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Jolie unveils Khmer Rouge film in 'second home' Cambodia

Angelina Jolie unveiled her new film on the horrors of the Khmer Rouge era on Saturday at the ancient Angkor Wat temple complex in Cambodia, a country the star shares a deep affinity with through her adopted son Maddox.
Source: AFP | 2017/2/19 16:53:39

Paramount CEO Grey to depart as soon as next week – sources

Brad Grey, the chairman and chief executive officer of Viacom Inc’s Paramount Pictures film studio is expected to leave with an announcement coming as early as next week, according to two sources familiar with the situation.
Source: Reuters | 2017/2/19 16:33:39

Canadian humorist, radio show host Stuart McLean passes away at 68: Canadian Broadcasting Corp

Stuart McLean, a Canadian humorist and broadcaster best known for his popular syndicated comic radio show The Vinyl Cafe, died on Wednesday at the age of 68, the Canadian Broadcasting Corp said.
Source: Reuters | 2017/2/16 18:03:39

‘Chinese Justin Bieber’ Lu Han has a great fan empire that supports him

For anyone who wants to get a better understanding of Chinese fandom nowadays, the first group you might want to study are the Lu fans – followers of Chinese singer/actor Lu Han, one of the hottest stars in the country lately.
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/16 17:43:39

'Sex with Me': Rihanna tops Valentine's Day playlists on Spotify

Lovers who plan to celebrate Valentine's Day with some music in the bedroom have voted - they do it to Rihanna.
Source: AFP | 2017/2/15 18:28:40

Actor Harrison Ford in near-miss while landing private plane at California airport

Hollywood star Harrison Ford was involved in a near-miss at a California airport as he was piloting his private plane, officials and US media said on Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2017/2/15 18:28:40

Bill Gates opens WeChat public account in China

Microsoft founder Bill Gates on Tuesday officially opened his WeChat public account by sharing a Chinese translation of the 2017 Annual Letter, written by himself and Melinda Gates.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/15 8:13:05

Ex-Gurkha, 85, bids to reclaim Qomolangma summit title

An 85-year-old former Gurkha is making a bid to reclaim his title as the world's oldest person to summit Mount Qomalangma, known in the West as Mount Everest.
Source: AFP | 2017/2/13 22:48:39

Adele wins big at Grammys; Yo-Yo Ma takes Best World Music Album

Adele on Sunday triumphed once again at the Grammys with five awards for her latest blockbuster album of ballads, while on the global front Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble's Sing Me Home, took home Best World Music Album.
Source: AFP-Global Times | 2017/2/13 18:23:39

Bill Gates greets Chinese fans on personal WeChat account

Bill Gates has opened a personal account on the popular Chinese social media platform WeChat, greeting Chinese fans in clumsy Chinese in his first post dated on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/13 15:58:39

Hollywood star renews criticism of US President Donald Trump

Hollywood actress Meryl Streep spoke critically of US President Donald Trump again on Sunday, saying she has become a target of Trump.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/13 14:39:42

Shanghai designer readily embraces Trump daughter

To boycott or not to boycott first lady Melania Trump because of her husband’s politics has been hotly debated in US fashion circles, but for one Chinese designer, at least one member of the first family is a major asset.
Source: AFP | 2017/2/12 17:08:39

Chinese pop singer Wang Junkai of TFBoys attends art exam in Beijing

Chinese pop singer Wang Junkai of TFBoys attends his art exam at Beijing Film Academy on Feb 10.
Source: | 2017/2/10 17:47:05

Global scavenger hunt

Pop superstar Katy Perry on Wednesday unleashed a worldwide scavenger hunt among her millions of online followers as she previewed a new song.
Source: AFP | 2017/2/9 15:53:39

US popstar Madonna adopts 4-year-old twin girls in Malawi

US superstar Madonna adopted twin girls in Malawi on Tuesday, a court official told AFP, raising to four the total number of children she has adopted from the southern African nation.
Source: AFP | 2017/2/8 17:48:39

Fostered Idols like TFboys and SNH48 gain ground in China as teams localize their efforts

With the debut of Chinese all-female idol group SNH48 at this year's Central China Television Spring Festival Gala and the appearance of Wang Yuan, a member of China's hottest boy group TFboys, at a UN youth forum on January 31, 2016, China's so-called "Fostered Idols" are just beginning to show their influence at home and as well as around the globe.
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/7 17:18:40

Lady Gaga to headline Rock in Rio festival

Lady Gaga will headline the Rock in Rio festival for the first time, organizers in Brazil confirmed on Monday.
Source: AFP | 2017/2/7 17:18:39

Elizabeth first British queen to celebrate 65 years of rule

Queen Elizabeth II, the world's longest reigning sovereign, on Monday set a new record as the first British monarch to reach her sapphire jubilee, with 65 years on the throne.
Source: AFP | 2017/2/6 22:13:40