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Beijing LGBT Center holds training forum for graduate students to work as better consulting psychologists

The Beijing LGBT Center held a workshop on Thursday at Beijing Normal University for more than 100 graduate students majoring in consulting psychology so that these future consulting psychologists could better serve the LGBTQ community by learning more about it.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/20 18:03:40

'Unforgivable'– Chinese moviegoers say they will not accept apology from 'Monster Hunter' director and co-star

The offending scene features an Asian-American soldier (Jin) who shouts "Look at my knees! What kind of knees are these?" After his companion turns to look, the solider says "Chinese!" while emphasizing the second syllable to make a pun.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/9 17:13:41

Chinese netizens curious of Japanese AI blind date program

The artificial intelligence (AI) can be a great means to meet potential lovers, but finding Mr or Ms Right still needs face-to-face and heart-to-heart communication, Chinese experts told the Global Times after Chinese netizens began asking if China could follow the Japanese government's use of AI technology to find marriage partners for its citizens.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/8 18:38:40

Chinese netizens call for return of panda family in US zoo

Chinese netizens once again picked up calls for the return of the panda family living in the Smithsonian's National Zoo in the US after the zoo announced on Monday local time that the name of its newborn giant panda is "Xiao Qi Ji," which means "Little Miracle" in English.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/24 15:28:40

Extended edition of Chinese sci-fi blockbuster 'The Wandering Earth' to be re-released in theaters

Chinese moviegoers expressed their excitement after a 35-second-long trailer was released on Tuesday for an extended version of Chinese science-fiction blockbuster film The Wandering Earth.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/24 15:18:40

68 Chinese relics returned to China from the UK amid global pandemic

China's National Cultural Heritage Administration (NCHA) announced on Wednesday that after 25 years' continuous repatriation a total of 68 lost Chinese cultural relics have been returned in total from the UK, setting a good example for international cooperation in fighting cultural heritage-related crime.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/18 15:58:40

Livestreaming helps chinaware find a new place

Two years ago, 31-year-old Ye Yun was worried about whether her porcelain shop in China's well-known "Porcelain Capital" Jingdezhen in East China's Jiangxi Province would be able to survive. At the time, she never thought that just two years later the power of the internet would allow her to bring in 100,000 yuan ($15,100) a month.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/17 18:23:41

China introduces comprehensive measures to save the Yangtze Finless Porpoise

The Yangtze finless porpoise is often called the "giant panda of the water" due to its rarity. The only freshwater subspecies of the finless porpoise in the world, this endangered species can only be found in China's Yangtze River. Due to its low population, it has been ranked as a first-class national protected animal in China, putting it on par with the giant panda.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/16 17:13:41

China continues efforts to protect Siberian tigers

Siberian tigers, also known as Amur tigers, are one of the world's most endangered species. Currently there are fewer than 500 remaining, with a majority of the population living in the wilds of Russia. As to the population living in China, through the conservation efforts of the Chinese government and some international organizations, their number was able to increase to less than 30 during the 13th Five-Year Plan(2016-20).
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/11 17:18:40

Shanghai Art Museum co-hosts artwork exhibition on Belt and Road

An art exhibition with works of 222 artists from 70 Belt and Road countries has opened in Shanghai.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/11/9 16:43:41

Beijing concert to mark 250th anniversary of Beethoven's birth

The Run! Beethoven - 2020 Beethoven Marathon Concert is scheduled to be held at the Forbidden City Concert Hall in Beijing on December 12 to mark the 250th anniversary of the birth of legendary composer Ludwig van Beethoven.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/8 17:11:11

Second season of 4K micro documentary 'Chang'an meets Rome' shines light on friendly China-Italy relations

The second season of 4K micro-documentary Chang'an Meets Roma premiered in China and Italy on Friday to mark the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the diplomatic ties between China and Italy.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/8 16:33:40

Tokyo 'clinic' treats stuffed toys

At a Tokyo clinic, a woman in a white coat carefully records the particulars of the newest patient: a sheep-shaped stuffed toy.
Source: AFP | 2020/11/5 18:18:40

Rare French book on Confucian philosophy stands witness to friendly China-France relations

An opening ceremony to introduce the French work Confucius ou la Science des Princes, or Confucius, or the Science of the Princes, into the collection of Beijing's National Library of China was held at the library on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/5 18:13:40

Online show to celebrate 70th anniversary of China-Italy diplomatic ties

An online show to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the establishment of China-Italy diplomatic ties will be held on Friday, according to a Tuesday report from China News.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/4 18:18:40

South Korean esports team DAMWON Gaming defeats China's Suning Gaming at 2020 'League of Legends' World Championship Final

At 3:1, South Korean esports team DAMWON Gaming defeated China's Suning Gaming to take home the Summoner's Cup as well as a share of a prize pool worth millions of dollars at the 2020 League of Legends World Championship Final? held in the Pudong Football Stadium in East China's Shanghai Municipality on Saturday night.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/1 17:23:40

China's Singles' Day online shopping festival: a feast for Chinese consumers

Now a global shopping event, the annual Singles' Day online sales event is no longer confined to a single day on November 11. A whole 12 days ahead of the Singles' Day holiday, the online shopping festival kicked off on Saturday night as hundreds of thousands of Chinese consumers tuned in to a star-studded gala while busily surfing deals on e-commerce websites, placing orders and purchasing discounted products.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/1 16:13:40

Exhibition on recovery of Taiwan from Japanese colonial rule opens at National Museum of China

At an exhibition commemorating the 75th anniversary of the recovery of the island of Taiwan from Japanese colonial rule held at the National Museum of China, many visitors could be seen gathering around and staring at a black and white photo, some moved to tears by what they saw.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/28 17:58:40