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Exhibition dedicated to globally acclaimed writer Jorge Luis Borges kicks off in Beijing

The cultural exhibition El atlas de Borges, which aims to bring the literature legacy of the great Argentine writer Jorge Luis Borges to readers in China, was launched on Thursday at the Instituto Cervantes (Cervantes Institute) in Beijing.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/2 18:53:40

China's sci-fi industry exceeds 65 billion yuan in 2019

China's sci-fi industry has maintained high-speed development, with its output value in 2019 reaching 65.87 billion yuan (about 9.84 billion US dollars), up by 44.3 percent compared with 2018.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/11/2 16:33:16

Chengdu, Chongqing to host poetry festival in November

Chinese cities Chengdu and Chongqing will jointly host the Sixth Chinese Poetry Festival in November, according to the organizer Ministry of Culture and Tourism on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/28 16:58:40

China Shanghai International Children's Book Fair aims to attract overseas exhibitors

As the only book fair in the Asia-Pacific region dedicated to promoting literature for young readers under 16 years old, the China Shanghai International Children's Book Fair (CCBF) will be launched on November 13 with the aim of attracting international exhibitors from more than 20 countries such as Germany, Italy, the US and Australia to participate despite the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/28 16:38:30

Zimbabwean teen poet raises COVID-19 awareness

Through the use of beautifully crafted stanzas, a Zimbabwean teenager is raising awareness about the COVID-19 pandemic, urging his peers to follow the precautionary measures needed to stem the spread of the virus.
Source: Xinhua-AFP | 2020/10/27 17:53:41

First Chinese original reading level for children program launched

Chinese publishing house Children's Fun Publishing announced on Saturday that it has launched the 1st Chinese Original Reading Level for Children program to promote the development of reading among children.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/27 17:48:42

Renowned scholars kick off a new lecture series about Chinese culture

After two years of preparation, renowned Chinese scholars and researchers have launched a new series of events focusing on traditional Chinese culture in Beijing. The series will include lectures, seminars and exhibitions, according to the organizers.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/25 17:18:42

To resist US aggression and aid Korea, China had no choice but to fight a war

The English version of Chinese history book The War to Resist US Aggression and Aid Korea, a nearly 2,000-page work split into three volumes, has come off the presses at just the right moment to mark the 70th anniversary of the Chinese People's Volunteers' timely, active, justified and consequential participation in the Korean War (1950-53).
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/22 17:18:41

English version of book on Korean War published in China

The English version the book The War to Resist US Aggression and Aid Korea has been published by China Foreign Languages Publishing Administration on Tuesday to mark the 70th anniversary of the Chinese People's Volunteer Army's participation in the war.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/20 22:07:25

Participants still miss face-to-face communication at Frankfurt Book Fair

For Chinese science fiction writer Chen Qiufan and the German translator of his book, Marc Hermann, 2020's Frankfurt Book Fair was special because they finally "met" each other. Their "meeting," as hundreds of other talks and discussions at the fair, happened online.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/10/19 17:28:42