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Beyond public view, scholars unravel mystery of writing


Among the many mysteries surrounding the ancient Mexican metropolis of Teotihuacan, one has been especially hard to crack: How did its residents use the many signs and symbols found on ...

Treasures discovered from Tang shipwreck to debut at Shanghai Museum

Underwater cultural relics discovered in the Tang shipwreck will be unveiled to visitors at the Shanghai Museum on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/14 22:29:17

Chinese bronze relics repatriated from Japan go on display at Hubei Provincial Museum

An exhibition displaying a batch of exquisite ancient Chinese relics at the Hubei Provincial Museum in Wuhan, Central China's Hubei Province, has attracted thousands of visitors from across China, demonstrating Chinese people's confidence in the city's improved COVID-19 situation, a museum employee said on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/14 22:12:10

Chinese movie wins Best VR Immersive Story at Venice Film Festival

The Chinese Virtual Reality (VR) film Killing a Superstar won the award for Best VR Immersive Story at the 77th Venice International Film Festival, becoming the first VR work from the Chinese mainland to be awarded at an A-level international film festival.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/14 14:13:40

China's first anti-epidemic TV drama to debut on Thursday

China's first anti-epidemic TV drama will debut during prime time on CCTV-1 on Thursday. In the run up to the show's release, a music video for the drama's theme song has gone viral on Chinese social media.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/14 22:31:39

New news anchor of Mongolian ethnic minority debuts on CCTV's Xinwen Lianbo

As China's top news program, any change on Xinwen Lianbo (literally News Simulcast), which is aired simultaneously by all TV stations on Chinese mainland at 7:00 pm every day, attracts a lot of attention. The new news anchor from Mongolian ethnic minority, who debuted on Saturday, has a hot topic on Chinese social media.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/13 23:18:41

China's box-office hit gets extended run, to join holiday competition

Chinese war drama film The Eight Hundred, which has grossed over 2.5 billion yuan ($365 million) in the Chinese mainland to date, is set to extend its box-office run by one month until October 21.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/9/13 18:13:41

NY Fashion Week tries to support US designers

With almost no live audiences and few major names, New York Fashion Week, which opens Sunday in a city that was ravaged by the pandemic, is not giving up - and is trying to help US designers survive an unprecedented crisis.
Source: AFP | 2020/9/13 18:08:40

'Nomadland' wins top prize at Venice film fest

Nomadland by director Chloe Zhao scooped the top prize at the Venice film festival on Saturday, the first woman to win the Golden Lion in a decade.
Source: AFP-Global Times | 2020/9/13 17:08:40

Global online library introduced to Chinese mainland for the first time

A US education group and a Chinese publishing house introduced on Thursday a global online library as part of a program aimed at serving Chinese teachers and students.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/13 16:18:40

Italian jewelry exhibitors preparing for the 3rd China International Import Expo in Shanghai

Italian enterprises, especially those in the Italian gold and jewelry sector, are actively preparing for the 3rd China International Import Expo (CIIE), which will be held in Shanghai from November 5 to 11. It is the third consecutive year that Italian companies have taken part in the event.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/13 14:58:40

Chinese artist debuts at Russian museum with ash art

How can incense ashes be turned into art? A new exhibition in Russia from Chinese artist Zhang Huan seeks to answer the question. The In the Ashes of History exhibition at the State Hermitage Museum features the artist's unique approach to art.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/13 22:19:34

Poor artistic level, misunderstanding of Chinese culture lead to Mulan failure in China

Disney's new Mulan, an action drama based on a centuries-old traditional Chinese story, made its debut in the Chinese mainland on Friday. Though starring popular Chinese actors, the film received a cold shoulder due to its self-righteous depiction, which failed to resonate with Chinese audiences.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/11 22:23:41

Pending release of South Korean man convicted of raping 8-year-old girl sparks concern among Chinese netizens

Convicted criminal Cho Doo-soon, a South Korean man who was found guilty of attacking and raping an 8-year-old girl in 2008, will be released in December after 12 years in prison. News of Cho's release went viral in China on Wednesday, prompting Chinese netizens to discuss whether the convicted criminal should be released and express their concern for the safety of children.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/10 22:47:35