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Disney star Cameron Boyce suffered from epilepsy: family

Disney star Cameron Boyce, who died last week in his sleep following a seizure, suffered from epilepsy, his family confirmed on Wednesday.
Source: AFP | 2019/7/11 16:08:40

Chinese social media reacts to Disney's Mulan trailer

Disney released the first official trailer for its live-action Mulan during the halftime of the FIFA Women's World Cup soccer final on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/8 16:33:39

What can the decline of Hong Kong movies teach the Chinese mainland

On June 6, Hong Kong action/ crime film Chasing the Dragon II: Wild Wild Bunch debuted in the Chinese mainland. However, the sequel has only earned 305 million ($44.3 million) at the box office compared to the first film's 575 million, while on Chinese media review site Douban, it has a low 5.7/10, a significant drop from the first's 7.2/10.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/4 16:28:40

Nods to Lagerfeld and ancient witches at Paris haute couture shows

The long shadow of Karl Lagerfeld hung over Chanel's first Paris haute couture collection without the Kaiser on Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2019/7/3 16:38:40

Woody Allen debuts at Milan's La Scala

Woody Allen is making his debut at Milan's legendary La Scala opera house directing a Puccini production before a European audience apparently unswayed by historic sex abuse allegations.
Source: AFP | 2019/7/3 16:18:40

Italian star Claudia Cardinale puts her wardrobe up for sale

The wardrobe of screen legend Claudia Cardinale is to go under the hammer in Paris next week, with the star saying her clothes show "the liberation of women."
Source: AFP | 2019/7/3 16:13:40

Indian actress Zaira Wasim quits Bollywood 'for faith'

Indian actress Zaira Wasim's decision to quit Bollywood “for faith" has shocked the industry and also social media.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/3 15:58:40

K-pop band EXO performs at S.Korea's Blue House for US President Donald Trump

K-pop boy band EXO performed for US President Donald Trump at a welcome banquet in Seoul on Saturday night.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/30 11:52:07

South Korean celebrity couple Song Hye-kyo and Song Joong-ki's divorce news shocks Chinese fans

Chinese netizens were shocked after news of South Korean celebrity couple Song Joong-ki and Song Hye-kyo's divorce hit the web on Thursday, many claiming marriage becomes increasingly elusive.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/27 17:26:19

French restaurant run by Argentine chef crowned world's best

France's Mirazur restaurant - whose Argentine chef Mauro Colagreco draws inspiration from the sea, the mountains, and his own garden - was crowned Tuesday the world's best by an influential trade list, beating contenders from Denmark and Spain.
Source: AFP | 2019/6/27 17:13:40

Wallenda sibs complete New York tightrope stunt

Siblings from a famed circus family - the Flying Wallendas - walked a wire strung 25 stories over New York's Times Square Sunday, in a hair-raising balancing act performed across five city blocks.
Source: AFP | 2019/6/24 16:23:40

Jackson abuse claims loom over anniversary

Defiant fans are preparing to mark 10 years since Michael Jackson's death as fascination with the King of Pop remains undimmed despite lurid claims of child sex abuse.
Source: AFP | 2019/6/24 16:23:39

Chinese fans celebrate actress Meryl Streep's 70th birthday on social media

US actress Meryl Streep turned 70 on Saturday, causing numerous Chinese fans to celebrate her birthday by posting film clips and photos of her on social media.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/23 16:18:39

Chinese singer Ouyang Nana celebrates 19th birthday with fan concert in Beijing

Young Chinese singer/actress Ouyang Nana, who has 15 million followers on Sina Weibo and more than 2.4 million followers on Instagram, celebrated her 19th birthday by holding a concert for fans Saturday in Beijing.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/17 16:41:09

Popular Chinese singer Wang Yuan appears on state media after apologizing for smoking indoors

A month after being caught smoking at a Beijing restaurant, Chinese teenage heartthrob Roy Wang (Wang Yuan) re-emerged by making a brief appearance on China Central Television's (CCTV) flagship evening news Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/13 23:58:40

Russian Alexander Pushkin restaurant gains popularity in China, but not just for food

Russian poet Alexander Pushkin is a household name in China. His poem "If You Were Deceived by Life,�?in particular, has been included in middle school textbooks used in most regions of the country. References to the poem can be also seen in the popular culture of China. For instance, a Chinese TV drama produced in 2013 was named after the poem.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/5 18:36:56

Beaming Trumps flash visit to Buckingham Palace on Twitter, Instagram

They may have stunned the world by winning the White House, but the beaming faces of the Trumps, splashed across their social media accounts, show that the state visit to Buckingham Palace is a new high for a family obsessed with its own brand.
Source: AFP | 2019/6/5 18:18:40

Rihanna to become the world's richest female musician

Singer, makeup entrepreneur, lingerie designer and now the first black woman to head a top luxury fashion house - Rihanna has racked up a $600 million fortune to become the world's richest female musician, Forbes said Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2019/6/5 18:08:40