Chinese publishers set off in daring new direction to boost flailing Russian literature publication industry in China

When asked to name a few Russian books published within the past decade that have become bestsellers in China, Chinese publishing industry veteran Zhang Hongbo admitted that he couldn't name ...

China’s Michael Jackson lookalike relishes his visit to Kenya

When Jackson Wang made a majestic entrance across a hotel lobby in Kenya's capital Nairobi on Wednesday evening, local patrons cast adoring glances at the elegantly dressed Chinese artist whose ability to mimic the late US singer, Michael Jackson, is beyond comprehension.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/3 18:43:39

Museum of Contemporary Art Beijing to establish new museum dedicated to science and art

Joining hands with the International Scientific Exchange Foundation of China, the Museum of Contemporary Art Beijing (MCAB) will open up a new museum, the National Science and Art Museum Beijing, within the MCAB, Qin Feng, curator of the museum, announced in Beijing on Friday, the 10th anniversary of the museum.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/3 18:38:39

Netflix taps Oscar-winner for new series

Oscar-winning director Damien Chazelle is to bring an eight-episode musical drama set in Paris to Netflix, the Internet streaming service announced on Friday.
Source: AFP | 2017/9/3 18:33:40

‘Inhumans’ makes TV history

Superhero show Marvel's Inhumans made history on Friday by being the first television series to debut in IMAX theaters before its broadcast premiere.
Source: AFP | 2017/9/3 18:33:39

Clooney puts poison in Anywhere USA’s peanut butter

George Clooney was back in the Venice limelight Saturday with Suburbicon, a toxic depiction of the US in the 1950s Clooney says he was inspired to make after listening to Donald Trump's election rhetoric.
Source: AFP | 2017/9/3 18:18:39

'Focus on China' launched at 74th Venice Film Festival

Themed event "Focus on China" was officially launched at the 74th edition of the Venice Film Festival in Venice, Italy, on Thursday, becoming one of the highlights of the festival.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/3 7:37:43

Venice honors Hollywood legends with Golden Lions for Lifetime Achievement

Fifty years after walking "Barefoot in the Park", Robert Redford and Jane Fonda stole the scene at Venice Film Festival on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/2 9:04:12

Chinese artists with disabilities perform in Geneva

Artists of China Disabled People's Performing Art Troupe perform thousand-hand Bodhisattva at Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, Aug. 31, 2017. A group of Chinese artists with disabilities on Thursday night gave a breath-taking show in the Palais des Nations, the UN headquarters in Geneva, to more than 1,000 audiences, including over 30 ambassadors and senior international organization leaders.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/1 11:08:49

Traditional Mongolian festival Nadam held in Hohhot

Actors perform matouqin, a bowed stringed instrument with a scroll carved like a horse's head used by the people of Mongolian ethnic group, during a Nadam fair in Hohhot, capital of north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Aug. 31, 2017. A three-day Nadam fair was held here. Nadam, meaning "entertainment" or "recreation" in Mongolian, is a mass traditional Mongolian festival in which people celebrate harvests and pray for good luck.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/1 9:49:52

Brazilian movie based on true graft case set to break box office record

A Brazilian movie based on a true case of corruption and greed in government is expected to break box office records when it premieres nationwide next Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/1 8:23:08

Singer Bruce Springsteen extends Broadway run after tickets sell out

Bruce Springsteen on Wednesday announced he would extend a run of intimate Broadway shows into 2018 after fans quickly snatched up tickets.
Source: AFP | 2017/8/31 19:18:40

Chinese documentary ‘Borof’ focuses on children of refugees in India

In late July, Chinese director Liu Juan prescreened a rough-cut version of her India-focused documentary Borof in Beijing. With the event also live-streamed on websites including and, more than 300,000 people tuned in to watch.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/31 19:08:39

121 colored terracotta relics on exhibition in Xi'an

Colored terracotta heads are on display at the Emperor Qinshihuang's Mausoleum Museum in Xi’an City, the capital of Northwest China’s Shaanxi Province, Aug. 30, 2017. The museum's exhibitions include 121 terracotta relics dating back from the pre-Qin Dynasty period to the Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368). According to the museum, the artifacts display man-made blue and purple coloring.
Source: | 2017/8/31 14:34:41