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Stephon Marbury to debut Chinese-language biographical film
World2017-07-28 13:50July 29 2017 19:50:50

Stephon Marbury to debut Chinese-language biographical film

Stephon Marbury may have parted ways with the Beijing Ducks, but the former NBC and CBA star is not quite done with China yet.

New series about middle-aged divorcee sparks discussion in China
World2017-07-27 10:23July 29 2017 19:50:50

New series about middle-aged divorcee sparks discussion in China

Chinese mainland TV series The First Half of My Life has remained one of the most discussed topics on Chinese social platforms since it hit small screens in China three weeks ago.

Is China's film market suffering from heatstroke?
World2017-07-26 11:13July 29 2017 19:50:50

Is China's film market suffering from heatstroke?

With temperatures soaring to almost 40 degrees Celsius in some parts of China, the war of the summer blockbuster in the film market is also entering its hottest period.

Culture of West China on show in London
World2017-07-25 21:01July 29 2017 19:50:50

Culture of West China on show in London

A week-long event showcasing the culture of western China has opened at the Mermaid Theatre in London, offering a glimpse of the lesser-known region.

Duterte vows to continue war against illicit drugs
World2017-07-25 10:27July 29 2017 19:50:50

Duterte vows to continue war against illicit drugs

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is vowing to continue the war on illegal drugs despite international pressure from some world leaders and human rights groups.

Hong Kong director brings fresh outlook on Chinese mainland war films
World2017-07-25 10:16July 29 2017 19:50:50

Hong Kong director brings fresh outlook on Chinese mainland war films

With its star-studded cast, historical war drama The Founding of an Army is without a doubt one of the most eye-catching Chinese films of the year.

Sarah Sanders named new White House press secretary
World2017-07-22 09:43July 29 2017 19:50:50

Sarah Sanders named new White House press secretary

Sarah Sanders, Principle Deputy White House Press Secretary, will replace Sean Spicer as the new press secretary, newly appointed White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci said Friday.

Death of Linkin Park frontman saddens Chinese fans
World2017-07-21 10:44July 29 2017 19:50:50

Death of Linkin Park frontman saddens Chinese fans

Linkin Park lead singer Chester Bennington, whose screeching vocals helped the rock-rap band become one of the most commercially successful acts in the 2000s, was found dead in his home near Los Angeles on Thursday, the Los Angeles County coroner said. He was 41.

Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington commits suicide
World2017-07-21 09:46July 29 2017 19:50:50

Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington commits suicide

The lead singer of the rock band Linkin Park, Chester Bennington, was found dead at his private estates in Palos Verdes, Los Angeles County, Thursday morning, according to local media reports.

Chinese version of 'The Lion King' to wrap up in October
World2017-07-19 11:46July 29 2017 19:50:50

Chinese version of 'The Lion King' to wrap up in October

According to the Shanghai Disney Resort, the musical play The Lion King will end its tour in China on October 8. By then, there will be a total of 500 performances since the play was first staged on June 14 in 2016.

Strange radio signals detected from red dwarf star near earth
World2017-07-18 14:02July 29 2017 19:50:50

Strange radio signals detected from red dwarf star near earth

Astronomers in Puerto Rico have recently detected what they described as "some very peculiar signals" emitting from a red dwarf star located about 11 light-years from earth, but yet to clarify their nature.

Transformers to meet Chinese mythological figure Nezha in new cartoon
World2017-07-18 11:31July 29 2017 19:50:50

Transformers to meet Chinese mythological figure Nezha in new cartoon

China Central Television (CCTV) has announced a deal with toy manufacturer Hasbro to produce an animation featuring the Transformers together with the Chinese mythological character, Nezha.

Father of zombie movies dies at 77
World2017-07-17 13:32July 29 2017 19:50:50

Father of zombie movies dies at 77

George Andrew Romero, who became legendary for his modern zombie movies, has died at 77 on Sunday with his family at his side, according to a statement to the Los Angeles Times.

Bastille Day: France flaunts military might as Trump watches
World2017-07-15 09:41July 29 2017 19:50:50

Bastille Day: France flaunts military might as Trump watches

France's Bastille Day parade on Friday coupled traditional displays of military might with a look at wars past and present — and a nod to the U.S. role in both.

China has become important market for Walt Disney International
World2017-07-14 09:22July 29 2017 19:50:50

China has become important market for Walt Disney International

China has become one of the most important markets for the Walt Disney company, said Andy Bird, chairman of Walt Disney International, at a media event here Wednesday for the upcoming Disney fan event D23 Expo.

Summer treats
World2017-07-13 09:26July 29 2017 19:50:50

Summer treats

Some 50 new movies will hit Chinese theaters by the end of August, taking the total number of releases in this season to 90.

Summer blockbuster 'Wu Kong' leaked online before premiere
World2017-07-11 14:26July 29 2017 19:50:50

Summer blockbuster 'Wu Kong' leaked online before premiere

One of the most anticipated films of the summer season, Wu Kong, suffered an early blow when a leaked version of the film was circulated online before its scheduled premiere last Sunday.

New UN-led peace talks on Syria kick off in Geneva
World2017-07-10 20:01July 29 2017 19:50:50

New UN-led peace talks on Syria kick off in Geneva

A new round of intra-Syrian talks aiming at ending the seven years of war in the country started on Monday.

'Despicable Me 3' tops Chinese box office
World2017-07-10 15:59July 29 2017 19:50:50

'Despicable Me 3' tops Chinese box office

“Despicable Me 3,” the animated sequel from Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment, topped the Chinese box office with an estimated 438 million yuan (64.4 million U.S. dollars) in the week ending July 9.

Emma Stone reveals wage gap in Hollywood
World2017-07-09 12:57July 29 2017 19:50:50

Emma Stone reveals wage gap in Hollywood

The Oscar winner Emma Stone said her unnamed male co-stars had to cut their pays to tackle inequity.

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