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Three Billboards' leads US Screen Actors Guild award nominations


Martin McDonagh's black comedy crime story Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri scored the most nominations on Wednesday for the Screen Actors Guild Awards, seen as a major bellwether for the ...

Traditional Bullfight held in Guizhou, China

Villagers celebrate with a bull, the winner of a bullfight, in Bingmei Town of Congjiang City, southwest China's Guizhou Province, Dec. 14, 2017. Bullfight is a traditional activity for local people to celebrate harvest.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/15 13:27:41

Inner Mongolia seeks to create uniform rules, promote Mongolian chess

A group of Mongolian chess players and experts from China and Mongolia have agreed on a series of standard playing rules here during an international forum in a bid to better promote the sport, said Nasun, president of the forum's organizer, the chess association of Inner Mongolia, on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/15 9:22:09

British Museum's China and South Asia Gallery reopens after renovation

The British Museum's China and South Asia Gallery fully reopens to public Thursday after renovation and refurbishment.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/15 7:55:10

Cultures and generations in focus of new Chinese-Hungarian exhibition in Hungary

A new artistic exhibition entitled "Cultures and Generations: Founders and Heirs of Chinese and Hungarian Modern Art" has been launched here on Thursday featuring nearly 100 paintings and sculptures at the National Szechenyi Library in the Hungarian capital Budapest.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/15 7:53:23

Search starts for world building of 2018, six China projects in running

Six projects from China are in the running for one of the world's most prestigious architecture awards, given by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA).
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/15 7:47:18

US actor Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson honored with star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

He's been named "sexiest man alive" and "world's highest paid film star" - now Dwayne Johnson can celebrate being accepted into the Hollywood establishment with a Walk of Fame star.
Source: AFP | 2017/12/14 18:08:39

'Girl Like You' singer of Smithereens dead at 62

The Smithereens' frontman Pat DiNizio, who turned up the volume on classic pop with hits such as "A Girl Like You," has died, his bandmates said on Wednesday. He was 62.
Source: AFP | 2017/12/14 18:03:39

Three Billboards' leads US Screen Actors Guild award nominations

Martin McDonagh's black comedy crime story Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri scored the most nominations on Wednesday for the Screen Actors Guild Awards, seen as a major bellwether for the Oscars.
Source: AFP | 2017/12/14 17:48:39

An interview with 'The Nanjing Massacre' painter Li Zijian

Twenty-six years after it was first revealed to the public, Chinese artist Li Zijian's three-meter-tall oil painting The Nanjing Massacre still has the ability to shake viewers with its tragic and bleak depiction of the horrors of war.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/13 17:53:40

Sculptor captures the horrors of war in tributes to victims of Japanese aggression

Wednesday marked the 80th anniversary of the Nanjing Massacre, an episode of brutal violence during which invading Japanese troops killed more than 300,000 Chinese civilians and soldiers in Nanjing, East China's Jiangsu Province, over a period of six weeks.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/13 17:53:39

'Culture Makers' put modern twist on China's intangible heritage

More than a thousand years after its establishment, the Yuelu Academy is still a prestigious higher education institute that attracts loads of tourists from near and far.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/13 17:48:39

US chain AMC signs Saudi deal after decades-old cinema ban lifted

Giant US cinema chain AMC Entertainment has signed a deal to build and operate movie theaters in Saudi Arabia after the conservative kingdom lifted a decades-old ban.
Source: AFP | 2017/12/13 17:28:40

CAFA Art Museum exhibitions works of Chines artist Wang Qi

The Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA) Art Museum is currently hosting an exhibition of art by Wang Qi, one of the most important figures in Chinese contemporary art history.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/13 17:28:40