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Five new achievements in archaeological work released

National Cultural Heritage Administration released five new archaeology results on Thursday covering five different provinces across China.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/25 14:46:25

Developer Zynga out to cast spell with Harry Potter mobile game

Social gaming giant Zynga on Wednesday kicked off its global launch of a free puzzle game based on the beloved wizarding world of Harry Potter.
Source: AFP | 2020/9/24 20:11:57

Unsexy selfies, huffy fashionistas as Milan opens

Getting a front-row seat to Milan's fashion week is harder than ever in 2020, with uninvited influencers and buyers nursing bruised egos as the shows start Wednesday under coronavirus restrictions.
Source: AFP | 2020/9/24 19:48:40

Over 100 works commemorating the 100th anniversary of the founding of the CPC to be released in 2021

More than 100 key works celebrating the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China (CPC) are scheduled to be released in 2021 to coincide with the anniversary, China's National Radio and Television Administration announced on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/24 18:23:41

Israeli archaeologists discover 2,000-year-old inkwell

Israeli archaeologists have discovered an entire inkwell dating to about 2,000 years ago, the Israeli Civil Administration in the West Bank (ICA) said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/9/24 12:27:13

New farming concept offers Zimbabwean farmers higher yields

Reeling from the adverse effects of climate change that have seen agricultural output plummeting over the years, Zimbabwe's smallholder farmers hope that a new conservative farming concept will maximize agricultural productivity and provide much-needed relief against climate change-induced food shortages.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/9/24 10:28:40

Avenue of ancient Chinese capital unearthed in Central China

Archaeologists have unearthed a 2.5-kilometer-long avenue dating back nearly 2,000 years on the site of the ancient capital of Luoyang in Central China's Henan Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/9/23 17:28:40

Hopkins explores horrors of dementia in 'The Father'

Convincing movie legend Anthony Hopkins to star in your first-ever film is a tall order for any director.
Source: AFP | 2020/9/23 17:23:40

China's Yidan Prize Foundation announces 2020 education award laureates

The philanthropic educational foundation, the Yidan Prize Foundation, announced the 2020 laureates of its two education awards on Wednesday in Hong Kong.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/23 16:48:41

Chinese Farmers' Harvest Festival warms up with classical musical dance gala in Shaanxi

A classical Chinese musical singing and dance performance Huakai Dongfang (Lit: flowers bloom in the east), was performed in Baoji, Northwest China's Shaanxi Province, on Monday. The show was part of celebrations leading to the province's third Chinese Famers' Harvest Festival on Tuesday as well as the upcoming 9th Shaanxi Provincial Arts Festival.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/22 19:18:40

Getting to know Beijing's cultural and historical core: the Central Axis

Editor's Note: The Beijing Central Axis refers to the core area of the old city that stretches 7.8 kilometers from the Yongding Gate in the south to the Bell Tower and Drum Tower in the north. Today, it includes both historical and modern architecture, many of which have been listed as UNESCO World Cultural Heritage sites. In 2013, the Central Axis itself was included on UNESCO's Tentative List for World Cultural Heritage Site nominations. Considering the Central Axis' important position in Chinese culture and history, from September 29 to December 20, the Overseeing Beijing Central Axis at the Top of the Forbidden City exhibition at the Guande Hall in Beijing's Jingshan Park will give visitors the opportunity to get to learn more about this valuable cultural heritage.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/22 19:08:40

Beijing Design Week focuses on urban well-being

One of China's top design events, Beijing Design Week kicked off on Monday with a series of exhibitions, guided tours, academic seminars as well as cultural dialogues.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/22 19:03:40

Remake of Chinese playwright Cao Yu's classic play 'Thunder' to debut in Hainan Province

A remake of Chinese theatrical master Cao Yu's stage play Thunderstorm will debut in Haikou, capital of South China's Hainan Province, in December.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/22 18:53:40

Hollywood unions sign deal with studios to boost return to work

Hollywood's top unions announced a deal with major film studios Monday on coronavirus safety measures needed for the US entertainment industry to ramp up its return to production.
Source: AFP | 2020/9/22 18:48:40

Race superhero series 'Watchmen' wins big at Emmys with stars at home

Watchmen, a dark superhero series that tackles US racism, triumphed at the Emmys on Sunday as winners beamed in live to an empty Los Angeles theater for Hollywood's first major COVID-19-era awards show.
Source: AFP | 2020/9/21 17:53:41

Poverty alleviation inspired opera debuts in Guangxi

A new opera based on true stories about local officials in the poverty alleviation efforts debuted in Southwest China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/21 13:28:40

Shenzhen's Futian Museum to launch opening exhibition exploring aesthetic education

The Futian Museum in Shenzhen, South China's Guangdong Province, is set to launch its opening exhibition on Tuesday. The exhibition, which takes aesthetic education as its theme, advocates the idea of using art as a tool to educate people.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/20 20:29:28

Domestic tourists to boost Xinjiang's economy during National Day

This year's first travel express train from Harbin, Northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, to Altay Prefecture in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region set off on Saturday morning after Xinjiang declared it was free of all COVID-19 cases.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/20 18:30:56