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Ousted S. Korean president apologizes before being questioned by prosecutors
World2017-03-21 20:02September 25 2018 01:50:46

Ousted S. Korean president apologizes before being questioned by prosecutors

Ousted South Korean President Park Geun-hye appeared Tuesday in the prosecutors' office to be questioned over a corruption scandal that led to her impeachment earlier this month.

Trump urges NATO members to “pay their fair share” of defense cost
World2017-03-18 08:59September 25 2018 01:50:46

Trump urges NATO members to “pay their fair share” of defense cost

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday reiterated his support to NATO, but urged its members to "pay their fair share for the cost of defense."

Pingyao is to host film festival in October
World2017-03-17 17:00September 25 2018 01:50:46

Pingyao is to host film festival in October

Pingyao, a 2,700-year-old town in Shanxi province, will hold the Pingyao Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon International Film Festival from Oct. 19 to 26.

17-year-old student held after teacher shot at French school
World2017-03-17 10:11September 25 2018 01:50:46

17-year-old student held after teacher shot at French school

A HEAVILY armed student injured his head teacher and two other people in a shooting at a French high school yesterday, rattling nerves in a country repeatedly the target of jihadist attacks.

Wang impresses with performance in TV series on police
World2017-03-16 14:00September 25 2018 01:50:46

Wang impresses with performance in TV series on police

From playing a struggling father in The Piano in a Factory to being a ruthless bandit in Saving Mr Wu, Wang Qianyuan is a versatile actor.

'Logan' continues to lead Chinese box office
World2017-03-15 11:36September 25 2018 01:50:46

'Logan' continues to lead Chinese box office

“Logan,” an action movie produced by 20th Century Fox, ruled the Chinese box office for the consecutive second week, earning 261 million yuan (37.7 million U.S. dollars) from March 6 to March 12, China Film News reported Wednesday.

China elements shine light on Mediterranean film festival
World2017-03-15 09:28September 25 2018 01:50:46

China elements shine light on Mediterranean film festival

China will be the guest of honour for the 23rd edition of the Tetouan International Mediterranean Film Festival, which will run from March 25 to April 2.

UK PM May''s hand moves closer to Brexit trigger
World2017-03-14 19:45September 25 2018 01:50:46

UK PM May''s hand moves closer to Brexit trigger

British Prime Minister Theresa May cleared the final hurdle standing between her and the start of Brexit negotiations on Monday after parliament passed legislation giving her the power to start the EU exit process.

Sturgeon seeks independence vote ahead of UK’s EU exit
World2017-03-14 10:14September 25 2018 01:50:46

Sturgeon seeks independence vote ahead of UK’s EU exit

SCOTTISH First Minister Nicola Sturgeon yesterday called for another independence referendum to be held in late 2018 or early 2019, once the terms of Britain’s exit from the European Union have become clearer.

Hong Kong int'l film, TV event kicks off
World2017-03-14 09:29September 25 2018 01:50:46

Hong Kong int'l film, TV event kicks off

The 21th edition of the Hong Kong International Film and TV Market (FILMART) sprang into action on Monday for a four-day run at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Dutch-Turkish tension rises as Turkish minister stopped in Rotterdam
World2017-03-12 08:38September 25 2018 01:50:46

Dutch-Turkish tension rises as Turkish minister stopped in Rotterdam

The diplomatic tensions between the Netherlands and Turkey rose after a convoy of Turkey's Minister of Family and Social Policies Betul Sayan Kaya was halted close to the Turkish General Consulate in Rotterdam.

Chinese film has bright future on the global stage
World2017-03-10 09:58September 25 2018 01:50:46

Chinese film has bright future on the global stage

With this being the first national law aimed at regulating the film industry in China, many film veterans have high hopes that it will provide for the continuous prosperity of the Chinese film industry.

Young Chinese female actresses are gaining popularity overseas
World2017-03-07 10:04September 25 2018 01:50:46

Young Chinese female actresses are gaining popularity overseas

These Chinese actresses are not only hot in China but also popular among foreign audiences as an increasing number of them are entering the international market.

Obama spokesman says Trump's wire-tapping claims
World2017-03-05 19:30September 25 2018 01:50:46

Obama spokesman says Trump's wire-tapping claims "simply false"

Obama spokesman Kevin Lewis said Trump's accusation is "simply false".

Murakami novel acknowledges Nanjing Massacre, sets off online frenzy
World2017-03-04 20:40September 25 2018 01:50:46

Murakami novel acknowledges Nanjing Massacre, sets off online frenzy

The Japanese contemporary best-selling author has earned plaudits from many Chinese citizens.

Iron Sky franchise's new film The Ark set on Chinese story
World2017-03-02 15:19September 25 2018 01:50:46

Iron Sky franchise's new film The Ark set on Chinese story

The China-Finland-Canada coproduction Iron Sky: The Ark introduced its Chinese filmmakers at the 67th Berlin International Film Festival on Feb 13.

Tang history series gives unexpected treat to TV viewers
World2017-03-02 14:21September 25 2018 01:50:46

Tang history series gives unexpected treat to TV viewers

The Glory of Tang Dynasty, a Chinese TV series that showed romance, warfare and court conspiracy amid social upheaval of the Tang Dynasty (618-907), ended on Wednesday.

Exciting view from the top
World2017-03-02 10:30September 25 2018 01:50:46

Exciting view from the top

Chinese TV viewers typically say that Chinese nature documentaries are not as good as their Western counterparts. But, a new China Central Television documentary series shot in high-definition is getting an unprecedented response.

Inspectors to censure online platforms for improper content
World2017-03-02 10:01September 25 2018 01:50:46

Inspectors to censure online platforms for improper content

The Chinese Ministry of Culture announced on Monday that it will begin inspections of 50 operators of online live performance to curb cases of "misleading values, pornography, and superstition".

Three candidates qualified to run for HK's fifth chief executive
World2017-03-02 09:14September 25 2018 01:50:46

Three candidates qualified to run for HK's fifth chief executive

The nomination period for Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR)'s fifth term chief executive election ended on Wednesday, with altogether three candidates qualified to run for the vote to be held late March.

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