Hong Kong's COVID-19 epidemic gets worse again, the HK Trade Development Council (HKTDC) announced today (13) that the book fair 2020, originally scheduled to be held from Wednesday (July 15), will be postponed. Valid ticket holders can apply for a refund. The book fair may be postponed to September or December.
Hong Kong07-13 18:13:07
Chinese drama 'The Bad Kids' earns rave reviews
"The Bad Kids," a web drama adaptation of a suspense novel from a famous Chinese mystery fiction writer known by the pseudonym Zijin Chen, is currently the most popular Chinese-language TV series. Viewers have been praising the drama, and its Douban score has soared to 9.2.
The history of school uniforms in China
At different times, school uniforms show not only the evolution of clothing but also the social and cultural changes in China, presenting each time characteristics.
Vietnamese makeup artist uses her face to create graphic illusions
Hoa Trang is a 21-year-old self-taught makeup artist from Vietnam and has become a master at using her own face to create all sorts of crazy optical illusions.
City Spotlight | Kennedy Town: Echoes of Time
For over a century, Kennedy Town remained in sleepy isolation. A new MTR station in 2014 opened the gentrification floodgates, finally, blossoming from seedy colonial underbelly to world city district.
Hong Kong06-26 17:16:54
China Food and Drinks Fair to hold online
The 102nd China Food and Drinks Fair (CFDF) will be held online from July 28 to 30, after being postponed due to COVID-19.
Hong Kong Disneyland reopens on June 18
Hong Kong Disneyland theme park, which has been closed since January 26 because of the coronavirus pandemic, announced today (June 15) that the park will officially reopen to the public on June 18. The park will demonstrate a deliberate approach with new and enhanced health and safety measures, reflecting the guidance of health and government authorities.
Hong Kong06-15 14:24:48
Chinese mainland's universities secure top 2 spots for first time in THE's Asia University Rankings
Universities from the Chinese mainland have for the first time secured the top two spots in Times Higher Education (THE)'s Asia University Rankings since it began in 2013, according to the latest rankings released Wednesday.
Chinese online swimming class amused netizens
Chinese students practice paddling together in an online swimming class, which amused netizens because they looked like a group of zombies when they wiggled their limbs on the screen.
Chinese cultural heritage exhibitions held virtually in Australia
Although COVID-19 travel restrictions make Australians unable to visit China in person for a while, the next best thing could be the virtual experience provided by Sydney's China cultural center (CCC).
Chinese Lady Visits Hospital Wearing Giant Giraffe Costume to Prevent the Coronavirus
To prevent coronavirus, people are taking every precaution to avoid catching the virus, even at the risk of looking ridiculous.
Japan Ingeniously Helps Turtles Cross Dangerous Railway
Turtles may be cute, but they’re slow and clumsy which doesn’t help them cross train tracks. But fortunately, in Japan’s Hyōgo Prefecture, railway operators and a local aquarium teamed up to find a solution.
Saudi Arabia welcomes its first legal Valentine’s Day
Valentine’s Day, a widely-celebrated festival all over the world, has only become accepted by the law in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia this year after decades of being forbidden. Selling and buying this-festival-related gifts, flowers and chocolates in shops and stores were considered un-Islamic. There was even religious police to ensure that the laws forbidding this celebration were strongly enforced, before they were disbanded.
Oscars 2021 may be postponed because of Covid-19
The 2021 Oscar ceremony, may be postponed due to the COVID-19, U.S. media reported.
TV series, Serenade of Peaceful Joy, rekindled audience's interest in Chinese history of Song Dynasty
A historical TV series Serenade of Peaceful Joy (Qing Ping Yue) about the life of the Song Dynasty emperor (960-1279) caused an unexpected sensation among audiences in mainland China.