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Leads for Wang Xiaoshuai's 'So Long, My Son' win Silver Bears


Chinese netizens cheered on Sunday morning when news hit that director Wang Xiaoshuai's new film So Long, My Son had grabbed two Silver Bear trophies for its lead actress Yong ...

A look at some of local Chinese New Year treats

Nianhuo, which means "food for the new year" in Chinese, is a catch-all term for all the different snacks Chinese people enjoy during the Chinese New Year, or the Spring Festival. Throughout the vast land of China, different regions have developed many unique customs and traditions surrounding these snacks.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/1 18:49:52

Chinese mainland's January box-office lowest since 2015

The Chinese mainland box office brought in a total of 3.36 billion yuan ($499 million) in January, 1.59 billion lower than the same period in 2018 for a 32.1 percent year-on-year decrease.
Source: Global Times - Agencies | 2019/2/1 18:03:40

More foreign foods make their way onto the Chinese New Year's dinner table

Only four days until Chinese New Year's Eve! Chinese people are busy shopping and preparing for new year banquets. With a greater variety of imported foods flooding into China, the Chinese New Year is now beginning to taste more exotic than ever.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/1 17:03:40

Over 400-year-old stone tablet found in North China's Hebei Province

Archaeologists have found a stone tablet dating back to the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) in a village in North China's Hebei Province, members of the local cultural relics protection department announced on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/1 16:58:42

'Alita: Battle Angel' gets lukewarm reception

Some 15 years in the making and after multiple delays, sci-fi epic Alita: Battle Angel finally arrived on Thursday, but the Japanese manga-inspired action film earned only lukewarm reviews.
Source: Reuters | 2019/2/1 16:58:40

Superhero creator Stan Lee honored at TCL Chinese theater in Hollywood

Comic book giant Stan Lee, who dreamed up such pop culture icons as Spider-Man, Iron Man, the Hulk, the Black Panther and countless others, has been honored in Hollywood by fans and celebrities.
Source: Reuters | 2019/2/1 16:53:42

Traditional opera masters celebrate upcoming Spring Festival

Beijing Performance & Arts Group staged two shows featuring traditional Chinese Opera masters Gu Wenyue, Liu Ping and Li Weiquan as well as their inheritors at the capital's China Pingju Grand Theatre on Thursday to mark the upcoming Spring Festival.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/1 16:53:41

Three dishes reveal the history and culture of Harbin, Northeast China's Heilongjiang Province

History and culture shape the diet of a city, as such local culinary dishes act as the perfect entryway to understanding the history and culture of a locale. Harbin, the capital city of Northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, has some very unique cuisine that has been influenced by its cold climate and location along the Russian border. Here are the three most distinctive Harbin dishes you must try if you want to know more about the city and its people.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/1 16:38:40

Nike to become Major League Baseball's uniform supplier in 2020

Nike will become the official uniform and footwear supplier of Major League Baseball, effective in 2020.
Source: Reuters | 2019/1/31 18:43:40

Firearms industry strikes gold marketing to women

Entrepreneur and fashion designer Anna Taylor is trying to bring back the corset - not to revive Victorian lingerie but to give women a place to carry their handguns.
Source: Reuters | 2019/1/31 18:38:40

Lao tourism businesses urged to improve services for more Chinese tourists

Lao local tourism-related businesses should make adjustments for more Chinese tourists that Lao government expects to visit this year, the local daily Vientiane Times on Monday quoted Lao Vice President of National Chamber of Commerce and Industry Daovone Phachanthavong as saying.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/31 18:33:40

Cambodia, China jointly host gala to promote mutual travel destinations

Cambodia and China on Tuesday jointly hosted a gala dinner to promote mutual tourism destinations.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/31 18:33:40

California's marijuana tour industry gets smoking

When California legalized recreational marijuana use in 2016, Gene Grozovskiy decided he would show tourists the big change behind the scenes.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/31 18:18:41