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P2P lenders to keep funds at banks
Showbiz2017-02-24 11:07February 27 2017 03:17:16

P2P lenders to keep funds at banks

CHINA’S banking regulator yesterday issued a new rule requiring peer-to-peer lending platforms to use third-party banks for custody of funds as it enhanced a national campaign to curb financial fraud.

Australia picks Chinese actor as tourism envoy
Showbiz2017-02-21 19:53February 27 2017 03:17:16

Australia picks Chinese actor as tourism envoy

Chinese actor Wu Xiubo has been appointed Tourism Australia's Ambassador for the 2017 China-Australia Year of Tourism.

Hungary's 'On Body and Soul' receives top honor at Berlin International Film Festival
Showbiz2017-02-20 19:51February 27 2017 03:17:16

Hungary's 'On Body and Soul' receives top honor at Berlin International Film Festival

This year's Berlin International Film Festival has lowered its curtains, and Hungarian film "On Body and Soul" has received the top Golden Bear for Best Film award.

'La La Land' wins five BAFTAS, including Best Film
Showbiz2017-02-13 20:10February 27 2017 03:17:16

'La La Land' wins five BAFTAS, including Best Film

Mega hit La La Land led the list of nominees with 11 nominations at the British Academy Film Awards, and it won five awards, including Best Film, Best Actress for Emma Stone and Best Director for Damien Chazelle.

China's Kris Wu to play NBA Celebrity All-Star Game
Showbiz2017-02-11 08:39February 27 2017 03:17:16

China's Kris Wu to play NBA Celebrity All-Star Game

Chinese-Canadian singer and actor Kris Wu has been selected for the NBA Celebrity All-Star Game for the second time.

Oscars change their tune with 'La La Land,' diverse nominees
Showbiz2017-01-25 20:13February 27 2017 03:17:16

Oscars change their tune with 'La La Land,' diverse nominees

History was made across Tuesday's 89th annual Academy Awards nominations, where the retro musical La La Land reaped a record-tying 14 nominations and a wave of African-American films, led by the luminous coming-of-age portrait Moonlight, resoundingly toppled two straight years of "so white" Oscars.

Chinese comedian released on bail after gun, drug arrest in US
Showbiz2017-01-21 19:41February 27 2017 03:17:16

Chinese comedian released on bail after gun, drug arrest in US

Chinese comedian Zhou Libo, who was arrested in Long Island, New York for alleged illegal possession of a firearm and drugs, has been released on bail after he was arraigned.

Andy Lau fractures spine from horse riding accident
Showbiz2017-01-18 20:14February 27 2017 03:17:16

Andy Lau fractures spine from horse riding accident

Chinese singer and actor Andy Lau, who was riding a horse during the shoot, fell off when the animal lost control of itself. The horse then stepped on Lau's back, causing spinal fractures.

Film 'La La Land' leads BAFTA awards with 11 nominations
Showbiz2017-01-15 19:58February 27 2017 03:17:16

Film 'La La Land' leads BAFTA awards with 11 nominations

Film La La Land leads this year's British Academy of Film and Television Arts(BAFTA) movie awards nominations, BAFTA announced Tuesday morning.

Watchdog has no plan to approve introduction of Pokemon GO to China
Showbiz2017-01-11 20:37February 27 2017 03:17:16

Watchdog has no plan to approve introduction of Pokemon GO to China

Pokemon GO and similar augmented reality (AR) games will not be licensed in China due to safety concerns before the country's regulator has decided on a plan.

Bob Dylan to come to Sweden in April: Media
Showbiz2016-12-14 20:07February 27 2017 03:17:16

Bob Dylan to come to Sweden in April: Media

Bob Dylan, winner of the 2016 Nobel Prize in Literature, is coming to Sweden in the spring to play a concert in Stockholm and in the city of Lund.

Chinese produced documentary
Showbiz2016-12-03 20:21February 27 2017 03:17:16

Chinese produced documentary "The Tokyo Trials" honored

A documentary series "The Tokyo Trials" produced by Radio and Television Shanghai, has been awarded the title "Best Documentary Series" by Asian Television Awards in Singapore on Friday.

Chinese, Russian companies reach agreement on sci-fi film remake
Showbiz2016-12-02 09:46February 27 2017 03:17:16

Chinese, Russian companies reach agreement on sci-fi film remake

The Sino-Russian Fund of Culture and Education has signed an agreement with Russian studios on the remake of Russian film Amphibian Man.

Tim Burton's fantasy film premiers in China, to hit theatres Friday
Showbiz2016-12-01 09:35February 27 2017 03:17:16

Tim Burton's fantasy film premiers in China, to hit theatres Friday

American filmmaker Tim Burton's new latest movie, "Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children" is set to hit Chinese theatres in just over a day.

Zhang Ziyi features in 2017 Pirelli calendar
Showbiz2016-11-30 09:38February 27 2017 03:17:16

Zhang Ziyi features in 2017 Pirelli calendar

Zhang Ziyi has been featured in the 2017 Pirelli calendar, shot by photographer Peter Lindbergh.

Plans underway for animated film on prehistoric ruins
Showbiz2016-11-29 10:02February 27 2017 03:17:16

Plans underway for animated film on prehistoric ruins

An animated film is being planned about the prehistoric Sanxingdui Ruins in Sichuan province. The film, titled the Golden Mask, is expected to be released in 2019.

'Someone To Talk To' Hits Theatres Today
Showbiz2016-11-04 12:39February 27 2017 03:17:16

'Someone To Talk To' Hits Theatres Today

'Someone To Talk To', a Chinese film on an extramarital affair, hits theatres on today(November 4th).

Vivian Wu Promotes New Comedy Film 'Father and Son'
Showbiz2016-10-26 13:51February 27 2017 03:17:16

Vivian Wu Promotes New Comedy Film 'Father and Son'

Domestic comedy film 'Father and Son', which stars famous Chinese actress, Vivian Wu Junmei(邬君梅), has completed filming.

Organist Cameron Carpenter to stage Beijing concert
Showbiz2016-10-26 09:16February 27 2017 03:17:16

Organist Cameron Carpenter to stage Beijing concert

Cameron Carpenter, an American organist known for his novel interpretations of the organ repertoire, will stage a concert Tuesday evening at a Wangfujing area church in downtown Beijing.

Beijing TV Shows A Spy-Themed TV Series
Showbiz2016-10-19 13:41February 27 2017 03:17:16

Beijing TV Shows A Spy-Themed TV Series

Beijing TV station has recently aired a spy-themed TV series "Wu Ming Zhe" ("无名者")at prime time on its film and television channel.

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