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Tourism industry developing in Beijing's Miyun district

A meeting about tourism development was held in Miyun district in Beijing on Wednesday, with the aim of developing cultural tourism in 2021.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/20 0:12:19

Cloisonné exhibition at Yongyuan Center in Beijing reviews art form's development in China

A new exhibition at Beijing's Yongyuan Center reveals the development of cloisonné art in China through the works of late artist Qian Meihua and her apprentices.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/19 19:43:40

Anxiety mounts over Vietnam's food staples

Vietnam's fragrant noodle soups and fresh spring rolls have won fans across the globe, but mounting food safety scandals on the country's streets are sparking a rising tide of anxiety among millennials about what they eat.
Source: AFP | 2020/11/19 17:58:40

English Nouveau seeks to rival Beaujolais

In years gone by, British wine merchants would race to secure Beaujolais Nouveau for their stocks. But now the UK's first young red is being made near the English border with Wales.
Source: AFP | 2020/11/19 17:08:42

Towering outdoor lift zips tourists up Central China's 'Avatar' cliff

Towering more than 300 meters up the cliff face that inspired the landscape for the blockbuster movie Avatar, the world's highest outdoor lift whisks brave tourists to breathtaking views.
Source: AFP | 2020/11/19 17:08:41

Rare Yaozhou celadon wares discovered in Xi'an, Northwest China's Shaanxi Province

More than 60 valuable Yaozhou celadon wares have been excavated in Xi'an, Northwest China's Shaanxi Province, according to an announcement by the Shaanxi Provincial Institute of Archaeology.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/19 10:03:40

Saving the season

The coronavirus crisis shuttered Switzerland's ski resorts in the spring, but they are banking on tighter precautions and the Swiss people's love of the mountains to save them as the winter season kicks off.
Source: AFP | 2020/11/18 19:23:40

68 Chinese relics returned to China from the UK amid global pandemic

China's National Cultural Heritage Administration (NCHA) announced on Wednesday that after 25 years' continuous repatriation a total of 68 lost Chinese cultural relics have been returned in total from the UK, setting a good example for international cooperation in fighting cultural heritage-related crime.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/18 15:58:40

World Heritage photography exhibition opens in Zhangjiajie

A World Heritage photography exhibition kicked off on Monday in Zhangjiajie, Central China's Hunan Province, covering 115 world heritage sites around the world.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/18 8:44:31

China-US cooperation helps 361 repatriated cultural relics find new home in Nanjing

Having witnessed the passage of time from the Neolithic Age to the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), 361 cultural relics that were returned to China from the US were revealed in Nanjing, East China's Jiangsu Province, on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/17 22:06:26

Fans fund new statue of British icon after row

A storm of protest over a nude monument to British women's rights pioneer Mary Wollstonecraft - described as a melted World Cup topped by a silver Barbie doll - has sparked a crowdfunding campaign to create a more "dignified" tribute.
Source: Reuters | 2020/11/17 18:23:42

Livestreaming helps chinaware find a new place

Two years ago, 31-year-old Ye Yun was worried about whether her porcelain shop in China's well-known "Porcelain Capital" Jingdezhen in East China's Jiangxi Province would be able to survive. At the time, she never thought that just two years later the power of the internet would allow her to bring in 100,000 yuan ($15,100) a month.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/17 18:23:41

New stamp to issue for commemorating Friedrich Engels' 200th birthday

China Post is scheduled to launch a set of commemorative stamps on November 28 to commemorate Friedrich Engels' 200th birthday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/17 17:32:37

'Harassment' of star's wax statue ignites anger of Chinese netizens

A video showing a woman "harassing" a wax statue of Chinese star Yang Yang at the Madame Tussauds Shanghai has raised the ire of Chinese netizens on social media.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/17 16:33:40

Young Tibetan man goes viral on Chinese social media with handsome looks

A young Tibetan man named Tashi Dingzhen has suddenly captured the hearts of netizens throughout China with his "innocent and original" looks. With his dark skin and cheeks reddened by the sun, he gives off a charm that netizens have found unique.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/16 22:25:27

Netizens celebrate 39th anniversary of first world championship won by Chinese women's volleyball team

This day 39 years ago, Chinese woman's volleyball team beat Japan 3-2 in Osaka to win the first world championship for China with a spotless record of seven games played and seven won.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/16 19:14:42

Spy thriller tops China's TV popularity charts

Fearless Whispers, a spy thriller starring popular young actor Li Yifeng, is currently the most popular Chinese-language TV series, according to review platform Douban.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/11/16 18:33:40

Buddhist statues submerged for 36 years reveal their faces again

A batch of ancient Buddhist statues that remained submerged in a reservoir in Beijing for 36 years resurfaced recently after the reservoir's water levels dropped 16 meters, the local cultural relics authority said on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/16 18:29:15