'Wolf Warrior 2' producer talks about foreign media's change in attitude toward the film

No matter if it is a screenplay praising Chinese heroism or dealing with being called "China's Wolf Warrior Diplomat" by foreign media, "we need to and have the right to speak," said Lü Jianmin, the producer of the Chinese blockbuster film Wolf Warrior 2, in response to critiques from overseas media.

China's Tibetan Opera performers keep art form alive through innovation

A total of six traditional Tibetan operas have been adapted to modern operas, as part of a project to digitize eight traditional Tibetan operas, Chinese media reported on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/3 19:00:27

Sundance film festival unveils COVID-19 pandemic screening plan

The Sundance film festival unveiled plans Wednesday to screen premieres at drive-ins and arthouse theaters across the US and online, as the movie industry continues to adapt to the crippling effects of the global COVID-19 pandemic.
Source: AFP | 2020/12/3 18:28:42

Planetary danger

Climate change has become the biggest threat to UN-listed natural World Heritage sites like glaciers and wetlands, and has pushed Australia's Great Barrier Reef into “critical” condition, conservationists said Wednesday.
Source: AFP | 2020/12/3 18:28:40


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Demand for S.African 'superfood' on the rise

Floppy hats and face masks on, hundreds of workers carefully pick a bumper crop of blueberries on the sunny slopes of the Groenlandberg, a spur of South Africa's Hottentots Holland Mountains.
Source: AFP | 2020/12/3 17:18:40


Happy birthday: Do not overextend yourself too much today. Knowing your limits will keep you from wasting energy on fruitless endeavours. Focus your time instead on areas where it will be most effectively spent. Your lucky numbers: 3, 5, 9, 12, 14.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/3 17:13:41


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Happy birthday: Do not allow hate and anger to drag you down. It's time to let the past go so you can move on to a bigger and brighter future. The stars will align for you when it comes to money. Your lucky numbers: 2, 4, 8, 11, 14.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/3 11:08:40

Netizens express concern for their idols as new coronavirus cases pop up among celebrities

Two members of South Korean girl band Everglow, Chinese singer Yiren and South Korean singer Sihyeon, tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday. The two are the latest COVID-19 infection cases in the South Korean entertainment industry.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/2 21:37:07

Sharing 'paocai' pictures trends on Chinese social media

In reaction to anger from South Korean netizens over the ownership of pickled cabbage, Chinese netizens have begun uploading pictures of various pickled vegetable dishes from their hometowns to social media in an effort to show off China's rich pickled vegetable history.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/2 19:21:57


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Happy birthday: Why not take some time out to indulge your nostalgia by reconnecting with some old friends? It will take no time at all to shoot out some messages. Inspiration will come from an unlikely source. Your lucky numbers: 2, 3, 5, 10, 16.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/2 17:28:40

'Juno' star Elliot Page comes out as transgender

The Oscar-nominated star of Juno has come out as transgender, introducing himself as Elliot Page on Tuesday in social media posts that voiced joy at sharing the news - but also fear over a possible backlash.
Source: AFP | 2020/12/2 16:23:40