Twin Chinese comic artists You Ling discuss their sibling success

Love, hatred, shared memories of growing up and a lifetime of understanding and support… for many this is what defines a sibling relationship. In the Chinese mainland, this has become ...

Pink cancels Sydney shows after being hospitalized

US pop star Pink has been forced to cancel several Sydney shows on her Australia tour after being hospitalized with a virus and dehydration.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/7 17:53:40

Broadway stars join Trump protest

Singing show tunes and "America the Beautiful" next to letters spelling "TREASON" in front of the White House, several Broadway stars lent their voices on Monday to the latest protest against Donald Trump's presidency.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/7 17:53:39

Animated film 'Flavors of Youth' demonstrates stronger coproduction ties between China and Japan

Featuring three stories set in Chinese cities drawn by a crew primarily made up of Japanese animators, the new Sino-Japanese animated coproduction Flavors of Youth has set out to bring smiles to the faces of anime lovers around the globe.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/7 17:48:39

"Hello Mr. Billionaire" continues to lead Chinese box office

"Hello Mr. Billionaire" continued to lead the Chinese box office in the week ending Aug. 5, earning about 1.04 billion yuan, China Film News reported Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/7 7:32:24

Empresses of China's last dynasty make US debut

An exhibition to explore the role of empresses in China's last dynasty -- the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) will be on view starting Aug. 18 at a well-known museum in the Untied States.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/7 7:19:30

Bolivian official touts "discipline, commitment" of China's Shaolin warriors

The world would be a better place if more people studied the way of life of China's Shaolin warriors, Bolivia's Foreign Affairs Minister Fernando Huanacuni said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/7 7:17:30

Madame Tussauds Shanghai debut wax figures of TFBoys

Popular boy group TFBoys showed up at Madame Tussauds Shanghai together with their "second selves" on Monday at a ceremony debuting the group's life-like wax figures.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/6 18:22:57

Cruise beats Pooh at box office

Tom Cruise continued to test the limits of the possible this weekend as Mission Impossible - Fallout clung for a second week to the top spot in North American theaters, beating new Disney film Christopher Robin, industry tracker Exhibitor Relations reported.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/6 18:22:56

Artists paint summer scenes at Saihanba Forest in Hebei Province

In late July, a group of around 40 Chinese artists traveled to Saihanba Forest in North China's Hebei Province to capture the summer beauty of the forest and raise awareness about the Saihanba Afforestation Project. An exhibition featuring their paintings will be held at the National Museum of China on December 16.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/6 18:18:40

Patrick Stewart to reprise 'Star Trek' role in new series

Actor Patrick Stewart delighted fans on Saturday by boldly going back to his role as Jean-Luc Picard, which he said he will reprise in a new Star Trek series.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/6 18:18:39

Local 'preservation' of historic artifacts sparks outrage on Chinese social media

A post on Chinese social media platform Sina Weibo showing the results of efforts to "restore" a group of Buddha statues has sparked heated discussion online. On Saturday, Chinese netizen XuxinNixUx posted a series of photos of Buddhist statues that compared their original state and their restored state on Sina Weibo with the caption "the restoration of Anyue Grottoes statues… shocked that we have this kind of 'protection' for historic relics nowadays…" Looking at the photos, netizens were shocked when they saw that the once elegant stone statues had been painted with bright garish colors.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/6 17:43:40

China-themed fireworks festival in Brussels adds glitter to tourism

The dark night sky in Brussels was lit up with dazzling colors from fireworks shot up from its landmark Mini-Europe park on Saturday, as a China-themed fireworks festival added glitter to the 2018 China-European Union (EU) Tourism Year campaign.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/6 17:43:39

Alternative reading methods inject new life into book industry

A man spent more than 13,411 yuan ($1,963) in the first half of this year on Ximalaya FM, a popular audiobook platform in China, with favorite books including Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix and Poor Charlie's Almanack.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/6 17:38:39