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Identification of real-life killer portrayed in South Korean film 'Memories of Murder' sparks debate in China


South Korean director Bong Joon-ho has received great praise this year for his black comedy film Parasite. But over the past two days, the director's 16-year-old film Memories of Murder, ...

Making a mark

From the founding of the People's Republic of China (PRC) in 1949, the establishment of the reform and opening-up policy in 1978 to the opening of the Beijing Olympic Games in 2008… every major event in the history of the PRC is being remembered at a new exhibition that opened on Monday at China Millennium Monument.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/9 18:14:49

British educator Julian Jeffrey talks about the changing face of China

In front of a red wall decorated with Chinese carved wood panels, sits a Chinese-style bench. Next to the bench is a small table with a tall ceramic vase holding some lotus pods.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/9 16:58:39

Tom Hanks and J-Lo strippers raise pulses among audiences

Scantily-clad strippers and softly-spoken kids' TV stars were on show Saturday as the Toronto film festival hit its stride with a wide range of hotly anticipated premieres.
Source: AFP | 2019/9/8 19:03:39

Exhibition at China Millennium Monument explores evolution of national images since PRC founding

The 2019 Beijing Design week officially kicked off on Thursday with the National Image Design at the Beginning of the Founding of the People's Republic of China exhibition at the China Millennium Monument in Beijing.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/8 18:58:39

'Hanfu' star of Beijing Fashion Week

Traditional Chinese hanfu garments have become a major highlight at the ongoing Beijing Fashion Week, which kicked off on Friday. A total of 50 haute couture and premium ready-to-wear hanfu dresses were displayed by Chinese brand Xiannixiaozhu and its subsidiary Xiantang to applause from the audience and fashionistas.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/8 18:53:40

Red Brick Art Museum forum delves into urban development

On the sidelines of the 2019 Beijing Design Week, a forum focusing on urban development was held at Beijing's Red Brick Art Museum on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/8 18:53:40

Indian sci-fi film '2.0' makes Chinese mainland debut

After altering its original release date of July 12 to avoid competition with other summer films, Bollywood sci-fi blockbuster 2.0 finally hit Chinese mainland theaters on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/8 17:33:40

'2019 No-Boundaries International Art Exhibition' kicks off in Beijing

The No-Boundaries Committee, in partnership with the Columbia Global Centers and the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University, launched the fourth annual No-Boundaries International Art Exhibitions at the Today Art Museum in Beijing on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/8 17:23:40

Exhibition on protection and inheritance of ancient books kicks off in Beijing

To mark the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China and the 110th anniversary of the National Library of China, an exhibition focusing on the protection and inheritance of ancient books kicked off on Saturday at the National Museum of Classic Books in Beijing.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/8 17:23:09

'Joker,' Polanski wins spark heated debate at Venice Film Festival

Joker, a daring take on the comic book villain starring Joaquin Phoenix, won the Golden Lion for best film at the Venice Film Festival Saturday with Roman Polanski controversially taking second prize.
Source: AFP | 2019/9/8 17:18:40

Moroccan PM expects more Chinese tourists to visit Morocco

"We are waiting for more Chinese tourists (to visit Morocco) in the future," Moroccan Prime Minister Saad Eddine El Othmani has told Xinhua in a recent interview.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/8 10:23:01

Special meeting facilitates exchanges between China and foreign elites in the field of design

A special session of the International Council of Design (ico-D), held on Friday in Beijing's China Millennium Monument, is an important part of the 2019 Beijing Design Week which opened on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/6 13:55:46

Beijing's historic Central Axis takes center focus at Beijing Design Week

Beijing's history as the capital of China stretches back nearly eight centuries, while its history as a major urban hub stretches back more than three millennia. With this in mind, it comes as no surprise that the city boasts numerous historical sites, especially near core area of the old city, known as the Central Axis
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/5 17:50:18