While things have been getting tough for South Korean productions, there has been a growing refocus on Japan, especially when it comes to two authors in particular. Following Haruki Murakami's ...
Noted author Jia Pingwa was conferred an honorary doctorate degree by the University of Macao (UM) here on Wednesday in recognition of his outstanding contributions to contemporary Chinese literature.
While things have been getting tough for South Korean productions, there has been a growing refocus on Japan, especially when it comes to two authors in particular. Following Haruki Murakami's latest novel Killing Commendatore, the film adaptation of Keigo Higashino's The Devotion of Suspect X will hit cinemas on March 31.
Rare music from three stars who died last year - Prince, David Bowie and Leonard Cohen - will come out next month for the 10th anniversary of Record Store Day, the celebration of vinyl's rebirth.
British crime writer Colin Dexter, best known for his popular Inspector Morse character, died on Tuesday at the age of 86, his publisher said in a statement.
Four ancient Chinese bronzes created quite a buzz among global treasure hunters when they sold for more than $125 million in total at a Christie's auction in New York on Friday. One wine vessel in particular sold for $37 million, setting a new record for the sale of an archaic bronze.
Only three days are left for entries to be submitted for the Andrei Stenin International Press Photo Contest organized by Rossiya Segodnya under the patronage of the Commission of the Russian Federation for UNESCO.
Spring festival of Nowruz celebrations were held in Kyrgyzstan on Tuesday to greet the coming of a new spring.
One autumn day in 1646, 1,000 ships carrying treasure belonging to the "King of the West" sank in the Minjiang River during a naval battle. Its owner, defeated, fled for his life, hoping that one day he could return for his treasure. However, he was killed before he could realize his dream. The treasure and its location soon passed into local legend, until 2005 when the discovery of seven silver ingots proved that the story of the King of the West's treasure was more than just a folk tale.
Seven countries and a US donor on Monday pledged $75.5 million to a UNESCO-backed fund aimed at protecting the world's cultural heritage against war and terrorism.
US choreographer Trisha Brown, a pioneer of postmodern dance whose gravity-defying work shaped generations of creators, has died at the age of 80.
Eight decades after Flash Gordon hinted that aliens might not have our best interests at heart, mankind still risks destruction in the movies to make contact with extraterrestrial life.
A visitor touches a peach pit creation by folk artist Ma Yongbing in Xuancheng, east China's Anhui Province, March 20, 2017. In the past 25 years, Ma Yongbing, as a folk culture inheritor, has created more than one thousands pieces of peach pit sculptures. Ma's creations mainly highlight traditional Chinese stories, architectures, scenery, etc.
Earthlings will be able to get their closest ever view of the moon this week, and they won't even have to be propelled through space.