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Tianying Media to bring Stan Lee's space comedy 'The Last Resort' to China

China's Tianying Media Group has just snapped up the rights to US media mogul Stan Lee's The Last Resort, a sci-fi comedy about a woman who inherits a quirky hotel on an orbiting space station.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/16 17:53:43

Study on South China Sea arbitration awards published

A study on the South China Sea arbitration awards, compiled by the Chinese Society of International Law (CSIL), was published by the Foreign Languages Press Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/15 1:53:34

New documentary 'I'm Going to Xinjiang' tells the stories of non-locals who have made the region their home

The people depicted in Uyghur photographer and director Kurbanjan Samat's new documentary series I'm Going to Xinjiang are not originally from Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, but many of them have spent a large portion of their lives working in the region as relic restoration workers, Uyghur language experts and even pole dancers.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/7 17:38:39

Book on post-quake lives of teenager survivors published

A book about the post-quake lives of 18 people who were affected by the Wenchuan earthquake as teenagers was published recently, before the 10th anniversary of the quake, its editor said Sunday at a book promotion event.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/7 16:50:16

Mo Yan's 'Sorghum Wine' script to be published

The script for Sorghum Wine, a stage play adaptation of Chinese Nobel literature prize winner Mo Yan's famous 1986 novel Red Sorghum, will be published in the May edition of the State-run literature magazine People's Literature, the magazine announced in a WeChat post on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/1 16:33:40

New bilingual book catches eyes of global internet industry entrepreneurs

A new Chinese English-language book that tells the story of a celebrated entrepreneur's ten-year journey in the mobile internet industry has drawn attention worldwide.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/30 14:42:28

Nobel Literature Prize for 2018 in doubt after #MeToo crisis

The Swedish Academy, plunged into crisis over allegations of rape and sexual assault by the husband of one its members, may postpone the 2018 Nobel Literature Prize, Swedish Radio reported on Wednesday.
Source: AFP | 2018/4/26 16:33:41

Exhibition delves into the introduction of British literature to China

Since the beginning of the 20th century, a large number of British literature were introduced to China through the tireless efforts of Chinese scholars and translators. A major doorway to China at the time, Shanghai played a critical role in introducing Western culture to the country.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/23 17:48:40

Women's favorite Internet works

What books she likes to read, what TV dramas she likes to watch, what movies she likes to talk about on her WeChat Moments page or on Sina Weibo… Women are not just initiators of hot social topics, but also the driving force behind a plethora of IPs ranging from TV series and movies to books. Their hobbies also have a major impact on what IPs are adapted to other mediums.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/23 17:28:39

Media report on Chinese and US university students' reading habits sparks controversy

Chinese scholars and experts couldn't help but knit their brows after reading a recent media report from Chinese education company Blue Oak that suggested that Chinese university students were falling behind their US peers when it came to reading. First posted on, the report, which came to its controversial conclusion by comparing a purported list of the top borrowed books from libraries at major US and Chinese universities, was widely re-posted by various media agencies in China and became a major talking point on Chinese social media.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/22 20:08:39