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Romanian dressmakers revel in Dior folk coat vogue


They may feel aggrieved at not obtaining an official seal of approval, but traditional Romanian dressmakers are riding a wave of demand for their folk designs after a top fashion ...

Comedy 'Oolong Courtyard' to storm cinemas on Friday

After more than two decades, Taiwan director Chu Yen-ping's Shaolin martial arts comedy franchise will finally return to cinemas in the Chinese mainland on Friday with Oolong Courtyard.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/16 19:48:40

'The Big Bang Theory' hits Chinese streaming platform Sohu TV

The 11th season of The Big Bang Theory finally hit Chinese streaming site Sohu TV on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/16 19:48:40

Chinese filmgoers mixed over Hollywood watershed 'Crazy Rich Asians'

Rich, dashing man sweeps sweet young girl off her feet. It's the fantasy to launch a thousand love stories, but Hollywood's latest rom-com oozes more than sentimental escapism.
Source: AFP-Global Times | 2018/8/16 19:43:40

Three excavation sites in Shandong Province reveal ancient society

Recent archaeological excavations in Yuzhuang, Liugouxincun and Houfushan in Ningyang County, East China's Shandong Province, have uncovered numerous historical relics that will allow experts to better study the historical development of society in the region, the Jinan Archaeological Institute announced on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/16 19:43:39

Twin Chinese comic artists You Ling discuss their sibling success

Love, hatred, shared memories of growing up and a lifetime of understanding and support… for many this is what defines a sibling relationship. In the Chinese mainland, this has become an increasingly popular topic of discussion after the launch of the government's second-child policy in 2015. Now, the discussion has reached an all new climax due to the incredibly popular comic Take My Brother Away, which has a live-action film adaptation coming to Chinese theaters this Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/16 18:53:40

New Chinese mainland dramas big hit among Hong Kong, Taiwan and overseas audiences

Huge hit dramas in the Chinese mainland such as Story of Yanxi Palace and Legend of Fuyao are also seeing great success in other areas of China as well as in overseas markets.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/16 18:03:40

Chinese museum restores Japanese paintings

A museum in Changchun, capital of northeast China's Jilin Province, is restoring Japanese paintings collected from across the world.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/15 17:50:23

Over 1,000 WWII veterans' handprints donated to Chinese private museum

A total of 1,207 handprints of World War II Chinese veterans were donated Tuesday to the Jianchuan Museum Cluster, the largest private museum complex in China.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/15 17:49:48

New Spock for 'Star Trek'

Actor Ethan Peck - whose grandfather was Hollywood legend Gregory Peck - has been cast as iconic half-Vulcan science officer Spock in CBS's Star Trek: Discovery.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/15 17:48:41

Last-minute Eurovision Song Contest deal secures Israel as 2019 host

Israel's public broadcaster said on Tuesday it had resolved a funding dispute that threatened the country's chance to host next year's Eurovision Song Contest, hours ahead of a European deadline.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/15 17:48:40

Romance film 'Ice Cream Lover' to hit the silver screen in September

Chinese director Tong Jiangnan's latest work, Ice Cream Lover starring mainland actress Yao Xintong and Taiwan actor Leon Jay Williams, will be screened on September 21, the director announced at a press conference in Beijing on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/15 17:48:39

Online viewership fraud stirs criticism in China

Chinese TV drama Legend of Fu Yao has been enjoying high popularity at home and abroad, but a recent announcement that the TV series has earned more than 10 billion views online seems to have caused trouble for the show as it has placed the industry's practice of fraudulently increasing views under the spotlight.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/15 17:43:40

China-Japan exhibition showcases over 100 artifacts from 18th century Tokyo and Beijing

Examining artifacts from 18th century Beijing and Edo - today's Tokyo - side by side in the same venue might help people get to see just how stunningly similar the two cities sitting across the sea from each other used to be.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/15 17:33:39