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Four snowboarders die in French Alps avalanche
World2017-02-14 19:54August 19 2018 17:43:56

Four snowboarders die in French Alps avalanche

Four snowboarders died in an avalanche Monday near the French Alps resort of Tignes, according to local officials who did not expect the death toll to rise.

'xXx: The Return of Xander Cage' tops Chinese box office
World2017-02-14 13:51August 19 2018 17:43:56

'xXx: The Return of Xander Cage' tops Chinese box office

"xXx: The Return of Xander Cage," a Hollywood action movie featuring Vin Diesel, topped the Chinese box office in the week ending Feb. 12, earning 427 million yuan (62 million U.S. dollars), China Film News reported Tuesday.

List of Chinese faces at the Grammys
World2017-02-14 10:31August 19 2018 17:43:56

List of Chinese faces at the Grammys

The 59th Annual Grammy music awards ceremony held on Sunday, in Los Angeles, California. Do you ever wonder how many Chinese musicians have won the awards until now? Here is a list of the Chinese winners.

Berlin International Film Festival comes to Beijing
World2017-02-14 10:31August 19 2018 17:43:56

Berlin International Film Festival comes to Beijing

The Goethe-Institute China, French Institute of China and Ullens Center for Contemporary Art have decided to bring a little bit of the festival to Beijing with Eyes on Berlin.

Adele sweeps 59th Grammy Awards to be big winner
World2017-02-13 19:48August 19 2018 17:43:56

Adele sweeps 59th Grammy Awards to be big winner

The 59th Grammy Awards ceremony was held in downtown Los Angeles Staples Center on Sunday, with British songstress Adele dominating the award.

Hollywood star renews criticism of U.S. President Donald Trump
World2017-02-13 14:08August 19 2018 17:43:56

Hollywood star renews criticism of U.S. President Donald Trump

Hollywood actress Meryl Streep spoke critically of U.S. President Donald Trump again on Sunday, saying she has become a target of Trump.

China may allow more movies from Hollywood
World2017-02-10 09:26August 19 2018 17:43:56

China may allow more movies from Hollywood

China is likely to allow more Hollywood films into the Chinese market as government officials and industry representatives from China and the US prepare to return to the negotiation table to discuss the quota for imported movies and sharing of box office profits.

'Kung-Fu Yoga' tops Chinese box office
World2017-02-08 10:30August 19 2018 17:43:56

'Kung-Fu Yoga' tops Chinese box office

"Kung-Fu Yoga," a domestic comedy featuring Hong Kong action star Jackie Chan, ruled the Chinese box office in the week ending Feb. 5, earning 963 million yuan (140 million U.S. dollars), China Film News reported Tuesday.

Tang Yan wins payout over surgery ads
World2017-02-08 09:22August 19 2018 17:43:56

Tang Yan wins payout over surgery ads

A court has ordered a hospital to pay Shanghai actress Tang Yan, one of the country’s highest paid performers, 16,000 yuan ($2,330) for illegally using her image to advertise cosmetic surgery.

Andy Lau recovering after horseriding accident
World2017-02-07 14:54August 19 2018 17:43:56

Andy Lau recovering after horseriding accident

Hong Kong entertainment heavyweight Andy Lau is said to be making a solid recovery after being seriously injured while working in Thailand last month.

Deli owner jailed for selling unsafe food
World2017-02-07 11:24August 19 2018 17:43:56

Deli owner jailed for selling unsafe food

AN unlicensed delicatessen owner has been jailed for a year for making and selling tainted food, Baoshan District prosecutors said yesterday.

China's Mountains May Depart nominated for four top awards
World2017-02-05 10:18August 19 2018 17:43:56

China's Mountains May Depart nominated for four top awards

Mountains May Depart, the latest work from the transformative Chinese director Jia Zhangke, has been nominated in four categories at the 23rd annual Chlotrudis Awards for Independent Film.

Chinese flock to cinemas during Spring Festival
World2017-02-05 09:14August 19 2018 17:43:56

Chinese flock to cinemas during Spring Festival

Traditional Spring Festival celebrations include firecrackers, family reunions and temple fairs, but today it might be worth adding cinema to the list.

2017 Spring Festival sees record holiday box office
World2017-02-04 13:27August 19 2018 17:43:56

2017 Spring Festival sees record holiday box office

Chinese cinemas took 3.347 billion yuan ($487 million) in ticket sales during the seven-day Lunar New Year holiday, setting a record high, according to the film administration Friday.

French soldier fires on attacker near Louvre Museum
World2017-02-03 20:08August 19 2018 17:43:56

French soldier fires on attacker near Louvre Museum

A French soldier on duty opened fire on Friday at a man who tried to attack him with a knife at the entry of the Louvre Museum, according to local press and witnesses.

Stephen Chow, Jackie Chan help set records for Chinese mainland Spring Festival box office
World2017-02-03 09:58August 19 2018 17:43:56

Stephen Chow, Jackie Chan help set records for Chinese mainland Spring Festival box office

Total box office on the first day of the Chinese New Year (January 28) reached a surprising high of 802 million yuan, 1.62 million yuan higher than 2016 and a new record for single day earnings in the mainland.

Chinese ambassador urges continued efforts in search for missing persons of sunken boat
World2017-02-02 21:04August 19 2018 17:43:56

Chinese ambassador urges continued efforts in search for missing persons of sunken boat

Chinese Ambassador to Malaysia Huang Huikang on Wednesday urged Malaysian authorities to continue search for the missing persons of the tourist boat which capsized in the waters off the eastern Malaysian state of Sabah on Saturday.

Ivanka Trump celebrates festival at Chinese embassy in US
World2017-02-02 21:01August 19 2018 17:43:56

Ivanka Trump celebrates festival at Chinese embassy in US

President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka walked into a reception for the Chinese New Year, holding hands with her daughter. She was accompanied by Chinese Ambassador to the US Cui Tiankai.

'Passengers' tops Chinese box office
World2017-01-31 12:49August 19 2018 17:43:56

'Passengers' tops Chinese box office

American adventure film "Passengers" topped the Chinese box office in the week ending Jan. 22, earning 117.5 million yuan (about 17.1 million U.S. dollars), according to the China Film News.

Miss France Iris Mittenaere crowned as Miss Universe
World2017-01-31 10:50August 19 2018 17:43:56

Miss France Iris Mittenaere crowned as Miss Universe

A 24-year-old model from France was named the 65th Miss Universe on Monday, winning the coveted crown for France again after six decades.

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