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Chinese publishers set off in daring new direction to boost flailing Russian literature publication industry in China


When asked to name a few Russian books published within the past decade that have become bestsellers in China, Chinese publishing industry veteran Zhang Hongbo admitted that he couldn't name ...

New dimensions

Director John Landis says his new 3D version of Thriller gives Michael Jackson fans chance to see the groundbreaking video how the late king of pop would have wanted them to.
Source: AFP | 2017/9/5 17:03:39

Chinese porcelain shines through BRICS state banquet

The inspiration behind the design comes from the picturesque Gulangyu Island in Xiamen city, a famous tourist spot that had just been included in the UNESCO World Heritage list in July, 2017.
Source: CGTN | 2017/9/5 11:54:39

Nepalese celebrate Indrajatra festival in Kathmandu

A girl dressed as living goddess attends celebrations of Kumari Puja on the occasion of Indrajatra festival in Kathmandu, Nepal, Sept. 4, 2017. More than 100 little girls participated in Kumari Puja. Nepalese celebrate the Indrajatra festival to worship "Indra", the King of Gods according to the Hindu myth.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/5 10:02:41

Drummers practise intangible heritage music in N China's Shanxi

Drummers of Jiangzhou Corps of Drums practise an intangible heritage music "Boatmen on the Yellow River" in Xinjiang County of Yuncheng City, north China's Shanxi Province, Sept. 3, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/5 9:53:56

Rock bohemian

Walter Becker, a bassist whose eclectic tastes from jazz to reggae helped create the intricate bohemian rock sound of Steely Dan, died Sunday. He was 67.
Source: AFP | 2017/9/4 18:33:39

Major folk traditions of BRICS Summit host city: Xiamen

The 2017 BRICS Summit, which kicked off on Sunday, has caused Xiamen, a tourist city located in the southern part of East China's Fujian Province, to become the center of global attention due to its role as host of the event.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/4 18:28:39

BRICS countries seek to strengthen ties with cultural festival

As the BRICS Xiamen Summit picks up speed, member countries further strengthened their cultural connections with a culture festival that kicked off on Monday in Xiamen, East China's Fujian Province.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/4 18:28:39

Annual ‘Open Door to Art’ festival comes to an end in Beijing with dance performance from the National Ballet of China

The annual Open Door to Art festival came to an end with a ballet performance staged by the National Ballet of China (NBC) on Friday night, according to a press release from the Forbidden City Concert Hall (FCCH), the organizer and host of the event.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/4 17:53:40

BRICS anthology film gets Chinese mainland release date

Multi-national anthology film Where Has the Time Gone? has been scheduled for release in Chinese mainland cinemas on October 19.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/4 17:53:39

‘Hitman’ stays on top

For the third consecutive weekend The Hitman's Bodyguard was the top film in North American box offices, but the cinematic scene remained deep in the summer doldrums, website Exhibitor Relations reported Sunday.
Source: AFP | 2017/9/4 17:53:39

Boy and his horse seek kindness in Venice movie 'Lean on Pete'

A lonely teenager takes to the road with an ageing race horse he has saved from slaughter, in a movie that premiered in Venice on Friday that, according to its star, is about a simple but rare human quality: kindness.
Source: Reuters | 2017/9/4 17:48:39

China increases regulation of online drama

China has banned the streaming of drama that does not have a government permit, with online dramas now subject to the same regulation as that of regular television series.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/4 14:54:37

'Dunkirk' sees lukewarm reception as some Chinese moviegoers accuse film of trying to paint over Britain's past

Christopher Nolan's latest work Dunkirk, a box-office hit in North America, received a lukewarm reception in the Chinese mainland after it premiered on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/3 18:48:39