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China, Iran boost publication cooperation via Tehran int'l book fair

China and Iran have enhanced their publication cooperation during the 32nd Tehran International Book Fair (TIBF) concluded Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/5 11:00:11

Chinese cartoonist C.C. Tsai promotes English version of his classic comics with a bit of life wisdom

For many young Chinese, 1 am is time for bed after a day of hard work and signing off the web, but for 71-year-old Chinese cartoonist C.C. Tsai, it is time to get up and start a productive new day, a habit he has insisted on for decades.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/29 16:13:40

National Library of China holds series of events to encourage reading

The National Library of China and industry professionals launched a series of events on Tuesday to mark World Book Day and promote reading culture.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/24 18:18:41

Share of readers stabilizes in Italy, as publishers diversify offer to attract consumers

Data showed the share of book readers in Italy has stabilized over the last years, after recovering from record-lows earlier in the decade, while publishers were increasing and diversifying their offer to intercept new clients.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/24 16:13:40

Tehran int'l book fair opens with China as guest of honor

The 32nd Tehran International Book Fair (TIBF) kicked off on Tuesday at the Mosalla exhibition center in the Iranian capital Tehran, with China as guest of honor.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/24 8:28:06

Chinese-English bilingual book series introduces China to the world

A seminar on the new book series Stories of China Retold in English was held by the People's Publishing House in Beijing on Sunday. The series' chief editor Hu Min and associate editors William Brown and Paul White as well as other major book industry representatives attended the event.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/23 18:58:40

Chinese seek new ways to read

With the rapid development of technology and the internet, new methods and ecological ideas provide more possibilities for the Chinese to read.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/23 18:23:40

Chinese Academy of Press and Publication releases Chinese Adult Reading Survey ahead of World Book Day, shows only 38.4 percent of adults prefer paper books over e-books

How many books did you read in 2018? According to the 16th National Reading Survey released by the Chinese Academy of Press and Publication (CAPP) ahead of April 23rd's annual World Book Day, the average number of books read by adults in China is 8, with 3.32 being e-books and 4.76 traditional paper books.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/18 19:08:41

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