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Winning the battle
World2017-08-03 09:30August 20 2017 15:56:53

Winning the battle

A sequel to the 2015 hit Wolf Warrior opened across the Chinese mainland on July 27 and raked in 1.7 billion yuan ($253 million) in five days, making it the highest-grossing movie in July.

Patriotic Chinese film 'Wolf Warrior 2' claws into global competition
World2017-08-02 10:39August 20 2017 15:56:53

Patriotic Chinese film 'Wolf Warrior 2' claws into global competition

The Chinese film market welcomed its summer blockbuster season over the weekend, with “Wolf Warrior 2” grabbing a massive 127 million US dollars upon its debut and leading the global box office.

Blockbuster lifts confidence in distribution plan
World2017-08-02 10:37August 20 2017 15:56:53

Blockbuster lifts confidence in distribution plan

The huge success of Wolf Warrior 2 has sent the share price of its distributor up by 35 percent in four trading days.

'Wolf Warriors 2' tops Chinese box office
World2017-08-01 09:30August 20 2017 15:56:53

'Wolf Warriors 2' tops Chinese box office

“Wolf Warriors 2”, a domestic war film, topped the Chinese box office with a revenue of about 987 million yuan (about 150 million U.S. dollars) in the week ending July 30.

Mini karaokes hit China's starry-eyed spot
World2017-08-01 09:30August 20 2017 15:56:53

Mini karaokes hit China's starry-eyed spot

In a small, enclosed booth, with lights, speakers and microphones, anyone can be a singing superstar!

Stephon Marbury to debut Chinese-language biographical film
World2017-07-28 13:50August 20 2017 15:56:53

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 10:23August 20 2017 15:56:53

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 11:13August 20 2017 15:56:53

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 21:01August 20 2017 15:56:53

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 10:27August 20 2017 15:56:53

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 10:16August 20 2017 15:56:53

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 09:43August 20 2017 15:56:53

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 10:44August 20 2017 15:56:53

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 09:46August 20 2017 15:56:53

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 11:46August 20 2017 15:56:53

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 14:02August 20 2017 15:56:53

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 11:31August 20 2017 15:56:53

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 13:32August 20 2017 15:56:53

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 09:41August 20 2017 15:56:53

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 09:22August 20 2017 15:56:53

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.

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