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Media report on Chinese and US university students' reading habits sparks controversy


Chinese scholars and experts couldn't help but knit their brows after reading a recent media report from Chinese education company Blue Oak that suggested that Chinese university students were falling ...

Forbidden City managers to build north Beijing annex

The management team of the Forbidden City will open a "cultural paradise" for the public within three years in northwestern Beijing, a Palace Museum director said Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/11 22:28:41

Chinese fans and professionals pay tribute to late legendary Japanese animator Isao Takahata

The recently-concluded Qingming Festival was chilly in China, with snow and rain hitting large parts of the country. Yet it was even chillier for animation fans as one of their most beloved Japanese animators, Isao Takahata, passed away that day.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/11 18:38:39

Pear blossoms gently greet the spring in the old Zhihua Temple

Gently blooming pear blossoms in Zhihua Temple bring a prevailing sense of tranquility and peace to the time-honored temple that dates back to the early Ming Dynasty. The temple, located in Lumicang Hutong in east Beijing, is open to visitors on Wednesday mornings for free.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2018/4/11 17:59:04

'China's Role in a Shared Human Future' debuts at London Book Fair

A launch ceremony for China's Role in a Shared Human Future was held at the ongoing London Book Fair on Tuesday. The event was co-organized by China International Publishing Group, New World Press, and Global China Press.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/11 16:38:39

'The Wire' creator David Simon to make Spanish Civil War TV series

David Simon, the creator of The Wire, is working on a new television drama series about the Spanish Civil War, the producers of the show told AFP on Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2018/4/11 16:33:40

Top music videos on YouTube including global hit 'Despacito' defaced by hackers

Some of the most popular music videos on YouTube including mega-hit "Despacito" momentarily disappeared on Tuesday in an apparent hacking.
Source: AFP | 2018/4/11 16:28:40

Austria's Max Hollein named Met museum chief

New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art announced on Tuesday it had found a new director in Austrian-born Max Hollein as the venerated institution struggles to tame a budget deficit despite pulling in record crowds.
Source: AFP | 2018/4/11 16:28:39

Arab Fashion Week begins

Jean Paul Gaultier and Roberto Cavalli are in Saudi Arabia - headlining the kingdom's first ever Arab Fashion Week, an event that opened on Tuesday to equal parts excitement and controversy.
Source: AFP | 2018/4/11 16:23:39

Zhou Enlai's memoir released at London Book Fair

The English edition of a memoir of Zhou Enlai, the first premier of the People's Republic of China (PRC), was launched at the 2018 London Book Fair on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/11 13:26:16

London Book Fair director delighted to see more Chinese exhibitors

The number of Chinese exhibitors in the London Book Fair (LBF) has been in the top 10 during the recent three years, according to the figures revealed at the international book fair which kicked off Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/11 9:44:05

London Book Fair director delighted to see more Chinese exhibitors

The number of Chinese exhibitors in the London Book Fair (LBF) has been in the top 10 during the recent three years, according to the figures revealed at the international book fair which kicked off here Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/11 9:43:38

Book detailing China's role in shared human future launched at London Book Fair

The English edition of Prof. Martin Albrow's book, China's Role in a Shared Human Future, was launched Tuesday at the 2018 London Book Fair.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/11 9:34:16

Top 10 major excavations of 2017 in China announced

The top 10 Chinese archaeological discoveries of 2017 was announced at a press conference in Beijing on Tuesday. Deliberations for this year's list kicked off on Monday as 26 archaeological discoveries chosen by experts and online public voting competed to enter the top 10 list.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/10 20:23:39