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'Kung-Fu Yoga' tops Chinese box office
World2017-02-08 10:30October 17 2018 07:26:57

'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 09:22October 17 2018 07:26:57

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 14:54October 17 2018 07:26:57

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 11:24October 17 2018 07:26:57

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 10:18October 17 2018 07:26:57

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 09:14October 17 2018 07:26:57

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 13:27October 17 2018 07:26:57

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 20:08October 17 2018 07:26:57

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 09:58October 17 2018 07:26:57

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 21:04October 17 2018 07:26:57

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 21:01October 17 2018 07:26:57

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 12:49October 17 2018 07:26:57

'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 10:50October 17 2018 07:26:57

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.

Mexico's president, Trump agree to keep wall dispute private
World2017-01-30 08:57October 17 2018 07:26:57

Mexico's president, Trump agree to keep wall dispute private

Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto and his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump on Friday agreed to keep a bitter and ongoing dispute over a border wall project out of the public realm, the office of the presidency said.

Mexico rejects Trump's decision to build U.S.-Mexico border wall
World2017-01-26 20:10October 17 2018 07:26:57

Mexico rejects Trump's decision to build U.S.-Mexico border wall

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto said Wednesday that his country rejects the U.S. decision to build a border wall and "will not pay for any wall."

Senior CPC leader inspects Spring Festival gala rehearsal
World2017-01-26 09:19October 17 2018 07:26:57

Senior CPC leader inspects Spring Festival gala rehearsal

Senior leader of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Liu Yunshan on Wednesday inspected the rehearsal for the Spring Festival TV gala.

Oscar fave La La Land coming to China, with love
World2017-01-26 08:46October 17 2018 07:26:57

Oscar fave La La Land coming to China, with love

Damien Chazelle leans casually against a chair, looking pretty much like any young expatriate in downtown Beijing.

Guangdong TV series becomes longest running in mainland
World2017-01-25 15:18October 17 2018 07:26:57

Guangdong TV series becomes longest running in mainland

A TV program broadcast by Guangdong Television has become the longest running series in the Chinese mainland.

Director screams as 'La La Land' gets most Oscar noms
World2017-01-25 13:50October 17 2018 07:26:57

Director screams as 'La La Land' gets most Oscar noms

Director Damien Chazelle said he screamed in Beijing on Tuesday after he heard his critically applauded film "La La Land" got 14 Oscar nominations, the most ever in history.

'La La Land' ties record winning 14 Oscar nominations
World2017-01-25 09:24October 17 2018 07:26:57

'La La Land' ties record winning 14 Oscar nominations

The musical film "La La Land" received 14 nominations for the 89th Academy Awards on Tuesday, tying record by "All About Eve" in 1951 and "Titanic" in 1998.

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