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South Africa sees record number of Chinese shop owners
World2017-02-17 21:00March 28 2017 02:33:38

South Africa sees record number of Chinese shop owners

It began as an unlikely destination, but now, a record number of Chinese immigrants are making their way to South Africa.

Pop diva Coco Lee readies '18' world tour
World2017-02-17 10:03March 28 2017 02:33:38

Pop diva Coco Lee readies '18' world tour

Pop star Coco Lee officially announced her upcoming world tour in Shanghai on Tuesday, February 14, 2017.

Non-English language TV shows become popular in China
World2017-02-16 11:03March 28 2017 02:33:38

Non-English language TV shows become popular in China

Nova Wang, a 20-year-old sophomore in Wuhan, Hubei Province, is following the third season of a popular Russian comedy Interny, which made its debut in 2010.

Mandopop singer Jay Chou to have second child
World2017-02-15 09:21March 28 2017 02:33:38

Mandopop singer Jay Chou to have second child

Jay Chou: Love Confession Chinese singer Jay Chou and his model wife Hannah Quinlivan are expecting their second child.T

Four snowboarders die in French Alps avalanche
World2017-02-14 19:54March 28 2017 02:33:38

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 13:51March 28 2017 02:33:38

'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 10:31March 28 2017 02:33:38

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 10:31March 28 2017 02:33:38

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 19:48March 28 2017 02:33:38

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 14:08March 28 2017 02:33:38

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 09:26March 28 2017 02:33:38

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 10:30March 28 2017 02:33:38

'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 09:22March 28 2017 02:33:38

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 14:54March 28 2017 02:33:38

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 11:24March 28 2017 02:33:38

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 10:18March 28 2017 02:33:38

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 09:14March 28 2017 02:33:38

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 13:27March 28 2017 02:33:38

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 20:08March 28 2017 02:33:38

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 09:58March 28 2017 02:33:38

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.

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