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Identification of real-life killer portrayed in South Korean film 'Memories of Murder' sparks debate in China


South Korean director Bong Joon-ho has received great praise this year for his black comedy film Parasite. But over the past two days, the director's 16-year-old film Memories of Murder, ...

Building a legacy

Outside the Tsinghua University Art Museum in Beijing, elementary school students guided by their teachers waited patiently in line despite the scorching morning sun. There were also groups of tourists and jolly families hopping off buses. The museum for one of the top universities in China has been welcoming visitors across the country since it opened to the public in September 2016. They poured in and then went separate ways to different exhibition halls.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/25 17:08:40

When Bob was Bobby

From Bob Dylan's first hard-driving blues number at summer camp to the rollicking Rolling Thunder Revue concert tour, the legendary musician's childhood best friend had a front row seat to the action.
Source: AFP | 2019/8/25 15:48:40

Foreign language editions of Fang Dazeng books announced at BIBF

Two books about Fang Dazeng, a war corespondent who disappeared during the War of Resistance against Japanese Aggression (1931-45) in 1937, will be published globally in multiple languages including English, Korean and Arabic, the book's publisher New World Press announced at the Beijing International Book Fair (BIBF) on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/25 15:48:39

Today Art Museum exhibition explores relationship between humanity and artificial intelligence

Beijing's Today Art Museum kicked off a new exhibition about the relationship between human beings and AI (artificial intelligence) on August 19 as well as a forum about the future of art and aesthetics of technology.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/25 15:43:39

'Star Wars' and 'Frozen 2' footage wows D23 fan fest

New Star Wars footage, sequels to Frozen and Black Panther, and an animated epic fantasy about dragons were among a raft of movies presented to screaming fans at Disney's D23 convention Saturday.
Source: AFP | 2019/8/25 15:38:39

Tourism adds 32,000 jobs for Xinjiang in H1

Tourism created 32,000 new jobs in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in the first half of 2019 as the region moves to harness its booming tourism to improve local livelihood.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/25 9:46:30

The International 2019 Dota2 tournament

TI9 is on now in Shanghai. The total prize pool for the tournament surpassed $33,000,000 on Thursday and is still increasing.
Source: Perfect World | 2019/8/24 18:32:03

New spin-off of "The Fast and the Furious" tops Chinese mainland box office

"Fast and Furious Presents: Hobbs and Shaw, " the latest spin-off of "The Fast and the Furious" franchise, led the Chinese mainland box office on its opening day Friday, the China Movie Data Information Network said Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/24 14:48:57

Across China: 40 years' change through lens of British filmmaker

In 1981, British filmmaker Malcolm Clarke set his feet on the Chinese soil for the first time and was shocked by the country's economic backwardness.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/23 16:50:48

"Ne Zha" continues smashing records, grossing over 4.3 bln yuan

Chinese animated film "Ne Zha" continued leading Chinese mainland box office Thursday, grossing a total of 4.31 billion yuan (about 611 million US dollars) in 28 days since its debut, the China Movie Data Information Network said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/23 16:45:17

China Film Association deepens ties with Hollywood's Screen Actors Guild

A delegation from the China Film Association (CFA) has concluded its visit to Los Angeles, which business insiders said was very "productive."
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/23 11:08:23

Chinese art pieces to be featured in Christie's Asian art week

Hundreds of Chinese art pieces including paintings, ceramics, jades, bronzes, among others, will be auctioned at Christie's New York during its Asian art week in September, the auction house said on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/23 8:46:18

Cantonese Opera celebrates 10th anniversary as a World Intangible Cultural Heritage

On the stage, the lights dim, and in the darkness the melody of "Flowers Funeral Chant," the classic song from one of China's Four Great Classic Novels Dream of the Red Chamber, floats through the air. The curtain opens and the stage gradually grows brighter as a young lady carrying flowers walks slowly toward a wall.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/22 19:35:51