Leksa Lee, professor of Global China Studies at New York University Shanghai, has focused her research on the political and economical context behind these new museums. Visiting various locations — where the staff sometimes had to turn on the lights and installations for her sake — she has observed "lots of leaky roofs, sputtering screens, and dangling wires in some of these orphaned museums," she told DW. … [Read more...] about Why are huge museums in China virtually empty?
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Profits from the sales of Together will help keep the kitchen open for up to seven days a week and widen its reach to others in the community, Meghan’s office at Kensington Palace says. The Royal Foundation — which runs many of the charity endeavors of Meghan, Prince Harry, Prince William and Kate Middleton — is organizing the transfer of funds from the sale of Together to the Hubb Community Kitchen and related projects. … [Read more...] about Watch: Meghan Markle Just Made a Surprise Cameo in New Film for the Sweetest Reason
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The Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana acquired a copy of Plannck's first edition, which is translated into Latin from Spanish, around 1875, according to a news release from the US Attorney's Office. Authorities said the letter was stolen from the library between 1985 and 1988 and was missing for decades. … [Read more...] about A stolen copy of a rare Christopher Columbus letter has been recovered — and it’s not the first time
"This year, the number of villagers voluntarily participating in the activities is more than twice as many as in previous years. As traditional culture elements are appreciated by more and more people, we find a way to sustain and carry forward these folk arts," Shen said. … [Read more...] about Xinhua Headlines: Chinese ring in lunar new year with goals to be achieved