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'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' dominates North American box office for second weekend
World2017-12-26 18:31February 22 2018 14:52:05

'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' dominates North American box office for second weekend

The Force of “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” continued to dominate the North American box office for a second weekend in a row, raking an estimated 68.48 million U.S. dollars.

Increasing number of Chinese streaming series making their way to foreign markets
World2017-12-26 18:30February 22 2018 14:52:05

Increasing number of Chinese streaming series making their way to foreign markets

More recent productions from Chinese streaming platforms are becoming a source of pride for Chinese audiences.

Three leaders for Miss America Organization resign over email scandal
World2017-12-26 18:30February 22 2018 14:52:05

Three leaders for Miss America Organization resign over email scandal

One day after 49 former Miss Americas called for the Miss America Organization (MAO) leadership to resign, three leaders of the U.S. national organization did so on Saturday, including a chief executive officer and a president.

China issues 4,819 new version of foreign permanent residence ID cards
World2017-12-26 17:56February 22 2018 14:52:05

China issues 4,819 new version of foreign permanent residence ID cards

China has issued 4,819 new version permanent residence identity cards to foreigners since the project was launched in June this year, the Ministry of Public Security said Tuesday.

Beijing's boutique bookstores
World2017-12-26 17:55February 22 2018 14:52:05

Beijing's boutique bookstores

China Plus has visited several popular bookstores around Beijing recently to discover how they're catering to customers in today's online lifestyle.

U.S. mom gives birth to daughter from embryo frozen in 1992
World2017-12-22 07:01February 22 2018 14:52:05

U.S. mom gives birth to daughter from embryo frozen in 1992

A 26-year-old woman in the United States has given birth to a baby girl from an embryo frozen just 1.5 years after her own birth.

US passes 1.5 trillion tax cut plan
World2017-12-21 11:27February 22 2018 14:52:05

US passes 1.5 trillion tax cut plan

The US Congress has just approved the country's biggest tax code overhaul in 30 years, marking the first major legislative victory for the Trump administration.

Nostalgia spells success
World2017-12-21 10:30February 22 2018 14:52:05

Nostalgia spells success

Youth has raked in 480 million yuan since being released on Dec 15, and could be a big winner for Feng Xiaogang.

U.S. House will have to vote again on tax bill
World2017-12-20 09:17February 22 2018 14:52:05

U.S. House will have to vote again on tax bill

The U.S. House of Representatives will have to vote again on the Republican tax bill on Wednesday as some provisions in the bill didn't comply with Senate budget rules.

Chinese online games earn 8.2 bln USD overseas in 2017: report
World2017-12-20 09:09February 22 2018 14:52:05

Chinese online games earn 8.2 bln USD overseas in 2017: report

Chinese online games raked in at least 8.2 billion U.S. dollars in the foreign market in 2017, up 14.5 percent year-on-year, said an industry report released Tuesday.

Zheng Xiaolong's new spy epic hits small screens
World2017-12-19 15:00February 22 2018 14:52:05

Zheng Xiaolong's new spy epic hits small screens

Chinese director Zheng Xiaolong, well-known for TV productions including Red Sorghum and The Legend of Zhenhuan, has returned to the small screen with a new spy war production: Wild Rose.

Feng Xiaogang's new film 'Youth' wins at the Chinese box office
World2017-12-19 14:30February 22 2018 14:52:05

Feng Xiaogang's new film 'Youth' wins at the Chinese box office

Youth, the highly-anticipated Feng Xiaogang film that touches upon the Cultural Revolution (1966-76) and the Sino-Vietnam War, is officially a box-office hit.

K-pop star Jonghyun dies, cops suspect suicide
World2017-12-19 10:00February 22 2018 14:52:05

K-pop star Jonghyun dies, cops suspect suicide

The lead singer of South Korea’s top boy band Shinee, Jonghyun died on Monday after being taken to hospital unconscious. Police said it was an apparent suicide reported by South Korean news agency Yonhap.

Jackie Chan gifts antique street lamp to museum
World2017-12-18 10:30February 22 2018 14:52:05

Jackie Chan gifts antique street lamp to museum

Jackie Chan yesterday donated an antique street lamp and six replicas to the Shanghai History Museum.

China's film industry struggles to broaden appeal
World2017-12-17 09:00February 22 2018 14:52:05

China's film industry struggles to broaden appeal

Despite taking a huge 50 billion yuan (7.56 billion U.S. dollars) at the box office in 2017, Chinese film still struggles to make an international impact.

Hollywood shows mixed reaction to Disney-Fox merger
World2017-12-16 13:00February 22 2018 14:52:05

Hollywood shows mixed reaction to Disney-Fox merger

Hollywood heavyweights Walt Disney Company and 21st Century Fox collided Thursday in a whopping 66.2-billion-U.S.-dollar merger-acquisition (including 13.7 billion dollars in Fox debt), leading to a mixed reaction in the entertainment industry.

Guangzhou film festival sees record sales
World2017-12-15 14:32February 22 2018 14:52:05

Guangzhou film festival sees record sales

The 2017 Guangzhou International Documentary Film Festival China ended on Thursday night after record sales worth more than 519 million yuan ($79.85 million) were secured.

Sharing secrets of success
World2017-12-14 14:33February 22 2018 14:52:05

Sharing secrets of success

When Chinese superstar Zhang Ziyi recently appeared on stage to promote her upcoming movie Forever Young, she looked sad.

Taking movies to the west
World2017-12-14 10:33February 22 2018 14:52:05

Taking movies to the west

South Korean filmmaker Kim Ki-duk talks of the values of Asian cinema in Beijing.

Sci-fi wuxia flick broadens Chinese film genre
World2017-12-12 14:02February 22 2018 14:52:05

Sci-fi wuxia flick broadens Chinese film genre

A new film collaboration between legendary Tsui Hark and Yuen Woo-ping broadens the dimensions of the Chinese wuxia genre after mixing elements of sci-fi with it.

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