's Palace Museum in Beijing kicked off an exhibition to celebrate another one of the country's greatest poets - Su Shi of the Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127). The exhibition takes visitors back to ancient China and offers various anecdotes about the versatile cultural icon.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/2 18:38:42

2020 Chinese Bridge competition kicks off

The international Chinese speech competition for college and secondary school students, Chinese Bridge, kicked off with a ceremony in Beijing on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/1 18:48:40

Beijing's Hongkun Museum of Fine Art shines light on children's art

A new exhibition featuring children's paintings and visual art kicked off at the Hongkun Museum of Fine Art in Beijing as part of the Hongkun Art Festival.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/1 18:48:41

Charity art exhibition in Beijing to help children with special needs

With life returning to normal as the coronavirus epidemic remains under control in China, a group of artists in Beijing hope to deliver a positive message to the public through a charity exhibition that kicked off on Saturday at the St Regis Beijing.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/31 18:18:41

2020 Miss Hong Kong Pageant draws attention of netizens in the Chinese mainland

The final competition of the 2020 Miss Hong Kong Pageant (Miss HK) was broadcast in Hong Kong on Sunday, sparking discussion on social media in the Chinese mainland.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/31 17:33:40

Statue of US pop idol Michael Jackson unveiled in Beijing

A statue of US music legend Michael Jackson was unveiled at a business center of Beijing on Saturday. Hundreds of Chinese MJ fans, from those in their 50s to teens, joined the event to see the golden life-sized statue with their own eyes.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/30 17:53:40

Wuhan to host international sculpture biennale in 2021

The second East Lake International Ecological Biennale will kick off in Wuhan, East China's Hubei Province, in March 2021, the event's organizers announced on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/30 17:43:40