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Feature: Chinese design in spotlight at Milan Fashion Week


Chinese design is in the spotlight at Milan Fashion Week, one of the biggest indicators of global fashion and design.

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Source: Global Times | 2019/2/27 17:38:41

Stars and idols uniting young people in China and South Korea

Dazzling lights, deafening music, cool dances and costumes, screams from excited boys and girls… these are all typical elements of a performance by K-pop band BTS.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/27 17:33:40

Actress refuses to work with ex-Disney animation chief over harassment accusations

British actress Emma Thompson has quit an anticipated film produced by California's Skydance studios because it hired former Disney creative director John Lasseter, who is accused of sexual harassment, her publicist told AFP on Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2019/2/27 17:28:40

Woody Allen to film in Spain this summer: producer

US director Woody Allen plans to film in Spain's Basque region this summer, the production company Mediapro and a Spanish source told AFP Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2019/2/27 17:28:40

Latvian opera director Andrejs Zagars dead at 60: family

Andrejs Zagars, a prolific Latvian opera director and actor, died on Tuesday at the age of 60 from colon cancer, his family said.
Source: AFP | 2019/2/27 17:23:40

'Glamorous tragedy'

French fashion designer Thierry Mugler presented on Tuesday at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts the first ever retrospective of his 35-year career, including outfits and sketches.
Source: AFP | 2019/2/27 17:18:40

Rape inquiry dropped against French film mogul Luc Besson

French prosecutors have dropped an investigation into claims that film mogul Luc Besson raped his former girlfriend, his lawyers said on Monday.
Source: AFP | 2019/2/26 17:23:40

Trump takes to Twitter to accuse filmmaker Spike Lee of 'racist hit' job

US President Donald Trump on Monday accused veteran film director Spike Lee of a "racist hit" job after the latter won his first competitive Oscar and urged voters to mobilize for the next election.
Source: AFP | 2019/2/26 17:18:41

Enduring influence

Paris women's fashion week started late on Monday with fashionistas in a sombre mood following the death of legendary designer Karl Lagerfeld last week.
Source: AFP | 2019/2/26 17:18:40

Once again, a Mexican filmmaker takes Oscars by storm

Alfonso Cuaron's big Oscars night - three golden statuettes for his personal film Roma, including his second for best director - once again highlights the major success in Hollywood for Mexican filmmakers.
Source: AFP | 2019/2/26 17:13:40

Post-rock pioneer Mark Hollis of Talk Talk passes away at age 64

Music industry figures paid tribute on Monday to Mark Hollis, the "genius" frontman of the British new wave group Talk Talk, after a former bandmate announced that the singer had died aged 64.
Source: AFP | 2019/2/26 17:13:40

Horoscope

Happy birthday: Although your dreams may be a bit unrealistic, they can be valuable sources of inspiration that can help push you to ever greater heights in real life. Do not be afraid to let your imagination run wild! Your lucky numbers: 3, 6, 9, 14, 16
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/26 16:43:40

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