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'Trivisa' sweeps HK Film Awards, cops Best Film, Best Actor plums
World2017-04-10 10:30May 26 2017 19:04:40

'Trivisa' sweeps HK Film Awards, cops Best Film, Best Actor plums

Trivisa ran away with the Best Film plum at the 36th Hong Kong Film Awards (HKFA) Sunday during a star-studded ceremony at the Hong Kong Cultural Center (HKCC).

Harry Potter play triumphs at Olivier theater awards
World2017-04-10 09:30May 26 2017 19:04:40

Harry Potter play triumphs at Olivier theater awards

The stage play “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” won nine awards on Sunday evening at the annual Olivier Awards for British theater.

TV drama highlights real-life graft cases
World2017-04-10 09:30May 26 2017 19:04:40

TV drama highlights real-life graft cases

With less than half of the episodes broadcast, the TV drama has been the indisputable leader this month.

Two trains crash in western Moscow, 50 injured
World2017-04-09 20:36May 26 2017 19:04:40

Two trains crash in western Moscow, 50 injured

TWO trains collided Saturday night in western Moscow, injuring some 50 people.

Week-long Chinese film festival to start in Nepal on Friday
World2017-04-07 11:00May 26 2017 19:04:40

Week-long Chinese film festival to start in Nepal on Friday

The week-long Chinese Film Festival is starting in Nepal on April 7, organizers said on Thursday.

Q1 box office down 6.2%
World2017-04-06 10:01May 26 2017 19:04:40

Q1 box office down 6.2%

Domestic box office revenues fell 6.2 percent year-on-year to 13.57 billion yuan ($1.97 billion) in the first quarter of 2017, domestic financial news site cnstock.com reported on Wednesday.

Russia identifies Akbarzhon Dzhalilov as St. Petersburg attacker
World2017-04-05 08:31May 26 2017 19:04:40

Russia identifies Akbarzhon Dzhalilov as St. Petersburg attacker

The Russian Investigative Committee (RIC) said Tuesday that 22-year-old Akbarzhon Dzhalilov carried out the deadly bomb attack in the St. Petersburg metro Monday afternoon.

Bob Dylan receives Nobel prize
World2017-04-04 08:51May 26 2017 19:04:40

Bob Dylan receives Nobel prize

75-year-old US singer-songwriter Bob Dylan received his award during a small gathering on Saturday afternoon at a hotel next to the conference center where Dylan was performing a concert later that night.

Death toll climbs to 207 in Colombian landslide
World2017-04-03 08:43May 26 2017 19:04:40

Death toll climbs to 207 in Colombian landslide

The death toll from a massive landslide that devastated entire neighborhoods in Colombia's southwest city of Mocoa climbed to 207, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said on Sunday.

Malaysia says to release body of Kim Jong Nam to North Korea
World2017-03-31 10:40May 26 2017 19:04:40

Malaysia says to release body of Kim Jong Nam to North Korea

Malaysia will release the body of Kim Jong Nam to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and allow its nationals to leave, after the nine stranded Malaysian citizens in DPRK were freed, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said in a statement on Thursday.

Hollywood welcomes more film co-productions with China
World2017-03-31 09:31May 26 2017 19:04:40

Hollywood welcomes more film co-productions with China

“Film co-productions can help foster greater cultural exchange and understanding between two different countries, such as China and the United States,” Hollywoord film director Julia Pierrepont III said at her home in Sunland, Los Angeles.

New Fast and the Furious races to meet fans' hopes
World2017-03-30 10:01May 26 2017 19:04:40

New Fast and the Furious races to meet fans' hopes

The next installment of the car-racing cinematic franchise The Fast and the Furious is due soon. With a radical twist in the plot, expectations are high.

May, Sturgeon meet in Scotland, but neither lady is for turning
World2017-03-28 20:03May 26 2017 19:04:40

May, Sturgeon meet in Scotland, but neither lady is for turning

British Prime Minister Theresa May and Scotland's first minister Nicola Sturgeon met Monday, just 24 hours before the Scottish Parliament's scheduled vote for a second independence referendum.

'Kong: Skull of Island' tops Chinese box office
World2017-03-28 14:01May 26 2017 19:04:40

'Kong: Skull of Island' tops Chinese box office

American blockbuster “Kong: Skull Island” saw 500 million yuan (72.6 million U.S. dollars) in earnings for the week ending March 26, the clear box office winner for the week, China Film News reported Tuesday.

S. Korean prosecutors to seek arrest warrant for ex-president Park
World2017-03-27 19:36May 26 2017 19:04:40

S. Korean prosecutors to seek arrest warrant for ex-president Park

South Korean prosecutors on Monday sought to arrest former president Park Geun-hye over a corruption scandal embroiling Park and her longtime confidante.

Oh boy! Another youth sensation
World2017-03-27 14:00May 26 2017 19:04:40

Oh boy! Another youth sensation

Youngsters dream of fame. Entertainment executives dream of making a fortune. Here is where they meet.

Relaxed film policy leads to bigger box office
World2017-03-27 10:00May 26 2017 19:04:40

Relaxed film policy leads to bigger box office

Chinese box office revenue ranked second in the world in 2016, mostly due to a relaxation in film regulation policies which led to faster domestic production schedules.

South Korea's Sewol ferry fully emerges from water
World2017-03-26 08:53May 26 2017 19:04:40

South Korea's Sewol ferry fully emerges from water

The stricken South Korean Sewol ferry fully emerged from the water at around 21:15 local time on Saturday.

6 people arrested as part of terror investigation released without charge: police
World2017-03-25 08:40May 26 2017 19:04:40

6 people arrested as part of terror investigation released without charge: police

Britain's Metropolitan Police said here on Friday night that the six people arrested as part of the terror investigation had been released and would face no further actions.

Beijing Int'l Film Festival features films from Belt and Road countries
World2017-03-24 11:56May 26 2017 19:04:40

Beijing Int'l Film Festival features films from Belt and Road countries

Nearly 500 movies, including productions from countries along the Belt and Road, will be screened during the 7th Beijing International Film Festival, which opens April 16.

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