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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 ...

Bon Jovi, Nina Simone enter the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Bon Jovi, the Moody Blues, Dire Straits, the Cars, Nina Simone and Sister Rosetta Tharpe joined music royalty on Saturday as they were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Source: AFP | 2018/4/16 18:48:40

Festival Croisements returns

The much anticipated annual Sino-French cultural feast, Festival Croisements, is set to kick off on April 24, according to a press conference held by the event's organizers on Thursday in Beijing.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/16 18:43:40

Copán excavation in Honduras reveals similarities between Chinese and Maya civilizations

Though sitting on separate ends of the ocean, the cultures of ancient China and the Maya civilization might bear more similarities than we originally thought, according to the findings of Chinese archaeologists working at the Maya site of Copán in western Honduras over the past three years.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/16 18:38:39

Terracotta warrior damaged in US to be repaired

The cultural relics authority of northwest China's Shaanxi Province is formulating a plan to repair a terracotta warrior statue whose thumb was stolen by a member of the public while on display at a Philadelphia museum last year.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/16 17:31:39

Beyonce delights Coachella with Destiny's Child reunion

Beyonce returned spectacularly to the stage on Saturday with a joyous, homecoming-themed party at the Coachella festival where she delighted fans with a rare reunion of her former trio Destiny's Child.
Source: AFP | 2018/4/16 16:33:39

"A Quiet Place" to hit Chinese screens in May: Paramount

American horror film "A Quiet Place" will hit Chinese screens on May 18, according to Paramount Pictures' official Weibo account.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/16 16:21:40

National Art Museum of China exhibit shows off the best of BRICS

While BRICS has become a familiar concept in China, the alliance of five major emerging economies - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa - is introducing something that is sure to capture the public's interest. On Thursday, the National Art Museum of China (NAMOC) hosted a major forum, Uniqueness and Convergence: Forum of BRICS Alliance of Art Museums and Galleries, which brought together the directors of national art museums and galleries from the five countries to discuss the current and future development of BRICS art.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/15 18:38:40

China through the lens of photographer John Thomson

The first London exhibition devoted to Scottish photographer John Thomson (1837-1921) and his photography in Asia opened to the public at the Brunei Gallery, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in London on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/15 18:23:39

Sino-Scottish cultural exchanges increase

A series of events indicates that ties between China and Scotland are continuing to grow.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/15 17:58:40

Snoopy and Charlie Brown become street art stars for newly unveiled Peanuts Global Artist Collective project

Good grief, Charlie Brown has got into graffiti...
Source: AFP | 2018/4/15 17:58:39

'Cuckoo's Nest' director dies at 86

Oscar-winning Czech-born film director Milos Forman, celebrated for One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and Amadeus, has died aged 86, his agents told AFP on Saturday.
Source: AFP | 2018/4/15 17:53:39

Qualifier for 17th "Chinese Bridge" language competition held in Tunisia

A qualification contest selecting Tunisian participants in the 17th "Chinese Bridge" Chinese-language competition was held in Tunis, capital of Tunisia, on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/15 14:28:07

Chinese animated fantasy "Big Fish & Begonia" wins plaudits in North America

Chinese animated fantasy "Big Fish & Begonia" arrived in North American theaters two years after its release in China, receiving highly positive reviews from critics and moviegoers for its distinctive characters, stunning images and unique Oriental cultural charm.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/15 6:51:21