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Po Wu: Fifth day of Chinese New Year


The fifth day of the traditional Chinese lunar year can be summed up in one word: poverty.

Tomb owner confirmed as son of "Marquis of Haihun"

At the tomb of the "Marquis of Haihun" in east China's Jiangxi Province, the identity of a tomb owner has been confirmed to be the eldest son of the controversial Chinese emperor Liu He.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/27 8:06:33

From piracy to paying -- CNN finds new trend in China

Advancements in technology and the continuous crackdown on pirated content are making China's growing middle class pay to stream videos and music online, CNN reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/27 7:48:33

King's College choir releases songs in Chinese for first time

The choir of King's College, Cambridge on Friday released its new album containing songs in Chinese for the first time.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/27 7:31:50

Chinese online literature blossoms with more diverse themes

Chinese online literature is shifting from a focus on pure fantasy to a kaleidoscope of themes, as suggested by a recently released official recommendation.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/26 11:15:40

People make red lanterns for Chinese Lunar New Year

A worker arranges lanterns at a factory in Luyang District of Hefei City, east China's Anhui Province, Jan. 24, 2018. People here work hard to make red lanterns for Chinese Lunar New Year.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/26 10:23:34

US entertainment icon Winfrey says not interested in presidential run

TV and entertainment icon Oprah Winfrey has told a US magazine that she's not interested in running for president in 2020, saying that she doesn't have the DNA for the bid.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/26 8:19:55

Actress Beth Behrs joins cast of Chinese animated 'Boonie Bears' franchise

The Boonie Bears franchise is one of the biggest animated series in China. While the show got its start as a TV series in the Chinese mainland, it made the leap to film with Boonie Bears: To the Rescue, which debuted during the Spring Festival in 2014.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/25 18:43:41

Enrique Iglesias sues label over streaming revenue

Pop star Enrique Iglesias on Wednesday accused his former label Universal of short-changing artists while benefitting from the soaring growth of streaming as he filed a lawsuit for breach of contract.
Source: AFP | 2018/1/25 18:38:40

'Handan Dream' comes to London

The classic Chinese play The Handan Dream produced by the Guangzhou Dramatic Arts Center (GDAC) is currently gracing the stage at the Hackney Empire in London until Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/25 18:38:39

Belt and Road 'Win-Win Cooperation' printmaking exhibition showcased at Beijing's Today Art Museum

The Today Art Museum's Win-Win Cooperation-Invitational Exhibition on International Printmaking is bringing works related to the Road and Belt initiative to Beijing.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/25 18:33:39

Meryl Streep joins HBO's 'Big Little Lies' season two

Meryl Streep will join the cast of Big Little Lies season two, HBO announced on Wednesday, generating another boost for a hit drama already basking in awards glory.
Source: AFP | 2018/1/25 18:28:39

Chinese stage adaptation of Shakespeare's 'King Lear' returns to China

Roaring "Blow, winds, and crack your cheeks! " in Putonghua (Standard Chinese), the main character in the Chinese adaptation of King Lear that recently returned to Beijing's National Centre of Performing Arts (NCPA) seems much approachable to local audiences than the English-speaking one in William Shakespeare's original play.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/25 17:33:40

Chinese artists celebrate upcoming Chinese Lunar New Year in Cyprus

Chinese artists perform during the "Happy Chinese New Year" event to celebrate the upcoming Chinese Lunar New Year in Limassol, Cyprus, on Jan. 24, 2018.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/25 10:39:50