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 ...

New S.Korean TV drama 'Life' debuts to high reviews at home and abroad

Following the sensational South Korean TV series Misty, Something in the Rain and Ms. Hammurabi, South Korean national TV network and broadcasting company JTBC is finding success with another new work: Life.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/31 18:13:39

National music and song performance season to be staged in Harbin

Harbin, Northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, will play host to a national performance season for music and songs as well as original musicals August 6-17, coinciding with the city's annual Harbin Summer of Music festival.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/31 18:08:40

50 years of Franklin

Franklin, the first African-American to appear in the classic comic strip Peanuts alongside Charlie Brown and Snoopy, turns 50 on Tuesday - a major milestone for a character born in a time of racial tensions after the slaying of Martin Luther King.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/31 18:08:39

Tang Xianzu International Theater Exchange Program pays tribute to literary classics

To the unfamiliar eye, Chinese opera is often seen as the marriage between sharp speech and overstated mime. The thought understates the lack of appreciation of Chinese culture and good storytelling as often the same literary style that brought the world the love and lust tale of Romeo and Juliet brought the eastern world the passionate tale of Liu Mengmei and Du Liniang's love through, and even after, death.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/31 17:58:39

Poland's visionary jazz trumpeter Stanko passes away: public radio

Polish trumpet virtuoso Tomasz Stanko died on Sunday at the age of 76, Polish public radio announced in a report citing the artist's daughter.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/30 18:08:39

Beijing Documentary Week comes to the capital in early August

The 2nd Beijing Documentary Week will kick off on Friday, bringing 54 selected documentaries and a series of exhibitions, seminars and cultural events to the capital, organizers announced at a press conference on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/30 18:03:39

Ottawa Asian Fest

It was most likely the smells that visitors first noticed as they walked around Ottawa's Chinatown during the last weekend in July.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/30 17:58:39

'Comfort women' film 'Great Cold' to rescreen in the Chinese mainland after poor January debut

The release of the Chinese film Great Cold in August is looking to ensure that the horrifying tragedies experienced by a group of Asian women more than 70 years ago are not forgotten as the group's numbers continue to dwindle with each individual's passing.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/30 17:53:40

Shark thriller 'The Meg' seeks to take bite out of US and Chinese box office

The Meg lunges out of the deep in US and Chinese theaters on August 10 with the aim of giving the genre back its teeth with a 2-million-year-old megalodon five times the size of a great white.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/30 17:43:39

China to strengthen protection of cultural relics of revolutionary times

China has issued a guideline to strengthen protection and utilization of cultural relics of revolutionary times.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/30 9:13:38

Chinese junior pianist wins grand award of Melbourne International Youth Music Competition

Chinese young pianist Lv Jiaying has stood out from more than 130 contestants and won the grand award of the fourth Melbourne International Youth Music Competition.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/29 21:29:03

Chinese rapper Kris Wu becomes focal point of online feud

The battle between Kris Wu and Hupu, a popular Chinese media platform that focuses on sports news, has recently gone viral online, with millions of Wu's fans and JRs (a nickname for Hupu fans) taking to Sina Weibo to defend their respective fandoms.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/29 19:33:40

'Girl Power' on show in London Spice Girls exhibition

From colorful platform boots to bed linen emblazoned with the faces of Posh, Scary, Sporty, Baby and Ginger, an array of Spice Girls memorabilia went on show this week in a London exhibition dedicated to the famed girl band.
Source: Reuters | 2018/7/29 19:33:40