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Khan freed on bail

Bollywood superstar Salman Khan left prison on Saturday after being granted bail so he can contest a five-year jail sentence for killing rare antelopes.
Source: AFP | 2018/4/8 15:38:39

Actor Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson says he has struggled with depression

Actor Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, one of Hollywood's top paid stars, said on Monday he struggled with depression after watching his mother's attempted suicide and encouraged men suffering from the disease to open up about their struggles and seek help.
Source: Reuters | 2018/4/3 16:53:39

Supermodel Naomi Campbell urges Vogue to launch African edition

Supermodel Naomi Campbell said on Sunday that Vogue magazine should launch an African edition to recognize the continent's contribution to a global fashion industry that has been criticized for its lack of diversity.
Source: Reuters | 2018/4/3 16:48:39

Steven Bochco dead at 74

US television writer and producer Steven Bochco, the creator of iconic shows such as Hill Street Blues, NYPD Blue and LA Law, has died at the age of 74, his representatives said on Monday.
Source: AFP | 2018/4/3 16:48:39

Stars turn out for Stephen Hawking's funeral

Film stars, supermodels, comics and astronomers joined Stephen Hawking's family and friends for his funeral in Cambridge Saturday, the city where he dedicated his life's work to unravelling the mysteries of the universe.
Source: AFP | 2018/4/1 18:23:39

Nolan bats for celluloid filmmaking on India trip

Hollywood director Christopher Nolan on Saturday made an impassioned plea to the Indian film industry to revive celluloid as a medium for movies.
Source: AFP | 2018/4/1 17:13:39

I am back!

Hollywood action star Arnold Schwarzenegger is in a stable condition after undergoing emergency open-heart surgery, his representatives said Friday, adding that his first words on waking were "I'm back."
Source: AFP | 2018/4/1 17:08:39

Chinese designers look to change Chinese fashion industry

Dressed in a white and red floral gown designed by Chinese fashion designer Christopher Bu, Spanish actress Paz Vega earlier this month was selected as wearing one of "The Most Gorgeous Looks" for the 2018 Oscar red carpet by some Western media outlets.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/29 19:03:32

Annual China Film Directors' Guild Awards announces nominees

Some of China's most influential film celebrities gathered on Thursday in Beijing to witness the announcement of the nominees for this year's China Film Directors' Guild Awards.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/25 17:33:39

Exhibition in Shanghai gathers Britain's greatest writers together

In keeping with the city's history, a new exhibition, Where Great Writers Gather: Treasures of the British Library, kicked off on March 15 in Shanghai to commemorate the historical movement when China opened its arms to the West in earnest.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/20 16:43:39

Hit girl group Fifth Harmony calls time as members look to further solo careers

Fifth Harmony, the all-female pop group born on a TV singing contest, on Monday announced an indefinite hiatus as its members pursue solo careers.
Source: AFP | 2018/3/20 16:03:39

US judge delays Cosby trial few days, not three months

A US judge on Monday delayed by just a few days the start of Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial, throwing out a bid by defense lawyers for a three-month postponement.
Source: AFP | 2018/3/20 15:58:40

Giacometti's studio comes to Paris

Dozens of unseen works by the Swiss artist Alberto Giacometti - the world's most expensive sculptor - will go on display for the first time in June when a reconstruction of his famously decrepit studio opens in Paris.
Source: AFP | 2018/3/20 15:58:39

Half-century and counting, Kool and the Gang makes world dance

The funk classics of Kool and the Gang have found eternal life in everything from stadium pump-up songs to hip-hop samples to wedding parties. Yet more than 50 years after forming, the group itself has hardly slowed down.
Source: AFP | 2018/3/20 15:28:39

"Sex and the City" actress Cynthia Nixon to run for US New York state governor

US actress and activist Cynthia Nixon announced Monday to run for the governor of New York state, challenging incumbent Democrat Governor Andrew Cuomo.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/20 8:11:20

China's first-ever Grammy Festival debuts in Beijing in April

China tours seem few and far between for top-tier international artists. However, when their feet do hit the soil in the East, tickets are snatched up as fast as an open seat on the subway and come with a hefty price tag at that. But this year, Beijing is set to host one of the most star-studded events in recent history as China's first-ever Grammy Festival will be held at the Changyang Music Theme Park on April 30. The Recording Academy, the world's leading society of music professionals internationally known for the Grammy Awards, chose Beijing for one of their music-based destinations for natives and world travelers alike with the Grammy Festival, a new touring, world-class live music experience debuting in China.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/18 17:03:39

Academy Awards chief being investigated for sexual harassment

The president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the body which hands out the Oscars, is being investigated for sexual harassment, US media outlets reported on Friday.
Source: AFP | 2018/3/18 16:58:39

Taiwan writer and social commentator Li Ao passes away at the age of 82

Renowned Taiwan writer and social commentator Li Ao passed away at the age of 82 at the Taipei Veterans General Hospital on Sunday morning, according to a report from Taiwan's Central News Agency quoting Li's family.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/18 16:48:39