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'The Square' by Swedish director Ruben Ostlund wins Palme d'Or of 70th Cannes Film Festival


"The Square", directed by Swedish director Ruben Ostlund, won Sunday evening the Palme d'Or of the 70th Cannes Film Festival.

‘Deadpool’ gets animated

Cable station FXX announced on Wednesday it had ordered an animated series starring hit Marvel anti-hero Deadpool, with Golden Globe-winning actor Donald Glover leading the creative team.
Source: AFP | 2017/5/11 18:33:39

Japan artists release anti-war picture book, call for blocking constitutional revision

Japanese artists have called on Wednesday for blocking the revision of the country's pacifist constitution while releasing a new anti-war book.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/11 7:49:05

X Japan leader Yoshiki cancels shows for urgent surgery

Yoshiki, the force behind Japanese rockers X Japan who is known for such intense drumming he sometimes collapses on stage, on Tuesday canceled upcoming shows to undergo urgent surgery.
Source: AFP | 2017/5/10 17:38:40

Important archaeological sites discovered along Silk Road provides insight into the past

December 8, 2016 was an exciting day in Shanghai as experts announced that the discovery of the Qinglong Town archaeological site proved for the first time that Shanghai was another major port along the ancient Maritime Silk Road. Due to its importance in filling in a gap in history, the site was later named on April 12 one of China's Top 10 New Archaeological Discoveries of 2016.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/10 17:38:39

French actor Delon to retire

Alain Delon, the French star dubbed one of "the best looking actors of all time," declared Tuesday that he was calling time on his career.
Source: AFP | 2017/5/10 17:23:39

Seven-volume ‘Belt and Road Series’ debuts in six languages in Beijing ahead of B&R Forum for International Cooperation

Seven-volume Belt and Road Series made its debut at a launch ceremony in Beijing on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/10 17:18:39

Chadwick Boseman: I’m not ready for ‘Black Panther’ fame

Many actors on the verge of the big time like to pretend they have it all worked out, that they know what to expect and are ready.
Source: AFP | 2017/5/10 17:03:39

Traditional medicine, martial arts - two giants of Chinese culture

It is mid-June, and the temperature has reached 40 degrees Celsius on the outskirts of Samarkand, an ancient city in Uzbekistan, where an archaeological team composed of Chinese and Uzbek archaeologists is busy excavating a large tomb of the ancient Yuezhi people.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/10 11:16:50

Grammy Awards returning to New York for 60th anniversary in 2018

The Grammys Awards will move from Los Angeles to New York in 2018 to mark the 60th anniversary show.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/10 6:30:41

Director-general of the China Written Works Copyright Society discusses major Chinese-Russian inter-translation project

The pride in Zhang Hongbo's voice was clear as he talked about his visit to Moscow immediately prior to the Beijing International Book Fair (BIBF) that was held in late August 2016.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/9 18:08:39

Warner showcases stunning trailer for ‘Blade Runner 2049’

Warner Bros released the official full-length trailer for long-anticipated sci-fi sequel Blade Runner 2049 on Monday at an event in Los Angeles with stars Ryan Gosling and Harrison Ford.
Source: AFP | 2017/5/9 17:38:40

Former US president Bill Clinton co-writes White House thriller

Bill Clinton might have hoped to spend this year back in the White House as the US' "first gentleman," should his wife Hillary have won the 2016 election.
Source: AFP | 2017/5/9 17:38:39

Musician Nicki Minaj becomes college benefactor through Twitter

Hip-hop star Nicki Minaj has promised to pay university tuition for dozens of fans after a promotional contest metamorphosed over Twitter.
Source: AFP | 2017/5/9 17:03:39