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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 ...

Chinese horror film 'The Possessed' delayed for 'technical reasons' just four days prior to release

Chinese horror movie The Possessed, a pseudo-documentary that focuses on exorcism culture in the rural areas of Shandong Province, was pulled from this month's release lineup just days before it was set to hit theaters in China on Wednesday, the film's studio confirmed on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/1 18:23:40

Stars turn out for Stephen Hawking's funeral

Film stars, supermodels, comics and astronomers joined Stephen Hawking's family and friends for his funeral in Cambridge Saturday, the city where he dedicated his life's work to unravelling the mysteries of the universe.
Source: AFP | 2018/4/1 18:23:39

International Global Silk Road Forum to be held in capital of Kazakhstan this summer

Astana will host the Global Silk Road Forum on July 3 to 4, Serik Nugerbekov, director of the International Secretariat G-Global, confirmed during the Kazakhstan and China in the New Epoch of Interaction round table held at the Kazakh Embassy in Beijing last week.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/1 17:13:40

Nolan bats for celluloid filmmaking on India trip

Hollywood director Christopher Nolan on Saturday made an impassioned plea to the Indian film industry to revive celluloid as a medium for movies.
Source: AFP | 2018/4/1 17:13:39

I am back!

Hollywood action star Arnold Schwarzenegger is in a stable condition after undergoing emergency open-heart surgery, his representatives said Friday, adding that his first words on waking were "I'm back."
Source: AFP | 2018/4/1 17:08:39

"Ready Player One" scores 200 mln yuan at Chinese box office

Steven Spielberg's latest sci-fi film "Ready Player One" passed the 200 million yuan mark at the Chinese box office on Saturday, according to Maoyan, a major film database in China.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/1 6:43:10

Professor Stephen Hawking's funeral held in Cambridge

The funeral of Professor Stephen Hawking was held Saturday at a church near the Cambridge University college where he was a fellow for more than half a century.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/31 21:54:38

Chinese monks from Shaolin give Kung Fu show in Greece

A group of Buddhist monks from China's Shaolin Temple showed off their Kung Fu skills to a Greek audience here Friday, demonstrating traditional Chinese martial arts.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/31 19:15:44

Starbucks coffee in California must have cancer warning, judge says

Starbucks Corp and other coffee sellers must put a cancer warning on coffee sold in California, a Los Angeles judge has ruled, possibly exposing the companies to millions of dollars in fines.
Source: CGTN | 2018/3/31 17:51:09

Guizhou legislates to protect world cultural heritage

Southwest China's Guizhou Province passed a regulation Friday to better protect the ruins of Huanglongtun castle, a world cultural heritage site.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/30 21:32:10