Two pandas stuck in Calgary Zoo face food shortage

The Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding told the Global Times on Monday that they are actively working to bring two giant pandas in the Calgary Zoo in Canada ...

Chinese online stores provide paid service for people to rant about fictional TV character

Online stores on Chinese ecommerce sites such as Taobao and Xianyu have begun introducing a service that offers customers the opportunity to vent their anger at the fictional character of Lin Youyou, the young woman who seduces a rich married man in the Chinese drama Nothing But Thirty.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/10 21:03:40

Beijing Chengxuan auction house to hold first event since COVID-19 outbreak

Chinese auction house Beijing Chengxuan will hold its first auction since the outbreak of COVID-19 on Thursday. The event will see more than 1,000 items go under the hammer, including Chinese paintings, contemporary art and porcelains.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/10 19:03:40

Two pandas stuck in Calgary Zoo face food shortage

The Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding told the Global Times on Monday that they are actively working to bring two giant pandas in the Calgary Zoo in Canada back home as they are facing a food shortage.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/10 18:58:40

Film extras rush to China's 'Hollywood' as record number of productions underway

Despite high temperatures reaching 38 C, dozens of people line up in front of the registration center at Hendian World Studios, China's equivalent to Hollywood, in East China's Zhejiang Province, to wait for training to become an extra. Some of them have come out of curiosity, while others hope it is the first stepping stone to achieving their dreams of becoming a star.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/10 17:28:41

Empress Dowager Cixi's imperial robe goes on display in Silk Museum

Twenty silk cultural relics that were excavated from the Eastern Tomb of the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) went on display at the China Silk Museum on Friday. Among them, are silk garments worn by Chinese Empress Dowager Cixi, one of the most powerful women in China's history.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/10 0:00:10

Baby's back: New 'Dirty Dancing' movie confirmed

A new Dirty Dancing movie is in development, with Jennifer Grey expected to reprise her iconic role as Frances "Baby" Houseman after more than three decades.
Source: AFP | 2020/8/9 17:18:42

Fighting for Charity

A series of special episodes aimed at promoting poverty alleviation projects in severe poverty regions on popular Chinese reality show Go Fighting have become a hit on social media.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/9 17:13:40

China's 'Hollywood': Hengdian World Studios regains vitality as coronavirus brought under control in China

Walking down a street at Hengdian World Studios, China's equivalent to Hollywood, at least seven different film crews can be seen busily going about shooting films or TV shows, while performers dressed in various period costumes are everywhere.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/9 16:53:41

Vietnamese cat cafe offers purr-fect pick-me-up for rescued felines

If your idea of the purr-fect day is spending it curled up with convalescent rescue cats and a coffee, then one cafe in Vietnam has you covered.
Source: AFP | 2020/8/9 17:18:40

Photo of US rapper Kanye West in China as a child gets warm welcome from Chinese netizens

US rapper Kanye West posted a photo of himself and his mother from their time living in China on Twitter on Sunday. The tweet received an overwhelming positive response among netizens, some of whom compared him to the character of Dre Parker in the 2010 remake of The Karate Kid.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/9 18:13:40

Classical guitarist Yang Xuefei releases music album 'Sketches of China'

Guitarist Yang Xuefei released her latest Chinese music album Sketches of China on Friday. As her third album under Universal Music China's Decca label, the new album features original compositions for guitar from Chinese composers.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/9 17:58:40

Texas bar owner fights to save her bar

"Sorry, we are closed," reads the sign on the glass door of the Jailhouse Saloon, a bar in Texas.
Source: AFP | 2020/8/7 16:33:40

Chinese beer lovers leave facemasks and worries behind as festival opens

Thousands of Chinese beer lovers left their facemasks and virus worries behind to gather in large crowds and raise a much-needed glass as the annual Qingdao beer festival opened on July 31.
Source: AFP | 2020/8/7 16:28:40