Exploring the culture and history of three major cities in Kazakhstan

When I first learned that I was going to have to go to Kazakhstan for business, I had no idea what to expect.

Digital platform provides free access to archives delving into the history between China and Japan

On September 2, the War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression and Modern Sino-Japanese Relations Data Platform came online, providing netizens around the world access to a rich archive of historical resources.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/27 18:53:41

Lang Yuan Studio hosts cultural activities for Beijing Design Week

As part of the ongoing Beijing Design Week, a series of cultural activities commemorating the 40th anniversary of China's reform and opening-up and the 60th anniversary of the founding of the capital's Chaoyang district are being held at Beijing's Lang Yuan Station, a former textile warehouse that has been converted into a hub for cultural and business activities.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/27 18:48:42

Twilight romance

French director Claude Lelouch has started shooting a sequel to his classic romance A Man and a Woman with the same actors, 52 years after the original was a box-office smash.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/27 18:43:40

Adaptation of popular pet-themed online novel debuts on Sohu TV

The first six episodes of the adaptation of online novel I am A Pet at Dali Temple premiered on streaming platform Sohu TV on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/27 18:38:41

China-Denmark innovative community project opens during Beijing Design Week

The Qinglong Cultural Innovation Community, a new China-Denmark cooperation project, opened in Beijing's Dongcheng district on Wednesday as part of the ongoing Beijing Design Week. The key project between Beijing and Copenhagen aims to boost innovation and the rejuvenation of the capital's old city area. According to Wang Ning, vice mayor of Beijing, the two cities communicated and cooperated on a continual basis to bring this innovative community project to fruition. He noted that Beijing and Copenhagen are also currently planning the construction of a Sino-Denmark Innovation Center in the Chinese capital.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/27 18:33:41

Malaysia to provide better assistance to Chinese tourists: official

Malaysia will provide greater assistance to tourists from China to enhance their experience in the country, a senior Malaysian official said on Wednesday, as many Chinese tourists will be traveling overseas during the upcoming week-long National Day holiday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/27 18:33:40

Cosby's appeal likely to focus on parade of accusers at his second trial

Bill Cosby's appeal of his conviction for sexual assault is expected to focus on a Pennsylvania judge's decision to allow several accusers to testify against him, but his challenge faces significant hurdles, according to legal experts.
Source: Reuters | 2018/9/27 18:28:41

Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival concert held in New York City

The government of Beijing, China's capital city, held a concert in New York City Hall Tuesday evening to celebrate the traditional Mid-Autumn Festival with performances by Chinese artists.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/27 9:23:05

Star-studded crime film 'Project Gutenberg' to make National Day holiday debut

One of the most-anticipated films for the upcoming National Day holiday in China, Chinese crime action film Project Gutenberg is set to hit Chinese mainland theaters on Sunday, a day before the seven-day holiday begins.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/26 18:48:39

Chinese versions of Kazuo Ishiguro's award-winning novels hit bookstores in China

The Shanghai Translation Publishing House published the Chinese language editions of three of British-Japanese author Kazuo Ishiguro's works - When We Were Orphans, The Remains of the Day and Never Let Me Go - in the Chinese mainland recently.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/26 18:43:40

Italian edition of literary classic 'The Travels of Xu Xiake' revealed

China's Zhejiang University Press, together with Italian publishing house Libreria Editrice Cafoscarina, unveiled the Italian edition of The Travels of Xu Xiake at the launch ceremony for its Italian office in Florence on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/26 18:43:39

'Legend of Design'

On Tuesday, the Beijing Minsheng Art Museum kicked off an exhibition designed by the award-winning designer Timmy Yip that features works from 12 of China's top artisans.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/26 18:38:40

Kizil Grottoes exhibition uses digital means to restore looted treasures

Not long after a bust looted from China's famous Longmen Grottoes was removed from a Sotheby's auction in New York, an exhibition in Northwest University in Shaanxi Province is making use of digital technology to "return" murals that were stolen from China more than 100 years ago back to their rightful place. Opening on September 20, the Images of the Kizil Murals Overseas exhibition puts on display digital recreations of several murals that were looted from the Kizil Grottoes in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/26 18:23:39