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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 ...

Award-winning US talk show legend Regis Philbin dies aged 88

Regis Philbin, an award-winning fixture of US talk show culture, has died at the age of 88, media reports said Saturday.
Source: AFP | 2020/7/27 18:48:42

Ball-jointed dolls new trend among young Chinese

As more and more young people turn to short video platforms like Douyin (TikTok) and Kuaishou to express their creativity, new trends have been appearing one after another. The latest trend? Posing and taking pictures of fancily dressed ball-jointed dolls.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/27 18:48:40

Berlin club Berghain reopens doors

The coronavirus is keeping Berlin's legendary clubs closed but techno mecca Berghain has found a way to throw its doors back open, luring visitors with an unusual sound exhibition.
Source: AFP | 2020/7/27 18:38:40

Nobel Prize-winning Australian immunologist praises epidemic prevention measures in China

In an exclusive interview with the Global Times, Australian immunologist Peter Doherty, who was awarded the Nobel Prize in medicine in 1996, reaffirmed that epidemic prevention measures in China clearly work and noted that he has no doubt that China will make a "major contribution" to helping other countries with vaccination efforts to end the COVID-19 pandemic.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/27 17:53:52

Golden Age Hollywood star Olivia de Havilland passes away at age 104

Olivia de Havilland, a two-time Oscar winner and one of the last links to Hollywood's legendary Golden Age, died Sunday at the age of 104, her publicist announced in a statement.
Source: AFP | 2020/7/27 17:38:41

International Urban Planning and Design Competition announces winners

After running for more than half a year, the third International Urban Planning and Design Competition has announced the winning designs that will transform an old factory in Handan, North China's Hebei Province, into a modern residential hub. A French architectural firm won the first place.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/27 14:18:40

Nobel Prize-winning Australian immunologist praises pandemic prevention measures in China

In an exclusive interview with the Global Times, Australian immunologist Peter Doherty, who was awarded the Nobel Prize for medicine in 1996, reaffirmed that epidemic prevention measures in China clearly work and noted that he has no doubts that China will make a "major contribution" in helping other countries with vaccination efforts to end the COVID-19 pandemic.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/26 23:48:09

Another first edition of Chinese translation of 'The Communist Manifesto' found in Shanghai

A Shanghai library announced on Saturday that it had discovered another first-edition copy of the Chinese language version of The Communist Manifesto published in Shanghai in August 1920. Previously, only 11 known first-editions have been found nationwide, four of which are preserved in Shanghai.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/26 17:23:41

Video of Amber Heard's sister shows actress 'beat' her, Depp trial hears

Johnny Depp's legal team played an anonymous tipster's video at his libel trial Friday aimed at proving ex-wife Amber Heard had a violent streak and once beat up her sister.
Source: AFP | 2020/7/26 16:53:40

Beijing Performance & Arts Group returns to stage for live concert

The Beijing Performance & Arts Group staged a concert in Beijing on Friday night, its first live performance since the COVID-19 outbreak.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/26 16:48:40

France's love affair with cinema tested by the virus

"I am sick of Netflix. I am sick of an algorithm serving me up the same old thing," said Anne-Sophie Duchamp as she put on her face mask to enter an arthouse cinema on Paris' Left Bank.
Source: AFP | 2020/7/26 16:03:40

Return of hit Chinese music show 'The Big Band' receives warm welcome from Chinese netizens

The second season of Chinese music variety show The Big Band returned to video platform iQIYI on Saturday. The musical competition show has been hailed by Chinese netizens as providing Chinese bands with a great platform for development.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/26 14:58:41

Hollywood insiders weigh in on future of US-China co-productions

With the two largest film markets in the world facing economic turbulence and other uncertainties, industry experts are trying to envision and even predict what future looks like for US-China co-productions in the wake of the global COVID-19 pandemic and explosive growth of China's own film industry.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/7/26 13:14:51