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Lost in Russia


Chinese film Lost in Russia made history in becoming the first movie debuting during Spring Festival on streaming platforms for free of charge to the audiences.

'Meet in Beijing' to host more international cultural events in following weeks

Cultural events including concerts, dramas and dance performances are taking place in Beijing this month for the annual Meet in Beijing International Arts Festival. The festival kicked off on Monday at the National Centre for the Performing Arts with a concert staged by musicians from China and Japan.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/8 18:18:40

China's farmers reap rich harvest through video-sharing

"Do you want a piece?" beekeeper Ma Gongzuo says, looking into the camera of a friend's smartphone before biting into the dripping comb of amber-colored honey.
Source: AFP | 2020/1/8 18:13:07

French writer Matzneff accused of underage rape

French publisher Gallimard said on Tuesday it was halting the sale of books by a writer accused of raping children.
Source: AFP | 2020/1/8 17:58:41

EXO members Oh Se-hun and Park Chan-yeol send best wishes for 10th anniversary of Elle China's Beauty Star Awards

Fashion magazine Elle China posted a video on China's Twitter-like Sina Weibo on Tuesday, in which South Korean EXO members Oh Se-hun and Park Chan-yeol send their best wishes to the magazine for the 10th anniversary of its Beauty Star Awards.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/8 17:13:09

Insiders reveal the underside of Indian film industry

It took a minute for Malhaar Rathod, then an aspiring teenage actress, to realize what the 65-year-old Indian film producer was asking her to do - and to make the decision to walk away.
Source: AFP | 2020/1/8 16:28:40

Seminar about Chinese series of books on economic and social development held in Beijing

A seminar about the book series Study of China's Economical and Social Development (1949-2018) published by the Huazhong University of Science &Technology Press was held in Beijing on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/8 16:22:37

Blackpink member Lisa receives warm welcome from Chinese fans as she shoots her first TV program in Chinese mainland

Lisa, one of the members of popular South Korean girl group Blackpink, arrived in Guangzhou, Guangdong Province on Monday to take part in filming for the second season of Chinese streaming gaint iQIYI's reality show Youth With You on Monday. Crowds of Chinese fans waited for hours on Monday night in the arrival hall at the Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport to welcome her.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/8 14:52:55

The fate of foreign films in Chinese mainland 2019

In 2019, a total of eight Chinese-made films made it into the annual list of the top 10 highest-grossing films in the Chinese mainland, with animation Ne Zha garnering a record 5 billion yuan ($717.7 million) at the box office, the Xinhua News Agency reported on Thursday, hailing the success as a major milestone for the Chinese film industry.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/7 18:18:40

'Adoring' remains on top of Chinese mainland box office

Chinese comedy film Adoring remained on top of the Chinese mainland box office Monday, according to the China Movie Data Information Network Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/7 14:58:40

20th Meet in Beijing International Arts Festival opens

The 20th Meet in Beijing International Arts Festival opened Monday with a concert delivered by Chinese and Japanese artists at the National Centre for the Performing Arts.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/7 14:53:40

London designer Wales Bonner making waves

At just 29, Grace Wales Bonner is one of London's most promising designers, exploring black male identity through her eponymous menswear brand with looks that have caught the eye of celebrities such as Meghan Markle.
Source: AFP | 2020/1/7 14:48:40

'1917' advances on Oscars contention after big Globes wins

Sam Mendes's 1917, an innovative and deeply personal portrayal of World War I, has exploded into Oscars contention following its dramatic wins at the Golden Globes.
Source: AFP | 2020/1/7 14:43:26

What's trending on China's Twitter-like Sina Weibo on Monday

Trending on Monday: BTS wins big at Golden Disc Awards, Beijing's first snow in 2020, Jennie reveals pigtails
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/6 18:25:01