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 ...

First Tibetan-language search engine launches new update

On Monday, the world's first Tibetan-language search engine released new updates to its App and input methods with the aim to provide an improved user experience.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/4 23:13:23

Giant panda reservations play a significant role in protecting large predators

In an interview with the Global Times, Li Sheng, a researcher at Peking University who recently published a report on large carnivores in Nature Ecology & Evolution, took umbrage with AFP and CNN reports that said his study shows that giant panda reservations have “failed” to safeguard large mammals sharing its habitats. The researcher noted that these reservations in fact play an important role in protecting predators.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/4 21:49:29

Excavation begins at historic Dakar market in renovation project

Heavy-duty excavators have begun to raze the famed Sandaga market, a sprawling hub of informal trade in the heart of Senegal's capital Dakar, which the authorities want to rebuild and modernize.
Source: AFP | 2020/8/4 18:13:41

New group exhibition at Red Brick Art Museum showcases artists' thoughts toward 2020

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has put everything in the world on hold in 2020 including events within art circles. How have artists viewed the past few months and what do they think of the future? The ongoing exhibition 2020+ at Beijing Red Brick Art Museum attempts to create a multi-dimensional space that answers these questions.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/4 18:08:40

Golden Globes voters hit with antitrust lawsuit brought by Norwegian journalist

The exclusive group of film journalists that awards the Golden Globes was accused Monday of sabotaging non-members while gorging on lavish perks and unparalleled access to Hollywood stars.
Source: AFP | 2020/8/4 18:03:41

Pandemic an 'apocalypse' for restaurants in US

For Gabriel Gordon and his wife Lena, the small restaurant they opened 14 years ago in the coastal California town of Seal Beach was a dream project and the cornerstone of their future success.
Source: AFP | 2020/8/4 18:00:39

Bollywood star discharged after catching coronavirus

Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan said Sunday he had been discharged from the hospital, three weeks after being admitted with "mild" coronavirus symptoms after testing positive for the disease.
Source: AFP | 2020/8/3 18:13:40

Artist's record about fight against coronavirus tours to Shanghai

It has been 187 days since Chinese artist Shu Yong started to record Chinese people's efforts to fight the COVID-19 epidemic.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/3 18:08:40

Theater performances and dialogues mark 110th birthday of Chinese playwright Cao Yu

A collection of Chinese playwright Cao Yu's works were staged at Beijing's Poly Theater on Friday to mark the 110th birthday of the renowned dramatist.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/3 18:03:40

Israeli firm seeks to put locusts on the menu

From biblical plague to modern day protein, one Israeli firm wants to make locusts a sustainable food choice in the Holy Land and beyond.
Source: AFP | 2020/8/3 17:23:40

Filming ramps up at China's equivalent to Hollywood – Hengdian World Studios

More than 100 crews have returned to work at China's version of Hollywood, Hengdian World Studios in East China's Zhejiang Province.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/3 15:48:40

Blockbuster Chinese film 'The Eight Hundred' receives new release date

The official Sina Weibo account of film The Eight Hundred announced on Sunday that the film will debut in theaters on August 21. After being delayed in 2019 for technique problems, the film is set to be the first major Chinese blockbuster to be released in cinemas since the COVID-19 outbreak.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/3 0:13:44

China's first Western-style theater undergoes renovation

Efforts are underway to restore China's first Western-style theater, the Lyceum Theater in East China's Shanghai Municipality, to its original appearance during the 1930s, the China News reported on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/2 18:08:40