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China publishes reproduction of ancient rare Tibetan literature

China Thursday published a selected edition of the Phuri Manuscripts, the oldest and largest collection of ancient Tibetan literature discovered in the country.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/7 1:57:37

New animated short film about celebrated Chinese diplomat Wellington Koo becomes hit in China

When the middle-aged Gu Weijun, better known as Wellington Koo in the West, China's first representative to the then newly formed League of Nations, stepped onto a train bound for Harbin, Heilongjiang Province, 86 years ago following Japan's occupation of Northeast China, he most likely knew he was undertaking an extraordinary journey that could be written into history.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/5 18:43:44

Shortlist for Read Russia Prize revealed

On August 20, the Read Russia journal published its shortlist for the 2016-2018 Read Russia Prize on its official website. A total of 19 Russian works translated into various languages were on the list, among which was Andrei Bitov's Pushkin House, translated by Chinese professor Wang Jiaxing.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/28 18:53:40

New 'Crazy! Kwai Boo' comic hits shelves

The 20th volume of the Crazy! Kwai Boo comic series hit bookstores on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/28 18:48:40

Hachette Phoenix introduces new water-soluble packaging for books

Chinese publishing house Hachette Phoenix released its newest book, This Phenomenal Life, wrapped in a new environmental-friendly packaging material at the Beijing International Book Fair on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/27 17:28:40

Renowned Chinese writer He Jianming discusses power of literary reportage in China

During a media event at the Beijing International Book Fair on Wednesday, celebrated Chinese writer and vice chair of the China Writers Association He Jianming noted that literary reportage provides a unique channel to record the social changes that occurred over the past four decades of China's reform and opening up and is a great window for the world to see and get to know the real China.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/27 17:23:40

'Three-Body Problem' writer Liu Cixin: Online games perfect platform for sci-fi

While talking about the nature of sci-fi and its potential at the recently ended Beijing International Book Fair, celebrated Chinese science fiction author Liu Cixin touched on the future of his globally popular sci-fi trilogy The Three-Body Problem, revealing that a video game adaptation is currently in the works and most likely will release sometime after the film version hits big screens in China.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/26 18:13:39

Trilateral Cooperation Secretariat publishes dictionary of most frequently used Chinese characters in China, Japan, S.Korea

The Trilateral Cooperation Secretariat (TCS), an international organization aimed at promoting peaceful relations among China, Japan and South Korea, revealed a new dictionary featuring the most frequently used Chinese characters in the three countries, the Trilateral Common Vocabulary Dictionary (TCVD), at a Beijing ceremony on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/26 16:33:39

China's growing book market attracts British publishing houses

China's rapid economic growth and huge box-office figures has long made it an attractive market for movie and TV studios. However, not many people know that China is also attracting the attention of international publishers with its growing market for foreign books.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/23 18:53:40

Doctor Strange debuts in Marvel's Chinese language superhero comic series

A classic Marvel hero made his Chinese debut in the pages of the latest issue of Sword Master, one of Marvel Comics' Chinese language superhero comic books co-produced with Chinese online comic platform NetEase Comics.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/23 18:38:39