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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

Chinese archeologists to continue joint project in Egypt

Egypt, an ancient country with a history going back thousands of years, seems like a mysterious destination for many people around the world. This was also true for the Chinese archaeological team that was sent there on a mission to help local teams with an excavation project.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/21 19:03:40

Tibetan orphanage provides care to children in need

Gesang was abandoned on the day of her birth.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/10/20 18:08:40

Film about honorary director of world-renowned Dunhuang Mogao Grottoes to premiere in 2021

Film Dunhuang Nüer, which can be translated as "the daughter of Dunhuang," finished filming at Hengdian World Studios, the largest film base in China, in East China's Zhejiang Province on Friday. It will debut in 2021 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China (CPC).
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/18 18:51:55

Cuba sees rise in popularity of Chinese martial arts

Margarita Albelaes, a Havana resident aged 79, makes her way through the streets of the city's Chinatown to the Cuban School of Wushu and Qigong every day, as she has done for the past 15 years.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/10/15 19:28:40

Chinese ethnographic photo biennale debuts in Beijing

The theme of 2020's biennale, "preservation and acceptance," reflects the current situation of most ethnic minority groups in China and is fully depicted through the photos at the exhibition.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/14 18:38:40

First online art festival between China and UK seeks to make connections

The second section of the first online festival dedicated to cultural and creative exchanges between China and the UK, named "#ConnectedByCreativity UK-China Contemporary Culture Festival," will kick off for Chinese netizens through Chinese social media on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/8 16:15:47

Chinese films set to earn big during National Day holiday

Editor's Note: The National Day holiday is a major box-office earner for the Chinese mainland. In 2019, the holiday brought in 4.38 billion yuan ($642 million) in a single week. While 2020's National Day box office is sure to be impacted by COVID-19, a number of big releases such as Leap, Legend of Deification and Vanguard are sure to help cinemas see an impressive haul over the 8-day holiday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/27 17:33:40

Over 100 works commemorating the 100th anniversary of the founding of the CPC to be released in 2021

More than 100 key works celebrating the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China (CPC) are scheduled to be released in 2021 to coincide with the anniversary, China's National Radio and Television Administration announced on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/24 18:23:41

Hopkins explores horrors of dementia in 'The Father'

Convincing movie legend Anthony Hopkins to star in your first-ever film is a tall order for any director.
Source: AFP | 2020/9/23 17:23:40

Chinese anti-epidemic TV drama to debut at end of month

Chinese anti-epidemic TV drama Zaiyiqi (Lit: Together) is set to debut during prime time on six TV stations and three streaming platforms in China on September 29.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/20 17:38:42

China's first documentary about its overseas peacekeeping forces to debut on Friday

The first-ever Chinese documentary film about China's first peacekeeping infantry battalion, Travel Blue Defensive Line, will release in theaters on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/17 20:03:40

Four debut novels make 2020 Booker Prize shortlist

Four debut novelists were on Tuesday shortlisted alongside Zimbabwean author Tsitsi Dangarembga and Ethiopian-American Maaza Mengiste for the Booker Prize for best English-language fiction, to be awarded in November.
Source: AFP | 2020/9/16 18:28:40

With Suga set to become Japanese prime minister, Chinese netizens call for improved China-Japan relations

Chinese netizens began calling for better China-Japan relations after Yoshihide Suga was elected president of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) on Monday, setting him up to become the next prime minister of Japan.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/15 18:13:40

Fear and loathing in Hollywood as streaming platforms gain ground during pandemic

Hollywood stars and top directors are getting increasingly anxious about the hold streaming giants Netflix and Amazon are exerting over cinema.
Source: AFP | 2020/9/8 17:08:41

40 classic foreign films to be screened at the 15th Changchun Film Festival

Following the success of film festivals in Shanghai and Beijing, the 15th Changchun Film Festival in Northeast China's Jilin Province kicked off its opening ceremony on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/6 17:18:41

UK's 'Strictly' to feature same-sex dance partners for first time

One of the most popular programs on British television, Strictly Come Dancing, is to feature the first same-sex pairing in its 16-year history, the BBC said Wednesday.
Source: AFP | 2020/9/3 17:03:41

Never forget the great achievement of our heroes during WWII

Wednesday is the 75th anniversary of victory in the War of Resistance against Japanese Aggression (1931-45) as well as the World Anti-Fascist War. Many related hashtags have appeared in China's social media including China's twitter-like Sina Weibo.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/3 9:18:40