Indian film challenges India's traditional sanitary culture

The Bollywood production, Toilet: A Love Story, has raised quite a stink in China where it was recently released, sparking serious online discussion about sanitary conditions in the country's southern ...

Japanese Internet celebrity Piko-Taro reveals newborn daughter

Famous Japanese comedian Piko-Taro announced on Sunday - Father's Day - that he had become a father by posting a picture of himself on Twitter holding his newborn daughter with the caption: "My daughter gave me the most wonderful present in the world."
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/19 17:03:40

Chinese supermodel Ming Xi stirs debate among netizens in China with social media faux pas

Victoria's Secret supermodel Ming Xi became the center of discussion again after posting a photo of herself at a fashion event without mentioning the name of the event or the organizers.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/19 17:03:39

Boseman honors real-life hero

Landmark blockbuster Black Panther and nostalgic horror sensation Stranger Things shared the spoils on Monday with a real-life hero at the MTV Movie and TV Awards.
Source: AFP | 2018/6/19 16:58:39

TV and film industry insiders discuss Chinese dramas' ups and downs in Vietnamese market

The No.1 most popular TV series in Vietnam in 2017 was Chinese period romance drama Princess Agents while three other Chinese mainland dramas also entered the top 10 that year, noted Vietnamese scholar Phan Thu Vân at a recent Beijing film and TV industry event.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/19 16:48:39

Chart-topping rapper XXXTentacion shot dead at 20

XXXTentacion, the troubled 20-year-old rapper whose grim, often suicidal rhymes propelled him to the top of the US chart just months ago, was shot dead on Monday in Florida in a possible robbery, authorities said.
Source: AFP | 2018/6/19 16:43:39

Singer shares code to musical success

As music plays on stage, Khalil Fong closes his eyes, his fingers quickly moving in the air, as if playing an invisible piano.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/19 14:06:32

American rapper shot dead in Florida

American rapper-singer XXXTentacion was shot and killed Monday in state Florida, authorities said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/19 9:41:09

Students show off what they know with annual graduation exhibitions

With graduation season right around the corner, college students are busy working on their dissertations or graduation projects. When it comes to art students, graduation season is an excellent opportunity for them to show off both their talent and what they have learned.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/18 17:48:39

BRICS coproduction shines light on women in the modern world

A cross-cultural film by five female directors from BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) was announced on Sunday during the Shanghai International Film & TV Festival.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/18 17:23:39

In Iraq, Angelina Jolie calls for focus on conflict prevention

Hollywood star Angelina Jolie called on Sunday for a larger focus on conflict prevention rather than responding to its repercussions, during a visit to Iraq with the UN refugee agency.
Source: AFP | 2018/6/18 17:18:40

'Open Door to the Arts Festival' to kick off in Beijing in July

The annual children's art and music education program, Open Door to the Arts Festival, will kick off at the Forbidden City Concert Hall on July 5, the concert hall announced on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/18 17:18:40

'Incredibles 2' makes heroic debut

Incredibles 2, the long-awaited return of a quirky animated superhero family from Disney-Pixar, reigned supreme at the North American box office, raking in a record $180 million in its debut, industry estimates showed on Sunday.
Source: AFP | 2018/6/18 17:18:39

Beyonce, Jay-Z celebrate marriage and blackness in surprise album

Music's most famous couple Beyonce and Jay-Z pulled a surprise by releasing a joint album, a long-rumored collaboration that celebrates their marital passion and black identity.
Source: AFP | 2018/6/18 17:13:39