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.

Chinese netizens congratulate Scarlett Johansson on her two Oscar nominations

US actress-singer Scarlett Johansson began trending on China's Twitter-like Sina Weibo on Tuesday after being nominated for the Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress Oscars for her roles in Marriage Story and Jojo Rabbit.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/14 20:56:36

Streaming giant iQIYI's spin-off of 'Detective Chinatown' film franchise wins rave reviews

Chinese director Chen Sicheng's new streaming drama Detective Chinatown, a spin-off of his renowned movie series of the same name, has received rave reviews on Chinese media review site Douban, as well as became a hot topic on social media in China.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/14 18:48:41

TV program 'A Good Lesson' seeks to enlighten young viewers

New TV program A Good Lesson from China Central Television has become a hit among young people since its first episode aired in November 2019.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/14 18:48:40

The search

Piles of skeletal bodies, the doors to a crematorium, emaciated faces - an AFP photographer documents the full horror of the Nazi extermination camps in the spring of 1945, as he searches for his deported mother.
Source: AFP | 2020/1/14 18:43:40

Spring Festival travel guide for expats

The Spring Festival is a time for family gathering. If you are an expat in China and plan to stay during the holiday season, this makes for a great opportunity to travel to a lesser known city and experience some local culture.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/14 18:23:21

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

Oh Se-hun to attend Paris Fashion Week, Oscar nominations revealed, SM Entertainment denies that EXO member Kim Jong-dae has already gotten married
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/14 18:17:30

Tree bark noodles evoke a bygone era for Chinese

It was a big surprise for 71-year-old farmer Chen Suyuan that the unsavory noodles made of tree bark in his childhood could become a popular local specialty and make him rich.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/14 17:48:40

Pub 'lockout laws' eased in Sydney to boost nightlife

Controversial laws that forced Sydney bars to close early and limited the drinks they could serve in a bid to curb alcohol-fueled violence ended Tuesday after complaints they had ruined the city's once-vibrant nightlife.
Source: AFP | 2020/1/14 17:43:40

'Joker' leads Oscar nods with 11

Dark comic book tale Joker topped the Oscar nominations Monday, picking up 11 nods including best picture and best director, as women and ethnic minorities were largely shut out once again.
Source: AFP | 2020/1/14 17:43:15

National Library of China to hold Spring Festival activities throughout the holiday

The National Library of China (NLC) in Beijing announced on Monday at a press conference that it will hold a series of events to celebrate the Spring Festival, including exhibitions, concerts and various activities related to the festival's folk customs.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/14 17:17:38

What's on

Soak your winter blues away@Chun Hui Yuan Hot Spring Resort
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/14 16:53:40

National Geographic 130th anniversary exhibition comes to Beijing

In 2018, National Geographic celebrated its 130th anniversary. Now, an exhibition of classic photos from these 130 years is coming to Beijing in March.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/14 16:48:40

Sohu's AI technology helping to improve the image quality of old film and TV content

Chinese video platform Sohu is using artificial intelligence (AI) technology to remaster old TV series and improve viewer experience.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/14 11:38:40