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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 ...

White Deer Plain wins Best TV series at Shanghai International Film Festival

The film, White Deer Plain, won three awards on Friday at the 24th Shanghai International Film Festival(SIFF).
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/16 16:29:01

Hawking's voice beamed into space during London burial

A message from late British astrophysics giant Stephen Hawking was beamed towards the nearest black hole on Friday as his remains were laid to rest in London's Westminster Abbey.
Source: CGTN | 2018/6/16 12:12:53

"Colorful Guizhou, Charming Culture" exhibition kicks off in Nepal

The exhibition "China Week: Colorful Guizhou, Charming Culture" kicked off in Kathmandu on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/16 12:02:01

Soccer fan pays back friend's 300,000 yuan debt

A soccer fan helped his friend pay back debt worth 300,000 yuan ($46,600) to travel to Russia and watch the 2018 World Cup.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/16 11:23:03

Annual graduation exhibitions demonstrate the future of Chinese design

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 during their studies.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/16 10:27:52

Australian vet treats injured koala with Chinese medicine

A koala known as "Bruiser," has been treated with traditional Chinese medicine on Thursday, to overcome a brutal dog attack that left him with severe wounds.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/16 9:11:03

Chinese variety show find cultural aspiration and confidence

A total of 15 programs have been nominated for the Magnolia Award's variety show section in 24th Shanghai TV Festival, including "National Treasure," "The Sound," "Back to Field," "Letters Alive." It is not hard to see from the shortlist, Chinese characteristic variety show carved out a new form of production mode.
Source: CGTN | 2018/6/15 21:28:53

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom hits Chinese theaters

One of the most anticipated Hollywood movies in China, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, opened in Chinese cinemas on Friday to a rousing welcome.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/15 16:03:48

Tian'anmen Rostrum closed for renovation until April 2019

Tian'anmen Rostrum, the front gate of the Forbidden City and one of the top tourist attractions in downtown Beijing, will be closed for renovation as of Friday and will reopen in April next year.
Source: CGTN | 2018/6/15 14:46:29

Ukraine-China cultural and educational forum kicks off in Kiev

The International Cultural and Educational Forum "Silk Road 2018: Ukraine-China" kicked off on Thursday, bringing together hundreds of participants.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/15 11:29:42

Facebook used less for news, WhatsApp used more: study

The use of social media like Facebook to consume news is decreasing while messaging apps such as WhatsApp and Snapchat have been used more as netizens look for more privacy and become bored of fake news, a study found.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/15 11:21:33

UN ambassadors going football-mad as World Cup kicks off

The corridors of power at the United Nations Headquarters in New York might appear to most observers to be the epitome of seriousness and professionalism.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/15 11:03:45

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 | 2018/6/15 9:20:10