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China elements shine light on Mediterranean film festival
World2017-03-15 09:28April 28 2017 18:01:54

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 19:45April 28 2017 18:01:54

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 10:14April 28 2017 18:01:54

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 09:29April 28 2017 18:01:54

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 08:38April 28 2017 18:01:54

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 09:58April 28 2017 18:01:54

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 10:04April 28 2017 18:01:54

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 19:30April 28 2017 18:01:54

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 20:40April 28 2017 18:01:54

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 15:19April 28 2017 18:01:54

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 14:21April 28 2017 18:01:54

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 10:30April 28 2017 18:01:54

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 10:01April 28 2017 18:01:54

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 09:14April 28 2017 18:01:54

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.

'Resident Evil: The Final Chapter' tops Chinese box office
World2017-03-01 15:01April 28 2017 18:01:54

'Resident Evil: The Final Chapter' tops Chinese box office

"Resident Evil: The Final Chapter," a Sony Pictures action movie, topped the Chinese box office in the week ending Feb. 26, earning 638 million yuan (92.8 million U.S. dollars), China Film News reported Wednesday.

Gossip Girl star Penn Badgley gets married
World2017-03-01 12:09April 28 2017 18:01:54

Gossip Girl star Penn Badgley gets married

Penn Badgley, best known for his role in American television series Gossip Girl, has married singer Domino Kirke.

Despite surprise ending, Oscar gets second lowest rating in history
World2017-02-28 14:00April 28 2017 18:01:54

Despite surprise ending, Oscar gets second lowest rating in history

The 89th Academy Awards may have had one of the most dramatic endings in its history, but it failed to give any help to the ratings.

S Korean variety shows removed from Chinese streaming platforms
World2017-02-28 10:04April 28 2017 18:01:54

S Korean variety shows removed from Chinese streaming platforms

Several hit South Korean variety shows have been removed from major streaming platforms in China over the past two days.

Unexpected ending mars Oscars big night
World2017-02-28 08:49April 28 2017 18:01:54

Unexpected ending mars Oscars big night

COMING-OF-AGE drama “Moonlight” won the best picture Oscar on Sunday, but not before the film industry’s biggest night was marred by one of the worst fiascos in its history, as “La La Land” was mistakenly handed the award first.

'Zootopia' wins Best Animated Feature Film at Oscars
World2017-02-27 16:54April 28 2017 18:01:54

'Zootopia' wins Best Animated Feature Film at Oscars

The 89th Academy Awards honored "Zootopia" as the Best Animated Feature Film of the year here on Sunday.

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