Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes announced on Thursday the cancellation of this year's carnival due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Oscar-winning Japanese composer and actor Ryuichi Sakamoto on Thursday revealed his diagnosis of rectal cancer and the completion of surgery via his official account on China's Twitter-like social platform Weibo.
Israeli archaeologists have discovered a 1,500-year-old Greek inscription, the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) said on Wednesday.
The United Nations Postal Administration (UNPA) will issue a special-event stamp sheet to celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year.
The United States Postal Service (USPS) will issue a special set of stamps to commemorate the Year of the Ox in the Chinese lunar calendar, which will begin on February 12.
A building unearthed in ruins discovered 18 kilometers north of Xi’an, Northwest China’s Shaanxi Province, may have been the place Qin Shi Huang, the founder of the Qin Dynasty (221 BC-206 BC) and China’s first emperor, held court.
The park has prepared Laba congee, a traditional dish that Chinese households cook and eat during the Laba Festival, which falls on the 8th day of the 12th lunar month every year.
The site of the first National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) in Shanghai is slated for a reopening after refurbishment to celebrate the Party's centennial founding anniversary in July.
An Egyptian archeological mission working in Saqqara necropolis near the Pyramids of Giza announced on Sunday the discovery of the funerary temple of ancient Egyptian Queen Neit, wife and daughter of King Teti.
Archaeologists in China have uncovered what appears to be the nation's oldest palace in Central China's Henan province, extending China's history of constructing palaces by about 1,000 years.
Countless children growing up in Beijing enjoy ice skating in winter, with the sport well established as a seasonal tradition.
New key archaeological findings in the southwest of downtown Beijing unveil the city's early years as the "national capital", dating back about 900 years.
China has uncovered its hitherto earliest palace in central China's Henan Province, extending China's history of constructing palaces by about 1,000 years.
Using thousands of old tires, three artists from the "Waste Tire Brothers" workshop spent 12 days building a 5.6-meter-high Ultraman in Mianyang, Sichuan Province.
The renovation of the Memorial for the Site of the First National Congress of the Communist Party of China in Shanghai will be completed by May.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot of Chicago, the third largest city in the United States, has encouraged residents of all backgrounds and ages to join in the abundant and vibrant festivities of the Chinese Lunar New Year, which falls on Feb. 12 this year.
Archaeologists in central China's Hunan Province have excavated a batch of cultural relics that boast distinctive Chu culture characteristics and are the earliest of their kind ever found in Hunan.
A rare mural showing the life of a Tang Dynasty (618-907) horse trainer has been discovered in one of two tombs unearthed in the Xixian New District in Northwest China's Shaanxi Province.
BEIJING－In one of Beijing's hutong, Liuba, a 30-something Russian pedlar is busy touting her self-designed postcards, posters and calendars featuring the city's characteristics.
A stone bearing an inscription in Greek from about 1,400 years ago was discovered in southern Israel, the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) said on Wednesday.
When people want to grab some food but can't be bothered going to a fancy restaurant, they can almost always find a Shaxian eatery in a corner of their city.
The 2021 Grammys, originally scheduled to be held with a limited audience at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles on Jan 31, was reported Tuesday to be postponed due to concerns over the spread of COVID-19 in the second largest city of the United States.
Chinese-born female director Chloe Zhao won Best Director award at 2020 North Carolina Film Critics Association (NCFCA) Awards for film "Nomadland" on Monday, continuing to sweep the awards circuit in the United States.
Minor Cold is the 23rd solar term of the 24 traditional Chinese solar terms. For most areas of China, it marks the start of the coldest days of the year. This year's Minor Cold starts on Jan 5.
Archaeologists have discovered a 1,400-year-old tomb containing a white marble bed in central China's Henan Province, where elements of both Buddhism and a Persian religion have been found.
Chinese-born female director Chloe Zhao, or Zhao Ting, won Best Director award at 2020 North Carolina Film Critics Association (NCFCA) Awards for film "Nomadland" on Monday, continuing to sweep the awards circuit in the United States.
A documentary premiered on Thursday to tell stories about the restoration of ancient buildings in China's Palace Museum, according to the website of state broadcaster China Central Television (CCTV).
This is the first time the European-style decorative glazed relics unearthed from Xiyang Lou (Western Mansions) ruins are being restored.
Pierre Cardin, the French fashion designer famous for his avant-garde style and pioneering business moves across the world, has died at the age of 98, French media reported on Tuesday.
A beef noodle restaurant in Lanzhou, Gansu Province has launched a two-flavor beef noodle dish.