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.

'Still Not Enough'

More and more young people in China are entering big cities like Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen to work and live after graduation. However, while enjoying the convenience of urban life and high salaries, they also suffer from loneliness, anxiety and challenges. This situation has ignited hot debate and discussions on social media platforms and is even reflected in many TV dramas.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/21 18:08:40

New edition of biography of Chinese diplomat Wellington Koo unveiled at Shanghai Library

A new edition of a book about legendry Chinese diplomat Wellington Koo was unveiled at the Shanghai Library on Thursday when copies were donated to the library to mark the 132th birthday of the Republic of China (1912-49) era diplomat.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/21 17:48:40

'The Rescue' to have largest-ever global release for a Chinese film during Spring Festival

China's first maritime rescue film The Rescue held its premiere at the Emperor Motion Pictures cinema in Beijing on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/21 17:23:40

How US artist Judy Chicago rocked Paris fashion aged 80

US artist Judy Chicago had a glint in her eye - as well she might - as she posed in front of a giant golden banner embroidered with the legend, "What if women ruled the world?"
Source: AFP | 2020/1/21 17:14:19

Fellini's birthplace Rimini marks centenary of maestro's death

Italian resort Rimini on Monday marked 100 years since the birth of director Federico Fellini, whose visual dreamscapes revolutionized cinema in a career spanning almost half a century.
Source: AFP | 2020/1/21 17:05:30

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

Together with EXO, Suzy's outfit wows fans, Zhu Yilong cheers on a doctor
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/21 16:48:29

Three Kingdoms exhibition to be held in Beijing after popular tour in Japan

A special exhibition about the Three Kingdoms (220-280), the fruit of cooperation between China and Japan, will open on Thursday in Beijing after a tour in Japan that received a warm response.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/21 10:38:40

Spain's 'drunken gummy bears' on edge as Haribo bares its teeth

Ander Mendez and his friends were hoping they'd struck it rich when they came up with the idea of selling alcohol-infused gummy bears - until they found themselves in the sights of sweet giant Haribo.
Source: AFP | 2020/1/20 18:57:17

Time to travel!

Continuing with our Spring Festival travel guide for expats in China, today we recommend Chaozhou, a small city in South China's Guangdong Province boasting a rich history and diverse culture.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/20 18:51:29

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

Kim Soo-hyun debuts on Crash Landing On You, G-Dragon wears a blue suit, Im Yoon-ah speaks Chinese
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/20 18:44:35

12 year-old Chinese TV series 'Struggle' broadcast in Myanmar

Chinese TV series Struggle, starring Chinese actors Tong Dawei, Ma Yili and Wen Zhang that first broadcast in 2007 in the Chinese mainland, has been broadcast on Myanmar's Channel Nine since January 12 and is set to air on the Sky Net International drama channel at 7 pm every night starting on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/20 18:35:12

'Art and Life' exhibition in Beijing updates traditional temple fairs

In China, it is a tradition to visit temple fairs during the Chinese New Year. From the north to the south, various temple fairs are held throughout the country. In time for this festive period, a new high-tech lifestyle exhibition themed around temple fairs kicked off on Saturday at the Manet Club in Beijing.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/20 18:23:41

Peter Chan's sports film 'Leap' holds premiere in the capital

China's Hong Kong director Peter Chan's latest work Leap, a movie about China's legendary women's volleyball team, held its premiere in Beijing on Sunday. The movie, starring big names such as Gong Li, Huang Bo and Wu Gang, is set to hit cinemas across the country on Friday, thereby going head-to-head with domestic movies Lost in Russia, The Rescue and Detective Chinatown 3.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/20 18:23:40