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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.

Charm of domestic vogue

Sun Yong is no night owl, but this winter, the 25-year-old public servant in South China's Guangdong Province traveled to the provincial capital of Guangzhou, joining hundreds of others as they queued through the night outside a downtown shopping mall.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/9 20:13:41

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

Xiao Zhan sports curly hair, Kim Tae-yeon performs her new song "Four Seasons," news platform Jinri Toutiao holds annual awards
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/9 18:41:33

Big fat Indian wedding goes on a diet as slowdown bites

India's weddings are famously lavish - lasting days and with hundreds if not thousands of guests - but this season many families are cutting costs even if it risks their social standing.
Source: AFP | 2020/1/9 17:57:32

Harry, Meghan quit royal front line in shock move

Prince Harry and his wife Meghan stunned the British monarchy on Wednesday by quitting as front-line members - reportedly without first consulting Queen Elizabeth II.
Source: AFP | 2020/1/9 16:23:40

Oscars to go without host for second year in a row

The Oscars will again go without a host next month, repeating a format credited with boosting ratings in 2019, US network ABC confirmed Wednesday.
Source: AFP | 2020/1/9 15:38:41

'Pre-school Picasso'

Mikail Akar doesn't flinch as the cameras click around him. Born in 2012, the German artistic prodigy has spent half his life in the limelight.
Source: AFP | 2020/1/9 15:38:40

'Fan clubs' carry on Peking Opera traditions in Taipei

The 30-square-meter room on the first floor of a residential building in Taipei looks like an old tea house but has its curtains down and door shut even on a weekday afternoon.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/9 11:13:40

Thai K-pop fans flock to Chinese social media for news on their idol

K-pop girl band Blackpink's Lisa took a trip to China on Monday for the filming of Chinese streaming site iQIYI's reality show Youth With You Season Two in Guangzhou, capital city of South China's Guangdong Province.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2020/1/9 2:28:52

'The Golden Medal Lawyer,' China's adaptation of 'Suits'?

USA Network's signature legal drama Suits, which debuted in 2011 and came to an end in September, 2019 after nine seasons, was quite well received in China. On Chinese media review site Douban, each season of the show have scored between a 7.6 to an 8.5 out of 10.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/9 0:14:06

Art Triennale opens in Southwest China to explore countryside culture

The Art Triennale of Jin Ma He River opened on Wednesday in Chengdu, Southwest China's Sichuan Province to explore how to develop the art and culture of the countryside.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/8 23:51:52

Boy band BTS to release new album, delighting Chinese fans

South Korean boy band BTS will return on February 21 with a new album, a tweet announced in different languages including Chinese, which thrilled Chinese fans and became a hot search topic on Sina Weibo on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/8 23:49:15

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

Tencent Entertainment White Paper Awards, Yi Yangqianxi accepts awards late due to exams at school, JacksonWang, Li Xian and Wei Daxun hold a dance battle
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/8 18:25:15

Chinese TV drama 'iPartment' to return with fifth season in 2020

Chinese TV comedy series iPartment is set to return to Chinese streaming site iQIYI for a fifth and final season this year, iQIYI announced on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/8 18:23:40