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 ...

Young music talents seek recognition

A group of young talents appearing on the competition show The Coming One: Superband have turned to the small screen to show their love for music, as well as respect toward copyright.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/2 17:30:17

Peking University establishes Institute of Cultural Heritage and Innovation in East China

The Institute of Cultural Heritage and Innovation of Peking University opened on Saturday in Fuzhou, East China's Jiangxi Province. The university chose the city for its profound cultural heritage and unique position in Chinese history.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/2 17:28:40

Beyonce delights fans with stylized visual album 'Black Is King'

Pop royalty Beyonce on Friday released her much-hyped visual album Black Is King, an aesthetically ambitious video billed as a companion to her 2019 album of songs inspired by Disney's live-action remake of The Lion King.
Source: AFP | 2020/8/2 17:23:41

Trailer for China's first documentary about its overseas peacekeeping operations goes viral on social media

The trailer for The Blue Defensive Line, China's first documentary film about the country's first peacekeeping infantry battalion, was released online on Sunday, arousing netizens' curiosity in China's sense of responsibility for the international community.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/2 17:13:40

Chinese working in the US face difficulties amid coronavirus, worsening China-US relations

Only one month left… If Sun Ling, who lost her job due to the COVID-19 pandemic, cannot find a new company to hire her in the US, she will have to leave the country, where she still wants to explore, as her visa is going to expire soon.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/2 16:33:41

US vloggers bid farewell to fans on TikTok after Trump threat

US vloggers started to bid their final farewells to fans on TikTok, a popular video app owned by Chinese company ByteDance, after US President Donald Trump threatened to ban the app from the US on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/2 13:23:40

Chinese working in the US face difficulties amid coronavirus and worsening China-US relations

Only one month left… If Sun Ling, who lost her job due to the COVID-19 pandemic, cannot find a new company in the US, she will have to leave the country, which she still wants to explore, as her visa is going to be expired soon.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/30 23:03:13

Restoration of historical sites in Angkor, Cambodia assisted by China amid pandemic

The Chinese Academy of Cultural Heritage has helped Cambodia to restore the royal palaces in the ruins of Angkor and the research work has not been suspended, even amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Chinese experts have examined excavated relics and speculated that China and Cambodia had frequent exchanges in ancient times.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/30 22:50:42

River rafting loggers on China-North Korea border gain internet fame on Chinese social media

On one side of the Yalu River, a border river separating China and North Korea, Chinese photographers can be seen moving around heavy photography equipment as they wait to capture an upcoming heart-stopping scene; while on the other side of the internet, millions of Chinese netizens also wait in excitement as they anticipate the appearance of the brave water warriors from North Korea who paddle a raft made of logs down the swift river.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/30 17:00:22

Ashley Judd wins appeal in Weinstein sexual harassment case

A US court of appeals on Wednesday ruled that actress Ashley Judd has the right to pursue her sexual harassment lawsuit against disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, overturning a lower court's decision.
Source: AFP | 2020/7/30 17:28:40

'Starlight' show brings films to rural areas

Chinese movie channel CCTV-6 announced on Wednesday that it will broadcast a special program on August 8 that seeks to screen films in China's rural areas. Starlight records the efforts of the Starlight campaign, which aims to help lift local people out of poverty and promote local specialties.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/30 17:23:40

Madonna video post blocked by Instagram

Superstar singer Madonna has been censored on Instagram for spreading false information about a supposed cure for COVID-19 after she shared clips from a video also re-tweeted by Donald Trump.
Source: AFP | 2020/7/30 17:18:40

Blacklisting children's books for 'negative values' sparks public controversy

More than 1,000 children's books were recently pulled from bookstores during a campaign to create a healthy environment for young readers, but the move by some local authorities in China has triggered controversy and is being called a hypercorrection.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/30 1:45:08