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Chinese archaeologists excavate more than 1,500-year-old imperial worship site in North China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region

Chinese archaeologists have excavated a more than 1,500-year-old imperial worship site from the Northern Wei Dynasty (386-534) in North China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, uncovering precious evidence for the study of ancient China's imperial heaven worship and the ritual system of the Northern Wei Dynasty, a Chinese archaeologist said on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/29 19:22:26

Russian ambassador visits Chinese sculpture exhibition

Andrey Denisov, Russian ambassador to China, paid a visit to the ongoing exhibition Sculpting the Spirit of Chinese Culture at Beijing's National Centre for the Performing Arts on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/29 17:38:41

Giant metallic 'steed' traverses Iceland's threatened glacier

Instead of a slow slog on snowshoes, a giant bus sweeps passengers at up to 60 kilometers an hour across Iceland's second largest glacier, which scientists predict will likely be nearly gone by the end of the century.
Source: AFP | 2020/10/29 17:38:40

Backed by Stormzy, Cambridge bids to woo black students

Going to Cambridge had always been a dream for Matthew Omoefe Offeh, one of a growing number of black students who are slowly reshaping the elite university's racial mix, helped in part by rapper Stormzy.
Source: AFP | 2020/10/29 17:33:40

'AboutTime'

Whether by repetition, rupture or reinvention, fashion has always maintained a complex relationship to time, a link New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art is exploring in a new exhibition opening Thursday.
Source: AFP | 2020/10/29 14:53:40

China learns from experience of protecting giant pandas to care for snow leopards

A league has been formed to protect both giant pandas and snow leopards in Chengdu, Southwest China's Sichuan Province, involving national reserves in Sichuan and forest associations of five places including Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region and Qinghai Province.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/28 23:42:20

Chinese domestic brands increasingly popular among younger generation in China: survey

Chinese brands are becoming more popular and are expected to continue to gain ground among young Chinese, according to a survey launched by China Youth Daily.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/28 18:54:21

Exhibition on recovery of Taiwan from Japanese colonial rule opens at National Museum of China

At an exhibition commemorating the 75th anniversary of the recovery of the island of Taiwan from Japanese colonial rule held at the National Museum of China, many visitors could be seen gathering around and staring at a black and white photo, some moved to tears by what they saw.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/28 17:58:40

Chengdu, Chongqing to host poetry festival in November

Chinese cities Chengdu and Chongqing will jointly host the Sixth Chinese Poetry Festival in November, according to the organizer Ministry of Culture and Tourism on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/28 16:58:40

6,000-year-old silkworm sculpture found in North China

Archaeologists unearthed a silkworm sculpture dating back 6,000 years ago in North China's Shanxi Province, local authorities said.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/10/28 16:53:43

Hungry macaques bring fear to historic Indian tourist haven

Thousands of monkeys are menacing the historic Indian city of Shimla, where sterilizations and illegal poisonings have failed to blunt their frequent attacks on tourists and farms.
Source: AFP | 2020/10/28 16:53:41

China Shanghai International Children's Book Fair aims to attract overseas exhibitors

As the only book fair in the Asia-Pacific region dedicated to promoting literature for young readers under 16 years old, the China Shanghai International Children's Book Fair (CCBF) will be launched on November 13 with the aim of attracting international exhibitors from more than 20 countries such as Germany, Italy, the US and Australia to participate despite the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/28 16:38:30

Exhibition on recovery of Taiwan from Japanese colonial rule opens at National Museum of China

At an exhibition commemorating the 75th anniversary of the recovery of the island of Taiwan from Japanese colonial rule held at the National Museum of China, many visitors could be seen gathering around and staring at a black and white photo, some moved to tears by what they saw.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/27 20:13:40

Zimbabwean teen poet raises COVID-19 awareness

Through the use of beautifully crafted stanzas, a Zimbabwean teenager is raising awareness about the COVID-19 pandemic, urging his peers to follow the precautionary measures needed to stem the spread of the virus.
Source: Xinhua-AFP | 2020/10/27 17:53:41

First Chinese original reading level for children program launched

Chinese publishing house Children's Fun Publishing announced on Saturday that it has launched the 1st Chinese Original Reading Level for Children program to promote the development of reading among children.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/27 17:48:42

Viral video explaining geography of Xinjiang puts netizens' fears at rest over COVID-19 outbreak in Kashi prefecture

The sudden outbreak of COVID-19 epidemic in Kashi prefecture, Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region has captured the attention of Chinese netizens. While news of another outbreak caused worry, many netizens said their fears were eased after they learned more about the vast distance that exists between Kashi and other places in Xinjiang.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/27 15:58:40

Preserving audiovisual heritage on World Day for Audiovisual Heritage

October 27 marks World Day for Audiovisual Heritage (WDAH). It is a special day that aims to raise general awareness of the need to preserve important audiovisual heritage for future generations.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/10/27 15:06:14

Greek ghost villages wake up for tourists

Moonlight is the only light in the alleys of Mikro Chorio, the ancient capital of the Greek island of Tilos. As in many other abandoned villages in Greece, they only come back to life for the tourists.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/26 18:28:40