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San Francisco to host Chinese language competition for California college students

The 18th "Chinese Bridge" Chinese proficiency and culture contest for college students from Northern California will be held in San Francisco this weekend, organizers said on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/17 18:53:42

More than 60 pct Chinese prefer digital reading: survey

More than 60 percent Chinese prefer reading on digital devices or via the Internet in 2018, according to a survey unveiled Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/16 21:00:49

Chinese scholars discuss Japan's 'Edo Period'

A forum discussing the history of Japan's renowned Edo Period was held in Beijing on Saturday by Chinese scholars Liu Ning and Sun Jianjun.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/16 19:43:41

Chinese mourn the loss of Notre Dame Cathedral

The world was left in shock as news that the Notre Dame Cathedral, the famous landmark in Paris, had been destroyed by fire. Although the fire was brought under control and it was announced that all the collections are safe, the damage done to this world heritage site broke people's hearts in China.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/16 12:31:57

China's online authors grow 3.82 mln in 3 years

China had 8.62 million online authors as of 2018, a significant increase from 4.8 million in 2015, according to a national conference on digital reading.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/14 23:51:23

Five women up for Intl. Booker

Polish novelist Olga Tokarczuk, who scooped last year's Booker International Prize for fiction, was named Tuesday among five female nominees for this year's prestigious literary award.
Source: AFP | 2019/4/10 18:58:40

Chinese translator finds her niche helping promote China's rock'n'roll music culture

If you are a big fan of rock'n'roll and want to explore beyond the music itself, Chinese translator Dong Nan has a list of books that you absolutely must read.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/8 18:03:40

Preserved by singers and storytellers, the Tibetan epic King Gesar lives on

The story of King Gesar, an 11th-century Tibetan warrior with boundless supernatural powers, has for centuries been preserved by the singers and storytellers living on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau.Now herders from a plateau village in Qinghai Province are still passing on the oral tradition of the millennium old heroic epic, which is inscribed on the UNESCO list of world intangible cultural heritage and believed to be the world's longest epic.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/3 16:58:40

Literature exchange to deepen understanding between Malaysia, China: official

Literature exchange including book translation and publication into each other's languages could deepen mutual understanding between Malaysia and China, Malaysian Deputy Education Minister Teo Nie Ching said on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/2 19:12:12

True crime work 'Midnight in Peking' explores the unsolved murder of a British expat in 1930s China

British writer Paul French has specialized in writing about modern and contemporary China for many years now. On Friday, the author attended a reader salon in Beijing to promote the new Chinese version of his popular work Midnight in Peking: How the Murder of a Young Englishwoman Haunted the Last Days of Old China.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/31 17:43:40