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.

Take a look at Italy's Le Marche, arguably a top tourist destination

It could be argued that the emergence of the Italian region of Le Marche as one of the world's most underrated tourist destinations began at the onset of the 16th century.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/16 15:48:41

Australian survives three weeks lost in crocodile-infested forest

An Australian man was found alive and well after being lost for three weeks in a crocodile-infested rain forest in the far north of the country, police said Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2020/1/16 15:48:40

Blackpink's Jennie inspires Chinese fans to help disadvantaged girls

K-pop girl band Blackpink member Jennie, whose full name is Jennie Kim, has inspired her Chinese fans to help disadvantaged girls in remote impoverished areas of China as part of their birthday celebrations for their idol.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/15 23:36:15

Chinese fans of Marvel can read comics in Chinese on mobile phones

The Chinese version of Marvel Unlimited has been launched on Apple's App Store, which means that fans can read more than 80 comics in Chinese on their phones. The move has been hailed by Chinese fans.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/15 22:27:35

Visit the world of 'Avatar' during Chinese New Year

The upcoming Spring Festival is not only an important holiday for family to get together, but also a long and ideal holiday for people to travel around. Those who plan to travel during the holiday and are interested in visiting places where some famous movies were once filmed can consider Zhangjiajie, a beautiful and popular place located in Central China's Hunan Province.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/15 18:12:53

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

Cai Xukun attends Happy Camp, Xiao Zhan graces cover of Portrait magazine, William Chan and Lay Zhang to dance during CCTV Spring Festival Gala
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/15 18:07:43

Cultural inheritor brings centuries-old woodblock

On Pujun South Road in Foshan, South China's Guangdong Province, there's a centuries-old house that sits among the other modern buildings on the road. The house is the only workshop in the city that produces nianhua, colorful woodblock prints.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/15 17:54:36

US filmmaker Spike Lee to preside over Cannes Film Festival jury

Organizers of the Cannes Film Festival on Tuesday announced that US director Spike Lee will be president of the jury for the 2020 Cannes Film Festival.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/15 17:03:41

French piano virtuoso to perform in Beijing

Philippe Entremont, a known French pianist, will play a recital at the National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA) on February 7.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/15 16:58:40

Fashionistas take the bus

Paris men's fashion week began Tuesday with the French capital in a grip of a 41-day transport strike that has already led to the cancellation of one show.
Source: AFP | 2020/1/15 16:53:40

Chinese director Jia Zhangke's newest film selected for Berlinale Special

Chinese director Jia Zhangke's new work Swimming Out Till the Sea Turns Blue has been added to the Berlinale Special program. Held from February 20 to March 1, the festival will hold several special screenings of films including the world premieres of Minamata, Charlatan, Hillary and Last and First Men.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/15 15:53:40

China innovates traditional music with revival campaign

Folk music in China has been promoted in a more innovative way thanks to a national music revival campaign to rejuvenate traditional Chinese music.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/15 14:24:26

YouTube star reveals she's transgender, gets support from Chinese netizens

Nikkie de Jager, a Dutch YouTube star and makeup artist, uploaded a video on social media on Monday revealing that she is transgender and refusing to be labeled, which gained support from most Chinese netizens.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/14 21:58:30