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Musical 'Rebirth' to tell touching story of Chinese narcotics police officer's recovery following injury

Based on the true stories of a Chinese narcotics policeman and his wife, the new musical Rebirth is set to make its debut in Shenzhen, South China's Guangdong Province in September.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/28 18:18:43

'Everlasting Classics' back on air after hiatus

After a four-month hiatus caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Chinese TV program Everlasting Classics returned to China Central Television (CCTV) on Thursday to continue conveying the beauty of traditional Chinese culture through music.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/28 18:28:43

Toast to heroic PLA and protectors of China during Duanwu Festival

It is always good to have a holiday when you can relax and visit with family and friends. Thursday marks China's traditional Dragon Boat Festival, or Duanwu Festival. Among China's many festivals, this is the only one that remembers a person, the patriotic poet Qu Yuan.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/25 15:59:44

Individual portions not likely to completely replace communal dining in China despite COVID-19 outbreak: Chinese experts

During Chinese New Year, hundreds of villagers and tourists in East China's Fujian Province gather together in front of a tulou, a traditional communal residence of the Hakka people, to enjoy hand-made beef balls cooked in a huge pot the diameter of which can reach four meters.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/23 20:53:40

Hollywood mogul Steve Bing passes away at age 55: reports

Hollywood producer Steve Bing, who financed Tom Hanks movie The Polar Express and fathered a child with actress Liz Hurley, has died aged 55, US media reported Monday.
Source: AFP | 2020/6/23 17:43:40

Rome sees scooter invasion as lockdown eases

With Rome emerging from lockdown into warm summer days, electric scooters have invaded its streets as the Italian capital joins the debate over urban public transport during the pandemic.
Source: AFP | 2020/6/23 17:38:41

Golden Globes receive late date as virus delays award season

Next year's Golden Globes will take place on February 28, 2021, an unusually late date for the glitzy film and television award show as Hollywood scrambles to adjust to the coronavirus pandemic.
Source: AFP | 2020/6/23 17:33:40

Itinerant chefs cooking up a storm to fight poverty

A minivan loaded with folding tables, chairs, pots and pans is the "mobile restaurant" with which Xie Junming tours the countryside of China's Guangdong Province.
Source: AFP | 2020/6/23 10:48:40

New report: COVID-19 patients suffer from poorer mental health than SARS survivors

A new report showing that the mental health of COVID-19 survivors is worse than that of SARS survivors was released at a forum in Guangzhou, South China's Guangdong Province on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/22 22:08:40

France shakes off its virus blues as cinemas, casinos set to open

France began to shake off its coronavirus blues Sunday with cinemas opening at the stroke of midnight and thousands of people taking to the streets for its midsummer music festival.
Source: AFP-Xinhua | 2020/6/22 17:58:40

'Crazy' Chinese fans cause trouble for their idols' neighbors

A news report about a group of overzealous fans in Southwest China's Chongqing Municipality coming into conflict with the residents of a building where two of their idols live has gone viral on Chinese social media.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/22 16:18:40

Wuhan Art Museum reopens after city ends lockdown

The Wuhan Art Museum in Central China's Hubei Province officially reopened on Sunday after closing its doors for almost five months due to the novel coronavirus outbreak.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/21 17:43:41

Chinese artist Shu Yong reveals COVID-19-themed artworks

A series of paintings created by renowned artist Shu Yong during the COVID-19 pandemic are currently on exhibition at the Hunan Provincial Museum in Central China's Changsha.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/21 17:18:41

'Lord of the Rings' and 'Alien' star Ian Holm dies aged 88

Oscar-nominated British actor Ian Holm, famed for his roles in Hollywood blockbusters Lord of the Rings and Alien, died on Friday aged 88, his agent said.
Source: AFP | 2020/6/21 17:13:41

Graduation ceremonies go digital in China amid novel coronavirus epidemic: survey

A recent survey found that 88.6 percent of new Chinese college graduates celebrated their graduation in digital form amid the COVID-19 epidemic.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/6/21 17:08:41

Hollywood poised for big-screen gamble as theaters reopen

After more than three months of coronavirus-mandated limbo, Hollywood is headed back to the big screen - and hoping that Russell Crowe's road rage thriller Unhinged will jump-start the recovery.
Source: AFP | 2020/6/21 16:28:40

Neolithic complex in East China verified as jade workshop

Archaeologists in East China's Zhejiang Province have verified that a Neolithic site that dates back to roughly 4,500-4,800 years ago was once a jade workshop complex, according to the Zhejiang Provincial Institute of Cultural Relics and Archaeology.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/6/21 16:23:41

Coronavirus creates opportunity for Chinese student in Canada to start local market delivery business

Chinese student Chen Jiaye, who is studying at the University of Toronto in Canada, never imagined he and his business partner Mohammed Rayed Wasif's idea about delivering groceries and supplies that they proposed for a campus entrepreneurship competition would eventually become a reality, which has attracted a lot of customers due to the outbreak of a pandemic.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/18 19:33:41