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Chinese streaming site iQiyi announces seven new animation projects

Chinese streaming giant iQiyi announced seven new Chinese animation projects in Beijing Friday, with the goal of moving the company beyond a platform for films and TV shows to become a production base for China's domestic animation industry.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/20 18:03:39

Investors in Chinese IP adaptations turning to patriotic and realistic stories

Online fantasy literature has probably been the hottest source of TV and film adaptations in China in recent years. However, with the recent success of more realistic and patriotic fare such as anti-graft TV series In the Name of People and military action flick Wolf Warrior 2, currently the highest-earning film ever in China, that trend may be changing.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/20 17:58:39

Chinese Hugo Award Winner sees no chance to save traditional sci-fi from declining

"Look at the fandom! Most of them are at their 40s or 50s. If a literature is welcomed by the chubby middle aged only, then where is the future of it?"
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/16 8:02:14

Liu Cixin: Chances for Chinese sci-fi writers to win Hugo Awards lie in Novelette category

Chinese science-fiction writer Liu Cixin said that the chances of Chinese science fiction authors' to win Huge Awards in the near future lie in the novelette or short story categories.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/16 7:57:59

Hugo Award for best novel 2017 given to N. K. Jemisin

The Hugo Award for Best Novel 2017 was given to Nora K. Jemisin, a US speculative fiction writer for her work The Obelisk Gate. The award was presented at the 75th World Science Fiction Convention on Friday in Helsinki.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/13 17:28:39

Hugo Award for best novel 2017 given to N. K. Jemisin

The Hugo Award for Best Novel 2017 was given to Nora K. Jemisin, an American speculative fiction writer for her work The Obelisk Gate. The award was presented at the 75th World Science Fiction Convention on Friday in Helsinki.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/12 7:33:48

75th world science fiction convention opens in Helsinki

The 75th edition of World Science Fiction Convention began on Wednesday in Helsinki, being held for the first time in a Nordic city.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/10 8:15:42

German-Chinese Law Dictionary launched in Berlin

Compiler of the German-Chinese Law Dictionary Zhou Hengxiang (R) holds the dictionary during a launch ceremony at the Duncker & Humblot Publishing Company in Berlin, capital of Germany, on Aug. 8, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/9 10:08:30

Choo Waihong's 'The Kingdom of Women' a study of female grit

If there is only one thing that Singaporean author Choo Waihong would want her readers to take away from her book The Kingdom of Women, it would be that a world where women are equal to men is not just possible, it is real, and it thrives in the mountains of Yunnan Province among the Mosuo ethnic minority.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/7 18:43:39

US editor who 'rescued' Anne Frank's diary passes away at 93

Judith Jones, the legendary editor who rescued Anne Frank's diary from a US publisher's rejection pile, died Wednesday. She was 93.
Source: AFP | 2017/8/3 18:33:40