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.

Chinese fans to give surprise celebration of Lisa's birthday

Chinese fans are going to give a surprise to their idol Lisa by holding light shows and playing birthday videos on LED screens of tall buildings in many cities in China and overseas to celebrate her birthday on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/26 23:23:40

Netizens in China amazed to learn charts of UK's COVID-19 cases being produced by Chinese student in Britain

Chinese netizens expressed their amazement online after it was revealed that the daily charts tracking the increase in novel coronavirus cases in the UK were being uploaded by a Chinese student studying in the UK rather than the country's own government authorities.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/26 18:39:27


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Source: Global Times | 2020/3/26 17:53:40


Happy birthday: Although you may be under a lot of pressure to show some results, don't let anyone force you into doing something you are uncomfortable with. If you have to walk away, do not hesitate to do so. Even if it might cause trouble, it will be better than turning your back on your morals. Your lucky numbers: 1, 4, 7, 12, 13.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/26 17:48:40

Wuhan's Huoshenshan Hospital a symbol of Chinese spirit

China would like to share all its experience in designing Wuhan's hospitals to countries in need, said a technical expert that worked on the Huoshenshan Hospital, the emergency field hospital for treating COVID-19 patients that had been constructed within only 10 days in Wuhan, Central China's Hubei Province.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/26 16:28:40

Social media sees virus solidarity bloom in UK

Help groups on social media are connecting people with those most in need during the coronavirus lockdown, fostering a community spirit often neglected in the capital's fast-paced life.
Source: AFP | 2020/3/26 15:13:40

Partying moves online in Cuba amid COVID-19 outbreak

Yasmany Quintero, 16, is a typical adolescent eagerly planning his upcoming birthday party in the Vibora Park district of Cuba's capital Havana, where he lives with his mother and grandmother.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/26 6:33:40


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Source: Global Times | 2020/3/26 6:23:40


Happy birthday: After a period of stormy weather, blue skies are finally heading your way this weekend. Make sure you use this time to appreciate what you have in life. Doors leading to new opportunities are about to be opened for you. Your lucky numbers: 2, 4, 7, 11, 18.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/26 6:18:40

Chinese woman working in New York travelled 42 hours to China, wishing to see the last face of her dying father

In early March, the state of the COVID-19 epidemic in China was already improving, but the state of Sun Ling's father, who had been diagnosed with terminal lung cancer, was growing increasingly severe. Deciding she didn't want to have any regrets, Sun, a young woman who works as a senior software engineer in New York, set forth on a 42-hour trip from New York in the US to her home in Loudi city, Central China's Hunan Province so she could see her father's face one more time before he passed.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/25 23:08:40

Chinese web adaptation of BL online novel promotes China's traditional Peking Opera

Chinese web drama Winter Begonia, an adaptation of a popular Boys' Love web novel, has earned high marks among TV viewers in China for its efforts in promoting the traditional culture of Peking Opera.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/25 22:33:40

In Houston, restaurant staff face unemployment – or risky gigs

Until last week, Ashlyne Collins worked as a bartender at a restaurant in Houston. But the coronavirus epidemic has shut the place down and the 22-year-old is out of work.
Source: AFP | 2020/3/25 18:03:40


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Source: Global Times | 2020/3/25 13:43:40