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Beijing subsidizes brick-and-mortar bookstores in digital era

Beijing municipal government will hand out 50 million yuan (7.46 million US dollars) in subsidies every year to help brick-and-mortar bookstores survive in downtown areas.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/18 14:54:32

Chinese-American writer inspired by true story of WWII pilot rescued in China

"World War Two... China... One cousin's courage, another's determination to help a wounded American pilot." Chinese-American writer Iris Yang's heartwrenching story is now a hot sale in the US.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/15 17:40:30

Famous Chinese classic 'Dream of the Red Chamber' reworked as children's book

As one of China's Four Great Classical Novels, the Dream of the Red Chamber has constantly been the object of research by numerous literary scholars. Written by Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) writer Cao Xueqin, the book has even become the foundation of a new academic field called Redology.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/15 17:31:46

Feature: Chinese-American writer inspired by true story of 'Flying Tiger' saved in China

"World War Two... China... One cousin's courage, another's determination to help a wounded American pilot." Chinese-American writer Iris Yang's heartwrenching story is now a hot sale in the United States.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/15 6:57:46

Visiting Program for Young Sinologists kicks off in Beijing

Thirty-eight young sinologists from 34 countries and regions gathered in Beijing for a government-sponsored exchange program to discuss their research on China on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/8 18:13:40

First Arab-Chinese literature forum features dialogue between civilizations

The first Arab-Chinese Literature Forum, dubbed "Literary Innovation on the New Silk Road," kicked off here on Thursday with an aim to promote the dialogue between civilizations.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/22 10:58:23

Veteran scholar Fu Pei-jung shares his opinions about modern Confucian studies in China and overseas

While Confucianism remains one of the world's most recognized icons of Chinese culture, the way many people today interpret the more than 2,000-year-old philosophy is biased, Taiwan scholar Fu Pei-jung said in a recent interview with the Global Times.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/12 18:03:40

Veteran Chinese diplomat Fu Ying releases new book exploring China's role on the world stage in the 21st century

What does the rise of China mean for the world? What is the future order in the world and what is China's role in it? How will China shape and be shaped by the world? These questions are often asked by various media outlets and experts around the globe. Now, a new book by a veteran Chinese diplomat is looking to answer them.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/7 17:53:40

Chinese amputee Xia Boyu achieves life-long goal of climbing the world's highest peak

More than 40 years ago, a then 25-year-old Chinese man lost both of his feet to frost bite after lending his sleeping bag to a team member during the trip to climb Mount Qomolangma, known in the West as Mount Everest.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/4 18:28:40

Book launch for 'Silk Road in Ink Wash Paintings' held in Beijing

The book launch for the Silk Road in Ink Wash Paintings - the new book by Feng Yishu, a former diplomat with China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs - was held on Saturday at the Network Center of International Cultural Exchange (NICE) in Beijing.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/3 17:48:39