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Egyptian Minister of Antiquities shares new archaeological discoveries and seeks further cooperation with China


On Thursday, Minister of Antiquities of Egypt Khaled Elanani attended a media event at the Embassy of Egypt in Beijing to deliver a lecture on new archaeological discoveries and express his country's willingness to enhance cultural cooperation with China in the future.

Developer Zynga out to cast spell with Harry Potter mobile game

Social gaming giant Zynga on Wednesday kicked off its global launch of a free puzzle game based on the beloved wizarding world of Harry Potter.
Source: AFP | 2020/9/24 20:11:57

Unsexy selfies, huffy fashionistas as Milan opens

Getting a front-row seat to Milan's fashion week is harder than ever in 2020, with uninvited influencers and buyers nursing bruised egos as the shows start Wednesday under coronavirus restrictions.
Source: AFP | 2020/9/24 19:48:40

Crossword for teabreak

Crossword for teabreak
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/24 18:53:40

Horoscope

Happy birthday: Your schedule will be wide open this weekend, so feel free to devote yourself fully to your hobbies. This will also be a great time to pursue education opportunities. Your lucky numbers: 0, 2, 8, 13, 16.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/24 18:48:41

Over 100 works commemorating the 100th anniversary of the founding of the CPC to be released in 2021

More than 100 key works celebrating the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China (CPC) are scheduled to be released in 2021 to coincide with the anniversary, China's National Radio and Television Administration announced on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/24 18:23:41

Juliette Greco, stylish survivor of radical chic Paris

French actress and singer Juliette Greco, who has died aged 93, was the face and voice of radical chic postwar Paris, a friend of Left Bank intellectual giants such as Jean-Paul Sartre, and the lover of both the Hollywood studio boss Darryl F Zanuck and jazz legend Miles Davis.
Source: AFP | 2020/9/24 18:23:40

Crossword

Crossword for teabreak
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/24 17:53:40

Horoscope

Happy birthday: Steer clear of the unknown today as any surprises are bound to be unpleasant. This will not be a good time to start any new business ventures. A close friend may be in need of a shoulder to cry on. Your lucky numbers: 2, 5, 7, 12, 15.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/24 17:43:40

New farming concept offers Zimbabwean farmers higher yields

Reeling from the adverse effects of climate change that have seen agricultural output plummeting over the years, Zimbabwe's smallholder farmers hope that a new conservative farming concept will maximize agricultural productivity and provide much-needed relief against climate change-induced food shortages.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/9/24 10:28:40

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 its murals and ritual sculptures?
Source: Reuters | 2020/9/23 17:58:40

Crossword for teabreak

Crossword for teabreak
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/23 17:33:40

Horoscope

Happy birthday: Getting back on track when it comes to your physical health is extremely important. Make a little extra time in your day for a bit of exercise. A downturn in your financial luck will require you pay more attention to your spending. Your lucky numbers: 2, 5, 7, 10, 16.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/23 17:28:42

Avenue of ancient Chinese capital unearthed in Central China

Archaeologists have unearthed a 2.5-kilometer-long avenue dating back nearly 2,000 years on the site of the ancient capital of Luoyang in Central China's Henan Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/9/23 17:28:40